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  • House to Vote Thursday on Amended Obamacare Repeal Bill
    (22-Mar-2017)
    Latest version aimed at appeasing Republican critics

  • House to Vote Thursday on Amended Obamacare Repeal Bill
    (22-Mar-2017)
    Latest version aimed at appeasing Republican critics

  • House to Vote Thursday on Amended Obamacare Repeal Bill
    (22-Mar-2017)
    Latest version aimed at appeasing Republican critics

  • FDA OKs Parkinson's Add-On Drug
    (22-Mar-2017)
    Xadago is taken during 'off' periods when symptoms escalate

  • New Parkinson's Drug Xadago Approved
    (22-Mar-2017)
    To help prevent 'off' episodes among users of levodopa/carbidopa

  • Health Tip: Choosing a Baby Carrier
    (22-Mar-2017)
    Make sure it includes these features

  • A Warming Planet Might Mean More Diabetes
    (21-Mar-2017)
    Study found a link between increases in temperature and more cases of the blood sugar disease

  • Tattoo Artists Risk Serious Pain in the Neck
    (21-Mar-2017)
    Backaches, headaches and eye strain also go with the job but can be prevented, researchers say

  • Fewer U.S. Kids Overdosing on Opioids
    (20-Mar-2017)
    But suicides involving these drugs are up more than 50 percent, study finds

  • Spring-Clean Your Medicine Cabinet to Safeguard Your Kids
    (20-Mar-2017)
    Tips for proper storage and disposal to help prevent accidental poisonings

  • Spring-Clean Your Medicine Cabinet to Safeguard Your Kids
    (20-Mar-2017)
    Tips for proper storage and disposal to help prevent accidental poisonings

  • 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 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

  • Are Blood Thinners Overused in Patients With Irregular Heartbeat?
    (17-Mar-2017)
    Those with low stroke risk might not benefit, new study contends

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Serious Crash Often a Wake-Up Call for Teen Drivers
    (17-Mar-2017)
    They slow down and drive less aggressively after an accident, monitoring finds

  • Serious Crash Often a Wake-Up Call for Teen Drivers
    (17-Mar-2017)
    They slow down and drive less aggressively after an accident, monitoring finds

  • Serious Crash Often a Wake-Up Call for Teen Drivers
    (17-Mar-2017)
    They slow down and drive less aggressively after an accident, monitoring 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

  • 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

  • Health Tip: Stay Focused on the Highway
    (16-Mar-2017)
    How to help prevent an accident

  • Intensive Treatment Shows Potential Against Type 2 Diabetes
    (15-Mar-2017)
    Up to 40 percent experienced temporary remission, small study finds

  • Some Bed Bugs Can Traipse Out of Traps
    (15-Mar-2017)
    Researchers find one tropical type that climbs its way to freedom

  • Opioid Painkillers and Xanax or Valium a Deadly Mix: Study
    (15-Mar-2017)
    30 percent of fatal opioid overdoses involved both types of meds, but number of people prescribed both has spiked

  • Skip the Antibiotics for Mild Eczema in Kids
    (14-Mar-2017)
    Skin condition cleared up just as well without use of the drugs, study found

  • There's Bad Buzz on Antibiotics for Honeybees
    (14-Mar-2017)
    Researchers say the drugs wipe out the insects' beneficial gut bacteria

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Your DNA May Determine How You Handle the Time Change
    (11-Mar-2017)
    Researcher says genetics play a part in whether you're a night owl, which can make daylight saving a tough transition

  • 7 in 10 U.S. Workplaces Hit by Opioid Abuse: Survey
    (10-Mar-2017)
    Poll also found most employers unprepared to deal with the issue

  • 7 in 10 U.S. Workplaces Hit by Opioid Abuse: Survey
    (10-Mar-2017)
    Poll also found most employers unprepared to deal with the issue

  • 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

  • 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

  • Winter a Chilling Time for Heart Failure Patients
    (08-Mar-2017)
    Studies found hospitalizations, deaths among these patients highest during that season

  • House Republicans Unveil Their Rx for Obamacare
    (08-Mar-2017)
    It retains some portions of the health reform law, but axes some unpopular ones

  • Obamacare's Medicaid Expansion Cut Medical Bill Worries, Study Finds
    (08-Mar-2017)
    Research showed real benefit, but also more problems with patients getting appointments

  • House Republicans Unveil Their Rx for Obamacare
    (08-Mar-2017)
    It retains some portions of the health reform law, but axes some unpopular ones

  • 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

  • Banishing Asthma-Inducing Mice Allergens on the Cheap
    (07-Mar-2017)
    Do-it-yourself approach works as well as professional extermination services, study finds

  • House Republicans Unveil Their Rx for Obamacare
    (07-Mar-2017)
    It retains some portions of the health reform law, but axes some unpopular ones

  • House Republicans Unveil Their Rx for Obamacare
    (07-Mar-2017)
    It retains some portions of the health reform law, but axes some unpopular ones

  • 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

  • Patient Organizations Offer Advice on Reforming Obamacare
    (06-Mar-2017)
    Coalition of 11 groups urges Congress to ensure affordability, accessibility and adequate coverage

  • Your Sex Life May Work Wonders for Your Work Life
    (06-Mar-2017)
    Employees in better mood the next day, leading to more work engagement and job satisfaction, study contends

  • Many People Don't Take Their High Blood Pressure Meds: Study
    (06-Mar-2017)
    Failure to follow doctors' orders leads to unnecessary and costly treatment, research shows

  • Noctiva Approved for Frequent Urination at Night
    (06-Mar-2017)
    For adults who awaken to urinate at least twice nightly

  • Wood Stoves May Spark Heart Trouble
    (03-Mar-2017)
    Older people in cities with lots of wood-burning devices might run heart attack risk, study finds

  • Don't Believe Everything You Read on Skin-Care Product Labels
    (03-Mar-2017)
    Terms like 'hypoallergenic' and 'fragrance-free' may not mean what you think they do, doctor says

  • Could Common Insecticides Be Tied to Behavior Issues in Kids?
    (02-Mar-2017)
    Study can't prove cause-and-effect, but children exposed in utero to pyrethroids had more problems

  • Hospital Room Floors May Harbor 'Superbugs'
    (02-Mar-2017)
    But that area often overlooked when it comes to infection control, researchers say

  • FDA Approves New Treatment for Dust Mite Allergies
    (02-Mar-2017)
    Odactra is a year-round treatment for reactions to the tiny bugs that share your home

  • 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

  • What Guides Docs' Sleeping Pill Picks? 'Same Old Same Old,' Study Says
    (01-Mar-2017)
    Researchers asked why one popular drug is prescribed over another

  • Antiviral Flu Drugs Safe in Mid-to-Late Pregnancy: Study
    (01-Mar-2017)
    No higher rates of complications seen in babies when mom took these meds after 22 weeks of pregnancy

  • Xermelo Approved for Tumor-Related Diarrhea
    (01-Mar-2017)
    Drug will treat a condition called carcinoid syndrome diarrhea

  • 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

  • Study Tracks Bleeding Risk From Common Blood Thinners
    (28-Feb-2017)
    Research looked specifically at bleeds inside the skull and near the brain

  • 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

  • Government Funding Could Save Canadians $4 Billion on Medicines
    (27-Feb-2017)
    Health care experts note that paying for essential drugs increases access, too

  • As Pot Legalization Advances, Pediatricians Warn of Dangers
    (27-Feb-2017)
    Marijuana isn't benign, child health experts contend

  • Doctors Handled Influx of Obamacare Patients: Study
    (27-Feb-2017)
    Concerns about long waits, primary care shortage appear unfounded, researchers say

  • Doctors Handled Influx of Obamacare Patients: Study
    (27-Feb-2017)
    Concerns about long waits, primary care shortage appear unfounded, researchers say

  • Government Funding Could Save Canadians $4 Billion on Medicines
    (27-Feb-2017)
    Health care experts note that paying for essential drugs increases access, too

  • 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

  • Prison Time Can Be Deadly … to Health
    (24-Feb-2017)
    Inmates at elevated risk of developing cancer, dying from their disease, study finds

  • After Stroke, 'Blue' Light May Help Beat the Blues
    (22-Feb-2017)
    Akin to sunlight, it could ward off depression during rehab, study finds

  • 'Off-Label' Antidepressants Common, But Where's the Evidence?
    (22-Feb-2017)
    One-third are prescribed for conditions like pain or migraine with little scientific backup, study says

  • 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

  • Many Younger Cancer Survivors Can't Afford Their Meds
    (21-Feb-2017)
    Skipping doses or drugs altogether can be dangerous, U.S. researchers warn

  • Many Younger Cancer Survivors Can't Afford Their Meds
    (21-Feb-2017)
    Skipping doses or drugs altogether can be dangerous, U.S. researchers warn

  • Many Younger Cancer Survivors Can't Afford Their Meds
    (21-Feb-2017)
    Skipping doses or drugs altogether can be dangerous, U.S. researchers warn

  • 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

  • Don't Punish Pregnant Women for Opioid Use, Docs Say
    (20-Feb-2017)
    Better prevention and treatment, not jail time, would stem surge in drug-addicted newborns

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • How to Control Mold, Avoid Allergies
    (17-Feb-2017)
    Limiting moisture in the home is key, specialists say

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • When Cocaine's in the Mix, Safe Sex May Not Be
    (16-Feb-2017)
    People who use the drug are more willing to have casual sex without a condom, study shows

  • Siliq Approved for Plaque Psoriasis
    (16-Feb-2017)
    Injected drug is for use by patients who've failed other treatments

  • Trump Administration Rolls Out New Obamacare Rules
    (15-Feb-2017)
    Enrollment period for 2018 will be shorter, plus new restrictions on joining plans after missed premiums

  • Trump Administration Rolls Out New Obamacare Rules
    (15-Feb-2017)
    Enrollment period for 2018 will be shorter, plus new restrictions on joining plans after missed premiums

  • 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

  • Low-Income Kids More Likely to Have ADHD, Asthma
    (14-Feb-2017)
    Autism more often diagnosed among children in higher-income families, study finds

  • Needed: An 'Action Plan' for Kids Prone to Severe Allergic Reactions
    (13-Feb-2017)
    First line of defense is an epinephrine auto-injector, pediatricians say

  • Gay Men Less Likely to Have Safe Sex Now: Survey
    (13-Feb-2017)
    Better treatments may translate into complacency, HIV experts say

  • Many Seniors Take Multiple Meds That Can Affect the Brain
    (13-Feb-2017)
    Psychiatrist cautions doctors and patients to consider risks and benefits of each drug

  • Tougher Alcohol Laws Mean Fewer Young People Killed on the Road
    (13-Feb-2017)
    9 percent drop in deaths where policies to discourage drinking and driving among all motorists were most stringent

  • Tougher Alcohol Laws Mean Fewer Young People Killed on the Road
    (13-Feb-2017)
    9 percent drop in deaths where policies to discourage drinking and driving among all motorists were most stringent

  • Air Pollution May Raise Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
    (10-Feb-2017)
    Study of obese Hispanic children suggests smog might boost chances of developing the blood sugar disorder

  • Pop! Goes That Balloon, and Maybe Your Hearing
    (10-Feb-2017)
    Study found noise can exceed safe levels and perhaps damage inner ear

  • Air Pollution May Raise Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
    (10-Feb-2017)
    Study of obese Hispanic children suggests smog might boost chances of developing the blood sugar disorder

  • Daylight Savings Time May Lower Chances of IVF Success for Some: Study
    (10-Feb-2017)
    Rates of miscarriage higher for those with a previous miscarriage

  • 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

  • Space Reshapes Astronauts' Brains: Study
    (10-Feb-2017)
    The longer the mission, the greater the changes, scans suggest

  • Driving Skills May Suffer Even After Concussion Symptoms Subside
    (10-Feb-2017)
    Erratic swerving showed up in tests taken after young patients thought they had recovered

  • Driving Skills May Suffer Even After Concussion Symptoms Subside
    (10-Feb-2017)
    Erratic swerving showed up in tests taken after young patients thought they had recovered

  • Daily Aspirin May Help Prevent Some Recurrent Miscarriages
    (09-Feb-2017)
    Approach seemed to help women with high blood levels of a 'marker' for inflammation, study found

  • Emflaza Approved for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
    (09-Feb-2017)
    First U.S. approval of corticosteroid to treat the disorder

  • Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll Trigger Same Good Feelings in Brain
    (08-Feb-2017)
    Music can make you happy because it spurs chemical system involved in pleasure, study finds

  • Drought May Beckon Bigger West Nile Outbreaks
    (08-Feb-2017)
    Dry environment might alter how easily mosquito-borne virus is transmitted, researchers say

  • Could Night Shifts, Heavy Lifting Impair a Woman's Fertility?
    (08-Feb-2017)
    It's possible, but researcher stresses cause-and-effect link not proven

  • 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

  • Think You're Allergic to Penicillin? Check Again
    (06-Feb-2017)
    Some people outgrow their allergy and others may have been misdiagnosed, doctor explains

  • Think You're Allergic to Penicillin? Check Again
    (06-Feb-2017)
    Some people outgrow their allergy and others may have been misdiagnosed, doctor explains

  • Pet Meds Sending Kids to the ER
    (06-Feb-2017)
    It's not uncommon for toddlers to ingest drugs intended for dogs and cats, study finds

  • Newborn Screening Tests Approved
    (06-Feb-2017)
    The screens are used to detect four rare metabolic disorders

  • Dressing Baby for a Safe Winter Drive
    (05-Feb-2017)
    Avoid bulky clothing, American Academy of Pediatrics says

  • Dressing Baby for a Safe Winter Drive
    (05-Feb-2017)
    Avoid bulky clothing, American Academy of Pediatrics says

  • Eye-Opening Research on Astronauts' Vision Problems
    (03-Feb-2017)
    Zero-gravity conditions prevent normal pressure variations around the brain, researchers say

  • Health Tip: How to Filter Your Water
    (03-Feb-2017)
    To ensure that it's cleaner

  • Astronaut Twins Give Clues to Health Hazards of Spaceflight
    (02-Feb-2017)
    NASA researchers compare biological differences between Scott and Mark Kelly

  • 10,000 U.S. Seniors Die Within Week of ER Discharge Every Year: Study
    (02-Feb-2017)
    May be due to gaps in medical knowledge about which patients need more attention, researcher says

  • Eating Disorders Rampant on the Runway
    (02-Feb-2017)
    Over half of models surveyed said they'd been asked to lose weight or change their body shape

  • Astronaut Twins Give Clues to Health Hazards of Spaceflight
    (02-Feb-2017)
    NASA researchers compare biological differences between Scott and Mark Kelly

  • Common Painkillers Don't Ease Back Pain, Study Finds
    (02-Feb-2017)
    Patients who took NSAIDs were also 2.5 times more likely to suffer gastrointestinal side effects

  • Can Air Pollution Heighten Alzheimer's Risk?
    (01-Feb-2017)
    Fine particles from power plants and cars may be to blame for about 20 percent of cases, study suggests

  • Toxins in Your Fast-Food Packaging?
    (01-Feb-2017)
    Boxes, wrappers found to contain harmful fluorinated chemicals, study contends

  • Jan. 31 Is Next Deadline to Enroll for Obamacare
    (31-Jan-2017)
    Trump Administration has pulled ads for the Affordable Care Act

  • Jan. 31 Is Next Deadline to Enroll for Obamacare
    (31-Jan-2017)
    Trump Administration has pulled ads for the Affordable Care Act

  • Jan. 31 Is Next Deadline to Enroll for Obamacare
    (31-Jan-2017)
    Trump Administration has pulled ads for the Affordable Care Act

  • Snowstorms May Bring Blizzard of Heart Troubles
    (30-Jan-2017)
    Study finds higher rate of hospital admissions for heart attack, chest pain 2 days after storm

  • Study Suggests Newer Cholesterol Drugs Are Safe
    (30-Jan-2017)
    Whether taking them results in fewer heart attacks and strokes isn't yet known, researcher says

  • Risk of Death Due to Birth Defects Higher If Baby Covered by Medicaid
    (26-Jan-2017)
    Researchers call for better efforts to reduce such tragedies, regardless of family's insurance status

  • Risk of Death Due to Birth Defects Higher If Baby Covered by Medicaid
    (26-Jan-2017)
    Researchers call for better efforts to reduce such tragedies, regardless of family's insurance status

  • Work Disability Benefits? Depends on the Doc
    (26-Jan-2017)
    International study found wide variance in how medical professionals determined who should receive benefits

  • Antibiotic Overuse Behind 'Superbug' Outbreak in U.K. Hospitals
    (25-Jan-2017)
    Finding could have implications for U.S. hospitals, study authors say

  • Drug May Be New Weapon Against a 'Superbug'
    (25-Jan-2017)
    Zinplava cuts risk of recurrent C. difficile infections by 40 percent

  • Drug May Be New Weapon Against a 'Superbug'
    (25-Jan-2017)
    Zinplava cuts risk of recurrent C. difficile infections by 40 percent

  • Drug May Be New Weapon Against a 'Superbug'
    (25-Jan-2017)
    Zinplava cuts risk of recurrent C. difficile infections by 40 percent

  • Gene May Help Guide Black Patients' Opioid Addiction Treatment
    (24-Jan-2017)
    Finding suggests they may need higher doses of methadone

  • 'Red Yeast Rice' Statin Alternative Not Harmless Either, Study Says
    (24-Jan-2017)
    The supplements linked to muscle pain, other adverse effects similar to statins

  • 2 GOP Senators Unveil Obamacare Alternative
    (23-Jan-2017)
    Bill would allow states to stick with the controversial health reform law -- or not

  • Obamacare Boosted Coverage for the Chronically Ill, Study Finds
    (23-Jan-2017)
    4 million with conditions like heart disease, asthma gained health insurance

  • Obamacare Boosted Coverage for the Chronically Ill, Study Finds
    (23-Jan-2017)
    4 million with conditions like heart disease, asthma gained health insurance

  • Jet Lag a Drag on Pro Baseball Players
    (23-Jan-2017)
    Study found traveling across time zones linked to poorer pitching, slower running

  • Smokers Unleash Harms on Their Pets
    (22-Jan-2017)
    Dogs, cats and more suffer from secondhand smoke, FDA warns

  • Obamacare Covered More People With Mental Illness, Addictions
    (20-Jan-2017)
    But greater numbers need to be in treatment for these conditions, researcher says

  • Obamacare Covered More People With Mental Illness, Addictions
    (20-Jan-2017)
    But greater numbers need to be in treatment for these conditions, researcher says

  • Obamacare Covered More People With Mental Illness, Addictions
    (20-Jan-2017)
    But greater numbers need to be in treatment for these conditions, researcher says

  • 8 People Infected in Rare U.S. Outbreak of Rat Virus
    (20-Jan-2017)
    Those handling rodents in breeding facilities in 2 states contracted Seoul virus, CDC reports

  • Trulance Approved for Chronic Constipation
    (20-Jan-2017)
    Drug designed to stimulate upper gastrointestinal tract

  • Truckers' Poor Health: An Accident Waiting to Happen?
    (19-Jan-2017)
    Multiple medical conditions tied to 2 to 4 times the odds of a crash, study suggests

  • Skin Cancer Cream Linked to 5 Dog Deaths: FDA
    (19-Jan-2017)
    Even ingesting small amounts of fluorouracil can kill family pets, agency warns

  • Truckers' Poor Health: An Accident Waiting to Happen?
    (19-Jan-2017)
    Multiple medical conditions tied to 2 to 4 times the odds of a crash, study suggests

  • Truckers' Poor Health: An Accident Waiting to Happen?
    (19-Jan-2017)
    Multiple medical conditions tied to 2 to 4 times the odds of a crash, study suggests

  • Steep Rise in Births to U.S. Women Using Opioids
    (17-Jan-2017)
    Few treatment programs deal with substance abuse in expectant moms, federal report says

  • Why Winter Weather Brings More Flu
    (17-Jan-2017)
    Cold, dry air helps the virus stay airborne long enough to cause infections, researchers say

  • Steep Bills Surprise Patients Who Go 'Out-of-Network'
    (17-Jan-2017)
    For example, anesthesiologists charge nearly 6 times the Medicare rate, study finds

  • Obamacare Repeal Could Bring Many More Uninsured, Higher Premiums
    (17-Jan-2017)
    Nonpartisan report analyzes probable effects of a 2015 Congressional bill

  • Steep Bills Surprise Patients Who Go 'Out-of-Network'
    (17-Jan-2017)
    For example, anesthesiologists charge nearly 6 times the Medicare rate, study finds

  • Obamacare Repeal Could Bring Many More Uninsured, Higher Premiums
    (17-Jan-2017)
    Nonpartisan report analyzes probable effects of a 2015 Congressional bill

  • Steep Bills Surprise Patients Who Go 'Out-of-Network'
    (17-Jan-2017)
    For example, anesthesiologists charge nearly 6 times the Medicare rate, study finds

  • 'Superbug' May Be More Widespread Than Thought
    (16-Jan-2017)
    Study of 4 U.S. hospitals found wide variety of germs resistant to antibiotics of last resort

  • Kids Born to Opioid-Addicted Moms Seem to Fare Poorly in School
    (16-Jan-2017)
    By 7th grade, 4 out of 10 failed to meet standards in at least one academic area, study finds

  • IRS Reminds Millions About Fines for Not Signing Up for Obamacare
    (16-Jan-2017)
    Letters being sent as GOP-controlled Congress races to repeal controversial health reform law

  • IRS Reminds Millions About Fines for Not Signing Up for Obamacare
    (16-Jan-2017)
    Letters being sent as GOP-controlled Congress races to repeal controversial health reform law

  • IRS Reminds Millions About Fines for Not Signing Up for Obamacare
    (16-Jan-2017)
    Letters being sent as GOP-controlled Congress races to repeal controversial health reform law

  • IRS Reminds Millions About Fines for Not Signing Up for Obamacare
    (16-Jan-2017)
    Letters being sent as GOP-controlled Congress races to repeal controversial health reform law

  • IRS Reminds Millions About Fines for Not Signing Up for Obamacare
    (16-Jan-2017)
    Letters being sent as GOP-controlled Congress races to repeal controversial health reform law

  • Study Questions 'Fecal Transplant' Treatment for Gut Infection
    (13-Jan-2017)
    In direct comparison, researchers found no real difference compared to antibiotics

  • 'Superbug' Resistant to All Antibiotics Killed Nevada Woman
    (13-Jan-2017)
    She died after possibly picking up an infection in an Indian hospital, researchers say

  • House Joins Senate in Bid to Repeal Obamacare
    (13-Jan-2017)
    Votes are initial steps in potentially complex process to replace the controversial health reform law

  • House Joins Senate in Bid to Repeal Obamacare
    (13-Jan-2017)
    Votes are initial steps in potentially complex process to replace the controversial health reform law

  • House Joins Senate in Bid to Repeal Obamacare
    (13-Jan-2017)
    Votes are initial steps in potentially complex process to replace the controversial health reform law

  • U.S. Report Cites the Good and Bad on Marijuana
    (12-Jan-2017)
    Pot shown to help chronic pain, chemo-related nausea and muscle spasms in multiple sclerosis, but researchers cite risks, too

  • Sushi Lovers, Beware: Tapeworm Now Found in U.S. Salmon
    (12-Jan-2017)
    But risk of infection is low, infectious disease doctor says

  • Rural Americans at Higher Risk of 5 Preventable Causes of Death: CDC
    (12-Jan-2017)
    More smoking, obesity and less use of seatbelts are some possible reasons why

  • Senate Starts Obamacare Repeal Process
    (12-Jan-2017)
    Measure sets Jan. 27 deadline for draft of repeal legislation, avoids possibility of filibuster by Democrats

  • Senate Starts Obamacare Repeal Process
    (12-Jan-2017)
    Measure sets Jan. 27 deadline for draft of repeal legislation, avoids possibility of filibuster by Democrats

  • Senate Starts Obamacare Repeal Process
    (12-Jan-2017)
    Measure sets Jan. 27 deadline for draft of repeal legislation, avoids possibility of filibuster by Democrats

  • The Etiquette of Achoo!
    (11-Jan-2017)
    Cover your sneeze to protect those around you, health experts advise

  • High Health Care Deductibles Take Toll on Family Finances
    (10-Jan-2017)
    Studies suggest significant out-of-pocket costs may harm low-income and chronically ill patients

  • High Health Care Deductibles Take Toll on Family Finances
    (10-Jan-2017)
    Studies suggest significant out-of-pocket costs may harm low-income and chronically ill patients

  • Warmer Waters May Mean More Toxic Shellfish
    (09-Jan-2017)
    New scientific tool helps predict harmful algae blooms in Pacific

  • Vomiting Disorder on Rise in Weed-Friendly Colorado
    (06-Jan-2017)
    Doctors say problem may become more widespread as more states decriminalize possession of pot

  • Does Living Near Major Roads Boost Dementia Risk?
    (05-Jan-2017)
    Study couldn't prove cause-and-effect, but risk rose as proximity to traffic increased, researchers report

  • Does Living Near Major Roads Boost Dementia Risk?
    (05-Jan-2017)
    Study couldn't prove cause-and-effect, but risk rose as proximity to traffic increased, researchers report

  • Heartburn Drugs May Raise Risk of Stomach Infections: Study
    (05-Jan-2017)
    Suggests long-term use of acid suppressors might open door to C. difficile and Campylobacter bacteria

  • Heartburn Drugs May Raise Risk of Stomach Infections: Study
    (05-Jan-2017)
    Suggests long-term use of acid suppressors might open door to C. difficile and Campylobacter bacteria

  • Study Casts Doubt on Long-Used Morning Sickness Drug
    (05-Jan-2017)
    But some doctors don't think pregnant women prescribed Diclectin should worry

  • Breathalyzer Lock Laws Prevent Drunk-Driving Deaths: Study
    (05-Jan-2017)
    But only half of U.S. states require them for all offenders, researchers note

  • Ready Your Home for Winter's Wrath
    (04-Jan-2017)
    Steps include insulating water lines that run along exterior walls, experts advise

  • New Parkinson's Drug May Combat Movement Difficulties
    (04-Jan-2017)
    Opicapone, added to standard treatment, appears safe and well-tolerated, researchers say

  • New Parkinson's Drug May Combat Movement Difficulties
    (04-Jan-2017)
    Opicapone, added to standard treatment, appears safe and well-tolerated, researchers say

  • Poor Asthma Sufferers Often Stuck in Homes That Worsen Their Disease
    (04-Jan-2017)
    Study finds them living with smokers, mold, rodent and cockroach infestations, and few support systems

  • Ready Your Home for Winter's Wrath
    (04-Jan-2017)
    Steps include insulating water lines that run along exterior walls, experts advise

  • Ready Your Home for Winter's Wrath
    (04-Jan-2017)
    Steps include insulating water lines that run along exterior walls, experts advise

  • New Parkinson's Drug May Combat Movement Difficulties
    (04-Jan-2017)
    Opicapone, added to standard treatment, appears safe and well-tolerated, researchers say

  • Ready Your Home for Winter's Wrath
    (04-Jan-2017)
    Steps include insulating water lines that run along exterior walls, experts advise

  • Ready Your Home for Winter's Wrath
    (04-Jan-2017)
    Steps include insulating water lines that run along exterior walls, experts advise

  • Ready Your Home for Winter's Wrath
    (04-Jan-2017)
    Steps include insulating water lines that run along exterior walls, experts advise

  • Ready Your Home for Winter's Wrath
    (04-Jan-2017)
    Steps include insulating water lines that run along exterior walls, experts advise

  • Ready Your Home for Winter's Wrath
    (04-Jan-2017)
    Steps include insulating water lines that run along exterior walls, experts advise

  • Ready Your Home for Winter's Wrath
    (04-Jan-2017)
    Steps include insulating water lines that run along exterior walls, experts advise

  • Metformin Still Best as First Type 2 Diabetes Treatment
    (03-Jan-2017)
    American College of Physicians updated diabetes guidelines, said second drug can be added

  • Why Major Zika Outbreak Is Unlikely in U.S.
    (03-Jan-2017)
    Higher standard of living reduces odds the virus-carrying mosquitoes will thrive, study says

  • Health Tip: Skip Winter Coats in Car Seats
    (03-Jan-2017)
    How to keep kids safer

  • DUI Rates Decline for U.S. Drivers
    (30-Dec-2016)
    But that doesn't mean roads will be safe New Year's Eve; 28 million still drink and drive, survey finds

  • Experimental Drug Shows Promise for Disfiguring Tumor Condition
    (29-Dec-2016)
    17 of 24 children with neurofibromatosis type 1 saw improvement, but more study needed

  • Researchers Develop Potential Oral Treatment for Hemophilia
    (29-Dec-2016)
    Currently, genetic bleeding disorder is treated with injections

  • Many Misuse OTC Sleep Aids: Survey
    (29-Dec-2016)
    Consumer Reports finds the non-prescription drugs are taken for periods far longer than their intended use

  • Many Misuse OTC Sleep Aids: Survey
    (29-Dec-2016)
    Consumer Reports finds the non-prescription drugs are taken for periods far longer than their intended use

  • Welders Showed Increased Risk of Parkinson-Like Symptoms in Study
    (28-Dec-2016)
    Exposure to manganese in welding fumes appears to affect movement, researchers report

  • Don't Let Germs Spoil Your Holiday Getaway
    (28-Dec-2016)
    Good hygiene and disinfectant wipes will help keep illness at bay, germ expert says

  • Don't Let Germs Spoil Your Holiday Getaway
    (28-Dec-2016)
    Good hygiene and disinfectant wipes will help keep illness at bay, germ expert says

  • Heart Failure Drug Shows Promise in First Human Trial
    (27-Dec-2016)
    Cimaglermin appears to strengthen cells and improve heart function, researchers report

  • Antipsychotic Drugs May Up Risk of Early Death in Alzheimer's Patients
    (27-Dec-2016)
    Increased odds were nearly doubled if two antipsychotic medications were taken, study says

  • Antipsychotic Drugs May Up Risk of Early Death in Alzheimer's Patients
    (27-Dec-2016)
    Increased odds were nearly doubled if two antipsychotic medications were taken, study says

  • Heart Failure Drug Shows Promise in First Human Trial
    (27-Dec-2016)
    Cimaglermin appears to strengthen cells and improve heart function, researchers report

  • Does Legalizing Pot Spur Kids to Try It?
    (27-Dec-2016)
    In 2 states studied, teens downplayed harms after recreational pot legalized; use increased in 1 state

  • Antipsychotic Drugs May Up Risk of Early Death in Alzheimer's Patients
    (27-Dec-2016)
    Increased odds were nearly doubled if two antipsychotic medications were taken, study says

  • Bird Flu Strain May Have Jumped From Cat to Human
    (23-Dec-2016)
    New York City health department says veterinarian treating sick cats likely was infected with the virus

  • New MS Drug Shows 'Breakthrough' Promise for Advanced Disease
    (22-Dec-2016)
    Specialist hopes ocrelizumab will be available by spring

  • Cardiology Still a Man's Field, Survey Finds
    (22-Dec-2016)
    Women less likely to choose that specialty, and they report more discrimination than males

  • New MS Drug Shows 'Breakthrough' Promise for Advanced Disease
    (22-Dec-2016)
    Specialist hopes ocrelizumab will be available by spring

  • Celebrate the Holidays, But Not While Drinking and Driving
    (22-Dec-2016)
    Coffee won't help a tipsy person sober up, traffic safety experts warn

  • Celebrate the Holidays, But Not While Drinking and Driving
    (22-Dec-2016)
    Coffee won't help a tipsy person sober up, traffic safety experts warn

  • Celebrate the Holidays, But Not While Drinking and Driving
    (22-Dec-2016)
    Coffee won't help a tipsy person sober up, traffic safety experts warn

  • Celebrate the Holidays, But Not While Drinking and Driving
    (22-Dec-2016)
    Coffee won't help a tipsy person sober up, traffic safety experts warn

  • Celebrate the Holidays, But Not While Drinking and Driving
    (22-Dec-2016)
    Coffee won't help a tipsy person sober up, traffic safety experts warn

  • Short Course of Antibiotics Not Best for Kids' Ear Infections
    (21-Dec-2016)
    10 days of the medication was twice as effective, study finds

  • Uninsured Rate Hits New Low Due to Obamacare: Report
    (21-Dec-2016)
    The Commonwealth Fund finds more working-age Americans have health insurance than ever before

  • Uninsured Rate Hits New Low Due to Obamacare: Report
    (21-Dec-2016)
    The Commonwealth Fund finds more working-age Americans have health insurance than ever before

  • Don't Forget Child Safety When Traveling for the Holidays
    (21-Dec-2016)
    Nearly 1 in 7 parents of toddlers don't bring a car seat for travel rides, poll finds

  • Uninsured Rate Hits New Low Due to Obamacare: Report
    (21-Dec-2016)
    The Commonwealth Fund finds more working-age Americans have health insurance than ever before

  • Don't Forget Child Safety When Traveling for the Holidays
    (21-Dec-2016)
    Nearly 1 in 7 parents of toddlers don't bring a car seat for travel rides, poll finds

  • Don't Forget Child Safety When Traveling for the Holidays
    (21-Dec-2016)
    Nearly 1 in 7 parents of toddlers don't bring a car seat for travel rides, poll finds

  • Don't Forget Child Safety When Traveling for the Holidays
    (21-Dec-2016)
    Nearly 1 in 7 parents of toddlers don't bring a car seat for travel rides, poll finds

  • Don't Forget Child Safety When Traveling for the Holidays
    (21-Dec-2016)
    Nearly 1 in 7 parents of toddlers don't bring a car seat for travel rides, poll finds

  • Where Medical Pot Is Legal, Fatal Car Crashes Often Decline
    (21-Dec-2016)
    It's possible that these state laws might cause younger drivers to drink less, researchers said

  • Daily Low-Dose Aspirin May Cut Pancreatic Cancer Risk
    (20-Dec-2016)
    Chinese-based study, analysis of previous research point to everyday use decreasing the odds

  • Drug Overdose Deaths Climb Dramatically in U.S.
    (20-Dec-2016)
    Prescription painkillers and heroin lead the increase, latest government data shows

  • Stay Safe, Play Safe in a Winter Wonderland
    (20-Dec-2016)
    Athletic trainer offers tips to avoid cold weather-related injuries

  • Obamacare May Have Broadened Patients' ER Choices
    (20-Dec-2016)
    Insurance affects where people go for emergency care, study finds

  • Obamacare May Have Broadened Patients' ER Choices
    (20-Dec-2016)
    Insurance affects where people go for emergency care, study finds

  • Drug Overdose Deaths Climb Dramatically in U.S.
    (20-Dec-2016)
    Prescription painkillers and heroin lead the increase, latest government data shows

  • Everyday Pain Relievers May Be Linked to Hearing Loss in Some Women
    (19-Dec-2016)
    But degree of impairment tied to acetaminophen and ibuprofen was modest, researchers say

  • Ovarian Cancer Drug Given Fast-Track Approval
    (19-Dec-2016)
    Rubraca's use is specific to women with a mutation of the BRCA gene, FDA said

  • Health Tip: Prepare for Travel With Diabetes
    (19-Dec-2016)
    Plan for possible emergencies

  • If You're Dashing Through the Snow to a Holiday Gathering…
    (18-Dec-2016)
    Red Cross offers tips for getting to your destination safely

  • If You're Dashing Through the Snow to a Holiday Gathering…
    (18-Dec-2016)
    Red Cross offers tips for getting to your destination safely

  • If You're Dashing Through the Snow to a Holiday Gathering…
    (18-Dec-2016)
    Red Cross offers tips for getting to your destination safely

  • If You're Dashing Through the Snow to a Holiday Gathering…
    (18-Dec-2016)
    Red Cross offers tips for getting to your destination safely

  • If You're Dashing Through the Snow to a Holiday Gathering…
    (18-Dec-2016)
    Red Cross offers tips for getting to your destination safely

  • If You're Dashing Through the Snow to a Holiday Gathering…
    (18-Dec-2016)
    Red Cross offers tips for getting to your destination safely

  • If You're Dashing Through the Snow to a Holiday Gathering…
    (18-Dec-2016)
    Red Cross offers tips for getting to your destination safely

  • If You're Dashing Through the Snow to a Holiday Gathering…
    (18-Dec-2016)
    Red Cross offers tips for getting to your destination safely

  • Down Syndrome May Not Be Big Financial Burden on Families
    (16-Dec-2016)
    Having a child with the condition costs about $80 more a month in medical expenses, study finds

  • Privacy Concerns Keep Some Young Americans From Sexual Health Services
    (16-Dec-2016)
    Survey reveals reluctance of teens, young adults to talk to their doctor because parents might find out

  • Taking a Holiday Trip? Protect Yourself From Blood Clots
    (16-Dec-2016)
    Sitting for long periods puts you at risk for potentially deadly deep vein thrombosis

  • Taking a Holiday Trip? Protect Yourself From Blood Clots
    (16-Dec-2016)
    Sitting for long periods puts you at risk for potentially deadly deep vein thrombosis

  • Taking a Holiday Trip? Protect Yourself From Blood Clots
    (16-Dec-2016)
    Sitting for long periods puts you at risk for potentially deadly deep vein thrombosis

  • Taking a Holiday Trip? Protect Yourself From Blood Clots
    (16-Dec-2016)
    Sitting for long periods puts you at risk for potentially deadly deep vein thrombosis

  • Taking a Holiday Trip? Protect Yourself From Blood Clots
    (16-Dec-2016)
    Sitting for long periods puts you at risk for potentially deadly deep vein thrombosis

  • Bad News for Rudolph: Climate Change May Be 'Shrinking' Reindeer
    (15-Dec-2016)
    Rainier winters end up trapping food in ice, limiting food supply, researchers say

  • Polar Vortex Tightens Grip on U.S.
    (15-Dec-2016)
    Doctor offers precautions against hypothermia; go easy when shoveling snow

  • More Than 1 in 10 Pilots Suffer From Depression, Survey Finds
    (15-Dec-2016)
    Report highlights need for accurate screening

  • More Than 1 in 10 Pilots Suffer From Depression, Survey Finds
    (15-Dec-2016)
    Report highlights need for accurate screening

  • Pregnant Women Should Avoid Zika-Hit Texas Town: CDC
    (15-Dec-2016)
    Advisory follows reports of 5 cases of local infection in Brownsville

  • Prices Skyrocket on Drugs Widely Used by Seniors: Report
    (14-Dec-2016)
    Cost of brand-name meds for chronic conditions rose nearly 130 times faster than inflation rate

  • Prices Skyrocket on Drugs Widely Used by Seniors: Report
    (14-Dec-2016)
    Cost of brand-name meds for chronic conditions rose nearly 130 times faster than inflation rate

  • Prices Skyrocket on Drugs Widely Used by Seniors: Report
    (14-Dec-2016)
    Cost of brand-name meds for chronic conditions rose nearly 130 times faster than inflation rate

  • Knee Cartilage Product Approved to Repair Defects
    (14-Dec-2016)
    Tissue is derived from patient's own knee

  • Immune-Focused Drug Shows Promise Against Lung Cancer
    (13-Dec-2016)
    Tecentriq extended survival by several months for patients with advanced disease, study found

  • Drug Use by U.S. Teens Drops to All-Time Low
    (13-Dec-2016)
    Use of tobacco and alcohol down significantly, too, federal report finds

  • Zika Still a Threat During Winter Months
    (13-Dec-2016)
    Public health expert says mosquito eggs can survive colder temps

  • Where You Live May Determine How You Die
    (13-Dec-2016)
    Breaking down mortality data by county, most pressing local health problems were pinpointed, study finds

  • Polar Vortex Takes Aim at U.S.
    (13-Dec-2016)
    Doctor offers precautions against hypothermia; go easy when shoveling snow

  • Health Tip: Trying to Unclog That Stuffy Nose?
    (12-Dec-2016)
    Using a decongestant

  • Most Teen Smokers Also Turn to Alcohol, Drugs, Study Finds
    (12-Dec-2016)
    Use of multiple substances seems to be more common than thought

  • What You Need to Know When Prescribed an Opioid Painkiller
    (12-Dec-2016)
    Tell your doctor if you or anyone in your family has a substance abuse problem

  • Beta Blockers May Not Be Best Heart Drugs for Dementia Patients
    (12-Dec-2016)
    In this group, use of the meds after a heart attack compromised quality of life, study finds

  • 1 in 6 U.S. Adults Takes a Psychiatric Drug: Study
    (12-Dec-2016)
    Whether the medicines over-prescribed is up for debate, psychiatrists say

  • Certain Breast Cancer Drugs Tied to Blood Vessel Damage
    (09-Dec-2016)
    But findings from small study are unlikely to change current practice, doctors say

  • Tamoxifen May Get Blamed for Unrelated Symptoms
    (09-Dec-2016)
    Perceived side effects might lead some to stop taking the breast cancer preventative, study finds

  • New Drug Combo Shows Promise Curbing Tough-to-Treat Breast Cancer
    (08-Dec-2016)
    New regimen helped women with metastatic, hormone-receptor positive disease in study

  • Rising Price of Opioid OD Antidote Could Cost Lives: Study
    (08-Dec-2016)
    Investigators identify strategies for ensuring the drug's availability

  • New Drug Combo Shows Promise Curbing Tough-to-Treat Breast Cancer
    (08-Dec-2016)
    New regimen helped women with metastatic, hormone-receptor positive disease in study

  • As Obama's Term Winds Down, Resistance to Obamacare Diminishes
    (08-Dec-2016)
    43 percent of Americans would like to see the health care reform law kept in place but amended, HealthDay/Harris Poll finds

  • As Obama's Term Winds Down, Resistance to Obamacare Diminishes
    (08-Dec-2016)
    43 percent of Americans would like to see the health care reform law kept in place but amended, HealthDay/Harris Poll finds

  • Expect More Record-Breaking Heat in U.S., Scientists Warn
    (07-Dec-2016)
    15 hottest-ever days predicted for every record low if greenhouse gas emissions don't decline

  • What's in Tobacco Smoke? Many Americans Don't Know
    (07-Dec-2016)
    Surveys show misunderstandings about safety of filters are also common

  • Expect More Record-Breaking Heat in U.S., Scientists Warn
    (07-Dec-2016)
    15 hottest-ever days predicted for every record low if greenhouse gas emissions don't decline

  • Baby Boomers Going to Pot
    (06-Dec-2016)
    Americans 65-plus more than doubled their use of marijuana over 8 years, study finds

  • Are Catholic Women Less Likely to Breast-Feed?
    (06-Dec-2016)
    Study suggests that possibility, review authors say, but more research needed to confirm findings

  • New Clues to Huge Jump in U.S. Mosquito Population
    (06-Dec-2016)
    Urbanization, DDT pesticide ban played roles, but climate change may become a factor, researchers say

  • Many Americans Skip the Dentist Due to Cost
    (06-Dec-2016)
    Researchers say finding highlights need to overhaul dental insurance

  • Many Americans Skip the Dentist Due to Cost
    (06-Dec-2016)
    Researchers say finding highlights need to overhaul dental insurance

  • Many Americans Skip the Dentist Due to Cost
    (06-Dec-2016)
    Researchers say finding highlights need to overhaul dental insurance

  • Missing Just 1 Hour of Sleep May Double Drivers' Crash Risk
    (06-Dec-2016)
    Too little shut-eye can equal alcohol in terms of impairment behind the wheel, traffic safety group warns

  • Missing Just 1 Hour of Sleep May Double Drivers' Crash Risk
    (06-Dec-2016)
    Too little shut-eye can equal alcohol in terms of impairment behind the wheel, traffic safety group warns

  • 'Superbug' Gene Spotted on U.S. Pig Farm
    (05-Dec-2016)
    Study suggests potential resistance to a last line of antibiotics for humans

  • U.S. Doctors Still Over-Prescribing Drugs: Survey
    (05-Dec-2016)
    More than 1 in 4 say antibiotics are given when the drugs will likely do no good

  • U.S. Doctors Still Over-Prescribing Drugs: Survey
    (05-Dec-2016)
    More than 1 in 4 say antibiotics are given when the drugs will likely do no good

  • U.S. Doctors Still Over-Prescribing Drugs: Survey
    (05-Dec-2016)
    More than 1 in 4 say antibiotics are given when the drugs will likely do no good

  • Study Sheds Light on Safety of Driving With Epilepsy
    (05-Dec-2016)
    Those who had longer seizures during driving tests were more likely to have accidents

  • Mice May Be Key to Kids' Asthma Attacks at School
    (02-Dec-2016)
    Study suggests, but can't prove, that rodent allergens could play a role

  • 24-Hour Shifts Can Play Havoc With the Heart
    (02-Dec-2016)
    Small study found lack of sleep affected blood pressure, heart rate in healthy volunteers

  • Doctors Seeing More HIV Patients With Multidrug Resistance
    (01-Dec-2016)
    People resistant to older medication also have problems with newer drug, study finds

  • Can Extra Time Outdoors When Young Reduce Nearsightedness?
    (01-Dec-2016)
    More exposure to sun's UVB rays linked to lower risk of eye condition in study

  • Doctors Seeing More HIV Patients With Multidrug Resistance
    (01-Dec-2016)
    People resistant to older medication also have problems with newer drug, study finds

  • Wider Low-Dose Aspirin Use Would Save U.S. $692 Billion: Study
    (30-Nov-2016)
    Many patients who should take it don't, researchers say

  • Kidney Cancer Drug Shows Promise in Early Trial
    (30-Nov-2016)
    93 percent had tumor growth controlled for median of more than 8 months, researchers report

  • Use of Needle Exchange Programs Up Dramatically in 10 Years: CDC
    (30-Nov-2016)
    Yet, many drug users still share needles sometimes, report finds

  • U.S. to Ban Smoking in Public Housing
    (30-Nov-2016)
    Agencies have 18 months to implement smoke-free policies

  • Fewer Americans Struggle With Medical Bills: Report
    (30-Nov-2016)
    Researchers credit Obamacare, but difficulties persist for uninsured and people with high deductibles

  • Fewer Americans Struggle With Medical Bills: Report
    (30-Nov-2016)
    Researchers credit Obamacare, but difficulties persist for uninsured and people with high deductibles

  • Fewer Americans Struggle With Medical Bills: Report
    (30-Nov-2016)
    Researchers credit Obamacare, but difficulties persist for uninsured and people with high deductibles

  • Lack of Sleep Takes Big Bite Out of World Economies
    (30-Nov-2016)
    More than $411 billion a year lost in U.S. due to lower productivity levels, study finds

  • Health Tip: Get the Facts About Antibiotics
    (29-Nov-2016)
    Know when they help, and when they don't

  • Insulin Prices Skyrocket, Putting Many Diabetics in a Bind
    (29-Nov-2016)
    American Diabetes Association asks Congress to investigate the matter

  • Electronic In-Hospital Prescribing: Trouble for Older Adults?
    (29-Nov-2016)
    Study found 41 percent of meds that can increase drowsiness were set too high for seniors, linked to accidents

  • ATV Accidents Can Cause Serious Chest Injuries in Kids
    (29-Nov-2016)
    Rollovers and heavier vehicles are some likely reasons why, study shows

  • Lengthy Space Missions May Harm Astronauts' Vision
    (28-Nov-2016)
    Problem linked to changes in amount of fluid around the brain and spinal cord, researchers say

  • Lengthy Space Missions May Harm Astronauts' Vision
    (28-Nov-2016)
    Problem linked to changes in amount of fluid around the brain and spinal cord, researchers say

  • Rural Appalachia Faces Growing Cancer Crisis, Research Shows
    (25-Nov-2016)
    It's the only region in the U.S. that hasn't made big progress in fighting the disease

  • Rural Appalachia Faces Growing Cancer Crisis, Research Shows
    (25-Nov-2016)
    It's the only region in the U.S. that hasn't made big progress in fighting the disease

  • Rural Appalachia Faces Growing Cancer Crisis, Research Shows
    (25-Nov-2016)
    It's the only region in the U.S. that hasn't made big progress in fighting the disease

  • Rural Appalachia Faces Growing Cancer Crisis, Research Shows
    (25-Nov-2016)
    It's the only region in the U.S. that hasn't made big progress in fighting the disease

  • Survival Tips for Holiday Road Trips
    (23-Nov-2016)
    Staying calm and being prepared can help you reach your destination safely

  • Cancer Can Devour Income of Medicare-Only Patients
    (23-Nov-2016)
    Without supplemental insurance, out-of-pocket costs average 25 percent of annual earnings, study finds

  • Survival Tips for Holiday Road Trips
    (23-Nov-2016)
    Staying calm and being prepared can help you reach your destination safely

  • Survival Tips for Holiday Road Trips
    (23-Nov-2016)
    Staying calm and being prepared can help you reach your destination safely

  • U.S. Death Toll From Infectious Diseases Unchanged: Study
    (22-Nov-2016)
    Although new threats have emerged, the number of people dying from infections has stayed relatively stable

  • These Medicines Often Send Americans to ERs
    (22-Nov-2016)
    CDC cites blood thinners, antibiotics, diabetes drugs for nearly half of adverse drug-related events

  • Health Tip: Be Aware of Drug and Food Interactions
    (22-Nov-2016)
    Here's what you should know

  • U.S. Health Care Spending Up 5 Percent in 2015
    (22-Nov-2016)
    Prescription drugs are the fastest growing expense, report shows

  • These Medicines Often Send Americans to ERs
    (22-Nov-2016)
    CDC cites blood thinners, antibiotics, diabetes drugs for nearly half of adverse drug-related events

  • U.S. Health Care Spending Up 5 Percent in 2015
    (22-Nov-2016)
    Prescription drugs are the fastest growing expense, report shows

  • U.S. Health Care Spending Up 5 Percent in 2015
    (22-Nov-2016)
    Prescription drugs are the fastest growing expense, report shows

  • These Medicines Often Send Americans to ERs
    (22-Nov-2016)
    CDC cites blood thinners, antibiotics, diabetes drugs for nearly half of adverse drug-related events

  • Bonus From Your Blood Pressure Med: Fewer Fractures?
    (21-Nov-2016)
    In study, a certain class of medications was tied to more resilient bones for older patients

  • 'Superbug' Common Among N.C. Hog Workers, Study Says
    (18-Nov-2016)
    Overuse of antibiotics may threaten farm employees, their families

  • Heart Attacks Up in New Orleans Post-Katrina
    (18-Nov-2016)
    One hospital reported 3 times more heart admissions after the 2005 storm compared to before

  • Heart Attacks Up in New Orleans Post-Katrina
    (18-Nov-2016)
    One hospital reported 3 times more heart admissions after the 2005 storm compared to before

  • Partial Repeal of Motorcycle Helmet Law Had Unwanted Effects: Study
    (18-Nov-2016)
    Researchers found helmet use fell, head injuries rose after change in Michigan

  • Smoking May Hinder Kidney Disease Drugs
    (18-Nov-2016)
    To slow organ damage, patients should quit the habit, researchers say

  • Partial Repeal of Motorcycle Helmet Law Had Unwanted Effects: Study
    (18-Nov-2016)
    Researchers found helmet use fell, head injuries rose after change in Michigan

  • Kids Can Beat 'Complex' Pneumonia Without IV Antibiotics: Study
    (17-Nov-2016)
    Drugs taken by mouth were just as effective for children after hospital discharge

  • More U.S. Kids Getting Drug-Resistant Infections
    (17-Nov-2016)
    Finding highlights growing problem of antibiotic resistance

  • Drug Stelara May Ease Crohn's Disease
    (17-Nov-2016)
    Medication is potentially helpful for those who didn't find relief from other treatments, researchers say

  • Drug Stelara May Ease Crohn's Disease
    (17-Nov-2016)
    Medication is potentially helpful for those who didn't find relief from other treatments, researchers say

  • Intrarosa Approved for Post-Menopausal Pain During Sex
    (17-Nov-2016)
    Drug contained in a once-daily insert

  • CDC Reveals Top 5 Causes of Death
    (17-Nov-2016)
    Good news is that many can be prevented

  • CDC Reveals Top 5 Causes of Death
    (17-Nov-2016)
    Good news is that many can be prevented

  • New Drug May Brighten Outlook for Advanced Breast Cancer
    (16-Nov-2016)
    Palbociclib slows disease progression, study finds

  • Can Time-Release Capsules Replace Daily Pills?
    (16-Nov-2016)
    Animal test shows medicine safely released over two-week period

  • New Drug May Brighten Outlook for Advanced Breast Cancer
    (16-Nov-2016)
    Palbociclib slows disease progression, study finds

  • Is Your ATM Dispensing Bacteria?
    (16-Nov-2016)
    Study in New York City found most of the germs came from human skin, food

  • Can Time-Release Capsules Replace Daily Pills?
    (16-Nov-2016)
    Animal test shows medicine safely released over two-week period

  • Coming Soon: Lower Cholesterol From a Twice-a-Year Shot?
    (15-Nov-2016)
    Injectable drugs could provide major advance in heart-disease prevention, researchers say

  • Prices of Generic Heart Failure Drugs Vary Widely
    (15-Nov-2016)
    Patients can spend from $12 to $400 a month to fill common prescriptions, study reveals

  • Could Common Heartburn Drugs Up Stroke Risk?
    (15-Nov-2016)
    Researchers concerned about high doses of meds like Nexium and Prilosec

  • Prices of Generic Heart Failure Drugs Vary Widely
    (15-Nov-2016)
    Patients can spend from $12 to $400 a month to fill common prescriptions, study reveals

  • Device Plus 'Aggressive' Drug Strategy May Curb Severe Heart Failure
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Small study suggests real improvement for some patients, but more follow-up research is needed

  • Celebrex May Not Pose Bigger Heart Risk Than Similar Drugs: Study
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Researchers found more complications, such as bleeding, for the pain relievers ibuprofen and naproxen

  • Sharp Drop in Blood Pressure After Rx May Be Risky for Some Heart Patients
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Early study suggests potential downside, but more research is needed, experts say

  • Celebrex May Not Pose Bigger Heart Risk Than Similar Drugs: Study
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Researchers found more complications, such as bleeding, for the pain relievers ibuprofen and naproxen

  • How to Exercise Safely in Smog
    (11-Nov-2016)
    Research suggests a 'sweet spot' where activity's benefits best meet the effects of dirty air

  • Trump Victory Won't Derail Obamacare Open Enrollment for 2017
    (11-Nov-2016)
    Obama administration assures consumers that sign-ups will continue

  • Trump Victory Won't Derail Obamacare Open Enrollment for 2017
    (11-Nov-2016)
    Obama administration assures consumers that sign-ups will continue

  • Trump Victory Won't Derail Obamacare Open Enrollment for 2017
    (11-Nov-2016)
    Obama administration assures consumers that sign-ups will continue

  • New Moms Get No Iron Boost From Eating Placenta: Study
    (11-Nov-2016)
    Trend popular because advocates say practice speeds recovery after childbirth, boosts mothers' mood and energy

  • Trump Victory Won't Derail Obamacare Open Enrollment for 2017
    (11-Nov-2016)
    Obama administration assures consumers that sign-ups will continue

  • Health Tip: Prevent Antibiotic Resistance
    (09-Nov-2016)
    What you can do

  • MS Symptoms May Develop Earlier in Darker, Cooler Climes
    (04-Nov-2016)
    Study results suggest latitude affects timing of disease onset

  • American Homes Double as Bug Retreats
    (03-Nov-2016)
    More than 600 types cohabit with people in their living space

  • Downside to Exercise for City Kids: More Pollution
    (02-Nov-2016)
    Inhaling black carbon from traffic offsets benefits, environmental health specialist says

  • Icy Slurry May Be Best Way to Hydrate in Extreme Heat: Study
    (02-Nov-2016)
    Water's temperature appears to be more important than how much you drink, researchers find

  • Gene Therapy May Hold Promise for Blistering Skin Disease
    (01-Nov-2016)
    Grafts of patients' genetically modified skin improved healing of wounds in early study

  • Psychiatric Drugs May Reduce Ex-Prisoners' Violent Crime Rate
    (01-Nov-2016)
    Medications used to treat addiction cut risk in half, study says

  • Obamacare 2017: Higher Prices, Fewer Choices
    (01-Nov-2016)
    Federal tax subsidies can ease the impact of premium increases, but consumers must shop wisely, analysts say

  • Obamacare 2017: A Peek Behind the Numbers
    (01-Nov-2016)
    Predictions on price hikes and enrollment figures

  • Obamacare 2017: Higher Prices, Fewer Choices
    (01-Nov-2016)
    Federal tax subsidies can ease the impact of premium increases, but consumers must shop wisely, analysts say

  • Alcohol, Drugs a Poor Halloween Mix
    (29-Oct-2016)
    When you're under the influence, carving pumpkins and other holiday fun can lead to injury, doctor warns

  • Report: More Americans Getting Health Care Under Obamacare
    (28-Oct-2016)
    News comes as double-digit price hikes for health plans on the horizon

  • Report: More Americans Getting Health Care Under Obamacare
    (28-Oct-2016)
    News comes as double-digit price hikes for health plans on the horizon

  • Report: More Americans Getting Health Care Under Obamacare
    (28-Oct-2016)
    News comes as double-digit price hikes for health plans on the horizon

  • Stressful Jobs With Little Control/Shorter Life Spans?
    (28-Oct-2016)
    Workers with more say in their jobs had better chance of living longer, study finds

  • Device Approved to Prevent Second Strokes in Certain Heart Patients
    (28-Oct-2016)
    It's for people who had prior stroke related to a hole in the heart

  • Americans Fed Up With Soaring Drug Prices: HealthDay/Harris Poll
    (27-Oct-2016)
    Large majorities now favor price caps, Medicare's right to negotiate costs

  • Study Questions Use of Migraine Meds in Kids, Teens
    (27-Oct-2016)
    Researchers found sugar pill worked as well as commonly prescribed drugs

  • Americans Fed Up With Soaring Drug Prices: HealthDay/Harris Poll
    (27-Oct-2016)
    Large majorities now favor price caps, Medicare's right to negotiate costs

  • Study Questions Use of Migraine Meds in Kids, Teens
    (27-Oct-2016)
    Researchers found sugar pill worked as well as commonly prescribed drugs

  • Health Tip: Drivers Beware
    (27-Oct-2016)
    Halloween safety tips

  • On-the-Job Rudeness Spreads Easily
    (26-Oct-2016)
    Bad behavior and disrespect can take a toll on companies' bottom line, researchers say

  • Air Pollution May Even Harm Blood Vessels of Healthy Young
    (25-Oct-2016)
    Utah study suggests elderly and ill aren't the only ones hurt by dirty air

  • Medical Marijuana Not a Lure for Kids: Study
    (25-Oct-2016)
    Found no change in pot use among children, but that wasn't the case for people older than 25

  • Air Pollution May Even Harm Blood Vessels of Healthy Young
    (25-Oct-2016)
    Utah study suggests elderly and ill aren't the only ones hurt by dirty air

  • Sharp Rise in Obamacare Premiums for 2017
    (25-Oct-2016)
    Feds confirm double-digit rate hikes and fewer health-plan choices, but claim affordability for low-income consumers

  • Sharp Rise in Obamacare Premiums for 2017
    (25-Oct-2016)
    Feds confirm double-digit rate hikes and fewer health-plan choices, but claim affordability for low-income consumers

  • Medical Marijuana Not a Lure for Kids: Study
    (25-Oct-2016)
    Found no change in pot use among children, but that wasn't the case for people older than 25

  • Long Spaceflight Seems to Weaken Spinal Muscles
    (25-Oct-2016)
    Astronauts-in-training may benefit from core-strengthening exercises, researcher says

  • More Airline Injuries to Tots on Laps
    (25-Oct-2016)
    Reported mishaps include falls and burns from spilled hot drinks, study finds

  • Take Meds as Directed to Boost Survival After Heart Procedures
    (24-Oct-2016)
    Study finds close adherence to instructions may be especially important after angioplasty

  • Study: El Nino Could Boost Lyme Disease in Western U.S.
    (24-Oct-2016)
    Northeast may also experience changes in infectious diseases due to weather variations, research suggests

  • Study: El Nino Could Boost Lyme Disease in Western U.S.
    (24-Oct-2016)
    Northeast may also experience changes in infectious diseases due to weather variations, research suggests

  • Take Meds as Directed to Boost Survival After Heart Procedures
    (24-Oct-2016)
    Study finds close adherence to instructions may be especially important after angioplasty

  • Health Tip: Six Dangerous Driving Habits
    (24-Oct-2016)
    Things teens should avoid

  • Saturday, Oct. 22 Is Drug Take Back Day
    (22-Oct-2016)
    DEA-sponsored event offers sites to safely dispose of unused meds

  • Saturday, Oct. 22 Is Drug Take Back Day
    (22-Oct-2016)
    DEA-sponsored event offers sites to safely dispose of unused meds

  • State Laws May Be Key to Lowering Kids' Car Crash Deaths
    (21-Oct-2016)
    Study found more accidents happened in states with less stringent safe-driving regulations

  • 'Fake Pills' May Help Ease Back Pain
    (20-Oct-2016)
    Patients knew they were taking a placebo and still obtained relief, study finds

  • Top 3 Mistakes Teen Drivers Make
    (20-Oct-2016)
    Parents don't emphasize safety enough, experts say

  • Lasting Jump in ER Visits After Oregon Medicaid Expansion
    (19-Oct-2016)
    People didn't substitute doctors for emergency rooms -- they used both, study says

  • New Treatment Approved for Soft-Tissue Cancers
    (19-Oct-2016)
    Malignancies that develop in muscles, fat, tendons and blood vessels

  • Are You and Your Home Ready for Winter?
    (18-Oct-2016)
    And cars need some TLC before snow starts falling, CDC says

  • Are You and Your Home Ready for Winter?
    (18-Oct-2016)
    And cars need some TLC before snow starts falling, CDC says

  • Irregular Heart Rhythm Patients May Not Always Need Blood Thinners: Study
    (18-Oct-2016)
    If episodes of atrial fibrillation are brief, the risk of stroke is low, specialists say

  • Are You and Your Home Ready for Winter?
    (18-Oct-2016)
    And cars need some TLC before snow starts falling, CDC says

  • Are You and Your Home Ready for Winter?
    (18-Oct-2016)
    And cars need some TLC before snow starts falling, CDC says

  • Are You and Your Home Ready for Winter?
    (18-Oct-2016)
    And cars need some TLC before snow starts falling, CDC says

  • Are You and Your Home Ready for Winter?
    (18-Oct-2016)
    And cars need some TLC before snow starts falling, CDC says

  • Are You and Your Home Ready for Winter?
    (18-Oct-2016)
    And cars need some TLC before snow starts falling, CDC says

  • Little Gains in Efforts to Boost Outpatient Care
    (17-Oct-2016)
    Large analysis finds declines or stagnation in many basic health measures

  • Statins Often Interact With Other Heart Drugs
    (17-Oct-2016)
    Doctors, patients should be aware of risky combinations, heart group says

  • Powerful MS Drug Used Early May Reverse Some Disability
    (14-Oct-2016)
    But significant side effects remain an issue for Lemtrada, researcher says

  • Which Generation Has Better Work Ethic?
    (14-Oct-2016)
    Study compares baby boomers, Generation X and millennials

  • Powerful MS Drug Used Early May Reverse Some Disability
    (14-Oct-2016)
    But significant side effects remain an issue for Lemtrada, researcher says

  • Health Tip: Need Pain Relief?
    (13-Oct-2016)
    OTC meds may be just what the doctor ordered

  • How to Guard Against Deadly Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
    (12-Oct-2016)
    Start by installing detectors on every floor of your home, and know what to do if they sound

  • When Complications Arise, Some Hospitals Get Paid a Lot More
    (12-Oct-2016)
    But higher Medicare payments don't reflect better patient outcomes, study says

  • Health Tip: Use a Workplace Gym
    (12-Oct-2016)
    It's a great way to fit in exercise

  • Inhaled Version of Parkinson's Drug May Help Keep Symptoms at Bay
    (12-Oct-2016)
    Levodopa pill can wear off, but a powdered version can come to the rescue, study finds

  • Leave Those Raking Injuries Behind
    (11-Oct-2016)
    Stretch first, pace yourself and remember to stay well-hydrated

  • For Migraine Sufferers, Is a Chiropractor's Touch All in the Mind?
    (11-Oct-2016)
    Study participants who had sham treatment reported pain relief, too

  • If Patient in the Hospital Bed Before You Got Antibiotics -- Take Heed
    (10-Oct-2016)
    Researchers find an association with C. difficile infection

  • Undiagnosed Eye Problems Pose Risks for Migrant Farm Workers
    (10-Oct-2016)
    Despite impairments, 7 out of 10 workers said they had never had a vision exam

  • Undiagnosed Eye Problems Pose Risks for Migrant Farm Workers
    (10-Oct-2016)
    Despite impairments, 7 out of 10 workers said they had never had a vision exam

  • Undiagnosed Eye Problems Pose Risks for Migrant Farm Workers
    (10-Oct-2016)
    Despite impairments, 7 out of 10 workers said they had never had a vision exam

  • Undiagnosed Eye Problems Pose Risks for Migrant Farm Workers
    (10-Oct-2016)
    Despite impairments, 7 out of 10 workers said they had never had a vision exam

  • Undiagnosed Eye Problems Pose Risks for Migrant Farm Workers
    (10-Oct-2016)
    Despite impairments, 7 out of 10 workers said they had never had a vision exam

  • Undiagnosed Eye Problems Pose Risks for Migrant Farm Workers
    (10-Oct-2016)
    Despite impairments, 7 out of 10 workers said they had never had a vision exam

  • Cost of Breast Cancer Chemo Varies Widely in U.S.
    (10-Oct-2016)
    Lower-priced options could save patients thousands of dollars, researchers say

  • Undiagnosed Eye Problems Pose Risks for Migrant Farm Workers
    (10-Oct-2016)
    Despite impairments, 7 out of 10 workers said they had never had a vision exam

  • Drug Trio Shows Major Promise Against Myeloma
    (06-Oct-2016)
    43 percent of study patients with the blood cancer had a complete response, researchers report

  • Drug Trio Shows Major Promise Against Myeloma
    (06-Oct-2016)
    43 percent of study patients with the blood cancer had a complete response, researchers report

  • Steep Rise in Price of Older Cancer Drugs
    (06-Oct-2016)
    Heavy toll of out-of-pocket spending might have some patients skipping meds, researchers warn

  • More Evidence Tamoxifen, Other Meds Help Limit Breast Cancer's Spread
    (06-Oct-2016)
    6-year study finds follow-up therapy cuts survivors' risk for cancer in the other breast

  • Steep Rise in Price of Older Cancer Drugs
    (06-Oct-2016)
    Heavy toll of out-of-pocket spending might have some patients skipping meds, researchers warn

  • Better Job Prospects When Young May Pay Off in Better Health
    (05-Oct-2016)
    County-by-county study finds improved physical, mental well-being with career advancement

  • DEA Puts Quota on Production of Opioid Painkillers
    (05-Oct-2016)
    These potent prescription drugs are helping to fuel addiction crisis in U.S.

