Breast Cancer Is Not One Disease, Experts Say

New focus on tumor subtypes could help patients, according to medical groups


Could an Apple a Day Help Keep the Pharmacist Away?

Study finds no effect on doctor visits, but a slight decrease in need for prescription meds


Equal Numbers of Males, Females Are Conceived: Study

Researchers think more female embryos die than male embryos, which contradicts traditional thinking


Fecal Transplant Treats Serious, Recurrent Intestinal Infection

Experimental procedure helps people with C. difficile, small study shows


Gestational Diabetes Drug Might Raise Babies' Complication Risk

Study links glyburide to more infant intensive care and respiratory distress


Health Highlights: March 30, 2015
  • U.S. Ebola Patient's Condition Improves

  • GNC to Boost Testing of Herbal Supplements

  • Ebola Survivors Told to Practice Safe Sex


Health Tip: Are Wisdom Teeth Causing Problems?

Signs you should have them removed


Health Tip: Develop Healthy Habits for Contact Lenses

Wash hands before handling your lenses


Lots of Leafy Greens Might Shield Aging Brains, Study Finds

Vitamin K thought to slow deterioration


Migraine, Carpal Tunnel May Be Linked

Patients with one are more than twice as likely to have the other, study says


Milliliter-Only Dosing Recommended for Kids' Meds

Using metrics, not teaspoons, reduces medication errors, American Academy of Pediatrics says


New Research Tightens Childhood Paralysis-Enterovirus D68 Link

Lab tests confirm half of cases in recent outbreak tied to specific virus strain


Processed Foods the Biggest Chunk of Calories in U.S. Groceries: Study

These items tend to have more fat, sugar and salt than unprocessed foods, researchers say


Report Shows Progress in America's War on Cancer

Small, but steady declines in deaths seen over past decade


Scientists Sniff Out Origins of Body Odor

Discovery could lead to more targeted ways to keep offensive smell at bay


Spring Allergies Have Arrived

Expert offers tips to tame springtime sneezing and sniffling


Synthetic Pot Linked to Kidney Injury

Researchers report on two studies that showed kidney damage in those who used the drug


U.S. Kids Getting Fewer Daily Calories From Fast Food

But one-third still eating it every day, study finds


U.S. Pediatricians Remain Opposed to Random Drug Tests in Schools

Helping students avoid substance problems is preferred approach