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  • Carve the Pumpkin, Not Your Hand
    (21-Oct-2018)

  • Carve the Pumpkin, Not Your Hand
    (21-Oct-2018)

  • Carve the Pumpkin, Not Your Hand
    (21-Oct-2018)

  • What Americans Fear Most
    (19-Oct-2018)

  • What Americans Fear Most
    (19-Oct-2018)

  • Hormonal Changes Might Lead to Hernias in Aging Men, Mouse Study Suggests
    (19-Oct-2018)

  • Hospital Bed Sheets Still Germy Despite Washing
    (19-Oct-2018)

  • Hospital Bed Sheets Still Germy Despite Washing
    (19-Oct-2018)

  • Hospital Bed Sheets Still Germy Despite Washing
    (19-Oct-2018)

  • Could Herpes Virus Help Cause Alzheimer's?
    (19-Oct-2018)

  • Does Your Dog Really Understand You?
    (19-Oct-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Oct. 19, 2018
    (19-Oct-2018)
    • First U.S. Case of Rat-Borne Andes Virus Diagnosed: CDC
    • Let the Sun In to Cut Down on Germs: Study

  • Could Herpes Virus Help Cause Alzheimer's?
    (19-Oct-2018)

  • Hospital Bed Sheets Still Germy Despite Washing
    (19-Oct-2018)

  • 3-Drug Therapy Might Be Cystic Fibrosis 'Breakthrough'
    (18-Oct-2018)

  • Antiviral Med Fuels Rapid Decline in New HIV Infections in Gay Men: Study
    (18-Oct-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Oct. 18, 2018
    (18-Oct-2018)
    • Sharp Drop in U.S. Life Expectancy Rankings by 2040: Study
    • Congo Ebola Outbreak Not a Global Emergency: WHO
    • Salmonella Cases Linked to Raw Chicken Products Rises to 92 in 29 States: CDC

  • Skin Creams May Be OK During Cancer Radiation Therapies, Study Finds
    (18-Oct-2018)

  • Antiviral Med Fuels Rapid Decline in New HIV Infections in Gay Men: Study
    (18-Oct-2018)

  • Antiviral Med Fuels Rapid Decline in New HIV Infections in Gay Men: Study
    (18-Oct-2018)

  • E-Cigarettes Slowed Wound Healing in Animal Study
    (18-Oct-2018)

  • Map of Mouse Hippocampus Could Be Weapon Against Alzheimer's
    (17-Oct-2018)

  • U.S. Birth Rates Continue to Drop as Age of New Moms Rises
    (17-Oct-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Oct. 17, 2018
    (17-Oct-2018)
    • Salmonella Cases Linked to Raw Chicken Products Rises to 92 in 29 States: CDC
    • Recreational Marijuana Now Legal in Canada
    • Self-Lubricating Condom Might Increase Its Use

  • Map of Mouse Hippocampus Could Be Weapon Against Alzheimer's
    (17-Oct-2018)

  • Number of Autism Genes Now Tops 100
    (17-Oct-2018)

  • Scientists Closer to Drug That Cuts Nicotine Dependence
    (17-Oct-2018)

  • ER Nurses Might Do Better 'Eyeballing' Patients
    (16-Oct-2018)

  • Gluten-Free Craze a 'Double-Edged Sword' for Celiac Patients
    (16-Oct-2018)

  • ER Nurses Might Do Better 'Eyeballing' Patients
    (16-Oct-2018)

  • Gluten-Free Craze a 'Double-Edged Sword' for Celiac Patients
    (16-Oct-2018)

  • Head Blows Without Concussion May Not Damage Brain, Study Claims
    (16-Oct-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Oct. 16, 2018
    (16-Oct-2018)
    • Heart Researcher's Papers Contain Fraudulent Data: Harvard
    • WHO Calls Meeting on Congo Ebola Outbreak
    • Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Dead at Age 65

  • Bigger Family, Lower Cancer Risk?
    (16-Oct-2018)

  • Obesity Surgery May Cut Heart Attack Risk in Diabetics
    (16-Oct-2018)

  • White House Wants Prices in Drug Ads, But Big Pharma Fights Back
    (15-Oct-2018)

  • What Kids -- and Parents -- Fear Most at the Doctor's Office
    (15-Oct-2018)

  • White House Wants Prices in Drug Ads, But Big Pharma Fights Back
    (15-Oct-2018)

  • White House Wants Prices in Drug Ads, But Big Pharma Fights Back
    (15-Oct-2018)

  • Your Gut May Be to Blame for Your Bloodstream Infection
    (15-Oct-2018)

  • Michael's Lingering Threat: Mold
    (15-Oct-2018)

  • Your Gut May Be to Blame for Your Bloodstream Infection
    (15-Oct-2018)

  • Kids' Concussion Symptoms May Persist for a Year
    (15-Oct-2018)

  • Facebook Posts May Hint at Depression
    (15-Oct-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Oct. 15, 2018
    (15-Oct-2018)
    • Poor People More Often Forgo Medical Care in States That Haven't Expanded Medicaid
    • Resistance From Residents Hampering Efforts to Contain Congo Ebola Outbreak

  • Michael's Lingering Threat: Mold
    (15-Oct-2018)

  • Despite Opioid Crisis, Most Patients Want the Drugs for Post-Op Pain
    (15-Oct-2018)

  • Facebook Posts May Hint at Depression
    (15-Oct-2018)

  • C-Section Rates Have Nearly Doubled Since 2000: Study
    (12-Oct-2018)

  • Does Breastfeeding Hormone Protect Against Type 2 Diabetes?
    (12-Oct-2018)

  • Discharge Day Won't Affect Heart Surgery Outcome: Study
    (12-Oct-2018)

  • Discharge Day Won't Affect Heart Surgery Outcome: Study
    (12-Oct-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Oct. 12, 2018
    (12-Oct-2018)
    • More Young American Children Not Getting Recommended Vaccines: CDC
    • Nine Recent Cases of Polio-Like Illness Among Children in Illinois Being Investigated

  • Bug Behind Stomach Cancer Also Linked to Colon Cancer
    (12-Oct-2018)

  • Medical Marijuana Might Help MS Patients, But Uncertainty Remains
    (12-Oct-2018)

  • Many Supplements Contain Unapproved, Dangerous Ingredients: Study
    (12-Oct-2018)

  • Discharge Day Won't Affect Heart Surgery Outcome: Study
    (12-Oct-2018)

  • C-Section Rates Have Nearly Doubled Since 2000: Study
    (12-Oct-2018)

  • AHA: Interpreters Are Key for Stroke Patients Struggling to Understand
    (11-Oct-2018)

  • It Just Doesn't Pay to Be Nice, Study Finds
    (11-Oct-2018)

  • Flooding a Major Health Danger as Michael's Fury Continues
    (11-Oct-2018)

  • Flu Shot in Pregnancy Lowers Risk of Flu Hospitalization
    (11-Oct-2018)

  • Here's Another Good Reason to Not Pick Your Nose
    (11-Oct-2018)

  • Here's Another Good Reason to Not Pick Your Nose
    (11-Oct-2018)

  • Flooding a Major Health Danger as Michael's Fury Continues
    (11-Oct-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Oct. 11, 2018
    (11-Oct-2018)
    • More Young American Children Not Getting Recommended Vaccines: CDC
    • Nine Recent Cases of Polio-Like Illness Among Children in Illinois Being Investigated
    • Toxic Metal Cadmium Found in Chain-Store Jewelry
    • Aetna-CVS Merger Approved

  • 'Culturally Tailored' Program Helps Hispanics Cut Stroke Risk
    (11-Oct-2018)

  • Could Same-Sex Couples Have Babies With Shared DNA? Study Hints It's Possible
    (11-Oct-2018)

  • As Hurricane Michael Hits Florida, Experts Urge Safety
    (11-Oct-2018)

  • As Hurricane Michael Hits Florida, Experts Urge Safety
    (11-Oct-2018)

  • Flooding a Major Health Danger as Michael's Fury Continues
    (11-Oct-2018)

  • As Hurricane Michael Hits Florida, Experts Urge Safety
    (11-Oct-2018)

  • As Hurricane Michael Nears, Expert Warns of Gas-Powered Generator Dangers
    (10-Oct-2018)

  • Therapy Dogs Can Spread MRSA, But Antibacterials Help Prevent the Danger
    (10-Oct-2018)

  • Is Kidney Dialysis Always Needed When Septic Shock Strikes?
    (10-Oct-2018)

  • Therapy Dogs Can Spread MRSA, But Antibacterials Help Prevent the Danger
    (10-Oct-2018)

  • As Hurricane Michael Nears, Expert Warns of Gas-Powered Generator Dangers
    (10-Oct-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Oct. 10, 2018
    (10-Oct-2018)
    • Aetna-CVS Merger Approved
    • Trump to Sign Bills Lifting Drug Price 'Gag Orders' on Pharmacists

  • Major Childbirth Complications More Likely for Black Women
    (10-Oct-2018)

  • Can Intermittent Fasting Help Reverse Type 2 Diabetes?
    (10-Oct-2018)

  • As Hurricane Michael Nears, Expert Warns of Gas-Powered Generator Dangers
    (10-Oct-2018)

  • E-Cigs Continue to Spark Debate Over Health Risks/Benefits
    (10-Oct-2018)

  • Hospital Privacy Curtains May Be Home to Dangerous Germs
    (09-Oct-2018)

  • Hospital Privacy Curtains May Be Home to Dangerous Germs
    (09-Oct-2018)

  • Type 1 Diabetes Often Misdiagnosed in Adults
    (09-Oct-2018)

  • Health Tip: Preventing Lyme Disease in Pets
    (09-Oct-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Oct. 9, 2018
    (09-Oct-2018)
    • Polio-Like Condition in Children on Rise Again in U.S.
    • Flea-Borne Typhus Outbreak in Los Angeles County
    • Mental Health Problems Increase With Global Warming: Study

  • Putting Faith in Blood Pressure Control for Black Patients
    (09-Oct-2018)

  • Could Impotence Be in Your Genes?
    (09-Oct-2018)

  • Early Pushing in Childbirth Won't Hurt Mom or Baby, Study Finds
    (09-Oct-2018)

  • One-Third of 'Gluten-Free' Restaurant Foods in U.S. Are Not: Study
    (09-Oct-2018)

  • Seniors, Take Steps to Reduce Your Risk of Falling
    (09-Oct-2018)

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Raise Gallstone Risk: Study
    (09-Oct-2018)

  • Clinical Trials Need More Volunteers
    (06-Oct-2018)

  • Getting Your Medical Records Might Not Be Easy
    (05-Oct-2018)

  • Getting Your Medical Records Might Not Be Easy
    (05-Oct-2018)

  • 'Broken Heart Syndrome' Warrants Careful Monitoring
    (05-Oct-2018)

  • Getting Your Medical Records Might Not Be Easy
    (05-Oct-2018)

  • Half of Antibiotics Given Without Infection Diagnosis
    (05-Oct-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Oct. 5, 2018
    (05-Oct-2018)
    • Congress Passes Bill to Fight Opioid Crisis
    • Arizona Company Recalls Raw Beef Products Linked to Salmonella Outbreak

  • Half of Antibiotics Given Without Infection Diagnosis
    (05-Oct-2018)

  • Half of Antibiotics Given Without Infection Diagnosis
    (05-Oct-2018)

  • Can a 'Noah's Ark' of Microbes Save the World's Health?
    (04-Oct-2018)

  • Health Tip: Dealing With Body Odor and Bad Breath
    (04-Oct-2018)

  • Flu Season Lingers in Big Cities
    (04-Oct-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Oct. 4, 2018
    (04-Oct-2018)
    • Listeria Contamination in Ham Products Linked to One Death
    • Marijuana a Threat to Teens' Brains: Study
    • U.S., British Scientists Awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry for Protein Research

  • Can a 'Noah's Ark' of Microbes Save the World's Health?
    (04-Oct-2018)

  • Did Neanderthal DNA Help Early Humans Fend Off Disease?
    (04-Oct-2018)

  • Brain Scans Suggest Pain of Fibromyalgia Isn't Imaginary
    (04-Oct-2018)

  • Does Less-Invasive Surgery Make Sense for You?
    (03-Oct-2018)

  • Severe Infections Rising Among Americans With Diabetes
    (03-Oct-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Oct. 3, 2018
    (03-Oct-2018)
    • Suspected Ricin Found in Envelope Addressed to Trump
    • Eating Processed Meats Increases Risk of Breast Cancer: Study
    • More Illnesses in Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Gravel Ridge Farms Eggs: CDC
    • FDA Seizes Documents from E-Cigarette Maker Juul
    • Texas Surf Facility Closes After Man Dies From Brain-Eating Amoeba
    • Man Who Lost Limbs From Dog Saliva Infection Vows to Walk Again
    • Red Tide May Be Cause of Florida Beachgoers' Breathing Problems
    • Ricin Detected in Mail Sent to Pentagon

  • How Much He Sleeps May Affect His Stroke Risk
    (03-Oct-2018)

  • Does Less-Invasive Surgery Make Sense for You?
    (03-Oct-2018)

  • Many Americans Curious, But Wary, About Gene Testing
    (02-Oct-2018)

  • ER Staffers Under Assault. Blame the Opioid Crisis.
    (02-Oct-2018)

  • ER Staffers Under Assault. Blame the Opioid Crisis.
    (02-Oct-2018)

  • ER Staffers Under Assault. Blame the Opioid Crisis.
    (02-Oct-2018)

  • One Football Rule Change Might Lower Concussion Risk
    (02-Oct-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Oct. 2, 2018
    (02-Oct-2018)
    • Ricin Detected in Mail Sent to Pentagon
    • Bone Drug Could Be Helping More Women: Study
    • In Rare Case, Breakthrough Leukemia Treatment Is Tied to Patient's Death

  • 'Southern' Diet Blamed for Black Americans' Health Woes
    (02-Oct-2018)

  • Health Tip: Recovering from Cesarean Section
    (02-Oct-2018)

  • Drinking Enough Water Could Be Key to Avoiding UTIs
    (01-Oct-2018)

  • New Drug Approved for Antibiotic-Resistant Lung Disease
    (01-Oct-2018)

  • Health Tip: Dogs May Harbor Disease
    (01-Oct-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Oct. 1, 2018
    (01-Oct-2018)
    • First Human Case of Rat Strain of Hepatitis E
    • 'Very High Risk' That Ebola Will Spread From Congo: WHO
    • U.S. and Japanese Researchers Awarded Nobel Prize in Medicine

  • Deep Space Travel May Damage GI Tract, Animal Study Shows
    (01-Oct-2018)

  • Doctors Use Bacteria as Weapon Against Cancer
    (01-Oct-2018)

  • Lawn Mowers Can Be an Accident Waiting to Happen
    (29-Sep-2018)

  • Lawn Mowers Can Be an Accident Waiting to Happen
    (29-Sep-2018)

  • Lawn Mowers Can Be an Accident Waiting to Happen
    (29-Sep-2018)

  • Patients Want Breast Cancer Costs Upfront
    (28-Sep-2018)

  • Racial Bias Can Take Toll on Minority Medical Residents
    (28-Sep-2018)

  • Growing Up Poor May Permanently Damage Thinking Skills
    (28-Sep-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Sept. 28, 2018
    (28-Sep-2018)
    • Opioid Bill Gets Bipartisan Support

  • Racial Bias Can Take Toll on Minority Medical Residents
    (28-Sep-2018)

  • Just Witnessing School Violence Can Leave Psychic Scars
    (28-Sep-2018)

  • Just Witnessing School Violence Can Leave Psychic Scars
    (28-Sep-2018)

  • Health Tip: Understanding Hip Replacement Surgery
    (28-Sep-2018)

  • Can Too Much Screen Time Dumb Down Your Kid?
    (27-Sep-2018)

  • What's Your Savings Personality?
    (27-Sep-2018)

  • Beware the Vampire Bat, and Not for the Reason You Think
    (27-Sep-2018)

  • With 80,000 Flu Deaths Last Season, Experts Urge Vaccination
    (27-Sep-2018)

  • Beware the Vampire Bat, and Not for the Reason You Think
    (27-Sep-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Sept. 27, 2018
    (27-Sep-2018)
    • 80,000 Americans Died From Flu Last Year
    • Opioid Bill Gets Bipartisan Support

  • NIH Eyes $54 Million to Map Trillions of Human Cells
    (27-Sep-2018)

  • Many Drivers Rely Too Much on New Car Safety Features
    (27-Sep-2018)

  • Many Drivers Rely Too Much on New Car Safety Features
    (27-Sep-2018)

  • What's the Dollar Cost of Caring for a Loved One With Alzheimer's?
    (26-Sep-2018)

  • Don't Turn a Blind Eye to Vision Problems
    (26-Sep-2018)

  • What's the Dollar Cost of Caring for a Loved One With Alzheimer's?
    (26-Sep-2018)

  • Rat Poison in Synthetic Pot Can Kill Users: Report
    (26-Sep-2018)

  • Are Household Chemicals Harming Your Cat's Thyroid?
    (26-Sep-2018)

  • Rat Poison in Synthetic Pot Can Kill Users: Report
    (26-Sep-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Sept. 26, 2018
    (26-Sep-2018)
    • Fish Oil Pill Cuts Heart Dangers for High-Risk Patients
    • Critics Demand Stop to 'Guinea Pig' Sepsis Clinical Trial

  • New Therapy May Control HIV Without Daily Pills
    (26-Sep-2018)

  • Health Insurance Companies Are Prime Targets for Hackers
    (25-Sep-2018)

  • The Physician Assistant Will See You Now
    (25-Sep-2018)

  • The Physician Assistant Will See You Now
    (25-Sep-2018)

  • Health Insurance Companies Are Prime Targets for Hackers
    (25-Sep-2018)

  • Breast Cancer Treatment Adherence Rates Vary by Race
    (25-Sep-2018)

  • Experimental Vaccine Shows Promise in Preventing TB
    (25-Sep-2018)

  • Number of Infants Born With Syphilis Reaches 20-Year High: CDC
    (25-Sep-2018)

  • Health Insurance Companies Are Prime Targets for Hackers
    (25-Sep-2018)

  • Health Tip: Protect Your Pet in Cold Weather
    (25-Sep-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Sept. 25, 2018
    (25-Sep-2018)
    • Fish Oil Pill Cuts Heart Dangers for High-Risk Patients
    • Critics Demand Stop to 'Guinea Pig' Sepsis Clinical Trial

  • Short Bout of Exercise Might Boost Your Memory
    (25-Sep-2018)

  • Experimental Vaccine Shows Promise in Preventing TB
    (25-Sep-2018)

  • Consumer Reports Says Warnings About Tainted Beef Don't Go Far Enough
    (25-Sep-2018)

  • Antibiotics May Cure Appendicitis -- No Operation Needed
    (25-Sep-2018)

  • Health Insurance Companies Are Prime Targets for Hackers
    (25-Sep-2018)

  • Gun Victims More Likely to Die Than Other Trauma Patients
    (24-Sep-2018)

  • Spinal Implant Could Be Breakthrough for Paralyzed Patients
    (24-Sep-2018)

  • Bells, Whistles and Home Exercise Equipment
    (24-Sep-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Sept. 24, 2018
    (24-Sep-2018)
    • Device Might Be 'Game Changer' for Patients With Severe Heart Failure

  • Coffee Shop Workers on Front Lines of Opioid Crisis
    (24-Sep-2018)

  • Coffee Shop Workers on Front Lines of Opioid Crisis
    (24-Sep-2018)

  • Bells, Whistles and Home Exercise Equipment
    (24-Sep-2018)

  • New Compounds Might Help Stop Spread of Malaria
    (21-Sep-2018)

  • More Americans Are Recording Their Doctor Visits
    (21-Sep-2018)

  • New Compounds Might Help Stop Spread of Malaria
    (21-Sep-2018)

  • Contact Lenses May Harbor Serious, Blinding Infection
    (21-Sep-2018)

  • FDA Issues Warning on Pet Reactions to Common Flea Medicine
    (21-Sep-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Sept. 21, 2018
    (21-Sep-2018)
    • Cornell Food Researcher Resigns After Charges of Academic Misconduct
    • Ground Beef Recalled After E.Coli Outbreak

  • New Compounds Might Help Stop Spread of Malaria
    (21-Sep-2018)

  • Florence's Lingering Threat: Mold
    (20-Sep-2018)

  • Your Puppy Can Make You Very Sick: CDC
    (20-Sep-2018)

  • Your Puppy Can Make You Very Sick: CDC
    (20-Sep-2018)

  • Your Puppy Can Make You Very Sick: CDC
    (20-Sep-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Sept. 20, 2018
    (20-Sep-2018)
    • California Sues Drug Maker AbbVie for Allegedly Paying Doctors to Prescribe Humira

  • Florence's Lingering Threat: Mold
    (20-Sep-2018)

  • Dozens of Medical Groups Join Forces to Improve Diagnoses
    (19-Sep-2018)

  • Dozens of Medical Groups Join Forces to Improve Diagnoses
    (19-Sep-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Sept. 19, 2018
    (19-Sep-2018)
    • California Sues Drug Maker AbbVie for Allegedly Paying Doctors to Prescribe Humira

  • Why Eczema Is Tougher to Treat for Black Patients
    (19-Sep-2018)

  • Why Eczema Is Tougher to Treat for Black Patients
    (19-Sep-2018)

  • Does Big Pharma Hike Prices When Meds Are in Short Supply?
    (18-Sep-2018)

  • Many Young Doctors Report Burnout, Regret Career Choice
    (18-Sep-2018)

  • Does Big Pharma Hike Prices When Meds Are in Short Supply?
    (18-Sep-2018)

  • Parents Blame Smartphones, Tablets for Teens' Sleep Troubles
    (18-Sep-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Sept. 18, 2018
    (18-Sep-2018)
    • U.S. Senate Passes Opioids Bill
    • Coca-Cola Eyes Cannabis Oil Market

  • Injected Drug May Be New Weapon Against Gout
    (18-Sep-2018)

  • FDA Ad Campaign Hopes to Extinguish E-Cigarette Use Among Teens
    (18-Sep-2018)

  • After Florence Comes the Cleanup: Stay Safe
    (17-Sep-2018)

  • Could Household Cleaners Make Your Kid Fat?
    (17-Sep-2018)

  • After Florence Comes the Cleanup: Stay Safe
    (17-Sep-2018)

  • Infant Walkers Still Injuring Thousands of Babies
    (17-Sep-2018)

  • After Florence Comes the Cleanup: Stay Safe
    (17-Sep-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Sept. 17, 2018
    (17-Sep-2018)
    • Many Foster Kids Inappropriately Prescribed Psych Drugs

  • Which of the 4 New 'Personality Types' Are You?
    (17-Sep-2018)

  • After Florence Comes the Cleanup: Stay Safe
    (17-Sep-2018)

  • After Florence Comes the Cleanup: Stay Safe
    (17-Sep-2018)

  • Asthma-Obesity Link May Cut Both Ways
    (14-Sep-2018)

  • Flooding One of Florence's Big Dangers
    (14-Sep-2018)

  • Mumps Spread Quickly at Texas Cheerleading Meets: Study
    (14-Sep-2018)

  • AHA: Low Literacy Levels Can Be a Silent Health Threat
    (14-Sep-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Sept. 14, 2018
    (14-Sep-2018)
    • New Mexico Patrons of 'Vampire Facial' Spa May Have Been Exposed to HIV

  • Flooding One of Florence's Big Dangers
    (14-Sep-2018)

  • Flooding One of Florence's Big Dangers
    (14-Sep-2018)

  • FDA Finds Another Carcinogen in Certain Valsartan Heart Meds
    (14-Sep-2018)

  • Mumps Spread Quickly at Texas Cheerleading Meets: Study
    (14-Sep-2018)

  • Flooding One of Florence's Big Dangers
    (14-Sep-2018)

  • ALS Affects the Mind, Not Just the Body
    (13-Sep-2018)

  • Hospitals May Overprescribe Blood Pressure Meds, Study Finds
    (13-Sep-2018)

  • As Earth Warms, Heat-Related Deaths Will Multiply
    (13-Sep-2018)

  • Hospitals May Overprescribe Blood Pressure Meds, Study Finds
    (13-Sep-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Sept. 13, 2018
    (13-Sep-2018)
    • Technique May Take Guesswork Out of Gene Tests, Scientists Say

  • Health Tip: Use a Ladder Safely
    (13-Sep-2018)

  • AHA: Apple's Smartwatch Has a Heart Monitor Now
    (13-Sep-2018)

  • Cancer Advances Rely on U.S. Funding: Report
    (12-Sep-2018)

  • Cancer Advances Rely on U.S. Funding: Report
    (12-Sep-2018)

  • Obesity Tops 35 Percent in 7 U.S. States: Report
    (12-Sep-2018)

  • ADHD Tied to Raised Risk of Early Parkinson's
    (12-Sep-2018)

  • Cancer Advances Rely on U.S. Funding: Report
    (12-Sep-2018)

  • Beware a Bolt From the Blue
    (12-Sep-2018)

  • Cancer Advances Rely on U.S. Funding: Report
    (12-Sep-2018)

  • The Cat's Meow: The Emotional Boost of Cute Videos
    (12-Sep-2018)

  • The Cat's Meow: The Emotional Boost of Cute Videos
    (12-Sep-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Sept. 12, 2018
    (12-Sep-2018)
    • At Least 15 Men Near Ground Zero Have Breast Cancer
    • Olivia Newton-John's Cancer Returns for 3rd Time
    • Prince William Launches Mental Health Website

  • Cancer Advances Rely on U.S. Funding: Report
    (12-Sep-2018)

  • Timing May Be Critical When Taking Meds
    (12-Sep-2018)

  • 'No Documented Reason' for 1 in 3 Outpatient Opioid Rxs: Study
    (11-Sep-2018)

  • Health Tip: Suggestions for Excessive Sweating
    (11-Sep-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Sept. 11, 2018
    (11-Sep-2018)
    • 1 in 5 Marijuana Products Fails Tests in California

  • As Hurricane Florence Targets U.S., Experts Urge Safety
    (11-Sep-2018)

  • As Hurricane Florence Targets U.S., Experts Urge Safety
    (11-Sep-2018)

  • As Hurricane Florence Targets U.S., Experts Urge Safety
    (11-Sep-2018)

  • Home Monitoring Works for Blood Pressure Patients
    (10-Sep-2018)

  • 1 in 4 Seniors Who Take Xanax, Valium Use Them Long Term
    (10-Sep-2018)

  • Blood Infection Sepsis Tied to Heart Attack, Stroke
    (10-Sep-2018)

  • Blood Infection Sepsis Tied to Heart Attack, Stroke
    (10-Sep-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Sept. 10, 2018
    (10-Sep-2018)
    • Oxycontin's Maker Now Selling Drug to Curb Opioid Addiction
    • Star-Studded 'Stand Up to Cancer' Telethon Raises $123 Million

  • Can Teen Drivers Be Scared Into Safe Driving?
    (10-Sep-2018)

  • Poor Health Care Linked to 5 Million Deaths Worldwide a Year
    (07-Sep-2018)

  • Urgent Care Centers Ease ER Burden in U.S.
    (07-Sep-2018)

  • LGBT Americans Typically Poorer Than Straight Peers: Study
    (07-Sep-2018)

  • Naloxone Nasal Spray Works Best to Stop Opioid OD: Study
    (07-Sep-2018)

  • Urgent Care Centers Ease ER Burden in U.S.
    (07-Sep-2018)

  • Black Patients Have 5 Times the Rate of Blood Pressure Crises
    (07-Sep-2018)

  • Urgent Care Centers Ease ER Burden in U.S.
    (07-Sep-2018)

  • AHA: 'Gronk Girl' Tackles Her Second Heart Transplant in 5 Years
    (07-Sep-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Sept. 7, 2018
    (07-Sep-2018)
    • Southwest Airlines Passengers May Have Been Exposed to Measles
    • Diet, Exercise Help Reduce Overweight Women's Pregnancy Weight Gain: Study
    • Actor Burt Reynolds Dies at 82
    • Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop Reaches Settlement in False Ad Lawsuit

  • Sleep Apnea Often Missed in Black Americans
    (07-Sep-2018)

  • LGBT Americans Typically Poorer Than Straight Peers: Study
    (07-Sep-2018)

  • Black Patients Have 5 Times the Rate of Blood Pressure Crises
    (07-Sep-2018)

  • Online History Gives Clues to Heart Ills
    (06-Sep-2018)

  • Online History Gives Clues to Heart Ills
    (06-Sep-2018)

  • Kids Without Access to Good Food Face High Blood Pressure Risk
    (06-Sep-2018)

  • Stigma Another Burden for Many With Psoriasis
    (06-Sep-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Sept. 6, 2018
    (06-Sep-2018)
    • Actor Burt Reynolds Dies at 82
    • Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop Reaches Settlement in False Ad Lawsuit
    • OxyContin Maker Gives $3.4 Million to Help Develop Cheaper Opioid Overdose Antidote
    • Blood Test Company Theranos Shutting Down
    • Hospital Groups, Healthcare Foundations Form Generic Drug Company

  • Exercise May Boost Brain Power in Alzheimer's, Mouse Study Suggests
    (06-Sep-2018)

  • New One-Dose Flu Drug Shows Promise
    (06-Sep-2018)

  • More Rattlesnake Bites After Rainy Spells
    (06-Sep-2018)

  • Surgeons Recommend Fewer Opioid Pills After Nose Jobs
    (06-Sep-2018)

  • 130 Now Sickened by Salmonella-Tainted Honey Smacks Cereal
    (05-Sep-2018)

  • 'Deaths of Despair' May Have Helped Fuel Trump's Victory: Study
    (05-Sep-2018)

  • Doctor Burnout Likely to Impair Care
    (05-Sep-2018)

  • 'Deaths of Despair' May Have Helped Fuel Trump's Victory: Study
    (05-Sep-2018)

  • 130 Now Sickened by Salmonella-Tainted Honey Smacks Cereal
    (05-Sep-2018)

  • Health Tip: Prevent Lawnmower Injuries
    (05-Sep-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Sept. 5, 2018
    (05-Sep-2018)
    • Flight From Dubai Briefly Quarantined at JFK Airport Due to Sick Passengers
    • Large Rise Seen in Serious Birth Complications in U.S.
    • Routine X-Rays, Blood Tests Not Needed for Children's Concussions: CDC
    • Plastic Trays in Airport Security Loaded with Respiratory Viruses

  • Why So Many Firefighters Die From Cardiac Arrest
    (05-Sep-2018)

  • 5 Smart Ways to Prepare for Elective Surgery
    (05-Sep-2018)

  • Is the U.S. Really a Land of Opportunity?
    (04-Sep-2018)

  • New Hormonal Link Suspected in Type 2 Diabetes
    (04-Sep-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Sept. 4, 2018
    (04-Sep-2018)
    • Routine X-Rays, Blood Tests Not Needed for Children's Concussions: CDC
    • Plastic Trays in Airport Security Loaded with Respiratory Viruses
    • Singulair Asthma Tablet Bottles Recalled

  • A Vaccine to Prevent Acne? It May Be Possible One Day
    (04-Sep-2018)

  • New Ebola Virus Found in Bats
    (04-Sep-2018)

  • New Ebola Virus Found in Bats
    (04-Sep-2018)

  • Homelessness Takes Toll on Kids' Health Even Before They're Born
    (03-Sep-2018)

  • Losing Weight the Online Way
    (03-Sep-2018)

  • Health Tip: Safely Store Your Pet's Medication
    (03-Sep-2018)

  • Health Tip: Protect Your Child After Pet Exposure
    (03-Sep-2018)

  • Opium Poppy Genome Research May Aid Painkiller Production
    (03-Sep-2018)

  • All Children Should Receive Flu Vaccine ASAP, Doctors Advise
    (03-Sep-2018)

  • What Every Woman Needs to Know About Ovarian Cancer
    (02-Sep-2018)

  • FDA Warns of Dangers of Liquid Nitrogen in Food, Drinks
    (31-Aug-2018)

  • Goats Can Read Human Emotions, Prefer Happy Faces
    (31-Aug-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Aug. 31, 2018
    (31-Aug-2018)
    • Ground Chuck Products Recalled by Publix Super Markets
    • Drinking Water Turned Off in All Detroit's Public Schools
    • China Withholding H7N9 Bird Flu Virus Samples From U.S.

  • Brain Implant Puts the Brakes on Epileptic Seizures in Mice
    (31-Aug-2018)

  • Obamacare May Have Boosted Access to Birth Control
    (31-Aug-2018)

  • Brain Implant Puts the Brakes on Epileptic Seizures in Mice
    (31-Aug-2018)

  • Later Breakfast, Earlier Dinner Might Help You Shed Body Fat
    (30-Aug-2018)

  • States Struggle With Onslaught of Opioid OD Deaths
    (30-Aug-2018)

  • Strain of E. Coli Spread From Poultry to People, Study Suggests
    (30-Aug-2018)

  • FDA Warns of Common Diabetes Meds' Link to Dangerous Genital Infection
    (30-Aug-2018)

  • Even at Low Levels, Toxic Metals Put Heart at Serious Risk: Study
    (30-Aug-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Aug. 30, 2018
    (30-Aug-2018)
    • Drinking Water Turned Off in All Detroit's Public Schools
    • China Withholding H7N9 Bird Flu Virus Samples From U.S.
    • New Missouri Law Dictates What Can be Called Meat
    • Salmonella Outbreak in 4 States Linked to Kosher Chicken: CDC

  • Monkey Trials Raise Hope for Non-Addictive Opioid Alternative
    (30-Aug-2018)

  • Pediatricians Make Change to Child Car Seat Guidelines
    (30-Aug-2018)

  • Pediatricians Make Change to Child Car Seat Guidelines
    (30-Aug-2018)

  • Newer Breathing Tube Might Save More Cardiac Arrest Patients
    (29-Aug-2018)

  • Ancient Treatment May Help Fight 'Superbugs'
    (29-Aug-2018)

  • Ancient Treatment May Help Fight 'Superbugs'
    (29-Aug-2018)

  • Teaching Your Kids Online Safety
    (29-Aug-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Aug. 29, 2018
    (29-Aug-2018)
    • Salmonella Outbreak in 4 States Linked to Kosher Chicken: CDC
    • Label Mix-up Spurs Recall of Accord Blood Pressure Meds
    • 250,000 Gun Deaths Worldwide in 2016: Study
    • Pfizer Recalls a Type of Children's Advil

  • Ancient Treatment May Help Fight 'Superbugs'
    (29-Aug-2018)

  • Teaching Your Kids Online Safety
    (29-Aug-2018)

  • Health Tip: Pool Fencing Helps Prevent Drowning
    (29-Aug-2018)

  • Traffic Noise Is (Bad) for the Birds
    (28-Aug-2018)

  • Hundreds of Human, Pet Homeopathy Products Recalled
    (28-Aug-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Aug. 28, 2018
    (28-Aug-2018)
    • Warning Letters Target Illegal Online Sales of Opioid Meds: FDA
    • Cheesecake Factory's Breakfast Burrito Tops Latest Xtreme Eating Awards

  • Health Tip: Food Safety for Pregnant and Nursing Mothers
    (27-Aug-2018)

  • Secret Tunnels Between Skull, Brain Speed Immune Cells After Stroke in Mice
    (27-Aug-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Aug. 27, 2018
    (27-Aug-2018)
    • Two Ebola Patients Who Received Experimental Treatment Have Recovered: Congo Officials
    • Former CDC Head Charged With Sex Abuse

  • Could Too Much 'Good' HDL Cholesterol Be Bad for Your Heart?
    (27-Aug-2018)

  • Expert Advice for a Safe Trip Back to School
    (27-Aug-2018)

  • Expert Advice for a Safe Trip Back to School
    (27-Aug-2018)

  • School Kids Need Supervision After Classes End
    (26-Aug-2018)

  • Here's How Sleepless Nights Can Trigger Weight Gain
    (24-Aug-2018)

  • Bills Mount for Breast Cancer Survivors
    (24-Aug-2018)

  • Newborns' Immune Systems Ramp Up After Birth
    (24-Aug-2018)

  • Put Good Health on Your Child's Back-to-School Checklist
    (24-Aug-2018)

  • Newborns' Immune Systems Ramp Up After Birth
    (24-Aug-2018)

  • Health Tip: Avoid a Pinworm Infection
    (24-Aug-2018)

  • Alcohol Helps Kill 2.8 Million People Globally Each Year
    (24-Aug-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Aug. 24, 2018
    (24-Aug-2018)
    • Former CDC Head Charged With Sex Abuse
    • Arkansas Law Restricting Abortion Pills Remains on Hold
    • Illnesses Linked to McDonald's Salads Reach 507 Cases in 15 States and NYC: FDA
    • Nature Valley Granola Bars Will No Longer Carry '100 Percent Natural' Claim

  • Is a Health Secret Hiding in Your Infant's Diapers?
    (24-Aug-2018)

  • Put Good Health on Your Child's Back-to-School Checklist
    (24-Aug-2018)

  • HPV Vaccine Doesn't Put Girls' Fertility at Risk: Study
    (24-Aug-2018)

  • HPV Vaccine Doesn't Put Girls' Fertility at Risk: Study
    (24-Aug-2018)

  • Did Russian Bots, Trolls Try to Sway U.S. Vaccine Debate?
    (23-Aug-2018)

  • Government Rules Aimed at Curbing Opioid Prescriptions May Have Backfired
    (23-Aug-2018)

  • Drop the Word 'Cancer,' and Patient Choices Change
    (23-Aug-2018)

  • Did Russian Bots, Trolls Try to Sway U.S. Vaccine Debate?
    (23-Aug-2018)

  • Companies Stop Making E-Cig Liquid Products That Look Like Snacks, Candies
    (23-Aug-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Aug. 23, 2018
    (23-Aug-2018)
    • Four More Experimental Ebola Treatments Approved for Use in Congo
    • Gym Class Memories Can Influence Adults' Exercise Habits: Study

  • Doctors Discover New Type of Multiple Sclerosis
    (23-Aug-2018)

  • Companies Stop Making E-Cig Liquid Products That Look Like Snacks, Candies
    (23-Aug-2018)

  • Government Rules Aimed at Curbing Opioid Prescriptions May Have Backfired
    (23-Aug-2018)

  • Drop the Word 'Cancer,' and Patient Choices Change
    (23-Aug-2018)

  • Why Fewer Blacks and Hispanics Survive Some Childhood Cancers
    (22-Aug-2018)

  • When Kids Focus on 1 Sport, Overuse Injuries Rise
    (22-Aug-2018)

  • Kids With Autism Learn, Grow With the 'Social Robot'
    (22-Aug-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Aug. 22, 2018
    (22-Aug-2018)
    • Four More Experimental Ebola Treatments Approved for Use in Congo
    • Gym Class Memories Can Influence Adults' Exercise Habits: Study

  • Why Fewer Blacks and Hispanics Survive Some Childhood Cancers
    (22-Aug-2018)

  • Study Explores New Way to Stop Cancer's Spread
    (22-Aug-2018)

  • Kids With Autism Learn, Grow With the 'Social Robot'
    (22-Aug-2018)

  • Read Any Good Books Lately? No, Teens Say, We're Too Busy Texting and Online
    (21-Aug-2018)

  • Read Any Good Books Lately? No, Teens Say, We're Too Busy Texting and Online
    (21-Aug-2018)

  • New Lab Test Spots Heart Attack, Risk of Future Heart Woes
    (21-Aug-2018)

  • New Lab Test Spots Heart Attack, Risk of Future Heart Woes
    (21-Aug-2018)

  • Read Any Good Books Lately? No, Teens Say, We're Too Busy Texting and Online
    (21-Aug-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Aug. 21, 2018
    (21-Aug-2018)
    • Trump Plan to Relax Coal-Fired Power Plant Rules Could Lead to 1,400 Deaths a Year
    • FDA Extends EpiPen Expiration Dates to Tackle Shortage

  • Radiation for Childhood Brain Tumor Can Hinder Memory
    (21-Aug-2018)

  • New Lab Test Spots Heart Attack, Risk of Future Heart Woes
    (21-Aug-2018)

  • Newer HIV Therapies Yield Big Gains But Racial Gaps Persist
    (21-Aug-2018)

  • Gut Enzyme Could Help Solve U.S. Blood Shortages
    (21-Aug-2018)

  • Are High-Tech Baby Monitors Worth It? Or Even Safe?
    (21-Aug-2018)

  • Doctors Not Talking About Newer Meningitis Vaccine
    (20-Aug-2018)

  • New, Natural Pesticides Effective Against Mosquitoes: Study
    (20-Aug-2018)

  • Most Parents Say Tsk, Tsk to Tattoos for Their Teens
    (20-Aug-2018)

  • Doctors Not Talking About Newer Meningitis Vaccine
    (20-Aug-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Aug. 20, 2018
    (20-Aug-2018)
    • Wildfire Smoke Causing Poor Air Quality in U.S. Pacific Northwest
    • U.S. Measles Outbreak Hits 107 Cases in 21 States, D.C.

  • U.S. Political Climate Frightening for Teens: Study
    (20-Aug-2018)

  • Can a Maple Leaf Help You Look Younger?
    (20-Aug-2018)

  • New, Natural Pesticides Effective Against Mosquitoes: Study
    (20-Aug-2018)

  • 4 Ways to Protect Your Child From Allergic Reactions at School
    (19-Aug-2018)

  • 4 Ways to Protect Your Child From Allergic Reactions at School
    (19-Aug-2018)

  • 4 Ways to Protect Your Child From Allergic Reactions at School
    (19-Aug-2018)

  • A Wilderness Expert's Keys to Safety in the Great Outdoors
    (18-Aug-2018)

  • A Wilderness Expert's Keys to Safety in the Great Outdoors
    (18-Aug-2018)

  • A Wilderness Expert's Keys to Safety in the Great Outdoors
    (18-Aug-2018)

  • A Wilderness Expert's Keys to Safety in the Great Outdoors
    (18-Aug-2018)

  • A Wilderness Expert's Keys to Safety in the Great Outdoors
    (18-Aug-2018)

  • A Wilderness Expert's Keys to Safety in the Great Outdoors
    (18-Aug-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Aug. 17, 2018
    (17-Aug-2018)
    • U.S. Measles Outbreak Hits 107 Cases in 21 States, D.C.
    • Aretha Franklin Dies at Age 76
    • NIH Panel Will No Longer Review Gene Therapy Experiments
    • U.S. Overdose Deaths Reach Record High

  • FDA Approves Brain Stimulation Device for OCD
    (17-Aug-2018)

  • New Blood Test Spots Parasitic Infection in Pregnant Women
    (16-Aug-2018)

  • Sleep in Your Contacts, Risk Serious Eye Damage: CDC
    (16-Aug-2018)

  • Sleep in Your Contacts, Risk Serious Eye Damage: CDC
    (16-Aug-2018)

  • New Blood Test Spots Parasitic Infection in Pregnant Women
    (16-Aug-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Aug. 16, 2018
    (16-Aug-2018)
    • Aretha Franklin Dies at Age 76
    • NIH Panel Will No Longer Review Gene Therapy Experiments
    • U.S. Overdose Deaths Reach Record High

  • Thinning Retina Seen as Early Warning Sign for Parkinson's
    (16-Aug-2018)

  • Immigrants Not a Burden on U.S. Health Care: Study
    (15-Aug-2018)

  • Forecast Sees Abnormal Heat Worldwide Through 2022
    (15-Aug-2018)

  • One Reason Why Kidney Transplants Fail
    (15-Aug-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Aug. 15, 2018
    (15-Aug-2018)
    • U.S. Overdose Deaths Reach Record High
    • Doctors Remove Contact Lens Embedded in Woman's Eyelid for Years
    • Ancient Gene Protects Elephants From Cancer
    • Zika, West Nile Cases Reported in Alabama

  • Cellphone Use Puts Pedestrians Off-Balance
    (15-Aug-2018)

  • Cosmetic Procedures Boost Well-Being, Poll Shows
    (15-Aug-2018)

  • Health Tip: Making an Emergency Call
    (14-Aug-2018)

  • Study Hints at Why Women Suffer More Migraines Than Men
    (14-Aug-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Aug. 14, 2018
    (14-Aug-2018)
    • Zika, West Nile Cases Reported in Alabama
    • Parasite-Caused Illnesses Linked to McDonald's Salads Hits 436: CDC

  • Eclipse Viewers Eclipsed Viewing Records
    (14-Aug-2018)

  • New Triple-Combo Pill Controls Blood Pressure, Study Finds
    (14-Aug-2018)

  • Lung Cancer Screening's Downside Not Discussed Enough
    (13-Aug-2018)

  • From Pigs to Peacocks, What's Up With Those 'Emotional-Support Animals'?
    (13-Aug-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Aug. 13, 2018
    (13-Aug-2018)
    • Parasite-Caused Illnesses Linked to McDonald's Salads Hits 436: CDC
    • Jury Awards $289 Million in Case Linking Weed Killer to Man's Cancer
    • Court Rules That U.S. Must Halt Sales of Pesticide

  • No Link Between Tdap Vaccine, Autism: Study
    (13-Aug-2018)

  • Can Eating Crickets Boost Your Health?
    (13-Aug-2018)

  • No Link Between Tdap Vaccine, Autism: Study
    (13-Aug-2018)

  • Make Your Next Camping or Hiking Trip Trouble-free
    (11-Aug-2018)

  • Make Your Next Camping or Hiking Trip Trouble-free
    (11-Aug-2018)

  • Make Your Next Camping or Hiking Trip Trouble-free
    (11-Aug-2018)

  • Make Your Next Camping or Hiking Trip Trouble-free
    (11-Aug-2018)

  • Make Your Next Camping or Hiking Trip Trouble-free
    (11-Aug-2018)

  • Global Aid Programs Shortchange Teen Health Needs: Study
    (10-Aug-2018)

  • Global Aid Programs Shortchange Teen Health Needs: Study
    (10-Aug-2018)

  • New Research Suggests Glaucoma May Be an Autoimmune Disease
    (10-Aug-2018)

  • Global Aid Programs Shortchange Teen Health Needs: Study
    (10-Aug-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Aug. 10, 2018
    (10-Aug-2018)
    • Court Rules That U.S. Must Halt Sales of Pesticide
    • Low-Calorie Diet Benefited Men More Than Women
    • New Tick Species Spreading in U.S.

  • Global Aid Programs Shortchange Teen Health Needs: Study
    (10-Aug-2018)

  • Global Aid Programs Shortchange Teen Health Needs: Study
    (10-Aug-2018)

  • Global Aid Programs Shortchange Teen Health Needs: Study
    (10-Aug-2018)

  • U.S. Trauma Doctors Push for Stricter Gun Controls
    (09-Aug-2018)

  • Doctors Write Fewer Opioid Scripts After Learning of Overdose Death
    (09-Aug-2018)

  • U.S. Trauma Doctors Push for Stricter Gun Controls
    (09-Aug-2018)

  • Boxers vs. Briefs and Your Chances of Becoming a Dad
    (09-Aug-2018)

  • U.S. Trauma Doctors Push for Stricter Gun Controls
    (09-Aug-2018)

  • U.S. Trauma Doctors Push for Stricter Gun Controls
    (09-Aug-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Aug. 9, 2018
    (09-Aug-2018)
    • Low-Calorie Diet Benefited Men More Than Women
    • Vaccinations Begin in Congo Ebola Outbreak
    • Measles Case Reported in Minnesota
    • New Tick Species Spreading in U.S.

  • Childhood Brain Tumor Treatment May Hamper Adult Survivors
    (09-Aug-2018)

  • 'Fat' Mouse Test Failure Yields New Obesity Clue
    (09-Aug-2018)

  • For Pennies a Drink, Higher Taxes Would Help Counter Alcohol's Toll: Study
    (09-Aug-2018)

  • For Pennies a Drink, Higher Taxes Would Help Counter Alcohol's Toll: Study
    (09-Aug-2018)

  • Health Tip: Getting a Second Opinion Before Surgery
    (09-Aug-2018)

  • U.S. Trauma Doctors Push for Stricter Gun Controls
    (09-Aug-2018)

  • Severe Diarrhea Can Send IBS Patients Over the Edge
    (08-Aug-2018)

  • Online Daters Are Really Looking for Their Better Half
    (08-Aug-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Aug. 8, 2018
    (08-Aug-2018)
    • Legal Settlement Reached in Massive Methane Leak
    • Measles Case Reported in Minnesota
    • New Tick Species Spreading in U.S.

  • Elective Labor Induction May Cut C-Section Risk
    (08-Aug-2018)

  • Elective Labor Induction May Cut C-Section Risk
    (08-Aug-2018)

  • How to Become an Educated Patient
    (07-Aug-2018)

  • Have Glaucoma and Need to Switch Eye Docs? Here's What You Need to Do
    (07-Aug-2018)

  • To Combat Childhood Obesity, Start at Birth … or Even Before
    (07-Aug-2018)

  • Health Tip: Suggestions for Cleaning Fruit and Veggies
    (07-Aug-2018)

  • How to Become an Educated Patient
    (07-Aug-2018)

  • Health Tip: How Often Do Kids Need to Bathe?
    (07-Aug-2018)

  • Hepatitis-Infected Kidneys a Safe Option for Transplant: Study
    (07-Aug-2018)

  • How to Become an Educated Patient
    (07-Aug-2018)

  • Snap, Polish, Post: Why Selfies May Be Bad for Your Health
    (07-Aug-2018)

  • Hepatitis-Infected Kidneys a Safe Option for Transplant: Study
    (07-Aug-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Aug. 7, 2018
    (07-Aug-2018)
    • New Tick Species Spreading in U.S.
    • E-Cigarette Sales in U.S. Climb as Prices Fall

  • Hepatitis-Infected Kidneys a Safe Option for Transplant: Study
    (07-Aug-2018)

  • Homeless Babies Face Lasting Health Risks
    (06-Aug-2018)

  • Access to Diabetes Drugs Improved Under Affordable Care Act: Study
    (06-Aug-2018)

  • Barriers to Doctor-Nurse Communications Thwart Care
    (06-Aug-2018)

  • Female Heart Attack Patients Fare Better If ER Doc Is a Woman
    (06-Aug-2018)

  • Homeless Babies Face Lasting Health Risks
    (06-Aug-2018)

  • Study Forecasts Dramatic Floods in Western U.S. Due to Climate Change
    (06-Aug-2018)

  • Better Blood Test May Spot Heart Attack Faster
    (06-Aug-2018)

  • Female Heart Attack Patients Fare Better If ER Doc Is a Woman
    (06-Aug-2018)

  • Barriers to Doctor-Nurse Communications Thwart Care
    (06-Aug-2018)

  • Better Blood Test May Spot Heart Attack Faster
    (06-Aug-2018)

  • Female Heart Attack Patients Fare Better If ER Doc Is a Woman
    (06-Aug-2018)

  • Too Much Screen Time May Pile on the Pounds
    (06-Aug-2018)

  • Health Highlights: August 6, 2018
    (06-Aug-2018)
    • Thirteen Confirmed Ebola Cases in Latest Congo Outbreak
    • E-Cigarette Sales in U.S. Climb as Prices Fall

  • How to Keep Foodborne Illness at Bay
    (04-Aug-2018)

  • How to Keep Foodborne Illness at Bay
    (04-Aug-2018)

  • Home Check: Electrical Safety, Room-by-Room
    (03-Aug-2018)

  • Health Tip: Eat Safely at Outdoor Fairs
    (03-Aug-2018)

  • Hiccups for a Month? It Can Happen
    (03-Aug-2018)

  • Scientists Trace Link Between Head Injuries and Parkinson's
    (03-Aug-2018)

  • Health Highlights: August 3, 2018
    (03-Aug-2018)
    • E-Cigarette Sales in U.S. Climb as Prices Fall
    • Trump Reverses Higher Vehicle Fuel Efficiency Rules
    • One Woman Dead, One in Critical Condition Due to Dry Ice in Car
    • New Ebola Outbreak in Congo

  • Home Check: Electrical Safety, Room-by-Room
    (03-Aug-2018)

  • Steer Clear of Obese Friends With the Flu
    (02-Aug-2018)

  • Scans Help Spot Heart Trouble Early in People With Lupus
    (02-Aug-2018)

  • Health Tip: Ear Tubes May Help Prevent Ear Infections
    (02-Aug-2018)

  • Steer Clear of Obese Friends With the Flu
    (02-Aug-2018)

  • AHA: Heart Problem Forced Her Baby to Be Delivered Early. Then Came a Steeper Challenge.
    (02-Aug-2018)

  • Can Arthritic Dogs (and Their Owners) Benefit From Stem Cell Injections?
    (02-Aug-2018)

  • Opioid Addicts Turning to Unapproved Antidepressant to Get High
    (02-Aug-2018)

  • Health Highlights: August 2, 2018
    (02-Aug-2018)
    • Trump Reverses Higher Vehicle Fuel Efficiency Rules
    • One Woman Dead, One in Critical Condition Due to Dry Ice in Car
    • New Ebola Outbreak in Congo
    • Possible Cyclospora Contamination Triggers Food Recall

  • Google Glass Helps Kids With Autism Navigate Emotions of Others
    (02-Aug-2018)

  • Scans Help Spot Heart Trouble Early in People With Lupus
    (02-Aug-2018)

  • Google Glass Helps Kids With Autism Navigate Emotions of Others
    (02-Aug-2018)

  • Too Many Kidney Disease Patients in the Dark About Diet
    (01-Aug-2018)

  • How Severe Brain Injuries Might Trigger Dementia
    (01-Aug-2018)

  • Germs Gaining Resistance to Hand Gels in Hospitals
    (01-Aug-2018)

  • Germs Gaining Resistance to Hand Gels in Hospitals
    (01-Aug-2018)

  • Health Tip: Recognize Signs of a Urinary Tract Infection
    (01-Aug-2018)

  • Germs Gaining Resistance to Hand Gels in Hospitals
    (01-Aug-2018)

  • How Severe Brain Injuries Might Trigger Dementia
    (01-Aug-2018)

  • Bioengineered Lungs Successfully Transplanted Into Pigs
    (01-Aug-2018)

  • U.S. Murder, Suicide Rates Climbing Again
    (01-Aug-2018)

  • Bioengineered Lungs Successfully Transplanted Into Pigs
    (01-Aug-2018)

  • Health Highlights: August 1, 2018
    (01-Aug-2018)
    • Trump's New Short-Term Health Plans Have Big Coverage Gaps
    • Second Pro Baseball Player Contracts Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease
    • Man's Legs, Hands Amputated After Infection Caused by Bacteria in Dog Saliva

  • Bioengineered Lungs Successfully Transplanted Into Pigs
    (01-Aug-2018)

  • U.S. Murder, Suicide Rates Climbing Again
    (01-Aug-2018)

  • Wait Times for Obesity Surgery Are Growing
    (01-Aug-2018)

  • Bioengineered Lungs Successfully Transplanted Into Pigs
    (01-Aug-2018)

  • Most Seniors Uninformed on Opioid Use
    (31-Jul-2018)

  • How to Decipher Those Food 'Sell-By' Dates
    (31-Jul-2018)

  • Climate Change Means More Deadly Heat Waves: Study
    (31-Jul-2018)

  • Azedra Approved for Rare Adrenal Tumors
    (31-Jul-2018)

  • Big Slice of Red Meat Allergies Tied to Tick Bites
    (31-Jul-2018)

  • Lyme Disease Striking More Americans in More States
    (31-Jul-2018)

  • Health Tip: Prevent Foot Blisters
    (31-Jul-2018)

  • Health Highlights: July 31, 2018
    (31-Jul-2018)
    • Consent Required Before Giving Immigrant Children Psychotropic Drugs: Judge
    • Nearly 1,400 U.S. Nursing Homes Receive Downgraded Medicare Ratings on Staffing Levels
    • Teen Boy Suffers Serious Burns After 'Hot Water Challenge'

  • Could a Blood Test Help Spot Severe Depression?
    (31-Jul-2018)

  • Climate Change Means More Deadly Heat Waves: Study
    (31-Jul-2018)

  • Brain's 'Plasticity' Amazes as Boy Recovers From Drastic Surgery
    (31-Jul-2018)

  • Here's What Happened When 1 Unvaccinated NYC Kid Got Measles
    (30-Jul-2018)

  • Sun's Harms Rise After Organ Transplant
    (30-Jul-2018)

  • If You're Tempted to Eat Raw Centipedes, Don't
    (30-Jul-2018)

  • Here's What Happened When 1 Unvaccinated NYC Kid Got Measles
    (30-Jul-2018)

  • Sun's Harms Rise After Organ Transplant
    (30-Jul-2018)

  • Health Highlights: July 30, 2018
    (30-Jul-2018)
    • Teen Boy Suffers Serious Burns After 'Hot Water Challenge'
    • Sanders' 'Medicare For All Plan' Could Cost $32.6 Trillion: Analysis

  • Health Tip: Have a Safer Summer
    (30-Jul-2018)

  • Here's What Happened When 1 Unvaccinated NYC Kid Got Measles
    (30-Jul-2018)

  • Don't Believe the Hype on 'Vaginal Rejuvenation,' FDA Says
    (30-Jul-2018)

  • It's Hot Outside: How to Stay Safe When Thermometers Rise
    (27-Jul-2018)

  • Health Tip: Where to Store Food
    (27-Jul-2018)

  • It's Hot Outside: How to Stay Safe When Thermometers Rise
    (27-Jul-2018)

  • Health Highlights: July 27, 2018
    (27-Jul-2018)
    • Gun Murders on the Rise in U.S.

  • It's Hot Outside: How to Stay Safe When Thermometers Rise
    (27-Jul-2018)

  • Americans Say Editing Baby's Genes OK, Up to a Point: Poll
    (27-Jul-2018)

  • It's Hot Outside: How to Stay Safe When Thermometers Rise
    (27-Jul-2018)

  • Health Tip: Protect Yourself From Algae Blooms
    (27-Jul-2018)

  • Too Few Americans Getting Screened for Cancer: CDC
    (26-Jul-2018)

  • Sprained Ankle? Opioid Rx More Likely in Some States Than Others
    (26-Jul-2018)

  • Sprained Ankle? Opioid Rx More Likely in Some States Than Others
    (26-Jul-2018)

  • Whey Powder Blamed for Salmonella Tied to Ritz Crackers, Goldfish: FDA
    (26-Jul-2018)

  • Sprained Ankle? Opioid Rx More Likely in Some States Than Others
    (26-Jul-2018)

  • Health Highlights: July 26, 2018
    (26-Jul-2018)
    • New Method of Getting Drugs Into Brain Shows Promise

  • Virtual Reality as a Window Into Dementia
    (25-Jul-2018)

  • You Have 11 Seconds to Tell Your Doc What's Wrong
    (25-Jul-2018)

  • Why Are Doctors Removing Too Many Thyroids?
    (25-Jul-2018)

  • Giving Plasma During Air Transport May Save Trauma Patients
    (25-Jul-2018)

  • Giving Plasma During Air Transport May Save Trauma Patients
    (25-Jul-2018)

  • Health Highlights: July 25, 2018
    (25-Jul-2018)
    • First IVF Baby Louise Brown Turns 40
    • Demi Lovato in Hospital After Drug Overdose
    • New Coalition to Fight HIV/AIDS Announced by Elton John
    • Congo Ebola Outbreak Over: WHO

  • You Have 11 Seconds to Tell Your Doc What's Wrong
    (25-Jul-2018)

  • Your Sunscreen May Not Be as Protective as You Think
    (25-Jul-2018)

  • Opioids Before Joint Replacement Tied to Worse Recovery
    (25-Jul-2018)

  • Why Are Doctors Removing Too Many Thyroids?
    (25-Jul-2018)

  • Supportive Managers Key When a Worker Is Depressed
    (24-Jul-2018)

  • New Hope in Saving Kids From Blood Infection Sepsis
    (24-Jul-2018)

  • Could Suicides Rise Along With Global Temperatures?
    (24-Jul-2018)

  • How Steroid Abuse Put an Aging Bodybuilder in the Hospital
    (24-Jul-2018)

  • New Hope in Saving Kids From Blood Infection Sepsis
    (24-Jul-2018)

  • Woman May Have Passed on Ebola a Year After Recovery
    (24-Jul-2018)

  • Some Dogs Will Barrel Through Doors to Help Their Human
    (24-Jul-2018)

  • Health Highlights: July 24, 2018
    (24-Jul-2018)
    • Babies' Deaths Halt Trial Testing Use of Viagra in Pregnant Women
    • Fukushima Fallout in Some California Wines: Study

  • Woman May Have Passed on Ebola a Year After Recovery
    (24-Jul-2018)

  • Woman May Have Passed on Ebola a Year After Recovery
    (24-Jul-2018)

  • How Steroid Abuse Put an Aging Bodybuilder in the Hospital
    (24-Jul-2018)

  • Many Struggle With High Cost of Breast Cancer Care
    (23-Jul-2018)

  • Many Struggle With High Cost of Breast Cancer Care
    (23-Jul-2018)

  • Many Americans With Dementia Don't Know They Have It: Study
    (23-Jul-2018)

  • Many Struggle With High Cost of Breast Cancer Care
    (23-Jul-2018)

  • What Foods Are Really Best for Your Heart?
    (23-Jul-2018)

  • Health Highlights: July 23, 2018
    (23-Jul-2018)
    • Salmonella Spurs Recall of Swiss Rolls, Ritz Crackers
    • New VA Secretary Expected to be Confirmed in Senate Vote

  • Large U.S. Study Targets Prostate Cancer in Black Men
    (23-Jul-2018)

  • Many Americans With Dementia Don't Know They Have It: Study
    (23-Jul-2018)

  • Large U.S. Study Targets Prostate Cancer in Black Men
    (23-Jul-2018)

  • Having More Kids Tied to Lower Odds of Alzheimer's in Women
    (23-Jul-2018)

  • 'Fat-Freeze' Complication May Be More Common Than Thought
    (20-Jul-2018)

  • Could Diet Soda Help Curb Colon Cancer's Return?
    (20-Jul-2018)

  • Money Matters
    (20-Jul-2018)

  • Ebola Antibodies Show Protection Potential in Animal Studies
    (20-Jul-2018)

  • Health Highlights: July 20, 2018
    (20-Jul-2018)
    • EPA Should Boost Oversight of State Drinking Water Systems: Report
    • Salmonella Outbreak in 26 States Linked to Raw Turkey Products

  • Could Diet Soda Help Curb Colon Cancer's Return?
    (20-Jul-2018)

  • Green Spaces a Mental Balm for City Dwellers
    (20-Jul-2018)

  • FDA Warns of Deaths Tied to Tainted Synthetic Pot
    (20-Jul-2018)

  • FDA Warns of Deaths Tied to Tainted Synthetic Pot
    (20-Jul-2018)

  • 'Fat-Freeze' Complication May Be More Common Than Thought
    (20-Jul-2018)

  • Where Are Opioid Painkillers Prescribed the Most?
    (19-Jul-2018)

  • Adrenaline Shot Can Save Lives After Heart Stops, But at a Heavy Price
    (19-Jul-2018)

  • Health Tip: Treating Heat-Related Illness
    (19-Jul-2018)

  • In the ICU, Patients' Relatives Often Mum About Care Concerns
    (19-Jul-2018)

  • Health Highlights: July 18, 2018
    (19-Jul-2018)
    • Salmonella Outbreak in 26 States Linked to Raw Turkey Products
    • For CDC Director, Opioid Crisis Hits Close to Home
    • Controversial New Arizona Law OKs Use of Frozen Embryos After Divorce
    • Novartis Freezes U.S. Drug Prices
    • EPA Revises Coal Ash Handling Rules
    • Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Hy-Vee Spring Pasta Salad

  • U.S. Deaths From Liver Disease Rising Rapidly
    (19-Jul-2018)

  • Cancer Survival Drops With Complementary Therapy: Study
    (19-Jul-2018)

  • Cancer Survival Drops With Complementary Therapy: Study
    (19-Jul-2018)

  • Resetting E-Prescriptions for Opioids Helps Curb Use: Study
    (18-Jul-2018)

  • Supplement May Ease the Pain of Sickle Cell Disease
    (18-Jul-2018)

  • Health Tip: Performing the Heimlich Maneuver
    (18-Jul-2018)

  • Supplement May Ease the Pain of Sickle Cell Disease
    (18-Jul-2018)

  • Health Highlights: July 18, 2018
    (18-Jul-2018)
    • Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Hy-Vee Spring Pasta Salad
    • First Blood Test for Melanoma
    • Bill Gates Pushes Effort to Improve Alzheimer's Diagnosis
    • States Find Workaround to Health Insurance Subsidy Cuts

  • Brain Scans Yield More Clues to Autism
    (17-Jul-2018)

  • As Ticks Reach Record Numbers, Take Precautions
    (17-Jul-2018)

  • AHA: Protect Your Heart and Health During 'Dog Days' of Summer
    (17-Jul-2018)

  • Brain Scans Yield More Clues to Autism
    (17-Jul-2018)

  • Jury Still Out on Probiotics
    (17-Jul-2018)

  • Health Tip: Care For an Incision After Surgery
    (17-Jul-2018)

  • Animal Cruelty May Indicate Child Abuse
    (17-Jul-2018)

  • Health Highlights: July 17, 2018
    (17-Jul-2018)
    • Some Prescription Drugs May Become Available Without Seeing a Doctor: FDA
    • Steep Rise Seen in U.S. Liver Cancer Deaths
    • Antibiotics Overprescribed at Urgent Care Clinics
    • First Smallpox Drug Approved by FDA

  • New MRI Test May Predict Severity of MS
    (17-Jul-2018)

  • Brain Scans Yield More Clues to Autism
    (17-Jul-2018)

  • Ancient Bread Remnants Predate Early Agriculture
    (17-Jul-2018)

  • As Ticks Reach Record Numbers, Take Precautions
    (17-Jul-2018)

  • Jury Still Out on Probiotics
    (17-Jul-2018)

  • If It Isn't Real Meat, Say So: Survey
    (17-Jul-2018)

  • Jury Still Out on Probiotics
    (17-Jul-2018)

  • Health Tip: Care For an Incision After Surgery
    (17-Jul-2018)

  • When Does Your Child's Headache Call for a Doctor Visit?
    (16-Jul-2018)

  • Health Tip: Map Your Way to Better Health
    (16-Jul-2018)

  • AHA: Virtual Counseling Helps Lower Blood Pressure
    (16-Jul-2018)

  • Health Highlights: July 16, 2018
    (16-Jul-2018)
    • Antibiotics Overprescribed at Urgent Care Clinics
    • First Smallpox Drug Approved by FDA
    • Illnesses Linked to Venezuela Crab Meat: FDA
    • E. Coli Found in Water at Tennessee Ziplining Facility

  • Minor Cuts Are Simple to Treat
    (15-Jul-2018)

  • Minor Cuts Are Simple to Treat
    (15-Jul-2018)

  • Brains May Be as Unique as Fingerprints
    (13-Jul-2018)

  • 100 Now Sickened by Salmonella-Tainted Honey Smacks Cereal
    (13-Jul-2018)

  • AHA: Soccer Is Called the Beautiful Game, But Injuries Can Make It a Dangerous One
    (13-Jul-2018)

  • Health Highlights: July 13, 2018
    (13-Jul-2018)
    • Fake FDA Warning Letters Being Sent to Consumers
    • Jury Awards $4.62 Billion in Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Lawsuit
    • Heart Disease in Dogs May be Linked to Certain Pet Foods: FDA
    • FDA Creates Task Force to Tackle Drug Shortages

  • Health Tip: Microwave Safely
    (13-Jul-2018)

  • Where Snakebites Are Deadliest
    (13-Jul-2018)

  • Half of Americans Trying to Slim Down
    (12-Jul-2018)

  • Why Some Americans Seek Abortion Pills Online
    (12-Jul-2018)

  • Why Some Americans Seek Abortion Pills Online
    (12-Jul-2018)

  • Lyme-Bearing Ticks More Widespread in U.S. Than Thought
    (12-Jul-2018)

  • Lyme-Bearing Ticks More Widespread in U.S. Than Thought
    (12-Jul-2018)

  • Are Concussions Tougher on Athletes With ADHD?
    (12-Jul-2018)

  • Health Highlights: July 12, 2018
    (12-Jul-2018)
    • Heart Disease in Dogs May be Linked to Certain Pet Foods: FDA
    • FDA Creates Task Force to Tackle Drug Shortages
    • New Cancer Immunotherapy Technique Could be 'Game Changer'

  • Fatty Fare a Fave for 'Otzi the Iceman'
    (12-Jul-2018)

  • For Americans, in Science They Trust
    (12-Jul-2018)

  • Seniors, Feeling Young Is a State of Mind
    (11-Jul-2018)

  • Report Warns of Dog Illness That Can Spread to Owners
    (11-Jul-2018)

  • Neurological Fallout From Ebola Infection Worse Than Thought
    (11-Jul-2018)

  • Report Warns of Dog Illness That Can Spread to Owners
    (11-Jul-2018)

  • 'Heading' Soccer Balls May Be Bad for Balance
    (11-Jul-2018)

  • Report Warns of Dog Illness That Can Spread to Owners
    (11-Jul-2018)

  • Health Highlights: July 11, 2018
    (11-Jul-2018)
    • Lawsuits Alleging Roundup Causes Cancer Can Move Forward: Judge
    • Pfizer Temporarily Holds Off on Drug Price Hikes
    • Chronic Pain Patients Ask FDA to Ease Opioid Prescribing Restrictions

  • 3 of 4 Black Americans Have High Blood Pressure by 55
    (11-Jul-2018)

  • Teens Focused on Social Media May Be at Cyberbullying Risk
    (10-Jul-2018)

  • Heat Waves Can Dull Even Young Minds, Study Says
    (10-Jul-2018)

  • Heart Risks Tied to Transwomen's Hormone Therapy
    (10-Jul-2018)

  • Men's Testosterone Supplements May Be Losing Appeal
    (10-Jul-2018)

  • This Protein Makes Armpits Reek, and Scientists Want to Stop It
    (10-Jul-2018)

  • Teens Focused on Social Media May Be at Cyberbullying Risk
    (10-Jul-2018)

  • Health Highlights: July 10, 2018
    (10-Jul-2018)
    • Chronic Pain Patients Ask FDA to Ease Opioid Prescribing Restrictions
    • Hundreds Sickened After Eating Del Monte Vegetable Trays

  • This Protein Makes Armpits Reek, and Scientists Want to Stop It
    (10-Jul-2018)

  • How to Use Sunscreens the Right Way
    (10-Jul-2018)

  • Wearable, At-Home Patch Could Spot Your A-Fib Early
    (10-Jul-2018)

  • Doctor Burnout Widespread, Helps Drive Many Medical Errors
    (09-Jul-2018)

  • Red Cross Issues Nationwide Call for Blood Donations
    (09-Jul-2018)

  • Red Cross Issues Nationwide Call for Blood Donations
    (09-Jul-2018)

  • End-of-Life Care Depends on Doctor
    (09-Jul-2018)

  • Germs Grow on Medical Implants, But Can They Make You Sick?
    (09-Jul-2018)

  • Germs Grow on Medical Implants, But Can They Make You Sick?
    (09-Jul-2018)

  • Hepatitis-Infected Kidneys May Be Safe New Option for Transplant
    (09-Jul-2018)

  • Hepatitis-Infected Kidneys May Be Safe New Option for Transplant
    (09-Jul-2018)

  • Hepatitis-Infected Kidneys May Be Safe New Option for Transplant
    (09-Jul-2018)

  • Health Highlights: July 9, 2018
    (09-Jul-2018)
    • U.S. Tries Threats to Weaken U.N. Breast-Feeding Resolution
    • Latest Trump Administration Obamacare Change Will Lead to Higher Premiums: Insurers
    • U.S. Nursing Homes Overstated Staffing Levels

  • Blacks Have Shorter Life Spans After Surviving Heart Stoppage: Study
    (09-Jul-2018)

  • Red Cross Issues Nationwide Call for Blood Donations
    (09-Jul-2018)

  • Red Cross Issues Nationwide Call for Blood Donations
    (09-Jul-2018)

  • Red Cross Issues Nationwide Call for Blood Donations
    (09-Jul-2018)

  • Young Pitchers Should Keep Pitch Counts in Check
    (08-Jul-2018)

  • A-C-T to Prevent Hot Car Tragedies
    (07-Jul-2018)

  • A-C-T to Prevent Hot Car Tragedies
    (07-Jul-2018)

  • The Hidden Danger of Your Wire-Bristle Grill Cleaner
    (06-Jul-2018)

  • The Hidden Danger of Your Wire-Bristle Grill Cleaner
    (06-Jul-2018)

  • FDA Drops Zika Testing for Blood Donors
    (06-Jul-2018)

  • Low-Impact Yoga, Pilates Brings Big Health Benefits at All Ages
    (06-Jul-2018)

  • Health Highlights: July 6, 2018
    (06-Jul-2018)
    • Pruitt Resigns as EPA Administrator
    • TB Release at Johns Hopkins Poses No Threat: Officials
    • Tick-Caused Meat Allergy on Rise in U.S.

