Backback Smarts From a Pro

Overloaded carryalls injure thousands of school children in U.S.

Doctors Divided on Safety, Use of Electronic Cigarettes

When patients ask about safety and using e-cigarettes to stop smoking, doctors' advice differs

Early Virus Raises Asthma Risk in Certain Kids: Study

Infants with a particular gene variant appear more vulnerable after infection

Even a Little Exercise May Help Stave Off Dementia

Sedentary seniors more likely to suffer mental decline, study finds

FDA Recommends All Blood Donations Be Tested for Zika

Updated guidance provides further protection for U.S. blood supply

First Days of Preseason Practice Pose Big Heat Risks for College Football Players

Coaches, trainers need to be aware of heat illness symptoms, study suggests

Friendships Matter if You Want to Lose Weight

Study found overweight people more likely to shed pounds if they spend time with thin friends

Health Highlights: Aug. 26, 2016

  • No Olympics-Linked Zika Cases: WHO

  • Mylan Won't Lower EpiPen Price

  • 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

Health Tip: Keeping Foods Separate During Grilling

Practices that can help prevent illness

Health Tip: Make Sure Kids' Shoes Fit Well

Suggestions to keep their feet happy