A Harvard School of Public Health study of more than 50,000 nurses suggests the more caffeine they drank, the less likely they were to be diagnosed with depression. Researchers are calling for more study on why this might be.
Parents who don't want to meet state immunization requirements for school now have to obtain a certificate of exemption from a licensed health care provider.
The state isn't ending the practice of granting a condemned prisoner basically anything he wants because of the cost. It's being done because it's no longer thought to be appropriate.
A series of rail accidents has put a focus on whether China has put development too far ahead of safety.
The nation's governance crisis, driven by economic anxiety, is the political equivalent of what meteorologists call a "blocking pattern" where storm systems get stuck over a particular region due to stationary high pressure systems...
Japanese food chemists have found a way to explain how a chemical in miracle fruit makes sour flavors taste sweet. The fruit has inspired a small counterculture of flavor trippers as well as chefs who are experimenting with the chemical as a low-cal...
As China embarks on its once-a-decade counting of pandas, we take the chance to revel in cuteness.
As many as 12 million computers worldwide have been infected with a highly encrypted computer worm called Conficker. Writer Mark Bowden details how Conficker was discovered, how it works, and the ongoing programming battle to bring down Conficker in...
The prosecution is making the case that Jackson's trust in his doctor led to his death. That physician, Dr. Conrad Murray, has pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter.
At least 18 people including about a dozen children were killed in two separate bomb attacks. A suicide car bomber targeted a bakery that supplies bread to police in Helmand province, while a minivan filled with people hit a roadside bomb in Herat...