  • The Hidden Danger of Your Wire-Bristle Grill Cleaner
    (06-Jul-2018)

  • The Hidden Danger of Your Wire-Bristle Grill Cleaner
    (06-Jul-2018)

  • Cost Keeps Many Americans From Getting Hearing Aids
    (05-Jul-2018)

  • Even When Insured, Heart Disease Can Bankrupt Poor Families
    (05-Jul-2018)

  • Even When Insured, Heart Disease Can Bankrupt Poor Families
    (05-Jul-2018)

  • As Temperatures Soar, Study Warns of Fatal Heat Stroke at Work
    (05-Jul-2018)

  • As Temperatures Soar, Study Warns of Fatal Heat Stroke at Work
    (05-Jul-2018)

  • Sports Safety: It's Not Just Child's Play
    (05-Jul-2018)

  • Fatigue Fuels Knee Injuries in Young Athletes
    (05-Jul-2018)

  • 850 Million People Worldwide Have Kidney Disease
    (05-Jul-2018)

  • The Disappearance of a Dog Line
    (05-Jul-2018)

  • Health Highlights: July 5, 2018
    (05-Jul-2018)
    • Fertility Clinic Denies Legal Liability for Loss of Frozen Eggs and Embryos

  • The Disappearance of a Dog Line
    (05-Jul-2018)

  • Could Aspirin Help Keep Alzheimer's Away?
    (05-Jul-2018)

  • Medical Marijuana a Hit With Seniors
    (05-Jul-2018)

  • Don't Get Burned by Fireworks on the 4th
    (04-Jul-2018)

  • Don't Get Burned by Fireworks on the 4th
    (04-Jul-2018)

  • Don't Get Burned by Fireworks on the 4th
    (04-Jul-2018)

  • Fireworks Are Hard on Your Hearing
    (04-Jul-2018)

  • Docs' Tattoos No Longer Taboo
    (03-Jul-2018)

  • Surgeons Make the Call on Gene Tests for Breast Cancer Patients
    (03-Jul-2018)

  • July 4 Fireworks Nearly Cost This Fireman His Life
    (03-Jul-2018)

  • Warming Climate, More AC -- and More Unhealthy Smog Ahead
    (03-Jul-2018)

  • Keep Pets Safe From July 4th's Fireworks, Summer's Sizzle
    (03-Jul-2018)

  • Working Overtime Could Raise Women's Diabetes Risk
    (03-Jul-2018)

  • Health Tip: If You Have an Abscess
    (03-Jul-2018)

  • Could Flea Fighters Stem Spread of Diseases Like Zika?
    (03-Jul-2018)

  • 'Fish Pedicure' Caused One Woman's Toenails to Stop Growing
    (03-Jul-2018)

  • Keep Pets Safe From July 4th's Fireworks, Summer's Sizzle
    (03-Jul-2018)

  • Keep Pets Safe From July 4th's Fireworks, Summer's Sizzle
    (03-Jul-2018)

  • Health Highlights: July 3, 2018
    (03-Jul-2018)
    • Kentucky Cuts Vision and Dental Benefits For Up To 460,000 Medicaid Beneficiaries

  • July 4 Fireworks Nearly Cost This Fireman His Life
    (03-Jul-2018)

  • Could Flea Fighters Stem Spread of Diseases Like Zika?
    (03-Jul-2018)

  • Keep Pets Safe From July 4th's Fireworks, Summer's Sizzle
    (03-Jul-2018)

  • July 4 Fireworks Nearly Cost This Fireman His Life
    (03-Jul-2018)

  • Could Flea Fighters Stem Spread of Diseases Like Zika?
    (03-Jul-2018)

  • Warming Climate, More AC -- and More Unhealthy Smog Ahead
    (03-Jul-2018)

  • Sitting Tied to Raised Risk of Death From 14 Diseases
    (02-Jul-2018)

  • Treatment for Opioid Abuse Grows, but Many on Medicaid Don't Receive It
    (02-Jul-2018)

  • Beat the Heat on Your Summer Vacation
    (02-Jul-2018)

  • Health Highlights: July 2, 2018
    (02-Jul-2018)
    • Court Blocks Kentucky's Medicaid Work Rules
    • Early Success in Artificial Ovary Research

  • Treatment for Opioid Abuse Grows, but Many on Medicaid Don't Receive It
    (02-Jul-2018)

  • Human Insulin as Good as Costly Synthetic Versions
    (29-Jun-2018)

  • Staying With 1 Doctor May Prolong Your Life: Study
    (29-Jun-2018)

  • Pantry Items That Stay Fresher in the Fridge
    (29-Jun-2018)

  • Staying With 1 Doctor May Prolong Your Life: Study
    (29-Jun-2018)

  • Hot Cars, Drowning: Keep Your Family Safe This Summer
    (29-Jun-2018)

  • Health Highlights: June 29, 2018
    (29-Jun-2018)
    • Girl in Controversial Brain Death Case Dies
    • Tainted Irrigation Water Likely Cause of E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce
    • Ebola Outbreak in Congo 'Largely Contained,' WHO Says

  • Pantry Items That Stay Fresher in the Fridge
    (29-Jun-2018)

  • Hot Cars, Drowning: Keep Your Family Safe This Summer
    (29-Jun-2018)

  • Don't Turn Into a July 4 Highway Statistic
    (29-Jun-2018)

  • Hot Cars, Drowning: Keep Your Family Safe This Summer
    (29-Jun-2018)

  • Don't Turn Into a July 4 Highway Statistic
    (29-Jun-2018)

  • Hot Cars, Drowning: Keep Your Family Safe This Summer
    (29-Jun-2018)

  • 'Superbugs' Found in Vast Majority of U.S. Supermarket Meat
    (28-Jun-2018)

  • July Is Peak Time for Illness From Poop in Pools: CDC
    (28-Jun-2018)

  • 'Superbugs' Found in Vast Majority of U.S. Supermarket Meat
    (28-Jun-2018)

  • July Is Peak Time for Illness From Poop in Pools: CDC
    (28-Jun-2018)

  • 'Walk & Think' Test Could Be Key to Concussion Care
    (28-Jun-2018)

  • Cataract Surgery Tied to Fewer Car Crashes for Seniors
    (28-Jun-2018)

  • How Did A Wolf-Like Animal Become Man's Best Friend?
    (28-Jun-2018)

  • Health Highlights: June 28, 2018
    (28-Jun-2018)
    • New Drug Could Save Many New Mothers and Babies: WHO

  • 'Superbugs' Found in Vast Majority of U.S. Supermarket Meat
    (28-Jun-2018)

  • 'Superbugs' Found in Vast Majority of U.S. Supermarket Meat
    (28-Jun-2018)

  • July Is Peak Time for Illness From Poop in Pools: CDC
    (28-Jun-2018)

  • Cataract Surgery Tied to Fewer Car Crashes for Seniors
    (28-Jun-2018)

  • Robots May Soon Join Ranks of Alzheimer's Caregivers
    (28-Jun-2018)

  • July Is Peak Time for Illness From Poop in Pools: CDC
    (28-Jun-2018)

  • Is the Milk in Your Fridge 'Off'? Smartphone Might Someday Tell
    (27-Jun-2018)

  • Look Before Locking: Protect Your Child From a Hot Car Tragedy
    (27-Jun-2018)

  • Could Estrogen Play a Role in Men's Migraines?
    (27-Jun-2018)

  • Health Highlights: June 27, 2018
    (27-Jun-2018)
    • Detailed Image of Zika Virus Could Lead to Better Vaccines and Treatments
    • Shortages Arise for New Shingles Vaccine
    • New Flu Drug Fast-Tracked by FDA

  • Look Before Locking: Protect Your Child From a Hot Car Tragedy
    (27-Jun-2018)

  • Is the Milk in Your Fridge 'Off'? Smartphone Might Someday Tell
    (27-Jun-2018)

  • Death Certificate Data May Miss Many Opioid ODs: Study
    (27-Jun-2018)

  • Look Before Locking: Protect Your Child From a Hot Car Tragedy
    (27-Jun-2018)

  • Death Certificate Data May Miss Many Opioid ODs: Study
    (27-Jun-2018)

  • Is the Milk in Your Fridge 'Off'? Smartphone Might Someday Tell
    (27-Jun-2018)

  • 25 U.S. Kids Treated in ERs Every Hour for Bike Injuries
    (26-Jun-2018)

  • Many Parents Say Sports Can Be Too Dangerous for Kids
    (26-Jun-2018)

  • 25 U.S. Kids Treated in ERs Every Hour for Bike Injuries
    (26-Jun-2018)

  • Is That iPad a Pain in the Neck?
    (26-Jun-2018)

  • Health Highlights: June 26, 2018
    (26-Jun-2018)
    • Houston Hospital's Heart Transplant Program to Lose Medicaid Funding

  • 25 U.S. Kids Treated in ERs Every Hour for Bike Injuries
    (26-Jun-2018)

  • 25 U.S. Kids Treated in ERs Every Hour for Bike Injuries
    (26-Jun-2018)

  • 'Heat Zapping' Kidney Tumors May Help Some Patients Avoid Surgery
    (26-Jun-2018)

  • Is That iPad a Pain in the Neck?
    (26-Jun-2018)

  • Study Confirms Denser Breasts Are More Prone to Cancer
    (26-Jun-2018)

  • Health Tip: When Canning Food at Home
    (25-Jun-2018)

  • Health Tip: How to Prevent Heartworm in Your Pet
    (25-Jun-2018)

  • Kids Are Overdosing on Med Meant to Fight Opioid Addiction
    (25-Jun-2018)

  • Health Highlights: June 25, 2018
    (25-Jun-2018)
    • Houston Hospital's Heart Transplant Program to Lose Medicaid Funding

  • Race Can Affect Many Skin Conditions
    (25-Jun-2018)

  • FDA OKs First Drug Containing Marijuana-Derived Ingredient
    (25-Jun-2018)

  • Trump Carried Counties With High Opioid Use: Study
    (22-Jun-2018)

  • Some California Mosquitoes Can Carry Zika Virus
    (22-Jun-2018)

  • Obamacare May Have Boosted Kidney Transplant Outcomes
    (22-Jun-2018)

  • Health Highlights: June 22, 2018
    (22-Jun-2018)
    • Industrial Chemicals in Drinking Water More Toxic Than Thought
    • Newer Flu Vaccine Only Slight More Effective in Seniors: FDA
    • Laser Pointer Burns Hole in Boy's Retina

  • Police Killings Harm Well-Being of All Blacks: Study
    (22-Jun-2018)

  • Smoking Becoming a No-No on College Campuses
    (22-Jun-2018)

  • Obamacare May Have Boosted Kidney Transplant Outcomes
    (22-Jun-2018)

  • More Body Fat Might Lower Odds of Breast Cancer in Younger Women
    (21-Jun-2018)

  • Many With Severe Allergies Don't Carry an EpiPen: Study
    (21-Jun-2018)

  • Many With Severe Allergies Don't Carry an EpiPen: Study
    (21-Jun-2018)

  • 2.5 Million U.S. High School Students Had a Concussion in Past Year
    (21-Jun-2018)

  • Could Herpes Virus Play a Role in Alzheimer's?
    (21-Jun-2018)

  • 2.5 Million U.S. High School Students Had a Concussion in Past Year
    (21-Jun-2018)

  • AHA: Take Your Dog to Work -- And Reap the Health Benefits
    (21-Jun-2018)

  • Health Highlights: June 21, 2018
    (21-Jun-2018)
    • Industrial Chemicals in Drinking Water More Toxic Than Thought
    • Newer Flu Vaccine Only Slight More Effective in Seniors: FDA
    • Laser Pointer Burns Hole in Boy's Retina

  • Could Herpes Virus Play a Role in Alzheimer's?
    (21-Jun-2018)

  • 70 Sickened So Far in Salmonella-Tainted Melon Outbreak
    (20-Jun-2018)

  • Does Mental Illness Raise Diabetes Risk?
    (20-Jun-2018)

  • 70 Sickened So Far in Salmonella-Tainted Melon Outbreak
    (20-Jun-2018)

  • Health Tip: Learn Warning Signs of Heat Stroke
    (20-Jun-2018)

  • Florida Teen First Human Case of Another Mosquito-Borne Virus
    (20-Jun-2018)

  • Health Highlights: June 20, 2018
    (20-Jun-2018)
    • Trump Health Insurance Option Gets Mixed Response

  • Does Mental Illness Raise Diabetes Risk?
    (20-Jun-2018)

  • When Reconstructing a Breast, Patient's Own Tissue Is Best
    (20-Jun-2018)

  • Obesity Plagues Rural America
    (19-Jun-2018)

  • U.S. Smoking Rate Hits All-Time Low
    (19-Jun-2018)

  • Severe Stress May Send Immune System Into Overdrive
    (19-Jun-2018)

  • Experts Warn of Synthetic 'Bioweapons' Danger
    (19-Jun-2018)

  • After Concussion, Are Legs at Risk, Too?
    (19-Jun-2018)

  • Even Modern Care Wouldn't Have Saved RFK: Study
    (19-Jun-2018)

  • Health Highlights: June 19, 2018
    (19-Jun-2018)
    • Nearly Half of American Diabetics Forgo Care Due to Cost: Survey
    • Governors Condemn Trump Stance on Insurance Benefits for Pre-Existing Conditions
    • U.S. Veterans' Suicide Rate Twice That of Civilians: Study
    • Disney's 'Incredibles 2' Could Pose Risk to People With Epilepsy

  • Experts Warn of Synthetic 'Bioweapons' Danger
    (19-Jun-2018)

  • Experts Warn of Synthetic 'Bioweapons' Danger
    (19-Jun-2018)

  • America's Poor Are Less Happy Than Ever: Study
    (18-Jun-2018)

  • Mom's Voice: The Sleep Secret for Babies in Intensive Care
    (18-Jun-2018)

  • What If You Lose Your Child at an Amusement Park?
    (18-Jun-2018)

  • Health Highlights: June 18, 2018
    (18-Jun-2018)
    • Disney's 'Incredibles 2' Could Pose Risk to People With Epilepsy
    • NIH Cancels Large Alcohol/Heart Health Study
    • California Health Agency Seeks to Reassure People About Coffee
    • Compulsive Video Gaming a Mental Health Condition: WHO

  • What If You Lose Your Child at an Amusement Park?
    (18-Jun-2018)

  • Healthful Grilling Is as Simple as 1, 2, 3, 4
    (17-Jun-2018)

  • Beach, Boating and Booze Add Up to Summer Injuries
    (16-Jun-2018)

  • Beach, Boating and Booze Add Up to Summer Injuries
    (16-Jun-2018)

  • Beach, Boating and Booze Add Up to Summer Injuries
    (16-Jun-2018)

  • When DEA Cracked Down on Opioids, Abusers Moved to Black Market: Study
    (15-Jun-2018)

  • Does Salt Water Help Your Cut? And Other Health Myths of Summer
    (15-Jun-2018)

  • The Hot Dog You Shouldn't Have
    (15-Jun-2018)

  • Clean Skin, Hands Critical for 'Kangaroo Care' for Preemies
    (15-Jun-2018)

  • Health Tip: Say Goodbye to Split Nails
    (15-Jun-2018)

  • Clean Skin, Hands Critical for 'Kangaroo Care' for Preemies
    (15-Jun-2018)

  • Clean Skin, Hands Critical for 'Kangaroo Care' for Preemies
    (15-Jun-2018)

  • Kellogg's Honey Smacks Cereal Recalled Due to Salmonella Risk
    (15-Jun-2018)

  • The Water's Great. Just Don't Overlook Safety.
    (15-Jun-2018)

  • When DEA Cracked Down on Opioids, Abusers Moved to Black Market: Study
    (15-Jun-2018)

  • The Hot Dog You Shouldn't Have
    (15-Jun-2018)

  • Health Highlights: June 15, 2018
    (15-Jun-2018)
    • First Generic Under-the-Tongue Opioid Addiction Treatment Approved by FDA
    • Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Eggs is Over: CDC

  • The Hot Dog You Shouldn't Have
    (15-Jun-2018)

  • The Water's Great. Just Don't Overlook Safety.
    (15-Jun-2018)

  • Clean Skin, Hands Critical for 'Kangaroo Care' for Preemies
    (15-Jun-2018)

  • The Hot Dog You Shouldn't Have
    (15-Jun-2018)

  • The Water's Great. Just Don't Overlook Safety.
    (15-Jun-2018)

  • Lack of Paid Sick Leave Linked to Poverty
    (14-Jun-2018)

  • Can IV Fluids Harm the Brain of Those With Serious Diabetes Complication?
    (14-Jun-2018)

  • Who Will and Who Won't Get the Flu?
    (14-Jun-2018)

  • Health Highlights: June 14, 2018
    (14-Jun-2018)
    • Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Eggs is Over: CDC
    • Rising Number of Unvaccinated U.S. Kids Raises Risk of Disease Outbreaks
    • Federal Government Must Tackle Rising Insulin Prices: AMA
    • Child in Idaho Has Plague

  • Who Will and Who Won't Get the Flu?
    (14-Jun-2018)

  • Diabetes Linked to Risk for Parkinson's Disease
    (13-Jun-2018)

  • Money Spurs Those With Heart Disease to Step Lively
    (13-Jun-2018)

  • 60 Sickened So Far in Salmonella-Tainted Melon Outbreak
    (13-Jun-2018)

  • Health Highlights: June 13, 2018
    (13-Jun-2018)
    • Child in Idaho Has Plague
    • AMA Adopts Several Gun Violence Prevention Policies
    • Crisis Hotline Activity Jumps After Spade and Bourdain Suicides

  • Why Are Statins Underused With Black Patients?
    (13-Jun-2018)

  • Health Tip: Choosing Athletic Shoes
    (13-Jun-2018)

  • Surgical Blood Transfusions Tied to Clot Risk
    (13-Jun-2018)

  • Kitchen Towels Laden With Bacteria
    (12-Jun-2018)

  • Kitchen Towels Laden With Bacteria
    (12-Jun-2018)

  • Honey Helps When Kids Swallow Button Batteries
    (12-Jun-2018)

  • Health Tips for Summer Fun
    (12-Jun-2018)

  • Dogs May Help Soothe Vets With PTSD
    (12-Jun-2018)

  • Honey Helps When Kids Swallow Button Batteries
    (12-Jun-2018)

  • Health Highlights: June 12, 2018
    (12-Jun-2018)
    • Trump Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow Has Mild Heart Attack
    • Salmonella Outbreaks in 36 States Linked to Backyard Poultry: CDC

  • Study Sees Financial Windfall If More Americans Ate Healthful Foods
    (11-Jun-2018)

  • Girls, Young Women Fall Short on Exercise: Study
    (11-Jun-2018)

  • Health Highlights: June 11, 2018
    (11-Jun-2018)
    • Salmonella Outbreaks in 36 States Linked to Backyard Poultry: CDC

  • Girls, Young Women Fall Short on Exercise: Study
    (11-Jun-2018)

  • Strict Handgun Laws Lower Gun-Murder Rates in Cities
    (11-Jun-2018)

  • High School Pitchers Who Also Catch Prone to Injury
    (09-Jun-2018)

  • How to Determine Your Health Insurance's True Costs
    (08-Jun-2018)

  • No Safety Concerns With DTaP Combo Vaccine for Kids: Study
    (08-Jun-2018)

  • Patients on Opioids OK With Lower Doses
    (08-Jun-2018)

  • Stigma of Safe Needle Exchanges Lingers Despite Opioid Epidemic
    (08-Jun-2018)

  • Oldest Bubonic Bug's DNA Decoded
    (08-Jun-2018)

  • Health Highlights: June 8, 2018
    (08-Jun-2018)
    • Travel Host and Author Anthony Bourdain Dead at 61
    • Salmonella Outbreaks in 36 States Linked to Backyard Poultry: CDC
    • U.S. Will No Longer Defend Key Parts of Affordable Care Act
    • MRSA Infections Double Among IV Drug Users

  • Oldest Bubonic Bug's DNA Decoded
    (08-Jun-2018)

  • Stigma of Safe Needle Exchanges Lingers Despite Opioid Epidemic
    (08-Jun-2018)

  • No Safety Concerns With DTaP Combo Vaccine for Kids: Study
    (08-Jun-2018)

  • Stigma of Safe Needle Exchanges Lingers Despite Opioid Epidemic
    (08-Jun-2018)

  • Never Ignore Depression
    (07-Jun-2018)

  • Pediatricians Back Flu Shot, Not Nasal Spray Vaccine
    (07-Jun-2018)

  • Humidity Won't Hamper Spread of Flu Virus
    (07-Jun-2018)

  • Snubbed on Social Media? Your Depression Risk May Rise
    (07-Jun-2018)

  • Health Highlights: June 7, 2018
    (07-Jun-2018)
    • Kate Spade Suffered From Anxiety and Depression, But No Warning Signs of Suicide, Husband Says
    • U.S. Consulate Staff in China Fall Ill After Hearing Odd Sounds

  • Blood Test Might Predict Preterm Birth
    (07-Jun-2018)

  • Humidity Won't Hamper Spread of Flu Virus
    (07-Jun-2018)

  • Humidity Won't Hamper Spread of Flu Virus
    (07-Jun-2018)

  • 2-Drug Combo Could Help Some Women Through Miscarriage
    (07-Jun-2018)

  • Think Twice About Tonsil, Adenoid Removal
    (07-Jun-2018)

  • Colonoscopies, Endoscopies Carry Greater Infection Risk Than Thought: Study
    (06-Jun-2018)

  • Health Highlights: June 6, 2018
    (06-Jun-2018)
    • New Law Expands Private Health Care for U.S. Veterans
    • Ariana Grande Reveals PTSD a Year After Concert Bomb Attack
    • SF Voters Support Ban on Flavored Tobacco Products
    • Hot Garden Hose Water Poses Scalding Risk

  • Blacks, Hispanics Suffer Second Bleeding Strokes More Often
    (06-Jun-2018)

  • Human Trials Set for Experimental HIV Vaccine
    (06-Jun-2018)

  • Non-Drug Migraine Treatments Often Ignored
    (05-Jun-2018)

  • Non-Drug Migraine Treatments Often Ignored
    (05-Jun-2018)

  • Millions Die Worldwide Each Year for Lack of Quality Care
    (05-Jun-2018)

  • Millions Die Worldwide Each Year for Lack of Quality Care
    (05-Jun-2018)

  • Man Was Awake for 90 Minutes During CPR: Report
    (05-Jun-2018)

  • Man Was Awake for 90 Minutes During CPR: Report
    (05-Jun-2018)

  • Are You a Prospective Poop Donor?
    (05-Jun-2018)

  • Could Rover Unleash a Flu Pandemic?
    (05-Jun-2018)

  • Health Highlights: June 5, 2018
    (05-Jun-2018)
    • Fashion Designer Kate Spade Dead in Apparent Suicide
    • FDA Sends Warning Letters About Concentrated Caffeine Products
    • Former NFL Receiver Who Made 'The Catch' Dies After Battle With ALS
    • Opioid Antidote Naloxone Recalled
    • Veterans Face Long Wait Times Under VA Private Health Care Program

  • AHA: Stress Contributes to High Rates of Heart Disease Among Black Adults
    (05-Jun-2018)

  • Millions Die Worldwide Each Year for Lack of Quality Care
    (05-Jun-2018)

  • Health Tip: What To Expect From Joint Replacement Surgery
    (05-Jun-2018)

  • Sex Robots Are Already Here, But Are They Healthy for Humans?
    (05-Jun-2018)

  • Tragedy of Child Sexual Abuse Takes Financial Toll, Too
    (04-Jun-2018)

  • Tips for Handling a Medical Emergency
    (04-Jun-2018)

  • Many High School Pitchers Suffer Pain as Pitch Counts Mount
    (04-Jun-2018)

  • Health Highlights: June 4, 2018
    (04-Jun-2018)
    • American Seniors Facing Higher Out-of-Pocket Costs for Brand-Name Drugs
    • Outbreak of Deadly Brain-Damaging Virus In India: WHO

  • New Treatments May Extend Pancreatic Cancer Survival
    (04-Jun-2018)

  • Could a Blood Test Spot Lung Cancer Early?
    (04-Jun-2018)

  • Experimental Drug Shows 'Modest' Benefit in Slowing Advanced Breast Cancer
    (04-Jun-2018)

  • Drug May Spare Some Kidney Cancer Patients From Organ Removal
    (04-Jun-2018)

  • New Treatments May Extend Pancreatic Cancer Survival
    (04-Jun-2018)

  • E. Coli Outbreak Tied to Lettuce Is Over, Leaving 5 Deaths in Its Wake
    (01-Jun-2018)

  • Cancer Care Twice as Costly in U.S. Versus Canada
    (01-Jun-2018)

  • Cancer Care Twice as Costly in U.S. Versus Canada
    (01-Jun-2018)

  • Many, But Not All, Hospitals Require Flu Shots for Staffers
    (01-Jun-2018)

  • Health Highlights: June 1, 2018
    (01-Jun-2018)
    • 1 in 3 US Military Injuries in Iraq, Afghanistan Weren't on Battlefield
    • Birth Control Pills Recalled Over Potential Pregnancy Risk

  • Blacks With Prostate Cancer May Fare Better Than Whites
    (01-Jun-2018)

  • Yes, You Can Put Too Much Chlorine in a Pool
    (01-Jun-2018)

  • E. Coli Outbreak Tied to Lettuce Is Over, Leaving 5 Deaths in Its Wake
    (01-Jun-2018)

  • Yes, You Can Put Too Much Chlorine in a Pool
    (01-Jun-2018)

  • Yes, You Can Put Too Much Chlorine in a Pool
    (01-Jun-2018)

  • AI Better Than Docs at Catching Skin Cancers
    (31-May-2018)

  • AI Better Than Docs at Catching Skin Cancers
    (31-May-2018)

  • AI Better Than Docs at Catching Skin Cancers
    (31-May-2018)

  • Health Highlights: May 31, 2018
    (31-May-2018)
    • 1 in 3 US Military Injuries in Iraq, Afghanistan Weren't on Battlefield
    • Birth Control Pills Recalled Over Potential Pregnancy Risk

  • 'Face-Aging' Photos Convince Tanners to Shun the Sun
    (31-May-2018)

  • Seniors Slow to Embrace Online Access to Doctors
    (30-May-2018)

  • High Blood Pressure Can Really Up Your Medical Costs
    (30-May-2018)

  • Wise Words on Women's Health
    (30-May-2018)

  • The ER or Urgent Care?
    (30-May-2018)

  • Wise Words on Women's Health
    (30-May-2018)

  • The ER or Urgent Care?
    (30-May-2018)

  • The ER or Urgent Care?
    (30-May-2018)

  • Widely Used Antibacterial Tied to Colon Woes in Mice
    (30-May-2018)

  • 'Markers' of Alzheimer's Don't Doom You to Dementia
    (30-May-2018)

  • The ER or Urgent Care?
    (30-May-2018)

  • Study Finds Abortion Doesn't Lead to Depression
    (30-May-2018)

  • Health Highlights: May 30, 2018
    (30-May-2018)
    • Birth Control Pills Recalled Over Potential Pregnancy Risk
    • Supreme Court Upholds Arkansas Abortion Pill Restrictions
    • WHO 'Cautiously Optimistic' on Curbing Congo Ebola Outbreak

  • 'Markers' of Alzheimer's Don't Doom You to Dementia
    (30-May-2018)

  • Scientists Create First 3D-Printer Corneas
    (30-May-2018)

  • Study Finds Abortion Doesn't Lead to Depression
    (30-May-2018)

  • Scientists Create First 3D-Printer Corneas
    (30-May-2018)

  • FDA Approves 1st Artificial Iris
    (30-May-2018)

  • A Young Life Lost to High Insulin Prices
    (29-May-2018)

  • Health Tip: What's Up With Hiccups
    (29-May-2018)

  • Thyroid Cancer Survivors at Risk for Heart Disease
    (29-May-2018)

  • Thirsty Mosquitoes May Bite More in Droughts
    (29-May-2018)

  • Health Highlights: May 29, 2018
    (29-May-2018)
    • Fake CBD Oil Sickens 52 People in Utah

  • Use Your Legs, Boost Your Brain
    (29-May-2018)

  • On Top of Other Challenges, Homeless Have Higher Heart Disease Risk
    (28-May-2018)

  • Health Tip: Pets Require Safety Precautions
    (28-May-2018)

  • Leave Tablets, Smartphones Out of the Bedroom for Better Sleep
    (25-May-2018)

  • 5 Ways to Protect Your Eye Health
    (25-May-2018)

  • Obesity May Offer Some Protection When Severe Infection Strikes
    (25-May-2018)

  • Obesity May Offer Some Protection When Severe Infection Strikes
    (25-May-2018)

  • Leave Tablets, Smartphones Out of the Bedroom for Better Sleep
    (25-May-2018)

  • Health Highlights: May 25, 2018
    (25-May-2018)
    • Congress Approves Bill Expanding Private Care for VA Patients

  • Are Yawns Really Contagious?
    (25-May-2018)

  • Health Tip: How to Get Rid of an Embedded Tick
    (24-May-2018)

  • What Makes for a Healthy Community?
    (24-May-2018)

  • Closed Cars Can Become Deathly Hot in Minutes
    (24-May-2018)

  • What Makes for a Healthy Community?
    (24-May-2018)

  • Health Tip: How to Get Rid of an Embedded Tick
    (24-May-2018)

  • Health Highlights: May 24, 2018
    (24-May-2018)
    • Congress Approves Bill Expanding Private Care for VA Patients

  • What Makes for a Healthy Community?
    (24-May-2018)

  • A Germ-Filled Capsule Might Help Spot Gastro Ills
    (24-May-2018)

  • What Makes for a Healthy Community?
    (24-May-2018)

  • A Germ-Filled Capsule Might Help Spot Gastro Ills
    (24-May-2018)

  • Small World? Not With One-Quarter Obese by 2045
    (23-May-2018)

  • E-Cigarettes Don't Help Smokers Quit, But Cash Might
    (23-May-2018)

  • Treatment for Teething Pain Poses Serious Health Threat: FDA
    (23-May-2018)

  • Even at 'Safe' Levels, Air Pollution Puts Seniors at Risk
    (23-May-2018)

  • A Lonely Heart Poses a Big Health Risk
    (23-May-2018)

  • Health Tip: Treating a Black Eye
    (23-May-2018)

  • Health Highlights: May 23, 2018
    (23-May-2018)
    • Novelist Philip Roth Is Dead at 85

  • Lung Cancer Rate Now Higher in Young Women Than Young Men
    (23-May-2018)

  • Cinnamon-Flavored E-Cigs May Bring Lung Dangers: Study
    (23-May-2018)

  • Most Hospitals Aren't Ready for Mass Tragedies, ER Docs Say
    (22-May-2018)

  • Most Hospitals Aren't Ready for Mass Tragedies, ER Docs Say
    (22-May-2018)

  • Most Hospitals Aren't Ready for Mass Tragedies, ER Docs Say
    (22-May-2018)

  • Health Highlights: May 22, 2018
    (22-May-2018)
    • Some Media Barred from EPA Water Contaminants Summit
    • Congo Ebola Outbreak Death Toll at 27, Vaccination Campaign Begins

  • Blue's Clues: Adding Dye to Colonoscopy May Boost Detection
    (22-May-2018)

  • A Pill to Protect You From the Sun? Don't Believe It, FDA Says
    (22-May-2018)

  • Lower Vitamin D levels Linked to More Belly Fat
    (21-May-2018)

  • Kidney Docs Worry Over No Dialysis for Undocumented Immigrants
    (21-May-2018)

  • Many Parents Say Restaurant Fare Has Made Kids Sick: Poll
    (21-May-2018)

  • Even a Mosquito's Spit May Help Make You Sick
    (21-May-2018)

  • Health Highlights: May 21, 2018
    (21-May-2018)
    • Congo Ebola Outbreak Death Toll at 27, Vaccination Campaign Begins

  • Race May Play Role in Kids' Suicide Risk
    (21-May-2018)

  • Many Parents Say Restaurant Fare Has Made Kids Sick: Poll
    (21-May-2018)

  • Many Parents Say Restaurant Fare Has Made Kids Sick: Poll
    (21-May-2018)

  • Health Highlights: May 18, 2018
    (18-May-2018)
    • Urban Ebola Case in Congo Has WHO Holding Crisis Meeting
    • Trump Administration to Pull U.S. Funds From Clinics That Discuss Abortions

  • FDA Approves First Drug Aimed at Preventing Migraines
    (18-May-2018)

  • More Cases in Lettuce-Linked E. Coli Outbreak, But End May Be Near
    (17-May-2018)

  • Could Nonprofit Drug Companies Cut Sky-High Prices?
    (17-May-2018)

  • Pools, Hot Tubs Can Harbor Dangerous Germs
    (17-May-2018)

  • Severity of E. Coli-Linked Diarrhea May Depend on Blood Type
    (17-May-2018)

  • Pools, Hot Tubs Can Harbor Dangerous Germs
    (17-May-2018)

  • Health Highlights: May 17, 2018
    (17-May-2018)
    • House Votes to Let Vets Seek More Care Outside VA
    • U.S. Surgeon General Comes to the Rescue for Airline Passenger
    • Egg Farm at Center of Salmonella Outbreak Had Rodents: FDA

  • More Cases in Lettuce-Linked E. Coli Outbreak, But End May Be Near
    (17-May-2018)

  • Pools, Hot Tubs Can Harbor Dangerous Germs
    (17-May-2018)

  • Pools, Hot Tubs Can Harbor Dangerous Germs
    (17-May-2018)

  • New Rabies Test Could Save Lives, Maybe Even Minus the Shots
    (16-May-2018)

  • Poor Seniors May Be More Vulnerable to Dementia
    (16-May-2018)

  • Could New Pig Virus Pose Threat to People?
    (16-May-2018)

  • Organs From Opioid OD Victims Are Saving Lives: Study
    (16-May-2018)

  • Organs From Opioid OD Victims Are Saving Lives: Study
    (16-May-2018)

  • Health Highlights: May 16, 2018
    (16-May-2018)
    • Egg Farm at Center of Salmonella Outbreak Had Rodents: FDA
    • 6 States Sue Opioid Maker Purdue, Claiming Company Helped Spur Overdoses

  • Could New Pig Virus Pose Threat to People?
    (16-May-2018)

  • Low Dose of CBD Liquid Eases Epilepsy Seizures: Study
    (16-May-2018)

  • Could New Pig Virus Pose Threat to People?
    (16-May-2018)

  • Fewer Money Worries Can Pay Off in Better Health
    (15-May-2018)

  • Fewer Money Worries Can Pay Off in Better Health
    (15-May-2018)

  • Can Fido Fetch the Fountain of Youth?
    (15-May-2018)

  • Health Highlights: May 15, 2018
    (15-May-2018)
    • Tom Wolfe, Renowned Author and Essayist, Dead at 88
    • STDs Hit Record High in California
    • Congo Ebola Outbreak Death Toll Now at 19

  • Scientists Are Targeting the Common Cold
    (15-May-2018)

  • Melania Trump Treated for Benign Kidney Condition
    (15-May-2018)

  • Take Time Out Now for School Sports Physicals
    (14-May-2018)

  • Opioid Makers' Perks to Docs Tied to More Prescriptions
    (14-May-2018)

  • Opioid Makers' Perks to Docs Tied to More Prescriptions
    (14-May-2018)

  • Health Tip: Keep Food Safer
    (14-May-2018)

  • Opioid Makers' Perks to Docs Tied to More Prescriptions
    (14-May-2018)

  • Hospitals Should, and Could, Avoid IV Opioids: Study
    (14-May-2018)

  • Health Highlights: May 14, 2018
    (14-May-2018)
    • First Lady Melania Trump Treated for Kidney Condition
    • Congo Ebola Outbreak Death Toll Now at 19
    • Boy Thrown Onto California Highway in Bounce House
    • Top Sunscreens Named by Consumer Reports
    • More Illnesses in Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Eggs

  • Exercising in the Great Outdoors
    (14-May-2018)

  • 'Superbug' Surfaces at Poultry Farm in China
    (14-May-2018)

  • 'Superbug' Surfaces at Poultry Farm in China
    (14-May-2018)

  • Hit Hard by Opioid Crisis, Appalachian States Expand Clean-Needle Programs
    (11-May-2018)

  • Deadly Falls On the Rise Among U.S. Seniors
    (11-May-2018)

  • Arsenic and Rice: What You Need to Know
    (11-May-2018)

  • Health Highlights: May 11, 2018
    (11-May-2018)
    • Top Sunscreens Named by Consumer Reports
    • More Illnesses in Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Eggs
    • First Death Confirmed in DRC Ebola Outbreak

  • Hair Care Products for Black Women May Disrupt Hormones
    (11-May-2018)

  • Sun's UV Rays a Threat to Your Eyes, Too
    (11-May-2018)

  • Hit Hard by Opioid Crisis, Appalachian States Expand Clean-Needle Programs
    (11-May-2018)

  • Exercises for Chronic Health Conditions
    (10-May-2018)

  • Add Heart Check to Annual Ob-Gyn Visit, Experts Say
    (10-May-2018)

  • Health Highlights: May 10, 2018
    (10-May-2018)
    • FDA Targets Clinics Offering Unapproved Stem Cell Therapies
    • 104-Year-Old Australian Scientist Ends Life in Switzerland
    • U.S. Soldier's New Ear Grown in Arm

  • Cancer Docs: We Need More Research on Medical Marijuana
    (10-May-2018)

  • More Doubt Cast on Surgery for Spinal Compression Fractures
    (10-May-2018)

  • Almost 150 Now Sickened By E. Coli-Tainted Lettuce
    (09-May-2018)

  • What Helps Adults With Autism Get and Keep a Job?
    (09-May-2018)

  • Affected by the EpiPen Shortage? Here's What to Do
    (09-May-2018)

  • Health Tip: Keep Your Kids Safer on the Internet
    (09-May-2018)

  • Health Highlights: May 9, 2018
    (09-May-2018)
    • Epipen Shortages Result of Production Problems: FDA
    • Drug Distribution Co. Exec Apologizes for Sending Opioids to W. Virginia
    • Patients Crowdfunding for Fake Stem Cell Treatments: Study
    • New CDC Director's Salary Cut
    • Head of U.S. Pediatricians' Group 'Appalled' by Trump Administration's Stance on Border Control

  • 'Smoke-Free' Rooms Still Loaded With Smoke Residues, Study Finds
    (09-May-2018)

  • Almost 150 Now Sickened By E. Coli-Tainted Lettuce
    (09-May-2018)

  • Women's Pelvic Floor Surgery Not Always Long-Term Fix
    (09-May-2018)

  • Meet Nao, the Robot That Helps Treat Kids With Autism
    (09-May-2018)

  • Is Integrative Medicine Right for You?
    (08-May-2018)

  • Curiosity a Plus in the Classroom, Particularly for Poorer Kids
    (08-May-2018)

  • How Fire-Safe Is Your Airbnb?
    (08-May-2018)

  • How Fire-Safe Is Your Airbnb?
    (08-May-2018)

  • Health Highlights: May 8, 2018
    (08-May-2018)
    • Head of U.S. Pediatricians' Group 'Appalled' by Trump Administration's Stance on Border Control
    • Two Ebola Cases Confirmed in Democratic Republic of Congo
    • Walmart Announces New Measures to Cut Opioid Abuse
    • One Million Pounds of Prescription Drugs Collected on Latest Take Back Day
    • Judge Says Coffee Sold in California Must Carry Cancer Warnings

  • A Bone Drug That Treats Baldness?
    (08-May-2018)

  • Non-Opioids Often Underused After Back Surgery
    (08-May-2018)

  • Kids' Exposure to Domestic Violence Takes Economic Toll
    (07-May-2018)

  • Generic Drugs Don't Always Push Prices Down
    (07-May-2018)

  • Teens, Parents Aren't on Same Page When Talk Turns to Sex
    (07-May-2018)

  • Kids' Exposure to Domestic Violence Takes Economic Toll
    (07-May-2018)

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent E coli Infection
    (07-May-2018)

  • Generic Drugs Don't Always Push Prices Down
    (07-May-2018)

  • Injured Kids Can Have Lasting Mental Scars, Too
    (07-May-2018)

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent E coli Infection
    (07-May-2018)

  • Injured Kids Can Have Lasting Mental Scars, Too
    (07-May-2018)

  • Even Mild Concussion Tied to Greater Dementia Risk Later
    (07-May-2018)

  • Health Tip: Report a Problem With Pet Medication
    (07-May-2018)

  • Health Highlights: May 7, 2018
    (07-May-2018)
    • More Trespassing, Blockades at U.S. Abortion Clinics in 2017
    • Woman Flying to Cleveland Clinic Saved on Flight by Clinic Doctor
    • Low-Carb Diet May Benefit People With Type 1 Diabetes: Study

  • More Risk of Complications If Vaginal Birth Follows Prior C-Section: Study
    (07-May-2018)

  • Armpit Thermometers Helped Spread Dangerous Fungus at UK Hospital
    (04-May-2018)

  • Care at VA Hospitals as Good or Better Than Elsewhere in U.S.: Report
    (04-May-2018)

  • Make Your Amusement Park Visits Safe
    (04-May-2018)

  • Too Much Social Media May Harm a Woman's Body Image
    (04-May-2018)

  • Health Highlights: May 4, 2018
    (04-May-2018)
    • High Insurance Deductibles Lead Breast Cancer Patients to Delay Care: Study
    • Utz Recalls Tortilla Chips
    • Doctors Remove 132-Pound Tumor From Woman

  • Racial Divide Narrows in Opioid Prescribing in U.S.
    (04-May-2018)

  • 'Smart Dresser' Might Help Alzheimer's Patients Clothe Themselves
    (04-May-2018)

  • Make Your Amusement Park Visits Safe
    (04-May-2018)

  • U.S. Motorcycle Deaths Dropped 6 Percent Last Year
    (04-May-2018)

  • 'Smart Dresser' Might Help Alzheimer's Patients Clothe Themselves
    (04-May-2018)

  • French Bulldogs: Cute, But Health Issues Abound
    (03-May-2018)

  • Scientists Probe Mystery of How Hair Prematurely Goes Gray
    (03-May-2018)

  • Scientists Probe Mystery of How Hair Prematurely Goes Gray
    (03-May-2018)

  • French Bulldogs: Cute, But Health Issues Abound
    (03-May-2018)

  • French Bulldogs: Cute, But Health Issues Abound
    (03-May-2018)

  • Simple Drug Packaging Change Could Save Toddlers' Lives
    (03-May-2018)

  • Health Highlights: May 3, 2018
    (03-May-2018)
    • FDA Delays New Food Labeling Rules
    • Scientists Develop Blood Test for Peanut Allergy
    • Raw Oysters From British Columbia Linked to Norovirus Outbreaks

  • Scientists Probe Mystery of How Hair Prematurely Goes Gray
    (03-May-2018)

  • Device Might Detect Breast Cancer-Linked Swelling Sooner
    (03-May-2018)

  • First Death Reported in E. Coli Outbreak Tied to Romaine Lettuce
    (02-May-2018)

  • Blood Type May Play Role in Death Risk After Trauma
    (02-May-2018)

  • The Other Opioid Crisis: Shortages at U.S. Hospitals
    (02-May-2018)

  • Malaria Parasite Is Infecting, Killing U.S. Baby Deer
    (02-May-2018)

  • Blood Type May Play Role in Death Risk After Trauma
    (02-May-2018)

  • Health Highlights: May 2, 2018
    (02-May-2018)
    • Iowa Republicans Pass Most Restrictive Abortion Bill in U.S.
    • Kentucky, Indiana Latest States with Hepatitis A Outbreaks
    • NY High School Installs Vaping Detectors
    • One Million Volunteers Sought for NIH Genetics and Health Study

  • First Death Reported in E. Coli Outbreak Tied to Romaine Lettuce
    (02-May-2018)

  • The Other Opioid Crisis: Shortages at U.S. Hospitals
    (02-May-2018)

  • U.S. Illnesses Tied to Ticks, Mosquitoes Are Soaring
    (01-May-2018)

  • Speed of Heart Attack Treatment Can Vary by State
    (01-May-2018)

  • Speed of Heart Attack Treatment Can Vary by State
    (01-May-2018)

  • Nearby Lightning Shut Down a Woman's Brain Implant
    (01-May-2018)

  • Health Highlights: May 1, 2018
    (01-May-2018)
    • One Million Volunteers Sought for NIH Genetics and Health Study
    • New CDC Director Requests and Receives Salary Cut
    • VA Clinic Investigating Unsanitary Treatment Room
    • George H.W. Bush to Remain in Hospital

  • AHA: Blood Test Could Offer Life-and-Death Clues for Black Diabetics
    (01-May-2018)

  • Nearby Lightning Shut Down a Woman's Brain Implant
    (01-May-2018)

  • End-of-Life Care Saves Money
    (30-Apr-2018)

  • Black Heart Failure Patients Less Likely to See a Cardiologist
    (30-Apr-2018)

  • AHA: How Much Does Your Doctor Actually Know About Nutrition?
    (30-Apr-2018)

  • End-of-Life Care Saves Money
    (30-Apr-2018)

  • Even a 'Bad' Flu Vaccine Could Save 61,000 Lives: Study
    (30-Apr-2018)

  • Health Tip: Prevent Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease
    (30-Apr-2018)

  • Even a 'Bad' Flu Vaccine Could Save 61,000 Lives: Study
    (30-Apr-2018)

  • Health Highlights: April 30, 2018
    (30-Apr-2018)
    • George H.W. Bush to Remain in Hospital
    • Concern Over Clusters of Rare Eye Cancer in Two States
    • NFL Denies Player's Request for Medical Marijuana Use Exemption
    • Caterpillar Invasion in London Puts People at Risk of Deadly Allergic Reactions

  • Black Heart Failure Patients Less Likely to See a Cardiologist
    (30-Apr-2018)

  • Nearly 100 Sickened by E.Coli-Tainted Romaine Lettuce
    (27-Apr-2018)

  • Take Online Reviews of Plastic Surgeons With a Grain of Salt
    (27-Apr-2018)

  • With 'Super Gonorrhea' a Threat, Many Still Getting Wrong Antibiotics
    (27-Apr-2018)

  • Take Online Reviews of Plastic Surgeons With a Grain of Salt
    (27-Apr-2018)

  • Posting Your Vacation Online May Make You Forget It
    (27-Apr-2018)

  • How Transplanted Livers Guard Against Organ Rejection
    (27-Apr-2018)

  • AHA: Therapy Dogs Like Katie Are Good Medicine After Stroke
    (27-Apr-2018)

  • Health Highlights: April 27, 2018
    (27-Apr-2018)
    • New Mexico Woman Dies of Rare Rodent-Borne Hantavirus
    • Scientists Pinpoint Dozens of Genes That Increase Risk of Depression

  • Nearly 100 Sickened by E.Coli-Tainted Romaine Lettuce
    (27-Apr-2018)

  • Take Online Reviews of Plastic Surgeons With a Grain of Salt
    (27-Apr-2018)

  • Posting Your Vacation Online May Make You Forget It
    (27-Apr-2018)

  • More U.S. Kids Being Diagnosed With Autism
    (26-Apr-2018)

  • A Doctor's Age May Matter With Emergency Surgery
    (26-Apr-2018)

  • A Doctor's Age May Matter With Emergency Surgery
    (26-Apr-2018)

  • Many Ground Zero Rescue Workers Battling Cancer Years Later
    (26-Apr-2018)

  • Hearing Aids May Help Keep Seniors Out of the Hospital
    (26-Apr-2018)

  • A Doctor's Age May Matter With Emergency Surgery
    (26-Apr-2018)

  • Another Harm From the Opioid Epidemic: More Heart Infections
    (26-Apr-2018)

  • Hit-and-Run Deaths on the Rise
    (26-Apr-2018)

  • Health Highlights: April 26, 2018
    (26-Apr-2018)
    • Scientists Pinpoint Dozens of Gene Variants That Increase Risk of Depression
    • Trump Nominee for VA Secretary Withdraws
    • Safety of Parkinson's Drug Nuplazid Being Reviewed by FDA
    • Doctors Worry as Company Stops Making Cancer Drug Pump

  • More U.S. Kids Being Diagnosed With Autism
    (26-Apr-2018)

  • Hit-and-Run Deaths on the Rise
    (26-Apr-2018)

  • Unused Meds? Saturday Is National Drug Take Back Day
    (26-Apr-2018)

  • A Doctor's Age May Matter With Emergency Surgery
    (26-Apr-2018)

  • Health Tip: Keep Your Breath Fresher
    (25-Apr-2018)

  • Cases Rise in E. Coli Outbreak Tied to Romaine Lettuce
    (25-Apr-2018)

  • As Weather Changes, So Do Social Media Posts
    (25-Apr-2018)

  • Don't Panic Over 'Dry Drowning' Reports, ER Docs Say
    (25-Apr-2018)

  • Fetal Immune System May Trigger Premature Birth: Study
    (25-Apr-2018)

  • Don't Panic Over 'Dry Drowning' Reports, ER Docs Say
    (25-Apr-2018)

  • Health Highlights: April 25, 2018
    (25-Apr-2018)
    • Family Warns of 'Dry Drowning' After Daughter's Near-Death
    • Hospitals Will Have to Post Prices Online: Medicare

  • Race Now Plays Smaller Role in Americans' Risk of Dying Young
    (25-Apr-2018)

  • Fetal Immune System May Trigger Premature Birth: Study
    (25-Apr-2018)

  • Cases Rise in E. Coli Outbreak Tied to Romaine Lettuce
    (25-Apr-2018)

  • Health Highlights: April 24, 2018
    (24-Apr-2018)
    • Committee Investigating Allegations Against Trump Nominee to Lead VA
    • George H.W. Bush Hospitalized Due to Blood Infection
    • New CDC Director's Salary Nearly Twice That of Predecessor
    • New HHS Funding Rules for Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs Emphasize Abstinence

  • New Hope Against Disease That Prematurely Ages Children
    (24-Apr-2018)

  • Anesthesia Doesn't Seem to Harm Child's IQ: Study
    (24-Apr-2018)

  • CDC Broadens Romaine Lettuce Warning as E. Coli Outbreak Continues
    (23-Apr-2018)

  • Staying Healthy Between MD Visits
    (23-Apr-2018)

  • Staying Healthy Between MD Visits
    (23-Apr-2018)

  • Positioning During Cancer Radiation May Be Key to Heart Risks
    (23-Apr-2018)

  • Injured U.S. Vet Receives World's First Penis/Scrotum Transplant
    (23-Apr-2018)

  • Injured U.S. Vet Receives World's First Penis/Scrotum Transplant
    (23-Apr-2018)

  • E-Cig Liquid Remains a Poisoning Danger to Young Kids
    (23-Apr-2018)

  • Health Highlights: April 23, 2018
    (23-Apr-2018)
    • U.K. Man Cured of 'Worst Ever' Case of Gonorrhea
    • Measles Warning in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut
    • Michael Phelps Talks About Struggle With Depression

  • Positioning During Cancer Radiation May Be Key to Heart Risks
    (23-Apr-2018)

  • E-Cig Liquid Remains a Poisoning Danger to Young Kids
    (23-Apr-2018)

  • CDC Broadens Romaine Lettuce Warning as E. Coli Outbreak Continues
    (23-Apr-2018)

  • Injured U.S. Vet Receives World's First Penis/Scrotum Transplant
    (23-Apr-2018)

  • Electric Cars Don't Jolt Implanted Heart Devices: Study
    (23-Apr-2018)

  • Use 'Proper Form' When Practicing Yoga
    (22-Apr-2018)

  • Addictive Opioids Still Overprescribed After Surgery: Study
    (20-Apr-2018)

  • U.S. Better Able to Tackle Health Emergencies: Report
    (20-Apr-2018)

  • Even Organic Cotton Tampons Can Cause Toxic Shock: Study
    (20-Apr-2018)

  • Even Organic Cotton Tampons Can Cause Toxic Shock: Study
    (20-Apr-2018)

  • Even Organic Cotton Tampons Can Cause Toxic Shock: Study
    (20-Apr-2018)

  • Health Highlights: April 20, 2018
    (20-Apr-2018)
    • Dengue Vaccine Use Should Be Restricted: WHO

  • Wrist Device Shows Promise for Hand Tremors
    (20-Apr-2018)

  • U.S. Better Able to Tackle Health Emergencies: Report
    (20-Apr-2018)

  • U.S. Better Able to Tackle Health Emergencies: Report
    (20-Apr-2018)

  • Even Organic Cotton Tampons Can Cause Toxic Shock: Study
    (20-Apr-2018)

  • Addictive Opioids Still Overprescribed After Surgery: Study
    (20-Apr-2018)

  • More Cases in E. Coli Outbreak Tied to Romaine Lettuce
    (19-Apr-2018)

  • Gene Change May Have Helped Indonesia's Deep-Sea Divers
    (19-Apr-2018)

  • His and Her Knee Injuries Occur the Same Way
    (19-Apr-2018)

  • You and Your Pooch May Have Similar Tummy Bacteria
    (19-Apr-2018)

  • Health Highlights: April 19, 2018
    (19-Apr-2018)
    • No Criminal Charges in Prince's Death
    • FDA Should Approve Marijuana-Derived Epilepsy Drug: Advisory Committee
    • As Prescriptions for Opioids Fall, Use of Anti-Addiction Meds Rises
    • Keeping Donated Livers Warm, Rather than Cool, May Help Them Last Longer: Study
    • Early and Quick Turnaround Deployments Increase U.S. Soldiers' Suicide Risk: Study

  • You and Your Pooch May Have Similar Tummy Bacteria
    (19-Apr-2018)

  • More Cases in E. Coli Outbreak Tied to Romaine Lettuce
    (19-Apr-2018)

  • Could a Tattoo Someday Spot Your Cancer?
    (19-Apr-2018)

  • Americans Toss Out Tons of Fruits and Veggies
    (18-Apr-2018)

  • 'Dance Moms' Star Abby Lee Miller Paralyzed by Spinal Infection
    (18-Apr-2018)

  • 'Dance Moms' Star Abby Lee Miller Paralyzed by Spinal Infection
    (18-Apr-2018)

  • Just One Concussion Could Raise Parkinson's Risk
    (18-Apr-2018)

  • Health Highlights: April 18, 2018
    (18-Apr-2018)
    • Barbara Bush Dead at Age 92
    • French Man First in World to Have Second Face Transplant
    • First Drug for Rare Form of Rickets Approved by FDA

  • Could Banned Chemicals Be Lurking in Your Kitchen?
    (18-Apr-2018)

  • 'Dance Moms' Star Abby Lee Miller Paralyzed by Spinal Infection
    (18-Apr-2018)

  • What's the Best Way to Track Your Blood Pressure?
    (18-Apr-2018)

  • Skin Sensor Might Someday Track Alcoholics' Booze Intake
    (17-Apr-2018)

  • The Poop on House Mice: They Carry 'Superbugs'
    (17-Apr-2018)

  • States Should Help Struggling Teen Moms, Poll Finds
    (17-Apr-2018)

  • Can Mom-to Be's' Weight Affect Daughters' Risk for Early Puberty?
    (17-Apr-2018)

  • The Poop on House Mice: They Carry 'Superbugs'
    (17-Apr-2018)

  • The Poop on House Mice: They Carry 'Superbugs'
    (17-Apr-2018)

  • Organs From Opioid OD Victims Are Saving Lives: Study
    (17-Apr-2018)

  • Organs From Opioid OD Victims Are Saving Lives: Study
    (17-Apr-2018)

  • Health Highlights: April 17, 2018
    (17-Apr-2018)
    • First Drug for Rare Form of Rickets Approved by FDA
    • Dirty Air a Problem for Most People Worldwide: Report
    • Sen. John McCain Recovering After Intestinal Surgery

  • New Therapy May Prevent Tough-to-Treat Migraines
    (17-Apr-2018)

  • States Should Help Struggling Teen Moms, Poll Finds
    (17-Apr-2018)

  • States Should Help Struggling Teen Moms, Poll Finds
    (17-Apr-2018)

  • Skin Sensor Might Someday Track Alcoholics' Booze Intake
    (17-Apr-2018)

  • Love Your Hair Color? You Have Over 100 Genes to Thank.
    (16-Apr-2018)

  • Love Your Hair Color? You Have Over 100 Genes to Thank.
    (16-Apr-2018)

  • Foodborne Illnesses Can Mean Financial Ruin for Restaurants
    (16-Apr-2018)

  • Health Tip: When to Wash Your Hands
    (16-Apr-2018)

  • Health Highlights: April 16, 2018
    (16-Apr-2018)
    • Flesh-Eating Disease Outbreak in Australia
    • Dolly the Sheep Creator Has Parkinson's
    • Barbara Bush in 'Failing Health'
    • Animal Feces Found in Counterfeit Makeup: LA Police

  • Smoking Puts Blacks at Higher Risk for Heart Failure
    (16-Apr-2018)

  • Safety Info for Opioids Found Lacking
    (16-Apr-2018)

  • Foodborne Illnesses Can Mean Financial Ruin for Restaurants
    (16-Apr-2018)

  • Coffee Safe for Many With Abnormal Heart Rhythms: Review
    (16-Apr-2018)

  • Safety Info for Opioids Found Lacking
    (16-Apr-2018)

  • Foodborne Illnesses Can Mean Financial Ruin for Restaurants
    (16-Apr-2018)

  • Arizona Romaine Lettuce Tied to Nationwide E. Coli Outbreak: CDC
    (13-Apr-2018)

  • Fewer U.S. Kids Are Getting Cavities
    (13-Apr-2018)

  • What You Need to Know About Fever in Adults
    (13-Apr-2018)

  • FDA Cracks Down on Caffeine-Loaded Supplements
    (13-Apr-2018)

  • Preschool, Day Care Not Asthma Triggers: Study
    (13-Apr-2018)

  • What You Need to Know About Fever in Adults
    (13-Apr-2018)

  • Busting Myths Surrounding Cancer and Genetic Testing
    (13-Apr-2018)

  • Health Tip: Prevent Poisoning at Home
    (13-Apr-2018)

  • Health Highlights: April 13, 2018
    (13-Apr-2018)
    • Prince Philip Returns Home Following Hip Replacement Surgery
    • Arnold Schwarzenegger Healing After Heart Surgery
    • Limit Alcohol To One Drink a Day: Study
    • Canadian Online Pharmacy Faces $34 Million in Fines

  • Fewer U.S. Kids Are Getting Cavities
    (13-Apr-2018)

  • Arizona Romaine Lettuce Tied to Nationwide E. Coli Outbreak: CDC
    (13-Apr-2018)

  • FDA Cracks Down on Caffeine-Loaded Supplements
    (13-Apr-2018)

  • FDA Approves AI Device to Spot Diabetic Eye Disease
    (12-Apr-2018)

  • Cigarette Tax Hike Could Ease Poverty for Millions Worldwide: Study
    (12-Apr-2018)

  • FDA Approves AI Device to Spot Diabetic Eye Disease
    (12-Apr-2018)

  • Health Highlights: April 12, 2018
    (12-Apr-2018)
    • Baby Born 4 Years After Parents Die
    • E. Coli Outbreak Hits 7 States, Source Is Unknown
    • Former U.S. House Speaker Boehner Now Backs Marijuana Legalization, Joins Cannabis Company Board

  • Control Blood Pressure to Keep Dementia at Bay: Study
    (12-Apr-2018)

  • Philly's Soda Tax Is Working, Study Finds
    (12-Apr-2018)

  • Philly's Soda Tax Is Working, Study Finds
    (12-Apr-2018)

  • Is Your Waiter Stoned? Study Finds Pot Use Highest Among Restaurant Workers
    (12-Apr-2018)

  • Zika May Linger in Semen for Shorter Period Than Thought: Study
    (11-Apr-2018)

  • Cataract Surgery on Ebola Survivors Safe for Docs
    (11-Apr-2018)

  • Another Wildfire Danger: Heart Attacks
    (11-Apr-2018)

  • Did 2016 Election Unleash OCD in the USA?
    (11-Apr-2018)

  • As Menopause Symptoms Get Worse, Heart May Pay a Price
    (11-Apr-2018)

  • Cataract Surgery on Ebola Survivors Safe for Docs
    (11-Apr-2018)

  • Zika May Linger in Semen for Shorter Period Than Thought: Study
    (11-Apr-2018)

  • AHA: Four-Legged Friends Can Have Heart Issues, Too
    (11-Apr-2018)

  • Health Highlights: April 11, 2018
    (11-Apr-2018)
    • Texas's Pregnancy-Related Death Rate Not as High as Thought: Study
    • OxyContin Reformulation Did Not Prevent OD Deaths: Study
    • Mariah Carey Reveals Battle with Bipolar Disorder
    • Human Error Caused Loss of Frozen Eggs and Embryos, Storage Tank Company Says
    • Strawberries Again Top the List of 'Dirtiest' Produce

  • Peanut Allergy Vaccine Works -- in Mice
    (11-Apr-2018)

  • Tiny Juul Device Getting U.S. Teens Hooked on Vaping
    (11-Apr-2018)

  • Tiny Juul Device Getting U.S. Teens Hooked on Vaping
    (11-Apr-2018)

  • Sugar-Craving Gene Helps Lower Body Fat, But Has Downside
    (10-Apr-2018)

  • Video Games May Be OK for Toddlers -- If Mom or Dad Join In
    (10-Apr-2018)

  • Video Games May Be OK for Toddlers -- If Mom or Dad Join In
    (10-Apr-2018)

  • Study Highlights Vast Health Differences Between States
    (10-Apr-2018)

  • Study Highlights Vast Health Differences Between States
    (10-Apr-2018)

  • Who Do City Mosquitoes Bite Most?
    (10-Apr-2018)

  • Video Games May Be OK for Toddlers -- If Mom or Dad Join In
    (10-Apr-2018)

  • Even Toddlers Endangered by Opioids, Other Addictive Drugs
    (10-Apr-2018)

  • Health Highlights: April 10, 2018
    (10-Apr-2018)
    • Strawberries Again Top the List of 'Dirtiest' Produce
    • Abortion Opponents May Get Exemption From Health Insurance Requirement
    • U.S. National Academy of Medicine Member Should be Expelled for Ethics Violations: Complaint
    • Girl With 3D-Printed Hand Throws First Pitch at SF Giants Game
    • No Heart Risk From Stop-Smoking Drugs Chantix and Zyban: Study

  • The Focus Shifts in Alzheimer's Research
    (10-Apr-2018)

  • Who Do City Mosquitoes Bite Most?
    (10-Apr-2018)

  • Even Toddlers Endangered by Opioids, Other Addictive Drugs
    (10-Apr-2018)

  • Who Do City Mosquitoes Bite Most?
    (10-Apr-2018)

  • Even Toddlers Endangered by Opioids, Other Addictive Drugs
    (10-Apr-2018)

  • Belly Fat Tied to Lower Kidney Cancer Survival Odds in Women
    (09-Apr-2018)

  • Diet, Exercise Can Ease Side Effects of Prostate Cancer Treatment
    (09-Apr-2018)

  • Looking for Online Advice on Your Heart Device? Beware
    (09-Apr-2018)

  • Diet, Exercise Can Ease Side Effects of Prostate Cancer Treatment
    (09-Apr-2018)

  • Expert Tips for Taming Oily Skin
    (09-Apr-2018)

  • Looking for Online Advice on Your Heart Device? Beware
    (09-Apr-2018)

  • What Your Kids Want to Tell You About Social Media
    (09-Apr-2018)

  • Looking for Online Advice on Your Heart Device? Beware
    (09-Apr-2018)

  • Health Highlights: April 9, 2018
    (09-Apr-2018)
    • No Heart Risk From Stop-Smoking Drugs Chantix and Zyban: Study
    • Opioid Painkiller Hashtags Blocked on Instagram
    • U.S. Plutonium Plant Demolition Halted After Workers Exposed to Radiation
    • More Muscle Improves Breast Cancer Patients' Survival Odds

  • Safeguard the Arms of Young Pitchers
    (08-Apr-2018)

  • Heart Disease Carries Huge Cost for Some Families
    (06-Apr-2018)

  • New Hope Against Disease That Brings a Colorless World
    (06-Apr-2018)

  • Kids in Tough Neighborhoods Head to ER More Often
    (06-Apr-2018)

  • Heart Disease Carries Huge Cost for Some Families
    (06-Apr-2018)

  • Sometimes, Headaches Can Be an Emergency. Here's When.
    (06-Apr-2018)

  • Kids in Tough Neighborhoods Head to ER More Often
    (06-Apr-2018)

  • Health Highlights: April 6, 2018
    (06-Apr-2018)
    • Hawaii Legalizes Medically-Assisted Suicide
    • Marijuana Side Effect That's on The Rise Can be Eased With Hot Shower: Study
    • Judge Blocks Methane Emissions Rule
    • CDC Researcher Drowned: Officials

  • New Hope Against Disease That Brings a Colorless World
    (06-Apr-2018)

  • Older Brains Replenish Cells Just Like Young Brains: Study
    (05-Apr-2018)

  • Health Highlights: April 5, 2018
    (05-Apr-2018)
    • Missing CDC Researcher's Body Found
    • Opioid Addiction Treatment Costs Rise for Large Employers: Report
    • Bananas Edge Out Sports Drinks in Study
    • More People Need to Carry Opioid OD Antidote: U.S. Surgeon General
    • Staying Off Facebook Lowers Stress Hormone Levels: Study

  • Major Project Completes Genetic 'Map' of 33 Cancers
    (05-Apr-2018)

  • Why More People Don't Walk or Bike to Work
    (05-Apr-2018)

  • 'Magnetic Pulse' Device May Be New Way to Prevent Migraines
    (05-Apr-2018)

  • Obesity Can Lead to Liver Damage by Age 8: Study
    (04-Apr-2018)

  • Blood Levels of Toxic Fire Retardants Declining in Kids
    (04-Apr-2018)

  • Super Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea Coming to U.S., Experts Say
    (04-Apr-2018)

  • Zika Infection After Birth May Require Long-Term Follow-Up
    (04-Apr-2018)

  • AHA: 'No Excuses' for 3 Heart Disease Survivors Walking to Stay Fit
    (04-Apr-2018)

  • Health Highlights: April 4, 2018
    (04-Apr-2018)
    • Staying Off Facebook Lowers Stress Hormone Levels: Study
    • Average Premiums for Obamacare Enrollees Lower This Year
    • Colorado Twins With OCD Die in Apparent Suicide Pact

  • Early Promise for Eye Implant to Fight Macular Degeneration
    (04-Apr-2018)

  • Blood Levels of Toxic Fire Retardants Declining in Kids
    (04-Apr-2018)

  • Girl's Windpipe Replacement Still Works 4 Years Later
    (04-Apr-2018)

  • 'Nightmare Superbug' Outbreak Could Happen, CDC Warns
    (03-Apr-2018)

  • When 'Nest Egg' Vanishes, Death Risk Rises
    (03-Apr-2018)

  • 'Nightmare Superbug' Outbreak Could Happen, CDC Warns
    (03-Apr-2018)

  • 'Nightmare Superbug' Outbreak Could Happen, CDC Warns
    (03-Apr-2018)

