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Adults With Heart Defects May Face Higher Risk of Stroke: Study

Researchers urge these patients to visit a cardiologist regularly

Advanced Ebola Is Riskiest Stage for Caregivers, Study Shows

Transmission requires close contact with a known case, researchers find

Alzheimer's-Linked Brain Plaques May Also Slow Blood Flow

Amyloid beta clumps may constrict blood flow, adding to neurological woes, animal studies suggest

Anthrax Vaccine Approval Expanded

Now sanctioned for adults 18 to 65 with known or suspected exposure

Ban Crib Bumpers Because of Rising Deaths, Researchers Say

Many of these fatalities were preventable, study reveals

Constant Traffic Noise May Boost Depression Risk

Vulnerability is higher among those with a low education and income, researchers report

Could Obesity Be Wired Into Some Children's Brains?

Food smells elicit stronger reactions in heavier kids, small study finds

Could PMS Raise Women's Risk for High Blood Pressure?

Study found rise in odds for hypertension in those with moderate-to-severe premenstrual syndrome

Don't Let Reflux Ruin Your Thanksgiving

Expert offers tips for avoiding heartburn this holiday

Drug Helps Those With Tough-to-Treat Schizophrenia: Study

Clozapine already approved for use after other antipsychotics don't work

E. Coli Linked to Costco Chicken Salad Sickens 19 in Seven States

CDC still tracking down specific ingredient that may harbor the germ

FDA Approves First Flu Shot With Added Ingredient to Boost Immune Response

Vaccine can be used in seniors, who are often hit hardest by illness

First Year of Life Poses Highest Risk for Child Abuse: Study

Babies this young are also three times more likely to die of their injuries than those hurt accidentally

Health Highlights: Nov. 24, 2015
  • E. Coli Cases Linked to Costco Chicken Salad

  • Planned Parenthood Sues Texas Over Medicaid Funding

  • Liberia Reports First Ebola Death Since July

Health Highlights: Nov. 25, 2015
  • 'Kissing Bug' Chagas Disease Cases in Five States: CDC

  • Turing Won't Cut Price for Toxoplasmosis Drug

Health Tip: Easing the Discomfort of Bronchitis

Take steps to help ease coughing

Health Tip: Promote Better Brain Health

Feed it knowledge and nutrition

Health Tip: Stay Well Despite Diabetes

Here's what you can do

Health Tip: Thawing Your Thanksgiving Turkey

Do it right

Heart Disease Doesn't Take a Holiday

Don't forget to take your meds with you when you travel, expert says

Melatonin Might Help Sleepless Kids With Eczema, Study Finds

But treating skin condition is still best approach, expert says

More Cervical Cancers Caught Early Among Young Women Since Obamacare

Researchers suggest provision allowing young adults to stay on parents' insurance linked to more screening

More Could Benefit from HIV Prevention Pill Truvada

Medication can prevent infection with the virus in people at high risk

Mosquito-Borne Virus May Cause Fatal Brain Infection

Chikungunya outbreak on Reunion Island finds encephalitis more common than previously believed

New Treatment for Type 1 Diabetes Shows Early Promise

Trial finds that immune-based therapy is safe; further trial on effectiveness is planned

Obesity in Youth May Harm the Heart Long-Term, Even After Weight Loss

Risk of sudden cardiac death was still higher, decades after women had lost the pounds, study found

Opdivo Approved for Advanced Kidney Cancer

More than 14,000 projected to die from disease this year

Play it Safe Cooking the Thanksgiving Feast

Risk of fire, burns high during the holiday, expert warns

Portrazza Approved for Advanced Lung Cancer

The top cause of cancer death in the United States

Post-Op Bacterial Infection Raises Odds for Complications, Death

Clostridium difficile can be devastating to patients recovering from surgery, experts say

Pricey Hepatitis C Drugs Denied to Almost Half of Medicaid Patients: Study

But another study shows treating all infections would save more than $3 billion in long run

Private Rooms May Save Money By Cutting Hospital Infection Rates

Increased cost of building them is offset by decreases in additional medical care, research shows

Progesterone May Not Help Prevent Repeat Miscarriage, Study Finds

Findings likely to disappoint many couples, researcher says

Retail Prices of Dermatology Drugs Skyrocket

Study reveals quintupling of prices over six years

Smog Raises Heart Risks in Those With Diabetes, Study Says

Long-term study showed prolonged exposure linked to heart disease, stroke

Those in Their 50s Now Largest Group Battling Addiction to Narcotics: Study

Big jump also seen in those aged 60 and older needing treatment for painkiller, heroin abuse

Weekend Childbirth Riskier, British Study Suggests

Infant deaths, maternal infections lower on weekdays, study finds

Women Starting to Match Men's Drinking Habits, Study Finds

Men still consume more alcohol, but gap is narrowing