Mediterranean Diet May Help Lower Hip Fracture Risk in Older Women

The regimen seemed to provide a slight benefit, researchers say

On-the-Job Training Funds for Pediatricians Lagging: Experts

American Academy of Pediatrics says changes are needed to ensure enough children's specialists

Skipping Meds Greatly Ups Heart Patients' Risk of Stroke: Study

Fatal strokes seven times more likely if drugs to control blood pressure, cholesterol aren't taken as prescribed

Study: Blood Test May Help Diagnose Concussions

Tell-tale protein can be found in blood as long as a week after a head injury, research suggests

Want a 2nd Date? 'Welcoming' Body Language May Be Key

Open arms and stretched torso appeal to the opposite sex when speed dating or looking online, study contends

Wearable 'Defibrillator-in-a-Vest' May Help Some Heart Patients

But more research is needed, American Heart Association says

World's Senior Population Forecast to Boom by 2050

Public health challenges will mount with 1.6 billion people worldwide age 65 or older, study suggests

Pets Help Homeless Youth, Study Finds

They're less likely to engage in harmful behaviors, but many shelters won't accept animals

Injuries More Common in Teens Who Focus on Single Sport

Study shows the more teens specialize, the greater the risk of knee and hip problems

Adults Don't Need Tetanus Shot Every Decade: Study

Booster shot every 30 years would protect as well as every 10 years, and save money, researchers contend