Child's Appendix More Likely to Rupture in Regions Short of Surgeons

Transfer to another hospital delays treatment, researchers say


Generic Drugs May Help Breast Cancer Patients Stick to Therapy

Cost a key factor for women to maintain hormone treatment regimen, researchers report


Halloween at the ER Is No Treat

Doctors' groups share tips for safe pumpkin-carving, trick-or-treating


Health Highlights: Oct. 31, 2014
  • Ebola Concerns Overshadow Medical Meeting in New Orleans

  • Gerber Sued Over Baby Formula Allergy Claims


Health Tip: Reduce Your Risk of a Car Injury

Always wear safety belt


Health Tip: Keep Certain Foods Isolated

Suggestions to prevent cross-contamination


High School Football Players Aren't Well-Educated About Concussion

Young athletes may not understand possible consequences, study shows


Is Tau the 'How' Behind Alzheimer's?

When this protein malfunctions, brain cells die, say researchers working with mice


Kids: An Rx for Menopause's Hot Flashes?

'Bonding' hormone may play a role in study's findings, researchers say


Make the Most of This Weekend's Time Change

Sleep expert offers tips on how to adjust as clocks fall back an hour on Sunday


Sleep Apnea May Steal Some of Your Memory: Study

Remembering everyday things was harder for those whose slumber was disrupted during dreaming cycle


Spinal Surgery Varies by Region in U.S.: Study

Floridians are likely to undergo fusion, while Iowans get decompression


Study Confirms Obesity-Breast Cancer Link for Blacks, Hispanics

You can't change your genes, but you can control your weight, researcher says


Study Shows How Toddlers Adjust to Adult Anger

Even 15-month-olds can recognize ways to avoid arousing the wrath of a grown-up