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Health Highlights: July 31, 2017
7-Fold Spike Seen in Opioid-Linked Fatal Car Crashes
Aspirin Safe for Heart Failure Patients, Study Finds
Blood Proteins Linked to Severity of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Climate Change May Trigger 60,000 More Premature Deaths by 2030
Country Kids Less Likely to Develop Bowel Disease Than Their City Cousins
Doctors Still Overprescribing Opioids in U.S.
Drowning Can Occur Hours After Swimming
Earth Will Heat Up by End of Century
Genetic Testing Can Help Pinpoint Epilepsy Earlier
Health Tip: Preparing for an Emergency
Health Tip: Worried About Lung Disease?
Moving From 'Stroke Belt' Doesn't Undo Higher Dementia Risk
Netflix Series '13 Reasons Why' Sparks Uptick in Google Searches for Suicide
Stress of Flying Doesn't Dim Abilities of Search-and-Rescue Dogs
Take to the Road on 2 Wheels
When Disaster Strikes, Don't Forget Your Pets
Surgeons Warn of Trampolines' Down Side
Health Highlights: July 28, 2017
'Eye Freckles' May Predict Sun-Related Problems
Are You Eating for the Wrong Reasons?
Exercise Not Making Dent in Most Seniors' Down Time
FDA Looks to Reduce Nicotine in Cigarettes
Generic Eye Drops for Seniors Could Save Millions of Dollars a Year
Health Tip: Get the Facts About Salmonella
Health Tip: Protect Your Skin at Work
How Savvy Are You About Nail Care Safety?
Just Thinking You're Less Active May Shorten Your Life
Rush Hour Pollution May Be Worse Than Thought
Senate Says No to 'Skinny' Obamacare Repeal Bill
Too Soon to Widely Recommend Ketamine for Depression
Vision Problems Can Harm Kids' Development, Grades
Health Highlights: July 27, 2017
'Super Moms' and 'Super Dads': Work-Home Conflicts Affect Both Genders
Binge Drinking Rates Dropping on College Campuses
Can Dogs Teach Doctors New Tricks?
Could a Little Alcohol Lower Your Diabetes Risk?
Donor Kidneys Rejected by Centers 7 Times on Average
Eczema Can Take a Toll on Adults
Golfing and Gardening Your Way to Fitness
Health Tip: Choosing Healthier Frozen Foods
Health Tip: Learn Your Risk for Asthma
Hearing Loss Rates Holding Steady for U.S. Teens: Study
How Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Wears Patients Out
Melanoma Isn't the Only Serious Skin Cancer
Treatment Costs Can Be Another Blow to Cancer Patients
When Is It Nail Fungus?
Health Highlights: July 26, 2017
Can Suicide Tries Spread Among Soldiers?
Don't Put Off Weight-Loss Surgery Till You're Heavier
Drug Beats Steroids for Controlling Blood Vessel Inflammation in Study
Health Tip: Encouraging Your Kids to Brush
Health Tip: Help Kids Sleep Better
In Mice, Brain Cells Discovered That Might Control Aging
More E-Cigarettes, Fewer Tobacco Smokers?
Noninvasive Brain Test May Pinpoint Type of Dementia
Opioid Abuse Down in Younger Americans, But Up Among Older Adults
Robotic Device May Help Gait in Kids With Cerebral Palsy
Senate Rejects Broad Repeal of Obamacare
Teaching an Old Brain New Tricks
The Couple That Lives Together Shares Skin Bacteria Together
Time to Catch Up on Reading, Writing … and Routine Shots
Health Highlights: July 25, 2017
$100 Sweetens the Pot for a Colonoscopy
'Diet Foods' to Skip
Bacteria May Explain Why Uncircumcised Face Higher HIV Risk
HIV Treatment Protects Uninfected Partner From the Virus
Health Tip: Conserve Energy
Health Tip: Identifying Varicose Veins
More U.S. Airports Offer Hands-Only CPR Training
Nearly All Autopsied NFL Players Show Trauma-Linked Brain Disease
New Surgery May Fix Tough-to-Treat Rotator Cuff Tears
Noise Pollution a Problem in Black Urban Neighborhoods
Senate Prepares for Health Care Vote
Sperm Counts Continue to Decline in Western Nations: Review
U.S. Kids Overdosing on Dietary Supplements
Walking the Dog, All the Way to Better Health
With Pence as Tie-breaker, Senate Votes to Debate Obamacare Overhaul
Health Highlights: July 24, 2017
Can't Get to the Gym? Work Out in Your Office!
Does Your Child Really Have a Food Allergy?
Even a One-Minute Run Might Help a Woman's Bones
Health Tip: Adapting After Hip Replacement
Health Tip: Avoid Recipes With Raw Egg
Is Kissing Etiquette 'Hardwired?'
