Binge Drinking May Boost Blood Pressure in Young Men

Study didn't find same effect in young women or teens of either sex


Black Women Fare Worse With Fertility Treatments, Study Says

Success rates for in vitro fertilization were half those of white women


Cameraman Treated for Ebola Now 'Free' of the Virus

After two weeks of treatment at Nebraska Medical Center, hospital says Ashoka Mukpo can go home to Rhode Island


Ebola Anxiety: A Bigger Threat Now Than the Virus Itself

Mental health experts offer antidotes to what they see as unnecessary worry on some Americans' part


Ebola Vaccines May Be Deployed in West Africa by January, Officials Say

American, Canadian vaccines both in safety trials that should be complete by December


Experimental Infertility Treatment Seems Effective, Cheaper

Fertilization occurs in the vagina, instead of petri dish, researchers say


Gene May Help Shield Hispanic Women From Breast Cancer, Study Says

Genetic variation also linked to less dense tissue


Health Highlights: Oct. 21, 2014
  • Paralyzed Man Walks After New Type of Spinal Surgery

  • Millions of U.S. Car Owners Urged to Get Air Bag Defect Repaired

  • Ban Most Edible Marijuana Products: Colorado Health Officials


Health Tip: Dish Up Healthier Halloween Goodies

Non-candy alternatives


Health Tip: Snacking After School

Take steps to avoid getting sick


Living With a Smoker Like Living in a Polluted City: Study

Air-particle levels in smoking households almost 10 times higher than nonsmoking homes


Research Shows No Link Between Vaccinations, Risk for Multiple Sclerosis

Large study finds no association, although certain shots might speed onset of existing illness


Tall, Heavy 1-Year-Olds May Be at Risk for Obesity Later, Study Finds

But experts say genes aren't destiny


Teen Sisters Develop Ways to Measure Lung, Heart Damage

Electronic stethoscope amplifies sounds of breathing changes, thickening of heart muscle


Tire Company Sets Standard for Ebola Care in Liberia: CDC

Firestone efforts to protect employees may have limited spread of disease on rubber tree plantation


Traffic Pollution May Be a Risk While Pregnant

Reduced lung function seen in children at age 4, study says


Use Chia Seeds With Caution, Researcher Warns

Never eat them dry, especially if you have swallowing problems, expert says