GENERALHEALTH:
What's Ahead for Health Care Reform in 2018?: Higher premiums, fewer choices, less time could confront consumers shopping for insurance, analysts say
Making the Most of Childhood Wellness Visits: Advance preparation can help get your questions answered
Estrogen May Influence Women's Depression Risk: Early menstruation, more frequent periods seem to make sad times less likely, researchers suggest
High-Dose Flu Shot May Help Nursing Home Residents Avoid Hospital: Rates of all-cause admission were significantly lower for elderly who got the stronger vaccine, study found
Health Highlights: July 21, 2017:
Cows May Offer Clues to an AIDS Vaccine: Their rapid reaction to immunization makes them potential guinea pigs, study suggests
Surgery for ACL Tear Often Successful Over Long Term: Even 10 years after procedure, many still playing sports, study finds
Travelers to Europe Need Measles Protection: CDC: 15 countries have reported outbreaks so far this year
Scans May Show Consciousness in 'Comatose' Patients: Bedside exams often miss subtle signs that patient is 'awake,' study says
Wider Access to Meds Cuts Global AIDS Deaths in Half: But eastern Europe and Middle East are falling behind, U.N. report says
Health Tip: Ease the Pain of a Blister: Follow this care guide
Oxygen Therapy Revives Brain of Toddler Who Nearly Drowned: Shrunken areas of brain tissue actually re-grew after treatment, doctor says
Laser Therapy Shows Promise Against Eye 'Floaters': These spots in vision can increase with age, researchers note
Health Highlights: July 20, 2017:
'Smart' Robot Technology Could Give Stroke Rehab a Boost: State-of-the-art harness shows promise in early trials
Losing Medicaid Tough on People Battling Depression: Study: Breaks in coverage result in more ER visits and longer hospital stays, research finds
Doctors' Group Offers Ideas for Easing Cancer Costs: New drugs routinely priced at $100,000 a year, ASCO says
Health Tip: Preventing Diabetic Foot Sores: What you can do
Study Traces All Dogs to Gray Wolves in Europe: It disputes previous research that domestication occurred twice, and included wolves from East Asia
Health Highlights: July 19, 2017:
'Nipple-Sparing' Mastectomies Don't Raise Odds of Cancer's Return: Study: Research suggests that the cosmetically superior procedure comes with no added risk
More Than 100 Million Americans Have Diabetes or Prediabetes: CDC: Lifestyle changes can prevent full-blown disease, report says
As Efforts to Repeal Obamacare Fail, Future of Health Care Reform in Limbo: 3 Republican senators tank effort to dismantle health law without an immediate replacement
Reducing Repeat Hospitalizations Doesn't Harm Patients: Study: Obamacare guidelines may mean better follow-up after discharge, researchers suggest
High-Dose Vitamin D May Not Curb Kids' Colds: Study seems to dispel a common myth around the daily supplement, researchers say