1 in 3 Teen Boys Sexually Assaulted Tries Suicide, Study Finds

Psychologist calls for greater support for all victims -- female and male


Brain Scans Give Clues to Link Between Alzheimer's, Down Syndrome

People with Down syndrome are at much higher risk of developing dementia, researchers say


California Declares Measles Outbreak Over

But, health officials say risk still exists for those who aren't vaccinated against the disease


For Breast-Feeding Moms, Tips on Eating for Two

U.S. health officials outline a healthy meal plan


Gene Variation Could Spur Longer Smoking, Earlier Cancer

Researcher suggests a change in screening policies


Health Highlights: April 17, 2015
  • Doctors Want Dr. Oz Removed From Columbia University Faculty

  • Synthetic Pot Sends Hundreds to ERs in Alabama, Mississippi in Past Month


Health Tip: Applying Artificial Nails

Suggestions for at-home use


Health Tip: Cut Down on Stress

Living a healthier lifestyle can help


Higher Altitude States Have Fewer Kids With ADHD, Study Finds

Low-lying states have rates up to 16 percent versus 6 percent in mountain regions


Migraines Often Undiagnosed, Doctor Says

Proper identification of headache type can lead to better treatment


Remote Amazon Tribe Members Have Greater Germ Diversity in Their Bodies

Finding suggests that 'Western' lifestyle may be driving diseases like asthma, diabetes, obesity


Safety Tips Hot Off the Grill

Doctor shares some barbecue do's and don'ts


Salt Pills Do Little for Endurance Athletes: Study

Finding challenges common belief that they can boost performance


Stronger Muscles = Healthier Bones in Kids

Added bone mass may help delay osteoporosis, study suggests


U.S. Boy's Death Highlights Rare Mosquito-Borne Infection

Researchers identify lethal strain of La Crosse virus in Tennessee patient


Women With Grandkids May Leave Workforce Sooner

Study also finds those with flexible work situations less likely to retire