Health Highlights: July 27, 2015

  • Spinal Cord Injury Patients Able to Stand Again

  • Brain-Eating Amoeba Found in Water Supply of New Orleans-Area Parish

  • Autopsy Planned for Bobbi Kristina Brown

Health Tip: Triggers of Swimmer's Ear

When moisture is trapped inside

Health Tip: When Heel Pain is Afoot

Foot injury, bruise or deformity are possible causes

High Blood Sugar May Boost Alzheimer's Risk

Insulin resistance can inhibit signaling between brain cells and affect memory, study suggests

Many Young Cancer Patients Unaware of Fertility Preservation Options

Almost 1 in 3 weren't told cancer treatment might affect ability to have a baby later

Nasal Balloon Can Treat Youngsters for 'Glue Ear'

For kids with a common hearing problem, procedure may be an alternative to antibiotics, drainage tubes

New Moms Often Get Poor Advice on Baby Care: Study

Tips from family or media can run counter to expert guidelines on vaccines, breast-feeding

Praluent Approved to Treat High Cholesterol

For people at risk of heart attack or stroke

Teens Using E-Cigs More Prone to Take Up Smoking: Study

Experts want greater regulation of these nicotine-containing products

School's Out, Fattening Behaviors Are In

Kids eat more sugar, watch more TV over summer vacation, study says