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9/20/2014
Get a Flu Shot During Checkup, Doctor Says
Vaccination in October may give you the best chance of avoiding influenza this season
9/20/2014
Cyberbullying Seems to Ramp Up in Middle School
Effective prevention strategies must not be 'one-size-fits-all,' researcher says
9/19/2014
Avian Flu In Harbor Seals Could Infect People
Mutations to the virus might allow it to spread, researchers say.
9/19/2014
Cyberbullying Seems to Ramp Up in Middle School
Effective prevention strategies must not be 'one-size-fits-all,' researcher says
9/19/2014
Tight Blood Sugar Control Doesn't Prevent Strokes in Diabetics: Study
But keeping blood pressure in check does, researchers say
9/19/2014
Some U.S. Troops May Face Greater Skin Cancer Risk
Soldiers might not have regular access to sunscreen, research reveals
9/19/2014
Brain Structure Might Help Predict Risky Behavior
Study finds people with greater volume in one brain region are more likely to take risks involving money
9/19/2014
Do Greener Neighborhoods Produce Healthier Babies?
Fewer preemies and small babies delivered when moms live near trees, grass, study says
9/19/2014
FDA Approves Another Weekly Injectable Drug for Type 2 Diabetes
Trulicity helps lower blood sugar levels when used alone or with other medications, agency says
9/19/2014
Scientists Spot How Bacterial Pneumonia Damages the Heart
A vaccine, and the right antibiotic, may guard against a direct attack on heart cells, researchers say
9/19/2014
Adults Over 45 Not Meeting U.S. Muscle Strengthening Guidelines, Study Says
Less than one-quarter follow recommendations
9/19/2014
Oral Health in Women of Childbearing Age Needs Improvement
Large disparity in dental care, U.S. government research shows
9/19/2014
U.S. Gun Deaths Lowest in Hawaii, Highest in D.C.
Decade-long study also finds firearm death rates twice as high in black people compared with whites
9/19/2014
More Schools Stocking Shots That Counter Serious Allergic Reactions
Having epinephrine auto-injectors on hand can save lives, advocates say
9/19/2014
Family Squabbles Can Derail Recovery From Cancer Surgery
Study finds infection, other complications more likely for patients with difficult lives
9/18/2014
Family Squabbles Can Derail Recovery From Cancer Surgery
Study finds infection, other complications more likely for patients with difficult lives
9/18/2014
Rising Atlantic Ocean Temperatures Could Pose Threat to Reefs
Warmer waters could increase the range of invasive fish species, study shows
9/18/2014
Study: Exposure to Diversity Might Boost Baby's Social Skills
Hearing different languages early in life could help reduce bias, researchers say
9/18/2014
Grief Can Weigh on Immune System in Older Folks, Study Says
Those who are bereaved may be more likely to develop infections, researchers suggest
9/18/2014
Obama Calls for National Plan to Fight Antibiotic Resistance
Task force created to craft a strategy to track, vanquish superbugs