Anti-Smoking Policies May Also Curtail Drinking

Study: Where smoking declines, so does consumption of beer, hard liquor


Blood Test for Yeast Infections Approved

Rare infections primarily affect people with weakened immune systems


Breast Milk a Risk for Spreading Common Virus to Preemies, Study Finds

CMV dangerous for low birth weight infants, but mom can be tested before delivery to see if she carries virus


Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs May Help After Certain Strokes

Statins appear to boost survival rates after bleeding in the brain, study reports


Diabetes Rates Leveling Off in U.S.

After 20-year increase, cases have been tapering lately, but some groups still at risk: government report


Drinking Alcohol More Common on Exercise Days

Study authors say it's not clear why physical activity and alcohol appear linked


Ebola Cases Could Reach 1.4 Million in Months, CDC Predicts

Isolating infected patients is the best way to stem the epidemic, health officials say


FDA Warns Doctors of Danger From Fake Drugs

Health care providers ordering meds should view 'too good to be true' offers with suspicion, agency says


Health Highlights: Sept. 23, 2014
  • Infants Being Tested for TB at Texas Hospital

  • Health Insurance Shopping Made Easier by Healthcare.gov Redesign: Officials

  • Dry-Roasted Peanuts Linked to Higher Allergy Risk: Study


Health Tip: Get Fit With a Buddy

It's easier than going it alone


Health Tip: Relax Daily

It helps the mind and body


Job Worries Can Raise Asthma Risk, Study Says

Findings support idea that work-related stress contributes to development of respiratory disorder


Kids Taking ADHD Drugs Get Little Psychotherapy: Study

Researchers find rates vary widely by county in U.S.


Lung Infections May Hamper Ability to Detect Lung Cancer

Certain conditions make it harder to reliably detect tumors, study says


NIH Adds $10M to Encourage Gender Balance in Clinical Trials

These strategic investments help incorporate sex into existing funded studies, U.S. health officials say


Report Identifies Game Changers for U.S. Health Care

Recent innovations, developments may transform direction of patient care in next decade, researchers say


Younger Age at First Drink, Higher Odds for Problem Drinking: Study

How soon teen gets drunk after trying first drink also raises risk, researchers report