Anti-Vaccine Trend Has Parents Shunning Newborns' Vitamin Shot

Doing so can lead to dangerous internal bleeding, experts say


Attraction Can Grow With Time Spent Together

Couples who were friends first often find beauty's in the eye of the beholder, study says


Best Friends May Help Poor Kids Succeed

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


Calcium Scan Can Predict Premature Death Risk, Study Says

Noninvasive look at arteries may benefit people without obvious heart symptoms


Epilepsy Linked to Risks During Childbirth, Study Finds

But complications or maternal death during delivery are still rare, experts say


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 Highlights: July 7, 2015
  • More Countries Need to Place High Taxes on Tobacco: WHO

  • Stella & Chewy's Pet Products Recalled


Health Tip: Coping With Disaster

Here's how you might show it


Health Tip: Help Kids Prevent Stress

Teach coping techniques while they're young


Health Tip: Is Arthritis Affecting Your Hands?

Swelling, stiffness and pain may be symptoms


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


More Parents See Benefits of Vaccines, Poll Finds

Reports on outbreaks of measles, whooping cough in past year may have shifted opinions, pediatrician says


Regular Mammograms Might Lead to 'Overdiagnosis' of Breast Cancer

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


Some People Do Age Faster Than Others

At 38, the biology of some adults was 20 years older, study finds


Virus-Carrying Mosquitoes Spreading to New Regions

Scientists track carriers of dengue and chikungunya infection


When New Doctors 'Train' During Surgery, Risks Don't Rise: Study

Findings might help reassure concerned patients


Who's Most Likely to Get Addicted to Their Narcotic Painkiller?

People with a history of smoking or abusing drugs at highest risk of long-term use, study found


Wide Variations Seen in U.S. Stroke Care

Only small percentage of patients receive clot-busting drug or other urgent treatment, study shows