Americans Buying Fewer Sugary, Pre-Packaged Desserts

Manufacturers of these products have made little progress making these treats healthier, study finds

Antiviral Combination Approved for Hepatitis C

Some 3.2 million Americans thought infected

Bone Drugs May Protect Against Endometrial Cancer

Women taking bisphosphonates had about half the risk, study reports

Certain Antibiotic/Statin Combos May Be Unsafe Mix: Study

Use of clarithromycin along with the cholesterol-lowering meds had higher risk of side effects

Combination Antibiotic Zerbaxa Approved

Sanctioned for complicated abdominal, urinary tract infections

Different Gene Mutations May Determine Severity, Type of Autism

Finding might explain why the disorder is never identical in patients, could improve diagnosis and treatment

Health Highlights: Dec. 22, 2014
  • FDA Approves Combo Hepatitis C Treatment

Health Tip: Finding Time for Fitness

Easy ways to get more exercise

Health Tip: Warning Signs of Sleep Apnea

Most notably, loud snoring

Immune System May Play Role in Obesity

Certain cells less common in belly fat of overweight compared to thinner people: study

Mother's Depression Tied to Later Delinquency in Kids

Treating parent's mental health issues is critical, experts say

Rapivab Approved to Help Treat Flu

Intravenous drug inhibits viral enzyme

Tablets and E-readers May Disrupt Your Sleep

Light from these devices wakes your brain, study finds

Vaccine for Deer Against 'Mad Cow'-Like Illness Shows Promise

Might be useful for livestock and even people, researchers say