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: 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 18, 2014: Can Bike Riding Up Prostate Cancer Risk?
Experts note study findings aren't definitive, and risk is minimal

July 18, 2014: Those With HIV Living Longer, International Study Finds
Deaths from AIDS-related causes, heart disease and liver disease have all dropped

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 16, 2014: Science Finds Way to Block Booze's Effect -- in Worms
But the finding might someday lead to new alcoholism treatments, researchers hope

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: Even Moderate Drinking Might Raise Odds for Irregular Heartbeat
But the finding held true for wine and liquor only, not beer, researchers note

July 14, 2014: Men With Prostate Cancer May Not Always Get Best Advice
Doctors suggest widely varying treatments; second opinion vital, experts say

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

July 11, 2014: Brains of Sex Addicts May Be Wired Like Those of Drug Addicts, Study Finds
Porn triggered activity in brain centers also tied to drug addiction responses, researcher says

July 11, 2014: Depression May Make It Harder to Beat Prostate Cancer
Men with both conditions have worse survival odds, study contends

July 10, 2014: Shoulder Surgery Gets NFL Players Back in the Game
About 90 percent return to play after stabilizing procedure, study finds

July 10, 2014: Researchers See Link Between Dyslexia, Abuse
But they're not sure which one might lead to the other

July 10, 2014: Study Links Vasectomy to Aggressive Prostate Cancer
But the finding doesn't prove cause-and-effect; urologists call for more research

July 09, 2014: Breast Cancer Drug May Help Women Fight a Leading Cause of Infertility: Study
Letrozole improves pregnancy rates in women with polycystic ovary syndrome, researcher says

July 08, 2014: Study Targets Causes of Birth Defects
New research challenges chromosomal theory tied to problems

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: 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 07, 2014: Men Develop Breast Cancer, Too
But little research is done on male treatments, expert says

July 04, 2014: Ecstasy Use Tied to Rare Spinal Blood Vessel Problem in Teen
Drug can spike blood pressure, making existing blood vessel conditions worse, study authors say

July 03, 2014: Researchers Discover How 'Magic Mushrooms' Affect the Brain
MRIs showed brain activity that mirrored what's seen in a dream-like state

July 02, 2014: 'Generally Reassuring' Findings on Fertility Drugs, Women's Cancers
But researchers still urge long-term monitoring

July 02, 2014: Latest Study Finds No Link Between Testosterone Supplements, Heart Attack
Finding runs counter to some prior reports; much larger trials are needed, experts say

July 02, 2014: Many Teens May Get Several Pro-Marijuana Tweets a Day
Twitter might be influencing young people's opinions of the drug, study suggests

July 02, 2014: Injuries, Violence Are Leading Causes of Death for Young Americans
CDC researcher calls for broader preventive measures

July 01, 2014: Prescriptions for Powerful Painkillers Vary Widely Among States: CDC
Death toll can be reduced with better oversight, agency says, citing success in Florida

July 01, 2014: Treatment for Heroin Addiction Should Continue After Hospital Discharge: Study
Relapse rates lower if people got both inpatient and outpatient therapy, researchers report

June 30, 2014: Sperm Donor Age May Not Affect Infertility Treatment Success: Study
Sperm quality and woman's age are more important factors in fertility success, researchers say

June 30, 2014: Kids With ADHD More Likely to Abuse Drugs: Analysis
But researchers also found that medications used to treat disorder not part of increased risk

June 27, 2014: Summer's a Great Time for Tonsil Removal
Surgery won't disrupt school schedule, kids can relax during recovery, doctor says

June 26, 2014: 1 in 10 Deaths Among Adults Tied to Alcohol: CDC
Study also found those who died from drinking-related causes lost roughly 30 years of life

June 24, 2014: Multiple Drug Use Fueling Drugged-Driving Fatalities: Report
Marijuana more common among younger drivers, prescription drugs among older drivers

June 23, 2014: Screen Older Men Who've Ever Smoked for Aneurysms: Experts
Benefit outweighs cost of checking for weak spots in major blood vessel

June 20, 2014: Soccer Scores a Goal for Senior Fitness
Ex-couch potatoes over 63 gained muscle strength, stronger bones, healthier hearts, study finds

June 20, 2014: Testosterone Products Must Warn About Risk of Venous Clots: FDA
Announcement comes as agency continues broader review of the popular supplements' effects on heart

June 19, 2014: Timing of Day's First Cigarette May Influence Lung Cancer Risk
People who light up soon after rising might face higher odds for the disease, research shows

June 19, 2014: Cost of Prostate Cancer Surgery Varies Widely in U.S.
Fees have no reflection on quality, researchers say

June 19, 2014: Mouse Study Supports Notion of 'Tanning Addiction'
'Feel-good' hormones respond to daily UV light exposure, researchers find

June 19, 2014: Sharp Rise in 'Meth'-Linked ER Visits in U.S., Study Shows
Resurgence in abuse cases reverses a decline noted between 2005-2007, federal experts say

June 17, 2014: Health Tip: Is Your Teen Abusing Alcohol?
Warning signs that a teen may be drinking

June 17, 2014: E-Cigarette Sources Soaring, Study Finds
About 10 new brands, 240 new flavors come out every month; some quickly disappear though

June 14, 2014: Stricter Laws Might Reduce Aggressive Driving in Young Males: Study
Speeding-related deaths, injuries dropped after new laws and harsher penalties took effect, researchers say

June 13, 2014: Headaches During Sex More Common Than Thought, Expert Says
Problem affects more than 1 out of 100 people, mostly men

June 13, 2014: Underage Binge Drinkers Grab the Hard Stuff, Survey Finds
Only about one-third of teen booze binges involves beer

June 13, 2014: Dads Who Do Housework May Spur Daughters to Aim High: Study
Promoting gender equality at home may foster ambition in girls, researchers say

June 13, 2014: Gay 'Hook-Up' Apps Tied to Higher STD Infection Rates: Study
Men who use smartphones to locate new sex partners may be prone to riskier encounters, researchers say

June 11, 2014: Marriage, But Not Cohabitation, Pays Health Dividends -- for Him
Commitment to lifelong relationship appears to be key, study says

June 10, 2014: Many STDs May Go Undiagnosed, U.S. Report Finds
Nearly 2 million Americans have chlamydia infection, but about 400,000 don't know it, government estimates