Jailed Florida mom agrees to son's circumcision

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) A Florida woman's yearslong battle against her child's father over the boy's circumcision ended Friday with her agreeing to the procedure in exchange for her release more…

Health insurers seek hefty premium hikes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WALL STREET JOURNAL) Major insurers in some states are proposing hefty rate boosts for plans sold under the federal health law, setting the stage for an intense debate more…

53 across 9 states sick from raw tuna

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) Health officials are investigating a salmonella outbreak likely linked to raw tuna that has sickened 53 people in nine states. The California Department of Public Health said more…

Bacteria recreating medications in sewers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (San Francisco Chronicle) Totally didn't see this coming. Apparently when some broken-down medications hit the wastewater system — you know, via toilets — the bacteria used to break more…

'Most distinctive' cause of death by state

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WVUE-TV) Heart disease and cancer are two of the most common causes of death in the United States. However, new data from the Center for Disease Control and more…

Red Cross founded by 'angel of the battlefield'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2028095" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Clara Barton[/caption] The American Red Cross was organized May 21, 1881, by a schoolteacher named Clara Barton. The first woman to be a clerk more…