E-Health Records May Not Boost Stroke Care

Study finds similar results whether or not hospital has switched to electronic records

ER Doctors Cautious When Prescribing Narcotic Painkillers: Study

They're dispensing lower number of pills, using meds that carry less overdose risk

Expert Panel Unclear on Whether E-Cigarettes Help Smokers Quit

More and better data is needed, U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says

Fecal Transplant Helps Fight Off Dangerous Gut Infection: Review

Treatment effective for recurrent disease, research shows

Health Highlights: May 4, 2015

  • ER Visits Rising Under Health Care Reform: Study

  • FDA Should Stop Sales of Essure Contraceptive Implant: Petition

Health Tip: Build a Healthy Self-Image

Focus on the positive

Health Tip: Understanding Eye Injuries in Kids

Don't touch an injured eye. Seek immediate treatment.

Many Young Football Players Get Concussions at Practice, Study Says

Limiting player-to-player contact may reduce risk of head trauma, experts say

Obesity Tied to Risk of Complications After Plastic Surgery

Study findings suggest these patients might need more thorough care before and after procedure

Preteen Whooping Cough Vaccine Loses Strength Over Time, CDC Finds

Results help explain recent surge in cases