Health Highlights: Jan. 20, 2017

  • Number of U.S. Women Taking Maternity Leave Is Unchanged Over Two Decades

  • Former President George H.W. Bush's Health Improving

Health Tip: Feeling Under the Weather?

Take care of your teeth anyway

Health Tip: Wash Hands Often

The low-down on hand soap

Many With Advanced Lung Cancer Don't Get Treatments That Might Help

Study found 21 percent went without therapy, even though it could boost their survival

Many Women With Eating Disorders Do Recover, Study Finds

But it may take years or longer, researchers acknowledge

Obamacare Covered More People With Mental Illness, Addictions

But greater numbers need to be in treatment for these conditions, researcher says

Poverty Harder on Women's Hearts, Research Shows

Poor females 25 percent more likely to have a heart attack than male peers

Screen Time May Not Be So Bad for Teens After All

Those who spend hours on smartphones, computers, TV can still flourish, develop social skills, study finds

Stress May Explain Digestive Issues in Kids With Autism

Elevated stress hormone levels linked to stomach problems among these children, researchers say

Trulance Approved for Chronic Constipation

Drug designed to stimulate upper gastrointestinal tract