Adults Over 45 Not Meeting U.S. Muscle Strengthening Guidelines, Study Says

Less than one-quarter follow recommendations


Avian Flu In Harbor Seals Could Infect People

Mutations to the virus might allow it to spread, researchers say.


Brain Structure Might Help Predict Risky Behavior

Study finds people with greater volume in one brain region are more likely to take risks involving money


Cyberbullying Seems to Ramp Up in Middle School

Effective prevention strategies must not be 'one-size-fits-all,' researcher says


Do Greener Neighborhoods Produce Healthier Babies?

Fewer preemies and small babies delivered when moms live near trees, grass, study says


FDA Approves Another Weekly Injectable Drug for Type 2 Diabetes

Trulicity helps lower blood sugar levels when used alone or with other medications, agency says


Get a Flu Shot During Checkup, Doctor Says

Vaccination in October may give you the best chance of avoiding influenza this season


Health Highlights: Sept. 19, 2014
  • Doctor Admits to Fraudulent Cancer Treatment


Health Tip: Beware of Household Chemicals

Store them safely


Health Tip: Getting More Whole Grains

Include one in your breakfast menu


More Schools Stocking Shots That Counter Serious Allergic Reactions

Having epinephrine auto-injectors on hand can save lives, advocates say


Oral Health in Women of Childbearing Age Needs Improvement

Large disparity in dental care, U.S. government research shows


Scientists Spot How Bacterial Pneumonia Damages the Heart

A vaccine, and the right antibiotic, may guard against a direct attack on heart cells, researchers say


Some U.S. Troops May Face Greater Skin Cancer Risk

Soldiers might not have regular access to sunscreen, research reveals


Tight Blood Sugar Control Doesn't Prevent Strokes in Diabetics: Study

But keeping blood pressure in check does, researchers say


Trulicity Approved for Type 2 Diabetes

New drug helps regulate blood sugar


U.S. Gun Deaths Lowest in Hawaii, Highest in D.C.

Decade-long study also finds firearm death rates twice as high in black people compared with whites