1 in 5 Younger Americans Tested for HIV

22 percent for females and 16 percent for males, CDC says


Alzheimer's-Linked Brain Proteins Tied to Poor Sleep in Study

Research hints at 'vicious cycle' connected to dementia


Breast-feeding May Lower Risk of Childhood Leukemia: Study

It's one more potential benefit for breast-fed babies, research suggests


Cancer Patient's Health Affected by Spouse's Mood

A depressed caregiver raises odds of depression in ill loved one, too, study shows


Cholesterol Drugs May Boost Outcomes After Bypass

People taking a statin had lower risk of dying in weeks after the heart surgery, researchers say


Could Type 2 Diabetes Shield Against ALS?

Study suggests a potential link, but researchers can't explain it


Do Certain Medicines Raise Murder Risk?

European study of homicides finds antidepressants not strongly linked to violence, but painkillers may be


Exercise May Blunt a Woman's Risk of Lung and Breast Cancer: Studies

Experts say findings make sense, but note they are preliminary


FDA Puts Antibiotics for Food Animals Under Vet's Supervision

Rule intended to curb routine use for nonmedical purposes


Genetic Differences Seen in Younger Colon Cancer Patients

New research suggests different treatment may be warranted


Health Highlights: June 1, 2015
  • Airline Passengers Quarantined in Hong Kong Over MERS Fears


Health Highlights: June 2, 2015
  • Two MERS Deaths in South Korea

  • Large Increases in Hospital Charges for Common Procedures

  • Meat With Fewer Antibiotics to be Served in U.S. Government Cafeterias


Health Tip: Check for Ticks

After you come from outside


Health Tip: Factors That May Lead to Weight Gain

They include access to unhealthy foods


Health Tip: Keeping a Preemie Safe in a Car Seat

Suggestions for safer travel


Health Tip: Sleeping With Chronic Pain

Suggestions for a more restful night


High-Fat Diet May Raise Prostate Cancer Death Risk

In study, patients who ate typical 'Western' fare had more than twice the odds of dying from the disease


Lifts, Tucks Often Follow Weight-Loss Surgery, Study Finds

Increases reported for both types of procedures


Melanoma Rates Way Up Among Young People in U.S.

Women account for two-thirds of cases, likely due to unsafe tanning, researchers say


Money-Dependent Spouse May Be More Likely to Cheat

Threat to their masculinity explains why men might stray, researcher says


Most Teens Seek Health Info Online: Survey

Yet parents remain adolescents' No. 1 source of information


New Drug Shows Potential for Blood Cancer

Multiple myeloma patients saw survival gains when elotuzumab was added to treatment


Office Workers, On Your Feet!

Report calls for at least 2 hours a day standing on the job


Risk to Baby From Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy Is Small, Study Says

Newborn circulatory condition rate similar whether mom's depression was treated or not


Tougher Alcohol Laws for Adults May Also Lower Teen Drinking

Study found states that limited access for all had lower teen drinking rates


U.S. Organ-Donor System Needs Overhaul: Study

It's time to reward people willing to save a stranger, experts say