A study suggests that hospitals could save time and money if patients with ankle sprains and other minor injuries could talk to a health provider instead of coming to the emergency department during regular business hours.
The rebels are closer to Tripoli than they've ever been during the six-month civil war. That development is paired with news that Gadhafi forces launched their first scud missile since the fighting started.
India and many Southeast Asian cultures, people chew spice and nut packets wrapped in betel leaves called paan. But now the tradition is being threatened by chewing tobacco, raising health concerns. However, neither habit is actually very healthy.
America's anti-terrorism strategy has evolved in the years after the Sept. 11 attacks. New York Times reporters Thom Shanker and Eric Schmitt explain some of the tactics used by the United States over the past decade to disrupt al-Qaida both in...
Evergreen Solar is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy relief, Seven months after it fired 800 employees. But the company will face a fight with the state of Massachusetts, which in 2008 awarded more than $30 million in grants and incentives.
The military said it was taking steps to keep money from trickling down to the enemy. But one congressional staff member said the cost of doing business is that sometimes the U.S. has to pay "for the right to be there."
Slowing economic growth in Germany and around the EU will make debt problems harder to solve.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who met in France after a turbulent week in the world markets, also want the 17 nations to make a balanced budget part of their constitutions.
A U.S. drone missile strike has reportedly killed at least four suspected militants and wounded two others in Miramshah, Pakistan, the main city in the tribal area of North Waziristan, according to Pakistani officials. The United States does not...
Lt. Cmdr. Kyle Lyons of the U.S. Public Health Service clarifies a bulletin on uniforms and our post about requiring a jacket or sweater during the summertime.