Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses Still Poorly Understood: Report

VA-sponsored study says people should be monitored for ALS, cancer and other diseases that take years to develop

Health Highlights: Feb. 11, 2016

  • Philip Morris Doesn't Have to Pay for Smokers' Lung Cancer Screenings: Court

  • All-Male Committee Upholds Utah Sales Tax on Feminine Hygiene Products

  • Second Trimester Abortion Method Targeted in Several States

  • Low Cancer Risk from Lumber Liquidators' Flooring: Report

Health Tip: Eat Wisely During Cancer Treatment

The immune system is weaker

Health Tip: Plan Family Meals and Exercise

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Impotence Not an Inevitable Part of Aging

Experts advise men to check with a doctor to rule out diseases or medications that may cause the problem

More Young Breast Cancer Patients Getting Gene Test

New study finds nearly all women under 40 at diagnosis are opting for BRCA evaluation

Neanderthal DNA May Play Role in Modern Human Health

Genetic legacy can affect risk for nicotine addiction, depression, blood clots and stroke, research suggests

New Mental Challenges Can Sharpen Aging Brain: Study

Older adults who learned demanding skills showed better memory power than those who had no active learning

Overactive Thyroid Linked to Breast Cancer Risk

But researchers added that their study did not prove cause-and-effect

Study Counters Stereotypes About Native Americans and Alcohol

They're less likely to drink than whites, and have similar rates of problem drinking, survey finds