Beware Safety Risks Posed by 'Off-Label' Drug Use

Study raises concerns about using meds to treat conditions for which they weren't approved

Dogs in the Home May Lower Kids' Odds for Asthma

Study findings support notion that early life exposure to microbes, allergens may prevent illness, experts say

Fast-Food Menus With Calorie Counts Not Changing New Yorkers' Habits

Affordable Care Act requires nationwide menu labeling in 2016

Gene Therapy in Dogs Shows Promise for Muscular Dystrophy

Researchers' end goal is a treatment for humans

Health Highlights: Nov. 2, 2015

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

  • Number of E. Coli Cases in Oregon, Washington Expected to Rise: Health Officials

  • Many Sexually Assaulted Teens Not Tested or Treated: Study

  • Actor, Politician Fred Thompson Dead at 73

  • Medicare to Cover End-of-Life Counseling for Older Americans

Health Tip: Protect Baby's Teeth From Tooth Decay

Don't let your infant sleep with a bottle

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