Many Doctors Underestimate Risks of Prescription Painkillers: Survey

Nearly half questioned were misinformed about potential for abuse

New Rapid Ebola Test Shows Promise in African Clinics

Researchers say speedy detection would dramatically improve containment efforts

'Overwhelming' Evidence That Same-Sex Parenting Won't Harm Kids

Review of thousands of studies on the issue finds broad consensus among experts

School Coaches Often Ill-Equipped to Spot, Manage Concussions

Better education recommended, especially at youth and middle school levels

Statins Might Reduce Complications After Major Lung Surgery

But it's too soon to change standard practice, researchers say

Supreme Court's Nod to Gay Marriage a Psychological Boost to Couples: Experts

5-4 decision should help bring acceptance, respect for these committed relationships

Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Ease Incontinence: Study

If pounds stayed off, bladder control improvement was seen after 3 years, researchers report

As U.S. Smoking Rate Drops, Smokers More Likely to Quit: Study

Efforts to discourage the unhealthy habit have made it less acceptable, experts say

Deadly Fungus Killing U.S. Snakes Similar to That Seen in Bats

Infection causes skin and tissue damage that is 100 percent fatal, scientists say

Female Bosses May Not Push Pay Parity

Study found some women did worse financially when working for a female manager