Animals May Ease Social Anxiety in Children With Autism

Playing with guinea pig in stressful situation was calming, study finds


Can Asthma Protect Men From Prostate Cancer?

New research finds an association, but doesn't prove cause and effect


Depression May Intensify Anger in Veterans With PTSD: Study

Aggressive outbursts can unleash harm to others or to soldiers themselves, researchers say


Diet and Exercise May Not Stave Off Age-Related Muscle Loss

Review finds current research is inconclusive


Fish Oil Tied to Better Brain Function in Older Adults

But small study doesn't prove omega-3 fatty acids boost mental flexibility


Go Take a Hike -- Safely

Proper footwear, first-aid kit and extra food are must-haves, experts say


Health Highlights: May 22, 2015
  • FDA: Inadequate Testing, Cleaning at Jeni's Ice Cream Plant

  • DEA Arrests 48 in Raids Targeting Illegal Sales of Prescription Painkillers

  • Climate Change a National Security Threat: Obama


Health Tip: Exercise Boosts Heart Health

It can help lower blood pressure and cholesterol


Health Tip: Why Is My Nose Bleeding?

Here are some common triggers


Low-Income Southerners at Highest Risk for Vision Loss

Restricted access to eye and health care likely to blame, study authors suggest


More Babies Born to Mothers Addicted to Pain Meds

Also rising are costs to treat infants' withdrawal symptoms, study says


Raw Tuna Suspected as Source of Salmonella Outbreak: CDC

At least 53 people in nine states have fallen ill, while 10 have been hospitalized, agency reports


Rugby Player's Head Injuries Linked to Brain Decline

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy was diagnosed after his death at age 57


Treating Gum Disease Might Help Prostate Symptoms: Study

Periodontal problems linked to inflammation throughout the body, researcher says


Young Athletes With ACL Injuries Often Need Repeat Surgery: Study

Starting athletics early, focusing on just one sport contribute to risks