July 22, 2014: Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in Kids
Threat of respiratory disease may be up to 30 percent higher, study suggests

July 22, 2014: High-Salt Diets Could Double Risk of Heart Woes for Diabetics
Risk even greater for people whose diabetes isn't well-controlled, study finds

July 21, 2014: Could Probiotics Help Tame High Blood Pressure?
Study suggests effect from helpful microbes in yogurt, supplements, but more research is needed

July 21, 2014: No Change in Heart Attack Rates for Younger U.S. Adults
And women tend to fare worse than men, study finds

July 21, 2014: Good Schools May Be Good for a Teen's Health, Too
Study found lower-income kids at challenging high schools less likely to engage in risky behaviors

July 21, 2014: Waistlines of U.S. Kids Seem to Be Holding Steady, Study Finds
But too many children and teens remain obese, experts say

July 21, 2014: HIV Diagnoses Down in U.S., Except for Young Gay Males: CDC
Messages about safe sex may be falling on deaf ears, researcher notes

July 19, 2014: Many Young Adults Misinformed About Hookahs' Harms
More than half surveyed said the water pipes weren't dangerous

July 18, 2014: Food Safety Tips for the Summer
Clean hands, proper food temperatures are key to preventing foodborne illnesses, expert says

July 18, 2014: Full-Time Job May Disrupt Breast-Feeding Plans
Study found moms who returned to part-time work were better able to meet their goals

July 18, 2014: Health Tip: Keep a Food Diary
It may help you lose weight

July 17, 2014: College Alcohol Violations Often Draw a Slap on the Wrist: Study
Often, campus security won't report booze-related infractions to police or to health services, researchers say

July 17, 2014: Energy Drink 'Cocktails' May Boost Desire to Drink More
Alcohol plus Red Bull-type beverages might lead to binge-drinking, researcher suggests

July 17, 2014: Exercise May Help Counter Health Risks of Sedentary Lifestyle
'Fitter' couch potatoes weighed less and had better blood pressure, study reports

July 17, 2014: Sexy Facebook Photos Not a Hit With Many Young Women
Those who post provocative images considered less attractive, competent by their peers, study finds

July 17, 2014: 'Little League Shoulder' on the Rise
Rest, possibly combined with physical therapy, key to recovery, research suggests

July 17, 2014: Ruconest Approved for Rare Genetic Disease
Hereditary angioedema causes swelling of extremities, face and airways

July 16, 2014: Niacin Doesn't Reduce Heart Problems, May Create Some, Research Finds
Talk with your doctor about whether or not you should keep taking it, expert advises

July 16, 2014: Vitamin B No Help for Alzheimer's: Review
Though it lowered levels of compound associated with mental decline, no difference seen in thinking skills

July 16, 2014: Protein Temporarily Reversed Type 2 Diabetes in Mice
Scientists report that injection lowered blood sugar levels, improved insulin insensitivity

July 16, 2014: Is Obesity an Advantage After Heart Procedures?
Experts urge caution in interpreting study results

July 16, 2014: Most Kids Eat Fruit, Veggies Daily: CDC
Survey finds 3 out of 4 are getting these healthy foods each day

July 16, 2014: Health Tip: Watching Your Weight During Pregnancy
Helps foster a healthy size for baby

July 16, 2014: Health Tip: Pack Healthy Beach Snacks
Skip offerings from concession stands

July 15, 2014: A Healthy Lifestyle May Deflect Dementia
Older folks who began eating right, exercising did better on memory and problem-solving tests in study

July 15, 2014: Blood Thinners May Not Be Needed for Kids' Back Surgery
Close monitoring enough for most of these patients, study says

July 15, 2014: Omega-3s in Diet May Help Ward Off Lou Gehrig's Disease
Study found strong association between higher intake and lower odds for ALS

July 15, 2014: Organic Foods May Be Healthier, Review Finds
But critics say the analysis misses some important points

July 15, 2014: Gays, Lesbians Face Certain Health Challenges, U.S. Report Says
They're more likely to smoke, binge drink, but also more likely to get regular exercise

July 14, 2014: Testicular Cancer Up Sharply Among Young Hispanics, Study Finds
More research is needed to understand why, authors say

July 14, 2014: Stress May Leave You Heading to the Cookie Jar
Worried women could be prone to weight gain, study suggests

July 12, 2014: Make Exercise Fun, Eat Less Afterwards
Researchers found that people ate more if told their walk was exercise, rather than scenic stroll

July 11, 2014: Saliva Test Might Someday Replace Needle Prick for Diabetics
But device is still a long way from use by people

July 10, 2014: Some Teens May Face Emotional Problems After Concussion
Those with light or noise sensitivities post-injury seem to be more affected, study found

July 10, 2014: Losing Weight May Ease Hot Flashes, Study Finds
Doctors say extra fat, and the extra estrogen it produces, make menopause tougher for heavy women

July 10, 2014: 60 Percent of Diners Use Calorie Labeling When Posted: CDC
More women rely on menu's health info than men

July 10, 2014: Health Tip: Measuring Your Waist
It can help you determine if you're at a healthy weight

July 09, 2014: Obesity Epidemic Hitting Hispanics Hard, Study Finds
Severe obesity most common among young adults, setting them up for health problems later in life

July 09, 2014: Exercising Moms-to-Be Have Less Chubby Babies, Study Finds
This could benefit newborns later in life, researcher suggests

July 09, 2014: Kids Still Getting Too Much 'Screen Time': CDC
Nearly three-quarters of 12- to 15-year-olds spend 2 or more hours a day watching TV or on computer

July 08, 2014: Will You Be Obese? Look at Your Sisters, Brothers
Study found older sibling's obesity was strongest predictor for risk

July 08, 2014: Severe Obesity Cuts Up to 14 Years Off Life: Study
As weight climbs, so do related deaths from heart disease, diabetes and cancer, researchers say

July 08, 2014: 1 in 6 Teens Treated in ER Has History of Dating Violence: Study
Both males and females affected; risk goes up with drug and alcohol abuse, researchers say

July 08, 2014: Inactivity May Be Main Culprit in Obesity Epidemic: Study
Sharp rise seen in number of Americans who didn't exercise, while calorie intake stayed steady

July 08, 2014: Teens Drawn to Heavily Advertised Alcohol Brands: Study
Though ads are in compliance with law, researchers say findings suggest current regulations aren't enough

July 08, 2014: Study: Recalled Yogurt Tied to Fungus Infections
One strain can cause infections in healthy people, researcher says; company disputes finding

July 08, 2014: Health Tip: Debunking Myths About Weight Loss
Fad diets aren't safe or effective

July 08, 2014: Health Tip: Preparing Leftovers
Proper preparation can help ward off food poisoning

July 07, 2014: Obesity May Raise Risk of COPD
Study found those with largest waist sizes more likely to develop lung disease

July 07, 2014: Many Obese Women Face Stigma Every Day, Study Finds
Daily diaries documented snubs, insults and put-downs