Americans' Risk of Dying From Cancer Is Falling, CDC Finds

But, due to aging population, actual number of cancer deaths is rising


Behind Many High-Achieving Children...

Is a parent who nurtured their development, study suggests


Children with Autism Respond Differently to Smells: Study

Kids with ASDs didn't change their sniff response when odors were unpleasant


Could Blue Eyes Raise Odds for Alcoholism?

Study finds genes that determine eye color line up along ones tied to alcohol abuse


Drug Offers Hope Against Disease Where Sunlight Causes Pain

Implanted pellet allows people with rare genetic condition to venture into daylight


Gene Therapy for Cystic Fibrosis Shows Some Promise in Study

Lung function benefit was slight, but even keeping lungs stable would be improvement, experts say


Health Highlights: July 2, 2015
  • FDA to Weigh Safety of Giving Codeine to Kids for Coughs

  • Liberia Reports 3 New Ebola Cases


Health Tip: Help Curb Sleep Talking

Try to limit stress and anxiety


Health Tip: Pack Food and Water for Camping

Suggestions for safe storage


Many Americans Trying to Cut Their Salt Intake: CDC

Overall, half of adults surveyed recently said they were trying to avoid sodium


Mass Killings, School Shootings in U.S. May Be 'Contagious'

These events appear to inspire similar tragedies afterward, study suggests


Migraine's Link to Higher Heart Disease Risk May Not Be Genetic

Study suggests non-genetic factors may be what increases risk


Naps May Boost Worker Productivity

Hour of rest during the day seemed to ease impulsiveness and frustration, researchers report


Orkambi Approved for Cystic Fibrosis

When disease caused by mutated gene from each parent


Rapid Response Guidelines May Improve Children's Stroke Care

Researchers report treatment recommendations got kids evaluated faster in ER


Summer Danger: BBQ Grill Brush Wires Causing Big Health Woes

If ingested, stray wire bristles can pierce throat, intestines, public health experts warn.