Low mammography rate among young cancer survivors – cause for concern

According to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, a lot of women who survived cancer at a young age do not going in for breast-cancer screening as regularly as is r

SarahPac - political action committee launched by Sarah Palin

With the aim of furthering her political activities, Sarah Palin has launched a political action committee - SarahPac - on Tuesday. The latest move, by the Alaska Governor and the Republican Vice-Presidential candidate for the 2008 general elections, is being widely seen as a step in the direction of a probable run for the president in 2012.

Financial burdens take toll on LA man – shoots family, self

In a state of helplessness pushed to a corner, a Los Angeles man took the fatal escape-route for himself as well as his family. After Ervin Lupoe and his wife lost their respective jobs as medical technicians, they decided to end their own lives, as well as those of their five young children - an 8-year-old daughter, twin five-year-old daughters, and twin two-year old sons.

Rate of Infant Mortality Due to Accidental Suffocation and Strangulation Rises

According to a new study the rates of infant mortality due to accidental suffocation and strangulation in bed (ASSB) have quadrupled in the last two decades with the most significant increase seen after 1996.

Second case of live octuplets born to US woman

In a special delivery, a second one of its kind in the US, a woman delivered eight babies - all alive and kicking! Weighing between 1 pound, 8 ounces, and 3 pounds, 4 ounces, the set of octuplets has six boys and two girls.