3 Steps May Lead to Healthier Eating

Make nutritious foods convenient, attractive and normal, research suggests


Age-Linked Structures on DNA May Also Hint at Cancer Risk

Telomere 'caps' shorten as people get older, but this process speeds up in cancer-prone people, study suggests


Experimental Drug Combo Shows Promise Against Hepatitis C

Drug trio could join newer, highly effective meds such as Sovaldi, Harvoni


'Good' Bacteria Might Fight Common Hospital Infection: Study

Drinking safe strain of C. difficile seems to help prevent recurrence of its toxic cousin


Health Highlights: May 5, 2015
  • Aetna to Halt Most Coverage of Laparoscopic Hysterectomy Device

  • Cancer Drug Spending Hits Record High

  • Blood Tests Detect Ovarian Cancer at Earlier Stage: Study

  • Man Has Rare Throat-Area Transplant

  • Power Plant Emissions Cuts Could Save Thousands of Lives a Year: Study


Health Tip: Choose the Right Pillow for Better Slumber

Your sleep position matters


Health Tip: Help Kids Succeed at School

Healthy habits are a good foundation


Heart Drug Digoxin May Not Be Best for Some Heart Patients

Review found it was tied to early death risk in those with irregular heartbeat, heart failure


Is It a Cold or an Allergy?

How parents can help relieve kids' hay fever symptoms


Learn to Recognize the Signs of an Alcohol Problem

Withdrawal symptoms, relationship troubles may be red flags, expert says


Outbreaks of Gut 'Superbug' More Common in Northeast: Study

Death rates were highest in the Midwest, and in older people


Preemie Girls Feed Sooner Than Boys, Study Finds

Their eating timetable affects release date from hospital


Self-Driving Cars Will Still Need Limits for Teens, Survey Finds

Most favor restrictions on speed and passengers


Sleep Apnea Treatment May Help Lower Diabetes Risk for Some

Wearing CPAP device eight hours a night improved blood sugar levels in study


U.S. Hispanics Face Unique Health Challenges, CDC Says

Lower death rates for cancer, heart disease, but more likely to die from diabetes, homicide


Women Hospitalized for Asthma More Often Than Men

Female hormones, differences in health behaviors may play a role, researchers say