Health Highlights: Sept. 23, 2016

  • Leprosy Confirmed in Elementary School Student in California

Health Tip: Choose the Right Shoes for Sports

What to look for

Health Tip: Get a Safe Car for a Teen Driver

Keep these criteria in mind

Healthy Diet as Teen, Less Weight Gain as Adult

Study suggests food choices made at 15 may establish long-term eating habits

How to Protect Yourself From the Seasonal Flu

The best way to stay healthy is to get vaccinated, expert advises

Insecticide Spraying Working Against Florida's Zika Mosquitoes: Officials

A two-pesticide punch kills insects and their larvae -- safe for people: CDC

'Medical Tattoos' Help Hide Surgical Scars

Pigments can restore more natural appearance that patients are happy with, study finds

New MRSA Strain Found in Denmark

Researchers believe it was spread through contaminated imported poultry

Smart City Planning Can Cut Deadly Diseases, Improve Air Quality

Study found big benefit in limiting urban sprawl, encouraging walking and biking

Tips for Avoiding Back-to-School Germs, Illnesses

If kids do get sick, make sure they're fever-free for 24 hours before returning to class