Carnegie Mellon researchers found frequent hugs can help people avoid stress-related illnesses.
About 12 percent of all U.S. births happen before the 37-week mark, which ranks the country in the middle of the pack worldwide.
A new study suggests a certain type of bird was able to sense a tornado outbreak that moved through the U.S. a day before it hit.
A Siena College poll finds New Yorkers remain divided over hydraulic fracturing for natural gas.
More than a year after NASA declared the Kepler spacecraft broken beyond repair, scientists have figured out how to continue getting useful data.
A study from University of Michigan researchers found that expectant fathers see a decrease in testosterone as the baby's birth draws near.
Harvard researchers found children whose mothers were exposed to high pollution levels in the third trimester were twice as likely to develop autism.
New York officials have proposed regulations for a medical marijuana program expected to start in 2016.
An EU court ruling says employers and service providers can't discriminate against obese individuals and must make reasonable accommodations for them.
The Arctic is warming twice as fast as the rest of the planet, thanks in part to something called feedback.
According to research out of the University of Pennsylvania, waking up for work is the biggest factor that causes Americans to lose sleep.
Yoga can help your weight, blood pressure, cholesterol and heart just as much as biking and walking does, a new study suggests.