Anti-Smoking Programs May Sometimes Backfire

Study found smokers can get angry, defensive when public health programs stigmatize tobacco use

Calorie Counts on Menus May Prompt Healthier Offerings

Study found chain restaurants that used them tended to offer more lower-calorie choices

Childhood Whooping Cough Tied to Small Rise in Epilepsy Risk

But chances of any one child getting the seizure illness remain low, one expert says

Extracting Clot Beats Clot-Busting Drug Alone in Study of Stroke Patients

People who had removal procedure were more likely to have functional independence after 90 days

Gonorrhea Becoming More Resistant to One Antibiotic: CDC

Other effective treatments remain available, but experts say finding is cause for concern

Health Highlights: Nov. 3, 2015

  • Ground Beef Products from All American Meats Recalled Due to Possible E. Coli Contamination

  • Number of E. Coli Cases in Oregon, Washington Hits 37: Health Officials

Health Tip: Avoid Back Pain While Feeding Baby

Put less pressure on your spine

Health Tip: Talk to Kids About Fire Safety

Explain how to help prevent fires

More Belly Fat in First Trimester Linked to Diabetes Risk Later in Pregnancy

Might be a better way to spot women in danger of developing blood sugar disease, researcher says

Multistate Foodborne Illness Outbreaks the Most Deadly: CDC

Food industry must do more to curb widespread health threats, experts say