It's a provocative -- even astonishing -- hypothesis: Could the same set of genes that explains why chimpanzees are protected from some diseases also explain why humans have big brains?That's what researchers at Stanford University are suggesting.The genes in question control a type of white blood c
In another significant vote on the health front Tuesday, San Francisco's Board of Supervisors took a big step toward an ordinance against restaurants handing out toys as part of junky kids' meals.Can you say McDonald's Happy Meal?
Got much delayed by some self-inflicted computer problems but here's hoping that's solved now.So far, no surprises. All the elections that have been called have gone the way they were supposed to. For instance, the South Carolina race for U.S.