  • Health Tip: When Your Child Rides With Someone Else
    (05-Oct-2016)
    Suggestions to keep the youngster safe

  • Botox Beats Implant for Urinary Incontinence in Women
    (04-Oct-2016)
    But both have side effects that may affect your choice, researchers say

  • 'Paws' for Pet Safety This Fall
    (04-Oct-2016)
    Be wary of potential threats to your furry friends

  • Health Tip: Using Meds for Kids
    (03-Oct-2016)
    Make sure you know possible side effects

  • U.S. Smoking Rates Differ by County, Not Just State
    (03-Oct-2016)
    Regional figures can help health officials tailor prevention programs

  • Worry About Job Loss May be Linked to Diabetes Risk: Study
    (03-Oct-2016)
    Blood sugar disorder rate was 19 percent higher for people concerned about getting fired

  • Some Increased Bleeding Risk Seen With Blood Thinner Xarelto Vs. Pradaxa
    (03-Oct-2016)
    But study wasn't definitive, and heart experts say both newer drugs are better than warfarin

  • When Indoor Temps Rise, So Do COPD Symptoms
    (30-Sep-2016)
    And inside air pollution makes symptoms even worse, study says

  • When Indoor Temps Rise, So Do COPD Symptoms
    (30-Sep-2016)
    And inside air pollution makes symptoms even worse, study says

  • More Health Care Workers Need Flu Shots: CDC
    (30-Sep-2016)
    Vaccination protects both workers and patients, doctor says

  • 2nd Antibiotic Halves C-Section Infection Rate: Study
    (29-Sep-2016)
    Two medications are better than one, researchers say

  • 2nd Antibiotic Halves C-Section Infection Rate: Study
    (29-Sep-2016)
    Two medications are better than one, researchers say

  • Secondhand Smoke More Insidious Than Thought
    (28-Sep-2016)
    Nonsmokers can be exposed without knowing it, suffer health risks, researchers say

  • Doctors Often Neglect Their Own Mental Health
    (28-Sep-2016)
    Perceived stigma, fear of career repercussions hinder treatment, study suggests

  • FDA's Cancer-Drug Reviewers Often Join Industry Later: Study
    (28-Sep-2016)
    Analysis raises concerns about regulators' ability to serve the public interest, researchers suggest

  • 'Artificial Pancreas' Approved for Type 1 Diabetes
    (28-Sep-2016)
    An automated delivery device for insulin

  • High Utility Bills Strain More Than the Budget
    (27-Sep-2016)
    Study finds they can also trigger anxiety, depression in low-income families

  • Health Tip: Remember Eye Protection at Work
    (27-Sep-2016)
    Tips to make sure your eyes stay healthy

  • Countless Opioid Pills Unused by Dental-Surgery Patients
    (27-Sep-2016)
    Surplus may contribute to the opioid abuse epidemic, researchers say

  • Many Patients Enter Cancer Trials With Unrealistic Expectations
    (26-Sep-2016)
    Study finding is a red flag, researcher says

  • More Hispanics Treated at Breast Cancer Center After Obamacare
    (26-Sep-2016)
    Enrollment in clinical trials also increased, study finds

  • More Hispanics Treated at Breast Cancer Center After Obamacare
    (26-Sep-2016)
    Enrollment in clinical trials also increased, study finds

  • Amjevita OK'd to Treat Inflammatory Diseases
    (26-Sep-2016)
    For several arthritic and gastrointestinal conditions

  • How Older People Can Head Off Dangerous Drug Interactions
    (24-Sep-2016)
    Taking multiple medications and supplements could cause serious problems, FDA warns

  • How Older People Can Head Off Dangerous Drug Interactions
    (24-Sep-2016)
    Taking multiple medications and supplements could cause serious problems, FDA warns

  • How Older People Can Head Off Dangerous Drug Interactions
    (24-Sep-2016)
    Taking multiple medications and supplements could cause serious problems, FDA warns

  • The 'Love Hormone' May Quiet Tinnitus
    (23-Sep-2016)
    Small, preliminary study suggests oxytocin might ease 'ringing in the ears'

  • New MRSA Strain Found in Denmark
    (23-Sep-2016)
    Researchers believe it was spread through contaminated imported poultry

  • Health Tip: Get a Safe Car for a Teen Driver
    (23-Sep-2016)
    Keep these criteria in mind

  • Do Open Floor Plans Invite Overeating?
    (22-Sep-2016)
    Fewer calories are consumed in closed kitchen spaces, study says

  • Health Insurance Hikes Ease But Workers Pay a Price, Survey Finds
    (22-Sep-2016)
    To shave premium costs, many employees are picking plans with higher deductibles

  • Arthritis Drug May Help With Type of Hair Loss
    (22-Sep-2016)
    Researchers saw regrowth in patients with the autoimmune disease alopecia areata

  • Tamoxifen OK for Breast Cancer Patients Without Uterine Abnormalities: Study
    (22-Sep-2016)
    Pretreatment ultrasounds may reassure women about their uterine cancer risk, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Stay Safe on a Motorcycle
    (22-Sep-2016)
    Choose appropriate gear

  • Health Tip: Stay Safe on a Motorcycle
    (22-Sep-2016)
    Choose appropriate gear

  • Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea a Growing U.S. Threat: CDC
    (21-Sep-2016)
    But new drug shows promise against sexually transmitted disease in early trials

  • Experimental Immune Cell Rx Shows Promise for Leukemia
    (21-Sep-2016)
    In preliminary trial, 4 out of 9 people with acute myeloid leukemia had complete remission

  • Opioid Epidemic Costs U.S. $78.5 Billion Annually: CDC
    (21-Sep-2016)
    Economic burden includes health care, lost productivity and treatment programs

  • Experimental Immune Cell Rx Shows Promise for Leukemia
    (21-Sep-2016)
    In preliminary trial, 4 out of 9 people with acute myeloid leukemia had complete remission

  • More Must Be Done to Fight 'Superbugs': U.S. Gov't Report
    (20-Sep-2016)
    Infectious disease experts say multipronged approach is needed

  • More Must Be Done to Fight 'Superbugs': U.S. Gov't Report
    (20-Sep-2016)
    Infectious disease experts say multipronged approach is needed

  • Obamacare Tied to Rise in Mammograms
    (20-Sep-2016)
    Research shows small uptick in Medicare patients who got screened for breast cancer

  • Obamacare Tied to Rise in Mammograms
    (20-Sep-2016)
    Research shows small uptick in Medicare patients who got screened for breast cancer

  • More Must Be Done to Fight 'Superbugs': U.S. Gov't Report
    (20-Sep-2016)
    Infectious disease experts say multipronged approach is needed

  • CDC: Too Many Antibiotics Still Being Prescribed in U.S.
    (19-Sep-2016)
    United Nations to discuss duel problems -- overuse and lack of access

  • CDC: Too Many Antibiotics Still Being Prescribed in U.S.
    (19-Sep-2016)
    United Nations to discuss duel problems -- overuse and lack of access

  • Codeine Not Safe for Kids, Pediatricians Warn
    (19-Sep-2016)
    How it is metabolized is too unpredictable, could cause death, report finds

  • CDC: Too Many Antibiotics Still Being Prescribed in U.S.
    (19-Sep-2016)
    United Nations to discuss duel problems -- overuse and lack of access

  • FDA OKs 1st Drug to Treat Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
    (19-Sep-2016)
    Exondys 51 seems to fill unmet need for devastating childhood disease, agency says

  • First Drug Approved for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
    (19-Sep-2016)
    Exondys 51 sanctioned for certain gene mutation

  • Kids With Bipolar Disorder More Likely to Abuse Drugs, Alcohol: Study
    (16-Sep-2016)
    And those who also have conduct disorder seem to face an even greater risk

  • Balloon Device Approved for Eustachian Tube Problems
    (16-Sep-2016)
    Designed to relieve pain or clogged sensations in ear

  • Health Tip: Motoring Safely After Dark
    (16-Sep-2016)
    Suggestions for night driving

  • Aggressive Drivers: An Accident Waiting to Happen
    (16-Sep-2016)
    Worst offenders as likely to have a wreck as someone who smokes marijuana behind the wheel, study found

  • A New Roadway Danger: Drivers Chasing 'Pokemon Go'
    (16-Sep-2016)
    At least 14 crashes linked to the smartphone game during a 10-day period in July

  • Health Tip: Motoring Safely After Dark
    (16-Sep-2016)
    Suggestions for night driving

  • Aggressive Drivers: An Accident Waiting to Happen
    (16-Sep-2016)
    Worst offenders as likely to have a wreck as someone who smokes marijuana behind the wheel, study found

  • A New Roadway Danger: Drivers Chasing 'Pokemon Go'
    (16-Sep-2016)
    At least 14 crashes linked to the smartphone game during a 10-day period in July

  • Do States With Medical Marijuana Have Less Opioid Abuse?
    (15-Sep-2016)
    Study of fatal car crashes finds fewer linked to opioids where medical pot is legal, but some experts are critical of the research

  • Do States With Medical Marijuana Have Less Opioid Abuse?
    (15-Sep-2016)
    Study of fatal car crashes finds fewer linked to opioids where medical pot is legal, but some experts are critical of the research

  • Gel Antibiotic: An Easier Ear Infection Treatment Someday?
    (14-Sep-2016)
    One-time application was highly effective in animal trials, but more study needed, researchers say

  • 45 Potential Toxins Found in Household Dust
    (14-Sep-2016)
    Chemicals come from everyday products such as furniture, carpeting, electronics and toys, researchers say

  • Laser Device Approved for Nearsightedness
    (14-Sep-2016)
    Surgery permanently reshapes eye's cornea

  • Most on Opioid Painkillers OK With Getting Overdose Antidote: Survey
    (13-Sep-2016)
    More than a third said it improved their drug-taking behavior

  • 1 in 4 Medicare Patients Uses Blood Pressure Meds Incorrectly
    (13-Sep-2016)
    The lifesaving drugs 'only work if they are taken,' CDC director says

  • Pilots on Insulin Therapy Can Safely Fly Commercial Planes: Study
    (13-Sep-2016)
    But they must check blood sugar before and during flights, regulations say

  • Pilots on Insulin Therapy Can Safely Fly Commercial Planes: Study
    (13-Sep-2016)
    But they must check blood sugar before and during flights, regulations say

  • Pilots on Insulin Therapy Can Safely Fly Commercial Planes: Study
    (13-Sep-2016)
    But they must check blood sugar before and during flights, regulations say

  • As Traffic Piles Up, So Does Air Pollution
    (12-Sep-2016)
    To minimize exposure, researchers recommend shutting windows and re-circulating air

  • As Traffic Piles Up, So Does Air Pollution
    (12-Sep-2016)
    To minimize exposure, researchers recommend shutting windows and re-circulating air

  • As Traffic Piles Up, So Does Air Pollution
    (12-Sep-2016)
    To minimize exposure, researchers recommend shutting windows and re-circulating air

  • Dosing Errors Common With Kids' Liquid Meds
    (12-Sep-2016)
    Parents make fewer mistakes using oral syringes compared to cups, study finds

  • Dosing Errors Common With Kids' Liquid Meds
    (12-Sep-2016)
    Parents make fewer mistakes using oral syringes compared to cups, study finds

  • As Traffic Piles Up, So Does Air Pollution
    (12-Sep-2016)
    To minimize exposure, researchers recommend shutting windows and re-circulating air

  • As Traffic Piles Up, So Does Air Pollution
    (12-Sep-2016)
    To minimize exposure, researchers recommend shutting windows and re-circulating air

  • Connecticut Toddler Latest U.S. Case of 'Superbug'
    (09-Sep-2016)
    But like 3 other infections reported earlier, it did not spread beyond the original patient

  • Will Worsening 'Smoke Waves' Threaten Western U.S.?
    (09-Sep-2016)
    Climate change tied to warmer summers, more wildfires, affecting the health of millions, study predicts

  • Surgery at High-Quality Hospitals a Money-Saver for Medicare
    (08-Sep-2016)
    Savings is more than $2,000 per person, study finds

  • Concussion Video Kicks Off NFL Season
    (08-Sep-2016)
    Sent to every player, it describes return-to-play rules and how to recognize when to seek help

  • New Biologic Drug Tackles Hard-to-Control Asthma
    (07-Sep-2016)
    Benralizumab significantly cuts respiratory attacks, two trials show

  • New Biologic Drug Tackles Hard-to-Control Asthma
    (07-Sep-2016)
    Benralizumab significantly cuts respiratory attacks, two trials show

  • Immune-Based Drug May Ease Chronic Eye Condition
    (07-Sep-2016)
    Humira reduced inflammation that can lead to vision loss, researchers say

  • For Those With Sleep Apnea, Maybe It's Time for a Driving Test
    (07-Sep-2016)
    Researchers hope to ID those with higher crash risk due to fatigue

  • For Those With Sleep Apnea, Maybe It's Time for a Driving Test
    (07-Sep-2016)
    Researchers hope to ID those with higher crash risk due to fatigue

  • Antibiotics Before Age 2 May Be Linked to Allergies Later
    (06-Sep-2016)
    Risk rose for hay fever, eczema, study suggests

  • Fans May Not Be Cool Choice for the Elderly
    (06-Sep-2016)
    Heart rate, core body temperature rose more with fan use than without in 108 degree heat, study finds

  • Older Drug May Help Type 1 Diabetics' Heart Health
    (06-Sep-2016)
    Metformin appears to have cardiovascular benefits, researchers report

  • Clot Retrieval Device Approval Expanded
    (06-Sep-2016)
    Instruments help avoid disability among stroke patients

  • Doctors' Decision-Making Tool Could Cut Unnecessary Antibiotic Use
    (02-Sep-2016)
    A drop of about 10 percent is possible, study authors suggest

  • FDA Cracks Down on Antibacterial Soaps
    (02-Sep-2016)
    Says the products are no better than traditional soap, and may pose risk of bacterial resistance

  • For Pot Smokers, Ambition May Go Up in Smoke
    (02-Sep-2016)
    But the effect only happens when people are high and doesn't persist, British researchers contend

  • New Textile Promises Cool Comfort Without Air Conditioning
    (01-Sep-2016)
    Innovative material is based on the same substance in clear, clingy plastic wrap

  • FDA Approves New Biological Drug for Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (31-Aug-2016)
    Erelzi is a biosimilar for Enbrel

  • Combo Drug for Childhood Asthma Appears Safe in Study
    (31-Aug-2016)
    FDA to review findings, researcher says

  • FDA: Opioids Plus Sedatives Pose Fatal OD Risk
    (31-Aug-2016)
    These drugs will now carry 'boxed warning' detailing the threat

  • Antibiotic 'Report Card' Drills Guidelines Into Dentists
    (30-Aug-2016)
    Seeing their prescription rates leads some to change their ways, study finds

  • Vitamin A Compound Might Aid in Colon Cancer Fight
    (30-Aug-2016)
    Researchers studying connection between retinoic acid and inflammation in gut

  • Non-addictive Painkiller Shows Promise in Animal Trials
    (30-Aug-2016)
    But human studies have yet to be done

  • Health Tip: Reading the Label on OTC Medications
    (30-Aug-2016)
    Understand what you're reading

  • Contacts May One Day Be Used to Deliver Glaucoma Medication
    (30-Aug-2016)
    Study showed the lenses as effective in monkeys as the standard eye drop treatment

  • Non-addictive Painkiller Shows Promise in Animal Trials
    (30-Aug-2016)
    But human studies have yet to be done

  • Fewer Drugs in Pipeline to Treat World's No. 1 Killer
    (29-Aug-2016)
    While number of cancer drugs rose, development of new heart medicines stalled, study finds

  • 3 Drugs Identified to Potentially Fight Zika Virus
    (29-Aug-2016)
    But only one is already approved in the United States

  • People With Implanted Defibrillators at Higher Car Accident Risk
    (29-Aug-2016)
    Danish study finds 51 percent greater odds, but absolute risk of a crash remains low

  • People With Implanted Defibrillators at Higher Car Accident Risk
    (29-Aug-2016)
    Danish study finds 51 percent greater odds, but absolute risk of a crash remains low

  • More Americans Can Afford Medications Under Obamacare: Study
    (26-Aug-2016)
    Improvement seen in all age levels, but millions still struggle with the cost of prescription drugs

  • More Americans Can Afford Medications Under Obamacare: Study
    (26-Aug-2016)
    Improvement seen in all age levels, but millions still struggle with the cost of prescription drugs

  • More Americans Can Afford Medications Under Obamacare: Study
    (26-Aug-2016)
    Improvement seen in all age levels, but millions still struggle with the cost of prescription drugs

  • More Americans Can Afford Medications Under Obamacare: Study
    (26-Aug-2016)
    Improvement seen in all age levels, but millions still struggle with the cost of prescription drugs

  • More Americans Can Afford Medications Under Obamacare: Study
    (26-Aug-2016)
    Improvement seen in all age levels, but millions still struggle with the cost of prescription drugs

  • Amphetamines Polluting Some Urban Streams: Study
    (25-Aug-2016)
    Concentration of drugs may be high enough to cause ecological changes, researchers say

  • Synthetic Fentanyl Fueling Surge in Overdose Deaths: CDC
    (25-Aug-2016)
    U.S. Surgeon General urges doctors to join the fight against opioid addiction epidemic

  • Amphetamines Polluting Some Urban Streams: Study
    (25-Aug-2016)
    Concentration of drugs may be high enough to cause ecological changes, researchers say

  • Amphetamines Polluting Some Urban Streams: Study
    (25-Aug-2016)
    Concentration of drugs may be high enough to cause ecological changes, researchers say

  • Amphetamines Polluting Some Urban Streams: Study
    (25-Aug-2016)
    Concentration of drugs may be high enough to cause ecological changes, researchers say

  • Cheap Face Masks Little Help Against Air Pollutants
    (24-Aug-2016)
    Scientists say close-fitting surgical styles are a better alternative

  • Medical Marijuana's Pain Relief May Work Better for Men
    (24-Aug-2016)
    Study found male users reporting bigger benefits compared to women

  • Climate Change May Prolong Smog Season in Southeast U.S.
    (23-Aug-2016)
    Air quality is becoming more sensitive to the effects of extreme weather, new study finds

  • Patent Monopolies Driving High U.S. Drug Prices: Study
    (23-Aug-2016)
    Letting Medicare and Medicaid negotiate pricing would likely help bring costs down, researchers say

  • Climate Change May Prolong Smog Season in Southeast U.S.
    (23-Aug-2016)
    Air quality is becoming more sensitive to the effects of extreme weather, new study finds

  • Banned PCB Chemicals Still Tied to Autism in U.S. Kids
    (23-Aug-2016)
    These toxins have lingered in the environment, study authors say

  • Patent Monopolies Driving High U.S. Drug Prices: Study
    (23-Aug-2016)
    Letting Medicare and Medicaid negotiate pricing would likely help bring costs down, researchers say

  • Patent Monopolies Driving High U.S. Drug Prices: Study
    (23-Aug-2016)
    Letting Medicare and Medicaid negotiate pricing would likely help bring costs down, researchers say

  • Patent Monopolies Driving High U.S. Drug Prices: Study
    (23-Aug-2016)
    Letting Medicare and Medicaid negotiate pricing would likely help bring costs down, researchers say

  • Mouse Study Suggests Antibiotics in Kids Might Help Spur Type 1 Diabetes
    (22-Aug-2016)
    Whether link applies to humans isn't clear, researchers say

  • Clinton Edges Trump on Health Care, Survey Finds
    (22-Aug-2016)
    But HealthDay/Harris Poll finds support for either candidate in this area is far from overwhelming

  • Clinton Edges Trump on Health Care, Survey Finds
    (22-Aug-2016)
    But HealthDay/Harris Poll finds support for either candidate in this area is far from overwhelming

  • Unhappy at Work in Your 20s, Unhealthy in Your 40s?
    (22-Aug-2016)
    How young adults feel about their careers might affect them physically, mentally by middle-age, study finds

  • Head Injury Screening Tests Approved
    (22-Aug-2016)
    Assess brain function after possible concussions

  • Health Tip: When Kids Walk to School
    (22-Aug-2016)
    Here's what you should teach them

  • Clinton Edges Trump on Health Care, Survey Finds
    (22-Aug-2016)
    But HealthDay/Harris Poll finds support for either candidate in this area is far from overwhelming

  • Health Tip: Eating Healthy on a Family Trip
    (19-Aug-2016)
    Suggestions for vacation

  • Smoking Bans in Affordable Housing Benefit All: Study
    (18-Aug-2016)
    Secondhand exposure lowered, and smokers more likely to quit

  • Many Hispanics, Poor Still Without Health Insurance: Report
    (18-Aug-2016)
    Majority live in states that haven't expanded Medicaid, survey finds

  • Many Hispanics, Poor Still Without Health Insurance: Report
    (18-Aug-2016)
    Majority live in states that haven't expanded Medicaid, survey finds

  • Many Hispanics, Poor Still Without Health Insurance: Report
    (18-Aug-2016)
    Majority live in states that haven't expanded Medicaid, survey finds

  • Many Hispanics, Poor Still Without Health Insurance: Report
    (18-Aug-2016)
    Majority live in states that haven't expanded Medicaid, survey finds

  • Meds May Curb Risky Behaviors for Kids With ADHD
    (17-Aug-2016)
    Study found drug abuse, STDs and injuries were lower among teens who take meds

  • Antipsychotic Meds Pose Little Danger to Fetus, Study Finds
    (17-Aug-2016)
    Researchers report no significant rise in defects for babies exposed during first trimester

  • 2 Kids an Hour Hurt in Strollers, Infant Carriers
    (17-Aug-2016)
    About one-third of these were more serious injuries, study finds

  • Health Tip: Keep Teen Drivers Safer
    (17-Aug-2016)
    Here's how

  • Child Dies in Hot Car Almost Once a Week
    (17-Aug-2016)
    Safe Kids Worldwide says little ones' bodies heat up much faster than adults

  • Heat Waves Hit Seniors Hardest
    (16-Aug-2016)
    Risk of high-temperature trouble rises with age and chronic health issues, experts warn

  • Celiac Disease Risk May Be Tied to Time, Place of Birth
    (16-Aug-2016)
    Swedish study finds lower risk of the digestive disorder in babies born in winter or cooler climates

  • Pay Gaps Persist for Female Doctors Across the U.S.: Study
    (16-Aug-2016)
    Medicare reimbursement review finds male specialists earning more

  • Pay Gaps Persist for Female Doctors Across the U.S.: Study
    (16-Aug-2016)
    Medicare reimbursement review finds male specialists earning more

  • Do Angioplasty Patients Really Need Beta-Blocker Drugs?
    (16-Aug-2016)
    Study suggests doctors reconsider their use in the absence of heart attack, heart failure

  • This Key Neighborhood Factor May Help Smokers Quit
    (15-Aug-2016)
    Study found that the farther a person had to walk to buy cigarettes, the more likely they were to quit

  • Acetaminophen During Pregnancy May Up Risk of ADHD in Kids
    (15-Aug-2016)
    But only association found, and researchers say women should still take the painkiller if needed

  • ADHD Common Among College Students Who Misuse Stimulant Drugs
    (12-Aug-2016)
    Study says they're also more apt to have other psychiatric issues

  • Ditch Your Car, Ride Your Bike and Check Your Scale
    (12-Aug-2016)
    European study finds people who mostly use bikes to get around weigh less

  • Ditch Your Car, Ride Your Bike and Check Your Scale
    (12-Aug-2016)
    European study finds people who mostly use bikes to get around weigh less

  • Ditch Your Car, Ride Your Bike and Check Your Scale
    (12-Aug-2016)
    European study finds people who mostly use bikes to get around weigh less

  • Keep Illicit Drugs, Booze Out of the Home to Lower Teens' Addiction Risk: Study
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Early exposure ups likelihood of substance abuse when they reach their 20s, researcher says

  • Long-Term Health Effects of Atom Bomb on Japan Not as Bad as Feared: Study
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Survivors of 1945 attacks lived almost as long as others and their children show no apparent health effects

  • AAA: Road Debris a Mounting Danger on U.S. Highways
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Crashes involving objects that have fallen from vehicles up 40 percent since 2001

  • AAA: Road Debris a Mounting Danger on U.S. Highways
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Crashes involving objects that have fallen from vehicles up 40 percent since 2001

  • Keep Illicit Drugs, Booze Out of the Home to Lower Teens' Addiction Risk: Study
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Early exposure ups likelihood of substance abuse when they reach their 20s, researcher says

  • AAA: Road Debris a Mounting Danger on U.S. Highways
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Crashes involving objects that have fallen from vehicles up 40 percent since 2001

  • AAA: Road Debris a Mounting Danger on U.S. Highways
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Crashes involving objects that have fallen from vehicles up 40 percent since 2001

  • AAA: Road Debris a Mounting Danger on U.S. Highways
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Crashes involving objects that have fallen from vehicles up 40 percent since 2001

  • AAA: Road Debris a Mounting Danger on U.S. Highways
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Crashes involving objects that have fallen from vehicles up 40 percent since 2001

  • AAA: Road Debris a Mounting Danger on U.S. Highways
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Crashes involving objects that have fallen from vehicles up 40 percent since 2001

  • Tougher U.S. Air Standards Would Be Lifesavers: Study
    (10-Aug-2016)
    Reducing smog could also prevent many illnesses, medical group says

  • After-Hours Work Email No Friend of the Family
    (10-Aug-2016)
    Study finds expectation to respond threatens lifestyle balance

  • Doctors Urged to Prescribe Lower Doses of Opioids, No Refills
    (09-Aug-2016)
    Researchers cite concerns about possible long-term use and addiction

  • Fake Xanax Cut With Potent Pain Med Can Be a Killer
    (09-Aug-2016)
    1 person died, 8 were sickened when illicit pills circulated in San Francisco, doctors report

  • 6 Million Americans Drink Water Tainted With Toxic Chemicals: Report
    (09-Aug-2016)
    Many systems contain high levels of PFASs, which are linked to cancer, other health issues, study says

  • Climate Change May Bring More Tainted Shellfish to Northern Seas
    (08-Aug-2016)
    Study finds rise in dangerous bacteria could make swimming more hazardous, too

  • Obamacare's Medicaid Expansions May Be Improving Care
    (08-Aug-2016)
    Study provides early evidence that coverage gains improve use, affordability and quality of care

  • Health Insurance Status May Affect Cancer Patients' Survival
    (08-Aug-2016)
    2 studies highlight disparities in outcomes for uninsured and Medicaid patients

  • Obamacare's Medicaid Expansions May Be Improving Care
    (08-Aug-2016)
    Study provides early evidence that coverage gains improve use, affordability and quality of care

  • Health Insurance Status May Affect Cancer Patients' Survival
    (08-Aug-2016)
    2 studies highlight disparities in outcomes for uninsured and Medicaid patients

  • Drowsy Driving Causes 1 in 5 Fatal Crashes: Report
    (08-Aug-2016)
    Teens and young adults, shift-workers and people with sleep disorders face greater risk

  • Drowsy Driving Causes 1 in 5 Fatal Crashes: Report
    (08-Aug-2016)
    Teens and young adults, shift-workers and people with sleep disorders face greater risk

  • Health Insurance Status May Affect Cancer Patients' Survival
    (08-Aug-2016)
    2 studies highlight disparities in outcomes for uninsured and Medicaid patients

  • Obamacare's Medicaid Expansions May Be Improving Care
    (08-Aug-2016)
    Study provides early evidence that coverage gains improve use, affordability and quality of care

  • Drowsy Driving Causes 1 in 5 Fatal Crashes: Report
    (08-Aug-2016)
    Teens and young adults, shift-workers and people with sleep disorders face greater risk

  • Drowsy Driving Causes 1 in 5 Fatal Crashes: Report
    (08-Aug-2016)
    Teens and young adults, shift-workers and people with sleep disorders face greater risk

  • Health Tip: Don't Forget About Your Teeth During Vacation
    (08-Aug-2016)
    What your travel plans should include

  • Drowsy Driving Causes 1 in 5 Fatal Crashes: Report
    (08-Aug-2016)
    Teens and young adults, shift-workers and people with sleep disorders face greater risk

  • Drowsy Driving Causes 1 in 5 Fatal Crashes: Report
    (08-Aug-2016)
    Teens and young adults, shift-workers and people with sleep disorders face greater risk

  • Drowsy Driving Causes 1 in 5 Fatal Crashes: Report
    (08-Aug-2016)
    Teens and young adults, shift-workers and people with sleep disorders face greater risk

  • Drowsy Driving Causes 1 in 5 Fatal Crashes: Report
    (08-Aug-2016)
    Teens and young adults, shift-workers and people with sleep disorders face greater risk

  • Flint Water Crisis Taking High Toll on Health, Productivity
    (08-Aug-2016)
    Michigan city accounted for 5 percent of lead poisonings nationwide in 2014-2015, researcher says

  • The Safest Way to Get to School Is a Big Yellow Bus
    (07-Aug-2016)
    National Safety Council recommends this method over riding with parents or friends

  • The Safest Way to Get to School Is a Big Yellow Bus
    (07-Aug-2016)
    National Safety Council recommends this method over riding with parents or friends

  • The Safest Way to Get to School Is a Big Yellow Bus
    (07-Aug-2016)
    National Safety Council recommends this method over riding with parents or friends

  • The Safest Way to Get to School Is a Big Yellow Bus
    (07-Aug-2016)
    National Safety Council recommends this method over riding with parents or friends

  • The Safest Way to Get to School Is a Big Yellow Bus
    (07-Aug-2016)
    National Safety Council recommends this method over riding with parents or friends

  • The Safest Way to Get to School Is a Big Yellow Bus
    (07-Aug-2016)
    National Safety Council recommends this method over riding with parents or friends

  • The Safest Way to Get to School Is a Big Yellow Bus
    (07-Aug-2016)
    National Safety Council recommends this method over riding with parents or friends

  • Smog May Shorten Lives of Lung Cancer Patients
    (05-Aug-2016)
    Large review in California finds lower survival rates among those with most exposure to dirty air

  • Lack of Pharmacy Access May Send Some Seniors Back to Hospital
    (04-Aug-2016)
    Problem is acute in small, rural areas of Oregon, researchers find

  • Hitting the Highway? Keep Safety in Mind
    (04-Aug-2016)
    Planning ahead is essential to a positive travel experience, CDC says

  • Hitting the Highway? Keep Safety in Mind
    (04-Aug-2016)
    Planning ahead is essential to a positive travel experience, CDC says

  • 3 Zika Vaccines Effective in Monkeys
    (04-Aug-2016)
    Human trial set to begin this fall, researcher says

  • Hitting the Highway? Keep Safety in Mind
    (04-Aug-2016)
    Planning ahead is essential to a positive travel experience, CDC says

  • Hitting the Highway? Keep Safety in Mind
    (04-Aug-2016)
    Planning ahead is essential to a positive travel experience, CDC says

  • 3 Zika Vaccines Effective in Monkeys
    (04-Aug-2016)
    Human trial set to begin this fall, researcher says

  • Hitting the Highway? Keep Safety in Mind
    (04-Aug-2016)
    Planning ahead is essential to a positive travel experience, CDC says

  • Hitting the Highway? Keep Safety in Mind
    (04-Aug-2016)
    Planning ahead is essential to a positive travel experience, CDC says

  • 1 in 5 Opioid Users Also Might Be Abusing Seizure Drug: Study
    (03-Aug-2016)
    Doctors should screen for presence of gabapentin, researchers advise

  • Heating Luggage Sends Bedbugs Packing
    (03-Aug-2016)
    Just 6 minutes at about 160 degrees F kills the creepy critters, study says

  • 1 in 5 Opioid Users Also Might Be Abusing Seizure Drug: Study
    (03-Aug-2016)
    Doctors should screen for presence of gabapentin, researchers advise

  • Insurance, Distance Often Prevent Breast Reconstruction After Cancer
    (02-Aug-2016)
    Obstacles like these can keep women from getting the surgeries, study finds

  • Job Seekers, Employers Agree: Face-to-Face Interviews Are Best
    (02-Aug-2016)
    Video interactions are least favored, study finds

  • Few Seniors Go Online for Health-Care Needs
    (02-Aug-2016)
    Study calls into question U.S.'s priorities for improving older adults' health, researcher says

  • Generic Biologic Drugs Seem as Effective as Originals
    (01-Aug-2016)
    Biologics are made from living cells and more complicated to replicate, researchers said

  • FDA OKs New Injectable Type 2 Diabetes Medication
    (28-Jul-2016)
    Drug lowers blood sugar levels, and doesn't boost risk of heart problems, agency says

  • Space Travel May Pose Risks to Heart
    (28-Jul-2016)
    Exposure to radiation might explain Apollo astronauts' rate of heart problems, researcher says

  • Vision Trouble Can Dim Life's Prospects
    (28-Jul-2016)
    But it's not clear why the association may exist, eye experts say

  • Are Unemployed Husbands Fueling Divorce Rates?
    (28-Jul-2016)
    Finding challenges common belief that women entering workforce in greater numbers was to blame

  • FDA OKs New Injectable Type 2 Diabetes Medication
    (28-Jul-2016)
    Drug lowers blood sugar levels, and doesn't boost risk of heart problems, agency says

  • Adlyxin Approved for Type 2 Diabetes
    (28-Jul-2016)
    Hormone helps control blood sugar

  • Tighten Teens' Nighttime Driving Restrictions: CDC
    (28-Jul-2016)
    Midnight cutoff is too late to help, researchers say

  • Tighten Teens' Nighttime Driving Restrictions: CDC
    (28-Jul-2016)
    Midnight cutoff is too late to help, researchers say

  • FDA Bolsters Warnings About Class of Antibiotics
    (26-Jul-2016)
    Fluoroquinolones such as Cipro, Levaquin should be reserved for life-threatening infections

  • 'Heat Dome' Not Budging Until Week's End
    (26-Jul-2016)
    Eastern part of country still in its grip; experts offer safety advice

  • 'Heat Dome' Contines to Scorch Much of U.S.
    (25-Jul-2016)
    Eastern part of country still in its grip; experts offer safety advice

  • Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Detected in Sewage Spill
    (22-Jul-2016)
    'People need to be aware of what may be entering the water,' researcher says

  • Face-Saving Devices: Seat Belts and Air Bags
    (22-Jul-2016)
    Using both dramatically reduces risk of fractures, study finds

  • Pain Raises Risk of Opioid Addiction
    (22-Jul-2016)
    Men and younger people had higher odds of painkiller abuse, study found

  • Don't Let Your Campfire Become a Wildfire
    (22-Jul-2016)
    Simple steps can help you enjoy outdoor cooking while protecting the forest

  • 'Heat Dome' Heats Up United States
    (22-Jul-2016)
    Much of the country to be under its scorching influence by the weekend; experts offer safety tips

  • 'Walking Meetings' May Boost Employee Health, Productivity
    (22-Jul-2016)
    They increase on-the-job activity levels for white-collar workers, study found

  • Some Pregnant Women Still Travel to Zika-Affected Areas
    (22-Jul-2016)
    41 New York City moms-to-be tested positive for the potentially devastating virus after trips abroad

  • Some Pregnant Women Still Travel to Zika-Affected Areas
    (22-Jul-2016)
    41 New York City moms-to-be tested positive for the potentially devastating virus after trips abroad

  • Face-Saving Devices: Seat Belts and Air Bags
    (22-Jul-2016)
    Using both dramatically reduces risk of fractures, study finds

  • Some Pregnant Women Still Travel to Zika-Affected Areas
    (22-Jul-2016)
    41 New York City moms-to-be tested positive for the potentially devastating virus after trips abroad

  • Face-Saving Devices: Seat Belts and Air Bags
    (22-Jul-2016)
    Using both dramatically reduces risk of fractures, study finds

  • Much-Maligned Pigeon May Be a Lead Detective
    (21-Jul-2016)
    Researchers find these urban nuisances might aid in monitoring human health hazards

  • Chickens Make Malaria Mosquitoes Fly the Coop
    (21-Jul-2016)
    Sleeping with a feathered friend nearby may keep some biting bugs at bay, researchers find

  • Chickens Make Malaria Mosquitoes Fly the Coop
    (21-Jul-2016)
    Sleeping with a feathered friend nearby may keep some biting bugs at bay, researchers find

  • Opioid Abusers Missing Out on Addiction-Fighting Drug
    (20-Jul-2016)
    Painkillers are easier to prescribe than the drug that battles dependence on them, addiction specialist says

  • Opioid Abusers Missing Out on Addiction-Fighting Drug
    (20-Jul-2016)
    Painkillers are easier to prescribe than the drug that battles dependence on them, addiction specialist says

  • Implant Proves Effective at Combating Opioid Dependence
    (19-Jul-2016)
    Doctors call it new resource for those addicted to prescription painkillers, heroin

  • Which Diabetes Drug Is Best?
    (19-Jul-2016)
    Study calls it a draw, with a slight edge for metformin

  • Which Diabetes Drug Is Best?
    (19-Jul-2016)
    Study calls it a draw, with a slight edge for metformin

  • Implant Proves Effective at Combating Opioid Dependence
    (19-Jul-2016)
    Doctors call it new resource for those addicted to prescription painkillers, heroin

  • Does Living Near a Fracking Site Make Asthma Worse?
    (18-Jul-2016)
    Study found association, but not cause-and-effect

  • Does Living Near a Fracking Site Make Asthma Worse?
    (18-Jul-2016)
    Study found association, but not cause-and-effect

  • Can Comedy Kill?
    (18-Jul-2016)
    Standup comedians die earlier than actors, study suggests

  • Some Tree Trimming Best Left to the Pros
    (17-Jul-2016)
    For instance, only trained professionals should work near power lines, experts say

  • Obamacare Paying Off With Improved Health Care: Report
    (15-Jul-2016)
    But gains between 2011 and 2014 were often small, especially in poor communities

  • Obamacare Paying Off With Improved Health Care: Report
    (15-Jul-2016)
    But gains between 2011 and 2014 were often small, especially in poor communities

  • U.S. Cases of Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea Rise Fourfold in One Year
    (14-Jul-2016)
    CDC statistics for 2013-2014 show troubling spike in resistant strains

  • Synthetic Pot Overdoses on the Rise in U.S.
    (14-Jul-2016)
    K2-type drugs far more potent than marijuana, experts warn

  • Road Rage Rampant in America
    (14-Jul-2016)
    8 of 10 drivers admit to anger, aggression when behind the wheel

  • Road Rage Rampant in America
    (14-Jul-2016)
    8 of 10 drivers admit to anger, aggression when behind the wheel

  • Road Rage Rampant in America
    (14-Jul-2016)
    8 of 10 drivers admit to anger, aggression when behind the wheel

  • Road Rage Rampant in America
    (14-Jul-2016)
    8 of 10 drivers admit to anger, aggression when behind the wheel

  • Road Rage Rampant in America
    (14-Jul-2016)
    8 of 10 drivers admit to anger, aggression when behind the wheel

  • CDC Warns of Dangers of Plastic Surgery in Dominican Republic
    (14-Jul-2016)
    Report details cases of U.S. women who developed disfiguring infections after procedures there

  • Road Rage Rampant in America
    (14-Jul-2016)
    8 of 10 drivers admit to anger, aggression when behind the wheel

  • Road Rage Rampant in America
    (14-Jul-2016)
    8 of 10 drivers admit to anger, aggression when behind the wheel

  • How to Spot the Warning Signs of Heat Stroke
    (13-Jul-2016)
    Risk of high-temperature trouble rises with age and chronic health issues, experts warn

  • 4 in 10 Americans Think Work Affects Their Health: Poll
    (13-Jul-2016)
    But only half say they have access to health, wellness programs through employer

  • Dodge the Jet Lag, Enjoy Your Trip
    (13-Jul-2016)
    Sleep specialist offers tips on ways to cope with changes in time zones

  • Dodge the Jet Lag, Enjoy Your Trip
    (13-Jul-2016)
    Sleep specialist offers tips on ways to cope with changes in time zones

  • Dodge the Jet Lag, Enjoy Your Trip
    (13-Jul-2016)
    Sleep specialist offers tips on ways to cope with changes in time zones

  • Cancer Drug Shows Early Promise for Parkinson's Disease
    (12-Jul-2016)
    Medication was generally found safe, and study findings hinted at a benefit

  • Xiidra Eyedrops Approved to Treat Dry Eye
    (12-Jul-2016)
    Symptoms more likely as people age

  • 2nd U.S. Case of Bacteria Resistant to Last-Resort Antibiotic
    (11-Jul-2016)
    Scientists concerned it could lead to more drug-resistant germs

  • Many Adults Use Antibiotics Without Consulting Doctor, Survey Finds
    (11-Jul-2016)
    1 in 20 holds onto and uses old, leftover meds, contributing to danger of drug-resistant germs

  • Why Being Cold Might Foster a Cold
    (11-Jul-2016)
    Healthy body temperature boosts ability of immune system to fight the virus, researchers say

  • Insurance Mandates Boost U.S. Autism Diagnoses
    (11-Jul-2016)
    Early treatment provides wide range of benefits, researchers say

  • Acne Treatment Differin Gel Approved for OTC Use
    (11-Jul-2016)
    Among people 12 and older

  • Ultrasound Device Approved to Treat Essential Tremor
    (11-Jul-2016)
    Uses MRI to help destroy brain tissue that's behind involuntary movement

  • London's Great Smog of 1952 Linked to Asthma Surge
    (08-Jul-2016)
    Finding may have implications for cities dealing with air pollution today, researcher says

  • FDA OKs Non-Prescription Use of Acne Drug
    (08-Jul-2016)
    Differin Gel 0.1% is first retinoid medication approved for over-the-counter use

  • FDA OKs Non-Prescription Use of Acne Drug
    (08-Jul-2016)
    Differin Gel 0.1% is first retinoid medication approved for over-the-counter use

  • 1st HPV Test for Use With Preservative Fluid
    (08-Jul-2016)
    Human papillomavirus responsible for 70 percent of cervical cancers

  • New Drug Eases Huntington's Disease Symptoms: Study
    (07-Jul-2016)
    Experimental med seems to have fewer side effects than current treatment, researcher says

  • Innovative Trials Produce Promising Breast Cancer Drugs
    (07-Jul-2016)
    Adaptive study design allows researchers to match medications to patients more quickly

  • New Drug Eases Huntington's Disease Symptoms: Study
    (07-Jul-2016)
    Experimental med seems to have fewer side effects than current treatment, researcher says

  • Can an Antibiotic Help You? Quick Test Might Someday Tell
    (06-Jul-2016)
    The screen could provide results in an hour, reducing the unnecessary use of the drugs, developers say

  • U.S. Car Crash Deaths Down, But Still Surpass Other Nations
    (06-Jul-2016)
    Decline of 31 percent lowest among 20 countries studied

  • Does Medical Marijuana Reduce Need for Other Meds?
    (06-Jul-2016)
    In states with legal pot, pain prescriptions saw the greatest drop, study found

  • U.S. Car Crash Deaths Down, But Still Surpass Other Nations
    (06-Jul-2016)
    Decline of 31 percent lowest among 20 countries studied

  • U.S. Car Crash Deaths Down, But Still Surpass Other Nations
    (06-Jul-2016)
    Decline of 31 percent lowest among 20 countries studied

  • Modern Lifestyle Primary Culprit for Obesity Epidemic: Study
    (05-Jul-2016)
    Even people with lower genetic risk were affected as decades passed

  • FDA Approves First Fully Dissolvable Stent
    (05-Jul-2016)
    Device is absorbed by the body after about three years

  • 1 in 3 Hospitals in Developing World Lack Running Water
    (03-Jul-2016)
    Clean water essential for surgeries, hygiene, infection control, researchers say

  • New Test Help Detect Drug-Resistant Bacteria
    (30-Jun-2016)
    Uses specimens taken directly from patients

  • Malaria Vaccine Protection Short-Lived in Young Children
    (30-Jun-2016)
    Kids in study were given 3 doses, but manufacturer now says 4 doses needed

  • Jobs With the Highest Suicide Rates
    (30-Jun-2016)
    Farmers, fishermen and foresters have more than 5 times the average odds, CDC says

  • New Test Help Detect Drug-Resistant Bacteria
    (30-Jun-2016)
    Uses specimens taken directly from patients

  • Malaria Vaccine Protection Short-Lived in Young Children
    (30-Jun-2016)
    Kids in study were given 3 doses, but manufacturer now says 4 doses needed

  • Malaria Vaccine Protection Short-Lived in Young Children
    (30-Jun-2016)
    Kids in study were given 3 doses, but manufacturer now says 4 doses needed

  • Programs to Spot Painkiller Abuse Work, But Are Underused
    (28-Jun-2016)
    Study found monitoring program in Maine was only used by 56 percent of pharmacists

  • Epclusa Approved for Chronic Hepatitis C
    (28-Jun-2016)
    Combination drug treats six major forms of HCV

  • Boston's Subways Packed With Germs
    (28-Jun-2016)
    But the transit system's tiniest commuters aren't the type to make you sick, study says

  • Boston's Subways Packed With Germs
    (28-Jun-2016)
    But the transit system's tiniest commuters aren't the type to make you sick, study says

  • Even 'Good' Insurance Comes With Hidden Hospital Bills
    (27-Jun-2016)
    Average out-of-pocket fee for privately insured adults topped $1,000 in 2013, study shows

  • Health Tip: Plan Ahead to Minimize Jet Lag
    (27-Jun-2016)
    Keep an eye on food, drink and schedule

  • 3,300 Heat Deaths a Year Projected for NYC by 2080
    (24-Jun-2016)
    Action needed to prevent deadly climate-change effects, researchers say

  • Flint's Lead-Contamination Crisis 'Entirely Preventable'
    (24-Jun-2016)
    CDC looks at kids' blood levels before, during and after city's switch to local water

  • Many Could Face Steep Rise in Obamacare Premiums for 2017
    (24-Jun-2016)
    Experts say increases will mostly affect people who get modest subsidies or no financial assistance

  • Many Could Face Steep Rise in Obamacare Premiums for 2017
    (24-Jun-2016)
    Experts say increases will mostly affect people who get modest subsidies or no financial assistance

  • Opioid Update: Painkiller Misuse in U.S. Doubled in Decade
    (24-Jun-2016)
    Over 4 percent of adults reported nonmedical use of drugs like OxyContin in 2012-2013

  • U.K. Case of Throat Gonorrhea Resists Antibiotics
    (23-Jun-2016)
    U.S. officials concerned about potential danger of untreatable STD

  • Keep Safe When Temperatures Soar
    (23-Jun-2016)
    Everyone's at risk of heat-related illness, but elderly are most vulnerable, ER specialist says

  • Tighter Opioid Laws in U.S. Haven't Eased Misuse
    (22-Jun-2016)
    Study of disabled workers finds no change in painkiller use, overdoses

  • More Evidence Obamacare Is Lowering Numbers of Uninsured
    (21-Jun-2016)
    Michigan's hospitals saw sharp rise in patients with coverage after state expanded Medicaid, study found

  • More Evidence Obamacare Is Lowering Numbers of Uninsured
    (21-Jun-2016)
    Michigan's hospitals saw sharp rise in patients with coverage after state expanded Medicaid, study found

  • More Evidence Obamacare Is Lowering Numbers of Uninsured
    (21-Jun-2016)
    Michigan's hospitals saw sharp rise in patients with coverage after state expanded Medicaid, study found

  • Long Work Hours May Hurt Your Health
    (21-Jun-2016)
    At the job more than 60 hours a week had most damaging effects on women's well-being, study finds

  • Aspirin Often Wrongly Prescribed for Atrial Fibrillation
    (20-Jun-2016)
    Blood thinners -- not aspirin -- dramatically cut the risk of stroke, researchers say

  • Many Seniors Saying No to Retirement
    (20-Jun-2016)
    Survey also found many will change careers late in the game

  • Are Commercial Brain-Training Programs Worth It?
    (20-Jun-2016)
    Study suggests 'placebo effect' might be at play

  • Can Drugmakers Buy Doctors' Loyalty With Cheap Meals?
    (20-Jun-2016)
    Study sheds light on a popular marketing tactic that may raise drug costs for seniors

  • Obamacare Premiums Primed to Spike in 2017
    (17-Jun-2016)
    Study of insurers' rate requests in 14 markets reveals a 10 percent average increase

  • Obamacare Premiums Primed to Spike in 2017
    (17-Jun-2016)
    Study of insurers' rate requests in 14 markets reveals a 10 percent average increase

  • Obamacare Premiums Primed to Spike in 2017
    (17-Jun-2016)
    Study of insurers' rate requests in 14 markets reveals a 10 percent average increase

  • Obamacare Premiums Primed to Spike in 2017
    (17-Jun-2016)
    Study of insurers' rate requests in 14 markets reveals a 10 percent average increase

  • Obamacare Premiums Primed to Spike in 2017
    (17-Jun-2016)
    Study of insurers' rate requests in 14 markets reveals a 10 percent average increase

  • Blood Pressure May Soar if You Live Near an Airport
    (17-Jun-2016)
    Rates nearly doubled for people exposed to engine noise, study found

  • A New Antibiotic to the Rescue?
    (16-Jun-2016)
    Experimental drug shows promise against MRSA superbug in animal trials

  • Single Working Moms Carry a Heart Burden
    (16-Jun-2016)
    Stress, finances may boost cardiovascular risks for U.S. mothers, study says

  • For Better Heart Care, Get a Pharmacist on Your Team
    (16-Jun-2016)
    Canadian study highlights a potential opportunity to improve public health

  • A New Antibiotic to the Rescue?
    (16-Jun-2016)
    Experimental drug shows promise against MRSA superbug in animal trials

  • Health Tip: Use Safety Belts Properly on Kids
    (16-Jun-2016)
    When they've outgrown a booster, strap them in safely

  • Antibiotics, Formula Feeding Might Change Baby's 'Microbiome'
    (15-Jun-2016)
    C-section birth may also diminish diversity of these colonies of helpful microbes, study shows

  • Indoor Pollution From Fuels May Threaten Heart
    (15-Jun-2016)
    Regularly burning kerosene, diesel was associated with serious risks in study

  • Heart Disease Down Among Over-40 Americans
    (15-Jun-2016)
    Better control of risk factors such as smoking, high blood pressure likely behind the change

  • Heart Disease Down Among Over-40 Americans
    (15-Jun-2016)
    Better control of risk factors such as smoking, high blood pressure likely behind the change

  • Zika Could Spread in Southern Europe This Summer
    (14-Jun-2016)
    Conditions will be ripe for transmission via Aedes aegypti mosquito, study warns

  • Diabetes Drug Victoza May Help the Heart: Study
    (14-Jun-2016)
    Daily, injected medication shows 'encouraging' results in international trial

  • Impotence Drugs Won't Raise Melanoma Risk, Study Suggests
    (14-Jun-2016)
    Researchers say skin cancer in these patients is likely due to more sun exposure

  • Antibiotics May Blunt Breast-Feeding's Benefits
    (13-Jun-2016)
    Infants given the drugs were prone to infections and obesity in childhood, researchers say

  • Fewer Injured Workers Getting Opioid Prescriptions in Some States
    (13-Jun-2016)
    Study finding based on review of workers' compensation claims

  • Fewer Injured Workers Getting Opioid Prescriptions in Some States
    (13-Jun-2016)
    Study finding based on review of workers' compensation claims

  • MS Stem Cell Therapy Succeeds But Poses Risks
    (10-Jun-2016)
    Toxic side effects of heavy chemo could limit use, researcher says

  • Irregular Heartbeat May Be Deadly in Car Crash
    (10-Jun-2016)
    Study found having atrial fibrillation was associated with higher death risk among accident victims

  • Antibiotics Overprescribed for Possible STDs: Study
    (09-Jun-2016)
    3 in 4 tests for gonorrhea, chlamydia came back negative

  • Teen Smoking Down, E-Cigarette Use Up
    (09-Jun-2016)
    CDC survey finds adolescents hear some health messages, but not all

  • Bifocals Might Trip You Up
    (09-Jun-2016)
    Some eyeglasses may cause blurry vision, so seniors need to watch their step, researchers say

  • Study Questions Use of Antidepressants for Children, Teens
    (09-Jun-2016)
    They were seen as mostly ineffective and sometimes risky in these age groups

  • Teen Smoking Down, E-Cigarette Use Up
    (09-Jun-2016)
    CDC survey finds adolescents hear some health messages, but not all

  • Experimental Drug Acts Fast Against Chronic Migraine
    (08-Jun-2016)
    Begins working within 3 to 7 days, study finds

  • Does DNA Determine Success in Life?
    (08-Jun-2016)
    Genetic variations might play a role -- albeit small -- in how well someone does at work and with finances, study suggests

  • Women Less Likely to Get Blood Thinner for Irregular Heartbeat
    (08-Jun-2016)
    They have a higher stroke risk from the condition than men, doctor notes

  • Cancer's Heavy Financial Burden
    (08-Jun-2016)
    1 in 10 patients skipped doctor visits, nearly 1 in 5 didn't fill prescriptions due to cost, survey shows

  • New Psoriasis Drug Works Longer Term, Too
    (08-Jun-2016)
    Moderate-to-severe skin disease improved with Taltz over 60 weeks, study finds

  • Hey Drivers: Hands-Free Cellphones Not Risk-Free
    (08-Jun-2016)
    Study finds they're as distracting, dangerous as hand-held versions because they interfere with what driver 'sees'

  • Hey Drivers: Hands-Free Cellphones Not Risk-Free
    (08-Jun-2016)
    Study finds they're as distracting, dangerous as hand-held versions because they interfere with what driver 'sees'

  • Beware of Bleeding Risks With Antacids Containing Aspirin
    (06-Jun-2016)
    Alka Seltzer, Bromo Seltzer among over-the-counter products vulnerable patients should avoid, FDA says

  • Immune-Based Drug May Help Some With Advanced Bladder Cancer
    (06-Jun-2016)
    About a quarter of older patients deemed too frail for chemo responded to Tecentriq, study found

  • Superior Results for Myeloma Drug That's Added Earlier in Treatment
    (06-Jun-2016)
    Response rate doubled for patients with this blood cancer, study finds

  • Immune-Based Drug May Help Some With Advanced Bladder Cancer
    (06-Jun-2016)
    About a quarter of older patients deemed too frail for chemo responded to Tecentriq, study found

  • Beware of Bleeding Risks With Antacids Containing Aspirin
    (06-Jun-2016)
    Alka Seltzer, Bromo Seltzer among over-the-counter products vulnerable patients should avoid, FDA says

  • Longer Use of Certain Drugs Cuts Recurrence for Breast Cancer Survivors
    (06-Jun-2016)
    Women who took an aromatase inhibitor for 10 years instead of 5 got added benefit, study found

  • U.S. Pays Highest Prices for Cancer Meds: Study
    (06-Jun-2016)
    However, actual ability to pay for the drugs is better than in some other countries, researchers add

  • Cheaper Breast Cancer Drug Does Well in Clinical Trial
    (03-Jun-2016)
    It has similar effectiveness, safety compared to Herceptin for HER2-positive disease

  • 'Smart Bomb' Targets Tough-to-Treat Breast Cancer
    (03-Jun-2016)
    Experimental approach doubles time to disease progression, experts find

  • Cheaper Breast Cancer Drug Does Well in Clinical Trial
    (03-Jun-2016)
    It has similar effectiveness, safety compared to Herceptin for HER2-positive disease

  • For Refugee Children, Support Breeds Success
    (03-Jun-2016)
    Study sees 'potential to perform just as well as their peers'

  • Many Take Opioids Months After Hip, Knee Replacements
    (03-Jun-2016)
    Study findings highlight growing painkiller addiction epidemic

  • Low-Dose Aspirin Tied to Longer Colon Cancer Survival
    (02-Jun-2016)
    Study found most benefit seen in those taking the drug before their cancer diagnosis

  • Stem Cells May Offer New Hope to Stroke Survivors
    (02-Jun-2016)
    Experimental procedure helped restore movement even a year post-stroke, small study finds

  • Florida's Tougher Laws May Be Cutting Opioid Prescriptions
    (02-Jun-2016)
    But more measures needed to combat addiction to these pain medications, expert says

  • Prince Died From Potent Prescription Painkiller: Autopsy
    (02-Jun-2016)
    Music superstar apparent victim of opioid epidemic hitting the U.S., experts say

  • Florida's Tougher Laws May Be Cutting Opioid Prescriptions
    (02-Jun-2016)
    But more measures needed to combat addiction to these pain medications, expert says

  • Brain Cancer Treatment Shows Promise in Early Trial
    (01-Jun-2016)
    Injectable virus appears to extend lives of glioblastoma patients

  • ADHD Meds May Pose Heart Risks for Some Kids
    (01-Jun-2016)
    Study found slightly higher chance of irregular heartbeat shortly after starting methylphenidate

  • Talking, Texting Teen Drivers Take Deadly Toll
    (01-Jun-2016)
    Distractions played role in 60 percent of crashes involving teenagers, new AAA report shows

  • Smog Can Make Blood Pressure Soar: Studies
    (31-May-2016)
    Pay attention to air quality, researchers advise

  • Smog Can Make Blood Pressure Soar: Studies
    (31-May-2016)
    Pay attention to air quality, researchers advise

  • Ocaliva Approved for Rare Liver Disease
    (31-May-2016)
    Primary biliary cholangitis causes inflamed bile ducts

  • U.S. Officials Confirm Superbug Resistant to All Antibiotics
    (27-May-2016)
    Pennsylvania case suggests it's almost 'the end of the road' for these drugs

  • Health Tip: Breathe Healthier Air at Home
    (27-May-2016)
    Keep pollutants out

  • Health Tip: Using Aspirin Therapy
    (27-May-2016)
    Understand potential risks

  • NIH Experts Cast Doubt on Rat Study Linking Cellphones, Tumors
    (27-May-2016)
    Rodents exposed to phone radiation actually lived longer than unexposed animals, reviewers point out

  • FDA Approves Implant to Battle Opioid Addiction
    (26-May-2016)
    Experts say steady dosing eliminates need to take medication daily to combat heroin, powerful painkillers

  • Probuphine Implant Approved for Opioid Dependence
    (26-May-2016)
    New form of treatment designed to last six months

  • Air Pollution Tied to Stillbirth in Small Study
    (25-May-2016)
    More research needed to explore potential link

  • Air Pollution Tied to Stillbirth in Small Study
    (25-May-2016)
    More research needed to explore potential link

  • More Evidence That Smog a Heart Threat
    (24-May-2016)
    Study found 3 months of exposure linked to higher cholesterol levels, especially for those with diabetes

  • Most Americans Wouldn't Join a Clinical Trial, Survey Finds
    (24-May-2016)
    Only 40 percent had favorable view of these studies, but number rose when they received more info

  • No Welcome Mats for Diabetes, Obesity in 'Walkable' Neighborhoods
    (24-May-2016)
    Urban design can play a role in public health, experts suggest

  • Antidepressants Not Just for Depression Any More
    (24-May-2016)
    Other uses include insomnia, pain and anxiety, researchers say

  • Seeing the Sea Soothes Stress
    (21-May-2016)
    But study did not find similar benefit for people living near parks, forests

  • Newer Drugs Helping Older People With Eye Disease
    (20-May-2016)
    Treatments keeping those with macular degeneration reading and driving longer, study finds

  • Pointy Nose, Snub Nose? These Genes May Decide
    (20-May-2016)
    Scientists zero in on DNA behind key facial features

  • Newer Drugs Helping Older People With Eye Disease
    (20-May-2016)
    Treatments keeping those with macular degeneration reading and driving longer, study finds

  • Updated Heart Failure Treatment Guidelines Issued
    (20-May-2016)
    Two new drugs added to list of recommended therapies

  • Aspirin After Mini-Stroke May Help Prevent Full-Blown Stroke
    (19-May-2016)
    Study finds risk is reduced by as much as 80 percent

  • 'Precision' Cancer Treatment May Extend Lives
    (19-May-2016)
    Therapy that uses patient DNA to guide drug selection seems superior to standard chemo, study finds

  • Health Tip: Watch Medication Use During Pregnancy
    (19-May-2016)
    Here's what medical experts recommend

  • U.S. Motorcycle Deaths Up 10 Percent in Last Year
    (19-May-2016)
    Universal helmet laws would help save lives, report authors say

  • FDA Approves New Drug to Treat Bladder Cancer
    (19-May-2016)
    Tecentriq boosted survival in small trial

  • Melanoma Drug Boosting Survival for Many, Study Shows
    (19-May-2016)
    Keytruda also seen prompting remission in 1 in 6 cases

  • U.S. Motorcycle Deaths Up 10 Percent in Last Year
    (19-May-2016)
    Universal helmet laws would help save lives, report authors say

  • U.S. Motorcycle Deaths Up 10 Percent in Last Year
    (19-May-2016)
    Universal helmet laws would help save lives, report authors say

  • Drug Protects Lung Function in Kids With Sickle Cell: Study
    (18-May-2016)
    But many patients don't get hydroxyurea because of fears about 'theoretical' cancer risk, experts say

  • Pain, Epilepsy Drug Lyrica May Increase Birth Defects Risk, Study Suggests
    (18-May-2016)
    Expectant mothers should probably avoid the drug, experts say, although study didn't prove cause and effect

  • Middle Schoolers Exposed to Alcohol Ads Every Day: Study
    (17-May-2016)
    Researchers say billboards, signs and TV ads may encourage under-age drinking

  • Rural Hospitals Often Safer, Cheaper for Common Surgeries: Study
    (17-May-2016)
    Major complication rate lower for properly selected patients

  • 1 in 3 Female Doctors Faces Sexual Harassment, Survey Finds
    (17-May-2016)
    And two-thirds say they experience gender bias in workplace

  • Keep Busy! Stay Sharp!
    (17-May-2016)
    Study suggests a full schedule may enhance your mental prowess

  • Parents Often Don't Get Rid of Leftover Prescription Opioids
    (16-May-2016)
    Pills in the home offer teens easy access, expert notes

  • When New Moms Work Longer Hours, Breast-Feeding Takes a Back Seat
    (16-May-2016)
    Study found little change at 20 hours a week or less, but full-time employment was a different story

  • Parents Often Don't Get Rid of Leftover Prescription Opioids
    (16-May-2016)
    Pills in the home offer teens easy access, expert notes

  • Out-of-Pocket Costs Rose Moderately Under Obamacare: Report
    (13-May-2016)
    Enrollees most affected were those who did not receive government subsidies

  • Out-of-Pocket Costs Rose Moderately Under Obamacare: Report
    (13-May-2016)
    Enrollees most affected were those who did not receive government subsidies

  • Out-of-Pocket Costs Rose Moderately Under Obamacare: Report
    (13-May-2016)
    Enrollees most affected were those who did not receive government subsidies

  • Stoned Stoners OK With Driving While High
    (13-May-2016)
    Public health officials should take that into account with drugged driving campaigns, researcher says

  • Stoned Stoners OK With Driving While High
    (13-May-2016)
    Public health officials should take that into account with drugged driving campaigns, researcher says

  • Chronic Pain May Trigger Many Cases of Painkiller Addiction: Survey
    (12-May-2016)
    Drug counselors should consider whether people are self-medicating, researchers say

  • Chronic Pain May Trigger Many Cases of Painkiller Addiction: Survey
    (12-May-2016)
    Drug counselors should consider whether people are self-medicating, researchers say

  • Lithium Beats Newer Meds for Bipolar Disorder, Study Finds
    (12-May-2016)
    Lower rates of self-harm, accidental injury seen

  • Why Texting While Driving Can Be So Hazardous
    (12-May-2016)
    It short-circuits brain's 'sixth sense' that helps drivers stay on course, researchers say

  • How Your Car Side Window May Be Harming Your Skin, Eyes
    (12-May-2016)
    Many don't offer enough protection from the sun's damaging UV rays, study finds

  • Why Texting While Driving Can Be So Hazardous
    (12-May-2016)
    It short-circuits brain's 'sixth sense' that helps drivers stay on course, researchers say

  • Why Texting While Driving Can Be So Hazardous
    (12-May-2016)
    It short-circuits brain's 'sixth sense' that helps drivers stay on course, researchers say

  • Think You're Allergic to Penicillin? Maybe Not
    (11-May-2016)
    Only a severe reaction that comes within a hour or two signals true allergy to the antibiotic, allergist says

  • Do Genes Help Determine Your Education Level?
    (11-May-2016)
    Perhaps, but social and environmental factors have greater influence, researchers say

  • Nearly 1 Million More Kids Have Health Coverage After Obamacare
    (11-May-2016)
    Study shows 91 percent of Medicaid-eligible children are now enrolled

  • Nearly 1 Million More Kids Have Health Coverage After Obamacare
    (11-May-2016)
    Study shows 91 percent of Medicaid-eligible children are now enrolled

  • Nearly 1 Million More Kids Have Health Coverage After Obamacare
    (11-May-2016)
    Study shows 91 percent of Medicaid-eligible children are now enrolled

  • Health Tip: Don't Multitask Behind the Wheel
    (11-May-2016)
    The lowdown on distracted driving

  • Malaria Vaccine Shows Promise in Small Study
    (10-May-2016)
    It protected more than half of healthy adult volunteers for up to a year

  • Clues to How Popular Heartburn Drug Might Harm Arteries
    (10-May-2016)
    Prior research has also raised concerns about Nexium and heart health

  • Pot-Linked Fatal Car Crashes Doubled in One State After Legalization
    (10-May-2016)
    Experts say Washington state's experience could be a lesson for rest of country

  • Pot-Linked Fatal Car Crashes Doubled in One State After Legalization
    (10-May-2016)
    Experts say Washington state's experience could be a lesson for rest of country

  • Pot-Linked Fatal Car Crashes Doubled in One State After Legalization
    (10-May-2016)
    Experts say Washington state's experience could be a lesson for rest of country

  • Cutting Brand-Name Drug Use Could Save U.S. $73 Billion: Study
    (09-May-2016)
    The nation spends more on medications than any other country, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Prevent a Chemical Emergency
    (09-May-2016)
    Always follow label instructions

  • Pesticides Linked to Raised Risk of ALS
    (09-May-2016)
    One toxin in particular was tied to sixfold higher odds of developing Lou Gerhrig's disease

  • Cutting Brand-Name Drug Use Could Save U.S. $73 Billion: Study
    (09-May-2016)
    The nation spends more on medications than any other country, researchers say

  • Targeted Drug-Delivery System May Treat Pregnancy Complications
    (09-May-2016)
    Approach used for fighting tumors could also safely get medicines to placenta, mouse study suggests

  • Health Tip: Sleep Well During Travel
    (09-May-2016)
    Here's what to pack

  • Aspirin May Help Protect Against Bile Duct Cancer: Study
    (06-May-2016)
    People who took it regularly were three times less likely to develop the disease

  • Heart Failure Risk Seems to Rise in Winter
    (06-May-2016)
    Threat falls when weather warms, but reason for seasonal differences is unclear, study finds

  • Shortages of Lifesaving Drugs Linger in U.S.
    (06-May-2016)
    Longer wait time for vital acute-care meds despite legislation, study says

  • Is Daily Blood Thinner Needed for Irregular Heartbeat?
    (06-May-2016)
    Smartphone app may help some people with atrial fibrillation take drugs 'as needed,' study suggests

  • Exercise Is Good for You, Even in Polluted Cities: Study
    (05-May-2016)
    Walking and cycling also help to curtail unwanted emissions, British researchers say

  • Study Links Climate Change to Kidney Disease
    (05-May-2016)
    Rising temperatures, less rain seen boosting rates of disease in rural areas with hot climes

  • 6 Years Later, Obamacare Still Divides America: Poll
    (05-May-2016)
    But most support many parts of health care reform law

  • 6 Years Later, Obamacare Still Divides America: Poll
    (05-May-2016)
    But most support many parts of health care reform law

  • 6 Years Later, Obamacare Still Divides America: Poll
    (05-May-2016)
    But most support many parts of health care reform law

  • 6 Years Later, Obamacare Still Divides America: Poll
    (05-May-2016)
    But most support many parts of health care reform law

  • 6 Years Later, Obamacare Still Divides America: Poll
    (05-May-2016)
    But most support many parts of health care reform law

  • Addicts Using Diarrhea Drug Imodium to Get High
    (05-May-2016)
    Trend is increasing among those who can't get opioid prescription painkillers, experts say

  • Widely Used Heart Drug Tied to Dementia Risk
    (05-May-2016)
    Both warfarin and the atrial fibrillation it's often used to treat may raise risk, study suggests

  • Addicts Using Diarrhea Drug Imodium to Get High
    (05-May-2016)
    Trend is increasing among those who can't get opioid prescription painkillers, experts say

  • 4 Ways You Can Cut Smog in Your Town
    (04-May-2016)
    EPA offers practical advice, including setting air conditioning to a higher temperature

  • Many Heart Bypass Patients Don't Take Needed Meds
    (04-May-2016)
    Cardiologist says they need to understand surgery not a 'cure' for their disease

  • 4 Ways You Can Cut Smog in Your Town
    (04-May-2016)
    EPA offers practical advice, including setting air conditioning to a higher temperature

  • 4 Ways You Can Cut Smog in Your Town
    (04-May-2016)
    EPA offers practical advice, including setting air conditioning to a higher temperature

  • Too Many People Still Take Unneeded Antibiotics: Study
    (03-May-2016)
    1 in 3 prescriptions was unnecessary

  • Radon in the Home May Be Linked to Blood Cancers in Women
    (03-May-2016)
    Study found no connection with men, further research is needed

  • Got Unused Meds? Here's What to Do
    (03-May-2016)
    Check for local take-back events, or contact the DEA for collection locations

  • Got Unused Meds? Here's What to Do
    (03-May-2016)
    Check for local take-back events, or contact the DEA for collection locations

  • Got Unused Meds? Here's What to Do
    (03-May-2016)
    Check for local take-back events, or contact the DEA for collection locations

  • Too Many People Still Take Unneeded Antibiotics: Study
    (03-May-2016)
    1 in 3 prescriptions was unnecessary

  • Well Water a Suspected Cause of Bladder Cancer in New England
    (02-May-2016)
    Researchers believe arsenic exposure might contribute to higher-than-normal rates

  • Obamacare Buyers Could Have Fewer Choices in 2017
    (02-May-2016)
    UnitedHealth's exit from most marketplaces highlights health exchanges' growing pains

  • Obamacare Buyers Could Have Fewer Choices in 2017
    (02-May-2016)
    UnitedHealth's exit from most marketplaces highlights health exchanges' growing pains

  • Obamacare Buyers Could Have Fewer Choices in 2017
    (02-May-2016)
    UnitedHealth's exit from most marketplaces highlights health exchanges' growing pains

  • Desperate for Shut-Eye?
    (02-May-2016)
    Physicians' group recommends cognitive behavioral therapy before drugs for insomnia

  • Nuplazid Approved for Parkinson's Hallucinations
    (02-May-2016)
    Half of people with Parkinson's may have them

  • Smog May Boost Risk for Several Cancers
    (29-Apr-2016)
    Study finds even small increases in pollution raised overall odds of dying from disease by 22 percent

  • Heat Beats Cold for Treating Jellyfish Stings
    (29-Apr-2016)
    Evidence favors hot water or hot packs to ease pain

  • Mild Air Pollution of Concern in Pregnancy
    (28-Apr-2016)
    Study found risk for a leading cause of premature birth began below EPA standards

  • Got Unwanted Pills? Drug Take-Back Day Is April 30
    (28-Apr-2016)
    National effort coordinates drop-off sites to keep prescriptions out of the hands of abusers

  • Coffee, Wine Good for Healthy Gut, Sodas May Be Bad
    (28-Apr-2016)
    Study examines how food and medications affect makeup of bacteria in people's tummies

  • Mild Air Pollution of Concern in Pregnancy
    (28-Apr-2016)
    Study found risk for a leading cause of premature birth began below EPA standards

  • Got Unwanted Pills? Drug Take-Back Day Is April 30
    (28-Apr-2016)
    National effort coordinates drop-off sites to keep prescriptions out of the hands of abusers

  • Coffee, Wine Good for Healthy Gut, Sodas May Be Bad
    (28-Apr-2016)
    Study examines how food and medications affect makeup of bacteria in people's tummies

  • Health Tip: Enjoy a Healthier Plane Ride
    (28-Apr-2016)
    Suggestions for better air travel

  • U.S. Health Report Card Finds Racial, Ethnic Disparities Persist
    (27-Apr-2016)
    But infant death rates, numbers of uninsured are improving, government analysis reveals

  • Night Shift Work May Be Tough on a Woman's Heart
    (26-Apr-2016)
    But study found the effect waned after nurses stopped working odd hours

  • Drug for Yeast Infections May Raise Miscarriage Risk, FDA Warns
    (26-Apr-2016)
    Agency recommends alternatives to fluconazole for mothers-to-be until its review is complete

  • Low-Dose Aspirin Tied to Better Cancer Survival in Study
    (25-Apr-2016)
    Improved odds seen for patients with colon, prostate or breast tumors, but research isn't definitive

  • Pharmacists Can Manage Some Chronic Conditions Effectively, Study Suggests
    (25-Apr-2016)
    But it's not clear if they could reduce symptoms more or help you live longer than your doctor can

  • Contraception Safety Program for Acne Drug Failing in Canada
    (25-Apr-2016)
    Accutane raises risk of birth defects, but many women taking it don't follow guidelines to avoid pregnancy, study finds

  • Pharmacists Can Manage Some Chronic Conditions Effectively, Study Suggests
    (25-Apr-2016)
    But it's not clear if they could reduce symptoms more or help you live longer than your doctor can

  • Painkiller Addiction Relapse More Likely for Some
    (22-Apr-2016)
    Later age when first taking drugs, injecting drugs, using tranquilizers all implicated, study says

  • Heavy Pot Use in Teen Years Linked to Shortened Life
    (22-Apr-2016)
    But Swedish study couldn't prove marijuana caused premature deaths

  • Let Safety Bloom in Your Garden This Season
    (22-Apr-2016)
    There are ways to shield yourself from bug bites, excess sun and other backyard hazards, experts say

  • Businesses Should Be Mindful of Zika Danger to Workers, CDC Says
    (22-Apr-2016)
    One advisory: Let employees who feel nervous about travel to endemic areas stay put

  • Take Precautions to Prevent Child Poisonings
    (22-Apr-2016)
    Common household products, including detergents and medications, are often to blame, doctor says

  • Painkiller Addiction Relapse More Likely for Some
    (22-Apr-2016)
    Later age when first taking drugs, injecting drugs, using tranquilizers all implicated, study says

  • No Link Between Anti-Smoking Drugs, Mental Health Issues: Study
    (22-Apr-2016)
    Meds like Chantix and Wellbutrin may be safer to use than smokers often realize, research suggests

  • Climate Change May Mean More Smoggy Days to Come: Study
    (21-Apr-2016)
    Some areas could see up to 9 more unhealthy-air days between May and September by 2050

  • Climate Change May Mean More Smoggy Days to Come: Study
    (21-Apr-2016)
    Some areas could see up to 9 more unhealthy-air days between May and September by 2050

  • 1 in 8 U.S. Workers Has Some Hearing Loss: CDC
    (21-Apr-2016)
    Survey finds highest rates of impairment in mining, construction and manufacturing industries

  • Breast Cancer Meds Won't Raise Chances of Heart Attack, Stroke, Study Suggests
    (21-Apr-2016)
    But there was a slightly increased risk of less serious heart problems

  • Warfarin Can Be Safe, Effective for People With Irregular Heartbeat
    (20-Apr-2016)
    Study supports well-managed use of the cheap, standby drug, but one expert prefers newer blood thinners

  • Cities May Have Distinct Microbial 'Citizens,' Too
    (19-Apr-2016)
    Study found wide differences in germ communities sampled in three urban areas

  • Two-Step Ebola Vaccine Strategy Works in Early Trial
    (19-Apr-2016)
    But one expert says two shots might be hard to give in an outbreak setting

  • Cities May Have Distinct Microbial 'Citizens,' Too
    (19-Apr-2016)
    Study found wide differences in germ communities sampled in three urban areas

  • Obamacare Expanding Coverage for the Poor, Study Finds
    (19-Apr-2016)
    But researchers say it's too soon to show whether people are healthier

  • Obamacare Expanding Coverage for the Poor, Study Finds
    (19-Apr-2016)
    But researchers say it's too soon to show whether people are healthier

  • Can Certain Allergy Meds Worsen Restless Legs Syndrome?
    (19-Apr-2016)
    Some over-the-counter antihistamines might cause painful sensations that disrupt sleep, expert says

  • Cities May Have Distinct Microbial 'Citizens,' Too
    (19-Apr-2016)
    Study found wide differences in germ communities sampled in three urban areas

  • Doctors Issue Call to Combat Climate Change
    (18-Apr-2016)
    They say respiratory illnesses, heat stroke and infectious diseases are growing threats due to a warmer planet

  • Many Breast Cancer Patients May Not Need Chemo: Study
    (18-Apr-2016)
    Genetic test can help doctors determine who can safely avoid treatment after surgery

  • Generic Hepatitis C Drugs as Effective as Pricey Brand Names: Study
    (18-Apr-2016)
    Inexpensive antivirals could be a game-changer in many countries, researchers say

  • Doctors Issue Call to Combat Climate Change
    (18-Apr-2016)
    They say respiratory illnesses, heat stroke and infectious diseases are growing threats due to a warmer planet

  • Generic Hepatitis C Drugs as Effective as Pricey Brand Names: Study
    (18-Apr-2016)
    Inexpensive antivirals could be a game-changer in many countries, researchers say

  • Drug Seems to Extend Survival for Advanced Melanoma Patients
    (18-Apr-2016)
    One-third of study participants lived 5 years or more after starting treatment

  • Only Half of Rectal Cancer Patients Get Recommended Treatment: Study
    (15-Apr-2016)
    Uninsured and minority patients had lower odds of receiving standard therapies, researchers found

  • Antibiotics in Animal Feed Contribute to Drug-Resistant Germs: Study
    (14-Apr-2016)
    Individual farm practices can have global implications, researcher says

  • Study Links Green Spaces to Longer Lives for Women
    (14-Apr-2016)
    Among the findings: living with lush vegetation tied to a 13 percent lower rate of cancer death

  • Antibiotics in Animal Feed Contribute to Drug-Resistant Germs: Study
    (14-Apr-2016)
    Individual farm practices can have global implications, researcher says

  • Study Links Green Spaces to Longer Lives for Women
    (14-Apr-2016)
    Among the findings: living with lush vegetation tied to a 13 percent lower rate of cancer death

  • Common Heartburn Drugs Linked to Kidney Disease in Study
    (14-Apr-2016)
    But finding can't show whether drugs are directly responsible

  • One-a-Day Anti-Seizure Drug Shows Promise for People With Epilepsy
    (14-Apr-2016)
    Eslicarbazepine may make management easier, safer for people with the disorder, researchers say

  • Hepatitis C Therapy May Reduce Need for Liver Transplants
    (14-Apr-2016)
    If findings are confirmed, treatment could cut number of patients on waiting lists, researchers say

  • Common Heartburn Drugs Linked to Kidney Disease in Study
    (14-Apr-2016)
    But finding can't show whether drugs are directly responsible

  • Makers of Corn Masa Flour Can Add Folic Acid
    (14-Apr-2016)
    Vitamin helps prevent birth defects

  • Implanted Brain Chip Restores Hand Movement to Quadriplegic Man
    (13-Apr-2016)
    Technology bypasses damaged spinal cord to help patient move fingers, hand and wrist

  • Spinal Fusion Not Always Necessary for Back Pain, Studies Say
    (13-Apr-2016)
    Some patients may benefit from a simpler procedure called decompression

