Cigarettes Cause One-Third of U.S. Cancer Deaths: Report

Figure doesn't include secondhand smoke, cigars, pipes or smokeless tobacco

Cost of Job-Based Health Insurance Outpaces Family Income: Report

Workers are paying more for health plans, could be getting less financial protection

Cutting Docs-in-Training Hours Hasn't Improved Patient Care: Studies

Some experts suggest certain restrictions on hours should be repealed

Does The Doctor Speak Your Language?

Languages spoken by medical residents and patients in U.S. may not match up, study says

Free Clinics Run by Med Students on the Rise

More than half of all medical students are involved in such clinics, study says

Full Bladder May Get a Third of Women Over 40 Up at Night

Known as nocturia, condition can be benign or linked to more serious health issue, researchers note

Health Highlights: Dec. 9, 2014

  • Many Medicaid-Listed Doctors Unavailable to Patients

  • Malaria Deaths Fall by Half: WHO

  • Ebola Fight Focused on Two Areas: U.N. Official

Health Tip: Battling Bunion Pain

Get more comfortable shoes

Health Tip: Stay Safe With a Space Heater

Make sure experts have tested your model

Insecticide Sprays Don't Offer Extra Protection Against Malaria: Study

Infection rates among kids in Africa were no better than when using bed nets alone