Today's Health News

Senate Rejects Repeal of Obamacare Without Replacement

Vote is latest blow to Republican efforts to dismantle the health care reform law

Binge Drinking Rates Dropping on College Campuses

But study also shows those rates are rising for young adults who are not in school

'Super Moms' and 'Super Dads': Work-Home Conflicts Affect Both Genders

'We need to bring men into the conversation,' researcher says

When Is It Nail Fungus?

Dermatologist says only an expert can diagnose condition accurately

Hearing Loss Rates Holding Steady for U.S. Teens: Study

Vaccine that prevents ear infections may have counterbalanced surge in headphone use, expert says

More E-Cigarettes, Fewer Tobacco Smokers?

Popularity of 'vaping' tied to increase in smoking cessation, study finds

Melanoma Isn't the Only Serious Skin Cancer

Squamous cell carcinoma is far more common and also dangerous if untreated, dermatologist says

Eczema Can Take a Toll on Adults

The chronic skin condition may interfere with daily life, expert says

Can Dogs Teach Doctors New Tricks?

Dermatologist says yes because there's overlap between some canine and human skin problems

Golfing and Gardening Your Way to Fitness

How to turn pastimes into workouts

Noninvasive Brain Test May Pinpoint Type of Dementia

In small study, electrical currents helped distinguish Alzheimer's from another form of brain trouble

Drug Beats Steroids for Controlling Blood Vessel Inflammation in Study

With tocilizumab's approval, there's an alternative treatment for giant cell arteritis

The Couple That Lives Together Shares Skin Bacteria Together

Similarities allowed researchers to pinpoint which folks were partners 86 percent of the time

Robotic Device May Help Gait in Kids With Cerebral Palsy

Those with condition known as 'crouch gait' had better posture and balance after 15 training sessions

In Mice, Brain Cells Discovered That Might Control Aging

These stem cells might hold valuable clues to time's effects on the body

Can Suicide Tries Spread Among Soldiers?

Increased risk seen within Army unit if another member had tried to take own life in previous year

Don't Put Off Weight-Loss Surgery Till You're Heavier

Best results seen for those with pre-op BMI of less than 40, study says

Opioid Abuse Down in Younger Americans, But Up Among Older Adults

Rates have doubled in people over 50, report says

New Surgery May Fix Tough-to-Treat Rotator Cuff Tears

Procedure could offer option for otherwise irreparable shoulder injury, surgeons say

HIV Treatment Protects Uninfected Partner From the Virus

Study of gay couples duplicates findings of earlier research