  • Could Fast Food Expose People to Harmful Chemicals?
    (13-Apr-2016)
    High consumption linked to higher levels of plastics-related compounds in urine, study found

  • Cleaner Air in California May Mean Healthier Kids: Study
    (12-Apr-2016)
    As smog levels dropped over two decades, children in 8 communities suffered fewer breathing problems

  • Doctors Often Overestimate Promise of Newly Approved Drugs
    (12-Apr-2016)
    Many misinterpret FDA 'breakthrough' designation, survey finds

  • Cleaner Air in California May Mean Healthier Kids: Study
    (12-Apr-2016)
    As smog levels dropped over two decades, children in 8 communities suffered fewer breathing problems

  • Allergy Med Might Also Fight MS-Linked Eye Damage
    (12-Apr-2016)
    Vision improvement with clemastine fumarate appears modest but results are promising, researcher says

  • Doctors Often Overestimate Promise of Newly Approved Drugs
    (12-Apr-2016)
    Many misinterpret FDA 'breakthrough' designation, survey finds

  • As States Raise Speed Limits, Road Deaths Rise, Report Finds
    (12-Apr-2016)
    Researchers estimate there were 33,000 additional fatalities over past 2 decades

  • As States Raise Speed Limits, Road Deaths Rise, Report Finds
    (12-Apr-2016)
    Researchers estimate there were 33,000 additional fatalities over past 2 decades

  • Expert Panel Reaffirms Daily Aspirin's Use Against Heart Disease, Colon Cancer
    (11-Apr-2016)
    Guideline applies to people in their 50s, many in their 60s, who are already at higher risk for heart disease

  • Health Tip: Lower Your Risk of Drug Interactions
    (11-Apr-2016)
    Discuss all meds with your doctor

  • Health Tip: Lower Your Risk of Drug Interactions
    (11-Apr-2016)
    Discuss all meds with your doctor

  • Your Income, Hometown May Be Key to Your Lifespan
    (11-Apr-2016)
    Certain areas in U.S. trend toward shorter lives, and poverty lowers life expectancy across the board, study finds

  • Besides Your Lungs, Smoking May Harm Your Job Prospects, Paycheck
    (11-Apr-2016)
    Income difference works out to more than $8,000 annually, study finds

  • Venclexta Approved for Specific Genetic Blood Cancer
    (11-Apr-2016)
    A form of chronic lymphocytic leukemia

  • First Wire-Free Pacemaker Approved
    (08-Apr-2016)
    Treats irregular heartbeat without wired leads

  • Pot Use During Pregnancy Tied to Low Birth Weight Babies
    (06-Apr-2016)
    Study also finds raised risk of newborns needing intensive care, but it doesn't prove cause-and-effect

  • Opioid Painkiller May Be New Treatment for Heroin Addicts
    (06-Apr-2016)
    Study finds hydromorphone an effective, widely available, licensed choice

  • Inflectra Approved as 'Biosimilar' to Remicade
    (06-Apr-2016)
    For adults with Crohn's, rheumatoid arthritis or psoriasis

  • Cost of Insulin Rises Threefold in Just a Decade: Study
    (05-Apr-2016)
    Since 2010, per-person costs topped spending on all other diabetes drugs combined

  • Bedbugs Widespread in Low-Income Housing, Study Finds
    (05-Apr-2016)
    Half the time, residents are unaware of infestations, researchers say

  • Cost of Insulin Rises Threefold in Just a Decade: Study
    (05-Apr-2016)
    Since 2010, per-person costs topped spending on all other diabetes drugs combined

  • FDA: 2 Diabetes Drugs May Be Linked to Heart Failure Risk
    (05-Apr-2016)
    Warning pertains to drugs containing saxagliptin or alogliptin

  • Non-Surgical Procedure May Be New Weight-Loss Tool
    (04-Apr-2016)
    In preliminary study, 'bariatric artery embolization' shows some promise

  • Right Neighborhood May Mean 90 Extra Minutes of Exercise a Week
    (01-Apr-2016)
    10-nation study shows those in activity-friendly urban areas walk a lot more

  • Pediatricians Vary Widely in Diagnosing ADHD, Depression
    (01-Apr-2016)
    5 years of data show 15 percent of kids diagnosed with mental health condition; most prescribed drugs

  • Experimental Drug for Rheumatoid Arthritis Shows Promise
    (31-Mar-2016)
    Baricitinib helped patients who failed other treatments, researchers find

  • Experimental Drug for Rheumatoid Arthritis Shows Promise
    (31-Mar-2016)
    Baricitinib helped patients who failed other treatments, researchers find

  • Fridge-Sized Machine Makes Prescription Drugs 'On Demand'
    (31-Mar-2016)
    Technological advance produced thousands of doses a day; could be used on battlefields, during epidemics, scientists say

  • Diabetes Meds Vary in Safety and Effectiveness, Study Shows
    (31-Mar-2016)
    Every drug or drug combo for type 2 disease has its benefits and risks, British team says

  • Fridge-Sized Machine Makes Prescription Drugs 'On Demand'
    (31-Mar-2016)
    Technological advance produced thousands of doses a day; could be used on battlefields, during epidemics, scientists say

  • Health Tip: Prepare for a Safe Spring Break
    (31-Mar-2016)
    What you should do before you leave

  • Study: Longer-Term Antibiotics Won't Ease 'Chronic Lyme Disease'
    (30-Mar-2016)
    Dutch trial is latest to show no benefit from extended treatment, but finding unlikely to end the controversy

  • Could a Low-Risk Surgery Help Your Chronic Heartburn?
    (30-Mar-2016)
    Death rate from procedure lower than previously reported, study finds

  • Could a Low-Risk Surgery Help Your Chronic Heartburn?
    (30-Mar-2016)
    Death rate from procedure lower than previously reported, study finds

  • Anti-Addiction Drug May Help Curb Painkiller, Heroin Dependence
    (30-Mar-2016)
    Study finds lower relapse rate associated with naltrexone, but long-term use recommended

  • First Treatment Approved for Disease Linked to Stem Cell Transplant
    (30-Mar-2016)
    Liver condition is rare, but deadly

  • Preterm Births Tied to Smog Cost U.S. Billions
    (29-Mar-2016)
    Researchers estimate toll of dirty air that triggers early birth can exceed $4 billion a year

  • Preterm Births Tied to Smog Cost U.S. Billions
    (29-Mar-2016)
    Researchers estimate toll of dirty air that triggers early birth can exceed $4 billion a year

  • Medicare Spends Billions on Chronic Kidney Disease, Study Finds
    (29-Mar-2016)
    Researchers consider ways to manage patients' care effectively and rein in the cost

  • Antipsychotics Don't Ease Delirium in Hospitalized Patients
    (29-Mar-2016)
    These drugs won't prevent or effectively treat the condition, review suggests

  • Medicare Spends Billions on Chronic Kidney Disease, Study Finds
    (29-Mar-2016)
    Researchers consider ways to manage patients' care effectively and rein in the cost

  • Obama Administration Steps Up Efforts to Beat Painkiller, Heroin Epidemic
    (29-Mar-2016)
    Additional funding would make medication-based treatment one of several priorities

  • Infant Ear Infections Becoming Less Common
    (28-Mar-2016)
    Just under half of U.S. babies have them in first year now, compared to 60 percent in '80s and '90s

  • Skipping Meds Greatly Ups Heart Patients' Risk of Stroke: Study
    (28-Mar-2016)
    Fatal strokes seven times more likely if drugs to control blood pressure, cholesterol aren't taken as prescribed

  • Mild Appendicitis Complication Rates Similar for Surgery, Antibiotics
    (25-Mar-2016)
    Decision not to operate might be matter of personal preference, researchers say

  • Troubled Kids' Psychiatric Care Often Delayed by Insurance Rules
    (25-Mar-2016)
    Dealing with red tape consumes clinicians' time, poses danger to patients, researchers say

  • Nearly All U.S. Doctors 'Overprescribe' Addictive Narcotic Painkillers: Survey
    (25-Mar-2016)
    While 99 percent exceed the recommended 3-day dosage limit, a quarter write prescriptions for a full month

  • FDA Wants Generic Narcotic Painkillers to Be Abuse-Deterrent
    (24-Mar-2016)
    One more step to combat the epidemic of potent painkiller abuse

  • Gene Analysis Pinpoints Zika's Arrival in the Americas
    (24-Mar-2016)
    Findings suggest one person carried the virus to the region in 2013

  • Heavy Pot Use Tied to Social, Money Troubles in Mid-Life
    (23-Mar-2016)
    But one marijuana advocate believes people who already have problems may often turn to the drug

  • Study Finds No Heart Risk From SSRI Antidepressants
    (23-Mar-2016)
    Prozac actually appeared to protect against heart attack, researchers say

  • Cinqair Approved for Severe Asthma
    (23-Mar-2016)
    Helps reduce certain white blood cells that contribute to the disease

  • Antibiotics Don't Boost Baby's Weight: Study
    (22-Mar-2016)
    Contrary to what happens in animals, infection-fighting drugs won't cause excess pounds, researchers say

  • Uninsured Parents Often Unaware Kids Could Be Covered
    (22-Mar-2016)
    U.S. study of minority children finds many have unmet health needs

  • Uninsured Parents Often Unaware Kids Could Be Covered
    (22-Mar-2016)
    U.S. study of minority children finds many have unmet health needs

  • Uninsured Parents Often Unaware Kids Could Be Covered
    (22-Mar-2016)
    U.S. study of minority children finds many have unmet health needs

  • Antipsychotic Drugs Tied to Risk of Early Death in Parkinson's Patients
    (22-Mar-2016)
    But it's unclear whether the medications or the disease are the key factor; study only showed an association

  • FDA Orders Warning Labels on Prescription Narcotic Painkillers
    (22-Mar-2016)
    Immediate-release versions of addictive meds such as Oxycontin, Percocet and Vicodin to be affected

  • 1 in 6 Seniors Takes Dangerous Combos of Meds, Supplements: Study
    (21-Mar-2016)
    Researchers say patients should tell doctors every treatment they're taking

  • 60,000 U.S. Kids Treated for Accidental Medicine Poisoning a Year
    (21-Mar-2016)
    Toddlers account for 7 out of 10 cases, report says

  • 1 in 6 Seniors Takes Dangerous Combos of Meds, Supplements: Study
    (21-Mar-2016)
    Researchers say patients should tell doctors every treatment they're taking

  • 60,000 U.S. Kids Treated for Accidental Medicine Poisoning a Year
    (21-Mar-2016)
    Toddlers account for 7 out of 10 cases, report says

  • Inhalation Anthrax Treatment Approved
    (21-Mar-2016)
    A potential bioterror threat

  • Crash Risk Soars When Truck Drivers Don't Treat Sleep Apnea: Study
    (21-Mar-2016)
    Consistent treatment with breathing device can reduce the risk, researchers report

  • Crash Risk Soars When Truck Drivers Don't Treat Sleep Apnea: Study
    (21-Mar-2016)
    Consistent treatment with breathing device can reduce the risk, researchers report

  • Crash Risk Soars When Truck Drivers Don't Treat Sleep Apnea: Study
    (21-Mar-2016)
    Consistent treatment with breathing device can reduce the risk, researchers report

  • Crash Risk Soars When Truck Drivers Don't Treat Sleep Apnea: Study
    (21-Mar-2016)
    Consistent treatment with breathing device can reduce the risk, researchers report

  • Blooming Trees Can Bring Misery to Allergy Sufferers
    (20-Mar-2016)
    But expert offers tips on how to keep symptoms under control

  • Could Growing Up Poor Raise Obesity Risks Later?
    (18-Mar-2016)
    Kids raised in low-income neighborhoods were more likely to put on weight as adults, study found

  • Acetaminophen Won't Help Arthritis Pain, Study Finds
    (18-Mar-2016)
    Prescription diclofenac a more effective choice for short-term pain relief, researchers say

  • Acetaminophen Won't Help Arthritis Pain, Study Finds
    (18-Mar-2016)
    Prescription diclofenac a more effective choice for short-term pain relief, researchers say

  • Recycled Water a Healthy Option for California, Study Suggests
    (17-Mar-2016)
    Researchers say it uses less energy and cuts greenhouse emissions compared to other options

  • Recycled Water a Healthy Option for California, Study Suggests
    (17-Mar-2016)
    Researchers say it uses less energy and cuts greenhouse emissions compared to other options

  • Scientists Pick U.S. Cities Where Zika Might Hit This Summer
    (17-Mar-2016)
    Weather and travel patterns could expose people as far north as New York City

  • Neighborhood Rats as Depressing as Crime, Study Finds
    (17-Mar-2016)
    Research suggests rodent infestations are 'underappreciated' stressor

  • Will a Sit-Stand Desk Make You Healthier?
    (17-Mar-2016)
    Study finds no evidence of that so far

  • Health Tip: Enjoy a Healthy Family Vacation
    (17-Mar-2016)
    Stay active and make healthier food choices

  • Scientists Pick U.S. Cities Where Zika Might Hit This Summer
    (17-Mar-2016)
    Weather and travel patterns could expose people as far north as New York City

  • Breathalyzer-Locked Car Ignitions Are Saving Lives, Study Says
    (17-Mar-2016)
    Deaths decline 15 percent in states that require the technology for offenders

  • Antibiotic Resistance Common in Kids' Urinary Tract Infections
    (16-Mar-2016)
    Researchers say threat is worrisome because children are at high risk of kidney complications

  • An Expert's Guide to Sneezin' Season
    (16-Mar-2016)
    Allergy sufferers should prepare for a particularly 'nasty' spring, New York sinus specialist says

  • Antibiotic Resistance Common in Kids' Urinary Tract Infections
    (16-Mar-2016)
    Researchers say threat is worrisome because children are at high risk of kidney complications

  • Many With Irregular Heartbeat Missing Out on Stroke-Preventing Treatments
    (16-Mar-2016)
    Less than half at highest risk take recommended blood-thinning medication, study finds

  • Health Tip: Make Sure Your Child's Car Seat Is Safe
    (16-Mar-2016)

  • Health Tip: Make Sure Your Child's Car Seat Is Safe
    (16-Mar-2016)

  • CDC Issues Tough New Guidelines on Use of Prescription Painkillers
    (15-Mar-2016)
    To curb abuse, doctors should try non-narcotic options for most chronic pain not involving cancer, terminal illness

  • Nitrogen From Fertilizers Poses Long-Term Threat to Drinking Water: Study
    (15-Mar-2016)
    Signs of contamination detected 8 inches underground

  • Long Hours at the Office May Raise Your Heart Disease Risk: Study
    (14-Mar-2016)
    The danger was sharply higher for those who work 46 hours a week or more

  • Mom's Smoking May Put Kids at Higher Risk of COPD in Adulthood
    (11-Mar-2016)
    Risk was almost tripled when mothers smoked heavily, but study didn't prove cause and effect

  • Many Unfamiliar With Health Insurance Lingo, Study Says
    (11-Mar-2016)
    Texas survey found words like 'premiums,' 'copayment' often stumped potential applicants

  • Many Unfamiliar With Health Insurance Lingo, Study Says
    (11-Mar-2016)
    Texas survey found words like 'premiums,' 'copayment' often stumped potential applicants

  • Xalkori Approved For Rare Genetic Form of Lung Cancer
    (11-Mar-2016)
    ROS-1 positive NSCLC

  • Drug Duo May Rapidly Shrink Breast Tumors in Some Patients
    (10-Mar-2016)
    Researchers say combo therapy worked well for about 1 in 4 women with HER2-positive breast cancer

  • The High Price of Untreated Insomnia
    (10-Mar-2016)
    Not getting medications, therapies for condition costs about $100 billion a year, researchers report

  • The High Price of Untreated Insomnia
    (10-Mar-2016)
    Not getting medications, therapies for condition costs about $100 billion a year, researchers report

  • Elderly With Advanced Colon Cancer Often Get Costly, Dubious Treatments: Study
    (10-Mar-2016)
    Drugs come with many side effects, may add only one month to survival, researchers add

  • Drug Duo May Rapidly Shrink Breast Tumors in Some Patients
    (10-Mar-2016)
    Researchers say combo therapy worked well for about 1 in 4 women with HER2-positive breast cancer

  • Brain Bleed Risk From Warfarin May Be Higher Than Thought
    (09-Mar-2016)
    Study of veterans with irregular heartbeat found one-third suffered such incidents while on the drug

  • Combo Treatment Protects Pregnant Women, Fetuses From Malaria in Study
    (09-Mar-2016)
    Findings suggest older medication is losing effectiveness, researchers say

  • Brain Bleed Risk From Warfarin May Be Higher Than Thought
    (09-Mar-2016)
    Study of veterans with irregular heartbeat found one-third suffered such incidents while on the drug

  • Sharapova Not the First to Use Performance-Enhancing Drug
    (09-Mar-2016)
    Study shows many elite athletes took meldonium before January ban

  • Most Teens Who Abuse ADHD Meds Get Them From Others
    (08-Mar-2016)
    Study finds 54 percent of kids surveyed use medications for non-medicinal purposes

  • Pedestrian Deaths in U.S. Projected to Jump 10 Percent
    (08-Mar-2016)
    Combination of more people walking, more traffic, more distractions could be to blame, report suggests

  • Pedestrian Deaths in U.S. Projected to Jump 10 Percent
    (08-Mar-2016)
    Combination of more people walking, more traffic, more distractions could be to blame, report suggests

  • Pedestrian Deaths in U.S. Projected to Jump 10 Percent
    (08-Mar-2016)
    Combination of more people walking, more traffic, more distractions could be to blame, report suggests

  • Simple Changes in Bad Neighborhoods Might Lower Teen Murder Rates
    (07-Mar-2016)
    Adding streetlights, maintaining vacant lots could make a difference, researchers suggest

  • Paid Sick Leave May Help Health of Whole Family
    (07-Mar-2016)
    Study finds workers without it forgo or delay care for themselves, spouses and children

  • Idelvion Approved for Hemophilia B
    (07-Mar-2016)
    Replaces deficient clotting factor

  • Supervised Exposure Therapy for Peanut Allergy Lasts, Study Finds
    (04-Mar-2016)
    Even after a year-long break, kids maintained their tolerance

  • Safe Treatments Available for Expectant Moms' Skin Conditions
    (04-Mar-2016)
    But dermatologist recommends using only the mildest effective ones

  • CDC Says Hospitals Making Progress Against 'Superbugs'
    (03-Mar-2016)
    But hundreds of thousands are still infected each year, experts report

  • Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Linked to Reduced Risk of Certain Cancers
    (03-Mar-2016)
    The effect was seen most strongly with colon, gastrointestinal tumors, researchers report

  • Could Twitter Be a Recruitment Tool for Cancer Trials?
    (03-Mar-2016)
    Study suggests it has untapped potential for linking patients to clinical trial enrollment websites

  • Climate-Related Changes in Food Production Could Lead to 500,000 Deaths
    (03-Mar-2016)
    Research model predicts results for 2050

  • Lazy Weekends May Boost Body Fat, Study Shows
    (03-Mar-2016)
    But spending all week at a desk job did not show same link

  • Emotional Abuse During Childhood Linked to Adult Migraine Risk
    (02-Mar-2016)
    But no similar association seen with physical, sexual abuse, researchers report

  • Traffic Pollution Tied to Preterm Birth Risk for Asthmatic Women
    (01-Mar-2016)
    Exposure could affect aspects of fetal development, study suggests

  • Sleepless in the City? Nighttime Light Pollution May Be to Blame
    (01-Mar-2016)
    Researchers suggest that streetlights, neon signs interfere with good rest

  • Certain Jobs Hazardous to Your Heart Health, Study Finds
    (01-Mar-2016)
    Office workers, truckers and police seem to face challenges eating well, staying fit

  • Daylight Saving Time Tied to Brief Spike in Stroke Risk
    (29-Feb-2016)
    But overall increase was only 8 percent higher in the first two days after a clock change, researchers said

  • 'Female Libido' Pill May Not Be Worth It: Researchers
    (29-Feb-2016)
    Addyi carries host of serious side effects without delivering much more sexual satisfaction, review suggests

  • Zika Found in 9 U.S. Pregnancies, Outcomes Often Severe: CDC
    (29-Feb-2016)
    Four cases ended in either miscarriage or abortion, one involved severe birth defect

  • Car Crash Risk May Nearly Double in People Prone to Fainting
    (29-Feb-2016)
    But whether lost consciousness is the cause isn't clear, study says

  • Car Crash Risk May Nearly Double in People Prone to Fainting
    (29-Feb-2016)
    But whether lost consciousness is the cause isn't clear, study says

  • Tips for Traveling to the U.S. With Medications
    (27-Feb-2016)
    Unapproved foreign drugs can't be brought into the country without permission, FDA advises

  • Tips for Traveling to the U.S. With Medications
    (27-Feb-2016)
    Unapproved foreign drugs can't be brought into the country without permission, FDA advises

  • Tips for Traveling to the U.S. With Medications
    (27-Feb-2016)
    Unapproved foreign drugs can't be brought into the country without permission, FDA advises

  • Tips for Traveling to the U.S. With Medications
    (27-Feb-2016)
    Unapproved foreign drugs can't be brought into the country without permission, FDA advises

  • Tips for Traveling to the U.S. With Medications
    (27-Feb-2016)
    Unapproved foreign drugs can't be brought into the country without permission, FDA advises

  • Paid Family Leave Tied to Decline in Child Abuse
    (26-Feb-2016)
    California study found hospital admissions for abuse-linked head injuries dropped after policy enacted

  • Zika Found in 9 U.S. Pregnancies, Outcomes Often Severe: CDC
    (26-Feb-2016)
    Four cases ended in either miscarriage or abortion, one involved severe birth defect

  • Lyme Disease 'Biofilm' Eludes Antibiotics: Report
    (25-Feb-2016)
    Germ forms slimy layer that makes it up to 1,000 times more resistant than other bacteria, researchers say

  • Sleeping Pills May Spell Trouble for Older Drivers
    (25-Feb-2016)
    Study found risk of crashes more than doubled for those over 80 who used Ambien

  • Sleeping Pills May Spell Trouble for Older Drivers
    (25-Feb-2016)
    Study found risk of crashes more than doubled for those over 80 who used Ambien

  • 'Pot Tourists' Linked to Surge in Colorado ER Visits
    (24-Feb-2016)
    Many out-of-state users overindulge with marijuana, particularly the edible version, researcher says

  • Steroid May Be Safe, Effective Gout Treatment, Study Finds
    (23-Feb-2016)
    Doctor says this appears to offer options for pain management

  • Steroid May Be Safe, Effective Gout Treatment, Study Finds
    (23-Feb-2016)
    Doctor says this appears to offer options for pain management

  • Prenatal Use of HIV Drug May Slow Child's Development Slightly
    (23-Feb-2016)
    Small language delays seen in babies after mothers took atazanavir to prevent transmission of virus

  • Texas Hospitals Develop Rapid Test for Zika Virus Detection
    (23-Feb-2016)
    But it will only be available at hospitals that developed it for now, research team says

  • U.S. Action on Climate Change Could Save Nearly 300,000 Lives by 2030: Study
    (22-Feb-2016)
    Using targets from recent Paris Agreement, scientists calculate potential deaths averted from heart, lung disease

  • Estrogen for Vaginal Symptoms OK for Breast Cancer Survivors: Experts
    (22-Feb-2016)
    New recommendation is aimed at women who are fighting or have survived a hormone-linked tumor

  • U.S. Action on Climate Change Could Save Nearly 300,000 Lives by 2030: Study
    (22-Feb-2016)
    Using targets from recent Paris Agreement, scientists calculate potential deaths averted from heart, lung disease

  • Study Shows Just How Big a Role Cellphones Play in Car Crashes
    (22-Feb-2016)
    In-vehicle videos highlight other distractions, such as reading, writing and touchscreen menus on dashboards

  • Study Shows Just How Big a Role Cellphones Play in Car Crashes
    (22-Feb-2016)
    In-vehicle videos highlight other distractions, such as reading, writing and touchscreen menus on dashboards

  • Study Shows Just How Big a Role Cellphones Play in Car Crashes
    (22-Feb-2016)
    In-vehicle videos highlight other distractions, such as reading, writing and touchscreen menus on dashboards

  • Briviact Approved for Epileptic Seizures
    (19-Feb-2016)
    Among people 16 and older

  • Results of Many Clinical Trials Take Years to Publish
    (18-Feb-2016)
    'Perplexing' delays keep vital information from doctors and patients, researcher says

  • Fatal Overdoses Rising From Sedatives Like Valium, Xanax
    (18-Feb-2016)
    When combined with narcotics, these drugs can be lethal, researcher says

  • Stroke Patients Often Can't Name Doctor, Grasp Treatment Plan: Study
    (18-Feb-2016)
    Research exposes communication gap that could increase the risk of future strokes

  • Fatal Overdoses Rising From Sedatives Like Valium, Xanax
    (18-Feb-2016)
    When combined with narcotics, these drugs can be lethal, researcher says

  • U.S. Travelers Seek More Zika Details
    (18-Feb-2016)
    Most intend to stick with their plans -- while packing bug repellent, survey finds

  • U.S. Travelers Seek More Zika Details
    (18-Feb-2016)
    Most intend to stick with their plans -- while packing bug repellent, survey finds

  • U.S. Travelers Seek More Zika Details
    (18-Feb-2016)
    Most intend to stick with their plans -- while packing bug repellent, survey finds

  • Study Sees Possible Link Between Antibiotics and Delirium in Patients
    (17-Feb-2016)
    Temporary confusion often caused by drugs, including common antimicrobials, research suggests

  • More Evidence Smog May Raise Stroke Risk
    (17-Feb-2016)
    Study conducted in U.S. and China finds risk is highest in extreme temperatures in winter and summer

  • Testosterone Therapy May Boost Sex Drive in Older Men ...
    (17-Feb-2016)
    ... But no benefits seen in areas of vitality or physical function, trials show

  • For Stroke Patients, Temporary Easing of Symptoms Can Be Deceiving
    (17-Feb-2016)
    Improvements just before ER care don't necessarily mean good long-term outcomes, study finds

  • More Evidence Smog May Raise Stroke Risk
    (17-Feb-2016)
    Study conducted in U.S. and China finds risk is highest in extreme temperatures in winter and summer

  • Study Sees Possible Link Between Antibiotics and Delirium in Patients
    (17-Feb-2016)
    Temporary confusion often caused by drugs, including common antimicrobials, research suggests

  • Health Tip: Putting Medicine in Your Eyes
    (16-Feb-2016)
    Start with clean hands

  • Young People More Likely to Text While Driving If Friends Do: Study
    (16-Feb-2016)
    Safety campaigns should target social influences involved in distracted driving, researcher says

  • In Fight Against Zika Virus, Officials Consider Genetically Modified Mosquitoes
    (16-Feb-2016)
    The goal: Sterile males would mate with females that carry the germ suspected of causing birth defects

  • Young People More Likely to Text While Driving If Friends Do: Study
    (16-Feb-2016)
    Safety campaigns should target social influences involved in distracted driving, researcher says

  • Anemia Drugs May Not Boost Kidney Patients' Well-Being: Study
    (15-Feb-2016)
    Review of 17 clinical trials finds no evidence that certain costly meds improve patients' quality of life

  • Anemia Drugs May Not Boost Kidney Patients' Well-Being: Study
    (15-Feb-2016)
    Review of 17 clinical trials finds no evidence that certain costly meds improve patients' quality of life

  • Sticks, Not Carrots, May Work Best to Boost Employees' Health
    (15-Feb-2016)
    Monetary penalties beat rewards in motivating workers to get healthier, study finds

  • Sticks, Not Carrots, May Work Best to Boost Employees' Health
    (15-Feb-2016)
    Monetary penalties beat rewards in motivating workers to get healthier, study finds

  • Anemia Drugs May Not Boost Kidney Patients' Well-Being: Study
    (15-Feb-2016)
    Review of 17 clinical trials finds no evidence that certain costly meds improve patients' quality of life

  • Health Tip: Pack Essentials for a Flight With Kids
    (15-Feb-2016)
    Be prepared

  • WHO: Neurological Disorder on the Rise in Zika Zones
    (15-Feb-2016)
    But U.N. health agency says too soon to prove link between Guillain-Barre syndrome and Zika-causing mosquitoes

  • Obsessed Athletes More Likely to Approve of Performance-Enhancing Drugs: Study
    (13-Feb-2016)
    Not being able to disconnect from the sport they play a sign of trouble, researchers warn

  • Gene Discovery Could Point to New Lyme Disease Test: Study
    (12-Feb-2016)
    Researchers say patients have tell-tale genetic signatures, even after taking antibiotics

  • 5.5 Million Die Early From Air Pollution Worldwide
    (12-Feb-2016)
    More than half of these fatalities occur in China and India, research shows

  • Study: Global Water Crisis Worse Than Thought
    (12-Feb-2016)
    Two-thirds of world's population experience severe water shortage at least one month a year, researchers find

  • 5.5 Million Die Early From Air Pollution Worldwide
    (12-Feb-2016)
    More than half of these fatalities occur in China and India, research shows

  • CDC Offering Zika Virus Tests for Pregnant Women
    (12-Feb-2016)
    Two U.S. women who contracted the virus while abroad suffered miscarriages, according to reports

  • Study: Global Water Crisis Worse Than Thought
    (12-Feb-2016)
    Two-thirds of world's population experience severe water shortage at least one month a year, researchers find

  • Gains in Kids' Health Coverage Continue, But Many Still Uninsured
    (11-Feb-2016)
    23 states had declines in number of uninsured kids in 2014, and none had significant increases, study finds

  • Gains in Kids' Health Coverage Continue, But Many Still Uninsured
    (11-Feb-2016)
    23 states had declines in number of uninsured kids in 2014, and none had significant increases, study finds

  • Asthma May Raise Risk for Abdominal Aneurysm
    (11-Feb-2016)
    Airway disease also linked to greater rupture risk in body's main artery, study suggests

  • CDC Reports Link Between Zika Virus and Microcephaly
    (11-Feb-2016)
    Germ found in tissues of 2 Brazilian babies who died from the birth defect marked by undersized heads, brains

  • CDC Reports Link Between Zika Virus and Microcephaly in Brazil
    (11-Feb-2016)
    And two U.S. women who contracted the virus while abroad suffered miscarriages, according to reports

  • Smog's Health Effects Persist for Decades, Study Finds
    (10-Feb-2016)
    Exposure to air pollution can increase risk of death from heart or lung disease for more than 30 years

  • Smog's Health Effects Persist for Decades, Study Finds
    (10-Feb-2016)
    Exposure to air pollution can increase risk of death from heart or lung disease for more than 30 years

  • Prenatal Acetaminophen Use Tied to Higher Asthma Risk in Kids: Study
    (10-Feb-2016)
    But the effect was small and experts say there's no reason to switch to other painkillers

  • TB Cases Falling for Foreign-Born People in U.S.
    (10-Feb-2016)
    Study reports decrease among recent entrants from Mexico, China, India, Philippines and Vietnam

  • TB Cases Falling for Foreign-Born People in U.S.
    (10-Feb-2016)
    Study reports decrease among recent entrants from Mexico, China, India, Philippines and Vietnam

  • TB Cases Falling for Foreign-Born People in U.S.
    (10-Feb-2016)
    Study reports decrease among recent entrants from Mexico, China, India, Philippines and Vietnam

  • Why Americans Have Shorter Lifespans Than People in Similar Nations
    (09-Feb-2016)
    Study finds shootings, crashes and drug overdoses contribute to a 2-year gap in life expectancy

  • Short Flashes of Light May Treat Jet Lag
    (09-Feb-2016)
    Stanford researchers find therapy seems to help people adjust to new time zone faster

  • Short Flashes of Light May Treat Jet Lag
    (09-Feb-2016)
    Stanford researchers find therapy seems to help people adjust to new time zone faster

  • Short Flashes of Light May Treat Jet Lag
    (09-Feb-2016)
    Stanford researchers find therapy seems to help people adjust to new time zone faster

  • Short Flashes of Light May Treat Jet Lag
    (09-Feb-2016)
    Stanford researchers find therapy seems to help people adjust to new time zone faster

  • Why Americans Have Shorter Lifespans Than People in Similar Nations
    (09-Feb-2016)
    Study finds shootings, crashes and drug overdoses contribute to a 2-year gap in life expectancy

  • Health Tip: Protect Against Group B Strep During Pregnancy
    (08-Feb-2016)
    Expectant moms should be tested, CDC says

  • Do the Seasons Affect How We Think?
    (08-Feb-2016)
    Small European study finds evidence of seasonal changes in memory, attention

  • Many in Hospice Don't Get Medical Visit in Last 2 Days of Life: Study
    (08-Feb-2016)
    Findings led to an increase in Medicare payments to improve care, researchers say

  • Many in Hospice Don't Get Medical Visit in Last 2 Days of Life: Study
    (08-Feb-2016)
    Findings led to an increase in Medicare payments to improve care, researchers say

  • White House Seeks $1.8 Billion to Fight Zika Virus
    (08-Feb-2016)
    Emergency funds from Congress would combat the global health threat, officials say

  • Vacation Weight Gain Can Lead to 'Creeping Obesity,' Study Finds
    (07-Feb-2016)
    Watch alcohol intake and weigh yourself before and after vacation, researcher suggests

  • Vacation Weight Gain Can Lead to 'Creeping Obesity,' Study Finds
    (07-Feb-2016)
    Watch alcohol intake and weigh yourself before and after vacation, researcher suggests

  • Vacation Weight Gain Can Lead to 'Creeping Obesity,' Study Finds
    (07-Feb-2016)
    Watch alcohol intake and weigh yourself before and after vacation, researcher suggests

  • Wildfires May Boost Ozone Levels in Cities: Study
    (05-Feb-2016)
    When smoke plumes travel, more pollution is likely in populated areas, researchers explained

  • Wildfires May Boost Ozone Levels in Cities: Study
    (05-Feb-2016)
    When smoke plumes travel, more pollution is likely in populated areas, researchers explained

  • Record Heat, Drought May Explain Zika Outbreak in Brazil: Research
    (05-Feb-2016)
    Hot weather can boost mosquito population, drought prompted people to keep water in open containers

  • CDC Adds New Zika Warning for Pregnant Women and Their Sex Partners
    (05-Feb-2016)
    Women should not have sex while pregnant if male partners have visited or live in Zika-affected areas, agency says

  • Health Tip: Pack Your Car With Winter Weather Essentials
    (04-Feb-2016)
    Here's what to include

  • New Drug Shows Promise Against Severe Sinusitis
    (03-Feb-2016)
    In early trial, dupilumab helped treat nasal polyps that contribute to the illness

  • Health Tip: Taking an Antidiarrheal Drug?
    (03-Feb-2016)
    Follow label's instructions

  • Cell Treatment Boosted Mice's Life Span by a Third
    (03-Feb-2016)
    Senescent cells linked to inflammation, researchers say

  • Michelangelo Likely Had Arthritis, Medical Experts Say
    (03-Feb-2016)
    But his work may have allowed him to keep using his hands until just before his death

  • Texas Health Officials Report Sexually Transmitted Case of Zika Virus
    (03-Feb-2016)
    News comes day after WHO declared pathogen a global health threat

  • Red Cross Takes Steps to Keep Zika Virus Out of Blood Supply
    (03-Feb-2016)
    Agency asks potential donors who have traveled to areas where virus is active to wait 28 days

  • When Seniors Stop Driving, Poorer Health May Be a Passenger
    (03-Feb-2016)
    Depression and mental, physical declines stood out in research review

  • Study Casts Doubt on Effectiveness of COPD Drug
    (02-Feb-2016)
    Research finds acetazolamide may not help patients breathe on their own, but one expert disagrees

  • Patient Care Doesn't Suffer When Surgical Residents Work More: Study
    (02-Feb-2016)
    Even shifts that exceeded 28 hours didn't worsen outcomes

  • Text Messages May Prompt People to Take Their Meds
    (02-Feb-2016)
    New analysis finds these reminders double chances patients take drugs as prescribed

  • Air Pollution Linked to Risk of Preterm Birth
    (01-Feb-2016)
    Study doesn't prove cause-and-effect, but researchers believe the association is significant

  • Views of Green Space Help Students Perform Better: Study
    (01-Feb-2016)
    Being able to see nature led to greater stress recovery, too

  • Air Pollution Linked to Risk of Preterm Birth
    (01-Feb-2016)
    Study doesn't prove cause-and-effect, but researchers believe the association is significant

  • Painkillers Don't Ease Disability Due to Nerve Damage: Study
    (01-Feb-2016)
    Narcotic drugs aren't useful in restoring motion, researchers say

  • New Blood Pressure Guidelines a Danger to Patients: Study
    (01-Feb-2016)
    Research says the treatment threshold is too high for those over 60 years of age

  • WHO: Zika Virus an International Health Threat
    (01-Feb-2016)
    Virus suspected of causing birth defects could lead to 4 million cases in Americas in next year, agency says

  • Resistance to HIV Drug Growing, Study Finds
    (29-Jan-2016)
    Problem affects almost two-thirds of those taking tenofovir in sub-Sahara Africa

  • Zepatier Approved for Chronic Hepatitis C
    (29-Jan-2016)
    Liver disease affects some 3 million Americans

  • U.S. Weighs Changes to Blood Donations in Response to Zika Virus Outbreak
    (29-Jan-2016)
    Temporary ban might be imposed on travelers returning from countries where the virus has taken hold

  • Did Studies Lack Key Data on Link Between Antidepressants, Youth Suicides?
    (28-Jan-2016)
    New analysis finds much greater risk of aggression, self-harm

  • Halaven Approved for Advanced Soft Tissue Cancer
    (28-Jan-2016)
    FDA says it's first liposarcoma drug to improve survival

  • Zika Vaccine Efforts Get Boost From Prior Research
    (28-Jan-2016)
    U.S. health officials say valuable lessons were learned during battles against other mosquito-borne viruses

  • MS Drug Tied to Higher Risk for Potentially Deadly Brain Virus
    (27-Jan-2016)
    Patients taking Tysabri were more prone to show signs of exposure to JCV, which can cause a brain disease

  • New Kidney Transplant Drug Cuts Risk of Earlier Death: Study
    (27-Jan-2016)
    Belatacept showed long-term benefits over older immune-suppressing drug, but costs more

  • Seniors Need to Take Extra Care in the Cold
    (27-Jan-2016)
    U.S. National Institute on Aging warns about hypothermia

  • Seniors Need to Take Extra Care in the Cold
    (27-Jan-2016)
    U.S. National Institute on Aging warns about hypothermia

  • Small Number of Doctors Trigger Big Share of Malpractice Payouts
    (27-Jan-2016)
    Study ties physicians' future claims risk to past claims experience, specialty, sex and age

  • MS Drug Tied to Higher Risk for Potentially Deadly Brain Virus
    (27-Jan-2016)
    Patients taking Tysabri were more prone to show signs of exposure to JCV, which can cause a brain disease

  • New Kidney Transplant Drug Cuts Risk of Earlier Death: Study
    (27-Jan-2016)
    Belatacept showed long-term benefits over older immune-suppressing drug, but costs more

  • CDC Broadens Zika Virus Travel Alert for Pregnant Women
    (27-Jan-2016)
    U.S. agency says those at risk should avoid U.S. Virgin Islands, Dominican Republic

  • CDC Broadens Zika Virus Travel Alert for Pregnant Women
    (27-Jan-2016)
    U.S. agency says those at risk should avoid U.S. Virgin Islands, Dominican Republic

  • Schools Must Do More to Combat Obesity Among Hispanic Kids: Report
    (26-Jan-2016)
    Researchers call for policies promoting exercise, good nutrition

  • Long-Term Smog Exposure May Boost Heart, Lung Disease Deaths
    (25-Jan-2016)
    Study finds traffic pollution a big contributor

  • Cystic Fibrosis Drug Seems OK for Preschoolers: Study
    (25-Jan-2016)
    Finds treatment works and is well-tolerated in 2- to 5-year-olds

  • Long-Term Smog Exposure May Boost Heart, Lung Disease Deaths
    (25-Jan-2016)
    Study finds traffic pollution a big contributor

  • Secondhand Smoke in Hookah Bars May Put Employees at Risk
    (25-Jan-2016)
    Study results challenge notion that exposure to hookah smoking is safe

  • Preventable Ills Cause Nearly 8 Million Childhood Deaths Globally
    (25-Jan-2016)
    Diarrhea, respiratory infections are top killers, research shows

  • Secondhand Smoke in Hookah Bars May Put Employees at Risk
    (25-Jan-2016)
    Study results challenge notion that exposure to hookah smoking is safe

  • Many Chronic Pain Sufferers May Overuse Nonprescription Painkillers
    (25-Jan-2016)
    They run risk of stomach bleeds, ulcers, liver damage from meds, doctors say

  • Cystic Fibrosis Drug Seems OK for Preschoolers: Study
    (25-Jan-2016)
    Finds treatment works and is well-tolerated in 2- to 5-year-olds

  • Zika Virus Expected to Spread North Through U.S.: WHO
    (25-Jan-2016)
    Common mosquito spreads infection; Americans have no immunity

  • Zika Virus Expected to Spread North Through U.S.: WHO
    (25-Jan-2016)
    Common mosquito spreads infection; Americans have no immunity

  • Migraines May Worsen as Menopause Approaches
    (22-Jan-2016)
    Researchers say hormonal changes and painkiller overuse may be to blame

  • Clot-Busters Might Be Useful for 'Previously Dependent' Stroke Patients
    (22-Jan-2016)
    Study finds favorable results among older adults who already had health problems

  • Majority of Americans Wants Medicare to Cover Obesity Treatments
    (22-Jan-2016)
    Survey finds about three-quarters support expanding care to cover weight-loss drugs

  • High Deductibles Don't Prompt People to Shop for Best Health Care Deal: Study
    (22-Jan-2016)
    Instead, they tend to use fewer services to save money, research shows

  • Majority of Americans Wants Medicare to Cover Obesity Treatments
    (22-Jan-2016)
    Survey finds about three-quarters support expanding care to cover weight-loss drugs

  • Majority of Americans Wants Medicare to Cover Obesity Treatments
    (22-Jan-2016)
    Survey finds about three-quarters support expanding care to cover weight-loss drugs

  • Majority of Americans Wants Medicare to Cover Obesity Treatments
    (22-Jan-2016)
    Survey finds about three-quarters support expanding care to cover weight-loss drugs

  • U.S. Ob-Gyn Group Supports Zika Virus Travel Precautions
    (22-Jan-2016)
    Also, CDC adds 8 more countries to list that pregnant American women may want to avoid

  • U.S. Ob-Gyn Group Supports Zika Virus Travel Precautions
    (22-Jan-2016)
    Also, CDC adds 8 more countries to list that pregnant American women may want to avoid

  • Zika Virus Likely to Spread to Southern United States, Experts Predict
    (21-Jan-2016)
    They say it's only matter of time before the mosquito-borne disease tied to birth defect is transmitted here

  • Zika Virus Likely to Spread to Southern United States, Experts Predict
    (21-Jan-2016)
    They say it's only matter of time before the mosquito-borne disease tied to birth defect is transmitted here

  • Blood Test Might Predict When Antibiotics Won't Help
    (20-Jan-2016)
    It's still in development, but doctors' office screening method could curb overprescribing, experts say

  • Health Tip: Reduce Your Risk of Adverse Drug Reactions
    (20-Jan-2016)
    Guidelines before you take an OTC drug

  • New IBS Drug Eases Stomach Pain and Diarrhea for Some: Study
    (20-Jan-2016)
    But Viberzi is not a 'silver bullet,' digestive-disease doctor says

  • New IBS Drug Eases Stomach Pain and Diarrhea for Some: Study
    (20-Jan-2016)
    But Viberzi is not a 'silver bullet,' digestive-disease doctor says

  • CDC Issues Zika-Virus Guidance for Docs With Pregnant Patients
    (20-Jan-2016)
    Among the recommendations: ask about recent travel to high-risk areas and symptoms such as sudden fever

  • CDC Issues Zika-Virus Guidance for Docs With Pregnant Patients
    (20-Jan-2016)
    Among the recommendations: ask about recent travel to high-risk areas and symptoms such as sudden fever

  • Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea: A Growing Threat
    (19-Jan-2016)
    U.S. officials echo concerns of health experts in Great Britain

  • Take Care in the Bitter Cold
    (19-Jan-2016)
    Expert gives tips on avoiding dangerous drops in body temperature, or hypothermia

  • Doctors Choose Less Aggressive Care at End of Life, Studies Reveal
    (19-Jan-2016)
    Findings suggest they understand limits of modern medicine better than the patients they treat do

  • No Antibiotics for Common Respiratory Infections: Experts
    (18-Jan-2016)
    Physicians' group and CDC jointly advise that the drugs not be prescribed for colds, bronchitis in adults

  • Could Genetics Be Key to a Nation's Happiness?
    (18-Jan-2016)
    People in certain countries more likely to have a gene variant linked to sensory pleasure, study finds

  • FDA Approves Redesign of Endoscope Tied to Infections
    (18-Jan-2016)
    Olympus TJF-Q180V duodenoscope had been linked to serious infections, but redesign should lower the risk

  • CDC Warns Pregnant Women to Avoid 14 Countries in the Americas
    (18-Jan-2016)
    Exposure to mosquito-borne Zika virus linked to birth defects in Brazil, health officials say in issuing travel alert for Central and South America and the Caribbean

  • CDC Warns Pregnant Women to Avoid 14 Countries in the Americas
    (18-Jan-2016)
    Exposure to mosquito-borne Zika virus linked to birth defects in Brazil, health officials say in issuing travel alert for Central and South America and the Caribbean

  • CDC Warns Pregnant Women to Avoid 14 Countries in the Americas
    (16-Jan-2016)
    Exposure to mosquito-borne Zika virus linked to birth defects in Brazil, health officials say in issuing travel alert for Central and South America and the Caribbean

  • CDC Warns Pregnant Women to Avoid 14 Countries in the Americas
    (16-Jan-2016)
    Exposure to mosquito-borne Zika virus linked to birth defects in Brazil, health officials say in issuing travel alert for Central and South America and the Caribbean

  • High Deductibles = Fewer Imaging Tests: Study
    (14-Jan-2016)
    Insurance costs keep patients from seeking X-ray, CT or MRI scans, researchers report

  • Fewer Cruises Rocked by Gastro Illness Outbreaks: CDC
    (14-Jan-2016)
    Vacation fun dampened on less than 1 percent of voyages, report finds

  • Fewer Cruises Rocked by Gastro Illness Outbreaks: CDC
    (14-Jan-2016)
    Vacation fun dampened on less than 1 percent of voyages, report finds

  • Fewer Cruises Rocked by Gastro Illness Outbreaks: CDC
    (14-Jan-2016)
    Vacation fun dampened on less than 1 percent of voyages, report finds

  • Spike in Newborn Drug-Withdrawal Tied to Prenatal Painkiller Use
    (13-Jan-2016)
    Rise in 'neonatal abstinence syndrome' may be due to prescription narcotic use in pregnancy, expert says

  • Acetaminophen Tops List of Accidental Infant Poisonings
    (13-Jan-2016)
    Other common dangers included cough/cold meds, ibuprofen and diaper rash creams, data shows

  • Did Painkiller Crackdown Cause Heroin Epidemic?
    (13-Jan-2016)
    New commentary says no, but others disagree

  • Studies: 2 Ways Obamacare Is Saving Money
    (13-Jan-2016)
    Hospital reimbursements up, births to young moms more often privately covered, researchers say

  • Studies: 2 Ways Obamacare Is Saving Money
    (13-Jan-2016)
    Hospital reimbursements up, births to young moms more often privately covered, researchers say

  • Male Sexual Enhancement Supplements Often Ineffective, Possibly Harmful: Study
    (13-Jan-2016)
    Many contain potentially risky ingredient found in drugs like Viagra, researchers add

  • Male Sexual Enhancement Supplements Often Ineffective, Possibly Harmful: Study
    (13-Jan-2016)
    Many contain potentially risky ingredient found in drugs like Viagra, researchers add

  • Acetaminophen Tops List of Accidental Infant Poisonings
    (13-Jan-2016)
    Other common dangers included cough/cold meds, ibuprofen and diaper rash creams, data shows

  • Studies: 2 Ways Obamacare Is Saving Money
    (13-Jan-2016)
    Hospital reimbursements up, births to young moms more often privately covered, researchers say

  • Dementia Drug May Lower Risk of Falls Among Parkinson's Patients
    (13-Jan-2016)
    Those who took rivastigmine in study were 45 percent less likely to have an accident

  • Acetaminophen Tops List of Accidental Infant Poisonings
    (13-Jan-2016)
    Other common dangers included cough/cold meds, ibuprofen and diaper rash creams, data shows

  • Did Painkiller Crackdown Cause Heroin Epidemic?
    (13-Jan-2016)
    New commentary says no, but others disagree

  • Health Tip: Air Pollution Can Harm Your Health
    (11-Jan-2016)
    Especially if you're asthmatic

  • Obamacare Enrollment Initiative Targets Latinos
    (11-Jan-2016)
    Consumers can still sign up for health-care coverage through Jan. 31

  • Obamacare Enrollment Initiative Targets Latinos
    (11-Jan-2016)
    Consumers can still sign up for health-care coverage through Jan. 31

  • Heartburn Meds Linked to Chronic Kidney Disease
    (11-Jan-2016)
    While study can't prove cause-and-effect, increasing damage seen as dose rises

  • Gender Wage Gap Linked to Depression and Anxiety: Study
    (10-Jan-2016)
    Disorders were more than twice as likely in women lacking equal pay

  • High Ozone Levels Dangerous for Critically Ill: Study
    (07-Jan-2016)
    Prolonged exposure was linked to development of deadly lung condition

  • No Link Between 'the Pill' and Birth Defects: Study
    (07-Jan-2016)
    Findings should reassure women and their doctors, experts say

  • Device Approved for Diabetic Foot Ulcers
    (07-Jan-2016)
    Wounds lead to thousands of amputations annually

  • Targeted Drug Shows Promise Against Advanced Kidney Cancer
    (06-Jan-2016)
    Nearly doubles progression-free survival to 7.4 months, but side effects reported, study shows

  • Antibody May Lower Rejection Rates After Stem Cell Transplant in Leukemia Patients
    (06-Jan-2016)
    Study showed many were able to avoid graft-versus-host disease

  • Targeted Drug Shows Promise Against Advanced Kidney Cancer
    (06-Jan-2016)
    Nearly doubles progression-free survival to 7.4 months, but side effects reported, study shows

  • Financial Incentives Don't Spur Employee Weight Loss, Study Finds
    (06-Jan-2016)
    Workplace wellness programs must get more creative, researchers say

  • 1 in 10 Medicaid Recipients Gets Drugs to Quit Smoking
    (06-Jan-2016)
    In some states, rate is as low as 1 percent, study finds

  • 1 in 10 Medicaid Recipients Gets Drugs to Quit Smoking
    (06-Jan-2016)
    In some states, rate is as low as 1 percent, study finds

  • Hard Lessons Learned From the Ebola Fight
    (06-Jan-2016)
    West Africa epidemic showed women survived more, and an anti-malaria drug worked well, scientists report

  • Financial Incentives Don't Spur Employee Weight Loss, Study Finds
    (06-Jan-2016)
    Workplace wellness programs must get more creative, researchers say

  • Aspirin May Decrease Death From Prostate Cancer, Study Finds
    (05-Jan-2016)
    Researchers suspect drug may help prevent spread of deadly disease

  • Some Families Carry Shared Risk of Cancer, Twins Study Shows
    (05-Jan-2016)
    Large review finds if one identical twin gets a cancer, the other is at increased risk for the disease as well

  • Antifungal for Yeast Infections Tied to Miscarriage Risk
    (05-Jan-2016)
    The oral drug fluconazole may increase the risk, Danish researchers say

  • Newer Blood Pressure Drugs as Good as Older Ones: Study
    (04-Jan-2016)
    Analysis indicates ACE inhibitors and ARBs are equally effective, researchers say

  • New Rules for Mammograms, Tanning Beds Top Health News of 2015
    (03-Jan-2016)
    Female libido pill, measles outbreaks and vaccine controversy also made headlines

  • New Rules for Mammograms, Tanning Beds Top Health News of 2015
    (03-Jan-2016)
    Female libido pill, measles outbreaks and vaccine controversy also made headlines

  • New Rules for Mammograms, Tanning Beds Top Health News of 2015
    (03-Jan-2016)
    Female libido pill, measles outbreaks and vaccine controversy also made headlines

  • Drowsy Drivers Pose Risks to Others, Themselves
    (31-Dec-2015)
    Take breaks or drink coffee to remain alert, researchers say

  • Heading to a New Year's Party? Here's How to Stay Safe
    (31-Dec-2015)
    Jan. 1 is the most dangerous day on the road, experts say

  • Drowsy Drivers Pose Risks to Others, Themselves
    (31-Dec-2015)
    Take breaks or drink coffee to remain alert, researchers say

  • Could High-Dose Vitamin D Help Fight Multiple Sclerosis?
    (30-Dec-2015)
    Supplementation appears safe but experts say it's too soon for general recommendation

  • Painkillers Often Gateway to Heroin for U.S. Teens: Survey
    (30-Dec-2015)
    Heroin is cheaper, easier to obtain than narcotics like OxyContin, experts say

  • ADHD Meds May Raise Risk for Psychotic Side Effects in Some Kids: Study
    (30-Dec-2015)
    Two-thirds of children with parental history of mental illness report 'funny feelings' when on the stimulants

  • When and Where of Weight-Loss Surgery May Affect Vitamin D Levels
    (28-Dec-2015)
    'Sunshine vitamin' deficiency tied to poorer outcomes for patients in northern regions in winter

  • Hospital Prices Vary Widely Across the United States
    (26-Dec-2015)
    This variation is driving up health care costs, researchers say

  • Hospital Prices Vary Widely Across the United States
    (26-Dec-2015)
    This variation is driving up health care costs, researchers say

  • Hospital Prices Vary Widely Across the United States
    (26-Dec-2015)
    This variation is driving up health care costs, researchers say

  • Hospital Prices Vary Widely Across the United States
    (26-Dec-2015)
    This variation is driving up health care costs, researchers say

  • Hospital Prices Vary Widely Across the United States
    (26-Dec-2015)
    This variation is driving up health care costs, researchers say

  • Hospital Prices Vary Widely Across the United States
    (26-Dec-2015)
    This variation is driving up health care costs, researchers say

  • Hospital Prices Vary Widely Across the United States
    (26-Dec-2015)
    This variation is driving up health care costs, researchers say

  • Patients Can Self-Administer IV Antibiotics at Home: Study
    (24-Dec-2015)
    Practice could save money while helping uninsured patients avoid long hospital stays, researchers say

  • Patients Can Self-Administer IV Antibiotics at Home: Study
    (24-Dec-2015)
    Practice could save money while helping uninsured patients avoid long hospital stays, researchers say

  • All High-Risk Patients Should Get Blood Pressure Meds: Study
    (24-Dec-2015)
    Getting levels below current targets may significantly cut risk of heart attack, stroke, researchers contend

  • New HIV Treatment Shows Promise in Early Research
    (23-Dec-2015)
    But new antibody was only helpful for those who hadn't received HIV therapy yet

  • New Drug for Severe Form of Arthritis Shows Promise in Trial
    (23-Dec-2015)
    Already approved to treat psoriasis, higher dose of Cosentyx helped 60 percent of patients

  • Paid Sick Leave Can Be Crucial When Cancer Strikes
    (23-Dec-2015)
    Patients nearly twice as likely to keep their jobs if they had the benefit, study found

  • New Drug for Severe Form of Arthritis Shows Promise in Trial
    (23-Dec-2015)
    Already approved to treat psoriasis, higher dose of Cosentyx helped 60 percent of patients

  • Zurampic Approved for Gout
    (23-Dec-2015)
    Drug helps control blood levels of uric acid

  • Zurampic Approved for Gout
    (23-Dec-2015)
    Drug helps control blood levels of uric acid

  • Night-Shift Workers May Be Prone to Car Crashes
    (22-Dec-2015)
    More than one-third had near misses during driving test after work, small study finds

  • Uptravi Approved for Chronic Lung Disease
    (22-Dec-2015)
    Pulmonary arterial hypertension

  • Night-Shift Workers May Be Prone to Car Crashes
    (22-Dec-2015)
    More than one-third had near misses during driving test after work, small study finds

  • Night-Shift Workers May Be Prone to Car Crashes
    (22-Dec-2015)
    More than one-third had near misses during driving test after work, small study finds

  • Night-Shift Workers May Be Prone to Car Crashes
    (22-Dec-2015)
    More than one-third had near misses during driving test after work, small study finds

  • Florida 'Pill Mill' Crackdown May Have Curbed Painkiller ODs
    (21-Dec-2015)
    Tougher prescription laws might have also reduced heroin deaths, researchers suggest

  • Florida 'Pill Mill' Crackdown May Have Curbed Painkiller ODs
    (21-Dec-2015)
    Tougher prescription laws might have also reduced heroin deaths, researchers suggest

  • Toxic Chemicals May Weaken Infants' Response to TB Vaccine
    (18-Dec-2015)
    PCBs, DDT found in babies' blood samples appear to dampen immunity, study says

  • Deadline Extended for Obamacare Sign-Ups
    (18-Dec-2015)
    Citing heavy demand, officials have added two days to register for coverage that begins Jan. 1

  • Toxic Chemicals May Weaken Infants' Response to TB Vaccine
    (18-Dec-2015)
    PCBs, DDT found in babies' blood samples appear to dampen immunity, study says

  • Deadline Extended for Obamacare Sign-Ups
    (18-Dec-2015)
    Citing heavy demand, officials have added two days to register for coverage that begins Jan. 1

  • New Device Approved for Fecal Incontinence
    (18-Dec-2015)
    Inability to control bowels often stems from muscle damage

  • Holiday Luggage Can Be Hazardous to Your Back
    (18-Dec-2015)
    Pack lightly and take extra care when lifting, orthopedist group says

  • Holiday Luggage Can Be Hazardous to Your Back
    (18-Dec-2015)
    Pack lightly and take extra care when lifting, orthopedist group says

  • Smoking Bans Beat Cigarette Taxes to Help Smokers Quit: Study
    (17-Dec-2015)
    Bans deter casual smokers from lighting up, possibly becoming heavy smokers

  • LifeVest Wearable Defibrillator Approved for Children
    (17-Dec-2015)
    For heart patients who can't have device implanted

  • Antibiotics Often Enough for Kids' Appendicitis
    (16-Dec-2015)
    For early, uncomplicated cases, study found the drugs often cleared up the condition without surgery

  • Active, Passive Smoking Tied to Infertility, Early Menopause: Study
    (16-Dec-2015)
    Researchers found link between both types of exposure and women's health problems

  • Health Tip: Protect Your Skin at Work
    (16-Dec-2015)
    Watch for harsh chemicals

  • Health Tip: Flying With Children
    (16-Dec-2015)
    Bring a child seat that's made for planes

  • Industry Paying for Growing Percentage of Medical Trials
    (15-Dec-2015)
    Analysis finds studies paid for by private sector increasing, while U.S.-sponsored trials decline

  • Down to the Wire on Obamacare Sign-Ups
    (15-Dec-2015)
    Americans who shirk health coverage for 2016 will face higher penalties at tax time

  • Down to the Wire on Obamacare Sign-Ups
    (15-Dec-2015)
    Americans who shirk health coverage for 2016 will face higher penalties at tax time

  • Majority of U.S. Hospitals Don't Require Flu Shots for Staffers: Survey
    (15-Dec-2015)
    Only 1.3 percent of VA hospitals mandate the shot for health care workers, researchers find

  • Bridion Approved to Reverse Effects of Surgical Drugs
    (15-Dec-2015)
    Medications used during surgery to paralyze vocal chords

  • Abuse of Prescription Painkillers, Stimulants Ups Sexual Risks for Teens
    (14-Dec-2015)
    Those taking these drugs with no prescription more likely to have multiple partners, forgo condom use, study says

  • Abuse of Prescription Painkillers, Stimulants Ups Sexual Risks for Teens
    (14-Dec-2015)
    Those taking these drugs with no prescription more likely to have multiple partners, forgo condom use, study says

  • Others' Drug, Alcohol Use May Trigger Bad Behavior in Teens
    (11-Dec-2015)
    Study participants twice as likely to steal, vandalize, hurt others after witnessing substance use

  • Others' Drug, Alcohol Use May Trigger Bad Behavior in Teens
    (11-Dec-2015)
    Study participants twice as likely to steal, vandalize, hurt others after witnessing substance use

  • Two Drugs Equal in Preventing Early Breast Cancer's Return: Study
    (11-Dec-2015)
    Women with ductal carcinoma in situ had similar outcomes with tamoxifen, anastrozole

  • Vistogard Approved for Chemotherapy Overdose
    (11-Dec-2015)
    For drugs often prescribed to treat breast, colon cancers

  • Alecensa Approved for Lung Cancer Tied to Gene Mutation
    (11-Dec-2015)
    Drug to be used for ALK-positive non-small cell lung cancers

  • Fewer Teens, Young Adults Driving After Drinking, Smoking Pot: Report
    (10-Dec-2015)
    But researchers add that too many are still under the influence while behind the wheel

  • Health Tip: Understanding Antibiotics
    (09-Dec-2015)
    Here's what to do if you need a course

  • More Support for Lower Blood Pressure Goals
    (09-Dec-2015)
    Intensive treatment reduces risk of heart attack, stroke and eye damage, study finds

  • Breast Cancer Drugs Battle Disease's Return
    (09-Dec-2015)
    Xeloda lowered risk by a third, while Xgeva lowered chances by 18 percent, researchers report

  • Drugs May Protect the Heart During Chemotherapy
    (09-Dec-2015)
    Researchers also found lower risk of complications that can interrupt breast cancer treatment

  • Breast Cancer Drugs Battle Disease's Return
    (09-Dec-2015)
    Xeloda lowered risk by a third, while Xgeva lowered chances by 18 percent, researchers report

  • Pesticide in Milk Years Ago May Be Linked to Signs of Parkinson's: Study
    (09-Dec-2015)
    Men in Hawaii who drank more milk showed brain changes, but more research needed to confirm link

  • Drugs May Protect the Heart During Chemotherapy
    (09-Dec-2015)
    Researchers also found lower risk of complications that can interrupt breast cancer treatment

  • Talk Therapy, Antidepressants Offer Similar Results for Major Depression
    (09-Dec-2015)
    Study finds both treatments can help

  • Breast Cancer Drugs Battle Disease's Return
    (09-Dec-2015)
    Xeloda lowered risk by a third, while Xgeva lowered chances by 18 percent, researchers report

  • Common Heart Failure Drugs May Harm More Than Help
    (09-Dec-2015)
    Nitrates reduce activity, quality of life, researchers find

  • Cooling Cap to Reduce Chemo-Linked Hair Loss OK'd
    (09-Dec-2015)
    Designed for women diagnosed with breast cancer

  • Sickle Cell Drug Doesn't Relieve Pain Crises: Study
    (08-Dec-2015)
    International research finds prasugrel isn't effective at easing suffering

  • Sickle Cell Drug Doesn't Relieve Pain Crises: Study
    (08-Dec-2015)
    International research finds prasugrel isn't effective at easing suffering

  • Fewer Americans Struggling With Medical Bills
    (08-Dec-2015)
    U.S. report shows 12 million are no longer in families having trouble paying for health care

  • Fewer Americans Struggling With Medical Bills
    (08-Dec-2015)
    U.S. report shows 12 million are no longer in families having trouble paying for health care

  • Sickle Cell Drug Doesn't Relieve Pain Crises: Study
    (08-Dec-2015)
    International research finds prasugrel isn't effective at easing suffering

  • Blood Thinner, Certain Diabetes Drugs Are a Bad Combo
    (08-Dec-2015)
    Together, warfarin and sulfonylureas raise risk of hospitalization, study shows

  • Kanuma Approved for Rare Missing-Enzyme Disease
    (08-Dec-2015)
    Wolman disease triggers fat buildup, leading to heart and liver problems

  • Vonvendi Approved to Control Bleeding Disorder
    (08-Dec-2015)
    Clotting factor sanctioned for von Willebrand disease

  • Health Tip: Stay Safe on the Highway
    (08-Dec-2015)
    Never drive drowsy

  • Health Tip: Before You Give Your Child Medicine
    (07-Dec-2015)
    Speak with your doctor and ask questions

  • Jimmy Carter's Recovery Highlights Power of New Cancer Treatments
    (07-Dec-2015)
    Specialized radiation, immunotherapy drug have removed signs of lesions on former president's brain

  • More Former Inmates Getting Medicaid Under Obamacare, Study Finds
    (07-Dec-2015)
    Researchers suggest it might lower number of repeat offenders

  • More Former Inmates Getting Medicaid Under Obamacare, Study Finds
    (07-Dec-2015)
    Researchers suggest it might lower number of repeat offenders

  • More Former Inmates Getting Medicaid Under Obamacare, Study Finds
    (07-Dec-2015)
    Researchers suggest it might lower number of repeat offenders

  • Jimmy Carter's Recovery Highlights Power of New Cancer Treatments
    (07-Dec-2015)
    Specialized radiation, immunotherapy drug have removed signs of lesions on former president's brain

  • Diabetes Drug Improves Gut Bacteria, Study Finds
    (04-Dec-2015)
    Metformin improved levels of fatty acids that help lower blood sugar levels

  • Safe to Take Antidepressants With Tamoxifen: Study
    (04-Dec-2015)
    No greater risk of breast cancer recurrence seen

  • Diabetes Drug Improves Gut Bacteria, Study Finds
    (04-Dec-2015)
    Metformin improved levels of fatty acids that help lower blood sugar levels

  • Death and Disability From Injuries Down Worldwide: Study
    (04-Dec-2015)
    Rate has dropped by nearly one-third since 1990

  • Death and Disability From Injuries Down Worldwide: Study
    (04-Dec-2015)
    Rate has dropped by nearly one-third since 1990

  • Too Few Americans Are Taking Needed Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs: CDC
    (03-Dec-2015)
    Only half who should are using medications to help prevent heart disease

  • Smog Linked to Heart Disease in Seniors
    (02-Dec-2015)
    Study shows higher levels of coarse particulate matter are a problem

  • Pollution From Coal Burning Most Damaging to Health, Study Finds
    (02-Dec-2015)
    It's 5 times more dangerous for the heart than same-sized particles from other sources, researchers say

  • Pollution From Coal Burning Most Damaging to Health, Study Finds
    (02-Dec-2015)
    It's 5 times more dangerous for the heart than same-sized particles from other sources, researchers say

  • Negative News on Statins Tied to Dropped Prescriptions
    (02-Dec-2015)
    Researcher says heart benefits outweigh risk of side effects

  • Health Tip: Use Antibiotics Wisely
    (01-Dec-2015)
    Here are potential risks

  • Metformin May Not Help Obese Teens With Type 1 Diabetes
    (01-Dec-2015)
    Study found most benefits waned over time, but one expert believes more research is needed

  • HIV Prevention Pill May Not Need to Be Taken Daily
    (01-Dec-2015)
    Research suggests Truvada still works when taken before and after sex

  • Obamacare Boosting Breast Cancer Screening Among Poor: Study
    (30-Nov-2015)
    Researchers report that expansion of Medicaid coverage is improving access to mammograms

  • Obamacare Boosting Breast Cancer Screening Among Poor: Study
    (30-Nov-2015)
    Researchers report that expansion of Medicaid coverage is improving access to mammograms

  • Empliciti Approved for Multiple Myeloma
    (30-Nov-2015)
    Drug boosts immune system to destroy cancer cells

  • Buckle Up in the Backseat, Experts Advise
    (27-Nov-2015)
    About 400 deaths a year might be prevented if more people wore rear seatbelts

  • Buckle Up in the Backseat, Experts Advise
    (27-Nov-2015)
    About 400 deaths a year might be prevented if more people wore rear seatbelts

  • Buckle Up in the Backseat, Experts Advise
    (27-Nov-2015)
    About 400 deaths a year might be prevented if more people wore rear seatbelts

  • Buckle Up in the Backseat, Experts Advise
    (27-Nov-2015)
    About 400 deaths a year might be prevented if more people wore rear seatbelts

  • Buckle Up in the Backseat, Experts Advise
    (27-Nov-2015)
    About 400 deaths a year might be prevented if more people wore rear seatbelts

  • Buckle Up in the Backseat, Experts Advise
    (27-Nov-2015)
    About 400 deaths a year might be prevented if more people wore rear seatbelts

  • Buckle Up in the Backseat, Experts Advise
    (27-Nov-2015)
    About 400 deaths a year might be prevented if more people wore rear seatbelts

  • Smog Raises Heart Risks in Those With Diabetes, Study Says
    (25-Nov-2015)
    Long-term study showed prolonged exposure linked to heart disease, stroke

  • Those in Their 50s Now Largest Group Battling Addiction to Narcotics: Study
    (25-Nov-2015)
    Big jump also seen in those aged 60 and older needing treatment for painkiller, heroin abuse

  • Constant Traffic Noise May Boost Depression Risk
    (25-Nov-2015)
    Vulnerability is higher among those with a low education and income, researchers report

  • Drug Helps Those With Tough-to-Treat Schizophrenia: Study
    (25-Nov-2015)
    Clozapine already approved for use after other antipsychotics don't work

  • Heart Disease Doesn't Take a Holiday
    (25-Nov-2015)
    Don't forget to take your meds with you when you travel, expert says

  • Retail Prices of Dermatology Drugs Skyrocket
    (25-Nov-2015)
    Study reveals quintupling of prices over six years

  • Heart Disease Doesn't Take a Holiday
    (25-Nov-2015)
    Don't forget to take your meds with you when you travel, expert says

  • Constant Traffic Noise May Boost Depression Risk
    (25-Nov-2015)
    Vulnerability is higher among those with a low education and income, researchers report

  • Heart Disease Doesn't Take a Holiday
    (25-Nov-2015)
    Don't forget to take your meds with you when you travel, expert says

  • Private Rooms May Save Money By Cutting Hospital Infection Rates
    (24-Nov-2015)
    Increased cost of building them is offset by decreases in additional medical care, research shows

  • More Cervical Cancers Caught Early Among Young Women Since Obamacare
    (24-Nov-2015)
    Researchers suggest provision allowing young adults to stay on parents' insurance linked to more screening

  • Pricey Hepatitis C Drugs Denied to Almost Half of Medicaid Patients: Study
    (24-Nov-2015)
    But another study shows treating all infections would save more than $3 billion in long run

  • Melatonin Might Help Sleepless Kids With Eczema, Study Finds
    (24-Nov-2015)
    But treating skin condition is still best approach, expert says

  • Pricey Hepatitis C Drugs Denied to Almost Half of Medicaid Patients: Study
    (24-Nov-2015)
    But another study shows treating all infections would save more than $3 billion in long run

  • Anthrax Vaccine Approval Expanded
    (24-Nov-2015)
    Now sanctioned for adults 18 to 65 with known or suspected exposure

  • Opdivo Approved for Advanced Kidney Cancer
    (24-Nov-2015)
    More than 14,000 projected to die from disease this year

  • Portrazza Approved for Advanced Lung Cancer
    (24-Nov-2015)
    The top cause of cancer death in the United States

  • High 'Resting' Heart Rate Tied to Higher Odds of Early Death
    (23-Nov-2015)
    But more research is needed before this can used as a marker, expert says

  • Doctors' Group Urges Greater Use of Generic Drugs
    (23-Nov-2015)
    Lower-cost options are usually just as safe and effective, experts say

  • Arsenic Exposure in Womb Linked to Respiratory Risks in Babies
    (23-Nov-2015)
    High levels in well water may trigger infections in the very young, study suggests

  • Doctors' Group Urges Greater Use of Generic Drugs
    (23-Nov-2015)
    Lower-cost options are usually just as safe and effective, experts say

  • ADHD Medications Linked to Sleep Problems in Kids
    (23-Nov-2015)
    Review of studies finds drugs like Ritalin, Adderall may create sleep woes for some

  • Allergy and Asthma Sufferers Beware as Holiday Season Kicks In
    (21-Nov-2015)
    Expert offers tips to cope with seasonal triggers

  • Kids Who Take ADHD Meds More Likely to Be Bullied, Study Finds
    (20-Nov-2015)
    Odds rose even higher if child sold or gave away the drugs

  • Motorized Wheelchair Users at Raised Risk for Traffic Deaths: Study
    (20-Nov-2015)
    Over 500 wheelchair-using Americans died in such accidents over 6 years, researchers report

  • Scientists Spot Gene That Could Make Bacteria Resistant to All Antibiotics
    (19-Nov-2015)
    The DNA has emerged in germs infecting people and pigs in China, researchers warn

  • Potential Treatment for a Serious Respiratory Infection in Kids
    (19-Nov-2015)
    Preliminary study of new drug for RSV yields promising results, experts say

  • FDA Approves Nasal Spray to Reverse Narcotic Painkiller Overdose
    (19-Nov-2015)
    Drug marketed as Narcan offers new treatment option for family members or first responders

  • Drug Overdose Rates Soaring Among U.S. Youth
    (19-Nov-2015)
    Report finds prescription painkillers, heroin largely to blame, with some states hit especially hard

