Today's Health News

House Delays Vote on Obamacare Overhaul

Revisions to initial GOP 'repeal and replace' plan didn't sit well with party moderates

U.S. Moves to Avert Shortage of Yellow Fever Vaccine

Brazil outbreak of mosquito-borne illness has officials worried, and transmission to U.S. is possible

Happy Mom Means Less Colicky Baby

Mothers' support system also seems to have protective effect, study suggests

Seizure Control Eases Life for Young Adults With Epilepsy

Those with uncomplicated cases do as well as their siblings without the disorder, study finds

Seniors Often Have Trouble Managing Money, Medicines

By 85, many could use a hand, study finds

Taking the Stairs a Better Pick-Me-Up Than Coffee

A 10-minute climb can increase fitness and motivation, researcher says

Most Seniors Use Cellphones While Behind the Wheel

Some even do it with kids in the car, survey finds

Type 2 Diabetes May Be Bad for Brain Health

Excess weight appears to amplify the threat, study says

Repeat Teen Births Still a Problem in United States: CDC

Too few teens use the most effective birth control after having a first baby

Guys, Take the Health Check Up a Notch

Working with your doctor can help prevent chronic conditions

Kids' Sun Safety Means 'Slip, Slap, Slop'

Skin cancer expert offers advice for protection against summer rays

Who You Are May Affect Your Diet More Than Where You Shop

Research counters conventional wisdom about easy access to healthy food choices

Did Syphilis Cause Painter Goya's Hearing Loss?

Hearing expert says maybe, but there are other possibilities

Crossroads for Obamacare

GOP efforts to replace the health law may affect consumer choice, premiums and protections

Money Pressures Mount When a Spouse Gets Cancer

Household income drops as much as 9 percent, new research finds

Drugs Now Involved in More Fatal U.S. Crashes Than Alcohol Alone

Study suggests deaths due to drugged driving are rising as states legalize pot and drug abuse grows

Opioid Use by Iraq, Afghanistan War Vets Mirrors Rest of U.S.: Study

Researchers conclude that use of the painkillers is 'an American problem,' not a VA problem

No Excuses: Exercise Can Overcome the 'Obesity Gene'

Physical activity appears to lower effects of key DNA linked to weight gain, study finds

Could Smoking in Pregnancy Affect a Grandkid's Autism Risk?

Study shows a generations-long link, but research can't prove cause-and-effect

Docs May Miss Major Cause of Vision Loss in Seniors

1 in 4 cases of age-related macular degeneration initially goes unrecognized, research suggests