On the presidential campaign trail, Republican Mitt Romney has repeatedly called for repeal of the 2010 health law and President Barack Obama has vowed to implement it. Yet both men could face obstacles: Romney may be stymied by the…

Photo by Susan Smith via Flickr. Humans may have developed our long life spans as a result of nature's first babysitters: grandmothers. A new study published in the Proceedings of Royal Society B on Wednesday uses a…

Protestors carry signs as they demonstrate against proposed cuts to Medicaid programs outside San Francisco city hall on Sept. 21, 2011. Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images The future of Medicaid -- the state-federal workhorse of the nation's health system that…

EmbedVideo(4568, 482, 304); On Sept. 16, after five years of trying, a female giant panda at Smithsonian's National Zoo finally gave birth to her second cub. Zookeepers were overjoyed; director Dennis Kelly called it…

The schools in Williston, N.D., are facing a set of unique challenges. A rapidly expanding oil boom has created widespread prosperity in the region, but it has also given rise to a whole host of problems.

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