Ukrainian fighter ‘confesses to sleeping with key targets’ after she was detained

A History of Clothing Sizing: Vanity & Plus Sizing, Standards, Fit

Via Tess Holliday/Instagram For most of human history, most garments were made for an individual. In the United States, mass production of clothing really began with the Civil War, when factories were opened to produce uniforms. It wasn’t until the 1920s that buying ready-made clothes became really popular, …

Burwell Says Upcoming Enrollment Efforts Are Pivotal For Health Law

Rate hikes are likely on the way for plans offered on the health law’s online exchanges, or marketplaces. Consumers’ out-of-pocket costs are expected to climb, and some major insurers are pulling out. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell Wednesday acknowledged that the Affordable Care Act’s …

When Drug Reviewers Leave The FDA, They Often Work For Pharma

More than a quarter of the Food and Drug Administration employees who approved cancer and hematology drugs from 2001 through 2010 left the agency and now work or consult for pharmaceutical companies, according to research published by a prominent medical journal Tuesday. Dr. Vinay Prasad, a hematologist-oncologist and assistant professor at …

Presidential debate: Trump-Clinton showdown breaks TV record

The first US presidential debate is watched by 84 million people, breaking a record set by Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan in 1980.

Bratislava EU meeting: Bloc needs ‘sober look at problems’ says Tusk

European Council President Donald Tusk calls on EU leaders to take a “brutally honest” look at the bloc’s problems as they meet in Bratislava.