Grades May Sink for Girls Who Are Compulsive Texters

But similar link with poor school performance wasn't seen for boys

Health Highlights: Oct. 5, 2015

  • Almost 2 Million Boxes of Cheerios Recalled

  • Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded for Parasitic Disease Treatments

Health Tip: Boost Energy Without Caffeine

Foods that can help recharge your batteries

Health Tip: Talking to Your Doctor About Weight

Prepare what you'd like to discuss

Hormone Replacement May Protect Women's Kidneys, Study Suggests

But the finding is considered preliminary and needs more study

Hospitals Doing Better Job of Promoting Breast-feeding: CDC

Still, nearly 4 million babies are born each year in U.S., but only 14 percent in 'baby-friendly' hospitals

Infants Born to Drug-Abusing Mothers Often Readmitted to Hospital

These babies are often born addicted and have higher risk of breathing, feeding problems, experts say

Less-Invasive Surgery May Not Be Best Option for Rectal Cancer

Two studies found standard surgery was slightly more successful

More Than 730 Illnesses Reported in Latest Salmonella Outbreak

Four deaths have also been linked to tainted cucumbers, CDC officials report

Optune Device Approved for Newly Diagnosed Brain Cancer

Emits electric pulses designed to thwart tumor growth