Health Archive
24 November 2015, 06:01 PM ET
An outbreak of E. coli bacteria tied to chicken salad sold at Costco has sickened 19 people in seven states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
24 November 2015, 04:50 PM ET
Reports of a potent pill powering ISIS fighters have some on high alert. Here's what drug experts say.
24 November 2015, 04:46 PM ET
Turkey Day can be challenging for people with acid reflux, or GERD. Here are some tips that may help.
24 November 2015, 12:06 PM ET
The headaches, low-energy feelings and other signs of PMS may signal an important health risk for women.
24 November 2015, 12:01 PM ET
Researchers found chemical clues hinting that when certain bacteria in the belly have had enough, they tell the brain that it's time to stop eating.
24 November 2015, 11:51 AM ET
Eating walnuts might improve your metabolic health, a new study suggests.
24 November 2015, 12:15 AM ET
Crib bumpers cause deaths and should be banned, researchers say.
23 November 2015, 07:31 PM ET
Menstruation happens monthly, but is studied rarely.
23 November 2015, 06:06 PM ET
Men are still the big drinkers in the United States, but the gender gap is closing.
23 November 2015, 03:01 PM ET
Lonely people may have worse health than those who are less socially isolated. New research points to why.
23 November 2015, 12:50 AM ET
Kids who take medications for ADHD may develop sleep problems, new research finds.
21 November 2015, 01:14 AM ET
A concussion is a traumatic brain injury (TBI) caused by the brain violently bouncing or twisting inside of the skull.
20 November 2015, 11:50 PM ET
When you sleep, where does your consciousness go?
20 November 2015, 03:00 PM ET
It's OK for pregnant moms to sip their morning mug.
19 November 2015, 10:25 PM ET
"Natural" and "organic" are common on food labels, but the terms can be confusing. There are, however, specific definitions for each term.
19 November 2015, 05:40 PM ET
People who speak more than one language seem to fare better after a stroke, a new study finds.
19 November 2015, 05:15 PM ET
Walking is good, but for older adults, walking faster may be better.
19 November 2015, 01:33 PM ET
These gifts can help the people in your life meet their fitness goals and ring in the New Year with a healthier lifestyle.
19 November 2015, 08:11 AM ET
Do high-fructose corn syrup and sugar have the same effects on human health? A lawsuit is now considering the question. Here's what the science says.
18 November 2015, 06:50 PM ET
Diets that dramatically limit the grams of fat a person eats may be useful for short-term weight loss, but they may not be healthy in the long-term, experts say.
18 November 2015, 02:36 PM ET
People who have lost their voice due to vocal cord tissue damage could some day be helped by a new advance: Lab-grown vocal tissue.
18 November 2015, 01:22 PM ET
For people with depression, "bright light therapy" might help, a new study suggests.
18 November 2015, 07:12 AM ET
Italians may be known for their love of wine, but drinking rates in the country have actually dropped markedly in recent years. Here's why.
18 November 2015, 01:46 AM ET
Researchers are starting to better understand sexual assault on colleges campuses, and some of the risk factors that it may involve.
17 November 2015, 11:46 PM ET
The Mediterranean diet focuses on eating foods that are as natural as possible, while limiting unhealthy fats and red meat. Many studies have shown that this type of diet can be very beneficial.
17 November 2015, 04:11 PM ET
A new technology that edits the genes within a cell was used recently to treat a baby with leukemia. The treatment may one day be used to treat other types of cancers, experts say.
17 November 2015, 01:08 PM ET
Do they cure colds? Prevent hair loss? Protect your heart? Mostly what they do is make supplement sellers wealthy - not make you and I more healthy. That said, certain added nutrition in pill form can be helpful, says the American Chemical Society.
17 November 2015, 12:20 PM ET
A little-known sexually transmitted disease may actually be fairly common, according to a new study.
17 November 2015, 11:56 AM ET
Charlie Sheen recently disclosed that he is HIV positive, but HIV infection isn't the death sentence it once was.
16 November 2015, 07:04 PM ET
A company that allegedly mislabeled its birth control pills is facing a lawsuit. What really happens when you skip your pill for a few days?
16 November 2015, 04:50 PM ET
People who drink moderate amounts of coffee daily may live longer than people who don't drink coffee, a new study finds.
16 November 2015, 02:24 PM ET
A successful facial transplant advances the field.
16 November 2015, 12:01 AM ET
Kids are developing infections that are hard to treat because the bacteria are resistant to the drugs commonly used in raising farm animals.
13 November 2015, 07:21 PM ET
A calorie is a unit of energy. Counting calories is one way to monitor weight loss.
13 November 2015, 04:49 PM ET
Ten women in the United States will soon be chosen to undergo the nation's first uterus transplants. The procedure is still highly experimental, and there are unknown risks.
13 November 2015, 11:10 AM ET
USDA recommendations for salt labeling on food packaging.