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6/24/2016
Many Could Face Steep Rise in Obamacare Premiums for 2017
Experts say increases will mostly affect people who get modest subsidies or no financial assistance
6/24/2016
Opioid Update: Painkiller Misuse in U.S. Doubled in Decade
Over 4 percent of adults reported nonmedical use of drugs like OxyContin in 2012-2013
6/24/2016
DNA Tests May Spot Brain Infections
Genetic sequencing of inflamed brain tissue helped scientists determine what was causing damage
6/24/2016
Diabetes Ups Risk of Heart Attack Death
Study points to need for better coordinated care, more effective use of medications, cardiology specialist says
6/24/2016
Five New Genes Linked to Colon Cancer
But researchers say it's likely that all the major genetic mutations have been discovered
6/24/2016
Smoking May Hinder Common Breast Cancer Treatment
Cigarettes and drugs called aromatase inhibitors appear to be a bad mix, researchers say
6/24/2016
Flint's Lead-Contamination Crisis 'Entirely Preventable'
CDC looks at kids' blood levels before, during and after city's switch to local water
6/24/2016
Why Some Bisexuals Won't 'Come Out'
Interviews reveal common theme
6/24/2016
3,300 Heat Deaths a Year Projected for NYC by 2080
Action needed to prevent deadly climate-change effects, researchers say
6/24/2016
New Treatment Shows Promise for Crippling Knee Arthritis
Small study found single shot of patient's own stem cells improved pain, mobility
6/24/2016
Contaminated Gloves a No-No in Hospitals
Not changing them between patients raises risk of spreading infection via hospital surfaces, study shows
6/24/2016
Drones Could Deliver Vaccines in Developing Countries
Machines might be cheaper, quicker than current delivery methods, study suggests
6/23/2016
Scans May Spare Some Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients From Chemo
Test finds those who might respond well, may spare others treatment side effects
6/23/2016
U.K. Case of Throat Gonorrhea Resists Antibiotics
U.S. officials concerned about potential danger of untreatable STD
6/23/2016
CDC Panel Says FluMist Nasal Flu Vaccine Ineffective
Agency advisors say the product has lost potency in kids and shouldn't be used in upcoming season
6/23/2016
Dengue Virus May Bolster Zika's Attack
Prior exposure to this other mosquito-borne virus might worsen infection, study says
6/23/2016
Guidelines Stop Heat Stroke Deaths in High School Athletes
Protocols help get students used to the heat during preseason practice
6/23/2016
Sprained Ankle Could Pose Longer-Term Harms to Health
Study finds link between adult injury, more heart and lung problems later
6/23/2016
Dallas Confirms 10 Zika Cases in Pregnant Women
All were infected while traveling abroad; number of U.S. cases continues to rise
6/23/2016
Fiber: The Rx for Disease-Free Aging
Lots of this dietary nutrient can keep you healthy, functioning, study suggests