Dec 20, 2011 12:13 EST
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Uterine fibroids cost the U.S. billions each year in lost work days, pregnancy problems and treatments, a new study finds.
Nov 27, 2011 19:00 EST
Marine Corps Commandant General James Amos has backed away from remarks that 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' repeal would cost Marines lives. ?Marine Corps Commandant General James Amos has backed away from statements that repeal of ?Don't Ask, Don't Tell? would cost Marines lives. The policy that for 18 years banned gay and bisexual troops from serving openly was officially lifted in September. Speaking to The Associated Press, Amos said implementation had gone smoothly and that U.S. Marines had embraced the change. ?I'm very pleased with how it has gone,? Amos said, adding that not once was he asked in Afghanistan about the policy's end. Using an anecdote about a female Marine introducing her lesbian partner to his wife, Bonnie, at a ball celebrating the birth of the Marine Corps, Amos noted that Marines were taking the change in stride. ?Bonnie just looked at them and said, 'Happy birthday ball. This is great. Nice to meet you,'? Amos said. ?That is happening throughout the Marine Corps.? A
Nov 22, 2011 19:00 EST
Rock-bottom interest rates and forecasted higher future tax rates are creating attractive opportunities for donors.. Rock-bottom interest rates and forecasted higher future tax rates are creating attractive opportunities for donors.
Nov 21, 2011 22:22 EST
(Reuters) - Acupuncture treatment appears to be safe for those who are under 18, with very little risk involved when qualified practitioners are wielding the needles, although there may be minor side effects in a small number of cases, a study said.
Nov 21, 2011 13:02 EST
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Researchers who reviewed reports of acupuncture in kids have concluded that the treatment seems safe for the under-18 crowd -- but added that more evidence would be helpful to ensure that's the case.
Nov 18, 2011 14:14 EST
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Dow and S&P 500 gauges rose on Friday as falling European sovereign debt yields eased investors' fears the region's debt crisis, helping to keep the S&P 500 above a key technical level.
Nov 15, 2011 16:22 EST
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Patients who had a CT scan to check for build-up in the arteries around the heart had more surgeries, and more costly medical care, than those who had their hearts checked with basic stress tests, in a new study.
Nov 11, 2011 21:10 EST
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks jumped on Friday, ending higher for the week after the Italian Senate's approval of economic reforms gave investors some relief from worries about the euro zone's debt crisis.
Nov 11, 2011 14:27 EST
(Reuters) - Richard Smith, a retired attorney and Navy veteran, has a message for Republican Senator Jon Kyl and the rest of the special bipartisan committee in Congress that is trying to reach a deal to cut the deficit.
Nov 08, 2011 13:27 EST
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton declared an AIDS-free generation a US priority Tuesday, saying such a "historic" goal can be met by combining prevention strategies worldwide.
Nov 06, 2011 17:56 EST
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street may find it hard to rally this week as Greece's new and untested coalition begins the process of ratifying a 130 billion-euro lifeline and the fate of Italy's government hangs by a thread.
Nov 01, 2011 20:00 EDT
Just how safe is the bridge you crossed on your way to work today? You may not want to know.. Just how safe is the bridge you crossed on your way to work today? You may not want to know.
Oct 28, 2011 08:49 EDT
(Reuters) - Coventry Health Care Inc <CVH.N>, a health insurer, posted a lower quarterly profit that just beat analysts' estimates, but raised its full-year outlook for a third time -- although this is still below market consensus.
Oct 23, 2011 17:31 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Prospects for corporate earnings are dimmer in the coming quarters, even though reports so far this quarter have been relatively bright.
Oct 19, 2011 13:41 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The controversial diagnosis "social phobia" is a legitimate psychiatric condition and is not the same as shyness, government researchers say in a new report.
Oct 14, 2011 17:33 EDT
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - When the Department of Defense decided it needed a device that could detect heartbeats from hundreds of feet away, it didn't know where to look. So it turned to some tech-savvy friends: venture capitalists.
Oct 13, 2011 20:29 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Using CT scans of coronary arteries to help determine a person's chance of getting heart disease may be worth the costs and potential risks in men, but doesn't seem to be cost-effective in women.
Oct 02, 2011 13:06 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors are worried U.S. earnings growth may finally fall back to earth as turmoil in Europe and signs of a less robust Chinese economy hurt foreign support.
Sep 05, 2011 17:13 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new study reports that weight, diet, exercise, smoking and alcohol intake may each independently influence a person's risk of getting diabetes.
Sep 01, 2011 05:00 EDT
When the going gets tough, Lockheed Martin CISO Chandra McMahon responds with mature incident response, says Dan Kaplan.. When the going gets tough, Lockheed Martin CISO Chandra McMahon responds with mature incident response, says Dan Kaplan.