Cruz moves to defund Obamacare

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Politico) Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) will offer an amendment to the continuing resolution – the bill to keep the government open after March 27 — that would defund more…

Fecal bacteria found in Ikea chocolate cakes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Local) Health authorities in China have confiscated nearly two tonnes of chocolate cakes imported from Sweden by Ikea after finding high levels of bacteria commonly found in more…

Pollution forces Chinese leaders to act

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Der Spiegel) What does growth smell like? What does the biggest economic miracle of all time taste like? In Guiyu, on the South China Sea, the smell of more…

Lawmakers defend Americans' 'conscience rights'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="ZyY2V3OTr7T9FlaJPPE0y79OXfqmPlqv"] More than a year after the Obama administration announced a contraception mandate was part of the new health laws, the effort to restore conscience rights for more…

This woman has not eaten in 12 years

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEWS.com.au) — Irom Sharmila has not eaten a meal in 12 years. The 40-year-old woman has been on a hunger strike and been force fed through a tube more…

Study: Sex can cure severe headaches

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (UPI) — Some case reports suggest sexual activity during a migraine or cluster headache may relieve the pain in at least some patients, researchers in Germany say. Anke more…

Drug-resistant, killer bacteria on rise

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MIAMI.CBSLOCAL) — An antibiotic-resistant family of bacteria continues to spread throughout the U.S. health care system and is now prompting warnings from the Centers for Disease Control and more…

Hugo Chavez of Venezuela dies at 58

by -NO AUTHOR- -- CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- President Hugo Chavez, the fiery populist who declared a socialist revolution in Venezuela, crusaded against U.S. influence and championed a leftist revival across Latin more…

Surrogate offered $10,000 to abort baby

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) -- Crystal Kelley ran through the calendar once again in her head. It was August, and if she got pregnant soon, she could avoid carrying during the more…

Bullied boy dies after punch at school

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SFGATE) — GLENOLDEN, Pa. (AP) — A sixth-grader who was injured in an altercation with another boy at school two months ago was taken off life support and more…