Players using current football helmets aren’t adequately protected against hits to the side of the head, which can lead to sometimes-lethal concussions and brain swelling, researchers said.
The Obama administration will begin enrolling low-income workers in its new retirement-savings plans by the end of the year, Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew said.
President Barack Obama is offering more Americans the chance to put away money for retirement through payroll deductions with a plan for new government- sponsored savings accounts.
President Barack Obama offered more Americans the chance to save for retirement through payroll deductions with a plan for new government-sponsored savings accounts.
Kojiro Tokutake wanted to be a doctor since he was a teenager. His grandmother bought him his first stethoscope when he was in medical school. A decade later, he helped her die.
Children whose mothers ate more peanuts and tree nuts while pregnant are less likely to develop allergies to those foods, according to a study that reverses previous doctor recommendations.
As Baby Boomers age, those everyday questions of life -- Where are the car keys? What was her name again? -- are increasingly followed by another: Can this be Alzheimer’s disease?
Columbia University Professor and Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz won the 2014 Daniel Patrick Moynihan Prize for his work on income inequality in the U.S. and its impact on public policy.
Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl was awarded the Henry A. Kissinger Prize by the American Academy in Berlin for his role in Germany’s reunification.
The American Academy in Berlin said it raised 1 million euros ($1.3 million) at an art benefit auction to fund visits by distinguished artists from the U.S. to the German capital.