What exactly causes autism is still uncertain, but researchers are investigating the possibility that a mother having the flu while she is pregnant may increase the likelihood of her child being born with the condition.
Negotiations between President Obama and the Republican-led House of Representatives over the "fiscal cliff" are heating up. Some economists believe if a compromise isn't made by December 31 of this year, the U.S. economy could fall back into recession.
First there was soda, carbonated sugar water that was sure to expand your waistline. Then there was "diet" soda, which didn't add any calories to the equation but was sweetened with chemicals that may not be so great for you.
Now, in Japan, there is something called Pepsi Special. This drink is so chock-full of chemicals -- mainly indigestible dextrin -- that there are claims it can actually make you skinnier.
If you are in relationship with somebody long enough, the issue of nagging is sure to raise its annoying head. According to a new survey from YourTango, over 50 percent of couples classify nagging as significant a problem in their relationship.
During their morning walk to school in Dublin, Georgia, 11-year-old Maleik Carr and his 5-year-old sister Jalia have to pass a neighbor's yard that houses two unchained, but fenced-in, pit bulls. On Monday disaster struck, as something had made a large hole in the fence over the weekend. When the dogs saw the siblings coming they darted through the hole and began attacking Jalia.
You can waste a good chunk of your life playing Facebook games such as FarmTown, FarmVille and FarmFarm (okay, we made that last one up). However, in the case of an Idaho woman in need of a new kidney, FarmTown ended up saving her life.
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