Adult-Sized ATVs Deadly for Kids, Report Shows

Study highlights risks associated with all-terrain vehicles


Brain Abnormality Spotted in Many SIDS Babies

But finding is too preliminary to say it causes the deadly condition, experts say


Calorie Counts Mandated at Chain Restaurants, FDA Says

Rules also apply to theater popcorn, bakeries and ice cream parlors


Childhood Obesity Brings Host of Health Problems, Researchers Report

High blood pressure, liver problems and heart disease risk upped in heavy kids


Could Popular Heartburn Drugs Upset Your 'Good' Gut Bugs?

Study suggests class of meds upset healthy balance of bacteria in the gut


Daily Physical Activity May Help Lower Parkinson's Risk

Six hours a week of household chores or commuting seem protective, study finds


Early Puberty Linked to Increased Risk of Depression in Teens

Researchers find odds raised in both boys and girls developing sooner than peers


Eczema Cases Rising Among U.S. Children: Report

For most, proper skin care and topical treatments help, experts say


ER Visits on the Rise, Study Reports

About 96 percent of patients need medical care within two hours


FDA Adds 'Boxed Warning' to Devices Used to Remove Uterine Fibroids

Risk of spreading unsuspected cancers prompted new warnings, agency says


FDA Advisory Panel Says Steroid Shots for Back Pain Can Continue

Experts decided against backing any new warning label for the controversial injections


Health Highlights: Nov. 24, 2014
  • World 'Far Away' From Defeating Ebola: WHO Official

  • Private Cancer Specialists Disappearing in U.S.


Health Highlights: Nov. 25, 2014
  • Double-Arm Transplant Patient Doing Well

  • Raw Bean Sprouts From NYC Supplier Linked to 10-State Salmonella Outbreak

  • Hi-Tech Spoon Remains Steady in Trembling Hands

  • Phoenix VA Medical Center Director Fired

  • Regenerative Medicine Pioneer Being Investigated


Health Tip: Getting Active Indoors

Get 60 minutes of exercise inside


Health Tip: Safely Thaw the Thanksgiving Turkey

One option is to thaw in the fridge


Health Tip: What's Behind Allergic Pinkeye?

Frequent causes of allergic conjunctivitis


Infants With Eczema May Be More Prone to Peanut Allergy: Study

If damaged skin exposed to peanut proteins in household dust, chances of allergy higher, researcher says


Jogging May Help Seniors Walk Better

Study found that the high-aerobic activity of running helped people walk more efficiently


Kids' Bag Lunches Not Meeting Nutrition Guidelines: Study

Second study found that providing classroom breakfast didn't improve grades, though longer-term studies are needed


More Advanced Emergency Care May Be Worse for Cardiac Arrest Victims: Study

Good CPR, getting to hospital fast resulted in better outcomes than using sophisticated methods


Most Seniors Could Use Statins Under New Guidelines

Many eligible for cholesterol-lowering drugs based on age alone, study finds


New Device May Make Mammograms More Comfortable

Less pain was reported in study, while image quality was still preserved, researcher says


Obese Employees Miss More Work, Study Finds

Additional missed days cost U.S. economy more than $8 billion a year, researchers report


Researchers Find Stem Cells That Help Nails Regenerate

Normal function helps with growth, but if nail is damaged, cells focus on repair


Rx for Better Health Care: Kindness and Compassion

Data suggests that gentler, thoughtful approach helps boost patient outcomes, experts say


Some Newly Insured Under 'Obamacare' May Have Trouble Finding Doctors

In certain markets, wary physicians, narrow provider networks pose obstacles to care


Study Uncovers Vultures' Gastronomical Secrets

Birds' guts have evolved, allowing them to consume dangerous bacteria, experts say


Talk Therapy Linked To Lower Suicide Risk

Danish study finds multiple sessions help prevent repeat attempts at ending life


Teens Given Anxiety, Sleep Meds May Be at Risk for Drug Abuse

Study finds illicit drug use more likely after their prescribed medications run out


Yogurt Every Day May Help Keep Diabetes Away

Study found modest effect against the disease, but experts say overall healthy diet is still best approach


Young Guys in Large Vehicles Most Likely to Survive Crash

Study found that in head-on collisions, lowest death rate was seen among those aged 15-24