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5 Food Groups to Jump-Start Nutrition

It's OK to take baby steps to improve your diet


Adults Who Love Exercise May Gain 9 'Biological' Years

Regular jogging and other pursuits delay cellular aging, study finds


Alzheimer's Deaths Jump 55 Percent: CDC

More patients also dying at home, with the caregiving burden falling on loved ones


Are All Those 'Fidget Spinners' Really Helping Kids?

Hot toy is probably more of a distraction than a help in the classroom, experts say


Autism's 'Worryingly' High Suicide Rates Spur Conference

Signs of depression may differ from those seen in general population, researcher says


Could a Century-Old Drug Help Ease Autism Symptoms?

Small study produced positive results with the sleeping sickness medication suramin, but more research needed


Depression Often a Precursor to Falls in Elderly People

But study found proper dose of psychiatric drugs might erase that danger


Do Daughters Bring Out a Dad's 'Softer Side'?

Study found men raising toddlers were more responsive, emotional with girls than boys


Eye Problems May Be Tied to Zika, Lab Study Suggests

Work with monkeys indicates birth defects could extend beyond brain abnormalities


Gut Bacteria Changes After Some Weight-Loss Surgeries

Better diversity seen after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, researchers say


Haywire Immune Cells May Help Cause Baldness

Cells that fight inflammation also play role in hair growth, mice study finds


Health Highlights: May 25, 2017
  • Heart Pump Controllers Recalled

  • Fitness Trackers Highly Inaccurate in Counting Calories Burned: Study

  • Breakfast Sausages Recalled


Health Highlights: May 26, 2017
  • German Parents Who Don't Have Children Vaccinated Will Face Fines


Health Tip: Eat More Mediterranean Foods

Favorites that are kid-friendly


Health Tip: Exercise Your Brain Every Day

Here's what seniors can do


Health Tip: Is Your Backyard Safe?

Here's how you can improve safety


Health Tip: Warm Up Before You Work Out

You'll thank yourself later


Hospital 'Baby Boxes' May Help Prevent SIDS in Newborns

The innovative take-home gift helped curb the dangerous practice of bed-sharing, study found


Hospitals Vary in Moving Stroke Patients to Comfort or Hospice Care

Study found doctors more apt to suggest it sooner for older, white, female and uninsured patients


Kidneys From Deceased Diabetics Might Ease Organ Shortage: Study

More than 100,000 people are on the U.S. kidney transplant wait-list


New Cholesterol Fighting Meds Target Key Gene

Two trials show promise for non-statin approach to heart health


One Man's Trash Is Another's Fiber

Wasted food in U.S. would reduce nutritional shortfalls, researchers say


Promising Results for Drug to Fight Arthritis Linked to Psoriasis

Psoriatic arthritis causes painful joint swelling, but new medication Taltz might help


Scientists Report Progress on Genetic Test for Anal Cancer

But research is still in early stages


Special Diets, Supplements for Autism Still a Question Mark

Analysis of 19 trials turned up little proof they actually work; more definitive research needed


Stroke Risk Can Rise With Pregnancy-Linked High Blood Pressure

Infections, clotting disorders, history of high blood pressure puts women with preeclampsia in jeopardy, study says


Supercharging Exercise With Interval Training

More results in less time


Teasing Teens About Weight May Do Lasting Harm

They're more likely to be obese and struggle with emotional eating as adults, research finds


U.S. Moms-to-Be Often Victims of Assault

Researchers recommended routine prenatal screening for violence and trauma


Warming Climate, More Sleepless Nights?

Poor and elderly will feel the heat the most, study predicts