The Pill Remains Most Common Method of Birth Control, U.S. Report Shows

But long-acting IUDs are gaining in popularity, experts note

U.S. Taxpayers Burdened by Smoking-Related Ills

Annual tab approaches $170 billion a year, report finds

Anti-Smoking Campaign Successful and Cost-Effective, CDC Says

Ads featured advice from former smokers

Brain Inflammation a Hallmark of Autism, Study Shows

But researchers stress it does not cause developmental disorder

Does High-Fructose Corn Syrup Make People Hungrier?

Study suggests link between fructose and obesity

FDA Approves Cervical Cancer Vaccine That Covers More HPV Strains

Gardasil 9 protects against 9 types of the virus, compared to the 4 covered by Gardasil

Fewer Bars and Liquor Stores, Less Domestic Violence: CDC

Regulations limiting local access to alcohol may help curb partner assaults, study suggests

Gardasil Approved for Additional Types of HPV

Virus can lead to cervical cancer

Having Eczema Won't Make You Shorter

Though a few kids who also have sleep trouble may grow slower, study says

Health Highlights: Dec. 10, 2014

  • EPA Issues New Rule for Certain Chemicals in Paints, Glues

  • Ebola Fighters Are Time's 2014 Person of the Year

  • Ebola Risk Extremely High for Health Workers in Sierra Leone: Study

  • Laughing Gas Shows Promise in Treating Depression

  • Whole Grains Standard for School Meals Eased