Recent Health News

Health Tip: Breast-feeding With Diabetes

Potential benefits for both mom and baby

Health Highlights: Oct. 22, 2014

World TB Cases Rose to 9 million in 2013: WHO

Assured Brand Naproxen Tablets Recalled

Dr. Oz-Endorsed Diet Pill Study Retracted

Utility Workers Face Charges for Not Testing Water for Brain-Eating Amoeba

Y Chromosome Loss May Predict Earlier Death for Men

Risk of cancer appears to rise with depletion, study finds

Where Ebola Battles Are Won

Four special U.S. medical centers are first-line treatment choices, but many local hospitals up to the challenge, experts say

Depression After Heart Attack May Be More Common for Women

Researcher believes issue has been 'largely unnoticed'

Mutations Linked to Blood Cancers Rise With Age, Study Shows

Still, these diseases occur in less than 0.1 percent of elderly Americans, researchers say

Discussing Ebola: Children Feel Safe, Calm When Adults Do, Too

Be prepared with appropriate answers for the inevitable questions, experts say

Recalled Supplements Linger on U.S. Store Shelves, Study Finds

Researchers say many products with banned substances for sale six months later

Sleep Apnea Gear Doesn't Squelch Sex Life, Study Says

Patients who get treatment are as satisfied with lovemaking as those who don't

Hospital Study Offers Solutions to 'Alarm Fatigue'

2.5 million beeps, bleeps sounded in one month at one U.S. medical center

Controversial Chemical May Leach Into Skin From Cash Receipts

Skin care products may also boost absorption of BPA, study finds

Many Americans in Debt, Bankruptcy Paying for Cancer Care

Others cut back on food, medicines trying to cover costs, studies found

CDC: All U.S. Residents Returning From Ebola-Stricken Countries to Be Tracked

Travelers will have to take own temperatures, report to local health departments for 21-day incubation period

Fertility Treatments Aren't Significantly Linked to Birth Defects

Expectant parents can be reassured by findings, researchers say

Taking a 'Selfie' May Help With Dermatology Care, Study Shows

Emailing pics of eczema lesions to physicians worked nearly as well as in-person visits, researchers say

Study Finds U.S. Diets Still Contain Too Many Bad Fats

Americans need fewer trans and saturated fats, and more omega-3 fatty acids

Seniors Should Remove Dentures at Bedtime

Study says sleeping with false teeth may raise risk of pneumonia

Americans Show Distrust of Medical Profession in Survey

But many were happy with their own doctors, researchers report

U.S. Ranks Last Among Wealthy Nations in Access to Health Care

Survey conducted prior to implementation of Affordable Care Act, however

Weight-Loss Surgery May Raise Risk of Severe Headaches, Scientists Report

But experts find the study too small, problem too rare to be of concern

Health Tip: Snacking After School

Take steps to avoid getting sick

Living With a Smoker Like Living in a Polluted City: Study

Air-particle levels in smoking households almost 10 times higher than nonsmoking homes

Traffic Pollution May Be a Risk While Pregnant

Reduced lung function seen in children at age 4, study says