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After Heart Attack, New Threat: Heart Failure

1 in 4 survivors develops this serious condition within 4 years, study finds

Antidepressants Not Just for Depression Any More

Other uses include insomnia, pain and anxiety, researchers say

Balloon-in-a-Pill May Be New Weight-Loss Tool

Those using the device were nearly 7 percent lighter after six months

Colon Cancer Rising in People Under 50

Incidence up more than 10 percent in 10 years among Americans, study finds

Drink Spiking a Problem on U.S. Campuses

Risk of sexual assault much greater for women, study finds

Health Highlights: May 24, 2016
  • Family of Baseball's Tony Gwynn Sues Tobacco Industry

  • Former NFL Player Bubba Smith Had CTE Brain Disease: Researchers

  • Adult Smoking Rate Has Largest Drop in More Than 20 Years: CDC

  • 'Natural' Insect Repellants Lose Effect Quickly: Study

  • NFL Tried to Influence Government Study on Concussions: Report

Health Tip: Have Headaches? Speak to Your Doctor

Learn as much as possible about your condition

Health Tip: Help Protect Your Vision

Get regular eye checkups

High-Salt Diets May Raise Heart Risks for Kidney Patients

Study found higher odds for heart attack, stroke in people who consumed more sodium daily

Hormone May Be Linked to Teenage Obesity

Researchers suspect low levels of spexin might play contributing role

More Evidence That Smog a Heart Threat

Study found 3 months of exposure linked to higher cholesterol levels, especially for those with diabetes

Most Americans Wouldn't Join a Clinical Trial, Survey Finds

Only 40 percent had favorable view of these studies, but number rose when they received more info

No Welcome Mats for Diabetes, Obesity in 'Walkable' Neighborhoods

Urban design can play a role in public health, experts suggest

Time to Drop the 'No-Eating Rule' Before Colonoscopy?

Consuming limited amount of low-fiber food day before didn't disrupt procedure, study finds

Weight-Loss Surgery Helps Treat Type 2 Diabetes

45 professional groups say the procedure improves blood sugar control

What Really Works to Help Baby Sleep

Two long-recommended methods seem effective and bring no psychological harm, study finds

Blood Pressure Swings Linked to Faster Decline in Mental Skills

Study found older adults with wide variations were more likely to show deterioration in thinking abilities

Health Highlights: May 23, 2016
  • NFL Tried to Influence Government Study on Concussions: Report

  • Fitbit Heart Monitors 'Highly Inaccurate,' Study Says

  • Five Cases of Zika-Linked Microcephaly in Colombia Since Start of Year

  • Opioid Prescriptions Drop for First Time in Two Decades

Loss of Y Chromosome in Men Tied to Alzheimer's Risk

Study raises provocative questions, expert says

Stool Transplant Soothes Tough-to-Treat Colitis in Study

Eased symptoms, healed colons in 1 in 4 patients

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