Action-Packed TV a Threat to Your Waistline?

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


ADHD Medications Won't Stunt Kids' Growth, Study Finds

Research suggests that stimulant drugs don't affect adult height


Booze, Pot Bad for Teens in Different Ways, Study Suggests

Drinking tied to unsafe driving, marijuana use linked to poorer academics, job performance


Complication Rates Low With Mastectomy, Breast Reconstruction: Study

But there was slightly higher risk of complications with double mastectomy, researchers added


Daily Exercise May Halve Risk for Heart Failure, Study Says

Higher levels of activity reap greater benefits, researchers find


Double Mastectomy Doesn't Improve Survival, Study Finds

But many more women in U.S. are choosing the radical procedure


Family Meals May Defuse Cyberbullying's Impact, Study Says

Support, communication appear to be buffers


Health Highlights: Sept. 2, 2014
  • Kraft Recalls Cheese Product Slices

  • 'Keeping Fingers Crossed,' Joan Rivers' Daughter Says


Health Tip: Aging Well

Don't smoke


Health Tip: Help Prevent Stroke

Things you can do to lower your risk


Health Tip: Take it Easy After Blood Donation

And drink extra fluids


Health Tip: Want Healthier Hair?

These washing and conditioning tips may help


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

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


Melatonin Doesn't Curb Delirium After Surgery

Study finds hormone supplements have no effect on elderly patients' confusion


More Evidence Breast-Feeding Lowers Child's Risk of Infections, Allergies

Human milk contains important immunological protection for children, study authors say


More Global Help Needed to Fight Ebola Outbreak

Window of opportunity to stop its spread closing, CDC and WHO say


Nerve Blocking Procedure Fails to Impress in Weight Loss Study

Modest reduction not significantly better than diet drugs or other surgeries


New Guidelines for Treating Form of Advanced Breast Cancer

Four-fifths of advanced cases are HER2-negative tumors, doctors' group says


No Clear Winner Among Popular Diets, Analysis Finds

Researchers saw little difference when it came to weight loss after one year


Obesity Fueling Rise in Diabetes Rates, Study Finds

Increase was greater for men, yet only about half could be explained by excess weight


'Pot Addiction' May Be Real, Study Suggests

Many teen marijuana users exhibited withdrawal symptoms when they tried to quit, researchers say


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

But researchers say exercise, education may help overcome deficiencies


Quality of U.S. Diet Improves, Slightly

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


'Spare Tire' May Be Especially Bad for Your Blood Pressure

Weight gain around the middle was key to rising risk for hypertension, study found


Train Your Brain to Choose Fruit Salad Over French Fries

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