Obesity drug may help treat dangerous sleep apnea

A popular obesity drug may help treat a dangerous disorder in which people struggle to breathe while they sleep, a new study finds.

Kate says she's making 'good progress'

LONDON (AP) - The Princess of Wales says she is "making good progress" in her cancer treatment and will attend Saturday's royal Trooping the Color ceremony, Kate's first public appearance since her diagnosis.

Cancer patients often do better with less intensive treatment

Scaling back treatment for three kinds of cancer can make life easier for patients without compromising outcomes, doctors reported at the world's largest cancer conference.

Marijuana use outpaces drinking in US

Daily and near-daily marijuana use is now more common than similar levels of drinking in the U.S., according to an analysis of national survey data over four decades.

Massive Cradle of Baby Stars Revealed

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - A massive cradle of baby stars has been observed in new detail by a European space telescope, adding to its celestial collection of images.

Bird flu detected in US beef for first time

Bird flu has been detected in beef for the first time, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Friday, but officials said the meat from a single sickened dairy cow was not allowed to enter the nation’s food supply and beef remains safe to eat.

'Heat dome' leads to sweltering temperatures in Mexico

Extreme heat in Mexico, Central America and parts of the U.S. South has left millions of people in sweltering temperatures, strained energy grids and resulted in iconic Howler monkeys in Mexico dropping dead from trees.