2nd U.S. Ice Cream Maker Pulls All Products After Listeria Threat

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams joins Blue Bell Creameries after test showing contamination


Antibiotic Shortages On the Rise in U.S.

Commonly used medicines are essential, but not profitable for companies, expert says


Baby Swings, Car Seats Not Safe for Sleeping

To avoid suffocation, put infants down in a crib, expert says


Childhood Abuse, Neglect Linked to High Blood Pressure in Adulthood

Finding suggests interventions aimed at these kids might make a difference, researcher says


Childhood Self-Control Linked to Better Job Prospects Later in Life

Study shows potential long-term impact from behavior learned as a child


Cigars Pose Dangers Similar to Cigarettes

Risk of death and certain cancers increased, study finds


Could Blowing Your Horn Cut Your Odds for Sleep Apnea?

Playing a wind instrument may help strengthen airways, researchers suggest


Daily Aspirin Taken by More Than Half of Older U.S. Adults

Usage doesn't always comply with national guidelines


Drug-Related HIV Outbreak Spurs Nationwide Alert

More than 140 cases of the AIDS-causing virus reported in rural Indiana


Ebola Outbreak May Have Led to Almost 11,000 More Malaria Deaths: Study

Overwhelmed systems caused deadly disruptions in health care, experts say


Foods That Help Keep the Pounds Off as You Age

Study found it's not just about calories; some foods not as bad for waistline as thought


Genes May Determine Whether You're Mosquito Bait

Study found DNA-linked body odor attracts or repels biting insects


Health Highlights: April 23, 2015
  • Man Not Guilty of Sexually Abusing Wife With Alzheimer's

  • VA Launches Review of Disability Claims Processing

  • Judge Approves NFL Concussion Settlement


Health Highlights: April 24, 2015
  • Tanning Salons Sued by New York State Attorney General

  • Diet Pepsi to Switch from Aspartame to Sucralose

  • Heavy Drinking, Binge Drinking on the Rise in U.S.

  • Minnesota Declares State of Emergency Over Bird Flu

  • FDA Warns Supplement Makers About Stimulant


Health Tip: Are You at Risk for Hip Strain?

Athletes are considered at higher risk


Health Tip: Get Active During Summer

Suggestions for a healthier you


Health Tip: Preparing Your Child for Camp

Work on social skills


Health Visits May Offer Chance to Prevent Suicide

Study says many see a doctor before ending their life


Heroin Use Levels Off in U.S., But Still High: Report

Number of people needing treatment also rose in recent years


Impotence Drugs Don't Fix All Sexual Concerns: Study

Even with the meds, many men worry about erections, orgasms and desire


Late-Life Transition Like Bruce Jenner's Full of Challenges, Rewards, Experts Say

People with issues involving gender identity may struggle for years before taking action


Malaria Vaccine Shows Promise in Shielding African Children

Even though shot offered less-than-perfect protection, millions might benefit, researchers say


Many Breast Cancer Patients Still Opt for Mastectomy Over Lump Removal

Better pre-surgical chemotherapy means more of the breast can safely be saved, researchers say


Moderate Drinking May Be Less Beneficial for Blacks

Guidelines might need modification to reflect racial differences, researcher says


Orthopedist Offers Tips for Preventing Shoulder Injuries

Strengthening, stretching exercises help maintain stability


Ovary Removal Reduces Breast Cancer Death in BRCA1 Carriers: Study

The sooner, the better, researchers found


Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac Rashes Can Be Serious

But, expert says most can safely be treated at home


Prices of MS Drugs Soaring, Study Finds

No medications available for disabling disease for less than $50,000 a year in United States, researchers say


Smog May Be Harming Your Brain

Tiny particles of pollution might shrink the brain and increase risk of 'silent' strokes, study contends


Why Ringing in the Ears May Be Hard to Treat

Study found tinnitus activates much larger area of brain than normal sounds do


Wider Use of Naloxone Could Cut Deaths From Drug Overdoses: CDC

Agency urges expanding access to the prescription antidote among EMS personnel