Doctors, Nurse Practitioners Offer Comparable Outpatient Heart Care: Study

While few differences were found, compliance with guidelines is poor overall

Health Highlights: Oct. 12, 2015

  • Pro Football Player Being Treated for 'Super-Bug' Infection

  • Researchers Announce First Trial of In-Womb Stem Cell Treatment

  • Pharmacy Drug Take-Back Program Ineffective

Health Tip: Coping With Sinusitis

Suggestions to help soothe pain and congestion

Health Tip: Use a High Chair Safely

Always use restraints

HIV Therapy May Also Lower Risk for Hepatitis B, Study Says

But researchers add that it's critical to expand vaccination base

Infant Heart Defect May Be Linked to Pre-Diabetic Sugar Levels in Pregnancy

Moderately increased glucose could be cause for concern, study suggests

Kids With Mental Ills Often Treated Solely by Primary Care Doctors

Shortage of child psychiatrists helps explain findings, expert says

Medical Gowns, Gloves Often Source of Contamination: Study

But researchers say that education and practice can dramatically improve health care worker hygiene

Response in Sierra Leone to Ebola Outbreak Saved 40,000 Lives: Study

But faster action could have spared thousands more, experts say

Slow Progress on Curbing Wasteful, 'Low-Value' Health Care Practices: Study

Many tests, procedures and drugs routinely ordered by U.S. doctors are of little real benefit, experts contend