Fewer Inhaled Steroids May Be OK for Asthmatic Children

Study suggests some kids don't need daily dosing, but one expert worries the strategy might have risks

Health Highlights: May 27, 2016

  • Republican Congressman Says He Used Medical Marijuana

  • Brain Scans Can Detect Hidden Consciousness in Patients

  • FDA Extends Review of Muscular Dystrophy Drug

  • New South Carolina Law Bans Abortions After 20 Weeks

  • Two States Sue J&J Over Vaginal Mesh Implants

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Keep pollutants out

Health Tip: Using Aspirin Therapy

Understand potential risks

1.2 Million U.S. College Students Boozing on Average Day

And over 700,000 use marijuana, government report says

Breast Milk Best From the Breast?

Babies were more likely to get ear infections if they were fed pumped milk, study found

Fastballs a Fast Track to 'Tommy John Surgery'?

Other pitches not linked to the elbow injury, study says

FDA Approves Implant to Battle Opioid Addiction

Experts say steady dosing eliminates need to take medication daily to combat heroin, powerful painkillers

Fewer U.S. Kids Die From Abusive Head Trauma: CDC

Parent training helps prevent shaken baby syndrome, other forms of violence, experts agree

Global Recession May Have Contributed to Cancer Deaths

Health-care cuts, unemployment linked to more than 260,000 additional deaths, study finds