GENERALHEALTH:
Fire Up the Grill Safely This Holiday Weekend: Some expert tips on avoiding trouble with gas and charcoal barbecues
Adults Who Love Exercise May Gain 9 'Biological' Years: Regular jogging and other pursuits delay cellular aging, study finds
Warming Climate, More Sleepless Nights?: Poor and elderly will feel the heat the most, study predicts
Bystander CPR Helps Save Brain Function After Near-Drowning: Heart compressions were even more effective than automatic defibrillator, study finds
Health Highlights: May 26, 2017:
Could a Century-Old Drug Help Ease Autism Symptoms?: Small study produced positive results with the sleeping sickness medication suramin, but more research needed
Health Tip: Is Your Backyard Safe?: Here's how you can improve safety
Gut Bacteria Changes After Some Weight-Loss Surgeries: Better diversity seen after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, researchers say
Alzheimer's Deaths Jump 55 Percent: CDC: More patients also dying at home, with the caregiving burden falling on loved ones
Hospitals Vary in Moving Stroke Patients to Comfort or Hospice Care: Study found doctors more apt to suggest it sooner for older, white, female and uninsured patients
Haywire Immune Cells May Help Cause Baldness: Cells that fight inflammation also play role in hair growth, mice study finds
Kidneys From Deceased Diabetics Might Ease Organ Shortage: Study: More than 100,000 people are on the U.S. kidney transplant wait-list
Health Highlights: May 25, 2017:
Stroke Risk Can Rise With Pregnancy-Linked High Blood Pressure: Infections, clotting disorders, history of high blood pressure puts women with preeclampsia in jeopardy, study says
New Cholesterol Fighting Meds Target Key Gene: Two trials show promise for non-statin approach to heart health
Thick Middle May Raise Risk of Some Cancers: Where fat is carried is as strong a predictor as BMI, research suggests
Hospital Protocol Helps Thwart Serious Infection: Study finds faster treatment leads to lower risk of dying from sepsis
Death Rate Drops for Americans Hospitalized With COPD: Better technology may help patients survive complications of the respiratory disease, researchers say
Can Tracking Germs in One Hospital Make All Hospitals Safer?: Study mapped history of bacteria, viruses and fungi to understand how diseases spread among patients
Health Highlights: May 24, 2017:
Blood Test for Pancreatic Cancer Shows Early Promise: Scientists aim for earlier detection, when tumors are treatable
Health Tip: Keep Newborns Safer: Suggestions to protect your baby
At Major Teaching Hospitals, Lower Death Rates: Researchers assess 30-day survival for older patients
Checking Patient's Drug History May Help Curb Opioid Abuse: Sharpest declines seen in states like New York with strict rules for doctors
You're Less Apt to Fact-Check 'Fake News' When It's on Social Media: Study: When users saw others looking at same report online, they were less likely to verify claims