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Health Highlights: Oct. 31, 2017
Alcoholic Parent May Sow Seeds for Teen Dating Violence
Brain Scans May Have Spotted People Thinking About Suicide
Breast-Feeding Bond Lingers for Mom
Calquence Approved for Mantle Cell Lymphoma
Even Partial Breast-Feeding for First Few Months Lowers SIDS Risk
Health Tip: Avoid UV Radiation
Health Tip: Have Fun on Halloween, Despite Asthma
Helmets Too Rarely Used in Baseball and Softball
How Your Thyroid Could Be Working Against Your Heart
Puppy Poop Infection Tally Rises to 67 People in 15 States
Rheumatoid Arthritis Linked to Risk of COPD
Taking Four or More Prescription Meds? Consider Scaling Back
Want a Pet But Can't Have a Dog?
Want to Avoid Salt? Turn Up the Spice
Health Highlights: Oct. 30, 2017
Acetaminophen in Pregnancy Tied to ADHD Risk in Kids
Belly Fat Widens Odds of Emergency Surgery Troubles
Can Good Looks Derail Your Job Hunt?
Doctors Urged to Discuss Cord Blood Donations Early in Pregnancy
Don't OD on Black Licorice This Halloween, FDA Warns
Health Tip: Sleep Train Your Baby
Health Tip: Tendinitis 101
High-Pesticide Produce Not the Best Recipe for Fertility
Keep Halloween Spooky, But Safe
Kids' High Blood Pressure Often Overlooked
Lethal Dangers Lurk Even After Opioid OD Rescue
Not 'Dead' Yet: Obamacare 2018 Sign-up Begins Nov. 1
Should Colon Cancer Screening Start at 45, not 50?
Teen E-Cig Use May Lead to Regular Smoking
When It Pays to Quit, More People Stop Smoking
Where Do Grains Fit in Your Diet?
Warming Oceans Could Breed More Damaging Hurricanes
Turn Over a New Leaf This Fall -- Start Exercising
Health Highlights: Oct. 27, 2017
Botox May Offer New Hope for Young Migraine Sufferers
Can Man's Best Friend Chase Away Eczema, Asthma?
Drop Off Your Unused Meds Saturday on 'Take Back Day'
Fentanyl Driving Surge in Fatal U.S. Opioid Overdoses
Gene Therapy May Fight Brain Cancer's Return
Health Tip: Avoid Tooth Sensitivity
Health Tip: Being a Cancer Caregiver
Kids' Food Allergies, Especially to Peanuts, Are on the Rise
Many Food Allergies May Develop in Adulthood
Newer Eczema Treatments Offer Relief
Pot Smokers May Have Better Sex Lives
Spooky Halloween Contact Lenses Are No Treat, Docs Say
Tracking Calories Has Never Been Easier
Using Cocaine? Fingerprints Might Tell
With Severe Flu Season Lurking, Shots a Must
Health Highlights: Oct. 26, 2017
Blood Thinners May Also Protect Brains of A-Fib Patients
Could Cataract Surgery Lengthen Older Women's Lives?
Do You Really Need to Eat Breakfast?
Doctor, Please Put Down That Computer
Gut Bacteria May Change Rapidly After Severe Injury
Health Tip: Are Your Pet's Meds Legit?
Health Tip: Talk To Your Kids About a Tragedy
Is Successful Heart Surgery All in the Timing?
Joan Lunden's Breast Cancer Journey: 'You Feel So Vulnerable'
Many High-Risk Women Skip MRI Breast Cancer Screenings
Skinny in 20s, Earlier Menopause Later?
Survival Odds Improving for Lung Cancer Patients
There's a New Shingles Vaccine -- Is It for You?
Tiny Opioid Victims: Addicted Moms-to-Be Transmit Hepatitis C
Trump Declares Opioid Epidemic a Public Health Emergency
When It Comes to Obesity, Genes Just Partly to Blame
Health Highlights: Oct. 25, 2017
A Boy, Two Magnets -- and a Trip to the ER
A Drug Company's Gift Might Change How Your Doctor Prescribes
Adderall Misuse May Be Hidden Part of Teen Amphetamine Abuse
Almost 4 in 10 Tanning Salons Flout State Laws
America's Dementia Caregivers Cite Stresses, Rewards
Are HIV and AIDS Poised for a Comeback?
