Health Archive
21 September 2015, 02:03 AM ET
Apples come in first among popular fruits for kids.
18 September 2015, 03:55 PM ET
Just because it's legal doesn't mean teens approve.
18 September 2015, 01:39 PM ET
Two dozen people in nine states have been sickened with the serious foodborne illness listeriosis, likely from eating soft cheeses that were contaminated with bacteria.
18 September 2015, 11:48 AM ET
A healthy 29-year-old guy who started having episodes of fainting had an unusual culprit to blame.
18 September 2015, 02:16 AM ET
When you drop a piece of food on the floor, is it really OK to eat if you pick up within five seconds?
17 September 2015, 03:37 PM ET
Nearly 100 children in the United States were suspected of having Ebola last year, and they sometimes experienced delays in care because medical staff were concerned about being exposed to the disease.
17 September 2015, 03:15 PM ET
This season's flu vaccine has arrived.
17 September 2015, 07:15 AM ET
A prosthetic hand that is connected directly to the brain successfully enabled a paralyzed man to "feel" again, according to researchers at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).
17 September 2015, 12:27 AM ET
The bladder is a round, sack-like organ that stores urine. It is typically the size of a large grapefruit but can stretch much larger as needed.
16 September 2015, 08:00 PM ET
In a 10-year study, people who ate a lot of produce and avoided processed meats had a lower risk of depression.
16 September 2015, 06:23 PM ET
A tourist to the Red Sea left with an unwanted souvenir: a pair of fish jaws in his eyelid, according to a new report of the case.
16 September 2015, 05:26 PM ET
Teens who drink energy drinks a lot are more likely to get head injuries than those who don't consume the highly caffeinated beverages, a new study from Canada suggests.
16 September 2015, 04:59 PM ET
Obesity is associated with a 54 percent increase in the risk of developing a common type of brain tumor, researchers say.
16 September 2015, 02:17 PM ET
People who have head and neck cancer and undergo radiation treatments often suffer from permanent damage to their salivary glands. But a new radiation method could stop this.
16 September 2015, 02:10 PM ET
Drinking a cup of coffee at night may be bad for sleep in more ways than one: Caffeine not only keeps you alert but also affects the body's internal clock.
16 September 2015, 01:19 PM ET
If you want to get a little more movement into your daily life, a pedometer app can help by providing a shot of motivation.
16 September 2015, 01:00 PM ET
Outdoor air pollution kills 3.3 million people around the world every year, according to a new study.
16 September 2015, 02:05 AM ET
Gel "shield" may block damage from radiation during prostate cancer treatments.
15 September 2015, 07:17 PM ET
Drinking diet soda may go hand in hand with indulging in extra cookies or french fries, a new study suggests.
15 September 2015, 07:05 PM ET
Regular soap is just as effective as antibacterial soap when it comes to getting rid of germs with hand washing, a new study finds.
15 September 2015, 01:34 PM ET
For kids, spending time in the great outdoors may lower the risk of becoming nearsighted, new research suggests.
15 September 2015, 06:51 AM ET
Contaminated cocaine caused a woman's bizarre symptoms in the Netherlands.
15 September 2015, 12:01 AM ET
More evidence suggests that our chairs are killing us.
14 September 2015, 05:43 PM ET
Breastfeeding may affect the way some babies perceive other people's emotions, according to a new study.
14 September 2015, 07:12 AM ET
A new study adds another health benefit to the Mediterranean diet's long list.
14 September 2015, 12:01 AM ET
Lacerations are the most common injury from tricycle accidents seen in emergency rooms.
14 September 2015, 12:01 AM ET
Children exposed to certain pesticides used in homes may have an increased risk of childhood cancers, according to a new study.
13 September 2015, 06:00 PM ET
Smoking pot may increase risk for prediabetes.
11 September 2015, 11:29 PM ET
When someone you know is fighting addiction, where can you go for help?
11 September 2015, 07:28 PM ET
A compound found in red wine that's been theorized to have anti-aging effects appears to be safe for people with Alzheimer's disease, and may point to a new way to treat the disease.
11 September 2015, 12:23 PM ET
The human body could be used as rapid, scalable vaccine factories, DARPA researchers said at a new technology forum.