California bumps tobacco buying age to 21
California joins Hawaii as the second state to require most tobacco buyers to be at least 21 years old instead of 18.
FDA brings e-cigarettes under federal authority
Hundreds of electronic cigarette brands will have to undergo federal review to stay on the market.
Mercury to cross in front of sun May 9
We see Mercury pass across the sun only about once every 10 years. It happens again May 9.
Wisconsin town is putting a price on bullies
On the first offense, parents get a warning. If the child keeps bullying, parents get a $366 fine.
Hepatitis C is the US' deadliest disease
The CDC announced Wednesday that hepatitis C is the deadliest infectious disease in America, killing more people than all other diseases combined.
Medical error almost as deadly as heart disease
Two doctors believe changing how we report cause of death could help reduce fatalities from medical errors.