Recent Health News

Health Tip: Help Prevent Stroke

Things you can do to lower your risk

Train Your Brain to Choose Fruit Salad Over French Fries

Study found program seemed to make low-cal fare an easy choice for a small group of overweight people

Preterm or Small Birth Tied to Long-Term Risks to Heart, Brain

But researchers say exercise, education may help overcome deficiencies

Quality of U.S. Diet Improves, Slightly

But Americans still eat too few vegetables and too much salt, survey finds

Family Meals May Defuse Cyberbullying's Impact, Study Says

Support, communication appear to be buffers

Low-Carb Beats Low-Fat for Weight Loss, Heart Health: Study

Still, experts agree there's no one-size-fits-all diet

Action-Packed TV a Threat to Your Waistline?

Viewers of fast-paced films filled up on more snacks, study found

Outdoor Enthusiasts Need a Lightning Plan

Athletic trainers' group urges heightened awareness of deadly strikes

Drug Gives 'New Hope' Against Heart Failure, Expert Says

Experimental medication beat standard treatment at reducing hospitalizations, cardiovascular deaths

Health Highlights: Aug. 29, 2014

Many Foods' 'Trans-Fat-Free' Claims False: Study

Joan Rivers 'Resting Comfortably,' Daughter Says

Biggest Ever Weekly Rise in Ebola Cases, U.N. Agency Says

About 500 new infections reported across West Africa, including first case in Senegal

Monkey Trial Supports Ebola Drug That May Have Helped 2 Stricken Americans

All 18 rhesus monkeys infected with the virus survived after getting the experimental medication, researchers report

Scientists Find Differences in Brains of Those With Dyslexia

Scans showed less connectivity in regions linked to reading

Encouraging Your Baby's Babbling May Speed Language Development

Researchers found that when parents responded, infants began to form more complex sounds

Faced With Prostate Cancer, It Helps to Know the Enemy

Men with little knowledge of the disease have trouble deciding on treatment, study finds

Study Counters Critics of Plainer Cigarette Packaging

Tobacco industry claims change would harm small businesses, but Australian experience refutes that

Health Tip: Teach Your Child to Read Food Labels

Have the child check each snack's nutrition

Health Tip: Exercise While Watching Television

Get off the couch to change the channel

European MRSA Originated in Sub-Saharan Africa, Study Finds

Trends in tourism, migration may have contributed to its spread, researchers say

Spaceflight Might Weaken Astronauts' Immune Systems

NASA studies suggest a heightened risk for illness or allergy for crew members

Take Steps to Control Bunions

Ignoring these painful bumps will only make them worse, foot doctor says

'Doctor-Shopping' for Painkillers Common After Broken-Bone Surgery, Study Finds

1 in 5 patients sought narcotics from multiple physicians

Health Tip: Eating When You're Not Hungry

Things that may spur unhealthy habit

Health Tip: Recognizing Hay Fever

The most common type of allergy