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Aug 20, 2014 09:00 AM ET // AFP
The recognition means Japan is now home to the world's oldest man and woman, with 116-year-old Misao Okawa of Osaka taking the female honors.
Aug 19, 2014 05:30 PM ET // Discovery News
The protests in Ferguson, Mo. are just the most recent in a decades-long history of civil unrest following violence against unarmed African Americans.
Aug 19, 2014 01:27 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Apparent heroin overdoses may actually be overdoses of acetyl fentanyl, an opiate that is mixed into street drugs marketed as heroin. Continue reading →
Aug 18, 2014 04:30 PM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
A new mother in Oregon wants to breastfeed her baby even though she regularly smokes marijuana, but experts are concerned about the risks of the drug to the baby's brain.
Aug 18, 2014 01:06 PM ET
Trace takes us on a stomach-churning roundup of the world of foodborne illnesses.
Aug 18, 2014 11:20 AM ET // Agata Blaszczak-Boxe, LiveScience.com
A drug already used to treat people with other conditions could restore hair growth in patients with one disease that can cause hair loss.
Aug 18, 2014 10:00 AM ET // AFP
Club-wielding young men storm the health center, claiming Ebola virus does not exist.
Aug 18, 2014 07:25 AM ET
Ah, weekends ... our dear repose from the chaos of Monday through Friday. But are we fooling ourselves? A new study, and some "I don't like Mondays" rats, have together cast doubt on the idea of a weekend's restorative powers.
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