  • 'Nightmare Superbug' Outbreak Could Happen, CDC Warns
    (03-Apr-2018)

  • Health Highlights: April 3, 2018
    (03-Apr-2018)
    • 'Condom Snorting Challenge' Another Dangerous Internet Fad: Doctors
    • New Autism Drug Being Tested in U.S.-Wide Trial

  • Rear-Facing Car Seats Protect Tots in Crashes From Behind: Study
    (03-Apr-2018)

  • Rear-Facing Car Seats Protect Tots in Crashes From Behind: Study
    (03-Apr-2018)

  • Early Periods May Heighten Obesity Risk Later
    (02-Apr-2018)

  • Health Tip: Keep Pet Food Safe
    (02-Apr-2018)

  • Living Near Green Space May Make for a Healthier You
    (02-Apr-2018)

  • Early Periods May Heighten Obesity Risk Later
    (02-Apr-2018)

  • Health Tip: Keep Pet Food Safe
    (02-Apr-2018)

  • Health Highlights: April 2, 2018
    (02-Apr-2018)
    • Winnie Mandela Dies at Age 81
    • Sewage Leaks in ORs Continued at VIP Washington Hospital After Health Inspection
    • Dozens of Cases of Severe Bleeding in Illinois Linked to Synthetic Pot
    • TV Hit Show Creator Steven Bochco Dead at 74

  • Early Periods May Heighten Obesity Risk Later
    (02-Apr-2018)

  • Could Medical Pot Help Curb the Opioid Abuse Crisis?
    (02-Apr-2018)

  • Could Medical Pot Help Curb the Opioid Abuse Crisis?
    (02-Apr-2018)

  • A 'Chipped' Tooth Reveals What You Eat and Drink
    (28-Mar-2018)

  • A Light Breakfast Might Cut Cost of Pricey Prostate Cancer Drug
    (28-Mar-2018)

  • A Light Breakfast Might Cut Cost of Pricey Prostate Cancer Drug
    (28-Mar-2018)

  • Stroke's Impact May Go Far Beyond the Physical, Study Finds
    (28-Mar-2018)

  • Terrorist Nuke Attack Could Overwhelm U.S. Medical System: Study
    (28-Mar-2018)

  • Health Tip: Fruit and Vegetable Safety
    (28-Mar-2018)

  • Medical E-Records Not Without Risks: Study
    (28-Mar-2018)

  • Detecting Ebola Before Symptoms Show Up
    (28-Mar-2018)

  • Health Highlights: March 28, 2018
    (28-Mar-2018)
    • Some HHS Funding for Pregnancy Prevention Program to Continue
    • Rubber Duckies Swimming With Bacteria: Study

  • Terrorist Nuke Attack Could Overwhelm U.S. Medical System: Study
    (28-Mar-2018)

  • Medical E-Records Not Without Risks: Study
    (28-Mar-2018)

  • Stroke's Impact May Go Far Beyond the Physical, Study Finds
    (28-Mar-2018)

  • Medical E-Records Not Without Risks: Study
    (28-Mar-2018)

  • Terrorist Nuke Attack Could Overwhelm U.S. Medical System: Study
    (28-Mar-2018)

  • Medical E-Records Not Without Risks: Study
    (28-Mar-2018)

  • ADHD Tied to Brain Size Changes in Young Children
    (27-Mar-2018)

  • Scientists Say They Discovered a 'New Organ' in the Body
    (27-Mar-2018)

  • U.S. Deaths From Infectious Diseases Decline, But Not Everywhere
    (27-Mar-2018)

  • Health Tip: Care for Pierced Ears
    (27-Mar-2018)

  • U.S. Deaths From Infectious Diseases Decline, But Not Everywhere
    (27-Mar-2018)

  • Health Highlights: March 27, 2018
    (27-Mar-2018)
    • Human Error to Blame for Loss of Frozen Eggs/Embryos, Fertility Center Says
    • Prince's Body Had 'Exceedingly High' Fentanyl Levels
    • Gay Dating App Grindr To Offer HIV Test Reminders
    • Dentists Urged to Reduce Opioid Painkiller Prescribing

  • With E-Cigs, Flavorings May Pose the Greatest Danger
    (27-Mar-2018)

  • With E-Cigs, Flavorings May Pose the Greatest Danger
    (27-Mar-2018)

  • With E-Cigs, Flavorings May Pose the Greatest Danger
    (27-Mar-2018)

  • Anti-Vaccine Movement Affecting Kids With Autism
    (26-Mar-2018)

  • Many Doctors Don't Push HPV Shots Equally. See Who's Left Out
    (26-Mar-2018)

  • U.S. Opioid ODs Cluster in Centers of Poverty
    (26-Mar-2018)

  • Hoverboard Injuries Speeding U.S. Kids to the ER
    (26-Mar-2018)

  • Hoverboard Injuries Speeding U.S. Kids to the ER
    (26-Mar-2018)

  • Anti-Vaccine Movement Affecting Kids With Autism
    (26-Mar-2018)

  • Theater Workers' Head Injuries Often Go Unreported
    (26-Mar-2018)

  • Hoverboard Injuries Speeding U.S. Kids to the ER
    (26-Mar-2018)

  • Health Highlights: March 26, 2018
    (26-Mar-2018)
    • Dentists Urged to Reduce Opioid Painkiller Prescribing
    • Lead Levels of Flint's Young Children Reach All-Time Low: Study
    • Bug Spray-Doused Drug Overdoses on the Rise in Indianapolis
    • ABC TV Reporter Reveals HIV-Positive Diagnosis

  • Scientists Remove Alzheimer's Brain Plaques in Mice
    (26-Mar-2018)

  • Theater Workers' Head Injuries Often Go Unreported
    (26-Mar-2018)

  • Hoverboard Injuries Speeding U.S. Kids to the ER
    (26-Mar-2018)

  • Theater Workers' Head Injuries Often Go Unreported
    (26-Mar-2018)

  • Hoverboard Injuries Speeding U.S. Kids to the ER
    (26-Mar-2018)

  • For Tree Workers, Stronger Storms Pose Deadly Hazards
    (25-Mar-2018)

  • For Tree Workers, Stronger Storms Pose Deadly Hazards
    (25-Mar-2018)

  • End of Brutal Flu Season in Sight
    (23-Mar-2018)

  • Unchecked Air Pollution a Death Sentence for Millions: Study
    (23-Mar-2018)

  • Another Downside of Weight Gain: Toenail Fungus
    (23-Mar-2018)

  • End of Brutal Flu Season in Sight
    (23-Mar-2018)

  • Health Highlights: March 23, 2018
    (23-Mar-2018)
    • Freezing 'Hunger Nerve' Could Help People Lose Weight: Researchers

  • Even Short Bursts of Activity Can Boost Long-Term Health
    (23-Mar-2018)

  • Illegal Online Purchases of Pot on the Rise
    (22-Mar-2018)

  • Hearing Loss Might Leave You Accident-Prone
    (22-Mar-2018)

  • Want to Live Longer? Eating a Little Less Might Do the Trick
    (22-Mar-2018)

  • Hearing Loss Might Leave You Accident-Prone
    (22-Mar-2018)

  • Illegal Online Purchases of Pot on the Rise
    (22-Mar-2018)

  • Health Highlights: March 22, 2018
    (22-Mar-2018)
    • AIDS Researcher Robert Redfield to Lead CDC
    • Medical Costs May Trigger Fewer Bankruptcies Than Thought: Study
    • More Cases of Breast Implant-Linked Cancer: FDA

  • Chilean 'Alien' Was a Human With Bone Disorder: Study
    (22-Mar-2018)

  • Millions Get Wrong Treatment for Back Pain: Study
    (21-Mar-2018)

  • Waning Vaccine Protection May Be Driving Rise in U.S. Mumps Cases
    (21-Mar-2018)

  • Millions Get Wrong Treatment for Back Pain: Study
    (21-Mar-2018)

  • Climate Change Will Bring Hotter Summers to U.S.
    (21-Mar-2018)

  • Millions Get Wrong Treatment for Back Pain: Study
    (21-Mar-2018)

  • Waning Vaccine Protection May Be Driving Rise in U.S. Mumps Cases
    (21-Mar-2018)

  • Just How Safe Is Your Pet's Food?
    (21-Mar-2018)

  • Health Highlights: March 21, 2018
    (21-Mar-2018)
    • Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Dried Coconut: CDC
    • Woman Dies From Bee Sting Acupuncture
    • NIH Investigating Alcohol Companies' Funding of Study
    • U.S. Judge Blocks Mississippi's New Abortion Law

  • Ice Cream That Melts in Your Mouth … Not on Your Hand
    (21-Mar-2018)

  • Health Tip: Use a High Chair Safely
    (21-Mar-2018)

  • Smartwatch App Might Help Detect A-Fib
    (21-Mar-2018)

  • Mom's Pre-Pregnancy Waist Size Tied to Autism Risk
    (20-Mar-2018)

  • Too Much Facebook, Instagram Could Be Tough on Girls
    (20-Mar-2018)

  • The High Costs of Alzheimer's
    (20-Mar-2018)

  • Task Force Issues Stronger Skin Cancer Prevention Guidelines
    (20-Mar-2018)

  • The High Costs of Alzheimer's
    (20-Mar-2018)

  • Too Much Facebook, Instagram Could Be Tough on Girls
    (20-Mar-2018)

  • Health Highlights: March 20, 2018
    (20-Mar-2018)
    • U.S. Judge Blocks Mississippi's New Abortion Law
    • Stem Cell Transplant Successful in Macular Degeneration Patients: Study
    • Self-Driving Uber Car Kills Arizona Pedestrian

  • Are Pricey Orthotic Insoles Worth It for Heel Pain?
    (20-Mar-2018)

  • A Surgery-Free Fix for Bad Knees?
    (20-Mar-2018)

  • Facebook May Be 'Safe' Social Space for Adults With Autism
    (19-Mar-2018)

  • Insurance Company Hurdles Burden Doctors, May Harm Patients
    (19-Mar-2018)

  • Wounded Combat Vets Face Increased Risk for High Blood Pressure
    (19-Mar-2018)

  • Male Birth Control Pill Shows Early Promise
    (19-Mar-2018)

  • When Is a Sick Fellow Flier a Health Risk to You?
    (19-Mar-2018)

  • When Is a Sick Fellow Flier a Health Risk to You?
    (19-Mar-2018)

  • Wounded Combat Vets Face Increased Risk for High Blood Pressure
    (19-Mar-2018)

  • 'Cutting,' Self-Harm Greatly Raise Suicide Risk for Teens
    (19-Mar-2018)

  • Facebook May Be 'Safe' Social Space for Adults With Autism
    (19-Mar-2018)

  • Health Highlights: March 19, 2018
    (19-Mar-2018)
    • Self-Driving Uber Car Kills Arizona Pedestrian
    • U.S. Drug Traffickers Could Face Death Penalty Under Trump Opioid Plan
    • AIDS Researcher is Leading Candidate to Lead CDC
    • Stem Cell Transplant for MS Shows Promise

  • Majority of U.S. Adults Have Poor Heart Health: Study
    (19-Mar-2018)

  • That Ocean Swim May Come With Infection Risks
    (18-Mar-2018)

  • That Ocean Swim May Come With Infection Risks
    (18-Mar-2018)

  • That Ocean Swim May Come With Infection Risks
    (18-Mar-2018)

  • Flu Season Finally Slowing Down
    (16-Mar-2018)

  • Survival Odds Improving for Severe Burn Victims
    (16-Mar-2018)

  • Survival Odds Improving for Severe Burn Victims
    (16-Mar-2018)

  • Flu Season Finally Slowing Down
    (16-Mar-2018)

  • Health Highlights: March 16, 2018
    (16-Mar-2018)
    • Astronaut's Genes Changed After Year in Space
    • Chlamydia Can Double Risk of Ovarian Cancer
    • Kratom-Linked Salmonella Outbreak Expands: CDC
    • Child Development Expert Dr. T. Berry Brazelton Dies at Age 99
    • U.S. House Plans Another Vote on 'Right to Try' Bill

  • Recycled Toilet Water Aces Its Taste Test
    (16-Mar-2018)

  • Abortion Services Vary Widely Across the U.S.
    (16-Mar-2018)

  • Violence Trailed Trump's Campaign
    (16-Mar-2018)

  • Violence Trailed Trump's Campaign
    (16-Mar-2018)

  • Health Highlights: March 15, 2018
    (15-Mar-2018)
    • People at Three U.S. Airports May Have Been Exposed to Measles
    • Process Preserves Brain for Future Upload

  • Dirty Air May Harm Blacks More Than Whites
    (15-Mar-2018)

  • Tonsillectomy May Carry More Risks in Kids Age 3 and Under
    (15-Mar-2018)

  • Cutting Co-Pays Helps Heart Patients Take Their Meds
    (14-Mar-2018)

  • Hookah Smoking Carries a Poisoning Risk
    (14-Mar-2018)

  • Health Highlights: March 14, 2018
    (14-Mar-2018)
    • Fluorescent Dyes Might Improve Cancer Surgery Success
    • Stephen Hawking Dies at Age 76
    • Right to Try Bill Defeated in U.S. House
    • Trump Administration Broke Federal Air Pollution Law: Judge

  • New Technology Gives 'Feeling' to Prosthetic Arms
    (14-Mar-2018)

  • Hookah Smoking Carries a Poisoning Risk
    (14-Mar-2018)

  • Hookah Smoking Carries a Poisoning Risk
    (14-Mar-2018)

  • Managing Pain With Fewer Opioids After Joint Replacement
    (14-Mar-2018)

  • Presidential Panel Says High-Priced Cancer Drugs Harm Patient Care
    (13-Mar-2018)

  • Why Does America Spend More on Health Care?
    (13-Mar-2018)

  • Heart Attack Survival Better When Specialists Are Out of Town
    (13-Mar-2018)

  • Poor, Minority Moms Face Tough Judgments Over Kids' Weight
    (13-Mar-2018)

  • Presidential Panel Says High-Priced Cancer Drugs Harm Patient Care
    (13-Mar-2018)

  • Why Does America Spend More on Health Care?
    (13-Mar-2018)

  • Defibrillator-in-a-Vest May Help Heart Attack Survivors
    (13-Mar-2018)

  • Poison Prevention at Home
    (13-Mar-2018)

  • People Aren't as Safe From Lead as Thought, Study Suggests
    (13-Mar-2018)

  • Health Highlights: March 13, 2018
    (13-Mar-2018)
    • Trump Administration Broke Federal Air Pollution Law: Judge
    • Cluster of Lung Disease Cases Found Among Dentists
    • 2nd Malfunction Affecting Frozen Embryos Reported

  • Poor, Minority Moms Face Tough Judgments Over Kids' Weight
    (13-Mar-2018)

  • Three-in-One Pill Shows Promise in Beating High Blood Pressure
    (13-Mar-2018)

  • Health Tip: How Schools Keep Your Child Safer
    (13-Mar-2018)

  • That Motorcycle Helmet Just May Save Your Spine
    (13-Mar-2018)

  • People Aren't as Safe From Lead as Thought, Study Suggests
    (13-Mar-2018)

  • People Aren't as Safe From Lead as Thought, Study Suggests
    (13-Mar-2018)

  • Certain Teens More Likely to Get Hooked on Opioids
    (12-Mar-2018)

  • Odds of Surviving Anal Cancer Colored by Income
    (12-Mar-2018)

  • Great Recession of 2008 Triggered More Than Financial Woes
    (12-Mar-2018)

  • Great Recession of 2008 Triggered More Than Financial Woes
    (12-Mar-2018)

  • Dealing With an Exercise-Related Injury
    (12-Mar-2018)

  • Health Highlights: March 12, 2018
    (12-Mar-2018)
    • Newer Cholesterol-Lowering Drug Offers Hope
    • Disease X Added To WHO's Global Epidemic Threat List
    • 2nd Malfunction Affecting Frozen Embryos Reported

  • Odds of Surviving Anal Cancer Colored by Income
    (12-Mar-2018)

  • Barbershop Pharmacists: A Good Rx for High Blood Pressure
    (12-Mar-2018)

  • A New Hip May Mean a Longer, Better Life
    (12-Mar-2018)

  • Vitamin D3 May Benefit Heart Surgery Patients
    (12-Mar-2018)

  • Magnetic Heart Pump Cuts Risk of Blood Clots, Stroke in Study
    (11-Mar-2018)

  • Magnetic Heart Pump Cuts Risk of Blood Clots, Stroke in Study
    (11-Mar-2018)

  • Major League Pitchers Plagued by Two Types of Injuries
    (10-Mar-2018)

  • Nasty Flu Season Easing Up
    (09-Mar-2018)

  • Money Underpins Drop in Kidney Donations Among Men and the Poor
    (09-Mar-2018)

  • Want to Know Gender Identity? Ask Away, Patients Say
    (09-Mar-2018)

  • Money Underpins Drop in Kidney Donations Among Men and the Poor
    (09-Mar-2018)

  • Want to Know Gender Identity? Ask Away, Patients Say
    (09-Mar-2018)

  • Nasty Flu Season Easing Up
    (09-Mar-2018)

  • Money Underpins Drop in Kidney Donations Among Men and the Poor
    (09-Mar-2018)

  • Money Underpins Drop in Kidney Donations Among Men and the Poor
    (09-Mar-2018)

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent Animal Bites
    (09-Mar-2018)

  • Health Highlights: March 9, 2018
    (09-Mar-2018)
    • Florida Governor Signs Gun Control Bill Into Law
    • HIV/Syphilis Outbreak Hits Milwaukee Area
    • Malfunction Leads to Loss of Thousands of Frozen Eggs, Embryos

  • No Talking While Driving?
    (09-Mar-2018)

  • No Talking While Driving?
    (09-Mar-2018)

  • Mosquitoes Spreading Zika Virus in Parts of U.S.: CDC
    (08-Mar-2018)

  • Falls Among Elderly Cost $50 Billion Annually
    (08-Mar-2018)

  • Mosquitoes Spreading Zika Virus in Parts of U.S.: CDC
    (08-Mar-2018)

  • Why 'False News' Spreads Faster Than Truth
    (08-Mar-2018)

  • Health Highlights: March 8, 2018
    (08-Mar-2018)
    • Salmonella Cases Linked to Chicken Salad Now Total 170 in Seven States: CDC
    • Trump to Meet With Video Game Makers; Florida Introduces New Gun Control Measures
    • Brain's Hippocampus Doesn't Produce New Neurons After Age 13: Study
    • Thousands of Cheerleaders May Have Been Exposed to Mumps

  • Best Way to Fight Off Norovirus: Wash Your Hands
    (08-Mar-2018)

  • Best Way to Fight Off Norovirus: Wash Your Hands
    (08-Mar-2018)

  • Is Bariatric Surgery for You?
    (08-Mar-2018)

  • Why 'False News' Spreads Faster Than Truth
    (08-Mar-2018)

  • Australian Nurse Treats, Survives His Own Heart Attack
    (07-Mar-2018)

  • Health Highlights: March 7, 2018
    (07-Mar-2018)
    • Brain's Hippocampus Doesn't Produce New Neurons After Age 13: Study
    • Thousands of Cheerleaders May Have Been Exposed to Mumps
    • Pet Guinea Pigs Likely Cause of Multistate Salmonella Outbreak: CDC
    • White House Wants to Improve Patient Access to Electronic Medical Records

  • Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines May Miss Minorities
    (07-Mar-2018)

  • Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines May Miss Minorities
    (07-Mar-2018)

  • Partner's Heart Pump Can Burden Their Caregiver
    (07-Mar-2018)

  • Blood Pressure Check? There May Soon Be an App for That
    (07-Mar-2018)

  • Many Americans Think Docs Order Too Many Tests, Meds
    (06-Mar-2018)

  • Primary Care Doctors Loosen Type 2 Diabetes Goals
    (06-Mar-2018)

  • ER Visits for Opioid Overdoses Soaring: CDC
    (06-Mar-2018)

  • Many Americans Think Docs Order Too Many Tests, Meds
    (06-Mar-2018)

  • ER Visits for Opioid Overdoses Soaring: CDC
    (06-Mar-2018)

  • Mom's Immune System May Affect Baby's Brain
    (06-Mar-2018)

  • Vaccines Don't Weaken Babies' Immune Systems: Study
    (06-Mar-2018)

  • Surgeons Safely Transplant Kidneys From Donors With Hep C
    (06-Mar-2018)

  • What's a Bigger Threat: Wolves, Bears, Sharks … or the Family Dog?
    (06-Mar-2018)

  • Health Highlights: March 6, 2018
    (06-Mar-2018)
    • UnitedHealthcare Will Share Drug Rebates With Customers
    • FDA Needs More Mail Inspectors to Check for Illegal Drugs From Overseas: Commissioner
    • McDonald's to Offer Quarter Pounders Made With Fresh Beef

  • Surgeons Safely Transplant Kidneys From Donors With Hep C
    (06-Mar-2018)

  • What's a Bigger Threat: Wolves, Bears, Sharks … or the Family Dog?
    (06-Mar-2018)

  • Surgeons Safely Transplant Kidneys From Donors With Hep C
    (06-Mar-2018)

  • Surgeons Safely Transplant Kidneys From Donors With Hep C
    (06-Mar-2018)

  • More U.S. Kids Landing in ICU From Opioids
    (05-Mar-2018)

  • Health Highlights: March 5, 2018
    (05-Mar-2018)
    • Forty People in 27 States Sickened in Kratom-Linked Salmonella Outbreak: CDC
    • U.S. Embassy Staff Cuts in Cuba Permanent Due to 'Health Attacks'
    • Judge To Review Claims That Roundup Causes Cancer

  • Hip-Hop Music Blamed for Encouraging Drug Use
    (05-Mar-2018)

  • Tough Gun Laws Keep More Hands Off the Trigger: Study
    (05-Mar-2018)

  • Tough Gun Laws Keep More Hands Off the Trigger: Study
    (05-Mar-2018)

  • Boosting Steroid Dose May Not Reduce Kids' Asthma Flare-Ups
    (05-Mar-2018)

  • Trying a New Sport? Remember, You're Not (Yet) an Olympian
    (04-Mar-2018)

  • Nasty Flu Season Shows More Signs of Slowing
    (02-Mar-2018)

  • U.S. Gun Injuries Getting More Severe
    (02-Mar-2018)

  • Global Gains in Life Expectancy Slow to a Creep
    (02-Mar-2018)

  • Most Exercise, Hot Baths Should Be Safe During Pregnancy, Study Finds
    (02-Mar-2018)

  • U.S. Gun Injuries Getting More Severe
    (02-Mar-2018)

  • Nasty Flu Season Shows More Signs of Slowing
    (02-Mar-2018)

  • Health Highlights: March 2, 2018
    (02-Mar-2018)
    • Football Great Jim Kelly's Cancer Returns
    • New Uber Service Takes Patients to Medical Appointments

  • Most Exercise, Hot Baths Should Be Safe During Pregnancy, Study Finds
    (02-Mar-2018)

  • Obesity to Blame for Jump in Health Care Costs
    (01-Mar-2018)

  • Obesity to Blame for Jump in Health Care Costs
    (01-Mar-2018)

  • Eating Fish Might Guard Against MS
    (01-Mar-2018)

  • Deportation Fears Putting Mental Strain on Hispanic Families
    (01-Mar-2018)

  • Skipping CPAP May Mean Return to the Hospital for Apnea Patients
    (01-Mar-2018)

  • Health Highlights: March 1, 2018
    (01-Mar-2018)
    • Nonsmokers Favor Extra Vacation Days to Match Smoke Breaks: Survey

  • Deportation Fears Putting Mental Strain on Hispanic Families
    (01-Mar-2018)

  • Lasers, Freezes: Non-Surgical Fat Reducers Gaining Popularity
    (01-Mar-2018)

  • This Body Shape Can Raise Women's Heart Attack Risk
    (28-Feb-2018)

  • U.S. Gun Injuries Dip During NRA Conventions
    (28-Feb-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Feb. 28, 2018
    (28-Feb-2018)
    • There May Be a Better IV Fluid Than Saline, Studies Find
    • Trump Administration Proposes Alternative to Pre-Existing Conditions Health Plans

  • U.S. Gun Injuries Dip During NRA Conventions
    (28-Feb-2018)

  • Have Smartphones, Pot Become Deadly for Pedestrians?
    (28-Feb-2018)

  • U.S. Gun Injuries Dip During NRA Conventions
    (28-Feb-2018)

  • Transgender Surgeries on the Rise
    (28-Feb-2018)

  • One Key Factor Raises Gay and Lesbian Teens' Suicide Risk
    (27-Feb-2018)

  • Why the Flu Makes You Feel So Miserable
    (27-Feb-2018)

  • As Grass Replaces Trash in Vacant Lots, Crime Goes Down
    (27-Feb-2018)

  • You're Less Likely to Get a Blood Transfusion Now
    (27-Feb-2018)

  • Why the Flu Makes You Feel So Miserable
    (27-Feb-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Feb. 27, 2018
    (27-Feb-2018)
    • Trump Administration May Expand State Mental Health Treatment
    • Japan OKs New Drug That Kills Flu Virus in a Day
    • Too Much Touchscreen Use Means Toddlers Can't Hold Pencils

  • 15 Percent of Teens Say They've Sexted
    (26-Feb-2018)

  • Why Was This Year's Flu Shot So Weak? FDA Wants to Know
    (26-Feb-2018)

  • Toxic Metals Found in E-Cigarette Vapor
    (26-Feb-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Feb. 26, 2018
    (26-Feb-2018)
    • New FDA Guidelines to Expand Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction
    • Tourist With Measles Visited Numerous Sites in New York: Health Officials
    • Reward Offered in Case of Missing CDC Employee
    • Iceland Bill Would Ban Circumcision of Boys

  • Race, Insurance Key to Employment After Breast Cancer Diagnosis
    (26-Feb-2018)

  • Breast Cancer Radiation Not as Bad as Many Fear
    (26-Feb-2018)

  • Why Was This Year's Flu Shot So Weak? FDA Wants to Know
    (26-Feb-2018)

  • Toxic Metals Found in E-Cigarette Vapor
    (26-Feb-2018)

  • Toxic Metals Found in E-Cigarette Vapor
    (26-Feb-2018)

  • Bystander Use of Defib Device Doubles Chances of Surviving Cardiac Arrest
    (26-Feb-2018)

  • Flu Season Shows More Signs of Slowing
    (23-Feb-2018)

  • Poorer Kids May Fare Worse After Heart Surgery
    (23-Feb-2018)

  • It's Still Not Too Late for a Flu Shot
    (23-Feb-2018)

  • It's Still Not Too Late for a Flu Shot
    (23-Feb-2018)

  • Flu Season Shows More Signs of Slowing
    (23-Feb-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Feb. 23, 2018
    (23-Feb-2018)
    • Chicken Salad Sold at Fareway Stores Linked to Salmonella Outbreak

  • More Americans Pushed Into High-Deductible Health Plans
    (22-Feb-2018)

  • Take Early Clinical Trials With a Grain of Salt
    (22-Feb-2018)

  • Take Early Clinical Trials With a Grain of Salt
    (22-Feb-2018)

  • New Research Debunks Two Medical Marijuana Myths
    (22-Feb-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Feb. 22, 2018
    (22-Feb-2018)
    • Largest-Ever Cluster of Advanced Cases of Black Lung Found in Virginia
    • TV Host Wendy Williams Has Grave's Disease
    • New Hepatitis B Vaccine for Adults Endorsed by Expert Panel

  • When It Comes to Art, Don't Call Them Neanderthals
    (22-Feb-2018)

  • Take Early Clinical Trials With a Grain of Salt
    (22-Feb-2018)

  • Clues to Parkinson's May Be Shed in Tears
    (22-Feb-2018)

  • Americans Still Not Safely Storing Their Guns
    (22-Feb-2018)

  • Americans Still Not Safely Storing Their Guns
    (22-Feb-2018)

  • Aspirin as Good a Clot Buster as Pricey Drugs After Joint Replacement
    (21-Feb-2018)

  • 'Burnout' Threatens More Than a Third of Doctors
    (21-Feb-2018)

  • Health Tip: Prepare Shredded Meat in a Slow Cooker
    (21-Feb-2018)

  • Even Hidden Flu May Trigger Trouble After Heart Surgery
    (21-Feb-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Feb. 21, 2018
    (21-Feb-2018)
    • New Hepatitis B Vaccine for Adults Endorsed by Expert Panel
    • Billy Graham Dead at Age 99
    • Treatment for Severe Peanut Allergy Shows Promise in Company Study

  • Blacks May Face Higher Stroke Risk From AFib
    (21-Feb-2018)

  • Mouse Study Another Step Toward 'Heroin Vaccine'
    (21-Feb-2018)

  • Even Hidden Flu May Trigger Trouble After Heart Surgery
    (21-Feb-2018)

  • Herbal Drug Kratom Linked to Salmonella Illnesses, CDC Says
    (20-Feb-2018)

  • Could Hackers Target Heart Devices?
    (20-Feb-2018)

  • Could Hackers Target Heart Devices?
    (20-Feb-2018)

  • 'Grey's Anatomy' Not Much Like a Real ER
    (20-Feb-2018)

  • Fatal Opioid ODs Drop for People Treated While Jailed
    (20-Feb-2018)

  • 'Grey's Anatomy' Not Much Like a Real ER
    (20-Feb-2018)

  • Could Hackers Target Heart Devices?
    (20-Feb-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Feb. 20, 2018
    (20-Feb-2018)
    • Treatment for Severe Peanut Allergy Shows Promise in Company Study
    • Moderate Drinking Tied to Long Life: Study
    • Retina May Reveal Heart Attack Risk
    • Possible Drug Contamination Triggers Dog Food Recall
    • Measles Cases Jump 400 Percent in Europe

  • Herbal Drug Kratom Linked to Salmonella Illnesses, CDC Says
    (20-Feb-2018)

  • Herbal Drug Kratom Linked to Salmonella Illnesses, CDC Says
    (20-Feb-2018)

  • Could Hackers Target Heart Devices?
    (20-Feb-2018)

  • Protecting Your Electronic Health Records
    (19-Feb-2018)

  • Protecting Your Electronic Health Records
    (19-Feb-2018)

  • Many Parents in the Dark on When Kids Should First See a Dentist
    (19-Feb-2018)

  • Health Tip: Comparing Soap and Other Body Cleansers
    (19-Feb-2018)

  • Protecting Your Electronic Health Records
    (19-Feb-2018)

  • Flu Season Shows First Signs of Slowing
    (16-Feb-2018)

  • After Another Shooting Tragedy, 'Stop the Bleed' Kits Urged for Schools
    (16-Feb-2018)

  • How to Spare Family and Coworkers Your Flu Misery
    (16-Feb-2018)

  • Flu Season Shows First Signs of Slowing
    (16-Feb-2018)

  • After Another Shooting Tragedy, 'Stop the Bleed' Kits Urged for Schools
    (16-Feb-2018)

  • Pets Good Medicine for Those Battling Mental Ills
    (16-Feb-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Feb. 16, 2018
    (16-Feb-2018)
    • First Human Case of H7N4 Bird Flu Confirmed in China

  • How to Spare Family and Coworkers Your Flu Misery
    (16-Feb-2018)

  • How to Spare Family and Coworkers Your Flu Misery
    (16-Feb-2018)

  • Fentanyl Test Strips May Help Stem OD Deaths
    (16-Feb-2018)

  • CDC Says Flu Vaccine Just 25 Percent Effective Against Leading Strain
    (15-Feb-2018)

  • Your Tax Dollars Fund Research on Hundreds of New Meds
    (15-Feb-2018)

  • 1 in 10 Worldwide Gets Wound Infection After Abdominal Surgery
    (15-Feb-2018)

  • CDC Says Flu Vaccine Just 25 Percent Effective Against Leading Strain
    (15-Feb-2018)

  • Your Tax Dollars Fund Research on Hundreds of New Meds
    (15-Feb-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Feb. 15, 2018
    (15-Feb-2018)
    • FDA Extends Use of Clot Retrieval Device
    • Cheeseburgers, Chocolate Milk No Longer on Happy Meal Menu
    • Woman Who Gave Birth to Seven Children in 1985 Dies at Age 63
    • Transgender Woman Able to Breast-Feed Infant

  • Your Tax Dollars Fund Research on Hundreds of New Meds
    (15-Feb-2018)

  • 1 in 10 Worldwide Gets Wound Infection After Abdominal Surgery
    (15-Feb-2018)

  • Parents Find Kids' Weight Report Cards Hard to Swallow
    (14-Feb-2018)

  • It's Not Your Imagination: You're Hungrier After Losing Weight
    (14-Feb-2018)

  • Obamacare Helped More Young Women Get Prenatal Care: Study
    (14-Feb-2018)

  • Money Can Buy You Happiness, But Only So Much
    (14-Feb-2018)

  • More Wild Weather to Come If Climate Change Goals Not Met
    (14-Feb-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Feb. 14, 2018
    (14-Feb-2018)
    • Transgender Woman Able to Breast-Feed Infant
    • Bill Would Enshrine 'Right to Health Care' in Oregon Constitution
    • New Studies Target Gene Therapy Agaimst AIDS
    • Some Genes Remain Active After Death: Study

  • Therapy Reverses Alzheimer's Brain Plaque Buildup -- in Mice
    (14-Feb-2018)

  • FDA Approves Drug to Help Curb a Tough-to-Treat Prostate Cancer
    (14-Feb-2018)

  • Vaccines Can Stem Poverty, Not Just Disease, Study Suggests
    (13-Feb-2018)

  • Vaccines Can Stem Poverty, Not Just Disease, Study Suggests
    (13-Feb-2018)

  • Many Patients Know Too Little About Their MRI, CT Scans: Study
    (13-Feb-2018)

  • Vaccines Can Stem Poverty, Not Just Disease, Study Suggests
    (13-Feb-2018)

  • Many Patients Know Too Little About Their MRI, CT Scans: Study
    (13-Feb-2018)

  • Kidney Stones on the Rise Among Women
    (13-Feb-2018)

  • Therapy Helps Those With Autism Navigate Adulthood
    (13-Feb-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Feb. 13, 2018
    (13-Feb-2018)
    • Some Genes Remain Active After Death: Study
    • Experts Slam Study Linking Ultrasound and Autism
    • Opioid Painkiller Makers Gave Millions to Patient Advocacy Groups: Report
    • Sony Apologizes For Food Allergy Scene in 'Peter Rabbit'
    • Bogus Calls Are Claiming to Be From National Poison Help Hotline

  • Many Patients Know Too Little About Their MRI, CT Scans: Study
    (13-Feb-2018)

  • Health Tip :Preparing for Surgery
    (13-Feb-2018)

  • No Proof At-Home 'Cranial Stimulation' Eases Depression
    (13-Feb-2018)

  • Think Extermination Ends Your Bedbug Woes? Think Again
    (12-Feb-2018)

  • Shining a Deadly New Light on Airborne Flu Virus
    (12-Feb-2018)

  • Another Downside to Opioid Use: Pneumonia?
    (12-Feb-2018)

  • Keeping in Touch With Your Kids in College
    (12-Feb-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Feb. 12, 2018
    (12-Feb-2018)
    • Bogus Calls Are Claiming to Be From National Poison Help Hotline
    • Rare Disease Gives Arizona Woman a British Accent
    • Opioid Maker Stops Marketing the Painkillers to Doctors

  • Who Gets Unneeded Antibiotics Most Often?
    (12-Feb-2018)

  • Health Tip: Online Pharmacies You Should Avoid
    (12-Feb-2018)

  • Unsafe Water Found in Faucets Across the U.S.
    (12-Feb-2018)

  • Driving May Be Risky Business on 4/20 Pot Holiday
    (12-Feb-2018)

  • Unsafe Water Found in Faucets Across the U.S.
    (12-Feb-2018)

  • Unsafe Water Found in Faucets Across the U.S.
    (12-Feb-2018)

  • The Purrfect Diet for Your Fat Cat
    (11-Feb-2018)

  • Make a Bucket List -- Then Share It With Your Doc
    (09-Feb-2018)

  • Fidget Spinners May Be Dangerous in the Wrong Hands
    (09-Feb-2018)

  • Don't Count on an American to Do CPR
    (09-Feb-2018)

  • A Bad Flu Season Keeps Getting Worse
    (09-Feb-2018)

  • Health Tip: Signs You Need Rotator Cuff Surgery
    (09-Feb-2018)

  • Fidget Spinners May Be Dangerous in the Wrong Hands
    (09-Feb-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Feb. 9, 2018
    (09-Feb-2018)
    • Scientists Create First Lab-Grown Human Eggs
    • Experts Questioning Study on Insulin Quality
    • Trump Proposes to Lower Medicare Prescription Drug Costs

  • Two Drugs Offer Hope Against a Tough-to-Treat Prostate Cancer
    (09-Feb-2018)

  • Fidget Spinners May Be Dangerous in the Wrong Hands
    (09-Feb-2018)

  • Hey Kids, Just Say No to Energy Drinks
    (09-Feb-2018)

  • A Bad Flu Season Keeps Getting Worse
    (09-Feb-2018)

  • Don't Count on an American to Do CPR
    (09-Feb-2018)

  • A Bad Flu Season Keeps Getting Worse
    (09-Feb-2018)

  • Youth Violence in U.S. Declines -- but the War's Not Over
    (08-Feb-2018)

  • Picking a New Primary Care Doctor
    (08-Feb-2018)

  • Most Say Health Workers Shouldn't Refuse Care on Moral Grounds: Poll
    (08-Feb-2018)

  • Sleepy Drivers May Be Causing More Crashes Than Thought
    (08-Feb-2018)

  • FDA Says U.S. Will Now Produce Critical MRI Component
    (08-Feb-2018)

  • FDA Says U.S. Will Now Produce Critical MRI Component
    (08-Feb-2018)

  • More Norovirus Infections at Olympics in South Korea
    (08-Feb-2018)

  • Sleepy Drivers May Be Causing More Crashes Than Thought
    (08-Feb-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Feb. 8, 2018
    (08-Feb-2018)
    • San Francisco to Open First 'Safe Injection Sites' in U.S.
    • Nearly 12 Million Americans Enrolled for 2018 Obamacare Coverage

  • Many With Depression Delay, Avoid Treatment
    (08-Feb-2018)

  • Sleepy Drivers May Be Causing More Crashes Than Thought
    (08-Feb-2018)

  • Exergaming: Workouts That Work for All Ages
    (07-Feb-2018)

  • Uber, Lyft Rides May Not Help Boost Doc Visits for Poorer Patients
    (07-Feb-2018)

  • Defibrillators May Not Help Kidney Patients With Bad Hearts
    (07-Feb-2018)

  • Fewer Americans Are Getting Herpes
    (07-Feb-2018)

  • It's a Century Since the 1918 Flu Pandemic - Could It Happen Again?
    (07-Feb-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Feb. 7, 2018
    (07-Feb-2018)
    • Nearly 12 Million Americans Enrolled for 2018 Obamacare Coverage
    • Hoping to Reduce Infection Risk, FDA OKs Endoscope Design Changes
    • New Gerber Spokesbaby is First With Down Syndrome
    • Norovirus Outbreak Hits Security Staff at Pyeongchang Olympics
    • Two Gene Editing Patients Doing Well: Researchers
    • Brain Implant Boosts Memory

  • Herbal Drug Kratom Contains Opioids, FDA Says
    (07-Feb-2018)

  • Herbal Drug Kratom Contains Opioids, FDA Says
    (07-Feb-2018)

  • Exergaming: Workouts That Work for All Ages
    (07-Feb-2018)

  • Asthma Attacks on the Decline Among U.S. Kids
    (06-Feb-2018)

  • A Hidden Source of 'Superbugs' in Hospitals?
    (06-Feb-2018)

  • A Hidden Source of 'Superbugs' in Hospitals?
    (06-Feb-2018)

  • Got a Pet Rat? Watch Out for This Scary New Virus
    (06-Feb-2018)

  • Going for a Walk Not So Easy for Many Pugs
    (06-Feb-2018)

  • Got a Pet Rat? Watch Out for This Scary New Virus
    (06-Feb-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Feb. 6, 2018
    (06-Feb-2018)
    • Former CDC Chief Warns of Dangers of Cuts to Agency Funding
    • Noise May be Risk Factor for Heart Disease: Study
    • Trump Program to Protect Health Care Providers' Religious Rights to Cost Hundreds of Millions

  • Kids Can Roll Up Their Sleeves -- Again -- for Mumps Protection
    (06-Feb-2018)

  • 'Hole in Heart' Defect May Raise Stroke Risk After Surgery
    (06-Feb-2018)

  • A Hidden Source of 'Superbugs' in Hospitals?
    (06-Feb-2018)

  • Health Tip: Prevent the Spread of Scarlet Fever
    (05-Feb-2018)

  • New Treatment Could Be 'Breakthrough' for Vitiligo Skin Condition
    (05-Feb-2018)

  • Health Tip: Prevent the Spread of Scarlet Fever
    (05-Feb-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Feb. 5, 2018
    (05-Feb-2018)
    • Televangelist Pat Robertson Suffers Stroke
    • Improper Use of Antipsychotic Drugs in U.S. Nursing Homes Still a Major Problem

  • New Treatment Could Be 'Breakthrough' for Vitiligo Skin Condition
    (05-Feb-2018)

  • Melanoma Rates Rising for Boomers, Falling Among Young
    (05-Feb-2018)

  • Health Tip: X-Ray Suggestions for Parents
    (05-Feb-2018)

  • Just How Bad Is This Flu Season? Experts Weigh In
    (02-Feb-2018)

  • Weak Vaccine Making Flu Season Even Tougher, CDC Says
    (02-Feb-2018)

  • In Ohio's Capital City, 1 in 3 Lacks Access to Healthy Food
    (02-Feb-2018)

  • Malaria-Causing Parasite Mutating to Resist Multiple Drugs
    (02-Feb-2018)

  • In Ohio's Capital City, 1 in 3 Lacks Access to Healthy Food
    (02-Feb-2018)

  • Malaria-Causing Parasite Mutating to Resist Multiple Drugs
    (02-Feb-2018)

  • Weak Vaccine Making Flu Season Even Tougher, CDC Says
    (02-Feb-2018)

  • Health Tip: Keep Those New Year's Resolutions
    (02-Feb-2018)

  • Dog Bites More Common for Anxious People
    (02-Feb-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Feb. 2, 2018
    (02-Feb-2018)
    • CDC Slashes Budget for International Disease Outbreaks
    • U.K. Clinic Gets Okay to Make Babies With DNA From 3 People

  • In Ohio's Capital City, 1 in 3 Lacks Access to Healthy Food
    (02-Feb-2018)

  • Weak Vaccine Making Flu Season Even Tougher, CDC Says
    (02-Feb-2018)

  • Weak Vaccine Making Flu Season Even Tougher, CDC Says
    (02-Feb-2018)

  • Exercise May Help Lung Cancer Surgery Go More Smoothly
    (02-Feb-2018)

  • 'Bug Bomb' Foggers Still Making People Sick
    (01-Feb-2018)

  • Patients, Doctors Often Differ About Scars After Surgery
    (01-Feb-2018)

  • 'Anti-Vaxxers' Are Often Conspiracy Theorists, Too
    (01-Feb-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Feb. 1, 2018
    (01-Feb-2018)
    • Vaping Oils Linked to Dozens of Illnesses and 2 Deaths: U.S. Army
    • Pharmacist Involved in Deadly Meningitis Outbreak Receives 8-Year Jail Term
    • CDC Director Resigns Due to Financial Conflicts

  • California May Slap Cancer Warning on Coffee, But Should Java Lovers Panic?
    (01-Feb-2018)

  • California May Slap Cancer Warning on Coffee, But Should Java Lovers Panic?
    (01-Feb-2018)

  • 'Anti-Vaxxers' Are Often Conspiracy Theorists, Too
    (01-Feb-2018)

  • Patients, Doctors Often Differ About Scars After Surgery
    (01-Feb-2018)

  • Few Prescription Meds Have Dosing Guidelines for Obese Kids
    (31-Jan-2018)

  • Smoking Habit Tougher to Break for Some Americans
    (31-Jan-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Jan. 31, 2018
    (31-Jan-2018)
    • Pharmacist Involved in Deadly Meningitis Outbreak Receives 8-Year Jail Term
    • CDC Director Resigns Due to Financial Conflicts
    • Bill Gates Reveals His Father Has Dementia
    • Sterilizing Mosquitoes Released Into Wild in Miami
    • Illness Outbreak Linked to Puppies is Over: CDC
    • Chinese Scientists Use 3-D Printing to Create New Ears for Children
    • Judge Hosts Meeting on Settling Opioid Lawsuits

  • Smoking Habit Tougher to Break for Some Americans
    (31-Jan-2018)

  • Lone Star Ticks Won't Give You Lyme, But Can Still Make You Sick
    (31-Jan-2018)

  • 'IV Lounges' Are the Latest Health Fad, But Are They Safe?
    (31-Jan-2018)

  • Lone Star Ticks Won't Give You Lyme, But Can Still Make You Sick
    (31-Jan-2018)

  • Procedure Beats Drugs for A-Fib With Heart Failure
    (31-Jan-2018)

  • Can Brain Scans Reveal Who Your Friends Are?
    (30-Jan-2018)

  • Brain 'Pacemaker' Might Help Slow Alzheimer's
    (30-Jan-2018)

  • Concussions Tied to Rise in Dementia Risk Decades Later
    (30-Jan-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Jan. 30, 2018
    (30-Jan-2018)
    • Bill Gates Reveals His Father Has Dementia
    • Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase to Create Health Care System for Employees
    • Azar Sworn in as HHS Secretary
    • Groups Call on Facebook to Scrap Messenger Kids App
    • Parasitic Worms Infest Couple's Feet After Caribbean Holiday
    • Flu Prevention Measures Being Taken At Super Bowl Events
    • Human Genome Can Now Be Mapped Using Handheld Device

  • Can Brain Scans Reveal Who Your Friends Are?
    (30-Jan-2018)

  • How to Avoid Opioid Addiction After Surgery
    (30-Jan-2018)

  • Can Brain Scans Reveal Who Your Friends Are?
    (30-Jan-2018)

  • Talk Therapy May Be Worth It for Teen Depression
    (29-Jan-2018)

  • Fainting Rarely Tied to Blood Clot, Study Finds
    (29-Jan-2018)

  • Kidney Donors Could Face Some Long-Term Health Risks
    (29-Jan-2018)

  • Health Tip: Is Your Pet a Healthy Weight?
    (29-Jan-2018)

  • America's Dogs Have Their Own Flu Battles
    (29-Jan-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Jan. 29, 2018
    (29-Jan-2018)
    • Human Genome Can Now Be Mapped Using Handheld Device
    • Panera Recalls Cream Cheese Products

  • Trusting a Stranger May Be a Case of Deja Vu
    (29-Jan-2018)

  • Extra Body Fat May Raise Breast Cancer Risk, No Matter Your Weight
    (26-Jan-2018)

  • Flu Season One of the Worst in a Decade: CDC
    (26-Jan-2018)

  • Emergency Services Crews Often Unprepared for Diabetic Crises
    (26-Jan-2018)

  • Emergency Services Crews Often Unprepared for Diabetic Crises
    (26-Jan-2018)

  • Health Tips: Prevent Infections During Pregnancy
    (26-Jan-2018)

  • Zika Attacks Placentas of Pregnant Monkeys, Study Finds
    (26-Jan-2018)

  • Flu Season One of the Worst in a Decade: CDC
    (26-Jan-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Jan. 26, 2018
    (26-Jan-2018)
    • 17 Universities Bar Funding From Anti-Smoking Group With Tobacco Ties
    • E. Coli Outbreak Tied to Leafy Greens is Over: CDC

  • Stroke Takes Greater Toll on One Group of Americans
    (26-Jan-2018)

  • Monkey Deaths Prompt FDA Probe, New Controls on Animal Research
    (26-Jan-2018)

  • Flu Season One of the Worst in a Decade: CDC
    (26-Jan-2018)

  • Monkey Deaths Prompt FDA Probe, New Controls on Animal Research
    (26-Jan-2018)

  • Flu Season One of the Worst in a Decade: CDC
    (26-Jan-2018)

  • Swatting Teaches Mosquitoes a Lesson They Won't Forget
    (25-Jan-2018)

  • Zika Tied to Rise in U.S. Birth Defects: CDC
    (25-Jan-2018)

  • Sleepy U.S. Teens Are Running on Empty
    (25-Jan-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Jan. 25, 2018
    (25-Jan-2018)
    • E. Coli Outbreak Tied to Leafy Greens is Over: CDC
    • Senate Confirms Alex Azar as Health Secretary
    • Tiny Device Could Lead to Better Treatment of Brain Diseases
    • Meatballs Recalled Due to Possible Listeria Contamination

  • Many Stroke Survivors Don't Improve Health Habits
    (25-Jan-2018)

  • Another Alzheimer's Drug Fails: What Makes This Disease So Tough to Fight?
    (25-Jan-2018)

  • FDA Panel Rejects Some Claims for 'Heat-not-Burn' Tobacco Device
    (25-Jan-2018)

  • Expanded Use of Clot-Removing Procedure Could Change Stroke Care
    (25-Jan-2018)

  • FDA Panel Rejects Some Claims for 'Heat-not-Burn' Tobacco Device
    (25-Jan-2018)

  • Are Stroke Patients Skipping Rehab?
    (24-Jan-2018)

  • More Americans Got Surgeries Sooner Under Obamacare
    (24-Jan-2018)

  • Too Few Older, Hospitalized Patients Getting Flu Tests
    (24-Jan-2018)

  • Are Stroke Patients Skipping Rehab?
    (24-Jan-2018)

  • Too Few Older, Hospitalized Patients Getting Flu Tests
    (24-Jan-2018)

  • Progress on 'Universal' Vaccine Against Leading Flu Strain
    (24-Jan-2018)

  • More Bad News on Flu: It's Tied to Higher Heart Attack Risk
    (24-Jan-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Jan. 24, 2018
    (24-Jan-2018)
    • FDA Warns Companies Over Illegal Opioid Addiction/Withdrawal Products
    • San Diego Hepatitis A Public Health Emergency Over: Officials
    • Philadelphia Officials Propose Safe Injection Sites

  • Are Stroke Patients Skipping Rehab?
    (24-Jan-2018)

  • Progress on 'Universal' Vaccine Against Leading Flu Strain
    (24-Jan-2018)

  • First Monkeys Cloned From Process That Created 'Dolly' the Sheep
    (24-Jan-2018)

  • U.S. Efforts to Help Fight Global HIV Are Paying Off
    (24-Jan-2018)

  • U.S. Efforts to Help Fight Global HIV Are Paying Off
    (24-Jan-2018)

  • More Americans Got Surgeries Sooner Under Obamacare
    (24-Jan-2018)

  • Dirty Water Taking Toll on Americans' Health, Wallets
    (23-Jan-2018)

  • Spending More on Health Care? Here's Why
    (23-Jan-2018)

  • Dirty Water Taking Toll on Americans' Health, Wallets
    (23-Jan-2018)

  • Spending More on Health Care? Here's Why
    (23-Jan-2018)

  • Health Tip: Disaster Preparedness For People With Alzheimer's
    (23-Jan-2018)

  • Timing of Cardiac Arrest May Affect Survival
    (23-Jan-2018)

  • Spending More on Health Care? Here's Why
    (23-Jan-2018)

  • Lack of Vitamin D Can Sideline College Football Players
    (23-Jan-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Jan. 23, 2018
    (23-Jan-2018)
    • Unclear if Heat-Not-Burn Tobacco Device Poses Fewer Health Risks Than Cigarettes: FDA
    • Jazz Legend Hugh Masekela Dies at Age 78
    • Neil Diamond Announces Retirement After Parkinson's Disease Diagnosis

  • Dirty Water Taking Toll on Americans' Health, Wallets
    (23-Jan-2018)

  • Dirty Water Taking Toll on Americans' Health, Wallets
    (23-Jan-2018)

  • Essure Female Sterilization Device Appears Safe: Study
    (23-Jan-2018)

  • Dirty Water Taking Toll on Americans' Health, Wallets
    (23-Jan-2018)

  • Obamacare Helping Poor Families the Most
    (22-Jan-2018)

  • Can't Pay the Rent? Kids' Health May Suffer
    (22-Jan-2018)

  • Carbon Monoxide Hazards Rise in Wintry Weather
    (22-Jan-2018)

  • Severe Flu Season, Tough Winter a Double Whammy for Blood Banks
    (22-Jan-2018)

  • Carbon Monoxide Hazards Rise in Wintry Weather
    (22-Jan-2018)

  • All That Smartphone Time May Be Making Teens Unhappy
    (22-Jan-2018)

  • Carbon Monoxide Hazards Rise in Wintry Weather
    (22-Jan-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Jan. 22, 2018
    (22-Jan-2018)
    • Cuban Teen With Massive Facial Tumor Dies After Surgery
    • Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Raw Sprouts: CDC
    • Trump Plan Would Slash Drug Prevention Office Budget

  • Will Smoking Pot Harm Your Heart? Experts Weigh In
    (22-Jan-2018)

  • Carbon Monoxide Hazards Rise in Wintry Weather
    (22-Jan-2018)

  • Carbon Monoxide Hazards Rise in Wintry Weather
    (22-Jan-2018)

  • Winter Temps Raise Health Risks for Seniors
    (21-Jan-2018)

  • How to Stay Safe on the Mountain
    (20-Jan-2018)

  • How to Stay Safe on the Mountain
    (20-Jan-2018)

  • Quick Test Could Spot Precursor to Esophageal Cancer
    (19-Jan-2018)

  • Severe Flu Cases Just Keep Rising: CDC
    (19-Jan-2018)

  • Flu May Be Spread By Just Breathing
    (19-Jan-2018)

  • Health Tip: 6 Suggestions For a Healthier New Year
    (19-Jan-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Jan. 19, 2018
    (19-Jan-2018)
    • Second Alert About Measles Patient At O'Hare Airport
    • Governors Call on Trump to do More to Fight Opioid Crisis

  • Quick Test Could Spot Precursor to Esophageal Cancer
    (19-Jan-2018)

  • Severe Flu Cases Just Keep Rising: CDC
    (19-Jan-2018)

  • Teens Eating Detergent 'Pods': Latest Web Fad Brings Big Dangers
    (19-Jan-2018)

  • Former NFL Pros Push for End to Kids' Tackle Football
    (19-Jan-2018)

  • Severe Flu Cases Just Keep Rising: CDC
    (19-Jan-2018)

  • U.S. Smoking Rate Falls, But 38 Million Still Light Up
    (18-Jan-2018)

  • U.S. Smoking Rate Falls, But 38 Million Still Light Up
    (18-Jan-2018)

  • Opioid Abuse Rises When Prescriptions Are Renewed
    (18-Jan-2018)

  • White House to Shield Health Workers Who Refuse Services on Moral Grounds
    (18-Jan-2018)

  • Concussion May Not Be Needed to Bring on CTE Brain Disease
    (18-Jan-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Jan. 18, 2018
    (18-Jan-2018)
    • Hospitals Plan to Produce Their Own Generic Drugs
    • Helping Others With Depression Better Than Olympic Gold: Michael Phelps
    • Packets That Turn Opioid Painkillers Into Useless Gel Offered at Walmart

  • Could a Blood Test Spot Early Stage Colon Cancer?
    (18-Jan-2018)

  • 'One-Stop' Blood Test for Cancer Shows Early Promise
    (18-Jan-2018)

  • Opioid Abuse Rises When Prescriptions Are Renewed
    (18-Jan-2018)

  • Don't Rely on Just One Blood Pressure Test for Kids: Study
    (17-Jan-2018)

  • Health Tip: Is Your Food Still Good After Power Outage?
    (17-Jan-2018)

  • Trump in 'Excellent' Physical, Cognitive Health, Doctor Says
    (17-Jan-2018)

  • For Baseball Scouts, Another Tool for Spotting Talent?
    (17-Jan-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Jan. 17, 2018
    (17-Jan-2018)
    • AIDS Activist Dr. Mathilde Krim Dies at 91
    • Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Coconut Tree Brand Frozen Shredded Coconut

  • Health Tip: If You're Stuck Inside During a Winter Storm
    (17-Jan-2018)

  • Restaurant Bans Have Big Impact on Smoking Rates
    (17-Jan-2018)

  • Reduce Legal Blood-Alcohol Limit to Cut Drunk Driving Deaths: Report
    (17-Jan-2018)

  • Sauna Sessions May Be as Good as Exercise for the Heart
    (16-Jan-2018)

  • Fluids May Buy Dying Cancer Patients a Day or Two
    (16-Jan-2018)

  • Rats May Not Have Driven the Black Death Plague After All
    (16-Jan-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Jan. 16, 2018
    (16-Jan-2018)
    • FDA Takes More Measures to Ease IV Bag Shortage
    • Jane Fonda Has Cancerous Growth Removed From Lip
    • Doctor Will Brief Reporters on Trump's First Physical Exam
    • Alert Issued Over Measles Patient at O'Hare Airport

  • To-Do List Before Bedtime Prompts Better Sleep
    (16-Jan-2018)

  • Asthma in America Carries $82 Billion Price Tag
    (12-Jan-2018)

  • Pregnant Women Still Getting UTI Meds Linked to Birth Defects
    (12-Jan-2018)

  • Fewer Hospitals Closed After Obamacare Expanded Medicaid
    (12-Jan-2018)

  • Asthma in America Carries $82 Billion Price Tag
    (12-Jan-2018)

  • Pregnant Women Still Getting UTI Meds Linked to Birth Defects
    (12-Jan-2018)

  • Wildfires Can Affect Air Quality Far From the Flames
    (12-Jan-2018)

  • Health Tip: Recognize Symptoms of Food Poisoning
    (12-Jan-2018)

  • Fewer Hospitals Closed After Obamacare Expanded Medicaid
    (12-Jan-2018)

  • As CHIP Money Runs Out, Millions of U.S. Kids May Lose Health Care
    (12-Jan-2018)

  • Fewer Hospitals Closed After Obamacare Expanded Medicaid
    (12-Jan-2018)

  • Severe Flu Season Slams All But One State: CDC
    (12-Jan-2018)

  • Your Dishwasher Is Not as Sterile as You Think
    (12-Jan-2018)

  • Your Dishwasher Is Not as Sterile as You Think
    (12-Jan-2018)

  • Severe Flu Season Slams All But One State: CDC
    (12-Jan-2018)

  • Is It a Cold or Flu? Here's How to Tell
    (12-Jan-2018)

  • Your Dishwasher Is Not as Sterile as You Think
    (12-Jan-2018)

  • Severe Flu Season Slams All But One State: CDC
    (12-Jan-2018)

  • Raw Meat Not the Safest Choice for Your Dog … or You
    (12-Jan-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Jan. 12, 2018
    (12-Jan-2018)
    • Health Insurer Centene Doesn't Provide Adequate Access to Care: Lawsuit
    • Wild Monkeys in Florida Could Pass Herpes to People
    • Eric Clapton Reveals Tinnitus Hearing Problem

  • Raw Meat Not the Safest Choice for Your Dog … or You
    (12-Jan-2018)

  • Your Dishwasher Is Not as Sterile as You Think
    (12-Jan-2018)

  • Raw Meat Not the Safest Choice for Your Dog … or You
    (12-Jan-2018)

  • Old Age Alone Not to Blame for Surgical Complications
    (12-Jan-2018)

  • BRCA Breast Cancer Gene Doesn't Affect Patient Survival: Study
    (12-Jan-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Jan. 11, 2018
    (11-Jan-2018)
    • Eric Clapton Reveals Tinnitus Hearing Problem
    • More E. Coli Cases Reported in U.S. Outbreak
    • Trump Policy Shift on Medicaid Work Requirement Could Affect Millions of People

  • Can Deportation Fears Hurt the Heart?
    (11-Jan-2018)

  • Serena Williams Shares Childbirth Ordeal
    (11-Jan-2018)

  • 'Bone Cement': A Non-Surgical Option for Painful Joints?
    (11-Jan-2018)

  • Tamper-Resistant Opioids May Not Ease Addiction Crisis: Study
    (11-Jan-2018)

  • Astronauts May Get Space Fever
    (10-Jan-2018)

  • Surgery or Antibiotics for Appendicitis? Here's What Patients Chose
    (10-Jan-2018)

  • Astronauts May Get Space Fever
    (10-Jan-2018)

  • Is Surgery Riskier for Black Children?
    (10-Jan-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Jan. 10, 2018
    (10-Jan-2018)
    • Poor Trial Results for Another Experimental Alzheimer's Drug

  • Is Surgery Riskier for Black Children?
    (10-Jan-2018)

  • Astronauts May Get Space Fever
    (10-Jan-2018)

  • Health Tip: Create a Fire-Safety Plan
    (10-Jan-2018)

  • Is Surgery Riskier for Black Children?
    (10-Jan-2018)

  • Surgery or Antibiotics for Appendicitis? Here's What Patients Chose
    (10-Jan-2018)

  • Too Many Babies Still Die Needlessly of SIDS, CDC Says
    (09-Jan-2018)

  • Life in Poor Neighborhoods Is Hard on the Heart
    (09-Jan-2018)

  • Blood Banks Need January Donors
    (09-Jan-2018)

  • Ozone Hole Smaller Thanks to Decades-Old Chemical Ban: Study
    (09-Jan-2018)

  • Severe Flu Season Tightens Its Grip on U.S.
    (09-Jan-2018)

  • Severe Flu Season Tightens Its Grip on U.S.
    (09-Jan-2018)

  • Severe Flu Season Tightens Its Grip on U.S.
    (09-Jan-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Jan. 9, 2018
    (09-Jan-2018)
    • Study Links Ibuprofen With Male Infertility
    • Mitt Romney Treated for Prostate Cancer Last Year

  • Scientists Turn Skin Cells Into Muscle Cells, a Potential Boon for Research
    (09-Jan-2018)

  • Screening, Treatment Cuts Breast Cancer Deaths in Half
    (09-Jan-2018)

  • Coming Soon: A Once-Weekly Pill to Fight HIV?
    (09-Jan-2018)

  • Blood Banks Need January Donors
    (09-Jan-2018)

  • Ozone Hole Smaller Thanks to Decades-Old Chemical Ban: Study
    (09-Jan-2018)

  • Coming Soon: A Once-Weekly Pill to Fight HIV?
    (09-Jan-2018)

  • Fewer of America's Poor Kids Are Becoming Obese
    (08-Jan-2018)

  • For Poorer Americans, Stress Brings Worse Health
    (08-Jan-2018)

  • Poor Credit Scores, Poor Health
    (08-Jan-2018)

  • For Poorer Americans, Stress Brings Worse Health
    (08-Jan-2018)

  • Fewer of America's Poor Kids Are Becoming Obese
    (08-Jan-2018)

  • Child Death Rate Higher in U.S. Than Other Wealthy Nations
    (08-Jan-2018)

  • Spike Seen in Kids' Eye Injuries From BB, Paintball Guns
    (08-Jan-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Jan. 8, 2018
    (08-Jan-2018)
    • Coffee Enema Promoted on Gwyneth Paltrow's 'Goop' May Bring Dangers
    • Dunkin' Donuts Stops Use of Artificial Dyes
    • Claire Says No Asbestos Found in Children's Makeup Products

  • For Poorer Americans, Stress Brings Worse Health
    (08-Jan-2018)

  • Spike Seen in Kids' Eye Injuries From BB, Paintball Guns
    (08-Jan-2018)

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Is Good for Obese Teens' Hearts
    (08-Jan-2018)

  • Apple Investors Press for Parental Controls on iPhones
    (08-Jan-2018)

  • Stress Is Tough on Medical 'Surrogates' When a Loved One Is Ill
    (05-Jan-2018)

  • Mom-to-Be's Immune Response May Trigger Zika Birth Defects
    (05-Jan-2018)

  • Beware Carbon Monoxide Dangers When Cold Weather Strikes
    (05-Jan-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Jan. 5, 2018
    (05-Jan-2018)
    • 'Jeopardy!' Host Recuperating From Removal of Clots in Brain
    • Romaine Lettuce Suspected in E. Coli Illnesses

  • Hair Loss, Fibroids May Have Links in Black Women
    (05-Jan-2018)

  • Big Strides Made in Diabetes Care
    (05-Jan-2018)

  • 'Mountain Madness' Found to Be a Real Psychosis
    (05-Jan-2018)

  • Beware Carbon Monoxide Dangers When Cold Weather Strikes
    (05-Jan-2018)

  • More U.S. Women Obese Before Pregnancy, Experts Sound the Alarm
    (04-Jan-2018)

  • Clean Air Act May Be Saving More Lives Than Thought
    (04-Jan-2018)

  • Diabetics May Often Fare Poorly in Hospice Care
    (04-Jan-2018)

  • Health Tip: Stay Well
    (04-Jan-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Jan. 4, 2018
    (04-Jan-2018)
    • Romaine Lettuce Suspected in E. Coli Illnesses
    • Novel Diabetes Drug Battles Alzheimer's in Mice

  • Good New for Parents: Teens Are Delaying Having Sex
    (04-Jan-2018)

  • Goodbye, Needles? Patch Might Be the Future for Blood-Sugar Tracking
    (04-Jan-2018)

  • Boy Who Died 450 Years Ago Gives Clues to Hepatitis Research
    (04-Jan-2018)

  • Health Tip: Understanding Hospice Care
    (03-Jan-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Jan. 3, 2018
    (03-Jan-2018)
    • Novel Diabetes Drug Battles Alzheimer's in Mice
    • Trump Fires Obama-Era HIV/AIDS Council Members
    • NFL Tightens Concussion Protocol

  • Stem Cell Transplant Shows Promise for Immune Disorder Scleroderma
    (03-Jan-2018)

  • New Hope for 'Ringing' in the Ears
    (03-Jan-2018)

  • Hysterectomy May Have Long-Term Health Risks
    (03-Jan-2018)

  • U.S. Autism Rates May Be Stabilizing
    (02-Jan-2018)

  • U.S. Autism Rates May Be Stabilizing
    (02-Jan-2018)

  • Keep Fido Warm During Arctic Blast
    (02-Jan-2018)

  • Health Highlights: Jan. 2, 2018
    (02-Jan-2018)
    • Trump Fires Obama-Era HIV/AIDS Council Members
    • NFL Tightens Concussion Protocol

  • Keep Fido Warm During Arctic Blast
    (02-Jan-2018)

  • Exercise Safely When the Weather Outside Is Frightful
    (02-Jan-2018)

  • Getting Back in Shape in 2018? Great, but Do It Safely
    (02-Jan-2018)

  • Health Tip: Make Your Doctor's Appointment Successful
    (01-Jan-2018)

  • Health Tip: Keep Your Pet Safe
    (01-Jan-2018)

  • Health Tip: Keep Your Pet Safe
    (01-Jan-2018)

  • Seniors, Lose the Weight But Not the Muscle in 2018
    (29-Dec-2017)

  • Health Tip: No Screens Before Going to Bed
    (29-Dec-2017)

  • Health Tip: Protect Children from Playground Hazards
    (29-Dec-2017)

  • How Good Is Your New Year's Bubbly? Listen Closely
    (29-Dec-2017)

  • Whites More Likely Than Others to Seek Help for Psoriasis
    (28-Dec-2017)

  • Many With Deadly Brain Cancer Don't Opt for Hospice Care
    (28-Dec-2017)

  • Health Highlights: Dec. 28, 2017
    (28-Dec-2017)
    • Court Orders EPA to Speed Update to Lead Paint Rules
    • Singer Solange Cancels New Year's Performance Due to Medical Condition

  • Whites More Likely Than Others to Seek Help for Psoriasis
    (28-Dec-2017)

  • Health Tip: Kids and Window Blinds
    (28-Dec-2017)

  • Asthma Worse for Overweight Preschoolers: Study
    (28-Dec-2017)

  • Global Warming's Humidity Could Put Lives in Danger
    (27-Dec-2017)

  • No Link Between Childhood Lead Levels, Later Criminality
    (27-Dec-2017)

  • Health Tip: Create a Winter Emergency Kit For Your Car
    (27-Dec-2017)

  • Global Warming's Humidity Could Put Lives in Danger
    (27-Dec-2017)

  • MRIs Safe With Older Pacemakers, Study Finds
    (27-Dec-2017)

  • No Link Between Childhood Lead Levels, Later Criminality
    (27-Dec-2017)

  • Health Highlights: Dec. 27, 2017
    (27-Dec-2017)
    • Excessive Video Gaming a Disorder: WHO
    • Trump Administration Relaxing Fines Against Nursing Homes
    • Doctors to Remove 10-pound Tumor From Boy's Nose

  • MRIs Safe With Older Pacemakers, Study Finds
    (27-Dec-2017)

  • High School Coaches, Players Know Little About Concussion
    (27-Dec-2017)

  • MRIs Safe With Older Pacemakers, Study Finds
    (27-Dec-2017)

  • Amber-Tinted Glasses Might Get You More Sleep
    (26-Dec-2017)

  • Amber-Tinted Glasses Might Get You More Sleep
    (26-Dec-2017)

  • Kidney Disease Can Lead to Diabetes, Not Just the Other Way Around
    (26-Dec-2017)

  • Ebola Survivors May Develop Immunity to the Disease
    (26-Dec-2017)

  • Pet Dogs May Speed Human Brain Cancer Trials
    (26-Dec-2017)

  • Health Highlights: Dec. 26, 2017
    (26-Dec-2017)
    • Trump Administration Relaxing Fines Against Nursing Homes
    • Doctors to Remove 10-pound Tumor From Boy's Nose

  • Ebola Survivors May Develop Immunity to the Disease
    (26-Dec-2017)

  • Amber-Tinted Glasses Might Get You More Sleep
    (26-Dec-2017)

  • Bah, Hum (Stomach) Bug! Essential Holiday Food Safety Tips
    (25-Dec-2017)

  • Road Salt Good for Winter Driving, Bad for Wells
    (25-Dec-2017)

  • Staying Warm, Cozy and Safe by the Fire
    (24-Dec-2017)

  • Staying Warm, Cozy and Safe by the Fire
    (24-Dec-2017)

