Airport Screening in West Africa Will Curb Ebola's Spread: Study

Testing would-be passengers in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone could spot 3 cases of disease a month


As U.S. Economy Worsened, Vasectomy Rates Rose, Study Finds

National data shows a 28 percent rise in men opting for the procedure


Circumcision Past Newborn Stage Poses Risk for Boys, Study Finds

Delaying procedure also linked with higher costs, experts say


'Desensitized' Parents Let Kids Watch More Movie Violence, Sex

Study found that as parents viewed more of it themselves, they became more lax about how much kids could see


Ebola or Not? Rapid Test for the Virus Not Here Yet

With flu season approaching, finding an accurate, speedy screening method will become more important


For Infertility Treatment, Should He Drink Less Coffee, More Booze?

Study suggests male beverage consumption affects in vitro fertilization results


Goodbye to Reading Glasses?

Implantable eye device shows promise in preliminary trial, researchers say


Health Highlights: Oct. 20, 2014
  • Ban Most Edible Marijuana Products: Colorado Health Officials

  • EPA Considers Regulating Strontium in Drinking Water

  • New Fitbit Flex Debuts After Consumer Complaints About Skin Problems

  • Funding for Risky Infectious Disease Research Halted: White House


Health Tip: Listen to Your Child About Food Allergies

Things kids may say when they're having an allergic reaction


Health Tip: Trouble Sleeping During Pregnancy

Reasons include having to go more often


Herceptin Boosts Survival for Breast Cancer, Study Reports

Taking drug in addition to chemotherapy also reduces risk of cancer recurrence


Man Treated for Ebola in Atlanta Now 'Free' of the Virus

Unidentified patient arrived at Emory University Hospital Sept. 9, was discharged Sunday, officials say


Medication Errors Occur Every 8 Minutes in U.S. Children

Study finds that liquid drugs are the most commonly misused at home


Mouse Study Suggests Antibiotics May Aid Salmonella's Spread in Animals

Experts say findings have troubling implications for use of drugs to treat livestock


Parkinson's Drugs May Spur Compulsive Behaviors

Study estimated a 10 percent increased risk of impulsive gambling, shopping and hypersexuality


Pricey Hepatitis Drug a Good Bet in U.S. Prisons, Study Says

Researchers conclude Sovaldi is cost-effective


Regular Doctor Visits Help Control Blood Pressure, Study Says

Having health insurance also associated with better readings


Scientists Grow, Implant Human Intestinal Tissue in Mice

Research may provide model to study digestive diseases, future treatments


Some Lung Patients Buy Cigarettes Along With Meds at Pharmacies: Study

To end this paradoxical practice, certain drug stores no longer sell tobacco products


U.S. Preparing Tighter Infection Controls for Ebola Patients: Report

Among the recommendations: full body suits so no skin is showing