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


Family Meals May Defuse Cyberbullying's Impact, Study Says

Support, communication appear to be buffers


Health Highlights: Sept. 2, 2014
  • First Human Tests of Ebola Vaccine Begin This Week

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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


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

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


Obesity Fueling Rise in Diabetes Rates, Study Finds

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


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