Aspiring doctors at the University of Chicago are learning how to teach patients about healthy eating. Nutrition advocates say this kind of training is critical to fighting obesity and diabetes.
A dozen senators have also called on the Veterans Administration to say why some of the WWII-era troops who were found by an NPR Investigation were denied benefits.
The department says it is looking into "possible unlawful coordination" by several major carriers. American and United have confirmed that they are among the airlines under scrutiny.
Violent crime has ticked up in certain metro areas. Police are scrambling to hold the line while at the same time trying not to appear overzealous.
Local journalists and volunteers in Odessa are working to make sense of dozens of recent bombings — and prevent future attacks. They say that Russians have infiltrated the security services.
The early morning attacks on checkpoints were later claimed by the Sinai affiliate of the self-described Islamic State.
The latest data on payments from drug and device companies to doctors show that many doctors received payments on 100 or more days last year. Some received payments on more days than they didn't.
When people saw photos that linked a famous person with a famous place, it changed the behavior of certain neurons in their brains. And it changed their memories, too.
While the state permits people to possess and grow small amounts of recreational pot, they still can't buy or sell it.
In 1996, Bill Clinton spoke at the reopening ceremony of this historically black church. On Tuesday, Mount Zion became the latest in a wave of fires at black churches since the Charleston shooting.
There have been at least 11 attacks in the San Francisco Bay Area in the past year, according to the FBI. The most recent occurred Tuesday and disrupted service as far north as Seattle.
The thousands of new emails don't reveal a "smoking gun" from the Democratic presidential candidate's time at State, but do give insight into her daily activities — and some funny daily struggles.
Federal fisheries researchers says their survey found about 10 billion scallops in waters off Delaware and southern New Jersey. They're predicting a boom for the nation's most valuable fishery.
Drugs intended to treat psychosis are also used to treat behavioral problems in children with ADHD. Less risky behavioral treatments and medications should be the first choice, researchers say.
Thousands of volunteers were behind the movement to change the country's laws on gay marriage. Now what do the major gay rights groups do next?
As a flood of at least 120 new and returning series come to TV this summer, NPR's TV Critic picks four shows most worth binge watching by the pool.
Panama's economy, while cooling in recent years, is still growing at astonishing rates compared to its neighbors. But environmental damage and huge government debt are part of the package.
Greek voters on Sunday face a referendum on further austerity measures in exchange for bailouts. But the unstated question is whether Greece should give up the euro — the European currency.
The residue from meth labs can cause health problems, but people aren't always told that the house they're buying is contaminated. An Indiana law requires disclosure but not mandatory testing.
In NPR's most recent poll a majority of American adults say they played sports in their youth. Many say they encourage their kids to play, too, and see health benefits as well as life-long lessons.