Bat Left, Throw Right: Baseball Stardom?
Conjoined Twins Separated in Medically, Ethically Complex Surgery
Controversial Chemical Can Linger on Your Toothbrush
Cyndi Lauper's Psoriasis Battle Shows Her 'True Colors'
Decline in U.S. Teen Drug Abuse Means Less Crime, Violence
Health Tip: Defining Cyberbulling
Health Tip: Drive Safely in Fog
Hockey Study Suggests Injured Kids Sent Back on the Ice Too Soon
Ob/Gyns Warn Against 'Vaginal Seeding' Trend for Newborns
The 411 on High Triglycerides
Health Highlights: Oct. 24, 2017
Breast Milk May Arrive Late for Obese New Moms
Californians Tainted by 'Roundup' Herbicide Chemical
Can Gun Shows Trigger Gun Violence?
Do Statins Raise Odds for Type 2 Diabetes?
Does Time of Neurosurgery Matter?
Fewer Diabetes Cases Being Missed
Get In Step With Tai Chi
Gunshot Sensors Improve Odds for Shooting Victims
Health Tip: Keep Your Eyes Healthier
Health Tip: Keeping Home-Delivered Food Safe
Keeping Your Driving Teen Focused on the Road
Many Cancer Patients Skimp on Treatment Due to Cost
Opioid Addiction a Danger After Weight-Loss Surgery
Timely Tips for First-Degree Burns
Trauma Takes a Toll on Half of U.S. Kids
What You May Not Know About Ovarian Cancer
Health Highlights: Oct. 23, 2017
100-Calorie Snack Suggestions
Ditch the Throw Rugs, Seniors!
Easy Fix for Post-Op Shivers?
Health Tip: Considering Genetic Testing
Health Tip: Keep Up-to-Date Vaccination Records
Heart Disease, Stroke Cutting Black Lives Short
High-Nicotine E-Cigs May Be Gateway to Smoking for Teens
Incision Length Linked to Pain After Cesarean
Kids, Don't Touch the Toys at the Doctor's Office
Many U.S. Cities Lack Health Insurance Competition
Medical Marijuana Won't Help Most Sick Kids
More Evidence That Depression Shortens Lives
Poverty Does No Favors for Health
Summer Baby, Higher Odds for Postpartum Depression?
Tighter Rules on Arsenic in Water Saved Lives: Study
U.S. Opioid Painkiller Abuse May Be Leveling Off
Health Highlights: Oct. 18, 2017
Firefighters Exposed to Carcinogens Through the Skin
Health Tip: Best Grains And Starchy Veggies for Diabetics
Health Tip: Meditation May Help Lower Heart Disease Risk
Newer Blood Thinners May Not Bring Higher Bleeding Risk
The Value of Unplugging
Health Highlights: Oct. 17, 2017
Arthritis Can Strike Children
Be Wary of Shopping for Pet Meds Online
Bipartisan Deal Could Give Temporary Protection to Obamacare
Clues to How You Hear in a Crowd
Common Exercise Therapy May Not Help Women With Leaky Bladder
Could 'AI' Become a Partner in Breast Cancer Care?
Diabetes Pill Might Replace Injection to Control Blood Sugar
Farsighted Kids Have Trouble Paying Attention
Health Tip: 5 Suggestions to Promote Healthy Aging
Health Tip: Relieve Ear Pressure While Flying
How Foods Labeled 'Healthy' Can Still Make You Fat
Is Blood Donated by Mothers Less Safe for Men?
Scoliosis Screenings Can Help Catch Spine Problem Early
Weight-Loss Surgery May Curb Risk for Certain Cancers
Who's Most at Risk of Head Injury in Youth Football?
Plan an Allergy-Safe Halloween for Your Child
Health Highlights: Oct. 13, 2017
Around the World, Too Little Relief for Pain
Black Children Missing Out on Eczema Treatment
Black Women Face Double the Risk of Pregnancy-Related Heart Failure
Can 'Magic Mushrooms' Kick-Start Depression Treatment?
