1 in 5 U.S. Men Admits to Violence Against Spouse, Partner

Acts include hitting, kicking, biting, choking, threatening with a weapon, survey finds


Blood Test Spots Adult Depression: Study

It's as accurate as current methods, but can also confirm recovery, researchers contend


Combo Therapy Best for COPD: Study

Researchers found two-drug regimen cut death, hospitalization rates for the respiratory disease


Deaths From Narcotic Painkillers Quadrupled in Past Decade: CDC

Increases highest among whites, and people between 55 and 64


FDA to Probe Testosterone Therapy Claims, Safety

Joint committee to consider whether 'Low T' products are overprescribed and whether treatment raises heart risks


Fewer U.S. Teens Using Illegal Drugs and Alcohol, Report Finds

Plus, teen tobacco use fell to new low in 2013, government statistics show


Health Highlights: Sept. 16, 2014
  • 1 in 3 Retired NFL Players Will Suffer Neurological Problems, Records Show

  • Missouri Lawmakers Enact 72-Hour Wait Period for Abortions

  • Hospitals Overprescribing Antibiotics, Study Shows


Health Tip: Creating a Circuit Training Workout

Burn calories and minimize boredom


Health Tip: Know Your Risk for Anemia

Low-iron diet may be to blame


Modern Forensics Provides Clues to Death of Richard III

Analysis of skeletal remains sheds light on fatal injuries English king suffered in battle over 500 years ago


Most Treatments for Blood Clots Appear Safe, Effective

Analysis of studies shows almost all strategies have similar outcomes, Canadian researchers report


Movantik Approved for Constipation From Opioids

Painkillers frequently cause irregularity


Nonsurgical Treatments Suggested for Women's Urinary Incontinence

Pelvic muscle exercises, bladder training and weight loss can help, doctors say


Obama Steps Up Aid to Fight Ebola in West Africa

World Health Organization warns threat grows by the day


Researchers Don't See Long-Term Benefits From Drug for Preemies

Magnesium sulfate still useful in short term for helping to reduce risk of cerebral palsy, study says


Some Benefits of Screening Elderly Women for Breast Cancer Questioned

Mammograms for those aged 69 to 75 could result in overtreatment, researchers caution


Targeted Drugs Among Successes Against Cancer, Says New Report

But aging population and increasing obesity threaten progress


U.S. Waistlines Keep Growing, With Women Leading the Way

Average is nearly 39 inches, CDC researchers find


Urine Test for HPV Works Well, Analysis Finds

It's a less invasive way to spot virus linked to cervical cancer; may increase screening rates, researchers say