Fireworks Can Spark Bump in Air Pollution, Study Finds

July Fourth favorites release small particles that can harm the lungs, scientists find

Health Highlights: July 1, 2015

  • California Governor Signs Tough Vaccination Bill Into Law

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

Health Tip: Log Symptoms in a Headache Diary

To help you better manage pain

Health Tip: Massage Therapy Has Its Limits

Many U.S. AIDS Patients Still Die When 'Opportunistic' Infections Strike

Study of San Francisco data for 1997-2012 shows 35 percent death rate over 5 years for these patients

Obese Teens Less Likely to Use Birth Control

Heavy adolescent girls at greater risk for unintended pregnancy, study shows

Surging Food Supply Linked to Global Obesity Epidemic

Boost in available calories comes largely from ultra-processed, inexpensive foods, expert says

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