Gay Men's Suicide Risk Rises as Income Falls
Good Lifestyle Choices Add Years to Your Life
Health Tip: Make Exercise a Habit
Health Tip: Recognizing Sepsis
Men Often Happier With Their 'Bromance' Than Their Romance
More Women Choose Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy
Nearly 4 in 10 U.S. Adults Now Obese
Need Cancer Screening? Where You Work Matters
Texting Smarts for Adults and Kids
Trump Says He'll Cut Federal Subsidies for Obamacare
Women Falling Short on Birth Defect Prevention
Health Highlights: Oct. 12, 2017
Breast Cancer Screenings Still Best for Early Detection
Daily 'Light Therapy' May Help Some With Bipolar Disorder
Dance Your Way to a Healthier Aging Brain
FDA Panel Mulls Gene Therapy for Kids With Rare Eye Disease
Happier Mealtimes, Healthier Eating for Kids
Health Tip: Food Safety for People With Cancer
Health Tip: Identifying Vascular Dementia
Hearing Loss Can Challenge Relationships
How to Talk to Someone With Cancer
Scientists Spot Genes Behind Skin Color
The Body Benefits of Pilates
Trump Signs Executive Order That Could Undermine Obamacare
While New Moms Cook and Clean, New Dads Play
Your Robot Masseuse Will See You Now
Health Highlights: Oct. 11, 2017
'Heat-Not-Burn Cigarettes' Aiming for U.S. Market
3 Factors That Could Raise Your Risk of Bloodstream Infection
America's 'Beautiful People' Are Changing
Health Tip: Recognizing Symptoms of Ovarian Cysts
Health Tip: Recovering From Substance Abuse
Hormone Therapy May Be OK for Women With Migraines
More Hardcore Smokers Trying to Kick the Habit
Stroke Risk Factors Are Rising
Tai Chi: A Gentler Way to Exercise for Ailing Hearts
Talk Therapy May Help Menopause Woes
Trauma's Toll on a Woman's Heart
Two Ebola Vaccines Spur Lasting Immune Response
What Are Today's Americans Afraid Of?
Health Highlights: Oct. 10, 2017
Are Women Surgeons Better Than Men?
Be 'Mindful' of the Hype
Bumpier Skies Ahead, Thanks to Climate Change
Childhood Obesity Up Worldwide Almost 10-Fold Over 4 Decades
Fertility Tests May Not Be Best Gauge of Your Biological Clock
Health Tip: Getting Enough Sleep
Health Tip: Tai Chi May Help Prevent Falls
High-Fat Diets Could Pose Danger to Young MS Patients
Homing In on Homework Help
Medicare Could Do More to Stem Opioid Epidemic
Pump May Beat Shots for Type 1 Diabetes
Start Skin Cancer Prevention Early, Health Experts Say
Stress Can Blind You to Danger
Study Debunks Notion That Epidurals Prolong Labor
Where There's Type 1 Diabetes, Celiac Disease May Follow
Health Highlights: Oct. 9, 2017
A Man's Health May Rely on Health of His Marriage
Another Downside to College Boozing: Poorer Job Prospects
Are You an 'Anti-Vaxxer'? Your Friends Are on Twitter
Can Sauna Sweats Lower Your Blood Pressure?
Did Your Urinary Infection Come From a Chicken Coop?
Double Mastectomy May Mean a Hit to the Paycheck
Hate UTIs? One Simple Step Can Cut the Risk
Health Tip: Children and Screen Use
Health Tip: Suggestions for a Healthy Halloween
Penicillin Misconceptions May Raise Post-Op Infection Risk
Remaining 'In the Closet' at Work Stresses Gay Couples
Remede System Approved for Sleep Apnea
Some U.S. Olympians Got West Nile in Brazil, But Not Zika
Surviving Congenital Heart Disease as Child Not a Ticket to Good Health
The Value of Strength Training
Flu Shot Key for People With Diabetes
Making Halloween a Treat for Kids With Diabetes
Health Highlights: Oct. 6, 2017
Childhood 'Growth' Tests Not Always Necessary
Docs May Have Trick Up Their Sleeves Fighting Germs
FDA Approves Test to Screen Donated Blood for Zika
First Test to Detect Zika in Blood Donations Approved
Health Tip: Learn Symptoms of Childhood Sinusitis
Health Tip: Myths Debunked About Dietary Supplements
Hundreds Hospitalized in San Diego as Hepatitis A Outbreak Spreads
No Drop in Flu Vaccinations Since Nasal Spray Withdrawn
Sesame Street's Muppets to Help Kids Cope With Trauma
Suicide Up in U.S., Rural America Hit Hardest
The Benefits of 'Being in the Present'
Today's Middle-Age Americans in Worse Health Than Prior Generations
Too Much Sugar Can Harm Livers of Even Healthy Men
White House to Roll Back Birth Control Mandate in Employers' Health Care Plans
Health Highlights: Oct. 5, 2017
Allergy Relief Do's and Don'ts
Does a Drug's High Price Tag Cause Its Own Side Effects?
