The Plight of America's 'Elder Orphans'

Many aging Baby Boomers face health issues without family or support, report says

Brain Differences Seen in Teenage Heavy Drinkers

Researchers also spot genetic mutation linked to impulsiveness

FDA Issues Warning for Type 2 Diabetes Drugs

SGLT2 inhibitors linked to potentially fatal condition called ketoacidosis

Health Highlights: May 18, 2015

  • WHO Creating $100 Million Emergency Fund For Health Emergencies

  • Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Pet Geckos

  • Rapidly Expanding Stem Cell Industry in U.S. a 'Wild West'

Health Tip: Set Regular Eating Times for the Family

And don't skip meals because it can lead to overeating

Health Tip: Swimming Pools Can Harbor Germs

Keep the water clean for safety sake

Hormone Therapy for Menopause Linked to Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Risk of a type of colitis increased somewhat for current HRT users, study found

It May Soon Be Possible to Easily 'Brew' Narcotics

While breakthrough could benefit medicine, researchers warn of potential to create illegal drugs

Many ER Patients With Chest Pain Can Be Sent Home, Study Finds

Vast majority who have normal cardiac test results are in no immediate danger, researchers say

Medical Pot-Painkiller Combo Isn't Always Recipe for Abuse

But researchers say doctors should be kept informed of dual usage