Teen suicide: Know the risk factors
For abused teen girls, the risk may be especially high.
Want to quit smoking? This will boost your chances
Get inspired by the Great American Smokeout
Sleep apnea study: Shorter breathing stops are more deadly
You could have sleep apnea and not know it.
The HPV vaccine: Parental concerns vs. the facts
Experts urge parents to say yes to these potentially lifesaving shots.
FDA approves first self-fitting hearing aid
It’s from a big name in audio, and users can control it with their smartphone.
Pancreatic cancer: What everyone should know
Each year about 42,000 Americans develop this hard-to-detect cancer.
Lung cancer: 10 must-know facts
There's no better time than November—Lung Cancer Awareness Month—to learn more about its prevention and screenings.
Salmonella outbreak tied to turkey
The salmonella strain is resistant to several antibiotics.
Nearly 800 supplements had unapproved ingredients from 2007 to 2016
Unlike drugs, supplements don't need FDA approval before they're sold.
Troubling trend: A growing number of kids aren't getting timely vaccines
Why underinsured kids who live in rural areas may be more at risk.
Coffee reduces rosacea risk
Here's more evidence that coffee has big health benefits.
Type 2 diabetes: Weight-loss surgery may protect the heart
The researchers link surgery to a reduced risk of stroke, heart attack or death by any cause.
3-D mammograms make a big difference in cancer detection
But there is a downside: more callbacks.
Alzheimer's disease: Separating myth from fact
One fact you should know: An early diagnosis of Alzheimer's is important. If you or a loved one has problems with thinking or remembering, see a doctor.
Turn back the clock—and set the stage for more sleep
The end of daylight saving time is a great opportunity to change your sleep habits.
Extra weight linked to early-onset colorectal cancer in women
Rates of colorectal cancer are on the rise among people younger than 50. Weight may be one reason why.
Adults up to 45 can get HPV vaccine
More than 8 out of 10 sexually active people will get some form of HPV.
Don't give younger kids decongestants
Find out how to safely treat a stuffy, runny nose.
Tobacco-control efforts helped reduce smoking, cancer rates
Researchers say smoking policies save lives.
Aspirin may protect against ovarian and liver cancers
But taking ibuprofen or naproxen may be risky.
Keep your pets safe this Halloween
Whether your furry friends love visitors or could live without them, here's how to make it safer for all of you.
Fall yard work: 10 tips to stay injury-free
Don't start the season with a strain.
Bladder infection protection: Drinking water helps
Just how much water is enough?
Sleep recommendations: Drivers who fall short are more likely to crash
Falling asleep at the wheel isn't the only danger.
Sexual harassment and assault take a toll on health
A study sheds new light on long-term health effects.