Air Force Reservists Exposed to Agent Orange: Report

The exposure came years after planes dropped the defoliant during Vietnam War

Bad Flu Season Continues to Take Toll, Especially Among the Young and Old

Not too late to get a flu shot, health officials say; antiviral meds strongly recommended

Blood-Thinning Drug Savaysa Approved

Designed to treat dangerous clots and prevent stroke

Depo-Provera Linked to Higher HIV Risk, Researchers Find

Whether 'birth control shot' increases risk or if risk is from less condom use isn't clear, expert says

FDA OKs New Anti-Clotting Drug for Heart Rhythm Disorder

Savaysa works like warfarin but carries less bleeding risk

Health Highlights: Jan. 9, 2015

  • Two Ebola Vaccines Seem Safe: WHO

  • Teen's Rights Not Violated by Forced Chemotherapy: Court

  • Bird Flu Prompts Poultry Quarantine in Washington State

Health Tip: Get Weight-Bearing Exercise

For healthier bones

Health Tip: Triggering Asthma Attacks

These factors may bring on an attack

Middle School Football Doesn't Seem to Cause Short-Term Brain Damage: Study

Small review found hits to head occurred less often than for older players; one doctor has some concerns

Oral HPV Infection Lasts Longer in Older Men, Study Finds

Potentially cancer-causing infection appears to linger in males over 45