The main strain of the flu virus which is circulating currently doesn’t entirely match up with the flu vaccine that is being administered this year, according to a report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
One of several pigeons spotted in Las Vegas last year wearing tiny cowboy hats has died, according to a local rescue group.
More Americans are suffering from sleep apnea than ever before, and a new study suggests that reducing tongue fat through weight loss could be an effective treatment for the debilitating chronic sleep disorder.
The dreaded mid-life crisis may be a response to life’s peak of misery, according to a study published Monday in the National Bureau of Economic Research.
Called “Tarzan of LA” and star of Discovery’s "Naked and Afraid," Gary Golding is known for his crazy antics. He's not afraid of eating things that disgust other people -- most recently, a baby dolphin he stumbled on in Laguna Beach.
A wildlife rehab center in South Carolina says golfers beat a baby opossum with golf clubs, leaving the 2-pound animal blind and with a broken jaw.
Researchers estimated that a $1 increase to the current state minimum wage could have prevented 27,550 suicide deaths from 1990-2015, according to estimates from a new study published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.
A photograph snapped during a recent solar eclipse in the Persian Gulf has many people pointing out an uncanny resemblance to devil horns, but it's the result of a couple of unusual natural phenomena.
A 4-year-old springer spaniel named Taylor has been performing a special kind of search and rescue effort as bushfires rage across much of Australia — she’s a detection dog who has helped locate and rescue 15 koalas from scorched regions of New South Wales this fire season.
A "Full Wolf Moon" will be visible Jan. 10, and for some parts of the world, be accompanied by a penumbral lunar eclipse.
An Atlanta couple said they came home from a winter vacation to find their house had been ransacked by an unusual suspect: a squirrel.
Humane officers with the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los Angeles will be canvassing a Rolling Hills Estate neighborhood seeking information on a recent incident in which a peacock was struck and killed by an SUV that kept going.
Three mountain lions found feeding on human remains near a popular Tucson hiking trail have been killed, Arizona authorities said Wednesday.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved an ovarian cancer drug for the maintenance and treatment of pancreatic cancer, according to AstraZeneca and Merck.
Some of the scientific advancements of the 2010s have been truly mind-blowing, and perhaps none more so than the leaps and bounds we’ve made in the realm of reproduction.
A massive red star called Betelgeuse that is most well-known as the bright upper shoulder in the constellation Orion has been acting strangely recently, and astronomers say there's potential for the star to explode as a supernova at any moment.
Growing up with a pet dog may have protective benefits against developing schizophrenia later in life, yet another reason to call Fido "man's best friend."
A new study has found an uptick in head and neck injuries among distracted cell phone users.
Eating seaweed that grows near the Florida Keys could protect against colon cancer and inflammatory diseases of the digestive tract, according to research from the University of Florida College of Pharmacy.
Going to museums, art galleries, concerts and the theater may have protective benefits for your health and ultimately help you live longer, according to new research published in the journal BMJ Wednesday.