April 18, 2014: Restaurants in Poor Areas Push Unhealthy Foods, Study Finds
Making good meal choices is harder, researcher says

April 18, 2014: How to Make 'Low-Cal' Menu Options More Palatable
Study authors recommend not grouping these dishes together

April 18, 2014: Ragwitek Approved for Adult Ragweed Allergy
Tablet placed under the tongue

April 18, 2014: Appetite, Taste Changes Reported After Weight-Loss Surgery
Sense of smell also altered for some patients in British study

April 18, 2014: So-Called 'Apple Shape' Not a Risk Factor for Breast Cancer: Study
Overweight, not waist size, was tied to higher odds of developing disease in older women

April 18, 2014: More People Worldwide Eating 'Healthy' Fats, Study Finds
But consumption of harmful fats stuck at same levels as 20 years ago

April 17, 2014: Tonsillectomy May Spur Weight Gain in Kids, But Won't Cause Obesity: Study
Post-op rise in weight occurs mostly in younger, thinner children, research shows

April 17, 2014: Salmonella Cases Dip in U.S., But Food Poisoning Rates Remain High
New CDC report finds certain contaminants, such as Vibrio and E. coli, on the rise

April 17, 2014: FDA Approves Under-the-Tongue Hay Fever Pill
Ragwitek helps the body immunize itself against the offending plant

April 17, 2014: Most Medical Devices Approved for Kids Only Tested on Adults: Study
Children need inclusion in clinical trials to ensure safety, effectiveness, researchers say

April 17, 2014: Low Birth Weight, Lack of Breast-Feeding Tied to Inflammation Risk in Adulthood
Study of more than 10,000 people suggests these infants may someday have more health problems

April 17, 2014: Scientists Find New Way to Observe 'Good' Brown Fat
Information from MRI scans might help in obesity, diabetes research

April 17, 2014: Small Childbirth Change Might Help Prevent Iron Deficiency in Babies: Study
With mothers holding newborns differently, cord clamping could be delayed, researchers say

April 17, 2014: School Bans on Chocolate Milk May Backfire
Kids ended up drinking less fat-free white milk, too, Oregon study finds

April 16, 2014: Diabetes Complication Rates Drop Among U.S. Adults
But at the same time, rates of diabetes have more than tripled, researchers report

April 16, 2014: Leeches Help Save Woman's Ear After Pit Bull Mauling
The 17-day treatment prevented blood vessel clogging that could threaten reconnection, surgeons say

April 16, 2014: Your 'Healthy' Bacteria Are as Individual as You Are
Study finds helpful microbial communities vary person to person

April 16, 2014: Crunchy or Smooth? Food's Texture May Sway Perception of Calories
When study participants were thinking about calories, they ate more of the crunchier items, less of the soft

April 15, 2014: Obesity Linked to Increased Odds of Losing Baby, Study Finds
Weight counseling should start before pregnancy, expert says

April 15, 2014: Too Little Vitamin D May Add to Obesity's Burden
Study suggests severely overweight people are slowed down by low 'sunshine vitamin' levels

April 15, 2014: Tanzeum Approved for Type 2 Diabetes
Along with diet and exercise

April 15, 2014: Mother's Pregnancy Weight Gain May Influence Child's Obesity Risk
Study found that either too few or too many added pounds upped child's odds for being overweight

April 15, 2014: FDA Approves New Type 2 Diabetes Drug
Tanzeum is injected once a week and appears to help control blood sugar levels, agency says

April 15, 2014: Less Salt Use Tied to Drop in U.K. Heart Deaths
Deaths from stroke also fell in the 8-year study from England

April 14, 2014: Clues to Type 2 Diabetes Discovered on Mount Everest
Study found low oxygen levels in healthy people at high altitudes led to increase in signs of insulin resistance

April 14, 2014: Nearly 10 Percent of U.S. Adults Now Have Diabetes: Study
Researchers found a nationwide rise of the disease since late 1980s, and a parallel rise in obesity

April 14, 2014: Young People With Epilepsy Face Higher Injury Risk: Study
British researchers found increased odds of fractures, burns, medication poisoning

April 14, 2014: Feed a Spouse, Starve an Argument?
Study using voodoo dolls suggests irritable partners should grab a snack before speaking

April 11, 2014: Teens' Indoor Tanning May Be Linked to Unhealthy Dieting
Poor body image behind both behaviors, expert says

April 11, 2014: Vegetables in Childhood May Benefit Breast Health
Girls who ate carotenoid-rich foods less likely to have breast conditions, study finds

April 10, 2014: Kitchen Cutting Boards Can Harbor Drug-Resistant Germs: Study
Poultry prep linked to E. coli found on food equipment in homes, hospitals

April 10, 2014: A Doctor's 'People Skills' Affects Patients' Health
Comfortable relationship can be as beneficial as statins for heart problems, study finds

April 10, 2014: Booze Brands in Pop Lyrics May Spur Teen Drinking, Study Says
Adolescents hear 8 alcohol products mentioned a day on average, researchers report

April 10, 2014: Does Facebook Make Women Feel Bad About Their Bodies?
Study found more time on the social networking site was tied to greater likelihood of negative self-image

April 10, 2014: Girls Suffer Worse Concussions, Study Suggests
Researchers found they had more severe symptoms, longer recovery times than boys

April 10, 2014: More High School Athletes Complying With Concussion Guidelines, Study Finds
Awareness of precautions growing but improvement still needed, experts say

April 10, 2014: Health Tip: Eating Fish During Pregnancy
Avoid types that harbor lots of mercury

April 09, 2014: High-Fat Diet May Boost Breast Cancer Risk
Study found women who ate the most saturated fat were more likely to develop tumors

April 09, 2014: Obesity-Related Enzyme Targeted in Mouse Study
Findings suggest new way to prompt body to burn extra energy

April 09, 2014: Obesity May Shorten Colon Cancer Survival
Patients' risk of death rises with every 5-point increase in BMI, study suggests

April 09, 2014: Study Links Coffee to Lower Liver Cancer Risk
Daily drinkers had reduced risk of the most common form of liver malignancy, but researchers can't say why

April 09, 2014: Free Drinking Water Available to Most U.S. Kids at School Lunch
Study found Southern schools doing best at meeting USDA rule

April 09, 2014: Men With Eating Disorders Often Ignore Symptoms
British study finds that too many males associate anorexia, bulimia as only a woman's issue

April 08, 2014: Too Many Younger Teens Still Getting Pregnant: CDC
Girls aged 15 to 17 account for about one-quarter of teen births, report shows

April 08, 2014: Just One Season of Hits in High School Football May Alter Brain: Study
Players did not have concussions, still showed changes in white matter

April 08, 2014: Arsenic in Well Water Tied to Less Brain Power in U.S. Study
Researchers found students exposed to higher levels of the element had lower IQ test scores

April 08, 2014: Health Tip: Confused About Healthy Eating?
Here's expert advice

April 07, 2014: More U.S. Children Severely Obese, Study Says
Report, which conflicts with recent CDC review, finds growing number of kids likely to suffer serious health problems

April 07, 2014: Stress Hormone May Drive Risk-Taking by Teen Motorists
Study found those with lower cortisol levels were more likely to crash

April 07, 2014: Kids' Concussions Defined by Where They Live, Study Finds
Sports fell more city children; motorized vehicles a danger in the country