Is the 'Anti-Statin' Trend Threatening Lives?
Just a Few Vaccine Refusers Could Endanger Many
Many Primary Care Docs May Miss Prediabetes
Meds by Monthly Injection Might Revolutionize HIV Care
Most American Men Qualify as 'Overfat'
Obese Don't Have to Lose Weight Before Joint Replacement: Study
Obesity in Teen Years Tied to Colon Cancer Risk in Adulthood
One Stroke Raises Risk for Another, Even Years Later: Study
Treating ADHD May Help Curb Later Drinking, Drug Problems
Videotaping Sleepers Raises CPAP Use
A Reminder That Meds and Grapefruit Don't Always Mix
The Scoop on Avoiding 'Brain Freeze'
Health Highlights: July 21, 2017
An 'Active' Workstation Won't Lower Your Job Performance
Blame Diabetes: Rates of 2 Nerve Conditions on the Rise
Can Dirty Diapers Offer Clues to the Infant Brain?
Cows May Offer Clues to an AIDS Vaccine
Donor-Sperm Kids No Different From Their Peers: Study
Estrogen May Influence Women's Depression Risk
Health Tip: Eat Less Sugar
Health Tip: If Heartburn Doesn't Go Away
Here's Why a Soda With That Burger Is Especially Fattening
High-Dose Flu Shot May Help Nursing Home Residents Avoid Hospital
Making the Most of Childhood Wellness Visits
Most Murdered U.S. Women Killed By Husbands, Boyfriends, Exes
Nearly 1 in 5 U.S. Adults Has Mental Illness or Drug Problem
Surgery for ACL Tear Often Successful Over Long Term
Health Highlights: July 20, 2017
Antidepressants in Pregnancy Tied to Slight Increase in Autism
Health Tip: Ease the Pain of a Blister
Health Tip: Talking in Your Sleep
How Much Sleep Do You Really Need?
Insured, But Still Barred From Top-Tier Cancer Centers
Laser Therapy Shows Promise Against Eye 'Floaters'
MRI Approved for Young Infants in Intensive Care
More Patients OK'd for Cancer Trials Under Obamacare: Study
Oxygen Therapy Revives Brain of Toddler Who Nearly Drowned
Scans May Show Consciousness in 'Comatose' Patients
Sen. John McCain Has Brain Cancer
Senator McCain Faces a Tough Cancer Foe
Targeting 9 Risk Factors Could Prevent 1 in 3 Dementia Cases: Study
Travelers to Europe Need Measles Protection: CDC
What's Ahead for Health Reform in 2018?
Wider Access to Meds Cuts Global AIDS Deaths in Half
Health Highlights: July 19, 2017
'Nipple-Sparing' Mastectomies Don't Raise Odds of Cancer's Return: Study
'Smart' Robot Technology Could Give Stroke Rehab a Boost
As Your Weight Creeps Up, So Does Your Risk of Heart Failure
Can Fetal Alcohol Damage Be Undone?
Doctors' Group Offers Ideas for Easing Cancer Costs
Early Menopause May Be Tied to Type 2 Diabetes
Good Diet, Exercise While Pregnant Could Cut C-section Risk
Health Tip: Getting Too Much Sun?
Health Tip: Preventing Diabetic Foot Sores
Healthy Heart in 20s, Better Brain in 40s?
How Princess Diana's Death Saved French Lives
Losing Medicaid Tough on People Battling Depression: Study
Many Terminal Cancer Patients Remain in Denial
Researchers Grow Functioning Liver Tissue in Mice
Resisting the Seduction of a Buffet
Study Traces All Dogs to Gray Wolves in Europe
Health Highlights: July 18, 2017
As Efforts to Repeal Obamacare Fail, Future of Health Care Reform in Limbo
Can Poor Sleep Boost Odds for Alzheimer's?
Create Your Own Quit-Smoking Plan
Dozens of Potential Alzheimer's Meds in the Pipeline
Easing Opioid Dose May Improve Pain and Quality of Life
Health Bill Flatlining as 2 More GOP Senators Defect
Health Tip: Eating Well
Health Tip: Protect Your Eyes During Summer
High-Dose Vitamin D May Not Curb Kids' Colds
Little Evidence That Vasectomy Raises Prostate Cancer Risk
Many People Can't Spot a Faked Photo, Study Finds
More Evidence That Midlife Weight Gain Harms Your Health
More Than 100 Million Americans Have Diabetes or Prediabetes: CDC
Most Women Should Forgo Ovarian Cancer Screening: Panel
Nerlynx Approved to Help Prevent Breast Cancer's Return
Reducing Repeat Hospitalizations Doesn't Harm Patients: Study
Special Training Plus Medication Might Help People With Advanced Alzheimer's
Women Driven to Be Thinner When Husband Is Hot
Health Highlights: July 17, 2017
9/11 Survivors More Likely to Have Heart, Lung Diseases
A Healthy Diet May Help Ward Off Dementia
Big Baby, Heavier Kid?
