Synthetic Fentanyl Fueling Surge in Overdose Deaths: CDC

U.S. Surgeon General urges doctors to join the fight against opioid addiction epidemic

Adult-Onset Asthma Might Raise Heart Risks

But shared risk factors, such as air pollution, might explain the connection, researchers say

Blood Test Might Someday Predict Your Stroke Risk

People with high levels of certain 'biomarkers' had significantly higher odds for an attack, study found

Cancer on Course to Become Top Killer of Americans

Report shows it will probably eclipse heart disease as leading cause of death in coming years

Cheap Face Masks Little Help Against Air Pollutants

Scientists say close-fitting surgical styles are a better alternative

Could Weight-Loss Surgery Boost Odds of Preemie Birth?

Monitoring is essential, especially later in pregnancy, study suggests

Diabetes Drug May Help Kids With Autism Fight Unwanted Pounds

Weight gain is a side effect of antipsychotic drugs used to treat irritability and agitation

Excess Weight Tied to Higher Risk for Many Cancers, Experts Say

International committee finds thinner folks less likely to develop variety of malignancies

Health Highlights: Aug. 24, 2016

  • CDC Provides $6.8 Million More to Fight Zika

  • First Child to Receive Double Hand Transplant Doing Well

  • Florida Teen Makes Rare Recovery From Brain-Eating Amoeba Infection

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