Average New Yorker Sits 7 Hours Each Day: Study

Rates may even be higher, and experts warn that too little daily activity can cause serious harm


Bigger Share of Deaths Worldwide Now Due to Cancer

Throat, lung cancers were leading cause of deaths, study finds


Demi Lovato Gets Vocal About Mental Illness

Diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2011, pop singer is spearheading new awareness campaign


Diabetes Drug Metformin May Lower Glaucoma Risk

Study found people with highest dose were 25 percent less likely to develop eye condition


Excess Weight Linked to Worse Prostate Cancer Prognosis

Radiation less effective for overweight, obese men, researchers say


FDA Approves New Drugs for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Both treat diarrhea that can strike some with the gastrointestinal disorder


Health Highlights: May 28, 2015
  • Live Anthrax Samples Sent to at Least 18 Labs Across U.S.: CDC

  • Cancer-Spreading Hysterectomy Device Focus of FBI Investigation


Health Tip: Don't Use Food as a Reward

Here are suggested alternatives


Health Tip: Exercising Despite Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Start slowly so you don't overdo it


Health Tip: Protect Your Eyes From Corneal Abrasion

Wear goggles when you're near machinery


Health Tip: Stretch To Help Plantar Fasciitis

And avoid putting weight on the painful foot


Inmates Denied Methadone Less Likely to Choose Treatment When Released

But nearly all given the drug-addiction medication stayed on it once freed, study finds


Marriage Before College Graduation Tied to More Weight Gain

Study finds obesity much more likely in 20s, 30s


Murder Most Foul, 430,000 Years Ago

Wounds in ancient skull offer clues for evolutionary detectives


Oil and Gas Industry Worker Death Rate Down by a Third

CDC report notes mortality declined even as industry boomed


Older Hispanic Men at Risk of Hearing Loss, Study Finds

Income, education, noise exposure also play role in odds people will lose their hearing, researchers say


Organ Donor Rates Vary Widely Across America, Study Finds

While whites were more likely to donate, report found race was not only driving factor


Tattoos May Pose Health Risks, Researchers Report

Rashes, itching, infections and swelling found in 6 percent of those 'inked'


Teen Drivers a Danger to Others on the Road, Report Warns

More than two-thirds of those injured, killed in crashes with teen drivers are other people


Two Drugs Approved for Irritable Bowel

Syndrome affects up to 15 percent of U.S. adults


Women, Poor, Uninsured Face Higher Risk of Psychological Distress: CDC

Better access to mental health care is needed, expert says