Today's Health News

Youth Football Ups Odds of Brain Problems in Adulthood

Researchers say greater risk of behavior issues, depression in those who played tackle before age 12

Opioid ODs Have Cut Into U.S. Life Expectancy: CDC

Doctors must start treating addiction, expert says

Obesity Rates Have Stopped Rising for Young Americans

But progress is fragile and rates still too high, report authors say

Cancer Treatment Can Affect Your Food Preferences

Metallic tastes can appear for many patients on chemo

Caring for a Sick Pet Can Really Drain You

Emotional burden is steep, study shows, but vets can help owners cope

This Mistake Can Cost Athletes' Lives in Cardiac Arrest

Bystanders often get distracted by a non-life-threatening issue, research shows

Exercise May Stem Kidney Damage in Lupus Patients

But stress may trigger the reverse, researchers report

Restaurant Rules for Weight Loss

How to indulge at these diet danger zones

Are Today's Teens Putting the Brakes on Adulthood?

They're often postponing traditional 'milestones' to growing up, study suggests

Doctors Eye the Danger From 'Nerf' Guns

'Bullets' bought online may be contributing to ocular injuries

Focus on Just One Sport Can Mean Stress for Girls

Study of soccer players shows diversity of activity might help

Girl Soccer Players Take More Chances After Concussions

They're more likely than boys to return to play, research shows

9 of 10 Docs Unprepared to Prescribe Marijuana

The burgeoning practice isn't discussed in medical schools, research shows

Death Risk From Triathlons May Be Higher Than Thought

Minorities Exposed to Dirtier Air, U.S. Study Finds

Do Nursing Home Workers Change Gloves Often Enough?

HIV and Smoking a Lethal Combo for the Lungs

Tattoo Today, Regret Tomorrow: Tips to Parents From Pediatricians

Higher Cigarette Taxes May Mean Fewer Infant Deaths

Beat Back Mosquitos After Hurricane Irma