Beats Common to All Music May Bring People Together

Study suggests a few basic rhythms underlie music from around the world, pulling groups closer

Cystic Fibrosis Might Be Deadlier for Hispanics, Study Suggests

Genetic differences may thwart response to latest treatments, researchers say

Did One Gene Mutation Launch the Black Death?

Scientists find single change in the plague bacterium's DNA may have changed the course of history

Endurance Athletes Should Only Drink When Thirsty, Experts Say

Consuming excess fluids can lead to dangerous drop in sodium levels

Health Highlights: June 30, 2015

  • California Governor Signs Tough Vaccination Bill Into Law

  • FDA Mulling Restrictions on Liquid Nicotine Packs for E-Cigs

  • USDA Sets Out Healthier Food Options for Day Care Providers

Health Tip: Get Enough Vitamin D

For stronger bones

Health Tip: Teach Your 5-Year-Old About Safety

And help prevent injury

Make CPR, Defibrillator Training Mandatory for High School Graduation: Experts

Having everyone learn these lifesaving interventions could boost cardiac arrest survival, panel says

Most U.S. Hepatitis C Infections May Be Missed: Study

In one state, only one from 183 diagnosed cases met reporting criteria for CDC

Scans Suggest Recurrent Depression May Take Toll on the Brain

Shrinkage seen in region where new memories are made