4 Steps Could Quell Ebola in West Africa, Researchers Say

Hygienic burial practices are crucial


Almost 1 in 5 Americans Plagued by Constant Pain, Survey Suggests

Older people, women more likely to struggle on daily basis, researchers note


Brain Scans Yield Clues to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Findings might help doctors diagnose the baffling condition


Eczema Tied to Bone Fracture Risk in Study

Risk was small; distractions caused by itch and sleep problems are possible factors, experts say


Fewer Malpractice Claims Paid in U.S.

Award amounts also declining, study finds


Frailty Tied to Lower Survival Rates After Kidney Transplant

Doctors should monitor such patients closely after surgery, researcher suggests


Generic Drugs May Help Breast Cancer Patients Stick to Therapy

Cost a key factor for women to maintain hormone treatment regimen, researchers report


Halloween at the ER Is No Treat

Doctors' groups share tips for safe pumpkin-carving, trick-or-treating


Halloween Safety Tips for Kids With Asthma

Trick-or-treaters should bring quick-relief inhalers with them, experts advise


Health Highlights: Oct. 30, 2014
  • Gerber Sued Over Baby Formula Allergy Claims

  • Obese Crash-Test Dummies Being Developed

  • Ebola Nurse Being Watched by State Police


Health Highlights: Oct. 31, 2014
  • Ebola Concerns Overshadow Medical Meeting in New Orleans

  • Gerber Sued Over Baby Formula Allergy Claims


Health Tip: Reduce Your Risk of a Car Injury

Always wear safety belt


Health Tip: Dress Kids in Safe Halloween Costumes

Avoid tripping hazards and obstructed vision


Health Tip: Keep Certain Foods Isolated

Suggestions to prevent cross-contamination


Health Tip: Why People Seek Counseling

Helps deal with a host of issues


'Informal Care' for Older Americans Tops $500B Annually, Study Finds

Working adults caring for elderly relatives and friends are losing income, researchers report


Kids: An Rx for Menopause's Hot Flashes?

'Bonding' hormone may play a role in study's findings, researchers say


Leprosy Still Occurs in U.S., CDC Reports

Experts estimate about 100 cases a year occur in America


Make the Most of This Weekend's Time Change

Sleep expert offers tips on how to adjust as clocks fall back an hour on Sunday


Scientists Set Their Sights on First Whole-Eye Transplant

Nerve regeneration is challenge, but real headway is being made in the field, researchers say


Sleep Apnea May Steal Some of Your Memory: Study

Remembering everyday things was harder for those whose slumber was disrupted during dreaming cycle


Spinal Surgery Varies by Region in U.S.: Study

Floridians are likely to undergo fusion, while Iowans get decompression


Study Compares 2 Common Weight-Loss Surgeries

Gastric banding, bypass each have their pluses and minuses, researchers say


Study Confirms Obesity-Breast Cancer Link for Blacks, Hispanics

You can't change your genes, but you can control your weight, researcher says


Study Shows How Toddlers Adjust to Adult Anger

Even 15-month-olds can recognize ways to avoid arousing the wrath of a grown-up


World Bank Pledges $100M More to Fight West Africa's Ebola Outbreak

It's hoped the added money will encourage additional foreign health care workers to get involved


Would Alternative Payment Plan Cut Medical Bills?

Study favors 'global budget' approach over fee-for-service system