Health

MADRID (AP) — Spain's Parliament has taken a step toward restricting the availability of abortion by accepting for debate a conservative ruling Popular Party proposal to oblige 16- and 17-year-olds to once again have to obtain parents' permission. The Popular Party used its...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's largest tobacco companies are suing the Food and Drug Administration over recent guidelines that they claim overstep the agency's authority over labeling and packaging for cigarettes and other tobacco products. Units of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Those lost car keys that were an annoyance in your 30s can spark major anxiety in your 60s. Turns out it's pretty normal: The brain ages just like the rest of your body, says a new report that urges Americans to take steps to keep sharp in their senior years...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Your brain ages like the rest of your body, and the Institute of Medicine says the best way to keep mentally sharp is to stay physically active. The group examined "cognitive aging," natural changes in mental functioning as we get older. It's not a disease like...
PARIS (AP) — France's lower house of Parliament approved a draft law Tuesday tackling a range of public health problems, from smoking and drinking to obesity and anorexia. The bill passed in the National Assembly with 311 votes in favor and 241 against. The reform now goes to...
PARIS (AP) — France's lower house of Parliament approved a draft law Tuesday tackling a range of public health problems, from smoking and drinking to obesity and anorexia. The bill passed in the National Assembly with 311 votes in favor and 241 against. The reform now goes to...
CHICAGO (AP) — Diabetes that develops early in pregnancy may increase women's chances of having a child with autism, according to a new study. The risk was seen in young children whose mothers were diagnosed with diabetes during the most crucial period of fetal brain development...
CHICAGO (AP) — Diabetes that develops early in pregnancy may increase women's chances of having a child with autism, according to a new study. The risk was seen in young children whose mothers were diagnosed with diabetes during the most crucial period of fetal brain development...