Adult Survivors of Childhood Brain Tumors May Have Lingering Troubles: Study

Intelligence, memory and attention can be affected by treatments, researchers say


Birth Defect Tied to Zika Virus Can Leave Children With Lifetime of Health Woes

But some with less severe brain defects may live a much more normal life, experts say


Health Tip: Protect Against Group B Strep During Pregnancy

Expectant moms should be tested, CDC says


Healthier Diets May Be Cutting Heart, Diabetes Risks in U.S. Teens

But obesity still rose and physical activity remained the same, study showed


Is Fat From Another Area of Body Safe for Breast Reconstruction?

Research shows this practice doesn't increase risk for new cancers or recurrence


Pregnant Women Benefit From Tamiflu at First Sign of Flu: Study

During pregnancy, risk of serious complications and death from the illness intensifies


PSA Testing Differs Among Primary Care Doctors, Urologists

Researchers examine falloff after change in prostate cancer screening recommendations


Smog's Health Effects Persist for Decades, Study Finds

Exposure to air pollution can increase risk of death from heart or lung disease for more than 30 years


Spelling Prowess Relies on Multiple Brain Areas, Study Finds

Researchers say at least three regions of left hemisphere are involved


VA Hospital Care Improving, Study Suggests

Death rates for three major conditions are similar to non-VA medical centers


White House Seeks $1.8 Billion to Fight Zika Virus

Emergency funds from Congress would combat the global health threat, officials say