Anal, Throat Cancers on the Rise Among Young Adults, Study Finds

HPV is the main culprit, but vaccination can reduce the risk, experts say


Diet Changes Can Alter Gut Bacteria, Study Says

Researchers monitored stool samples of two people for a year


Distractions Seem More Troublesome With Age

Seniors scored worse on tests than young adults, study says


Don't Let Kids Drink Pool Water

Expert offers tips for spotting chlorine poisoning, bacterial infection, secondary drowning in kids


Genes May Be Key to Language Delay in Kids

Study of twins suggests vocabulary, grammar skills largely inherited


Health Highlights: July 25, 2014
  • CDC Resumes Transfer of Biological Samples Between Labs


Health Tip: Easing Headache Pain

Use an ice pack or heat wrap


Health Tip: Pack Safety Essentials for a Long Hike

Don't forget a map


Human Brain Has Coping Mechanism for Dehydration

The mind preserves oxygen to protect itself from the effects of too little fluid, research shows


IRS Caps Fines on Uninsured Americans at $12K for Family of 5

Maximum payment set at nearly $2,500 for individuals


Lift U.S. Ban on Blood Donations by Gay Men, Experts Say

American Red Cross, other groups also urge easing restrictions due to better blood screening


Lymphoma Treatment May Harm, Halt Men's Sperm Production

But most men regain their fertility within two years of final treatment, researchers add


Most Adults Are Members of 'Clean Plate Club'

Study shows they finish 92 percent of what's on their plates, kids eat just 59 percent


Rhymes Reveal Evidence of Learning in the Womb

By third trimester, unborn babies respond to rhymes recited by their mothers, research shows


The 'Hobby Lobby Ruling' and What It Means for U.S. Health Care

Some predict challenges to medical practices that conflict with religious beliefs; others dismiss such scenarios as alarmist