Gene Therapy May Be Breakthrough for Boys With 'Lorenzo's Oil' Disease
Health Tip: Preparing For Your Doctor's Appointment
Health Tip: Understanding Loud Noise and Hearing Loss
Helping Preemies Avoid Unnecessary Antibiotics
Hockey Viewers' Hearts May Pay a Penalty
Is Your Car's Technology Driving You to Distraction?
Like Your Skin, Your Hair? Thank Your Neanderthal Ancestors
Limiting 'Cold Time' Could Make More Organs Available for Transplant
One Type of Dementia Is Especially Costly
Prenatal Multivitamins Linked to Lower Autism Risk
Protecting Preemies From Stress Might Improve Later Mental Health
Rare Tumor May Point the Way to Diabetes Treatment
Zika Vaccine Works in Early Human Trial
Health Highlights: Oct. 4, 2017
'Sleep Positioners' a Danger to Baby: FDA
Antibody Injections in Pregnancy Might Shield Fetus From Zika
Coming Soon: A Faster Test for Antibiotics Against UTIs?
Could You Be Overdoing It With Sleeping Pills?
Germs May Be Valuable Passengers on Mission to Mars
Health Tip: Giving Blood
Health Tip: Screening for Lung Cancer
High Blood Pressure in 40s a Dementia Risk for Women?
How Breast Cancer Gene Mutations Raise Risk of Tumors
Newer Drug May Prolong Lymphoma Remission
Older People May Be More Prone to Reveal Suicidal Thoughts
Scientists Learn How Flu Virus Changes So Quickly
Surviving Heart Attack Often Means Leaving Job Behind
The Unexpected Faces of the Uninsured
Too Little of This Vitamin Could Harm Young Hearts
Uber Can Help Cut Car Crashes, But Not Everywhere
Working Night Shifts May Widen Your Waistline
Health Highlights: Oct. 3, 2017
1 in 5 Have Been Hit By a Medical Error, Survey Shows
Abortion Access Varies Widely Across U.S.
Americans More Open About Mental Health Issues, But Stigma Lingers
Americans' Health Woes May Have Swayed 2016 Presidential Election
Apologies Go a Long Way When Medical Errors Occur
Blood Thinners Can Come With Dangerous Side Effects
Breast Cancer's Decline May Have Saved 322,000 Lives
Health Tip: Managing Epilepsy in Children
Health Tip: Talking To Your Kids About Tattoos
How to Start a Walking Plan
Measles Making a Comeback in the United States
Measuring 30-Day Death Risk in Heart Failure Patients
Moving Just 1 Hour a Week May Curb Depression Risk
Obesity Linked to 13 Types of Cancer
Puppy Poop Infections Now Affecting 55 People in 12 States
Same Pregnancy Meds Can Cost $200 -- or $11,000
Health Highlights: Oct. 2, 2017
After Deepwater Oil Cleanup in Gulf, Ill Effects Persist
Bilingual Kids Learn New Languages Better
Could Skipping Breakfast Feed Heart Disease?
Does Healthy Skin Around Suspicious Moles Need Removal?
Girls' Sports-Related Concussions May Last Twice As Long
Health Tip: Do You Need Psychological Therapy?
Health Tip: Running When the Weather Gets Colder
Heroin Taking Bigger Share of U.S. Opioid ODs
How Much Alcohol Is Really OK?
Online Game Could Boost Family Fitness
Patients' E-Records Still Not Widely Available
Rapid Test for Meth Abuse May Be Near
Reassuring Kids After Another Senseless Tragedy
Switch From Smoking to Vaping Could Save Over 6 Million U.S. Lives
Teens Mixed Up With the Law May Fall Through Medicaid Cracks
U.S. Gun Injuries Nearing $3 Billion in ER, Hospital Costs
Overuse Injuries Don't Impact Young Football Players