  • The Most Dreaded Topic at Family Gatherings
    (23-Dec-2017)

  • Health Tip: Fry Your Turkey Safely
    (22-Dec-2017)

  • New Tax Law Means End of Obamacare's Individual Mandate
    (22-Dec-2017)

  • 'Tis the Season to Fight Infection
    (22-Dec-2017)

  • 'Tis the Season to Fight Infection
    (22-Dec-2017)

  • Tips for Poison-Free Holidays
    (22-Dec-2017)

  • Pack Wisely for a Healthy Trip
    (22-Dec-2017)

  • High Costs Keep Many Cancer Patients From Needed Drugs
    (21-Dec-2017)

  • High Costs Keep Many Cancer Patients From Needed Drugs
    (21-Dec-2017)

  • As Income Rises, Women Get Slimmer -- But Not Men
    (21-Dec-2017)

  • Health Tip: Prepare an Emergency Kit for Your Pet
    (21-Dec-2017)

  • Holiday Chocolates No Treat for Dogs
    (21-Dec-2017)

  • Holiday Chocolates No Treat for Dogs
    (21-Dec-2017)

  • Health Highlights: Dec. 21, 2017
    (21-Dec-2017)
    • Robot Cats With 'AI' May Soon Roam Nursing Homes
    • Boxed Warning Removed From Certain Asthma Medications: FDA
    • 2 Million Kids Will Lose Health Coverage If GOP Doesn't Approve CHIP Funding

  • Keeping the Holidays Allergy and Asthma-Free
    (21-Dec-2017)

  • Choosing Safe Toys for the Holidays
    (21-Dec-2017)

  • Can the Fill-In Babysitter Handle an Emergency?
    (20-Dec-2017)

  • Light Up the Holidays Safely
    (20-Dec-2017)

  • Health Highlights: Dec. 20, 2017
    (20-Dec-2017)
    • EPA Criticized for Delaying Ban on Toxic Chemicals
    • Embryo Frozen for 25 Years Results in Successful Birth
    • Salmonella Infection Linked to Rattlesnake Pills: CDC

  • Light Up the Holidays Safely
    (20-Dec-2017)

  • Light Up the Holidays Safely
    (20-Dec-2017)

  • Put Safety on Your Toy Shopping List
    (20-Dec-2017)

  • When Tax Reform Becomes Law, ACA's Individual Mandate Becomes History
    (19-Dec-2017)

  • FDA Issues Tougher Warning on MRI Dye Tied to Brain Effects
    (19-Dec-2017)

  • U.S. Lifts Ban on Laboratory-Made Lethal Viruses
    (19-Dec-2017)

  • Police Use of Rubber Bullets Can Still Be Deadly, Study Warns
    (19-Dec-2017)

  • Health Highlights: Dec. 19, 2017
    (19-Dec-2017)
    • Embryo Frozen for 25 Years Results in Successful Birth
    • Salmonella Infection Linked to Rattlesnake Pills: CDC

  • Cancer Survivors Often Face Another Hurdle: Faster Aging
    (19-Dec-2017)

  • Heroin Vaccine Blunts Drug's Effect in Animals
    (19-Dec-2017)

  • There's Still No Proven Way to Prevent Alzheimer's
    (19-Dec-2017)

  • U.S. Lifts Ban on Laboratory-Made Lethal Viruses
    (19-Dec-2017)

  • FDA Issues Tougher Warning on MRI Dye Tied to Brain Effects
    (19-Dec-2017)

  • U.S. Lifts Ban on Laboratory-Made Lethal Viruses
    (19-Dec-2017)

  • State Rules Affect Survival of Immigrants With Kidney Failure
    (18-Dec-2017)

  • Money May Not Buy Happiness, But . . .
    (18-Dec-2017)

  • Health Tip: Avoid Eating Raw Dough
    (18-Dec-2017)

  • State Rules Affect Survival of Immigrants With Kidney Failure
    (18-Dec-2017)

  • FDA Gets Tough With Homeopathic Medicines
    (18-Dec-2017)

  • Health Highlights: Dec. 18, 2017
    (18-Dec-2017)
    • John McCain Returns Home From Hospital
    • Cellphone Radiation Safety Guidelines Released by California Health Officials
    • HHS Not Banning Words at CDC: Official
    • New Trump Administration Rules on Birth Control Blocked by Judge

  • Health Tip: Applying Makeup Safely
    (18-Dec-2017)

  • Don't Play Around When It Comes to Toy Safety
    (18-Dec-2017)

  • FDA Gets Tough With Homeopathic Medicines
    (18-Dec-2017)

  • Will These 2 Home Remedies Help Your Sore Throat?
    (18-Dec-2017)

  • The Holidays Can Pose Hazards to Your Pet's Health
    (17-Dec-2017)

  • The Holidays Can Pose Hazards to Your Pet's Health
    (17-Dec-2017)

  • The Holidays Can Pose Hazards to Your Pet's Health
    (17-Dec-2017)

  • The Holidays Can Pose Hazards to Your Pet's Health
    (17-Dec-2017)

  • Keep Kids Safe During Holiday Travels
    (16-Dec-2017)

  • Today Is the Deadline for Obamacare 2018
    (15-Dec-2017)

  • Health Tip: Give Your Dog Safe Treats
    (15-Dec-2017)

  • Health Highlights: Dec. 15, 2017
    (15-Dec-2017)
    • Cancer Risk From Fibroid-Removal Tool Still Too High, FDA Says

  • New Cancer Drug Shows Promise Against Wide Range of Tumors
    (15-Dec-2017)

  • Race, Age Bias Common in U.S. Medical Care: Survey
    (14-Dec-2017)

  • Decline in Antibiotic Use in Livestock Isn't Enough, Critics Say
    (14-Dec-2017)

  • Decline in Antibiotic Use in Livestock Isn't Enough, Critics Say
    (14-Dec-2017)

  • Race, Age Bias Common in U.S. Medical Care: Survey
    (14-Dec-2017)

  • Your Pets Can't Put Your Aging on 'Paws'
    (14-Dec-2017)

  • Health Highlights: Dec. 14, 2017
    (14-Dec-2017)
    • Cancer Risk From Fibroid-Removal Tool Still Too High, FDA Says
    • John McCain Hospitalized Due to Side Effects of Brain Cancer Treatment
    • Computer-Illiterate Doctor Again Denied Request to Regain License
    • Flu Kills 646,000 People Worldwide Each Year: Study
    • Baby Born With Heart Outside Body Recovering After Surgeries

  • Race, Age Bias Common in U.S. Medical Care: Survey
    (14-Dec-2017)

  • Decline in Antibiotic Use in Livestock Isn't Enough, Critics Say
    (14-Dec-2017)

  • Decline in Antibiotic Use in Livestock Isn't Enough, Critics Say
    (14-Dec-2017)

  • Can Video Games Hone ER Docs' Skills?
    (13-Dec-2017)

  • Higher Booze Taxes Might Pay Off for Public Health
    (13-Dec-2017)

  • Higher Booze Taxes Might Pay Off for Public Health
    (13-Dec-2017)

  • Friday Is the Deadline for Obamacare 2018
    (13-Dec-2017)

  • Can Video Games Hone ER Docs' Skills?
    (13-Dec-2017)

  • Woman's Selfie of Skin Cancer Went Viral, Sparked Awareness
    (13-Dec-2017)

  • Health Highlights: Dec. 13, 2017
    (13-Dec-2017)
    • Baby Born With Heart Outside Body Recovering After Surgeries

  • Higher Booze Taxes Might Pay Off for Public Health
    (13-Dec-2017)

  • Teens Acting Badly? Smog Could Be to Blame
    (13-Dec-2017)

  • Nearby Fracking Linked to Low Birth Weights
    (13-Dec-2017)

  • Woman's Selfie of Skin Cancer Went Viral, Sparked Awareness
    (13-Dec-2017)

  • Drug May Help Surgical Patients Stop Opioids Sooner
    (13-Dec-2017)

  • Will 'AI' Be Part of Your Health-Care Team?
    (12-Dec-2017)

  • Health Care Workers Mixed on Using Medical Marijuana in Kids
    (12-Dec-2017)

  • Will 'AI' Be Part of Your Health-Care Team?
    (12-Dec-2017)

  • Are Emergency Medical Workers Ready for a Nuclear Attack?
    (12-Dec-2017)

  • Protecting Your Health From Wildfire Smoke
    (12-Dec-2017)

  • Tech at Bedtime May Mean Heavier Kids
    (12-Dec-2017)

  • Health Highlights: Dec. 12, 2017
    (12-Dec-2017)
    • FDA Warns Companies Selling Products as Alternatives to Illegal Drugs
    • Next Flu Pandemic Could Appear in Spring or Summer: Study

  • Are Emergency Medical Workers Ready for a Nuclear Attack?
    (12-Dec-2017)

  • Tips for Healthy, Happy Travels
    (12-Dec-2017)

  • Are Emergency Medical Workers Ready for a Nuclear Attack?
    (12-Dec-2017)

  • Memo to Motorcyclists: Beware the Full Moon
    (12-Dec-2017)

  • Protecting Your Health From Wildfire Smoke
    (12-Dec-2017)

  • Protecting Your Health From Wildfire Smoke
    (12-Dec-2017)

  • Will 'AI' Be Part of Your Health-Care Team?
    (12-Dec-2017)

  • Good News, Guys: Viagra Prices Start to Tumble Today
    (11-Dec-2017)

  • Has Your Doc Been Touched by Breast Cancer? It Could Influence Care
    (11-Dec-2017)

  • Health Tip: Prevent Food Contamination
    (11-Dec-2017)

  • Tried to Quit But Still Smoking? Help's On the Way
    (11-Dec-2017)

  • How to Perk Up the Holidays for Hospital Patients
    (11-Dec-2017)

  • With A-Fib, Urban Hospitals May Be a Better Bet
    (11-Dec-2017)

  • New Gene Therapy May Be Cure for 'Bubble Boy' Disease
    (11-Dec-2017)

  • Health Highlights: Dec. 11, 2017
    (11-Dec-2017)
    • New Drug Shows Promise in Huntington's Disease Patients
    • Choceur Dark Chocolate Bars Recalled by ALDI

  • Another Gene Therapy Breakthrough Against Hemophilia
    (11-Dec-2017)

  • Window Blinds: A Silent Killer in Your Home
    (11-Dec-2017)

  • What to Do If Someone's Bleeding Badly
    (08-Dec-2017)

  • 'Love Hormone' May Strengthen the Dog-Human Bond
    (08-Dec-2017)

  • How Hospitals Can Go Green
    (08-Dec-2017)

  • Repeat Infection Likely for Men With HPV
    (08-Dec-2017)

  • Preventing Childhood Accidents at Home
    (08-Dec-2017)

  • Health Highlights: Dec. 8, 2017
    (08-Dec-2017)
    • Large Study Will Compare 3-D and Regular X-Ray Mammograms

  • Germs on International Space Station Just Like Those Back Home
    (08-Dec-2017)

  • What to Do If Someone's Bleeding Badly
    (08-Dec-2017)

  • What to Do If Someone's Bleeding Badly
    (08-Dec-2017)

  • For Breast Cancer Patients, Less Time on Hormonal Meds?
    (07-Dec-2017)

  • U.S. Gun Sales Rose After Sandy Hook Massacre: Study
    (07-Dec-2017)

  • Are Good Kidneys Going to Waste?
    (07-Dec-2017)

  • Health Highlights: Dec. 7, 2017
    (07-Dec-2017)
    • Brain Changes Found in U.S. Embassy 'Sonic Attack' Victims in Cuba

  • U.S. Gun Sales Rose After Sandy Hook Massacre: Study
    (07-Dec-2017)

  • Boy's Double Hand Transplant Changed His Brain
    (06-Dec-2017)

  • Coming Soon: A Gel That Could Help Save Soldiers' Eyes
    (06-Dec-2017)

  • U.S. Courts, Jails Could Be Key Players in Curbing Opioid Abuse
    (06-Dec-2017)

  • Shhhh! Patients Are Sleeping
    (06-Dec-2017)

  • 4 Steps for Healthier Nails
    (06-Dec-2017)

  • Coming Soon: A Gel That Could Help Save Soldiers' Eyes
    (06-Dec-2017)

  • Boy's Double Hand Transplant Changed His Brain
    (06-Dec-2017)

  • Health Highlights: Dec. 6, 2017
    (06-Dec-2017)
    • Pfizer to Offer Generic Version of Viagra
    • Extreme Low-Cal Diet Led to Type 2 Diabetes Remission: Study
    • New Diabetes Drug Approved by FDA
    • Jimmy Kimmel's Son Has 2nd Heart Surgery

  • Coming Soon: A Gel That Could Help Save Soldiers' Eyes
    (06-Dec-2017)

  • Health Tip: Staying Safe in a Parking Lot
    (06-Dec-2017)

  • Shhhh! Patients Are Sleeping
    (06-Dec-2017)

  • Patients OK With Fewer Opioids After Gallbladder Surgery
    (06-Dec-2017)

  • Boy's Double Hand Transplant Changed His Brain
    (06-Dec-2017)

  • Shhhh! Patients Are Sleeping
    (06-Dec-2017)

  • Checking Prices for Medical Procedures Online? Good Luck
    (05-Dec-2017)

  • Your Doc Is Away? Substitute Doctors a Safe Option, Study Finds
    (05-Dec-2017)

  • Checking Prices for Medical Procedures Online? Good Luck
    (05-Dec-2017)

  • Do Heat Waves Shave Dollars Off a Baby's Future Earnings?
    (05-Dec-2017)

  • As Tax Bill Unfolds, What's In Store for Obamacare's Individual Mandate?
    (05-Dec-2017)

  • Your Doc Is Away? Substitute Doctors a Safe Option, Study Finds
    (05-Dec-2017)

  • Do Heat Waves Shave Dollars Off a Baby's Future Earnings?
    (05-Dec-2017)

  • Your Doc Is Away? Substitute Doctors a Safe Option, Study Finds
    (05-Dec-2017)

  • Checking Prices for Medical Procedures Online? Good Luck
    (05-Dec-2017)

  • Checking Prices for Medical Procedures Online? Good Luck
    (05-Dec-2017)

  • Health Highlights: Dec. 5, 2017
    (05-Dec-2017)
    • Jimmy Kimmel's Son Has 2nd Heart Surgery
    • Mandatory Screening of Newborns for Congenital Heart Disease Saves Lives: Study
    • New Policy For Distribution of Livers for Transplant in U.S.
    • Healthy Eating Has Environmental Benefits: Study
    • Mold Contamination Triggers Kroger Recall of Water for Infants

  • Gene Discovery May Help Fight Alzheimer's
    (05-Dec-2017)

  • Will CVS-Aetna Merger Mean Cheaper Health Care?
    (04-Dec-2017)

  • The Buzz on How Flies Spread Disease
    (04-Dec-2017)

  • Smartphone Pics Help Docs ID Kids' Skin Condition
    (04-Dec-2017)

  • Taking Your Meds? A Digital Pill Can Tell
    (04-Dec-2017)

  • Will CVS-Aetna Merger Mean Cheaper Health Care?
    (04-Dec-2017)

  • Steep Rise in Deaths for People Hospitalized After Opioid OD
    (04-Dec-2017)

  • The Buzz on How Flies Spread Disease
    (04-Dec-2017)

  • Health Highlights: Dec. 4, 2017
    (04-Dec-2017)
    • Texas Hospital Reports First U.S. Baby Born After Womb Transplant

  • Taking Your Meds? A Digital Pill Can Tell
    (04-Dec-2017)

  • The Buzz on How Flies Spread Disease
    (04-Dec-2017)

  • Even Non-Heart Surgery May Harm Your Heart
    (04-Dec-2017)

  • Smartphone Pics Help Docs ID Kids' Skin Condition
    (04-Dec-2017)

  • Breathing Trouble May Follow Preemies to Adulthood
    (01-Dec-2017)

  • Can Scrotal Vein Condition Hike Heart Risks?
    (01-Dec-2017)

  • Gum Disease Tied to Yet Another Deadly Illness
    (01-Dec-2017)

  • HIV Is Gaining Resistance to Lifesaving Drugs
    (01-Dec-2017)

  • Health Highlights: Dec. 1, 2017
    (01-Dec-2017)
    • Ban on Teflon Chemical Leads to Fewer Low-Weight Births in U.S.
    • Freeze-Dried Plasma Now Used Across U.S. Military

  • 'Pill Mill' Docs Only Partly to Blame for Opioid Epidemic
    (30-Nov-2017)

  • Patients More Prone to Complain About Younger Doctors
    (30-Nov-2017)

  • Another Opioid Scourge: Dangerous Infections
    (30-Nov-2017)

  • Another Opioid Scourge: Dangerous Infections
    (30-Nov-2017)

  • Another Opioid Scourge: Dangerous Infections
    (30-Nov-2017)

  • Health Highlights: Nov. 30, 2017
    (30-Nov-2017)
    • Actor, Singer Jim Nabors Dead at Age 87
    • ALS Patient Who Was Inspiration for Ice Bucket Challenge Dies
    • Trump Administration Changes to School Nutrition Rules Slammed by Experts
    • Dogs Smarter than Cats: Study
    • Scientists Report Major Advance Toward Creation of Artificial Organisms

  • Newborns in Pain Might Not Show It
    (30-Nov-2017)

  • Health Tip: Childproof Your Home
    (30-Nov-2017)

  • U.S.-Funded HIV Prevention Effort Reaps Rewards in Uganda
    (30-Nov-2017)

  • Cops on 'Spice' Raids Getting High by Accident
    (30-Nov-2017)

  • New 'Patch' May Repair Damaged Hearts
    (29-Nov-2017)

  • Patients React Poorly When Docs Say 'No'
    (29-Nov-2017)

  • Patients React Poorly When Docs Say 'No'
    (29-Nov-2017)

  • Chuck Norris Says MRI Dye Harmed Wife's Brain, But Study Finds No Link
    (29-Nov-2017)

  • Bone Treats a Dangerous Stocking Stuffer for Dogs
    (29-Nov-2017)

  • Health Highlights: Nov. 29, 2017
    (29-Nov-2017)
    • Scientists Report Major Advance Toward Creation of Artificial Organisms
    • Fake Medicines in Poor Nations May Cause Tens of Thousands of Child Deaths a Year: WHO
    • Computer-Challenged Doc, 84, Seeks Return of Medical License

  • New 'Patch' May Repair Damaged Hearts
    (29-Nov-2017)

  • New Migraine Drugs Show Promise
    (29-Nov-2017)

  • Bone Treats a Dangerous Stocking Stuffer for Dogs
    (29-Nov-2017)

  • Chuck Norris Says MRI Dye Harmed Wife's Brain, But Study Finds No Link
    (29-Nov-2017)

  • Small Changes Could Keep Seniors Driving Longer
    (29-Nov-2017)

  • New 'Patch' May Repair Damaged Hearts
    (29-Nov-2017)

  • HIV Diagnoses Occurring More Quickly, CDC Says
    (28-Nov-2017)

  • More Docs Specializing in Nursing Home Care
    (28-Nov-2017)

  • HIV Diagnoses Occurring More Quickly, CDC Says
    (28-Nov-2017)

  • Health Highlights: Nov. 28, 2017
    (28-Nov-2017)
    • Computer-Challenged Doc, 84, Seeks Return of Medical License

  • Don't Delay Hip Fracture Surgery. Here's Why
    (28-Nov-2017)

  • From Horses to Humans: Uncovering a Clue to Sore Throats
    (27-Nov-2017)

  • Zika Nerve Damage May Stem From Body's Response to the Virus
    (27-Nov-2017)

  • Memo to Doctors: Spit Out the Bad News
    (27-Nov-2017)

  • Zika Nerve Damage May Stem From Body's Response to the Virus
    (27-Nov-2017)

  • Zika Nerve Damage May Stem From Body's Response to the Virus
    (27-Nov-2017)

  • Health Highlights: Nov. 27, 2017
    (27-Nov-2017)
    • Raw Milk From 'Udder Milk' Co. Poses Health Risk: CDC

  • Controversial MS Treatment Found to Be Ineffective
    (27-Nov-2017)

  • Bullied Teens More Likely to Take Weapons to School
    (27-Nov-2017)

  • Brush Up on Fall Allergies Before Tackling the Leaves
    (26-Nov-2017)

  • Deer Hunters: Put Safety First
    (25-Nov-2017)

  • Health Tip: Prevent Respiratory Infections
    (24-Nov-2017)

  • Who's Most Distracted Behind the Wheel?
    (24-Nov-2017)

  • Health Tip: Prevent Fire Deaths and Injuries
    (23-Nov-2017)

  • Arthritis Didn't Afflict Famed Clone Sheep, Experts Say
    (23-Nov-2017)

  • How to Stay Out of the ER This Thanksgiving
    (22-Nov-2017)

  • Spread Joy, Not Foodborne Illness, for Thanksgiving
    (22-Nov-2017)

  • How to Stay Out of the ER This Thanksgiving
    (22-Nov-2017)

  • Health Highlights: Nov. 22, 2017
    (22-Nov-2017)
    • Adjustable Implanted Cataract Lens Approved by FDA
    • Parasite May Threaten Lives of Hundreds of Vietnam War Veterans
    • David Cassidy Dead at Age 67

  • How to Stay Out of the ER This Thanksgiving
    (22-Nov-2017)

  • Sunrise, Sunset: Ancient Rhythms Still Dictate Human Life
    (21-Nov-2017)

  • Almost 21 Million Worldwide Now Have Access to HIV Meds
    (21-Nov-2017)

  • Almost 21 Million Worldwide Now Have Access to HIV Meds
    (21-Nov-2017)

  • Health Highlights: Nov. 21, 2017
    (21-Nov-2017)
    • Raw Milk From 'Udder Milk' Co. Poses Health Risk: CDC
    • Conjoined Twins Go Home for Thanksgiving
    • Tobacco Industry Anti-Smoking Ads Begin on U.S. TV This Weekend
    • U.S. Will Have More Severe Thunderstorms, Floods Due to Climate Change: Study
    • Saliva Test Could Diagnose Concussion: Study
    • Poultry Salads Recalled by Trader Joe's

  • Report: Industry Hid Decades-Old Study Showing Sugar's Unhealthy Effects
    (21-Nov-2017)

  • Is a Common Shoulder Surgery Useless?
    (21-Nov-2017)

  • Motorcycle Crashes Far More Deadly Than Car Crashes
    (20-Nov-2017)

  • Quickly Treating Mini-Stroke Can Cut Risk for Future Stroke
    (20-Nov-2017)

  • Motorcycle Crashes Far More Deadly Than Car Crashes
    (20-Nov-2017)

  • Severe Psoriasis May Make Diabetes Increasingly Likely
    (20-Nov-2017)

  • Motorcycle Crashes Far More Deadly Than Car Crashes
    (20-Nov-2017)

  • Health Highlights: Nov. 20, 2017
    (20-Nov-2017)
    • Opioid Epidemic Cost the U.S. Half a Trillion in 2015: Report
    • Charles Manson Dead at Age 83
    • Sleeping on Side Reduces Stillbirth Risk: Study
    • David Cassidy Remains in Intensive Care With Organ Failure

  • Most U.S. Parents Can't Find Good Childcare: Survey
    (20-Nov-2017)

  • How to Spot the Virus That Puts Some Babies in the Hospital
    (19-Nov-2017)

  • How to Spot the Virus That Puts Some Babies in the Hospital
    (19-Nov-2017)

  • How to Spot the Virus That Puts Some Babies in the Hospital
    (19-Nov-2017)

  • How to Spot the Virus That Puts Some Babies in the Hospital
    (19-Nov-2017)

  • What It Takes to Get Teens Moving
    (18-Nov-2017)

  • Could New 'Brain Training' Program Help Prevent Dementia?
    (17-Nov-2017)

  • Gulf War Illness, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Are Distinct Disorders: Study
    (17-Nov-2017)

  • More Patients Are Having a Say in Their Medical Care
    (17-Nov-2017)

  • Flu Shot Could Help Your Kid Avoid Hospital
    (17-Nov-2017)

  • Dr. Tommy John Hopes Fewer Young Athletes Need Dad's Namesake Surgery
    (17-Nov-2017)

  • Could New 'Brain Training' Program Help Prevent Dementia?
    (17-Nov-2017)

  • Health Tip: A Pet May Improve Your Health
    (17-Nov-2017)

  • Hey, Single Folk: Adopting a Dog Could Lengthen Your Life
    (17-Nov-2017)

  • Health Highlights: Nov. 17, 2017
    (17-Nov-2017)
    • Jesse Jackson has Parkinson's Disease
    • Human Cases of Salmonella Rise to 66 in U.S. Outbreak Linked to Pet Turtles
    • FDA Announces Tighter Regulation of Stem Cell Therapies
    • American Heart Association President Suffers Heart Attack at Group's Annual Meeting

  • Gulf War Illness, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Are Distinct Disorders: Study
    (17-Nov-2017)

  • Health Tip: Safety Advice for the Holidays
    (17-Nov-2017)

  • Dr. Tommy John Hopes Fewer Young Athletes Need Dad's Namesake Surgery
    (17-Nov-2017)

  • CDC Wants America to Eat Its Fruits & Veggies
    (16-Nov-2017)

  • Hospital Midwives, Lower C-Section Rates?
    (16-Nov-2017)

  • Kids Still Getting Risky Painkiller After Tonsillectomy
    (16-Nov-2017)

  • Obamacare May Have Helped More Americans Quit Smoking
    (16-Nov-2017)

  • Many Hospice Workers Lack Their Own End-of-Life Directives
    (16-Nov-2017)

  • Hospital Midwives, Lower C-Section Rates?
    (16-Nov-2017)

  • Many Hospice Workers Lack Their Own End-of-Life Directives
    (16-Nov-2017)

  • Preventing Sports Injuries
    (16-Nov-2017)

  • FDA Seeks to Speed Development of 'Regenerated' Organs for Medical Use
    (16-Nov-2017)

  • Health Highlights: Nov. 16, 2017
    (16-Nov-2017)
    • Obamacare Sign-Ups 45 Percent Higher This Year
    • Former NFL Player First Living Person to be Diagnosed with CTE: Study
    • Vaccine Shortage Hampering Efforts to Fight U.S. Hepatitis A Outbreaks
    • Anaheim Legionnaires' Disease Infection Cases Reach 15

  • Hospital Midwives, Lower C-Section Rates?
    (16-Nov-2017)

  • FDA Seeks to Speed Development of 'Regenerated' Organs for Medical Use
    (16-Nov-2017)

  • Pricey ER Tests for Chest Pain Often Unnecessary
    (15-Nov-2017)

  • U.S. Seniors Struggle More to Pay for Health Care Compared to Other Countries
    (15-Nov-2017)

  • Study Untangles Disparity in Colon Cancer Survival Rates
    (15-Nov-2017)

  • Diabetes May Be Driving High Rates of Breast Cancer in Black Women
    (15-Nov-2017)

  • Can Treating Gum Disease Keep Blood Pressure in Line?
    (15-Nov-2017)

  • U.S. Seniors Struggle More to Pay for Health Care Compared to Other Countries
    (15-Nov-2017)

  • Pricey ER Tests for Chest Pain Often Unnecessary
    (15-Nov-2017)

  • U.S. May Still Benefit From Climate Accord
    (15-Nov-2017)

  • U.S. Seniors Struggle More to Pay for Health Care Compared to Other Countries
    (15-Nov-2017)

  • Pricey ER Tests for Chest Pain Often Unnecessary
    (15-Nov-2017)

  • Can Treating Gum Disease Keep Blood Pressure in Line?
    (15-Nov-2017)

  • Could Your Cat Give You 'Bird Flu?'
    (15-Nov-2017)

  • Could Your Cat Give You 'Bird Flu?'
    (15-Nov-2017)

  • Health Highlights: Nov. 15, 2017
    (15-Nov-2017)
    • FDA Approves Device to Treat Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms
    • Drug for Rare Genetic Enzyme Disorder Approved by FDA
    • Senate Tax Bill Includes Repeal of Affordable Care Act's Mandated Coverage
    • Scientists Make First Attempt at DNA Editing Inside the Body

  • Study Untangles Disparity in Colon Cancer Survival Rates
    (15-Nov-2017)

  • Millions Could Miss Out on a Potential Alzheimer's Breakthrough
    (15-Nov-2017)

  • U.S. May Still Benefit From Climate Accord
    (15-Nov-2017)

  • U.S. Seniors Struggle More to Pay for Health Care Compared to Other Countries
    (15-Nov-2017)

  • 'Digital Pill' Tells Doctor When Patient Takes It
    (14-Nov-2017)

  • Uninsured Heart Patients Often Face Daunting Bills
    (14-Nov-2017)

  • Is Meth Use Destroying Vets' Hearts?
    (14-Nov-2017)

  • Uninsured Heart Patients Often Face Daunting Bills
    (14-Nov-2017)

  • Is Too Much Time Online Raising Suicide Risk in Teen Girls?
    (14-Nov-2017)

  • Health Highlights: Nov. 14, 2017
    (14-Nov-2017)
    • FDA Warns About Illegal Use of Injectable Silicone for Body Contouring
    • Rising Diabetes Rates Costing U.S. Employers
    • Slower Eating May Protect Health: Study

  • Health Tip: Stay Safe as a Pedestrian
    (14-Nov-2017)

  • Is Low-Dose Aspirin Right for You After Surgery?
    (14-Nov-2017)

  • Motor On, Heart Patients: Electric Cars Don't Harm Cardiac Implants
    (14-Nov-2017)

  • FDA OKs First 'Digital Pill' That Lets Doctors Know It's Been Taken
    (14-Nov-2017)

  • Middle-Aged and Impaired? More Common Than You Might Think
    (13-Nov-2017)

  • Music, Video Help Sixth-Graders Master Hands-Only CPR
    (13-Nov-2017)

  • Health Tip: Cook Your Turkey Safely
    (13-Nov-2017)

  • Commitment Is Key for Online Quit-Smoking Groups
    (13-Nov-2017)

  • Health Highlights: Nov. 13, 2017
    (13-Nov-2017)
    • Trump Picks Former Drug Company Executive to Lead HHS
    • U.S. Army Loosens Rules on People With History of Certain Mental Health Issues
    • Disneyland Shuts 2 Cooling Towers After Legionnaires' Disease
    • Bill Gates Donates $50 Million to Alzheimer's Research
    • Aaron Hernandez' Brain Autopsy Reveals Signs of Severe Disease Linked to Head Trauma

  • Knowing Too Much About Your Genes Might Be Risky
    (13-Nov-2017)

  • Obesity to Blame for Epidemic of Knee Dislocations, Complications
    (10-Nov-2017)

  • Does Your Pet Have a Weight Problem? Here's How to Tell
    (10-Nov-2017)

  • Obesity to Blame for Epidemic of Knee Dislocations, Complications
    (10-Nov-2017)

  • Putting Out the Welcome Mat for Household Bugs
    (10-Nov-2017)

  • Obesity to Blame for Epidemic of Knee Dislocations, Complications
    (10-Nov-2017)

  • Does Your Pet Have a Weight Problem? Here's How to Tell
    (10-Nov-2017)

  • Health Highlights: Nov. 10, 2017
    (10-Nov-2017)
    • Aaron Hernandez' Brain Autopsy Reveals Signs of Severe Disease Linked to Head Trauma
    • Obamacare Enrollment Tops 600,000 in First Week

  • A Dangerous New Twist on Cyberbullying
    (09-Nov-2017)

  • A Dangerous New Twist on Cyberbullying
    (09-Nov-2017)

  • A Dangerous New Twist on Cyberbullying
    (09-Nov-2017)

  • 'Old' Lungs May Be Good Transplant Options
    (09-Nov-2017)

  • 'Old' Lungs May Be Good Transplant Options
    (09-Nov-2017)

  • Health Highlights: Nov. 9, 2017
    (09-Nov-2017)
    • Obamacare Enrollment Tops 600,000 in First Week
    • Bio-Engineered Mosquitoes to be Released In U.S.
    • Gene-Tweaked Skin Grafts Save Boy's Life

  • Doctors Prescribing Too Many Opioids After Nose Jobs
    (09-Nov-2017)

  • Early Humans Grew Taller Long Before Bulking Up
    (08-Nov-2017)

  • Surgical Residents Prime Candidates for Stress, Depression, Alcohol Abuse
    (08-Nov-2017)

  • Daytime Wounds May Heal Faster Than Nighttime Ones
    (08-Nov-2017)

  • Health Highlights: Nov. 8, 2017
    (08-Nov-2017)
    • Gene-Tweaked Skin Grafts Save Boy's Life
    • Maine Voters Support Medicaid Expansion
    • Prescription Drug Take Back Day Sets New Record

  • Daytime Wounds May Heal Faster Than Nighttime Ones
    (08-Nov-2017)

  • Will This Year's Flu Shot Be as Weak as Last Season's?
    (08-Nov-2017)

  • Daytime Wounds May Heal Faster Than Nighttime Ones
    (08-Nov-2017)

  • Higher Prices Are Driving Rise in Health Care Spending
    (07-Nov-2017)

  • Higher Prices Are Driving Rise in Health Care Spending
    (07-Nov-2017)

  • Abusing Pot, Booze Lowers Teens' Chances for Success in Life
    (07-Nov-2017)

  • Opioids Not the Only Answer for Pain Relief in the ER
    (07-Nov-2017)

  • Higher Prices Are Driving Rise in Health Care Spending
    (07-Nov-2017)

  • Opioids Not the Only Answer for Pain Relief in the ER
    (07-Nov-2017)

  • West Nile's Long-Term Bite: Impact on Brain May Last Years
    (07-Nov-2017)

  • Divers May Be Plunging Into Trouble
    (07-Nov-2017)

  • Getting Self-Driving Cars on the Road Soon Might Save Lives
    (07-Nov-2017)

  • Health Tip: Defining Health Literacy
    (07-Nov-2017)

  • Does All That Social Media Time Harm Young Minds?
    (07-Nov-2017)

  • It's 'Buyer Beware' When Purchasing Medical Pot Extract Online
    (07-Nov-2017)

  • Health Highlights: Nov. 7, 2017
    (07-Nov-2017)
    • Law Requiring Calorie Counts on Menus Will Go Ahead Next May: FDA
    • Chopin Died from Complications of TB: Researchers
    • Maine Voters Deciding on Medicaid Expansion

  • Getting Self-Driving Cars on the Road Soon Might Save Lives
    (07-Nov-2017)

  • Waiting Even a Month to Remove Melanoma Can Be Deadly
    (07-Nov-2017)

  • Getting Self-Driving Cars on the Road Soon Might Save Lives
    (07-Nov-2017)

  • Doctor Burnout: A Big Health Threat in U.S.
    (06-Nov-2017)

  • Gun Injuries Getting More Severe, Experts Say
    (06-Nov-2017)

  • Why Many Breast Cancer Patients Short-Circuit Their Treatment
    (06-Nov-2017)

  • Gun Injuries Getting More Severe, Experts Say
    (06-Nov-2017)

  • Gun Injuries Getting More Severe, Experts Say
    (06-Nov-2017)

  • How Safe Are Your Drinking Glasses?
    (06-Nov-2017)

  • Health Highlights: Nov. 6, 2017
    (06-Nov-2017)
    • $6 Million Meant to Fight Ebola Lost to Fraud: Red Cross
    • First Sexually Transmitted Zika Case of Year in Miami-Dade County

  • Why Many Breast Cancer Patients Short-Circuit Their Treatment
    (06-Nov-2017)

  • Gun Injuries Getting More Severe, Experts Say
    (06-Nov-2017)

  • Why Many Breast Cancer Patients Short-Circuit Their Treatment
    (06-Nov-2017)

  • Gun Injuries Getting More Severe, Experts Say
    (06-Nov-2017)

  • About Half of Americans Get Health Care in ER
    (03-Nov-2017)

  • Not 'Dead' Yet: Obamacare 2018 Sign-up Has Begun
    (03-Nov-2017)

  • Coffee May Be Kind to Your Kidneys
    (03-Nov-2017)

  • About Half of Americans Get Health Care in ER
    (03-Nov-2017)

  • About Half of Americans Get Health Care in ER
    (03-Nov-2017)

  • Not 'Dead' Yet: Obamacare 2018 Sign-up Has Begun
    (03-Nov-2017)

  • About Half of Americans Get Health Care in ER
    (03-Nov-2017)

  • About Half of Americans Get Health Care in ER
    (03-Nov-2017)

  • Health Highlights: Nov. 3, 2017
    (03-Nov-2017)
    • EpiPen Problems Cited in 7 Deaths Reported to FDA This Year
    • U.S. Gun Death Rate Rises Again
    • More Than 40 Million Kidde Fire Extinguishers Recalled in U.S. and Canada

  • People Tend to Overestimate Pain From Surgery
    (03-Nov-2017)

  • Resilient Brain Connections May Help Against Alzheimer's
    (02-Nov-2017)

  • Kidney Failure Declining Among U.S. Diabetics: CDC
    (02-Nov-2017)

  • Are Artery-Opening Stents for Chest Pain a Waste of Time?
    (02-Nov-2017)

  • Climate Change May Bring 'Browner' Waters, More Disease
    (02-Nov-2017)

  • Are You Sure That's What the Doctor Said About Your Leukemia?
    (02-Nov-2017)

  • Health Tip: Handle Chicken With Care
    (02-Nov-2017)
    Suggestions to prevent food poisoning

  • Robots May Be Cleaning Your Hospital Room Soon
    (02-Nov-2017)

  • Robots May Be Cleaning Your Hospital Room Soon
    (02-Nov-2017)

  • Resilient Brain Connections May Help Against Alzheimer's
    (02-Nov-2017)

  • Climate Change May Bring 'Browner' Waters, More Disease
    (02-Nov-2017)

  • Robots May Be Cleaning Your Hospital Room Soon
    (02-Nov-2017)

  • Health Highlights: Nov. 2, 2017
    (02-Nov-2017)
    • More Than 40 Million Kidde Fire Extinguishers Recalled in U.S. and Canada
    • MRI Contrast Agent Poisoned Wife, Chuck Norris Alleges in Lawsuit
    • Companies Warned Over Cancer Treatment Claims for Marijuana-Derived Products: FDA

  • Resilient Brain Connections May Help Against Alzheimer's
    (02-Nov-2017)

  • Patients' Gut Bugs May Play Role in Cancer Care
    (02-Nov-2017)

  • Climate Change May Bring 'Browner' Waters, More Disease
    (02-Nov-2017)

  • Robots May Be Cleaning Your Hospital Room Soon
    (02-Nov-2017)

  • Are Artery-Opening Stents for Chest Pain a Waste of Time?
    (02-Nov-2017)

  • Robots May Be Cleaning Your Hospital Room Soon
    (02-Nov-2017)

  • Climate Change May Bring 'Browner' Waters, More Disease
    (02-Nov-2017)

  • Do Rising Cancer Drug Prices Warrant Regulation?
    (01-Nov-2017)

  • Gene Therapy, New Drug Battle a Rare But Deadly Disease in Kids
    (01-Nov-2017)

  • Taking Four or More Prescription Meds? Consider Scaling Back
    (01-Nov-2017)

  • Speed Up the 'Cancer Moonshot,' Doctors Urge
    (01-Nov-2017)

  • Americans Stressed About Nation's Future, Poll Finds
    (01-Nov-2017)

  • 'Drug Courts,' Treatment Focus of New White House Opioid Strategy
    (01-Nov-2017)

  • Lack of Awareness May Spur Spread of Hep C
    (01-Nov-2017)

  • Health Highlights: Nov. 1, 2017
    (01-Nov-2017)
    • Companies Warned Over Cancer Treatment Claims for Marijuana-Derived Products: FDA
    • Assaults Rise When Clocks Turned Back: Study
    • Nutrient Drink Doesn't Slow Alzheimer's: Study
    • Companies Warned Over Potentially Dangerous Body-Building Products: FDA

  • Speed Up the 'Cancer Moonshot,' Doctors Urge
    (01-Nov-2017)

  • 'Drug Courts,' Treatment Focus of New White House Opioid Strategy
    (01-Nov-2017)

  • 'Drug Courts,' Treatment Focus of New White House Opioid Strategy
    (01-Nov-2017)

  • Improve Your Odds During Infertility Treatments
    (01-Nov-2017)

  • Puppy Poop Infection Tally Rises to 67 People in 15 States
    (31-Oct-2017)

  • How Your Thyroid Could Be Working Against Your Heart
    (31-Oct-2017)

  • Puppy Poop Infection Tally Rises to 67 People in 15 States
    (31-Oct-2017)

  • Puppy Poop Infection Tally Rises to 67 People in 15 States
    (31-Oct-2017)

  • Want a Pet But Can't Have a Dog?
    (31-Oct-2017)

  • Puppy Poop Infection Tally Rises to 67 People in 15 States
    (31-Oct-2017)

  • Health Highlights: Oct. 31, 2017
    (31-Oct-2017)
    • Companies Warned Over Potentially Dangerous Body-Building Products: FDA
    • Outbreak of Deadly Marburg Virus in Uganda
    • 'Potentially Irreversible' Effects of Climate Change Could Threaten Human Health Worldwide: Report
    • Obese People and Smokers Can't Have Non-Urgent Surgery: U.K. Health Committee

  • Helmets Too Rarely Used in Baseball and Softball
    (31-Oct-2017)

  • Belly Fat Widens Odds of Emergency Surgery Troubles
    (30-Oct-2017)

  • Kids' High Blood Pressure Often Overlooked
    (30-Oct-2017)

  • Keep Halloween Spooky, But Safe
    (30-Oct-2017)

  • Keep Halloween Spooky, But Safe
    (30-Oct-2017)

  • Health Highlights: Oct. 30, 2017
    (30-Oct-2017)
    • FDA May Revoke Health Claim That Soy Helps the Heart
    • Boy Hospitalized After Father's Arrest Prevented Kidney Transplant

  • Keep Halloween Spooky, But Safe
    (30-Oct-2017)

  • Belly Fat Widens Odds of Emergency Surgery Troubles
    (30-Oct-2017)

  • Warming Oceans Could Breed More Damaging Hurricanes
    (29-Oct-2017)
    Larger, more intense storms will likely cost more to recover from, scientists predict

  • Many Food Allergies May Develop in Adulthood
    (27-Oct-2017)

  • Drop Off Your Unused Meds Saturday on 'Take Back Day'
    (27-Oct-2017)

  • Tracking Calories Has Never Been Easier
    (27-Oct-2017)

  • Can Man's Best Friend Chase Away Eczema, Asthma?
    (27-Oct-2017)

  • Health Highlights: Oct. 27, 2017
    (27-Oct-2017)
    • Opioid Company Founder Charged Over Alleged Conspiracy

  • Drop Off Your Unused Meds Saturday on 'Take Back Day'
    (27-Oct-2017)

  • With Severe Flu Season Lurking, Shots a Must
    (27-Oct-2017)

  • Is Successful Heart Surgery All in the Timing?
    (27-Oct-2017)

  • Tiny Opioid Victims: Addicted Moms-to-Be Transmit Hepatitis C
    (26-Oct-2017)

  • There's a New Shingles Vaccine -- Is It for You?
    (26-Oct-2017)

  • Doctor, Please Put Down That Computer
    (26-Oct-2017)

  • Doctor, Please Put Down That Computer
    (26-Oct-2017)

  • Doctor, Please Put Down That Computer
    (26-Oct-2017)

  • Gut Bacteria May Change Rapidly After Severe Injury
    (26-Oct-2017)

  • Gut Bacteria May Change Rapidly After Severe Injury
    (26-Oct-2017)

  • Doctor, Please Put Down That Computer
    (26-Oct-2017)

  • Health Tip: Are Your Pet's Meds Legit?
    (26-Oct-2017)
    They may be counterfeit

  • Health Highlights: Oct. 26, 2017
    (26-Oct-2017)
    • Trump to Declare Opioid Epidemic a National Emergency
    • Opioid OD Antidote Saves Puppy's Life
    • Scientists Edit Building Blocks of Life
    • High Cholesterol Rates Declining in U.S.
    • Pharmacist Found Not Guilty of Murder in U.S. Meningitis Outbreak
    • Expert Panel Recommends New Shingles Vaccine as First-Line Treatment

  • Could Cataract Surgery Lengthen Older Women's Lives?
    (26-Oct-2017)

  • Doctor, Please Put Down That Computer
    (26-Oct-2017)

  • A Drug Company's Gift Might Change How Your Doctor Prescribes
    (25-Oct-2017)
    More expensive brand-name prescriptions come from doctors who received perks, study finds

  • A Boy, Two Magnets -- and a Trip to the ER
    (25-Oct-2017)
    He inserted one in each nostril, with disastrous results

  • Controversial Chemical Can Linger on Your Toothbrush
    (25-Oct-2017)
    Triclosan is still allowed in toothpaste in U.S., but not soaps and wipes

  • Ob/Gyns Warn Against 'Vaginal Seeding' Trend for Newborns
    (25-Oct-2017)
    Transferring microbes from the mom to her infant born via C-section comes with infection risk

  • A Boy, Two Magnets -- and a Trip to the ER
    (25-Oct-2017)
    He inserted one in each nostril, with disastrous results

  • Hockey Study Suggests Injured Kids Sent Back on the Ice Too Soon
    (25-Oct-2017)
    Brain changes persist at least 3 months after kids' concussions, study finds

  • Health Highlights: Oct. 25, 2017
    (25-Oct-2017)
    • Expert Panel Recommends New Shingles Vaccine as First-Line Treatment
    • Rock Pioneer Fats Domino Dead at 89
    • FDA Head Gottlieb Urges More Treatment to Curb Opioid Abuse Epidemic
    • Trump Administration Wants to Limit Review of Toxic Chemicals

  • Controversial Chemical Can Linger on Your Toothbrush
    (25-Oct-2017)
    Triclosan is still allowed in toothpaste in U.S., but not soaps and wipes

  • Are HIV and AIDS Poised for a Comeback?
    (25-Oct-2017)
    Growing resistance to powerful medications cause for concern, review authors say

  • Are HIV and AIDS Poised for a Comeback?
    (25-Oct-2017)
    Growing resistance to powerful medications cause for concern, review authors say

  • Conjoined Twins Separated in Medically, Ethically Complex Surgery
    (25-Oct-2017)
    One child was dependent on her sister and had little chance of survival

  • Many Cancer Patients Skimp on Treatment Due to Cost
    (24-Oct-2017)
    More than one-quarter make choices that could undermine their health, report says

  • Gunshot Sensors Improve Odds for Shooting Victims
    (24-Oct-2017)
    New technology helped police find victims and get them care quickly, study shows

  • Health Tip: Keeping Home-Delivered Food Safe
    (24-Oct-2017)
    Avoiding food-borne illness

  • Californians Tainted by 'Roundup' Herbicide Chemical
    (24-Oct-2017)
    Levels in urine increasing, but health effects remain unclear

  • Does Time of Neurosurgery Matter?
    (24-Oct-2017)
    After-hours operations tied to more complications, study says

  • Can Gun Shows Trigger Gun Violence?
    (24-Oct-2017)
    Study found unregulated ones in Nevada linked to spikes in shootings in California

  • Health Highlights: Oct. 24, 2017
    (24-Oct-2017)
    • New York State Introduces Indoor Ban on E-Cigarettes
    • Iowa Abandons Plan to Withdraw From ACA Marketplace
    • Vegetables Recalled in U.S. and Canada Due to Possible Listeria Contamination
    • Mothers Worldwide Have Similar Responses to Infant Crying: Study
    • Dozens of New Breast Cancer-Linked Gene Mutations Identified

  • Californians Tainted by 'Roundup' Herbicide Chemical
    (24-Oct-2017)
    Levels in urine increasing, but health effects remain unclear

  • Californians Tainted by 'Roundup' Herbicide Chemical
    (24-Oct-2017)
    Levels in urine increasing, but health effects remain unclear

  • Does Time of Neurosurgery Matter?
    (24-Oct-2017)
    After-hours operations tied to more complications, study says

  • Poverty Does No Favors for Health
    (23-Oct-2017)
    The less wealthy are more likely to become disabled or die early, new analysis finds

  • Kids, Don't Touch the Toys at the Doctor's Office
    (23-Oct-2017)
    Pediatricians' group updates infection-prevention guidelines for medical offices

  • Poverty Does No Favors for Health
    (23-Oct-2017)
    The less wealthy are more likely to become disabled or die early, new analysis finds

  • Tighter Rules on Arsenic in Water Saved Lives: Study
    (23-Oct-2017)
    EPA moves likely cut cases of lung and bladder cancer

  • Poverty Does No Favors for Health
    (23-Oct-2017)
    The less wealthy are more likely to become disabled or die early, new analysis finds

  • Kids, Don't Touch the Toys at the Doctor's Office
    (23-Oct-2017)
    Pediatricians' group updates infection-prevention guidelines for medical offices

  • Kids, Don't Touch the Toys at the Doctor's Office
    (23-Oct-2017)
    Pediatricians' group updates infection-prevention guidelines for medical offices

  • Health Highlights: Oct. 23, 2017
    (23-Oct-2017)
    • Dozens of New Breast Cancer-Linked Gene Mutations Identified
    • FDA Warns Maker of Faulty Blood Lead Tests
    • New Shingles Vaccine Approved by FDA
    • Judge Overturns $417 Million Award in Baby Powder/Ovarian Cancer Case
    • Jambalaya Likely Cause of Salmonella Outbreak in Louisiana

  • Heart Disease, Stroke Cutting Black Lives Short
    (23-Oct-2017)
    Life span about three years less than for whites, heart association statement says

  • Ditch the Throw Rugs, Seniors!
    (23-Oct-2017)
    Hip fractures are more likely to follow indoor falls in warm weather, study finds

  • Easy Fix for Post-Op Shivers?
    (23-Oct-2017)
    Acetaminophen during surgery might reduce common complication, study says

  • Incision Length Linked to Pain After Cesarean
    (23-Oct-2017)
    Too short or too long may up discomfort, study suggests

  • Tighter Rules on Arsenic in Water Saved Lives: Study
    (23-Oct-2017)
    EPA moves likely cut cases of lung and bladder cancer

  • Creepy Creatures Can Be Medical Marvels, Too
    (22-Oct-2017)
    How modern medicine uses leeches, snakes, maggots and more to save lives

  • Creepy Creatures Can Be Medical Marvels, Too
    (22-Oct-2017)
    How modern medicine uses leeches, snakes, maggots and more to save lives

  • Drug OD Rate Now Higher in Rural U.S. Than Cities: CDC
    (20-Oct-2017)
    Hardest-hit communities need targeted preventive measures, report suggests

  • Smartphones, Tablets Sabotaging Teens' Sleep
    (20-Oct-2017)
    Study found more adolescents getting less rest because of temptations of technology

  • Smartphones, Tablets Sabotaging Teens' Sleep
    (20-Oct-2017)
    Study found more adolescents getting less rest because of temptations of technology

  • Oral Sex Plus Smoking a Cancer Danger for Men
    (20-Oct-2017)
    Risk of head and neck tumors tied to HPV infection jumps to 15 percent for this group, study finds

  • Smartphones, Tablets Sabotaging Teens' Sleep
    (20-Oct-2017)
    Study found more adolescents getting less rest because of temptations of technology

  • Health Highlights: Oct. 20, 2017
    (20-Oct-2017)
    • FDA Says Hurricanes Hit Medical Device Factories in Puerto Rico
    • Study Challenges Adult-Onset ADHD
    • Cataracts Afflict Children Who Survived West Africa Ebola Epidemic

  • Health Tip: Finding Safe Shoes for the Elderly
    (20-Oct-2017)
    Balance and comfort are key

  • Textured Breast Implants Linked to Rare Cancer
    (20-Oct-2017)
    Researchers say many doctors and patients may be unaware of the risk

  • Most Americans Shouldn't See Big Rise in Obamacare Premiums
    (19-Oct-2017)
    8 in 10 qualify for tax credits that help lower their costs, experts say

  • Most Americans Shouldn't See Big Rise in Obamacare Premiums
    (19-Oct-2017)
    8 in 10 qualify for tax credits that help lower their costs, experts say

  • Most Americans Shouldn't See Big Rise in Obamacare Premiums
    (19-Oct-2017)
    8 in 10 qualify for tax credits that help lower their costs, experts say

  • Lying Down After an Epidural: A Smart Idea?
    (19-Oct-2017)
    Study found it increased chances of having a normal delivery

  • Health Tip: Don't Spread Infectious Disease
    (19-Oct-2017)
    Minimize the risk during organized sports

  • Is a Dangerous Bird Flu on the Horizon?
    (19-Oct-2017)
    H7N9 is still confined to China, but new research suggests potential for wider transmission

  • Does Your Dog 'Talk' to You?
    (19-Oct-2017)
    Study may advance what's known about canine-human communication

  • Health Highlights: Oct. 19, 2017
    (19-Oct-2017)
    • Ash From California Wildfires a Potential Health Threat
    • Lawsuits Target Diet Soda Marketing

  • Does Your Dog 'Talk' to You?
    (19-Oct-2017)
    Study may advance what's known about canine-human communication

  • State Laws Help Reduce Concussions in Youth Sports
    (19-Oct-2017)
    Study finds more students are reporting symptoms, preventing recurring injuries

  • 3 Million Americans Say They Carry Handguns Every Day
    (19-Oct-2017)
    And many keep them concealed, review finds

  • State Laws Help Reduce Concussions in Youth Sports
    (19-Oct-2017)
    Study finds more students are reporting symptoms, preventing recurring injuries

  • People Deemed Better Looking, Better Off After a Nose Job
    (19-Oct-2017)
    But the study only included patients who achieved 'ideal' results

  • More Young Kids Spending Lots of Time on Phones, Tablets
    (19-Oct-2017)
    Survey finds big jump over past 6 years in media availability, use for youngest Americans

  • Skip Opioid Treatment for Migraine in the ER
    (18-Oct-2017)
    Non-narcotic drug far more effective in new study

  • Firefighters Exposed to Carcinogens Through the Skin
    (18-Oct-2017)
    Immediate decontamination might help reduce harms of contact with hazardous chemicals, study suggests

  • Skip Opioid Treatment for Migraine in the ER
    (18-Oct-2017)
    Non-narcotic drug far more effective in new study

  • Arthritis Can Strike Children
    (18-Oct-2017)
    In these young patients, joint inflammation caused by overactive immune system

  • The Value of Unplugging
    (18-Oct-2017)
    Yes, this means turning off your devices!

  • Health Highlights: Oct. 18, 2017
    (18-Oct-2017)
    • New National Cancer Institute Director Sworn In
    • Five Types of Phthalates Banned From Children's Products
    • Calorie-Counting App Pulled by Google
    • Talcum Powder/Ovarian Cancer Lawsuit Award Overturned
    • U.S. Fatal ODs in 2016 Outnumbered Americans Killed in Vietnam War

  • 2 Million Americans May Have Arsenic in Their Well Water
    (18-Oct-2017)
    Naturally occurring element can raise risk of cancers, other health problems

  • HPV Vaccine Safe for Adult Women: Study
    (18-Oct-2017)
    Analysis of millions of recipients finds no link to 44 different illnesses

  • 2 Million Americans May Have Arsenic in Their Well Water
    (18-Oct-2017)
    Naturally occurring element can raise risk of cancers, other health problems

  • 2 Million Americans May Have Arsenic in Their Well Water
    (18-Oct-2017)
    Naturally occurring element can raise risk of cancers, other health problems

  • Bipartisan Deal Could Give Temporary Protection to Obamacare
    (17-Oct-2017)
    Would cover cost of subsidies to insurers for 2 years, but passage in Congress uncertain

  • Could 'AI' Become a Partner in Breast Cancer Care?
    (17-Oct-2017)
    Artificial intelligence technology predicted 97 percent of malignancies in study

  • Bipartisan Deal Could Give Temporary Protection to Obamacare
    (17-Oct-2017)
    Would cover cost of subsidies to insurers for 2 years, but passage in Congress uncertain

  • Be Wary of Shopping for Pet Meds Online
    (17-Oct-2017)
    To be 'purrfectly' safe, check with your vet first, suggests FDA

  • Be Wary of Shopping for Pet Meds Online
    (17-Oct-2017)
    To be 'purrfectly' safe, check with your vet first, suggests FDA

  • Health Highlights: Oct. 17, 2017
    (17-Oct-2017)
    • Air Pollution Exposure in Womb May Shorten Lives: Study
    • Senator Wants Law Changed After 60 Minutes Story on Opioid Crisis

  • Diabetes Pill Might Replace Injection to Control Blood Sugar
    (17-Oct-2017)
    Global study shows blood glucose levels dropped significantly, and low rates of low blood sugar

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Curb Risk for Certain Cancers
    (17-Oct-2017)
    Endometrial and breast tumors were less likely among obese women who had the procedure

  • With Skin Cancer Surgery, Insurance Matters
    (16-Oct-2017)
    Wait could be more than 6 weeks longer than those with private insurance, study says

  • When Should You Rush Your Toddler to the ER?
    (16-Oct-2017)
    For choking or possible poisoning, poll finds many parents need an emergency refresher course

  • Homicides Devastate Black Communities, But Prevention Gets Little Funding
    (16-Oct-2017)
    Discrepancy hurts black Americans more than whites, researchers say

  • When Should You Rush Your Toddler to the ER?
    (16-Oct-2017)
    For choking or possible poisoning, poll finds many parents need an emergency refresher course

  • Health Highlights: Oct. 16, 2017
    (16-Oct-2017)
    • State of Emergency Declared in California Over Hepatitis A Outbreak
    • Possible Leptospirosis Deaths Being Investigated in Puerto Rico

  • Study Looks at Health of Hispanic-American Families
    (16-Oct-2017)
    Discord more likely in second-generation families than recent immigrants, study finds

  • Homicides Devastate Black Communities, But Prevention Gets Little Funding
    (16-Oct-2017)
    Discrepancy hurts black Americans more than whites, researchers say

  • Breast Cancer More Lethal for Blacks Than Whites
    (16-Oct-2017)
    Higher death rate is largely due to insurance issues, but tumor types sometimes play a role, study finds

  • Homicides Devastate Black Communities, But Prevention Gets Little Funding
    (16-Oct-2017)
    Discrepancy hurts black Americans more than whites, researchers say

  • Trouble With #2? One Simple Step May Help
    (16-Oct-2017)
    Small footstool changes angle while on toilet, improving bowel movements

  • Good Lifestyle Choices Add Years to Your Life
    (13-Oct-2017)
    Certain behaviors, many associated with various genes, were linked to longevity in large study

  • Nearly 4 in 10 U.S. Adults Now Obese
    (13-Oct-2017)
    CDC stats show growing epidemic that means more illness and health care costs, health experts say

  • Around the World, Too Little Relief for Pain
    (13-Oct-2017)
    High drug costs in low-income countries are to blame, says new report

  • Need Cancer Screening? Where You Work Matters
    (13-Oct-2017)
    Americans employed in smaller businesses often lack insurance coverage, study finds

  • Trump Says He'll Cut Federal Subsidies for Obamacare
    (13-Oct-2017)
    Move could cripple the program, follows a similar executive order signed Thursday

  • Trump Says He'll Cut Federal Subsidies for Obamacare
    (13-Oct-2017)
    Move could cripple the program, follows a similar executive order signed Thursday

  • Health Tip: Recognizing Sepsis
    (13-Oct-2017)
    The body's severe reaction to infection

  • Texting Smarts for Adults and Kids
    (13-Oct-2017)
    Cellphone safety when you're on the move

  • Health Highlights: Oct. 13, 2017
    (13-Oct-2017)
    • Possible Leptospirosis Deaths Being Investigated in Puerto Rico

  • Black Children Missing Out on Eczema Treatment
    (13-Oct-2017)
    But study finds they tend to have more severe cases of the skin condition than white children

  • Black Women Face Double the Risk of Pregnancy-Related Heart Failure
    (13-Oct-2017)
    But researchers don't know what's driving these racial differences yet

  • Texting Smarts for Adults and Kids
    (13-Oct-2017)
    Cellphone safety when you're on the move

  • More Women Choose Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy
    (13-Oct-2017)
    Report highlights dramatic increase, notable trends

  • Scientists Spot Genes Behind Skin Color
    (12-Oct-2017)
    Study looked at varying populations across Africa

  • Trump Signs Executive Order That Could Undermine Obamacare
    (12-Oct-2017)
    Move allows younger, healthier workers to find cheaper-but-skimpier plans elsewhere, experts say

  • Health Tip: Food Safety for People With Cancer
    (12-Oct-2017)
    Here's what you can do

  • Trump Signs Executive Order That Could Undermine Obamacare
    (12-Oct-2017)
    Move allows younger, healthier workers to find cheaper-but-skimpier plans elsewhere, experts say

  • Health Highlights: Oct. 12, 2017
    (12-Oct-2017)
    • Plague May Have Spread From Madagascar to Seychelles

  • Scientists Spot Genes Behind Skin Color
    (12-Oct-2017)
    Study looked at varying populations across Africa

  • Your Robot Masseuse Will See You Now
    (12-Oct-2017)
    Device developers say it offers professional quality and cost savings

  • Are Women Surgeons Better Than Men?
    (11-Oct-2017)
    Actually, there's little difference in patient outcomes, study finds

  • What Are Today's Americans Afraid Of?
    (11-Oct-2017)
    Many more worried about environmental dangers since last Presidential election

  • 3 Factors That Could Raise Your Risk of Bloodstream Infection
    (11-Oct-2017)
    Obesity appears to be the biggest threat

  • Health Highlights: Oct. 11, 2017
    (11-Oct-2017)
    • Medical Coalition Slams Trump Administration's Move to Repeal Clean Power Plan
    • Health Care Coverage Raised During First Lady's Visit to Addiction Recovery Center

  • America's 'Beautiful People' Are Changing
    (11-Oct-2017)
    Icons of attractiveness are more diverse, older now than in decades past

  • 'Heat-Not-Burn Cigarettes' Aiming for U.S. Market
    (11-Oct-2017)
    Researchers caution that potential health concerns remain largely unknown

  • Two Ebola Vaccines Spur Lasting Immune Response
    (11-Oct-2017)
    Study confirms the effectiveness of one in particular

  • What Are Today's Americans Afraid Of?
    (11-Oct-2017)
    Many more worried about environmental dangers since last Presidential election

  • Are Women Surgeons Better Than Men?
    (11-Oct-2017)
    Actually, there's little difference in patient outcomes, study finds

  • 'Heat-Not-Burn Cigarettes' Aiming for U.S. Market
    (11-Oct-2017)
    Researchers caution that potential health concerns remain largely unknown

  • Start Skin Cancer Prevention Early, Health Experts Say
    (10-Oct-2017)
    New proposal urges doctors to begin talking to parents when fair-skinned children are 6 months old

  • Where There's Type 1 Diabetes, Celiac Disease May Follow
    (10-Oct-2017)
    Screening for early signs of both conditions should be done at birth, study suggests

  • Be 'Mindful' of the Hype
    (10-Oct-2017)
    Scientists call for rigorous research to back up mindfulness marketing claims

  • Health Highlights: Oct. 10, 2017
    (10-Oct-2017)
    • FDA Panel Considers Gene Therapy for Hereditary Eye Disease
    • Florida Nursing Home Death Toll Rises to 14
    • California Reduces Penalty for Intentional Exposure to HIV

  • Stress Can Blind You to Danger
    (10-Oct-2017)

  • Fertility Tests May Not Be Best Gauge of Your Biological Clock
    (10-Oct-2017)
    Doctors say age remains a better indicator of a woman's 'reproductive potential'

  • Are You an 'Anti-Vaxxer'? Your Friends Are on Twitter
    (09-Oct-2017)
    Social media is a place where they vent, support each other's views, study finds

  • Double Mastectomy May Mean a Hit to the Paycheck
    (09-Oct-2017)
    Aggressive surgery for breast cancer might cause women to miss over a month of work

  • Penicillin Misconceptions May Raise Post-Op Infection Risk
    (09-Oct-2017)
    Many patients wrongly report a drug allergy, leading doctors to use inferior meds, study finds

  • Are You an 'Anti-Vaxxer'? Your Friends Are on Twitter
    (09-Oct-2017)
    Social media is a place where they vent, support each other's views, study finds

  • Are You an 'Anti-Vaxxer'? Your Friends Are on Twitter
    (09-Oct-2017)
    Social media is a place where they vent, support each other's views, study finds

  • Health Highlights: Oct. 9, 2017
    (09-Oct-2017)
    • Trump Administration Cans Clean Power Plan
    • FDA OKs Implanted Device Against a Form of Sleep Apnea<

  • Health Tip: Suggestions for a Healthy Halloween
    (09-Oct-2017)
    Keep your kids safer

  • Double Mastectomy May Mean a Hit to the Paycheck
    (09-Oct-2017)
    Aggressive surgery for breast cancer might cause women to miss over a month of work

  • Penicillin Misconceptions May Raise Post-Op Infection Risk
    (09-Oct-2017)
    Many patients wrongly report a drug allergy, leading doctors to use inferior meds, study finds

  • Flu Shot Key for People With Diabetes
    (08-Oct-2017)
    Infection makes it harder to manage diabetes, increases risk of complications, health experts say

  • Suicide Up in U.S., Rural America Hit Hardest
    (06-Oct-2017)
    Men, working-age adults most at risk, CDC reports

  • Today's Middle-Age Americans in Worse Health Than Prior Generations
    (06-Oct-2017)
    50-somethings will face more challenges as retirement nears, study suggests

  • One Type of Dementia Is Especially Costly
    (06-Oct-2017)
    Annual bills for this early onset disease twice as high as for Alzheimer's, study says

  • Docs May Have Trick Up Their Sleeves Fighting Germs
    (06-Oct-2017)
    White coats with shorter sleeves may be more sanitary, study finds

  • White House to Roll Back Birth Control Mandate in Employers' Health Care Plans
    (06-Oct-2017)
    Expected move could affect access to contraception for millions of women

  • Childhood 'Growth' Tests Not Always Necessary
    (06-Oct-2017)
    There's wide range of 'normal' growth and development for kids, pediatricians group says

  • Docs May Have Trick Up Their Sleeves Fighting Germs
    (06-Oct-2017)
    White coats with shorter sleeves may be more sanitary, study finds

  • Docs May Have Trick Up Their Sleeves Fighting Germs
    (06-Oct-2017)
    White coats with shorter sleeves may be more sanitary, study finds

  • Docs May Have Trick Up Their Sleeves Fighting Germs
    (06-Oct-2017)
    White coats with shorter sleeves may be more sanitary, study finds

  • Hundreds Hospitalized in San Diego as Hepatitis A Outbreak Spreads
    (06-Oct-2017)
    Drug users, the homeless most affected; county has launched vaccination effort

  • FDA Approves Test to Screen Donated Blood for Zika
    (06-Oct-2017)
    Though the virus is mainly spread by mosquitoes, it can be transmitted through blood transfusions

  • Health Highlights: Oct. 6, 2017
    (06-Oct-2017)
    • Cigna Says No to OxyContin

  • Suicide Up in U.S., Rural America Hit Hardest
    (06-Oct-2017)
    Men, working-age adults most at risk, CDC reports

  • Does a Drug's High Price Tag Cause Its Own Side Effects?
    (05-Oct-2017)
    Treatment-related worries might make you feel sick

  • Gene Therapy May Be Breakthrough for Boys With 'Lorenzo's Oil' Disease
    (05-Oct-2017)
    In study, treatment put brakes on the deadly neurological illness in most patients for 2 years

  • Helping Preemies Avoid Unnecessary Antibiotics
    (05-Oct-2017)
    3 factors predicted when infant was at low risk of serious infection called sepsis

  • Scientists Learn How Flu Virus Changes So Quickly
    (05-Oct-2017)
    Interrupting that process could lead to better ways to treat or prevent flu

  • Helping Preemies Avoid Unnecessary Antibiotics
    (05-Oct-2017)
    3 factors predicted when infant was at low risk of serious infection called sepsis

  • Health Tip: Preparing For Your Doctor's Appointment
    (05-Oct-2017)
    Suggestions to make the visit more productive

  • Limiting 'Cold Time' Could Make More Organs Available for Transplant
    (05-Oct-2017)
    Up to 12 hours seems to be OK, study suggests

  • Limiting 'Cold Time' Could Make More Organs Available for Transplant
    (05-Oct-2017)
    Up to 12 hours seems to be OK, study suggests

  • Health Highlights: Oct. 5, 2017
    (05-Oct-2017)
    • Congressional Lawmakers Battle Over Insurance Program for Children
    • Michigan Woman Gets Jail Time for Refusing to Vaccinate Son

  • Scientists Learn How Flu Virus Changes So Quickly
    (05-Oct-2017)
    Interrupting that process could lead to better ways to treat or prevent flu

  • Rare Tumor May Point the Way to Diabetes Treatment
    (05-Oct-2017)
    Insulinomas provide genetic maps for making insulin, researchers say

  • Like Your Skin, Your Hair? Thank Your Neanderthal Ancestors
    (05-Oct-2017)
    Scientists say DNA from long-extinct species plays role in humans today

  • Gene Therapy May Be Breakthrough for Boys With 'Lorenzo's Oil' Disease
    (05-Oct-2017)
    In study, treatment put brakes on the deadly neurological illness in most patients for 2 years

  • Is Your Car's Technology Driving You to Distraction?
    (05-Oct-2017)
    Dashboard 'infotainment' systems can keep attention off the road for 40 seconds

  • Limiting 'Cold Time' Could Make More Organs Available for Transplant
    (05-Oct-2017)
    Up to 12 hours seems to be OK, study suggests

  • Working Night Shifts May Widen Your Waistline
    (04-Oct-2017)
    Disturbing normal sleep patterns is the main culprit, nutritionists say

  • The Unexpected Faces of the Uninsured
    (04-Oct-2017)
    Study finds nearly 40 percent of those without coverage live in the suburbs

  • The Unexpected Faces of the Uninsured
    (04-Oct-2017)
    Study finds nearly 40 percent of those without coverage live in the suburbs

