Health Highlights: Dec. 6, 2016

  • Mixed Results in Public Health Efforts: CDC

  • Rising Costs Putting Sexual Health Meds Out of Reach for Some

Health Tip: Cooking a Holiday Ham

Take steps for safe preparation

Health Tip: Reduce Your Risk of Hip Fracture

Here's how to protect yourself

Keeping Minors From Tanning Beds Would Save Thousands of Lives, Study Says

FDA proposal aims to protect younger people from skin cancer

Many Americans Skip the Dentist Due to Cost

Researchers say finding highlights need to overhaul dental insurance

Medical School Can Be an Emotional Pressure-Cooker

Yet many students fail to seek the help they need to deal with the stress, study finds

Missing Just 1 Hour of Sleep May Double Drivers' Crash Risk

Too little shut-eye can equal alcohol in terms of impairment behind the wheel, traffic safety group warns

New Clues to Huge Jump in U.S. Mosquito Population

Urbanization, DDT pesticide ban played roles, but climate change may become a factor, researchers say

Patient Safety May Drop During Doc Rotations

Study suggests patient care info might not be relayed to new team, boosting risk of in-hospital death

Are Catholic Women Less Likely to Breast-Feed?

Study suggests that possibility, review authors say, but more research needed to confirm findings