The nation's new energy secretary Ernest Moniz spoke at an energy conference today, where he told the audience that applications for new natural gas export facilities would be decided upon by the end of the year.
With the summer budget break approaching, a coalition of environmental and other organizations is pressing the Legislature to overturn a veto of a bill (A-575) by Gov. Chris Christie that would ban New Jersey from accepting
Therapy dogs are often used to help hospital patients deal with the stress that comes with illness and injury. A new program at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania aims to bring the same kind of relief to
Starbucks has a new way to wake up its customers: showing the calories in its drinks.
The Seattle-based coffee chain says it will start posting calorie counts on menu boards nationwide next week, ahead of a federal regulation
Health officials in Philadelphia and Delaware are asking gay men -- and men who have sex with men -- to speak with their doctor and consider a vaccine against bacterial meningitis especially if they have partners in New York or
Got questions about the Affordable Care Act? WHYY/NewsWorks Health and Science Desk provides "The Short Answer."
Question: If I get my health insurance through work, will anything change in 2014? Answer: No — not for now, at least.
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The New Yorker staff reporter GEORGE PACKER examines the economic and cultural health of the United States’ last 40 years through the stories of several, varied Americans. He writes about the cost of Freedom, of failing and
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Over the past year, the fossil fuel divestment movement has quickly and passionately spread across college throughout the U.S. Students are calling for institutions of higher learning to stop investing in fossil fuel
June 17A long-term study that followed people with ADHD over 3 decades found a link between attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and obesity. In their weekly conversation, WHYY's behavioral health reporter Maiken Scott and...
Whether you’re a recent graduate just entering the workforce or you’ve been on a career path for some time, one thing is certain: it’s not always easy managing the quality of our work and personal lives. More often than not,
June 17Friday marks the official start of summer. Night sky viewing this week includes the opportunity to observe Venus and Mercury in fairly close proximity Thursday. Plus, Lone Signal's METI project allows anybody to send a message to a potentially habitable solar system located a mere 17.6 light years away.