Health Tip: Identifying Symptoms of GERD

Heartburn is a primary characteristic

Health Tip: What's Behind High Cholesterol?

Risk factors include poor diet and exercise habits

Memory, Thinking Tests May Hint at Alzheimer's Risk

Low score could be early warning sign for the disease up to 18 years before diagnosis, researchers report

One Stillbirth Greatly Raises Odds for Another: Study

Still, most second pregnancies lead to normal, healthy babies, experts say

Oxygen Chamber Therapy May Ease Fibromyalgia, Study Suggests

But treatment isn't FDA-approved, so insurance companies might not cover the cost

Smoking Around Toddlers May Raise Their Obesity Risk

Study can't prove cause-and-effect, but changes to kids' hormones might be the link

U.S. Dialysis Patients Increasingly Live in Poor Areas

One-third with kidney failure come from low-income neighborhoods, study finds

Virtual Reality May Help Alcoholics Beat Cravings, Study Finds

Technology might also teach better ways to cope with challenging situations

Bad Neighborhoods May Make You Age Faster

Living in areas with higher noise and crime adversely affect health, study contends

Combination of 'Safe' Chemicals May Be Causing Some Cancers

Scientists suspect low-dose effects have led to global epidemic