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: MERS Virus Found in Air in Camel Barn
Genetic analysis shows viral sample from barn matched strain found in barn owner and camel, study shows

July 21, 2014: Asthma Drug May Help Those With Chronic Hives
Xolair found safe, effective for reducing symptoms, 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 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: Health Tip: Thwart Mold at Home
Address any leaks or damp areas

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

July 15, 2014: Kids From Dairy Farms Have Lower Allergy Risk, Study Finds
Benefits evident from birth, researchers say

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

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

July 14, 2014: iPads Can Trigger Nickel Allergies in Kids
Report involving 11-year-boy points to a simple solution: an iPad case

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: Will a Warmer Climate Mean More Kidney Stones?
U.S. study finds rates of these painful blockages are rising along with temperatures

July 10, 2014: Don't Blame Bad Weather for Your Aching Back
New study discounts notion that wind, rain influence lower back pain

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

July 07, 2014: Health Tip: Minimizing Food Allergies
Early breast-feeding may help

July 04, 2014: Headbanging to Heavy Metal Music Linked To Man's Brain Bleed
Practice is occasionally implicated in whiplash, blood vessel tears, researchers noted

July 03, 2014: ADHD Drugs May Up Risk of Heart Problems in Kids, Study Finds
But problems are rare, findings should not cause alarm, experts say

July 03, 2014: Hurricane Season Has Begun: Are You Ready?
Hurricane Arthur serves as reminder to check emergency food, water and medical supplies

July 03, 2014: Health Tip: Take it Easy on Chemical Cleaners
Especially if a family member has asthma

July 02, 2014: New Inhaled Drug Shows Promise Against Asthma, Allergies
Quilizumab quells production of protein that triggers reaction to allergens, researchers report

July 02, 2014: If You Can't Stand the Heat . . .
Health officials offer tips for coping with summer's soaring temps

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

June 30, 2014: 'Sexting' Linked to Sex in Middle School
40 percent who'd sent explicit messages or photos said they'd been sexually active, study finds

June 27, 2014: Teens Who Prefer Menthols Are Heavier Smokers: Study
It's a fallacy that they're safer than other tobacco products, researcher says

June 26, 2014: Moustaches, Home Oxygen Tanks Can Be Dangerous Match
Serious burns may be more likely for those with facial hair, researchers report

June 26, 2014: Milk, Egg Allergies Seem to Make Parents Most Anxious
Two-thirds of parents accurately assess severity of their child's food allergy, study reports

June 26, 2014: Health Tip: Keep Your Cool
Wear light, loosely fitted clothing on hot days

June 25, 2014: Some Acne Products Can Trigger Severe Allergic Reactions: FDA
In rare instances, reactions are potentially life-threatening, agency says

June 23, 2014: Web-Based Program May Help Beginner Drivers
A new spin on behind-the-wheel education improves teen safety, study says

June 23, 2014: Smog Controls Tied to Fewer Lung Disease Deaths in N.C.
Study of 20 years of data suggests federal mandates on cleaner air had positive impact on health

June 23, 2014: Indoor Tanning Leads to Early Skin Cancer, Study Says
Researchers say radiation from artificial sources is much stronger than midday sun

June 20, 2014: Grades Dive With Internet Use During Class Time, Study Finds
This type of multitasking challenges even the smartest college students

June 20, 2014: No Sign That ADHD Meds Raise Suicide Risk: Study
'Rigorous' Swedish research compared behavior when patients were on or off the stimulant drugs

June 19, 2014: Genes Tied to Curvature of Spine in Kids
Finding might lead to ways to prevent scoliosis in susceptible children, researchers say

June 19, 2014: Teen 'Sexting' Has a Double Standard, Study Shows
Girls are judged if they do, judged if they don't in small survey

June 19, 2014: U.S. Health Snapshots: Insurance Coverage Expands, but Gaps Remain
Federal reports capture nation's pre-Obamacare health status and health-care coverage

June 19, 2014: As Antidepressant Warnings Toughened, Teen Suicide Attempts Rose: Study
Overreaction to FDA warning may have led to undertreatment of depression, experts say

June 17, 2014: Summer's The Perfect Time for Healthy Eating
Select foods found in nature -- veggies, fruits, nuts and water, expert suggests

June 17, 2014: MERS Virus Did Not Spread in 2 U.S. Cases: Health Officials
Both of the respiratory infections were contracted in Saudi Arabia, CDC believes

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 16, 2014: Caffeine Affects Teen Boys, Girls Differently, Study Says
Slightly greater changes in heart rate, blood pressure seen in males