  • Coming Soon: A Faster Test for Antibiotics Against UTIs?
    (04-Oct-2017)
    In the future, identifying which drug works best might take minutes rather than days, research suggests

  • Antibody Injections in Pregnancy Might Shield Fetus From Zika
    (04-Oct-2017)
    But experimental treatment only tested in monkeys so far, researchers say

  • Health Highlights: Oct. 4, 2017
    (04-Oct-2017)
    • House Passes Near-Total Ban on Abortion After 20 Weeks of Pregnancy
    • Tobacco Companies to Issue New Statements Acknowledging Health Risks of Smoking
    • ACLU Sues Over Government Limits on Access to 'Abortion Pill'

  • Coming Soon: A Faster Test for Antibiotics Against UTIs?
    (04-Oct-2017)
    In the future, identifying which drug works best might take minutes rather than days, research suggests

  • Antibody Injections in Pregnancy Might Shield Fetus From Zika
    (04-Oct-2017)
    But experimental treatment only tested in monkeys so far, researchers say

  • Puppy Poop Infections Now Affecting 55 People in 12 States
    (03-Oct-2017)
    CDC says Campylobacter bacteria can be transmitted by handling dogs

  • Apologies Go a Long Way When Medical Errors Occur
    (03-Oct-2017)
    Study found chances of lawsuits, large payouts weren't higher when hospitals took responsibility for error

  • Same Pregnancy Meds Can Cost $200 -- or $11,000
    (03-Oct-2017)
    'Uncontrollable drug prices' play a major role in U.S. health-care crisis, researcher says

  • Americans' Health Woes May Have Swayed 2016 Presidential Election
    (03-Oct-2017)
    Rural counties with fewer doctors and high teen birth rates shifted to Trump, study shows

  • Americans' Health Woes May Have Swayed 2016 Presidential Election
    (03-Oct-2017)
    Rural counties with fewer doctors and high teen birth rates shifted to Trump, study shows

  • Apologies Go a Long Way When Medical Errors Occur
    (03-Oct-2017)
    Study found chances of lawsuits, large payouts weren't higher when hospitals took responsibility for error

  • Puppy Poop Infections Now Affecting 55 People in 12 States
    (03-Oct-2017)
    CDC says Campylobacter bacteria can be transmitted by handling dogs

  • Measles Making a Comeback in the United States
    (03-Oct-2017)
    Though the rate remains low, study shows it doubled between 2001 and 2015

  • Puppy Poop Infections Now Affecting 55 People in 12 States
    (03-Oct-2017)
    CDC says Campylobacter bacteria can be transmitted by handling dogs

  • Americans' Health Woes May Have Swayed 2016 Presidential Election
    (03-Oct-2017)
    Rural counties with fewer doctors and high teen birth rates shifted to Trump, study shows

  • Puppy Poop Infections Now Affecting 55 People in 12 States
    (03-Oct-2017)
    CDC says Campylobacter bacteria can be transmitted by handling dogs

  • Health Highlights: Oct. 3, 2017
    (03-Oct-2017)
    • Rock Legend Tom Petty Dies at 66
    • U.S. Scientists Awarded Nobel Prize for 'Body Clock' Work

  • Breast Cancer's Decline May Have Saved 322,000 Lives
    (03-Oct-2017)
    But advances in care may not have helped black women as much as whites, report finds

  • Americans' Health Woes May Have Swayed 2016 Presidential Election
    (03-Oct-2017)
    Rural counties with fewer doctors and high teen birth rates shifted to Trump, study shows

  • 1 in 5 Have Been Hit By a Medical Error, Survey Shows
    (03-Oct-2017)
    Just half reported the mistake to their provider

  • Americans' Health Woes May Have Swayed 2016 Presidential Election
    (03-Oct-2017)
    Rural counties with fewer doctors and high teen birth rates shifted to Trump, study shows

  • Abortion Access Varies Widely Across U.S.
    (03-Oct-2017)
    Distances of 100 miles or more common for women in rural counties, study finds

  • Online Game Could Boost Family Fitness
    (02-Oct-2017)
    But more research needed because study participants were all white, and wealthier than most Americans

  • U.S. Gun Injuries Nearing $3 Billion in ER, Hospital Costs
    (02-Oct-2017)
    Nine out of 10 injured were male, study reports

  • Does Healthy Skin Around Suspicious Moles Need Removal?
    (02-Oct-2017)
    Goal is to only perform one procedure, skin cancer specialist says

  • Teens Mixed Up With the Law May Fall Through Medicaid Cracks
    (02-Oct-2017)
    Fewer important primary care appointments, more ER visits, study finds

  • Patients' E-Records Still Not Widely Available
    (02-Oct-2017)
    Survey of hospitals finds most doctors don't have access to outside health records

  • U.S. Gun Injuries Nearing $3 Billion in ER, Hospital Costs
    (02-Oct-2017)
    Nine out of 10 injured were male, study reports

  • Heroin Taking Bigger Share of U.S. Opioid ODs
    (02-Oct-2017)
    Hospital discharges tied to the illicit drug are rising as those from prescription painkillers fall

  • U.S. Gun Injuries Nearing $3 Billion in ER, Hospital Costs
    (02-Oct-2017)
    Nine out of 10 injured were male, study reports

  • Online Game Could Boost Family Fitness
    (02-Oct-2017)
    But more research needed because study participants were all white, and wealthier than most Americans

  • Health Highlights: Oct. 2, 2017
    (02-Oct-2017)
    • U.S. Scientists Awarded Nobel Prize for 'Body Clock' Work
    • Trump's Health Secretary Resigns Over Travel Controversy

  • Rapid Test for Meth Abuse May Be Near
    (02-Oct-2017)

  • Does Healthy Skin Around Suspicious Moles Need Removal?
    (02-Oct-2017)
    Goal is to only perform one procedure, skin cancer specialist says

  • Patients' E-Records Still Not Widely Available
    (02-Oct-2017)
    Survey of hospitals finds most doctors don't have access to outside health records

  • Overuse Injuries Don't Impact Young Football Players
    (01-Oct-2017)
    Data on youth and high school competitors show minimal amounts

  • Risk Assessments Can Help Prevent Falls
    (30-Sep-2017)
    Geriatrics specialist offers tips to avoid injuries

  • Respiratory Disease Death Rates Have Soared
    (29-Sep-2017)
    More than 3.9 million Americans died from COPD over last 35 years, new data shows

  • Your Sociability May Hinge on 'Love Hormone'
    (29-Sep-2017)
    Oxytocin confers evolutionary advantages, study finds

  • Dialysis Patients Often End Up Back in the Hospital
    (29-Sep-2017)
    But the readmission is usually for a different problem, study finds

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent Sports Injuries
    (29-Sep-2017)
    Suggestions for staying fit

  • Study Questions Practice of Placenta Eating by New Moms
    (29-Sep-2017)
    It may be potentially dangerous, researchers say

  • Carbon Monoxide a Potential Threat From Gas-Powered Generators
    (29-Sep-2017)
    Don't use these devices in your home, garage or any enclosed space

  • Health Highlights: Sept. 29, 2017
    (29-Sep-2017)
    • Trump's Health Secretary Resigns Over Travel Controversy
    • Makers of Quick-Release Opioid Painkillers Must Provide Doctor Training: FDA
    • Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus Has Breast Cancer

  • Carbon Monoxide a Potential Threat From Gas-Powered Generators
    (29-Sep-2017)
    Don't use these devices in your home, garage or any enclosed space

  • Carbon Monoxide a Potential Threat From Gas-Powered Generators
    (29-Sep-2017)
    Don't use these devices in your home, garage or any enclosed space

  • It's Time to Get Your Flu Shot Again
    (28-Sep-2017)
    U.S. health officials say this season could be a tough one

  • Whooping Cough Shot Works, But Many Moms-to-Be Skip It: CDC
    (28-Sep-2017)
    Timely vaccination can prevent three-quarters of cases in newborns

  • Whooping Cough Shot Works, But Many Moms-to-Be Skip It: CDC
    (28-Sep-2017)
    Timely vaccination can prevent three-quarters of cases in newborns

  • Genetic Tweaks in Mosquitoes Might Curb Malaria Transmission
    (28-Sep-2017)
    New methods could be used along with older control techniques, such as bed netting

  • How Zika Virus Went From Mild to Devastating
    (28-Sep-2017)
    Mouse study suggests one genetic mutation in 2013 unleashed its ability to attack developing fetal brains

  • Whooping Cough Shot Works, But Many Moms-to-Be Skip It: CDC
    (28-Sep-2017)
    Timely vaccination can prevent three-quarters of cases in newborns

  • Health Highlights: Sept. 28, 2017
    (28-Sep-2017)
    • Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus Has Breast Cancer
    • Hugh Hefner Dead at 91
    • Trump 'Not Happy' With Health Secretary Price

  • FDA Approves New Continuous Glucose Monitor for Diabetes
    (28-Sep-2017)
    Device eliminates need to prick finger to measure blood sugar levels

  • Post-Op Opioids: How Much Is Enough?
    (27-Sep-2017)
    Certain surgeries require longer prescriptions, researchers say

  • Is Older Blood OK to Use in a Transfusion?
    (27-Sep-2017)
    Ability to use less fresh blood could help ease shortages

  • Is Older Blood OK to Use in a Transfusion?
    (27-Sep-2017)
    Ability to use less fresh blood could help ease shortages

  • Choosing a Great Family Dog
    (27-Sep-2017)
    Here's how to find the right fit for a four-legged addition

  • Health Highlights: Sept. 27, 2017
    (27-Sep-2017)
    • Sharp Rises Seen in Long-Term Care Costs
    • Major U.S. Study Will Examine Precision Medicine

  • Radiation and Chemotherapy Together Boost Lung Cancer Survival
    (27-Sep-2017)
    About one-third of stage 3 patients alive after 5 years, a development called promising by oncologists

  • Rapid, Easy Zika Test Developed
    (27-Sep-2017)
    Dipstick strip can diagnose the difference between Zika and dengue fever in a critical time frame

  • Is Older Blood OK to Use in a Transfusion?
    (27-Sep-2017)
    Ability to use less fresh blood could help ease shortages

  • Post-Op Opioids: How Much Is Enough?
    (27-Sep-2017)
    Certain surgeries require longer prescriptions, researchers say

  • CDC Launches Opioid Campaign in Hard-Hit States
    (26-Sep-2017)
    'It only takes a little to lose a lot' is slogan for the multi-pronged media effort

  • STDs Hit All-Time High in U.S.
    (26-Sep-2017)
    Annual report shows more than 2 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis reported in 2016

  • U.S. Pays a Hefty Price for Obesity
    (26-Sep-2017)
    Lifetime costs add up for diseases, lost productivity, study finds

  • ERs Prescribing Opioids at Lower Doses, Shorter Durations
    (26-Sep-2017)
    Patients who receive these prescriptions are less likely to progress to long-term use, study shows

  • ERs Prescribing Opioids at Lower Doses, Shorter Durations
    (26-Sep-2017)
    Patients who receive these prescriptions are less likely to progress to long-term use, study shows

  • Another GOP Senator Says No to Latest Obamacare Repeal Effort
    (26-Sep-2017)
    Susan Collins, of Maine, may have delivered final blow to proposed legislation

  • Republicans Abandon Health Reform Bill
    (26-Sep-2017)
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pulls latest version due to lack of votes

  • ERs Prescribing Opioids at Lower Doses, Shorter Durations
    (26-Sep-2017)
    Patients who receive these prescriptions are less likely to progress to long-term use, study shows

  • Don't Let Your Kids Get Sidelined With Sports-Related Infections
    (26-Sep-2017)
    Good hygiene can tackle most locker room germs, pediatricians say

  • Don't Let Your Kids Get Sidelined With Sports-Related Infections
    (26-Sep-2017)
    Good hygiene can tackle most locker room germs, pediatricians say

  • 20 Percent of U.S. Teens May Have Had a Concussion
    (26-Sep-2017)
    Contact sports is a leading reason why, study contends

  • Health Highlights: Sept. 26, 2017
    (26-Sep-2017)
    • Major U.S. Study Will Examine Precision Medicine
    • Sleep Deprivation a Serious Threat to Health: Expert

  • Food Stamp Benefits May Lower Health Care Costs
    (25-Sep-2017)
    U.S. program linked to medical savings of $1,400 per year for participants, study suggests

  • Food Stamp Benefits May Lower Health Care Costs
    (25-Sep-2017)
    U.S. program linked to medical savings of $1,400 per year for participants, study suggests

  • Food Stamp Benefits May Lower Health Care Costs
    (25-Sep-2017)
    U.S. program linked to medical savings of $1,400 per year for participants, study suggests

  • Health Highlights: Sept. 25, 2017
    (25-Sep-2017)
    • Major U.S. Study Will Examine Precision Medicine
    • Sleep Deprivation a Serious Threat to Health: Expert

  • Mexican-Americans at Higher Risk for Liver Cancer
    (25-Sep-2017)
    They have more risk factors than Mexicans born and living in that country, researchers report

  • Blacks, Elderly Missing From U.S. Cancer Clinical Trials
    (25-Sep-2017)
    Women are also underrepresented, researchers find

  • Cancer Distress May Lead to Missed Appointments
    (25-Sep-2017)
    Doctors should consider patient's mental well-being, researcher says

  • Breast Cancer Radiation 'Less Scary' Than Thought
    (25-Sep-2017)
    Majority of patients report more tolerable experience than they expected

  • How Would Your Family Weather a Disaster?
    (23-Sep-2017)
    Failure to plan is the number one mistake

  • How Would Your Family Weather a Disaster?
    (23-Sep-2017)
    Failure to plan is the number one mistake

  • McCain Says No to Latest Effort to Replace Obamacare
    (22-Sep-2017)
    The bill, which would give states more flexibility in health care spending, is now in jeopardy

  • Lady Gaga's Fibromyalgia Puts Illness in the Spotlight
    (22-Sep-2017)
    Daily struggle with chronic pain, disability defines patients' lives, experts say

  • Survey: 9 of 10 Americans Take Cancer Prevention Steps
    (22-Sep-2017)

  • McCain Says No to Latest Effort to Replace Obamacare
    (22-Sep-2017)
    The bill, which would give states more flexibility in health care spending, is now in jeopardy

  • Body Gestures Aid Conversation
    (22-Sep-2017)
    Study found responses, answers came more quickly with nonverbal cues

  • Health Highlights: Sept. 22, 2017
    (22-Sep-2017)
    • Former NFL Player Aaron Hernandez Had Severe Brain Disease
    • HIV Antibody Shows Promise
    • CVS to Restrict Opioid Painkiller Prescription Amounts
    • Botulism Fears Spur Recall of Death Wish Nitro Cold Brew
    • More Fetal Deaths, Fewer Pregnancies When Flint Had High Lead Levels in Drinking Water: Study

  • Survey: 9 of 10 Americans Take Cancer Prevention Steps
    (22-Sep-2017)

  • Coming Soon: Glaucoma Self-Care, From Home?
    (22-Sep-2017)
    Study finds many patients can manage self-testing, but one doctor questions its value

  • Premature Births Cost Health Plans Billions
    (21-Sep-2017)
    Employer-based insurance forked over the money for special care, treatment of birth defects, study says

  • Could Pests, Dust Lower Kids' Odds for Asthma?
    (21-Sep-2017)
    Inner-city study found early exposure to cockroaches and mice droppings seemed protective

  • When a Cold or Flu Strikes a Family Member
    (21-Sep-2017)
    How to keep everyone else healthy

  • When a Cold or Flu Strikes a Family Member
    (21-Sep-2017)
    How to keep everyone else healthy

  • Sound the Mosquito Alarm, Across the USA
    (21-Sep-2017)
    Study finds two disease-carrying species could thrive in three-quarters of the country

  • Frequent Blood Donations Safe for Some, But Not All
    (21-Sep-2017)
    In certain donors, iron deficiency might need to be addressed long term, study finds

  • Health Tip: Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
    (21-Sep-2017)
    Keep your family safer

  • Health Highlights: Sept. 21, 2017
    (21-Sep-2017)
    • Botulism Fears Spur Recall of Death Wish Nitro Cold Brew
    • More Fetal Deaths, Fewer Pregnancies When Flint Had High Lead Levels in Drinking Water: Study
    • State Agency Closes Florida Nursing Home Where 8 Residents Died
    • Ivanka Trump Says She Suffered Postpartum Depression

  • Could Pests, Dust Lower Kids' Odds for Asthma?
    (21-Sep-2017)
    Inner-city study found early exposure to cockroaches and mice droppings seemed protective

  • Health Tip: Stair Safety For Older People
    (21-Sep-2017)
    Suggestions to help prevent falls

  • Health Tip: Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
    (21-Sep-2017)
    Keep your family safer

  • Could Pests, Dust Lower Kids' Odds for Asthma?
    (21-Sep-2017)
    Inner-city study found early exposure to cockroaches and mice droppings seemed protective

  • Frequent Blood Donations Safe for Some, But Not All
    (21-Sep-2017)
    In certain donors, iron deficiency might need to be addressed long term, study finds

  • One Weight-Loss Surgery Shows Lasting Results
    (21-Sep-2017)
    Patients 77 pounds slimmer on average 12 years after gastric bypass, study finds

  • Opioid ODs Have Cut Into U.S. Life Expectancy: CDC
    (20-Sep-2017)
    Doctors must start treating addiction, expert says

  • You Won't Believe What Lived Inside This Boy's Eye
    (20-Sep-2017)
    Creature's residence ended up costing 17-year-old his sight

  • Health Highlights: Sept. 20, 2017
    (20-Sep-2017)
    • FDA OKs Endoscope That's Easier to Clean, Cutting Risk of Infection
    • San Francisco's Health Warnings on Sodas Blocked by Appeals Court
    • Hepatitis A Outbreak Declared in Los Angeles County
    • Governors Urge Bipartisan Approach to Health Care Reform
    • Too Few New Antibiotics in Development: WHO

  • Gun Surrender Laws Help Women Threatened by Domestic Violence
    (20-Sep-2017)
    Fewer are killed in states that mandate that firearms be removed when restraining orders filed

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Leave Some Anemic
    (20-Sep-2017)
    It's a common problem, but one easily solved with long-term follow-up

  • Drone Sets New Record for Transporting Blood Samples
    (20-Sep-2017)
    It could soon become the best delivery system in remote areas, researcher says

  • 9 of 10 Docs Unprepared to Prescribe Marijuana
    (19-Sep-2017)
    The burgeoning practice isn't discussed in medical schools, research shows

  • Gun Injuries Add Millions of Dollars to Hospital Costs
    (19-Sep-2017)
    Younger, minority Americans are most often affected, research shows

  • Doctors Eye the Danger From 'Nerf' Guns
    (19-Sep-2017)
    'Bullets' bought online may be contributing to ocular injuries

  • This Mistake Can Cost Athletes' Lives in Cardiac Arrest
    (19-Sep-2017)
    Bystanders often get distracted by a non-life-threatening issue, research shows

  • Heath Tip: 10 Mistakes People Make in Food Preparation
    (19-Sep-2017)
    Practices to avoid

  • Gun Injuries Add Millions of Dollars to Hospital Costs
    (19-Sep-2017)
    Younger, minority Americans are most often affected, research shows

  • Exercise May Stem Kidney Damage in Lupus Patients
    (19-Sep-2017)
    But stress may trigger the reverse, researchers report

  • Gun Injuries Add Millions of Dollars to Hospital Costs
    (19-Sep-2017)
    Younger, minority Americans are most often affected, research shows

  • Doctors Eye the Danger From 'Nerf' Guns
    (19-Sep-2017)
    'Bullets' bought online may be contributing to ocular injuries

  • Caring for a Sick Pet Can Really Drain You
    (19-Sep-2017)
    Emotional burden is steep, study shows, but vets can help owners cope

  • Health Highlights: Sept. 19, 2017
    (19-Sep-2017)
    • Lady Gaga Postpones European Tour Due to Fibromyalgia
    • City Asks Judge to Approve Lawsuit Against OxyContin Maker
    • Actress Kate Walsh Reveals Benign Brain Tumor Surgery

  • Gun Injuries Add Millions of Dollars to Hospital Costs
    (19-Sep-2017)
    Younger, minority Americans are most often affected, research shows

  • Doctors Eye the Danger From 'Nerf' Guns
    (19-Sep-2017)
    'Bullets' bought online may be contributing to ocular injuries

  • Gun Injuries Add Millions of Dollars to Hospital Costs
    (19-Sep-2017)
    Younger, minority Americans are most often affected, research shows

  • Parents Say Schools Don't Help Kids With Mental Health, Chronic Disease
    (18-Sep-2017)

  • Higher Cigarette Taxes May Mean Fewer Infant Deaths
    (18-Sep-2017)

  • Big Rise in Hospitalized Kids With Opioid Side Effects
    (18-Sep-2017)

  • Do Nursing Home Workers Change Gloves Often Enough?
    (18-Sep-2017)

  • Do Nursing Home Workers Change Gloves Often Enough?
    (18-Sep-2017)

  • Tattoo Today, Regret Tomorrow: Tips to Parents From Pediatricians
    (18-Sep-2017)

  • Beat Back Mosquitos After Hurricane Irma
    (18-Sep-2017)

  • Health Highlights: Sept. 18, 2017
    (18-Sep-2017)
    • Hepatitis A Outbreak Spurs Vaccinations of San Diego Restaurant Patrons
    • Pharmacist Faces Trial Over Deadly U.S. Meningitis Outbreak
    • Gut Bacteria Influence Diet Success: Study
    • Large Backlog of Disability Benefits Applicants

  • Minorities Exposed to Dirtier Air, U.S. Study Finds
    (18-Sep-2017)

  • U.S. Seniors Getting Healthier, Especially When Wealthy and White
    (18-Sep-2017)

  • Health Tip: Design a Non-Toxic Nursery
    (18-Sep-2017)
    Make your baby's space safe

  • Beat Back Mosquitos After Hurricane Irma
    (18-Sep-2017)

  • Smoking, Poor Diet Lead Global Death Causes
    (15-Sep-2017)
    But disease study of 195 areas also finds some hopeful signs with many people living longer

  • Smoking, Poor Diet Lead Global Death Causes
    (15-Sep-2017)
    But disease study of 195 areas also finds some hopeful signs with many people living longer

  • Selena Gomez's Kidney Transplant Puts Lupus Center Stage
    (15-Sep-2017)
    Superstar needed the donated organ because of her autoimmune disease

  • State Laws Have Big Impact on Kids' Gun Injuries
    (15-Sep-2017)
    Locale matters too, with firearm violence affeting urban, rural teens differently, studies find

  • More U.S. Kids Landing in ER With Opioid Addiction
    (15-Sep-2017)
    Researcher calls findings an emerging public health issue

  • More U.S. Kids Landing in ER With Opioid Addiction
    (15-Sep-2017)
    Researcher calls findings an emerging public health issue

  • Golf Carts' Use Is Spreading, and So Is Danger to Kids
    (15-Sep-2017)
    Study of more than 100 kids treated at trauma centers reveals serious injuries

  • Selena Gomez's Kidney Transplant Puts Lupus Center Stage
    (15-Sep-2017)
    Superstar needed the donated organ because of her autoimmune disease

  • Joining Your Kid on That Playground Slide? Think Again
    (15-Sep-2017)
    It seems like fun but can be a quick trip to a broken limb, study authors warn

  • Golf Carts' Use Is Spreading, and So Is Danger to Kids
    (15-Sep-2017)
    Study of more than 100 kids treated at trauma centers reveals serious injuries

  • Selena Gomez's Kidney Transplant Puts Lupus Center Stage
    (15-Sep-2017)
    Superstar needed the donated organ because of her autoimmune disease

  • When Hurricanes Strike, People Aren't the Only Victims
    (15-Sep-2017)
    The safety of pets can force some wrenching decisions for their owners

  • Health Highlights: Sept. 15, 2017
    (15-Sep-2017)
    • Post-Harvey Mosquito Spraying Begins in Texas
    • Women More Likely Than Men to Lose Sex Spark in Long-Term Relationships: Study
    • Selena Gomez Had Kidney Transplant Earlier This Year

  • Skin Patch Shrinks 'Love Handles' -- in Mice
    (15-Sep-2017)
    Discovery might help treat obesity and diabetes, researchers say

  • State Laws Have Big Impact on Kids' Gun Injuries
    (15-Sep-2017)
    Locale matters too, with firearm violence affeting urban, rural teens differently, studies find

  • Parents Getting Better at Using Car Seats Safely
    (15-Sep-2017)
    But older kids often miss out on booster seats

  • Golf Carts' Use Is Spreading, and So Is Danger to Kids
    (15-Sep-2017)
    Study of more than 100 kids treated at trauma centers reveals serious injuries

  • Surgery Can Be Trigger for Teen Opioid Abuse
    (15-Sep-2017)
    Certain operations pose a greater risk of painkiller dependence, study finds

  • U.S. Cancer Death Rate Continues to Fall
    (14-Sep-2017)
    But more cases are expected as baby boomers age, report says

  • Republicans Take Another Run at Obamacare Overhaul
    (14-Sep-2017)
    Sponsors say bill would give states more flexibility; critics contend it would leave many uninsured

  • Republicans Take Another Run at Obamacare Overhaul
    (14-Sep-2017)
    Sponsors say bill would give states more flexibility; critics contend it would leave many uninsured

  • Vision Problems Common in Babies Infected With Zika
    (14-Sep-2017)
    Impairments range in severity, two studies found

  • Health Tip: On Kids and Pets
    (14-Sep-2017)
    How to prepare children for furry friends

  • Health Highlights: Sept. 14, 2017
    (14-Sep-2017)
    • Selena Gomez Had Kidney Transplant Earlier This Year
    • Eight Deaths at Florida Nursing Home Under Investigation
    • San Diego Boosts Efforts to Fight Hepatitis A Outbreak
    • Larry King Reveals Lung Cancer Diagnosis
    • Lady Gaga Has Fibromyalgia
    • Experts Urge Caution Over Study About Flu Vaccination and Miscarriages

  • U.S. Cancer Death Rate Continues to Fall
    (14-Sep-2017)
    But more cases are expected as baby boomers age, report says

  • Semen Harbors Wide Range of Viruses
    (13-Sep-2017)
    Researchers find 27 infectious agents, but it remains unknown how many can be transmitted sexually

  • Young Americans Lead Rise in Suicide Attempts
    (13-Sep-2017)
    People with less education, greater mental woes more likely to try, researchers say

  • Traces of Tattoo May Reach the Lymph Nodes
    (13-Sep-2017)
    If you're getting tattooed, find out what's in the ink the artist is using, researcher advises

  • 'Microbiomes' May Hold Key to Kids' Ear Infections
    (13-Sep-2017)
    Germ communities in the middle ear differ greatly between affected and unaffected people, study shows

  • Semen Harbors Wide Range of Viruses
    (13-Sep-2017)
    Researchers find 27 infectious agents, but it remains unknown how many can be transmitted sexually

  • Health Highlights: Sept. 13, 2017
    (13-Sep-2017)
    • Deaths of 6 Florida Nursing Home Residents Under Investigation
    • Experts Urge Caution Over Study About Flu Vaccination and Miscarriages
    • Infections Strike Young Heart Surgery Patients in New Orleans
    • Smoking Reduction Foundation Announced by Tobacco Company
    • CHIP Funding Deal Reached by U.S. Senate

  • Traces of Tattoo May Reach the Lymph Nodes
    (13-Sep-2017)
    If you're getting tattooed, find out what's in the ink the artist is using, researcher advises

  • Traces of Tattoo May Reach the Lymph Nodes
    (13-Sep-2017)
    If you're getting tattooed, find out what's in the ink the artist is using, researcher advises

  • Surgeons Play Big Role in Women's Choices for Breast Cancer Care
    (13-Sep-2017)
    Those with cancer in one breast less likely to get both removed if doctor is reluctant, study finds

  • U.S. Military Surgeons Helped More Than 6,000 Afghan Adults
    (13-Sep-2017)
    New study looks at humanitarian care over 11 years of conflict in that country

  • Widening Waistlines May Raise Women's Cancer Risk
    (12-Sep-2017)
    Belly fat after menopause may boost risk of lung, gastrointestinal cancers, researchers report

  • Cancer Drugs' High Prices Not Justified by Cost of Development, Study Contends
    (12-Sep-2017)
    Research challenges notion that each new medicine costs billions to come to market

  • ER Visits for These 3 Health Woes Don't Have to Happen
    (12-Sep-2017)
    Trips for boozing, dental problems and mental health issues can be prevented, experts say

  • Florida Confronts Irma's Aftermath
    (12-Sep-2017)
    As residents return to their homes, bacteria, mold and toxins are a threat, health experts say

  • Cancer Drugs' High Prices Not Justified by Cost of Development, Study Contends
    (12-Sep-2017)
    Research challenges notion that each new medicine costs billions to come to market

  • ER Visits for These 3 Health Woes Don't Have to Happen
    (12-Sep-2017)
    Trips for boozing, dental problems and mental health issues can be prevented, experts say

  • Many May Get Hospice Care Too Late
    (12-Sep-2017)
    Study suggests that most end-of-life care occurs in final 2 weeks

  • Florida Confronts Irma's Aftermath
    (12-Sep-2017)
    As residents return to their homes, bacteria, mold and toxins are a threat, health experts say

  • HPV Test Alone OK for Cervical Cancer Screening Over 30: Expert Panel
    (12-Sep-2017)
    New advisory says women can get the screen once every 5 years, in lieu of Pap tests every 3 years

  • It's Time to Kick Fido Out -- of Bed, That Is
    (12-Sep-2017)
    New study reveals that sharing sleeping space with your dog may disrupt your shut-eye

  • Health Highlights: Sept. 11, 2017
    (12-Sep-2017)
    • Former CDC Director Announces Global Health Initiative
    • U.S. Congress Defies Trump, Boosts NIH Budget

  • Cancer Drugs' High Prices Not Justified by Cost of Development, Study Contends
    (12-Sep-2017)
    Research challenges notion that each new medicine costs billions to come to market

  • Florida Confronts Irma's Aftermath
    (12-Sep-2017)
    As residents return to their homes, bacteria, mold and toxins are a threat, health experts say

  • ER Visits for These 3 Health Woes Don't Have to Happen
    (12-Sep-2017)
    Trips for boozing, dental problems and mental health issues can be prevented, experts say

  • Florida Confronts Irma's Aftermath
    (12-Sep-2017)
    As residents return to their homes, bacteria, mold and toxins are a threat, health experts say

  • People Picking Up Infection From Pet Store Puppies' Poop: CDC
    (11-Sep-2017)
    29 cases of campylobacter reported in 7 states

  • Managing Pain Can Be a Puzzle After Breast Cancer
    (11-Sep-2017)
    Women who take opioids are more likely to stop vital hormonal therapy, study finds

  • People Picking Up Infection From Pet Store Puppies' Poop: CDC
    (11-Sep-2017)
    29 cases of campylobacter reported in 7 states

  • People Picking Up Infection From Pet Store Puppies' Poop: CDC
    (11-Sep-2017)
    29 cases of campylobacter reported in 7 states

  • State Laws Curb Kids' Injuries Tied to Off-Road Vehicles
    (11-Sep-2017)
    In Massachusetts, ER visits down as much as 50 percent, study found

  • People Picking Up Infection From Pet Store Puppies' Poop: CDC
    (11-Sep-2017)
    29 cases of campylobacter reported in 7 states

  • Health Highlights: Sept. 11, 2017
    (11-Sep-2017)
    • U.S. Scientists Awarded Prize for Cancer Treatment Research
    • John McCain Optimistic in Battle Against Brain Cancer

  • Lupus Hits Certain Groups Harder
    (11-Sep-2017)
    Studies find race, ethnicity, gender and even geography make a difference for this autoimmune disease

  • Does Study Claim a Cure? Beware of Scientific 'Spin'
    (11-Sep-2017)
    'Breakthroughs' are rare, so view bold claims with skepticism, researcher warns

  • Football Fans Still Loyal Despite Concerns About Players' Brains
    (10-Sep-2017)
    8 in 10 believe the sport causes long-term damage: survey

  • Poor Health Habits Add Up to Poor Grades for Teens
    (08-Sep-2017)
    Failing students more likely to use drugs, sleep around, CDC study finds

  • Obamacare Paid Off for Poorer Cancer Patients
    (08-Sep-2017)
    Health coverage surged in states that expanded Medicaid, research finds

  • Florida Braces for Irma's Onslaught
    (08-Sep-2017)
    Officials offer advice on ways to prepare for the dangerous hurricane

  • Health Tip: Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria
    (08-Sep-2017)
    How you can help prevent health risks

  • Breast-Feeding Linked to Lower Endometriosis Risk
    (08-Sep-2017)
    Hormonal changes may play a role, researchers say

  • Guinea Pigs Harbor a Hidden Health Hazard
    (08-Sep-2017)
    Three Europeans were hospitalized due to infections from these pets

  • Guinea Pigs Harbor a Hidden Health Hazard
    (08-Sep-2017)
    Three Europeans were hospitalized due to infections from these pets

  • Florida Braces for Irma's Onslaught
    (08-Sep-2017)
    Officials offer advice on ways to prepare for the dangerous hurricane

  • Guinea Pigs Harbor a Hidden Health Hazard
    (08-Sep-2017)
    Three Europeans were hospitalized due to infections from these pets

  • Health Highlights: Sept. 8, 2017
    (08-Sep-2017)
    • Pfizer Did Not Investigate EpiPen Problems: FDA
    • Officials to Investigate Mercury Brought Ashore by Hurricane Harvey
    • U.S. Teen Marijuana Use Declines

  • Vaccine Campaign in Poor Countries to Save 20 Million Lives
    (08-Sep-2017)
    Program will also save $350 billion in health care costs by 2020, study says

  • Florida Braces for Irma's Onslaught
    (08-Sep-2017)
    Officials offer advice on ways to prepare for the dangerous hurricane

  • Vaccine Campaign in Poor Countries to Save 20 Million Lives
    (08-Sep-2017)
    Program will also save $350 billion in health care costs by 2020, study says

  • Can't Afford the Dentist? You're Not Alone
    (07-Sep-2017)
    Many also mistakenly believe Medicare will cover their dental care

  • Health Highlights: Sept. 7, 2017
    (07-Sep-2017)
    • U.S. Teen Marijuana Use Declines
    • Senate Holds First Health Care Hearing Since Failed Repeal Attempt
    • Company Alleged to Have Faked Patients to Boost Cancer Drug Sales

  • Heath Tip: Keep Up on Car Recalls
    (07-Sep-2017)
    And stay safer

  • Many Americans Getting Medical Care They Don't Need
    (06-Sep-2017)
    Survey of doctors suggests a fear of malpractice is the biggest reason why

  • New 'Biologic' Drug May Help Severe Asthma
    (06-Sep-2017)
    But similar meds cost up to $30,000 a year

  • Many Americans Getting Medical Care They Don't Need
    (06-Sep-2017)
    Survey of doctors suggests a fear of malpractice is the biggest reason why

  • Recession Took Toll on Health of Rural Young Blacks
    (06-Sep-2017)
    Greater economic fallout linked to raised heart disease risks in 25- and 26-year-olds, study finds

  • Many Americans Getting Medical Care They Don't Need
    (06-Sep-2017)
    Survey of doctors suggests a fear of malpractice is the biggest reason why

  • Many Americans Getting Medical Care They Don't Need
    (06-Sep-2017)
    Survey of doctors suggests a fear of malpractice is the biggest reason why

  • Health Highlights: Sept. 6, 2017
    (06-Sep-2017)
    • Medicine's Highest Awards Go to Planned Parenthood, HPV Researchers
    • Health Concerns Over Smoke From Western U.S. Wildfires

  • Recession Took Toll on Health of Rural Young Blacks
    (06-Sep-2017)
    Greater economic fallout linked to raised heart disease risks in 25- and 26-year-olds, study finds

  • New 'Biologic' Drug May Help Severe Asthma
    (06-Sep-2017)
    But similar meds cost up to $30,000 a year

  • 'Cancer Pen' Could Help Surgeons Spot Tumor Cells in Seconds
    (06-Sep-2017)
    Tool might one day allow more complete removal of malignant tissue, less time on operating table

  • Harvey's Wrath Still Poses Risks to Children
    (06-Sep-2017)
    Toxins left by flood waters a particular concern, doctors say

  • 'Cancer Pen' Could Help Surgeons Spot Tumor Cells in Seconds
    (06-Sep-2017)
    Tool might one day allow more complete removal of malignant tissue, less time on operating table

  • 'Cancer Pen' Could Help Surgeons Spot Tumor Cells in Seconds
    (06-Sep-2017)
    Tool might one day allow more complete removal of malignant tissue, less time on operating table

  • Harvey's Wrath Still Poses Risks to Children
    (06-Sep-2017)
    Toxins left by flood waters a particular concern, doctors say

  • Later School Bell Could Boost U.S. Economy by $83 Billion Over Decade
    (05-Sep-2017)
    Extra sleep for students would lead to better grades, plus provide mental, physical benefits, report says

  • White Kids More Likely to Get Unneeded Antibiotics
    (05-Sep-2017)
    Study finds more evidence of racial disparities in ERs

  • White Kids More Likely to Get Unneeded Antibiotics
    (05-Sep-2017)
    Study finds more evidence of racial disparities in ERs

  • Throat Bacteria Linked to Bone and Joint Infection in Kids
    (05-Sep-2017)
    Study found one particular germ in 70 percent of children with additional infections

  • Drug Helped Protect Gay Teen Males From HIV
    (05-Sep-2017)
    Small study found Truvada worked when taken daily, but some strayed from regimen

  • Health Highlights: Sept. 5, 2017
    (05-Sep-2017)
    • San Diego County Declares Emergency Over Hepatitis A Outbreak
    • Opioid Addicts Try to Get Drugs From Veterinarians

  • White Kids More Likely to Get Unneeded Antibiotics
    (05-Sep-2017)
    Study finds more evidence of racial disparities in ERs

  • Drug Helped Protect Gay Teen Males From HIV
    (05-Sep-2017)
    Small study found Truvada worked when taken daily, but some strayed from regimen

  • Heath Tip: It's Back-to-School Time
    (05-Sep-2017)
    Help keep kids safe

  • Later School Bell Could Boost U.S. Economy by $83 Billion Over Decade
    (05-Sep-2017)
    Extra sleep for students would lead to better grades, plus provide mental, physical benefits, report says

  • Later School Bell Could Boost U.S. Economy by $83 Billion Over Decade
    (05-Sep-2017)
    Extra sleep for students would lead to better grades, plus provide mental, physical benefits, report says

  • Marching Band Members Can Use a Physical Tuneup
    (04-Sep-2017)
    Gradually boost activity and become acclimated to heat, trainers advise

  • Antibacterial Scrubs for Nurses No Match for Germs
    (04-Sep-2017)
    Study found the clothing as contaminated as traditional scrubs after 12-hour shifts

  • Antibacterial Scrubs for Nurses No Match for Germs
    (04-Sep-2017)
    Study found the clothing as contaminated as traditional scrubs after 12-hour shifts

  • Antibacterial Scrubs for Nurses No Match for Germs
    (04-Sep-2017)
    Study found the clothing as contaminated as traditional scrubs after 12-hour shifts

  • How to Prevent, and Treat, Lyme Disease in People and Pets
    (02-Sep-2017)
    U.S. health officials warn that cases of the illness are on the rise

  • Health Tip: Food Safety for College Students
    (01-Sep-2017)
    Suggestions to prevent food poisoning

  • Does Immune System Hold Clues to Preterm Births?
    (01-Sep-2017)
    Deviations from a preset pattern of changes might predict some early deliveries, scientists say

  • Food Allergies Can Hit Your Four-Legged Friends, Too
    (01-Sep-2017)
    Look for skin or tummy reactions in dogs, cats and horses, allergists say

  • Dog Walking a Treat for Pet and Owner Alike
    (01-Sep-2017)
    Study found the joy it brings is a bigger factor than wanting to exercise

  • Health Highlights: Sept. 1, 2017
    (01-Sep-2017)
    • More U.S. Salmonella Illnesses Tied to Mexican Papayas
    • Health Advocates Petition FDA for Ban on High-Dose Opioids

  • Does Immune System Hold Clues to Preterm Births?
    (01-Sep-2017)
    Deviations from a preset pattern of changes might predict some early deliveries, scientists say

  • Does General Anesthesia Affect Babies' Brains?
    (01-Sep-2017)
    Small study finds reduction in white matter among children operated on as infants

  • Fentanyl Drives Rise in Opioid-Linked Deaths in U.S.
    (31-Aug-2017)
    The synthetic drug is more powerful than heroin or morphine

  • Eating Feeds 'Feel Good' Hormones in the Brain
    (31-Aug-2017)
    Overstimulation of this system could play a role in obesity, researchers say

  • Health Highlights: Aug. 31, 2017
    (31-Aug-2017)
    • FDA OKs New Antibacterial Drug
    • Another Outbreak of Salmonella Traced to Pet Turtles
    • Federal Prisons Must Now Make Free Tampons, Pads Available

  • U.S. Obesity Rate Holding Steady, but Still High
    (31-Aug-2017)
    In 25 states adult rates exceeded 30 percent this year, report notes

  • Eating Feeds 'Feel Good' Hormones in the Brain
    (31-Aug-2017)
    Overstimulation of this system could play a role in obesity, researchers say

  • Harvey's Floodwaters Harbor Many Health Hazards
    (30-Aug-2017)
    Contaminated water can cause infections, displace residents who lack needed meds

  • Harvey's Floodwaters Harbor Many Health Hazards
    (30-Aug-2017)
    Contaminated water can cause infections, displace residents who lack needed meds

  • Harvey's Floodwaters Harbor Many Health Hazards
    (30-Aug-2017)
    Contaminated water can cause infections, displace residents who lack needed meds

  • FDA Approves 1st Treatment for 'Kissing Bug' Illness in Children
    (30-Aug-2017)
    Benznidazole becomes the nation's only drug for Chagas disease

  • Looking for a Plastic Surgeon on Instagram? Beware
    (30-Aug-2017)
    You may end up with a barber or a dentist instead

  • Health Highlights: Aug. 30, 2017
    (30-Aug-2017)
    • FDA OKs New Antibacterial Drug
    • Another Outbreak of Salmonella Traced to Pet Turtles
    • Federal Prisons Must Now Make Free Tampons, Pads Available

  • Bystander CPR Less Likely in Black Neighborhoods
    (30-Aug-2017)
    People living in these areas may have less education about cardiac arrest and CPR, researchers say

  • More Evidence Links the 'Mono' Virus to MS Risk
    (30-Aug-2017)
    Latest study shows blacks and Hispanics also vulnerable

  • Harvey's Floodwaters Harbor Many Health Hazards
    (30-Aug-2017)
    Contaminated water can cause infections, displace residents who lack needed meds

  • Looking for a Plastic Surgeon on Instagram? Beware
    (30-Aug-2017)
    You may end up with a barber or a dentist instead

  • Harvey's Floodwaters Harbor Many Health Hazards
    (30-Aug-2017)
    Contaminated water can cause infections, displace residents who lack needed meds

  • Many Parents Don't Tell Doctor About 'Complementary' Therapy Use in Kids
    (29-Aug-2017)
    Hiding info from pediatricians could be risky for young patients, report authors say

  • Health Groups Demand 'R' Rating for Movies That Show Smoking
    (29-Aug-2017)
    Coalition says such films lure children to take up deadly habit

  • Promoting Social Wellness in Your Community
    (29-Aug-2017)
    Here's what you can do

  • Health Highlights: Aug. 29, 2017
    (29-Aug-2017)
    • Another Outbreak of Salmonella Traced to Pet Turtles
    • Federal Prisons Must Now Make Free Tampons, Pads Available
    • FDA: Serious Problems at Florida Stem Cell Clinic

  • Many U.S. Women Unaware of Fibroid Treatments: Poll
    (29-Aug-2017)
    Hysterectomy isn't the only choice, radiology experts say

  • Before Volcano Buried Pompeii, Toxic Water May Have Plagued Residents
    (29-Aug-2017)
    Researchers found lead water pipes were laced with high amounts of potentially deadly chemical

  • More Than Half of Americans Will Need Nursing Home Care: Study
    (28-Aug-2017)
    More short-term stays the biggest factor fueling the increase

  • Serious Reactions to Vaccines Rarely Recur: Review
    (28-Aug-2017)
    Findings add to evidence of safety of childhood immunizations, pediatricians say

  • Could an Estrogen Patch Boost Women's Sex Lives in Menopause?
    (28-Aug-2017)
    Study suggests that, given this way, short-term use of the hormone may help those who report symptoms

  • Health Highlights: Aug. 28, 2017
    (28-Aug-2017)
    • FDA: Serious Problems at Florida Stem Cell Clinic

  • Does Race Matter in Care 'Preemie' Babies Receive?
    (28-Aug-2017)
    It may not be intentional, but there's room for improvement, study shows

  • Parents Worried About Cyberbullies as School Starts Up
    (25-Aug-2017)
    Poor diet, drugs and car accidents also among the leading concerns, poll shows

  • Some Newborns Don't Get Heart Defect, Hearing Loss Tests
    (25-Aug-2017)
    Such screens are critical to early intervention efforts, CDC officials say

  • Cookies, Apples or Yogurt? Not Always a Simple Choice for Kids
    (25-Aug-2017)
    Snack preferences drive buying decisions, but brands and allowance also play a part, researchers say

  • As Hurricane Harvey Targets Texas, Tips to Protect Yourself
    (25-Aug-2017)
    Forecasters say it could be worst such U.S. storm in a decade

  • Are Her Chocolate Cravings a Product of the Culture?
    (25-Aug-2017)
    These premenstrual urges seem far more common among U.S. women than others, study suggests

  • Common Treatment for Early Prostate Cancer May Carry Heart Risk
    (25-Aug-2017)
    Hormone-suppressing regimen may raise odds for heart failure, but it brings benefits, too, researchers say

  • As Hurricane Harvey Targets Texas, Tips to Protect Yourself
    (25-Aug-2017)
    Forecasters say it could be worst such U.S. storm in a decade

  • Expert Tips to Avoid Accidental Poisonings at School
    (25-Aug-2017)
    Keep sanitizers, other cleaning products out of children's reach

  • Health Highlights: Aug. 25, 2017
    (25-Aug-2017)
    • Insurer Aetna's Envelopes Revealed Customers' HIV Status

  • Expert Tips to Avoid Accidental Poisonings at School
    (25-Aug-2017)
    Keep sanitizers, other cleaning products out of children's reach

  • Do Flame Retardants Hinder Infertility Treatments?
    (25-Aug-2017)
    Study found link between exposure to a certain chemical and failed in-vitro fertilization attempts

  • As Hurricane Harvey Targets Texas, Tips to Protect Yourself
    (25-Aug-2017)
    Forecasters say it could be worst such U.S. storm in a decade

  • Awake for Aneurysm Brain Surgery, Better Results?
    (25-Aug-2017)
    In new approach to the dangerous lesions, surgeons can get patient feedback during the procedure

  • After Heart Attack, Just 1 in 3 Go for Rehab: CDC
    (24-Aug-2017)
    Recommended outpatient treatment reduces risk of recurrence

  • Supplement May Help Against Vision-Robbing Disease in Seniors
    (24-Aug-2017)
    But no large studies prove the inexpensive pill slows age-related macular degeneration, eye expert says

  • Patients' Hearing Loss May Mean Poorer Medical Care
    (24-Aug-2017)
    Misunderstandings raise the risk for medical errors, study finds

  • Land Mines Being Replaced by More Deadly Explosive Devices: Study
    (24-Aug-2017)
    IED victims lose multiple limbs, suffer more genital injuries

  • Health Highlights: Aug. 24, 2017
    (24-Aug-2017)
    • Smoking Rates Drop When Cigarette Prices Climb: Study
    • Google Search for 'Depression' Now Brings Testing

  • Pot Won't Harm Healthy Young People's Kidneys, Study Suggests
    (24-Aug-2017)
    Researchers recommend more study on older users

  • 'Exoskeletons' May Help Kids With Cerebral Palsy Walk
    (23-Aug-2017)
    High-tech motorized device aims to correct disabling gait pattern

  • Longer Prescriptions Make Opioid Abuse More Likely: Study
    (23-Aug-2017)
    Doctors should prescribe for the minimum numbers of days, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Camping and Cooking Outdoors
    (23-Aug-2017)
    Suggestions to prevent food poisoning

  • Have Fun at the Fair, But Don't Pet the Pigs
    (23-Aug-2017)
    Vet reminds fair-goers these animals can transmit swine flu

  • Steroid Pills Usually Ineffective Against Bronchitis, Study Finds
    (23-Aug-2017)
    Research shows that, like antibiotics, these drugs won't reduce duration or severity of symptoms

  • Cyberbullying Weighs Heavily on Young People
    (23-Aug-2017)
    Suicide attempts more common in both bullied and bulliers

  • Health Highlights: Aug. 23, 2017
    (23-Aug-2017)
    • Jury Awards $417 Million in Baby Powder Case

  • 'Exoskeletons' May Help Kids With Cerebral Palsy Walk
    (23-Aug-2017)
    High-tech motorized device aims to correct disabling gait pattern

  • How Safe Is Your Drinking Water? Take a Look
    (23-Aug-2017)
    Even 'allowable' cloudiness could cause tummy troubles, study says

  • Steroid Pills Usually Ineffective Against Bronchitis, Study Finds
    (23-Aug-2017)
    Research shows that, like antibiotics, these drugs won't reduce duration or severity of symptoms

  • Early Rotator Cuff Surgery Helps Return to Activity
    (23-Aug-2017)
    Procedure also reduces pain and maintains strength, study finds

  • 'Exoskeletons' May Help Kids With Cerebral Palsy Walk
    (23-Aug-2017)
    High-tech motorized device aims to correct disabling gait pattern

  • Dementia Care: A Huge Financial Burden for U.S. Families
    (22-Aug-2017)
    Annual costs may top $320,000, study estimates

  • Doctor-Patient Dialogue May Boost Use of Blood Pressure Drugs
    (22-Aug-2017)
    Physicians in poor neighborhoods should ask about employment, relationships, study says

  • Many Prescribed Opioids Even After Overdose
    (22-Aug-2017)
    Few receive anti-addiction medications after hospital discharge, researchers find

  • He Complains She Shops Too Much -- And Marriage Suffers
    (22-Aug-2017)
    Study finds one spouse's views on the other's spending can bring conflict that undermines relationship

  • Many Prescribed Opioids Even After Overdose
    (22-Aug-2017)
    Few receive anti-addiction medications after hospital discharge, researchers find

  • Health Highlights: Aug. 22, 2017
    (22-Aug-2017)
    • Jury Awards $417 Million in Baby Powder Case

  • Wellness Visits for Better Well-being
    (21-Aug-2017)
    Prevention is still the best medicine

  • Hernia Patients May Need Fewer Opioids After Surgery, Study Finds
    (21-Aug-2017)
    After repair, smaller prescriptions led to fewer pills that could be diverted or abused

  • Kids' Cases of High Blood Pressure May Rise Under New Guidelines
    (21-Aug-2017)
    Simplified tables from American Academy of Pediatrics likely to raise detection rates

  • Health Tip: Keep Your Sponge Cleaner
    (21-Aug-2017)
    Here's what you can do

  • Zika Hijacks Pregnant Woman's Immune System
    (21-Aug-2017)
    Virus can then damage growing fetus, researchers report

  • Get Ready, Safely, for the Great American Eclipse
    (21-Aug-2017)
    Wearing eye protection is essential, vision experts warn

  • Health Highlights: Aug. 21, 2017
    (21-Aug-2017)
    • Comedy Icon Jerry Lewis Dies at 91

  • Get Ready, Safely, for the Great American Eclipse
    (21-Aug-2017)
    Wearing eye protection is essential, vision experts warn

  • Zika Hijacks Pregnant Woman's Immune System
    (21-Aug-2017)
    Virus can then damage growing fetus, researchers report

  • A Shot of Caffeine May Speed Wake-Up After Anesthesia
    (21-Aug-2017)
    In animal studies, caffeine injections shortened recovery time

  • Hernia Patients May Need Fewer Opioids After Surgery, Study Finds
    (21-Aug-2017)
    After repair, smaller prescriptions led to fewer pills that could be diverted or abused

  • 'Weekend Warriors' Tend to Wear White Collars
    (18-Aug-2017)
    Desk jobs keep them seated all week, but they catch up on exercise on Saturday and Sunday, study finds

  • Health Tip: Food Prep 101
    (18-Aug-2017)
    Eating safely at college

  • Dentist Roots Out Clues to Doomed Arctic Expedition
    (18-Aug-2017)
    Researcher says Addison's disease might have led to deaths of 1840s Franklin crew

  • 'Confusion' Complicates Hospitalization of Elderly
    (18-Aug-2017)
    Stays are often two weeks longer, British study says

  • Less is More for the Adult Cholera Vaccine
    (18-Aug-2017)
    Giving just one shot instead of two may be better way to control outbreaks, researcher suggests

  • Kidney Disease May Boost Odds of Infection
    (18-Aug-2017)
    Patients become more vulnerable as organ function declines, study says

  • Zika May Not Last in Semen as Long as Thought
    (18-Aug-2017)
    Men should still follow CDC guidelines and use condoms for at least 6 months, health experts say

  • Anti-Vaccine Family Members, Friends Spur Many Moms to Delay Baby's Shots
    (18-Aug-2017)
    Study found even if pregnant women later hear better info from docs, they may still wait on immunizations

  • Health Highlights: Aug. 18, 2017
    (18-Aug-2017)
    • Peanut Allergy Pill Works Four Years Later
    • EpiPen Maker Settles Government Lawsuit for $465 Million
    • Big Pharmacy Manager to Limit Opioid Prescriptions
    • Researchers Developing Early Detection Test for Lyme Disease
    • Obamacare Payments Will Be Made for August, White House Says

  • Gun Access May Drive Higher Suicide Rates in Rural Areas
    (18-Aug-2017)
    Study findings are based on 12-year review of deaths in Maryland

  • 6 Out of 7 Teens Slip Up on Contact Lens Guidelines: CDC
    (17-Aug-2017)
    Infections most common for kids who skip steps or ignore rules for sleeping, swimming

  • Virtual House Calls for Speedy, Effective Parkinson's Care
    (17-Aug-2017)
    Online visits saved patients more than two hours and 100 miles of driving, study found

  • Nearly 4 Million Worldwide Die Each Year From Asthma, COPD
    (17-Aug-2017)
    In poorer countries these respiratory illnesses too often go undiagnosed and untreated, report finds

  • Voters in Counties With Worse Life Expectancy Turned to Trump in Election
    (17-Aug-2017)
    Study found link between two; researchers point to poverty, lack of health insurance, unhealthy lifestyles

  • Health Highlights: Aug. 17, 2017
    (17-Aug-2017)
    • EpiPen Maker Settles Government Lawsuit for $465 Million
    • Big Pharmacy Manager to Limit Opioid Prescriptions
    • Researchers Developing Early Detection Test for Lyme Disease
    • Obamacare Payments Will Be Made for August, White House Says

  • Alternative Medicine Alone as Cancer Treatment Linked to Lowered Survival
    (17-Aug-2017)
    There's not much research into these therapies, study authors said

  • 'Herd Immunity' May Be Curbing U.S. Zika Numbers
    (17-Aug-2017)
    But smaller future outbreaks are likely, scientists warn

  • Which Heart Bypass Surgery Works Best?
    (17-Aug-2017)
    Study compares 'on-' and 'off-pump' procedures

  • Alternative Medicine Alone as Cancer Treatment Linked to Lowered Survival
    (17-Aug-2017)
    There's not much research into these therapies, study authors said

  • Pricey Wines Can Trick Your Brain
    (16-Aug-2017)
    Are you responding to cost rather than quality?

  • Eliminating Obamacare Subsidies Would Up Premiums by 20 Percent: CBO
    (16-Aug-2017)
    Payments to insurers defray out-of-pocket costs for poorer Americans, but President Trump has threatened to cut them

  • Ouch! Americans Injuring Themselves Grooming Pubic Hair
    (16-Aug-2017)
    Study finds cuts, burns and infections send many to doctor, some to the ER

  • Pricey Wines Can Trick Your Brain
    (16-Aug-2017)
    Are you responding to cost rather than quality?

  • Ouch! Americans Injuring Themselves Grooming Pubic Hair
    (16-Aug-2017)
    Study finds cuts, burns and infections send many to doctor, some to the ER

  • Health Tip: Food for Fido
    (16-Aug-2017)
    What dogs shouldn't eat

  • Health Highlights: Aug. 16, 2017
    (16-Aug-2017)
    • Fleas Test Positive for Plague in Arizona

  • FDA Announces Recall of Some Liquid Pharmaceutical Products
    (16-Aug-2017)
    Concerns over possible bacterial contamination that could cause severe infections in patients prompted the move

  • Can a Blood Test Detect a Range of Cancers Earlier?
    (16-Aug-2017)
    Researchers move 'a step forward,' assessing DNA fragments for colon, breast, ovarian and lung tumors

  • Study Finds Options to Opioid Use After Knee Surgery
    (16-Aug-2017)
    Non-drug approaches that may work include acupuncture and electrotherapy, review finds

  • Hospitals Not to Blame for Most Opioid Addiction: Study
    (16-Aug-2017)
    Outpatient prescriptions for spinal and orthopedic disorders identified as common triggers

  • Local Crime Can Put Kids on the Run
    (15-Aug-2017)
    Smartphone study finds young avoid their neighborhoods when threat of danger rises

  • Health Tip: Plan for a Heat Wave
    (15-Aug-2017)
    Here's how

  • A Violent Environment Can Wreck Kids' Grades
    (15-Aug-2017)
    Researchers find link between kids' sleep, stress hormones and academic performance

  • A Vicious Vegetarian Dinosaur?
    (15-Aug-2017)
    Chilesaurus may be missing link between plant eaters and meat eaters, researchers say

  • This Common Email Move Could Be a Career Killer
    (15-Aug-2017)
    Smiley emoji may be OK once you know someone, but not in an initial contact, study finds

  • Health Highlights: Aug. 15, 2017
    (15-Aug-2017)
    • Fleas Test Positive for Plague in Arizona

  • Is FDA Taking Close Enough Look at Fast-Tracked Drugs?
    (15-Aug-2017)
    Study finds many don't get proper follow-up review; second report says some medical devices not getting needed scrutiny

  • Local Crime Can Put Kids on the Run
    (15-Aug-2017)
    Smartphone study finds young avoid their neighborhoods when threat of danger rises

  • Is FDA Taking Close Enough Look at Fast-Tracked Drugs?
    (15-Aug-2017)
    Study finds many don't get proper follow-up review; second report says some medical devices not getting needed scrutiny

  • Is FDA Taking Close Enough Look at Fast-Tracked Drugs?
    (15-Aug-2017)
    Study finds many don't get proper follow-up review; second report says some medical devices not getting needed scrutiny

  • ER Rates Soar as Toddlers Ingest Pot, French Study Finds
    (14-Aug-2017)
    Accidental intoxication rose 133 percent in a decade; U.S. experts call findings highly relevant

  • Do Pets Really Boost Kids' Health?
    (14-Aug-2017)
    In a study that'll give you paws, researchers find no mental or physical benefit from a household friend

  • Health Highlights: Aug. 14, 2017
    (14-Aug-2017)
    • Fleas Test Positive for Plague in Arizona

  • Researchers ID Genes in Mice That Cause Aggressive Brain Cancer
    (14-Aug-2017)
    Discovery of triggers that make glioblastoma resistant to chemo offers hope for future treatments, study authors say

  • Marijuana May Help Ease Nerve Pain, Review Finds
    (14-Aug-2017)
    But evidence for using pot to treat other types of pain or post-traumatic stress remains inconclusive

  • Maybe That's Why It's Called Work
    (14-Aug-2017)
    Tough schedules, hard physical labor and stress in the workplace are widespread, survey finds

  • Air Purifiers May Help the Smog-Stressed Heart
    (14-Aug-2017)
    Small Chinese study found lower stress hormone levels in those who used indoor air cleaners

  • Air Purifiers May Help the Smog-Stressed Heart
    (14-Aug-2017)
    Small Chinese study found lower stress hormone levels in those who used indoor air cleaners

  • An Expert's Guide to Preventing Food Poisoning
    (12-Aug-2017)
    Start by washing your hands and then prepare food carefully, emergency room doctor advises

  • An Expert's Guide to Preventing Food Poisoning
    (12-Aug-2017)
    Start by washing your hands and then prepare food carefully, emergency room doctor advises

  • An Expert's Guide to Preventing Food Poisoning
    (12-Aug-2017)
    Start by washing your hands and then prepare food carefully, emergency room doctor advises

  • 'Smart' Underwear May Help Prevent Back Pain
    (11-Aug-2017)
    With just a tap, wearable device eases stress, fatigue on lower back muscles, researchers say

  • Opioid Overdoses and Deaths Flooding U.S. Hospitals
    (11-Aug-2017)
    Medical costs jumped more than $30,000 per patient in less than 10 years, study finds

  • When Stress Hormone Falters, Your Health May Suffer
    (11-Aug-2017)
    Study suggests lack of variation in cortisol levels could be linked to ills like inflammation, cancer

  • Health Tip: Think Smart During a Hot Spell
    (11-Aug-2017)
    Suggestions to beat the heat

  • When Stress Hormone Falters, Your Health May Suffer
    (11-Aug-2017)
    Study suggests lack of variation in cortisol levels could be linked to ills like inflammation, cancer

  • Opioid Overdoses and Deaths Flooding U.S. Hospitals
    (11-Aug-2017)
    Medical costs jumped more than $30,000 per patient in less than 10 years, study finds

  • Antiperspirant Use Seems Safe During Breast Cancer Treatment: Study
    (11-Aug-2017)
    Many doctors worry about skin damage during radiation, but new research found no such effect

  • Heart Risk Up if Hospitalized for Pneumonia or Sepsis
    (11-Aug-2017)
    And, the increased risk lasts for at least 5 years, study finds

  • Health Tip: Avoiding Animal Bites
    (11-Aug-2017)
    It's usually someone's pet

  • Health Highlights: Aug. 11, 2017
    (11-Aug-2017)
    • Americans Want Affordable Care Act Improved, Not Scrapped: Poll
    • Contaminated Eggs Distributed in 17 Countries

  • Antiperspirant Use Seems Safe During Breast Cancer Treatment: Study
    (11-Aug-2017)
    Many doctors worry about skin damage during radiation, but new research found no such effect

  • How Safe and Effective Is Your Sunscreen?
    (11-Aug-2017)
    One out of three may not offer the right protection, study suggests

  • 'Smart' Underwear May Help Prevent Back Pain
    (11-Aug-2017)
    With just a tap, wearable device eases stress, fatigue on lower back muscles, researchers say

  • How Safe and Effective Is Your Sunscreen?
    (11-Aug-2017)
    One out of three may not offer the right protection, study suggests

  • 'Smart' Underwear May Help Prevent Back Pain
    (11-Aug-2017)
    With just a tap, wearable device eases stress, fatigue on lower back muscles, researchers say

  • Only About One-Third of Americans Use Condoms: CDC
    (10-Aug-2017)
    They aren't the best method of birth control, but they do help prevent STDs, health experts say

  • Number of Americans With Epilepsy at Record Level
    (10-Aug-2017)
    3.4 million people live with the disorder, government researchers say

  • Cancer Takes Financial Toll, Even With Insurance
    (10-Aug-2017)
    1 in 6 insured patients spends one-third of their income on bills related to treatment, U.S. study finds

  • Kidney Disease May Boost Risk of Abnormal Heartbeat
    (10-Aug-2017)
    And, the worse the kidney problems, the greater the odds of the heart condition, researchers say

  • Obesity Slows Recovery for Heart Surgery Patients: Study
    (10-Aug-2017)
    They're four times more likely to need more time in intensive care, three times more likely to be readmitted

  • Steep Price Hikes Led to Drop in Use of 2 Heart Drugs at U.S. Hospitals
    (10-Aug-2017)
    Half as many patients got nitroprusside, while isoproterenol use fell one-third, study finds

  • Health Highlights: Aug. 10, 2017
    (10-Aug-2017)
    • Trump-Caused Uncertainty May Trigger Health Insurance Increases: Report
    • Mexican Papayas Linked to U.S. Salmonella Outbreak
    • New Hampshire Sues Purdue Pharma Over OxyContin

  • Certain Jobs Linked to Raised Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (10-Aug-2017)
    Risk was doubled among men who did electrical work, and tripled among bricklayers, study finds

  • The Right Shoes Can Help Prevent Falls
    (10-Aug-2017)
    What you should look for in the shoe store

  • Obesity Slows Recovery for Heart Surgery Patients: Study
    (10-Aug-2017)
    They're four times more likely to need more time in intensive care, three times more likely to be readmitted

  • For Drivers, Hands-free Can Still Be a Handful
    (10-Aug-2017)
    Complex commands are more distracting than talking on your cell, safety experts say

  • Alcohol Use, Abuse on the Rise in U.S.
    (09-Aug-2017)
    Women and older adults among those drinking more, study finds

  • By Age 12, Poor May Show Signs of Heart Risks Ahead
    (09-Aug-2017)
    Neck arteries are narrower than those of wealthier children, study says

  • For Cancer Patients in the ER, Delirium Linked to Poor Outcomes
    (09-Aug-2017)
    Seriously confused people were more likely to be hospitalized and to die early, study finds

  • For Cancer Patients in the ER, Delirium Linked to Poor Outcomes
    (09-Aug-2017)
    Seriously confused people were more likely to be hospitalized and to die early, study finds

  • Immunotherapy Shown Safe in Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Trial
    (09-Aug-2017)
    Next step is to see if it works and for how long

  • By Age 12, Poor May Show Signs of Heart Risks Ahead
    (09-Aug-2017)
    Neck arteries are narrower than those of wealthier children, study says

  • Health Highlights: Aug. 9, 2017
    (09-Aug-2017)
    • Mexican Papayas Linked to U.S. Salmonella Outbreak
    • New Hampshire Sues Purdue Pharma Over OxyContin
    • Glen Campbell Dies at Age 81

  • Alcohol Use, Abuse on the Rise in U.S.
    (09-Aug-2017)
    Women and older adults among those drinking more, study finds

  • Racial Gap Narrows for Survival of Hospitalized Cardiac Arrest Patients
    (09-Aug-2017)
    Difference stems from resuscitation, researchers report

  • Immunotherapy Shown Safe in Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Trial
    (09-Aug-2017)
    Next step is to see if it works and for how long

  • Can Scans Predict Some Autism Cases?
    (08-Aug-2017)
    When the disorder is caused by a certain genetic defect, MRI may spot brain abnormalities, researchers say

  • Online Game Helps Those With Diabetes Control Blood Sugar
    (08-Aug-2017)
    Patients saw lasting improvement while playing team-based diabetes education game, study found

  • Can Scans Predict Some Autism Cases?
    (08-Aug-2017)
    When the disorder is caused by a certain genetic defect, MRI may spot brain abnormalities, researchers say

  • Study Tests Sound Waves to Monitor Pressure Inside the Skull
    (08-Aug-2017)
    Noninvasive experiment aims to reduce risk of brain damage, bleeding and infection

  • Online Game Helps Those With Diabetes Control Blood Sugar
    (08-Aug-2017)
    Patients saw lasting improvement while playing team-based diabetes education game, study found

  • Some Medical Ills Call for Dental Detective Work
    (08-Aug-2017)
    One woman needed intestinal surgery to remove decade-old wire from braces

  • Health Highlights: Aug. 8, 2017
    (08-Aug-2017)
    • U.S. Already Experiencing Significant Effects of Climate Change: Report
    • Mandatory Sleep Apnea Testing for Truck Drivers and Train Engineers Scrapped by U.S. Government
    • FDA Tells NYC Doctor to Stop Marketing Controversial Fertility Treatment
    • Teen Hospitalized After Sea Bug Attack
    • U.S. Teen Suicide Rates Continue to Rise

  • Deaths From Colon Cancer Up Among Younger White Americans
    (08-Aug-2017)
    Uptick has researchers puzzled and questioning screening guidelines

  • Study Tests Sound Waves to Monitor Pressure Inside the Skull
    (08-Aug-2017)
    Noninvasive experiment aims to reduce risk of brain damage, bleeding and infection

  • FDA Will Target E-Cigs in Health Campaign for Youth
    (08-Aug-2017)
    Agency will warn of dangers of electronic nicotine delivery devices, not just tobacco products

  • Study Tests Sound Waves to Monitor Pressure Inside the Skull
    (08-Aug-2017)
    Noninvasive experiment aims to reduce risk of brain damage, bleeding and infection

  • Most People Not Bargain Hunters When It Comes to Health Care
    (07-Aug-2017)
    While they believe in price shopping, they don't follow through, researchers report

  • Angioplasty Outcomes Almost Equal Among Hospitals
    (07-Aug-2017)
    'Safety-net' facilities do as well as other hospitals with the artery procedure, researchers find

  • Decline in Kids' Ear Infections Linked to Pneumococcal Vaccine
    (07-Aug-2017)
    The shots are effective in killing the main bacterial cause, but other germs are growing, researchers find

  • Health Highlights: Aug. 7, 2017
    (07-Aug-2017)
    • FDA Tells NYC Doctor to Stop Marketing Controversial Fertility Treatment
    • Teen Hospitalized After Sea Bug Attack
    • U.S. Teen Suicide Rates Continue to Rise

  • Angioplasty Outcomes Almost Equal Among Hospitals
    (07-Aug-2017)
    'Safety-net' facilities do as well as other hospitals with the artery procedure, researchers find

  • Instagram Shows How Diabetics Really Wear a Glucose Monitor
    (07-Aug-2017)
    2 out of 3 use a device that continuously tracks blood sugar on 'unapproved' body part, study finds

  • Does Less Sleep Make You Less Healthy?
    (04-Aug-2017)
    Adults who logged only 6 hours a night had wider waists, study found

  • Student Motivation 101: There's an App for That
    (04-Aug-2017)
    College students who used game-style app got higher marks and fewer dropped out of class, study finds

