Today's Health News

Helping Student-Athletes With Mental Health Issues

March 3, 2015 Guidelines issued for U.S. high schools

About 7 Percent of Kids Worldwide Have ADHD: Study

March 3, 2015 But some question accuracy of estimate

Brain Protein Tied to Alzheimer's Spotted in Young Adults

March 3, 2015 People as young as 20 have amyloid buildup, but researchers aren't sure what it means

Common Class of Drugs May Be Linked to Pneumonia Risk

March 3, 2015 But more research is needed before scientists say anticholinergics cause the infection

Does Long-Term Acetaminophen Use Raise Health Risks?

March 3, 2015 Analysis of research says it's 'not a benign drug' if used long term and in larger doses

Half of Known Strains of HIV Originated in Gorillas

March 3, 2015 Two of four classes of the AIDS-causing virus arose in these large primates, international study finds

Health Highlights: March 3, 2015

March 3, 2015 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:

Health Tip: Count Your Calories

March 3, 2015 Are you trying to maintain, lose or gain weight?

Health Tip: Selecting Shoe Inserts

March 3, 2015 Suggestions for the right fit

In Vitro Births Continue to Rise in U.S.

March 3, 2015 Researchers also report drop in number of multiple embryo transfers, twin and triplet birth rates

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