Today's Health News

McCain Says No to Latest Effort to Replace Obamacare

The bill, which would give states more flexibility in health care spending, is now in jeopardy

Lady Gaga's Fibromyalgia Puts Illness in the Spotlight

Daily struggle with chronic pain, disability defines patients' lives, experts say

Coming Soon: Glaucoma Self-Care, From Home?

Study finds many patients can manage self-testing, but one doctor questions its value

How Would Your Family Weather a Disaster?

Failure to plan is the number one mistake

Don't Let the Tick Stick

Dermatology expert offers advice on tick removal and avoiding them in the first place

Body Gestures Aid Conversation

Study found responses, answers came more quickly with nonverbal cues

More Teen Dads?

Report finds number of teen moms stays stable while it goes up for males

Workers Without Paid Sick Leave Suffer Ill Effects

Added stress may interfere with daily activities, study suggests

Even a Little More Activity Could Save Millions of Lives

Think of walking to work or cleaning as low-cost preventive medicine

IUD Won't Interfere With Breast-Feeding

No reason to delay this type of birth control after having a baby

'Off-Roading' Threat May Lurk in the Air

Riders should think about toxic exposures, not just injuries: study

Survey: 9 of 10 Americans Take Cancer Prevention Steps

Yoga May Bring Better Sleep to Breast Cancer Patients

As little as two times a week seemed to make a difference over long term

When It Comes to Exercise, Quality Trumps Quantity

Maximizing the results of your fitness efforts

Frequent Blood Donations Safe for Some, But Not All

In certain donors, iron deficiency might need to be addressed long term, study finds

When Adults Show Determination, Babies Copy

'It's OK to let your kids see you sweat,' researcher says

Chlorine plus Pee equals Breathing Trouble for Waterpark Workers

CDC report finds unventilated air around pools can become toxic

Premature Births Cost Health Plans Billions

Employer-based insurance forked over the money for special care, treatment of birth defects, study says

Could Pests, Dust Lower Kids' Odds for Asthma?

Inner-city study found early exposure to cockroaches and mice droppings seemed protective

Asthma Drug Tied to Nightmares, Depression

But experts stress Singulair also has lifesaving benefits