Brittany Maynard's last days started a national conversation about whether it's OK for a terminally ill person to end his or her own life.
Australian authorities said Sunday a teenager was in isolation in hospital and undergoing tests for Ebola after she developed a fever following her arrival from Guinea.
(AP)—Five young, amateur singers assembled a little nervously in a rehearsal room recently near Times Square. This was the day they'd be mentored by a Tony Award-nominated star.
A Guatemalan woman who used to pick coffee and tend sheep—and who will turn 121 in November—could be the world's oldest by far, a national newspaper reported Tuesday.
Laura Schulz, an associate professor of brain and cognitive sciences at MIT, has always been interested in learning and education. At the age of 6, she tried teaching her 3-year-old sister to read, an effort ...
How women think their friends feel about their bodies influences their own body concerns, according to a new study by Dr. Louise Wasylkiw and Molly Williamson from Mount Alison University in Canada. Their work, which examines ...
One of the world's leading researchers into spinal cord injuries says China could hold the key to a cure that he has been searching for since he met late actor Christopher Reeve in the 1990s.
A University of Iowa study found that women who make their sexual debut as young teens are more likely to divorce, especially if "the first time" was unwanted, or if she had mixed feelings about it.