New, more accurate TB test
Inhaled flu vaccine safe when used as directed
The promise of the 3-D CT scan
Sign up today for Medicare drug coverage
Doctors recommend hepatitis vaccine for all children, whooping cough shots for adults
Anesthesia awareness: Brain monitors get a 'tepid ' endorsement
An overseas home for embryonic stem cells
New report slams autism-vaccine link
Help after your diagnosis
Finding the source of SARS
Health literacy linked to fitness
Dog flu: widespread but treatable
Flu shots urged for high-risk groups
Are you prepared for a disaster?
A helping hand (sanitizer)
One nurse's diary
"We don't know when we're going to get a chance to eat again"
'It's utter chaos here'
Inside the ER: Summit Hospital, Baton Rouge
Stem cells without new embryos?
Care in black and white
Winning fights with your HMO
Toxics: Mixed news on the body burden
Hospitals found wanting in treatment
Flu-vaccine rationing ahead?
Taking charge of your healthcare
It's good for you! Oopsno, it's not
FDA puts the kibosh on Palladone
Cellphones and driving don't mix
Summer danger: Sun-soaked cars heat up quickly
Drugs may not work: Taking antibiotics does little to treat lower-respiratory-tract infections
Increasing premiums: Those with health insurance are picking up the tab for the uninsured
Saving money on Rx drugs: Generics could help keep money in your wallet
Keeping guns safe: A gun in the house? Who knew?
Warding off whooping cough: New vaccine could protect adults
Picking up dangerous ideas: Does suicide screening prompt suicides?
Hair color: No strong evidence hair dye causes cancer
An aspirin a day?: Simulation suggests healthy older people shouldn't have aspirin
Vaccine fears: Vaccine doesn't appear to cause digestive woe
Testing for lead: Kids with elevated lead levels need to be monitored
Celebrity endorsements: Famous people's recommendations on cancer screening influence people
Targeted advertising: Your doctor may be influenced by mention of drug ads
Easy ways to improve health: Most Americans do not practice basic good health behaviors
Air bag: Newer air bags are less dangerous for kids
Polio vaccine: Success of the inactive vaccine shot
Painkiller news: FDA issues warning and removes Bextra from the market
Superbugs on the move: Skin infections caused by drug-resistant staph are becoming more common
What are little monsters made of?: Early support, stimulation help stop kids from bullying later
Increasing waistlines, falling longevity: Obesity could decrease U.S. life expectancy
Get your shots: Kids are often undervaccinated
Post-surgical infection: Do surgery patients get the drugs they need to prevent infection?
Chicken scratch: Deaths from chickenpox down after introduction of vaccine
Medical bills lead to personal bankruptcy: Half of legal bankruptcies, affecting about 2 million people, can be traced to illness and bills
Sex and disease: Immunology, more than behavior, explains syphilis outbreaks
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation: CPR isn't performed as well as it should be
Asleep at the wheel: Medical residents are more likely to have car accidents after long work shifts
Hot liquids: Children get burned and scalded in the kitchen
Controlling tuberculosis: A study looks at the effectiveness of a WHO program
Tuberculosis: It may be easy to cure, but TB is still a problem
Coming to America: Immigrants who stay in the United States longer are more likely to become obese
ACE inhibitors: Widely used heart drug may be unnecessary for many patients
Refugee health: A study examines the dental health of refugee children
Smallpox vaccine: Will it work if it's diluted?
Antibiotic resistance: Drugging healthy animals adds to the problem
Supersize neighborhoods: Fast-food chains concentrated in poor and minority areas
Race matters: Delay to get heart attack treatment depends on hospital, race
Air pollution: Increase in ozone followed by slight increase in mortality
Diet products: Feds file lawsuits against weight-loss companies
Mammograms: Barriers to breast cancer screening among poor rural women
MRSA outbreak: Infection spreads among Connecticut college football team
Vitamin E: High doses may increase risk of death
Tainted blood: How safe is the U.S. blood supply?
Immunizations for kids: Measles vaccines are safe and effective
No smoking: Banning cigarettes improves air quality
Antibiotic resistance: Drug-resistant staph infections in a poor inner-city population
Learning about AIDS: Distance-learning programs help spread information
High drug prices: Patients don't tell their doctors about prohibitive costs
Mediterranean diet: Eat more Greek salads, live longer
Air pollution: Breathing dirty air cripples kids' lungs
Clinical trials lack diversity: Women and minorities are not represented in cancer trials
Overworked nurses: Long hours lead to significant errors