Health Tip: Why Is My Blood Pressure High?

Potential factors include family history and salt consumption

Most Preschoolers Use Tablets, Smartphones Daily

New study suggests an income-based 'digital divide' is narrowing

New Advisory Says Some Athletes With Heart Conditions OK to Play

Statement from cardiology groups applies only to those participating in organized sports

One in Five Pediatricians Drops Families Who Refuse Vaccines: Survey

Experts say deep philosophical differences, concern for other young patients may explain why

Severe Combat Injuries Linked to Risk of Chronic Diseases

Diabetes, high blood pressure more common among seriously wounded soldiers, study finds

Severe Obesity Costs Medicaid $8 Billion Annually, Study Finds

And health care expenses for heaviest adults is nearly $2,000 more a year per patient

Substance Abuse, Suicide Killing More White, Middle-Aged Americans: Report

Experts cite despair, especially among the least educated

Sweetened Drinks Might Raise Men's Risk for Heart Failure

Two servings daily linked to higher odds for the disabling condition, study says

Teens Do Listen to Parents' Advice About Sex: Study

Discussions may help kids delay sexual activity, and use condoms or other birth control

Weight, Exercise May Affect Children's Thinking Skills

Kids who participate in dance or sports better able to pay attention and solve problems, research suggests