Information technology has transformed much of the American economy, but its use in health care still lags, especially when it comes to electronic medical records.
You won't find consistently formal attire at the orchestra anymore. Or at the opera, or at a play, or at a nice restaurant, or at a wedding.
The first lady is well known for her wardrobe choices, and for the inauguration, Michelle Obama showed off her ability to make multiple style statements during a single day.
For President Obama's first inauguration, Rep. Danny Davis of Illinois organized a group of more than 700 people — on 10 buses — to make the journey from Chicago to Washington, D.C.
What's the big fuss about Guinea worm, a parasite that now infects just a few hundred people? Well, the public health community finally has the nasty bug's back against the wall.
The Transportation Security Administration will remove controversial body scanners from airport security after OSI Systems Inc.
Latino voters were a key to President Obama's victory in November, turning out in big numbers and supporting Mr. Obama by more than 2 to 1 over Republican Mitt Romney.
Getting the results of a genetic test can be a bit like opening Pandora's Box.
Dr. Beth Zeeman says she can spot a case of influenza from 20 paces. It's not like a common cold.
As President Obama unveiled his gun control proposals Wednesday, he highlighted mass shootings at schools in Colorado, Virginia and Connecticut.
The situation for Syrian refugees is getting dire.
In the weeks since the school shootings in Newtown, Conn., communities across the country have wanted to do something about gun control, and many have turned to an old standby: buybacks.
One-fifth of Americans are religiously unaffiliated — higher than at any time in recent U.S. history — and those younger than 30 especially seem to be drifting from organized religion.
Cycling superstar Lance Armstrong, who has been stripped of his many victories because anti-doping authorities say he used performance enhancing drugs throughout his career, has reportedly told the
If you live in a college town, you may have noticed campus coffee shops are still buzzing late into the evening.