Can Daily Crossword Protect You From Dementia?
Could Artificial Sweeteners Raise Your Odds for Obesity?
Health Tip: Balancing Stress at Work
Health Tip: Check the Water Before Swimming
Impaired Eyesight May Be First Sign of Zika Damage in Babies
Many Americans Unaware of This Year's Heavy Tick Season: Poll
McCain's Recovery Time After Surgery Uncertain, Experts Say
Not All Fidos Are Friendly
Not All Plant Foods Are Equal
Parents, Get Your Teens Their Vaccines!
Smart Steps for Sun Protection
Some Medicines Boost Sensitivity to Sun
Teens Keep Building Bone After They Stop Growing: Study
One Social Hour a Week Can Help Someone With Dementia
Flip-flops: Fun in the Sun, but Tough on Feet
Health Highlights: July 14, 2017
4 Ways to Look Younger Longer
After Couples Fight, Making Up Differs for Him and Her
Asthma Control Essential in Pregnancy, Study Suggests
Despite Warnings, Kids Are Still Dying in Hot Cars
Health Tip: At Risk of Heat Illness?
Health Tip: Boosting Your Memory
Lower Back Injuries Plague Many Athletes
New Diabetes Treatment Teaches Rogue Immune Cells to Behave
Our Gorilla Cousins Harbor Mono-Like Virus, Too
Sound Sleep May Help You Junk the Junk Food
Timing Is Everything With Heart Attacks
Working Too Much Might Tip Heart Into Irregular Rhythm
Health Highlights: July 13, 2017
'Observation' Best Option for Most Low-Risk Prostate Cancer
Are Big Men More Prone to Aggressive Prostate Cancer?
Boxers, MMA Fighters May Face Long-Term Harm to Brain: Study
Ending U.S. Opioid Abuse Epidemic Will Take Years: Report
Experimental Vaccines Might Shield Fetus From Zika
Genes May Explain Why Kids With Autism Avoid Eye Contact
Health Tip: Getting Toddlers to Try New Foods
Health Tip: Learn About Pasteurization
PTSD After Head Injury May Signal Brain Changes
Painkiller Misuse Remains a Pressing Problem Across U.S.
Quitting Smoking Can Bring Healthier Sinuses Years Later: Study
Revised Senate Bill Would Allow Bare-Bones Health Plans
Study Spots Cause of Global Outbreak of Infections Tied to Heart Surgeries
Thyroid Problems May Make Things Worse for Dialysis Patients
When Opinions Threaten Friendships
White Collar Workers at Higher Odds of Death From ALS, Parkinson's
Health Highlights: July 12, 2017
Better Diet, Longer Life?
Breast-Feeding May Lower Risk of MS, Study Says
CT Scans Might Help Gauge Heart Attack Risk
Climate Change Delivers 'Double Whammy' to 4 in 10 Americans
Does Stress Worsen Chemical Harms in Pregnancy?
FDA Panel OKs What May Soon Be First Gene Therapy Approved in U.S.
Fewer U.S. Dollars Spent on Cardiac Arrest Research: Study
Health Tip: Battling Muscle Cramps?
Health Tip: If Lifestyle Interferes With Sleep
Many High School Principals Know Little About Concussions
New Test May Help Spot Pancreatic Cancer Early
No Sign That Antidepressants in Pregnancy Harm Kids' Brains: Study
Painkiller Prescriptions More Prone to Errors If Handwritten
Taking the Stairs May Soon Get Easier
Too Few Children Get EpiPen When Needed: Study
Walking Rates Are Key to a Country's Obesity Levels
Weighing Portions Adds Up to Weight Loss
Health Highlights: July 11, 2017
CPAP Mask Not a Prescription for Heart Troubles
Did Grandpa's Insomnia Serve an Evolutionary Purpose?
Do Moms Who Smoke in Pregnancy Raise Their Odds for a Troubled Teen?
Docs Should Counsel Even Healthy People on Diet, Exercise, Experts Say
Early Parkinson's May Prompt Vision Problems
Easier Colon Exam Boosts Screening, But Insurers May Not Pay
Health Tip: Parenting a College Freshman
Health Tip: Take Care of Kids Exercising in Summer Heat
How to Prevent Future Couch Potatoes
JFK's Long, Silent Struggle With Back Pain
Malaria Drug Protected Mouse Fetus From Zika: Study
Med Switch Not Always Best Choice With Tough Depression
Pregnancy Complication Costs U.S. Billions
Health Highlights: July 10, 2017
Can a Spritz of 'Love Hormone' Help Kids With Autism?
