Amphetamines Polluting Some Urban Streams: Study

Concentration of drugs may be high enough to cause ecological changes, researchers say

Animal Research Yields Clues to Sexual Spread of Zika

Researchers think vaginal fluid may be ideal breeding ground for the virus, which can cause fetal brain damage

Autism-Linked Genes Often Differ Between Siblings

Findings suggest developmental disorder's causes may be even more complex

Coffee Cravings May Spring From Your DNA

Genes appear to influence how much caffeine you need, researchers find

For Uncontrolled Tremor, Ultrasound Instead of Brain Surgery?

Noninvasive technique helps patients who don't respond to medication, study says

Health Highlights: Aug. 25, 2016

  • No Hospital Bills for Pulse Nightclub Shooting Survivors

  • Researchers Jump-Start Coma Patient's Brain

  • Historic Face Transplant Transforms Firefighter's Life

  • Spiked Heroin Suspected in Rash of Overdoses in Indiana and Ohio

  • More Nurses in Hospitals Mean Less Restraint Use: Study

  • CDC Provides $6.8 Million More to Fight Zika

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Many Teens 'Vaping' for Flavor, Not Nicotine

Study found that only about a fifth of 12th graders who used an e-cigarette used a nicotine substance

Mideast Violence Erasing Decades of Health Gains

Declines in life expectancy noted in Syria and other war-torn countries, study says