The ADA Education and Reform Act, passed by House Republicans Thursday, would make it harder for people to sue businesses that do not comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
A judge for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court of Florida talks with Here & Now's Robin Young in the wake of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
An increasing number of athletes are adding a new component to their workouts that simulates the oxygen deprivation of altitude, without leaving sea level.
Scientists and transportation officials are beginning to recognize the damage road salt can have on the environment and, potentially, on human health.
For decades, Alzheimer’s researchers have pursued the idea that clearing out clumps of a protein called amyloid would delay or cure the brain disease.
Two black bears in Southern California have been released back into the wild after they were badly burned in last year's deadly Thomas Fire.
About 5 percent of people in the U.S. suffer from the form of depression brought on by the dark days of winter.
For many years, the city ranked No. 1 in the country for the number of alcohol-related deaths. It's worked hard to save lives and change its image.
The GOP tax bill repealed the Affordable Care Act individual mandate. Now, a number of states are weighing their own mandates.
Pregnancy is a profoundly life-changing, exciting, emotional experience for a lot of women. But the idea of bringing a baby into the world can also be really scary.
A bill on the table in New Jersey could make it the first state to ban the sale of menthol cigarettes. Small businesses say the move could hurt them.
"It's concerning when our average lifespan has reduced in the last two years," Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall says of the opioid crisis.
The relative of mad cow disease can be found in 24 states, along with Canada, Norway and South Korea.
There were 12 different flu vaccines offered in the past year by four different companies. Some of those options might be better than others.
Groups that take federal funding for some family planning services are facing a deadline.
For people diagnosed with slow-growing forms of cancer, one treatment option doctors increasingly offer is no treatment.
An increasing number of hospitals are teaming up with domestic violence groups to identify survivors and make sure they get the help they need.
Perhaps no one has been more mesmerized by the team's success than its youngest fans.
Millions of women who get mammograms each year increasingly face a choice between a traditional screening or a 3-D mammogram.
The most effective new cancer drug treatment, CAR-T cell therapy, is also the most expensive yet.