  • Drug Overdose Rates Soaring Among U.S. Youth
    (19-Nov-2015)
    Report finds prescription painkillers, heroin largely to blame, with some states hit especially hard

  • FDA Approves Nasal Spray to Reverse Narcotic Painkiller Overdose
    (19-Nov-2015)
    Drug marketed as Narcan offers new treatment option for family members or first responders

  • Narcan Nasal Spray Approved to Counter Narcotic Painkiller Overdose
    (19-Nov-2015)
    First-of-its-kind drug sanctioned to reverse effects of heroin or oxycodone use

  • When Antibiotics Are Needed
    (18-Nov-2015)
    'Get Smart' tips from an expert to prevent their overuse

  • Almost 1 in 10 Americans Has Lifelong Drug Problem
    (18-Nov-2015)
    Federal study suggests only about one-quarter seek treatment for addiction

  • New Clues to Easing Side Effects From Parkinson's Drug
    (18-Nov-2015)
    Studies in mice, monkeys point to a compound that might lessen levodopa's debilitating effects

  • Certain Antibiotic Might Combat Children's Wheezing Episodes
    (17-Nov-2015)
    Kids given azithromycin were less likely to develop severe respiratory illness, study says

  • Certain Antibiotic Might Combat Children's Wheezing Episodes
    (17-Nov-2015)
    Kids given azithromycin were less likely to develop severe respiratory illness, study says

  • Leading Doctors' Group Wants to Ban Prescription Drug Ads
    (17-Nov-2015)
    Barrage of consumer-directed advertising drives up health costs, American Medical Association says

  • Pediatricians' Group Urges Cuts in Antibiotic Use in Livestock
    (16-Nov-2015)
    Widespread practice is boosting bacterial resistance to drugs, putting kids in danger, AAP says

  • Doctors Save Life of U.S. Child With Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis
    (16-Nov-2015)
    Case highlights growing threat of strain of the lung disease that doesn't respond to multiple antibiotics

  • Preventive HIV Treatment Shown Effective at Health Clinics
    (16-Nov-2015)
    New research finds just two people out of more than 400 became infected in a year

  • Darzalex Approved for Multiple Myeloma
    (16-Nov-2015)
    For people who have received other treatments

  • Doctors Save Life of U.S. Child With Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis
    (16-Nov-2015)
    Case highlights growing threat of strain of the lung disease that doesn't respond to multiple antibiotics

  • First Uterus Transplant Planned in U.S.
    (13-Nov-2015)
    Innovative procedure would potentially allow infertile recipients to become pregnant

  • Lung Cancer Surgery Rates Differ Widely Between States
    (13-Nov-2015)
    Quality of insurance across U.S. may influence treatment, researcher says

  • Medicines Last as Long in Space as Here on Earth: Study
    (13-Nov-2015)
    But more research needed to determine whether drugs would degrade on longer missions

  • Parkinson's Drug Shows Promise Against Macular Degeneration
    (12-Nov-2015)
    But more research needed to confirm beneficial effects on vision disorder

  • Nearly Half of Americans With High Blood Pressure Not Controlling It: CDC
    (12-Nov-2015)
    Big part of the problem is getting people to take medications, stick with them, experts say

  • Swiss Report Highlights Danger of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis
    (11-Nov-2015)
    Cases where the infection isn't thwarted by existing antibiotics are surfacing, researcher says

  • Chemical Exposure During Pregnancy Linked to Excess Weight in Kids
    (11-Nov-2015)
    More research needs to be done to show cause-and-effect, expert says

  • New Medicare Rules Triple Heart Failure Patients' Access to Cardiac Rehab
    (11-Nov-2015)
    But researchers suggest even more patients could benefit

  • New Medicare Rules Triple Heart Failure Patients' Access to Cardiac Rehab
    (11-Nov-2015)
    But researchers suggest even more patients could benefit

  • New Medicare Rules Triple Heart Failure Patients' Access to Cardiac Rehab
    (11-Nov-2015)
    But researchers suggest even more patients could benefit

  • Too Few Psychiatric Patients Screened for Diabetes: Study
    (11-Nov-2015)
    Commonly prescribed antipsychotic medications tied to greater risk of type 2 disease

  • Angioplasty May Not Boost Survival for Some Heart Disease Patients
    (11-Nov-2015)
    Most people should try medication plus lifestyle changes first, experts say

  • Side Effects Cause Some to Stop Taking Blood Thinner Brilinta
    (10-Nov-2015)
    Bleeding, shortness of breath were among problems patients cited in study

  • Heart Valve Patients Who Manage Their Own Blood Thinners May Do Better
    (10-Nov-2015)
    Study found self-monitoring was linked to a lower risk of death after 5 years

  • Side Effects Cause Some to Stop Taking Blood Thinner Brilinta
    (10-Nov-2015)
    Bleeding, shortness of breath were among problems patients cited in study

  • Cotellic Approved for Advanced Melanoma
    (10-Nov-2015)
    Nearly 10,000 projected to die this year from deadly skin cancer

  • Widely Used Antibiotics May Raise Heart Risks, Review Finds
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Macrolides were linked to small, but significant, chances of sudden cardiac death

  • Smoggy Days Linked to Most Severe Type of Heart Attack
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Heart patients should take precautions when pollution is high, study suggests

  • Personalized 'Pills' From a 3D Printer?
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Researchers investigate new dimension in customized medication

  • Health Tip: Are You at Risk for Hypothermia?
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Age and mental health can play a role

  • Personalized 'Pills' From a 3D Printer?
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Researchers investigate new dimension in customized medication

  • Widely Used Antibiotics May Raise Heart Risks, Review Finds
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Macrolides were linked to small, but significant, chances of sudden cardiac death

  • 'Cash for Lower Cholesterol' Program Works With Doc-Patient Teams
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Cooperation is key to program's success, but benefits were modest, study finds

  • Lower Blood Pressure Target Could Save Lives: Study
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Risk of heart troubles was lowered by 25 percent, while death risk was reduced 27 percent

  • Talk Therapy May Beat Light Treatment for SAD: Study
    (06-Nov-2015)
    Seasonal affective disorder is form of depression tied to winter's shorter days

  • Kidney Transplant 'Tourism' Comes With Risks: Study
    (06-Nov-2015)
    Infections, complications, organ rejection more likely than in patients who get organ in own country

  • Kidney Transplant 'Tourism' Comes With Risks: Study
    (06-Nov-2015)
    Infections, complications, organ rejection more likely than in patients who get organ in own country

  • Think You're Allergic to Penicillin? Maybe Not, Researchers Say
    (05-Nov-2015)
    Small study finds drug might be safe for patients who had previous reaction to the antibiotic

  • Scarlet Fever Resurfacing in Some Parts of the World
    (05-Nov-2015)
    Outbreaks of the childhood disease reported in Britain and Asia, study finds

  • People Have Less Faith in Generic Drugs, Study Suggests
    (05-Nov-2015)
    Brand names perceived more effective, even if they're placebos

  • Poll: Americans Want Bold Action to Keep Health Care Costs Down
    (05-Nov-2015)
    Suggestions include price controls on drugs and hospitals and doctors, importing drugs from other countries

  • People Have Less Faith in Generic Drugs, Study Suggests
    (05-Nov-2015)
    Brand names perceived more effective, even if they're placebos

  • Think You're Allergic to Penicillin? Maybe Not, Researchers Say
    (05-Nov-2015)
    Small study finds drug might be safe for patients who had previous reaction to the antibiotic

  • Poll: Americans Want Bold Action to Keep Health Care Costs Down
    (05-Nov-2015)
    Suggestions include price controls on drugs and hospitals and doctors, importing drugs from other countries

  • Hormone-Like Drug Doesn't Help Women With Alzheimer's: Study
    (04-Nov-2015)
    Researchers find no benefits from raloxifene in those with mild to moderate dementia

  • In Rare Cases, Hepatitis C Drug Tied to Slowed Heart Rate: Study
    (04-Nov-2015)
    But experts say these types of medications have good safety profile

  • Gonorrhea Becoming More Resistant to One Antibiotic: CDC
    (03-Nov-2015)
    Other effective treatments remain available, but experts say finding is cause for concern

  • Prescription Drug Use on the Rise in U.S.
    (03-Nov-2015)
    Many adults take 5 or more medications, often for preventable ills, study finds

  • Antibiotics May Not Help After 'Complicated' Appendectomy
    (02-Nov-2015)
    Use of the drugs did not lower infection risk after these higher-risk operations, study found

  • Dogs in the Home May Lower Kids' Odds for Asthma
    (02-Nov-2015)
    Study findings support notion that early life exposure to microbes, allergens may prevent illness, experts say

  • In Its Third Year, Obamacare Faces Growing Pains
    (02-Nov-2015)
    Health plan premiums are on the rise, and so are penalties for the remaining uninsured

  • Severe Obesity Costs Medicaid $8 Billion Annually, Study Finds
    (02-Nov-2015)
    And health care expenses for heaviest adults is nearly $2,000 more a year per patient

  • In Its Third Year, Obamacare Faces Growing Pains
    (02-Nov-2015)
    Health plan premiums are on the rise, and so are penalties for the remaining uninsured

  • Beware Safety Risks Posed by 'Off-Label' Drug Use
    (02-Nov-2015)
    Study raises concerns about using meds to treat conditions for which they weren't approved

  • Many Patients With Acne Take Antibiotics Too Long: Study
    (30-Oct-2015)
    Prescription Accutane can often help and should be tried sooner, experts say

  • Study Sees No Link Between Antibiotics in Early Pregnancy and Birth Defects
    (30-Oct-2015)
    Researchers looked for risk among women prescribed drugs that include azithromycin

  • 'Green' Office May Boost Brainpower
    (30-Oct-2015)
    Small study finds gains in employee productivity

  • Ex-NFL Star Helps Spread the Word on Risks Posed by Painkillers
    (30-Oct-2015)
    America Starts Talking campaign designed to teach consumers how to use potent pain meds wisely

  • Snake Bites Take Big Global Toll, Especially Among the Poor
    (30-Oct-2015)
    Shortage and cost of antivenom, need for training are issues in nations where bites are common, researcher says

  • Ex-NFL Star Helps Spread the Word on Risks Posed by Painkillers
    (30-Oct-2015)
    America Starts Talking campaign designed to teach consumers how to use potent pain meds wisely

  • Many Patients With Acne Take Antibiotics Too Long: Study
    (30-Oct-2015)
    Prescription Accutane can often help and should be tried sooner, experts say

  • Drugs May Be as Good as Surgery for Chronic Sinusitis
    (29-Oct-2015)
    Study found sufferers who stuck with treatments like nasal sprays saw improvements in quality of life

  • VW Emissions Scandal May Cost 60 U.S. Lives, Study Claims
    (29-Oct-2015)
    Added air pollution could take a toll, researchers say, but car company refutes the notion

  • Drugmaker Recalls Injectors Used to Treat Allergic Reactions
    (29-Oct-2015)
    Sanofi's Auvi-Q injectors may not deliver right amount of life-saving drug

  • Media Often Overplays Cancer Drug Research, Study Finds
    (29-Oct-2015)
    Hype irresponsibly raises hopes of desperate patients, experts say

  • New Treatment for Melanoma Gets FDA Approval
    (28-Oct-2015)
    In early trial, genetically engineered cold sore virus was injected into tumors, caused them to rupture and die

  • Ovarian Cancer Drug Shows Promise With Tough-to-Treat Prostate Tumors
    (28-Oct-2015)
    In small study, olaparib targeted gene mutation in men who had failed other therapy, researchers report

  • Narcotic Painkiller Use in Adolescence May Raise Risk of Adult Addiction
    (28-Oct-2015)
    Study found those less experienced with illegal drugs were more likely to abuse narcotics later

  • Research Gives Clues to Why Some Benefit More From Drug for Bipolar Disorder
    (28-Oct-2015)
    Key brain cell differences could play a role in lithium's effectiveness, researchers say

  • Why More Painkiller Addicts Are Using Heroin, Too
    (28-Oct-2015)
    Interviews confirm desire for cheaper, more plentiful substitute

  • Injected Drug Approved for Melanoma Skin Cancer
    (28-Oct-2015)
    Imlygic designed to rupture and kill cancer cells

  • Genetic Makeup May Help Explain Methadone Overdoses
    (27-Oct-2015)
    Study findings shed light on how drug for pain, addiction is metabolized in different people

  • Chronic Heartburn Drugs Tied to Higher Risk of Kidney Disease
    (27-Oct-2015)
    But studies weren't designed to prove proton pump inhibitors are responsible for the increase

  • Genetic Makeup May Help Explain Methadone Overdoses
    (27-Oct-2015)
    Study findings shed light on how drug for pain, addiction is metabolized in different people

  • No Need to Stop Taking Statins Before Surgery, Study Finds
    (27-Oct-2015)
    Not using cholesterol-lowering drugs may boost risk of death during recovery from non-cardiac operations

  • Pediatricians' Group Urges Action on Climate Change
    (26-Oct-2015)
    Natural disasters, diseases and excess heat threaten children's health, says American Academy of Pediatrics

  • Medication Errors Seen in Half of All Operations in Study
    (26-Oct-2015)
    And 80 percent of the mistakes were preventable, researchers report

  • Pediatricians' Group Urges Action on Climate Change
    (26-Oct-2015)
    Natural disasters, diseases and excess heat threaten children's health, says American Academy of Pediatrics

  • End-of-Life Care for Dementia Much Pricier Than for Other Ills
    (26-Oct-2015)
    Costs are about $100,000 more over 5 years, study shows

  • End-of-Life Care for Dementia Much Pricier Than for Other Ills
    (26-Oct-2015)
    Costs are about $100,000 more over 5 years, study shows

  • Truckers' Fatigue, Cellphones Boost Their Crash Risk: Study
    (26-Oct-2015)
    Researchers also found that troubling blood pressure readings increased odds of an accident

  • Truckers' Fatigue, Cellphones Boost Their Crash Risk: Study
    (26-Oct-2015)
    Researchers also found that troubling blood pressure readings increased odds of an accident

  • Drugs Used in Cancer, Arthritis May Help Fight Hair Loss
    (23-Oct-2015)
    Mouse study shows promise, but it's too early to know if medications could treat baldness in people

  • Illnesses, Deaths Spur FDA Warning on Hepatitis C Drugs
    (23-Oct-2015)
    Cautionary label will be added to Viekira Pak and Technivie, agency says

  • New Drug Approved for Soft-Tissue Cancer
    (23-Oct-2015)
    Disease most often affects head, neck, extremities and torso

  • Onivyde Approved for Advanced Pancreatic Cancer
    (23-Oct-2015)
    Thousands projected to die from hard-to-treat disease

  • Kids at Growing Risk of Deadly 'Superbug' Infection: Study
    (22-Oct-2015)
    Researchers aim to halt spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria found in hospitals and long-term care centers

  • Antibiotics Might Cause Weight Gain in Kids
    (22-Oct-2015)
    Study finds link between repeated use in children and slightly higher weights in teen years

  • Health Tip: What's Polluting the Indoor Air?
    (22-Oct-2015)
    Smoke, chemicals and vehicle exhaust are common sources

  • FDA Approves New Pancreatic Cancer Drug
    (22-Oct-2015)
    Agency says medication can be used in combination with others for advanced cases

  • Health Tip: Getting Rid of Mold After a Flood
    (22-Oct-2015)
    Bleach can help do the job

  • Kidney Patients Without Online Access Face Additional Burden
    (22-Oct-2015)
    Blacks and the poor are often 'left behind,' researcher says

  • FDA Approves New Pancreatic Cancer Drug
    (22-Oct-2015)
    Agency says medication can be used in combination with others for advanced cases

  • Many Teens Knowingly Ride With Drunk Drivers, Survey Finds
    (22-Oct-2015)
    Peer pressure isn't the only reason why, experts say

  • Ultrasound Might Speed Up Digestive Drug Delivery: Animal Study
    (21-Oct-2015)
    Technique may help in inflammatory bowel disease, but it hasn't been tested in people yet

  • Pot Use Doubles Among Americans in Past Decade: Report
    (21-Oct-2015)
    But some experts say some of the increase may just be more people telling the truth

  • Obama Administration Takes Aim at Epidemic of Heroin, Painkiller Abuse
    (21-Oct-2015)
    New initiative involves government, medical groups, media, drug store chains and more

  • Health Tip: Help Thwart Climate Change
    (21-Oct-2015)
    For starters, use less energy at home

  • 'Green' Public Housing May Help Families Breathe Easier
    (21-Oct-2015)
    Rates of asthma attacks lower in specially designed buildings

  • Study Implicates Nuclear Plants in Workers' Cancer Deaths
    (21-Oct-2015)
    Long-term exposure to low-level radiation is likely cause, researchers say

  • Heart Patients Worldwide Missing Out on Key Drugs
    (21-Oct-2015)
    Study cites problems with availability, affordability

  • Many Seniors Given Antipsychotic Meds, Despite Potential Problems
    (21-Oct-2015)
    Risks include kidney damage, stroke and even death, researchers note

  • Obama Administration Takes Aim at Epidemic of Heroin, Painkiller Abuse
    (21-Oct-2015)
    New initiative involves government, medical groups, media, drug store chains and more

  • Coagadex Approved for Rare Clotting Disorder
    (21-Oct-2015)
    First coagulation therapy sanctioned for Factor X deficiency

  • Health Tip: Considering Cough Medicine?
    (20-Oct-2015)
    It may not be appropriate

  • Prescription Naproxen as Good as Narcotic Painkillers for Low Back Pain: Study
    (20-Oct-2015)
    Plus, this medication isn't addictive, expert says

  • Prescription Naproxen as Good as Narcotic Painkillers for Low Back Pain: Study
    (20-Oct-2015)
    Plus, this medication isn't addictive, expert says

  • College Kids Easily Find Contraband ADHD Drugs, Other Meds
    (19-Oct-2015)
    Survey reveals most users take the drugs to help them study or catch some sleep

  • College Kids Easily Find Contraband ADHD Drugs, Other Meds
    (19-Oct-2015)
    Survey reveals most users take the drugs to help them study or catch some sleep

  • Pill for Low Libido in Women Goes on Sale on Saturday
    (18-Oct-2015)
    Flibanserin can cause low blood pressure, loss of consciousness; not recommended for use with alcohol

  • Pill for Low Libido in Women Goes on Sale on Saturday
    (18-Oct-2015)
    Flibanserin can cause low blood pressure, loss of consciousness; not recommended for use with alcohol

  • Antibiotic Resistance Could Threaten Surgery, Chemo Patients
    (16-Oct-2015)
    Study warns of thousands more deaths if bacteria grow stronger

  • Poorer Cancer Patients May Be Less Likely to Join Clinical Trial
    (15-Oct-2015)
    Just 11 percent of people with incomes of less than $20,000 a year elected to be in a trial, study found

  • Doctors' Prescribing Practices Key to Curbing Painkiller Abuse: CDC
    (15-Oct-2015)
    Small number write most narcotic prescriptions, study finds

  • Health Tip: Is Your Child Ready for a Booster Seat?
    (15-Oct-2015)
    Suggestions for a safer transition

  • Plight of NFL Player Stricken by MRSA Germ 'Extremely Unusual'
    (14-Oct-2015)
    Infections by the 'superbug' down significantly in recent years, CDC says

  • Vitamin D, Calcium May Not Prevent Colon Cancer After All
    (14-Oct-2015)
    Large study finds supplements no better than placebo at warding off recurring polyps

  • Obamacare Allows Tobacco Surcharge on Older Smokers
    (14-Oct-2015)
    Wide state-by-state variations cited in study

  • Many New Moms Still Lack Breast-Feeding Support at Work
    (14-Oct-2015)
    Study finds less than half of workplaces have private space or enough break time to express milk

  • Study Questions Findings That Prolonged Sitting Is Unhealthy
    (14-Oct-2015)
    But researchers say promoting physical activity should remain a public health priority

  • Job Stress Tied to Stroke Risk, Study Suggests
    (14-Oct-2015)
    Those with demanding jobs and little control seem most vulnerable, researchers found

  • Marijuana Extract Ill-Suited for Preventing Nausea After Surgery
    (13-Oct-2015)
    THC study halted early because of poor results, side effects

  • Early Physical Therapy Not a Cure-All for Low Back Pain: Study
    (13-Oct-2015)
    Discomfort usually subsides just by staying active, experts say

  • Health Tip: Dealing With Back Pain at Work
    (13-Oct-2015)
    For starters, sit properly in your chair

  • Younger Women Less Likely to Take Meds After Heart Attack
    (13-Oct-2015)
    This, despite fact they have worse outcomes than men of a similar age, study authors say

  • Prescription Painkiller Abuse Rate Down, But Many Are Addicted: Study
    (13-Oct-2015)
    Second study finds 80 percent of abusers don't get treatment for their addiction

  • Americans Concerned About Prescription Painkiller Addiction
    (12-Oct-2015)
    People support more education for doctors and regulations to limit abusive access, survey finds

  • Medical Gowns, Gloves Often Source of Contamination: Study
    (12-Oct-2015)
    But researchers say that education and practice can dramatically improve health care worker hygiene

  • Americans Concerned About Prescription Painkiller Addiction
    (12-Oct-2015)
    People support more education for doctors and regulations to limit abusive access, survey finds

  • Child Safety Seats Often Incompatible With Cars: Study
    (11-Oct-2015)
    Parents should take measurements to ensure seats fit properly inside vehicle, researchers advise

  • Child Safety Seats Often Incompatible With Cars: Study
    (11-Oct-2015)
    Parents should take measurements to ensure seats fit properly inside vehicle, researchers advise

  • Child Safety Seats Often Incompatible With Cars: Study
    (11-Oct-2015)
    Parents should take measurements to ensure seats fit properly inside vehicle, researchers advise

  • Telecommuting Isn't Always a Win-Win Situation
    (09-Oct-2015)
    Employees and employers have to plan for potential problems, researchers say

  • Many Americans Traveling Abroad Lack Key Vaccinations: Study
    (09-Oct-2015)
    Outbreaks of measles, hepatitis A could be prevented if people were fully immunized, researchers say

  • Many Americans Traveling Abroad Lack Key Vaccinations: Study
    (09-Oct-2015)
    Outbreaks of measles, hepatitis A could be prevented if people were fully immunized, researchers say

  • Risk of Bladder Cancer Rising for Workers in Many Industries
    (08-Oct-2015)
    Odds for the disease are also climbing faster among women than men, research shows

  • Scientists Get Closer to Genetics of Homosexuality in Men
    (08-Oct-2015)
    Researchers able to make accurate predictions 70 percent of time in study of twins

  • Low-Income HIV Patients May Be Doing Better on Obamacare
    (08-Oct-2015)
    Virginia data show rates of viral suppression rose on federally funded insurance

  • Americans Spend More on Health Care, But Fare Worse: Report
    (08-Oct-2015)
    Comparison with 12 industrialized nations shows more money spent, but life expectancy is lowest

  • Low-Income HIV Patients May Be Doing Better on Obamacare
    (08-Oct-2015)
    Virginia data show rates of viral suppression rose on federally funded insurance

  • Research May Help Spot Soldiers at Risk for Workplace Violence
    (08-Oct-2015)
    Scientists say they can help predict which personnel may need intensive intervention

  • Whistle … and Walk … While You Work
    (08-Oct-2015)
    Small study found a short stroll restored blood flow in legs after hours of sitting in a chair

  • Risk of Bladder Cancer Rising for Workers in Many Industries
    (08-Oct-2015)
    Odds for the disease are also climbing faster among women than men, research shows

  • New MS Drug Yields Mixed Results in Study
    (07-Oct-2015)
    Relapse rates with daclizumab were lower than with a standard therapy, but side effects were greater

  • New MS Drug Yields Mixed Results in Study
    (07-Oct-2015)
    Relapse rates with daclizumab were lower than with a standard therapy, but side effects were greater

  • Infants Born to Drug-Abusing Mothers Often Readmitted to Hospital
    (06-Oct-2015)
    These babies are often born addicted and have higher risk of breathing, feeding problems, experts say

  • Optune Device Approved for Newly Diagnosed Brain Cancer
    (06-Oct-2015)
    Emits electric pulses designed to thwart tumor growth

  • Aristada Approved for Schizophrenia
    (06-Oct-2015)
    Long-acting drug injected every four-to-six weeks

  • New Antibiotic-Resistant 'Superbug' an Emerging Threat, CDC Says
    (05-Oct-2015)
    Evidence of CRE found in seven U.S. cities monitored by researchers

  • As HIV Patients Live Longer, Certain Cancer Risks Rise: Study
    (05-Oct-2015)
    Anal, colon and liver cancers more common now, researchers find

  • Some Blood Pressure Drugs May Be Risky for Certain Surgery Patients
    (05-Oct-2015)
    Study found those without heart problems faced higher chances of heart trouble after non-cardiac operations

  • Expert Offers Car Seat Safety Tips
    (04-Oct-2015)
    Most devices aren't used properly

  • Expert Offers Car Seat Safety Tips
    (04-Oct-2015)
    Most devices aren't used properly

  • Climate Change May Lead to Low Newborn Weights in Poorer Nations
    (02-Oct-2015)
    Study suggests heat and lack of rain can potentially impact birth size

  • Migrating Birds May Bring Exotic Ticks to U.S.
    (02-Oct-2015)
    But, so far, the parasites haven't been able to thrive in northern climates, experts say

  • FDA Approves New Treatment for Lung Cancer
    (02-Oct-2015)
    Keytruda shrank tumors in some patients with advanced disease

  • Keytruda Approved for Leading Form of Lung Cancer
    (02-Oct-2015)
    Helps immune system fight non-small cell lung cancer

  • 'Drugged Driving' on the Rise in U.S.
    (01-Oct-2015)
    Marijuana accounted for third of drugs found in systems of drivers killed in accidents

  • CT Scans for Lung Cancer Turn Up Few False-Positives: Study
    (01-Oct-2015)
    Worries that wider adoption of the screen might lead to unnecessary surgeries are unfounded, experts say

  • CT Scans for Lung Cancer Turn Up Few False-Positives: Study
    (01-Oct-2015)
    Worries that wider adoption of the screen might lead to unnecessary surgeries are unfounded, experts say

  • CT Scans for Lung Cancer Turn Up Few False-Positives: Study
    (01-Oct-2015)
    Worries that wider adoption of the screen might lead to unnecessary surgeries are unfounded, experts say

  • 'Drugged Driving' on the Rise in U.S.
    (01-Oct-2015)
    Marijuana accounted for third of drugs found in systems of drivers killed in accidents

  • 'Drugged Driving' on the Rise in U.S.
    (01-Oct-2015)
    Marijuana accounted for third of drugs found in systems of drivers killed in accidents

  • 2 Experimental Drugs Offer Hope Against Psoriasis: Studies
    (30-Sep-2015)
    Targeted therapies produce significant results, researchers say

  • Added Calcium May Not Help Older Bones: Studies
    (30-Sep-2015)
    Researchers find no evidence that boosting intake will prevent fractures

  • 'Placebo Effect' Might Help Predict Response to Depression Treatment
    (30-Sep-2015)
    Those who improved with fake drug benefited from antidepressants, study found

  • Injury Toll in U.S. in 2013: $671 Billion
    (30-Sep-2015)
    Accidents and violence the driving forces, CDC officials report

  • 2 Experimental Drugs Offer Hope Against Psoriasis: Studies
    (30-Sep-2015)
    Targeted therapies produce significant results, researchers say

  • Smog Linked to Organ Rejection, Deaths in Lung Transplant Patients
    (29-Sep-2015)
    But some antibiotics seem to reduce the risk, researchers find

  • More Evidence Daily Aspirin May Fight Colon Cancer, Other Gastro Tumors
    (28-Sep-2015)
    4-year study found survival doubled for gastrointestinal cancer patients who took low-dose pill each day

  • New Immune-Focused Drug Shows Promise Against Advanced Kidney Cancer
    (28-Sep-2015)
    Opdivo appears to outperform older med, Afinitor, in new clinical trial

  • Computer-Aided Mammograms May Not Be Worth the Cost: Study
    (28-Sep-2015)
    Software doesn't appear to improve cancer detection rates, researcher says

  • Computer-Aided Mammograms May Not Be Worth the Cost: Study
    (28-Sep-2015)
    Software doesn't appear to improve cancer detection rates, researcher says

  • New Drug May Give Small Survival Boost to Some With Advanced Lung Cancer
    (28-Sep-2015)
    Nivolumab is most effective in tumors with a particular gene mutation, researchers report

  • How to Dispose of Unused or Expired Prescription Drugs
    (25-Sep-2015)
    Stashing them in a cabinet is unwise; old medications can become ineffective or unsafe

  • Exposure to BPA in Pregnancy Tied to Low Birth Weight in Girls: Study
    (25-Sep-2015)
    But research doesn't prove the chemical caused the lighter weight

  • How to Dispose of Unused or Expired Prescription Drugs
    (25-Sep-2015)
    Stashing them in a cabinet is unwise; old medications can become ineffective or unsafe

  • Taking Blood Pressure Drugs at Night May Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes
    (24-Sep-2015)
    Study finds taking medication at night cut risk of blood sugar disorder in half

  • Secondhand Smoke May Double Risk of Hospitalization for Kids With Asthma
    (24-Sep-2015)
    Exposure can worsen symptoms and make the disease more difficult to manage, researchers say

  • Retirement Might Not Agree With Your Health
    (24-Sep-2015)
    Report found seniors who stayed in the workforce were better off physically

  • Almost Half of American Adults With HIV Don't Take Meds: Report
    (24-Sep-2015)
    Finding highlights challenges of 'unequal epidemic,' researcher says

  • Taking Blood Pressure Drugs at Night May Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes
    (24-Sep-2015)
    Study finds taking medication at night cut risk of blood sugar disorder in half

  • Non-Antibiotic Medicine May Fight Drug-Resistant 'Superbug'
    (23-Sep-2015)
    Mouse study found treatment was effective and safe; currently unknown if therapy will help in humans

  • Non-Antibiotic Medicine May Fight Drug-Resistant 'Superbug'
    (23-Sep-2015)
    Mouse study found treatment was effective and safe; currently unknown if therapy will help in humans

  • For Unexplained Infertility, Breast Cancer Drug No Better Than Standard Treatment
    (23-Sep-2015)
    Study found letrozole did not result in more pregnancies compared to two other fertility drugs

  • Antidepressants Top Treatment Choice for Severe PMS: Researchers
    (23-Sep-2015)
    Other options include birth control pills, calcium, study says

  • For Unexplained Infertility, Breast Cancer Drug No Better Than Standard Treatment
    (23-Sep-2015)
    Study found letrozole did not result in more pregnancies compared to two other fertility drugs

  • Drug May Calm Agitation in Alzheimer's Patients
    (22-Sep-2015)
    It's a combination of cough suppressant and heart medication, and experts don't yet know why it may work

  • Drug May Calm Agitation in Alzheimer's Patients
    (22-Sep-2015)
    It's a combination of cough suppressant and heart medication, and experts don't yet know why it may work

  • Treating Older Patients for Pneumonia in ICU May Boost Survival, But Not Costs
    (22-Sep-2015)
    More liberal admission policies could benefit these patients, researchers say

  • Lonsurf Approved for Advanced Colon Cancer
    (22-Sep-2015)
    Among people who aren't responding to other treatments

  • Health Tip: Eating Well at Work
    (21-Sep-2015)
    Be prepared with healthy foods

  • Study: Lowering Beta-Blocker Dose May Boost Survival After Heart Attack
    (21-Sep-2015)
    Dosage should be tailored to the needs of individual patients, researchers say

  • Distractions Make Alcohol Even More Dangerous for Drivers
    (21-Sep-2015)
    Risk of poor road control doubled after one drink if driver's focus was disturbed, study found

  • New Antibiotics May One Day Beat Superbugs
    (18-Sep-2015)
    But research is still in early stages, with testing only done on human cells in the lab

  • New Antibiotics May One Day Beat Superbugs
    (18-Sep-2015)
    But research is still in early stages, with testing only done on human cells in the lab

  • Workday Breaks Help Employees Reboot, Researchers Say
    (18-Sep-2015)
    Brief time away from work seems to improve energy and well-being

  • FDA Approves New Drug for Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder
    (18-Sep-2015)
    Vraylar is an atypical antipsychotic taken once a day

  • Vraylar Approved for Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder
    (18-Sep-2015)
    Label warns against use by certain elderly

  • Antidepressant Paxil Isn't Safe for Teens, New Analysis Says
    (17-Sep-2015)
    Review of study data contradicts findings reported in 2001

  • Antidepressant Paxil Isn't Safe for Teens, New Analysis Says
    (17-Sep-2015)
    Review of study data contradicts findings reported in 2001

  • Many Parents Overlook Booster Seat Safety
    (17-Sep-2015)
    Used properly, they can reduce risk of serious injuries by 45 percent, researchers say

  • Heating, Cooking Are Top Contributors to Air-Pollution Deaths Worldwide
    (16-Sep-2015)
    Agriculture also accounts for significant proportion, study says

  • Pesticide Exposure Tied to Diabetes Risk
    (16-Sep-2015)
    Review finds these chemicals may boost odds of blood sugar disease by about 60 percent

  • 'Organic Pollutants' Linked to Gestational Diabetes
    (16-Sep-2015)
    High PCBs levels in early pregnancy associated with greater risk, study shows

  • Heating, Cooking Are Top Contributors to Air-Pollution Deaths Worldwide
    (16-Sep-2015)
    Agriculture also accounts for significant proportion, study says

  • Cancer Still the Leading Cause of Death for U.S. Hispanics: Report
    (16-Sep-2015)
    Lack of insurance is an obstacle to high-quality care, experts say

  • Cancer Still the Leading Cause of Death for U.S. Hispanics: Report
    (16-Sep-2015)
    Lack of insurance is an obstacle to high-quality care, experts say

  • Air Pollution Exposure May Boost Risk of Early Death
    (15-Sep-2015)
    Fine toxic particles are absorbed deep into lungs and blood, researchers say

  • Air Pollution Exposure May Boost Risk of Early Death
    (15-Sep-2015)
    Fine toxic particles are absorbed deep into lungs and blood, researchers say

  • Long Shifts Linked to Increased Injury Risk for EMS Workers
    (15-Sep-2015)
    The longer they work, the greater their risk, observational study shows

  • E-Pillboxes Improve Medication Adherence, Study Finds
    (15-Sep-2015)
    Text messaging alone was as ineffective as no reminders at all among TB patients

  • People in Their 50s Benefit Most From Low-Dose Aspirin, Report Says
    (14-Sep-2015)
    Heart-disease preventive may simultaneously reduce colon cancer risk, task force suggests

  • Home Pesticide Use Tied to Child Cancer Risk
    (14-Sep-2015)
    Indoor insecticides may increase chances of leukemia or lymphoma a bit, research review reports

  • Social Factors Affect Leukemia Survival
    (14-Sep-2015)
    Uninsured, unmarried, or those with a low income are more likely to die early, study says

  • Social Factors Affect Leukemia Survival
    (14-Sep-2015)
    Uninsured, unmarried, or those with a low income are more likely to die early, study says

  • Social Factors Affect Leukemia Survival
    (14-Sep-2015)
    Uninsured, unmarried, or those with a low income are more likely to die early, study says

  • California Lawmakers Pass Right-to-Die Measure
    (14-Sep-2015)
    If signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown, doctors could prescribe life-ending drugs to terminally ill

  • Coal Ash Contains High Levels of Radioactivity: Study
    (11-Sep-2015)
    End product from coal-fired plants may pose hazard to health and environment

  • Major Study Calls for Even Tighter Control of High Blood Pressure
    (11-Sep-2015)
    Aggressive treatment cut rates of heart attack, heart failure and stroke by one-third, deaths by one-quarter

  • California Right-to-Die Measure Could Soon Become Law
    (11-Sep-2015)
    If approved, it would let doctors prescribe life-ending drugs to patients expected to die within 6 months

  • Coal Ash Contains High Levels of Radioactivity: Study
    (11-Sep-2015)
    End product from coal-fired plants may pose hazard to health and environment

  • Long Nursing Shifts Linked to Job Dissatisfaction
    (11-Sep-2015)
    Greater burnout could lead to mistakes, poor care, researchers caution

  • More Evidence Daily Pill Can Prevent HIV Transmission
    (10-Sep-2015)
    This preventative treatment should be routinely offered to gay men at high risk, researchers say

  • Could Marijuana Chemical Help Ease Epilepsy?
    (09-Sep-2015)
    Early research suggests yes, but laws limit access to the drug and its compounds

  • Obamacare Likely to Spur Rise in Chronic Disease Diagnoses: Study
    (09-Sep-2015)
    More with insurance may lead to better treatment of high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes

  • Obamacare Likely to Spur Rise in Chronic Disease Diagnoses: Study
    (09-Sep-2015)
    More with insurance may lead to better treatment of high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes

  • 'Mud Bogging' Motor Sport Tied to Carbon Monoxide Poisonings, Deaths
    (09-Sep-2015)
    Experts recommend getting out of stuck vehicles, and having portable CO detectors

  • 'Mud Bogging' Motor Sport Tied to Carbon Monoxide Poisonings, Deaths
    (09-Sep-2015)
    Experts recommend getting out of stuck vehicles, and having portable CO detectors

  • 'Mud Bogging' Motor Sport Tied to Carbon Monoxide Poisonings, Deaths
    (09-Sep-2015)
    Experts recommend getting out of stuck vehicles, and having portable CO detectors

  • Teens Using E-Cigarettes to 'Vape' Pot, Survey Finds
    (08-Sep-2015)
    But researchers don't know how the kids are modifying the devices to get high

  • Could Psychedelic Drugs Be Good Medicine for Some?
    (08-Sep-2015)
    Preliminary research suggests potential benefits for psychiatric disorders, substance abuse

  • Most Americans View Access to Health Care as a Moral Issue...
    (08-Sep-2015)
    But many still don't like Obamacare, five years after the law took effect, HealthDay/Harris Poll finds

  • Most Americans View Access to Health Care as a Moral Issue...
    (08-Sep-2015)
    But many still don't like Obamacare, five years after the law took effect, HealthDay/Harris Poll finds

  • Kids' ER Visits for Medicine Overdoses Dropping: Report
    (08-Sep-2015)
    Education, prevention messages, safer packaging may be working, CDC says

  • Kids' ER Visits for Medicine Overdoses Dropping: Report
    (08-Sep-2015)
    Education, prevention messages, safer packaging may be working, CDC says

  • Antipsychotic Drugs Will Become More Affordable, Study Predicts
    (04-Sep-2015)
    With patents expiring, access for Medicaid patients will likely expand

  • Zaps From Electric Device May Prevent Motion Sickness
    (04-Sep-2015)
    Unlike medications, this experimental therapy doesn't cause drowsiness, researchers say

  • Antipsychotic Drugs Will Become More Affordable, Study Predicts
    (04-Sep-2015)
    With patents expiring, access for Medicaid patients will likely expand

  • Immune Cell Therapy Shows Promise Against Deadly Blood Cancer
    (02-Sep-2015)
    Treatment prolongs life for people with hard-to-treat chronic lymphocytic leukemia

  • Two Large U.S. Aquifers Tainted With Natural Uranium: Study
    (02-Sep-2015)
    Farm-related pollution 'mobilizes' the element, helping it enter groundwater

  • Could Common Diabetes Drugs Help Fight Leukemia?
    (02-Sep-2015)
    Combining glitazones with standard treatment improved survival in small study

  • Anti-Nausea Drug Approved
    (02-Sep-2015)
    For adults undergoing chemotherapy

  • Dentists Drill Patients for Drug Abuse Information
    (01-Sep-2015)
    Survey finds most ask about illegal substance use

  • Your Heart Is Likely 'Older' Than You Are
    (01-Sep-2015)
    Smoking, high blood pressure and cholesterol can age this vital organ, CDC says

  • Impotence Drug May Help Fight Rare Lung Disease: Study
    (01-Sep-2015)
    Combining active ingredient in Cialis and blood pressure med helped with pulmonary arterial hypertension

  • Many Teens With Chronic Illnesses Use Alcohol, Pot
    (31-Aug-2015)
    Four out of 10 high schoolers with medical conditions used one or both in past year, study found

  • FDA Approves Second Drug in New Class of Cholesterol-Lowering Medications
    (28-Aug-2015)
    Trials showed Repatha slashed 'bad' LDL cholesterol levels in those who couldn't tolerate statins

  • FDA Approves Second Drug in New Class of Cholesterol-Lowering Medications
    (28-Aug-2015)
    Trials showed Repatha slashed 'bad' LDL cholesterol levels in those who couldn't tolerate statins

  • FDA Approves Repatha for High Cholesterol
    (28-Aug-2015)
    A leading cause of heart disease

  • Antibiotics Linked to Type 2 Diabetes Risk
    (27-Aug-2015)
    Researchers don't know if the drugs signal developing disease, or contribute to it

  • How Reliable Are Medical Studies? Half of Findings Couldn't Be Replicated
    (27-Aug-2015)
    Healthy skepticism needed for some scientific claims, researcher says

  • Summer Is High Time for College Kids Trying Illegal Substances
    (27-Aug-2015)
    But illicit painkiller use tends to begin in winter, study finds

  • Experimental Drug for Blood Cancer Shows Promise
    (26-Aug-2015)
    Researchers want to test daratumumab in a larger group of patients

  • Most Don't Need 'Bridging' When They Stop Warfarin Temporarily
    (26-Aug-2015)
    Clot risk doesn't appear to rise without additional drug treatment, study finds

  • Household Dust Harbors Thousands of Microbial Species
    (26-Aug-2015)
    Geography, pets and gender of housemates make a difference in types of bacteria, fungi found

  • Teens Not the Only Ones Using Cellphones While Driving
    (26-Aug-2015)
    Many adults are calling, texting when behind the wheel, survey finds

  • Antiviral Drug May Prevent Ebola, Small Study Suggests
    (26-Aug-2015)
    Health care workers deemed at high risk for infection didn't get sick after treatment with anti-flu regimen

  • Most Don't Need 'Bridging' When They Stop Warfarin Temporarily
    (26-Aug-2015)
    Clot risk doesn't appear to rise without additional drug treatment, study finds

  • Teens Not the Only Ones Using Cellphones While Driving
    (26-Aug-2015)
    Many adults are calling, texting when behind the wheel, survey finds

  • Teens Not the Only Ones Using Cellphones While Driving
    (26-Aug-2015)
    Many adults are calling, texting when behind the wheel, survey finds

  • Teens Not the Only Ones Using Cellphones While Driving
    (26-Aug-2015)
    Many adults are calling, texting when behind the wheel, survey finds

  • Teens Not the Only Ones Using Cellphones While Driving
    (26-Aug-2015)
    Many adults are calling, texting when behind the wheel, survey finds

  • American Kids Growing Fatter Than Their Canadian Cousins
    (25-Aug-2015)
    Rates for school children differ significantly, CDC study finds

  • Low-Dose Aspirin, Other Painkillers May Lower Colon Cancer Risk
    (24-Aug-2015)
    But findings should be viewed with care, researcher says

  • One-Third of Mass Shootings Worldwide Occur in U.S.
    (24-Aug-2015)
    Study shows link between prevalence of gun ownership and number of public massacres

  • Travel Time Can Hamper Follow-Up Chemo, Study Says
    (24-Aug-2015)
    The farther the location, the less likely patients got treatment after cancer surgery

  • No Mental Benefits Seen for Elderly Who Stop Blood Pressure Meds
    (24-Aug-2015)
    Prior research had suggested that the drugs might have negative effect on memory and thinking

  • Blood Pressure Drugs Linked to Longer Ovarian Cancer Survival
    (24-Aug-2015)
    But researchers say clinical trials needed to prove older beta blockers lengthen life in these patients

  • Promacta Approval Expanded to Kids With Rare Blood Disorder
    (24-Aug-2015)
    Immune thrombocytopenic purpura involves low blood platelet counts

  • Mandatory Life Jacket Laws Could Reduce Boating Deaths
    (21-Aug-2015)
    Regulation would also result in fewer people dying from drowning, researchers say

  • Don't Let Bedbugs Ruin Your Vacation
    (20-Aug-2015)
    Here's how to protect yourself from blood-sucking parasites that may be sharing your hotel suite

  • FDA Approves Libido Pill for Women -- With Restrictions
    (19-Aug-2015)
    Flibanserin can cause low blood pressure, loss of consciousness; not recommended for use with alcohol

  • Genetically Modified Foods, Herbicides and Human Safety
    (19-Aug-2015)
    2 researchers decry heavy use of weedkillers; manufacturer says no threat exists

  • Only 1 in 10 With Heart Failure Sent to Rehab Programs
    (19-Aug-2015)
    Younger patients and men more likely to be referred than older patients and women, study finds

  • FDA Approves Libido Pill for Women -- With Restrictions
    (19-Aug-2015)
    Flibanserin can cause low blood pressure, loss of consciousness; not recommended for use with alcohol

  • Female Libido Pill Approved
    (19-Aug-2015)
    Addyi to treat low sexual desire among premenopausal women

  • Head Lice Now Resistant to Common Meds in 25 States
    (18-Aug-2015)
    Prescription drugs are still effective, however

  • City Grime Releases Pollutant When Exposed to Sunlight: Study
    (17-Aug-2015)
    Scientists had believed harmful chemicals became inactive when trapped in grime on urban surfaces

  • Florida Laws May Help Lower Abuse of Prescription Painkillers
    (17-Aug-2015)
    Change seen just a year after new rules were implemented, study found

  • Searing Heat, High Humidity a Threat to Your Health
    (17-Aug-2015)
    For starters, drink plenty of cool fluids, and avoid the midday sun if you can

  • FDA Could Approve First Female Libido Pill Soon
    (17-Aug-2015)
    But flibanserin's safety and effectiveness still being debated

  • Florida Laws May Help Lower Abuse of Prescription Painkillers
    (17-Aug-2015)
    Change seen just a year after new rules were implemented, study found

  • Serving in Middle East May Raise Skin Cancer Risk in U.S. Vets
    (14-Aug-2015)
    Study cites limited use of sun protection, lack of awareness

  • Clearing Land Around Farms Doesn't Improve Food Safety
    (14-Aug-2015)
    Expert says diverse plant life may even help filter bacteria and chemical run-off

  • Almost 1 Million Signed Up for Obamacare After Open Enrollment
    (14-Aug-2015)
    Many had switched jobs, lost coverage under parents' plans, got married or had a baby, feds report

  • Almost 1 Million Signed Up for Obamacare After Open Enrollment
    (14-Aug-2015)
    Many had switched jobs, lost coverage under parents' plans, got married or had a baby, feds report

  • Almost 1 Million Signed Up for Obamacare After Open Enrollment
    (14-Aug-2015)
    Many had switched jobs, lost coverage under parents' plans, got married or had a baby, feds report

  • Drug Avastin Not Linked to Higher Risk of Blindness: Study
    (13-Aug-2015)
    Researchers found medication didn't increase odds of serious eye infection

  • Poorly Maintained Plumbing Often Leads to Legionnaires' Disease, CDC Says
    (13-Aug-2015)
    Culprits can include cooling towers, hot tubs, decorative fountains

  • More Police Killed in States With High Gun Ownership: Study
    (13-Aug-2015)
    Risk of dying on duty is three times higher in states with more households with firearms

  • Yeast's New Use: Making Narcotic Painkillers
    (13-Aug-2015)
    Bypassing the poppy could revolutionize drug production, but comes with dangers, experts said

  • Drug Avastin Not Linked to Higher Risk of Blindness: Study
    (13-Aug-2015)
    Researchers found medication didn't increase odds of serious eye infection

  • U.S. Bike Deaths Fall for Kids, But Rise for Adults
    (13-Aug-2015)
    More men are switching to bicycles to commute, run errands, which may explain these trends

  • U.S. Bike Deaths Fall for Kids, But Rise for Adults
    (13-Aug-2015)
    More men are switching to bicycles to commute, run errands, which may explain these trends

  • What's the Best Method for Cleaning Hospital Rooms?
    (10-Aug-2015)
    Surprisingly little research exists to guide infection-prevention efforts, study finds

  • Expert Offers School Bus Safety Tips
    (10-Aug-2015)
    Many injuries occur getting on and off the bus

  • Including Pharmacist on Medical Team May Aid Blood Pressure Control
    (07-Aug-2015)
    Patients had more medication adjustments if a pharmacist was involved in their care, study finds

  • Legionnaire's Disease Most Deadly for Frail, Elderly, Experts Say
    (06-Aug-2015)
    Outbreak in New York City has already killed 10, sickened 100

  • New Federal Rules Could Shield Workers from Common Lung Toxin
    (06-Aug-2015)
    Beryllium is often present in heavy industry, can cause lung cancer and other ills

  • Experimental Gel Could Prevent Genital Herpes Infection
    (05-Aug-2015)
    But follow-up study of the gel for HIV prevention yields disappointing results

  • People With Type 2 Diabetes Do Benefit From Blood Sugar Checks
    (05-Aug-2015)
    Study suggests monitoring at least twice a day helps people manage better

  • People With Type 2 Diabetes Do Benefit From Blood Sugar Checks
    (05-Aug-2015)
    Study suggests monitoring at least twice a day helps people manage better

  • Better Control of Drug-Resistant Germs Could Save Thousands of Lives: CDC
    (04-Aug-2015)
    Hospitals, health departments, long-term care facilities must share information, report says

  • FDA Approves First Pill Made by 3D Printing
    (04-Aug-2015)
    Epilepsy drug Spritam may be one of many custom-made medicines to come that will use the technology

  • Regular Pot Use as Teen Not Tied to Long-Term Health Problems: Study
    (04-Aug-2015)
    But findings are at odds with previous research

  • FDA Approves First Pill Made by 3D Printing
    (04-Aug-2015)
    Epilepsy drug Spritam may be one of many custom-made medicines to come that will use the technology

  • Dementia Meds May Lead to Harmful Weight Loss: Study
    (03-Aug-2015)
    Patients can lose 10 pounds or more, researchers find

  • Septic Tanks May Allow Fecal Matter Into Lakes, Rivers
    (03-Aug-2015)
    Experts had assumed that soil would help to filter human waste

  • Dementia Meds May Lead to Harmful Weight Loss: Study
    (03-Aug-2015)
    Patients can lose 10 pounds or more, researchers find

  • Septic Tanks May Allow Fecal Matter Into Lakes, Rivers
    (03-Aug-2015)
    Experts had assumed that soil would help to filter human waste

  • Smog Threatens Visitors to U.S. National Parks: Report
    (31-Jul-2015)
    Investigators found unhealthy ozone levels, haze plague many natural sanctuaries

  • Noninvasive Stimulation Gets Legs Moving After Spinal Cord Injury
    (31-Jul-2015)
    Device compares favorably to surgically implanted option, researchers say

  • Stay Safe When Temperatures Rise
    (31-Jul-2015)
    Expert offers tips on avoiding heat-related illness

  • Stay Safe When Temperatures Rise
    (31-Jul-2015)
    Expert offers tips on avoiding heat-related illness

  • Kids' Hemophilia Drugs a Big Part of State Medicaid Spending
    (31-Jul-2015)
    California-based study finds drugs for the blood disorder take up large share of budget

  • Kids' Hemophilia Drugs a Big Part of State Medicaid Spending
    (31-Jul-2015)
    California-based study finds drugs for the blood disorder take up large share of budget

  • In Rare Cases, Infection May Be at Root of Back Pain
    (30-Jul-2015)
    New guidelines alert doctors to this possibility

  • Job Stress Might Make You Sick, Study Says
    (30-Jul-2015)
    High levels linked to more leave for mental health problems

  • Certain Antibiotics Linked to Hearing Loss, Mouse Study Finds
    (29-Jul-2015)
    Inflammation caused by the infection that's being treated may make ear damage more likely

  • New Drug Lowers Levels of Triglyceride Blood Fats: Study
    (29-Jul-2015)
    But it's not yet ready for standard care

  • Drug May Ease Passage When Kidney Stone Strikes
    (29-Jul-2015)
    Tamsulosin is especially helpful with larger stones, while smaller ones may pass on their own, study finds

  • New Drug Lowers Levels of Triglyceride Blood Fats: Study
    (29-Jul-2015)
    But it's not yet ready for standard care

  • Balloon Device Approved to Treat Obesity
    (29-Jul-2015)
    Inflated in stomach, it may create sense of fullness

  • Dialysis Patients May Be Unprepared for Natural Disasters
    (28-Jul-2015)
    Study notes that after Hurricane Sandy in 2012, fewer than half had detailed medication list available

  • Millions of Americans Reaping Benefits of Affordable Care Act: Study
    (28-Jul-2015)
    Gains seen in how many adults have medical coverage, a doctor and say they are in better health

  • Deaths, Hospital Stays and Costs All Down Among U.S. Seniors
    (28-Jul-2015)
    Study finds steady improvement among Medicare enrollees from 1999 through 2013

  • Millions of Americans Reaping Benefits of Affordable Care Act: Study
    (28-Jul-2015)
    Gains seen in how many adults have medical coverage, a doctor and say they are in better health

  • Millions of Americans Reaping Benefits of Affordable Care Act: Study
    (28-Jul-2015)
    Gains seen in how many adults have medical coverage, a doctor and say they are in better health

  • Deaths, Hospital Stays and Costs All Down Among U.S. Seniors
    (28-Jul-2015)
    Study finds steady improvement among Medicare enrollees from 1999 through 2013

  • Deaths, Hospital Stays and Costs All Down Among U.S. Seniors
    (28-Jul-2015)
    Study finds steady improvement among Medicare enrollees from 1999 through 2013

  • Standing All Day at Work? It May Take Toll on Health
    (28-Jul-2015)
    Experiencing lower-limb muscle fatigue daily may have long-term consequences, study suggests

  • After Breast Cancer, Many in Appalachia Say No to Lifesaving Drugs
    (27-Jul-2015)
    Access to care, not insurance, is a key issue, researcher says

  • Drug Makers May Delay Reporting Patient Harms to FDA: Study
    (27-Jul-2015)
    Analysis found roughly 10 percent of cases were filed after 15-day deadline passed

  • Praluent Approved to Treat High Cholesterol
    (27-Jul-2015)
    For people at risk of heart attack or stroke

  • Medical Marijuana May Pose Risk to Teens, Study Suggests
    (24-Jul-2015)
    Having access to legal source of pot was linked to greater addiction risk than buying drug illegally

  • New Skin Cancer Drug Approved by FDA
    (24-Jul-2015)
    Odomzo is a pill for locally advanced basal cell carcinoma

  • FDA OKs First of New Class of Cholesterol Drugs
    (24-Jul-2015)
    Praluent for people with prior history of heart attack or stroke who've already tried a statin

  • Test to Differentiate HIV Viruses Approved
    (24-Jul-2015)
    Among people two years and older

  • Technivie Approved for Hepatitis C
    (24-Jul-2015)
    For people with a genetic subtype of the liver infection

  • Odomzo Approved for Recurring Basal Cell Carcinoma
    (24-Jul-2015)
    A common form of skin cancer

  • 'Bath Salts' Not Widespread in U.S. High Schools, Survey Finds
    (23-Jul-2015)
    But nearly one in five teens who tried the stimulants are regular users

  • Drug Might Fight Ebola-like Marburg Virus
    (23-Jul-2015)
    Study found infected monkeys were less likely to die with treatment

  • U.S. Health Officials Examine Pot-Linked Death in Colorado
    (23-Jul-2015)
    Experts aren't clear on cause, but undiagnosed mental illness might have played a part

  • U.S. Oncologists Decry High Cost of Cancer Drugs
    (23-Jul-2015)
    They suggest letting Medicare negotiate prices, back grassroots movement calling for change

  • Access to Doctors Eases in Michigan After Obamacare
    (22-Jul-2015)
    Wait time didn't change after the health law's Medicaid expansion went into effect, researchers say

  • Access to Doctors Eases in Michigan After Obamacare
    (22-Jul-2015)
    Wait time didn't change after the health law's Medicaid expansion went into effect, researchers say

  • Access to Doctors Eases in Michigan After Obamacare
    (22-Jul-2015)
    Wait time didn't change after the health law's Medicaid expansion went into effect, researchers say

  • Access to Doctors Eases in Michigan After Obamacare
    (22-Jul-2015)
    Wait time didn't change after the health law's Medicaid expansion went into effect, researchers say

  • Many Hospitals Overestimate Their Adherence to Stroke Guidelines
    (22-Jul-2015)
    Study shows delivery of clot-busting drug is often later than staff believes

  • Antibiotic May Lower Effect of Some Blood Thinners
    (21-Jul-2015)
    Doctors should closely monitor patients who have to take these drugs together, expert says

  • Psoriasis Drug May Help Preserve Pancreas Cells in Type 1 Diabetes
    (21-Jul-2015)
    Used early after diagnosis, drug appears to have long-lasting effects, study reports

  • Antibiotic May Lower Effect of Some Blood Thinners
    (21-Jul-2015)
    Doctors should closely monitor patients who have to take these drugs together, expert says

  • Antibiotic May Lower Effect of Some Blood Thinners
    (21-Jul-2015)
    Doctors should closely monitor patients who have to take these drugs together, expert says

  • Common Diabetes Meds Tied to Lower Risk for Parkinson's
    (21-Jul-2015)
    Study can't prove cause and effect, but saw dip in odds for people taking drugs such as Actos and Avandia

  • Antibiotic May Lower Effect of Some Blood Thinners
    (21-Jul-2015)
    Doctors should closely monitor patients who have to take these drugs together, expert says

  • Could Antibiotics Raise a Child's Risk for Juvenile Arthritis?
    (20-Jul-2015)
    Odds are low, but study points to another downside of overuse

  • Antibiotics Myths Still Common Among Parents
    (20-Jul-2015)
    Those with Medicaid insurance tend to know less about the drugs, study finds

  • Cancer Trials Need to Include More Seniors: Experts
    (20-Jul-2015)
    Older adults react differently to treatment, oncologists' group notes

  • Antibiotics Myths Still Common Among Parents
    (20-Jul-2015)
    Those with Medicaid insurance tend to know less about the drugs, study finds

  • Antibiotics Myths Still Common Among Parents
    (20-Jul-2015)
    Those with Medicaid insurance tend to know less about the drugs, study finds

  • As Baby Boomers Age, Alzheimer's Rates Will Soar
    (20-Jul-2015)
    By 2050, half of that generation's survivors will have the mind-wasting disease, study predicts

  • Antibiotics Myths Still Common Among Parents
    (20-Jul-2015)
    Those with Medicaid insurance tend to know less about the drugs, study finds

  • Could Antibiotics Raise a Child's Risk for Juvenile Arthritis?
    (20-Jul-2015)
    Odds are low, but study points to another downside of overuse

  • Aspirin Use Common Among Americans With Heart Trouble
    (16-Jul-2015)
    CDC finds older people, white men most likely users of the drug endorsed for heart health

  • Insured Americans Up to 3 Times Likelier to Get Preventive Care: CDC
    (16-Jul-2015)
    Type of coverage doesn't matter, researchers say

  • Insured Americans Up to 3 Times Likelier to Get Preventive Care: CDC
    (16-Jul-2015)
    Type of coverage doesn't matter, researchers say

  • Insured Americans Up to 3 Times Likelier to Get Preventive Care: CDC
    (16-Jul-2015)
    Type of coverage doesn't matter, researchers say

  • Insured Americans Up to 3 Times Likelier to Get Preventive Care: CDC
    (16-Jul-2015)
    Type of coverage doesn't matter, researchers say

  • Novel Leg Prosthesis Approved
    (16-Jul-2015)
    For people who can't use conventional device

  • Hospitalization Rates Jump Near 'Fracking' Sites: Study
    (15-Jul-2015)
    Researchers suggest exposure to toxins, high noise levels may help explain link

  • Wildfires May Spark Heart Hazards for Miles Around
    (15-Jul-2015)
    Fine-particle pollution linked to cardiac arrests, heart attacks, study finds

  • Antidepressant, Painkiller Combo May Raise Risk of Brain Bleed
    (15-Jul-2015)
    Be cautious about taking both together, researcher says

  • Secondhand Smoke Tied to Raised Stroke Risk in Study
    (15-Jul-2015)
    Odds of brain attack boosted by 30 percent, researchers say

  • Hospitalization Rates Jump Near 'Fracking' Sites: Study
    (15-Jul-2015)
    Researchers suggest exposure to toxins, high noise levels may help explain link

  • Wildfires May Spark Heart Hazards for Miles Around
    (15-Jul-2015)
    Fine-particle pollution linked to cardiac arrests, heart attacks, study finds

  • Health Care Access Improves With Expansion of 'Obamacare': CDC
    (15-Jul-2015)
    Report finds Hispanic adults saw biggest gains, but they still had more trouble getting medical care

  • Health Care Access Improves With Expansion of 'Obamacare': CDC
    (15-Jul-2015)
    Report finds Hispanic adults saw biggest gains, but they still had more trouble getting medical care

  • Health Care Access Improves With Expansion of 'Obamacare': CDC
    (15-Jul-2015)
    Report finds Hispanic adults saw biggest gains, but they still had more trouble getting medical care

  • Health Care Access Improves With Expansion of 'Obamacare': CDC
    (15-Jul-2015)
    Report finds Hispanic adults saw biggest gains, but they still had more trouble getting medical care

  • Health Care Access Improves With Expansion of 'Obamacare': CDC
    (15-Jul-2015)
    Report finds Hispanic adults saw biggest gains, but they still had more trouble getting medical care

  • Antidepressant, Painkiller Combo May Raise Risk of Brain Bleed
    (15-Jul-2015)
    Be cautious about taking both together, researcher says

  • Hospitalization Rates Jump Near 'Fracking' Sites: Study
    (15-Jul-2015)
    Researchers suggest exposure to toxins, high noise levels may help explain link

  • New Drug May Help Diabetic Kidney Disease Patients
    (14-Jul-2015)
    Patiromer appears to keep potassium levels in check, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Make Sure Children Use ATVs Safely
    (14-Jul-2015)
    Protective gear and training are essential

  • Climate Change May Already Be Costing American Lives
    (13-Jul-2015)
    Study found big swings in temperature were linked to higher death rates among seniors in Northeast

  • Surgery May Beat Drugs for Ulcerative Colitis: Study
    (13-Jul-2015)
    Patients 50 and up with advanced disease benefited the most

  • U.S. FDA Approves New Drug for Schizophrenia, Major Depression
    (13-Jul-2015)
    Medication can be used as an add-on therapy to antidepressants

  • Rexulti Approved for Schizophrenia, Depression
    (13-Jul-2015)
    But shouldn't be prescribed to some older people

  • U.S. FDA Approves New Drug for Schizophrenia, Major Depression
    (13-Jul-2015)
    Medication can be used as an add-on therapy to antidepressants

  • Hot Weather Safety Essential for Elderly
    (12-Jul-2015)
    Chronic illnesses also increase vulnerability to temperature spikes

  • Marijuana Study Counters 'Gateway' Theory
    (10-Jul-2015)
    It says specific reasons teens try pot are better predictors of future drug use

  • FDA Strengthens Heart Attack, Stroke Warning for Popular Painkillers
    (10-Jul-2015)
    NSAIDS include such drugs as ibuprofen and naproxen; aspirin not included in alert

  • Experts Urge Caution With Popular Painkillers After FDA Warning
    (10-Jul-2015)
    Tougher labels reflect mounting evidence that NSAIDs such as ibuprofen, naproxen raise heart, stroke risk

  • Extreme Weather May Raise Risk of Salmonella Infection, Study Says
    (10-Jul-2015)
    Germ causes about 1.2 million cases of severe 'stomach flu' in the U.S. each year

  • FDA Strengthens Heart Attack, Stroke Warning for Popular Painkillers
    (10-Jul-2015)
    NSAIDS include such drugs as ibuprofen and naproxen; aspirin not included in alert

  • Experts Urge Caution With Popular Painkillers After FDA Warning
    (10-Jul-2015)
    Tougher labels reflect mounting evidence that NSAIDs such as ibuprofen, naproxen raise heart, stroke risk

  • Alcohol, Pot Combo Impairs Driving More Than Either Alone
    (10-Jul-2015)
    But study finds effect isn't doubled, and alcohol still more dangerous than pot

  • Alcohol, Pot Combo Impairs Driving More Than Either Alone
    (10-Jul-2015)
    But study finds effect isn't doubled, and alcohol still more dangerous than pot

  • FDA Approves New Drug for Heart Failure
    (09-Jul-2015)
    Entresto was granted 'fast track' approval by the agency

  • Painkiller Overdoses Often Involve 'Pharmacy Shopping'
    (09-Jul-2015)
    Using multiple drug stores to fill prescriptions tied to raised risk of overdose death, study finds

  • FDA Approves New Drug for Heart Failure
    (09-Jul-2015)
    Entresto was granted 'fast track' approval by the agency

  • Back Pain and Depression Combo Lessens Pain Relief from Narcotic Painkillers
    (09-Jul-2015)
    People with mental health illness are also more at risk of drug misuse, study says

  • Study Questions Safety of Chemicals Used in Plastic Consumer Products
    (09-Jul-2015)
    Researchers say they see link to risk of high blood pressure and diabetes in children

  • Deaths From High Blood Pressure Should Plummet Under 'Obamacare': Study
    (09-Jul-2015)
    Researchers estimate access to treatment could save 6,000 lives a year

  • Painkiller Overdoses Often Involve 'Pharmacy Shopping'
    (09-Jul-2015)
    Using multiple drug stores to fill prescriptions tied to raised risk of overdose death, study finds

  • Deaths From High Blood Pressure Should Plummet Under 'Obamacare': Study
    (09-Jul-2015)
    Researchers estimate access to treatment could save 6,000 lives a year

  • Deaths From High Blood Pressure Should Plummet Under 'Obamacare': Study
    (09-Jul-2015)
    Researchers estimate access to treatment could save 6,000 lives a year

  • Painkiller Overdoses Often Involve 'Pharmacy Shopping'
    (09-Jul-2015)
    Using multiple drug stores to fill prescriptions tied to raised risk of overdose death, study finds

  • FDA Approves New Drug for Heart Failure
    (09-Jul-2015)
    Entresto was granted 'fast track' approval by the agency

  • Experimental Psoriasis Drug Shows Promise
    (08-Jul-2015)
    Guselkumab appears more effective than standard treatment, researchers report

  • Medical Marijuana Ads May Prompt Pot Use Among Teens
    (07-Jul-2015)
    Study suggests prevention efforts should highlight negative effects drug can have on the brain

  • Heroin Use on the Rise Among Women, Wealthier People, CDC Finds
    (07-Jul-2015)
    Prescription painkiller addiction often precedes use of street drug

  • How Long Do Patients With Clots in the Lung Need Blood Thinners?
    (07-Jul-2015)
    New French study suggests that anti-clotting drugs may be needed for the very long term

  • Medical Marijuana Ads May Prompt Pot Use Among Teens
    (07-Jul-2015)
    Study suggests prevention efforts should highlight negative effects drug can have on the brain

  • Women Spend Far Less on Birth Control Because of 'Obamacare'
    (07-Jul-2015)
    Out-of-pocket costs for 'the pill' fell 38 percent between 2012 and 2013, study finds

  • Heroin Use on the Rise Among Women, Wealthier People, CDC Finds
    (07-Jul-2015)
    Prescription painkiller addiction often precedes use of street drug

  • Entresto Approved for Heart Failure
    (07-Jul-2015)
    When heart can't pump enough blood

  • Many New Teen Drivers 'Crash' in Simulated Driving Task
    (03-Jul-2015)
    Study suggests despite getting licenses, adolescents lacked key skills to stay safe

  • Many New Teen Drivers 'Crash' in Simulated Driving Task
    (03-Jul-2015)
    Study suggests despite getting licenses, adolescents lacked key skills to stay safe

  • Many New Teen Drivers 'Crash' in Simulated Driving Task
    (03-Jul-2015)
    Study suggests despite getting licenses, adolescents lacked key skills to stay safe

  • Naps May Boost Worker Productivity
    (02-Jul-2015)
    Hour of rest during the day seemed to ease impulsiveness and frustration, researchers report

  • Orkambi Approved for Cystic Fibrosis
    (02-Jul-2015)
    When disease caused by mutated gene from each parent

  • Fireworks Can Spark Bump in Air Pollution, Study Finds
    (01-Jul-2015)
    July Fourth favorites release small particles that can harm the lungs, scientists find

  • Unapproved Ear Drops Targeted by FDA
    (01-Jul-2015)
    These prescription meds have been available for years, but safety, quality are concerns

  • Promise From a New Weight-Loss Drug
    (01-Jul-2015)
    Two-thirds who took Saxenda lost 5 percent of body weight, study shows

  • Red Cross Urges Americans to Give Blood During Fourth of July
    (01-Jul-2015)
    More than 40 percent of people will be away, but drive continues over holiday weekend

  • Under-the-Tongue Hay Fever Pills Offer Little Benefit: Study
    (30-Jun-2015)
    For serious grass allergy, shots may be more effective, researcher says

  • Under-the-Tongue Hay Fever Pills Offer Little Benefit: Study
    (30-Jun-2015)
    For serious grass allergy, shots may be more effective, researcher says

  • 'Novice Driver' Car Decals Don't Cut Crash Rates: Study
    (30-Jun-2015)
    Researchers suspect other restrictions for those with learner permits help to reduce accidents

  • 'Novice Driver' Car Decals Don't Cut Crash Rates: Study
    (30-Jun-2015)
    Researchers suspect other restrictions for those with learner permits help to reduce accidents

  • Supreme Court Backs Use of Drug Implicated in 'Botched' Executions
    (29-Jun-2015)
    Midazolam has been used by several states after some drug companies stopped selling chemicals used for capital punishment

  • Fish-Related Food Poisoning in Florida Under-Reported
    (29-Jun-2015)
    Survey finds many more fishermen sick after eating barracuda, grouper than previously thought

  • Diabetes Rates Fall in Neighborhoods With Healthy Food, Parks and Gyms
    (29-Jun-2015)
    Study suggests making these resources easily accessible, affordable might cut odds of disease

  • Millennials More Accepting of Working Moms Than Past Generations
    (29-Jun-2015)
    Survey responses reveal growing gender equality in U.S.