  • Prenatal Exposure to Certain Flame Retardants Linked to Lower IQs
    (04-Aug-2017)
    Chemicals known as PBDEs can affect generations to come, researcher says

  • Student Motivation 101: There's an App for That
    (04-Aug-2017)
    College students who used game-style app got higher marks and fewer dropped out of class, study finds

  • Health Highlights: Aug. 4, 2017
    (04-Aug-2017)
    • U.S. Teen Suicide Rates Continue to Rise
    • Prosecutors Deployed to Fight U.S. Drug Abuse Epidemic
    • Former Notre Dame Football Coach Ara Parseghian Dies at 94

  • Childhood Cancer Radiation May Cause Unwanted Gene Mutation in Some
    (04-Aug-2017)
    That flaw seems to increase risk of a type of brain tumor later in life, researchers report

  • Diabetes Drug Shows Promise Against Parkinson's
    (04-Aug-2017)
    Byetta improved symptoms of motor disease in small, short trial, but more research needed

  • Student Motivation 101: There's an App for That
    (04-Aug-2017)
    College students who used game-style app got higher marks and fewer dropped out of class, study finds

  • Asthma Drug May Help Kidney Patients Regain Sense of Smell
    (03-Aug-2017)
    Problem is common in chronic kidney disease and can lead to malnutrition and other health issues

  • Doctors Who 'Fat-Shame' Patients Can Cause Real Harm
    (03-Aug-2017)
    Many patients respond by avoiding needed care, psychologists warn

  • Addiction Drug Underused by Primary Care Docs in U.S.
    (03-Aug-2017)
    Buprenorphine is prescribed to get patients off opioids in the privacy of a physician's office

  • Combined MRI Might Help Predict Brain Damage in Boxers
    (03-Aug-2017)
    Pro fighters, like football players, are at risk of mental impairment

  • Combined MRI Might Help Predict Brain Damage in Boxers
    (03-Aug-2017)
    Pro fighters, like football players, are at risk of mental impairment

  • Health Highlights: Aug. 3, 2017
    (03-Aug-2017)
    • Prosecutors Deployed to Fight U.S. Drug Abuse Epidemic
    • Former Notre Dame Football Coach Ara Parseghian Dies at 94

  • Engineered Skin Cells Control Type 2 Diabetes in Mice: Study
    (03-Aug-2017)
    'Therapeutic skin grafts' might someday treat multiple diseases, researchers say

  • Engineered Skin Cells Control Type 2 Diabetes in Mice: Study
    (03-Aug-2017)
    'Therapeutic skin grafts' might someday treat multiple diseases, researchers say

  • Doctors May Be Over-Prescribing Seizure Drugs to Treat Pain
    (02-Aug-2017)
    Designed to treat epilepsy, these 'opioid alternatives' dampen some types of pain, but not all

  • Novel Procedure Improves Kidney Transplant Success
    (02-Aug-2017)
    May allow more patients to get donor organ, study finds

  • Health Highlights: Aug. 2, 2017
    (02-Aug-2017)
    • Prosecutors Deployed to Fight U.S. Drug Abuse Epidemic
    • Former Notre Dame Football Coach Ara Parseghian Dies at 94
    • Sexually Transmitted Zika Case Confirmed in Florida
    • Older Workers More Likely to Die on the Job

  • 10 Factors to Predict Bleeding Risk in Stroke Survivors
    (02-Aug-2017)
    New method may aid doctors in assessing harms, benefits of anti-clotting drugs

  • Scientists Gain Insight Into Allergies
    (02-Aug-2017)
    Screening for certain immune cells might help doctors assess reactions to treatment, researchers say

  • Geneticists Repair Mutation in Human Embryo
    (02-Aug-2017)
    In 'first-of-its kind' procedure, scientists converted to normal a mutant gene involved in heart threat

  • 2 of 3 U.S. Patients Keep Unused Painkillers After Surgery
    (02-Aug-2017)
    Saving leftover pills, and not storing them correctly, could lead to opioid misuse or abuse, researchers warn

  • 2 of 3 U.S. Patients Keep Unused Painkillers After Surgery
    (02-Aug-2017)
    Saving leftover pills, and not storing them correctly, could lead to opioid misuse or abuse, researchers warn

  • Novel Procedure Improves Kidney Transplant Success
    (02-Aug-2017)
    May allow more patients to get donor organ, study finds

  • Medical Reality Catches Up to Science Fiction
    (02-Aug-2017)
    Scientists unveil their Star Trek-like 'tricorder' to track human health

  • Geneticists Repair Mutation in Human Embryo
    (02-Aug-2017)
    In 'first-of-its kind' procedure, scientists converted to normal a mutant gene involved in heart threat

  • Rich, Well-Educated Get Bigger Bang for Buck From Mediterranean Diet
    (01-Aug-2017)
    Researchers suspect food quality may account for the difference

  • Zika Probably Not Spread Through Saliva: Study
    (01-Aug-2017)
    Research with monkeys suggests virus isn't transmitted through kissing or sharing eating utensils

  • Drug for Kidney Disease Tied to Infection Risk
    (01-Aug-2017)
    Doctors should weigh risks, benefits related to corticosteroid use, study suggests

  • Health Highlights: Aug. 1, 2017
    (01-Aug-2017)
    • States Sue Trump Administration Over Delay in New Air Pollution Rules
    • Fast Heart Attack Care Now the Norm in U.S. Hospitals: Study
    • Sam Shepard Dead at 73

  • Protein Deposits Seem to Play Role in Type 2 Diabetes
    (01-Aug-2017)
    Injections in mice led to symptoms of the disease, researchers report

  • Drowning Can Occur Hours After Swimming
    (01-Aug-2017)
    Know the signs of dry and secondary drowning, expert cautions

  • Drug for Kidney Disease Tied to Infection Risk
    (01-Aug-2017)
    Doctors should weigh risks, benefits related to corticosteroid use, study suggests

  • Drowning Can Occur Hours After Swimming
    (01-Aug-2017)
    Know the signs of dry and secondary drowning, expert cautions

  • Doctors Still Overprescribing Opioids in U.S.
    (31-Jul-2017)
    Nearly 92 million Americans used a powerful prescription painkiller in 2015, survey shows

  • Health Tip: Preparing for an Emergency
    (31-Jul-2017)
    Don't be caught off-guard

  • Stress of Flying Doesn't Dim Abilities of Search-and-Rescue Dogs
    (31-Jul-2017)
    Though their bodies reacted, their performance wasn't affected, study showed

  • Earth Will Heat Up by End of Century
    (31-Jul-2017)
    Study predicts there's only a 1 percent chance countries will meet the target set in Paris Agreement

  • Aspirin Safe for Heart Failure Patients, Study Finds
    (31-Jul-2017)
    Large trial comparing it to warfarin finds aspirin not tied to more hospitalizations or deaths

  • Blood Proteins Linked to Severity of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    (31-Jul-2017)
    Inflammation drives the often debilitating condition, new research suggests

  • Stress of Flying Doesn't Dim Abilities of Search-and-Rescue Dogs
    (31-Jul-2017)
    Though their bodies reacted, their performance wasn't affected, study showed

  • Health Highlights: July 31, 2017
    (31-Jul-2017)
    • Fast Heart Attack Care Now the Norm in U.S. Hospitals: Study
    • Sam Shepard Dead at 73
    • Back-Seat Car Alarms Would Save Children's Lives: Advocates

  • Blood Proteins Linked to Severity of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    (31-Jul-2017)
    Inflammation drives the often debilitating condition, new research suggests

  • Earth Will Heat Up by End of Century
    (31-Jul-2017)
    Study predicts there's only a 1 percent chance countries will meet the target set in Paris Agreement

  • Aspirin Safe for Heart Failure Patients, Study Finds
    (31-Jul-2017)
    Large trial comparing it to warfarin finds aspirin not tied to more hospitalizations or deaths

  • Netflix Series '13 Reasons Why' Sparks Uptick in Google Searches for Suicide
    (31-Jul-2017)
    The news wasn't all bad, since some looked for suicide prevention, study found

  • Climate Change May Trigger 60,000 More Premature Deaths by 2030
    (31-Jul-2017)
    Worldwide outlook even more grim if nothing done to curb growing air pollution, researchers predict

  • When Disaster Strikes, Don't Forget Your Pets
    (30-Jul-2017)
    Prepare kit of essential supplies, evacuate early when you have animals, veterinarians say

  • When Disaster Strikes, Don't Forget Your Pets
    (30-Jul-2017)
    Prepare kit of essential supplies, evacuate early when you have animals, veterinarians say

  • Health Tip: Get the Facts About Salmonella
    (28-Jul-2017)
    Here's what you should know

  • Senate Says No to 'Skinny' Obamacare Repeal Bill
    (28-Jul-2017)
    John McCain helps reject last-ditch GOP effort to dismantle health reform law

  • Health Highlights: July 28, 2017
    (28-Jul-2017)
    • British Baby With Genetic Disease Dies After Long Legal Battle Over His Care
    • Controversial Inmate Birth Control Program Halted

  • Too Soon to Widely Recommend Ketamine for Depression
    (28-Jul-2017)
    Not enough is known about the drug's long-term effects, research review concludes

  • Treatment Costs Can Be Another Blow to Cancer Patients
    (27-Jul-2017)
    Obamacare has improved access to therapies, but finances are still a big concern, researchers say

  • When Is It Nail Fungus?
    (27-Jul-2017)
    Dermatologist says only an expert can diagnose condition accurately

  • Can Dogs Teach Doctors New Tricks?
    (27-Jul-2017)
    Dermatologist says yes because there's overlap between some canine and human skin problems

  • Senate Rejects Repeal of Obamacare Without Replacement
    (27-Jul-2017)
    Vote is latest blow to Republican efforts to dismantle the health care reform law

  • When Is It Nail Fungus?
    (27-Jul-2017)
    Dermatologist says only an expert can diagnose condition accurately

  • Hearing Loss Rates Holding Steady for U.S. Teens: Study
    (27-Jul-2017)
    Vaccine that prevents ear infections may have counterbalanced surge in headphone use, expert says

  • Donor Kidneys Rejected by Centers 7 Times on Average
    (27-Jul-2017)
    Study suggests centers are often appropriately picky, but one specialist says patients should have a say in these choices

  • Can Dogs Teach Doctors New Tricks?
    (27-Jul-2017)
    Dermatologist says yes because there's overlap between some canine and human skin problems

  • Health Highlights: July 27, 2017
    (27-Jul-2017)
    • U.S. Scientists Report Embryo Gene Editing Success
    • Drug Wholesaler McKesson Corp. Restructures to Improve Oversight of Opioid Sales
    • Suspected Case of Mosquito-Transmitted Zika in Texas
    • Angelina Jolie Reveals Bell's Palsy Diagnosis

  • Senate Rejects Broad Repeal of Obamacare
    (26-Jul-2017)
    Debate will continue, but sweeping bill to kill the Affordable Care Act failed by large margin

  • Noninvasive Brain Test May Pinpoint Type of Dementia
    (26-Jul-2017)
    In small study, electrical currents helped distinguish Alzheimer's from another form of brain trouble

  • Time to Catch Up on Reading, Writing … and Routine Shots
    (26-Jul-2017)
    Before kids head back to school, make sure they're up-to-date on their vaccines

  • Health Highlights: July 26, 2017
    (26-Jul-2017)
    • Charlie Gard to be Moved to Hospice: Judge
    • Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Papayas
    • Opioid Addiction Treatment During Pregnancy Can be Safe

  • Noninvasive Brain Test May Pinpoint Type of Dementia
    (26-Jul-2017)
    In small study, electrical currents helped distinguish Alzheimer's from another form of brain trouble

  • Drug Beats Steroids for Controlling Blood Vessel Inflammation in Study
    (26-Jul-2017)
    With tocilizumab's approval, there's an alternative treatment for giant cell arteritis

  • New Surgery May Fix Tough-to-Treat Rotator Cuff Tears
    (26-Jul-2017)
    Procedure could offer option for otherwise irreparable shoulder injury, surgeons say

  • Robotic Device May Help Gait in Kids With Cerebral Palsy
    (26-Jul-2017)
    Those with condition known as 'crouch gait' had better posture and balance after 15 training sessions

  • Many Primary Care Docs May Miss Prediabetes
    (25-Jul-2017)
    Fewer than 1 in 10 surveyed named all risk factors identified by the American Diabetes Association

  • Senate Prepares for Health Care Vote
    (25-Jul-2017)
    It's a pivotal step in GOP's seven-year goal to dismantle Obamacare

  • With Pence as Tie-breaker, Senate Votes to Debate Obamacare Overhaul
    (25-Jul-2017)
    As the GOP contemplates next move, health organizations call for a bipartisan health solution

  • Noise Pollution a Problem in Black Urban Neighborhoods
    (25-Jul-2017)
    Biggest differences seen between black and white areas, study finds

  • Is the 'Anti-Statin' Trend Threatening Lives?
    (25-Jul-2017)
    Internet-fueled movement has heart experts concerned about potential consequences

  • Walking the Dog, All the Way to Better Health
    (25-Jul-2017)
    Even in bad weather, seniors get about 30 minutes of daily activity by taking care of their pet

  • Health Highlights: July 25, 2017
    (25-Jul-2017)
    • Buying Time-Saving Services Makes People Happier: Study
    • Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program Cut by Trump

  • Noise Pollution a Problem in Black Urban Neighborhoods
    (25-Jul-2017)
    Biggest differences seen between black and white areas, study finds

  • U.S. Kids Overdosing on Dietary Supplements
    (25-Jul-2017)
    Children under age 6 most often affected, study finds

  • U.S. Kids Overdosing on Dietary Supplements
    (25-Jul-2017)
    Children under age 6 most often affected, study finds

  • Most American Men Qualify as 'Overfat'
    (24-Jul-2017)
    Most women and a lot of kids also appear to have excessive fat, study of developed nations reports

  • Health Tip: Avoid Recipes With Raw Egg
    (24-Jul-2017)
    Suggested substitutes

  • Just a Few Vaccine Refusers Could Endanger Many
    (24-Jul-2017)
    A 5 percent drop in coverage could trigger a tripling of measles cases in young kids, study finds

  • Health Highlights: July 24, 2017
    (24-Jul-2017)
    • Charlie Gard's Parents Halt Legal Fight
    • Bush's Baked Beans Recalled
    • African Boy Achieves HIV Remission Without Drugs
    • Cancer Patients' Gray Hair Turns Dark While Taking New Immune Drugs

  • Meds by Monthly Injection Might Revolutionize HIV Care
    (24-Jul-2017)
    If findings replicated, a shot every month or two could replace daily pills, scientists say

  • Just a Few Vaccine Refusers Could Endanger Many
    (24-Jul-2017)
    A 5 percent drop in coverage could trigger a tripling of measles cases in young kids, study finds

  • Just a Few Vaccine Refusers Could Endanger Many
    (24-Jul-2017)
    A 5 percent drop in coverage could trigger a tripling of measles cases in young kids, study finds

  • Obese Don't Have to Lose Weight Before Joint Replacement: Study
    (24-Jul-2017)
    It's ideal to drop pounds first, but the procedure's benefits may outweigh risk if you can't

  • What's Ahead for Health Care Reform in 2018?
    (21-Jul-2017)
    Higher premiums, fewer choices, less time could confront consumers shopping for insurance, analysts say

  • Making the Most of Childhood Wellness Visits
    (21-Jul-2017)
    Advance preparation can help get your questions answered

  • What's Ahead for Health Care Reform in 2018?
    (21-Jul-2017)
    Higher premiums, fewer choices, less time could confront consumers shopping for insurance, analysts say

  • Estrogen May Influence Women's Depression Risk
    (21-Jul-2017)
    Early menstruation, more frequent periods seem to make sad times less likely, researchers suggest

  • High-Dose Flu Shot May Help Nursing Home Residents Avoid Hospital
    (21-Jul-2017)
    Rates of all-cause admission were significantly lower for elderly who got the stronger vaccine, study found

  • Health Highlights: July 21, 2017
    (21-Jul-2017)
    • Linkin Park Singer Chester Bennington Dead at 41
    • Fresno Program Aims to Eliminate Zika-Carrying Mosquitoes

  • Cows May Offer Clues to an AIDS Vaccine
    (21-Jul-2017)
    Their rapid reaction to immunization makes them potential guinea pigs, study suggests

  • Surgery for ACL Tear Often Successful Over Long Term
    (21-Jul-2017)
    Even 10 years after procedure, many still playing sports, study finds

  • Travelers to Europe Need Measles Protection: CDC
    (20-Jul-2017)
    15 countries have reported outbreaks so far this year

  • Scans May Show Consciousness in 'Comatose' Patients
    (20-Jul-2017)
    Bedside exams often miss subtle signs that patient is 'awake,' study says

  • Wider Access to Meds Cuts Global AIDS Deaths in Half
    (20-Jul-2017)
    But eastern Europe and Middle East are falling behind, U.N. report says

  • Health Tip: Ease the Pain of a Blister
    (20-Jul-2017)
    Follow this care guide

  • Oxygen Therapy Revives Brain of Toddler Who Nearly Drowned
    (20-Jul-2017)
    Shrunken areas of brain tissue actually re-grew after treatment, doctor says

  • Laser Therapy Shows Promise Against Eye 'Floaters'
    (20-Jul-2017)
    These spots in vision can increase with age, researchers note

  • Health Highlights: July 20, 2017
    (20-Jul-2017)
    • Viagra-Like Ingredient in Recalled Coffee
    • Legionnaire's Disease Cases Linked to Graceland Hotel Rise to Nine

  • Travelers to Europe Need Measles Protection: CDC
    (20-Jul-2017)
    15 countries have reported outbreaks so far this year

  • Laser Therapy Shows Promise Against Eye 'Floaters'
    (20-Jul-2017)
    These spots in vision can increase with age, researchers note

  • 'Smart' Robot Technology Could Give Stroke Rehab a Boost
    (19-Jul-2017)
    State-of-the-art harness shows promise in early trials

  • Losing Medicaid Tough on People Battling Depression: Study
    (19-Jul-2017)
    Breaks in coverage result in more ER visits and longer hospital stays, research finds

  • Doctors' Group Offers Ideas for Easing Cancer Costs
    (19-Jul-2017)
    New drugs routinely priced at $100,000 a year, ASCO says

  • Losing Medicaid Tough on People Battling Depression: Study
    (19-Jul-2017)
    Breaks in coverage result in more ER visits and longer hospital stays, research finds

  • Losing Medicaid Tough on People Battling Depression: Study
    (19-Jul-2017)
    Breaks in coverage result in more ER visits and longer hospital stays, research finds

  • Health Tip: Preventing Diabetic Foot Sores
    (19-Jul-2017)
    What you can do

  • Study Traces All Dogs to Gray Wolves in Europe
    (19-Jul-2017)
    It disputes previous research that domestication occurred twice, and included wolves from East Asia

  • Health Highlights: July 19, 2017
    (19-Jul-2017)
    • Republican Senator John McCain Has Brain Cancer
    • Study Suggests Many Alzheimer's Patients Don't Have the Disease
    • Rare Form of Mad Cow Disease in Alabama
    • Boy Who Had Double Hand Transplant Making 'Amazing' Progress: Doctors

  • Doctors' Group Offers Ideas for Easing Cancer Costs
    (19-Jul-2017)
    New drugs routinely priced at $100,000 a year, ASCO says

  • 'Smart' Robot Technology Could Give Stroke Rehab a Boost
    (19-Jul-2017)
    State-of-the-art harness shows promise in early trials

  • 'Nipple-Sparing' Mastectomies Don't Raise Odds of Cancer's Return: Study
    (19-Jul-2017)
    Research suggests that the cosmetically superior procedure comes with no added risk

  • More Than 100 Million Americans Have Diabetes or Prediabetes: CDC
    (18-Jul-2017)
    Lifestyle changes can prevent full-blown disease, report says

  • As Efforts to Repeal Obamacare Fail, Future of Health Care Reform in Limbo
    (18-Jul-2017)
    3 Republican senators tank effort to dismantle health law without an immediate replacement

  • Reducing Repeat Hospitalizations Doesn't Harm Patients: Study
    (18-Jul-2017)
    Obamacare guidelines may mean better follow-up after discharge, researchers suggest

  • High-Dose Vitamin D May Not Curb Kids' Colds
    (18-Jul-2017)
    Study seems to dispel a common myth around the daily supplement, researchers say

  • Health Highlights: July 18, 2017
    (18-Jul-2017)
    • Mother Advocates for Newborn Safety After a Touch Leads to Her Baby's Death
    • 10-Year-Old Florida Boy May Be Young Victim of Opioid Epidemic
    • New Breast Cancer Drug Approved by FDA

  • Parents, Get Your Teens Their Vaccines!
    (17-Jul-2017)
    More than 1 in 3 don't know when their teen's next shot is due, survey finds

  • Impaired Eyesight May Be First Sign of Zika Damage in Babies
    (17-Jul-2017)
    All infants with prenatal exposure to the virus need a vision exam, researchers say

  • Not All Fidos Are Friendly
    (17-Jul-2017)
    Teach kids ways to prevent dog bites, pediatricians' group says

  • Health Highlights: July 17, 2017
    (17-Jul-2017)
    • Speech Problems May be Early Sign of Mental Decline: Study
    • Dozens of Contact Lenses Found in Woman's Eye
    • U.S. Doctor to Assess Charlie Gard
    • Tuskegee Syphilis Study Descendents Group Seeks Remaining Settlement Money
    • 7 Million Lbs of Hot Dog and Sausage Products Recalled

  • Health Tip: Check the Water Before Swimming
    (17-Jul-2017)
    How to avoid getting sick

  • Not All Fidos Are Friendly
    (17-Jul-2017)
    Teach kids ways to prevent dog bites, pediatricians' group says

  • McCain's Recovery Time After Surgery Uncertain, Experts Say
    (17-Jul-2017)
    Fate of Affordable Care Act may depend on Senator's return to work

  • Flip-flops: Fun in the Sun, but Tough on Feet
    (15-Jul-2017)
    Their lack of support dictates short-term use only, podiatrist says

  • Health Tip: At Risk of Heat Illness?
    (14-Jul-2017)
    Factors that make you more vulnerable

  • Despite Warnings, Kids Are Still Dying in Hot Cars
    (14-Jul-2017)
    Even on a 60-degree day, a small child's body temperature can quickly rise

  • Health Highlights: July 14, 2017
    (14-Jul-2017)
    • Jimmy Carter Suffers Dehydration While on Habitat for Humanity Build in Canada
    • Man's Toe Transplanted to Replace Lost Thumb

  • New Diabetes Treatment Teaches Rogue Immune Cells to Behave
    (14-Jul-2017)
    'Stem cell educator' provided at least 4 years' benefit for some people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, study says

  • Despite Warnings, Kids Are Still Dying in Hot Cars
    (14-Jul-2017)
    Even on a 60-degree day, a small child's body temperature can quickly rise

  • Revised Senate Bill Would Allow Bare-Bones Health Plans
    (13-Jul-2017)
    Fate of the GOP measure remains uncertain amid party discord

  • Ending U.S. Opioid Abuse Epidemic Will Take Years: Report
    (13-Jul-2017)
    Expert panel calls for tighter painkiller prescribing practices without denying patients in need

  • White Collar Workers at Higher Odds of Death From ALS, Parkinson's
    (13-Jul-2017)
    Study found richer, better-educated folks with these brain diseases are more likely to die

  • Health Tip: Learn About Pasteurization
    (13-Jul-2017)
    Clearing up popular misconceptions

  • Revised Senate Bill Would Allow Bare-Bones Health Plans
    (13-Jul-2017)
    Fate of the GOP measure remains uncertain amid party discord

  • Study Spots Cause of Global Outbreak of Infections Tied to Heart Surgeries
    (13-Jul-2017)
    Bacteria traced to heating-cooling units used on operating rooms caused cases in multiple countries

  • Study Spots Cause of Global Outbreak of Infections Tied to Heart Surgeries
    (13-Jul-2017)
    Bacteria traced to heating-cooling units used on operating rooms caused cases in multiple countries

  • Boxers, MMA Fighters May Face Long-Term Harm to Brain: Study
    (13-Jul-2017)
    Researchers find head injuries from fighting cause brain changes that might spur troubles later in life

  • Health Highlights: July 13, 2017
    (13-Jul-2017)
    • Number of Salmonella Cases Linked to Backyard Poultry Continues to Rise: CDC
    • Mac & Cheese Products Have High Levels of Phthalates: Study
    • Court Hearing Thursday in Charlie Gard Case

  • Genes May Explain Why Kids With Autism Avoid Eye Contact
    (13-Jul-2017)
    More research could shed light on how these genetic pathways work

  • 'Observation' Best Option for Most Low-Risk Prostate Cancer
    (13-Jul-2017)
    20-year study found little difference in death rates, more complications with surgery

  • FDA Panel OKs What May Soon Be First Gene Therapy Approved in U.S.
    (13-Jul-2017)
    Expensive but potent leukemia therapy genetically transforms patients' immune system cells to fight disease

  • Fewer U.S. Dollars Spent on Cardiac Arrest Research: Study
    (12-Jul-2017)
    Other causes of death claim the lion's share of funding

  • Painkiller Prescriptions More Prone to Errors If Handwritten
    (12-Jul-2017)
    Electronic orders cut the odds of major mistakes, study reports

  • CT Scans Might Help Gauge Heart Attack Risk
    (12-Jul-2017)
    Researchers aim to identify vulnerable patients before damage becomes irreversible

  • Fewer U.S. Dollars Spent on Cardiac Arrest Research: Study
    (12-Jul-2017)
    Other causes of death claim the lion's share of funding

  • Health Highlights: July 12, 2017
    (12-Jul-2017)
    • Potential First U.S. Gene Therapy Now Under FDA Review
    • 'Blue Whale' Online Game Responsible for Teen's Suicide: Family
    • Child Measles Deaths in Europe an 'Unacceptable Tragedy': WHO
    • Many American Children Face Chronic Stress That Can Affect the Brain
    • FDA Proposal Would Ease Oversight of Medical Device Makers

  • Fewer U.S. Dollars Spent on Cardiac Arrest Research: Study
    (12-Jul-2017)
    Other causes of death claim the lion's share of funding

  • Did Grandpa's Insomnia Serve an Evolutionary Purpose?
    (12-Jul-2017)
    Study suggests older tribe members may have pulled the 'night shift' to watch for danger

  • Did Grandpa's Insomnia Serve an Evolutionary Purpose?
    (12-Jul-2017)
    Study suggests older tribe members may have pulled the 'night shift' to watch for danger

  • CT Scans Might Help Gauge Heart Attack Risk
    (12-Jul-2017)
    Researchers aim to identify vulnerable patients before damage becomes irreversible

  • Pregnancy Complication Costs U.S. Billions
    (11-Jul-2017)
    Preeclampsia rates have risen steadily since the 1980s

  • Easier Colon Exam Boosts Screening, But Insurers May Not Pay
    (11-Jul-2017)
    People with coverage for virtual colonoscopy are more likely to get tested for colon cancer, study finds

  • Early Parkinson's May Prompt Vision Problems
    (11-Jul-2017)
    Changes in sight could signal disease a decade before motor symptoms surface, study suggests

  • Docs Should Counsel Even Healthy People on Diet, Exercise, Experts Say
    (11-Jul-2017)
    Influential panel urges doctors to talk to low-risk adults about lifestyle

  • JFK's Long, Silent Struggle With Back Pain
    (11-Jul-2017)
    Kennedy's private journey to fix his spine illustrates 'unfortunate pattern of treatment and outcomes'

  • Easier Colon Exam Boosts Screening, But Insurers May Not Pay
    (11-Jul-2017)
    People with coverage for virtual colonoscopy are more likely to get tested for colon cancer, study finds

  • Health Highlights: July 11, 2017
    (11-Jul-2017)
    • Snortable Chocolate Product Should be Investigated by FDA: U.S. Senator
    • Drug Makers Must Provide More Training for Opioid Prescribers: FDA
    • Communion Breads Cannot be Gluten-Free: Vatican
    • American Adults Without Health Insurance Rises by 2 Million

  • JFK's Long, Silent Struggle With Back Pain
    (11-Jul-2017)
    Kennedy's private journey to fix his spine illustrates 'unfortunate pattern of treatment and outcomes'

  • Sugary Drinks in Pregnancy Tied to Heavier Kids Later
    (10-Jul-2017)
    2 or more sweet drinks a day in second trimester linked to an extra 2 pounds in 8-year-olds

  • Most Medicaid Recipients Happy With Their Health Care: Survey
    (10-Jul-2017)
    Findings come as Senate Republicans try to slash spending for the government health insurance program

  • More U.S. Patients Are Recording Their Doctor Visits
    (10-Jul-2017)
    Know your state laws before secretly taping medical conversations

  • Fatal First-Time Heart Attacks More Common in Blacks: Study
    (10-Jul-2017)
    Black men are twice as likely to die, so prevention is crucial, researcher says

  • Most Medicaid Recipients Happy With Their Health Care: Survey
    (10-Jul-2017)
    Findings come as Senate Republicans try to slash spending for the government health insurance program

  • Can a Spritz of 'Love Hormone' Help Kids With Autism?
    (10-Jul-2017)
    Researchers seek to boost social abilities in small study

  • Medication Mistakes Have Doubled in U.S. Since 2000: Study
    (10-Jul-2017)
    Poison control centers get one call every 21 seconds about a potentially serious mix-up

  • Health Highlights: July 10, 2017
    (10-Jul-2017)
    • American Adults Without Health Insurance Rises by 2 Million
    • Gonorrhea Becoming More Resistant to Drugs
    • Alabama Health Department Warns About Flesh-Eating Disease
    • New Court Hearing in Charlie Gard Case

  • Fatal First-Time Heart Attacks More Common in Blacks: Study
    (10-Jul-2017)
    Black men are twice as likely to die, so prevention is crucial, researcher says

  • Medication Mistakes Have Doubled in U.S. Since 2000: Study
    (10-Jul-2017)
    Poison control centers get one call every 21 seconds about a potentially serious mix-up

  • Medication Mistakes Have Doubled in U.S. Since 2000: Study
    (10-Jul-2017)
    Poison control centers get one call every 21 seconds about a potentially serious mix-up

  • Keep Your Summer Cookouts Safe
    (09-Jul-2017)
    Risk for foodborne illness rises along with the temperature

  • Keep Your Summer Cookouts Safe
    (09-Jul-2017)
    Risk for foodborne illness rises along with the temperature

  • Keep Your Summer Cookouts Safe
    (09-Jul-2017)
    Risk for foodborne illness rises along with the temperature

  • Shield Yourself From 'Swimmer's Ear'
    (08-Jul-2017)
    Water left behind after a swim can give you a serious earache -- but not if you know what to do

  • Shield Yourself From 'Swimmer's Ear'
    (08-Jul-2017)
    Water left behind after a swim can give you a serious earache -- but not if you know what to do

  • Shield Yourself From 'Swimmer's Ear'
    (08-Jul-2017)
    Water left behind after a swim can give you a serious earache -- but not if you know what to do

  • Shortage of Bee, Wasp Venom Stings Those With Allergies
    (07-Jul-2017)
    Facing expected season-long shortage, doctors urge patients to carry EpiPens just in case

  • Keep Legionnaire's Disease From Spoiling Your Vacation
    (07-Jul-2017)
    It's prime season for outbreaks of the infection, which is often linked to hotels, cruise ships

  • The Neighborhood Sandbox: A Breeding Ground for Germs
    (07-Jul-2017)
    Bacteria, parasites and other nasty surprises may be hiding in the sand

  • Keep Legionnaire's Disease From Spoiling Your Vacation
    (07-Jul-2017)
    It's prime season for outbreaks of the infection, which is often linked to hotels, cruise ships

  • Recurring Intestinal Infections on the Rise in U.S.: Study
    (07-Jul-2017)
    Clostridium difficile is the No. 1 health care-linked infection in America, and some people can't shake it

  • The Neighborhood Sandbox: A Breeding Ground for Germs
    (07-Jul-2017)
    Bacteria, parasites and other nasty surprises may be hiding in the sand

  • Are Doctors Discarding Donor Kidneys That Could Save Lives?
    (07-Jul-2017)
    Study found suboptimal organs prolonged lives and were a much better option than dialysis

  • Are Doctors Discarding Donor Kidneys That Could Save Lives?
    (07-Jul-2017)
    Study found suboptimal organs prolonged lives and were a much better option than dialysis

  • The Neighborhood Sandbox: A Breeding Ground for Germs
    (07-Jul-2017)
    Bacteria, parasites and other nasty surprises may be hiding in the sand

  • Health Highlights: July 7, 2017
    (07-Jul-2017)
    • Georgia Health Official New CDC Director
    • Another Republican Health Care Bill to Be Introduced
    • Clif Bars Recalled After Nut Allergy Concerns

  • Keep Legionnaire's Disease From Spoiling Your Vacation
    (07-Jul-2017)
    It's prime season for outbreaks of the infection, which is often linked to hotels, cruise ships

  • Keep Legionnaire's Disease From Spoiling Your Vacation
    (07-Jul-2017)
    It's prime season for outbreaks of the infection, which is often linked to hotels, cruise ships

  • U.S. Opioid Prescriptions Fall, But Numbers Still High: CDC
    (06-Jul-2017)
    And length of prescriptions went up, raising risk of addiction among patients

  • Bullying Takes Financial Toll on U.S. School Districts
    (06-Jul-2017)
    Absenteeism by fearful kids linked to an extra $276 million in expenditures in California each year

  • Many Parts of the World Lack Soap for Hand-Washing
    (06-Jul-2017)
    Areas with lowest rates are in Africa, research shows

  • Cancer Deaths Higher in Rural America, CDC Reports
    (06-Jul-2017)
    Agency head calls persistent geographic gap a 'significant public health problem'

  • Blood Shortage Prompts Call for Donations
    (06-Jul-2017)
    American Red Cross says declines seen in summer leading to dangerously low supply

  • Blood Shortage Prompts Call for Donations
    (06-Jul-2017)
    American Red Cross says declines seen in summer leading to dangerously low supply

  • Many Parts of the World Lack Soap for Hand-Washing
    (06-Jul-2017)
    Areas with lowest rates are in Africa, research shows

  • Many Parts of the World Lack Soap for Hand-Washing
    (06-Jul-2017)
    Areas with lowest rates are in Africa, research shows

  • Health Highlights: July 6, 2017
    (06-Jul-2017)
    • Clif Bars Recalled After Nut Allergy Concerns
    • Certain Staph Bacteria Linked to Eczema
    • ALS Patient Who Inspired Ice Bucket Challenge to Receive Financial Help

  • Cancer Deaths Higher in Rural America, CDC Reports
    (06-Jul-2017)
    Agency head calls persistent geographic gap a 'significant public health problem'

  • Smoking On the Rise in Movies Aimed at Young: Study
    (06-Jul-2017)
    Rise prompts call for R rating on movies that show or imply tobacco use

  • Cancer Deaths Higher in Rural America, CDC Reports
    (06-Jul-2017)
    Agency head calls persistent geographic gap a 'significant public health problem'

  • Smoking On the Rise in Movies Aimed at Young: Study
    (06-Jul-2017)
    Rise prompts call for R rating on movies that show or imply tobacco use

  • A Cheaper Alternative to Hearing Aids?
    (05-Jul-2017)
    Devices performed almost as well and are much cheaper, but they aren't regulated, researchers note

  • No Such Thing as Menstrual Memory Fog
    (05-Jul-2017)
    Changes in hormones don't seem to affect the female brain, small study finds

  • Do Blacks, Hispanics Get Low Quality Hospice Care?
    (05-Jul-2017)
    Caregiver survey finds disparities between minority and white patients

  • Soft Contact Lenses Safe for Kids and Teens, Review Finds
    (05-Jul-2017)
    Infection rates no higher than for adults, and actually lowest for younger kids

  • Health Highlights: July 5, 2017
    (05-Jul-2017)
    • Snortable Chocolate Product Raises Concerns
    • Deadly E. Coli Outbreak In Utah Under Investigation
    • Johnson & Johnson Vaginal Mesh Implant Lawsuit Case Begins in Australia

  • 'Simple 7' Steps Can Help Improve Blood Pressure in Blacks
    (05-Jul-2017)
    Adherence to the American Heart Association guidelines may help prevent stroke, study finds

  • Do Blacks, Hispanics Get Low Quality Hospice Care?
    (05-Jul-2017)
    Caregiver survey finds disparities between minority and white patients

  • Soft Contact Lenses Safe for Kids and Teens, Review Finds
    (05-Jul-2017)
    Infection rates no higher than for adults, and actually lowest for younger kids

  • Swimming Lessons: For Starters, Watch Out for Germs in the Water
    (05-Jul-2017)
    Kiddie pools are the biggest offenders, infectious diseases expert says

  • Swimming Lessons: For Starters, Watch Out for Germs in the Water
    (05-Jul-2017)
    Kiddie pools are the biggest offenders, infectious diseases expert says

  • How to Keep Your Kids Out of the ER This Summer
    (04-Jul-2017)
    Emergency physician says make safety your top priority to avoid seasonal threats

  • How to Keep Your Kids Out of the ER This Summer
    (04-Jul-2017)
    Emergency physician says make safety your top priority to avoid seasonal threats

  • Health Tip: Packing for a Picnic
    (04-Jul-2017)
    Lower your risk of food poisoning

  • How to Keep Your Kids Out of the ER This Summer
    (04-Jul-2017)
    Emergency physician says make safety your top priority to avoid seasonal threats

  • How to Keep Your Kids Out of the ER This Summer
    (04-Jul-2017)
    Emergency physician says make safety your top priority to avoid seasonal threats

  • How to Keep Your Kids Out of the ER This Summer
    (04-Jul-2017)
    Emergency physician says make safety your top priority to avoid seasonal threats

  • Guard Against Hearing Loss From Fireworks
    (04-Jul-2017)
    Don't get too close to those loud booms, hearing specialist suggests

  • How to Keep Your Kids Out of the ER This Summer
    (04-Jul-2017)
    Emergency physician says make safety your top priority to avoid seasonal threats

  • Concussion Can Spur Short-Term Change in Women's Periods
    (03-Jul-2017)
    Odds of abnormal menstrual bleeding jump 6 times after serious head injury, study says

  • Probiotic Supplements Failed to Prevent Babies' Infections
    (03-Jul-2017)
    Benefits of breast-feeding might have overshadowed any potential protective effects, doctors suggest

  • Widening 'Race Gap' in U.S. Infant Deaths
    (03-Jul-2017)
    After years of progress, there's been a recent rise in deaths for black babies, study finds

  • Eye Docs Debunk 5 Fireworks Myths
    (02-Jul-2017)
    Make eye safety a priority this Fourth of July

  • Eye Docs Debunk 5 Fireworks Myths
    (02-Jul-2017)
    Make eye safety a priority this Fourth of July

  • Teen Birth Rate Drops Again to All-Time Low: CDC
    (30-Jun-2017)
    Preterm deliveries and births to older moms are up, report finds

  • Older Americans Struggling With Drug Costs Don't Ask for Help
    (30-Jun-2017)
    Poll found roughly half didn't, but 67 percent who did received assistance from their doctor

  • Trump Taps Indiana's Health Commissioner as Next Surgeon General
    (30-Jun-2017)
    Dr. Jerome Adams has taken bold moves against opioid abuse crisis in the state

  • Trump Taps Indiana's Health Commissioner as Next Surgeon General
    (30-Jun-2017)
    Dr. Jerome Adams has taken bold moves against opioid abuse crisis in the state

  • Heat Deaths in U.S. Cities Could Jump 10-fold If Climate Change Isn't Slowed
    (30-Jun-2017)
    America's exit from Paris climate change agreement could lead to more punishing summers, report claims

  • Many People With Type 1 Diabetes Still Make Some Insulin
    (30-Jun-2017)
    Surprising finding hints at potential future therapy

  • Catheters Often to Blame for Blood Infections After Dialysis
    (30-Jun-2017)
    Study included almost all outpatient dialysis centers in the United States

  • Health Highlights: June 30, 2017
    (30-Jun-2017)
    • Infant's Infection Spurs Experts to Warn Against Placenta Pills
    • No Emergency Medical Help for 3rd Opioid Overdose: Ohio Councilman
    • FDA to Speed Reviews of Drugs for Rare Diseases

  • Many People With Type 1 Diabetes Still Make Some Insulin
    (30-Jun-2017)
    Surprising finding hints at potential future therapy

  • Catheters Often to Blame for Blood Infections After Dialysis
    (30-Jun-2017)
    Study included almost all outpatient dialysis centers in the United States

  • Lack of Health Insurance Can Shorten Lives: Study
    (29-Jun-2017)
    Review of U.S. data shows more illness and death when adults are uninsured

  • Melanoma Biopsy Results Can Differ, Worrying Patients
    (29-Jun-2017)
    Doctor discovers skin cancer evaluations aren't always as clear-cut as many might think

  • Antibiotics Improve Treatment of Skin Abscesses
    (29-Jun-2017)
    Drainage alone resulted in worse recovery rates, study finds

  • Experimental Drug Shows Promise Against Dangerous Viruses
    (29-Jun-2017)
    Medicine worked in lab tests against germs that cause SARS and MERS infections

  • Concussion in High School Doesn't Boost Depression Risk: Study
    (29-Jun-2017)
    And another study found no long-term decline in quality of life after these head injuries

  • Some Prostate Drugs May Do Harm
    (29-Jun-2017)
    Hormone-based meds linked to higher blood sugar and 'bad' cholesterol levels in small study

  • Health Highlights: June 29, 2017
    (29-Jun-2017)
    • FDA to Speed Reviews of Drugs for Rare Diseases

  • Scientists Spot Genes Behind Crohn's, Ulcerative Colitis
    (29-Jun-2017)
    Large study finds key mutations that may be tied to raised risk for inflammatory bowel disease

  • Experimental Drug Shows Promise Against Dangerous Viruses
    (29-Jun-2017)
    Medicine worked in lab tests against germs that cause SARS and MERS infections

  • Health Tip: Practice Drowning Prevention at Home
    (29-Jun-2017)
    It only takes a small amount of water

  • Health Tip: Manage Dry Mouth
    (28-Jun-2017)
    If unchecked, it can lead to these complications

  • Tattoo Remorse? What You Need to Know About Erasing Your Ink
    (28-Jun-2017)
    Lasers, sanding and even surgery can hide a bad decision, but beware of ointments, creams, FDA advises

  • Health Highlights: June 28, 2017
    (28-Jun-2017)
    • 111 Patients Took Own Lives in First Six Months After California Approved Doctor-Assisted Deaths
    • Georgia Officials Warn About New Resistant Fentanyl Strains
    • FDA Seeks to Increase Number of Generic Drugs
    • Two More Plague Cases in New Mexico

  • Bye-Bye Flu Shot, Hello Patch?
    (28-Jun-2017)
    Early results look promising for dissolvable microneedle vaccine

  • Michigan's Expanded Medicaid Plan a Boon for Workers
    (27-Jun-2017)
    Survey finds them in better health and doing better work or getting a better job

  • Michigan's Expanded Medicaid Plan a Boon for Workers
    (27-Jun-2017)
    Survey finds them in better health and doing better work or getting a better job

  • Could Shift Work Damage Your DNA?
    (27-Jun-2017)
    Small study raises questions about daytime sleep and cell damage

  • Health Highlights: June 27, 2017
    (27-Jun-2017)
    • Compounding Pharmacy Co-Owner Sentenced to Nine Years for Deadly Meningitis Outbreak
    • Roundup May Have to Carry Cancer Warning in California

  • Elevated Protein Level Increases Blacks' Risk of Kidney Disease
    (27-Jun-2017)
    Scientists find enhanced protein level is required to trigger the illness

  • Fewer Americans Hospitalized for Heart Failure
    (27-Jun-2017)
    But blacks still face far greater odds than whites, study finds

  • Protect Your Skin From the Summer Sun
    (27-Jun-2017)
    Pick a sunscreen that blocks UVA and UVB light, skin specialist advises

  • Immunizations for High Flyin' Travelers
    (26-Jun-2017)
    Don't leave home without them

  • Gene Sequencing May Reveal Risks for Rare Diseases
    (26-Jun-2017)
    But doctors can be taught to minimize patients' anxiety, study says

  • Gene Sequencing May Reveal Risks for Rare Diseases
    (26-Jun-2017)
    But doctors can be taught to minimize patients' anxiety, study says

  • Medicaid Cuts Tied to Delayed Breast Cancer Diagnoses
    (26-Jun-2017)
    Tennessee's 2005 Medicaid rollback could forecast what might happen if GOP health plans become law, some say

  • Workers Unprepared for Heart Emergencies on the Job: Survey
    (26-Jun-2017)
    Most employees are untrained in first aid and CPR and don't know where to find lifesaving equipment

  • How to Dodge Summertime Threats
    (26-Jun-2017)
    Stings, bites, outdoor cooking and even fireworks keep poison control centers hopping

  • Health Highlights: June 26, 2017
    (26-Jun-2017)
    • Compounding Pharmacy Co-Founder to Be Sentenced for Deadly Meningitis Outbreak

  • Workers Unprepared for Heart Emergencies on the Job: Survey
    (26-Jun-2017)
    Most employees are untrained in first aid and CPR and don't know where to find lifesaving equipment

  • Workers Unprepared for Heart Emergencies on the Job: Survey
    (26-Jun-2017)
    Most employees are untrained in first aid and CPR and don't know where to find lifesaving equipment

  • Study Highlights the Beauty Industry's Ugly Side
    (26-Jun-2017)
    Cosmetics, personal care products get little regulatory scrutiny

  • What Men Need to Know About ED Drugs and Anesthesia
    (26-Jun-2017)
    Having surgery? Be forthright about use of erectile dysfunction drugs to prevent dangerous complications

  • Avoid a Nasty Surprise From the Barbecue Grill
    (25-Jun-2017)
    Wire-bristle cleaning brushes pose an injury risk

  • Some Republicans Voice Concerns About Senate Replacement for Obamacare
    (23-Jun-2017)
    Conservatives say it doesn't go far enough, moderates say it goes too far

  • Some Republicans Voice Concerns About Senate Replacement for Obamacare
    (23-Jun-2017)
    Conservatives say it doesn't go far enough, moderates say it goes too far

  • Health Tip: Are You Well Enough to Travel?
    (23-Jun-2017)
    Skip a flight if you have symptoms

  • Can Smartphone Use Bring on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?
    (23-Jun-2017)
    Maybe, especially for folks who spend more than 5 hours a day on their devices, study says

  • Health Highlights: June 23, 2017
    (23-Jun-2017)
    • Duke of Edinburgh Hospitalized With Infection
    • 17 Syrian Children Paralyzed by Polio

  • Tissue Testing Can Spot Zika at Birth: CDC
    (22-Jun-2017)
    Just 1 in 10 possible cases actually proved positive, report says

  • Many Doctors Silent on Cost of Cancer Care
    (22-Jun-2017)
    Topic is often ignored, even though 'financial toxicity' is a growing concern, researcher says

  • Senate Republicans Reveal Their Replacement for Obamacare
    (22-Jun-2017)
    Bill would rein in Medicaid budget more slowly, preserve preexisting condition safeguards, change tax credits

  • When is Tourette Syndrome Actually Autism?
    (22-Jun-2017)
    Repetitive behaviors, restricted interests occur in both disorders, make correct diagnosis tricky, researchers report

  • Many Doctors Silent on Cost of Cancer Care
    (22-Jun-2017)
    Topic is often ignored, even though 'financial toxicity' is a growing concern, researcher says

  • Mammogram Decision Hinges on Patient-Doc Talk, Ob-Gyn Group Says
    (22-Jun-2017)
    Updated guidelines say average-risk women can start screening at age 40

  • Senate Republicans Reveal Their Replacement for Obamacare
    (22-Jun-2017)
    Bill would rein in Medicaid budget more slowly, preserve preexisting condition safeguards, change tax credits

  • Health Highlights: June 22, 2017
    (22-Jun-2017)
    • Duke of Edinburgh Hospitalized With Infection
    • 17 Syrian Children Paralyzed by Polio

  • Legalized Pot May Lead to More Traffic Crashes
    (22-Jun-2017)
    But auto accident deaths aren't on the rise in states where recreational pot is allowed, researchers say

  • Posture Pointers for Computer Jockeys
    (21-Jun-2017)
    How to overcome that deskside slump

  • Posture Pointers for Computer Jockeys
    (21-Jun-2017)
    How to overcome that deskside slump

  • Do Older Dads Produce Brainy Boys?
    (21-Jun-2017)
    Study finds their sons score high in intelligence and focus

  • Rogue Genes May Cause Some ALS Cases
    (21-Jun-2017)
    Most people with Lou Gehrig's disease have no known family history of it

  • Head Position May Not Affect Outcome After Stroke
    (21-Jun-2017)
    International study suggests patients will do as well sitting up as following doctor's orders to lie on their backs

  • Extreme Heat in Southwest a Deadly Threat
    (21-Jun-2017)
    Here's how to protect yourself as temperatures top 120 degrees

  • Opioid-Linked Hospitalizations Rising Fastest for Women: Study
    (21-Jun-2017)
    U.S. cases rose 75 percent for females vs. 55 percent for males over a decade, study finds

  • Could a Monetary Perk Help Keep HIV Patients on Their Meds?
    (21-Jun-2017)
    Study involving $70 gift cards suggests the approach might help, but only for some

  • Do Older Dads Produce Brainy Boys?
    (21-Jun-2017)
    Study finds their sons score high in intelligence and focus

  • Health Highlights: June 21, 2017
    (21-Jun-2017)
    • Duke of Edinburgh Hospitalized With Infection
    • 17 Syrian Children Paralyzed by Polio

  • Extreme Heat in Southwest a Deadly Threat
    (21-Jun-2017)
    Here's how to protect yourself as temperatures top 120 degrees

  • Extreme Heat in Southwest a Deadly Threat
    (21-Jun-2017)
    Here's how to protect yourself as temperatures top 120 degrees

  • Americans Want to Be Fit, But Most Don't Put in the Effort
    (20-Jun-2017)
    Survey finds three-quarters think appearance is 'very important,' yet only 31 percent work out regularly

  • Zika-Bearing Mosquitoes More Widespread in U.S. Than Expected
    (20-Jun-2017)
    Surveillance also caught an increase in bugs that transmit dengue and chikungunya viruses

  • FDA Warns Diabetics Against Use of Secondhand Test Strips
    (20-Jun-2017)
    Previously purchased products may not have been stored properly, could lead to inaccurate results

  • Many Chronic Illnesses Linked to Suicide Risk
    (20-Jun-2017)
    Odds 9 times higher for people with traumatic brain injury, study suggests

  • Health Highlights: June 20, 2017
    (20-Jun-2017)
    • Warning Letters Sent to Body Building Product Companies: FDA
    • Rawhide Dog Chew Products Recalled

  • Could Certain Hair Dyes, Relaxers Raise Breast Cancer Risk?
    (20-Jun-2017)
    Study findings differ by race, but one expert says they're inconclusive

  • Many Americans May Be Taking Too Much Vitamin D
    (20-Jun-2017)
    Study finds more people are exceeding the upper daily limit of what is considered safe

  • Group Urges Tougher Limits on Chemical in Shampoos, Cosmetics
    (20-Jun-2017)
    Triclosan isn't proven safe or effective, coalition of scientists from 29 countries says

  • Many Americans May Be Taking Too Much Vitamin D
    (20-Jun-2017)
    Study finds more people are exceeding the upper daily limit of what is considered safe

  • Group Urges Tougher Limits on Chemical in Shampoos, Cosmetics
    (20-Jun-2017)
    Triclosan isn't proven safe or effective, coalition of scientists from 29 countries says

  • Guns Kill or Wound 7,000 U.S. Kids a Year: Report
    (19-Jun-2017)
    It's a 'uniquely American problem,' one pediatrician says

  • Why Patients Leave the Hospital Against Doctor's Orders
    (19-Jun-2017)
    It's a growing problem, and patient age and insurance status is often key to this unhealthy decision, study finds

  • Strike Back Against Snake Bites
    (19-Jun-2017)
    Expert advice on what to do if you're bitten and how to prevent a bite in the first place

  • Acupuncture May Be Effective Painkiller in the ER
    (19-Jun-2017)
    It's a safe alternative to addictive opioid pain relievers, Australian researchers say

  • With Climate Change, More Deadly Heatwaves Will Strike
    (19-Jun-2017)
    Without interventions, three-quarters of planet's inhabitants will suffer, study suggests

  • Why Patients Leave the Hospital Against Doctor's Orders
    (19-Jun-2017)
    It's a growing problem, and patient age and insurance status is often key to this unhealthy decision, study finds

  • Acupuncture May Be Effective Painkiller in the ER
    (19-Jun-2017)
    It's a safe alternative to addictive opioid pain relievers, Australian researchers say

  • Strike Back Against Snake Bites
    (19-Jun-2017)
    Expert advice on what to do if you're bitten and how to prevent a bite in the first place

  • Health Highlights: June 19, 2017
    (19-Jun-2017)
    • 6 Experts Resign from President's HIV/AIDS Advisory Panel in Protest
    • One Dead, 6 Ill in NYC Legionnaire's Disease Outbreak
    • Laundry Detergent Pods a Threat to Dementia Patients

  • Guns Kill or Wound 7,000 U.S. Kids a Year: Report
    (19-Jun-2017)
    It's a 'uniquely American problem,' one pediatrician says

  • With Climate Change, More Deadly Heatwaves Will Strike
    (19-Jun-2017)
    Without interventions, three-quarters of planet's inhabitants will suffer, study suggests

  • Cooking Out? Don't Forget Your Food Thermometer
    (17-Jun-2017)
    Keeping everything at a safe temperature will help prevent food-borne illnesses

  • Cooking Out? Don't Forget Your Food Thermometer
    (17-Jun-2017)
    Keeping everything at a safe temperature will help prevent food-borne illnesses

  • Cooking Out? Don't Forget Your Food Thermometer
    (17-Jun-2017)
    Keeping everything at a safe temperature will help prevent food-borne illnesses

  • High-Intensity Exercise May Be Bad for the Bowels
    (16-Jun-2017)
    Hydration and proper food intake might help prevent gut trouble, researcher says

  • Summer Fun Is Not Without Hazards
    (16-Jun-2017)
    Accidental deaths peak in July and August; here's how to avoid dangers

  • Study Cites Top Reasons Young Autism Patients Are Hospitalized
    (16-Jun-2017)
    Mood disorders, sleep problems and having a single caregiver raise odds of in-patient psychiatric care

  • 'Good' Donor Bacteria Can Last Long Term in Stool Transplant Patients
    (16-Jun-2017)
    Small study shows helpful gut germs are still there 2 years on

  • Helmets for Motorcyclists a No Brainer: Study
    (16-Jun-2017)
    Skull and facial injuries much more likely without head protection

  • Health Highlights: June 16, 2017
    (16-Jun-2017)
    • New EpiPen Competitor Approved by FDA

  • Helmets for Motorcyclists a No Brainer: Study
    (16-Jun-2017)
    Skull and facial injuries much more likely without head protection

  • Summer Fun Is Not Without Hazards
    (16-Jun-2017)
    Accidental deaths peak in July and August; here's how to avoid dangers

  • Lifesaving Drugs From Pfizer in Short Supply: FDA
    (16-Jun-2017)
    Agency seeking alternatives, extending 'shelf life' for meds like epinephrine

  • Seniors Get Good Results From Herniated Disc Surgery
    (16-Jun-2017)
    Age is no reason to avoid the operation, Norwegian researchers report

  • Healthy Dietary Fats Help Beat High Cholesterol
    (15-Jun-2017)
    Eating them can reduce your risk of heart disease as effectively as statins, heart experts say

  • Medical Costs Soar for U.S. Babies Born Addicted to Opioids
    (15-Jun-2017)
    Yearly price tag for their care now tops $300 million, researchers report

  • Leading U.S. Doctors' Group Takes Aim at Rising Drug Prices
    (15-Jun-2017)
    More transparency in costs is needed, American Medical Association says

  • Centenarians Often Healthier Than Younger Seniors: Study
    (15-Jun-2017)
    They have less chronic disease than those in their 80s and 90s, researcher says

  • Leading U.S. Doctors' Group Takes Aim at Rising Drug Prices
    (15-Jun-2017)
    More transparency in costs is needed, American Medical Association says

  • Leading U.S. Doctors' Group Takes Aim at Rising Drug Prices
    (15-Jun-2017)
    More transparency in costs is needed, American Medical Association says

  • U.S. Hospitals Still Prescribe Too Many Antibiotics: Study
    (15-Jun-2017)
    1 in 5 patients experiences side effects from the drugs, which often aren't necessary

  • When Parents Focus on Smartphones, Kids' Misbehaving Can Rise
    (15-Jun-2017)
    Little ones can feel snubbed by the devices and consequently act out, study suggests

  • Health Highlights: June 15, 2017
    (15-Jun-2017)
    • Group Warns of Lead in Baby Food
    • Fried Potatoes Linked to Increased Risk of Early Death
    • Bill Seeks to Provide Acupuncture to U.S. Veterans

  • Mission to Mars Would Double Astronauts' Cancer Risk
    (15-Jun-2017)
    Deep space travel exposes cells to radiation and heavy ions, researchers say

  • Mission to Mars Would Double Astronauts' Cancer Risk
    (15-Jun-2017)
    Deep space travel exposes cells to radiation and heavy ions, researchers say

  • Pot Plus Booze: A Deadly Mix Behind the Wheel
    (15-Jun-2017)
    Study found odds of a fatal auto accident jumped 5 times if both substances were used

  • Mission to Mars Would Double Astronauts' Cancer Risk
    (15-Jun-2017)
    Deep space travel exposes cells to radiation and heavy ions, researchers say

  • Video Call May Be as Good as Doctor Visit for Headache
    (14-Jun-2017)
    Telemedicine offers a convenient alternative for sufferers, study authors say

  • Video Call May Be as Good as Doctor Visit for Headache
    (14-Jun-2017)
    Telemedicine offers a convenient alternative for sufferers, study authors say

  • Fever During Pregnancy Tied to Autism in Study
    (14-Jun-2017)
    But absolute risk is low, researcher says

  • Hospitals Get Good News About Fighting Staph Infections
    (14-Jun-2017)
    Resistance to key antibiotic treatments decreased -- a rarity, experts say

  • Could Prefab Blood Vessels Revolutionize Root Canals?
    (14-Jun-2017)
    Oregon team develops way to regenerate the function of teeth after the surgery

  • Hospitals Get Good News About Fighting Staph Infections
    (14-Jun-2017)
    Resistance to key antibiotic treatments decreased -- a rarity, experts say

  • Video Call May Be as Good as Doctor Visit for Headache
    (14-Jun-2017)
    Telemedicine offers a convenient alternative for sufferers, study authors say

  • It's a Tough Flu Season … for Dogs
    (14-Jun-2017)
    Humans can't catch it, but new canine virus can make your pet 'sick as a dog'

  • Health Highlights: June 14, 2017
    (14-Jun-2017)
    • Michigan's Health Department Head Charged in Connection With Flint Water Crisis
    • Tennessee Prosecutors Sue Opioid Painkiller Makers

  • Have Scientists Created a Safe, Sun-Free Tan?
    (14-Jun-2017)
    Experiment unlocks a way to tan without harmful UV exposure, which could help prevent skin cancer

  • Could Prefab Blood Vessels Revolutionize Root Canals?
    (14-Jun-2017)
    Oregon team develops way to regenerate the function of teeth after the surgery

  • Have Scientists Created a Safe, Sun-Free Tan?
    (14-Jun-2017)
    Experiment unlocks a way to tan without harmful UV exposure, which could help prevent skin cancer

  • Health Tip: Inspect Your Child's Playground
    (14-Jun-2017)
    Look for hidden dangers

  • Hospitals Get Good News About Fighting Staph Infections
    (14-Jun-2017)
    Resistance to key antibiotic treatments decreased -- a rarity, experts say

  • Nighttime Airport Noise May Raise Heart Risks
    (14-Jun-2017)
    More research needed to confirm that exposure to aircraft noise is the cause of health issues

  • Could You Spot Bed Bugs in a Hotel Room?
    (14-Jun-2017)
    Survey finds they're a major worry for U.S. travelers, but many can't identify the annoying pests

  • Hospitals Get Good News About Fighting Staph Infections
    (14-Jun-2017)
    Resistance to key antibiotic treatments decreased -- a rarity, experts say

  • Could You Spot Bed Bugs in a Hotel Room?
    (14-Jun-2017)
    Survey finds they're a major worry for U.S. travelers, but many can't identify the annoying pests

  • Home Blood Pressure Monitors Wrong 7 of 10 Times: Study
    (14-Jun-2017)
    Checking your device against ones used at your doctor's office may be advised, experts say

  • Video Call May Be as Good as Doctor Visit for Headache
    (14-Jun-2017)
    Telemedicine offers a convenient alternative for sufferers, study authors say

  • Could Prefab Blood Vessels Revolutionize Root Canals?
    (14-Jun-2017)
    Oregon team develops way to regenerate the function of teeth after the surgery

  • Have Scientists Created a Safe, Sun-Free Tan?
    (14-Jun-2017)
    Experiment unlocks a way to tan without harmful UV exposure, which could help prevent skin cancer

  • Key Diabetes Test Gives Higher Blood Sugar Readings in Black Patients
    (13-Jun-2017)
    Study suggests difference stems from both biological and care issues

  • Uncertainty for Obamacare Plans as Filing Deadline Approaches
    (13-Jun-2017)
    Early indications suggest some consumers will face fewer choices, higher rates in 2018

  • Leading Medical Groups Mobilize Against Obamacare Repeal
    (13-Jun-2017)
    GOP-sponsored legislation would impose added costs and risks on millions of Americans, groups contend

  • Adding in Prescription for Partner Boosts STD Care
    (13-Jun-2017)
    Lower chlamydia, gonorrhea rates seen when one person can obtain treatment for both partners

  • Cardiac Arrest? Someday, Drones May Come to Your Rescue
    (13-Jun-2017)
    Like something from a science fiction movie, the machines can fly in carrying life-saving equipment

  • Leading Medical Groups Mobilize Against Obamacare Repeal
    (13-Jun-2017)
    GOP-sponsored legislation would impose added costs and risks on millions of Americans, groups contend

  • FDA Puts Brakes on Rule Requiring New 'Nutrition Facts' Label
    (13-Jun-2017)
    Trump administration delays the Obama-era changes, and dietitians cry foul

  • Adding in Prescription for Partner Boosts STD Care
    (13-Jun-2017)
    Lower chlamydia, gonorrhea rates seen when one person can obtain treatment for both partners

  • Health Highlights: June 13, 2017
    (13-Jun-2017)
    • Centene to Offer Insurance in Obamacare Exchanges in 3 States
    • U.S. Congress Considering Over-the-Counter Sales of Hearing Aids
    • New PTSD Treatment Being Studied by U.S. Army
    • Congress Should Remove Protections for Medical Marijuana, Sessions Says

  • Key Diabetes Test Gives Higher Blood Sugar Readings in Black Patients
    (13-Jun-2017)
    Study suggests difference stems from both biological and care issues

  • For Diabetics, Nasal Powder Fixed Severe Low Blood Sugar
    (13-Jun-2017)
    New product much easier to use than rescue injections, researcher says

  • Less Invasive Procedure May Treat Fibroids Without Harming Fertility
    (13-Jun-2017)
    Study found blocking blood flow to growths worked for women who went on to conceive, have children

  • Cardiac Arrest? Someday, Drones May Come to Your Rescue
    (13-Jun-2017)
    Like something from a science fiction movie, the machines can fly in carrying life-saving equipment

  • Health Tip: Enjoy a Safe Outdoor Meal
    (12-Jun-2017)
    Steps to prevent food-related illness

  • Stay Safe as Summer Temps Soar
    (12-Jun-2017)
    ER physician offers advice on avoiding heat health problems

  • Bats Harbor Viruses That Could Cause Outbreaks in Humans
    (12-Jun-2017)
    Two of these are linked to past infections with serious respiratory diseases

  • A Monkey's 'Smile' May Not Be Sweet
    (12-Jun-2017)
    People who thought the animals were grinning or blowing kisses often got bitten, researchers say

  • Stay Safe as Summer Temps Soar
    (12-Jun-2017)
    ER physician offers advice on avoiding heat health problems

  • Health Highlights: June 12, 2017
    (12-Jun-2017)
    • Spaghetti and Meatball Products Recalled by Conagra
    • Legionnaires' Disease Cases in New York City and Las Vegas
    • New Director of U.S. National Cancer Institute Named

  • Asian Women Less Likely to Get Follow-up After Abnormal Mammogram
    (12-Jun-2017)
    Language, cultural barriers may prevent them from receiving needed care, study authors say

  • Stay Safe as Summer Temps Soar
    (12-Jun-2017)
    ER physician offers advice on avoiding heat health problems

  • Experimental Zika Vaccine Protects Mice Against Virus: Study
    (09-Jun-2017)
    Just one dose provided 100 percent protection, researcher says

  • NBA Players' Late-Night Tweets May Be Bad for Their Game: Study
    (09-Jun-2017)
    Those who posted turned in a poorer performance the next day; lack of sleep the likely culprit

  • Depression Can Slow Hospital Patients' Recovery: Study
    (09-Jun-2017)
    Screening for the mood disorder is important for successful healing, psychiatrist says

  • Vaginal Bacteria May Affect Herpes and Zika Transmission
    (09-Jun-2017)
    Healthy 'bugs' might alter how the viruses work, researcher says

  • Experimental Zika Vaccine Protects Mice Against Virus: Study
    (09-Jun-2017)
    Just one dose provided 100 percent protection, researcher says

  • NBA Players' Late-Night Tweets May Be Bad for Their Game: Study
    (09-Jun-2017)
    Those who posted turned in a poorer performance the next day; lack of sleep the likely culprit

  • Fido May Be a Fit Senior's Best Friend
    (09-Jun-2017)
    Study finds walking a dog helps older people meet goals for moderate to vigorous exercise

  • Health Highlights: June 9, 2017
    (09-Jun-2017)
    • Generic Version of HIV Drug Truvada Approved by FDA
    • Birth Control Pills Recalled Due to Danger of Unintended Pregnancy
    • Unknown Opioids in Fake Pain Pills May Be Behind Georgia Deaths
    • Maid-Rite Beef Products Recalled
    • Creation Gardens Beef Products Recalled

  • New Drugs Show Promise as First to Prevent Migraine
    (09-Jun-2017)
    Doctors now rely on medications approved for other purposes

  • Opioids Over-Prescribed After C-Sections: Studies
    (09-Jun-2017)
    Pills women don't use may end up in the wrong hands, researchers suggest

  • Heart Infections Spike as Injection-Drug Abuse Climbs: CDC
    (08-Jun-2017)
    Typical endocarditis patient is white, young and from a rural area, report says

  • The Doctor Will (Virtually) See You Now
    (08-Jun-2017)
    Using telehealth for health care

  • Newborns Sickened With Legionnaire's Disease Via Home Water Birth: CDC
    (08-Jun-2017)
    Arizona investigators say better precautions needed to avoid the potentially deadly infection

  • Health Highlights: June 8, 2017
    (08-Jun-2017)
    • Tick-Borne Illness Suspected in 2-Year-Old's Death

  • It's Snakes to the Rescue for Heart Patients
    (08-Jun-2017)
    Venom from one slithery serpent might be source of a better blood thinner, early research suggests

  • Guard Against This Little-Known Swimming Danger
    (08-Jun-2017)
    Electric shock in water can kill unless you take precautions with nearby wiring

  • Guard Against This Little-Known Swimming Danger
    (08-Jun-2017)
    Electric shock in water can kill unless you take precautions with nearby wiring

  • Is Full Lymph Node Removal Always Needed for Melanoma?
    (08-Jun-2017)
    Survival was just as long for those who had less extensive surgery, large study finds

  • Abused Women Prone to Unnecessary Ovary Removal: Study
    (08-Jun-2017)
    Researchers think physical, emotional or sexual abuse may prompt women to over-react to gynecological symptoms

  • Guard Against This Little-Known Swimming Danger
    (08-Jun-2017)
    Electric shock in water can kill unless you take precautions with nearby wiring

  • More Cancers Caught in Wealthy People
    (07-Jun-2017)
    Those with more money more likely to be screened, researchers report

  • U.S. Liver Cancer Deaths Have Doubled Since 1980s: Study
    (07-Jun-2017)
    It's now fifth-leading cause of cancer death in men and No. 8 among women

  • Teen Boys Treated for Assault Often Want Mental Health Care, Too
    (07-Jun-2017)
    Support can help adolescents recover and get back to school, researcher says

  • Could U.S. Election Results Be Harmful to Health?
    (07-Jun-2017)
    Review of Obama and Trump wins suggests impact on stress, disease levels

  • More Cancers Caught in Wealthy People
    (07-Jun-2017)
    Those with more money more likely to be screened, researchers report

  • Teen Boys Treated for Assault Often Want Mental Health Care, Too
    (07-Jun-2017)
    Support can help adolescents recover and get back to school, researcher says

  • Teen Boys Treated for Assault Often Want Mental Health Care, Too
    (07-Jun-2017)
    Support can help adolescents recover and get back to school, researcher says

  • Do You Have 'Social Jet Lag?'
    (07-Jun-2017)
    Throwing your sleep schedule off to party on weekends may be hard on your heart, study says

  • Health Highlights: June 7, 2017
    (07-Jun-2017)
    • Running, Brisk Walking Good for Spine: Study
    • Dr. Francis Collins to Remain as NIH Director
    • Anthem Leaving Ohio Health Insurance Exchange
    • Unknown Street Drug Linked to Four Deaths in Georgia

  • U.S. Liver Cancer Deaths Have Doubled Since 1980s: Study
    (07-Jun-2017)
    It's now fifth-leading cause of cancer death in men and No. 8 among women

  • Could U.S. Election Results Be Harmful to Health?
    (07-Jun-2017)
    Review of Obama and Trump wins suggests impact on stress, disease levels

