Don't Let High Altitude Ruin Your Holiday Trip

Stay hydrated and give yourself time to acclimate, expert advises


Early Trial Promising for Ebola Vaccine

Injections appear safe, but one expert is betting on a different approach


EPA Issues Tougher Rules on Ozone Emissions

Health experts praised the new limits, but industry advocates said they aren't needed


Harm From Baseball Concussions May Linger, Study Finds

Batting skills often worse than normal after players return to sport


Health Highlights: Nov. 26, 2014
  • Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Receives Heart Stent

  • Double-Arm Transplant Patient Doing Well


Health Tip: Kick Unhealthy Eating Habits

Don't neglect breakfast


Health Tip: Plan a Healthy Thanksgiving Menu

Include these nutritional choices


No Link Between Acetaminophen in Pregnancy, Asthma in Kids: Study

Once childhood respiratory illnesses were factored out, the pain relievers had little impact, researchers say


Obesity Tied to Half a Million Cancers Worldwide, Report Shows

Largest number of obesity-related cancers diagnosed in North America and Europe, researchers report


Some People May Be Pre-Wired to Be Bilingual

Learning of second language also seems to boost brain, study says


Spotting Hearing Problems in Infancy May Boost Reading Skills in Deaf Teens

Researchers found gap between screened, unscreened doubled as deaf children got older


Steer Clear of Cold Meds for Babies, FDA Advises

Drugs carry serious risks, and most infants, toddlers recover with rest and extra care


Too Few Americans Undergo Dementia Screening

More than half of people with the condition never had a thinking/memory test, study found


U.S. Adult Smoking Rate Drops to New Low: CDC

But certain groups, such as those below poverty level, are lighting up more


Weight Could Influence Rheumatoid Arthritis Relief

Study finds overweight people are less likely to have remission


Your Dog Really Is Listening to You

Study finds canines process speech in a human-like way