  • Statins Might Reduce Complications After Major Lung Surgery
    (26-Jun-2015)
    But it's too soon to change standard practice, researchers say

  • In Wake of High Court Ruling, What's Next for Obamacare
    (26-Jun-2015)
    Insurers can begin making sound business decisions based on a stable Affordable Care Act, experts say

  • Statins Might Reduce Complications After Major Lung Surgery
    (26-Jun-2015)
    But it's too soon to change standard practice, researchers say

  • Common Antidepressants Linked to Higher Fracture Odds in Menopausal Women
    (26-Jun-2015)
    Drugs like Celexa, Prozac could undermine bone, research suggests

  • Supreme Court Upholds Subsidies for Obamacare
    (25-Jun-2015)
    Ruling preserves tax credits for 6.4 million people in 34 states

  • Female Bosses May Not Push Pay Parity
    (25-Jun-2015)
    Study found some women did worse financially when working for a female manager

  • Drug for Rheumatoid Arthritis May Also Help Ease Vitiligo
    (24-Jun-2015)
    Case study showed tofacitinib cleared up skin pigmentation loss in woman after just 2 months

  • Smoking Around Toddlers May Raise Their Obesity Risk
    (24-Jun-2015)
    Study can't prove cause-and-effect, but changes to kids' hormones might be the link

  • U.S. Dialysis Patients Increasingly Live in Poor Areas
    (24-Jun-2015)
    One-third with kidney failure come from low-income neighborhoods, study finds

  • Ebola Linked to Rise in Malaria Deaths in Guinea
    (24-Jun-2015)
    West Africans were avoiding clinics for fear of catching the deadly virus, study finds

  • U.S. Dialysis Patients Increasingly Live in Poor Areas
    (24-Jun-2015)
    One-third with kidney failure come from low-income neighborhoods, study finds

  • Drug for Rheumatoid Arthritis May Also Help Ease Vitiligo
    (24-Jun-2015)
    Case study showed tofacitinib cleared up skin pigmentation loss in woman after just 2 months

  • Half of U.S. Hispanics With High Cholesterol Unaware They Have It: Study
    (24-Jun-2015)
    And two-thirds who are aware don't get treatment for condition that raises risk of heart disease

  • Health Tip: When Air Is Unhealthy
    (23-Jun-2015)
    Stay indoors

  • Climate Change a 'Medical Emergency' Posing Major Risks: Experts
    (23-Jun-2015)
    International commission says 50 years of global health gains could be undone

  • Evidence Supports Medical Pot for Some Conditions, Not Others
    (23-Jun-2015)
    Review of 79 studies suggests states may have put cart before the horse, experts say

  • Climate Change a 'Medical Emergency' Posing Major Risks: Experts
    (23-Jun-2015)
    International commission says 50 years of global health gains could be undone

  • Bad Neighborhoods May Make You Age Faster
    (23-Jun-2015)
    Living in areas with higher noise and crime adversely affect health, study contends

  • Climate Change a 'Medical Emergency' Posing Major Risks: Experts
    (23-Jun-2015)
    International commission says 50 years of global health gains could be undone

  • Viagra, Other ED Meds Won't Raise Melanoma Risk
    (23-Jun-2015)
    Study did find slightly higher odds for the skin cancer in men on ED drugs, but lifestyles are probable culprit

  • Climate Change a 'Medical Emergency' Posing Major Risks: Experts
    (23-Jun-2015)
    International commission says 50 years of global health gains could be undone

  • Only 1 in 5 Wants to See Subsidies for Health Insurance Eliminated: Poll
    (22-Jun-2015)
    HealthDay/Harris Poll finding comes on eve of Supreme Court ruling on legality of the Obamacare subsidies

  • Only 1 in 5 Wants to See Subsidies for Health Insurance Eliminated: Poll
    (22-Jun-2015)
    HealthDay/Harris Poll finding comes on eve of Supreme Court ruling on legality of the Obamacare subsidies

  • Anti-Clotting Drug Approved For Angioplasty
    (22-Jun-2015)
    Kengreal prevents blood platelets from accumulating

  • Health Tip: Preventing Ear Pain During Air Travel
    (22-Jun-2015)
    Swallow frequently to help adjust to pressure changes

  • Ancient Teeth Show Signs of Indoor Air Pollution
    (19-Jun-2015)
    Researchers discover traces of charcoal, likely from cave fires, in tartar

  • Climate Change Won't Lower Number of Winter Deaths, Study Claims
    (19-Jun-2015)
    Most fatalities stem from flu and respiratory illnesses, researchers find

  • Climate Change Won't Lower Number of Winter Deaths, Study Claims
    (19-Jun-2015)
    Most fatalities stem from flu and respiratory illnesses, researchers find

  • Can Too Much Sitting Make You Anxious?
    (19-Jun-2015)
    Review found link between the two, but not cause and effect

  • Tick Infection Epidemic Among American Indian Tribes in Arizona: CDC
    (19-Jun-2015)
    Rocky Mountain spotted fever reponsible for $13 million in losses, study says

  • Can Too Much Sitting Make You Anxious?
    (19-Jun-2015)
    Review found link between the two, but not cause and effect

  • New Drugs Might Prevent Migraines Before They Start
    (18-Jun-2015)
    Injectable medications appear promising in early trials, but more research needed

  • New Drugs Might Prevent Migraines Before They Start
    (18-Jun-2015)
    Injectable medications appear promising in early trials, but more research needed

  • 'Friends and Family' OD-Reversal Kits Are Saving Addicts' Lives
    (18-Jun-2015)
    Narcan kits have prevented almost 27,000 deaths in two decades, researchers say

  • Camping Wisely Helps Prevent Wildfires
    (18-Jun-2015)
    Many outdoor blazes caused by carelessness, experts caution

  • Many Parents Who Smoke Expose Kids to Fumes at Home
    (18-Jun-2015)
    4 in every 10 U.S. households with a smoking parent had no 'smoke-free' rules in place, study finds

  • Can U.S. Health-Care System Afford New, Improved Cholesterol Drugs?
    (18-Jun-2015)
    Medications may cost as much as $12,000 per person each year

  • FDA Seizes Counterfeit Drugs, Devices Sold Online
    (18-Jun-2015)
    International effort takes aim at more than 1,050 websites

  • Using Same Hospital for Complications After Surgery Lowers Death Risk: Study
    (18-Jun-2015)
    Patients also did slightly better when original team of doctors treated them on readmission

  • Brain Injury May Hurt Job Prospects of U.S. Veterans
    (17-Jun-2015)
    Employment gap widens over time, study finds

  • Most Children With Migraines Don't Get Proven Treatments: Study
    (17-Jun-2015)
    Nearly half don't get any pain relievers at all, researcher adds

  • Most Children With Migraines Don't Get Proven Treatments: Study
    (17-Jun-2015)
    Nearly half don't get any pain relievers at all, researcher adds

  • Many Migraine Sufferers Given Narcotic Painkillers, Barbiturates
    (17-Jun-2015)
    These are a poor choice, especially for children, doctors say

  • Improved Artificial Heart Valve Approved
    (17-Jun-2015)
    Changes designed to minimize leaks

  • Appendicitis Can Often Be Treated With Antibiotics
    (16-Jun-2015)
    About 80 percent of patients can try medication first, study says

  • Extreme 'Preemie' Infants at No Higher Risk If Included in Clinical Trials
    (16-Jun-2015)
    Study found similar rates of adverse events

  • New Drug Shows Promise Against Psoriasis
    (16-Jun-2015)
    Ixekizumab appeared to outperform standard medication in a late-stage clinical trial

  • Latest Supreme Court Ruling on Obamacare Looms
    (16-Jun-2015)
    At issue: eligibility of 6.4 million people in 34 states for tax credits for insurance premiums

  • Health Assistance to Developing Countries Up Since 1990: Study
    (16-Jun-2015)
    But, rise in funding has stagnated since 2010, researchers add

  • Latest Supreme Court Ruling on Obamacare Looms
    (16-Jun-2015)
    At issue: eligibility of 6.4 million people in 34 states for tax credits for insurance premiums

  • Health Assistance to Developing Countries Up Since 1990: Study
    (16-Jun-2015)
    But, rise in funding has stagnated since 2010, researchers add

  • 'Green Space' at School May Help Kids Learn, Study Suggests
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Expert says findings bolster the case for parks, playgrounds

  • Pot 'Dabbing' Poses Risk of Serious Burns, Study Warns
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Fires and even explosions have been linked to this practice, experts say

  • 'Green Space' at School May Help Kids Learn, Study Suggests
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Expert says findings bolster the case for parks, playgrounds

  • Brain Stimulation Device Approved for Parkinson's and Essential Tremor
    (15-Jun-2015)
    For use after medication alone proves inadequate

  • Health Tip: Prepare for Illness if Traveling Abroad
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Plan ahead for medication and insurance

  • Many U.S. Women Live Far From Gynecologic Cancer Care
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Long distances may impede evaluation, treatment, researcher says

  • Could ADHD Drug Find New Role in Menopause?
    (12-Jun-2015)
    Small study suggests Vyvanse might help with concentration, thought organization

  • Doctors Can Cut Back on Antibiotics After Abdominal Surgery: Study
    (11-Jun-2015)
    Researchers found 4 days of the drugs equally effective as 8 days

  • Car Crash Risk Doubles for New Users of Sleeping Pills, Study Finds
    (11-Jun-2015)
    Ambien, other sedatives aren't the best treatment for insomnia, experts say

  • Synthetic Pot a Growing Danger, CDC Report Finds
    (11-Jun-2015)
    Calls to poison control centers jumped more than 300 percent from January to April

  • As Mosquito-Borne Illnesses Threaten U.S., Less Money Spent Fighting Them
    (11-Jun-2015)
    Study shows funding has dropped 61 percent since 2004

  • Some Medicare Advantage Plans Raising Hospital, Nursing Care Copays
    (11-Jun-2015)
    Researchers say changes may be needed to protect against significant out-of-pocket expenses

  • Some Medicare Advantage Plans Raising Hospital, Nursing Care Copays
    (11-Jun-2015)
    Researchers say changes may be needed to protect against significant out-of-pocket expenses

  • Some Medicare Advantage Plans Raising Hospital, Nursing Care Copays
    (11-Jun-2015)
    Researchers say changes may be needed to protect against significant out-of-pocket expenses

  • FDA Advisers Recommend Approval of 2nd New Cholesterol Drug
    (11-Jun-2015)
    Trials show they slash levels of 'bad' LDL cholesterol, and could benefit those who don't tolerate statins

  • Car Crash Risk Doubles for New Users of Sleeping Pills, Study Finds
    (11-Jun-2015)
    Ambien, other sedatives aren't the best treatment for insomnia, experts say

  • Car Crash Risk Doubles for New Users of Sleeping Pills, Study Finds
    (11-Jun-2015)
    Ambien, other sedatives aren't the best treatment for insomnia, experts say

  • Car Crash Risk Doubles for New Users of Sleeping Pills, Study Finds
    (11-Jun-2015)
    Ambien, other sedatives aren't the best treatment for insomnia, experts say

  • FDA Advisers Recommend Approval of First of 2 New Cholesterol Drugs
    (10-Jun-2015)
    Trials show they slash levels of 'bad' cholesterol; could be used by people who don't respond to statins

  • FDA Advisers Recommend Approval of First of 2 New Cholesterol Drugs
    (10-Jun-2015)
    Trials show they slash levels of 'bad' cholesterol; could be used by people who don't respond to statins

  • Popular Heartburn Meds Linked to Higher Risk of Heart Attack
    (10-Jun-2015)
    But don't stop taking proton pump inhibitors based on this study, expert says

  • FDA Advisers Recommend Approval of First of 2 New Cholesterol Drugs
    (10-Jun-2015)
    Trials show they slash levels of 'bad' cholesterol; could be used by people who don't respond to statins

  • Germs in Foodborne Illness Gaining Resistance to Antibiotics, CDC Says
    (09-Jun-2015)
    Rate more than doubled in two years for one strain of salmonella

  • New Trial Tests Whether TB Shot Fights Type 1 Diabetes
    (09-Jun-2015)
    Researchers will look at effects in people with longstanding disease

  • More Young Children Exposed to Marijuana, Study Finds
    (09-Jun-2015)
    Kids younger than 3 may eat the drug when it's baked into brownies and cookies

  • Health Tip: Watch Your Alcohol Consumption
    (08-Jun-2015)
    It may interact with medication

  • Health Tip: Watch Your Alcohol Consumption
    (08-Jun-2015)
    It may interact with medication

  • Leaky Pipes May Mean Tainted Tap Water: Study
    (08-Jun-2015)
    Research by British engineers refutes notion that water pressure is enough to keep contaminants out

  • Health Tip: Check for Children in the Driveway
    (08-Jun-2015)
    Walk a lap around the car before you drive

  • Tougher Night Driving Rules for Teens May Lower Crash Rates
    (08-Jun-2015)
    Massachusetts study found 40 percent drop in serious accidents among teens once new laws passed

  • Tougher Night Driving Rules for Teens May Lower Crash Rates
    (08-Jun-2015)
    Massachusetts study found 40 percent drop in serious accidents among teens once new laws passed

  • Health Tip: Check for Children in the Driveway
    (08-Jun-2015)
    Walk a lap around the car before you drive

  • Tougher Night Driving Rules for Teens May Lower Crash Rates
    (08-Jun-2015)
    Massachusetts study found 40 percent drop in serious accidents among teens once new laws passed

  • Summer Motorcycle Season Is Here, Stay Safe
    (07-Jun-2015)
    Number of motorcycles on U.S. roads has grown 84 percent since 1998

  • Summer Motorcycle Season Is Here, Stay Safe
    (07-Jun-2015)
    Number of motorcycles on U.S. roads has grown 84 percent since 1998

  • Autism Linked to Higher Smog Levels, Study Says
    (05-Jun-2015)
    But no mechanism explains the link so far, and one expert expressed skepticism

  • FDA Panel Endorses Women's Libido Pill
    (05-Jun-2015)
    Vote came after the agency twice rejected the daily sexual dysfunction medication due to side effects

  • Resuming Blood Pressure Meds After Surgery Linked to Better Outcomes
    (04-Jun-2015)
    Study suggests delay in restarting drugs leads to more complications

  • Misuse of ADHD-Type Drugs Starts Long Before College: Study
    (04-Jun-2015)
    Efforts to prevent illegal use should begin in middle school

  • Sharing a Bathroom With Many Others? Your Toothbrush Likely Has 'Fecal Matter'
    (04-Jun-2015)
    Study in a college dorm finds 60 percent of toothbrushes were contaminated

  • Study Shows Arthritis' Toll on Work, Social Life
    (04-Jun-2015)
    Joint disease plus other chronic health conditions may keep up to one-third affected out of workplace

  • 'Fracking' Linked to Low Birth Weight Babies
    (03-Jun-2015)
    Pregnant women who live near multiple natural gas wells tend to have smaller infants, research suggests

  • Rise in Deaths Even When Smog Is Below EPA Standard: Study
    (03-Jun-2015)
    Experts say stricter air pollution regulations are needed

  • 'Fracking' Linked to Low Birth Weight Babies
    (03-Jun-2015)
    Pregnant women who live near multiple natural gas wells tend to have smaller infants, research suggests

  • Rise in Deaths Even When Smog Is Below EPA Standard: Study
    (03-Jun-2015)
    Experts say stricter air pollution regulations are needed

  • Chantix Study Finds Little Evidence to Support Suicidal, Criminal Warnings
    (03-Jun-2015)
    But quit-smoking drug may be linked to other adverse effects

  • 'Fracking' Linked to Low Birth Weight Babies
    (03-Jun-2015)
    Pregnant women who live near multiple natural gas wells tend to have smaller infants, research suggests

  • FDA Puts Antibiotics for Food Animals Under Vet's Supervision
    (02-Jun-2015)
    Rule intended to curb routine use for nonmedical purposes

  • New Drug Shows Potential for Blood Cancer
    (02-Jun-2015)
    Multiple myeloma patients saw survival gains when elotuzumab was added to treatment

  • Office Workers, On Your Feet!
    (02-Jun-2015)
    Report calls for at least 2 hours a day standing on the job

  • Blood Thinners OK for Cancers That Spread to Brain, Study Finds
    (02-Jun-2015)
    Treatment didn't cause significant increase in bleeding in head

  • New Drug Shows Potential for Blood Cancer
    (02-Jun-2015)
    Multiple myeloma patients saw survival gains when elotuzumab was added to treatment

  • Risk to Baby From Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy Is Small, Study Says
    (02-Jun-2015)
    Newborn circulatory condition rate similar whether mom's depression was treated or not

  • FDA Puts Antibiotics for Food Animals Under Vet's Supervision
    (02-Jun-2015)
    Rule intended to curb routine use for nonmedical purposes

  • 2 Drugs Show Promise Against Blood Cancers
    (01-Jun-2015)
    Ibrutinib, obinutuzumab slowed progression of common leukemia, non-Hodgkin lymphoma

  • New Drug a Weapon Against Advanced Melanoma: Study
    (01-Jun-2015)
    Compared to Yervoy, nivolumab more than doubled time to disease progression, researchers found

  • Targeted Radiation to Treat Brain Tumors May Be Best: Study
    (01-Jun-2015)
    Damage to thinking and memory less than with radiation for entire brain, while survival is similar, study finds

  • New Drug a Weapon Against Advanced Melanoma: Study
    (01-Jun-2015)
    Compared to Yervoy, nivolumab more than doubled time to disease progression, researchers found

  • New Drug Keeps Common Breast Cancer Under Control Longer: Study
    (01-Jun-2015)
    Adding Ibrance to standard hormone therapy kept disease from progressing for nine months

  • New Drug a Weapon Against Advanced Melanoma: Study
    (01-Jun-2015)
    Compared to Yervoy, nivolumab more than doubled time to disease progression, researchers found

  • Health Tip: Keeping a Preemie Safe in a Car Seat
    (01-Jun-2015)
    Suggestions for safer travel

  • Immune-Based Drug Shows Promise Against Advanced Lung Cancer
    (29-May-2015)
    Patients given nivolumab reported fewer side effects, longer survival than those receiving usual chemo agent

  • Gene Test May Predict Success of Cancer Drug in Certain Patients
    (29-May-2015)
    Finding might one day help doctors better choose patients to receive Keytruda, study says

  • Inmates Denied Methadone Less Likely to Choose Treatment When Released
    (29-May-2015)
    But nearly all given the drug-addiction medication stayed on it once freed, study finds

  • Smokers May Need More Anesthesia, Painkillers for Surgery
    (29-May-2015)
    Study finds effect seems to extend to people exposed to secondhand smoke, too

  • Rapamune Approved for Rare Lung Disease
    (29-May-2015)
    LAM affects mostly women of child-bearing age

  • Global Trial Finds HIV Drugs Should Be Taken Right After Diagnosis
    (28-May-2015)
    Those who started medications early fared better than those who waited until immune systems weakened

  • Global Trial Finds HIV Drugs Should Be Taken Right After Diagnosis
    (28-May-2015)
    Those who started medications early fared better than those who waited until immune systems weakened

  • Women, Poor, Uninsured Face Higher Risk of Psychological Distress: CDC
    (28-May-2015)
    Better access to mental health care is needed, expert says

  • Oil and Gas Industry Worker Death Rate Down by a Third
    (28-May-2015)
    CDC report notes mortality declined even as industry boomed

  • Global Trial Finds HIV Drugs Should Be Taken Right After Diagnosis
    (28-May-2015)
    Those who started medications early fared better than those who waited until immune systems weakened

  • FDA Approves New Drugs for Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    (28-May-2015)
    Both treat diarrhea that can strike some with the gastrointestinal disorder

  • Diabetes Drug Metformin May Lower Glaucoma Risk
    (28-May-2015)
    Study found people with highest dose were 25 percent less likely to develop eye condition

  • Two Drugs Approved for Irritable Bowel
    (28-May-2015)
    Syndrome affects up to 15 percent of U.S. adults

  • Teen Drivers a Danger to Others on the Road, Report Warns
    (28-May-2015)
    More than two-thirds of those injured, killed in crashes with teen drivers are other people

  • Teen Drivers a Danger to Others on the Road, Report Warns
    (28-May-2015)
    More than two-thirds of those injured, killed in crashes with teen drivers are other people

  • Newer Birth Control Pills May Slightly Raise Blood Clot Risk
    (27-May-2015)
    Study finds effect with brands such as Yaz, Yasmin and Desogen, but risk to any one user remains very low

  • Could a Noisy Neighborhood Make You Fat?
    (27-May-2015)
    Constant exposure to traffic, trains and planes may add inches to your waist, researchers report

  • Newer Birth Control Pills May Slightly Raise Blood Clot Risk
    (27-May-2015)
    Study finds effect with brands such as Yaz, Yasmin and Desogen, but risk to any one user remains very low

  • Don't Give Heart-Healthy Patients Blood Pressure Drugs Before Surgery: Study
    (27-May-2015)
    But those with three or four heart risk factors may benefit from getting beta-blockers

  • Could a Noisy Neighborhood Make You Fat?
    (27-May-2015)
    Constant exposure to traffic, trains and planes may add inches to your waist, researchers report

  • Blood Pressure Vaccine Shows Promise in Rats
    (26-May-2015)
    Experimental treatment might benefit people who forget to take meds, researcher says

  • Blood Pressure Vaccine Shows Promise in Rats
    (26-May-2015)
    Experimental treatment might benefit people who forget to take meds, researcher says

  • U.S. Traveler Returning From Liberia Dies of Lassa Fever: CDC
    (26-May-2015)
    Only sixth known case in United States since 1969, but virus is much less deadly than Ebola

  • Living at Higher Elevations Linked to SIDS Risk
    (25-May-2015)
    Study found odds were doubled, though still very rare even at greater altitudes

  • Health Tip: Watch Portion Sizes While Traveling
    (25-May-2015)
    Pack your own snacks

  • More Babies Born to Mothers Addicted to Pain Meds
    (22-May-2015)
    Also rising are costs to treat infants' withdrawal symptoms, study says

  • More Babies Born to Mothers Addicted to Pain Meds
    (22-May-2015)
    Also rising are costs to treat infants' withdrawal symptoms, study says

  • Pet Geckos May Pose Health Risk
    (21-May-2015)
    Researchers detect antibiotic-resistant bacteria in lizards from Indonesia

  • Cold Weather a Bigger Killer Than Heat, Study Finds
    (21-May-2015)
    But moderate, not extreme, temperatures more deadly, researchers say

  • Pet Geckos May Pose Health Risk
    (21-May-2015)
    Researchers detect antibiotic-resistant bacteria in lizards from Indonesia

  • Cold Weather a Bigger Killer Than Heat, Study Finds
    (21-May-2015)
    But moderate, not extreme, temperatures more deadly, researchers say

  • Over 4 Million Working Americans Suffer From Anxiety Disorders
    (21-May-2015)
    Illness can be debilitating, but treatment is available so workers can stay productive, experts say

  • Improper Antibiotic Use Often Due to Misdiagnosis: Study
    (20-May-2015)
    Identifying illness correctly is key to drugs' effectiveness, researcher says

  • Secondhand Pot Smoke Can Give Bystanders Mild 'High'
    (20-May-2015)
    Experiment in unventilated room found some intoxication by those who weren't smoking marijuana

  • Fewer Motorcyclists Dying in Crashes: Report
    (20-May-2015)
    But U.S. death toll still higher than a decade ago, researchers say

  • Improper Antibiotic Use Often Due to Misdiagnosis: Study
    (20-May-2015)
    Identifying illness correctly is key to drugs' effectiveness, researcher says

  • Cholesterol Drugs May Lower Stroke Risk for Healthy Older Adults
    (20-May-2015)
    Statins and fibrates both drop chances by about one-third, study suggests

  • More U.S. Kids Getting Mental Health Treatment
    (20-May-2015)
    But most of that increase has been among patients who have less serious illness

  • Fewer Motorcyclists Dying in Crashes: Report
    (20-May-2015)
    But U.S. death toll still higher than a decade ago, researchers say

  • Fewer Motorcyclists Dying in Crashes: Report
    (20-May-2015)
    But U.S. death toll still higher than a decade ago, researchers say

  • Nation's Capital Named 'Fittest City' in U.S.
    (19-May-2015)
    Washington, D.C., followed by Minneapolis/St. Paul and San Diego as places that encourage exercise

  • Antidepressants Ease Postpartum Depression, Study Finds
    (19-May-2015)
    But breast-feeding moms should talk with doctor about risks and benefits of drugs, researchers say

  • Steroids No Better for Sciatica Pain Than Placebo, Study Finds
    (19-May-2015)
    But taking prednisone was tied to small improvements in ability to perform daily activities

  • Combo Treatment for Cystic Fibrosis Shows Promise
    (18-May-2015)
    Researchers say therapy could help 15,000 people in United States alone

  • Combo Treatment for Cystic Fibrosis Shows Promise
    (18-May-2015)
    Researchers say therapy could help 15,000 people in United States alone

  • It May Soon Be Possible to Easily 'Brew' Narcotics
    (18-May-2015)
    While breakthrough could benefit medicine, researchers warn of potential to create illegal drugs

  • FDA Issues Warning for Type 2 Diabetes Drugs
    (18-May-2015)
    SGLT2 inhibitors linked to potentially fatal condition called ketoacidosis

  • Shift Work Linked to Health Problems
    (18-May-2015)
    Excess weight, sleep issues more common among those with changing schedules, study finds

  • Medical Pot-Painkiller Combo Isn't Always Recipe for Abuse
    (18-May-2015)
    But researchers say doctors should be kept informed of dual usage

  • FDA Issues Warning for Type 2 Diabetes Drugs
    (18-May-2015)
    SGLT2 inhibitors linked to potentially fatal condition called ketoacidosis

  • Combo Treatment for Cystic Fibrosis Shows Promise
    (18-May-2015)
    Researchers say therapy could help 15,000 people in United States alone

  • World's Tiniest Pacemaker Seems Safe, Effective in Trial
    (15-May-2015)
    Device is 93 percent smaller than prior pacemakers that are implanted through a vein

  • Stomach Bug Traced to Swimming in Contaminated Lake Water
    (14-May-2015)
    Safe hygiene practices can prevent norovirus outbreaks, CDC says

  • Adults With Autism Fare Poorly in Job Interviews, Study Finds
    (14-May-2015)
    Impaired communication skills may be apparent even in those deemed 'high-functioning'

  • Multiple ER Visits Linked to Risk of Prescription-Drug Overdose Death
    (14-May-2015)
    Researcher sees 'important window' of opportunity for intervention

  • ERs See Spike in Narcotic Painkiller Abuse Cases
    (14-May-2015)
    U.S. report found problem was greatest among women and patients 55 and older

  • Stomach Bug Traced to Swimming in Contaminated Lake Water
    (14-May-2015)
    Safe hygiene practices can prevent norovirus outbreaks, CDC says

  • Health Tip: Avoid Road Distractions
    (13-May-2015)
    Turn off your cell phone while driving

  • New Moms' Codeine Use Down Since Health Warnings
    (12-May-2015)
    In rare cases, a woman metabolizes the drug faster, getting too much into breast-milk

  • Immune System Genes May Change With the Seasons: Study
    (12-May-2015)
    Altered activity could explain why some diseases are worse in some months than others, researchers say

  • New Moms' Codeine Use Down Since Health Warnings
    (12-May-2015)
    In rare cases, a woman metabolizes the drug faster, getting too much into breast-milk

  • Health Tip: Travel Safely in the Air
    (12-May-2015)
    Bring needed medications in a carry-on

  • Brain Injury Linked to Raised Risk of Road Rage
    (12-May-2015)
    Understanding how head trauma affects driving behavior could help improve traffic safety, study says

  • Brain Injury Linked to Raised Risk of Road Rage
    (12-May-2015)
    Understanding how head trauma affects driving behavior could help improve traffic safety, study says

  • Antibiotic-Resistant Typhoid Spreading Across Asia, Africa
    (11-May-2015)
    Areas lacking clean water, effective sanitation most at risk, experts say

  • Environmental Concerns Led to Jump in Cost of Asthma Inhalers: Study
    (11-May-2015)
    Price of 'rescue' medication nearly doubled, researchers say

  • Environmental Concerns Led to Jump in Cost of Asthma Inhalers: Study
    (11-May-2015)
    Price of 'rescue' medication nearly doubled, researchers say

  • Antibiotic-Resistant Typhoid Spreading Across Asia, Africa
    (11-May-2015)
    Areas lacking clean water, effective sanitation most at risk, experts say

  • Environmental Concerns Led to Jump in Cost of Asthma Inhalers: Study
    (11-May-2015)
    Price of 'rescue' medication nearly doubled, researchers say

  • Antibiotic-Resistant Typhoid Spreading Across Asia, Africa
    (11-May-2015)
    Areas lacking clean water, effective sanitation most at risk, experts say

  • Antibiotic-Resistant Typhoid Spreading Across Asia, Africa
    (11-May-2015)
    Areas lacking clean water, effective sanitation most at risk, experts say

  • Blood Thinner Warfarin May Pose Greater Bleeding Risk for Obese: Study
    (08-May-2015)
    But exact reason why isn't known, experts say

  • Moving to a Poorer Neighborhood Might Be Bad for Your Waistline
    (08-May-2015)
    Study finds where you live could make a difference in how much you weigh

  • Higher Altitude May Lead to Lower Weight, Study Contends
    (08-May-2015)
    Living at least 1,500 feet above sea level tied to reduced risk of being to heavy

  • Biking, Walking to Work Can Help Shed Pounds
    (08-May-2015)
    U.K. study found a switch away from cars helped folks with 30-minute commutes drop 15 lbs in 2 years

  • Blood Thinner Warfarin May Pose Greater Bleeding Risk for Obese: Study
    (08-May-2015)
    But exact reason why isn't known, experts say

  • Avelox Approved for Plague
    (08-May-2015)
    Deadly bacteria could be used as bioterror agent

  • Biking, Walking to Work Can Help Shed Pounds
    (08-May-2015)
    U.K. study found a switch away from cars helped folks with 30-minute commutes drop 15 lbs in 2 years

  • J&J to Rely on Bioethicists for Guidance on New Drugs for Dying Patients
    (07-May-2015)
    Terminally ill often have limited access to experimental medications

  • J&J to Rely on Bioethicists for Guidance on New Drugs for Dying Patients
    (07-May-2015)
    Terminally ill often have limited access to experimental medications

  • Pig Farmers at Greater Risk for Drug-Resistant Staph Infections: Study
    (07-May-2015)
    Those around them who may have weakened immune systems should take precautions

  • Americans' Blood Triglyceride Levels Dropping: CDC
    (07-May-2015)
    About one-quarter have high levels of this heart-disease related blood fat, but experts say many people still at risk

  • Fall-Related Deaths Nearly Doubled for U.S. Seniors Since 2000
    (07-May-2015)
    Researchers also report that car crashes cause 1 in 7 unintentional deaths in older Americans

  • Sharp Drop in Uninsured Texans Since Obamacare Rollout: Survey
    (06-May-2015)
    But poorest residents are far more likely to lack coverage than the rich

  • Almost 17 Million Gained Coverage Under Obamacare
    (06-May-2015)
    But many Americans still can't afford medical care, expert says

  • Nursing Homes Using Hospice Care More, But at a Cost
    (06-May-2015)
    Spending increased about $6,800 for those getting end-of-life comfort care, study says

  • Sharp Drop in Uninsured Texans Since Obamacare Rollout: Survey
    (06-May-2015)
    But poorest residents are far more likely to lack coverage than the rich

  • Almost 17 Million Gained Coverage Under Obamacare
    (06-May-2015)
    But many Americans still can't afford medical care, expert says

  • Nursing Homes Using Hospice Care More, But at a Cost
    (06-May-2015)
    Spending increased about $6,800 for those getting end-of-life comfort care, study says

  • Sharp Drop in Uninsured Texans Since Obamacare Rollout: Survey
    (06-May-2015)
    But poorest residents are far more likely to lack coverage than the rich

  • Almost 17 Million Gained Coverage Under Obamacare
    (06-May-2015)
    But many Americans still can't afford medical care, expert says

  • Almost 17 Million Gained Coverage Under Obamacare
    (06-May-2015)
    But many Americans still can't afford medical care, expert says

  • 'Cruise Ship' Norovirus Bug Can Spread by Air, Study Finds
    (06-May-2015)
    Current containment strategies may need adjusting, research suggests

  • 'Cruise Ship' Norovirus Bug Can Spread by Air, Study Finds
    (06-May-2015)
    Current containment strategies may need adjusting, research suggests

  • 'Cruise Ship' Norovirus Bug Can Spread by Air, Study Finds
    (06-May-2015)
    Current containment strategies may need adjusting, research suggests

  • 'Cruise Ship' Norovirus Bug Can Spread by Air, Study Finds
    (06-May-2015)
    Current containment strategies may need adjusting, research suggests

  • Heart Drug Digoxin May Not Be Best for Some Heart Patients
    (05-May-2015)
    Review found it was tied to early death risk in those with irregular heartbeat, heart failure

  • Self-Driving Cars Will Still Need Limits for Teens, Survey Finds
    (05-May-2015)
    Most favor restrictions on speed and passengers

  • Self-Driving Cars Will Still Need Limits for Teens, Survey Finds
    (05-May-2015)
    Most favor restrictions on speed and passengers

  • Fecal Transplant Helps Fight Off Dangerous Gut Infection: Review
    (04-May-2015)
    Treatment effective for recurrent disease, research shows

  • Bystander CPR Linked to Better Outcomes After Cardiac Arrest
    (04-May-2015)
    Study found it not only saved lives, but also boosted chances survivor could return to work

  • ER Doctors Cautious When Prescribing Narcotic Painkillers: Study
    (04-May-2015)
    They're dispensing lower number of pills, using meds that carry less overdose risk

  • Be a Responsible Camper
    (03-May-2015)
    Tips for minimizing your impact on the environment

  • Few Military Women Seek Care After Sexual Assault: Study
    (01-May-2015)
    Career concerns cited as deterrent

  • Raplixa Approved to Control Surgical Bleeding
    (01-May-2015)
    Spray-dried product promotes clotting when other methods are 'ineffective or impractical'

  • Mars-Bound Astronauts May Face Danger From Cosmic Rays
    (01-May-2015)
    Rodent study suggests long-term exposure diminishes brain function

  • Heroin Use Surges Among Whites Who Abuse Prescription Painkillers
    (30-Apr-2015)
    Efforts to curb illicit drug use should target this population, researchers say

  • Cloudy Climes May Up Risk of Pancreatic Cancer: Study
    (30-Apr-2015)
    Shortage of vitamin D may be to blame

  • Want to Stay Slim? Keep Food Out of Sight
    (30-Apr-2015)
    Low self-esteem is also linked to obesity, study finds

  • Heroin Use Surges Among Whites Who Abuse Prescription Painkillers
    (30-Apr-2015)
    Efforts to curb illicit drug use should target this population, researchers say

  • Drop in Drunk Driving Crashes May Have Boosted U.S. Economy
    (30-Apr-2015)
    Study tallied savings from fewer medical bills, lower legal costs, lost productivity and property damage

  • Drop in Drunk Driving Crashes May Have Boosted U.S. Economy
    (30-Apr-2015)
    Study tallied savings from fewer medical bills, lower legal costs, lost productivity and property damage

  • Half of U.S. Hospitals Could Do More to Prevent Serious Infections, Study Finds
    (29-Apr-2015)
    Although many precautions are in place, not enough centers set strict antibiotic limits

  • Curbing School Bus Pollution Might Reduce Absences
    (29-Apr-2015)
    Improved emission controls produced big benefits for students with asthma, study found

  • 4 in 10 Americans Breathe Unhealthy Air: Report
    (29-Apr-2015)
    Some cities showed improvements in air quality, while others had their worst record ever

  • Knowledge Is Power for Patients With Heart Failure
    (29-Apr-2015)
    Death rates may be higher for those lacking clear grasp of doctor's instructions, study suggests

  • Curbing School Bus Pollution Might Reduce Absences
    (29-Apr-2015)
    Improved emission controls produced big benefits for students with asthma, study found

  • Surge in Pollen May Spur Many Cases of Dry Eye
    (29-Apr-2015)
    Both are at their worst this time of year, study says

  • 4 in 10 Americans Breathe Unhealthy Air: Report
    (29-Apr-2015)
    Some cities showed improvements in air quality, while others had their worst record ever

  • Knowledge Is Power for Patients With Heart Failure
    (29-Apr-2015)
    Death rates may be higher for those lacking clear grasp of doctor's instructions, study suggests

  • First Generic Abilify Approved
    (29-Apr-2015)
    For treatment of bipolar disorder or schizophrenia

  • Kybella Approved for Double Chin
    (29-Apr-2015)
    Drug mimics body's own fat-destroying chemical

  • Beijing Olympics Study Hints at Smog's Impact on Birth Weights
    (28-Apr-2015)
    Babies born when pollution was controlled were about a half pound heavier

  • ER Practices Key to Helping Those Addicted to Painkillers: Study
    (28-Apr-2015)
    Giving patients drug that helps ease withdrawal works better than simple referrals, experts say

  • Ex-Baseball Star Kirk Gibson Has Parkinson's Disease
    (28-Apr-2015)
    The movement disorder often leads to trembling, slowed movement, poor balance and coordination

  • Beijing Olympics Study Hints at Smog's Impact on Birth Weights
    (28-Apr-2015)
    Babies born when pollution was controlled were about a half pound heavier

  • Beijing Olympics Study Hints at Smog's Impact on Birth Weights
    (28-Apr-2015)
    Babies born when pollution was controlled were about a half pound heavier

  • ER Practices Key to Helping Those Addicted to Painkillers: Study
    (28-Apr-2015)
    Giving patients drug that helps ease withdrawal works better than simple referrals, experts say

  • Few Sickle Cell Patients Receiving Beneficial Drug, Study Finds
    (28-Apr-2015)
    Medication helps reduce painful episodes

  • New Drug Class Slashes 'Bad' Cholesterol, Review Finds
    (27-Apr-2015)
    If approved, medications could be used by people who don't respond to statins

  • New Drug Class Slashes 'Bad' Cholesterol, Review Finds
    (27-Apr-2015)
    If approved, medications could be used by people who don't respond to statins

  • Teens With History of Self-Poisoning Face Greater Suicide Risk
    (27-Apr-2015)
    Study finds odds as much as 30 times higher, even years later

  • Teens With History of Self-Poisoning Face Greater Suicide Risk
    (27-Apr-2015)
    Study finds odds as much as 30 times higher, even years later

  • New Drug Class Slashes 'Bad' Cholesterol, Review Finds
    (27-Apr-2015)
    If approved, medications could be used by people who don't respond to statins

  • Smartphone App Blocks Teens From Texting, Phoning While Driving
    (27-Apr-2015)
    New study suggests experimental device might reduce distracted-driving accidents

  • Daily Aspirin Taken by More Than Half of Older U.S. Adults
    (24-Apr-2015)
    Usage doesn't always comply with national guidelines

  • Malaria Vaccine Shows Promise in Shielding African Children
    (24-Apr-2015)
    Even though shot offered less-than-perfect protection, millions might benefit, researchers say

  • Malaria Vaccine Shows Promise in Shielding African Children
    (24-Apr-2015)
    Even though shot offered less-than-perfect protection, millions might benefit, researchers say

  • Ebola Outbreak May Have Led to Almost 11,000 More Malaria Deaths: Study
    (24-Apr-2015)
    Overwhelmed systems caused deadly disruptions in health care, experts say

  • Daily Aspirin Taken by More Than Half of Older U.S. Adults
    (24-Apr-2015)
    Usage doesn't always comply with national guidelines

  • Prices of MS Drugs Soaring, Study Finds
    (24-Apr-2015)
    No medications available for disabling disease for less than $50,000 a year in United States, researchers say

  • Antibiotic Shortages On the Rise in U.S.
    (23-Apr-2015)
    Commonly used medicines are essential, but not profitable for companies, expert says

  • Smog May Be Harming Your Brain
    (23-Apr-2015)
    Tiny particles of pollution might shrink the brain and increase risk of 'silent' strokes, study contends

  • Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac Rashes Can Be Serious
    (23-Apr-2015)
    But, expert says most can safely be treated at home

  • Smog May Be Harming Your Brain
    (23-Apr-2015)
    Tiny particles of pollution might shrink the brain and increase risk of 'silent' strokes, study contends

  • For Earth Day, Turn Off the Faucet and the Ignition
    (22-Apr-2015)
    Experts remind Americans to conserve their natural resources

  • New Technology Tests Tumors Inside the Patient to Find Best Treatment
    (22-Apr-2015)
    Experimental devices might reduce risk of side effects, lower costs, researchers say

  • Statins Carry Some Risk for Seniors, Study Suggests
    (22-Apr-2015)
    Cholesterol-lowering drugs cut heart risks, but may spur muscle weakness, memory declines

  • For Earth Day, Turn Off the Faucet and the Ignition
    (22-Apr-2015)
    Experts remind Americans to conserve their natural resources

  • Statins Carry Some Risk for Seniors, Study Suggests
    (22-Apr-2015)
    Cholesterol-lowering drugs cut heart risks, but may spur muscle weakness, memory declines

  • Some Arthritis Meds Cost Seniors Thousands Annually
    (21-Apr-2015)
    Out-of-pocket expenses keep many Medicare patients from taking needed drugs, study suggests

  • More Kids With Type 1 Diabetes Facing Dangerous Complication
    (21-Apr-2015)
    Diabetic ketoacidosis can prove serious; researchers point to lack of insurance leading to late diagnosis

  • Some Arthritis Meds Cost Seniors Thousands Annually
    (21-Apr-2015)
    Out-of-pocket expenses keep many Medicare patients from taking needed drugs, study suggests

  • Many Young Adults With Autism Face Unemployment, Isolation
    (21-Apr-2015)
    Report highlights need for more services for this age group

  • Some Arthritis Meds Cost Seniors Thousands Annually
    (21-Apr-2015)
    Out-of-pocket expenses keep many Medicare patients from taking needed drugs, study suggests

  • Antibiotics May Be Overused in Many Neonatal ICUs, Study Finds
    (20-Apr-2015)
    Big variation seen in prescribing rates, despite little difference in infection rates

  • Aspirin May Help Ward Off Gastro Cancers, Study Finds
    (20-Apr-2015)
    But experts caution against starting to take it every day in hopes of preventing disease

  • Drug Shows Early Promise for Advanced Lung Cancer
    (20-Apr-2015)
    Keytruda is already approved to treat melanoma

  • Swallowing Pills? Children Can Learn How
    (20-Apr-2015)
    Five strategies were identified that help get the medicine down

  • 'Tamper-Proof' Narcotic Painkiller May Be Curbing Abuse: Study
    (20-Apr-2015)
    Number of prescriptions, overdoses dropped, but heroin overdoses went up

  • Swallowing Pills? Children Can Learn How
    (20-Apr-2015)
    Five strategies were identified that help get the medicine down

  • Antibiotics May Be Overused in Many Neonatal ICUs, Study Finds
    (20-Apr-2015)
    Big variation seen in prescribing rates, despite little difference in infection rates

  • Swallowing Pills? Children Can Learn How
    (20-Apr-2015)
    Five strategies were identified that help get the medicine down

  • Drug Shows Early Promise for Advanced Lung Cancer
    (20-Apr-2015)
    Keytruda is already approved to treat melanoma

  • 'Tamper-Proof' Narcotic Painkiller May Be Curbing Abuse: Study
    (20-Apr-2015)
    Number of prescriptions, overdoses dropped, but heroin overdoses went up

  • Remote Amazon Tribe Members Have Greater Germ Diversity in Their Bodies
    (17-Apr-2015)
    Finding suggests that 'Western' lifestyle may be driving diseases like asthma, diabetes, obesity

  • More Evidence of Long-Term Illness in 9/11 Responders
    (17-Apr-2015)
    EMS workers join police, fire personnel still struggling with health problems, study finds

  • Higher Altitude States Have Fewer Kids With ADHD, Study Finds
    (17-Apr-2015)
    Low-lying states have rates up to 16 percent versus 6 percent in mountain regions

  • Higher Altitude States Have Fewer Kids With ADHD, Study Finds
    (17-Apr-2015)
    Low-lying states have rates up to 16 percent versus 6 percent in mountain regions

  • Spring Allergy Season Could Be a Bloomin' Nightmare
    (17-Apr-2015)
    Doctors predict a shorter but rougher stretch of coughing, sneezing and wheezing

  • Remote Amazon Tribe Members Have Greater Germ Diversity in Their Bodies
    (17-Apr-2015)
    Finding suggests that 'Western' lifestyle may be driving diseases like asthma, diabetes, obesity

  • More Evidence of Long-Term Illness in 9/11 Responders
    (17-Apr-2015)
    EMS workers join police, fire personnel still struggling with health problems, study finds

  • Substance Abuse Reported by About 1 in 10 American Workers
    (16-Apr-2015)
    Government report detects uptick among hotel, food service employees

  • New Synthetic Drug 'Flakka' Triggers Crazed Behaviors
    (16-Apr-2015)
    Use of chemical-cousin to 'bath salts' appears to be on the rise, experts say

  • Roundworm Parasite Targets Canine Eyes
    (16-Apr-2015)
    Report says small number of cases reported in the United States

  • Substance Abuse Reported by About 1 in 10 American Workers
    (16-Apr-2015)
    Government report detects uptick among hotel, food service employees

  • Corlanor Approved for Chronic Heart Failure
    (16-Apr-2015)
    When heart can't pump enough blood

  • Generic Copaxone Approved for Multiple Sclerosis
    (16-Apr-2015)
    Autoimmune disease affects central nervous system

  • 1 in 10 U.S. Teens Has Tried Hashish
    (15-Apr-2015)
    Drug is more powerful cousin of marijuana, researchers say

  • Could Taking Acetaminophen Dull Your Happiness?
    (15-Apr-2015)
    In study, people showed more muted responses to photos after taking pill best known as Tylenol

  • New Drug Shows Promise for MS
    (14-Apr-2015)
    Early results indicate treatment can repair nerve damage

  • Pot Plus Booze Doubles Odds for Drunk Driving, Study Says
    (14-Apr-2015)
    Using both substances also boosts risk of relationship and work troubles

  • New Specialty Medicines Drive Up Drug Spending
    (14-Apr-2015)
    Report finds costs are highest they've been in a decade

  • Pot Plus Booze Doubles Odds for Drunk Driving, Study Says
    (14-Apr-2015)
    Using both substances also boosts risk of relationship and work troubles

  • New Specialty Medicines Drive Up Drug Spending
    (14-Apr-2015)
    Report finds costs are highest they've been in a decade

  • Pharmacists Key to Whether Patients Take Blood Thinners
    (14-Apr-2015)
    In study, almost 30 percent of people with atrial fibrillation didn't use Pradaxa as instructed

  • Blood Thinners Overprescribed for Low-Risk Irregular Heartbeat: Study
    (14-Apr-2015)
    Researchers say medications can cause bleeding, and may be unnecessary for those at low risk of stroke

  • New Specialty Medicines Drive Up Drug Spending
    (14-Apr-2015)
    Report finds costs are highest they've been in a decade

  • New Drug Shows Promise for MS
    (14-Apr-2015)
    Early results indicate treatment can repair nerve damage

  • Genes May Make 'Placebo Effect' Stronger for Some, Study Says
    (13-Apr-2015)
    But more questions than answers exist at this point

  • Narcotic Painkillers in Pregnancy Common, Harmful to Baby: Study
    (13-Apr-2015)
    Smoking, use of antidepressants may add to harms

  • Genes May Make 'Placebo Effect' Stronger for Some, Study Says
    (13-Apr-2015)
    But more questions than answers exist at this point

  • U.S. Agrees to Help Launch 'African CDC'
    (13-Apr-2015)
    Goal is to assist Africans to prevent, identify and respond to disease outbreaks

  • Genes May Make 'Placebo Effect' Stronger for Some, Study Says
    (13-Apr-2015)
    But more questions than answers exist at this point

  • Narcotic Painkillers in Pregnancy Common, Harmful to Baby: Study
    (13-Apr-2015)
    Smoking, use of antidepressants may add to harms

  • Bone-Building Drug Strengthened Hips, Spines of Frail Women in Study
    (13-Apr-2015)
    But stronger bones did not translate into fewer fractures in this elderly, high-risk population

  • Sea Creatures Getting Bigger Over Time
    (11-Apr-2015)
    Study finds average size of marine animals has increased by 150-fold in last 500 million years

  • Smartphones Could Be Early Warning System for Earthquakes
    (10-Apr-2015)
    Technology could detect problems and alert people in developing countries

  • Medical Costs Hit Residents of Texas, Florida Especially Hard, Study Finds
    (10-Apr-2015)
    They have more trouble covering expenses than people living in other large states

  • Number of Uninsured Adults Decreasing Under Obamacare
    (10-Apr-2015)
    Report also suggests racial disparities in healthcare improving under new law

  • Medical Costs Hit Residents of Texas, Florida Especially Hard, Study Finds
    (10-Apr-2015)
    They have more trouble covering expenses than people living in other large states

  • Number of Uninsured Adults Decreasing Under Obamacare
    (10-Apr-2015)
    Report also suggests racial disparities in healthcare improving under new law

  • Number of Uninsured Adults Decreasing Under Obamacare
    (10-Apr-2015)
    Report also suggests racial disparities in healthcare improving under new law

  • Medical Costs Hit Residents of Texas, Florida Especially Hard, Study Finds
    (10-Apr-2015)
    They have more trouble covering expenses than people living in other large states

  • Number of Uninsured Adults Decreasing Under Obamacare
    (10-Apr-2015)
    Report also suggests racial disparities in healthcare improving under new law

  • Contagious Leukemia Killing East Coast Clams
    (09-Apr-2015)
    Scientists 'astonished' by the finding

  • Asthma Rates Similar Among Black Children in Urban, Rural Areas: Study
    (09-Apr-2015)
    Finding challenges theory that living in a city boosts risk of respiratory condition

  • Work-Related Asthma Affects Millions of U.S. Adults: CDC
    (09-Apr-2015)
    If you can't give up the job, try to minimize contact with irritants, expert says

  • Work-Related Asthma Affects Millions of U.S. Adults: CDC
    (09-Apr-2015)
    If you can't give up the job, try to minimize contact with irritants, expert says

  • Ingredient in MS, Psoriasis Drugs Linked to Two Deadly Brain Infections
    (08-Apr-2015)
    But experts say complication is rare, and no reason to stop medication

  • 1 in 5 Medicare Patients Faces Delay in Melanoma Surgery: Study
    (08-Apr-2015)
    Long waits can be anxiety-provoking

  • 1 in 5 Medicare Patients Faces Delay in Melanoma Surgery: Study
    (08-Apr-2015)
    Long waits can be anxiety-provoking

  • Cheap Allergy Drug May Hold Potential as Hepatitis C Treatment
    (08-Apr-2015)
    Lab tests suggest over-the-counter antihistamine could offer alternative to pricey new drugs

  • Cheap Allergy Drug May Hold Potential as Hepatitis C Treatment
    (08-Apr-2015)
    Lab tests suggest over-the-counter antihistamine could offer alternative to pricey new drugs

  • Ingredient in MS, Psoriasis Drugs Linked to Two Deadly Brain Infections
    (08-Apr-2015)
    But experts say complication is rare, and no reason to stop medication

  • Placenta Test Measures Babies' Exposure to Arsenic
    (07-Apr-2015)
    This type of screening seems as reliable as urine and toenail samples, study says

  • As the Weather Warms, Avoid Gardening's Pitfalls
    (07-Apr-2015)
    U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers safety tips

  • Uninsured May Face Much Higher Charges for Cancer Drugs
    (07-Apr-2015)
    Chemotherapy fees can be 43 times more than those for insured patients, study finds

  • Uninsured May Face Much Higher Charges for Cancer Drugs
    (07-Apr-2015)
    Chemotherapy fees can be 43 times more than those for insured patients, study finds

  • Uninsured May Face Much Higher Charges for Cancer Drugs
    (07-Apr-2015)
    Chemotherapy fees can be 43 times more than those for insured patients, study finds

  • Uninsured May Face Much Higher Charges for Cancer Drugs
    (07-Apr-2015)
    Chemotherapy fees can be 43 times more than those for insured patients, study finds

  • Uninsured May Face Much Higher Charges for Cancer Drugs
    (07-Apr-2015)
    Chemotherapy fees can be 43 times more than those for insured patients, study finds

  • Older Execs Bring Pluses, Minuses to the Job
    (06-Apr-2015)
    Tests employers use found better verbal skills but less ability to reason in older job applicants

  • New Guidelines Would Greatly Boost Number of Young People on Statins
    (06-Apr-2015)
    Analysis finds 483,500 people aged 17 to 21 would get a cholesterol drug, based on NIH advisory

  • New Test Helps Diagnose Delayed Stomach Emptying
    (06-Apr-2015)
    A condition called gastroparesis

  • Higher Alcohol Taxes May Lead to Fewer Drunk-Driving Deaths: Study
    (06-Apr-2015)
    Researchers believe thousands of fatalities could be avoided each year

  • Higher Alcohol Taxes May Lead to Fewer Drunk-Driving Deaths: Study
    (06-Apr-2015)
    Researchers believe thousands of fatalities could be avoided each year

  • Year-Round Baseball Leads to More Youth Injuries, Study Says
    (04-Apr-2015)
    Elbow ligament tears more common in South than North

  • Could Household Bleach Raise Kids' Risk for Flu, Other Infections?
    (03-Apr-2015)
    European study shows 'modest' effect, but cause-and-effect not clear

  • Texting Bans Tied to Drop in Car Crash Injuries
    (03-Apr-2015)
    Hospitalizations from auto accidents down 7 percent in states with restrictions

  • Texting Bans Tied to Drop in Car Crash Injuries
    (03-Apr-2015)
    Hospitalizations from auto accidents down 7 percent in states with restrictions

  • Simpler Antibiotic Regimen Helps Sick Babies in Developing Nations
    (02-Apr-2015)
    Study findings suggest hospitalization isn't needed

  • High-Tech Skin Maps Show Chemicals From Clothes, Beauty Products
    (02-Apr-2015)
    Whether or not those residues are harmful is still not known, experts say

  • Travelers Bringing Drug-Resistant Bacteria to United States
    (02-Apr-2015)
    Strain of Shigella is easily transmitted and causes tough-to-treat diarrhea, CDC says

  • Exercise Beneficial Even in Polluted Air: Study
    (01-Apr-2015)
    Negative effects from pollution don't negate health gains from workouts, researchers say

  • Newer Test for Down Syndrome Called 'Major Advance'
    (01-Apr-2015)
    But it won't eliminate need for invasive diagnostics such as amniocentesis, doctors say

  • Exercise Beneficial Even in Polluted Air: Study
    (01-Apr-2015)
    Negative effects from pollution don't negate health gains from workouts, researchers say

  • Study Casts Doubt on Acetaminophen for Low Back Pain, Arthritis
    (01-Apr-2015)
    Review of 13 trials finds little effect for drug best recognized as Tylenol

  • One-Quarter of Narcotic Painkillers Misused, Study Shows
    (01-Apr-2015)
    And about 10 percent of patients with prescriptions for these powerful drugs become addicted

  • Heart Groups Issue Updated Blood Pressure Guidelines
    (31-Mar-2015)
    Aim is more flexibility for those with heart disease, doctors say

  • Heart Groups Issue Updated Blood Pressure Guidelines
    (31-Mar-2015)
    Aim is more flexibility for those with heart disease, doctors say

  • FDA Expands Approval for 'Valve in Valve' Aortic Replacement
    (31-Mar-2015)
    Now includes people at risk for open-heart surgery complications

  • Synthetic Pot Linked to Kidney Injury
    (30-Mar-2015)
    Researchers report on two studies that showed kidney damage in those who used the drug

  • Milliliter-Only Dosing Recommended for Kids' Meds
    (30-Mar-2015)
    Using metrics, not teaspoons, reduces medication errors, American Academy of Pediatrics says

  • Milliliter-Only Dosing Recommended for Kids' Meds
    (30-Mar-2015)
    Using metrics, not teaspoons, reduces medication errors, American Academy of Pediatrics says

  • Could an Apple a Day Help Keep the Pharmacist Away?
    (30-Mar-2015)
    Study finds no effect on doctor visits, but a slight decrease in need for prescription meds

  • Spring Allergies Have Arrived
    (29-Mar-2015)
    Expert offers tips to tame springtime sneezing and sniffling

  • 2014 Saw Only 3 Shark Attack Deaths Worldwide
    (27-Mar-2015)
    But nonfatal attacks are up slightly around the world, researchers find

  • Avoid Medication Overdoses in Children
    (27-Mar-2015)
    Expert offers tips for keeping kids safe

  • Avoid Medication Overdoses in Children
    (27-Mar-2015)
    Expert offers tips for keeping kids safe

  • Kitchen Towels Can Make You Sick
    (26-Mar-2015)
    Researchers find cellphones a potential source of cross-contamination, too

  • Terminally Ill Can Do Without Statins, Study Finds
    (26-Mar-2015)
    Reducing pill burden improves quality of life

  • Study Ties Frequent Antibiotic Use to Higher Odds for Type 2 Diabetes
    (25-Mar-2015)
    Data on 1 million people suggests a higher risk of the illness linked to changes in gut microbes

  • Could Smoggy Air Raise Your Anxiety Level?
    (25-Mar-2015)
    Possibly, one study suggests, while another links pollution to increased stroke risk

  • Prenatal Exposure to Pollutants May Spell Trouble for Kids
    (25-Mar-2015)
    Small study found higher risk of ADHD symptoms, other thinking and behavioral problems

  • Health Tip: Don't Mix Meds and Alcohol
    (25-Mar-2015)
    Here's what can happen

  • Could Smoggy Air Raise Your Anxiety Level?
    (25-Mar-2015)
    Possibly, one study suggests, while another links pollution to increased stroke risk

  • Could Smoggy Air Raise Your Anxiety Level?
    (25-Mar-2015)
    Possibly, one study suggests, while another links pollution to increased stroke risk

  • Employers Contributing Less to Workers' Health Savings Accounts
    (25-Mar-2015)
    Enrollment in high-deductible plans is up, but employees are getting less help saving for expenses

  • Employers Contributing Less to Workers' Health Savings Accounts
    (25-Mar-2015)
    Enrollment in high-deductible plans is up, but employees are getting less help saving for expenses

  • FDA Warns of Cardiac Effect When Heart Drug Mixed With Hepatitis C Meds
    (25-Mar-2015)
    Adding Harvoni or Sovaldi to amiodarone could cause dangerous slowing of heart rate, agency says

  • New Treatment for Anthrax Approved
    (25-Mar-2015)
    FDA cites preparedness for intentional release of deadly bacteria

  • Eylea Approval Expanded to Include Diabetic Retinopathy
    (25-Mar-2015)
    Among people with diabetic macular edema

  • Ebola May Hit Young Children Hardest, Study Finds
    (25-Mar-2015)
    Babies, toddlers get sick faster and die sooner than older children and adults, study finds

  • Ebola May Hit Young Children Hardest, Study Finds
    (25-Mar-2015)
    Babies, toddlers get sick faster and die sooner than older children and adults, study finds

  • Many May Be OK to Drive 2 Weeks After Getting New Hip: Study
    (25-Mar-2015)
    Advances in surgery, rehabilitation and pain management have hastened return to normal

  • Stents Meant to Prevent Stroke May Actually Boost Risk
    (24-Mar-2015)
    Use of blood thinners appears safer for narrowed brain arteries, experts say

  • In Nursing, Men Still Paid More Than Women: Study
    (24-Mar-2015)
    Female RNs shortchanged more than $5,000 a year, researchers say

  • School Dismissal a Dangerous Time for Kids Getting Hit By Cars
    (24-Mar-2015)
    Study authors and expert say better supervision, less smartphone use might cut the risk

  • Smog Plus Pollen May Mean Even More Sneezing
    (23-Mar-2015)
    Higher levels of airborne ozone, nitrogen dioxide might boost potency of birch tree allergen: study

  • Colorado's Legal Pot Is Potent, and a Little Dirty
    (23-Mar-2015)
    Marijuana three times stronger than in the 1980s, lab tests report

  • Smog Plus Pollen May Mean Even More Sneezing
    (23-Mar-2015)
    Higher levels of airborne ozone, nitrogen dioxide might boost potency of birch tree allergen: study

  • Adopted Kids' Average IQ Higher Than Non-Adopted Siblings: Study
    (23-Mar-2015)
    Parents' education levels may account for difference, researchers suggest

  • Medicaid Expansion Spotted Many Undiagnosed Diabetes Cases
    (23-Mar-2015)
    Study finds changes under Affordable Care Act also made treatment available

  • Medicaid Expansion Spotted Many Undiagnosed Diabetes Cases
    (23-Mar-2015)
    Study finds changes under Affordable Care Act also made treatment available

  • Green Space in Cities May Soothe the Heart
    (20-Mar-2015)
    Study found lowered heart rates in residents when they walked by vacant lots that had been beautified

  • Many Acne Patients Don't Take Their Meds, Survey Shows
    (20-Mar-2015)
    Cost, forgetfulness, skin improvement were reasons cited for lapses

  • Traffic Deaths Increase in Spring Break Hot Spots
    (20-Mar-2015)
    No similar rise seen in areas of same states that aren't considered spring break destinations

  • Traffic Deaths Increase in Spring Break Hot Spots
    (20-Mar-2015)
    No similar rise seen in areas of same states that aren't considered spring break destinations

  • Traffic Deaths Increase in Spring Break Hot Spots
    (20-Mar-2015)
    No similar rise seen in areas of same states that aren't considered spring break destinations

  • L.A. Law Curbing Fast Food Didn't Cut Obesity Rates: Study
    (19-Mar-2015)
    Most eateries in targeted neighborhoods were too small to be affected by zoning law, researcher says

  • 'Ground Zero' Workers at Risk of Autoimmune Diseases: Study
    (19-Mar-2015)
    Prolonged exposure linked to rheumatoid arthritis, lupus

  • Study Finds Racial Differences in Choices for Breast Cancer Care
    (19-Mar-2015)
    Blacks, Hispanics more likely to be guided by referrals, health plan limits

  • 'Ground Zero' Workers at Risk of Autoimmune Diseases: Study
    (19-Mar-2015)
    Prolonged exposure linked to rheumatoid arthritis, lupus

  • New Drug May Help Keep Hodgkin Lymphoma at Bay
    (19-Mar-2015)
    In study, brentuximab extended time patients survived without further progression of the blood cancer

  • Could In-Car Breathalyzers Slash Rate of Booze-Linked Crashes?
    (19-Mar-2015)
    Study says yes, but experts say the technology must first be refined and gain wider acceptance

  • New Drug for Crohn's Disease Shows Early Promise
    (18-Mar-2015)
    But findings are preliminary, experts point out

  • Antipsychotics May Be Deadlier Than Thought for Dementia Patients
    (18-Mar-2015)
    The drugs are use to treat delusions, hallucinations, agitation and aggression

  • New Drug for Crohn's Disease Shows Early Promise
    (18-Mar-2015)
    But findings are preliminary, experts point out

  • Why Isn't There Any Cheap, Generic Insulin?
    (18-Mar-2015)
    Unique development of medication allowed drug makers to extend patents for decades, review says

  • Cholbam Approved for Rare Metabolic Disorders
    (18-Mar-2015)
    Conditions affect liver and vitamin absorption

  • Certain Painkillers May Lower Colon Cancer Risk for Some
    (17-Mar-2015)
    Genetics might be key to the anti-cancer benefits of drugs like aspirin or ibuprofen, study finds

  • Workplace Suicides on the Rise, Study Finds
    (17-Mar-2015)
    Police officers, firefighters at high risk, and rates are 15 times greater for men than women

  • Certain Painkillers May Lower Colon Cancer Risk for Some
    (17-Mar-2015)
    Genetics might be key to the anti-cancer benefits of drugs like aspirin or ibuprofen, study finds

  • Experimental Drug Shows Promise in Lowering Cholesterol, Heart Attack Risk
    (16-Mar-2015)
    Adding the 'investigational biologic' evolocumab to statin therapy works better, study says

  • Experimental Drug Shows Promise in Lowering Cholesterol, Heart Attack Risk
    (16-Mar-2015)
    Adding the 'investigational biologic' evolocumab to statin therapy works better, study says

  • Hepatitis C Drugs Will 'Strain Budgets' at Current Prices: Study
    (16-Mar-2015)
    The new therapies have remarkably high cure rates

  • Spring Allergies Coming Into Bloom
    (16-Mar-2015)
    Expert offers tips to minimize discomfort

  • Hepatitis C Drugs Will 'Strain Budgets' at Current Prices: Study
    (16-Mar-2015)
    The new therapies have remarkably high cure rates

  • White House Reports Historic Drop in Uninsured Americans
    (16-Mar-2015)
    More than 16 million have gained coverage since Affordable Care Act took effect, officials say

  • White House Reports Historic Drop in Uninsured Americans
    (16-Mar-2015)
    More than 16 million have gained coverage since Affordable Care Act took effect, officials say

  • Newer Blood Thinner May Improve Outcomes for Heart Attack Survivors
    (16-Mar-2015)
    Company-funded trial finds lower rates of heart attack, death with Brilinta versus placebo

  • Hepatitis C Drugs Will 'Strain Budgets' at Current Prices: Study
    (16-Mar-2015)
    The new therapies have remarkably high cure rates

  • Teens' Heavy Pot Smoking Tied to Memory Problems
    (12-Mar-2015)
    Daily marijuana use also linked to brain abnormalities, study finds

  • Health Tip: Reduce the Risk of Traveler's Diarrhea
    (12-Mar-2015)
    Stick to these safer foods

  • Most Clinical Trial Results Not Reported on Time to Government
    (11-Mar-2015)
    Delays in filing findings on new treatments mean patients aren't informed, researcher says

  • Breath Test for Illegal Drugs Instead of Urine Analysis?
    (10-Mar-2015)
    Researchers say new method identifies contaminated aerosol particles

  • Unituxin Approved for Deadly Pediatric Cancer
    (10-Mar-2015)
    Neuroblastoma typically strikes children under age 5

  • Privately Insured Brain Tumor Patients May Fare Better
    (09-Mar-2015)
    But that's not because they're treated differently, researcher says

  • Privately Insured Brain Tumor Patients May Fare Better
    (09-Mar-2015)
    But that's not because they're treated differently, researcher says

  • Privately Insured Brain Tumor Patients May Fare Better
    (09-Mar-2015)
    But that's not because they're treated differently, researcher says

  • Employees Often Angry Over After-Work Texts, Emails
    (09-Mar-2015)
    Researchers suggest companies develop guidelines for communicating outside office

  • Physically Tough Jobs May Harm a Man's Fertility: Study
    (09-Mar-2015)
    Other factors that seemed to have an effect were high blood pressure, taking many medications

  • New CPR Devices Approved
    (09-Mar-2015)
    May help more people survive cardiac arrest, FDA says

  • Health Tip: Should I Stop Driving?
    (09-Mar-2015)
    Signs that seniors aren't safe behind the wheel

  • Air Pollution Linked to Increased Stroke Risk, Study Says
    (06-Mar-2015)
    Narrowed neck arteries more common in areas with higher levels of fine particulate matter

  • Painkiller-Addicted Babies a Growing U.S. Concern, Especially in Fla.
    (06-Mar-2015)
    Newborns suffering from neonatal abstinence syndrome go through a difficult withdrawal

  • FDA OK of 1st 'Biosimilar' Drug May Mean Cheaper Options for Patients
    (06-Mar-2015)
    Zarxio approval paves way for less expensive cutting-edge medications, experts say

  • First Biosimilar Drug Approved
    (06-Mar-2015)
    Zarxio is 'highly similar' to long-sanctioned cancer drug

  • First Device Approved for Dialysis-Related Amyloidosis
    (06-Mar-2015)
    A complication of kidney failure

  • Cresemba Approved for Serious Fungal Infections
    (06-Mar-2015)
    Most often these illnesses affect people with weakened immune systems

  • Easing Depression May Boost Heart Health, Study Finds
    (05-Mar-2015)
    People with moderate to severe depression saw improved circulatory outcomes with antidepressants

  • Statins Linked to Raised Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
    (05-Mar-2015)
    Large Finnish study found a nearly 50 percent increase in people taking cholesterol-lowering drugs

  • Decrease in Air Pollution Tied to Healthier Lungs in Children
    (04-Mar-2015)
    Long-term Los Angeles-area study finds kids' lungs develop better with less smog

  • Common Drug for Irregular Heartbeat Tied to Worse Outcomes
    (04-Mar-2015)
    But study group taking digoxin may have been sicker overall, cardiologist notes

  • Decrease in Air Pollution Tied to Healthier Lungs in Children
    (04-Mar-2015)
    Long-term Los Angeles-area study finds kids' lungs develop better with less smog

  • Obamacare and the Supreme Court: What's at Stake
    (04-Mar-2015)
    Millions of consumers could lose health insurance subsidies in dispute over language in the law

  • Obamacare and the Supreme Court: What's at Stake
    (04-Mar-2015)
    Millions of consumers could lose health insurance subsidies in dispute over language in the law

  • Common Drug for Irregular Heartbeat Tied to Worse Outcomes
    (04-Mar-2015)
    But study group taking digoxin may have been sicker overall, cardiologist notes

  • Early Studies See No Heart Risk From Testosterone Therapy
    (04-Mar-2015)
    But experts agree more research is needed, especially in light of FDA warning

  • Opdivo Approval Expanded to Include Lung Cancer
    (04-Mar-2015)
    The leading cause of cancer death in the U.S.

