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WASHINGTON (AP) — Imagine if cigarettes were no longer addictive and smoking itself became almost obsolete; only a tiny segment of Americans still lit up. That's the goal of an unprecedented anti-smoking plan being carefully fashioned by U.S. health officials. But the proposal...
BEIJING (AP) — The birthrate in China fell last year despite the country easing its family planning policies and allowing all couples to have two children. There were 17.2 million births in the country last year, down from 17.9 million in 2016, the National Bureau of Statistics...
Scientists are reporting progress on a blood test to detect many types of cancer at an early stage, including some of the most deadly ones that lack screening tools now. Many groups are working on liquid biopsy tests, which look for DNA and other things that tumors shed into...
Activists on both sides of the abortion debate will be rallying and marching over the next few days in their annual show of force, while looking ahead to the coming year with a mix of combativeness and trepidation. The events kick off Friday with the March for Life in Washington...
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — Less than three months after President Donald Trump declared the U.S. opioid crisis a public health emergency, the nation's governors are calling on his administration and Congress to provide more money and coordination for the fight against the drugs,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The descriptions are haunting. Some victims felt fine in the morning and were dead by night. Faces turned blue as patients coughed up blood. Stacked bodies outnumbered coffins. A century after one of history's most catastrophic disease outbreaks, scientists are...
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — The federal government shutdown prompted the Air Force Academy on Saturday to call...
CHICAGO (AP) — Damiyne Durham scored 14 points and led six Roadrunners into double-figure scoring as Cal State...
CHICAGO (AP) — The University of Illinois at Chicago has been awarded two grants totaling nearly $1.9 million to...
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Trae Young scored 48 points, but missed a deep 3 at the buzzer in overtime as No. 4...
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Trae Young scored 48 points, but missed a deep 3 at the buzzer in overtime as No. 4...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — J.P Macura scored a season-high 27 points and No. 11 Xavier handed No. 19 Seton Hall its first...