3 Steps May Boost Healthier Eating

Make nutritious foods convenient, attractive and normal, research suggests

Age-Linked Structures on DNA May Also Hint at Cancer Risk

Telomere 'caps' shorten as people get older, but this process speeds up in cancer-prone people, study suggests

'Cruise Ship' Norovirus Bug Can Spread by Air, Study Finds

Current containment strategies may need adjusting, research suggests

Does Mom's Cellphone Startle the Fetus?

Researchers say yes, but potential consequences are unclear

Experimental Drug Combo Shows Promise Against Hepatitis C

Drug trio could join newer, highly effective meds such as Sovaldi, Harvoni

'Good' Bacteria Might Fight Common Hospital Infection: Study

Drinking safe strain of C. difficile seems to help prevent recurrence of its toxic cousin

Health Highlights: May 5, 2015
  • Aetna to Halt Most Coverage of Laparoscopic Hysterectomy Device

  • Cancer Drug Spending Hits Record High

  • Blood Tests Detect Ovarian Cancer at Earlier Stage: Study

  • Man Has Rare Throat-Area Transplant

  • Power Plant Emissions Cuts Could Save Thousands of Lives a Year: Study

Health Highlights: May 6, 2015
  • Investigate All VA Regional Offices for Problems: Senators

  • Football Players Wear Sensor-Equipped Helmets to Study Concussions

  • Aetna to Halt Most Coverage of Laparoscopic Hysterectomy Device

Health Tip: Choose the Right Pillow for Better Slumber

Your sleep position matters

Health Tip: Help Kids Succeed at School

Healthy habits are a good foundation

Health Tip: Living With Diabetes and Heart Disease

Suggestions for dealing with this double whammy

Health Tip: Moms, Make Time for Yourself

A healthier you benefits the family

Heart Drug Digoxin May Not Be Best for Some Heart Patients

Review found it was tied to early death risk in those with irregular heartbeat, heart failure

Is It a Cold or an Allergy?

How parents can help relieve kids' hay fever symptoms

Learn to Recognize the Signs of an Alcohol Problem

Withdrawal symptoms, relationship troubles may be red flags, expert says

More Aging Americans Using Canes, Walkers

Many seniors rely on more than one mobility device, study finds

Outbreaks of Gut 'Superbug' More Common in Northeast: Study

Death rates were highest in the Midwest, and in older people

Preemie Girls Feed Sooner Than Boys, Study Finds

Their eating timetable affects release date from hospital

Self-Driving Cars Will Still Need Limits for Teens, Survey Finds

Most favor restrictions on speed and passengers

Sleep Apnea Treatment May Help Lower Diabetes Risk for Some

Wearing CPAP device eight hours a night improved blood sugar levels in study

U.S. Hispanics Face Unique Health Challenges, CDC Says

Lower death rates for cancer, heart disease, but more likely to die from diabetes, homicide

Women Hospitalized for Asthma More Often Than Men

Female hormones, differences in health behaviors may play a role, researchers say