Cancer Treatment Costs Weigh Heavily on Patients, Study Finds

Researchers say half of people treated struggle to pay medical bills


CDC Warns of Listeria Danger From Caramel Apples

Outbreak has sickened 28 people in 10 states; 4 have died and 26 have been hospitalized, agency says


Cocaine, Amphetamines May Up Injection Drug Users' Suicide Risk

These substances doubled the likelihood of an attempt, study says


Could Bacteria Play a Role in Colon Cancer?

Bacterial 'bunches' were prevalent on colon polyps, cancers, study found


Crohn's, Colitis May Have Genetic Underpinnings, Study Finds

Scientists find evidence that genes influence the mix and make-up of gut bacteria


E. Coli Germs Found on Farmers Market Herbs

Nearly one-quarter of samples from West Coast vendors tested positive, study says


E-Cigarettes Less Addictive Than Regular Cigarettes, Study Finds

Users report fewer cravings, less irritability


FDA Approves First in New Class of Drugs for Advanced Ovarian Cancer

Agency also gives OK to genetic test used to identify eligible patients


Health Highlights: Dec. 19, 2014
  • Many Doctors Hit With Medicare Payment Cuts

  • Half of Dr. Oz's Advice Unproven or Wrong: Study


Health Tip: 12 Ways to a Healthier Holiday

'Tis the season to stay well


Health Tip: Bake a Healthier Holiday Treat

Cut calories and boost nutrition


Loss of Teeth Linked to Physical, Mental Decline in Study

Researchers say association was strongest among 60- to 74-year-olds


Lynparza Approved for Advanced Ovarian Cancer

Associated with genetic defect


Older Cars a Bad Choice for Younger Drivers

Study found nearly half of teen crashes involved cars more than a decade old


Preschoolers Need Eye Screening, Experts Say

Testing recommended annually from age 3 to 6


System Approved to Remove Germs From Blood Platelets

Lowers chances of infected donation