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Combo Rx May Boost Ovarian Cancer Outcomes, But Too Few Get It: Study

Therapy involves dosing chemo directly into the abdomen, researchers explain


Dementia Meds May Lead to Harmful Weight Loss: Study

Patients can lose 10 pounds or more, researchers find


FDA Approves First Pill Made by 3D Printing

Epilepsy drug Spritam may be one of many custom-made medicines to come that will use the technology


FDA Approves New Rosacea Treatment

When applied to skin, foam helps heal pimples, bumps of common skin condition


Head Injury Tied to Long-Term Attention Issues in Kids

Study says brief lapses in attention can persist, even if brain injury is mild


Health Highlights: Aug 3, 2015
  • New Standards Will Reduce U.S. Power Plant Carbon Pollution: White House

  • Two New Ebola Cases in Sierra Leone

  • Puerto Rico Facing Health Care Crisis

  • U.S. In Vitro Fertilization Pioneer Dies

  • NYC Legionnaires' Disease Outbreak Claims 4th Victim


Health Highlights: Aug 4, 2015
  • Death Toll Reaches 7 in NYC Legionnaires' Disease Outbreak

  • Not Enough Evidence to Support Universal Screening for Autism: Expert Panel

  • New Standards Will Reduce U.S. Power Plant Carbon Pollution: White House


Health Tip: Avoid Canker Sore Pain

Watch what you eat and drink


Health Tip: Binge Eating Can Harm Health

Here are potential complications


Health Tip: Know Your Risk for Deep Vein Thrombosis

Age and activity may be factors


Health Tip: Plan to Eat Healthier

Avoid sugary drinks and unnecessary carbs


Liquid Nicotine From E-Cigs Poses Poison Danger to Kids

Even small amounts of the chemical can cause serious illness, expert says


Mindfulness Therapy Might Help Ease PTSD

Study found learning to accept disturbing memories, thoughts and feelings reduced symptoms


More Evidence That Kids of Gay Parents Do Just Fine

Studies show children raised by 2 moms or 2 dads consider themselves 'different,' but stigma is lessening


Online Anti-Drinking Aids May Not Help Over Long Term

Beefing up electronic programs with human help might make them more effective, expert says


Scientists Discover How 'Bad' Fat Can Turn Into 'Good' Fat

Intense stress, like severe burns, triggered the switch, but drugs might be able to mimic the effect


Septic Tanks May Allow Fecal Matter Into Lakes, Rivers

Experts had assumed that soil would help to filter human waste


Severe 'Picky Eating' May Point to Mental Health Issues in Kids

1 in 5 young children has limited palate, study finds


To Sway Anti-Vaccine Beliefs, Focus on Consequences: Study

When parents learn about the harms of measles, mumps and rubella, many change their stance


U.S. Violent Crime Rate Drops Significantly Since 1980s

Reduction may be due to programs that try to break cycle of violence, experts say


Urine Test Might Find Pancreatic Cancer Early, Study Suggests

But expert says whether it will improve outcomes not proven yet


Vitamin D Supplements Won't Strengthen Older Women's Bones: Study

No increases seen in bone density, muscle mass or mobility, no matter the dose


Women and Blacks Fare Worse After Heart Attacks: Study

Disparities in care may be one reason for the differences, researchers say


Your Office Temperature Settings May Have a Gender Bias

Middle-aged man is target of heating, cooling standards, researchers say