Weight-Loss Surgery May Beat Diet, Exercise as Type 2 Diabetes Treatment

After procedure, many patients no longer need medications, researchers find

A Healthy Body Often Equals a Healthy Brain

Experts stress that exercise, good diet help maintain memory as much as mental challenges do

Americans Want Online Access to Doctors, Health Records: Survey

But many are unaware of existing options, findings suggest

Beats Common to All Music May Bring People Together

Study suggests a few basic rhythms underlie music from around the world, pulling groups closer

Cystic Fibrosis Might Be Deadlier for Hispanics, Study Suggests

Genetic differences may thwart response to latest treatments, researchers say

Did One Gene Mutation Launch the Black Death?

Scientists find single change in the plague bacterium's DNA may have changed the course of history

Endurance Athletes Should Only Drink When Thirsty, Experts Say

Consuming excess fluids can lead to dangerous drop in sodium levels

Health Highlights: June 30, 2015

  • California Governor Signs Tough Vaccination Bill Into Law

  • FDA Mulling Restrictions on Liquid Nicotine Packs for E-Cigs

  • USDA Sets Out Healthier Food Options for Day Care Providers

Health Tip: Get Enough Vitamin D

For stronger bones

Health Tip: Teach Your 5-Year-Old About Safety

And help prevent injury