5.3 Million Chickens To Be Killed After Bird Flu Outbreak at Iowa Farm

Experts stress this strain poses little risk to humans


Adults With Congenital Heart Trouble Need Follow-Up, Experts Say

New American Heart Association guidelines outline health care strategies for these patients


Another Study Finds No Vaccine-Autism Link

Finding held true even for children at risk for the developmental disorder


Antibiotics May Be Overused in Many Neonatal ICUs, Study Finds

Big variation seen in prescribing rates, despite little difference in infection rates


Babies May Be More Sensitive to Pain Than Adults

Study of newborns upends some longstanding beliefs


Black Women More Likely to Have Dense Breast Tissue, Study Shows

Finding may help explain greater breast cancer risk in this population, researchers say


Could High-Dose Insulin Prevent Type 1 Diabetes in High-Risk Kids?

Study found daily capsules of the natural hormone triggered protective immune response


FDA Warns of Bogus Botox

Doctors should closely examine wrinkle-reliever packaging


For Earth Day, Turn Off the Faucet and the Ignition

Experts remind Americans to conserve their natural resources


Freedom to Fidget Helps Kids With ADHD Learn: Study

The more they were able to move during tests, the better they did


Health Highlights: April 20, 2015
  • Dr. Oz Defends TV Show

  • WHO Acknowledges Poor Ebola Response

  • Elmo Promotes Childhood Vaccinations in New Video

  • CDC Warns Ebola Survivors About Sex


Health Highlights: April 21, 2015
  • Bill Would Require FDA to Study Ingredients in Cosmetics, Personal Care Products

  • Dr. Oz to Respond to Criticisms


Health Tip: Have a Happy Family Meal

Skip the 'clean plate club' rule


Health Tip: Live Healthier to Help Prevent Osteoporosis

Get weight-bearing exercise and increase dietary calcium


Health Tip: Manage Allergies in the Bedroom

A clean room should mean better sleep


Health Tip: Prevent Toenail Fungus

Keep feet clean and dry


Ice Cream Maker Pulls All Products After Listeria Outbreak

Blue Bell Creameries said new tests showing contamination prompted move


Immune-Focused Drugs Show Promise Against Melanoma

Keytruda, Yervoy and other medications harness immune cells to target cancers, experts say


Income May Affect Survival After Lung Cancer Surgery

Study also finds education level, hospital linked to odds of death in month after operation


Mammograms a Personal Decision for Women in Their 40s, Panel Says

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends screening every 2 years for all after 50


Many Smokers Try to Quit After Cancer Diagnosis

But majority don't succeed in kicking the habit, study found


Medical Groups Issue Guidelines for Treating First Seizure

Epilepsy medication recommended to help stave off second attack


More Kids With Type 1 Diabetes Facing Dangerous Complication

Diabetic ketoacidosis can prove serious; researchers point to lack of insurance leading to late diagnosis


Pets Can Spread Infections to People: Review

Vet offers tips on how to protect vulnerable household members


Some Arthritis Meds Cost Seniors Thousands Annually

Out-of-pocket expenses keep many Medicare patients from taking needed drugs, study suggests


Study Supports HPV Vaccination Guidelines

Protection may go beyond cervical infection


Swallowing Pills? Children Can Learn How

Five strategies were identified that help get the medicine down


'Tamper-Proof' Narcotic Painkiller May Be Curbing Abuse: Study

Number of prescriptions, overdoses dropped, but heroin overdoses went up


Treating Sleep Apnea May Help Those With Heart Rhythm Disorder

Researchers recommend sleep disorder screening for patients with atrial fibrillation


U.S. Breast Cancer Cases Could Rise 50 Percent by 2030

Elderly women will account for growing proportion of cases, study predicts