2014 Saw Only 3 Shark Attack Deaths Worldwide

But nonfatal attacks are up slightly around the world, researchers find


Avoid Medication Overdoses in Children

Expert offers tips for keeping kids safe


Connection Between Diabetes, Advanced Breast Cancer Detected in Study

Findings suggest need to modify screening methods


Could a Diet Help Shield You From Alzheimer's?

Scientists say the MIND eating plan significantly reduces risk of the brain disorder


Drinking Water Helps Prevent Kidney Stones

Researchers find eight or more glasses daily reduces the risk significantly


E-Cigarettes May Pose a Risk in Pregnancy and to Children

Nicotine can harm developing brains, experts say


Expert Offers Tips to Help Babies With Stuffy Noses

Humidity and moisture can help prevent and treat congestion


Free School Breakfasts Appear to Boost Kids' Grades

Math, reading and science scores better in schools that subsidized morning meals


Health Highlights: March 27, 2015
  • White House Announces New Plan to Fight 'Superbugs'

  • Senate Delays Vote on Medicare Overhaul Bill

  • Non-Beating Heart Transplant Recipient in U.K. Doing Well

  • Homeopathic Drugs to be Reviewed at Meeting: FDA

  • Controversial Abortion Requirement Passed by Arizona Lawmakers

  • Needle Exchange Program Approved to Fight Indiana HIV Outbreak


Health Tip: Monitoring Your Weight

Weigh yourself often


Health Tip: Turning Kids on to a Healthy Lifestyle

Make them want to eat healthier


Kidney Dialysis Increasing for Pregnant Women

Survey of kidney specialists shows hemodialysis becoming more common for expectant moms


Kidney Patients Living Longer on Dialysis, Study Shows

Better treatments, tighter management of disease may explain promising trend


Painful Knee Arthritis May Be Linked to Premature Death

Connection is likely due to limited mobility, researcher says


People May Grow More Trusting With Age, Study Finds

And that could mean more happiness, too, researchers say


Progress Reported in Battling Advanced Ovarian Cancer

Experimental vaccine and cancer drug each slow disease progression, researchers find


Stiff Shoulder No Reason to Delay Rotator Cuff Surgery: Study

Adding special procedure during operation loosened joint, reduced risk of re-tears


Weight-Loss Surgery Might Reduce Serious Asthma Flare-Ups

Emergency visits, hospitalizations for airway disease dropped by half after procedure, study finds


Young People At Risk of Second Injury After Knee Surgery

Study finds repeat problems common after early ACL repair