1 in 5 U.S. Teen Girls Physically or Sexually Abused While Dating

National survey finds one in 10 teen boys also experiences dating violence


Any Exercise Is Good, But Higher-Intensity May Be Better

Brisk walking drops blood sugar more than a slower walk, study finds


Do Heart Surgery Patients Get Too Many Blood Tests?

New research raises concerns about the risk of anemia and blood transfusions


Doctors Often Yield to Parents' Requests to Delay Kids' Vaccines

But most believe it puts children at risk, study finds


Growth Checks in Children Might Spot Celiac Disease

The gastrointestinal illness typically slows height, weight gains, experts say


Health Highlights: March 2, 2015
  • U.S. Nurse Who Contracted Ebola Sues Employer

  • Leprosy Cases on the Rise in Two Florida Counties

  • Antipsychotics Overprescribed to Seniors With Dementia: Report

  • Nearly 1 Billion Teens, Young Adults at Risk for Hearing Loss: WHO


Health Tip: Common Triggers for Dandruff

Including dry skin


Health Tip: Recovering From a Run

Drink fluids and eat a snack


Heart Valve Repair Surgery May Ease Mental Health Symptoms, Too

Researchers find procedure leads to reduced depression and anxiety


Nerve Treatment Via Nose Shows Promise Against Migraines

Therapy reduced pain level by about one-third for up to a month, study found


New York City Rats Carry Fleas Known to Transmit Plague

Researchers didn't find the Black Death bacteria, however


Nuts May Lengthen Your Life, Study Suggests

It hints, but doesn't prove, they might reduce risk of death from heart disease, other causes


Teens Can Easily Buy E-Cigarettes Online

Study finds minors successfully purchased smoking devices 3 out of 4 times tried


Tracking Brain Blood Flow May Help Predict Concussion Outcomes

In study, scans show reduced circulation in brains of football players who had not recovered from the injury


Ultrasound Treatment May Be Option for Plantar Fasciitis

Most patients found relief from foot pain in short study, but longer trials are needed, experts say


Very Obese Kids May Face Higher Heart Risks Than Thought

Study found half had high blood pressure, half had high cholesterol and 15 percent were diabetic