- South Dakota ahead of national average in breast cancer rate Updated: May-23-16 3:22 pm
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - South Dakota's breast cancer rates are surging beyond national averages, and health officials still aren't sure what's causing the increase.
- UN: Life expectancy worldwide has increased by 5 years Updated: May-19-16 6:44 am
LONDON - Life expectancy worldwide has increased by about five years in the last 15 years according to a report issued Thursday by the World Health Organization in the fastest gain since the 1960s.
- As many as 4 in 10 gay men have HIV in some Southern cities Updated: May-17-16 4:04 pm
NEW YORK - Three out of every 10 gay or bisexual men in several cities in the U.S. South have been diagnosed with the AIDS virus, three times the national rate, according to a study about how common HIV infections are in metro areas.
- Study shows anglers aren't over-fishing Lake Oahe walleye Updated: May-16-16 10:19 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - A multi-year study of walleye in the popular Lake Oahe fishery in the Dakotas is showing that anglers are not over-fishing the resource.
- Wildlife officials tag walleye in Buffalo Bill reservoir Updated: May-11-16 2:05 am
POWELL, Wyoming - The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is catching, tagging and returning hundreds of walleye in Buffalo Bill Reservoir to determine if suppressing the unwanted fish is feasible.
- This stings: Winter death rate for America's bees jumps Updated: May-10-16 12:54 pm
WASHINGTON - After two years of improvement, America's honeybees had another tough and deadly winter, probably because of mites, according to a new federal survey released Tuesday.
- Impact of teen pregnancy is focus of state health officials Updated: May-09-16 1:14 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - The Tennessee Department of Health is trying to raise awareness about the impact of teen pregnancy in communities across the state as National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month is observed during May.
- Teen birth rate steadily dropping in Alaska Updated: May-08-16 4:58 pm
KENAI, Alaska - Alaska's teen birth rate is still dropping.
- Baby box programs spread to US, encourage safe sleeping Updated: May-06-16 2:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Doctors in Philadelphia hope to lower the city's high infant mortality rate by distributing baby boxes that encourage safe sleeping.
- Russia's nuclear nightmare flows down radioactive river Updated: Apr-29-16 9:38 am
MUSLYUMOVO, Russia - At first glance, Gilani Dambaev looks like a healthy 60-year-old man and the river flowing past his rural family home appears pristine. But Dambaev is riddled with diseases that his doctors link to a lifetime's exposure to excessive radiation, and the Geiger counter beeps loudly as a reporter strolls down to the muddy riverbank.
- CDC: Teen birth rates plunge, but racial disparities persist Updated: Apr-28-16 2:13 pm
NEW YORK - Birth rates are falling dramatically for black and Hispanic teenagers, but they continue to be much higher than the birth rate for white teens.