Today's Health News

American Ebola Patient Gets Appetite Back

September 15, 2014 Doctors at Nebraska hospital where Dr. Rick Sacra is being treated said he has eaten ice cream

Kids' Severe Respiratory Virus Confirmed in Northeast

September 15, 2014 Health officials urge good hygiene to limit exposure to Enterovirus D68

Walking, Biking to Work Seems to Have Mental Health Benefits

September 15, 2014 Active commuters less stressed, better able to concentrate than those who drive, research shows

Blood Pressure Seems to Stay Lower Longer in Fitter Men

September 15, 2014 Study suggests heart-healthy exercise may keep blood vessels more flexible

Heart Attack Patients Face Greater Death Risk if Any Treatment Step Missed: Study

September 15, 2014 British researchers outline 9 critical components of hospital care

Small Number of Drugs Behind Kids' Accidental Poisonings: CDC

September 15, 2014 Narcotic painkillers, addiction medications and sedatives top the list

Chest Radiation May Help Fight Some Advanced Lung Cancers: Study

September 15, 2014 Added to chemo, it lowered recurrence rates, improved survival, researchers report

Health Highlights: Sept. 15, 2014

September 15, 2014 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:

Health Tip: Avoiding Computer Strain

September 15, 2014 Relax, and sit up straight

Health Tip: Reduce Your Child's Risk of Ear Infection

September 15, 2014 Wash hands often

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