After Breast Cancer, Many in Appalachia Say No to Lifesaving Drugs

Access to care, not insurance, is a key issue, researcher says


Big Swings in Blood Pressure Could Spell Trouble

Wide fluctuations between doctor visits tied to raised odds of heart disease, early death, study says


Does Facebook Lead Young Women to Dangerous Diets?

Risk is highest for those who use social media site to compare themselves to friends, study finds


Early Birth Linked to Introversion, Neuroticism in Adult Life

Study found people who were very premature at birth were more likely to be socially withdrawn


For Women, No Link Between Kidney Stones, Osteoporosis

But one stone increases odds for more, study found


Heart Disease, Alzheimer's Linked by Common Risk Factors

Study finds diabetes, smoking and obesity also affect brain areas tied in memory


Many Young Cancer Patients Unaware of Fertility Preservation Options

Almost 1 in 3 weren't told cancer treatment might affect ability to have a baby later


Praluent Approved to Treat High Cholesterol

For people at risk of heart attack or stroke


Weight at First Pregnancy Linked to Complications Next Time

Risk remains even for women who get to a healthy size, researchers say