By LINDSEY TANNERAP Medical Writer
CHICAGO (AP) - Here's a reality check for health-conscious baby boomers: Even among those in good shape, at least 1 in 3 will eventually develop heart problems or have a stroke.
The upside is that that will happen about seven years later than for their
By MARILYNN MARCHIONEAP Chief Medical Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Multivitamins might help lower the risk for cancer in healthy older men but do not affect their chances of developing heart disease, new research suggests.
Two other studies found fish oil didn't work for an irregular heartbeat
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration has declared the Haqqani network's "chief of suicide operations" a global terrorist and imposed U.S. financial sanctions against him.
The State Department says Qari Zakir is responsible for the Pakistan-based
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Police say a 2-year-old boy visiting the Pittsburgh zoo was killed when he fell off a railing that his mother had put him on top of it to view a pack of African painted dogs. The child fell into the exhibit and the African wild dogs pounced on him and mauled him
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) - Twin Falls County Sheriff's officials say a man who was watching BASE parachute jumpers leap from a southern Idaho bridge into the deep Snake River Canyon stumbled and fell into the canyon himself. Sheriff's spokeswoman Lori Stewart told The Times-
HUFFINGTONPOST.COM - Yet another study is linking regular consumption of sugary drinks with risk of stroke.
The newest finding, first reported by Reuters and published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, shows that women who said they drank the most soft drinks in the study had an 83
By MATTHEW BROWNAssociated Press
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - An animal trainer mauled to death while cleaning the Montana pen of two, 500-pound captive brown bears used for filmmaking suffered extensive wounds that make it impossible to determine if he was conscious before the attack, authorities
SEATTLE (AP) - State and King County officials are discouraging voters from handing over their mail-in ballots to people offering to collect them and drop them off for you. Secretary of State Sam Reed and state elections co-director Katie Blinn say the state has regulations for
SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) - An Idaho scientist shrugging off skeptical fellow scholars in his quest for evidence of Bigfoot has turned his sights skyward, with plans to float a blimp over the U.S. mountain West in search of the mythic, ape-like creature.
By THOMAS J. SHEERANAssociated Press
AKRON, Ohio (AP) - With a possible deal for leniency in the works, sentencing was delayed Monday for an Ohio teenager convicted in a deadly plot to lure men desperate for work with phony Craigslist job offers.
Judge Lynne Callahan said sentencing for 17-year