  • Chinese Researchers Report Successful Hepatitis E Vaccine
    (04-Mar-2015)
    New immunization offers nearly 5 years of protection, experts say

  • Crashes Cause Majority of Deaths for Truck Drivers
    (03-Mar-2015)
    U.S. government report finds 1 in 3 who died weren't wearing seat belts

  • Crashes Cause Majority of Deaths for Truck Drivers
    (03-Mar-2015)
    U.S. government report finds 1 in 3 who died weren't wearing seat belts

  • Common Class of Drugs May Be Linked to Pneumonia Risk
    (03-Mar-2015)
    But more research is needed before scientists say anticholinergics cause the infection

  • Does Long-Term Acetaminophen Use Raise Health Risks?
    (03-Mar-2015)
    Analysis of research says it's 'not a benign drug' if used long term and in larger doses

  • Common Class of Drugs May Be Linked to Pneumonia Risk
    (03-Mar-2015)
    But more research is needed before scientists say anticholinergics cause the infection

  • Crashes Cause Majority of Deaths for Truck Drivers
    (03-Mar-2015)
    U.S. government report finds 1 in 3 who died weren't wearing seat belts

  • Crashes Cause Majority of Deaths for Truck Drivers
    (03-Mar-2015)
    U.S. government report finds 1 in 3 who died weren't wearing seat belts

  • Crashes Cause Majority of Deaths for Truck Drivers
    (03-Mar-2015)
    U.S. government report finds 1 in 3 who died weren't wearing seat belts

  • New York City Rats Carry Fleas Known to Transmit Plague
    (02-Mar-2015)
    Researchers didn't find the Black Death bacteria, however

  • In Northeast, Weather Changes May Mean More Ticks, Earlier
    (27-Feb-2015)
    Warming trend could affect the spread of Lyme disease, research suggests

  • Global Blood Pressure Program Could Save Millions of Lives, Experts Say
    (27-Feb-2015)
    Improving access to care, treatment is key, especially in lower-income countries

  • Airport Screenings Miss Roughly Half of Sick Travelers: Study
    (27-Feb-2015)
    Dishonesty among passengers about exposure to diseases biggest barrier to effective checks

  • Airport Screenings Miss Roughly Half of Sick Travelers: Study
    (27-Feb-2015)
    Dishonesty among passengers about exposure to diseases biggest barrier to effective checks

  • Airport Screenings Miss Roughly Half of Sick Travelers: Study
    (27-Feb-2015)
    Dishonesty among passengers about exposure to diseases biggest barrier to effective checks

  • New Antibiotic Avycaz Approved
    (26-Feb-2015)
    Combination drug sanctioned for abdominal, urinary tract infections

  • Good Supermarkets in Poor Areas May Not Prompt Better Eating
    (26-Feb-2015)
    Study found no change in availability of healthy foods for children in low-income homes

  • Fewer Americans Burdened by Medical Bills: Study
    (26-Feb-2015)
    Health reform, recovering economy may be easing families' financial problems, experts say

  • Fewer Americans Burdened by Medical Bills: Study
    (26-Feb-2015)
    Health reform, recovering economy may be easing families' financial problems, experts say

  • Fewer Americans Burdened by Medical Bills: Study
    (26-Feb-2015)
    Health reform, recovering economy may be easing families' financial problems, experts say

  • Fewer Americans Burdened by Medical Bills: Study
    (26-Feb-2015)
    Health reform, recovering economy may be easing families' financial problems, experts say

  • New Antibiotic Avycaz Approved
    (26-Feb-2015)
    Combination drug sanctioned for abdominal, urinary tract infections

  • U.S. Pedestrian Death Rate Leveling Off, But Still Too High
    (26-Feb-2015)
    Governors' safety group reports more than 2,100 killed in early 2014

  • ADHD May Raise Odds for Premature Death
    (26-Feb-2015)
    Risk is small, but a sign the disorder is a serious problem, experts say

  • U.S. Pedestrian Death Rate Leveling Off, But Still Too High
    (26-Feb-2015)
    Governors' safety group reports more than 2,100 killed in early 2014

  • Dangerous C. Difficile Germ Infects 500,000 Americans a Year: CDC
    (25-Feb-2015)
    Overuse of antibiotics tied to rise in serious infections

  • Obamacare Won't Swamp Doctors, Study Contends
    (25-Feb-2015)
    Commonwealth Fund foresees only modest increases in use of services

  • Obamacare Won't Swamp Doctors, Study Contends
    (25-Feb-2015)
    Commonwealth Fund foresees only modest increases in use of services

  • Taking Pill Before, After Sex Cuts HIV Infection for Gay Men: Study
    (25-Feb-2015)
    Research suggests that Truvada doesn't need to be taken daily, but more study still needed

  • Certain Painkillers Ill-Advised After Heart Attack: Study
    (24-Feb-2015)
    If you're taking anti-clotting drugs, you should avoid meds like ibuprofen and Celebrex, doctors say

  • Certain Painkillers Ill-Advised After Heart Attack: Study
    (24-Feb-2015)
    If you're taking anti-clotting drugs, you should avoid meds like ibuprofen and Celebrex, doctors say

  • Farydak Approved for Multiple Myeloma
    (24-Feb-2015)
    Blood cancer kills more than 10,000 Americans annually

  • Aspirin 'Resistance' May Make for Worse Strokes: Study
    (23-Feb-2015)
    Daily dose won't prevent dangerous clotting in some people, researchers say

  • Host of Factors Influence Baby's Immune System
    (23-Feb-2015)
    Breast-feeding, less sterile environment spurs healthier makeup of gut bacteria, researchers report

  • Troops in Middle East May Be at Risk for Lung Problems
    (23-Feb-2015)
    Study found dust exposure poses health hazards

  • Arsenic in Well Water Can Raise Level in Baby Formula: Study
    (23-Feb-2015)
    Researchers found overall amounts low, but recommend testing privately supplied tap water

  • Arsenic in Well Water Can Raise Level in Baby Formula: Study
    (23-Feb-2015)
    Researchers found overall amounts low, but recommend testing privately supplied tap water

  • New Device Treats Superficial Varicose Veins
    (20-Feb-2015)
    Adhesive product cuts off blood supply in unsightly leg vessels

  • Tropical Virus Symptoms Can Mimic Rheumatoid Arthritis: Study
    (20-Feb-2015)
    Similarities may make diagnosis of chikungunya more difficult, researchers say

  • Tropical Virus Symptoms Can Mimic Rheumatoid Arthritis: Study
    (20-Feb-2015)
    Similarities may make diagnosis of chikungunya more difficult, researchers say

  • More Americans Dying From Hypothermia, CDC Says
    (19-Feb-2015)
    Doctor offers tips to avoid dangerous drops in body temperatures during cold winter months

  • Americans Still Divided Over Obamacare
    (19-Feb-2015)
    While 30 percent favor repeal, many like provisions such as extended coverage for older children, HealthDay/Harris Poll finds

  • Americans Still Divided Over Obamacare
    (19-Feb-2015)
    While 30 percent favor repeal, many like provisions such as extended coverage for older children, HealthDay/Harris Poll finds

  • Generic Eye Drops for Glaucoma Encourage Greater Use
    (19-Feb-2015)
    Non-branded medication may be more than $1,000 cheaper a year, researchers report

  • Rivers May Be Factor in Antibiotic Resistance
    (18-Feb-2015)
    Researchers recommend improving wastewater treatment

  • Mouse Study Explores Secrets of Marijuana 'Munchies'
    (18-Feb-2015)
    Researcher says pot might help release an appetite-stimulating hormone

  • Study Compares Drugs for Diabetes-Linked Eye Disease
    (18-Feb-2015)
    Eylea has slight advantage over Avastin, Lucentis for people with macular edema, but cost is an issue

  • Study Questions Benefits of Treadmill Desks
    (18-Feb-2015)
    They add about 1,000 steps to a user's day; at least one exercise specialist sees some value to the devices

  • Rivers May Be Factor in Antibiotic Resistance
    (18-Feb-2015)
    Researchers recommend improving wastewater treatment

  • Heart Drug Clears Up 'Strawberry' Birthmarks
    (18-Feb-2015)
    Study suggests propranolol as a new option to treat infantile hemangioma

  • Study Refutes Notion That Fans Are Useless in Extreme Heat
    (17-Feb-2015)
    But, air-conditioning is still best option when temperatures soar, experts say

  • Study Refutes Notion That Fans Are Useless in Extreme Heat
    (17-Feb-2015)
    But, air-conditioning is still best option when temperatures soar, experts say

  • Chantix Linked to Higher Quit Rates in Certain Smokers: Study
    (17-Feb-2015)
    But drug's side effects still worry some doctors

  • Study Links Antibiotics to Digestive Complication in Infants
    (16-Feb-2015)
    Risk, though small, appears highest when medications given in first 6 weeks, researchers report

  • Moldy Homes May Mean More Asthma in Young Kids
    (16-Feb-2015)
    Those with allergies at greatest asthma risk, study finds

  • Moldy Homes May Mean More Asthma in Young Kids
    (16-Feb-2015)
    Those with allergies at greatest asthma risk, study finds

  • Study Links Antibiotics to Digestive Complication in Infants
    (16-Feb-2015)
    Risk, though small, appears highest when medications given in first 6 weeks, researchers report

  • Last Chance to Enroll in Obamacare for 2015
    (15-Feb-2015)
    Sign up or switch plans by Feb. 15 to avoid penalties

  • Last Chance to Enroll in Obamacare for 2015
    (15-Feb-2015)
    Sign up or switch plans by Feb. 15 to avoid penalties

  • Pollution Exposure Peaks at Stop Lights, Study Finds
    (13-Feb-2015)
    Air levels of tiny toxic particles were 29 times higher than when car was moving in traffic

  • Don't Exclude Cancer Survivors From Lung Cancer Trials, Study Urges
    (13-Feb-2015)
    Finding runs counter to current practice, researchers note

  • FDA Approves Drug for Advanced Thyroid Cancer
    (13-Feb-2015)
    Progression-free survival with Lenvima was nearly five times longer compared to a placebo

  • Pollution Exposure Peaks at Stop Lights, Study Finds
    (13-Feb-2015)
    Air levels of tiny toxic particles were 29 times higher than when car was moving in traffic

  • Beware the Bitter Cold
    (13-Feb-2015)
    Expert gives tips on avoiding dangerous drops in body temperature, or hypothermia

  • FDA Approves Drug for Advanced Thyroid Cancer
    (13-Feb-2015)
    Progression-free survival with Lenvima was nearly five times longer compared to a placebo

  • Device Approved for Female Fecal Incontinence
    (13-Feb-2015)
    Use of Eclipse System led to 50 percent decrease in episodes

  • Lenvima Approved for Common Thyroid Cancer
    (13-Feb-2015)
    Recommended for use if radioactive iodine fails to stop progression

  • Pollution Exposure Peaks at Stop Lights, Study Finds
    (13-Feb-2015)
    Air levels of tiny toxic particles were 29 times higher than when car was moving in traffic

  • Pollution Exposure Peaks at Stop Lights, Study Finds
    (13-Feb-2015)
    Air levels of tiny toxic particles were 29 times higher than when car was moving in traffic

  • New Drug May Slow Recurrent Thyroid Cancer, Study Finds
    (12-Feb-2015)
    Progression-free survival nearly five times longer in people receiving treatment

  • Big Increase Seen in Babies Born Addicted to Narcotics
    (11-Feb-2015)
    Canadian study points to jump in prescription painkiller abuse in explaining trend

  • Driving Soon After Stroke May Be Risky, Studies Suggest
    (11-Feb-2015)
    Recent survivors more likely to make errors and have collisions in simulated tests

  • Driving Soon After Stroke May Be Risky, Studies Suggest
    (11-Feb-2015)
    Recent survivors more likely to make errors and have collisions in simulated tests

  • Smokers May Get Less Benefit From Drugs for Arthritic Back Pain
    (10-Feb-2015)
    Swiss study authors say inflammation or a lack of oxygen among possible reasons

  • Mercury in Seafood May Raise Risk of Autoimmune Diseases in Women: Study
    (10-Feb-2015)
    The higher the exposure, the higher the levels of a protein linked to immune system dysfunction

  • Smokers May Get Less Benefit From Drugs for Arthritic Back Pain
    (10-Feb-2015)
    Swiss study authors say inflammation or a lack of oxygen among possible reasons

  • Blood Pressure Meds Lower Heart, Stroke Risks in Diabetics: Analysis
    (10-Feb-2015)
    Patients did better even if they didn't actually have high blood pressure

  • Problems Spotted in Clinical Trials Can Go Unreported, Study Says
    (09-Feb-2015)
    Only 3 of nearly 80 published studies mentioned issues of concern uncovered by FDA

  • Shorter Hours for Doctors Don't Lead to Expected Improvements: Study
    (09-Feb-2015)
    Medical residents aren't less fatigued and patient care may be slightly worse, researchers say

  • No Link Seen Between Oxytocin-Assisted Labor and ADHD
    (09-Feb-2015)
    Previous research with animals had suggested a possible connection

  • Problems Spotted in Clinical Trials Can Go Unreported, Study Says
    (09-Feb-2015)
    Only 3 of nearly 80 published studies mentioned issues of concern uncovered by FDA

  • Lucentis Approved for Diabetic Retinopathy
    (09-Feb-2015)
    Among diabetics with macular edema

  • New Device Cleared to Reduce Stroke Risk
    (09-Feb-2015)
    First approved device designed to enter artery through neck, not groin

  • Cities Are Getting Hotter, New Research Reports
    (07-Feb-2015)
    Number of heat waves in urban areas has increased significantly in last 4 decades

  • FDA Approves 1st Drug for Diabetic Retinopathy
    (06-Feb-2015)
    To be used in those with diabetic macular edema, injections fight leading cause of blindness

  • Natural Selection Still Key in Human Evolution, Study Contends
    (05-Feb-2015)
    Researchers say even medical advances don't trump 'survival of the fittest'

  • Newly Diagnosed With High Blood Pressure? 3 Factors Affect Prognosis
    (05-Feb-2015)
    Systolic reading of 150 should prompt immediate action to prevent poor outcomes, study suggests

  • E-Cigarettes Seem to Dampen Immune Response in Mice
    (04-Feb-2015)
    Tests show increased susceptibility to infection

  • Certain Allergy, Depression Meds Tied to Higher Odds for Dementia
    (04-Feb-2015)
    Class of drugs interferes with a key brain chemical, but study can't prove cause-and-effect

  • Certain Allergy, Depression Meds Tied to Higher Odds for Dementia
    (04-Feb-2015)
    Class of drugs interferes with a key brain chemical, but study can't prove cause-and-effect

  • Better Contraceptive Knowledge Can Aid in Safe Use of Acne Drug: Study
    (04-Feb-2015)
    Effective birth control key in using the medication, which is linked to birth defects

  • FDA Approves New Breast Cancer Drug
    (04-Feb-2015)
    Ibrance is targeted for postmenopausal women with advanced disease

  • FDA Approves New Breast Cancer Drug
    (04-Feb-2015)
    Ibrance is targeted for postmenopausal women with advanced disease

  • Ibrance Approved to Treat Advanced Breast Cancer
    (04-Feb-2015)
    Among postmenopausal women

  • Internal Tissue Adhesive Approved
    (04-Feb-2015)
    TissuGlu connects tissue flaps stemming from surgery to remove excess fat, skin from stomach

  • Ebola Donations Slow to Reach West Africa
    (04-Feb-2015)
    Just 40 percent of pledged aid has been received by hardest hit countries, report says

  • Ebola Donations Slow to Reach West Africa
    (04-Feb-2015)
    Just 40 percent of pledged aid has been received by hardest hit countries, report says

  • Workers May Be Afraid to Discuss Job-Related Asthma
    (03-Feb-2015)
    People seem to be worried about how disease might affect their employment, income, experts say

  • Mercury Air Pollution Reflected in Ocean Fish, Study Says
    (03-Feb-2015)
    Concentrations in yellowfin tuna are rising nearly 4 percent a year

  • 58 Million Americans Exposed to Secondhand Smoke: CDC
    (03-Feb-2015)
    Two out of five children breathing in passive smoke, study says

  • Workers May Be Afraid to Discuss Job-Related Asthma
    (03-Feb-2015)
    People seem to be worried about how disease might affect their employment, income, experts say

  • 58 Million Americans Exposed to Secondhand Smoke: CDC
    (03-Feb-2015)
    Two out of five children breathing in passive smoke, study says

  • Infection Most Likely Cause of Hospital Readmission After Surgery
    (03-Feb-2015)
    Knowing why readmissions happen is first step in reducing them, researcher says

  • Medicare Patients Aren't Benefitting From Surgical Report Cards: Study
    (03-Feb-2015)
    Better use of data to implement change is needed, researchers suggest

  • Infection Most Likely Cause of Hospital Readmission After Surgery
    (03-Feb-2015)
    Knowing why readmissions happen is first step in reducing them, researcher says

  • Medicare Patients Aren't Benefitting From Surgical Report Cards: Study
    (03-Feb-2015)
    Better use of data to implement change is needed, researchers suggest

  • Workers May Be Afraid to Discuss Job-Related Asthma
    (03-Feb-2015)
    People seem to be worried about how disease might affect their employment, income, experts say

  • A Pill a Day? No Way, Survey Says
    (03-Feb-2015)
    1 of 3 respondents rejected the idea even if it meant a shorter life

  • Certain Heart Drug, Antibiotic Combo Might Be Fatal for Seniors
    (02-Feb-2015)
    Doctors should not prescribe spironolactone with trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, study says

  • Medication Problems May Spur Many Child ER Trips, Study Finds
    (02-Feb-2015)
    Bad reactions, misuse are the common culprits, researchers say

  • Certain Heart Drug, Antibiotic Combo Might Be Fatal for Seniors
    (02-Feb-2015)
    Doctors should not prescribe spironolactone with trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, study says

  • New Guidelines for People With Nasal Allergies
    (02-Feb-2015)
    Testing is recommended, sinus imaging is not for hay fever

  • Vyvanse Approved for Binge-Eating Disorder
    (02-Feb-2015)
    Characterized by compulsive overeating

  • Lead Exposure May Be Bigger Threat to Boys Than Girls
    (30-Jan-2015)
    Hormones may offer young females some protection from toxic effects, study says

  • Flame Retardants May Raise Risk of Preterm Births, Study Finds
    (30-Jan-2015)
    Women with higher blood levels of common chemicals were more likely to deliver early

  • Teens, Young Adults Most Likely to Go to ER After Car Accidents: Report
    (30-Jan-2015)
    Race also played a role, with blacks more likely to visit ER after crashes than whites, Hispanics

  • Teens, Young Adults Most Likely to Go to ER After Car Accidents: Report
    (30-Jan-2015)
    Race also played a role, with blacks more likely to visit ER after crashes than whites, Hispanics

  • Teens, Young Adults Most Likely to Go to ER After Car Accidents: Report
    (30-Jan-2015)
    Race also played a role, with blacks more likely to visit ER after crashes than whites, Hispanics

  • Teens, Young Adults Most Likely to Go to ER After Car Accidents: Report
    (30-Jan-2015)
    Race also played a role, with blacks more likely to visit ER after crashes than whites, Hispanics

  • Teens, Young Adults Most Likely to Go to ER After Car Accidents: Report
    (30-Jan-2015)
    Race also played a role, with blacks more likely to visit ER after crashes than whites, Hispanics

  • Teens, Young Adults Most Likely to Go to ER After Car Accidents: Report
    (30-Jan-2015)
    Race also played a role, with blacks more likely to visit ER after crashes than whites, Hispanics

  • Teens, Young Adults Most Likely to Go to ER After Car Accidents: Report
    (30-Jan-2015)
    Race also played a role, with blacks more likely to visit ER after crashes than whites, Hispanics

  • Diabetes Patients Lax With Meds If Diagnosed With Cancer, Study Finds
    (29-Jan-2015)
    Effect was more pronounced if cancer had a grim prognosis

  • Following Blood Pressure Guidelines Saves Lives, Dollars: Study
    (29-Jan-2015)
    Investing in treatment strategies would yield both health and economic benefits, researcher says

  • Nearly 1 in 10 Adults Skips Meds Due to Cost, CDC Says
    (29-Jan-2015)
    Not taking medications as prescribed can have serious health consequences, experts note

  • Acne Gel Linked to Rare Side Effect, Doctors Warn
    (29-Jan-2015)
    Teen developed blood disorder after using Aczone for a week

  • Study Underscores Power of Placebo Effect
    (28-Jan-2015)
    Parkinson's patients given fake drugs fared better on 'more expensive' medication

  • Have Insurers Found Way Around Obamacare 'Pre-Existing Conditions' Rule?
    (28-Jan-2015)
    Analysis suggests hiking drug co-pays may help eliminate people with certain illnesses

  • Pesticides, Plastics Chemicals Tied to Earlier Menopause in Women
    (28-Jan-2015)
    Research can't prove cause-and-effect, but higher exposures to PCBs, phthalates showed a link

  • Have Insurers Found Way Around Obamacare 'Pre-Existing Conditions' Rule?
    (28-Jan-2015)
    Analysis suggests hiking drug co-pays may help eliminate people with certain illnesses

  • Do Pregnant Women Need High Blood Pressure Treatment?
    (28-Jan-2015)
    Controlling blood pressure doesn't seem to affect baby, but may prevent problems for mom

  • Have Insurers Found Way Around Obamacare 'Pre-Existing Conditions' Rule?
    (28-Jan-2015)
    Analysis suggests hiking drug co-pays may help eliminate people with certain illnesses

  • Seniors May Keep Falls a Secret
    (27-Jan-2015)
    But doctors often able to identify cause of fall and help to prevent another

  • Seniors May Keep Falls a Secret
    (27-Jan-2015)
    But doctors often able to identify cause of fall and help to prevent another

  • Don't Become a Blizzard Casualty
    (27-Jan-2015)
    Doctor shares tips for staying warm, avoiding falls

  • Pediatricians' Group Opposes Legal Marijuana
    (26-Jan-2015)
    American Academy of Pediatrics says drug has potential to harm children

  • Morphine After Tonsillectomy Tied to Breathing Problems in Study
    (26-Jan-2015)
    Motrin, Advil a safe option for children, researchers say

  • FDA OKs First Generic Version of Heartburn Drug Nexium
    (26-Jan-2015)
    The proton pump inhibitor reduces amount of acid in the stomach

  • How to Stay Safe When Riding Out a Blizzard
    (26-Jan-2015)
    Tips for protecting you, your family and your home

  • Morphine After Tonsillectomy Tied to Breathing Problems in Study
    (26-Jan-2015)
    Motrin, Advil a safe option for children, researchers say

  • Morphine After Tonsillectomy Tied to Breathing Problems in Study
    (26-Jan-2015)
    Motrin, Advil a safe option for children, researchers say

  • New Bacterial Meningitis Vaccine Approved
    (26-Jan-2015)
    Bexsero prevents deadly infection of spinal cord lining

  • Natpara Approved for Hormone Disorder Causing Low Blood Calcium
    (26-Jan-2015)
    Drug is for people with insufficient parathyroid hormone

  • Generic Form of Nexium Approved
    (26-Jan-2015)
    Drug used to ease chronic heartburn

  • Many Parents Too Quick to Switch Child Car Seats, Study Finds
    (23-Jan-2015)
    Front-facing models unsafe before age 2, experts say

  • Many Parents Too Quick to Switch Child Car Seats, Study Finds
    (23-Jan-2015)
    Front-facing models unsafe before age 2, experts say

  • Many Parents Too Quick to Switch Child Car Seats, Study Finds
    (23-Jan-2015)
    Front-facing models unsafe before age 2, experts say

  • Antibiotics for Traveler's Diarrhea May Spur Growth of Superbugs: Study
    (22-Jan-2015)
    Researchers recommend caution when using antibiotics to treat digestive ills while abroad

  • Antibiotics for Traveler's Diarrhea May Spur Growth of Superbugs: Study
    (22-Jan-2015)
    Researchers recommend caution when using antibiotics to treat digestive ills while abroad

  • Most Americans Have Access to 'Exercise Opportunities,' Study Finds
    (22-Jan-2015)
    But availability varies, with Southern counties faring worse

  • Obamacare's Payments to Doctors Widens Access for Medicaid Patients: Study
    (22-Jan-2015)
    Researchers find association between higher reimbursement and appointment availability

  • Obamacare's Payments to Doctors Widens Access for Medicaid Patients: Study
    (22-Jan-2015)
    Researchers find association between higher reimbursement and appointment availability

  • Obamacare's Payments to Doctors Widens Access for Medicaid Patients: Study
    (22-Jan-2015)
    Researchers find association between higher reimbursement and appointment availability

  • Many Women of Childbearing Age Take Narcotic Painkillers: CDC
    (22-Jan-2015)
    If they become pregnant, birth defects and preterm birth are possible risks

  • Antibiotics for Traveler's Diarrhea May Spur Growth of Superbugs: Study
    (22-Jan-2015)
    Researchers recommend caution when using antibiotics to treat digestive ills while abroad

  • Antibiotics for Traveler's Diarrhea May Spur Growth of Superbugs: Study
    (22-Jan-2015)
    Researchers recommend caution when using antibiotics to treat digestive ills while abroad

  • Antibiotics for Traveler's Diarrhea May Spur Growth of Superbugs: Study
    (22-Jan-2015)
    Researchers recommend caution when using antibiotics to treat digestive ills while abroad

  • Dealing With a Hostile Boss
    (21-Jan-2015)
    Retaliation makes some workers feel less like victims, study finds

  • FDA Approves New Psoriasis Drug
    (21-Jan-2015)
    Cosentyx blocks protein involved in inflammatory response of disease

  • New Psoriasis Drug Approved
    (21-Jan-2015)
    Cosentyx hinders protein that spurs skin inflammation

  • Test Your Home for Radon: EPA
    (20-Jan-2015)
    The naturally occurring gas is tied to 21,000 lung cancer deaths in the U.S. each year, agency says

  • Researchers Rethink Inner-City Asthma Theory
    (20-Jan-2015)
    Poverty, race, ethnicity are more accurate predictors, study says

  • Test Your Home for Radon: EPA
    (20-Jan-2015)
    The naturally occurring gas is tied to 21,000 lung cancer deaths in the U.S. each year, agency says

  • Study Rates Migraine Medications
    (20-Jan-2015)
    Findings will be basis of new guidelines on treatments for debilitating headaches

  • Experts See Place for Weight-Loss Drugs in Obesity Treatment
    (20-Jan-2015)
    But diet and exercise are also key tools, according to new Endocrine Society guidelines

  • New Form of Club Drug 'Poppers' May Pose Risks for Gay Men
    (16-Jan-2015)
    Study warns that revised versions are more like dangerous 'huffing' solvents

  • Music Resonates Across Cultures, Study Suggests
    (16-Jan-2015)
    People from different societies respond to melodies, even unfamiliar ones

  • Many Americans Who Drink Also Take Prescription Medications: Study
    (16-Jan-2015)
    But researchers couldn't determine if people surveyed were using both simultaneously

  • Environment Trumps Genes at Shaping Immune System: Study
    (15-Jan-2015)
    In twins study, microbes, toxins, diet and dental hygiene explained 75 percent of differences

  • More Americans Getting Needed Health Care, Survey Shows
    (15-Jan-2015)
    As coverage expands under 'Obamacare,' fewer report problems getting care, paying medical bills

  • More Americans Getting Needed Health Care, Survey Shows
    (15-Jan-2015)
    As coverage expands under 'Obamacare,' fewer report problems getting care, paying medical bills

  • More Americans Getting Needed Health Care, Survey Shows
    (15-Jan-2015)
    As coverage expands under 'Obamacare,' fewer report problems getting care, paying medical bills

  • More Americans Getting Needed Health Care, Survey Shows
    (15-Jan-2015)
    As coverage expands under 'Obamacare,' fewer report problems getting care, paying medical bills

  • Alcohol, Pot Fuel Half of Young Driver Deaths, Report Finds
    (15-Jan-2015)
    Study of nine states found victims were under the influence when they crashed

  • Alcohol, Pot Fuel Half of Young Driver Deaths, Report Finds
    (15-Jan-2015)
    Study of nine states found victims were under the influence when they crashed

  • U.S. Painkiller Abuse 'Epidemic' May Be Declining, Study Says
    (14-Jan-2015)
    But some people have switched to heroin

  • Child Medicaid Recipients Become Healthy, Productive Adults: Study
    (14-Jan-2015)
    Public health insurance program for those with low incomes was expanded several decades ago

  • Child Medicaid Recipients Become Healthy, Productive Adults: Study
    (14-Jan-2015)
    Public health insurance program for those with low incomes was expanded several decades ago

  • Work Hard, Party Harder?
    (14-Jan-2015)
    Study finds link between long hours on the job and excess alcohol consumption

  • For Pastors, It's Easy to Pack on the Pounds
    (14-Jan-2015)
    Stress, long hours and low pay are a challenge to clergy members, study finds

  • ADHD Drug Might Help Treat Binge-Eating Disorder, Study Suggests
    (14-Jan-2015)
    But therapy is preferable to medication, one expert says

  • U.S. Painkiller Abuse 'Epidemic' May Be Declining, Study Says
    (14-Jan-2015)
    But some people have switched to heroin

  • Stimulation Device Approved to Treat Obesity
    (14-Jan-2015)
    Targets nerve between brain and stomach that regulates hunger

  • As Altitude Rises, Lung Cancer Rates Seem to Fall
    (13-Jan-2015)
    Lower oxygen levels may play a role in study findings

  • More Than 1 in 10 Use Daily Aspirin Inappropriately
    (12-Jan-2015)
    For many users, the odds of heart attack, stroke are lower than the risk of serious bleeding, study says

  • Some 'Safety Net' Health Clinics See Drop in Uninsured Visits Under Obamacare
    (12-Jan-2015)
    Study examines effects of state Medicaid expansions

  • Some 'Safety Net' Health Clinics See Drop in Uninsured Visits Under Obamacare
    (12-Jan-2015)
    Study examines effects of state Medicaid expansions

  • Some 'Safety Net' Health Clinics See Drop in Uninsured Visits Under Obamacare
    (12-Jan-2015)
    Study examines effects of state Medicaid expansions

  • Night Shift May Boost Black Women's Diabetes Risk, Study Finds
    (12-Jan-2015)
    Odds are highest for younger women and those doing shift work for many years

  • Are Seniors With Diabetes Overtreated?
    (12-Jan-2015)
    Very tight blood sugar control can pose problems without benefits, study says

  • FDA OKs New Anti-Clotting Drug for Heart Rhythm Disorder
    (09-Jan-2015)
    Savaysa works like warfarin but carries less bleeding risk

  • Blood-Thinning Drug Savaysa Approved
    (09-Jan-2015)
    Designed to treat dangerous clots and prevent stroke

  • Keeping Safe in a Big Freeze
    (08-Jan-2015)
    Frostbite, malfunctioning home heaters are just two of the hazards, one expert says

  • New Antibiotic May Combat Resistant Bacteria
    (07-Jan-2015)
    Teixobactin shows promise in early experiments, researchers say

  • Herceptin May Benefit Some Women With Early Breast Cancer
    (07-Jan-2015)
    Drug-chemo combo yields low rate of recurrence after three years, study says

  • ICU Infections Among Elderly Tied to Higher Death Rates After Discharge
    (06-Jan-2015)
    Intravenous line infections and ventilator-related pneumonia among most common problems, study says

  • Rotating Night Shift Work May Raise Risks of Heart Disease, Lung Cancer: Study
    (06-Jan-2015)
    Research can't prove cause-and-effect, but does suggest a link

  • Knee Arthritis Drugs Beat Placebos, but Study Finds No Clear Winner
    (06-Jan-2015)
    Injections were rated slightly more effective at fighting pain than pills

  • Knee Arthritis Drugs Beat Placebos, but Study Finds No Clear Winner
    (06-Jan-2015)
    Injections were rated slightly more effective at fighting pain than pills

  • Drug for Bladder Problems May Help Control Weight, Too
    (06-Jan-2015)
    But small study showed increase in heart rate in young, lean volunteers

  • Ebola, Obamacare Top U.S. Health News for 2014
    (04-Jan-2015)
    VA hospitals scandal, enterovirus illnesses in kids, surge in e-cigarette use also made headlines this year

  • Indoor Wood-Burning Can Affect Air Quality
    (02-Jan-2015)
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency offers tips to lessen fire's health impact

  • Indoor Wood-Burning Can Affect Air Quality
    (02-Jan-2015)
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency offers tips to lessen fire's health impact

  • Strong Neighborhood Bonds, Less Gun Violence?
    (02-Jan-2015)
    Participation of community members is essential, researchers say

  • Indoor Wood-Burning Can Affect Air Quality
    (02-Jan-2015)
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency offers tips to lessen fire's health impact

  • Random Mutations Responsible for About Two-Thirds of Cancer Risk: Study
    (01-Jan-2015)
    Cancer often linked to 'bad luck,' Hopkins researchers say

  • Health Tip: Move Around on a Plane
    (31-Dec-2014)
    On longer flights, walk through the cabin every 30 minutes

  • Drug to Treat Serious Infections May Harm Kids' Kidneys, Study Says
    (30-Dec-2014)
    The higher the dose of vancomycin, the greater the risk, researchers found

  • Your Birth Year Could Influence Your Odds for Obesity, Study Suggests
    (30-Dec-2014)
    'Fat gene' may be more active in people born after 1942, researchers say

  • Drug to Treat Serious Infections May Harm Kids' Kidneys, Study Says
    (30-Dec-2014)
    The higher the dose of vancomycin, the greater the risk, researchers found

  • Middle-Aged Worse at Texting-While-Driving, Study Shows
    (30-Dec-2014)
    But, experts stress that distracted driving is dangerous at any age

  • Pollution Plagues Annual Pilgrimage to Mecca
    (29-Dec-2014)
    Air quality worsens at Saudi Arabian city, study finds

  • Stay Sober or Be Pulled Over This Holiday Season
    (29-Dec-2014)
    State highway officials renew their warnings about drunk driving

  • 'Tis the Season for Seasonal Affective Disorder
    (29-Dec-2014)
    Expert explains this type of depression, including symptoms to watch for

  • Stay Sober or Be Pulled Over This Holiday Season
    (29-Dec-2014)
    State highway officials renew their warnings about drunk driving

  • Stay Sober or Be Pulled Over This Holiday Season
    (29-Dec-2014)
    State highway officials renew their warnings about drunk driving

  • Pack a Travel First-Aid Kit for the Holidays
    (26-Dec-2014)
    Include prescription drugs, as well as OTC remedies for common problems, expert advises

  • Pack a Travel First-Aid Kit for the Holidays
    (26-Dec-2014)
    Include prescription drugs, as well as OTC remedies for common problems, expert advises

  • Pack a Travel First-Aid Kit for the Holidays
    (26-Dec-2014)
    Include prescription drugs, as well as OTC remedies for common problems, expert advises

  • Pack a Travel First-Aid Kit for the Holidays
    (26-Dec-2014)
    Include prescription drugs, as well as OTC remedies for common problems, expert advises

  • FDA Approves New Weight-Loss Drug
    (24-Dec-2014)
    Saxenda cleared for use by adults who are obese or overweight and have at least one weight-related condition

  • Researchers Take 'First Baby Step' Toward Anti-Aging Drug
    (24-Dec-2014)
    Experimental med may help immune system fight elderly related diseases

  • Saxenda Approved for Weight Loss
    (24-Dec-2014)
    Injected medication is for people who are statistically obese

  • Number of Americans Taking Statins Keeps Rising: CDC
    (23-Dec-2014)
    Even more should be taking them to cut risk of heart attack and stroke, cardiologist says

  • Health Tip: Take Back Strain Out of Work
    (23-Dec-2014)
    Take frequent breaks

  • Number of Americans Taking Statins Keeps Rising: CDC
    (23-Dec-2014)
    Even more should be taking them to cut risk of heart attack and stroke, cardiologist says

  • Diabetes Drug Metformin Safe for Patients With Kidney Disease: Review
    (23-Dec-2014)
    Alternative medications more costly, have more side effects, researchers say

  • Certain Antibiotic/Statin Combos May Be Unsafe Mix: Study
    (22-Dec-2014)
    Use of clarithromycin along with the cholesterol-lowering meds had higher risk of side effects

  • Combination Antibiotic Zerbaxa Approved
    (22-Dec-2014)
    Sanctioned for complicated abdominal, urinary tract infections

  • Wearable, Doc-Prescribed Monitors May Help Spot High Blood Pressure
    (22-Dec-2014)
    Wearing device for a day gives more accurate info than single in-office reading, study says

  • Bone Drugs May Protect Against Endometrial Cancer
    (22-Dec-2014)
    Women taking bisphosphonates had about half the risk, study reports

  • Wearable, Doc-Prescribed Monitors May Help Spot High Blood Pressure
    (22-Dec-2014)
    Wearing device for a day gives more accurate info than single in-office reading, study says

  • Antiviral Combination Approved for Hepatitis C
    (22-Dec-2014)
    Some 3.2 million Americans thought infected

  • Combination Antibiotic Zerbaxa Approved
    (22-Dec-2014)
    Sanctioned for complicated abdominal, urinary tract infections

  • Rapivab Approved to Help Treat Flu
    (22-Dec-2014)
    Intravenous drug inhibits viral enzyme

  • Opdivo Approved for Advanced Melanoma
    (22-Dec-2014)
    Drug helps harness immune system to attack the cancer

  • FDA Approves First in New Class of Drugs for Advanced Ovarian Cancer
    (21-Dec-2014)
    Agency also gives OK to genetic test used to identify eligible patients

  • FDA Approves First in New Class of Drugs for Advanced Ovarian Cancer
    (21-Dec-2014)
    Agency also gives OK to genetic test used to identify eligible patients

  • Study Supports Benefit of Widely Used Glaucoma Drug
    (19-Dec-2014)
    Prostaglandin analogue eye drops can slow deterioration of vision that comes with the disease

  • System Approved to Remove Germs From Blood Platelets
    (19-Dec-2014)
    Lowers chances of infected donation

  • Lynparza Approved for Advanced Ovarian Cancer
    (19-Dec-2014)
    Associated with genetic defect

  • Older Cars a Bad Choice for Younger Drivers
    (19-Dec-2014)
    Study found nearly half of teen crashes involved cars more than a decade old

  • Older Cars a Bad Choice for Younger Drivers
    (19-Dec-2014)
    Study found nearly half of teen crashes involved cars more than a decade old

  • Smog Exposure During Pregnancy Linked to Autism Risk
    (18-Dec-2014)
    Expert notes, however, that potential threat is small

  • Common Painkillers May Help Prevent Certain Skin Cancers, Study Finds
    (18-Dec-2014)
    But medications such as ibuprofen pose their own risks, experts say

  • Common Painkillers May Help Prevent Certain Skin Cancers, Study Finds
    (18-Dec-2014)
    But medications such as ibuprofen pose their own risks, experts say

  • Smog Exposure During Pregnancy Linked to Autism Risk
    (18-Dec-2014)
    Expert notes, however, that potential threat is small

  • Common Painkillers May Help Prevent Certain Skin Cancers, Study Finds
    (18-Dec-2014)
    But medications such as ibuprofen pose their own risks, experts say

  • Xtoro Approved for Swimmer's Ear
    (18-Dec-2014)
    Infection's symptoms include pain, swelling and redness

  • Screening Test Finds Drugs That Show Promise Against Ebola
    (17-Dec-2014)
    Researchers uncover 53 potential treatments; all are already FDA approved but need more study for this use

  • Seniors Still Given Potentially Dangerous Sedatives: Study
    (17-Dec-2014)
    Drugs such as Xanax, Valium tied to confusion and falls, experts say

  • Federal Health Marketplace Enrolls Another 2.5 Million Americans
    (17-Dec-2014)
    Re-enrollment of current health-plan participants continues

  • Federal Health Marketplace Enrolls Another 2.5 Million Americans
    (17-Dec-2014)
    Re-enrollment of current health-plan participants continues

  • Seniors Still Given Potentially Dangerous Sedatives: Study
    (17-Dec-2014)
    Drugs such as Xanax, Valium tied to confusion and falls, experts say

  • New System Targets Germs in Donated Blood Plasma
    (17-Dec-2014)
    Reduces risk of infected donation

  • First Newborn Screening Test Approved for Rare Immune Disorder
    (16-Dec-2014)
    Blood test can help identify Severe Combined Immunodeficiency

  • When Gas Prices Go Up, So Do Motorcycle Accidents, Study Finds
    (16-Dec-2014)
    Shift to lower-cost transportation carries a hefty price

  • When Gas Prices Go Up, So Do Motorcycle Accidents, Study Finds
    (16-Dec-2014)
    Shift to lower-cost transportation carries a hefty price

  • Enforcement of Drunk Driving Laws Makes Roads Safer, Study Finds
    (16-Dec-2014)
    States with more random traffic stops, DUI arrests have fewer drivers fail breath tests

  • When Gas Prices Go Up, So Do Motorcycle Accidents, Study Finds
    (16-Dec-2014)
    Shift to lower-cost transportation carries a hefty price

  • Drug Interactions Common Among Hospitalized Kids, Study Says
    (15-Dec-2014)
    Medication combos may cause side effects or reduce treatment effectiveness, expert notes

  • Drug Interactions Common Among Hospitalized Kids, Study Says
    (15-Dec-2014)
    Medication combos may cause side effects or reduce treatment effectiveness, expert notes

  • Medication Linked to Fewer Injuries in Kids With ADHD
    (15-Dec-2014)
    Older teens experienced the greatest drop in injury risk while taking Ritalin, researchers report

  • Drug Interactions Common Among Hospitalized Kids, Study Says
    (15-Dec-2014)
    Medication combos may cause side effects or reduce treatment effectiveness, expert notes

  • New Test Estimates Risk of Heart Disease
    (15-Dec-2014)
    Agency says best results obtained for black women

  • Study Shows Why Expert Pilots Are Experts
    (14-Dec-2014)
    Accomplished aviators process visual information more efficiently than less experienced ones

  • Study Shows Why Expert Pilots Are Experts
    (14-Dec-2014)
    Accomplished aviators process visual information more efficiently than less experienced ones

  • Study Shows Why Expert Pilots Are Experts
    (14-Dec-2014)
    Accomplished aviators process visual information more efficiently than less experienced ones

  • Study Shows Why Expert Pilots Are Experts
    (14-Dec-2014)
    Accomplished aviators process visual information more efficiently than less experienced ones

  • Study Shows Why Expert Pilots Are Experts
    (14-Dec-2014)
    Accomplished aviators process visual information more efficiently than less experienced ones

  • Health Tip: Spare the Environment During the Holidays
    (12-Dec-2014)
    Do you really need a tree?

  • Cyramza Approval Expanded to Include Non-Small Lung Cancer
    (12-Dec-2014)
    Drug blocks blood supply that fuels tumors

  • More Young Adults Getting Preventive Care After Obamacare, Study Finds
    (11-Dec-2014)
    More people in early 20s getting blood pressure and routine health checks

  • Screening Test Approved for Viruses That Cause Blood Cancer
    (11-Dec-2014)
    Screen looks for viruses tied to a number of blood cancers or abnormalities

  • Fewer Bars and Liquor Stores, Less Domestic Violence: CDC
    (10-Dec-2014)
    Regulations limiting local access to alcohol may help curb partner assaults, study suggests

  • Prenatal Exposure to Common Chemicals Linked to Lower IQs in Study
    (10-Dec-2014)
    Children's IQs were about 7 points lower among mothers with the highest exposures

  • Gardasil Approved for Additional Types of HPV
    (10-Dec-2014)
    Virus can lead to cervical cancer

  • Boost in Docs' Incomes Comes From More Procedures, Not More Patients
    (09-Dec-2014)
    Researchers suggest salary bump should come from more patients, improved care

  • Cost of Job-Based Health Insurance Outpaces Family Income: Report
    (09-Dec-2014)
    Workers are paying more for health plans, could be getting less financial protection

  • Cost of Job-Based Health Insurance Outpaces Family Income: Report
    (09-Dec-2014)
    Workers are paying more for health plans, could be getting less financial protection

  • Insecticide Sprays Don't Offer Extra Protection Against Malaria: Study
    (09-Dec-2014)
    Infection rates among kids in Africa were no better than when using bed nets alone

  • Where Doctors Train May Affect Whether They Practice Expensive Medicine
    (09-Dec-2014)
    Those who did residencies in high-cost areas were more likely to spend more per patient, study finds

  • Cost of Job-Based Health Insurance Outpaces Family Income: Report
    (09-Dec-2014)
    Workers are paying more for health plans, could be getting less financial protection

  • Cost of Job-Based Health Insurance Outpaces Family Income: Report
    (09-Dec-2014)
    Workers are paying more for health plans, could be getting less financial protection

  • Cost of Job-Based Health Insurance Outpaces Family Income: Report
    (09-Dec-2014)
    Workers are paying more for health plans, could be getting less financial protection

  • Cost of Job-Based Health Insurance Outpaces Family Income: Report
    (09-Dec-2014)
    Workers are paying more for health plans, could be getting less financial protection

  • Painkiller Tramadol Linked to Low Blood Sugar
    (08-Dec-2014)
    Study finds the drug may be riskier than expected

  • BPA in Canned Goods May Raise Your Blood Pressure: Study
    (08-Dec-2014)
    Finding is latest to raise health concerns about the common estrogen-like chemical

  • Some NFL Players Use Unproven Stem Cell Therapies: Report
    (08-Dec-2014)
    New treatments may not work, or may have unknown risks, expert says

  • U.S. Doctors Cutting Back on Painkiller Prescriptions: Study
    (08-Dec-2014)
    Ninety percent of primary care physicians are concerned about abuse of powerful narcotics

  • Painkiller Tramadol Linked to Low Blood Sugar
    (08-Dec-2014)
    Study finds the drug may be riskier than expected

  • Health Tip: Prepare Before You Drive in Winter
    (08-Dec-2014)
    Take heed of driving conditions

  • Some NFL Players Use Unproven Stem Cell Therapies: Report
    (08-Dec-2014)
    New treatments may not work, or may have unknown risks, expert says

  • Study Casts Doubt on Low-Dose Aspirin for Women Under 65
    (05-Dec-2014)
    Benefits of cutting heart disease and cancer risk is clearer in older women, but use should be individualized, experts say

  • Painkiller Abuse More Likely for Those Who Skip College: Study
    (05-Dec-2014)
    Link is especially true for females

  • Painkiller Abuse More Likely for Those Who Skip College: Study
    (05-Dec-2014)
    Link is especially true for females

  • Text Messages Remind People to Take Medications
    (05-Dec-2014)
    Fewer than one in 10 forgot their daily dose after cellphone prompt, study says

  • Study Finds Need for Improved Schizophrenia Care
    (04-Dec-2014)
    As many as 4 in 10 seeking help after first episode are medicated inappropriately, researchers say

  • Study Finds Need for Improved Schizophrenia Care
    (04-Dec-2014)
    As many as 4 in 10 seeking help after first episode are medicated inappropriately, researchers say

  • Jakafi Approved for Chronic Bone Marrow Disease
    (04-Dec-2014)
    First drug sanctioned in U.S. for polycythemia vera

  • FDA Issues New Drug Label Rules to Better Inform Pregnant Women
    (03-Dec-2014)
    Agency official says labeling changes should help patients 'make critical decisions' about medicines

  • FDA Issues New Drug Label Rules to Better Inform Pregnant Women
    (03-Dec-2014)
    Agency official says labeling changes should help patients 'make critical decisions' about medicines

  • Blincyto Approved for Rare Leukemia
    (03-Dec-2014)
    Drug sanctioned for rapidly-growing form of bone marrow cancer

  • A Lasting Legacy of Science
    (02-Dec-2014)
    Salk trial set the stage for U.S. government oversight of drug manufacturing -- and testing

  • Too Few Prostate Cancer Patients Get Bone-Strengthening Meds: Study
    (02-Dec-2014)
    Men receiving hormone therapy may be missing out on protective drugs, researcher says

  • Babies Still Sleeping With Soft Bedding Despite SIDS Risk: CDC
    (01-Dec-2014)
    Over half have items in crib that may up odds of sudden infant death syndrome

  • Poorest Seniors at Risk for Repeat Hospital Stays
    (01-Dec-2014)
    Spotting, offering transitional care to these patients should be priority for doctors, nurses, researcher says

  • Statins Won't Help Protect Bones, Study Finds
    (01-Dec-2014)
    But they don't raise the risk of fractures, doctor notes

  • Health Tip: Easing Hand Eczema
    (28-Nov-2014)
    Gloves can help protect the skin

  • EPA Issues Tougher Rules on Ozone Emissions
    (26-Nov-2014)
    Health experts praised the new limits, but industry advocates said they aren't needed

  • Steer Clear of Cold Meds for Babies, FDA Advises
    (26-Nov-2014)
    Drugs carry serious risks, and most infants, toddlers recover with rest and extra care

  • Don't Let High Altitude Ruin Your Holiday Trip
    (26-Nov-2014)
    Stay hydrated and give yourself time to acclimate, expert advises

  • Don't Let High Altitude Ruin Your Holiday Trip
    (26-Nov-2014)
    Stay hydrated and give yourself time to acclimate, expert advises

  • Steer Clear of Cold Meds for Babies, FDA Advises
    (26-Nov-2014)
    Drugs carry serious risks, and most infants, toddlers recover with rest and extra care

  • Teens Given Anxiety, Sleep Meds May Be at Risk for Drug Abuse
    (25-Nov-2014)
    Study finds illicit drug use more likely after their prescribed medications run out

  • Infants With Eczema May Be More Prone to Peanut Allergy: Study
    (25-Nov-2014)
    If damaged skin exposed to peanut proteins in household dust, chances of allergy higher, researcher says

  • Could Popular Heartburn Drugs Upset Your 'Good' Gut Bugs?
    (25-Nov-2014)
    Study suggests class of meds upset healthy balance of bacteria in the gut

  • Teens Given Anxiety, Sleep Meds May Be at Risk for Drug Abuse
    (25-Nov-2014)
    Study finds illicit drug use more likely after their prescribed medications run out

  • Could Popular Heartburn Drugs Upset Your 'Good' Gut Bugs?
    (25-Nov-2014)
    Study suggests class of meds upset healthy balance of bacteria in the gut

  • Most Americans With HIV Don't Have Virus Under Control, CDC Says
    (25-Nov-2014)
    U.S. experts cite indifference, lack of access to care

  • Some Newly Insured Under 'Obamacare' May Have Trouble Finding Doctors
    (24-Nov-2014)
    In certain markets, wary physicians, narrow provider networks pose obstacles to care

  • Some Newly Insured Under 'Obamacare' May Have Trouble Finding Doctors
    (24-Nov-2014)
    In certain markets, wary physicians, narrow provider networks pose obstacles to care

  • Some Newly Insured Under 'Obamacare' May Have Trouble Finding Doctors
    (24-Nov-2014)
    In certain markets, wary physicians, narrow provider networks pose obstacles to care

  • Some Newly Insured Under 'Obamacare' May Have Trouble Finding Doctors
    (24-Nov-2014)
    In certain markets, wary physicians, narrow provider networks pose obstacles to care

  • Obese Employees Miss More Work, Study Finds
    (24-Nov-2014)
    Additional missed days cost U.S. economy more than $8 billion a year, researchers report

  • Young Guys in Large Vehicles Most Likely to Survive Crash
    (24-Nov-2014)
    Study found that in head-on collisions, lowest death rate was seen among those aged 15-24

  • Young Guys in Large Vehicles Most Likely to Survive Crash
    (24-Nov-2014)
    Study found that in head-on collisions, lowest death rate was seen among those aged 15-24

  • Young Guys in Large Vehicles Most Likely to Survive Crash
    (24-Nov-2014)
    Study found that in head-on collisions, lowest death rate was seen among those aged 15-24

  • Adult-Sized ATVs Deadly for Kids, Report Shows
    (24-Nov-2014)
    Study highlights risks associated with all-terrain vehicles

  • Health Tip: Check Stress at the Office
    (21-Nov-2014)
    Keep smiling at the job

  • Being the Boss Tied to Depression Risk for Women, But Not Men
    (21-Nov-2014)
    Women in powerful positions may be judged harshly, researcher says

  • U.S. Proposes Greater Public Access to Data From Clinical Trials
    (20-Nov-2014)
    New rules would require even failed trials to publish summary of results

  • Abuse-Resistant Prescription Painkiller Approved
    (20-Nov-2014)
    Hysingla ER is only for chronic pain, and is formulated to resist crushing, dissolving

  • U.S. Seniors' Health Poorest, Global Survey Shows
    (19-Nov-2014)
    Commonwealth Fund report reveals stark comparison to 10 industrialized countries with universal health coverage

  • U.S. Seniors' Health Poorest, Global Survey Shows
    (19-Nov-2014)
    Commonwealth Fund report reveals stark comparison to 10 industrialized countries with universal health coverage

  • Chasing, Tackling Suspects Raises Cops' Odds of Sudden Death
    (19-Nov-2014)
    Overall risk to any one officer remains very small, researchers stress

  • Working Night Shift Slows Metabolism, Study Suggests
    (18-Nov-2014)
    Finding means fewer calories burned, and may explain why shift workers tend to gain weight, researcher says

  • Air Pollution May Be Linked to Higher Rates of Kidney Disease
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Study found other risk factors, including age and diabetes, don't fully explain variations in rates

  • Could Wine, Chocolate Help Shield Your Heart From Smog?
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Researchers say air pollution's effects lessened in older men who consumed flavonoids, but more research needed

  • Long-Term Use of Aspirin Plus Blood Thinner Is Safe: Study
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Benefits of combination outweigh potential risks, experts say

  • Daily Aspirin Fails to Help Older Hearts in Japanese Study
    (17-Nov-2014)
    But study's findings unlikely to change U.S. guidelines, expert notes

  • Long-Term Use of Aspirin Plus Blood Thinner Is Safe: Study
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Benefits of combination outweigh potential risks, experts say

  • More Americans Controlling Their High Blood Pressure
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Government researchers report the numbers are looking better, but national goal not yet reached

  • Secondhand Pot Smoke Can Give Your Heart an Unwelcome Buzz
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Rat study suggests short exposure to marijuana reduces blood vessel function, similar to secondhand tobacco smoke

  • Air Pollution May Be Linked to Higher Rates of Kidney Disease
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Study found other risk factors, including age and diabetes, don't fully explain variations in rates

  • More Americans Controlling Their High Blood Pressure
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Government researchers report the numbers are looking better, but national goal not yet reached

  • Experimental Cholesterol-Lowering Drug Effective, Study Reports
    (17-Nov-2014)
    New medicine might help those who can't tolerate commonly used statins

  • Time to Enroll, or Re-Enroll, in an 'Obamacare' Health Plan
    (15-Nov-2014)
    Current enrollees urged to take a fresh look at any plan changes, new offerings in 2015

  • Time to Enroll, or Re-Enroll, in an 'Obamacare' Health Plan
    (15-Nov-2014)
    Current enrollees urged to take a fresh look at any plan changes, new offerings in 2015

  • Time to Enroll, or Re-Enroll, in an 'Obamacare' Health Plan
    (15-Nov-2014)
    Current enrollees urged to take a fresh look at any plan changes, new offerings in 2015

  • Drug Regimen Cures Hepatitis C in Most Liver Transplant Patients in Study
    (14-Nov-2014)
    Researchers say treatment has fewer side effects and less risk of rejection, too

  • Smokers in Cars Pose Risk to Passengers: Study
    (14-Nov-2014)
    Urine of those who didn't light up had evidence of toxic cigarette chemicals

  • Alzheimer's Cases Expected to Double by 2050, Researchers Say
    (14-Nov-2014)
    Costs for care may go up as much as fivefold if disease isn't delayed, prevented

  • Alzheimer's Cases Expected to Double by 2050, Researchers Say
    (14-Nov-2014)
    Costs for care may go up as much as fivefold if disease isn't delayed, prevented

  • Drug Regimen Cures Hepatitis C in Most Liver Transplant Patients in Study
    (14-Nov-2014)
    Researchers say treatment has fewer side effects and less risk of rejection, too

  • Two Generic Versions of ADHD Drug Not as Effective: FDA
    (14-Nov-2014)
    In some patients, the medications were released more slowly than extended-release Concerta

  • Medical Bills Pricey for Americans, Even With Private Insurance
    (13-Nov-2014)
    New survey finds 1 in 5 people with private plans spending 5 percent or more of income on health care

  • ADHD Stimulant Drug Abuse Common Among Young Adults: Survey
    (13-Nov-2014)
    Reasons for misuse include pressure to succeed at school or work

  • Easy-to-Walk Communities Linked to Sharper Senior Minds
    (13-Nov-2014)
    Neighborhoods that encourage activity seem to benefit the brain, study suggests

  • Medical Bills Pricey for Americans, Even With Private Insurance
    (13-Nov-2014)
    New survey finds 1 in 5 people with private plans spending 5 percent or more of income on health care

  • Undiagnosed Sleep Problems May Be Common Among Firefighters
    (13-Nov-2014)
    These disorders linked to risk for car accidents and poor health, study suggests

  • ADHD Stimulant Drug Abuse Common Among Young Adults: Survey
    (13-Nov-2014)
    Reasons for misuse include pressure to succeed at school or work

  • Medical Bills Pricey for Americans, Even With Private Insurance
    (13-Nov-2014)
    New survey finds 1 in 5 people with private plans spending 5 percent or more of income on health care

  • ADHD Stimulant Drug Abuse Common Among Young Adults: Survey
    (13-Nov-2014)
    Reasons for misuse include pressure to succeed at school or work

  • Undiagnosed Sleep Problems May Be Common Among Firefighters
    (13-Nov-2014)
    These disorders linked to risk for car accidents and poor health, study suggests

  • Undiagnosed Sleep Problems May Be Common Among Firefighters
    (13-Nov-2014)
    These disorders linked to risk for car accidents and poor health, study suggests

  • U.S. Prices Soaring for Some Generic Drugs, Experts Say
    (12-Nov-2014)
    Supply and manufacturing problems, plus fewer companies in the market among causes

  • Scientists Find Signs of Toxic Flame Retardants in Americans
    (12-Nov-2014)
    One type has never been detected before, the other is a surprise because it was phased out of kids' pajamas

  • U.S. Prices Soaring for Some Generic Drugs, Experts Say
    (12-Nov-2014)
    Supply and manufacturing problems, plus fewer companies in the market among causes

  • Cancer Patients in Hospice Face Less Aggressive Treatment: Study
    (11-Nov-2014)
    More health care strategies and costs seen for non-hospice patients at end of life

  • Drug Combo Helps Lupus-Related Kidney Condition
    (10-Nov-2014)
    Half of those taking three medications achieved full remission, study reports

  • Common Blood Pressure Drug May Lower Risk For Lou Gehrig's Disease: Study
    (10-Nov-2014)
    But new finding needs additional research to confirm the link, experts caution

  • Drug Combo Helps Lupus-Related Kidney Condition
    (10-Nov-2014)
    Half of those taking three medications achieved full remission, study reports

  • Common Blood Pressure Drug May Lower Risk For Lou Gehrig's Disease: Study
    (10-Nov-2014)
    But new finding needs additional research to confirm the link, experts caution

  • Think You're Allergic to Penicillin? Maybe Not
    (07-Nov-2014)
    In studies, vast majority of people who said they had the allergy showed no evidence of it in skin tests

  • Mosquito-Borne Chikungunya Virus Still a Concern for American Travelers: CDC
    (06-Nov-2014)
    Painful infection is common in Caribbean, and Central and South America

  • Mosquito-Borne Chikungunya Virus Still a Concern for American Travelers: CDC
    (06-Nov-2014)
    Painful infection is common in Caribbean, and Central and South America

  • Mosquito-Borne Chikungunya Virus Still a Concern for American Travelers: CDC
    (06-Nov-2014)
    Painful infection is common in Caribbean, and Central and South America

  • ADHD Linked to Expectant Moms' Smog Exposure
    (05-Nov-2014)
    Traffic and fossil fuels for heat, electricity biggest factors, study suggests

  • Vaccine for Hepatitis C Inches Closer to Reality
    (05-Nov-2014)
    First human tests looked at safety

  • The ABCs of Successful Classroom Design
    (05-Nov-2014)
    Lighting, temperature can influence student achievement, researchers say

  • ADHD Linked to Expectant Moms' Smog Exposure
    (05-Nov-2014)
    Traffic and fossil fuels for heat, electricity biggest factors, study suggests

  • Climate Change Will Boost Grass Pollen Production, Study Contends
    (05-Nov-2014)
    The result: increased 'exposure and suffering in grass pollen-allergic individuals,' researchers say

  • Want to Be a Leader? Cultivate a Healthy Look
    (05-Nov-2014)
    The appearance of fitness trumps a look of intelligence, study says

  • Certain Painkillers Tied to Raised Risk of Death After Stroke
    (05-Nov-2014)
    Celebrex and other COX-2 inhibitors should be prescribed with care, experts say

  • Lower Doses of Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs May Work for Some
    (05-Nov-2014)
    Study found many patients with early stage disease stayed in remission with less medication

  • Certain Painkillers Tied to Raised Risk of Death After Stroke
    (05-Nov-2014)
    Celebrex and other COX-2 inhibitors should be prescribed with care, experts say

  • Antibiotic-Resistant Hospital Germ Traced to U.K. Livestock, Study Finds
    (04-Nov-2014)
    British researchers urge strict agricultural standards to prevent MRSA's spread

  • Long-Term Shift Work May Drain the Brain, Study Reports
    (04-Nov-2014)
    Rotating shifts for more than 10 years seemed to have the biggest impact, researchers say

  • FDA: Supplements, Meds Can Be Dangerous Mix
    (04-Nov-2014)
    Combination can alter drug absorption, agency warns

  • FDA: Supplements, Meds Can Be Dangerous Mix
    (04-Nov-2014)
    Combination can alter drug absorption, agency warns

  • Combo Treatment for Advanced Melanoma Seems to Improve Survival
    (04-Nov-2014)
    Pairing cancer drug, immune booster gave patients about 5 extra months, researchers report

  • Prescribe Blood Thinner Pradaxa With Caution, Study Warns
    (03-Nov-2014)
    Bleeding risk appears greater than anticipated

  • Health Tip: Teach Children Never to Play in the Car
    (03-Nov-2014)
    And lock the car when not in use

  • Make the Most of This Weekend's Time Change
    (02-Nov-2014)
    Sleep expert offers tips on how to adjust as clocks fall back an hour on Sunday

  • Generic Drugs May Help Breast Cancer Patients Stick to Therapy
    (31-Oct-2014)
    Cost a key factor for women to maintain hormone treatment regimen, researchers report

  • Almost 1 in 5 Americans Plagued by Constant Pain, Survey Suggests
    (31-Oct-2014)
    Older people, women more likely to struggle on daily basis, researchers note

  • Health Tip: Reduce Your Risk of a Car Injury
    (31-Oct-2014)
    Always wear safety belt

  • Would Alternative Payment Plan Cut Medical Bills?
    (30-Oct-2014)
    Study favors 'global budget' approach over fee-for-service system

  • Would Alternative Payment Plan Cut Medical Bills?
    (30-Oct-2014)
    Study favors 'global budget' approach over fee-for-service system

  • Fewer Malpractice Claims Paid in U.S.
    (30-Oct-2014)
    Award amounts also declining, study finds

  • Leprosy Still Occurs in U.S., CDC Reports
    (30-Oct-2014)
    Experts estimate about 100 cases a year occur in America

  • Leprosy Still Occurs in U.S., CDC Reports
    (30-Oct-2014)
    Experts estimate about 100 cases a year occur in America

  • Plastics' Chemical May Affect Baby Boys' Genital Development
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Link between phthalates and possible defect needs more study, researcher says

  • Voters' Views on Obamacare Split Along Party Lines
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Health care is third most important issue to Americans in fall elections, according to polls

  • Universal Helmet Laws May Help Save Young Motorcyclists
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Study finds more serious head injuries in states with age restrictions only or none at all

  • Voters' Views on Obamacare Split Along Party Lines
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Health care is third most important issue to Americans in fall elections, according to polls

  • First Vaccine Approved for B Strains of Meningitis
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Among people aged 10 to 25

  • Health Tip: Driving Safely at Night
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Suggestions for nighttime travel

  • Universal Helmet Laws May Help Save Young Motorcyclists
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Study finds more serious head injuries in states with age restrictions only or none at all

  • Health Tip: Driving Safely at Night
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Suggestions for nighttime travel

  • Metformin Beats Other Type 2 Diabetes Drugs for First Treatment: Study
    (28-Oct-2014)
    Researchers find this commonly used medication controls blood sugar for many

  • Placebo Treatment May Quiet Kids' Cough
    (27-Oct-2014)
    Parents report a spoonful of agave nectar or flavored water reduced symptoms

  • For a Child's Fracture, Use Ibuprofen, Not Morphine: Study
    (27-Oct-2014)
    Fewer side effects reported with the over-the-counter pain reliever

  • For a Child's Fracture, Use Ibuprofen, Not Morphine: Study
    (27-Oct-2014)
    Fewer side effects reported with the over-the-counter pain reliever

  • Prescription Painkillers Fueling Overdose Cases in ERs, Study Finds
    (27-Oct-2014)
    More than two-thirds involve these medications, researchers report

  • Researchers Say Antibiotics in Fish a Health Concern
    (24-Oct-2014)
    Although levels are below government limits, scientists believe it contributes to antibiotic resistance

  • Could Air Pollutants Raise a Child's Autism Risk?
    (24-Oct-2014)
    Chromium, styrene implicated in preliminary study

  • Childhood Peanut Allergy May Be Linked to Skin Gene Mutation
    (24-Oct-2014)
    Study bolsters the dual-allergen-exposure theory, expert says

  • Could Air Pollutants Raise a Child's Autism Risk?
    (24-Oct-2014)
    Chromium, styrene implicated in preliminary study

  • New Treatment Approved for Rare Form of Hemophilia
    (24-Oct-2014)
    The bleeding disorder affects both males and females

  • Health Tip: Watch the Road on Halloween
    (24-Oct-2014)
    Be careful of trick-or-treaters

  • Health Tip: Watch the Road on Halloween
    (24-Oct-2014)
    Be careful of trick-or-treaters

  • As Pot Use Rises, Teens' Grades May Fall: Study
    (23-Oct-2014)
    Occasional use might not have impact, but heavy users had lower test scores, researchers found

  • U.S. Ranks Last Among Wealthy Nations in Access to Health Care
    (22-Oct-2014)
    Survey conducted prior to implementation of Affordable Care Act, however

  • Recalled Supplements Linger on U.S. Store Shelves, Study Finds
    (22-Oct-2014)
    Researchers say many products with banned substances for sale six months later

  • U.S. Ranks Last Among Wealthy Nations in Access to Health Care
    (22-Oct-2014)
    Survey conducted prior to implementation of Affordable Care Act, however

  • Many Americans in Debt, Bankruptcy Paying for Cancer Care
    (22-Oct-2014)
    Others cut back on food, medicines trying to cover costs, studies found

  • U.S. Ranks Last Among Wealthy Nations in Access to Health Care
    (22-Oct-2014)
    Survey conducted prior to implementation of Affordable Care Act, however

  • U.S. Ranks Last Among Wealthy Nations in Access to Health Care
    (22-Oct-2014)
    Survey conducted prior to implementation of Affordable Care Act, however

  • U.S. Ranks Last Among Wealthy Nations in Access to Health Care
    (22-Oct-2014)
    Survey conducted prior to implementation of Affordable Care Act, however

  • U.S. Ranks Last Among Wealthy Nations in Access to Health Care
    (22-Oct-2014)
    Survey conducted prior to implementation of Affordable Care Act, however

  • U.S. Ranks Last Among Wealthy Nations in Access to Health Care
    (22-Oct-2014)
    Survey conducted prior to implementation of Affordable Care Act, however

  • Many Americans in Debt, Bankruptcy Paying for Cancer Care
    (22-Oct-2014)
    Others cut back on food, medicines trying to cover costs, studies found

  • Recalled Supplements Linger on U.S. Store Shelves, Study Finds
    (22-Oct-2014)
    Researchers say many products with banned substances for sale six months later

  • U.S. Ranks Last Among Wealthy Nations in Access to Health Care
    (22-Oct-2014)
    Survey conducted prior to implementation of Affordable Care Act, however

  • U.S. Ranks Last Among Wealthy Nations in Access to Health Care
    (22-Oct-2014)
    Survey conducted prior to implementation of Affordable Care Act, however

  • U.S. Ranks Last Among Wealthy Nations in Access to Health Care
    (22-Oct-2014)
    Survey conducted prior to implementation of Affordable Care Act, however

  • Living With a Smoker Like Living in a Polluted City: Study
    (21-Oct-2014)
    Air-particle levels in smoking households almost 10 times higher than nonsmoking homes

  • Traffic Pollution May Be a Risk While Pregnant
    (21-Oct-2014)
    Reduced lung function seen in children at age 4, study says

  • Teen Sisters Develop Ways to Measure Lung, Heart Damage
    (21-Oct-2014)
    Electronic stethoscope amplifies sounds of breathing changes, thickening of heart muscle

  • Living With a Smoker Like Living in a Polluted City: Study
    (21-Oct-2014)
    Air-particle levels in smoking households almost 10 times higher than nonsmoking homes

  • Tall, Heavy 1-Year-Olds May Be at Risk for Obesity Later, Study Finds
    (21-Oct-2014)
    But experts say genes aren't destiny

  • Passengers From Ebola-Affected Countries Must Land at Designated U.S. Airports
    (21-Oct-2014)
    Staff at 5 airports will identify and screen these travelers for Ebola infection before entry

  • Mouse Study Suggests Antibiotics May Aid Salmonella's Spread in Animals
    (20-Oct-2014)
    Experts say findings have troubling implications for use of drugs to treat livestock

  • Medication Errors Occur Every 8 Minutes in U.S. Children
    (20-Oct-2014)
    Study finds that liquid drugs are the most commonly misused at home

  • Parkinson's Drugs May Spur Compulsive Behaviors
    (20-Oct-2014)
    Study estimated a 10 percent increased risk of impulsive gambling, shopping and hypersexuality

  • Some Lung Patients Buy Cigarettes Along With Meds at Pharmacies: Study
    (20-Oct-2014)
    To end this paradoxical practice, certain drug stores no longer sell tobacco products

  • Regular Doctor Visits Help Control Blood Pressure, Study Says
    (20-Oct-2014)
    Having health insurance also associated with better readings

  • Medication Errors Occur Every 8 Minutes in U.S. Children
    (20-Oct-2014)
    Study finds that liquid drugs are the most commonly misused at home

  • Pricey Hepatitis Drug a Good Bet in U.S. Prisons, Study Says
    (20-Oct-2014)
    Researchers conclude Sovaldi is cost-effective

  • Medication Errors Occur Every 8 Minutes in U.S. Children
    (20-Oct-2014)
    Study finds that liquid drugs are the most commonly misused at home

  • Parkinson's Drugs May Spur Compulsive Behaviors
    (20-Oct-2014)
    Study estimated a 10 percent increased risk of impulsive gambling, shopping and hypersexuality

  • Some Lung Patients Buy Cigarettes Along With Meds at Pharmacies: Study
    (20-Oct-2014)
    To end this paradoxical practice, certain drug stores no longer sell tobacco products

  • Dieters May Be Thwarted by Absence of Healthy Foods
    (18-Oct-2014)
    Study finds easy access to nutritious fare important for successful weight loss

  • Older Antibiotic Still Works Against Staph Infections, Study Finds
    (17-Oct-2014)
    Vancomycin safe and effective, doctors should not turn to newer antibiotics, researchers say

  • U.S. Kids Use ADHD Meds More During School Year
    (17-Oct-2014)
    Researchers suggest this may be to boost academic achievement

  • Two-Pronged Program Looks Best for Helping Smokers Quit
    (17-Oct-2014)
    Behavioral counseling plus medication beats other strategies, study finds

  • U.S. Kids Use ADHD Meds More During School Year
    (17-Oct-2014)
    Researchers suggest this may be to boost academic achievement

  • Gut Microbes Tied to Jet Lag, Shift-Work Weight Gain
    (16-Oct-2014)
    Body's helpful bacteria may have internal clocks, too, researchers suggest

  • Esbriet, Ofev Approved to Treat Deadly Lung Disease
    (16-Oct-2014)
    Drugs help slow decline of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

  • Health Tip: Teach Kids About Pedestrian Safety
    (16-Oct-2014)
    Cross the street only at the corner

  • Gut Microbes Tied to Jet Lag, Shift-Work Weight Gain
    (16-Oct-2014)
    Body's helpful bacteria may have internal clocks, too, researchers suggest

  • Just Try Getting an Appointment With a Psychiatrist
    (15-Oct-2014)
    Of 360 U.S. doctors called in study, only one-quarter agreed to see 'patient'

  • For Ebola, No New Drugs Riding to the Rescue -- for Now
    (15-Oct-2014)
    Intensive supportive care and blood transfusions are best bets, infectious-disease experts say

  • Medicare Subsidy Helps Breast Cancer Patients Afford Treatment
    (15-Oct-2014)
    'Extra Help' program leads to more women on hormone therapy, study reports

  • Just Try Getting an Appointment With a Psychiatrist
    (15-Oct-2014)
    Of 360 U.S. doctors called in study, only one-quarter agreed to see 'patient'

  • Medicare Subsidy Helps Breast Cancer Patients Afford Treatment
    (15-Oct-2014)
    'Extra Help' program leads to more women on hormone therapy, study reports

  • Just Try Getting an Appointment With a Psychiatrist
    (15-Oct-2014)
    Of 360 U.S. doctors called in study, only one-quarter agreed to see 'patient'

  • Health Tip: Installing a Child's Car Seat
    (15-Oct-2014)
    Follow the product's instructions carefully

  • More Kids Using ERs for Medical Care, Researchers Say
    (14-Oct-2014)
    Uninsured and privately insured children show biggest increases in California study

  • More Kids Using ERs for Medical Care, Researchers Say
    (14-Oct-2014)
    Uninsured and privately insured children show biggest increases in California study

  • More Kids Using ERs for Medical Care, Researchers Say
    (14-Oct-2014)
    Uninsured and privately insured children show biggest increases in California study

  • Urinary Prosthetic Device for Women Approved
    (14-Oct-2014)
    Helps those who can't contract bladder muscles

  • Sudden Cardiac Death a Risk for Women Living Near Major Roads: Study
    (13-Oct-2014)
    May be as big a factor as smoking, obesity and poor eating habits, research suggests

  • Anesthetic During Breast-Removal Surgery May Reduce Long-Term Pain
    (13-Oct-2014)
    Mastectomy patients benefit from lidocaine, study says

  • Sudden Cardiac Death a Risk for Women Living Near Major Roads: Study
    (13-Oct-2014)
    May be as big a factor as smoking, obesity and poor eating habits, research suggests

  • Drug-Coated Balloon Catheter Approved
    (13-Oct-2014)
    Designed to clear clogged arteries in thigh and knee

  • Sudden Cardiac Death a Risk for Women Living Near Major Roads: Study
    (13-Oct-2014)
    May be as big a factor as smoking, obesity and poor eating habits, research suggests

  • New York's JFK Airport Begins Screening Passengers for Ebola
    (12-Oct-2014)
    About half of the 150 travelers who arrive daily in the U.S. from West Africa land at the airport

  • Medicines Are Biggest Culprit in Fatal Allergic Reactions: Study
    (10-Oct-2014)
    Antibiotics, contrast material for scans lead the list of triggers

  • Common Childhood Vaccine Cuts 'Superbug' Infection: Study
    (10-Oct-2014)
    Cases of antibiotic-resistant pneumonia, meningitis fell after pneumococcal shot introduced in 2010

  • Those Little Gas Spills When You Fill Up May Harm the Environment
    (10-Oct-2014)
    Splashes add up to nearly 400 gallons a decade at typical service station, study says

  • Medicines Are Biggest Culprit in Fatal Allergic Reactions: Study
    (10-Oct-2014)
    Antibiotics, contrast material for scans lead the list of triggers

  • Akynzeo Approved for Side Effects of Chemotherapy
    (10-Oct-2014)
    Drug helps ease nausea, vomiting

  • FDA OKs Once-a-Day Drug for Chronic Hepatitis C
    (10-Oct-2014)
    Harvoni, a combination pill, blocks enzymes that virus needs to multiply

  • Study Finds Many Newborns Have Risky First Ride Home From Hospital
    (10-Oct-2014)
    More than 90 percent of parents don't install, position the car seat correctly, researchers say

  • U.S. Troops Arrive in Ebola-Ravaged Liberia
    (10-Oct-2014)
    Screening of travelers from West Africa to begin Saturday at JFK Airport in New York

  • Those Little Gas Spills When You Fill Up May Harm the Environment
    (10-Oct-2014)
    Splashes add up to nearly 400 gallons a decade at typical service station, study says

  • Kids May Leave Hospital Sooner When Antibiotics Are Controlled
    (09-Oct-2014)
    Findings support use of drug 'stewardship programs,' researchers say

  • Impotence Drug Might Counter Common Gene Mutation in Type 2 Diabetes: Study
    (09-Oct-2014)
    But using yohimbine won't replace lifestyle changes as the cornerstone of treatment, experts say

  • Potential Clue to Ebola Treatments Uncovered, Researchers Say
    (09-Oct-2014)
    Unusual protein identified in quest for drug remedies

  • Five Major U.S. Airports to Screen Travelers From West Africa for Ebola
    (09-Oct-2014)
    Move should handle 94 percent of those arriving from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, U.S. officials say

  • West African Leaders Plead for More Ebola Aid
    (09-Oct-2014)
    CDC director warns that the crisis is reminiscent of the early days of AIDS epidemic

  • Low-Income Adults Favor Medicaid Expansion, Survey Finds
    (08-Oct-2014)
    Residents of 3 Southern states also think the program offers good health care coverage

  • Low-Income Adults Favor Medicaid Expansion, Survey Finds
    (08-Oct-2014)
    Residents of 3 Southern states also think the program offers good health care coverage

  • Low-Income Adults Favor Medicaid Expansion, Survey Finds
    (08-Oct-2014)
    Residents of 3 Southern states also think the program offers good health care coverage

  • Hospitals' High Antibiotic Use May Boost Germs' Resistance: Study
    (07-Oct-2014)
    Improving diagnostics could help curb problem, experts say

  • Certain Meds, Driving Can Be Deadly Mix: FDA
    (07-Oct-2014)
    Even nonprescription drugs might bring on drowsiness, agency warns

  • U.S. Traffic Accidents Send 2.5 Million to ERs Each Year, CDC Says
    (07-Oct-2014)
    Medical costs of those collisions top $18 billion, U.S. government estimates

  • U.S. Traffic Accidents Send 2.5 Million to ERs Each Year, CDC Says
    (07-Oct-2014)
    Medical costs of those collisions top $18 billion, U.S. government estimates

  • Certain Meds, Driving Can Be Deadly Mix: FDA
    (07-Oct-2014)
    Even nonprescription drugs might bring on drowsiness, agency warns

  • Hospitals' High Antibiotic Use May Boost Germs' Resistance: Study
    (07-Oct-2014)
    Improving diagnostics could help curb problem, experts say

  • U.S. Traffic Accidents Send 2.5 Million to ERs Each Year, CDC Says
    (07-Oct-2014)
    Medical costs of those collisions top $18 billion, U.S. government estimates

  • U.S. Traffic Accidents Send 2.5 Million to ERs Each Year, CDC Says
    (07-Oct-2014)
    Medical costs of those collisions top $18 billion, U.S. government estimates

  • Certain Meds, Driving Can Be Deadly Mix: FDA
    (07-Oct-2014)
    Even nonprescription drugs might bring on drowsiness, agency warns

