Today's Health News

Florida Reports 1st Locally Transmitted Zika Infections in U.S.

4 cases likely originated from area mosquitoes, CDC says

Treating Psoriasis May Reduce Risk for Other Ills

This chronic skin disease can affect overall health, dermatologist says

Is Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity Real?

Study finds distinctly different biological changes than those from celiac disease, wheat allergy

Cancer Surgeons Advise Against Removal of Healthy Breast

For most women, risk of disease in unaffected breast is low, group says

Eczema's Effects More Than Skin Deep

Itchy skin condition also linked to a number of other ills, skin specialist says

Archeological Finds Push First Known Cancer Back 2 Million Years

Discoveries challenge belief that it is a modern-day disease

Humans Can Pass Staph Germs to Monkeys

Scientists found evidence of transmission between species in Gambia as recently as 7 years ago

Fentanyl-Laced 'Norco' Is Lethal, Report Warns

New street drug combines two synthetic opioids

Pregnancy Problems More Likely With Baby Boys, Study Suggests

Gender-related differences seem to start before birth

New Guidelines Issued for Cancer Patients' Post-Treatment Pain

Specialists urge doctors to offer alternative therapies for this widespread problem

Weight-Loss Surgery Doesn't Boost Bone Health: Study

Increased risk for fractures remained after procedure

Almost 3 in 10 Women Get Pregnant Naturally After Fertility Treatments

Most conceptions occurred within 2 years of stopping assisted reproduction therapies, study reports

The English Bulldog's Health Has Gone to the Dogs

Aggressive breeding to change appearance dampened the pooches' immune systems, study says

Florida Investigates 2 More Possible Cases of Zika Virus Local Transmission

If all 4 are confirmed, they would be first instances of mosquito-borne infection in continental United States

Timing Conception Might Help Reduce Zika Risk in Affected Areas

Researcher suggests attempting pregnancy when mosquito activity is low to avoid birth defects

What Happens When You're Hypnotized?

Three distinct changes occur in the brain, scientists find

Are Unemployed Husbands Fueling Divorce Rates?

Finding challenges common belief that women entering workforce in greater numbers was to blame

Tighten Teens' Nighttime Driving Restrictions: CDC

Midnight cutoff is too late to help, researchers say

'Active Surveillance' of Prostate Cancer Doesn't Dampen Quality of Life

Choosing no treatment and regular check-ups didn't seem to stress men with low-risk disease, study found

FDA OKs New Injectable Type 2 Diabetes Medication

Drug lowers blood sugar levels, and doesn't boost risk of heart problems, agency says