Be a Responsible Camper

Tips for minimizing your impact on the environment


ER Doctors Cautious When Prescribing Narcotic Painkillers: Study

They're dispensing lower number of pills, using meds that carry less overdose risk


Gene Therapy Shows Promise for Inherited Eye Disease

But study also finds benefits of treatment begin to fade after 1 to 3 years


Health Highlights: May 4, 2015
  • FDA Should Stop Sales of Essure Contraceptive Implant: Petition


Health Tip: Build a Healthy Self-Image

Focus on the positive


Health Tip: Understanding Eye Injuries in Kids

Don't touch an injured eye. Seek immediate treatment.


Many Young Football Players Get Concussions at Practice, Study Says

Limiting player-to-player contact may reduce risk of head trauma, experts say


Preteen Whooping Cough Vaccine Loses Strength Over Time, CDC Finds

Results help explain recent surge in cases


Sleepwalking Parents Likely to Have Sleepwalking Kids

Nighttime wandering passed down to as many as 60 percent of children, study finds


Too Many Americans Neglect Backs in Skin Cancer Prevention

Survey by dermatologists' group finds many people don't use sunscreen on this area, or check it for cancer