Today's Health News

Oral Sex Plus Smoking a Cancer Danger for Men

Risk of head and neck tumors tied to HPV infection jumps to 15 percent for this group, study finds

Kidney Failure Can Isolate Young Patients

Relationships and employment often suffer, study finds

Drug OD Rate Now Higher in Rural U.S. Than Cities: CDC

Hardest-hit communities need targeted preventive measures, report suggests

Yoga + Aerobics Doubles Heart Benefits

Combined, these exercises are better than either alone, study suggests

How Many Mutant Genes Drive Cancer?

Study finds there's no precise number of DNA changes needed to spur a tumor

Textured Breast Implants Linked to Rare Cancer

Researchers say many doctors and patients may be unaware of the risk

Hepatitis C Screening May Boost Opioid Treatment Success

When people find out they have the infection, they're more likely to stay off drugs

Pollution Tied to 9 Million Deaths Worldwide in 2015

Dirty air and water aren't the only culprits, new report says

Smartphones, Tablets Sabotaging Teens' Sleep

Study found more adolescents getting less rest because of temptations of technology

Can Aspirin Stop Liver Cancer in Hepatitis B Patients?

Study from Taiwan finds link between aspirin use and reduced cancer risk

Exercising With Asthma or Allergies

Smart steps to stay safe

State Laws Help Reduce Concussions in Youth Sports

Study finds more students are reporting symptoms, preventing recurring injuries

Is a Dangerous Bird Flu on the Horizon?

H7N9 is still confined to China, but new research suggests potential for wider transmission

3 Million Americans Say They Carry Handguns Every Day

And many keep them concealed, review finds

Obamacare Widened Access to Cancer Care

ACA boosted coverage for people with various malignancies, study says

Lying Down After an Epidural: A Smart Idea?

Study found it increased chances of having a normal delivery

Could Too Much Exercise Be Bad for Men's Hearts?

Maybe, but only for white men, study suggests

People Deemed Better Looking, Better Off After a Nose Job

But the study only included patients who achieved 'ideal' results

More Young Kids Spending Lots of Time on Phones, Tablets

Survey finds big jump over past 6 years in media availability, use for youngest Americans

FDA Approves 2nd Gene Therapy

Yescarta fights a type of lymphoma; move is heralded as helping open 'new era' in medical care