Barbershops Join Fight Against High Blood Pressure in Black Men

Novel partnership detects "silent killer" in more than one-third of those tested, study reports


Ebola Patient to Be Flown to U.S. for Treatment

Unnamed individual will be cared for in specially designed isolation unit, Atlanta hospital says


Expert Offers School Bus Safety Tips

Almost 140 children and adults die every year in school transportation accidents


FDA Approves New Treatment for People With COPD

Striverdi Respimat is an inhaled spray that works by keeping airways relaxed, agency says


FDA Approves New Type 2 Diabetes Drug

Jardiance works by boosting excretion of sugar from the kidneys, agency says


Food Is a Common Choking Hazard for Kids, Doctor Says

Experts warn that children under 5 are most vulnerable


Health Highlights: Aug. 1, 2014
  • FDA to Regulate Medical Lab Testing


Health Tip: Am I A Binge Eater?

Controlling eating habits


Health Tip: Set Rules About TV Time

Be strict about when it's forbidden


Hit TV Show or Not? Brainwaves May Tell

In study, a few viewers' brain activity corresponded to wider public's reactions to programming


'Ice Man' Mummy May Have Been at Risk of Heart Disease

5,000-year-old remains found in Alps glacier contain DNA indicating increased cardiovascular risk


Jardiance Approved for Type 2 Diabetes

Blocks re-absorption of blood sugar by kidneys


Many Doctors Recommend E-Cigarettes as Anti-Smoking Aid, Survey Finds

Two-thirds of physicians thought they could help smokers quit, and a third recommended them


Obesity Might Slow You Down at Work

Heavier people, no matter what age, may have less endurance in manufacturing jobs, study suggests


Older Women With Asthma Face Worse Health Outcomes

Making breathing issues a priority can help improve their overall condition, researchers say


Some Birth Control Pills May Up Breast Cancer Risk

High-dose estrogen formulations linked to greater risk in women under 50, experts find


Sports, Hot Weather Can Be Dangerous Combo

It's crucial to spot the early symptoms of heat-related illness, expert says


Two Americans With Ebola Will Be Evacuated to United States

State Dept. says transfer to U.S. hospital will be done under strict protocols to ensure safety


Women in Military Drink Less Than Civilians, Report Shows

They may be more aware of link between alcohol use, sexual assault, researchers suggest