Questions of if a child is mentally capable of choosing to die
A group of widows finds their own way to move on after losing loved ones
Overweight and obese women may have a tougher battle in store when it comes to breast cancer: a new study published in the journal Cancer finds that carrying extra pounds is linked with a higher risk of cancer recurrence and death.
A new study offers fresh evidence that popping a daily aspirin is associated with a lower risk of dying from cancer, but the size of the potential protective effect may be smaller than previous research has suggested.
Overweight people who are diagnosed with the blood sugar disorder outlive their thinner counterparts, a study shows
In this week’s TIME cover story, “The Long Goodbye” (available to subscribers here), journalist Joe Klein writes about the loss of his parents. They both suffered from dementia and died within months of each other. Through their …
Since November, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has received 900 complaints of pet illnesses and deaths from owners and vets stemming from China-made chicken jerky dog treats. See the full story on our companion blog NewsFeed.
Older coffee drinkers who really like their cup of joe appear to have a leg up in the longevity department.
A Swedish research team seeking a reliable way to determine who is most at risk of dying after stroke discovers that a simple drawing test may be a good predictor.
Turlington Burns is calling on mothers to honor “No Mother’s Day” instead, to raise awareness of the 358,000 mothers who die worldwide from pregnancy or childbirth complications each year.
It’s time to get off your keister. Another study finds that sitting for too long increases your risk of death, even if you exercise regularly.
Savannah Hardin, 9, dies after being made to run for three hours for lying about eating a candy bar. With her grandmother and stepmother charged with murder, will parents consider anew how to punish children?
Abortions are considered high-risk, but new data suggest that the procedure is considerably safer than childbirth.