2 Courts, 2 Different Decisions on Key Obamacare Provision

Rulings conflict over subsidies for people who bought insurance through HealthCare.gov, the federal website


American Red Cross Issues Urgent Call for Blood Donations

'Emergency situation' could arise in weeks if shortages continue


Animal Experiments Shed Light on HIV's Ability to Hide

Viral 'reservoir' in body develops earlier than thought, thwarting attempts at cure, scientists say


Asthma Drug May Help Those With Chronic Hives

Xolair found safe, effective for reducing symptoms, study finds


Blood Test Might Help Predict Survival With Lou Gehrig's Disease

Study findings may also help researchers test new ALS drugs, researchers suggest


Could Probiotics Help Tame High Blood Pressure?

Study suggests effect from helpful microbes in yogurt, supplements, but more research is needed


Gene Discoveries Could Shed New Light on Schizophrenia

Suspect DNA often tied to neurological 'pathways' centered on brain cell communication, experts say


Good Schools May Be Good for a Teen's Health, Too

Study found lower-income kids at challenging high schools less likely to engage in risky behaviors


Health Highlights: July 21, 2014
  • Videotaping Ob/Gyn Costs Hopkins $190 Million

  • Fruit Recalled for Possible Listeria Contamination

  • FDA Warns Against Use of Powdered Caffeine

  • Actor James Garner Dies at 86


Health Highlights: July 22, 2014
  • Judge Says FDA Can't Use Panel's Report on Menthols

  • Videotaping Ob/Gyn Costs Hopkins $190 Million


Health Tip: Soothing Bug Bites

Remedies to help fight the pain and itch


Health Tip: Take Kids for a Nature Walk

And get some exercise


Health Tip: Using the Web for Health Information

Make sure the information, source are sound


Health Tip: Working Out at Work

Suggestions to include fitness in your day


High-Salt Diets Could Double Risk of Heart Woes for Diabetics

Risk even greater for people whose diabetes isn't well-controlled, study finds


Injuries on the Increase in High School Lacrosse, Study Shows

More than 22 percent of injuries are concussions, researchers call for better player protections


Irregular Heart Rhythm Ups Stroke Risk Soon After Heart Surgery

Older age, past stroke among factors that boost short and long-term odds of post-op stroke, study finds


Keep Your Teens Safe on the Road This Summer

Parents should limit car use, point out unsafe driving behaviors, be a good role model, set 'carfews'


Life Skills, Parenting Classes May Cut Inflammation in Poor Kids

That, in turn, may help reduce health ills, such as diabetes and heart disease, researcher says


MERS Virus Found in Air in Camel Barn

Genetic analysis shows viral sample from barn matched strain found in barn owner and camel, study shows


No Change in Heart Attack Rates for Younger U.S. Adults

And women tend to fare worse than men, study finds


Obamacare Dealt Setback by Federal Appeals Court

Ruling invalidates subsidies for people who bought insurance through HealthCare.gov, the federal website


Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in Kids

Threat of respiratory disease may be up to 30 percent higher, study suggests


Parents of Children With Autism Need Help, Too

Study found mothers who were taught stress-reduction skills had less depression, anxiety


Scientists Discover New Way to Make Human Platelets

Findings could one day help meet increasing global demand for blood transfusions, researchers say


Scientists Snipped HIV Out of Human DNA

Molecular tool might lead to more definitive treatment, but current research didn't treat patients, just cells


Sleepless Nights After Divorce May Be Tied to Blood Pressure Rise

Small study finds delayed reaction among those who had trouble resting for more than 10 weeks


Smoking While Pregnant Linked to ADHD in Children

Expectant moms' use of nicotine-replacement therapy could also spell problems for kids, study suggests


Study Casts Doubt on Costly Treatment for Leg Clots

Catheter-directed thrombolysis may carry higher risk of bleeding than conventional treatment, researchers say


Technique Used in Some Hysterectomies May Help Spread Cancer: Study

Cutting uterus into smaller fragments for minimally invasive removal can disperse undetected malignancy


Tips for Beating BBQ Burns

Seek immediate medical help for burns on the face, and large or deep burns


Waistlines of U.S. Kids Seem to Be Holding Steady, Study Finds

But too many children and teens remain obese, experts say