  • U.S. Traffic Accidents Send 2.5 Million to ERs Each Year, CDC Says
    (07-Oct-2014)
    Medical costs of those collisions top $18 billion, U.S. government estimates

  • Certain Meds, Driving Can Be Deadly Mix: FDA
    (07-Oct-2014)
    Even nonprescription drugs might bring on drowsiness, agency warns

  • U.S. Traffic Accidents Send 2.5 Million to ERs Each Year, CDC Says
    (07-Oct-2014)
    Medical costs of those collisions top $18 billion, U.S. government estimates

  • U.S. Traffic Accidents Send 2.5 Million to ERs Each Year, CDC Says
    (07-Oct-2014)
    Medical costs of those collisions top $18 billion, U.S. government estimates

  • Docs More Likely to Prescribe Unneeded Antibiotics Later in Day: Study
    (06-Oct-2014)
    They tend to 'wear down' and prescribe more as the day progresses, researchers find

  • EPA Wants Less Dental Mercury Entering Environment
    (06-Oct-2014)
    U.S. government agency preparing rule to limit discharge of cavity-filling material

  • Docs More Likely to Prescribe Unneeded Antibiotics Later in Day: Study
    (06-Oct-2014)
    They tend to 'wear down' and prescribe more as the day progresses, researchers find

  • EPA Wants Less Dental Mercury Entering Environment
    (06-Oct-2014)
    U.S. government agency preparing rule to limit discharge of cavity-filling material

  • Standard Treatment for Underactive Thyroid Gland Still Best: Experts
    (03-Oct-2014)
    The drug levothyroxine remains first choice, guidelines say

  • Drinking Water Contaminant Linked to Pregnancy Complications in Study
    (03-Oct-2014)
    Women who were exposed had higher rates of stillbirth, placenta problems, researchers say

  • Most Who Abuse Painkillers Are Unprepared If Overdose Strikes: Study
    (02-Oct-2014)
    Although anti-OD meds are available, many addicts hold misguided views on what to do

  • Heroin Overdose Deaths Doubled in Much of U.S.: CDC Study
    (02-Oct-2014)
    Heroin addiction linked to initial use of prescription painkillers, experts say

  • Most Who Abuse Painkillers Are Unprepared If Overdose Strikes: Study
    (02-Oct-2014)
    Although anti-OD meds are available, many addicts hold misguided views on what to do

  • Heroin Overdose Deaths Doubled in Much of U.S.: CDC Study
    (02-Oct-2014)
    Heroin addiction linked to initial use of prescription painkillers, experts say

  • Living Near a Highway May Be Bad for Your Blood Pressure
    (01-Oct-2014)
    Traffic pollution, noise might be linked to raised risk, researchers say

  • Living Near a Highway May Be Bad for Your Blood Pressure
    (01-Oct-2014)
    Traffic pollution, noise might be linked to raised risk, researchers say

  • Groups Call for Medicare Coverage of Lung Cancer Screening
    (30-Sep-2014)
    CT scans for high-risk seniors covered by private insurers, but Medicare not required to do so

  • Recessions May Thwart a Woman's Motherhood Plans Forever: Study
    (30-Sep-2014)
    Research found initial impact was most pronounced among women in their 20s, and lasted until they were in their 40s

  • Herceptin Best for Certain Breast Cancer Patients, Study Says
    (30-Sep-2014)
    Drug should remain standard of care for HER2-positive tumors, doctors say

  • Antibiotic Use Before Age 2 Might Raise Obesity Risk, Study Says
    (29-Sep-2014)
    Researchers suspect broad-spectrum versions change makeup of microbes in gut

  • Doctors' Group Issues Painkiller Guidelines
    (29-Sep-2014)
    Narcotics too risky in many cases, American Academy of Neurology says

  • Drug Gives Big Survival Boost Against Type of Advanced Breast Cancer
    (29-Sep-2014)
    Women with HER2-positive tumors gained an average 16 more months of life with Perjeta, study finds

  • National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Set for Saturday
    (27-Sep-2014)
    Sites will accept medicines no longer needed that pose risks if accidentally consumed, stolen, misused

  • National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Set for Saturday
    (27-Sep-2014)
    Sites will accept medicines no longer needed that pose risks if accidentally consumed, stolen, misused

  • Behavioral Therapy Deemed Best for Social Phobia
    (26-Sep-2014)
    But finding a specialist isn't easy, experts say

  • Common Painkillers Tied to Blood Clot Risk, Study Suggests
    (25-Sep-2014)
    NSAID medicines include aspirin, ibuprofen and naproxen/Aleve

  • Common Painkillers Tied to Blood Clot Risk, Study Suggests
    (25-Sep-2014)
    NSAID medicines include aspirin, ibuprofen and naproxen/Aleve

  • Nature Walks With Others May Keep Depression at Bay
    (25-Sep-2014)
    Study found they lowered stress levels, lifted spirits after illness, job loss, divorce, death of loved one

  • Can All Work and No Play Make You Diabetic?
    (25-Sep-2014)
    Blue-collar jobs of 55 hours a week or more might raise your risk, study says

  • Common Painkillers Tied to Blood Clot Risk, Study Suggests
    (25-Sep-2014)
    NSAID medicines include aspirin, ibuprofen and naproxen/Aleve

  • Many Kids With ADHD May Be Missing Out on Talk Therapy
    (25-Sep-2014)
    Study finds just one in four taking medication gets additional treatment

  • NIH Adds $10M to Encourage Gender Balance in Clinical Trials
    (23-Sep-2014)
    These strategic investments help incorporate sex into existing funded studies, U.S. health officials say

  • Report Identifies Game Changers for U.S. Health Care
    (23-Sep-2014)
    Recent innovations, developments may transform direction of patient care in next decade, researchers say

  • Report Identifies Game Changers for U.S. Health Care
    (23-Sep-2014)
    Recent innovations, developments may transform direction of patient care in next decade, researchers say

  • Blood Test for Yeast Infections Approved
    (23-Sep-2014)
    Rare infections primarily affect people with weakened immune systems

  • Diabetes Drug Metformin May Affect Thyroid in Some Patients
    (22-Sep-2014)
    Medicine tied to lower thyroid-stimulating hormone levels in those with underactive thyroid

  • Do Greener Neighborhoods Produce Healthier Babies?
    (19-Sep-2014)
    Fewer preemies and small babies delivered when moms live near trees, grass, study says

  • Some U.S. Troops May Face Greater Skin Cancer Risk
    (19-Sep-2014)
    Soldiers might not have regular access to sunscreen, research reveals

  • Some U.S. Troops May Face Greater Skin Cancer Risk
    (19-Sep-2014)
    Soldiers might not have regular access to sunscreen, research reveals

  • Tight Blood Sugar Control Doesn't Prevent Strokes in Diabetics: Study
    (19-Sep-2014)
    But keeping blood pressure in check does, researchers say

  • FDA Approves Another Weekly Injectable Drug for Type 2 Diabetes
    (19-Sep-2014)
    Trulicity helps lower blood sugar levels when used alone or with other medications, agency says

  • Trulicity Approved for Type 2 Diabetes
    (19-Sep-2014)
    New drug helps regulate blood sugar

  • Obama Calls for National Plan to Fight Antibiotic Resistance
    (18-Sep-2014)
    Task force created to craft a strategy to track, vanquish superbugs

  • New Ebola Cases Top 700 in Just One Week, Officials Report
    (18-Sep-2014)
    Latest count suggests outbreak in West Africa is starting to spread as fast as health experts had feared

  • Rising Atlantic Ocean Temperatures Could Pose Threat to Reefs
    (18-Sep-2014)
    Warmer waters could increase the range of invasive fish species, study shows

  • Mentors May Steer Young People Toward More Rewarding Careers
    (18-Sep-2014)
    The result: Greater authority, responsibility likelier early on, study says

  • One Dose of Antidepressant Changes Brain Connections, Study Says
    (18-Sep-2014)
    Researchers eventually hope to predict who will respond to a drug and who won't

  • Researchers Discover How Bacteria Resist Antibiotics in Hospitals
    (17-Sep-2014)
    Spotting infected patients, disinfecting hospitals key to curbing spread of resistant bacteria, experts say

  • Prenatal Exposure to Chemicals in Plastics Linked to Asthma Risk in Kids
    (17-Sep-2014)
    Association between phthalates and lung disorder needs additional research, study authors say

  • Researchers Discover How Bacteria Resist Antibiotics in Hospitals
    (17-Sep-2014)
    Spotting infected patients, disinfecting hospitals key to curbing spread of resistant bacteria, experts say

  • Health Tip: Minimize Jet Lag
    (17-Sep-2014)
    Observe sleep and meal times in new time zone

  • Fewer U.S. Teens Using Illegal Drugs and Alcohol, Report Finds
    (16-Sep-2014)
    Plus, teen tobacco use fell to new low in 2013, government statistics show

  • Deaths From Narcotic Painkillers Quadrupled in Past Decade: CDC
    (16-Sep-2014)
    Increases highest among whites, and people between 55 and 64

  • Obama Steps Up Aid to Fight Ebola in West Africa
    (16-Sep-2014)
    World Health Organization warns threat grows by the day

  • Nonsurgical Treatments Suggested for Women's Urinary Incontinence
    (16-Sep-2014)
    Pelvic muscle exercises, bladder training and weight loss can help, doctors say

  • Researchers Don't See Long-Term Benefits From Drug for Preemies
    (16-Sep-2014)
    Magnesium sulfate still useful in short term for helping to reduce risk of cerebral palsy, study says

  • Most Treatments for Blood Clots Appear Safe, Effective
    (16-Sep-2014)
    Analysis of studies shows almost all strategies have similar outcomes, Canadian researchers report

  • Targeted Drugs Among Successes Against Cancer, Says New Report
    (16-Sep-2014)
    But aging population and increasing obesity threaten progress

  • Deaths From Narcotic Painkillers Quadrupled in Past Decade: CDC
    (16-Sep-2014)
    Increases highest among whites, and people between 55 and 64

  • Movantik Approved for Constipation From Opioids
    (16-Sep-2014)
    Painkillers frequently cause irregularity

  • Kids Prescribed Antibiotics Twice as Often as Needed, Study Finds
    (15-Sep-2014)
    More than 11 million prescriptions may be unnecessary, researchers say

  • Kids Prescribed Antibiotics Twice as Often as Needed, Study Finds
    (15-Sep-2014)
    More than 11 million prescriptions may be unnecessary, researchers say

  • Older Patients More Likely to Fill Prescriptions for Generic Statins: Study
    (15-Sep-2014)
    Higher use of cheaper types of cholesterol-lowering drugs led to a lower risk of heart problems

  • American Ebola Patient Gets Appetite Back
    (15-Sep-2014)
    Doctors at Nebraska hospital where Dr. Rick Sacra is being treated said he has eaten ice cream

  • Study Ties Multiple Births to Higher Costs, Complications
    (15-Sep-2014)
    Researchers suggest limiting embryo transfers during infertility treatments

  • Walking, Biking to Work Seems to Have Mental Health Benefits
    (15-Sep-2014)
    Active commuters less stressed, better able to concentrate than those who drive, research shows

  • Kids Prescribed Antibiotics Twice as Often as Needed, Study Finds
    (15-Sep-2014)
    More than 11 million prescriptions may be unnecessary, researchers say

  • Older Patients More Likely to Fill Prescriptions for Generic Statins: Study
    (15-Sep-2014)
    Higher use of cheaper types of cholesterol-lowering drugs led to a lower risk of heart problems

  • Small Number of Drugs Behind Kids' Accidental Poisonings: CDC
    (15-Sep-2014)
    Narcotic painkillers, addiction medications and sedatives top the list

  • Walking, Biking to Work Seems to Have Mental Health Benefits
    (15-Sep-2014)
    Active commuters less stressed, better able to concentrate than those who drive, research shows

  • A Good Night's Sleep May Mean a Good Day's Work
    (14-Sep-2014)
    Too much, too little slumber linked to raised number of sick days, researchers say

  • Traffic Pollution Linked to Higher Levels of Obesity Hormone
    (12-Sep-2014)
    Findings could help explain association between dirty air, risk for heart disease, researchers say

  • Combo Diabetes Therapy Outperforms Other Treatments, Study Finds
    (12-Sep-2014)
    Patients with type 2 disease were less likely to gain weight, suffer dangerous drops in blood sugar levels

  • American Ebola Survivor Gives Blood to Infected Health-Care Colleague
    (12-Sep-2014)
    The hope is antibodies in the survivor's blood will help fight the often deadly virus in the recipient

  • Hog Workers May Bring Drug-Resistant Bacteria Home
    (12-Sep-2014)
    Almost half persistently tested positive for livestock-linked germs, small study finds

  • Traffic Pollution Linked to Higher Levels of Obesity Hormone
    (12-Sep-2014)
    Findings could help explain association between dirty air, risk for heart disease, researchers say

  • Sunny Skies Tied to Suicide Rates
    (12-Sep-2014)
    Austrian researchers find short-term sunshine increases risk, longer-term lowers it

  • Hog Workers May Bring Drug-Resistant Bacteria Home
    (12-Sep-2014)
    Almost half persistently tested positive for livestock-linked germs, small study finds

  • Combo Diabetes Therapy Outperforms Other Treatments, Study Finds
    (12-Sep-2014)
    Patients with type 2 disease were less likely to gain weight, suffer dangerous drops in blood sugar levels

  • Traffic Pollution Linked to Higher Levels of Obesity Hormone
    (12-Sep-2014)
    Findings could help explain association between dirty air, risk for heart disease, researchers say

  • Minority Neighborhoods Face Greater Exposure to Air Pollution
    (11-Sep-2014)
    Researchers tracked areas in 6 states to find Hispanic communities get highest exposure

  • Advanced Dementia Patients Often Given Unhelpful Meds: Study
    (11-Sep-2014)
    Unnecessary prescriptions lead to more side effects, costs for nursing home residents, experts say

  • Golden Retriever Study Sniffs for Cancer Clues
    (11-Sep-2014)
    Researchers enrolling 3,000 dogs to learn about risk factors for canine disease

  • Minority Neighborhoods Face Greater Exposure to Air Pollution
    (11-Sep-2014)
    Researchers tracked areas in 6 states to find Hispanic communities get highest exposure

  • FDA Approves New Obesity Drug
    (11-Sep-2014)
    Contrave combines two existing drugs that treat addiction and depression

  • Novel Weight-Loss Drug Is Approved
    (11-Sep-2014)
    For obese people or overweight people with weight-related health condition

  • Anxiety Medications May Be Tied to Alzheimer's Risk
    (10-Sep-2014)
    Researchers say long-term use of drugs in older adults is a concern

  • Anxiety Medications May Be Tied to Alzheimer's Risk
    (10-Sep-2014)
    Researchers say long-term use of drugs in older adults is a concern

  • Gates Foundation Gives $50M to Fight Ebola Outbreak in Africa
    (10-Sep-2014)
    Meanwhile, two American aid workers infected in West Africa continue treatments at U.S. hospitals

  • Many U.S. Kids Missing Out on Preventive Care, CDC Says
    (10-Sep-2014)
    Report finds gaps in basic medical care, vaccines, and vision and hearing screenings

  • New Guidelines for Sickle Cell Disease
    (10-Sep-2014)
    Recommendations emphasize use of drug hydroxyurea and transfusion treatments

  • Reexamined Clinical Trials Can Point to New Conclusions
    (09-Sep-2014)
    Scientists should be required to share raw data, researcher says

  • 4th U.S. Ebola Patient Airlifted to Atlanta Hospital
    (09-Sep-2014)
    Unidentified doctor was flown out of West Africa after contracting deadly virus

  • Health Tip: Keeping Your Child Safe in a Car Seat
    (09-Sep-2014)
    Babies should ride in a rear-facing device

  • Health Tip: Keeping Your Child Safe in a Car Seat
    (09-Sep-2014)
    Babies should ride in a rear-facing device

  • Give Aspirin to All Pregnant Women at Risk of Preeclampsia: U.S. Experts
    (08-Sep-2014)
    Daily, low-dose regimen cuts odds of complication by 24 percent

  • Single-Dose, Injected Flu Treatment Shows Promise
    (08-Sep-2014)
    Two studies found peramivir shortened symptoms

  • Single-Dose, Injected Flu Treatment Shows Promise
    (08-Sep-2014)
    Two studies found peramivir shortened symptoms

  • Latest U.S. Ebola Patient Getting Better, Doctors Report
    (08-Sep-2014)
    Dr. Rick Sacra remains in stable condition at an isolation unit at Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha

  • Putting Baby to Sleep on Animal Fur May Lower Asthma Risk: Study
    (08-Sep-2014)
    Researchers suggest contact with natural microbes may offer protection

  • Health Insurance May Not Be Affordable for All
    (08-Sep-2014)
    Study highlights gaps and unintended consequences of 'Obamacare'

  • More Young Adults Insured Since Passage of Affordable Care Act: Study
    (08-Sep-2014)
    But number of insured fell in the 26-34 age group, researchers report

  • Health Tip: Protect Your Eyes at Work
    (08-Sep-2014)
    Wear appropriate safety gear

  • More Young Adults Insured Since Passage of Affordable Care Act: Study
    (08-Sep-2014)
    But number of insured fell in the 26-34 age group, researchers report

  • Osteoporosis Drugs Work, But Review Finds No Clear Winner
    (08-Sep-2014)
    Risk of 'atypical' fractures is rare, researchers say

  • U.S. Ebola Patient Gets Hospital Visit From Wife, Son
    (07-Sep-2014)
    Dr. Rick Sacra in stable condition at an isolation unit at Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha

  • Psoriasis Treatment Choices Improving, FDA Says
    (05-Sep-2014)
    Better understanding of the skin disease may lead to more personalized therapy

  • Third U.S. Aid Worker Infected With Ebola Arrives in Nebraska
    (05-Sep-2014)
    Dr. Rick Sacra will be treated at an isolation unit at Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha

  • Asian Camel Crickets Find a Home in U.S., Study Finds
    (05-Sep-2014)
    Spiky-legged invaders won't harm humans, researchers say

  • NephroCheck Test Approved to Predict Kidney Injury Risk
    (05-Sep-2014)
    Screens for decline of kidney function within 12 hours

  • Health Tip: Drugs and Foods Can Interact
    (04-Sep-2014)
    And some people are at greater risk of problems

  • Health Tip: Drugs and Foods Can Interact
    (04-Sep-2014)
    And some people are at greater risk of problems

  • 10 Percent of Americans Admit to Illicit Drug Use
    (04-Sep-2014)
    Marijuana tops list of substances, federal report says

  • U.S. Launches Ebola Vaccine Trial
    (04-Sep-2014)
    2 women got the inoculation, which is only being tested for safety at this point

  • Could Time Spent Outdoors Raise Cataract, Glaucoma Risk?
    (04-Sep-2014)
    Sunlight reflected up into the eyes may boost odds for a condition that could harm vision, study finds

  • Keytruda Approved for Advanced Melanoma
    (04-Sep-2014)
    Nearly 10,000 in U.S. expected to die this year from deadly skin cancer

  • Farm Antibiotics May Be Linked to Food Allergies
    (03-Sep-2014)
    Girl's severe reaction traced to streptomycin-treated blueberries

  • Ebola Outbreak Still Not Under Control: Officials
    (03-Sep-2014)
    World Health Organization says $600 million needed to contain the virus in West Africa

  • E-Cigarette Vapor May Be Less Toxic Than Tobacco Smoke: Study
    (03-Sep-2014)
    But researcher says the devices should still be regulated

  • Pilots, Cabin Crews Face Higher Risk of Skin Cancer, Study Says
    (03-Sep-2014)
    But, it's not clear whether flying is to blame

  • Many Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients May Skip Meds: Study
    (03-Sep-2014)
    This could lead to worsening of symptoms, researchers say

  • Pilots, Cabin Crews Face Higher Risk of Skin Cancer, Study Says
    (03-Sep-2014)
    But, it's not clear whether flying is to blame

  • Pilots, Cabin Crews Face Higher Risk of Skin Cancer, Study Says
    (03-Sep-2014)
    But, it's not clear whether flying is to blame

  • Nerve Blocking Procedure Fails to Impress in Weight Loss Study
    (02-Sep-2014)
    Modest reduction not significantly better than diet drugs or other surgeries

  • Booze, Pot Bad for Teens in Different Ways, Study Suggests
    (02-Sep-2014)
    Drinking tied to unsafe driving, marijuana use linked to poorer academics, job performance

  • More Global Help Needed to Fight Ebola Outbreak
    (02-Sep-2014)
    Window of opportunity to stop its spread closing, CDC and WHO say

  • ADHD Medications Won't Stunt Kids' Growth, Study Finds
    (02-Sep-2014)
    Research suggests that stimulant drugs don't affect adult height

  • Drug Gives 'New Hope' Against Heart Failure, Expert Says
    (02-Sep-2014)
    Experimental medication beat standard treatment at reducing hospitalizations, cardiovascular deaths

  • Outdoor Enthusiasts Need a Lightning Plan
    (31-Aug-2014)
    Athletic trainers' group urges heightened awareness of deadly strikes

  • Monkey Trial Supports Ebola Drug That May Have Helped 2 Stricken Americans
    (29-Aug-2014)
    All 18 rhesus monkeys infected with the virus survived after getting the experimental medication, researchers report

  • Spaceflight Might Weaken Astronauts' Immune Systems
    (29-Aug-2014)
    NASA studies suggest a heightened risk for illness or allergy for crew members

  • Spaceflight Might Weaken Astronauts' Immune Systems
    (29-Aug-2014)
    NASA studies suggest a heightened risk for illness or allergy for crew members

  • 'Doctor-Shopping' for Painkillers Common After Broken-Bone Surgery, Study Finds
    (29-Aug-2014)
    1 in 5 patients sought narcotics from multiple physicians

  • Your Family's Germs May Move With You
    (28-Aug-2014)
    Study found that bacteria followed people into their new home

  • Donated Livers Not Harmed by Travel Distances, Study Finds
    (28-Aug-2014)
    Broader organ sharing in U.S. will result in more air travel, researchers say

  • Young Driver's Gender May Play Role in Timing, Type of Crash
    (28-Aug-2014)
    When, where crash happened affected by whether male or female was behind the wheel, study finds

  • Young Driver's Gender May Play Role in Timing, Type of Crash
    (28-Aug-2014)
    When, where crash happened affected by whether male or female was behind the wheel, study finds

  • Scientists Spot Genetic Clues to Crohn's Disease
    (27-Aug-2014)
    Finding suggests genes, environment both play a part in development of the bowel disorder

  • Overconfident Folks May Blind Others to Their Real Abilities
    (27-Aug-2014)
    This self-deception can lead to risk taking, and problems for institutions that promote such people, study suggests

  • Do Antidepressants in Pregnancy Raise Risks for Mental Woes in Kids?
    (27-Aug-2014)
    New study discounts pills' link to autism, but suggests ties to ADHD

  • Study: Aspirin Might Work Instead of Warfarin for Deep Vein Clots
    (26-Aug-2014)
    But heart experts say it's not a preferred or ideal choice

  • Heart Studies Don't Reflect Real-World Patients, Study Finds
    (26-Aug-2014)
    Participants are healthier, possibly skewing results

  • Study: Aspirin Might Work Instead of Warfarin for Deep Vein Clots
    (26-Aug-2014)
    But heart experts say it's not a preferred or ideal choice

  • Fewer Painkiller Deaths in States With Medical Marijuana: Study
    (25-Aug-2014)
    People with chronic pain may use pot instead of narcotics, researchers suggest

  • Obama Administration Offers New Rules for Religious Objections to Health Care Law
    (25-Aug-2014)
    Employees of companies opposed to contraception coverage would get products through a 3rd party

  • Fewer Painkiller Deaths in States With Medical Marijuana: Study
    (25-Aug-2014)
    People with chronic pain may use pot instead of narcotics, researchers suggest

  • Many U.S. Workers on Disability Use Narcotic Painkillers, Study Finds
    (22-Aug-2014)
    Experts worry about addiction, drug misuse

  • Many U.S. Workers on Disability Use Narcotic Painkillers, Study Finds
    (22-Aug-2014)
    Experts worry about addiction, drug misuse

  • Many U.S. Workers on Disability Use Narcotic Painkillers, Study Finds
    (22-Aug-2014)
    Experts worry about addiction, drug misuse

  • Air in U.S. Cities Getting Cleaner, EPA Says
    (21-Aug-2014)
    Levels of many toxins, pollutants have been lowered since 1990, according to the agency

  • Air in U.S. Cities Getting Cleaner, EPA Says
    (21-Aug-2014)
    Levels of many toxins, pollutants have been lowered since 1990, according to the agency

  • Talk Therapy Plus Meds May Be Best for Severe Depression
    (21-Aug-2014)
    But combination isn't better than drugs alone for those with mild or chronic mood disorder, study says

  • U.S. to Tighten Access to Certain Narcotic Painkillers
    (21-Aug-2014)
    Drugs containing hydrocodone, which include Vicodin, would be affected

  • New Test Helps Diagnose Type 1 Diabetes
    (21-Aug-2014)
    But negative result doesn't rule out disease, FDA warns

  • Health Tip: Help Keep Teen Drivers Safe
    (21-Aug-2014)
    Frequently discuss auto safety

  • Antibiotic Might Raise Heart Risks for Some
    (20-Aug-2014)
    People with underlying heart rhythm disorders may want to avoid clarithromycin, study suggests

  • Drug for Ebola-Like Virus Shows Promise in Monkeys
    (20-Aug-2014)
    Finding could be big gain against deadly pathogens like Ebola, Marburg, researchers say

  • Want to Stay Slim? Leave the Car at Home
    (20-Aug-2014)
    Driving to work, rather than walking, cycling or public transit, tied to extra pounds in study

  • Tight Blood Pressure Control Doesn't Raise Risk of Falls, Study Says
    (20-Aug-2014)
    Findings counter common beliefs about intensive treatment

  • Cerdelga Approved for Gaucher Disease
    (20-Aug-2014)
    People with rare disorder lack key enzyme

  • Want to Stay Slim? Leave the Car at Home
    (20-Aug-2014)
    Driving to work, rather than walking, cycling or public transit, tied to extra pounds in study

  • Good Neighbors Are Good for Your Heart, Study Says
    (19-Aug-2014)
    People who felt like they were a part of their community had lower risk of heart attack

  • Certain Antipsychotic Meds Tied to Kidney Problems in Elderly
    (19-Aug-2014)
    'Off-label' use to treat dementia-related behavior may carry significant risks, study finds

  • Co-Workers Take Dim View of Women Who Seek Flex Time: Study
    (18-Aug-2014)
    But men who seek time for kids are viewed positively, researchers find

  • More Children Hit by Cars in September, Experts Say
    (18-Aug-2014)
    Drivers and students need to know and follow traffic safety rules

  • WHO Urges Screening of Travelers to Contain Ebola Outbreak
    (18-Aug-2014)
    Officials stress that transmission of virus requires direct contact with infected person

  • Robin Williams Had Early Stage Parkinson's Disease, Wife Reveals
    (15-Aug-2014)
    Psychiatrist says you can't necessarily link the nerve disease diagnosis with his suicide

  • Natural Lighting Brightens Nurses' Outlook, Study Says
    (15-Aug-2014)
    Patient safety, satisfaction may improve as a result

  • More Employers Moving to High-Deductible Health Plans
    (15-Aug-2014)
    Companies looking to offset rising insurance costs in 2015 and beyond, survey finds

  • Natural Lighting Brightens Nurses' Outlook, Study Says
    (15-Aug-2014)
    Patient safety, satisfaction may improve as a result

  • More Employers Moving to High-Deductible Health Plans
    (15-Aug-2014)
    Companies looking to offset rising insurance costs in 2015 and beyond, survey finds

  • Robin Williams Had Early Stage Parkinson's Disease, Wife Reveals
    (15-Aug-2014)
    Psychiatrist says you can't necessarily link the nerve disease diagnosis with his suicide

  • Avastin Approved for Late-Stage Cervical Cancer
    (15-Aug-2014)
    More than 4,000 women projected to die this year from the disease

  • Painkillers May Halve Risk of Breast Cancer Return in Obese Women: Study
    (14-Aug-2014)
    Experts think anti-inflammatory drugs like aspirin might help cancer treatments work better

  • Robin Williams Had Parkinson's Disease, Wife Says
    (14-Aug-2014)
    He wasn't ready to share diagnosis publicly before he took his life this week, she revealed

  • Employees Benefit From Natural Light, Study Finds
    (14-Aug-2014)
    Sunshine-exposed workers slept better, had better quality of life, researchers say

  • Common Chemicals May Lower Testosterone Levels, Study Finds
    (14-Aug-2014)
    Phthalates, found in plastics and personal care products, may disrupt sexual development, experts say

  • Employees Benefit From Natural Light, Study Finds
    (14-Aug-2014)
    Sunshine-exposed workers slept better, had better quality of life, researchers say

  • Painkillers May Halve Risk of Breast Cancer Return in Obese Women: Study
    (14-Aug-2014)
    Experts think anti-inflammatory drugs like aspirin might help cancer treatments work better

  • FDA Approves New Kind of Insomnia Drug
    (14-Aug-2014)
    Belsomra acts on brain chemical that regulates sleep-wake cycle

  • Robin Williams Had Parkinson's Disease, Wife Says
    (14-Aug-2014)
    He wasn't ready to share diagnosis publicly before he took his life this week, she revealed

  • Belsomra Approved for Insomnia
    (14-Aug-2014)
    First such drug designed to affect sleep-wake cycle

  • Many Shift Workers Use Drugs to Sleep, Stay Awake, Study Finds
    (13-Aug-2014)
    But questions about benefits, risks of these medications linger, review author notes

  • Many Expectant Moms Don't Get Steroids That Protect Preterm Babies
    (13-Aug-2014)
    Study shows only half of eligible women in lower-income countries receive helpful drug

  • Many Shift Workers Use Drugs to Sleep, Stay Awake, Study Finds
    (13-Aug-2014)
    But questions about benefits, risks of these medications linger, review author notes

  • Robin Williams' Death Shines Light on Depression, Substance Abuse
    (12-Aug-2014)
    Doctors say there are effective treatments for both disorders that can help many people

  • Preemies' Thinking Skills May Catch Up by Adolescence
    (12-Aug-2014)
    Study hints at the importance of nutrition and a stimulating home environment

  • Bone Drugs Don't Lower Breast Cancer Risk After All, Study Finds
    (12-Aug-2014)
    Instead, low estrogen might be the beneficial factor, researcher suggests

  • Robin Williams' Death Shines Light on Depression, Substance Abuse
    (12-Aug-2014)
    Doctors say there are effective treatments for both disorders that can help many people

  • New Colorectal Cancer Screening Test Approved
    (12-Aug-2014)
    Disease is the second-leading cause of cancer death in United States

  • Donor-Lung Preservation Device Approved
    (12-Aug-2014)
    Technology may lead to more transplants, FDA says

  • Heart Medication Digoxin Linked to Higher Risk of Death for Some
    (11-Aug-2014)
    Increase seen in people with certain abnormal heart rhythms, study finds

  • Exposure to Common Antibacterials May Affect Growth of Fetus: Study
    (11-Aug-2014)
    Triclosan, triclocarban found in mothers' urine, umbilical cord blood, may disrupt hormones

  • Doctors May Miss Out on Recommending Aspirin Therapy
    (08-Aug-2014)
    Lack of time, uncertainty about benefits among potential reasons why, expert says

  • Insurance Status May Affect Cancer Outcome: Study
    (08-Aug-2014)
    Those with no coverage or Medicaid were diagnosed later, less likely to be alive two years later

  • Insurance Status May Affect Cancer Outcome: Study
    (08-Aug-2014)
    Those with no coverage or Medicaid were diagnosed later, less likely to be alive two years later

  • Insurance Status May Affect Cancer Outcome: Study
    (08-Aug-2014)
    Those with no coverage or Medicaid were diagnosed later, less likely to be alive two years later

  • Insurance Status May Affect Cancer Outcome: Study
    (08-Aug-2014)
    Those with no coverage or Medicaid were diagnosed later, less likely to be alive two years later

  • Insurance Status May Affect Cancer Outcome: Study
    (08-Aug-2014)
    Those with no coverage or Medicaid were diagnosed later, less likely to be alive two years later

  • Sleep Woes for Astronauts May Pose Risks in Space: Study
    (08-Aug-2014)
    Many not getting enough rest, and widespread use of sleeping pills could impair ability to perform duties

  • Insurance Status May Affect Cancer Outcome: Study
    (08-Aug-2014)
    Those with no coverage or Medicaid were diagnosed later, less likely to be alive two years later

  • Experts Issue Guidelines for Treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    (08-Aug-2014)
    Certain interventions may ease IBS, while others work against chronic constipation

  • Distracted Teen Drivers Often on Cellphone With Parent: Study
    (08-Aug-2014)
    Survey also finds that many text mom and dad from behind the wheel

  • Distracted Teen Drivers Often on Cellphone With Parent: Study
    (08-Aug-2014)
    Survey also finds that many text mom and dad from behind the wheel

  • Orbactiv Approved for Drug-Resistant Skin Infections
    (07-Aug-2014)
    Third such antibiotic sanctioned this year

  • U.S. Hospitals See Big Rise in Drug-Related Suicide Attempts
    (07-Aug-2014)
    Spikes noted among young and middle-age adults; experts cite easy access to prescription meds

  • U.S. Hospitals See Big Rise in Drug-Related Suicide Attempts
    (07-Aug-2014)
    Spikes noted among young and middle-age adults; experts cite easy access to prescription meds

  • Orbactiv Approved for Drug-Resistant Skin Infections
    (07-Aug-2014)
    Third such antibiotic sanctioned this year

  • Daily Aspirin May Help Prevent Cancer, Study Shows
    (06-Aug-2014)
    Taking low-dose pill each day fights numerous malignancies, and benefits outweigh any risk

  • Prisons That Bar Smoking May Boost Inmates' Health: Study
    (06-Aug-2014)
    Rates of tobacco-related deaths 11 percent lower after long-term bans, researchers say

  • Cholesterol Drugs' Benefits Far Outweigh Side Effects, Review Finds
    (05-Aug-2014)
    But long-term use of statins may raise odds of diabetes among people with risk factors, experts say

  • Hot Cars Can Quickly Prove Deadly for Kids
    (05-Aug-2014)
    Expert offers tips on protecting small passengers from heat-related tragedies

  • More Young Adults Getting Mental Health Care Under Obamacare: Study
    (04-Aug-2014)
    Increase was slight, but a good sign that law is working, researchers report

  • More Young Adults Getting Mental Health Care Under Obamacare: Study
    (04-Aug-2014)
    Increase was slight, but a good sign that law is working, researchers report

  • More Young Adults Getting Mental Health Care Under Obamacare: Study
    (04-Aug-2014)
    Increase was slight, but a good sign that law is working, researchers report

  • Abuse of Prescription Painkillers on the Rise Among High School Athletes: Survey
    (04-Aug-2014)
    Teen football players use the most illegal drugs, research shows

  • Obesity Might Slow You Down at Work
    (01-Aug-2014)
    Heavier people, no matter what age, may have less endurance in manufacturing jobs, study suggests

  • FDA Approves New Type 2 Diabetes Drug
    (01-Aug-2014)
    Jardiance works by boosting excretion of sugar from the kidneys, agency says

  • Jardiance Approved for Type 2 Diabetes
    (01-Aug-2014)
    Blocks re-absorption of blood sugar by kidneys

  • Expert Offers School Bus Safety Tips
    (01-Aug-2014)
    Almost 140 children and adults die every year in school transportation accidents

  • Burnout Common Among Transplant Surgeons, Study Reveals
    (31-Jul-2014)
    40 percent admit to feeling emotionally exhausted, researchers report

  • Some Jobs Harder on the Heart Than Others, Report Finds
    (31-Jul-2014)
    But having to search for work may be just as stressful, unhealthy, researchers add

  • Once-Daily Inhaler Approved for COPD
    (31-Jul-2014)
    Striverdi Respimat relaxes lung airways to improve breathing

  • Malaria Growing Resistant to Drugs Used to Fight It
    (30-Jul-2014)
    But several new drugs are in the development pipeline, experts say

  • Malaria Growing Resistant to Drugs Used to Fight It
    (30-Jul-2014)
    But several new drugs are in the development pipeline, experts say

  • Malaria Growing Resistant to Drugs Used to Fight It
    (30-Jul-2014)
    But several new drugs are in the development pipeline, experts say

  • Malaria Growing Resistant to Drugs Used to Fight It
    (30-Jul-2014)
    But several new drugs are in the development pipeline, experts say

  • It's 'Buyer Beware' for Decorative Contact Lenses, FDA Says
    (29-Jul-2014)
    Get an eye exam and a valid prescription to help prevent eye damage, experts caution

  • FDA Expands Use of Imbruvica for Form of Leukemia
    (28-Jul-2014)
    People with CLL and a specific genetic anomaly can now get the therapy

  • The 'Hobby Lobby Ruling' and What It Means for U.S. Health Care
    (25-Jul-2014)
    Some predict challenges to medical practices that conflict with religious beliefs; others dismiss such scenarios as alarmist

  • IRS Caps Fines on Uninsured Americans at $12K for Family of 5
    (25-Jul-2014)
    Maximum payment set at nearly $2,500 for individuals

  • IRS Caps Fines on Uninsured Americans at $12K for Family of 5
    (25-Jul-2014)
    Maximum payment set at nearly $2,500 for individuals

  • Study Links Shift Work to Risk for Type 2 Diabetes
    (25-Jul-2014)
    Researchers cite many possible reasons for the effect, including hormonal changes

  • FDA Approves Hard-to-Abuse Narcotic Painkiller
    (24-Jul-2014)
    Targiniq ER contains naloxone, which blunts euphoria of oxycodone when tablet is crushed or broken

  • Many Kids With Medicaid Use ER as Doctor's Office: CDC
    (24-Jul-2014)
    Pediatrician says many physicians won't accept the publicly funded insurance plan

  • More Than 10 Million People Gained Coverage Under Obamacare, Study Finds
    (24-Jul-2014)
    Expansion of Medicaid was a major factor in boosting numbers, researchers report

  • Many Kids With Medicaid Use ER as Doctor's Office: CDC
    (24-Jul-2014)
    Pediatrician says many physicians won't accept the publicly funded insurance plan

  • Many Kids With Medicaid Use ER as Doctor's Office: CDC
    (24-Jul-2014)
    Pediatrician says many physicians won't accept the publicly funded insurance plan

  • More Than 10 Million People Gained Coverage Under Obamacare, Study Finds
    (24-Jul-2014)
    Expansion of Medicaid was a major factor in boosting numbers, researchers report

  • Many Kids With Medicaid Use ER as Doctor's Office: CDC
    (24-Jul-2014)
    Pediatrician says many physicians won't accept the publicly funded insurance plan

  • FDA Approves Hard-to-Abuse Narcotic Painkiller
    (24-Jul-2014)
    Targiniq ER contains naloxone, which blunts euphoria of oxycodone when tablet is crushed or broken

  • Tough-to-Abuse Formulation of Oxycodone Approved
    (24-Jul-2014)
    Targiniq includes naloxone, which blocks euphoric effect if pill is crushed or broken

  • Cystic Fibrosis Drug Combo May Be Less Effective Than Hoped
    (23-Jul-2014)
    One medication seems to partly counteract the other, suggests study on human cells

  • Cystic Fibrosis Drug Combo May Be Less Effective Than Hoped
    (23-Jul-2014)
    One medication seems to partly counteract the other, suggests study on human cells

  • HIV Meds May Also Help Control Hepatitis C, Study Finds
    (23-Jul-2014)
    For people infected with both viruses, early treatment is critical, researchers report

  • Zydelig Approved for Three Types of Blood Cancer
    (23-Jul-2014)
    But label warns drug may be toxic to liver

  • Obamacare Dealt Setback by Federal Appeals Court
    (22-Jul-2014)
    Ruling invalidates subsidies for people who bought insurance through HealthCare.gov, the federal website

  • 2 Courts, 2 Different Decisions on Key Obamacare Provision
    (22-Jul-2014)
    Rulings conflict over subsidies for people who bought insurance through HealthCare.gov, the federal website

  • Obamacare Dealt Setback by Federal Appeals Court
    (22-Jul-2014)
    Ruling invalidates subsidies for people who bought insurance through HealthCare.gov, the federal website

  • 2 Courts, 2 Different Decisions on Key Obamacare Provision
    (22-Jul-2014)
    Rulings conflict over subsidies for people who bought insurance through HealthCare.gov, the federal website

  • Keep Your Teens Safe on the Road This Summer
    (22-Jul-2014)
    Parents should limit car use, point out unsafe driving behaviors, be a good role model, set 'carfews'

  • Keep Your Teens Safe on the Road This Summer
    (22-Jul-2014)
    Parents should limit car use, point out unsafe driving behaviors, be a good role model, set 'carfews'

  • Keep Your Teens Safe on the Road This Summer
    (22-Jul-2014)
    Parents should limit car use, point out unsafe driving behaviors, be a good role model, set 'carfews'

  • Keep Your Teens Safe on the Road This Summer
    (22-Jul-2014)
    Parents should limit car use, point out unsafe driving behaviors, be a good role model, set 'carfews'

  • Asthma Drug May Help Those With Chronic Hives
    (21-Jul-2014)
    Xolair found safe, effective for reducing symptoms, study finds

  • Drug-Resistant Superbug Increasing in Southeast U.S. Hospitals
    (18-Jul-2014)
    Fivefold rise in cases reported at community hospitals over five years, study finds

  • EPA Unveils New Bug Repellant Labeling
    (18-Jul-2014)
    Should work much like sunscreen SPF labels, telling users how much protection they will get, agency says

  • Antipsychotics Linked to Lower Brain Volume in Schizophrenia Patients
    (18-Jul-2014)
    But mental function, symptoms of illness were not worsened, researchers say

  • Study Finds Many Flu Patients Not Treated Appropriately
    (17-Jul-2014)
    Antivirals underprescribed for high-risk patients, researchers say

  • Delayed Retirements May Forestall Predicted Nursing Shortage
    (17-Jul-2014)
    Economy, rewarding work have motivated baby boomer nurses to stay on the job, research suggests

  • Study Finds Many Flu Patients Not Treated Appropriately
    (17-Jul-2014)
    Antivirals underprescribed for high-risk patients, researchers say

  • Ruconest Approved for Rare Genetic Disease
    (17-Jul-2014)
    Hereditary angioedema causes swelling of extremities, face and airways

  • Antibiotics Often Prescribed Needlessly for Terminally Ill, Study Finds
    (16-Jul-2014)
    Overuse of these drugs in hospice patients raises concerns about side effects, other issues

  • Donating a Kidney May Carry Hidden Insurance Costs
    (16-Jul-2014)
    Those who did had more trouble getting, switching health or life coverage

  • Donating a Kidney May Carry Hidden Insurance Costs
    (16-Jul-2014)
    Those who did had more trouble getting, switching health or life coverage

  • Antibiotics Often Prescribed Needlessly for Terminally Ill, Study Finds
    (16-Jul-2014)
    Overuse of these drugs in hospice patients raises concerns about side effects, other issues

  • Niacin Doesn't Reduce Heart Problems, May Create Some, Research Finds
    (16-Jul-2014)
    Talk with your doctor about whether or not you should keep taking it, expert advises

  • Home Blood Pressure Monitoring Likely Saves Money, Study Finds
    (15-Jul-2014)
    American Heart Association recommends self-testing; research says it benefits patients and insurers

  • Could 'Phone Care' Ring in New Approach to Pain Relief?
    (15-Jul-2014)
    Study finds significant improvement in patients assigned to 'telecare' management

  • Blood Thinners May Not Be Needed for Kids' Back Surgery
    (15-Jul-2014)
    Close monitoring enough for most of these patients, study says

  • Don't Judge a Pill by Its Color
    (14-Jul-2014)
    Study finds people may stop taking heart medications if the drug's appearance changes

  • Spoon Measurements Behind Many Child Drug-Dosing Errors: Study
    (14-Jul-2014)
    Experts recommend medications be administered in milliliters only

  • Teens, ATVs a Dangerous Combo
    (14-Jul-2014)
    Iowa study found three-quarters of kids drove the off-road vehicles, more than half were in accidents

  • Teens, ATVs a Dangerous Combo
    (14-Jul-2014)
    Iowa study found three-quarters of kids drove the off-road vehicles, more than half were in accidents

  • Mississippi Girl Thought Cured of HIV Shows Signs of Infection
    (11-Jul-2014)
    After more than two years of no drug therapy, she's back on medication; development disappoints doctors, researchers

  • New Eczema Drug Shows Promise in Early Trials
    (10-Jul-2014)
    Dupilumab eased severity of itching, lesions for those suffering chronic cases of skin disease

  • Will a Warmer Climate Mean More Kidney Stones?
    (10-Jul-2014)
    U.S. study finds rates of these painful blockages are rising along with temperatures

  • Don't Blame Bad Weather for Your Aching Back
    (10-Jul-2014)
    New study discounts notion that wind, rain influence lower back pain

  • New Eczema Drug Shows Promise in Early Trials
    (10-Jul-2014)
    Dupilumab eased severity of itching, lesions for those suffering chronic cases of skin disease

  • Breast Cancer Drug Aromasin May Be Option for Some Premenopausal Women
    (09-Jul-2014)
    It produced lower 5-year recurrence rates compared to tamoxifen, but didn't boost overall survival, study finds

  • Breast Cancer Drug Aromasin May Be Option for Some Premenopausal Women
    (09-Jul-2014)
    It produced lower 5-year recurrence rates compared to tamoxifen, but didn't boost overall survival, study finds

  • Breast Cancer Drug May Help Women Fight a Leading Cause of Infertility: Study
    (09-Jul-2014)
    Letrozole improves pregnancy rates in women with polycystic ovary syndrome, researcher says

  • New Psoriasis Drug Shows Promise in Trials
    (09-Jul-2014)
    Secukinumab appears more effective than current popular treatment, study says

  • Combo Approach May Work Best for Smokers Looking to Quit
    (08-Jul-2014)
    Study finds drug Chantix plus nicotine patch beats use of the patch alone

  • Expert Offers Motorcycle Safety Tips
    (06-Jul-2014)
    Protective clothing and preparation are key

  • Expert Offers Motorcycle Safety Tips
    (06-Jul-2014)
    Protective clothing and preparation are key

  • Expert Offers Motorcycle Safety Tips
    (06-Jul-2014)
    Protective clothing and preparation are key

  • Expert Offers Motorcycle Safety Tips
    (06-Jul-2014)
    Protective clothing and preparation are key

  • Ecstasy Use Tied to Rare Spinal Blood Vessel Problem in Teen
    (04-Jul-2014)
    Drug can spike blood pressure, making existing blood vessel conditions worse, study authors say

  • Researchers Discover How 'Magic Mushrooms' Affect the Brain
    (03-Jul-2014)
    MRIs showed brain activity that mirrored what's seen in a dream-like state

  • Hurricane Season Has Begun: Are You Ready?
    (03-Jul-2014)
    Hurricane Arthur serves as reminder to check emergency food, water and medical supplies

  • One in 25 Reports Falling Asleep at the Wheel: CDC Report
    (03-Jul-2014)
    Young adult males and binge drinkers more likely to drive while drowsy, study finds.

  • One in 25 Reports Falling Asleep at the Wheel: CDC Report
    (03-Jul-2014)
    Young adult males and binge drinkers more likely to drive while drowsy, study finds.

  • ADHD Drugs May Up Risk of Heart Problems in Kids, Study Finds
    (03-Jul-2014)
    But problems are rare, findings should not cause alarm, experts say

  • Beleodaq Approved for Aggressive non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
    (03-Jul-2014)
    When lymph nodes become cancerous

  • One in 25 Reports Falling Asleep at the Wheel: CDC Report
    (03-Jul-2014)
    Young adult males and binge drinkers more likely to drive while drowsy, study finds.

  • One in 25 Reports Falling Asleep at the Wheel: CDC Report
    (03-Jul-2014)
    Young adult males and binge drinkers more likely to drive while drowsy, study finds.

  • One in 25 Reports Falling Asleep at the Wheel: CDC Report
    (03-Jul-2014)
    Young adult males and binge drinkers more likely to drive while drowsy, study finds.

  • One in 25 Reports Falling Asleep at the Wheel: CDC Report
    (03-Jul-2014)
    Young adult males and binge drinkers more likely to drive while drowsy, study finds.

  • One in 25 Reports Falling Asleep at the Wheel: CDC Report
    (03-Jul-2014)
    Young adult males and binge drinkers more likely to drive while drowsy, study finds.

  • One in 25 Reports Falling Asleep at the Wheel: CDC Report
    (03-Jul-2014)
    Young adult males and binge drinkers more likely to drive while drowsy, study finds.

  • Injuries, Violence Are Leading Causes of Death for Young Americans
    (02-Jul-2014)
    CDC researcher calls for broader preventive measures

  • Antibiotic Resistance Among Foodborne-Illness Germs a Mixed Bag: CDC
    (01-Jul-2014)
    Report found reduced resistance to treatments with some bugs, more resistance among others

  • Liver Cancer Drug Fails to Live Up to Early Promise
    (01-Jul-2014)
    Everolimus didn't improve survival for people with advanced liver disease, study finds

  • Liver Cancer Drug Fails to Live Up to Early Promise
    (01-Jul-2014)
    Everolimus didn't improve survival for people with advanced liver disease, study finds

  • Prescriptions for Powerful Painkillers Vary Widely Among States: CDC
    (01-Jul-2014)
    Death toll can be reduced with better oversight, agency says, citing success in Florida

  • 2.6 Million 'Inconsistencies' in Federal Insurance Applications
    (01-Jul-2014)
    Government findings on Obamacare signups don't necessarily mean fraud, reports say

  • 2.6 Million 'Inconsistencies' in Federal Insurance Applications
    (01-Jul-2014)
    Government findings on Obamacare signups don't necessarily mean fraud, reports say

  • 2.6 Million 'Inconsistencies' in Federal Insurance Applications
    (01-Jul-2014)
    Government findings on Obamacare signups don't necessarily mean fraud, reports say

  • Prescriptions for Powerful Painkillers Vary Widely Among States: CDC
    (01-Jul-2014)
    Death toll can be reduced with better oversight, agency says, citing success in Florida

  • Health Tip: Dealing With Narcolepsy When Driving
    (01-Jul-2014)
    Suggestions to help you stay awake

  • Health Tip: Dealing With Narcolepsy When Driving
    (01-Jul-2014)
    Suggestions to help you stay awake

  • FDA Approves Inhaled Diabetes Medication
    (30-Jun-2014)
    Afrezza is taken at mealtimes, along with long-acting insulin or standard diabetes pills

  • Bad Weather May Dampen Will to Exercise
    (30-Jun-2014)
    People in hot, cold climates less likely to get physical activity, more likely to be obese, study says

  • Supreme Court: Some Companies Don't Have to Cover Birth Control
    (30-Jun-2014)
    Victory for 2 family-owned firms that said Obamacare requirement violated their religious beliefs

  • Nursing Home Care May Be Out of Reach for Many Aging 'Boomers': Study
    (30-Jun-2014)
    Price tag for 1 year of institutionalized care is now about $84,000, federal report says

  • Nursing Home Care May Be Out of Reach for Many Aging 'Boomers': Study
    (30-Jun-2014)
    Price tag for 1 year of institutionalized care is now about $84,000, federal report says

  • Study: Common HIV Drug May Boost Suicide Risk
    (30-Jun-2014)
    Patients taking efavirenz should be assessed for depression, researchers say

  • Many U.S. Vets Suffer Chronic Pain, Take Narcotic Painkillers: Study
    (30-Jun-2014)
    Better pain management techniques needed, researchers say

  • Inhaled Medication Afrezza Approved to Treat Diabetes
    (30-Jun-2014)
    A rapid-acting inhaled insulin

  • Sounds of Summer May Threaten Your Hearing
    (27-Jun-2014)
    Concerts, fireworks and construction have the potential to cause damage, expert says

  • Health Tip: Find a Healthy Balance Between Office and Home
    (27-Jun-2014)
    Leave work problems at the office

  • Study: Daily Low-Dose Aspirin May Help Ward Off Pancreatic Cancer
    (26-Jun-2014)
    But, finding isn't conclusive, and people shouldn't take the drug just to cut cancer risk, experts say

  • Many Unaware of Their HIV Status Until It's Advanced
    (26-Jun-2014)
    ER study also finds high proportion without health insurance

  • Get Tougher on Texting While Driving, Americans Say
    (26-Jun-2014)
    Poll finds support for stricter enforcement, harsher penalties

  • Get Tougher on Texting While Driving, Americans Say
    (26-Jun-2014)
    Poll finds support for stricter enforcement, harsher penalties

  • Study: Wikipedia Drug Entries Not Always Up-to-Date
    (25-Jun-2014)
    Important safety additions may be lacking, researchers say

  • Some Acne Products Can Trigger Severe Allergic Reactions: FDA
    (25-Jun-2014)
    In rare instances, reactions are potentially life-threatening, agency says

  • Many Pregnant Women Not Told to Avoid Environmental Toxins
    (25-Jun-2014)
    Lack of information and research often cited as reasons, study finds

  • 1 in 10 U.S. Beaches Fails Bacteria Test, Survey Finds
    (25-Jun-2014)
    Storm-water runoff, including sewage, continues to threaten swimmers' health

  • Study: Wikipedia Drug Entries Not Always Up-to-Date
    (25-Jun-2014)
    Important safety additions may be lacking, researchers say

  • Is All That TV Killing You?
    (25-Jun-2014)
    Study suggests more than 3 hours daily doubles chance of early death, but one expert questions the connection

  • 1 in 10 U.S. Beaches Fails Bacteria Test, Survey Finds
    (25-Jun-2014)
    Storm-water runoff, including sewage, continues to threaten swimmers' health

  • Mother's Birthplace May Affect Autism Risk in Kids
    (24-Jun-2014)
    Some foreign-born mothers now in U.S. are more likely to have children with the disorder, study finds

  • Multiple Drug Use Fueling Drugged-Driving Fatalities: Report
    (24-Jun-2014)
    Marijuana more common among younger drivers, prescription drugs among older drivers

  • Multiple Drug Use Fueling Drugged-Driving Fatalities: Report
    (24-Jun-2014)
    Marijuana more common among younger drivers, prescription drugs among older drivers

  • Multiple Drug Use Fueling Drugged-Driving Fatalities: Report
    (24-Jun-2014)
    Marijuana more common among younger drivers, prescription drugs among older drivers

  • Pavement Sealant Ban Linked to Cleaner Lake Water
    (24-Jun-2014)
    Lake that receives city water runoff contains less potential cancer-causing chemicals after ban, study finds

  • Sivextro Approved for Severe Skin Infections
    (23-Jun-2014)
    Antibiotic can be injected or taken as a pill

  • Smog Controls Tied to Fewer Lung Disease Deaths in N.C.
    (23-Jun-2014)
    Study of 20 years of data suggests federal mandates on cleaner air had positive impact on health

  • Sivextro Approved for Severe Skin Infections
    (23-Jun-2014)
    Antibiotic can be injected or taken as a pill

  • Web-Based Program May Help Beginner Drivers
    (23-Jun-2014)
    A new spin on behind-the-wheel education improves teen safety, study says

  • For Safety's Sake, Don't Leave Kids in Cars
    (21-Jun-2014)
    Warmer weather puts them at risk of heat stroke, other dangers, expert says

  • FDA: Bee Pollen Weight Loss Products Pose Health Risks
    (20-Jun-2014)
    Some contain undeclared ingredients that can harm people with high blood pressure, other ailments, agency says

  • Testosterone Products Must Warn About Risk of Venous Clots: FDA
    (20-Jun-2014)
    Announcement comes as agency continues broader review of the popular supplements' effects on heart

  • Shortage of Doctors Who Treat Diabetes Looming
    (20-Jun-2014)
    There are already too few specialists treating hormone disorders, expert says

  • No Sign That ADHD Meds Raise Suicide Risk: Study
    (20-Jun-2014)
    'Rigorous' Swedish research compared behavior when patients were on or off the stimulant drugs

  • Hairless Man Now Hairy, Thanks to Arthritis Drug
    (20-Jun-2014)
    Finding points to possible treatment for condition called alopecia universalis

  • U.S. Health Snapshots: Insurance Coverage Expands, but Gaps Remain
    (19-Jun-2014)
    Federal reports capture nation's pre-Obamacare health status and health-care coverage

  • U.S. Health Snapshots: Insurance Coverage Expands, but Gaps Remain
    (19-Jun-2014)
    Federal reports capture nation's pre-Obamacare health status and health-care coverage

  • Antidepressants in Pregnancy Won't Harm Baby's Heart, Study Suggests
    (18-Jun-2014)
    But, past research shows risks, and one expert says this study doesn't provide definitive answers

  • Popular Crohn's, Colitis Drugs Not Linked to Short-Term Cancer Risk: Study
    (18-Jun-2014)
    After nearly 4 years of follow-up, people taking the drugs were no more likely to develop cancer

  • Rare Gene Mutations May Help Shield the Heart
    (18-Jun-2014)
    Finding could pave way for new preventive drugs, researchers say

  • 'Walkable' Neighborhoods May Help Cut Diabetes Rates
    (17-Jun-2014)
    Residents of areas that encourage walking also have lower obesity rates, Canadian research shows

  • Obamacare May Mean Healthier Young Adults, Study Suggests
    (17-Jun-2014)
    Coverage through parent's plan might also protect against medical costs, researchers say

  • Obamacare May Mean Healthier Young Adults, Study Suggests
    (17-Jun-2014)
    Coverage through parent's plan might also protect against medical costs, researchers say

  • Pros, Cons to Dissolving Lung Clots: Study
    (17-Jun-2014)
    Clot-busting drugs appear to save lives but increase risk of serious bleeding

  • Mom's Epilepsy Drugs Appear Safe in Breast Milk
    (16-Jun-2014)
    Babies' brains and IQs don't seem to be affected by mother's medication, study finds

  • High Blood Pressure May Sometimes Be Overtreated: Study
    (16-Jun-2014)
    Bringing systolic readings below 120-139 might not provide added benefit, researchers say

  • Stricter Laws Might Reduce Aggressive Driving in Young Males: Study
    (14-Jun-2014)
    Speeding-related deaths, injuries dropped after new laws and harsher penalties took effect, researchers say

  • Stricter Laws Might Reduce Aggressive Driving in Young Males: Study
    (14-Jun-2014)
    Speeding-related deaths, injuries dropped after new laws and harsher penalties took effect, researchers say

  • Standing During Meetings May Get Creative Juices Flowing
    (13-Jun-2014)
    Study found teams that met in rooms without chairs shared more ideas

  • Standing During Meetings May Get Creative Juices Flowing
    (13-Jun-2014)
    Study found teams that met in rooms without chairs shared more ideas

  • Lymphoseek Approved for Diagnosing Cancer Severity
    (13-Jun-2014)
    Imaging agent helps determine if squamous cell has spread to head and neck

  • Blacks May Respond Better Than Whites to Diabetes Drug Metformin
    (12-Jun-2014)
    In study, medicine seemed to do more to help black patients manage their blood sugar

  • Recession Linked to More Than 10,000 Suicides in North America, Europe
    (12-Jun-2014)
    But countries can take steps to reduce self-harm cases during economic downturns, researchers say

  • Cancer Survivors Face Mounting Costs of Continuing Medical Care: Study
    (12-Jun-2014)
    Their annual expenses were almost twice that of people who never had cancer, researchers report

  • Take Heartburn Medicines Before Breakfast for Best Effect
    (12-Jun-2014)
    Too many patients unaware that timing is key to treatment, study finds

  • Recession Linked to More Than 10,000 Suicides in North America, Europe
    (12-Jun-2014)
    But countries can take steps to reduce self-harm cases during economic downturns, researchers say

  • Take Heartburn Medicines Before Breakfast for Best Effect
    (12-Jun-2014)
    Too many patients unaware that timing is key to treatment, study finds

  • Medication Safety Essential For Seniors
    (11-Jun-2014)
    Drug interactions, other problems more likely with age, FDA cautions

  • Medication Safety Essential For Seniors
    (11-Jun-2014)
    Drug interactions, other problems more likely with age, FDA cautions

  • Marriage, But Not Cohabitation, Pays Health Dividends -- for Him
    (11-Jun-2014)
    Commitment to lifelong relationship appears to be key, study says

  • Levodopa May Beat Newer Meds for Long-Term Parkinson's Care: Study
    (11-Jun-2014)
    Largest such trial finds the older drug 'edging out' others, but treatment is made on case-by-case basis

  • Insulin Use, Out-of-Pocket Costs Way Up for Type 2 Diabetes
    (10-Jun-2014)
    Study questions value of insulin analogs, but U.S. diabetes expert says they're cost-effective

  • Recession Forced Many Families to Seek Medicaid Coverage
    (10-Jun-2014)
    Illinois data shows those who had children with chronic illnesses were most affected

  • Insulin Use, Out-of-Pocket Costs Way Up for Type 2 Diabetes
    (10-Jun-2014)
    Study questions value of insulin analogs, but U.S. diabetes expert says they're cost-effective

  • Insulin-Metformin Combo Tied to Poorer Survival in Diabetes Study
    (10-Jun-2014)
    Other experts dispute the study's conclusions

  • Millions Will Not Have to Pay Obamacare Tax Penalties: Report
    (09-Jun-2014)
    More uninsured will qualify for exemptions in 2016 than earlier estimates showed, experts say

  • Millions Will Not Have to Pay Obamacare Tax Penalties: Report
    (09-Jun-2014)
    More uninsured will qualify for exemptions in 2016 than earlier estimates showed, experts say

  • Millions Will Not Have to Pay Obamacare Tax Penalties: Report
    (09-Jun-2014)
    More uninsured will qualify for exemptions in 2016 than earlier estimates showed, experts say

  • Millions Will Not Have to Pay Obamacare Tax Penalties: Report
    (09-Jun-2014)
    More uninsured will qualify for exemptions in 2016 than earlier estimates showed, experts say

  • Millions Will Not Have to Pay Obamacare Tax Penalties: Report
    (09-Jun-2014)
    More uninsured will qualify for exemptions in 2016 than earlier estimates showed, experts say

  • New Drug May Treat Constipation Caused by Strong Painkillers
    (09-Jun-2014)
    Trials showed naloxegol improved bowel movements in patients taking narcotics for chronic conditions

  • New Hemophilia Remedy Offers Potential for Fewer Injections
    (09-Jun-2014)
    And fewer episodes of bleeding

  • Sizing Up Your Options for Hay Fever Relief
    (08-Jun-2014)
    Newly approved meds dial down your immune system's reaction to allergens

  • Sizing Up Your Options for Hay Fever Relief
    (08-Jun-2014)
    Newly approved meds dial down your immune system's reaction to allergens

  • Use Prescription Painkillers Safely
    (06-Jun-2014)
    Experts offer tips on how to avoid accidental overdose, addiction

  • Use Prescription Painkillers Safely
    (06-Jun-2014)
    Experts offer tips on how to avoid accidental overdose, addiction

  • Weight Gain From Antidepressants Is Minimal, Study Suggests
    (05-Jun-2014)
    There's not much difference in the amount gained between the various drugs, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Consider Air Bag Safety for Children
    (05-Jun-2014)
    Seat them in the back of the car

  • Easy-to-Use IV Antibiotics Could Help Treat Serious Skin Infections
    (04-Jun-2014)
    Study found two drugs worked as well as standard medication, with far fewer infusions needed

  • Medicaid Patients Get Worse Cancer Care, Studies Contend
    (04-Jun-2014)
    Researchers found screening, treatments weren't as good as patients with private insurance

  • Medicaid Patients Get Worse Cancer Care, Studies Contend
    (04-Jun-2014)
    Researchers found screening, treatments weren't as good as patients with private insurance

  • Taking Antipsychotic Drugs While Pregnant May Harm Newborns: Study
    (04-Jun-2014)
    These medications linked to respiratory distress, withdrawal symptoms in babies, researchers report

  • Blood Pressure History May Affect Brain Function in Old Age
    (04-Jun-2014)
    Age at which you develop hypertension is key to understanding risk for memory problems, study suggests

  • Antibiotic Lowers Death Risk for Elderly Patients With Pneumonia: Study
    (03-Jun-2014)
    But azithromycin boosted chances of heart attack slightly in this vulnerable population

  • Bicyclists Happier Than Drivers, Train Riders, Study Says
    (03-Jun-2014)
    Car passengers are generally in a good mood, too

  • Obama Moves to Cut Power Plant Emissions
    (02-Jun-2014)
    Reducing carbon pollution would boost health, backers say; GOP lawmakers, some business leaders skeptical of plan

  • Immune-Based Treatment May Fight Advanced Cervical Cancer
    (02-Jun-2014)
    Therapy shows promise in small trial, but side effects were often severe

  • Melanoma Drug Trials Show Significant Promise
    (02-Jun-2014)
    By targeting immune system, new treatments extend average survival

  • Pair of Pills Shows Promise for Recurrent Ovarian Cancer
    (02-Jun-2014)
    Preliminary findings suggest this experimental treatment might slow disease

  • Experimental Drug May Extend Lung Cancer Survival, Study Suggests
    (02-Jun-2014)
    But experts debate significance of this expensive treatment

  • Hurricanes With Female Names Have Been Deadlier
    (02-Jun-2014)
    Researchers aren't sure why, but suggest people don't prepare for storms perceived as feminine

  • Obama Moves to Cut Power Plant Emissions
    (02-Jun-2014)
    Reducing carbon pollution would boost health, backers say; GOP lawmakers, some business leaders skeptical of plan

  • More Hispanics Took Heart Meds After Medicare Part D Launch
    (02-Jun-2014)
    But only small increase was seen among black patients during same period, study found

  • More Hispanics Took Heart Meds After Medicare Part D Launch
    (02-Jun-2014)
    But only small increase was seen among black patients during same period, study found

  • More Hispanics Took Heart Meds After Medicare Part D Launch
    (02-Jun-2014)
    But only small increase was seen among black patients during same period, study found

  • Melanoma Drug Trials Show Significant Promise
    (02-Jun-2014)
    By targeting immune system, new treatments extend average survival

  • Pair of Pills Shows Promise for Recurrent Ovarian Cancer
    (02-Jun-2014)
    Preliminary findings suggest this experimental treatment might slow disease

  • New Test Helps Doctors ID Kidney Disease Cause
    (02-Jun-2014)
    Including autoimmune or infection

  • Steroids May Not Be Wise Choice for Intensive-Care Patients
    (30-May-2014)
    Johns Hopkins research suggests the possibility of delirium

  • Preventing Tick Bites
    (30-May-2014)
    Long pants, socks and insect repellant help protect you from ticks

  • 5 or More Bad Sunburns While Young Tied to Higher Melanoma Risk
    (30-May-2014)
    Odds for deadly skin cancer rise 80 percent, nurses' study finds

  • Stopping Statins for Terminal Patients a Safe Option: Study
    (30-May-2014)
    They didn't die sooner, had better quality of life than those who kept taking cholesterol drugs, researchers say

  • Diabetes Drug May Spur Weight Loss in Obese Nondiabetics
    (30-May-2014)
    One-third who took Victoza lost 10 percent of body weight, researchers say

  • More Americans Working to Control Blood Pressure, Cholesterol: CDC
    (29-May-2014)
    But rates for these and other heart-healthy habits still fall far short of goals, agency says

  • Remote Monitoring Device Approved for Heart Patients
    (29-May-2014)
    Measures pulmonary artery pressure and heart rate

  • U.S. Measles Cases at 20-Year High
    (29-May-2014)
    Almost all infections involve unvaccinated residents who traveled abroad, CDC says

  • Health Tip: Strap Big Kids in a Booster Seat
    (29-May-2014)
    Suggestions for safe use

  • Can Fire Retardants Raise Risk of Children Born With Lower IQs?
    (28-May-2014)
    Study found higher levels of the chemicals in mom also upped chances of hyperactivity in kids by age 5

  • Man Dies of Lung Disease After Working With Countertops, Doctors Report
    (28-May-2014)
    But maker of product says patient could have inhaled particles many other ways

  • 1 in 5 Elderly U.S. Patients Injured by Medical Care
    (28-May-2014)
    Sickest patients at greatest risk, researchers say

  • Many Delay Blood Thinners After Stent Placement, Risking Death
    (28-May-2014)
    Going 3 days without Plavix triples odds of heart attack within a month, researchers say

  • FDA Approves Antibiotic for Skin Infections
    (27-May-2014)
    Dalvance (dalbavancin) should help against bacteria resistant to older drugs

  • Kids More Likely Than Adults To Be Resistant to HIV Meds: Study
    (27-May-2014)
    Fortunately, most infected youngsters with respond to newer medicines, researchers say

  • New Guidelines Recommend Longer Tamoxifen Treatment
    (27-May-2014)
    Breast cancer survivors may benefit from taking the estrogen-blocking drug for up to 10 years, experts say

  • Kids More Likely Than Adults To Be Resistant to HIV Meds: Study
    (27-May-2014)
    Fortunately, most infected youngsters with respond to newer medicines, researchers say

  • FDA Approves Antibiotic for Skin Infections
    (27-May-2014)
    Dalvance (dalbavancin) should help against bacteria resistant to older drugs

  • Air Travel Safe After Chest Surgery, Surgeon Says
    (23-May-2014)
    Whether flying or driving home, study finds similar complication rates

  • Air Travel Safe After Chest Surgery, Surgeon Says
    (23-May-2014)
    Whether flying or driving home, study finds similar complication rates

  • Sharp Rise in ER Visits Tied to Abuse of Sedative, Study Finds
    (22-May-2014)
    Use of Xanax along with painkillers such as Oxycontin can be especially deadly, experts note

  • Illegal Online Meds Targeted in Worldwide Crackdown, FDA Says
    (22-May-2014)
    More than 19,600 packages seized in U.S., including drugs for diabetes, glaucoma and impotence

  • Costs a Barrier to Asthma Care for Some Kids
    (22-May-2014)
    High co-pays prevent some children from seeing a doctor or getting needed meds, study finds

  • Costs a Barrier to Asthma Care for Some Kids
    (22-May-2014)
    High co-pays prevent some children from seeing a doctor or getting needed meds, study finds

  • Researchers Explore New Target for Malaria Vaccine
    (22-May-2014)
    Approach shows promise in mice but more study needed before human trials can begin, experts say

  • Costs a Barrier to Asthma Care for Some Kids
    (22-May-2014)
    High co-pays prevent some children from seeing a doctor or getting needed meds, study finds

  • Costs a Barrier to Asthma Care for Some Kids
    (22-May-2014)
    High co-pays prevent some children from seeing a doctor or getting needed meds, study finds

  • Sharp Rise in ER Visits Tied to Abuse of Sedative, Study Finds
    (22-May-2014)
    Use of Xanax along with painkillers such as Oxycontin can be especially deadly, experts note

  • Illegal Online Meds Targeted in Worldwide Crackdown, FDA Says
    (22-May-2014)
    More than 19,600 packages seized in U.S., including drugs for diabetes, glaucoma and impotence

  • FDA OKs New Drug for Hard-to-Treat Colitis and Crohn's
    (21-May-2014)
    Injections of Entyvio may help when standard therapy for the digestive disorders has failed

  • Entyvio Approved for Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease
    (20-May-2014)
    Two chronic gastrointestinal diseases

  • Unwanted Germs Can Land, Last Inside Jetliners
    (20-May-2014)
    Study focused on MRSA and E. coli bacteria

  • Children's Asthma Linked to Air Pollution in 2nd Trimester: Study
    (19-May-2014)
    Preliminary research finds timing of exposure an important element

  • 2 Drugs Offer Hope for Fatal Lung Disease
    (19-May-2014)
    Doctors have had little to offer patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

  • Existing Drugs May Work Against MERS, Studies Suggest
    (19-May-2014)
    Findings could speed access to treatment for patients who can't wait for new drugs to be developed

  • Children's Asthma Linked to Air Pollution in 2nd Trimester: Study
    (19-May-2014)
    Preliminary research finds timing of exposure an important element

  • Sleeping Pill Use Tied to Poorer Survival for Heart Failure Patients
    (19-May-2014)
    Study also found heightened odds for heart trouble in patients taking benzodiazepine sleep aids

  • 2 Drugs Offer Hope for Fatal Lung Disease
    (19-May-2014)
    Doctors have had little to offer patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

  • Seat Belts, Air Bags May Save Your Kidneys
    (16-May-2014)
    Car safety devices reduce risk of serious kidney injury by about one-quarter, study finds

  • Single Moms' Job Loss May Have Long Term Impact on Kids
    (16-May-2014)
    Children's education and long-term mental health often seem to suffer, research shows

  • Seat Belts, Air Bags May Save Your Kidneys
    (16-May-2014)
    Car safety devices reduce risk of serious kidney injury by about one-quarter, study finds

  • Study Probes Link Between Early Antibiotic Use, Asthma
    (15-May-2014)
    Infants given these meds may have both poor immunity and genetic risk for asthma, findings suggest

  • Flame Retardants Common in Dust at Child Care Centers: Study
    (15-May-2014)
    In analysis of 40 California sites, all had chemicals indoors, with higher levels linked to foam furniture

