Neck Cracking and Stroke: How Risky Is It?
A direct cause-and-effect link has not been established, but the Heart Association-Stroke Association statement recommends that health care...
Breastfeeding Brings a Heart Bonus for Mom
In the study, researchers assessed heart and blood vessel health in postmenopausal women, along with their breastfeeding history.
Swallowed Button Batteries Must be Removed: Study
Whenever a child swallows a battery -- or might have swallowed one -- parents should get to the hospital right away.
Sugary Drinks and Juices Increase Early Death Risk
The researchers found that those who drank the most sugar-sweetened beverages -- including 100% fruit juice -- had higher odds of dying during the...
For Women With HIV, Life Can Hurt Fight for Health
The study of nearly 2,000 HIV-positive women in Washington, D.C., New York, Chicago and San Francisco who have been followed since 1994 found that...
E-Cig Makers' Free Stuff Leads More Teens to Vape
Before adjusting for other factors, the researchers found that teens who owned promotional items were 2.3 times more likely to try alternative...
The Unsexy Truth: Fewer in the U.S. Having Sex
Despite all the steamy action portrayed on our screens both big and small, new data suggest fewer people are actually having sex than in the past,...
Suicides Up Among U.S. Kids; Girls' Deaths Highest
Suicide is the second-leading cause of death among Americans aged 10 to 19, with rates historically higher in boys than girls.
Colon Cancer Increasingly Striking the Young
Among twenty-somethings, colon cancer cases rose by 18% a year in Denmark and 11% in Norway, according to the study published May 16 in The Lancet...
LED Blue Light Poses Eye, Sleep Risks: Report
The blue light in LED lighting used in many consumer products may harm your sleep and pose a risk to your eyes, a new report warns.
Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Backyard Chickens
Backyard flocks of live poultry have been linked with salmonella outbreaks that have sickened 52 people in 21 states, the CDC says.
Diets High in Processed Foods a Recipe for Obesity
Study found people who ate predominantly processed foods were more likely to gain weight.