Health Tip: Teach Kids to Protect Themselves

Smart strategies to lower danger risk

How Well Does the Newly Approved Weight-Loss 'Balloon' Work?

Expert notes it will probably only be effective for short-term weight loss

Implanted Defibrillators Restore Healthy Heart Function to Many: Study

Findings underscore need to repeatedly check up on patients who get these devices, researcher says

New Drug Lowers Levels of Triglyceride Blood Fats: Study

But it's not yet ready for standard care

Scientists Suggest New Way to Predict Lung Cancer Risk

They focused on telomere length, discovered association

Social Life May Be Key to Suicide Prevention for Women

Friendships, activities have protective effect in middle-age, study finds

Taking St. John's Wort for Depression Carries Risks: Study

Herbal remedy isn't regulated, and can have side effects and serious drug interactions

U.S. Medical Groups Join to Fight Prescription Painkiller Abuse

Special task force aims to curb 'epidemic' of addiction to narcotic meds such as Oxycontin, Vicodin

Deaths, Hospital Stays and Costs All Down Among U.S. Seniors

Study finds steady improvement among Medicare enrollees from 1999 through 2013

Dialysis Patients May Be Unprepared for Natural Disasters

Study notes that after Hurricane Sandy in 2012, fewer than half had detailed medication list available