Today's Health News

Best Ways to Steer Clear of the Flu

January 21, 2017 For starters, get a flu vaccine to protect yourself and others, infectious diseases expert says

Trulance Approved for Chronic Constipation

January 20, 2017 Drug designed to stimulate upper gastrointestinal tract

8 People Infected in Rare U.S. Outbreak of Rat Virus

January 20, 2017 Those handling rodents in breeding facilities in 2 states contracted Seoul virus, CDC reports

Your Health Record in a Heartbeat?

January 20, 2017 Study suggests an ECG could serve as a secure 'password' for a patient's electronic medical history

Are U.S. Med Schools Skimping on Obesity Training?

January 20, 2017 Content of licensing exams suggests doctors may be unprepared to tackle this crisis: study

Many With Advanced Lung Cancer Don't Get Treatments That Might Help

January 20, 2017 Study found 21 percent went without therapy, even though it could boost their survival

Childhood Asthma May Encourage Obesity, Study Suggests

January 20, 2017 Fear of flare-ups might spur kids to limit physical activity, specialists say

Ebola Blood Test May Help Predict Survival Chances

January 20, 2017 Findings might lead to more effective patient care, researchers suggest

Flu Cases Starting to Spread: CDC

January 20, 2017 Illness now being reported in middle sections of the country

Health Highlights: Jan. 20, 2017

January 20, 2017 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:

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