Studying Tick Biology With Lyme Prevention in Mind

International team sequences the genome of the disease-spreading deer tick

VA Hospital Care Improving, Study Suggests

Death rates for three major conditions are similar to non-VA medical centers

Why Americans Have Shorter Lifespans Than People in Similar Nations

Study finds shootings, crashes and drug overdoses contribute to a 2-year gap in life expectancy

Adult Survivors of Childhood Brain Tumors May Have Lingering Troubles: Study

Intelligence, memory and attention can be affected by treatments, researchers say

Alcohol More Harmful for People With HIV, Study Suggests

Even moderate drinking linked to higher risk for death and alcohol-related health issues

Brain Cells in Mice May Reveal Clues to Your Sighs

Researchers pinpoint the neurons behind this vital reflex function

Do the Seasons Affect How We Think?

Small European study finds evidence of seasonal changes in memory, attention

Doctors Should Screen Teens for Major Depression, U.S. Task Force Says

Experts add that more research needed to determine whether kids under 12 should also be tested

Health Highlights: Feb. 8, 2016

  • New York Governor Takes Action Against Gay Conversion Therapy

  • Chipotle Workers Attending Nationwide Food Safety Meeting

  • One-Third of U.S. Lawyers Have Drinking Problem: Study

  • Nearly 13 Million People Sign Up for Obamacare in 2016

Health Tip: Protect Against Group B Strep During Pregnancy

Expectant moms should be tested, CDC says