Parental rights in bull's-eye of Senate fight

by Bob Unruh -- Remember Justina Pelletier's ordeal? Taken into state custody after her own physician's diagnosis of a health problem was overruled, her parents were told they would no longer be more…

530 Fatties Facebook page targets obese

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SACRAMENTO.CBSLOCAL) — YUBA CITY (CBS13) — A Facebook page created to criticize people about their weight is generating controversy in the Yuba-Sutter region. 530 Fatties appears to be more…

5 happiest cities in U.S. all in 1 state

by Joe Kovacs -- Exactly where are the happiest places in America? The answer apparently has nothing to with Disney. According to a working paper from researchers at Harvard University and the more…

HIV-killing condoms to be sold in months

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — A new make of condom capable of "killing" sexually transmitted diseases has been approved by Australian regulators. The prophylactics, which are expected to be released in more…

MERS infection may be airborne

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) -- The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus, better known as MERS, may be an airborne virus, according to an observation paper published Tuesday in the journal mBio. more…

China meat scare hits Starbucks, Burger King

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK POST) The latest food scandal in China is spreading fast, dragging in US coffee chain Starbucks, Burger King Worldwide Inc. and others, as well as McDonald’s more…

Conflicting Obamacare rulings on subsidies

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX NEWS) WASHINGTON – Two federal appeals court rulings put the issue of ObamaCare subsidies in limbo Tuesday, with one court invalidating some of them and the other more…

New law tackles football practice

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SACRAMENTO BEE) Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation limiting full-contact football practice for California teenagers, his office announced Monday. The legislation comes amid increasing concern about brain injuries more…