Bionic eye gives woman sight

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBC) — After 20 years of total blindness, an Australian woman has seen flashes of light and shapes thanks to a bionic eye implant. Dianne Ashworth, 54, lost more…

Lean, hungry monkeys don't live longer

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (N.Y. TIMES) For more than 20 years, the rhesus monkeys were kept semistarved, lean and hungry. The males' weights were so low they were the equivalent of a more…

Chocolate may protect brain from stroke

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Chocolate might not be the healthiest thing for your waistline - but research suggests it may protect against stroke. A study following more than 37,000 Swedish men showed more…

Lesbians see red over sperm fee

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Local) A lesbian couple in County Östergötland has reported the county council to the Swedish Equality Ombudsman, for making them pay 3,000 kronor ($457) for two inseminations. more…

Yosemite campers contacted over hantavirus deaths

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Sacramento Bee) The National Park Service has dispatched a top Colorado-based epidemic specialist and a Washington-based public health official to investigate the dangerous airborne disease that recently killed more…

Obama sneezes, blames it on Republicans

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) — During a campaign stop in Colorado today, President Obama sneezed as he defended his health care plan. “It gives me a cold just thinking about more…

Christians devise new anti-bullying idea

by Bob Unruh -- Two of the leading Christian advocates in the U.S. have combined efforts to come up with a way to measure school anti-bullying policies for their fairness to all more…

2 die in Legionnaires' outbreak tied to Marriott

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CHICAGO TRIBUNE) — Two people have died after contracting Legionnaires' disease in an outbreak linked to a downtown Marriott hotel this summer, Chicago Department of Public Health officials more…