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Child vaccination rates are high, CDC says

Child vaccination rates are high, CDC says

WASHINGTON, Aug. 28 (UPI) --A new Center for Disease Control study suggests infant vaccination rates in the U.S. remain high.
Brooks Hays
Overweight kids don't know they're overweight

Overweight kids don't know they're overweight

HYATTSVILLE, Md., July 23 (UPI) --Nearly a third of American children and adolescents aged 8 to 15 years misperceive their weight, according to a new CDC study.
Brooks Hays
Police: Mother attempted to suffocate her baby for attention

Police: Mother attempted to suffocate her baby for attention

ORLANDO, Fla., July 2 (UPI) --A judge denied bail to Brenna Winter,18, Friday after she allegedly confessed to attempting to suffocate her 3-month-old baby in order to receive attention.
Aileen Graef
Donald Sterling deemed mentally fit by new doctor

Donald Sterling deemed mentally fit by new doctor

LOS ANGELES, June 30 (UPI) --A new doctor declared Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling mentally fit Tuesday with no signs of dementia or Alzheimer's.
Aileen Graef
Former astronaut, Sen. John Glenn undergoes heart surgery

Former astronaut, Sen. John Glenn undergoes heart surgery

WASHINGTON, June 13 (UPI) --Former Sen. John Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth, underwent successful heart surgery last month.
Gabrielle Levy
Expert: Many foods can contain unexpected high levels of sugar

Expert: Many foods can contain unexpected high levels of sugar

CLEVELAND, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Simple sugars -- such as in cookies and candy -- not only add to weight gain, but contribute to wrinkles, acne and skin conditions, a U.S. expert says.

71-year-old woman arrested for allegedly poisoning judge husband

JEFFERSON, Ohio, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- The 71-year-old wife of an Ohio judge was arrested for allegedly poisoning and nearly killing her husband with antifreeze, police said.

Baby born at 10 pounds on 11/12/13

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- An Ohio couple said their daughter's birth was made more memorable by the fact that she weighed 10 pounds on the date written out as 11/12/13.
George W. Bush joins 1 million a year in U.S. who get a stent

George W. Bush joins 1 million a year in U.S. who get a stent

DALLAS, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Former president George W. Bush, who received a stent to open a clogged artery, joins 1 million other U.S. adults who have the procedure each year, experts say.

Life of man with no memory slowly pieced together in California

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., July 16 (UPI) -- The past of a man found unconscious in a California motel, speaking only Swedish and with no memory, is slowly being determined, his social worker said.

Johns Hopkins Hospital reclaims No. 1 rank in magazine survey

WASHINGTON, July 16 (UPI) -- Baltimore's Johns Hopkins Hospital is the No. 1 U.S. medical facility for people with life-threatening and rare conditions, U.S. News & World Report said.

Laurie Anderson: Lou Reed had liver transplant

CLEVELAND, June 1 (UPI) -- American punk musician Lou Reed is recovering from a liver transplant at the Mayo Clinic in Cleveland, his wife, Laurie Anderson, said.
Internet-based stress management works effectively

Internet-based stress management works effectively

CLEVELAND, May 2 (UPI) -- Internet-based stress management programs effectively reduce stress for a sustainable period, U.S. researchers say.
Gut flora as a result of some foods may raise heart risk

Gut flora as a result of some foods may raise heart risk

CLEVELAND, April 26 (UPI) -- A microbial by-product of intestinal bacteria contributes to heart disease and can be a screening tool for predicting heart attack risk, U.S. researchers say.
Why red meat may clog arteries

Why red meat may clog arteries

CLEVELAND, April 10 (UPI) -- A compound abundant in red meat and added as a supplement to energy drinks may promote the hardening of the arteries, U.S. researchers say.
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