14 Percent of Toddlers May Be Drinking Coffee

Boston survey also found that 2.5 percent of 1-year-olds get a java jolt


About 7 Percent of Kids Worldwide Have ADHD: Study

But some question accuracy of estimate


Brain Protein Tied to Alzheimer's Spotted in Young Adults

People as young as 20 have amyloid buildup, but researchers aren't sure what it means


Common Class of Drugs May Be Linked to Pneumonia Risk

But more research is needed before scientists say anticholinergics cause the infection


Crashes Cause Majority of Deaths for Truck Drivers

U.S. government report finds 1 in 3 who died weren't wearing seat belts


Fried Foods Tied to Raised Heart Failure Risk

Eaten regularly, they might boost chances as much as 68 percent, study finds


Health Highlights: March 3, 2015
  • Escape of Dangerous Bacteria in Louisiana Research Lab Remains a Mystery

  • Ebola Outbreak Slowing, But Fight Against Disease Must Continue: U.N.

  • U.S. Nurse Who Contracted Ebola Sues Employer


Health Highlights: March 4, 2015
  • FDA Orders Heart Risk Warning Labels on Testosterone Drugs

  • McDonald's Reducing Antibiotics in Chicken and Growth Hormones in Milk

  • Two More NFL Veterans Will Donate Brains for Concussion Research


Health Tip: Conquering Exercise Saboteurs

Don't use stress as an excuse


Health Tip: Count Your Calories

Are you trying to maintain, lose or gain weight?


Health Tip: Getting Rid of Head Lice

Use a special shampoo


Health Tip: Selecting Shoe Inserts

Suggestions for the right fit


Helping Student-Athletes With Mental Health Issues

Guidelines issued for U.S. high schools


Heroin Overdose Deaths Quadrupled Since 2000

Lethal poisonings from prescription painkillers down slightly, U.S. report says


In Vitro Births Continue to Rise in U.S.

Researchers also report drop in number of multiple embryo transfers, twin and triplet birth rates


Just How Big Is a Normal Penis?

Researchers size up thousands to arrive at averages


Kids May Be More Likely to Exercise When Friends Do

Study suggests that activity with peers might benefit overweight children


Many Transplant Surgeons Suffer Burnout

Low sense of accomplishment, emotional exhaustion cited in survey


Medical Bills Another Burden for Eczema Patients: Study

U.S. adults with the skin condition spent over $29 billion in out-of-pocket health costs in 2012


Obamacare and the Supreme Court: What's at Stake

Millions of consumers could lose health insurance subsidies in dispute over language in the law


Study Questions Close Monitoring of Thyroid Growths

Five-year follow-up shows the overwhelming majority remain harmless


Surgery Patients Might Not Need Sedative Before Anesthesia

Experts say trend in U.S. is not to give patients these calming meds before procedure


Typical Adult Over 30 Gets Flu Twice Every 10 Years: Study

Infection hits younger people more often, maybe because they mingle in larger groups, researcher suggests