Anti-Vaccine Trend Has Parents Shunning Newborns' Vitamin Shot

Doing so can lead to dangerous internal bleeding, experts say


Best Friends May Help Poor Kids Succeed

Study found having just one confidant helped teens find ways to cope with problems


Health Highlights: July 6, 2015
  • Stella & Chewy's Pet Products Recalled

  • Measles Death First in U.S. in 12 Years

  • Cheap Generic Drug Is Top-Selling Diet Pill, Despite Concerns


Health Tip: Coping With Disaster

Here's how you might show it


Health Tip: Risk Factors for Back Pain

The older you are, the more likely you'll have a sore back


Hormones May Spur Rash Choices on Stock Exchange

Study found high levels of testosterone, cortisol linked to traders making riskier financial decisions


Keeping Fit May Halve Seniors' Heart Failure Risk

Study suggests health choices still make a difference in old age


Less Chemo for Obese Ovarian Cancer Patients Linked to Worse Survival Rates

Study found getting what amounted to lower doses per pound of body weight meant poorer outcomes


Many Doctors Work While Sick, Survey Shows

But practice puts patients at risk, researchers note


Regular Mammograms Might Lead to 'Overdiagnosis' of Breast Cancer

Study found counties with higher screening, detection rates had no significant difference in deaths


Watch Out for Disease-Carrying Insects This Summer

Expert recommends being aware of surroundings, checking for ticks after being outdoors