How to Do Breast Self-Exams

Checks should be done once a month, doctor recommends

New Clues to How Gene Affects Women's Body Shape, Diabetes Risk

Study found variants determine where body fat is stored, regulation of fat cells

Decrease Seen in Epidural-Related Complications for C-Sections

Rates for problems linked to certain types of anesthesia down 25 percent over decade, study finds

Doctors Offer Fall Clean-Up Safety Advice

Take special care when using ladders, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons says

Dying at Home Brings More Peace Without More Pain, Study Finds

Patients and loved ones found greater comfort spending final days together in familiar place

For Early Breast Cancer, More U.S. Women Choose Less Invasive Treatment

Lumpectomy plus radiation results in nearly 90 percent survival over 10 years, study says

Frequent School Changes Linked to Poorer Performance

For low-income kids, moving every year may hurt math skills, behavior, study suggests

Health Highlights: Oct. 9, 2015

  • British Ebola Survivor's Case Points to Delayed Complications from the Disease

  • Organic Cheese Recalled by Whole Foods Market

  • Organic Produce Reduces Pesticide Levels in Children: Study

  • Stem Cells Used to Grow Kidney and Intestine

Health Tip: Get Involved in Your Child's Internet Use

Help protect the youngster's privacy

Health Tip: When You Get a Cut

Signs you should see a doctor