Today's Health News

Could Prescribed NSAID Painkillers Raise Heart Failure Risk?

Study of millions of health records suggests an association, but can't prove cause-and-effect

FDA Approves 1st 'Artificial Pancreas' for Type 1 Diabetes

Automated insulin delivery system will ease some of the burden of living with the condition

Congress Agrees to More Zika Funding: Reports

Part of larger spending package to keep federal government running into December

Zika May Be Passed on Through Tears, Sweat: Report

Doctors detail unusual case of infection at Utah hospital

Hurdles Ahead for Zika Vaccine: Experts

Though there are two promising candidates, testing and manufacturing challenges remain

'The Pill' May Raise Depression Risk

Study also ties hormonal patches, IUDs to greater antidepressant use, especially in teens

U.S. Teen Births Hit Another Record Low: CDC

Less sex, more contraception is the 'magic' formula, experts say

Doctors Often Neglect Their Own Mental Health

Perceived stigma, fear of career repercussions hinder treatment, study suggests

Homeless, Mentally Ill Youth Benefit From Housing Program

Over two years, they had a more stable living situation, researchers report

FDA Asks Public: What Is 'Healthy Food'?

Agency seeks input from Americans on defining what is considered nutritious

Study Links Pot Use to Relapse in Psychosis Patients

But experts note effect is small, and the research isn't definitive

Hot Flashes, Mood Woes?

Study found women who believed they had frequent episodes at night more likely to be mildly depressed

Food Flavors May Come From Surprising Sources

If you're looking for real, rather than artificial, tastes, be sure to check food labels

Your Biological Clock: Why Some Age Faster Than Others

New research could help explain why healthy living isn't always enough

A Happy Spouse May Keep You Healthy

Your husband or wife can encourage good lifestyle habits, researchers say

FDA's Cancer-Drug Reviewers Often Join Industry Later: Study

Analysis raises concerns about regulators' ability to serve the public interest, researchers suggest

Secondhand Smoke More Insidious Than Thought

Nonsmokers can be exposed without knowing it, suffer health risks, researchers say

1st Baby Born With DNA From 3 Parents

Technique designed to help couples who carry rare genetic mutations

Are There Alternatives to Statins?

Dietary changes, other meds and even surgery also can help lower cholesterol levels, study finds

Babies With Cleft Lip Likely to Have Normal Adulthood: Study

However, cleft palate was associated with increased risk for developmental problems