U.N. report: Bans on abortion are 'torture'

by Drew Zahn -- Denying a woman access to an otherwise legal abortion is "tantamount to torture," claims a designated United Nations expert in an official report to the international body. What's more…

Bloomberg launches sex-ed, condom app for kids

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Post) The Bloomberg administration has launched an app intended to reduce teen pregnancy called "Teens in NYC Protection+" that provides a wealth of health data for more…

McDonald's touts 'healthy' new menu

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Salt Lake Tribune) It sounds like the set-up to a joke: The director of nutrition for McDonald's came to town. Wait. The fast-food giant — the same place more…

HIV test urged for 7,000 Oklahoma dental patients

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Health officials on Thursday urged thousands of patients of an Oklahoma oral surgeon to undergo hepatitis and HIV testing, saying unsanitary conditions behind his office's spiffy more…