Dad-to-Be's Age Can Affect Fertility Treatment Success
Daily Jolt of Java May Bring Longer Life
Fatal First-Time Heart Attacks More Common in Blacks: Study
For Holocaust Survivors, Raised Risk of Cancer
Health Tip: Don't Pass the Salt, Please
Health Tip: When Air Quality is Poor
How Poor Sleep Might Raise Odds for Alzheimer's
Living With Purpose May Help Seniors Sleep Soundly
Lumosity Brain-Training Didn't Boost Thinking Skills: Study
Medication Mistakes Have Doubled in U.S. Since 2000: Study
More U.S. Patients Are Recording Their Doctor Visits
Most Breast Cancer Patients Have Help Choosing Treatments
Most Medicaid Recipients Happy With Their Health Care: Survey
New Hope in Search for Vaccine Against Gonorrhea
Reset Your Taste Buds for Less Sugar
Sugary Drinks in Pregnancy Tied to Heavier Kids Later
Viagra Might Make for a Safer, More Effective Stent
Keep Your Summer Cookouts Safe
Shield Yourself From 'Swimmer's Ear'
Health Highlights: July 7, 2017
2 of 3 Americans Don't Have 'Advance Directive' for End of Life
Exercising Safely With Diabetes
FDA Approves New Drug for Sickle Cell Disease
Guys, a Noisy Bedroom May Not Be Good for Your Fertility
Health Tip: Do I Need a Zika Test?
Health Tip: Enjoy a Vegetarian Meal
Keep Legionnaire's Disease From Spoiling Your Vacation
Most Relationships Survive Struggles With Infertility
Parkinson's Disease and Melanoma May Occur Together, Study Finds
Recurring Intestinal Infections on the Rise in U.S.: Study
Seniors' Lungs Can Tackle Exercise
Shortage of Bee, Wasp Venom Stings Those With Allergies
The Neighborhood Sandbox: A Breeding Ground for Germs
Health Highlights: July 6, 2017
Are Doctors Discarding Donor Kidneys That Could Save Lives?
Blood Shortage Prompts Call for Donations
Bullying Takes Financial Toll on U.S. School Districts
Cancer Deaths Higher in Rural America, CDC Reports
Could a Sweet Tooth in Pregnancy Spur Allergies in Kids?
Dying May Not Be as Awful an Experience as You Think
Fewer Heart Failure Patients Dying of Cardiac Arrest
Getting Over Guilt
Health Tip: Are You at Risk for a Herniated Disk?
Health Tip: Yoga Before Bed
Laughter May Be a Serious Evolutionary Tool
Many Parts of the World Lack Soap for Hand-Washing
Opioids a Threat to Seniors With COPD
Smoking Skyrockets in Movies Aimed at Young: Study
U.S. Opioid Prescriptions Fall, But Numbers Still High: CDC
Health Highlights: July 5, 2017
'Simple 7' Steps Can Help Improve Blood Pressure in Blacks
A Cheaper Alternative to Hearing Aids?
Do Blacks, Hispanics Get Low Quality Hospice Care?
Exercise Can Keep Obese Seniors on the Go
FDA Widens Access to 'Cooling Cap' to Stop Hair Loss in Cancer Patients
Half of Opioid Prescriptions Go to People With Mental Illness
Health Tip: Seek Safety From Lightning
Health Tip: When Summer Heat Gets Intense
Nerve Zap Unlikely to Ease Low Back Pain
No Such Thing as Menstrual Memory Fog
Severe Head Injury May Raise Dementia Risk Years Later
Sleep Problems: An Early Warning Sign of Alzheimer's?
Soft Contact Lenses Safe for Kids and Teens, Review Finds
Swimming Lessons: For Starters, Watch Out for Germs in the Water
Take A New View of Yoga
Why Chopping Onions Makes You Cry
7 Ways to Cut 50 Calories Every Day
Guard Against Hearing Loss From Fireworks
Health Tip: Bike Safely
Health Tip: Packing for a Picnic
How to Keep Your Kids Out of the ER This Summer
Is Shingles Tied to Heart, Stroke Risk?
Can Your Heartburn Meds Shorten Your Life?
Concussion Can Spur Short-Term Change in Women's Periods
Health Tip: Are My Toddler's Eating Habits Normal?
Health Tip: Reap the Benefits of Intense Exercise
Is Your Child's 'Penicillin Allergy' Real?
Probiotic Supplements Failed to Prevent Babies' Infections
Widening 'Race Gap' in U.S. Infant Deaths
Eye Docs Debunk 5 Fireworks Myths
Don't Let Summer Strain Your Back