  • As Summer Arrives, CDC Offers Pool Chemical Safety Tips
    (15-May-2014)
    Injuries can occur when people ignore instructions or get careless with these hazardous products

  • Study Probes Link Between Early Antibiotic Use, Asthma
    (15-May-2014)
    Infants given these meds may have both poor immunity and genetic risk for asthma, findings suggest

  • Start Sleep Drug Lunesta at Lower Dose for Safety, FDA Says
    (15-May-2014)
    Agency points to studies showing daytime drowsiness that could interfere with driving

  • Start Sleep Drug Lunesta at Lower Dose for Safety, FDA Says
    (15-May-2014)
    Agency points to studies showing daytime drowsiness that could interfere with driving

  • Time Outdoors May Help Kids Connect With Nature
    (14-May-2014)
    Small study found that children who often played outside had a greater sense of spirituality

  • Hand Microbes Might Reflect Where, How You Live
    (14-May-2014)
    Finding suggests that studies in this area should include people from different regions

  • Surgical Outcomes Worse for People on Medicaid: Study
    (14-May-2014)
    Chronic health conditions, high smoking rates, need for emergency surgeries some possible reasons why

  • Stepped-Up Screening Would Uncover More Lung Cancers, Study Says
    (14-May-2014)
    But the scans and follow-up care would be expensive

  • Prescription Drug Use Continues to Climb in U.S.
    (14-May-2014)
    CDC report says most common medications are for heart disease and high cholesterol

  • Pets Can Carry Same 'Superbug' Strains as Their Owners: Study
    (13-May-2014)
    But infection tends to originate in humans, so concern that your cat or dog has MRSA isn't necessary, researchers say

  • New Drug May Help Lower 'Bad' Cholesterol Beyond Statins
    (13-May-2014)
    Injectable therapy shows promise in global trial but more study needed, researchers say

  • New Drug May Help Lower 'Bad' Cholesterol Beyond Statins
    (13-May-2014)
    Injectable therapy shows promise in global trial but more study needed, researchers say

  • Osteoporosis Drugs' Long-Term Use Needs More Research: FDA
    (13-May-2014)
    Review of bisphosphonates finds they work but optimum time for use remains unclear

  • Several Medications Can Help People Quit Drinking: Study
    (13-May-2014)
    But these drugs are rarely prescribed for people who abuse alcohol, experts say

  • Foreclosures May Raise Neighbors' Blood Pressure
    (12-May-2014)
    The more properties nearby that were foreclosed on by lenders, the higher the blood pressure, study finds

  • Wasteful Medicare Spending Topped $1.9 Billion in 1 Year: Study
    (12-May-2014)
    Analysis using 2009 data looked at 26 common but often unnecessary tests and procedures

  • Wasteful Medicare Spending Topped $1.9 Billion in 1 Year: Study
    (12-May-2014)
    Analysis using 2009 data looked at 26 common but often unnecessary tests and procedures

  • Workplace Solvents Linked to Long-Term Memory, Thinking Problems
    (12-May-2014)
    Study of French retirees shows those exposed even decades ago scored worse on tests

  • Drug Therapy May Lower Odds That Kids With ADHD Will Smoke
    (12-May-2014)
    Children with the disorder typically have higher smoking rates, experts note

  • Car Crash Risk May Go Up During Pregnancy
    (12-May-2014)
    Second trimester increase noted in large Canadian study, but reason remains unclear

  • College Guys More Likely to Drive While Stoned Than Drunk, Study Finds
    (12-May-2014)
    As states move to ease pot laws, education programs needed, researchers suggest

  • Car Crash Risk May Go Up During Pregnancy
    (12-May-2014)
    Second trimester increase noted in large Canadian study, but reason remains unclear

  • Tips for New Moms on Mother's Day
    (09-May-2014)
    FDA experts offer advice on doctor visits, use of medications

  • Stillbirths Higher After Hurricanes Katrina And Rita: Study
    (09-May-2014)
    Stillbirth rates doubled in areas where 50 percent of housing was damaged

  • Solar Flares Might Actually Help Some Heart Patients
    (09-May-2014)
    Patients with implanted cardiac devices had smoother rhythms when sun 'storms' erupted, study found

  • Men Who Have Insurance Most Likely to Get Implanted Defibrillators: Study
    (09-May-2014)
    Results show importance of adhering to guidelines, researcher says

  • FDA Approves New Type of Anti-Clotting Drug
    (09-May-2014)
    Zontivity, which belongs to a novel class of drugs, reduced heart, stroke, cardiovascular death in patients

  • Bionic Prosthetic Arm Approved
    (09-May-2014)
    Helps amputees perform complex tasks by using signals from nearby muscles

  • Climate Change Will Make Breathing in Summer Harder: Study
    (08-May-2014)
    As weather warms, some areas in U.S. will have many high ozone days

  • CDC Targets 5 Parasitic Infections
    (08-May-2014)
    Neglected but treatable infections impact millions of Americans unknowingly, agency notes

  • Many Iraq-Afghanistan War Vets Struggle to Find Enough Food: Study
    (08-May-2014)
    25 percent face food insecurity, which triggers other woes, Minnesota researchers find

  • Zontivity Approved For People at High-Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke
    (08-May-2014)
    Drug designed to reduce blood clots

  • Could Rising Carbon Dioxide Levels Strip Foods of Some Nutrients?
    (07-May-2014)
    Study suggests significant decline in amounts of zinc, iron as CO2 becomes more abundant in the atmosphere

  • Could Rising Carbon Dioxide Levels Strip Foods of Some Nutrients?
    (07-May-2014)
    Study suggests significant decline in amounts of zinc, iron as CO2 becomes more abundant in the atmosphere

  • Insurers: Sizeable Majority Has Paid Obamacare Premiums
    (07-May-2014)
    Companies report health-plan payment rates ranging from 70 to 90 percent

  • Insurers: Sizeable Majority Has Paid Obamacare Premiums
    (07-May-2014)
    Companies report health-plan payment rates ranging from 70 to 90 percent

  • Daily Aspirin Regimen Not Safe for Everyone, FDA Warns
    (06-May-2014)
    It may cause more harm than good in those who have not experienced heart problems or stroke

  • Number of U.S. Elderly Will Double By 2050: Report
    (06-May-2014)
    Aging Baby Boomers will strain country's health care system, Census Bureau says

  • Motorcycle Accidents Claiming Fewer American Lives
    (06-May-2014)
    Statistics show drop in fatalities last year, but poor riding weather, not better safety, may be reason why

  • Blood Pressure Drugs Help Keep Heart Trouble at Bay: FDA
    (06-May-2014)
    Experts suggest ways to keep high blood pressure under control

  • Motorcycle Accidents Claiming Fewer American Lives
    (06-May-2014)
    Statistics show drop in fatalities last year, but poor riding weather, not better safety, may be reason why

  • Motorcycle Accidents Claiming Fewer American Lives
    (06-May-2014)
    Statistics show drop in fatalities last year, but poor riding weather, not better safety, may be reason why

  • Motorcycle Accidents Claiming Fewer American Lives
    (06-May-2014)
    Statistics show drop in fatalities last year, but poor riding weather, not better safety, may be reason why

  • In Crashes That Kill Children, It's Their Driver Who's Often Drunk
    (05-May-2014)
    Finding highlights need for additional penalties for those convicted of drunk driving with a child passenger, MADD says

  • New Colon Polyp Removal Method May Be Easier on Patients
    (05-May-2014)
    Shorter hospital stays, less blood loss, earlier return to normal eating seen in study

  • Major Women's Health Study Paid Big Dividends
    (05-May-2014)
    Scientists say HRT research has returned $140 for every $1 spent on the $260 million trial

  • Cheaper Copayments Boost Drug Follow-Up: Study
    (05-May-2014)
    Lower medication costs produced better outcomes for nonwhite heart patients

  • Deaths Rates Fell in Massachusetts After Health-Care Reform
    (05-May-2014)
    Study raises possibility that 'Obamacare' may extend lives, too

  • Deaths Rates Fell in Massachusetts After Health-Care Reform
    (05-May-2014)
    Study raises possibility that 'Obamacare' may extend lives, too

  • Deaths Rates Fell in Massachusetts After Health-Care Reform
    (05-May-2014)
    Study raises possibility that 'Obamacare' may extend lives, too

  • Deaths Rates Fell in Massachusetts After Health-Care Reform
    (05-May-2014)
    Study raises possibility that 'Obamacare' may extend lives, too

  • Deaths Rates Fell in Massachusetts After Health-Care Reform
    (05-May-2014)
    Study raises possibility that 'Obamacare' may extend lives, too

  • Doctors Often Suggest Pricier, Brand-Name Meds for Reflux: Study
    (03-May-2014)
    But store brands and generics of these OTC medications are much cheaper, researchers note

  • For Newly Insured Under Obamacare, a Steep Learning Curve
    (02-May-2014)
    Pay attention to health plan details to avoid trouble and expense, experts advise

  • For Newly Insured Under Obamacare, a Steep Learning Curve
    (02-May-2014)
    Pay attention to health plan details to avoid trouble and expense, experts advise

  • For Newly Insured Under Obamacare, a Steep Learning Curve
    (02-May-2014)
    Pay attention to health plan details to avoid trouble and expense, experts advise

  • For Newly Insured Under Obamacare, a Steep Learning Curve
    (02-May-2014)
    Pay attention to health plan details to avoid trouble and expense, experts advise

  • For Newly Insured Under Obamacare, a Steep Learning Curve
    (02-May-2014)
    Pay attention to health plan details to avoid trouble and expense, experts advise

  • For Newly Insured Under Obamacare, a Steep Learning Curve
    (02-May-2014)
    Pay attention to health plan details to avoid trouble and expense, experts advise

  • For Newly Insured Under Obamacare, a Steep Learning Curve
    (02-May-2014)
    Pay attention to health plan details to avoid trouble and expense, experts advise

  • Many Ivy League Students Admit Using ADHD Drugs for Better Grades: Study
    (02-May-2014)
    18 percent surveyed said they've used meds like Adderall to stay alert when cramming

  • Southeastern States Have Highest Rates of Preventable Deaths
    (01-May-2014)
    Modifiable risk factors could help combat scourges like heart disease, cancer, CDC says

  • White House Report Confirms 8 Million Obamacare Enrollees
    (01-May-2014)
    GOP analysis says only two-thirds of people who signed up through HealthCare.gov have paid premiums

  • White House Report Confirms 8 Million Obamacare Enrollees
    (01-May-2014)
    GOP analysis says only two-thirds of people who signed up through HealthCare.gov have paid premiums

  • Professional Musicians Face Greater Risk of Hearing Problems
    (01-May-2014)
    Threat of hearing loss was nearly four times higher, and risk of tinnitus also increased, study found

  • Japan Quake Shows How Stress Alters the Brain
    (29-Apr-2014)
    Victims had shrinkage in certain regions, but some areas rebounded with emotional recovery, study finds

  • Slightly Higher Risk of Birth Defects Seen in Pregnant Women on HIV Drugs
    (29-Apr-2014)
    Large study of French children found either small or no increase depending on specific med

  • Joblessness an Unwanted Side Effect of Chemo for Breast Cancer
    (28-Apr-2014)
    Survey found over one-third who had the drug therapy were unemployed four years later

  • Pot-Booze Combo More Dangerous for Teen Drivers Than Alcohol Alone
    (28-Apr-2014)
    Kids who did both were more likely to get traffic ticket or be in a wreck, study found

  • Pot-Booze Combo More Dangerous for Teen Drivers Than Alcohol Alone
    (28-Apr-2014)
    Kids who did both were more likely to get traffic ticket or be in a wreck, study found

  • Saturday Is National Drug Take-Back Day
    (25-Apr-2014)
    Rid your home of unused, expired prescription meds by turning them in at a collection site near you

  • Winter's Polar Vortex Ushers in Spring's 'Pollen Vortex'
    (25-Apr-2014)
    Seasonal overlap could mean extra misery for people with allergies, experts say

  • Keep Prescription Drugs Secure From Teens: Expert
    (25-Apr-2014)
    Too often, addiction and abuse begin at home, he warns

  • ADHD Drug Ritalin Boosted Self-Control in Tests
    (25-Apr-2014)
    Researchers think manipulating brain chemicals might help people stick to a diet or boring tasks

  • Legalizing Medical Marijuana Doesn't Raise Teen Pot Use, Study Says
    (25-Apr-2014)
    Although a fifth of teens say they use pot, laws around medical use aren't a factor, research shows

  • Saturday Is National Drug Take-Back Day
    (25-Apr-2014)
    Rid your home of unused, expired prescription meds by turning them in at a collection site near you

  • 1 in 13 U.S. Schoolkids Takes Psych Meds: Report
    (24-Apr-2014)
    More than half of parents said the drugs are helpful

  • 1 in 13 U.S. Schoolkids Takes Psych Meds: Report
    (24-Apr-2014)
    More than half of parents said the drugs are helpful

  • Workplace Ladder Falls a Major Cause of Deaths, Injuries: CDC
    (24-Apr-2014)
    There were 113 ladder-related deaths, more than 34,000 ER-treated injuries in 2011 alone

  • 1 in 13 U.S. Schoolkids Takes Psych Meds: Report
    (24-Apr-2014)
    More than half of parents said the drugs are helpful

  • 1 in 13 U.S. Schoolkids Takes Psych Meds: Report
    (24-Apr-2014)
    More than half of parents said the drugs are helpful

  • Measles on Upswing Despite Vaccines' Effectiveness: CDC
    (24-Apr-2014)
    Vaccination has saved thousands of lives, report says, but outbreaks occurring as some people opt out

  • Aspirin's Ability to Prevent Colon Cancer May Depend on Your Genes
    (23-Apr-2014)
    Benefit was seen only with enzyme present, but study isn't definitive

  • Pot Smoking May Pose Heart Dangers, Study Suggests
    (23-Apr-2014)
    But some believe the study is flawed

  • People With More Education May Recover Better From Brain Injury
    (23-Apr-2014)
    Study looked at adults hurt in motor vehicle crashes, falls

  • Could Cow Fertilizer Help Spread Antibiotic Resistance?
    (22-Apr-2014)
    Researchers found high levels of genes for drug resistance in manure from dairy cattle

  • Could Cow Fertilizer Help Spread Antibiotic Resistance?
    (22-Apr-2014)
    Researchers found high levels of genes for drug resistance in manure from dairy cattle

  • Majority of Americans Support Obamacare Birth Control Provision: Survey
    (22-Apr-2014)
    Nearly 7 of 10 favor universal health plan coverage for contraceptives

  • Certain Type of Brain Malformation May Be Best Left Alone
    (22-Apr-2014)
    Saying no to surgery, radiation tied to better outcomes in study of abnormal brain connections

  • Glaucoma Drug May Help Reverse Obesity-Related Vision Loss
    (22-Apr-2014)
    Study gave Diamox, along with weight-loss plan, to patients with a different eye disease

  • Two Drugs Work Equally Well for Epileptic Seizures in Kids: Study
    (22-Apr-2014)
    Ativan, Valium both good options for emergency treatment, experts say

  • Health Tip: Signs That You've Become Ill on a Trip
    (22-Apr-2014)
    Don't ignore these symptoms

  • For Teen Drivers, Unruly Passengers May Be Greater Threat Than Phones
    (22-Apr-2014)
    Findings underscore importance of license restrictions, researchers say

  • For Teen Drivers, Unruly Passengers May Be Greater Threat Than Phones
    (22-Apr-2014)
    Findings underscore importance of license restrictions, researchers say

  • Homes Now 'Reservoirs' for Superbug MRSA
    (21-Apr-2014)
    Antibiotic-resistant bacteria common on household surfaces, study finds

  • Health Tip: Getting Rid of Dust Mites
    (21-Apr-2014)
    Keep your home clean

  • Adjusting Your Thermostat Might Improve Your Thinking
    (21-Apr-2014)
    Study found people did better at mental tasks in rooms with preferred temperature

  • Cyramza Approved for Stomach Cancer
    (21-Apr-2014)
    Disease kills more than 10,000 people annually

  • Suddenly Health Insurance Is Not for Sale
    (18-Apr-2014)
    People hoping to buy private coverage for 2014 could be out of luck, but some windows may exist

  • Suddenly Health Insurance Is Not for Sale
    (18-Apr-2014)
    People hoping to buy private coverage for 2014 could be out of luck, but some windows may exist

  • Certain Sedatives Tied to Breathing Problems in Older COPD Patients
    (18-Apr-2014)
    Study author urges caution for doctors prescribing benzodiazepines to this group

  • Ragwitek Approved for Adult Ragweed Allergy
    (18-Apr-2014)
    Tablet placed under the tongue

  • Health Tip: Avoid Driving During Flood Warning
    (18-Apr-2014)
    You may not be able to tell how much water is on the road

  • Most Medical Devices Approved for Kids Only Tested on Adults: Study
    (17-Apr-2014)
    Children need inclusion in clinical trials to ensure safety, effectiveness, researchers say

  • FDA Approves Under-the-Tongue Hay Fever Pill
    (17-Apr-2014)
    Ragwitek helps the body immunize itself against the offending plant

  • White House: 8 Million People Signed Up for Health Insurance
    (17-Apr-2014)
    35 percent of registrants are younger than 35 years old, administration officials say

  • White House: 8 Million People Signed Up for Health Insurance
    (17-Apr-2014)
    35 percent of registrants are younger than 35 years old, administration officials say

  • Health Tip: Avoid Emotional Driving
    (17-Apr-2014)
    Suggestions to stay calm and focused

  • Diabetes Complication Rates Drop Among U.S. Adults
    (16-Apr-2014)
    But at the same time, rates of diabetes have more than tripled, researchers report

  • Free Drug Samples for Doctors Might Prove Costly for Patients
    (16-Apr-2014)
    Study of dermatologists found those with access to samples from drug makers more likely to prescribe expensive meds

  • Nonwhites Exposed to More Air Pollution: Study
    (15-Apr-2014)
    More nitrogen dioxide from exhaust fumes, power plants could mean increased deaths from heart disease, researchers say

  • FDA Approves New Type 2 Diabetes Drug
    (15-Apr-2014)
    Tanzeum is injected once a week and appears to help control blood sugar levels, agency says

  • Study Links Casual Marijuana Use to Changes in Brain
    (15-Apr-2014)
    The brain regions are tied to motivation, emotion and reward, researchers say

  • Nonwhites Exposed to More Air Pollution: Study
    (15-Apr-2014)
    More nitrogen dioxide from exhaust fumes, power plants could mean increased deaths from heart disease, researchers say

  • Tanzeum Approved for Type 2 Diabetes
    (15-Apr-2014)
    Along with diet and exercise

  • Taking Blood Thinners With Certain Painkillers May Raise Bleeding Risk
    (14-Apr-2014)
    People using warfarin or Xarelto should avoid aspirin, ibuprofen and other NSAIDs, study finds

  • Taking Blood Thinners With Certain Painkillers May Raise Bleeding Risk
    (14-Apr-2014)
    People using warfarin or Xarelto should avoid aspirin, ibuprofen and other NSAIDs, study finds

  • Study Ties Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy to Autism Risk in Boys
    (14-Apr-2014)
    But the risk is low, and it's important to treat depression in pregnant women, experts say

  • Taking Blood Thinners With Certain Painkillers May Raise Bleeding Risk
    (14-Apr-2014)
    People using warfarin or Xarelto should avoid aspirin, ibuprofen and other NSAIDs, study finds

  • Prevent Tick Bites While Enjoying the Outdoors
    (13-Apr-2014)
    With no vaccines for Lyme and other tick-borne diseases, expert explains how to avoid infection

  • Protecting Children From Poison Emergencies
    (12-Apr-2014)
    Safety, treatment advice for parents from the American Academy of Pediatrics

  • Spring Cleaning Helps Stave Off Allergy Symptoms: Experts
    (11-Apr-2014)
    Tips for keeping pollen, mold and dust mites from your home

  • New Health Secretary to Confront Health Care-Reform Hurdles
    (11-Apr-2014)
    Obama's nominee, Sylvia Mathews Burwell, will seek to burnish ACA's image amid mid-term election fray

  • New Health Secretary to Confront Health Care-Reform Hurdles
    (11-Apr-2014)
    Obama's nominee, Sylvia Mathews Burwell, will seek to burnish ACA's image amid mid-term election fray

  • Report Questions Effectiveness of Flu Meds
    (10-Apr-2014)
    'Hidden' trial data reveals that some Tamiflu claims were unfounded, researchers say

  • Civilians in War Zones Also Suffer Mental Health Problems: Study
    (10-Apr-2014)
    The more life-threatening events that workers employed by military faced, the more anxiety, anger they felt

  • Too Many Foster Kids With ADHD Treated With Antipsychotic Drugs: Study
    (10-Apr-2014)
    Researchers looked at unapproved 'atypical' use of these meds in one state

  • Civilians in War Zones Also Suffer Mental Health Problems: Study
    (10-Apr-2014)
    The more life-threatening events that workers employed by military faced, the more anxiety, anger they felt

  • Too Many Foster Kids With ADHD Treated With Antipsychotic Drugs: Study
    (10-Apr-2014)
    Researchers looked at unapproved 'atypical' use of these meds in one state

  • Cure Rate for Experimental Hepatitis C Drug Tops 95 Percent
    (10-Apr-2014)
    But high costs of newer medications is a concern, experts say

  • Report Questions Effectiveness of Flu Meds
    (10-Apr-2014)
    'Hidden' trial data reveals that some Tamiflu claims were unfounded, researchers say

  • Heart Failure Drug Might Help Reduce Hospitalizations
    (09-Apr-2014)
    But study found spironolactone didn't prevent deaths from common form of heart disease

  • Fewer Americans Overwhelmed by Medical Bills: Report
    (09-Apr-2014)
    Reduced use of medical care, early health care reforms may be easing financial worries, experts say

  • Fewer Americans Overwhelmed by Medical Bills: Report
    (09-Apr-2014)
    Reduced use of medical care, early health care reforms may be easing financial worries, experts say

  • Fewer Americans Overwhelmed by Medical Bills: Report
    (09-Apr-2014)
    Reduced use of medical care, early health care reforms may be easing financial worries, experts say

  • Fewer Americans Overwhelmed by Medical Bills: Report
    (09-Apr-2014)
    Reduced use of medical care, early health care reforms may be easing financial worries, experts say

  • Fewer Americans Overwhelmed by Medical Bills: Report
    (09-Apr-2014)
    Reduced use of medical care, early health care reforms may be easing financial worries, experts say

  • Fewer Americans Overwhelmed by Medical Bills: Report
    (09-Apr-2014)
    Reduced use of medical care, early health care reforms may be easing financial worries, experts say

  • Fewer Americans Overwhelmed by Medical Bills: Report
    (09-Apr-2014)
    Reduced use of medical care, early health care reforms may be easing financial worries, experts say

  • Fewer Americans Overwhelmed by Medical Bills: Report
    (09-Apr-2014)
    Reduced use of medical care, early health care reforms may be easing financial worries, experts say

  • Certain Prescription Painkillers Tied to Higher Risk of Irregular Heartbeat: Study
    (09-Apr-2014)
    Dutch researchers looked at rates of atrial fibrillation and NSAID use in older adults

  • Aspirin Advised for Women at High Risk for Pregnancy Complication
    (08-Apr-2014)
    Low daily dose helps protect against preeclampsia, U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says

  • Health Tip: Know the Hazards of Lead
    (08-Apr-2014)
    It's particularly dangerous during childhood and pregnancy

  • Heat Waves Tied to Higher Rates of Early-Term Deliveries
    (08-Apr-2014)
    Canadian study found odds of birth at 37-38 weeks rose during 90-degree spells

  • Carbon Monoxide Poisonings May Rise During Storms
    (08-Apr-2014)
    Study found indoor use of generators, even deep snow can lead to lethal buildup of the odorless gas

  • Arsenic in Well Water Tied to Less Brain Power in U.S. Study
    (08-Apr-2014)
    Researchers found students exposed to higher levels of the element had lower IQ test scores

  • Chemo Might Give Certain Lung Cancer Patients an Edge
    (08-Apr-2014)
    Traditional treatment offers small advantage for people without a specific gene mutation, study says

  • Arsenic in Well Water Tied to Less Brain Power in U.S. Study
    (08-Apr-2014)
    Researchers found students exposed to higher levels of the element had lower IQ test scores

  • Experimental Breast Cancer Drug Seems Safe, Effective for Advanced Disease
    (07-Apr-2014)
    Preliminary results look promising, experts say

  • Experimental Breast Cancer Drug Seems Safe, Effective for Advanced Disease
    (07-Apr-2014)
    Preliminary results look promising, experts say

  • Having Kids Walk to School Comes With Risks, Benefits
    (07-Apr-2014)
    Added physical activity is healthy for youngsters, but traffic poses danger, study finds

  • Having Kids Walk to School Comes With Risks, Benefits
    (07-Apr-2014)
    Added physical activity is healthy for youngsters, but traffic poses danger, study finds

  • Stress Hormone May Drive Risk-Taking by Teen Motorists
    (07-Apr-2014)
    Study found those with lower cortisol levels were more likely to crash

  • So Long Snow, Hello Pollen
    (06-Apr-2014)
    Doctor shares tips for handling spring allergies

  • So Long Snow, Hello Pollen
    (06-Apr-2014)
    Doctor shares tips for handling spring allergies

  • Men Have More Trouble Facing Sex Harassment in Military Than Women: Survey
    (04-Apr-2014)
    Servicemen might be less prepared to cope with such treatment, researcher says

  • Your Mentally Stimulating Job May Help Keep You Sharp in Retirement
    (04-Apr-2014)
    'Use it or lose it' might apply to brainpower, study author says

  • Brief Whiplash Treatment Works as Well as Lengthy Therapy, Study Finds
    (04-Apr-2014)
    Results similar for patients with one session vs. 20 sessions

  • Driving Ability May Falter With Age in HIV-Positive Adults
    (04-Apr-2014)
    Small study looked at mental skills, simulator testing

  • FDA OKs Quick-Acting Antidote for Prescription Painkiller Overdose
    (03-Apr-2014)
    Evzio is part of efforts to stem health risks from abuse of drugs such as Oxycontin, Vicodin

  • Helping Doctors Spot Who's Not Taking Their Blood Pressure Meds
    (03-Apr-2014)
    Simple urine screening could prevent unnecessary procedures, study says

  • Stroke Risk Spikes Shortly After Shingles Episode: Study
    (03-Apr-2014)
    But getting antiviral meds to treat painful rash lowers chances of brain attack, researchers add

  • FDA Approves Quick-Acting Drug to Reverse Prescription Painkiller ODs
    (03-Apr-2014)
    Evzio's OK is part of efforts to stem tide of overdoses from abuse of meds such as Oxycontin, Vicodin

  • FDA OKs Quick-Acting Antidote for Prescription Painkiller Overdose
    (03-Apr-2014)
    Evzio is part of efforts to stem health risks from abuse of drugs such as Oxycontin, Vicodin

  • Scientists Explore Better Way to Deliver Treatment for Eye Disease
    (02-Apr-2014)
    Patients with wet age-related macular degeneration may benefit more from IV than injection

  • The Morning Light May Help You Stay Slim
    (02-Apr-2014)
    Study found people tended to be leaner if they got sun exposure earlier, rather than later, in day

  • White House: 7.1 Million People Signed Up for Health Insurance
    (02-Apr-2014)
    Obama calls it a major milestone under new health reform law; Republicans vow to continue to fight it

  • White House: 7.1 Million People Signed Up for Health Insurance
    (02-Apr-2014)
    Obama calls it a major milestone under new health reform law; Republicans vow to continue to fight it

  • Rare, But Serious, Side Effect Reported With One MS Drug
    (02-Apr-2014)
    Unusual clotting disorder developed in several people taking Rebif

  • More ERs Treating Headaches With Narcotics, Study Finds
    (02-Apr-2014)
    Despite guidelines against prescribing powerful painkillers for these patients, the trend has grown

  • Under-the-Tongue Tablet Approved for Grass Allergies
    (02-Apr-2014)
    To be started 4 months before allergy season

  • Hands-Free Cellphones Don't Make Driving Safer, Review Shows
    (02-Apr-2014)
    But survey found 80 percent of drivers think they are less dangerous than hand-held versions

  • Hands-Free Cellphones Don't Make Driving Safer, Review Shows
    (02-Apr-2014)
    But survey found 80 percent of drivers think they are less dangerous than hand-held versions

  • More Than 1 Million Americans Caring for Injured Veterans: Report
    (01-Apr-2014)
    Few public or private programs offer direct support to these caregivers, researchers say

  • Certain Colon Cancer Patients Might Benefit From Aspirin, Study Says
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Experts divided over whether drug should be added to treatment

  • Aspirin May Not Protect Heart After Non-Cardiac Surgeries: Study
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Just as many heart attacks, more serious bleeding seen if patients took aspirin around time of operation

  • Stem Cells May Rejuvenate Failing Hearts, Study Suggests
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Researchers found injecting them into damaged tissue improved organ's ability to pump blood

  • Aspirin May Not Protect Heart After Non-Cardiac Surgeries: Study
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Just as many heart attacks, more serious bleeding seen if patients took aspirin around time of operation

  • Monday Is Deadline to Sign Up for Obamacare
    (31-Mar-2014)
    But White House officials have granted extension to those who can't complete the process on time

  • Monday Is Deadline to Sign Up for Obamacare
    (31-Mar-2014)
    But White House officials have granted extension to those who can't complete the process on time

  • New Blood Pressure Guidelines May Take Millions of Americans Off Meds
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Study estimates impact of controversial changes that raised treatment threshold

  • Diabetes Treatment Falls Short as Heart Failure Drug in Study
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Metformin does not have protective effect on left ventricle, researchers say

  • Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs May Boost a Man's Sex Life: Study
    (31-Mar-2014)
    But men shouldn't take statins for that effect alone, researcher says

  • Study Adds to Signs Linking HIV to Heart Trouble
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Coronary artery disease seen in men who were taking meds for advanced HIV infection

  • HIV-Positive Inmates Benefit From Drug Treatment, Study Says
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Suppressing virus during jail time might reduce its spread after release, researchers suggest

  • Topamax Approval for Migraines Expanded to Younger Users
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Adolescents ages 12-17 can now take the drug, FDA says

  • Long-Acting Clotting Agent Approved for Form of Hemophilia
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Alprolix requires less frequent injections

  • Mice Study Sees Link Between Gut Bacteria, Immune Cell Production
    (28-Mar-2014)
    Role of antibiotics in reducing beneficial microbes also highlighted

  • Common Gout Drug Tied to Lower Risk of Early Death in Study
    (28-Mar-2014)
    Researchers followed British patients taking allopurinol

  • Traffic Smog Tied to Hospital Stays for White Kids With Asthma
    (27-Mar-2014)
    Among black kids in study, other factors appeared to play bigger role in asthma rehospitalizations

  • Traffic Smog Tied to Hospital Stays for White Kids With Asthma
    (27-Mar-2014)
    Among black kids in study, other factors appeared to play bigger role in asthma rehospitalizations

  • Cholesterol Levels Spike During Winter Months, Study Finds
    (27-Mar-2014)
    Tendency to eat more, exercise less when it's cold and snowy outside may explain trend

  • Smoke-Free Policies May Protect the Heart
    (27-Mar-2014)
    Study found hospitalizations for heart disease, stroke dipped after Michigan passed workplace smoking ban

  • White House: More Than 6 Million Have Signed Up for Obamacare
    (27-Mar-2014)
    For many people, Monday is the deadline to register for health insurance coverage in 2014

  • Fewer Americans Would Smoke If Cessation Treatments Were Covered: CDC
    (27-Mar-2014)
    Counseling and medication services aren't all included, and barriers to access exist, study shows

  • White House: More Than 6 Million Have Signed Up for Obamacare
    (27-Mar-2014)
    For many people, Monday is the deadline to register for health insurance coverage in 2014

  • Smoke-Free Policies May Protect the Heart
    (27-Mar-2014)
    Study found hospitalizations for heart disease, stroke dipped after Michigan passed workplace smoking ban

  • Traffic Smog Tied to Hospital Stays for White Kids With Asthma
    (27-Mar-2014)
    Among black kids in study, other factors appeared to play bigger role in asthma rehospitalizations

  • Hospital-Related Infections Hit Nearly 650,000 Patients in 2011: CDC
    (26-Mar-2014)
    Specific source of dangerous germs still unclear in about half of cases

  • White House Extends Enrollment Deadline for Obamacare
    (26-Mar-2014)
    All people have to do is check a box on the HealthCare.gov website to gain added time, report says

  • White House Extends Enrollment Deadline for Obamacare
    (26-Mar-2014)
    All people have to do is check a box on the HealthCare.gov website to gain added time, report says

  • Experimental Drug Shows Promise for Drug-Resistant Lung Cancer
    (26-Mar-2014)
    Ceritinib might become standard when crizotinib fails, researchers say

  • Millions Underinsured in 2012, Reforms Well-Targeted, Report Says
    (25-Mar-2014)
    Despite new laws, 15 million poor people have no new coverage options

  • Millions Underinsured in 2012, Reforms Well-Targeted, Report Says
    (25-Mar-2014)
    Despite new laws, 15 million poor people have no new coverage options

  • Millions Underinsured in 2012, Reforms Well-Targeted, Report Says
    (25-Mar-2014)
    Despite new laws, 15 million poor people have no new coverage options

  • Low Back Pain Leading Cause of Disability Worldwide: Study
    (25-Mar-2014)
    Nearly 10 percent of people are affected, researchers find

  • Many Don't Understand Obamacare or Health Insurance, Survey Finds
    (24-Mar-2014)
    'Navigators' can help walk people through enrollment process, experts say

  • Many Don't Understand Obamacare or Health Insurance, Survey Finds
    (24-Mar-2014)
    'Navigators' can help walk people through enrollment process, experts say

  • Many Don't Understand Obamacare or Health Insurance, Survey Finds
    (24-Mar-2014)
    'Navigators' can help walk people through enrollment process, experts say

  • Anti-Seizure Drug May Guard Against Some Cancers
    (24-Mar-2014)
    Study found use of valproic acid linked to 34 percent lower risk of head, neck tumors

  • Drunk-Driving Deaths Under-reported in U.S., Study Says
    (24-Mar-2014)
    Researchers cite lag time between filing of death certificate, return of lab tests

  • Drunk-Driving Deaths Under-reported in U.S., Study Says
    (24-Mar-2014)
    Researchers cite lag time between filing of death certificate, return of lab tests

  • Allergy Season Springs Into Bloom
    (22-Mar-2014)
    Allergist outlines ways to minimize effects of pollen

  • Still Too Few Minority Participants in U.S. Clinical Trials, Study Finds
    (21-Mar-2014)
    More emphasis must be placed on recruiting minorities for research, investigators say

  • Could 'Nasal Filter' Device Help Ease Allergies?
    (21-Mar-2014)
    It appeared to reduce sneezing, runny nose in small, preliminary study, but more testing needed, doctors say

  • Chronically Ill Americans May Skip Meds to Afford Food
    (21-Mar-2014)
    Study finds that people with health issues who don't qualify for assistance often must choose either 'treat or eat'

  • Doctors Often Comply When Patients Ask for Advertised Drugs: Study
    (21-Mar-2014)
    More research needed on possible influence of 'Ask Your Doctor' ads, study authors say

  • ERs Dispensing More Narcotic Painkillers: Study
    (21-Mar-2014)
    Less-powerful drugs often better choice, depending on source of pain, doctors say

  • Chronically Ill Americans May Skip Meds to Afford Food
    (21-Mar-2014)
    Study finds that people with health issues who don't qualify for assistance often must choose either 'treat or eat'

  • Otezla Approved for Psoriatic Arthritis
    (21-Mar-2014)
    Condition affects some with psoriasis

  • Health Tip: Eat Healthier at the Airport
    (21-Mar-2014)
    Suggestions to avoid junk food

  • More Drug-Resistant Infections Seen in U.S. Children
    (20-Mar-2014)
    Although still uncommon, certain bacteria may need stronger treatment than oral meds, study says

  • Tuberculosis in U.S. Hits Record Low: CDC
    (20-Mar-2014)
    Improved screening of immigrants contributes to decline

  • Higher Dose of IVF Drug May Be Needed for Obese Women
    (20-Mar-2014)
    Study suggests different regimen might improve chances of pregnancy

  • Impavido Approved to Treat Tropical Parasitic Disease
    (20-Mar-2014)
    Americans typically contract it while traveling

  • Implanted Hearing Device Approved
    (20-Mar-2014)
    For common type of hearing loss

  • Human-Type Epilepsy Discovered in Sea Lions
    (19-Mar-2014)
    Eating fish exposed to toxin-laden algae harms the animals' brains, study suggests

  • Common Cold Meds May Pose Health Threats
    (19-Mar-2014)
    Interaction of two ingredients could cause serious side effects, researchers say

  • Tamiflu Saved Lives During Swine Flu Pandemic, Study Confirms
    (19-Mar-2014)
    Best to start treatment within 48 hours, experts say

  • Cholesterol Drug Might Help Slow MS Progression
    (19-Mar-2014)
    Early study showed reduced brain shrinkage among multiple sclerosis patients given generic statin

  • Almost 13 Million More Americans Could Take Statins Under New Guidelines
    (19-Mar-2014)
    Biggest jump in cholesterol-lowering drugs would be among men over 60, study estimates

  • Many Hospitals Ineffectively Treat Bloodstream Infections, Study Suggests
    (18-Mar-2014)
    Researchers identify common risk factors doctors should watch for

  • Offices With Open Floor Plans Tied to More Sick Days
    (17-Mar-2014)
    Swedish researchers say risk of infection, privacy issues may contribute

  • Offices With Open Floor Plans Tied to More Sick Days
    (17-Mar-2014)
    Swedish researchers say risk of infection, privacy issues may contribute

  • Teens Often Copycat Others Who Drink and Drive: Study
    (17-Mar-2014)
    If kids have ridden with a drunk driver, they're more likely to drive while impaired, researchers find

  • Do Job Hunters Who Stutter Face Bias?
    (14-Mar-2014)
    Participants in small British study reported rejection, unsuitable work

  • Head Lice Growing Resistant to Standard Meds
    (14-Mar-2014)
    It's probably time to turn to newer treatments, study suggests

  • More Evidence Environmental Exposures Contribute to Autism
    (13-Mar-2014)
    Where birth defects increased, so did diagnoses of the developmental disorder, study showed

  • More Evidence Environmental Exposures Contribute to Autism
    (13-Mar-2014)
    Where birth defects increased, so did diagnoses of the developmental disorder, study showed

  • More Evidence Environmental Exposures Contribute to Autism
    (13-Mar-2014)
    Where birth defects increased, so did diagnoses of the developmental disorder, study showed

  • Time Running Out to Sign Up for Obamacare This Year
    (13-Mar-2014)
    Here's what you need to know to choose a health insurance plan by March 31 deadline

  • Overdoses, Cellphone-Linked Car Crashes Among Top Causes of Fatal Injury in U.S.
    (13-Mar-2014)
    National Safety Council report also cites increasing numbers of falls among elderly

  • Time Running Out to Sign Up for Obamacare This Year
    (13-Mar-2014)
    Here's what you need to know to choose a health insurance plan by March 31 deadline

  • Overdoses, Cellphone-Linked Car Crashes Among Top Causes of Fatal Injury in U.S.
    (13-Mar-2014)
    National Safety Council report also cites increasing numbers of falls among elderly

  • Most Alcohol-Linked Deaths Occur Among Working-Age Adults: CDC
    (13-Mar-2014)
    States lose thousands of people in their prime years, report finds

  • Overdoses, Cellphone-Linked Car Crashes Among Top Causes of Fatal Injury in U.S.
    (13-Mar-2014)
    National Safety Council report also cites increasing numbers of falls among elderly

  • Overdoses, Cellphone-Linked Car Crashes Among Top Causes of Fatal Injury in U.S.
    (13-Mar-2014)
    National Safety Council report also cites increasing numbers of falls among elderly

  • Gut Bacteria May Play Role in Crohn's Disease
    (12-Mar-2014)
    Study found more harmful strains, fewer helpful ones in people with the inflammatory bowel condition

  • Experimental Drug May Boost Leukemia Survival, Without Chemo
    (12-Mar-2014)
    Idelalisib is being fast-tracked for FDA approval for use in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia

  • Experimental Drug May Boost Leukemia Survival, Without Chemo
    (12-Mar-2014)
    Idelalisib is being fast-tracked for FDA approval for use in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia

  • Experimental Drug May Boost Leukemia Survival, Without Chemo
    (12-Mar-2014)
    Idelalisib is being fast-tracked for FDA approval for use in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia

  • First Device Approved to Prevent Migraines
    (12-Mar-2014)
    Headband-like unit stimulates nerve associated with painful headaches

  • More Than 4 Million People Have Signed Up for Obamacare, White House Says
    (11-Mar-2014)
    Enrollment period for coverage in 2014 ends March 31 for most Americans

  • U.S. Could Face Shortage of Cancer Doctors
    (11-Mar-2014)
    Gap projected to reach nearly 1,500 specialists in a decade, American Society of Clinical Oncology cautions

  • More Than 4 Million People Have Signed Up for Obamacare, White House Says
    (11-Mar-2014)
    Enrollment period for coverage in 2014 ends March 31 for most Americans

  • Repeat Drug Overdoses Raise Risk for Hospitalization, Ventilator Care
    (11-Mar-2014)
    Risk rises with multiple ER visits, researchers say

  • September Peak Month for Kids' Asthma Flares: Study
    (10-Mar-2014)
    Experts say rise in allergy triggers, summer medication 'breaks' and back-to-school virus exposure may all contribute

  • Hormones Might Offer Relief From Chronic Pain, Small Study Suggests
    (08-Mar-2014)
    Early research found 7 of 9 patients benefited from treatment with the 'love' hormone

  • Antibiotics May Be Linked to Serious Infections in Children
    (07-Mar-2014)
    Nearly three-quarters of C. difficile cases associated with prescriptions written at doctor visits

  • Pfizer Recalls Some Antidepressants After Drug Mixup
    (07-Mar-2014)
    Action taken after pharmacist found a heart drug among Effexor/Venlafaxine, FDA says

  • Allergy Rates Surprisingly Similar Across the U.S., Study Finds
    (07-Mar-2014)
    However, young children in southern states suffer more than their peers in other regions

  • Study Finds Doctors Prescribing More Sedatives
    (07-Mar-2014)
    Frequent use of these powerful drugs along with narcotic painkillers may explain more medication deaths

  • Antibiotics May Be Linked to Serious Infections in Children
    (07-Mar-2014)
    Nearly three-quarters of C. difficile cases associated with prescriptions written at doctor visits

  • Pfizer Recalls Some Antidepressants After Drug Mixup
    (07-Mar-2014)
    Action taken after pharmacist found a heart drug among Effexor/Venlafaxine, FDA says

  • NIH Launches 'Nerve Stimulation' Trial to Ease Tinnitus
    (06-Mar-2014)
    Agency is seeking patients suffering from chronic 'ringing in the ears'

  • You Can Keep Your Health Plan for 2 More Years, White House Says
    (05-Mar-2014)
    Latest extension affects some 500,000 individuals with coverage that doesn't meet health reform law's requirements

  • You Can Keep Your Health Plan for 2 More Years, White House Says
    (05-Mar-2014)
    Latest extension affects some 500,000 individuals with coverage that doesn't meet health reform law's requirements

  • Do Harder Working Husbands Have Healthier Wives?
    (05-Mar-2014)
    His long work hours may boost her health, study suggests

  • Health Tip: Traveling on a Plane With Baby
    (05-Mar-2014)
    Solutions to help prevent crankiness

  • U.S. Hospitals Overuse, Misuse Antibiotics, CDC Says
    (04-Mar-2014)
    To fight drug resistance, agency seeks $30 million more, recommends hospitals improve prescription practices

  • Some U.S. Clinical Trials May Fall Into Federal Regulation 'Gap'
    (04-Mar-2014)
    For these studies, patient safety might be covered by states, other entities, experts say

  • Warfarin Safe for Kidney Patients With Irregular Heartbeat: Study
    (04-Mar-2014)
    Use of the blood thinner may safely ease stroke risk linked to atrial fibrillation, Swedish research finds

  • Health Reform May Help Those Who Spent Time in Jail
    (04-Mar-2014)
    Untreated mental illness, substance-abuse problems raise risk for repeat arrests, research suggests

  • Health Reform May Help Those Who Spent Time in Jail
    (04-Mar-2014)
    Untreated mental illness, substance-abuse problems raise risk for repeat arrests, research suggests

  • Health Reform May Help Those Who Spent Time in Jail
    (04-Mar-2014)
    Untreated mental illness, substance-abuse problems raise risk for repeat arrests, research suggests

  • Warfarin Safe for Kidney Patients With Irregular Heartbeat: Study
    (04-Mar-2014)
    Use of the blood thinner may safely ease stroke risk linked to atrial fibrillation, Swedish research finds

  • EPA Sets Tougher Auto Fuel, Emissions Standards
    (03-Mar-2014)
    Move would lower sulfur and other pollutants in gas, require cleaner engine technology

  • Women Still Left Out of Medical Research: Report
    (03-Mar-2014)
    Despite 1993 law mandating inclusion in government-funded trials, experts say there's a long way to go

  • EPA Sets Tougher Auto Fuel, Emissions Standards
    (03-Mar-2014)
    Move would lower sulfur and other pollutants in gas, require cleaner engine technology

  • EPA Sets Tougher Auto Fuel, Emissions Standards
    (03-Mar-2014)
    Move would lower sulfur and other pollutants in gas, require cleaner engine technology

  • Study Finds 1 in 3 Tennesseans Uses Narcotic Painkillers Each Year
    (03-Mar-2014)
    And national research shows majority of prescription drug abusers supplied through family, friends

  • EPA Sets Tougher Auto Fuel, Emissions Standards
    (03-Mar-2014)
    Move would lower sulfur and other pollutants in gas, require cleaner engine technology

  • EPA Sets Tougher Auto Fuel, Emissions Standards
    (03-Mar-2014)
    Move would lower sulfur and other pollutants in gas, require cleaner engine technology

  • Eye-Catching Labels Urged for Fast-Tracked Antibiotics
    (02-Mar-2014)
    Letter to Congress from medical groups focuses on 'superbug' threat

  • Eye-Catching Labels Urged for Fast-Tracked Antibiotics
    (02-Mar-2014)
    Letter to Congress from medical groups focuses on 'superbug' threat

  • Police Work Isn't Very Physical, Study Says
    (28-Feb-2014)
    Armband monitors finds workdays are mostly sedentary

  • Common Asthma Meds May Raise Sleep Apnea Risk, Study Says
    (28-Feb-2014)
    Preliminary finding saw possible link between certain inhaler drugs and the sleep disorder, but more research needed

  • Steroids Often Prescribed for Psoriasis, Countering Guidelines
    (28-Feb-2014)
    Their use may cause skin flare-ups and isn't backed by evidence, study author says

  • Doctors' Germ-Laden Stethoscope May Spread Nasty Bacteria
    (27-Feb-2014)
    Cleansing after each use should be part of good patient care, study says

  • Health Tip: When Food and Drugs Interact
    (27-Feb-2014)
    The medications may not behave as intended

  • Late-Stage Cancer Diagnosis More Likely in Uninsured Teens, Young Adults
    (27-Feb-2014)
    Those lacking health coverage are often male, black or Hispanic and from the South, study finds

  • Common Strep Bacteria May Be Morphing Into 'Superbug'
    (26-Feb-2014)
    Doctors report on antibiotic resistance in two unrelated cases

  • Groups Push FDA to Revoke Approval of Highly Potent Painkiller
    (26-Feb-2014)
    One dose of Zohydro could kill a child, say coalition of consumer advocates, addiction specialists

  • Obamacare Enrollment Reaches 4 Million
    (26-Feb-2014)
    Advocates report surge in outreach efforts to uninsured Americans

  • Obamacare Enrollment Reaches 4 Million
    (26-Feb-2014)
    Advocates report surge in outreach efforts to uninsured Americans

  • Obamacare Enrollment Reaches 4 Million
    (26-Feb-2014)
    Advocates report surge in outreach efforts to uninsured Americans

  • Obamacare Enrollment Reaches 4 Million
    (26-Feb-2014)
    Advocates report surge in outreach efforts to uninsured Americans

  • Obamacare Enrollment Reaches 4 Million
    (26-Feb-2014)
    Advocates report surge in outreach efforts to uninsured Americans

  • Nurse Caseloads, Education Tied to Surgery Outcomes
    (26-Feb-2014)
    Each case added to workload linked to higher risk of patient death, researchers say

  • Obamacare Enrollment Reaches 4 Million
    (26-Feb-2014)
    Advocates report surge in outreach efforts to uninsured Americans

  • Study Sees No Evidence Linking Diabetes Drugs With Pancreatic Cancer
    (26-Feb-2014)
    But FDA assessment calls for further look at injectable type-2 treatments

  • Groups Push FDA to Revoke Approval of Highly Potent Painkiller
    (26-Feb-2014)
    One dose of Zohydro could kill a child, say coalition of consumer advocates, addiction specialists

  • Common Strep Bacteria May Be Morphing Into 'Superbug'
    (26-Feb-2014)
    Doctors report on antibiotic resistance in two unrelated cases

  • Heavy Kids Exposed to Everyday Chemicals May Face More Heart Risks
    (25-Feb-2014)
    Endocrine system might be disrupted by these water, stain repellants, study says

  • Cashiers May Absorb Controversial Chemical When Handling Receipts
    (25-Feb-2014)
    But, small report didn't find increased BPA levels in people who wore gloves

  • Myalept Approved for Rare Fat Tissue Disorder
    (25-Feb-2014)
    Drug is meant for people with deficiency of the hormone leptin

  • FDA To Step Up Oversight of Indian Drug Makers
    (24-Feb-2014)
    More inspectors planned as India emerges as growing source of pharmaceuticals

  • Doctors Slower to Prescribe High Blood Pressure Meds to Younger Patients
    (24-Feb-2014)
    Study found age was a factor in how quickly patients got treatment

  • Use of Tylenol in Pregnancy Tied to Higher ADHD Risk in Child
    (24-Feb-2014)
    Risk increases with longer use, researchers say; experts caution the finding needs verification

  • Doctors Slower to Prescribe High Blood Pressure Meds to Younger Patients
    (24-Feb-2014)
    Study found age was a factor in how quickly patients got treatment

  • Blood Thinners Now Recommended for People With Irregular Heartbeat
    (24-Feb-2014)
    Updated guideline from American Academy of Neurology aims to reduce stroke risk

  • Blood Pressure Meds May Raise Risk of Serious Falls for Seniors
    (24-Feb-2014)
    Study found those over 70 who took medications were up to 40 percent more likely to be injured

  • Legal Drinking Age of 21 Saves Lives, Review Finds
    (24-Feb-2014)
    Researchers say resist the call to lower the age limit to 18

  • Legal Drinking Age of 21 Saves Lives, Review Finds
    (24-Feb-2014)
    Researchers say resist the call to lower the age limit to 18

  • Gut Bacteria Tied to Obesity May Vary With Geography
    (20-Feb-2014)
    Study of people from five continents found higher microbe levels in those living in colder northern regions

  • Prescription Eardrops Seem Best for Kids With Recurrent Ear Infection: Study
    (19-Feb-2014)
    Finds drops may be preferred remedy when special 'ear tubes' are needed

  • Insured Patients May Not Always Get Best Trauma Care, Study Finds
    (19-Feb-2014)
    They were less likely to be transferred to trauma centers than the uninsured were

  • Many U.S. Seniors Get Prescription Painkillers From Multiple Doctors
    (19-Feb-2014)
    Overuse raises risk for hospitalization, study finds

  • Insured Patients May Not Always Get Best Trauma Care, Study Finds
    (19-Feb-2014)
    They were less likely to be transferred to trauma centers than the uninsured were

  • Insured Patients May Not Always Get Best Trauma Care, Study Finds
    (19-Feb-2014)
    They were less likely to be transferred to trauma centers than the uninsured were

  • Drug Might Help Heavy Drinkers Limit Their Booze
    (19-Feb-2014)
    Group given Topamax had more alcohol-free days than those taking placebo, study finds

  • Many U.S. Seniors Get Prescription Painkillers From Multiple Doctors
    (19-Feb-2014)
    Overuse raises risk for hospitalization, study finds

  • Prescription Eardrops Seem Best for Kids With Recurrent Ear Infection: Study
    (19-Feb-2014)
    Finds drops may be preferred remedy when special 'ear tubes' are needed

  • Northera Approved For Rare Blood Pressure Condition
    (19-Feb-2014)
    Neurogenic orthostatic hypotension is most often tied to Parkinson's disease

  • Elephants Comfort Each Other in Distress: Study
    (18-Feb-2014)
    Scientists observed them use touch, make soothing sounds for consolation

  • Antidepressant Celexa May Help Ease Alzheimer's-Linked Agitation
    (18-Feb-2014)
    Study finds it might be safer alternative to standard antipsychotics

  • Surgery Might Top Drugs as First Therapy for Irregular Heartbeat: Study
    (18-Feb-2014)
    But safety issues may still make medications better choice for many patients, experts say

  • Health Tip: Driving Down the Highway
    (18-Feb-2014)
    Make sure you're awake and alert

  • Health Tip: Driving Down the Highway
    (18-Feb-2014)
    Make sure you're awake and alert

  • Vimizim Approved for Rare Childhood Disorder
    (17-Feb-2014)
    Replaces missing enzyme

  • Many U.S. Women Prescribed Narcotic Pain Meds During Pregnancy
    (14-Feb-2014)
    Large study found 14 percent receive these powerful drugs, with effects on babies unclear

  • Health Tip: Protect Kids in Motor Vehicle Crashes
    (14-Feb-2014)
    Always use car seats and seat belts

  • Many Stroke Survivors Resume Driving Without Testing: Survey
    (14-Feb-2014)
    Less than 6 percent of those getting back behind the wheel got formal review of road readiness

  • Many Stroke Survivors Resume Driving Without Testing: Survey
    (14-Feb-2014)
    Less than 6 percent of those getting back behind the wheel got formal review of road readiness

  • Obamacare Enrollment Nears 3.3 Million
    (13-Feb-2014)
    About one-quarter of those signed up are now young adults, report shows

  • Obamacare Enrollment Nears 3.3 Million
    (13-Feb-2014)
    About one-quarter of those signed up are now young adults, report shows

  • Obamacare Enrollment Nears 3.3 Million
    (13-Feb-2014)
    About one-quarter of those signed up are now young adults, report shows

  • Obamacare Enrollment Nears 3.3 Million
    (13-Feb-2014)
    About one-quarter of those signed up are now young adults, report shows

  • Obamacare Enrollment Nears 3.3 Million
    (13-Feb-2014)
    About one-quarter of those signed up are now young adults, report shows

  • Obamacare Enrollment Nears 3.3 Million
    (13-Feb-2014)
    About one-quarter of those signed up are now young adults, report shows

  • Health Tip: OTC Medications for Children
    (12-Feb-2014)
    Talk with the pediatrician before your child's first dose

  • Could the Weather Affect Your Stroke Risk?
    (12-Feb-2014)
    Study suggests stroke hospitalizations and death rates tied to changes in temperature and humidity

  • New Drug Shows Promise for Restless Legs Syndrome: Study
    (12-Feb-2014)
    Symptoms improved and fewer patients experienced disease progression

  • Imbruvica Approval Expanded to Include Chronic Leukemia
    (12-Feb-2014)
    Drug inhibits enzyme that spurs cancer growth

  • FDA Panel Sees No Heart-Safety Advantage With Naproxen
    (11-Feb-2014)
    Some studies had suggested naproxen (Aleve) might pose less of a threat than other painkillers

  • FDA to Investigate Diabetes Drug Saxagliptin for Possible Heart Failure Risk
    (11-Feb-2014)
    Marketed as Onglyza and Kombiglyze XR, drug appears to have no effect on heart attack or stroke risk

  • New 'Obamacare' Delay Draws Mixed Reactions
    (11-Feb-2014)
    Provision gives mid-sized employers more time to offer coverage to their workers

  • New 'Obamacare' Delay Draws Mixed Reactions
    (11-Feb-2014)
    Provision gives mid-sized employers more time to offer coverage to their workers

  • FDA Panel Sees No Heart-Safety Advantage With Naproxen
    (11-Feb-2014)
    Some studies had suggested naproxen (Aleve) might pose less of a threat than other painkillers

  • U.S. Officials Target Escalating Drug Overdoses
    (11-Feb-2014)
    Deadly epidemic is driven by abuse of narcotic painkillers and heroin

  • FDA to Investigate Diabetes Drug Saxagliptin for Possible Heart Failure Risk
    (11-Feb-2014)
    Marketed as Onglyza and Kombiglyze XR, drug appears to have no effect on heart attack or stroke risk

  • FDA Advisers Revisit Heart Risks Posed by Painkillers
    (10-Feb-2014)
    Studies suggest naproxen (Aleve) may pose less of a threat

  • Poor Patients Might Benefit From Trained Helpers After Hospital Discharge
    (10-Feb-2014)
    Study finds assistance from community health workers boosts follow-up care, reduces readmissions

  • FDA Advisers Revisit Heart Risks Posed by Painkillers
    (10-Feb-2014)
    Studies suggest naproxen (Aleve) may pose less of a threat

  • Old Wood Stoves a Costly Way to Keep Warm, Experts Say
    (08-Feb-2014)
    Newer heating units use one-third less wood and produce 60 percent less air pollution than older models

  • Old Wood Stoves a Costly Way to Keep Warm, Experts Say
    (08-Feb-2014)
    Newer heating units use one-third less wood and produce 60 percent less air pollution than older models

  • Many Bipolar Patients Take Multiple Psychiatric Meds
    (07-Feb-2014)
    Small study found three or more drugs often needed to help manage symptoms

  • Many Bipolar Patients Take Multiple Psychiatric Meds
    (07-Feb-2014)
    Small study found three or more drugs often needed to help manage symptoms

  • Teens' Energy Drink Habit May Be Linked to Booze, Tobacco, Drug Use
    (07-Feb-2014)
    But study doesn't prove that one leads to the other

  • Skin Cancer Risk Seen in Vietnam Vets Exposed to Agent Orange
    (07-Feb-2014)
    Decades later, raised rates of non-melanoma disease reported in U.S. veterans exposed to the herbicide

  • Smartphone Use for Business at Night May Not Be So Smart
    (07-Feb-2014)
    Late evening use disrupts sleep and may hurt productivity, study suggests

  • Many Bipolar Patients Take Multiple Psychiatric Meds
    (07-Feb-2014)
    Small study found three or more drugs often needed to help manage symptoms

  • Daily Aspirin May Guard Against Ovarian Cancer
    (06-Feb-2014)
    Study of almost 20,000 women found the drug lowered risk by 20 percent

  • Fatal Car Crashes Involving Pot Use Have Tripled in U.S., Study Finds
    (05-Feb-2014)
    Researchers note that increase included men and women, and all age groups

  • Fatal Car Crashes Involving Pot Use Have Tripled in U.S., Study Finds
    (05-Feb-2014)
    Researchers note that increase included men and women, and all age groups

  • Fatal Car Crashes Involving Pot Use Have Tripled in U.S., Study Finds
    (05-Feb-2014)
    Researchers note that increase included men and women, and all age groups

  • Decline of Antibiotic Use Among Kids Seems To Be Leveling Off: Study
    (04-Feb-2014)
    Ear infections most common reason for prescriptions in children under 6; trends vary by region

  • Climate Change Predicted to Boost Heat-Related Deaths
    (04-Feb-2014)
    Growing elderly population most at risk from extreme temperatures, U.K. researchers warn

  • Expectant Mothers' Colds May Affect Baby
    (04-Feb-2014)
    Exposures in womb might raise risk of asthma, allergies in childhood, study suggests

  • Blood Sugar Monitoring System Approved for Children
    (04-Feb-2014)
    However, device didn't perform as well in kids as in adults, FDA says

  • Fewer U.S. Kids Killed in Car Crashes; Safety Restraints Still an Issue
    (04-Feb-2014)
    Too many youngsters ride without a car seat, booster seat or seat belt, says CDC

  • Fewer U.S. Kids Killed in Car Crashes; Safety Restraints Still an Issue
    (04-Feb-2014)
    Too many youngsters ride without a car seat, booster seat or seat belt, says CDC

  • Avoid Antibiotics in Pill Form for 'Swimmer's Ear,' New Guidelines Say
    (03-Feb-2014)
    Instead, use antibacterial or antibiotic eardrops, experts advise

  • At-Home Stool Test for Colon Cancer Called Accurate, But Not Foolproof
    (03-Feb-2014)
    Review of 19 studies found the exam spotted the disease about 79 percent of the time

  • More Pesticides Linked to Parkinson's Risk
    (03-Feb-2014)
    Study also found that genes affect the level of risk

  • Ibuprofen, Aleve Won't Raise Miscarriage Risk: Study
    (03-Feb-2014)
    However, NSAIDs should not be taken in third trimester of pregnancy, authors advise

  • Ibuprofen, Aleve Won't Raise Miscarriage Risk: Study
    (03-Feb-2014)
    However, NSAIDs should not be taken in third trimester of pregnancy, authors advise

  • Health Reform Differs Across States: Report
    (31-Jan-2014)
    5 states play no role in federal marketplace, Medicaid expansion or insurance reform

  • Health Reform Differs Across States: Report
    (31-Jan-2014)
    5 states play no role in federal marketplace, Medicaid expansion or insurance reform

  • Health Reform Differs Across States: Report
    (31-Jan-2014)
    5 states play no role in federal marketplace, Medicaid expansion or insurance reform

  • A Challenge at Work Might Ease Autism Symptoms in Adults
    (31-Jan-2014)
    Finding counters the notion that difficult behaviors are hard to alter in these patients

  • Hetlioz Approved for Sleep Disorder in Blind People
    (31-Jan-2014)
    Condition stems from inability to govern sleep from light-dark cycle

  • Aspirin Might Help Treat Brain Tumor Tied to Hearing Loss
    (30-Jan-2014)
    Study found the drug slowed growth of noncancerous acoustic neuromas

  • Drivers Often Unaware of Motorcycles, Raising Crash Risk: Study
    (30-Jan-2014)
    Driving simulator suggests that people are more aware of vehicles they routinely see on the road

  • Stressed by Work-Life Balance? Just Exercise
    (30-Jan-2014)
    Workouts, or even spurts of activity, can keep stress levels down and confidence up, survey results show

  • Drivers Often Unaware of Motorcycles, Raising Crash Risk: Study
    (30-Jan-2014)
    Driving simulator suggests that people are more aware of vehicles they routinely see on the road

  • Businesses Urge Change to Obamacare's Insurance Mandate
    (29-Jan-2014)
    House panel members spar over claim that provision of health-reform law is a 'job killer'

  • Businesses Urge Change to Obamacare's Insurance Mandate
    (29-Jan-2014)
    House panel members spar over claim that provision of health-reform law is a 'job killer'

  • Drivers With ADHD May Be at Higher Risk for Serious Crashes
    (29-Jan-2014)
    In large Swedish study, men who took their meds lowered their accident odds

  • Drivers With ADHD May Be at Higher Risk for Serious Crashes
    (29-Jan-2014)
    In large Swedish study, men who took their meds lowered their accident odds

  • Drivers With ADHD May Be at Higher Risk for Serious Crashes
    (29-Jan-2014)
    In large Swedish study, men who took their meds lowered their accident odds

  • Study Probes Origins of 2 Ancient, Deadly Plagues
    (28-Jan-2014)
    Different strains of rodent-borne germ likely caused 6th-century outbreak and the Black Death, researchers say

  • Another Arctic Blast Has Much of U.S. in Its Grip
    (28-Jan-2014)
    Doctors offer advice on ways to stay safe and warm during frigid weather

  • Falls Top Car Crashes as Leading Cause of U.S. Spinal Injuries
    (28-Jan-2014)
    Rates rising fastest among seniors, study finds

  • Third Deep Freeze Sweeps Across Country
    (27-Jan-2014)
    Doctors offer advice on ways to stay safe and warm during frigid weather

  • DDT Exposure May Raise Alzheimer's Risk: Study
    (27-Jan-2014)
    Researchers say those with the disease had 4 times higher blood levels of byproduct of banned pesticide

  • Hand Washing, Zinc May Ward Off Colds: Review
    (27-Jan-2014)
    Meanwhile, antihistamines, decongestants, pain relievers might help treat them, researcher reports

  • 'Plays at the Plate' Riskiest for Pro Baseball Players
    (26-Jan-2014)
    MLB considering rule to ban these collision-causing encounters at home plate

  • ERs Not Curbing Overuse of Antibiotics, Study Reveals
    (24-Jan-2014)
    Finding seen despite nationwide push against unnecessary use, to prevent drug resistance

  • ERs Not Curbing Overuse of Antibiotics, Study Reveals
    (24-Jan-2014)
    Finding seen despite nationwide push against unnecessary use, to prevent drug resistance

  • ERs Not Curbing Overuse of Antibiotics, Study Reveals
    (24-Jan-2014)
    Finding seen despite nationwide push against unnecessary use, to prevent drug resistance

  • Dealing With The Deep Freeze
    (23-Jan-2014)
    Doctors offer advice on ways to stay safe and warm during frigid weather

  • Dental Insurance Doesn't Guarantee People Will Care for Their Teeth
    (23-Jan-2014)
    Study calls for education about the importance of oral health care

  • Minority Patients Less Likely to Stick With Heart Attack Meds: Study
    (23-Jan-2014)
    Black, Hispanic women were least compliant one year out

  • Smog Linked to Higher Heart Attack Risk
    (22-Jan-2014)
    Findings from European study support tighter air-quality guidelines, researchers say

  • 2 Alzheimer's Drugs Found Ineffective in Clinical Trials
    (22-Jan-2014)
    Dashing hopes, bapineuzumab and solanezumab did not improve patients' ability to think or perform daily activities

  • Synthetic Pot Tied to Surge of Emergency Cases
    (22-Jan-2014)
    Colorado patients were delirious, combative, had seizures and breathing problems

  • 2 Alzheimer's Drugs Found Ineffective in Clinical Trials
    (22-Jan-2014)
    Dashing hopes, bapineuzumab and solanezumab did not improve patients' ability to think or perform daily activities

  • Smog Linked to Higher Heart Attack Risk
    (22-Jan-2014)
    Findings from European study support tighter air-quality guidelines, researchers say

  • 'Buzzed' Drivers Who Are Under Legal Limit to Blame in Many Fatal Crashes
    (22-Jan-2014)
    Study of 500,000 lethal U.S. collisions finds no amount of drinking safe before getting behind the wheel

  • Cheap Chinese Goods May Mean More Smog in U.S., Study Finds
    (21-Jan-2014)
    American consumers must shoulder some of the blame, researchers say

  • FDA Approval Process Comes Under Scrutiny in Studies
    (21-Jan-2014)
    Drugs face inconsistent standards, heart device upgrades may not undergo clinical trials, researchers say

  • Design Flaws Plague Many Animal-Based Drug Studies, Researchers Say
    (21-Jan-2014)
    They include poorly organized trials and no follow-up on side effects from the medicines tested

  • FDA Approval Process Comes Under Scrutiny in Studies
    (21-Jan-2014)
    Drugs face inconsistent standards, heart device upgrades may not undergo clinical trials, researchers say

  • Cheap Chinese Goods May Mean More Smog in U.S., Study Finds
    (21-Jan-2014)
    American consumers must shoulder some of the blame, researchers say

  • FDA Approval Process Comes Under Scrutiny in Studies
    (21-Jan-2014)
    Drugs face inconsistent standards, heart device upgrades may not undergo clinical trials, researchers say

  • FDA Approval Process Comes Under Scrutiny in Studies
    (21-Jan-2014)
    Drugs face inconsistent standards, heart device upgrades may not undergo clinical trials, researchers say

  • Despite New Rules, Injuries Still Costly for NHL, Study Finds
    (20-Jan-2014)
    Added safety measures appear necessary to protect hockey players' health

  • Walk, But Stay Safe: Tips for Pedestrians
    (19-Jan-2014)
    Use crosswalks, beware at intersections, carry flashlights at night, CDC advises

  • Many Asthma Patients Don't Stick to Treatment Plan, Study Finds
    (18-Jan-2014)
    Better communication with their doctors might improve outcomes, researchers say

  • New Test Helps Diagnose Intellectual Disability in Children
    (17-Jan-2014)
    Scan tracks entire genome from a blood sample

  • More Prisons Helping Inmates Enroll in Medicaid at Release: Survey
    (17-Jan-2014)
    With expanded program eligibility, fresh start could include better health care

  • More Prisons Helping Inmates Enroll in Medicaid at Release: Survey
    (17-Jan-2014)
    With expanded program eligibility, fresh start could include better health care

  • Truck Drivers Top List of Overweight Workers
    (17-Jan-2014)
    Survey of Washington state residents also found salespeople, office workers prone to weight gain

  • Statin Therapy May Prevent Delirium in Critically Ill Patients
    (17-Jan-2014)
    More study needed, but researchers suspect benefit may be due to reduced inflammation

  • New Test Helps Diagnose Intellectual Disability in Children
    (17-Jan-2014)
    Scan tracks entire genome from a blood sample

  • Health Tip: Pay Attention to Air Pollution
    (16-Jan-2014)
    Avoid outdoors when air quality is poor

  • State Health Insurance Marketplaces Boost Outreach Efforts
    (16-Jan-2014)
    Educating the uninsured, especially young adults, is a priority, executives say

  • Drug Abusers at Risk for Suicidal Thoughts, Survey Finds
    (16-Jan-2014)
    Expert says providing support, treatment could help prevent needless deaths in this high-risk group

  • Having a Baby? Price Tag for Delivery Varies Widely
    (16-Jan-2014)
    Survey of California hospitals finds cost for uncomplicated birth ranges from about $3,300 to $37,000

  • State Health Insurance Marketplaces Boost Outreach Efforts
    (16-Jan-2014)
    Educating the uninsured, especially young adults, is a priority, executives say

  • State Health Insurance Marketplaces Boost Outreach Efforts
    (16-Jan-2014)
    Educating the uninsured, especially young adults, is a priority, executives say

  • State Health Insurance Marketplaces Boost Outreach Efforts
    (16-Jan-2014)
    Educating the uninsured, especially young adults, is a priority, executives say

  • FDA Warns of Fires From Wart Removers
    (16-Jan-2014)
    Don't use flammable products near candles, hair appliances, agency says

  • Having a Baby? Price Tag for Delivery Varies Widely
    (16-Jan-2014)
    Survey of California hospitals finds cost for uncomplicated birth ranges from about $3,300 to $37,000

  • Experimental Drug Shows Promise for Genital Herpes Treatment
    (15-Jan-2014)
    But larger, longer trials are needed, experts say

  • FDA Warns Against Prescription Drugs With High Levels of Acetaminophen
    (15-Jan-2014)
    Officials say action taken because of reports of severe liver damage from accidental overdoses

  • FDA Warns Against Prescription Drugs With High Levels of Acetaminophen
    (15-Jan-2014)
    Officials say action taken because of reports of severe liver damage from accidental overdoses

  • Veteran Firefighters May Develop Heat Resistance
    (15-Jan-2014)
    Study counters argument that aging impairs ability to combat flames

  • Ban on Chemicals Lowers Human Exposures, Study Finds
    (15-Jan-2014)
    But exposure to similar phthalates that aren't banned has risen, researchers say

  • Wednesday Is Deadline for Feb. 1 Coverage Under Obamacare
    (15-Jan-2014)
    Uninsured Americans can still sign up for 2014 coverage through March 31

  • Wednesday Is Deadline for Feb. 1 Coverage Under Obamacare
    (15-Jan-2014)
    Uninsured Americans can still sign up for 2014 coverage through March 31

  • Veteran Firefighters May Develop Heat Resistance
    (15-Jan-2014)
    Study counters argument that aging impairs ability to combat flames

  • FDA Warns Against Prescription Drugs With High Levels of Acetaminophen
    (15-Jan-2014)
    Officials say action taken because of reports of severe liver damage from accidental overdoses

  • Primary Care Providers May Balk at Giving Teens Antidepressants
    (15-Jan-2014)
    Many aren't comfortable writing the prescription and most would refer patient to a psychiatrist, study finds

  • Experimental Drug Shows Promise for Genital Herpes Treatment
    (15-Jan-2014)
    But larger, longer trials are needed, experts say

  • FDA Warns Against Prescription Drugs With High Levels of Acetaminophen
    (15-Jan-2014)
    Officials say action taken because of reports of severe liver damage from accidental overdoses

  • Merck Recalls Cholesterol Drug Liptruzet
    (14-Jan-2014)
    Packaging problem could allow air, moisture to affect drug's effectiveness, company says

  • City Parks Boost Mood, Study Suggests
    (14-Jan-2014)
    Moving to greener urban areas was associated with mental-health improvements

  • Merck Recalls Cholesterol Drug Liptruzet
    (14-Jan-2014)
    Packaging problem could allow air, moisture to affect drug's effectiveness, company says

  • Green Tea May Interfere With a Blood Pressure Medicine
    (13-Jan-2014)
    Tiny, early study found reduced blood levels of nadolol among green tea drinkers
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