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3 Drinks Per Day May Raise Liver Cancer Risk, But Coffee Lowers It

Expert panel looked at data on over 8 million people to come up with risk factors for the disease


Abused Kids Not Destined to Be Abusive Parents, Study Finds

But neglect, sexual abuse was more likely in kids of parents who were abused as children


Brains of Those With Anorexia React Differently to Hunger Signals

Study also finds changes in areas that regulate self-control


CDC Launches New Round of Graphic Anti-Smoking Ads

Former smokers harmed by tobacco tell their stories


COPD Takes Big Toll on Employment, Mobility in U.S.

CDC report finds a quarter of people with the illness are unable to work


Could a Diet Help Shield You From Alzheimer's?

Scientists say the MIND eating plan significantly reduces risk of the brain disorder


E-Cigarettes May Pose a Risk in Pregnancy and to Children

Nicotine can harm developing brains, experts say


Free School Breakfasts Appear to Boost Kids' Grades

Math, reading and science scores better in schools that subsidized morning meals


Health Highlights: March 26, 2015
  • Medicare Overhaul Bill Passed by House

  • Homeopathic Drugs to be Reviewed at Meeting: FDA

  • Controversial Abortion Requirement Passed by Arizona Lawmakers

  • Needle Exchange Program Approved to Fight Indiana HIV Outbreak

  • Kelly Osbourne Will 'One Day' Have Same Surgery as Angelina Jolie

  • Researchers Can Assess 'Entire Genome' of Iceland

  • Lumber Liquidators Under Investigation: Federal Officials


Health Highlights: March 27, 2015
  • White House Announces New Plan to Fight 'Superbugs'

  • Medicare Overhaul Bill Passed by House

  • Non-Beating Heart Transplant Recipient in U.K. Doing Well

  • Homeopathic Drugs to be Reviewed at Meeting: FDA

  • Controversial Abortion Requirement Passed by Arizona Lawmakers

  • Needle Exchange Program Approved to Fight Indiana HIV Outbreak


Health Tip: Keeping Kidney Stones at Bay

Drink lots of water


Health Tip: Monitoring Your Weight

Weigh yourself often


Health Tip: Plan for Children in an Emergency

Pack plenty of formula


Health Tip: Turning Kids on to a Healthy Lifestyle

Make them want to eat healthier


Hope to Live to 100? Check Your Genes

DNA's role in lifespan rises dramatically in extreme old age, study finds


In-Patient Rehab Not Always Needed After New Knee

People do just as well with in-home physical therapy, study finds


Kidney Patients Living Longer on Dialysis, Study Shows

Better treatments, tighter management of disease may explain promising trend


Kidneys From Dead Older Donors May Help Seniors, Study Finds

Many of these organs would otherwise get thrown away, researcher says


Kitchen Towels Can Make You Sick

Researchers find cellphones a potential source of cross-contamination, too


Midlife Fitness May Be a Real Cancer Fighter for Men

Study shows lower risk of lung, colon tumors at 65 and older


More Dangerous Ebola Strain Unlikely, Study Shows

Researchers compared virus samples that were 9 months apart, and found normal mutating rate


Painful Knee Arthritis May Be Linked to Premature Death

Connection is likely due to limited mobility, researcher says


Smell Test Helps Spot Brain Trauma in Combat Zones, Study Says

Findings suggest new avenue for identifying hidden injuries


Terminally Ill Can Do Without Statins, Study Finds

Reducing pill burden improves quality of life


Too Much Homework May Hurt Teens' Test Scores

Study found more than 90 minutes a night linked to lower performance in math, science


U.S. Deaths Due to High Blood Pressure Keep Rising: CDC

Most marked increases seen in those aged 45 to 64 and those over 85