Fewer Patients Die During Hospital Inspection Weeks: Study

Slight differences in death rates were possibly due to increased vigilance by staff, researcher suggests

Fruit Juice for Kids: A Serving a Day OK

Review of studies finds 1 glass of 100-percent juice a day not linked with weight gain

Health Highlights: March 23, 2017

  • 'Sea of Despair' Engulfs White Working Class Americans: Study

  • New Rotavirus Vaccine Shows Promise

  • Creator of Term Homophobia Dies at Age 86

  • AMA Urges Congress to Defeat Trump Health Bill

  • 'Gong Show' Creator Chuck Barris Dies at Age 87

  • Compounding Center Co-Founder Not Guilty of Murder in Deadly Meningitis Outbreak

Health Tip: Check Your Child's Temperature

Suggestions based on the child's age

Health Tip: Good Habits Prompt Healthier Eating

Here's what you should do

Many Kids With Diabetes Missing Out on Eye Exams, Study Finds

Those with type 2 disease should see eye doc right away, while type 1 patients can wait 5 years

Many Talks on End-of-Life Wishes End in Confusion, Study Shows

Just 3 out of 10 accurately understood what their loved one wanted

Most Cancers Caused by Random DNA Copying Errors

While habits, environment can be key to the disease, chance plays huge role as well, scientists report

New Technology Makes Gene Mapping Cheaper, Faster: Study

Researchers decoded DNA of mosquito that carries Zika to prove the point

Older Mothers May Raise Better-Behaved Kids, Study Suggests

Tendency of moms to mellow with age may play role in children having fewer social, emotional problems