Polio-like illness infects California kids

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LIVESCIENCE) — Over a one-year period, five children in California developed a polio-like illness that caused severe weakness or paralysis in their arms and legs, a new case more…

20 million more Americans could lose insurance

by Greg Corombos -- The same failed Obamacare promise that plunged the individual health-care market into chaos last year is now hitting small group plans and could result in lost coverage for more…

Fukushima plant springs new leak

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OILPRICE) — The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) announced that 100 metric tons of highly contaminated water leaked from the site of its crippled nuclear power plant at more…

Exercise data reveal couch-potato nation

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LATIMES) — Americans are stuck in chairs and on the couch, spending eight hours a day with their metabolic engines barely idling, according to data from sensors that more…

1 dead, babies ill from listeria linked to cheese

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) One person has died and three newborns have become ill in an outbreak of listeria linked to Hispanic-style cheese. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention more…