Date PostedArticle
2 hours ago Colonoscopy After 75 May Not Be Worth It

But, expert says age shouldn't be only criterion for screening for colon cancer

2 hours ago Exercise Speeds Seniors' Recovery From Disability

Walking regimen also curbs risk of injury in the first place, study finds

2 hours ago Can Pregnancy Problems Signal Future Health Risks?

Gestational diabetes, high blood pressure might raise odds of same conditions later in life, cardiologist says

2 hours ago Spare Tire: Worse for Heart Than Love Handles?

Study links deep belly fat to greater odds for cardiovascular risk factors

20 hours ago 9 of 10 U.S. Teens Don't Get Enough Exercise

And bad habits continue after high school for most, study shows

23 hours ago Healthy Diet as Teen, Less Weight Gain as Adult

Study suggests food choices made at 15 may establish long-term eating habits

23 hours ago Is Morning Sickness a Good Thing?

Women who experienced nausea, vomiting had 50 to 75 percent lower risk of pregnancy loss, study finds

23 hours ago Some Have Unrealistic Hopes For Cancer Trials

Study finding is a red flag, researcher says

23 hours ago This May Up Survival for Some Lung Cancer Patients

2 new studies find benefit to using stereotactic body radiation therapy

23 hours ago Officials: Spraying Working on FL Zika Mosquitoes

A two-pesticide punch kills insects and their larvae -- safe for people: CDC

23 hours ago Gastric Bypass May Bring Infant Nutrition Deficits
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A study suggests that infants born to women who've had Roux-en-Y gastric bypass are more likely to be smaller and have nutritional deficiencies at birth.

23 hours ago How Older People Can Head Off Drug Interactions

Taking multiple medications and supplements could cause serious problems, FDA warns

Yesterday Can Brain 'Pacemaker' Help Head Trauma Patients?

Deep brain stimulation appears to boost function and quality of life, small study finds

Yesterday Should FDA Have Power to Recall Beauty Products?
Closeup of Hairbrush with Hair Loss

The FDA doesn’t have the authority to recall beauty products or to test a product for safety until someone complains. Congress has stepped in with proposals to boost its authority.

Sep 23 Health Highlights: Sept. 22, 2016

Blue Bell Recalls Cookie Dough Ice Cream

Sep 23 'Medical Tattoos' Help Hide Surgical Scars

Pigments can restore more natural appearance that patients are happy with, study finds

Sep 23 Drug-Resistant Germs Thrive in America's Corroding Water Systems

Bacteria found in plumbing may sicken thousands each year, study suggests

Sep 23 What Does Bipolar Mania Look and Feel Like?

How to recognize the symptoms of bipolar mania.

Sep 23 Heavy Drinking Can Harm the Aging Brain

Study supports notion that the habit is toxic to brain cells, slows mental abilities

Sep 23 The 'Love Hormone' May Quiet Tinnitus

Small, preliminary study suggests oxytocin might ease 'ringing in the ears'

Sep 22 Flavorings Boost Toxicity of E-Cigarettes in Lab Study

Increasing device's voltage, to get bigger hit of nicotine, also inflames air passage cells, researcher says

Sep 22 DNA-Based Vaccine Guards Against Zika in Monkey Study

Human safety trials are already under way, researchers add

Sep 22 Falls a Growing and Deadly Threat for Older Americans

They cause millions of injuries and soaring health care costs, CDC report shows

Sep 22 Cat Scratch Can Sometimes Lead to Serious Illness: CDC

But there's no need to banish your feline friend -- just send fleas packing instead

Sep 22 Do Open Floor Plans Invite Overeating?

Fewer calories are consumed in closed kitchen spaces, study says

Sep 22 Arthritis Drug May Help With Type of Hair Loss

Researchers saw regrowth in patients with the autoimmune disease alopecia areata

Sep 22 23 Plans Earn Top Mark in Health Insurance Ratings
cost of healthcare

Twenty-three insurance plans out of more than 1,000 have received the highest score of 5.0, according to new ratings released Thursday from the National Committee for Quality Assurance.

Sep 21 Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea a Growing U.S. Threat: CDC

But new drug shows promise against sexually transmitted disease in early trials

Sep 21 More Breast Cancer Patients Should Consider Radiation, New Guidelines Say

Mastectomy patients with small tumors, fewer lymph nodes involved, benefit from the therapy, cancer experts agree

Sep 21 Organ Transplants Linked to Higher Skin Cancer Risk

Experts say all recipients should have full-body skin evaluations after transplant surgery