  • 4 in 10 Job-Based Health Plans in U.S. Are Now 'High-Deductible'
    (06-Jun-2017)
    These employees are more likely to face financial barriers to care, researchers find

  • Can Drug Company Perks Sway Cancer Docs' Prescriptions?
    (06-Jun-2017)
    Even relatively small payments seemed to make a difference, researchers report

  • Publicly Funded Cancer Trials Gained Americans 3 Million More Years
    (06-Jun-2017)
    Study looked at data stretching from 1956 and 2016

  • Legionnaires' Hiding in Hospital, Nursing Home Plumbing Systems: CDC
    (06-Jun-2017)
    Effective water management, sanitation programs can reduce the risk of exposure to this deadly bacteria

  • Health Highlights: June 6, 2017
    (06-Jun-2017)
    • Puerto Rico's Zika Epidemic Over: Officials

  • Why Teen Mental Ability Surges While Brain Shrinks
    (06-Jun-2017)
    Researchers say they may have answer to an enduring anatomy riddle

  • Publicly Funded Cancer Trials Gained Americans 3 Million More Years
    (06-Jun-2017)
    Study looked at data stretching from 1956 and 2016

  • Legionnaires' Hiding in Hospital, Nursing Home Plumbing Systems: CDC
    (06-Jun-2017)
    Effective water management, sanitation programs can reduce the risk of exposure to this deadly bacteria

  • Legionnaires' Hiding in Hospital, Nursing Home Plumbing Systems: CDC
    (06-Jun-2017)
    Effective water management, sanitation programs can reduce the risk of exposure to this deadly bacteria

  • Legionnaires' Hiding in Hospital, Nursing Home Plumbing Systems: CDC
    (06-Jun-2017)
    Effective water management, sanitation programs can reduce the risk of exposure to this deadly bacteria

  • Sudden Unexpected Infant Deaths May Be Underestimated: Study
    (05-Jun-2017)
    Lack of standardized death investigations might leave some babies out of official counts

  • Reporting Symptoms Online to Docs Helps Cancer Patients Live Longer
    (05-Jun-2017)
    Study found technology works because it cuts lag time between problems and care team's response

  • Sudden Unexpected Infant Deaths May Be Underestimated: Study
    (05-Jun-2017)
    Lack of standardized death investigations might leave some babies out of official counts

  • Diet Journaling Made Easier
    (05-Jun-2017)
    Keep track of calories online

  • Health Highlights: June 5, 2017
    (05-Jun-2017)
    • Company Pushed Use of Powerful Painkiller in Ineligible Patients: Whistleblower
    • Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield Cuts Back on ER Use, Alarming Doctors

  • Gene-Based Therapy May Thwart a Tough Blood Cancer
    (05-Jun-2017)
    Researchers attempt to turn immune cells into unerring killers of multiple myeloma cells

  • Overcharging Common in U.S. Emergency Rooms
    (02-Jun-2017)
    Minorities and uninsured are most often victims of 'price gouging', study contends

  • Zika's Set to Return to Mainland U.S., But Budget Cuts Threaten Response
    (02-Jun-2017)
    Health experts warn that less federal funding will make it hard to battle the birth defect-causing virus

  • The Cost of Bike Crashes in U.S. Tops $24 Billion a Year
    (02-Jun-2017)
    Study suggests more street accidents, older bikers are boosting expenses

  • Overcharging Common in U.S. Emergency Rooms
    (02-Jun-2017)
    Minorities and uninsured are most often victims of 'price gouging', study contends

  • Overcharging Common in U.S. Emergency Rooms
    (02-Jun-2017)
    Minorities and uninsured are most often victims of 'price gouging', study contends

  • Overcharging Common in U.S. Emergency Rooms
    (02-Jun-2017)
    Minorities and uninsured are most often victims of 'price gouging', study contends

  • Health Highlights: June 2, 2017
    (02-Jun-2017)
    • Backyard Poultry Linked to Salmonella Outbreaks
    • Trump Coverage Changes Could Mean Loss of Birth Control for Hundreds of Thousands of Women
    • CDC Changes Stance on Technique Allowing HIV-Positive Men to Father Children
    • Medicaid May Have Been Overcharged $1.27 Billion for EpiPens: U.S. Senator
    • Florida to Provide Miscarriage Certificates

  • Dark Skin No Shield From Deadly Skin Cancer
    (02-Jun-2017)
    Death rates from melanoma are higher for people of color, skin expert says

  • Is One Round of Radiation Enough for Spine Pain in Cancer Patients?
    (02-Jun-2017)
    Study suggests it works as well as a full week of treatments

  • Zika's Set to Return to Mainland U.S., But Budget Cuts Threaten Response
    (02-Jun-2017)
    Health experts warn that less federal funding will make it hard to battle the birth defect-causing virus

  • Zika's Set to Return to Mainland U.S., But Budget Cuts Threaten Response
    (02-Jun-2017)
    Health experts warn that less federal funding will make it hard to battle the birth defect-causing virus

  • The Cost of Bike Crashes in U.S. Tops $24 Billion a Year
    (02-Jun-2017)
    Study suggests more street accidents, older bikers are boosting expenses

  • Deciding If Double Knee Replacement Is Right for You
    (02-Jun-2017)
    For certain patients, the 2-in-1 approach is a good option, specialist says

  • Can Online Treatment Replace Your Therapist?
    (01-Jun-2017)
    For people with mild or moderate depression, web-based versions might help, study finds

  • Can Online Treatment Replace Your Therapist?
    (01-Jun-2017)
    For people with mild or moderate depression, web-based versions might help, study finds

  • Can Online Treatment Replace Your Therapist?
    (01-Jun-2017)
    For people with mild or moderate depression, web-based versions might help, study finds

  • Advocating for a Loved One
    (01-Jun-2017)
    The many facets of caregiving

  • Hand Washing Works Whether the Water's Hot or Cold
    (01-Jun-2017)
    Surprising finding runs counter to FDA guidelines, researcher says

  • Can Online Treatment Replace Your Therapist?
    (01-Jun-2017)
    For people with mild or moderate depression, web-based versions might help, study finds

  • Wild 'Death Cap' Mushroom Seriously Sickens 14 in California
    (01-Jun-2017)
    Foraging by novices tied to 3 people needing liver transplants and permanent brain damage in a child

  • Wild 'Death Cap' Mushroom Seriously Sickens 14 in California
    (01-Jun-2017)
    Foraging by novices tied to 3 people needing liver transplants and permanent brain damage in a child

  • Health Highlights: June 1, 2017
    (01-Jun-2017)
    • Florida Reports First Dog Flu Cases
    • Opioid Overdose Remedy Being Carried for Police Dogs
    • More Than 500 Californians Given Life-Ending Drugs Since New Law Took Effect

  • New Teen Drivers Face Triple the Risk of a Fatal Crash
    (01-Jun-2017)
    Distractions, such as cell phones, and failure to buckle up are main causes

  • Mummy DNA Gives Clues to Egypt's Long History
    (31-May-2017)
    Foreign conquest didn't have big impact on genetics of ancient or modern Egyptians, study finds

  • 1 in 4 Nursing Home Residents Has Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria
    (31-May-2017)
    More infection-prevention education and policies are needed, study findings suggest

  • 1 in 4 Nursing Home Residents Has Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria
    (31-May-2017)
    More infection-prevention education and policies are needed, study findings suggest

  • Getting Bedbugs Out of Nursing Homes, Apartment Buildings - for Good
    (31-May-2017)
    Taking steps to keep pests away is key in multi-unit housing, insect specialist says

  • Health Highlights: May 31, 2017
    (31-May-2017)
    • Olivia Newton-John Announces Breast Cancer Has Returned
    • Generic ADHD Drugs Approved by FDA
    • Tobacco an Environmental Threat: WHO
    • Macadamia Nuts Recalled by Kroger
    • New Medicare Cards Won't Carry SSN

  • Mummy DNA Gives Clues to Egypt's Long History
    (31-May-2017)
    Foreign conquest didn't have big impact on genetics of ancient or modern Egyptians, study finds

  • Health Tip: Stay Safe During Summer
    (31-May-2017)
    Five ways to protect your family

  • Costs of ER Treatments a Mystery to Many Docs
    (30-May-2017)
    Just 4 in 10 could accurately estimate charges for patients, study finds

  • Transgender People Report More Health Problems
    (30-May-2017)
    Disparities can't be explained by lower income, other factors, researcher says

  • Can People 'Sniff' Out Illness in Others?
    (30-May-2017)
    Study suggests humans use vision and smell to detect infection more than thought

  • How to Prepare Your Teen for That First Ob-Gyn Visit
    (30-May-2017)
    Gynecologist offers tips on ways to make it a positive experience

  • Costs of ER Treatments a Mystery to Many Docs
    (30-May-2017)
    Just 4 in 10 could accurately estimate charges for patients, study finds

  • Climate Change May Hit Cities Hardest: Study
    (30-May-2017)
    Asphalt, concrete and cars intensify heat effect in urban areas, boosting costs, researchers predict

  • Costs of ER Treatments a Mystery to Many Docs
    (30-May-2017)
    Just 4 in 10 could accurately estimate charges for patients, study finds

  • Costs of ER Treatments a Mystery to Many Docs
    (30-May-2017)
    Just 4 in 10 could accurately estimate charges for patients, study finds

  • Can People 'Sniff' Out Illness in Others?
    (30-May-2017)
    Study suggests humans use vision and smell to detect infection more than thought

  • Scientists Tweak Antibiotic to Boost Power Against 'Superbugs'
    (30-May-2017)
    New form of vancomycin hits bacteria in 3 ways, helping curb the threat of microbial resistance

  • Health Highlights: May 30, 2017
    (30-May-2017)
    • Experts Cite Concerns About Potential Price of Zika Vaccine
    • Trump Administration Moves to Reverse Birth Control Requirement for Religious Employers

  • Scientists Tweak Antibiotic to Boost Power Against 'Superbugs'
    (30-May-2017)
    New form of vancomycin hits bacteria in 3 ways, helping curb the threat of microbial resistance

  • Can People 'Sniff' Out Illness in Others?
    (30-May-2017)
    Study suggests humans use vision and smell to detect infection more than thought

  • Health Tip: Dealing With a Dog Bite
    (29-May-2017)
    Here's what to do

  • Brush Up on Swim Safety for Summer
    (29-May-2017)
    Pediatricians' group offers tips on how to protect kids by the pool, lake or ocean

  • Lawn Mowers Are Risky Business for Kids
    (29-May-2017)
    Injuries can lead to amputations, pediatric trauma expert cautions

  • Brush Up on Swim Safety for Summer
    (29-May-2017)
    Pediatricians' group offers tips on how to protect kids by the pool, lake or ocean

  • 5 Essential Tips for Hospital Patients and Their Visitors
    (28-May-2017)
    Start by keeping hands clean, health experts say

  • 5 Essential Tips for Hospital Patients and Their Visitors
    (28-May-2017)
    Start by keeping hands clean, health experts say

  • Fire Up the Grill Safely This Holiday Weekend
    (27-May-2017)
    Some expert tips on avoiding trouble with gas and charcoal barbecues

  • Fire Up the Grill Safely This Holiday Weekend
    (27-May-2017)
    Some expert tips on avoiding trouble with gas and charcoal barbecues

  • Fire Up the Grill Safely This Holiday Weekend
    (27-May-2017)
    Some expert tips on avoiding trouble with gas and charcoal barbecues

  • Adults Who Love Exercise May Gain 9 'Biological' Years
    (26-May-2017)
    Regular jogging and other pursuits delay cellular aging, study finds

  • Warming Climate, More Sleepless Nights?
    (26-May-2017)
    Poor and elderly will feel the heat the most, study predicts

  • Bystander CPR Helps Save Brain Function After Near-Drowning
    (26-May-2017)
    Heart compressions were even more effective than automatic defibrillator, study finds

  • Health Highlights: May 26, 2017
    (26-May-2017)
    • German Parents Who Don't Have Children Vaccinated Will Face Fines

  • Could a Century-Old Drug Help Ease Autism Symptoms?
    (26-May-2017)
    Small study produced positive results with the sleeping sickness medication suramin, but more research needed

  • Health Tip: Is Your Backyard Safe?
    (26-May-2017)
    Here's how you can improve safety

  • Bystander CPR Helps Save Brain Function After Near-Drowning
    (26-May-2017)
    Heart compressions were even more effective than automatic defibrillator, study finds

  • Gut Bacteria Changes After Some Weight-Loss Surgeries
    (26-May-2017)
    Better diversity seen after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, researchers say

  • Bystander CPR Helps Save Brain Function After Near-Drowning
    (26-May-2017)
    Heart compressions were even more effective than automatic defibrillator, study finds

  • Alzheimer's Deaths Jump 55 Percent: CDC
    (25-May-2017)
    More patients also dying at home, with the caregiving burden falling on loved ones

  • Hospitals Vary in Moving Stroke Patients to Comfort or Hospice Care
    (25-May-2017)
    Study found doctors more apt to suggest it sooner for older, white, female and uninsured patients

  • Haywire Immune Cells May Help Cause Baldness
    (25-May-2017)
    Cells that fight inflammation also play role in hair growth, mice study finds

  • Kidneys From Deceased Diabetics Might Ease Organ Shortage: Study
    (25-May-2017)
    More than 100,000 people are on the U.S. kidney transplant wait-list

  • Kidneys From Deceased Diabetics Might Ease Organ Shortage: Study
    (25-May-2017)
    More than 100,000 people are on the U.S. kidney transplant wait-list

  • Health Highlights: May 25, 2017
    (25-May-2017)
    • Heart Pump Controllers Recalled
    • Fitness Trackers Highly Inaccurate in Counting Calories Burned: Study
    • Breakfast Sausages Recalled

  • Stroke Risk Can Rise With Pregnancy-Linked High Blood Pressure
    (25-May-2017)
    Infections, clotting disorders, history of high blood pressure puts women with preeclampsia in jeopardy, study says

  • New Cholesterol Fighting Meds Target Key Gene
    (25-May-2017)
    Two trials show promise for non-statin approach to heart health

  • Thick Middle May Raise Risk of Some Cancers
    (24-May-2017)
    Where fat is carried is as strong a predictor as BMI, research suggests

  • Thick Middle May Raise Risk of Some Cancers
    (24-May-2017)
    Where fat is carried is as strong a predictor as BMI, research suggests

  • Hospital Protocol Helps Thwart Serious Infection
    (24-May-2017)
    Study finds faster treatment leads to lower risk of dying from sepsis

  • Hospital Protocol Helps Thwart Serious Infection
    (24-May-2017)
    Study finds faster treatment leads to lower risk of dying from sepsis

  • Death Rate Drops for Americans Hospitalized With COPD
    (24-May-2017)
    Better technology may help patients survive complications of the respiratory disease, researchers say

  • Hospital Protocol Helps Thwart Serious Infection
    (24-May-2017)
    Study finds faster treatment leads to lower risk of dying from sepsis

  • Can Tracking Germs in One Hospital Make All Hospitals Safer?
    (24-May-2017)
    Study mapped history of bacteria, viruses and fungi to understand how diseases spread among patients

  • Can Tracking Germs in One Hospital Make All Hospitals Safer?
    (24-May-2017)
    Study mapped history of bacteria, viruses and fungi to understand how diseases spread among patients

  • Hospital Protocol Helps Thwart Serious Infection
    (24-May-2017)
    Study finds faster treatment leads to lower risk of dying from sepsis

  • Can Tracking Germs in One Hospital Make All Hospitals Safer?
    (24-May-2017)
    Study mapped history of bacteria, viruses and fungi to understand how diseases spread among patients

  • Health Highlights: May 24, 2017
    (24-May-2017)
    • Trump Administration Funding Cuts to AIDS Programs Could Mean 1 Million Lives Lost

  • Blood Test for Pancreatic Cancer Shows Early Promise
    (24-May-2017)
    Scientists aim for earlier detection, when tumors are treatable

  • Health Tip: Keep Newborns Safer
    (24-May-2017)
    Suggestions to protect your baby

  • Can Tracking Germs in One Hospital Make All Hospitals Safer?
    (24-May-2017)
    Study mapped history of bacteria, viruses and fungi to understand how diseases spread among patients

  • Can Tracking Germs in One Hospital Make All Hospitals Safer?
    (24-May-2017)
    Study mapped history of bacteria, viruses and fungi to understand how diseases spread among patients

  • At Major Teaching Hospitals, Lower Death Rates
    (23-May-2017)
    Researchers assess 30-day survival for older patients

  • Checking Patient's Drug History May Help Curb Opioid Abuse
    (23-May-2017)
    Sharpest declines seen in states like New York with strict rules for doctors

  • At Major Teaching Hospitals, Lower Death Rates
    (23-May-2017)
    Researchers assess 30-day survival for older patients

  • At Major Teaching Hospitals, Lower Death Rates
    (23-May-2017)
    Researchers assess 30-day survival for older patients

  • You're Less Apt to Fact-Check 'Fake News' When It's on Social Media: Study
    (23-May-2017)
    When users saw others looking at same report online, they were less likely to verify claims

  • Health Tip: Keep Fleas Out of Your Home
    (23-May-2017)
    Here's how

  • Health Highlights: May 23, 2017
    (23-May-2017)
    • WHO Has First African Director General
    • Former 'Bond' Actor Roger Moore Dies At Age 89
    • Space-Stored Mouse Sperm Creates Healthy Pups
    • Dozens of Genes Linked to Intelligence Identified by Scientists

  • Taking Opioids Before Knee Surgery Could Raise Pain Later
    (23-May-2017)
    People who took the powerful painkillers pre-procedure had less pain relief later, study finds

  • U.S. Transgender Surgeries Up 20 Percent in 2 Years
    (22-May-2017)
    Plastic surgeons' group identifies top transition treatments

  • Overcrowded ERs Risky for Some Seriously Ill Patients
    (22-May-2017)
    People with sepsis had to wait almost an extra hour for antibiotics in busy hospitals, study finds

  • Americans Skeptical of Corporate-Backed Health Research
    (22-May-2017)
    Study finding a red flag for scientists competing for dwindling funding sources for their work

  • Americans Skeptical of Corporate-Backed Health Research
    (22-May-2017)
    Study finding a red flag for scientists competing for dwindling funding sources for their work

  • Overcrowded ERs Risky for Some Seriously Ill Patients
    (22-May-2017)
    People with sepsis had to wait almost an extra hour for antibiotics in busy hospitals, study finds

  • First-Try Antibiotics Now Fail in 1 in 4 Adult Pneumonia Cases
    (22-May-2017)
    Patients typically helped by other means, but levels of drug resistance are concerning, researchers say

  • Overcrowded ERs Risky for Some Seriously Ill Patients
    (22-May-2017)
    People with sepsis had to wait almost an extra hour for antibiotics in busy hospitals, study finds

  • Health Highlights: May 22, 2017
    (22-May-2017)
    • WHO Spends More on Travel Than on Many Major Health Threats
    • California Botulism Outbreak Caused by Nacho Cheese Sauce
    • Seizures of Fentanyl-Containing Drugs More Than Double: DEA

  • Docs May Not Spot Sleep Apnea, Insomnia in Blacks
    (22-May-2017)
    Reasons why remain unclear, and disparity needs more research, study suggests

  • Blacks More Prone to Colon Cancers That Arise Between Colonoscopies: Study
    (22-May-2017)
    Differences in biology or in the quality of screenings blacks receive may be to blame, researchers say

  • Americans Skeptical of Corporate-Backed Health Research
    (22-May-2017)
    Study finding a red flag for scientists competing for dwindling funding sources for their work

  • Anabolic Steroids May Tax the Heart
    (22-May-2017)
    Weight-lifters using the synthetic hormones have lower pumping capacity, study finds

  • U.S. Transgender Surgeries Up 20 Percent in 2 Years
    (22-May-2017)
    Plastic surgeons' group identifies top transition treatments

  • How Not to Nod Off Behind the Wheel
    (20-May-2017)
    Recognizing signs of sleepiness key to prevention, researcher says

  • ERs May Need to Rethink Opioid Prescription Practices
    (19-May-2017)
    States should limit the number of days these drugs can be given, study suggests

  • Poverty Could Make Lupus Even Worse
    (19-May-2017)
    Second study saw pregnancy complications higher among non-whites

  • ERs May Need to Rethink Opioid Prescription Practices
    (19-May-2017)
    States should limit the number of days these drugs can be given, study suggests

  • ERs May Need to Rethink Opioid Prescription Practices
    (19-May-2017)
    States should limit the number of days these drugs can be given, study suggests

  • Zika Mosquito Can Transmit Other Viruses, Too
    (19-May-2017)
    3-in-1 bite might also spread chikungunya and dengue fever, study says

  • ERs May Need to Rethink Opioid Prescription Practices
    (19-May-2017)
    States should limit the number of days these drugs can be given, study suggests

  • Health Highlights: May 19, 2017
    (19-May-2017)
    • Duterte Issues Strict Public Smoking Ban in Philippines

  • Poverty Could Make Lupus Even Worse
    (19-May-2017)
    Second study saw pregnancy complications higher among non-whites

  • 1 in 5 U.S. Cancers Is 'Rare'
    (19-May-2017)
    Little-known malignancies harder to diagnose and treat, study says

  • Health Tip: Avoid Tight Shoes
    (19-May-2017)
    They can harm your feet

  • Mechanical Heart Valve Noise May Mean Sleepless Nights
    (19-May-2017)
    Some even report that others can hear the sound, study finds

  • Are You Addicted to Your Smartphone?
    (19-May-2017)
    How to tell if it's become your BFF

  • Brain Scans Spot Where Fear and Anxiety Live
    (18-May-2017)
    Unusually large 'striatum' is linked to inability to cope with uncertainty, research shows

  • Century-Old Technique May Help Infertile Couples Conceive Without IVF
    (18-May-2017)
    In study, flushing fallopian tubes with an oil allowed 40 percent of couples to achieve pregnancy

  • Health Tip: Keep Your Sheets Clean
    (18-May-2017)
    And reap possible health benefits

  • The Water's Not Fine: U.S. Pool-Linked Infection Doubles in 2 Years
    (18-May-2017)
    Cryptosporidiosis can cause weeks of watery diarrhea, CDC warns

  • Brain Scans Spot Where Fear and Anxiety Live
    (18-May-2017)
    Unusually large 'striatum' is linked to inability to cope with uncertainty, research shows

  • Another Step Toward Ebola Protection
    (18-May-2017)
    Discovery of critical human antibodies may put scientists closer to new vaccines, treatments

  • The Water's Not Fine: U.S. Pool-Linked Infection Doubles in 2 Years
    (18-May-2017)
    Cryptosporidiosis can cause weeks of watery diarrhea, CDC warns

  • Charlie Sheen's 2015 HIV Disclosure Spiked Use of Home Test Kits
    (18-May-2017)
    New study finds a near doubling of sales of OraQuick test, showing power of celebrity announcements

  • Health Highlights: May 18, 2017
    (18-May-2017)
    • Suspected Congo Ebola Cases Increase to 18: WHO
    • Mother Warns About Fidget Spinner Choking Hazard
    • Talk to Doctor About Child's Lead Test, Pediatrician's Group Says

  • Another Step Toward Ebola Protection
    (18-May-2017)
    Discovery of critical human antibodies may put scientists closer to new vaccines, treatments

  • Century-Old Technique May Help Infertile Couples Conceive Without IVF
    (18-May-2017)
    In study, flushing fallopian tubes with an oil allowed 40 percent of couples to achieve pregnancy

  • Charlie Sheen's 2015 HIV Disclosure Spiked Use of Home Test Kits
    (18-May-2017)
    New study finds a near doubling of sales of OraQuick test, showing power of celebrity announcements

  • The Water's Not Fine: U.S. Pool-Linked Infection Doubles in 2 Years
    (18-May-2017)
    Cryptosporidiosis can cause weeks of watery diarrhea, CDC warns

  • Charlie Sheen's 2015 HIV Disclosure Spiked Use of Home Test Kits
    (18-May-2017)
    New study finds a near doubling of sales of OraQuick test, showing power of celebrity announcements

  • The Water's Not Fine: U.S. Pool-Linked Infection Doubles in 2 Years
    (18-May-2017)
    Cryptosporidiosis can cause weeks of watery diarrhea, CDC warns

  • Just 2 Weeks on the Couch Can Trigger Body's Decline
    (17-May-2017)
    Constant daily activity vital to optimal health, lifestyle experts say

  • Black, Hispanic Americans Less Likely to See a Neurologist
    (17-May-2017)
    They more often wind up in the ER and face higher medical costs than white patients, study shows

  • Black, Hispanic Americans Less Likely to See a Neurologist
    (17-May-2017)
    They more often wind up in the ER and face higher medical costs than white patients, study shows

  • Your Doctor's Age Might Affect Your Care
    (17-May-2017)
    Study found older patients' hospital survival was slightly higher when their physician was younger

  • Black, Hispanic Americans Less Likely to See a Neurologist
    (17-May-2017)
    They more often wind up in the ER and face higher medical costs than white patients, study shows

  • Black, Hispanic Americans Less Likely to See a Neurologist
    (17-May-2017)
    They more often wind up in the ER and face higher medical costs than white patients, study shows

  • Your Doctor's Age Might Affect Your Care
    (17-May-2017)
    Study found older patients' hospital survival was slightly higher when their physician was younger

  • Is the AIDS Epidemic Winding Down in the U.S.?
    (17-May-2017)
    Infection rate could be as low as 12,000 people a year by 2025, researchers report

  • Some Lead Poisoning Tests May Be Faulty
    (17-May-2017)
    But the majority of tests are unaffected, U.S. officials say

  • Health Highlights: May 17, 2017
    (17-May-2017)
    • Patient Who Spearheaded Medical Informed Consent Movement Dies
    • PTSD, Brain Injuries Common Among U.S. Troops Discharged for Misconduct: Report
    • Women Over 30 Now Have Higher Birth Rate Than Younger Women: CDC
    • Police Officer Overdoses After Wiping Fentanyl Off Uniform

  • Black, Hispanic Americans Less Likely to See a Neurologist
    (17-May-2017)
    They more often wind up in the ER and face higher medical costs than white patients, study shows

  • Gene Therapy Might Someday Mend Badly Broken Bones
    (17-May-2017)
    Animal experiments suggest this may be a potential alternative to bone grafts, researchers say

  • Is the AIDS Epidemic Winding Down in the U.S.?
    (17-May-2017)
    Infection rate could be as low as 12,000 people a year by 2025, researchers report

  • Your Doctor's Age Might Affect Your Care
    (17-May-2017)
    Study found older patients' hospital survival was slightly higher when their physician was younger

  • Gene Therapy Might Someday Mend Badly Broken Bones
    (17-May-2017)
    Animal experiments suggest this may be a potential alternative to bone grafts, researchers say

  • Hormone Therapy Not Advised for Preventing Disease After Menopause
    (16-May-2017)
    Benefits of treatment don't outweigh the risks, U.S. task force reiterates

  • For Inflamed Pancreas, Eating Right Away May Be Best Medicine
    (16-May-2017)
    Contrary to long-held belief, it does not seem to worsen infection, researchers report

  • Odds for C-Section May Depend on Hospital
    (16-May-2017)
    Consumer Reports finds rates vary from 7 to 64 percent across U.S.

  • For Inflamed Pancreas, Eating Right Away May Be Best Medicine
    (16-May-2017)
    Contrary to long-held belief, it does not seem to worsen infection, researchers report

  • Houston, You Have a 'Superbug'
    (16-May-2017)
    Researchers don't know why strain of antibiotic-resistant bacteria is affecting this one U.S. city

  • Heart Attack Risk Spikes After Respiratory Infection, Study Finds
    (16-May-2017)
    Even the common cold was linked to a 13-fold increased risk for about a week

  • Is Your Child's Day Care Center Ready for Pandemic Flu?
    (16-May-2017)
    Most are not, a U.S. survey finds, despite the lessons of the 2009 'swine flu' outbreak

  • Playgrounds Aren't Always All Fun and Games
    (16-May-2017)
    Fortunately, there are ways to prevent injuries to children, ER doc says

  • Fido or Fluffy Can Bring You a Big Health Boost
    (16-May-2017)
    And here are tips to help choose the right pet for you

  • Health Highlights: May 16, 2017
    (16-May-2017)
    • Police Officer Overdoses After Wiping Fentanyl Off Uniform
    • Slowing of Decline in Number of Uninsured Adults: CDC
    • Too Much Caffeine Caused South Carolina Teen's Death: Coroner
    • Red Meat Increases Death Risk: Study

  • Is Your Child's Day Care Center Ready for Pandemic Flu?
    (16-May-2017)
    Most are not, a U.S. survey finds, despite the lessons of the 2009 'swine flu' outbreak

  • Houston, You Have a 'Superbug'
    (16-May-2017)
    Researchers don't know why strain of antibiotic-resistant bacteria is affecting this one U.S. city

  • Playgrounds Aren't Always All Fun and Games
    (16-May-2017)
    Fortunately, there are ways to prevent injuries to children, ER doc says

  • Forget Steroid Shots for Long-Term Relief of Arthritic Knees
    (16-May-2017)
    Noticeable cartilage loss detected in patients injected over 2 years, study says

  • Mouse Gives Birth to Pups Using 3-D Printed Ovary
    (16-May-2017)
    Breakthrough might someday lead to similar organs for infertile women, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Getting an X-Ray During Pregnancy
    (16-May-2017)
    Here's what you can do

  • Timing of Menopause May Affect Heart Failure Risk
    (15-May-2017)
    Women whose periods end early and those who never give birth seem at added risk, research suggests

  • Health Highlights: May 15, 2017
    (15-May-2017)
    • Britain's NHS Cancels Surgeries, Appointments as it Recovers From Cyber-Attack
    • Honest Company Baby Wipes Recalled
    • Ebola Outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo

  • Many Parents Underestimate Drowning Risks
    (15-May-2017)
    More than one-third surveyed would let child swim unsupervised in neighborhood or hotel pool

  • Many Parents Underestimate Drowning Risks
    (15-May-2017)
    More than one-third surveyed would let child swim unsupervised in neighborhood or hotel pool

  • Don't Let Your Garden Get You Down
    (13-May-2017)
    Yard work relieves stress but can wreak havoc on muscles and joints unless you protect yourself

  • Don't Let Your Garden Get You Down
    (13-May-2017)
    Yard work relieves stress but can wreak havoc on muscles and joints unless you protect yourself

  • Don't Let Your Garden Get You Down
    (13-May-2017)
    Yard work relieves stress but can wreak havoc on muscles and joints unless you protect yourself

  • Don't Let Your Garden Get You Down
    (13-May-2017)
    Yard work relieves stress but can wreak havoc on muscles and joints unless you protect yourself

  • Ransom-Seeking Hackers Targeting Hospital Data
    (12-May-2017)
    Medical information a vulnerable target for those planning 'ransomware' attacks, doctor warns

  • Study Sees Link Between Porn and Sexual Dysfunction
    (12-May-2017)
    It could be creating unrealistic expectations for young, inexperienced men, researcher says

  • Blood Vessel-Clearing Procedure Riskier on Weekends: Study
    (12-May-2017)
    Though low overall, the odds of dying are doubled if angioplasty is done on Saturday or Sunday

  • People With Pre-Existing Health Issues Fear Repeal-and-Replace Bill
    (12-May-2017)
    Older, sicker Americans worry they may bear brunt of GOP efforts to curtail a popular Obamacare protection

  • Ransom-Seeking Hackers Targeting Hospital Data
    (12-May-2017)
    Medical information a vulnerable target for those planning 'ransomware' attacks, doctor warns

  • People With Pre-Existing Health Issues Fear Repeal-and-Replace Bill
    (12-May-2017)
    Older, sicker Americans worry they may bear brunt of GOP efforts to curtail a popular Obamacare protection

  • America Loves Fast Food
    (12-May-2017)
    Eight in 10 eat it at least once a week, surveys find

  • People With Pre-Existing Health Issues Fear Repeal-and-Replace Bill
    (12-May-2017)
    Older, sicker Americans worry they may bear brunt of GOP efforts to curtail a popular Obamacare protection

  • Ransom-Seeking Hackers Targeting Hospital Data
    (12-May-2017)
    Medical information a vulnerable target for those planning 'ransomware' attacks, doctor warns

  • Blood Vessel-Clearing Procedure Riskier on Weekends: Study
    (12-May-2017)
    Though low overall, the odds of dying are doubled if angioplasty is done on Saturday or Sunday

  • New Hepatitis C Infections Hit 15-Year High: CDC
    (12-May-2017)
    Many stemmed from rising use of injected drugs linked to the current opioid epidemic, officials say

  • Ransom-Seeking Hackers Targeting Hospital Data
    (12-May-2017)
    Medical information a vulnerable target for those planning 'ransomware' attacks, doctor warns

  • Study Sees Link Between Porn and Sexual Dysfunction
    (12-May-2017)
    It could be creating unrealistic expectations for young, inexperienced men, researcher says

  • Health Highlights: May 12, 2017
    (12-May-2017)
    • Cyberattack Hits Hospitals in England
    • Zika Public Health Emergency Over in Brazil

  • Ransom-Seeking Hackers Targeting Hospital Data
    (12-May-2017)
    Medical information a vulnerable target for those planning 'ransomware' attacks, doctor warns

  • New Hepatitis C Infections Hit 15-Year High: CDC
    (12-May-2017)
    Many stemmed from rising use of injected drugs linked to the current opioid epidemic, officials say

  • New Hepatitis C Infections Hit 15-Year High: CDC
    (12-May-2017)
    Many stemmed from rising use of injected drugs linked to the current opioid epidemic, officials say

  • Ransom-Seeking Hackers Targeting Hospital Data
    (12-May-2017)
    Medical information a vulnerable target for those planning 'ransomware' attacks, doctor warns

  • High Rates of Hepatitis C in Pregnancy Mirror Opioid Epidemic: CDC
    (11-May-2017)
    Rural counties seem hardest hit, researcher says

  • Fewer U.S. High School Students Drink, CDC Finds
    (11-May-2017)
    But many who do imbibe do so excessively

  • Coming This Summer: More Ticks and a Deadly New Tick-Borne Disease
    (11-May-2017)
    People need to be extra cautious when outdoors, with more of the critters after a mild winter

  • New Hepatitis C Treatments More Effective, Tolerable: FDA
    (11-May-2017)
    Screening for the often-silent disease remains key, especially in baby boomers

  • Coming This Summer: More Ticks and a Deadly New Tick-Borne Disease
    (11-May-2017)
    People need to be extra cautious when outdoors, with more of the critters after a mild winter

  • A 2nd Life for Risky Kidney Transplants?
    (11-May-2017)
    Doctors say they cleared hepatitis C in organ recipients, perhaps shortening transplant waits

  • A 2nd Life for Risky Kidney Transplants?
    (11-May-2017)
    Doctors say they cleared hepatitis C in organ recipients, perhaps shortening transplant waits

  • Health Highlights: May 11, 2017
    (11-May-2017)
    • Senate Confirms Scott Gottlieb as FDA Chief
    • No Decision on Climate Change Deal Until After G7 Summit: White House

  • New Guidelines Say No to Most 'Keyhole' Knee Surgeries
    (11-May-2017)
    Widely used arthroscopy won't help arthritic degeneration, expert panel says

  • Medicaid Patients Wait Longer at Doctor's Office
    (10-May-2017)
    Study suggests lag time might be due to providers having bigger caseloads

  • Too Many Parents Say No to Helmets for Kids on Wheels
    (10-May-2017)
    Use of safety gear lags despite thousands of visits to U.S. hospitals each week, survey finds

  • Heart Failure Patients Do Better When Sticking With Same Hospital
    (10-May-2017)
    Continuity of care may be more important than speedy treatment, researchers say

  • Body Cooling May Help Brain After Cardiac Arrest
    (10-May-2017)
    Ask if your loved one qualifies, new guideline suggests

  • Too Many Parents Say No to Helmets for Kids on Wheels
    (10-May-2017)
    Use of safety gear lags despite thousands of visits to U.S. hospitals each week, survey finds

  • Transplant of Insulin-Producing Cells Offers Hope Against Type 1 Diabetes
    (10-May-2017)
    Patient still off injections a year after receiving cells in area near stomach

  • Health Highlights: May 10, 2017
    (10-May-2017)
    • Senate Confirms Scott Gottlieb as FDA Chief
    • No Decision on Climate Change Deal Until After G7 Summit: White House

  • Nearly a Third of Drugs Hit by Safety Issues After FDA Approval
    (10-May-2017)
    Study found serious side effects often arose after medications OK'd for sale

  • Nearly a Third of Drugs Hit by Safety Issues After FDA Approval
    (10-May-2017)
    Study found serious side effects often arose after medications OK'd for sale

  • Expired EpiPens May Still Help Save a Life: Study
    (09-May-2017)
    But allergy experts advise not counting on older devices if you can replace them

  • Wives, Daughters Shoulder Most of Alzheimer's Care Burden
    (09-May-2017)
    Careers, finances may take a hit because of caregiving demands, researchers say

  • Poverty May Be More Stressful for Women Than Men
    (09-May-2017)
    In study, living in a poor neighborhood triggered more anxiety for females, while males were less affected

  • Testosterone May Protect Men From Allergic Asthma
    (09-May-2017)
    Study findings could explain why airway condition is more common in women

  • Testosterone May Protect Men From Allergic Asthma
    (09-May-2017)
    Study findings could explain why airway condition is more common in women

  • Health Highlights: May 9, 2017
    (09-May-2017)
    • Jimmy Kimmel Resumes Call for Equal Health Care
    • Herbal Tea From Deer Antler Exports Recalled Due to Botulism Risk
    • Minnesota Measles Outbreak Blamed on Anti-Vaccine Groups
    • Contagious Bacteria Linked to Outbreak in Liberia

  • A Movie Instead of Anesthesia for Kids' Radiation Therapy
    (09-May-2017)
    Videos promote relaxation and stillness without medication, study says

  • Health Tip: Driving an Unfamiliar Route
    (09-May-2017)
    Prepare before you start out

  • Climate Change Could Be Catastrophic for Mobile Homes: Study
    (09-May-2017)
    It suggests that as tornadoes become more prevalent, so will life-threatening dangers

  • Climate Change Could Be Catastrophic for Mobile Homes: Study
    (09-May-2017)
    It suggests that as tornadoes become more prevalent, so will life-threatening dangers

  • Not All Hospitals Equal When It Comes to Pancreatic Cancer Care
    (08-May-2017)
    Academic medical centers that perform more tumor surgeries had better patient outcomes, study found

  • Addressing Your Cancer Risk
    (08-May-2017)
    Rural areas a bit safer than urban ones; environmental threats seem key, study says

  • Longevity in the U.S.: Location, Location, Location
    (08-May-2017)
    Study found life expectancy differed by as much as 20 years in different counties

  • Hear This! Keep Cotton Swabs Out of Kids' Ears
    (08-May-2017)
    An estimated 12,500 U.S. children are injured every year after cleaning mishaps, researchers say

  • Not All Hospitals Equal When It Comes to Pancreatic Cancer Care
    (08-May-2017)
    Academic medical centers that perform more tumor surgeries had better patient outcomes, study found

  • Hear This! Keep Cotton Swabs Out of Kids' Ears
    (08-May-2017)
    An estimated 12,500 U.S. children are injured every year after cleaning mishaps, researchers say

  • Another Reason to Breast-Feed: It's Good for Baby's Belly
    (08-May-2017)
    30 percent of beneficial bacteria in infants' intestinal tract comes from breast milk, study finds

  • Hear This! Keep Cotton Swabs Out of Kids' Ears
    (08-May-2017)
    An estimated 12,500 U.S. children are injured every year after cleaning mishaps, researchers say

  • Health Highlights: May 8, 2017
    (08-May-2017)
    • EPA Scientific Review Board Members Dismissed by Trump Administration
    • Controversial TV Series '13 Reasons Why' Gets 2nd Season
    • Aunt Jemima Frozen Pancakes, Waffles and French Toast Recalled
    • Country Music Legend Loretta Lynn Suffers Stroke

  • Not All Hospitals Equal When It Comes to Pancreatic Cancer Care
    (08-May-2017)
    Academic medical centers that perform more tumor surgeries had better patient outcomes, study found

  • Get Ready for Your 'Capsule Robot' Colon Cancer Check
    (08-May-2017)
    Tiny, magnet-guided device might someday replace colonoscopy, researchers say

  • 'Dr. Google' May Undermine Parents' Trust in Their Pediatrician
    (05-May-2017)
    Tell the doctor what info you saw online so your concerns can be addressed, study suggests

  • 'Dr. Google' May Undermine Parents' Trust in Their Pediatrician
    (05-May-2017)
    Tell the doctor what info you saw online so your concerns can be addressed, study suggests

  • Poorer Kindergarteners Face a 'Double Dose of Disadvantage'
    (05-May-2017)
    Some miss out on language-learning both at home and school, researchers say

  • Pot a Factor in More ER Admissions for Colorado Teens After Legalization
    (05-May-2017)
    Number of urgent care cases where teen showed pot use rose 4-fold after legalization, study finds

  • GOP Health Reform Push Faces Uncertain Future in the Senate
    (05-May-2017)
    Several leading Republican lawmakers express concern with House proposal

  • 'Dr. Google' May Undermine Parents' Trust in Their Pediatrician
    (05-May-2017)
    Tell the doctor what info you saw online so your concerns can be addressed, study suggests

  • Health Highlights: May 5, 2017
    (05-May-2017)
    • Woman Wins $110 Million Verdict in Talcum Powder Cancer Trial

  • Untreated Vision Problems Plague U.S. Preschoolers
    (05-May-2017)
    Minority children miss out on early eye exams the most, researcher says

  • Health Tip: Be a Safe Driver for Your Kids
    (05-May-2017)
    Suggestions to follow

  • Tracking Devices May Ease Minds of Parents of Kids With Autism
    (05-May-2017)
    Wandering is a hazard for these children, and this technology helps, review finds

  • Sugary Drinks More Affordable Across the Globe
    (04-May-2017)
    Cheaper access may sabotage worldwide fight against obesity

  • Health Tip: Preparing Nutritious Meals
    (04-May-2017)
    Don't forget food-safety rules

  • Americans Uneasy With Push to Repeal Obamacare: HealthDay/Harris Poll
    (04-May-2017)
    But, as has always been the case, support for the law depends on political affiliation

  • House to Vote Thursday on Amended Bill to Repeal and Replace Obamacare
    (04-May-2017)
    Republicans say they have votes for passage, but Democrats, medical groups say proposal would harm the sick

  • House OKs Republican Health Care Bill
    (04-May-2017)
    GOP says its plan will save flawed Obamacare; critics counter the fix will hurt vulnerable Americans

  • Guns Send About 16 U.S. Kids to the Hospital Every Day
    (04-May-2017)
    Many of those injuries are accidental, study finds

  • Health Highlights: May 4, 2017
    (04-May-2017)
    • Measles Outbreak in Minnesota Grows to 34 Cases

  • Artificial Hand 'Sees' Objects
    (04-May-2017)
    Camera allows amputees to reach automatically for objects, as a real hand would, study finds

  • Artificial Hand 'Sees' Objects
    (04-May-2017)
    Camera allows amputees to reach automatically for objects, as a real hand would, study finds

  • Zika Epidemic in U.S. Could Be a Costly Scenario
    (03-May-2017)
    A mild outbreak might approach $200 million, while more severe spread could involve billions, study finds

  • Striving for Facebook 'Likes' May Not Boost Your Self-Esteem
    (03-May-2017)
    Australian study found no bump up in mood or confidence, no matter how many likes users got

  • Zika Epidemic in U.S. Could Be a Costly Scenario
    (03-May-2017)
    A mild outbreak might approach $200 million, while more severe spread could involve billions, study finds

  • Mom's Money Worries May Mean Smaller Baby
    (03-May-2017)
    Researchers suggest doctors look for ways to help poorer women during pregnancy

  • U.S. Workplaces Roiled by Post-Election Discord, Poll Finds
    (03-May-2017)
    Employees are feeling more stressed and cynical, and job productivity may suffer, survey finds

  • Zika Epidemic in U.S. Could Be a Costly Scenario
    (03-May-2017)
    A mild outbreak might approach $200 million, while more severe spread could involve billions, study finds

  • Striving for Facebook 'Likes' May Not Boost Your Self-Esteem
    (03-May-2017)
    Australian study found no bump up in mood or confidence, no matter how many likes users got

  • Health Highlights: May 3, 2017
    (03-May-2017)
    • Viewer Warning Added to Netflix' '13 Reasons Why'
    • More Cases of Tick-Borne Powassan Disease Expected in U.S. This Year
    • Jimmy Kimmel Reveals Newborn Son's Heart Condition
    • Leading Republican Won't Support Health Care Bill

  • Health Tip: Sandals May Cause Foot Problems
    (03-May-2017)
    Here's what could happen

  • Half of U.S. Docs Get Payments From Drug, Device Industries: Study
    (02-May-2017)
    At the high end, these include stock options and research fees; at the low end, pizzas

  • Half of U.S. Docs Get Payments From Drug, Device Industries: Study
    (02-May-2017)
    At the high end, these include stock options and research fees; at the low end, pizzas

  • Depression's Gender Gap Shows Up in Pre-Teen Years
    (02-May-2017)
    Still unclear why more women than men affected by the disorder, researcher says

  • Half of U.S. Docs Get Payments From Drug, Device Industries: Study
    (02-May-2017)
    At the high end, these include stock options and research fees; at the low end, pizzas

  • Health Highlights: May 2, 2017
    (02-May-2017)
    • Jimmy Kimmel Reveals Newborn Son's Heart Condition
    • Leading Republican Won't Support Health Care Bill
    • Strong Support for NIH in New Budget From Congress
    • U.S. Government Not Preparing for Next Pandemic: Experts

  • Life Expectancy Goes Up for Black Americans
    (02-May-2017)
    But CDC report also found they're still more likely to die at an earlier age than whites

  • Busiest Docs Get Best Results With Heart Valve Surgery
    (02-May-2017)
    Patients more likely to receive repair than replacement from the most experienced surgeons, study finds

  • More Active Kids Could Save U.S. Billions in Health Costs: Study
    (01-May-2017)
    Starting young would pay big dividends as children grow up, researcher says

  • Psychiatric Scars of Wartime Brain Injury May Linger for Years
    (01-May-2017)
    Study finds woes often continue, even if thinking, memory troubles subside

  • Health Highlights: May 1, 2017
    (01-May-2017)
    • Trump Administration May Roll Back Michelle Obama's School Meal Initiative
    • Nevada Bill Aims to Limit Insulin Costs
    • In Florida Deal, Trump Cuts Back on Key Obamacare Provision
    • Anti-Abortion Activist Given Senior HHS Post

  • Drinking Boosts Breast Cancer Risk for Black Women, Too
    (01-May-2017)
    Researcher suggests women think about lowering their alcohol intake if they're drinkers

  • California Handgun Sales Spiked After 2 Mass Shootings
    (01-May-2017)
    Researchers say some people respond with 'acquisition' while others 'revulsion'

  • House Delays Vote on Obamacare Overhaul
    (28-Apr-2017)
    Revisions to initial GOP 'repeal and replace' plan didn't sit well with party moderates

  • Did Syphilis Cause Painter Goya's Hearing Loss?
    (28-Apr-2017)
    Hearing expert says maybe, but there are other possibilities

  • U.S. Moves to Avert Shortage of Yellow Fever Vaccine
    (28-Apr-2017)
    Brazil outbreak of mosquito-borne illness has officials worried, and transmission to U.S. is possible

  • Guys, Take the Health Check Up a Notch
    (28-Apr-2017)
    Working with your doctor can help prevent chronic conditions

  • Seniors Often Have Trouble Managing Money, Medicines
    (28-Apr-2017)
    By 85, many could use a hand, study finds

  • House Delays Vote on Obamacare Overhaul
    (28-Apr-2017)
    Revisions to initial GOP 'repeal and replace' plan didn't sit well with party moderates

  • Did Syphilis Cause Painter Goya's Hearing Loss?
    (28-Apr-2017)
    Hearing expert says maybe, but there are other possibilities

  • Did Syphilis Cause Painter Goya's Hearing Loss?
    (28-Apr-2017)
    Hearing expert says maybe, but there are other possibilities

  • U.S. Moves to Avert Shortage of Yellow Fever Vaccine
    (28-Apr-2017)
    Brazil outbreak of mosquito-borne illness has officials worried, and transmission to U.S. is possible

  • Health Tip: Turn Off Those Screens
    (28-Apr-2017)
    Suggestions to limit TV and PC time

  • Health Highlights: April 28, 2017
    (28-Apr-2017)
    • Mystery Disease Kills 11 Young People in Liberia, Ebola Ruled Out
    • Delay Likely for U.S. Calorie Count Law

  • Most Seniors Use Cellphones While Behind the Wheel
    (28-Apr-2017)
    Some even do it with kids in the car, survey finds

  • Money Pressures Mount When a Spouse Gets Cancer
    (27-Apr-2017)
    Household income drops as much as 9 percent, new research finds

  • Crossroads for Obamacare
    (27-Apr-2017)
    GOP efforts to replace the health law may affect consumer choice, premiums and protections

  • Are Kids' Vaccines a Victim of Their Own Success?
    (27-Apr-2017)
    The shots have cut disease rates so low that some parents underestimate the threat, doctors say

  • Docs May Miss Major Cause of Vision Loss in Seniors
    (27-Apr-2017)
    1 in 4 cases of age-related macular degeneration initially goes unrecognized, research suggests

  • Crossroads for Obamacare
    (27-Apr-2017)
    GOP efforts to replace the health law may affect consumer choice, premiums and protections

  • Health Highlights: April 27, 2017
    (27-Apr-2017)
    • Single-Payer Health System Proposal Moves Forward in California

  • Could Germs in the Gut Give Rise to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?
    (27-Apr-2017)
    Intestinal bacteria yield clues to the mysterious ailment, researchers say

  • April 29 Is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
    (27-Apr-2017)
    Safe disposal helps prevent unwanted meds from being abused, U.S. officials say

  • April 29 Is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
    (27-Apr-2017)
    Safe disposal helps prevent unwanted meds from being abused, U.S. officials say

  • Health Tip: Continuous Glucose Monitoring Devices
    (26-Apr-2017)
    How they might help you

  • Could an Ice Bag to the Face Be Life-Saver for Trauma Patients?
    (26-Apr-2017)
    This easy remedy might give first responders needed time to transport injured patients, researchers say

  • Women More Sensitive to Metal Joint Implants Than Men: Study
    (26-Apr-2017)
    Researchers don't know if hormones or exposure to metals in makeup or jewelry may play a part

  • Ick! Synthetic Mucus Could Battle Dangerous Bugs
    (26-Apr-2017)
    Researchers are working on lab-grown versions to control disease-causing bacteria

  • Cancer Risk Rises After Childhood Organ Transplant: Study
    (26-Apr-2017)
    Yet overall chances to any one child remain low, researchers stressed

  • Cancer Risk Rises After Childhood Organ Transplant: Study
    (26-Apr-2017)
    Yet overall chances to any one child remain low, researchers stressed

  • Health Highlights: April 26, 2017
    (26-Apr-2017)
    • 'Silence of the Lambs' Director Jonathan Demme Dies at Age 73
    • Elton John Recovering From Serious Infection
    • 'Artificial Womb' Kept Premature Lambs Alive: Study

  • Study Says Blood-Chromosome Test Predicts Lung Cancer's Return
    (26-Apr-2017)
    Unstable chromosomes quadruple a patient's risk of relapse, death within 2 years, researchers report

  • Ick! Synthetic Mucus Could Battle Dangerous Bugs
    (26-Apr-2017)
    Researchers are working on lab-grown versions to control disease-causing bacteria

  • Women Fare Poorly With Aortic Aneurysm: Study
    (26-Apr-2017)
    British study says their treatment, compared to men, needs drastic improvement

  • Parkinson's Disease May Originate in Gut, Study Says
    (26-Apr-2017)
    Swedish scientists find link through vagus nerve removal

  • Artificial Intelligence May Help Combat TB in Remote Regions
    (25-Apr-2017)
    Machine diagnoses of deadly lung disease prove highly accurate in tests, study finds

  • Artificial Intelligence May Help Combat TB in Remote Regions
    (25-Apr-2017)
    Machine diagnoses of deadly lung disease prove highly accurate in tests, study finds

  • Puberty's Onset May Depend on DNA
    (25-Apr-2017)
    British researchers zero in on genetic links between early puberty and increased cancer risk

  • Some Surprising Sources of Germs
    (25-Apr-2017)
    You probably use these items every day

  • Opioid-Related Deaths Might Be Underestimated: CDC
    (25-Apr-2017)
    Death certificates from drug-linked infections may not label painkillers as possible cause

  • Health Highlights: April 25, 2017
    (25-Apr-2017)
    • 'Artificial Womb' Kept Premature Lambs Alive: Study
    • No Answers Yet in Child Paralysis Disease Outbreak: CDC
    • University Vending Machine Offers Morning-After Pill

  • Artificial Intelligence May Help Combat TB in Remote Regions
    (25-Apr-2017)
    Machine diagnoses of deadly lung disease prove highly accurate in tests, study finds

  • Some Surprising Sources of Germs
    (25-Apr-2017)
    You probably use these items every day

  • Blood Test May Gauge Death Risk After Surgery
    (25-Apr-2017)
    Scientists must determine how to save lives using that potential insight, cardiac experts say

  • Artificial Intelligence May Help Combat TB in Remote Regions
    (25-Apr-2017)
    Machine diagnoses of deadly lung disease prove highly accurate in tests, study finds

  • PSA Testing Rates for Prostate Cancer Have Leveled Off
    (24-Apr-2017)
    1 in 3 older men still getting the screen; doctors divided over its value

  • In America's Poorest Communities, a Greater Risk of Child Abuse Deaths
    (24-Apr-2017)
    Study authors hope new national data will spur further research and targeted prevention efforts

  • Most Patients Not Shy About Revealing Sexual Orientation
    (24-Apr-2017)
    This information is important and people feel it's relevant to their health, researchers report

  • Travelers Bring Malaria Back to U.S., With High Costs
    (24-Apr-2017)
    Study finds it leads to more hospitalizations than other travel-related illnesses

  • Most Patients Not Shy About Revealing Sexual Orientation
    (24-Apr-2017)
    This information is important and people feel it's relevant to their health, researchers report

  • Health Tip: Caring for Pets
    (24-Apr-2017)
    Are you ready for an emergency?

  • Health Highlights: April 24, 2017
    (24-Apr-2017)
    • Campbell's Chicken Soup Recalled in Florida
    • Surgeon General Dismissed by Trump Administration
    • Jalapeno Flavored Lay's and Miss Vickie's Potato Chips Recalled
    • Roundy and Harris Tweeter Frozen Hash Browns Recalled Due to Possible Presence of Golf Balls
    • First Malaria Vaccine to be Tested in Africa Next Year: WHO

  • Should Prostate Cancer Screening Start Earlier for Black Men?
    (24-Apr-2017)
    New study suggests the disease progresses faster for them

  • Love Chocolate? Potato Chips? Your Genes Might Be to Blame
    (24-Apr-2017)
    Study findings may someday lead to more individualized diet advice, researcher says

  • Opioid Abusers at Higher Death Risk When Addiction Specialists Not Part of Care
    (21-Apr-2017)
    As treatment shifts to primary care doctors and hospitals, new strategies may be needed, researchers say

  • When to Pick the Nose in a Medical Emergency
    (21-Apr-2017)
    Instead of shots, some ERs are giving patients medicine through the nostrils, researchers say

  • Opioid Abusers at Higher Death Risk When Addiction Specialists Not Part of Care
    (21-Apr-2017)
    As treatment shifts to primary care doctors and hospitals, new strategies may be needed, researchers say

  • Home Birth Safe for Some, But Not All, Women
    (21-Apr-2017)
    Certain factors make home delivery too chancy, pregnancy experts say

  • When to Pick the Nose in a Medical Emergency
    (21-Apr-2017)
    Instead of shots, some ERs are giving patients medicine through the nostrils, researchers say

  • Opioid Abusers at Higher Death Risk When Addiction Specialists Not Part of Care
    (21-Apr-2017)
    As treatment shifts to primary care doctors and hospitals, new strategies may be needed, researchers say

  • Health Highlights: April 21, 2017
    (21-Apr-2017)
    • Cherokee Nation Sues Drug Distributors, Retailers Over Opioid Crisis
    • No Change in George H.W. Bush's Condition
    • New Mosquito Control Approach Field Tested in Florida
    • Banquet Chicken Nuggets with Mac & Cheese Recalled

  • When Is It Safe to Drive With Type 1 Diabetes?
    (21-Apr-2017)
    Researchers say new checklist can help determine when low blood sugar should keep you off the road

  • At What Age Can Kids Safely Cross the Street?
    (21-Apr-2017)
    In simulated experiments, the task was too tough for children younger than 14

  • Cleaning, Greening Vacant Lots May Help Fight Crime
    (21-Apr-2017)
    Fighting urban blight sends message that residents are paying close attention to the neighborhood

  • Cleaning, Greening Vacant Lots May Help Fight Crime
    (21-Apr-2017)
    Fighting urban blight sends message that residents are paying close attention to the neighborhood

  • U.S. Health Officials Make Headway Against Salmonella
    (20-Apr-2017)
    Tougher poultry regulations may explain 18 percent decline in food poisonings from this common bacteria

  • What to Know About Online Dating Sites
    (20-Apr-2017)
    Always proceed with caution when looking for love in cyberspace

  • Money Spent on Teen Health a Good Global Investment
    (20-Apr-2017)
    Improving the lives of children around the world would reap huge returns, study says

  • U.S. Health Officials Make Headway Against Salmonella
    (20-Apr-2017)
    Tougher poultry regulations may explain 18 percent decline in food poisonings from this common bacteria

  • What to Know About Online Dating Sites
    (20-Apr-2017)
    Always proceed with caution when looking for love in cyberspace

  • Health Highlights: April 20, 2017
    (20-Apr-2017)
    • NYC to Raise Cigarette Prices to Highest in U.S.
    • Obama Funding to Fight Opioid Abuse to be Handed Out by Trump Administration

  • When Oxygen Runs Low, the Naked Mole-Rat Finds a Way
    (20-Apr-2017)
    These unique mammals may teach humans tricks to lessen effects of stroke, heart attack, scientists say

  • Could a Zap to the Brain Jog Failing Memory?
    (20-Apr-2017)
    Deep brain stimulation appears to help, but much more research is needed, scientists say

  • Immune-Based Therapy Shows Early Promise Against MS
    (20-Apr-2017)
    First step was to test its safety in small trial of 6 people

  • Money Spent on Teen Health a Good Global Investment
    (20-Apr-2017)
    Improving the lives of children around the world would reap huge returns, study says

  • U.S. Health Officials Make Headway Against Salmonella
    (20-Apr-2017)
    Tougher poultry regulations may explain 18 percent decline in food poisonings from this common bacteria

  • U.S. Health Officials Make Headway Against Salmonella
    (20-Apr-2017)
    Tougher poultry regulations may explain 18 percent decline in food poisonings from this common bacteria

  • Many Kids Still Being Injured on ATVs
    (19-Apr-2017)
    Bigger, more powerful machines seem to cause more severe traumas, researchers report

  • Police-Inflicted Injuries Send 50,000 to ER Annually in U.S.
    (19-Apr-2017)
    Substance abuse and mental illness common among those injured, study says

  • Many Kids Still Being Injured on ATVs
    (19-Apr-2017)
    Bigger, more powerful machines seem to cause more severe traumas, researchers report

  • Many Kids Still Being Injured on ATVs
    (19-Apr-2017)
    Bigger, more powerful machines seem to cause more severe traumas, researchers report

  • Body Temperature Might Give Clues to Coma
    (19-Apr-2017)
    Early research finds patients who are closer to consciousness have a more normal 'body clock'

  • Health Highlights: April 19, 2017
    (19-Apr-2017)
    • Running Can be Socially Contagious: Study
    • Hospital Inspection Details May Soon be Public
    • Iowa Abortion Bill Sent to Governor
    • George H.W. Bush Back in Hospital
    • Progress Being Made Against Neglected Tropical Diseases: WHO

  • A 'Brainwave' to Help Fight PTSD
    (19-Apr-2017)
    Study is preliminary, but suggests an acoustic 'feedback' technology might help some patients

  • Could Young Blood Boost the Aging Brain?
    (19-Apr-2017)
    In study, mice regained memory skills after transfusion of human umbilical cord blood

  • Health Tip: Stuck on the Road in a Storm?
    (19-Apr-2017)
    Suggested steps to safety

  • Police-Inflicted Injuries Send 50,000 to ER Annually in U.S.
    (19-Apr-2017)
    Substance abuse and mental illness common among those injured, study says

  • A 'Brainwave' to Help Fight PTSD
    (19-Apr-2017)
    Study is preliminary, but suggests an acoustic 'feedback' technology might help some patients

  • Illness From 'Kissing Bug' Now Widespread in U.S.
    (18-Apr-2017)
    Without early treatment, Chagas disease can cause heart failure

  • Health Highlights: April 18, 2017
    (18-Apr-2017)
    • Veterans Will Get Care At CVS Clinics Under VA Pilot Program
    • Las Vegas Could Be First U.S. City to Install Needle Vending Machines
    • Having an Epiphany? It's in Your Eyes

  • Pot Ingredient Might Ease Severe Epilepsy
    (18-Apr-2017)
    Cannabidiol appears to lessen 'drop seizures' for some Lennox-Gastaut syndrome patients, study finds

  • No Link Between Common Antibiotic, Irregular Heartbeat
    (18-Apr-2017)
    Azithromycin, commonly known as Zithromax, won't up odds for atrial fibrillation, study shows

  • Illness From 'Kissing Bug' Now Widespread in U.S.
    (18-Apr-2017)
    Without early treatment, Chagas disease can cause heart failure

  • Is It Wise to Take a Steroid for a Sore Throat?
    (18-Apr-2017)
    Study seeking antibiotic alternatives found that only one-third of patients improved within 48 hours

  • Leading Medical Groups Join March for Science on April 22
    (17-Apr-2017)
    Planned as protest against Trump policies, organizers say value of science is at stake

  • Anxious? Distressed? You're Not Alone
    (17-Apr-2017)
    And about 1 in 10 Americans who need mental health care don't have the insurance coverage, study finds

  • New Bowel Disorder Treatments Needed, FDA Says
    (17-Apr-2017)
    For now, no cure exists for irritable bowel syndrome

  • Is That Your Doctor Swearing, Drinking on Facebook?
    (17-Apr-2017)
    Investigators find many examples of unprofessional, 'potentially objectionable' behavior online

  • Anxious? Distressed? You're Not Alone
    (17-Apr-2017)
    And about 1 in 10 Americans who need mental health care don't have the insurance coverage, study finds

  • Epilepsy: Another Potential Zika Threat to Babies
    (17-Apr-2017)
    CDC team says up to half of infants exposed to the virus develop seizures

  • Leading Medical Groups Join March for Science on April 22
    (17-Apr-2017)
    Planned as protest against Trump policies, organizers say value of science is at stake

  • Is That Your Doctor Swearing, Drinking on Facebook?
    (17-Apr-2017)
    Investigators find many examples of unprofessional, 'potentially objectionable' behavior online

  • Baseball Great Rod Carew Owes His Life to NFL Player's Transplanted Organs
    (17-Apr-2017)
    Tight end Konrad Reuland was 29 when he died of a brain aneurysm; same number Carew wore on the field

  • Baseball Great Rod Carew Owes His Life to NFL Player's Transplanted Organs
    (17-Apr-2017)
    Tight end Konrad Reuland was 29 when he died of a brain aneurysm; same number Carew wore on the field

  • Health Highlights: April 17, 2017
    (17-Apr-2017)
    • More Than Half of American Adults Have Tried Marijuana
    • New Details on Prince's Death Revealed in Court Documents
    • Prince Harry Reveals Impact of Losing Mother
    • U.S. Navy Bans E-Cigarettes
    • World's Oldest Person Dies at Age 117

  • Leading Medical Groups Join March for Science on April 22
    (17-Apr-2017)
    Planned as protest against Trump policies, organizers say value of science is at stake

  • Leading Medical Groups Join March for Science on April 22
    (17-Apr-2017)
    Planned as protest against Trump policies, organizers say value of science is at stake

  • Leading Medical Groups Join March for Science on April 22
    (17-Apr-2017)
    Planned as protest against Trump policies, organizers say value of science is at stake

  • Don't Let Bugs Dampen Your Outdoor Fun
    (15-Apr-2017)
    Dermatologist offers tips to avoid pests and treat their bites

  • Seniors' Brain Changes Could Make Them Vulnerable to Scams
    (14-Apr-2017)
    Researchers hope to some day be able to identify who's at risk before they're financially victimized

  • Flu Season All But Over in U.S.
    (14-Apr-2017)
    In a twist, the middle-aged were among those hardest hit, CDC says

  • Healing Hands: Massage May Ease Chronic Back Pain
    (14-Apr-2017)
    People over 50 tended to respond best, study finds

  • Trump Rolls Out First Set of Obamacare Fixes
    (14-Apr-2017)
    But industry experts say most important repair to health insurance marketplaces is still missing

  • Seniors' Brain Changes Could Make Them Vulnerable to Scams
    (14-Apr-2017)
    Researchers hope to some day be able to identify who's at risk before they're financially victimized

  • Trump Rolls Out First Set of Obamacare Fixes
    (14-Apr-2017)
    But industry experts say most important repair to health insurance marketplaces is still missing

  • Trump Blocks Some Funding to Abortion Providers
    (14-Apr-2017)
    New law lets states decide what's best for them, administration says

  • Trump Rolls Out First Set of Obamacare Fixes
    (14-Apr-2017)
    But industry experts say most important repair to health insurance marketplaces is still missing

  • Shooting Ranges Pose Hidden Risks: Study
    (14-Apr-2017)
    Exposure to lead residue from firing guns can bring health harms, researchers say

  • Health Highlights: April 14, 2017
    (14-Apr-2017)
    • Hyland's Baby Teething Tablets Recalled
    • 1 Hour of Running Extends Life by 7 Hours: Study
    • Toddler Touchscreen Use Linked to Less Sleep
    • Michigan Doctor Faces Charges of Genital Cutting
    • FDA Sends Warning Letter About St. Jude Medical Defibrillators

  • More Asian-American Women Getting Breast Cancer
    (14-Apr-2017)
    Out of 7 nationality groups studied, only Japanese women didn't have an overall increase in the disease

  • Vaccine Targeting Brain Tumors Seems Safe in Study
    (14-Apr-2017)
    Combo therapy may also extend survival of glioblastoma patients, but more research needed

  • 'Better Health' Argument Won't Always Work to Pass Soda Taxes
    (14-Apr-2017)
    Philadelphia example shows that revenue generation can be more convincing to lawmakers

  • New Meds Make Inroads Against Crohn's Disease
    (13-Apr-2017)
    Study finds fewer patients now end up in hospital as drugs keep illness at bay

  • Another Downside to Unemployment: Stroke Risk?
    (13-Apr-2017)
    Findings from Japan point to health benefits of job security

  • More Climate-Fueled Wildfires May Lie Ahead
    (13-Apr-2017)
    Western U.S. is one of the highest-risk regions in the world, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Eating Lunch at Work
    (13-Apr-2017)
    Take steps against foodborne illness

  • New Meds Make Inroads Against Crohn's Disease
    (13-Apr-2017)
    Study finds fewer patients now end up in hospital as drugs keep illness at bay

  • Health Tip: Eating Lunch at Work
    (13-Apr-2017)
    Take steps against foodborne illness

  • Peripheral Vision Varies From Person to Person
    (13-Apr-2017)
    And 'bad spots' get even worse if there's a lot to look at, study says

  • Health Highlights: April 13, 2017
    (13-Apr-2017)
    • California School Vaccination Rate Rises Under New Law
    • Water-Absorbing Easter Toys Recalled by Target
    • Bill Legalizing Recreational Pot Use Introduced by Canadian Government
    • Lawsuit Seeks Removal of Processed Meats From L.A. Schools
    • Concussion Risk a Factor for Parents When Choosing Children's Sports: Survey
    • Texas Has Highest Number of Mumps Cases in 22 Years

  • Black Americans' Cancer Rates Differ by Birthplace
    (13-Apr-2017)
    Researchers spot distinctions between African-born immigrants and blacks born in U.S.

