1 in 5 Younger Americans Tested for HIV

22 percent for females and 16 percent for males, CDC says


Blood Thinners OK for Cancers That Spread to Brain, Study Finds

Treatment didn't cause significant increase in bleeding in head


Bullied Teens at Risk for Later Depression, Study Finds

Getting picked on at age 13 tied to raised odds of poor mental health at 18, U.K. researchers report


Chantix Study Finds Little Evidence to Support Suicidal, Criminal Warnings

But quit-smoking drug may be linked to other adverse effects


Cholesterol Drugs May Boost Outcomes After Bypass

People taking a statin had lower risk of dying in weeks after the heart surgery, researchers say


Exercise May Blunt a Woman's Risk of Lung and Breast Cancer: Studies

Experts say findings make sense, but note they are preliminary


FDA Puts Antibiotics for Food Animals Under Vet's Supervision

Rule intended to curb routine use for nonmedical purposes


Genetic Differences Seen in Younger Colon Cancer Patients

New research suggests different treatment may be warranted


Health Highlights: June 2, 2015
  • Two MERS Deaths in South Korea

  • Large Increases in Hospital Charges for Common Procedures

  • Meat With Fewer Antibiotics to be Served in U.S. Government Cafeterias


Health Tip: Factors That May Lead to Weight Gain

They include access to unhealthy foods


Health Tip: Sleeping With Chronic Pain

Suggestions for a more restful night


Melanoma Rates Way Up Among Young People in U.S.

Women account for two-thirds of cases, likely due to unsafe tanning, researchers say


Most Teens Seek Health Info Online: Survey

Yet parents remain adolescents' No. 1 source of information


New Drug Shows Potential for Blood Cancer

Multiple myeloma patients saw survival gains when elotuzumab was added to treatment


Office Workers, On Your Feet!

Report calls for at least 2 hours a day standing on the job


Risk to Baby From Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy Is Small, Study Says

Newborn circulatory condition rate similar whether mom's depression was treated or not


Vitamin D, Calcium Don't Reduce Menopause Symptoms

Large study finds no difference between women who took supplements and those who didn't