Researchers and some media reports have suggested a so-called "medical triumph" is happening in American hospitals because homicide rates have decreased despite a rise in gun violence. But the idea didn't sound right to two gun researchers.
Coffee shops are cool, but in Wilmington, North Carolina, Bitty & Beau's Coffee is known for its warmth.
Under a new piece of legislation that passed through the Wisconsin State Assembly on Wednesday night, students who disrupt speeches on campus at University of Wisconsin schools could be suspended, or even expelled, for speaking out.
Three brands of hummus produced by House of Thaller are being recalled for potential listeria contamination. All three brands -- Fresh Foods Market, Lantana and Marketside -- have pine nuts on top and come in 10-ounce packages.
San Francisco city supervisors approved this week an ordinance to ban the sales of flavored vaping liquid. The measure would also prohibit sales of menthol cigarettes and other flavored tobacco products.
What happened to Otto Warmbier while he was in North Korean custody is a mystery. And it's likely to remain that way. Following his death on Monday, Warmbier's parents Cindy and Fred asked the coroner not to perform an autopsy on their son.
A wooden big toe that enabled a priest's daughter to walk around 3,000 years ago has been found to be even more complex than researchers believed. It is thought to be one of the oldest prosthetic devices ever found.
Shots will continue to be the main option for the upcoming flu season. A US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory committee recommended Wednesday that FluMist, the nasal spray influenza vaccine, not be used during the 2017-18 season.
Some of the world's worst diseases -- think Ebola or AIDS -- start in animals, jump the hurdle of species to enter humans and then get passed from person to person. These are called zoonotic or animal-origin infectious diseases. What if you could predict the location...
Missouri has filed suit against three pharmaceutical companies for allegedly violating the state's Medicare fraud and consumer-protection statutes by "misrepresenting the truth" about opioids, Attorney General Josh Hawley said Wednesday.
The Court of Justice of the European Union ruled Wednesday that courts may consider vaccines to be the cause of an illness, even in the absence of scientific evidence confirming a link.
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise is in "fair condition" as he continues to heal from his gunshot wounds, according to hospital statement released on Wednesday.
Do your thumbs need a tune-up after too much texting? Though the jury is still out on whether constant texting is linked to carpal tunnel syndrome or other problems, some doctors advise to give your hands and wrists a break.
Last week, actress Carrie Fisher's autopsy report contained a surprising detail: The Los Angeles medical examiner listed sleep apnea as a factor in the "Star Wars" actress' death.
Michael McCarthy is the only person on trial for the murder of Bella Bond, the 2-year-old toddler whose body was found in a trash bag two years ago near Boston.