Hospitals across the country are hiring pharmacists to work in their emergency departments. The goal is to try to prevent common errors that can cause injury and death.
Boys are more likely to be diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder than girls, though both sexes are equally affected. Women are increasingly seeking treatment as young adults.
FBI Director Jim Comey serves for a decade, longer than a president or any other national official. That tenure's designed to insulate the FBI from political influence.
Two suspects shot and killed two police officers in an ambush at a Las Vegas restaurant Sunday before fatally shooting a third person and killing themselves inside a nearby Wal-Mart, authorities said.
More people are going to prison, and more children are impacted as a result. What effect does that have on kids? The question is rarely researched, but Ifetayo Harvey knows the answer firsthand.
As demand on pitchers (and their elbows) mounts, players are getting "Tommy John surgery" at record pace. Doctors are wondering what — if anything — can be done about the injuries.
Grief is idiosyncratic. Some parents are turning to professional photographers to immortalize their terminally ill child, but what soothes one parent may disturb the other.
The military was called in but the fighting is now said to be over. Pakistan's largest city has been a frequent site of militant attacks.
Against the backdrop of the city's historic architecture, Donald Trump is pasting his name in huge letters on the side of Chicago's Trump International Hotel and Tower.
Medicare reimbursed the university where I work $45,994 for my services in 2012. What did I do to earn the money, and how do I stack up against other doctors?
As impossible as it sounds, this is the second time something like this happens in Canada in the past 15 months.
Abdel Fattah al-Sissi, who led a military coup against the democratically-elected President Mohammed Morsi, called his swearing-in the country's first "peaceful handover of power."
It doesn't matter if it's Asia or Africa or Central America, kids make a goal out of something, throw out a ball and the game is on.
The House bill to halt the NSA's collection of call data would force the agency to request records from phone companies. But if companies don't keep those records, the NSA's efforts could be crippled.
The New York Times and The Associated Press cite senior U.S. officials saying the freed POW was tortured and beaten by his Taliban captors.
A private school in Malibu Canyon supported by director James Cameron and his wife is set to go vegan. Meanwhile, Congress is debating whether to delay healthy school lunch rules for the rest of us.
Three were killed during shootings across the city of Chicago on Friday and Saturday. Two officers were also hurt during the violence.
Meanwhile, during peace talks in Cuba, the government and rebels have agreed to set up a truth commission to investigate the victims of the five-decade long conflict.
Israeli and Palestinian presidents will meet at the Vatican on Sunday for an "intense prayer session" with Pope Francis. European correspondent Sylvia Poggioli sets the scene with NPR's Rachel Martin.