Disneyland's measles outbreak is prompting calls for government-mandated vaccine programs and harsh punishment for parents who refuse to vaccinate their children.
Naysayers claim the historical Jesus Christ is a fictional character invented by self-serving evangelists, so is Christianity pointless?
Three years after a nuclear power plant accident, the Japanese suffer a thyroid cancer scare manufactured by major media.
Was Nobel Laureate Al Gore right when he predicted global warming would melt all the Arctic Sea ice this summer?
Reports indicate that Robin Williams suffered drastic prescription drug side effects, leading to his suicide.
A new study suggests casual marijuana use may damage the brain, supporting the Obama administration's official stand on legalizing marijuana but flying in the face of the president's claims about the drug.
The Fort Hood shooter, Ivan Lopez, had prescriptions for psych meds to treat depression, anxiety and insomina (like Ambien), fueling speculation that psychotropic drugs may have caused the mass shooting violence.
Fukushima Daiichi, the Japanese nuclear reactor damaged in 2011 by a record-breaking earthquake and tsunami, is the subject of much controversy related to fear of nuclear power and fallout, fears based on misconceptions about the safety of atomic energy and the linear no-threshold model.