Benefits of Iron Supplements Unclear for Pregnant Women, Young Children

Task force concludes there's too little information to recommend screening for deficiencies


Clues to 'Brain Fog' in Chronic Fatigue Patients Found in Spinal Fluid

Study reveals evidence that it's 'not made up,' researcher says


Eat Right to Protect Your Sight

Oily fish, broccoli and berries may benefit your eyes, expert says


E-Cigs Tied to Drinking, Other Risky Teen Behaviors

Strong relationship to alcohol use, study finds


Face Scans Show How Fast a Person Is Aging

Study says images more reliable than blood tests in determining the toll of time, lifestyle


FDA Expands Approval for 'Valve in Valve' Aortic Replacement

Now includes people at risk for open-heart surgery complications


Health Highlights: March 31, 2015
  • Ancient Eye Remedy Kills Superbug: Study

  • Idaho Wins Medicaid Pay Fight in Supreme Court Case

  • Younger People, Women Most Likely to Use Cellphone While Driving: Study

  • Pharmacists Shouldn't Provide Drugs For Executions: Association


Health Tip: Plan for Healthy Meals on a Budget

Strategies to help you eat well for less


Health Tip: Shopping for Teens' Shoes

Consider fit and function


Heart Groups Issue Updated Blood Pressure Guidelines

Aim is more flexibility for those with heart disease, doctors say


Letting Kids Sip Alcohol May 'Send Wrong Message'

Study suggests it might make booze more appealing to children


New Stroke Prevention Efforts May Be Paying Off

CDC study finds fewer patients treated in ERs for blood clots in the brain


Ob-Gyns: Use Ultrasound to Assess Pelvic Symptoms

It's safer, cheaper than other types of imaging, doctors say


Scientists Find More Evidence of Breast Milk's Goodness

It's packed with even a wider level and variety of proteins than that of monkeys, study finds


Steer Clear of Raw Milk, Researchers Warn

Risk of foodborne illness is much greater without pasteurization


Study Casts Doubt on Acetaminophen for Low Back Pain, Arthritis

Review of 13 trials finds little effect for drug best recognized as Tylenol