  • Could a Clinical Trial Help Your Child?
    (13-Apr-2017)
    FDA outlines what to ask before enrollment

  • Don't Let Ticks Get Under Your Skin
    (13-Apr-2017)
    Bug expert offers tips on protecting yourself from these tiny bloodsuckers

  • More Climate-Fueled Wildfires May Lie Ahead
    (13-Apr-2017)
    Western U.S. is one of the highest-risk regions in the world, researchers say

  • Is 'Desktop Medicine' Chipping Away at Patient Care?
    (12-Apr-2017)
    Half of doctors' work day is spent on a computer, study finds

  • Americans Are Spending Billions Nipping and Tucking
    (12-Apr-2017)
    New report details costs of most popular plastic surgery procedures

  • Is 'Desktop Medicine' Chipping Away at Patient Care?
    (12-Apr-2017)
    Half of doctors' work day is spent on a computer, study finds

  • Do Marathons' Road Closures Lead to More Local Deaths?
    (12-Apr-2017)
    Elderly with heart problems fare worse on race days, perhaps due to delays in care, researchers say

  • Is 'Desktop Medicine' Chipping Away at Patient Care?
    (12-Apr-2017)
    Half of doctors' work day is spent on a computer, study finds

  • Not All Mosquitoes Need Standing Water to Breed: Study
    (12-Apr-2017)
    Many of the critters lay eggs on dry surfaces, researchers say

  • Is 'Desktop Medicine' Chipping Away at Patient Care?
    (12-Apr-2017)
    Half of doctors' work day is spent on a computer, study finds

  • Health Highlights: April 12, 2017
    (12-Apr-2017)
    • Wearable Robotic Leg Brace Helps Paralyzed People Walk
    • Congressman Tom Marino to be New U.S. Drug Czar

  • Chemicals Found in Many U.S. Streams: Study
    (12-Apr-2017)
    Tests for more than 700 chemicals in 38 waterways turned up surprising combinations with unknown effects

  • Chemicals Found in Many U.S. Streams: Study
    (12-Apr-2017)
    Tests for more than 700 chemicals in 38 waterways turned up surprising combinations with unknown effects

  • Americans Are Spending Billions Nipping and Tucking
    (12-Apr-2017)
    New report details costs of most popular plastic surgery procedures

  • Many Opioid Addictions Surface After Surgery, Study Finds
    (12-Apr-2017)
    Some patients face much higher risk of becoming dependent on powerful painkillers

  • Misunderstood Gene Tests May Lead to Unnecessary Mastectomies
    (12-Apr-2017)
    Half of breast cancer patients who had both breasts removed unsure of genetic risk of more cancers: study

  • Is 'Desktop Medicine' Chipping Away at Patient Care?
    (12-Apr-2017)
    Half of doctors' work day is spent on a computer, study finds

  • Chemicals Found in Many U.S. Streams: Study
    (12-Apr-2017)
    Tests for more than 700 chemicals in 38 waterways turned up surprising combinations with unknown effects

  • Nurse! What's Taking So Long?
    (11-Apr-2017)
    Study at a children's hospital evaluates response time to bedside alarms

  • Health Highlights: April 11, 2017
    (11-Apr-2017)
    • Story That Breast-Feeding Reduces Vaccine Effectiveness is False
    • Parental Smoking Linked to Gene Changes in Childhood Leukemia

  • Mammogram Guidelines Have Changed, But Are Doctors Listening?
    (10-Apr-2017)
    Study finds that most still recommend the breast cancer screen for women in their early 40s

  • These 5 Life Skills Can Boost Your Odds of Well-Being
    (10-Apr-2017)
    People with these traits more likely to be healthier, less lonely and more financially stable, study finds

  • More Younger Americans Are Suffering Strokes: Study
    (10-Apr-2017)
    Researchers cite rise in blood pressure and diabetes, but one specialist questions the findings

  • Health Highlights: April 10, 2017
    (10-Apr-2017)
    • Brain Parasite Cases Being Investigated in Hawaii
    • No 'Death Spiral' for Obamacare, Analysis Shows
    • Dead Bat Found in Fresh Express Packaged Salad

  • Race May Play Role in Obese Teens' Blood Pressure
    (10-Apr-2017)
    Extra pounds appear more problematic for whites and Hispanics, study finds

  • Bedbugs Building Resistance to More Insecticides
    (10-Apr-2017)
    Chemicals alone won't vanquish the pests, researchers say

  • Don't Bank on Heart-Rate Accuracy From Your Activity Tracker
    (10-Apr-2017)
    Fluctuations seen among 4 models, especially during exercise, study finds

  • How to Protect Your Child From Accidental Poisoning
    (09-Apr-2017)
    Kids under 6 account for 1 million calls to U.S. poison control centers a year

  • How to Protect Your Child From Accidental Poisoning
    (09-Apr-2017)
    Kids under 6 account for 1 million calls to U.S. poison control centers a year

  • U.S. Blood Supply Safe From Zika Virus, Officials Say
    (07-Apr-2017)
    They detail steps being taken to protect people who need transfusions

  • U.S. Blood Supply Safe From Zika Virus, Officials Say
    (07-Apr-2017)
    They detail steps being taken to protect people who need transfusions

  • Health Highlights: April 7, 2017
    (07-Apr-2017)
    • Hepatitis C Drugs Approved for Use in Children: FDA
    • KFC Cutting Antibiotics From Chicken
    • Nearly 600,000 Asthma Inhalers Recalled

  • How to Protect Yourself From Air Pollution
    (07-Apr-2017)
    Environmental health expert gives advice on ways to avoid exposure to pollutants

  • Preparing for Anesthesia: 5 Tips You Should Know
    (07-Apr-2017)
    Planning ahead can help you avoid complications during and after surgery

  • How to Protect Yourself From Air Pollution
    (07-Apr-2017)
    Environmental health expert gives advice on ways to avoid exposure to pollutants

  • Music May Soothe the 'Savage Beast' of Post-Op Pain
    (07-Apr-2017)
    Live tunes, singing and rhythmic drumming appeared to help ease discomfort after back surgery

  • Preparing for Anesthesia: 5 Tips You Should Know
    (07-Apr-2017)
    Planning ahead can help you avoid complications during and after surgery

  • Is Surgery Always Necessary for Gallstones?
    (07-Apr-2017)
    Study found some people with gallstone pancreatitis are OK years later even without gallbladder removal

  • 'Right-to-Try' Laws: A Patient's Best Last Chance or False Hope?
    (06-Apr-2017)
    Proposal would allow the gravely ill access to experimental therapies that may or may not work

  • For Some, Too Much Sweat Takes Emotional Toll
    (06-Apr-2017)
    Those who perspire excessively may have hyperhidrosis

  • FDA OKs 1st At-Home Genetic Tests for 10 Disorders
    (06-Apr-2017)
    Saliva analysis can indicate higher risk of Parkinson's disease, among others, agency says

  • Defect Prompts Mylan to Recall Some EpiPens
    (06-Apr-2017)
    Rare cases of 'failure to activate' during potentially fatal allergic reactions spurred the action, company says

  • 'Right-to-Try' Laws: A Patient's Best Last Chance or False Hope?
    (06-Apr-2017)
    Proposal would allow the gravely ill access to experimental therapies that may or may not work

  • Droughts Tied to Climate Change Could Bring Health Risks for Seniors
    (06-Apr-2017)
    Danger is greatest for people in areas where extreme rain shortages are uncommon, researchers find

  • When Do Plumped-Up Lips Become 'Too Much'?
    (06-Apr-2017)
    At some point, augmented mouths simply begin to look unnatural, survey finds

  • Health Highlights: April 6, 2017
    (06-Apr-2017)
    • Comedian Don Rickles Dies at Age 90
    • Cannibalized Human Body Would Provide 125,000 Calories: Study
    • Opioid Crisis a Priority: FDA Nominee
    • Stem Cell Therapy for Autism Shows Promise

  • Droughts Tied to Climate Change Could Bring Health Risks for Seniors
    (06-Apr-2017)
    Danger is greatest for people in areas where extreme rain shortages are uncommon, researchers find

  • Fitness, Not Fat, Is Key to Post-Stroke Recovery
    (05-Apr-2017)
    People who exercised regularly before their attack had lower odds for disability after, study found

  • The Highs and Lows of Teens' Instagram Use
    (05-Apr-2017)
    For some it leads to closer bonds with friends, for others a greater risk of depression, study found

  • The Highs and Lows of Teens' Instagram Use
    (05-Apr-2017)
    For some it leads to closer bonds with friends, for others a greater risk of depression, study found

  • Good Sleep Does Get Tougher With Age
    (05-Apr-2017)
    Review suggests many seniors struggle to get deep, restorative slumber, adding to health problems

  • 'Cancer Profile' Is Changing for Americans With HIV
    (05-Apr-2017)
    AIDS-linked tumors predicted to decline by 2030

  • The Highs and Lows of Teens' Instagram Use
    (05-Apr-2017)
    For some it leads to closer bonds with friends, for others a greater risk of depression, study found

  • Health Highlights: April 5, 2017
    (05-Apr-2017)
    • FDA Nominee Gottlieb to Face Questions About Industry Links

  • Smoking May Raise Risk of Complications After Joint Surgery
    (05-Apr-2017)
    Study found chances of repeat surgery for infection was 80 percent higher than for nonsmokers

  • Surgery May Be Best for Advanced Melanoma
    (05-Apr-2017)
    Patients who had lesions reaching the belly removed lived about 18 months longer, study says

  • What's the 'SuperAgers' Mental Secret?
    (04-Apr-2017)
    Some folks stay sharp into their 80s, 90s, and brain scans may show why

  • Birth Defects Strike 1 in 10 U.S. Pregnancies Affected by Zika
    (04-Apr-2017)
    CDC report also says too few babies are tested for the virus

  • EpiPen Out-of-Pocket Costs More Than Doubled Over Decade
    (04-Apr-2017)
    Study questions steep price hikes for lifesaving drugs, even among insured patients

  • EpiPen Out-of-Pocket Costs More Than Doubled Over Decade
    (04-Apr-2017)
    Study questions steep price hikes for lifesaving drugs, even among insured patients

  • EpiPen Out-of-Pocket Costs More Than Doubled Over Decade
    (04-Apr-2017)
    Study questions steep price hikes for lifesaving drugs, even among insured patients

  • Kitties Absorb Flame Retardants -- How About Your Kiddies?
    (04-Apr-2017)
    Cats test positive for harmful chemicals found in house dust, so tots might, too, study suggests

  • Are There Two Forms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?
    (04-Apr-2017)
    Researchers point to 'atypical' CFS, where symptoms don't begin suddenly

  • Scientists Probe Zika's Path to the Fetus
    (04-Apr-2017)
    Virus uses a cellular mechanism to cross into the placenta, upping the danger of birth defects

  • Infections More Common in People With Schizophrenia
    (04-Apr-2017)
    Ills include HIV, hepatitis and the serious blood infection sepsis, study suggests

  • Kitties Absorb Flame Retardants -- How About Your Kiddies?
    (04-Apr-2017)
    Cats test positive for harmful chemicals found in house dust, so tots might, too, study suggests

  • Health Highlights: April 4, 2017
    (04-Apr-2017)
    • Most in Tobacco-Growing Kentucky Now Support Public Smoking Ban: Poll
    • 2nd Opinion Yields Different Diagnosis for 1 in 5 Patients: Study
    • Painkiller Maker Settles With U.S. Government

  • Scientists Probe Zika's Path to the Fetus
    (04-Apr-2017)
    Virus uses a cellular mechanism to cross into the placenta, upping the danger of birth defects

  • Global Warming Could Raise Temps to Levels Not Seen for 420M Years: Study
    (04-Apr-2017)
    Warns of dire consequences if greenhouse gases are not controlled

  • Most U.S. Kids Who Die From Flu Are Unvaccinated
    (03-Apr-2017)
    Researchers estimate about two-thirds of pediatric deaths could be prevented by flu shot

  • Keys to Heart Disease Care: Communication and Trust
    (03-Apr-2017)
    These factors linked to patients' greater use of cholesterol and blood pressure-lowering drugs

  • For Firefighters, Another Danger: The Heart
    (03-Apr-2017)
    Exposure to high heat and physical exertion may increase risk of heart attacks, study says

  • Health Tip: Buying Eggs
    (03-Apr-2017)
    Suggestions for a safer purchase

  • Vaccinating Pregnant Moms Protects Babies From Whooping Cough
    (03-Apr-2017)
    Benefit is dramatic for newborns who are too young to be vaccinated, researchers say

  • Health Highlights: April 3, 2017
    (03-Apr-2017)
    • Remove Dangerous Ingredient From Men's Hair Dyes: Petition
    • Hunt's Chili Kits Recalled
    • Patient Satisfaction Surveys May Help Drive Painkiller Abuse Epidemic

  • Race Plays Role in Heart, Diabetes Risk, Even at Normal Weight
    (03-Apr-2017)
    For example, study found higher risk in Hispanics and people of South Asian descent who weren't overweight

  • Gene Changes May Put Childhood Cancer Survivors at Risk
    (03-Apr-2017)
    1 in 4 kids who lived through cancer developed another cancer by age 45, study finds

  • For Firefighters, Another Danger: The Heart
    (03-Apr-2017)
    Exposure to high heat and physical exertion may increase risk of heart attacks, study says

  • Health Risks Grow as Young People Born With HIV Age
    (31-Mar-2017)
    About 10,000 Americans were infected at birth, and many are now young adults with medical issues, study finds

  • Health Highlights: March 31, 2017
    (31-Mar-2017)
    • U.S. Begins Second Phase of Zika Vaccine Trial
    • Banned Kinder Easter Eggs Still Available in Stores
    • LaBri's Body Health Atomic Weight Loss Product Recalled
    • More Than 300 Million People Worldwide Have Depression: WHO

  • Most Americans Favor Larger Health Warnings on Cigarette Packs
    (31-Mar-2017)
    Even many smokers think these warnings should cover up to 75 percent of the label, researchers find

  • Hepatitis Infection May Raise Risk for Parkinson's Disease
    (30-Mar-2017)
    New study adds to evidence that these conditions might be linked somehow

  • 9 Out of 10 Doctors Like Their Jobs
    (30-Mar-2017)
    A new survey finds that two-thirds would recommend their profession to others

  • Most Remaining U.S. Smokers Are Poor, Less Educated
    (30-Mar-2017)
    Behavioral health doctor says new interventions are needed to get these people to kick the habit

  • Common Post-Op Ear Drops Tied to Eardrum Perforations in Kids
    (30-Mar-2017)
    Rate of the injury rises with quinolones, but researchers say alternatives have their own hazards

  • Hepatitis Infection May Raise Risk for Parkinson's Disease
    (30-Mar-2017)
    New study adds to evidence that these conditions might be linked somehow

  • Weight, Gender Appear to Play Part in Kidney Transplant Success
    (30-Mar-2017)
    Study found the closer the match between donor and recipient, the better the outcome

  • Weight, Gender Appear to Play Part in Kidney Transplant Success
    (30-Mar-2017)
    Study found the closer the match between donor and recipient, the better the outcome

  • Health Highlights: March 30, 2017
    (30-Mar-2017)
    • Funding for Antibiotics Research Announced
    • More Illnesses in E. Coli Outbreak Linked to SoyNut Butter
    • Homemade Slime Causes Burns on Girl's Hands
    • New EPA Chief Ignores Agency Experts' Advice to Ban Insecticide

  • This Fanged Fish Might Someday Help Ease Your Pain
    (30-Mar-2017)
    Venom of Australia's fang blenny is a powerful opioid that might lead to better painkillers, scientist says

  • U.S. Pedestrian Deaths Surged to Record Levels in 2016
    (30-Mar-2017)
    Experts point to widespread smartphone use as deadly distraction for drivers and walkers alike

  • U.S. Pedestrian Deaths Surged to Record Levels in 2016
    (30-Mar-2017)
    Experts point to widespread smartphone use as deadly distraction for drivers and walkers alike

  • Common Post-Op Ear Drops Tied to Eardrum Perforations in Kids
    (30-Mar-2017)
    Rate of the injury rises with quinolones, but researchers say alternatives have their own hazards

  • Knee Replacement Doesn't Always Pay, Researchers Say
    (29-Mar-2017)
    Less pain to begin with, less gain from the procedure, but more benefit seen in those with severe arthritis

  • Cases of Zika-Linked Birth Defects Dropped in Brazil in 2016
    (29-Mar-2017)
    The South American country was the epicenter of the mosquito-borne disease a year earlier

  • Health Highlights: March 29, 2017
    (29-Mar-2017)
    • FDA Nominee Will Recuse Himself From Decisions on 20 Companies
    • Health Care Plan Will Happen 'Very Quickly': Trump
    • Trump to Set Up Commission on U.S. Opioid Epidemic
    • Senator Probes Opioid Makers' Role in U.S. Drug Abuse Epidemic
    • Trump Seeks $1.23 Billion Cut in NIH Funding

  • Smokers May Be Prone to Risks From Breast Cancer Radiation Therapy
    (29-Mar-2017)
    Long-term chances of heart attack, lung cancer higher for women who light up, study finds

  • 'Menstrual Cycle in a Dish' Explores Intricacies of Female Body
    (29-Mar-2017)
    Miniature model of reproductive system may advance treatment of women's diseases, researchers say

  • Knee Replacement Doesn't Always Pay, Researchers Say
    (29-Mar-2017)
    Less pain to begin with, less gain from the procedure, but more benefit seen in those with severe arthritis

  • Preventive Mastectomy Rates Vary by State
    (29-Mar-2017)
    Among young women with early breast cancer, almost half from 5 states opt to have healthy breast removed

  • Brain-Computer Link Restores Some Movement to Quadraplegic Man
    (29-Mar-2017)
    8 years after a devastating bike accident, he uses arm to eat and drink

  • Better Efforts Could Help Rid the U.S. of Hepatitis B, C: Report
    (28-Mar-2017)
    Plus, 90,000 fewer deaths would occur by 2030, study authors estimate

  • Health Insurance a Key to IVF Success, Researchers Say
    (28-Mar-2017)
    At $12,000 and up a cycle, many forgo second attempt if they don't have coverage

  • Better Efforts Could Help Rid the U.S. of Hepatitis B, C: Report
    (28-Mar-2017)
    Plus, 90,000 fewer deaths would occur by 2030, study authors estimate

  • Health Highlights: March 28, 2017
    (28-Mar-2017)
    • View Substance Abuse as Chronic Disease, Doctors' Group Says
    • Florida Residents Urged to Take Anti-Mosquito Measures

  • Is MRI the 'Mammography' of Prostate Cancer Screening?
    (27-Mar-2017)
    Scanning might reduce unneeded biopsies and overtreatment, study suggests

  • Fewer Successful Malpractice Claims in U.S., But Higher Payouts
    (27-Mar-2017)
    Tort reform laws may help explain findings, researchers say

  • Fewer Successful Malpractice Claims in U.S., But Higher Payouts
    (27-Mar-2017)
    Tort reform laws may help explain findings, researchers say

  • Expect More Deadly Heat From Climate Change, Study Suggests
    (27-Mar-2017)
    Countries need to make plans and design interventions to cope with rising temps

  • Expect More Deadly Heat From Climate Change, Study Suggests
    (27-Mar-2017)
    Countries need to make plans and design interventions to cope with rising temps

  • Is MRI the 'Mammography' of Prostate Cancer Screening?
    (27-Mar-2017)
    Scanning might reduce unneeded biopsies and overtreatment, study suggests

  • Health Tip: Think You Fractured Your Foot?
    (27-Mar-2017)
    Here are first-aid suggestions

  • Fewer Successful Malpractice Claims in U.S., But Higher Payouts
    (27-Mar-2017)
    Tort reform laws may help explain findings, researchers say

  • Health Highlights: March 27, 2017
    (27-Mar-2017)
    • Stem Cell Treatment Cures Impotence in Some Prostate Cancer Surgery Patients
    • Beef Taquito Products Recalled
    • Trump to Roll Back Obama Climate Plan

  • Just 17 U.S. States Require Defibrillators in Some Schools
    (27-Mar-2017)
    Easy-to-use portable devices can prevent deaths from sudden cardiac arrest, researchers say

  • How Doctors Decide to Treat a Ruptured Achilles
    (25-Mar-2017)
    Your health and activity level influence recommendation for or against surgery

  • Substance Abuse Taxes the American Workplace
    (24-Mar-2017)
    Survey, analysis reveal the full cost of employees addicted to alcohol, painkillers and other drugs

  • Leg Pain When Walking: Talk to Your Doctor
    (24-Mar-2017)
    Physician says there are ways to ward off peripheral artery disease

  • Many Talks on End-of-Life Wishes End in Confusion, Study Shows
    (24-Mar-2017)
    Just 3 out of 10 accurately understood what their loved one wanted

  • House Republican Leaders Pull Bill Aimed at Repealing 'Obamacare'
    (24-Mar-2017)
    In the end, resistance from conservative and some moderate GOP lawmakers meant votes weren't there

  • Ouch! How to Tell If You Have a Sprain, a Strain or a Tear
    (24-Mar-2017)
    They're not the same and some types of injuries take longer than others to heal

  • Health Highlights: March 24, 2017
    (24-Mar-2017)
    • Almost 1 Million Pounds of Breaded Chicken Recalled
    • New Method Offers Unlimited Red Blood Cell Production: Study

  • Raccoon Parasite Not as Deadly to Humans as Thought
    (24-Mar-2017)
    Researchers find confirmed cases of raccoon roundworm where patients had no symptoms

  • Raccoon Parasite Not as Deadly to Humans as Thought
    (24-Mar-2017)
    Researchers find confirmed cases of raccoon roundworm where patients had no symptoms

  • Obesity May Not Compromise Knee Surgery Success
    (24-Mar-2017)
    Results similar after procedure to repair meniscus in normal, overweight and obese people

  • Exercise a Great Prescription to Help Older Hearts
    (23-Mar-2017)
    Not enough doctors recommend cardiac rehab, American Heart Association says

  • Fewer Patients Die During Hospital Inspection Weeks: Study
    (23-Mar-2017)
    Slight differences in death rates were possibly due to increased vigilance by staff, researcher suggests

  • Health Tip: Check Your Child's Temperature
    (23-Mar-2017)
    Suggestions based on the child's age

  • Fewer Patients Die During Hospital Inspection Weeks: Study
    (23-Mar-2017)
    Slight differences in death rates were possibly due to increased vigilance by staff, researcher suggests

  • Health Highlights: March 23, 2017
    (23-Mar-2017)
    • 'Sea of Despair' Engulfs White Working Class Americans: Study
    • New Rotavirus Vaccine Shows Promise
    • Creator of Term Homophobia Dies at Age 86
    • AMA Urges Congress to Defeat Trump Health Bill
    • 'Gong Show' Creator Chuck Barris Dies at Age 87
    • Compounding Center Co-Founder Not Guilty of Murder in Deadly Meningitis Outbreak

  • Scientists Working on Solar-Powered Prosthetic Limbs
    (23-Mar-2017)
    Synthetic skin could use sun's energy to power the devices, researchers say

  • New Technology Makes Gene Mapping Cheaper, Faster: Study
    (23-Mar-2017)
    Researchers decoded DNA of mosquito that carries Zika to prove the point

  • Turning Back the Aging Clock -- in Mice
    (23-Mar-2017)
    Elderly rodents treated with cellular therapy regained lost fur, became more active, scientists say

  • Fewer Patients Die During Hospital Inspection Weeks: Study
    (23-Mar-2017)
    Slight differences in death rates were possibly due to increased vigilance by staff, researcher suggests

  • Scientists Working on Solar-Powered Prosthetic Limbs
    (23-Mar-2017)
    Synthetic skin could use sun's energy to power the devices, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Prevent Food-Safety Mistakes
    (22-Mar-2017)
    Popular habits to avoid

  • Brain 'Rewires' to Work Around Early-Life Blindness
    (22-Mar-2017)
    These differences appear to boost hearing, smell and touch, researchers say

  • 'Eraser Challenge' Latest Harmful Social Media Trend for Kids
    (22-Mar-2017)
    Burns, abrasions the result as youngsters 'erase' their skin away

  • 'Eraser Challenge' Latest Harmful Social Media Trend for Kids
    (22-Mar-2017)
    Burns, abrasions the result as youngsters 'erase' their skin away

  • Health Highlights: March 22, 2017
    (22-Mar-2017)
    • AMA Urges Congress to Defeat Trump Health Bill
    • 'Gong Show' Creator Chuck Barris Dies at Age 87
    • Compounding Center Co-Founder Not Guilty of Murder in Deadly Meningitis Outbreak
    • 9 Deaths From Breast Implant-Linked Cancer: FDA
    • Surgeons Remove Parasitic Twin From Baby

  • Smartphone Device Sizes Up Sperm Health
    (22-Mar-2017)
    It analyzes samples in seconds, with 98 percent accuracy, in the privacy of a man's home, researchers say

  • Smartphone Device Sizes Up Sperm Health
    (22-Mar-2017)
    It analyzes samples in seconds, with 98 percent accuracy, in the privacy of a man's home, researchers say

  • Many Doctors Get Payments From Drug Companies, Study Shows
    (21-Mar-2017)
    But few patients know about financial incentives physicians receive

  • Gunshot Wounds Cost U.S. Hospitals Nearly $7 Billion Over 9 Years
    (21-Mar-2017)
    Total price tag may be much higher, research suggests

  • Many Doctors Get Payments From Drug Companies, Study Shows
    (21-Mar-2017)
    But few patients know about financial incentives physicians receive

  • Do Energy Drinks + Booze = More Injuries?
    (21-Mar-2017)
    Adding caffeine boost to alcohol could make a dangerous cocktail, study suggests

  • Gunshot Wounds Cost U.S. Hospitals Nearly $7 Billion Over 9 Years
    (21-Mar-2017)
    Total price tag may be much higher, research suggests

  • Many Doctors Get Payments From Drug Companies, Study Shows
    (21-Mar-2017)
    But few patients know about financial incentives physicians receive

  • Gunshot Wounds Cost U.S. Hospitals Nearly $7 Billion Over 9 Years
    (21-Mar-2017)
    Total price tag may be much higher, research suggests

  • Avoid Unsightly Fungal Toenail Infections
    (21-Mar-2017)
    Yes, you really do need to wear flip flops in the gym shower, dermatologist says

  • Common Cold Can Be Dangerous After Bone Marrow Transplant
    (21-Mar-2017)
    Rhinovirus far more worrisome in those with weakened immune systems, researchers say

  • Common Cold Can Be Dangerous After Bone Marrow Transplant
    (21-Mar-2017)
    Rhinovirus far more worrisome in those with weakened immune systems, researchers say

  • Avoid Unsightly Fungal Toenail Infections
    (21-Mar-2017)
    Yes, you really do need to wear flip flops in the gym shower, dermatologist says

  • Gunshot Wounds Cost U.S. Hospitals Nearly $7 Billion Over 9 Years
    (21-Mar-2017)
    Total price tag may be much higher, research suggests

  • Autism Greatly Boosts Kids' Injury Risk, Especially for Drowning
    (21-Mar-2017)
    Swimming lessons are essential -- even before other therapies, researcher says

  • Health Highlights: March 21, 2017
    (21-Mar-2017)
    • U.S. Infant Death Rate at New Low
    • Former NFL player Dwight Clark Has ALS
    • Houston Officials Considering Gene-Modified Mosquitoes to Fight Zika

  • Prostate Cancer Treatments Have Varying Side Effects, Study Shows
    (21-Mar-2017)
    Even 'active surveillance' may have risks, such as anxiety

  • Prostate Cancer Treatments Have Varying Side Effects, Study Shows
    (21-Mar-2017)
    Even 'active surveillance' may have risks, such as anxiety

  • Autism Greatly Boosts Kids' Injury Risk, Especially for Drowning
    (21-Mar-2017)
    Swimming lessons are essential -- even before other therapies, researcher says

  • New Hepatitis C Drugs Might Eliminate the Disease
    (20-Mar-2017)
    But not everyone responds completely to the medicines and cost remains a big obstacle, researchers say

  • Parents Don't Always Head to Child's Doctor When Illness Strikes
    (20-Mar-2017)
    Poll says many would turn to urgent care centers, thinking it's faster than seeing usual physician

  • ATMs, Coffee Shops Ideal Spots for Heart Defibrillators
    (20-Mar-2017)
    Having the devices easily accessible might save the lives of more cardiac arrest victims

  • Parents Don't Always Head to Child's Doctor When Illness Strikes
    (20-Mar-2017)
    Poll says many would turn to urgent care centers, thinking it's faster than seeing usual physician

  • Blood Test May Spot Lung Cancer's Return, Even Before Scans
    (20-Mar-2017)
    Small study finds the new technique beats CT and PET scans by around 6 months

  • New Hepatitis C Drugs Might Eliminate the Disease
    (20-Mar-2017)
    But not everyone responds completely to the medicines and cost remains a big obstacle, researchers say

  • Health Highlights: March 20, 2017
    (20-Mar-2017)
    • Edamame Recalled Due to Listeria Threat
    • Blue Wilderness Dog Food Recalled
    • Loss of NIH Global Disease Center Threatens Americans' Health: Experts

  • Guidelines May Miss Need for Statins in Many U.S. Blacks
    (20-Mar-2017)
    Individualized scans of the arteries may be a better means of spotting patients at risk, researchers say

  • Blood Test May Spot Lung Cancer's Return, Even Before Scans
    (20-Mar-2017)
    Small study finds the new technique beats CT and PET scans by around 6 months

  • Steroid Shots Offer No Long-Term Relief for Low-Back Pain
    (20-Mar-2017)
    Pain reduction aimed at reducing disc inflammation doesn't last, study finds

  • Pradaxa Beats Warfarin After Heart Rhythm Procedure: Study
    (20-Mar-2017)
    Fewer bleeding problems reported among 'ablation' patients who took the newer blood thinner

  • New Cholesterol Drugs May Beat Statins, But Price Tag Is High
    (17-Mar-2017)
    Repatha, inclisiran lowered cholesterol levels even further, but first costs about $14,000 a year to take

  • Remote Amazon Tribe May Have Healthiest Hearts on Earth
    (17-Mar-2017)
    Days spent hunting, farming and eating unprocessed foods keeps their arteries clear, researcher says

  • Health Tip: Prepare Homemade Baby Food
    (17-Mar-2017)
    Follow these safety guidelines

  • Injury Risk May Rise When Kids Play Just One Sport
    (17-Mar-2017)
    Those under 12 shouldn't specialize in any one activity, researchers say

  • Drinking, Drug Abuse Doubles Veterans' Suicide Risk: Study
    (17-Mar-2017)
    Rate 5 times higher for female vets who abuse alcohol, drugs than for female vets who don't

  • Health Highlights: March 17, 2017
    (17-Mar-2017)
    • U.N. Agency Announces Tighter Controls on Chemicals Used to Make Fentanyl
    • Marketside Supreme Pizzas Recalled

  • Centuries of Climate May Have Shaped Your Nose
    (16-Mar-2017)
    Local temperatures, humidity helped design the human schnozz, research suggests

  • U.S. Suicide Rates Rising Faster Outside Cities
    (16-Mar-2017)
    Hanging-type deaths rose more than gun-related suicides since 1999, CDC says

  • Opioid Dependence Can Start in Just a Few Days
    (16-Mar-2017)
    Prescribing narcotic painkillers for 3 days or less may lower chances of addiction, study finds

  • U.S. Suicide Rates Rising Faster Outside Cities
    (16-Mar-2017)
    Hanging-type deaths rose more than gun-related suicides since 1999, CDC says

  • America's Porky Pets Face Health Woes, Too, FDA Says
    (16-Mar-2017)
    More than half of dogs, cats in the Land of Plenty weigh too much

  • Health Highlights: March 16, 2017
    (16-Mar-2017)
    • UK Scientists Get License to Create Babies With DNA From 3 People
    • Nearly 13 Million Signed Up for Coverage This Year Under Affordable Care Act

  • Taking Statins May Boost Heart Surgery Outcomes
    (16-Mar-2017)
    Using cholesterol-lowering medications up to and on operation day linked to better survival rates in study

  • Home Beats Rehab for Knee, Hip Replacement Recovery
    (16-Mar-2017)
    Research shows patients fare well, sometimes better, if discharged home, even if they live alone

  • Smokers Prone to Problems After Joint Replacement: Study
    (16-Mar-2017)
    Cessation programs help reduce the rate of complications and costs, researchers say

  • 'Optimal' Facelifts Do Make You Look Younger, Study Finds
    (16-Mar-2017)
    Hundreds who took online survey thought women looked healthier, more attractive in 'after' photos

  • Many U.S. Women Have No Access to Fertility Clinics: Study
    (15-Mar-2017)
    Among those of childbearing age, 29 percent had no clinic, while another 11 percent had only one

  • U.S. Medical Groups Sound the Alarm on Climate Change
    (15-Mar-2017)
    Altered weather patterns may already hurt your health, nation's physicians warn

  • Nearby Day Cares Don't Pose Health Risks to Kids: Study
    (15-Mar-2017)
    Strict immunization requirements kept local whooping cough rates low, researchers say

  • Health Highlights: March 15, 2017
    (15-Mar-2017)
    • Nearly 13 Million Signed Up for Coverage This Year Under Affordable Care Act
    • New Version of Opana Opioid Has More Risks Than Benefits: FDA Panels

  • Black Americans More Likely to Skip Flu Shot
    (15-Mar-2017)
    They're concerned about vaccine safety, study shows

  • Seniors With Brain Cancer May Have Better Treatment Option
    (15-Mar-2017)
    Chemo plus radiation appears to extend survival of older glioblastoma patients, study says

  • Some Bed Bugs Can Traipse Out of Traps
    (15-Mar-2017)
    Researchers find one tropical type that climbs its way to freedom

  • Some Bed Bugs Can Traipse Out of Traps
    (15-Mar-2017)
    Researchers find one tropical type that climbs its way to freedom

  • Analysis: Millions Would Lose Health Coverage Under GOP Overhaul
    (14-Mar-2017)
    Republicans say major surgery needed to Obamacare to save what they call a failed initiative

  • Is Radiation Therapy Overused in Breast Cancer Care?
    (14-Mar-2017)
    Shorter course less expensive, equally effective in certain patients, researchers say

  • Analysis: Millions Would Lose Health Coverage Under GOP Overhaul
    (14-Mar-2017)
    Republicans say major surgery needed to Obamacare to save what they call a failed initiative

  • 'No One Dies Alone' Program Offers Comfort at Life's End
    (14-Mar-2017)
    For patients without loved ones, volunteers fill in when death approaches

  • 'No One Dies Alone' Program Offers Comfort at Life's End
    (14-Mar-2017)
    For patients without loved ones, volunteers fill in when death approaches

  • Too Much Screen Time May Raise Kids' Diabetes Risk
    (14-Mar-2017)
    Study finds 3-plus hours each day linked to increased body fat and insulin resistance

  • Cystic Fibrosis Survival Better in Canada Than in U.S.
    (14-Mar-2017)
    Canadians with the lung disease live about 10 years longer on average, study finds

  • Health Highlights: March 14, 2017
    (14-Mar-2017)
    • Verma Confirmed as Head of Medicare/Medicaid
    • Sperm Donations Discouraged in 3 Florida Counties Due to Zika Fears

  • Gene Variant From Africa Linked to Black Obesity
    (14-Mar-2017)
    Study sees first biological pathway to weight gain not tied to Europeans

  • Is Radiation Therapy Overused in Breast Cancer Care?
    (14-Mar-2017)
    Shorter course less expensive, equally effective in certain patients, researchers say

  • Higher Spending by Docs May Not Buy Better Health
    (13-Mar-2017)
    No difference in patient outcomes when physicians order more -- or more pricey -- tests, treatments, study finds

  • Higher Spending by Docs May Not Buy Better Health
    (13-Mar-2017)
    No difference in patient outcomes when physicians order more -- or more pricey -- tests, treatments, study finds

  • Refugees Deserve Health Care, Compassion, U.S. Pediatricians Say
    (13-Mar-2017)
    New policy statement urges government to keep families together, not place kids in detention centers

  • Higher Spending by Docs May Not Buy Better Health
    (13-Mar-2017)
    No difference in patient outcomes when physicians order more -- or more pricey -- tests, treatments, study finds

  • More Babies in Strollers, Cribs Winding Up in ER: Study
    (13-Mar-2017)
    Concussions driving upswing, with only 1 percent of cases blamed on product failure

  • 'Synthetic Pot' Tied to Risky Sex, Violence and Drug Abuse in Teens
    (13-Mar-2017)
    Product has unpredictable, potentially dangerous effects, doctors warn

  • Health Highlights: March 13, 2017
    (13-Mar-2017)
    • Consumer Advocates Pan Trump's Choice for FDA Head
    • Workers Could be Penalized for Refusing Genetic Testing
    • Jane Austen May Have Died of Arsenic Poisoning: Article
    • Vulto Cheese Recall Expanded

  • Smart Food Pricing Could Bring Healthier Choices
    (10-Mar-2017)
    Better diets result when fruits and veggies are cheaper, unhealthy foods more expensive, study found

  • Health Tip: Washing Baby Bottles
    (10-Mar-2017)
    Suggestions to protect your infant

  • Cure Found for Cancer Killing Endangered Tasmanian Devils
    (10-Mar-2017)
    Immunotherapy said to offer best defense against deadly facial tumors

  • Health Highlights: March 10, 2017
    (10-Mar-2017)
    • Rule Change Means Medical Residents Can Work Up to 24 Hours Straight
    • VA to Provide Mental Health Care for Previously Excluded Veterans
    • Tests Help Identify Causes of Stillbirth: Study

  • U.S. Medical Experts Issue Warning on Yellow Fever's Advance
    (09-Mar-2017)
    Brazil outbreak has officials worried, and transmission to United States is possible

  • New Health Care Bill Clears House Committees
    (09-Mar-2017)
    Moves are a crucial step in replacing Affordable Care Act, but health advocacy groups mount opposition

  • U.S. Medical Experts Issue Warning on Yellow Fever's Advance
    (09-Mar-2017)
    Brazil outbreak has officials worried, and transmission to United States is possible

  • Chimps Can Get Ebola, Too, But Oral Vaccine May Help
    (09-Mar-2017)
    However, trial was halted due to new animal research laws

  • Zika Attacks Nerves, Muscles, Other Tissues
    (09-Mar-2017)
    Monkey study may help pinpoint where the virus does damage

  • Zika Virus May Also Harm the Heart
    (09-Mar-2017)
    8 Venezuelan patients developed irregular heartbeat, heart failure after infection, researchers say

  • Health Highlights: March 9, 2017
    (09-Mar-2017)
    • CDC Would Lose $1 Billion Under Affordable Care Act Repeal Bill
    • Listeriosis Outbreak Linked to Soft Raw Milk Cheese
    • Strawberries Have Most Pesticides: Report
    • Climate Change a Factor in Unusually Warm February

  • Sickle Cell Trait Tied to Higher Kidney Failure Risk for Blacks
    (09-Mar-2017)
    Doctors should screen earlier for signs of trouble in people with this gene variant, researcher suggests

  • Violent Video Games May Not 'Desensitize' Players, Brain Scans Suggest
    (08-Mar-2017)
    In small study, frequent players had empathetic responses similar to those who don't play much

  • Violent Video Games May Not 'Desensitize' Players, Brain Scans Suggest
    (08-Mar-2017)
    In small study, frequent players had empathetic responses similar to those who don't play much

  • House Republicans Unveil Their Rx for Obamacare
    (08-Mar-2017)
    It retains some portions of the health reform law, but axes some unpopular ones

  • Winter a Chilling Time for Heart Failure Patients
    (08-Mar-2017)
    Studies found hospitalizations, deaths among these patients highest during that season

  • Baby Boomers Get an 'F' for Hep C Testing
    (08-Mar-2017)
    Screening rates for the dangerous virus remain low despite recommendations, study finds

  • Violent Video Games May Not 'Desensitize' Players, Brain Scans Suggest
    (08-Mar-2017)
    In small study, frequent players had empathetic responses similar to those who don't play much

  • Health Highlights: March 7, 2017
    (08-Mar-2017)
    • Tighter Fuel Economy Rules to be Scrapped by Trump Administration
    • More Illnesses in E. Coli Outbreak Linked to I.M. Healthy Brand SoyNut Butter
    • George Michael Died of Natural Causes

  • Controversial MS Treatment Seems Ineffective
    (08-Mar-2017)
    No benefit detected after 'liberation therapy,' study authors say

  • Fitbits, Other Trackers May Be Unfit to Measure Heart Rate
    (08-Mar-2017)
    Devices were as much as 34 beats off per minute during certain exercises, study finds

  • 1 in 4 U.S. Adults Disabled by Arthritis: CDC
    (07-Mar-2017)
    Agency recommends exercise, not opioids, to control pain, stiffness

  • Could Fruits and Veggies Save Hearts Worldwide?
    (07-Mar-2017)
    New analysis finds low consumption linked to more lost years of healthy life

  • Annual Death Toll From Alzheimer's Nearly Doubles in 15 Years
    (07-Mar-2017)
    Price tag hits $259 billion a year, projected to exceed $1 trillion by 2050, report finds

  • Banishing Asthma-Inducing Mice Allergens on the Cheap
    (07-Mar-2017)
    Do-it-yourself approach works as well as professional extermination services, study finds

  • Would You Feel Safe in a Driverless Ambulance?
    (07-Mar-2017)
    Vehicles would free up an extra person to care for patient, but studies find Americans have mixed views

  • House Republicans Unveil Their Rx for Obamacare
    (07-Mar-2017)
    It retains some portions of the health reform law, but axes some unpopular ones

  • Banishing Asthma-Inducing Mice Allergens on the Cheap
    (07-Mar-2017)
    Do-it-yourself approach works as well as professional extermination services, study finds

  • Study Casts Doubt on a Brain Cancer's Link to Herpes
    (07-Mar-2017)
    Researchers find no evidence of cytomegalovirus in tumor tissue

  • Kidney Transplant Survival Up Among Babies, Kids
    (07-Mar-2017)
    Patients under age 10 now have the best long-term chances of not rejecting organ, study finds

  • Would You Feel Safe in a Driverless Ambulance?
    (07-Mar-2017)
    Vehicles would free up an extra person to care for patient, but studies find Americans have mixed views

  • City Tax on Cars Cut Pollution, Kids' Asthma Risk
    (07-Mar-2017)
    Traffic measure in Sweden reduced rates of wheezing disease by 50 percent, researchers report

  • Health Tip: Make Sure Kids' Shoes Fit Well
    (07-Mar-2017)
    Helpful shopping suggestions

  • Can Social Media Sites Leave You Socially Isolated?
    (06-Mar-2017)
    More time using apps and sites like Twitter, Instagram, Facebook linked to greater sense of isolation, study suggests

  • Patient Organizations Offer Advice on Reforming Obamacare
    (06-Mar-2017)
    Coalition of 11 groups urges Congress to ensure affordability, accessibility and adequate coverage

  • Asthma Much More Lethal for Black Children, Study Finds
    (06-Mar-2017)
    This group has 6 times the odds of dying from the illness compared to whites, Hispanics

  • Patient Organizations Offer Advice on Reforming Obamacare
    (06-Mar-2017)
    Coalition of 11 groups urges Congress to ensure affordability, accessibility and adequate coverage

  • Can Social Media Sites Leave You Socially Isolated?
    (06-Mar-2017)
    More time using apps and sites like Twitter, Instagram, Facebook linked to greater sense of isolation, study suggests

  • Health Highlights: March 6, 2017
    (06-Mar-2017)
    • Republicans Introduce Obamacare Replacement
    • Bird Flu Confirmed At Tennessee Chicken Facility
    • Polluted Environments Kill 1.7 Million Children Worldwide Each Year: WHO
    • Spike in H7N9 Bird Flu Cases Cause for Concern: CDC
    • New Drug Reduces Nighttime Urination
    • Liver Transplant Groundbreaker Dies

  • Asthma Much More Lethal for Black Children, Study Finds
    (06-Mar-2017)
    This group has 6 times the odds of dying from the illness compared to whites, Hispanics

  • Less-Invasive Fibroid Treatment May Be 'Under-Used'
    (06-Mar-2017)
    But embolization might not be suitable for every woman, specialist says

  • Health Highlights: March 3, 2017
    (03-Mar-2017)
    • Urine Present in all Pools: Study
    • Baby Rattles Recalled

  • How Much Melatonin Is Really in That Supplement?
    (02-Mar-2017)
    Study finds amount can vary widely depending on the brand of sleep aid, with implications for health

  • Rising Number of Kids Ill From Drinking Hand Sanitizers: CDC
    (02-Mar-2017)
    Some children aged 6 to 12 may be intentionally consuming brands containing alcohol, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Clean Your Refrigerator
    (02-Mar-2017)
    Here's how to tidy up

  • Hospital Room Floors May Harbor 'Superbugs'
    (02-Mar-2017)
    But that area often overlooked when it comes to infection control, researchers say

  • Hospital Room Floors May Harbor 'Superbugs'
    (02-Mar-2017)
    But that area often overlooked when it comes to infection control, researchers say

  • Immune Disorders Such as MS, Psoriasis May Be Tied to Dementia Risk
    (02-Mar-2017)
    Study found 20 percent higher odds for memory-robbing condition, but didn't prove cause and effect

  • Hospital Room Floors May Harbor 'Superbugs'
    (02-Mar-2017)
    But that area often overlooked when it comes to infection control, researchers say

  • With Nips, Tucks and Fat Transplants, Americans are Reshaping Their Bodies
    (02-Mar-2017)
    Cosmetic procedures are on the rise and patients aren't shy about what they're tweaking, study finds

  • Rising Number of Kids Ill From Drinking Hand Sanitizers: CDC
    (02-Mar-2017)
    Some children aged 6 to 12 may be intentionally consuming brands containing alcohol, researchers say

  • Health Highlights: March 2, 2017
    (02-Mar-2017)
    • Ebola Epidemic Hero's Death Linked to Continuing Stigma of Virus
    • Facebook Launches New Suicide Prevention Tools
    • New Technique Might Lead to Frozen Donor Organs for Transplant
    • Brisk Walking May Benefit Some Early-Stage Alzheimer's Patients: Study

  • How Much Melatonin Is Really in That Supplement?
    (02-Mar-2017)
    Study finds amount can vary widely depending on the brand of sleep aid, with implications for health

  • Nerve 'Zap' Treatment May Speed Stroke Recovery
    (01-Mar-2017)
    Small study found arm weakness improved when brain was stimulated during physical therapy

  • Health Highlights: March 1, 2017
    (01-Mar-2017)
    • Brisk Walking May Benefit Some Early-Stage Alzheimer's Patients: Study
    • Gene-Modified Potatoes Approved in U.S.
    • VA Mistreatment of Patients Causes Uproar

  • Scientists Spot Signs That Predict Worsening Multiple Sclerosis
    (01-Mar-2017)
    Fatigue, limited leg function tied to progressive disease in study

  • Nerve 'Zap' Treatment May Speed Stroke Recovery
    (01-Mar-2017)
    Small study found arm weakness improved when brain was stimulated during physical therapy

  • Wireless Arm Patch May Blunt Migraine Pain
    (01-Mar-2017)
    Study found electrical stimulation reduced ache if started soon enough

  • Some Hospitals May Overcharge for Hip, Knee Replacements: Study
    (28-Feb-2017)
    Prices were double the average costs for the implants, but only one insurer was included in the research

  • Valium May Be Useless for Acute Lower Back Pain
    (28-Feb-2017)
    Another study casts doubt on notion that potent painkillers can really help

  • Some Hospitals May Overcharge for Hip, Knee Replacements: Study
    (28-Feb-2017)
    Prices were double the average costs for the implants, but only one insurer was included in the research

  • Diagnostic Mammograms Find More Cancers, and More False-Positives
    (28-Feb-2017)
    Digital technology leads to 'marked improvement' in detection rates, radiology expert says

  • Some Hospitals May Overcharge for Hip, Knee Replacements: Study
    (28-Feb-2017)
    Prices were double the average costs for the implants, but only one insurer was included in the research

  • Hip Fracture's Link to Early Death May Last Years
    (28-Feb-2017)
    People over 60 face two to three times the risk of dying over next 8 years, study finds

  • Who's Top Dog When It Comes to 'Social Intelligence'? Kids or Pets?
    (28-Feb-2017)
    Toddlers and pups are near equals, study suggests, with evolution favoring 'survival of the friendliest'

  • Health Highlights: Feb. 28, 2017
    (28-Feb-2017)
    • VA Boosting Efforts to Prevent Opioid Thefts
    • DNA Tests Show Subway Chicken Sandwiches Short on Chicken

  • Childhood Cancer Survivors Living Longer
    (28-Feb-2017)
    Decline parallels reduced use of radiation, at lower doses, researchers say

  • Who's Top Dog When It Comes to 'Social Intelligence'? Kids or Pets?
    (28-Feb-2017)
    Toddlers and pups are near equals, study suggests, with evolution favoring 'survival of the friendliest'

  • Diagnostic Mammograms Find More Cancers, and More False-Positives
    (28-Feb-2017)
    Digital technology leads to 'marked improvement' in detection rates, radiology expert says

  • Government Funding Could Save Canadians $4 Billion on Medicines
    (27-Feb-2017)
    Health care experts note that paying for essential drugs increases access, too

  • Pediatricians Revise Guidelines for Teen Victims of Sexual Assault
    (27-Feb-2017)
    Physicians need to be comfortable screening for it, offering additional help if needed

  • Doctors Handled Influx of Obamacare Patients: Study
    (27-Feb-2017)
    Concerns about long waits, primary care shortage appear unfounded, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Reheat Food Safely
    (27-Feb-2017)
    Suggestions to help avoid food poisoning

  • Hospital Sinks May Be Awash in 'Superbugs'
    (27-Feb-2017)
    Study finds drug-resistant bacteria can colonize in drains, spread to sinks and eventually reach patients

  • Hospital Sinks May Be Awash in 'Superbugs'
    (27-Feb-2017)
    Study finds drug-resistant bacteria can colonize in drains, spread to sinks and eventually reach patients

  • Many Americans Unaware of 'Superbug' Threat: Poll
    (27-Feb-2017)
    Most say they know little about antibiotic-resistant bacteria, and half think antibiotics work against viruses

  • Hospital Sinks May Be Awash in 'Superbugs'
    (27-Feb-2017)
    Study finds drug-resistant bacteria can colonize in drains, spread to sinks and eventually reach patients

  • Health Highlights: Feb. 27, 2017
    (27-Feb-2017)
    • WHO Lists 12 Most Dangerous 'Superbugs'
    • Trader Joe's Apple Sauce Recalled
    • Single Payer Health System Being Suggested in California
    • Straight Women Least Likely to Have Orgasm: Study

  • Review Raises Questions About Herbal Meds for Heart Problems
    (27-Feb-2017)
    While popular among patients, they haven't been proven safe or effective in clinical trials, study says

  • Hospital Sinks May Be Awash in 'Superbugs'
    (27-Feb-2017)
    Study finds drug-resistant bacteria can colonize in drains, spread to sinks and eventually reach patients

  • Hospital Sinks May Be Awash in 'Superbugs'
    (27-Feb-2017)
    Study finds drug-resistant bacteria can colonize in drains, spread to sinks and eventually reach patients

  • Review Raises Questions About Herbal Meds for Heart Problems
    (27-Feb-2017)
    While popular among patients, they haven't been proven safe or effective in clinical trials, study says

  • Ice Fishing Can Invite Serious Injuries
    (25-Feb-2017)
    Anglers may suffer burns, concussions and broken bones

  • Ice Fishing Can Invite Serious Injuries
    (25-Feb-2017)
    Anglers may suffer burns, concussions and broken bones

  • 'Superbug' Infections Striking More U.S. Kids
    (24-Feb-2017)
    Antibiotic-resistant germs no longer confined to hospitals, study warns

  • Do You Need an Antibiotic?
    (24-Feb-2017)
    Proteins in nasal mucus might reveal if respiratory infection is caused by virus or bacteria, researchers say

  • Health Highlights: Feb. 24, 2017
    (24-Feb-2017)
    • Injuries Spur Recall of More Than 500,000 Toddler Swings
    • Over 400,000 Toy Frogs Recalled for Injury Hazard

  • Do You Need an Antibiotic?
    (24-Feb-2017)
    Proteins in nasal mucus might reveal if respiratory infection is caused by virus or bacteria, researchers say

  • More Evidence Ties Gum Health to Stroke Risk
    (23-Feb-2017)
    Study shows increasing risk of brain blockage with more severe gum disease

  • How the Neanderthal in Your Genes Affects Your Health
    (23-Feb-2017)
    The DNA appears to influence certain human traits and diseases, scientists say

  • Dentists at the Front Line in Diabetes Epidemic
    (23-Feb-2017)
    Severe gum disease can signal undiagnosed case of blood sugar disease

  • Health Tip: Slow-Cooking Food Safely
    (23-Feb-2017)
    Use your appliance wisely

  • As Trump Rolls Back Transgender Bathroom Rights . . .
    (23-Feb-2017)
    Supporters and opponents sound off

  • Study Links Psychiatric Disorders to Stroke Risk
    (23-Feb-2017)
    Mental health woes may trigger chronic fight-or-flight response, researchers suggest

  • More Evidence Ties Gum Health to Stroke Risk
    (23-Feb-2017)
    Study shows increasing risk of brain blockage with more severe gum disease

  • Health Highlights: Feb. 23, 2017
    (23-Feb-2017)
    • Over 400,000 Toy Frogs Recalled for Injury Hazard

  • Too Many Stroke Victims Don't Get Clot-Busting Drug: Study
    (23-Feb-2017)
    Minorities, women, seniors on Medicare, rural residents less likely to be diagnosed in time for tPA

  • How the Neanderthal in Your Genes Affects Your Health
    (23-Feb-2017)
    The DNA appears to influence certain human traits and diseases, scientists say

  • Lower Back Disk Surgeries May Benefit All Ages
    (23-Feb-2017)
    But older people have a higher risk of minor complications, study finds

  • U.S. Life Expectancy May Rise to Over 80 by 2030
    (22-Feb-2017)
    But other developed countries expected to have even bigger longevity gains, study says

  • Head Position Just After Stroke Doesn't Affect Recovery: Study
    (22-Feb-2017)
    Lying flat or sitting up slightly neither boosted nor harmed patients' outcomes

  • ACL Tears on the Rise Among Kids, Especially Girls
    (22-Feb-2017)
    Sports that involve cutting or pivoting are the riskiest, doctors say

  • No, Your Cat Isn't a Threat to Your Mental Health
    (22-Feb-2017)
    Study designed to allay fears that kitty poop parasites raise odds for schizophrenia, other disorders

  • Health Highlights: Feb. 22, 2017
    (22-Feb-2017)
    • Former Teen Heartthrob David Cassidy Has Dementia

  • Race May Play Role in Recurrent Stroke
    (22-Feb-2017)
    Study found black seniors at higher risk for subsequent attack compared to whites

  • MRIs Can Be Safe for People With Heart Devices …
    (22-Feb-2017)
    … if strict procedures are followed, researchers report

  • MRIs Can Be Safe for People With Heart Devices …
    (22-Feb-2017)
    … if strict procedures are followed, researchers report

  • Brain Chip Helps Paralyzed 'Type' With Their Mind
    (21-Feb-2017)
    Researchers report patients showed fastest speeds seen yet in such experiments

  • Many Younger Cancer Survivors Can't Afford Their Meds
    (21-Feb-2017)
    Skipping doses or drugs altogether can be dangerous, U.S. researchers warn

  • Brain Chip Helps Paralyzed 'Type' With Their Mind
    (21-Feb-2017)
    Researchers report patients showed fastest speeds seen yet in such experiments

  • Loneliness Often Plagues Black Women at Risk for Heart Disease
    (21-Feb-2017)
    Social isolation boosts their chances for cardiovascular trouble, researchers say

  • The Short- and Long-Term Prognosis for Obamacare
    (21-Feb-2017)
    The law still stands despite IRS decision to process tax returns without insurance status

  • Congressional Group Gives Bipartisan Support to Vaccine Safety
    (21-Feb-2017)
    Letter comes in response to President Trump's reported support for anti-vaccine groups

  • Scientists Probe Zika's Devastating Effect on Pregnancy
    (21-Feb-2017)
    Mouse study shows how infection crosses placenta to harm the fetus

  • Congressional Group Gives Bipartisan Support to Vaccine Safety
    (21-Feb-2017)
    Letter comes in response to President Trump's reported support for anti-vaccine groups

  • Health Highlights: Feb. 21, 2017
    (21-Feb-2017)
    • Former Teen Heartthrob David Cassidy Has Dementia
    • NASA Sends 'Superbug' to the Space Station

  • Loneliness Often Plagues Black Women at Risk for Heart Disease
    (21-Feb-2017)
    Social isolation boosts their chances for cardiovascular trouble, researchers say

  • Cancer Isn't 'One Size Fits All' for Hispanics
    (21-Feb-2017)
    Study shows wide variance in how different ethnic groups are affected

  • Congressional Group Gives Bipartisan Support to Vaccine Safety
    (21-Feb-2017)
    Letter comes in response to President Trump's reported support for anti-vaccine groups

  • Kids' OD Risk Rises When Opioids Left Out at Home
    (20-Feb-2017)
    Odds of overdose more than double if parent takes powerful narcotic instead of milder pain med, study finds

  • Health Highlights: Feb. 20, 2017
    (20-Feb-2017)
    • NASA Sends 'Superbug' to the Space Station

  • Stem Cell Transplants May Help Some With Multiple Sclerosis
    (20-Feb-2017)
    Review found younger patients fared better over 5 years, though some deaths reported

  • Kids' OD Risk Rises When Opioids Left Out at Home
    (20-Feb-2017)
    Odds of overdose more than double if parent takes powerful narcotic instead of milder pain med, study finds

  • Ready for Spring Break? Have Fun But Play It Safe
    (18-Feb-2017)
    Drinking too much can affect your judgment, increasing your risk for injury, CDC warns

  • Ready for Spring Break? Have Fun But Play It Safe
    (18-Feb-2017)
    Drinking too much can affect your judgment, increasing your risk for injury, CDC warns

  • Vitamin D Pumps Up Muscles
    (17-Feb-2017)
    People with higher 'active' levels of the vitamin in the bloodstream had more muscle mass, study finds

  • Docs More Likely to Prescribe Antibiotics If Patients Expect Them
    (17-Feb-2017)
    Study found physicians might even give the drugs if they didn't suspect a bacterial infection

  • Chronic Pain More Likely for Poor, Less Educated: Study
    (17-Feb-2017)
    Researchers say more research is needed to determine cause of disparity among older Americans

  • Anti-Addiction Meds Given in ER Can Help Battle Abuse
    (17-Feb-2017)
    Giving drugs to reduce cravings appears to be effective option, study finds

  • 'Love Hormone' Helps Dads and Babies Bond
    (17-Feb-2017)
    Brain scans show distinct response when fathers gaze at their kids

  • Heart, Lung Problems May Not Always Need ICU Care
    (17-Feb-2017)
    Study finds no difference in death rates, but higher costs for intensive care for some patients

  • How to Control Mold, Avoid Allergies
    (17-Feb-2017)
    Limiting moisture in the home is key, specialists say

  • Health Highlights: Feb. 17, 2017
    (17-Feb-2017)
    • Experts Warn of Health Threats from Climate Change
    • Trump Nominee Says Medicaid Needs Overhaul
    • D.C. Zika Tests Were Flawed

  • For a Fun and Safe Tropical Getaway, Plan Ahead
    (17-Feb-2017)
    Be aware of unusual health risks in the Caribbean and Central and South America, doctor advises

  • For a Fun and Safe Tropical Getaway, Plan Ahead
    (17-Feb-2017)
    Be aware of unusual health risks in the Caribbean and Central and South America, doctor advises

  • Is Surgery Always Needed for Kids' Appendicitis?
    (17-Feb-2017)
    Review found many with inflamed appendix were fine with antibiotics alone, but more research needed

  • Imaging Study Confirms Brain Differences in People With ADHD
    (16-Feb-2017)
    Attention-deficit/hyperactivity should be considered a brain disorder, researchers say

  • Imaging Study Confirms Brain Differences in People With ADHD
    (16-Feb-2017)
    Attention-deficit/hyperactivity should be considered a brain disorder, researchers say

  • Vitamin D Linked to Lower Risk of Respiratory Infections
    (16-Feb-2017)
    But medical experts can't agree if recommending supplements or food fortification would be helpful

  • Health Highlights: Feb. 16, 2017
    (16-Feb-2017)
    • U.S. Health Care Spending Will Keep Rising: Report
    • China to Tighten Controls on Dangerous Drugs

  • Imaging Study Confirms Brain Differences in People With ADHD
    (16-Feb-2017)
    Attention-deficit/hyperactivity should be considered a brain disorder, researchers say

  • Possible Drawback to Gluten-Free: Toxic Metals
    (16-Feb-2017)
    Higher levels of arsenic, mercury found in people who follow this eating plan, study finds

  • Shocks From Implanted Defibrillators Trigger Health Costs of Their Own
    (15-Feb-2017)
    Even when the shock was inappropriate, many people still got invasive medical procedures afterwards, study finds

  • Rude, Disrespectful Surgeons May Also Be More Error-Prone: Study
    (15-Feb-2017)
    Patients who complained about their doctor had more post-surgical complications, researchers say

  • Some Docs May Help Fuel Opioid Abuse Epidemic
    (15-Feb-2017)
    Patients are 30 percent more likely to get hooked on painkillers if their ER physician prescribes them frequently

  • Teens May Go Hungry as Poorest Families Struggle to Feed Kids
    (15-Feb-2017)
    Parents skip meals so children can eat, but youngest siblings get priority if there's not enough food

  • Student-Athletes Don't Have to Be Hit By Injuries
    (15-Feb-2017)
    Equipment safety, emergency training and time for recovery are key to avoiding trouble, experts say

  • Some Docs May Help Fuel Opioid Abuse Epidemic
    (15-Feb-2017)
    Patients are 30 percent more likely to get hooked on painkillers if their ER physician prescribes them frequently

  • Shocks From Implanted Defibrillators Trigger Health Costs of Their Own
    (15-Feb-2017)
    Even when the shock was inappropriate, many people still got invasive medical procedures afterwards, study finds

  • Shocks From Implanted Defibrillators Trigger Health Costs of Their Own
    (15-Feb-2017)
    Even when the shock was inappropriate, many people still got invasive medical procedures afterwards, study finds

  • Germs, Mold Found in Some Medical Pot
    (15-Feb-2017)
    Man undergoing cancer treatment died from fungal infection thought to come from medicinal marijuana

  • Health Highlights: Feb. 15, 2017
    (15-Feb-2017)
    • Rat-Linked Disease Leaves 1 Dead, 2 Sick in NYC
    • Large Decrease in HIV Infections in U.S.
    • Many U.S Drivers Break Rules of the Road

  • Student-Athletes Don't Have to Be Hit By Injuries
    (15-Feb-2017)
    Equipment safety, emergency training and time for recovery are key to avoiding trouble, experts say

  • Student-Athletes Don't Have to Be Hit By Injuries
    (15-Feb-2017)
    Equipment safety, emergency training and time for recovery are key to avoiding trouble, experts say

  • Shocks From Implanted Defibrillators Trigger Health Costs of Their Own
    (15-Feb-2017)
    Even when the shock was inappropriate, many people still got invasive medical procedures afterwards, study finds

  • Rude, Disrespectful Surgeons May Also Be More Error-Prone: Study
    (15-Feb-2017)
    Patients who complained about their doctor had more post-surgical complications, researchers say

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Obese Patients Beat Diabetes
    (15-Feb-2017)
    After procedure, some patients were able to stop taking insulin to control their blood sugar, researchers report

  • Heart Disease Could Cost U.S. $1 Trillion Per Year By 2035: Report
    (14-Feb-2017)
    American Heart Association estimates that nearly half of Americans will have heart disease in less than 20 years

  • Low-Income Kids More Likely to Have ADHD, Asthma
    (14-Feb-2017)
    Autism more often diagnosed among children in higher-income families, study finds

  • Marriage: A Way to Divorce Yourself From Stress?
    (14-Feb-2017)
    New research underscores link between stress hormones and disease

  • Does a Baby's Sex Affect Mom's Immunity During Pregnancy?
    (14-Feb-2017)
    Study may explain why women carrying girls might have worse symptoms of some conditions like asthma

  • Screen Time and Teen Time
    (14-Feb-2017)
    Study found no link between high use of video games/computers and academics, delinquency

  • Health Highlights: Feb. 14, 2017
    (14-Feb-2017)
    • U.S. Should Allow Gene Editing to Prevent Serious Diseases: Report
    • Company Delays Launch of Drug for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
    • Exhaust Fumes Leaking Into Ford Explorers
    • Hugh Jackman Being Treated for Skin Cancer Again

  • Beware Heart Attack Risk From Shoveling Snow
    (13-Feb-2017)
    Canadian study finds cases rose for men after heavy snowfalls

  • Health Highlights: Feb. 13, 2017
    (13-Feb-2017)
    • Newly Approved Muscular Dystrophy Drug to Cost $89,000 a Year
    • Listeria Fears Spur Sara Lee and Sargento Cheese Recalls

  • How to Stay on Your Feet During Slippery Winter Conditions
    (11-Feb-2017)
    Any surfaces that look wet and dark are probably icy, safety experts say

  • How to Stay on Your Feet During Slippery Winter Conditions
    (11-Feb-2017)
    Any surfaces that look wet and dark are probably icy, safety experts say

  • How to Stay on Your Feet During Slippery Winter Conditions
    (11-Feb-2017)
    Any surfaces that look wet and dark are probably icy, safety experts say

  • How to Stay on Your Feet During Slippery Winter Conditions
    (11-Feb-2017)
    Any surfaces that look wet and dark are probably icy, safety experts say

  • What's Next for the Obamacare Insurance Exchanges?
    (10-Feb-2017)
    Trump administration draft regulation reportedly could raise rates for older adults, shorten open enrollment for 2018

  • Cancer Survivors Gain From Web-Based Health Care
    (10-Feb-2017)
    But some patients reported missing face-to-face contact, study found

  • What's Next for the Obamacare Insurance Exchanges?
    (10-Feb-2017)
    Trump administration draft regulation reportedly could raise rates for older adults, shorten open enrollment for 2018

  • Senate Confirms Rep. Tom Price as Health Secretary
    (10-Feb-2017)
    Surgeon from Atlanta is outspoken critic of Affordable Care Act

  • Flu Cases Spiking Across the United States: CDC
    (10-Feb-2017)
    Hospitalizations and deaths among kids and adults on the rise

  • Health Highlights: Feb. 10, 2017
    (10-Feb-2017)
    • Lead Poisoning a Threat to Gunshot Survivors
    • Oldest Person in U.S. Dies at Age 114
    • New Drug for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Approved by FDA

  • Preemies Bombarded With Noise in First Weeks of Life
    (09-Feb-2017)
    But private rooms may not be the solution, study suggests

  • 8 Ways to Help Kids Dodge Germs
    (09-Feb-2017)
    Boosting your child's immune system lets them stay in cold- and flu-fighting shape

  • Non-English Speakers Less Likely to Be on Kidney Transplant List
    (09-Feb-2017)
    Study finds language a barrier to getting needed care

  • Drinking Peroxide as 'Natural' Cure Leads to Dangerous Blood Clots
    (09-Feb-2017)
    So-called 'super water' carries big risks, doctors warn

  • Health Highlights: Feb. 9, 2017
    (09-Feb-2017)
    • Washington State Mumps Outbreak Continues to Grow
    • Price's Confirmation as Health Secretary Seems Certain
    • First-Born Children More Intelligent: Study

  • Drinking Peroxide as 'Natural' Cure Leads to Dangerous Blood Clots
    (09-Feb-2017)
    So-called 'super water' carries big risks, doctors warn

  • Brain Differences Hint at Why Autism Is More Common in Males
    (08-Feb-2017)
    Women with the disorder appear more likely to have brain anatomy that's typically seen in men, study says

  • Drought May Beckon Bigger West Nile Outbreaks
    (08-Feb-2017)
    Dry environment might alter how easily mosquito-borne virus is transmitted, researchers say

  • Toxic Metals Found in E-Cigarette Liquid
    (08-Feb-2017)
    Their presence in 5 brands studied is troubling, researchers say

  • Health Highlights: Feb. 8, 2017
    (08-Feb-2017)
    • 1 in 3 Americans Believe Obamacare, Affordable Care Act Are Different: Survey
    • FDA Should Ban Dangerous IV Solution: Petition
    • Maker of Memory Supplement Charged With Fraud

  • Is It Parkinson's or Something Else? Blood Test Might Tell
    (08-Feb-2017)
    But new technique needs more study, researchers say

  • Winter's No Reason to Hibernate: Head Outside for Some Sports Fun
    (08-Feb-2017)
    But be sure to use the right equipment and stay in areas that match your skill level

  • U.S. Vaccine Guidelines for Flu, HPV Updated
    (07-Feb-2017)
    CDC panel revises immunization advisory for vaccines affecting adults

  • For Millions of Americans, Everyday Life Takes Toll on Their Hearing
    (07-Feb-2017)
    Contrary to popular opinion, work-related noise not the main culprit, CDC reports

  • U.S. Legislation Boosted Access to Autism Services, With No Added Cost to Families
    (07-Feb-2017)
    Findings show 2008 federal 'parity' law is having desired effect, researchers say

  • Too Few High-Risk Women Tested for Breast Cancer Gene: Survey
    (07-Feb-2017)
    Only half got BRCA screen, and more than half of those who didn't said doctors never recommended it

  • Many Hospital Workers Are an Unhealthy Lot: Study
    (07-Feb-2017)
    Houston-area review found high rates of overweight and obesity, low physical activity

  • New Flu Vaccines for Dogs Unleashed in Lab
    (07-Feb-2017)
    Researchers say the shots may help to protect people, too

  • Health Highlights: Feb. 7, 2017
    (07-Feb-2017)
    • West Virginia Distributing More Than 8,000 Opioid Antidote Kits

  • Sickle Cell Trait in Blacks Can Skew Diabetes Test Results
    (07-Feb-2017)
    Inaccurate reading may affect diagnosis and treatment of the blood sugar disease, study says

  • A Plug Instead of a Snip for Male Birth Control?
    (07-Feb-2017)
    Monkey study shows injected gel may one day be alternative to traditional vasectomy

  • U.S. Teens Lag on Recommended Vaccinations
    (06-Feb-2017)
    HPV and flu immunization rates remain well below goals, pediatricians' group says

  • Undocumented Immigrants Often Face Tough Health Care Choices
    (06-Feb-2017)
    Two U.S. studies find them unable to get adequate kidney dialysis and end-of-life care

  • Hospitalizations for Common Heart Rhythm Problem on the Rise
    (06-Feb-2017)
    But those with atrial fibrillation are also more likely to live, study says

  • Undocumented Immigrants Often Face Tough Health Care Choices
    (06-Feb-2017)
    Two U.S. studies find them unable to get adequate kidney dialysis and end-of-life care

  • Undocumented Immigrants Often Face Tough Health Care Choices
    (06-Feb-2017)
    Two U.S. studies find them unable to get adequate kidney dialysis and end-of-life care

  • Terminally Ill Obese People Less Likely to Get Hospice Care
    (06-Feb-2017)
    And those who did get end-of-life services had fewer days than slimmer patients, study finds

  • U.S. Teens Lag on Recommended Vaccinations
    (06-Feb-2017)
    HPV and flu immunization rates remain well below goals, pediatricians' group says

  • Pet Meds Sending Kids to the ER
    (06-Feb-2017)
    It's not uncommon for toddlers to ingest drugs intended for dogs and