Health Tip: Dress Kids in Safe Halloween Costumes

Avoid tripping hazards and obstructed vision

Health Tip: Why People Seek Counseling

Helps deal with a host of issues

'Informal Care' for Older Americans Tops $500B Annually, Study Finds

Working adults caring for elderly relatives and friends are losing income, researchers report

Leprosy Still Occurs in U.S., CDC Reports

Experts estimate about 100 cases a year occur in America

Scientists Set Their Sights on First Whole-Eye Transplant

Nerve regeneration is challenge, but real headway is being made in the field, researchers say

Study Compares 2 Common Weight-Loss Surgeries

Gastric banding, bypass each have their pluses and minuses, researchers say

World Bank Pledges $100M More to Fight West Africa's Ebola Outbreak

It's hoped the added money will encourage additional foreign health care workers to get involved

Would Alternative Payment Plan Cut Medical Bills?

Study favors 'global budget' approach over fee-for-service system

Can Lots of Sex Protect the Prostate?

Men who sleep with plenty of women less likely to develop cancer in the gland, study suggests

Discovery of 100-Plus Genes Tied to Autism May Improve Treatments

Disorder has a 'very large number of potential causes,' researcher says