Health News:Sleep in Your Contacts, Risk Serious Eye Damage: CDC FDA Approves 1st Generic EpiPen Blood Test in Early Pregnancy May Predict Mom's Diabetes Risk New Blood Test Spots Parasitic Infection in Pregnant Women 1 in 4 in U.S. Has a Disability, CDC Reports Thinning Retina Seen as Early Warning Sign for Parkinson's Childhood Exposure to Smoke May Raise Risk of Death From COPD AHA: Are Eggs Good for You or Not? Here's a Part of Aging That Really Stinks Research Links Long-Banned Insecticide DDT to Autism U.S. Opioid Epidemic Fueling Life Expectancy Decline New Drug of Last Resort Tackles Resistant HIV Why Friendships Matter Health Highlights: Aug. 16, 2018 Health Tip: Recognize Symptoms of Gallstones Health Tip: Keep Diabetic Feet Healthier Breast Cancer Drug Promising in Phase 3 Trial Why You Should Watch Your Weight After You Stop Smoking Stem Cells Restore Some Vision in Blind Mice Cosmetic Procedures Boost Well-Being, Poll Shows Secondhand Smoke Exposure as Kids Tied to Women's Arthritis One Reason Why Kidney Transplants Fail Here's What Predicts a Woman's Odds of Living Till 90 Forecast Sees Abnormal Heat Worldwide Through 2022 AHA: Wildfire Smoke Threatens Health of Those Near and Far Amputation May Not Be Best Option for Severe Circulation Problems Rehydration: How Much Is Too Much? Immigrants Not a Burden on U.S. Health Care: Study Health Highlights: Aug. 15, 2018 Health Tip: Are You at Risk for Macular Degeneration? Health Tip: Keep Your Gut in Good Condition Cellphone Use Puts Pedestrians Off-Balance New Triple-Combo Pill Controls Blood Pressure, Study Finds Vaping Shuts Off Immune-Fighting Cells in the Lungs, Lab Study Finds Gene Test Predicts Risk of 5 Common Diseases Study Hints at Why Women Suffer More Migraines Than Men Dialysis Linked to Dementia in Seniors AHA: Home-Delivered Meals Keep Heart Failure Patients Out of Hospital When Head Injuries Make Life Too Hard, Suicide Risk May Rise Eclipse Viewers Eclipsed Viewing Records Sleep Deprivation May Play Role in 'Global Loneliness Epidemic' Give Your Child a Head Start With Math More Alzheimer's Gene Links Found Health Highlights: Aug. 14, 2018 Health Tip: Identify Bug Bites Health Tip: Making an Emergency Call Can Eating Crickets Boost Your Health? No Link Between Tdap Vaccine, Autism: Study Lung Cancer Screening's Downside Not Discussed Enough Young Adults Favor Family Over Friends If Forced to Choose Lack of Exercise Can Boost Cancer Risk AHA: After Mini-Stroke at 41, She's on a Mission to Educate Others Promoting HPV Vaccine Doesn't Prompt Risky Sex by Teens: Study From Pigs to Peacocks, What's Up With Those 'Emotional-Support Animals'? Need to Lose Weight? Team Up With Friends A Weak Grip May Signal Future Health Trouble -- Even in Kids Rude Coworkers, Stricter Moms? New Guidelines for Urinary Incontinence Screenings Health Highlights: Aug. 13, 2018 Health Tip: Most Americans are Overweight Health Tip: How Drought Can Harm Your Health Eye Disease Link to Alzheimer's Seen Make Your Next Camping or Hiking Trip Trouble-free Dining Out With Smartphones Isn't Appetizing Frequent Sexting Can Weaken Committed Relationships New Research Suggests Glaucoma May Be an Autoimmune Disease Early Onset Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Heart Disease, Shorter Life Women With Asthma More Likely to Develop COPD American Heart Association Turns Dietary Advice on Its Head Here's What Makes Seniors Feel and Act Younger Working Out After Baby AHA: With Hurricane Season Underway, Health Experts Urge More Support for the Vulnerable Global Aid Programs Shortchange Teen Health Needs: Study Health Highlights: Aug. 10, 2018 Health Tip: Dispelling Myths About Diabetes Health Tip: Fight Frequent Fatigue Number of Opioid-Addicted Women Giving Birth Quadruples Doctors Write Fewer Opioid Scripts After Learning of Overdose Death New Dads Can Get the Baby Blues, Too Frequent Skin Cancers May Signal Risk of Other Cancers, Too Childhood Brain Tumor Treatment May Hamper Adult Survivors Prenatal Vitamin D Pills Won't Boost Babies' Growth: Study U.S. Trauma Doctors Push for Stricter Gun Controls For Pennies a Drink, Higher Taxes Would Help Counter Alcohol's Toll: Study Exercise Really Can Chase Away the Blues … to a Point Improve Diet Quality to Boost Weight Loss AHA: Obesity May Increase Risk for Peripheral Artery Disease Is Evolution of the Human Brain to Blame for Some Mental Disorders? 'Fat' Mouse Test Failure Yields New Obesity Clue Health Highlights: Aug. 9, 2018 Health Tip: Getting a Second Opinion Before Surgery Health Tip: Help Manage Stress Boxers vs. Briefs and Your Chances of Becoming a Dad Elective Labor Induction May Cut C-Section Risk Severe Diarrhea Can Send IBS Patients Over the Edge Parents' Religious Beliefs May Affect Kids' Suicide Risk: Study Online Daters Are Really Looking for Their Better Half Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Genes ID'd 5 Special Splurges That Don't Break the Calorie Bank For Seniors, Getting Physical Protects the Heart Catch-Up HPV Shots Work for Teen Girls Which Drugs Work Best for ADHD? Large Study Zeroes in on Two Preschoolers' Parents May Be Unprepared to Treat Asthma Picture This -- It Makes Kids Eat More Veggies New Treatment for Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Approved Health Highlights: Aug. 8, 2018 Health Tip: Studying Overseas Health Tip: Avoid Mosquito Bites Hepatitis-Infected Kidneys a Safe Option for Transplant: Study Heart Monitoring a Must for Breast Cancer Patients on Herceptin Snap, Polish, Post: Why Selfies May Be Bad for Your Health How to Become an Educated Patient For School Kids, Vaccines Are Key Breast-Feeding Suffers in Homes With Smokers: Study To Combat Childhood Obesity, Start at Birth … or Even Before Study Urges Genetic Testing of Relatives of Aortic Disease Patients Health Woes Hit 1 in 7 Babies Exposed to Zika in U.S. Territories AHA: Little 'Kemp the Warrior' Battles Heart Defect Have Glaucoma and Need to Switch Eye Docs? Here's What You Need to Do School Prep Includes Planning Allergy, Asthma Management Health Highlights: Aug. 7, 2018 Health Tip: How Often Do Kids Need to Bathe? Health Tip: Suggestions for Cleaning Fruit and Veggies Female Heart Attack Patients Fare Better If ER Doc Is a Woman Access to Diabetes Drugs Improved Under Affordable Care Act: Study Moms Who Smoked as Teens More Likely to Deliver Smaller Babies Signs Your Child Might Have Hearing Loss Just 2 Weeks' Inactivity Can Trigger Diabetes in at-Risk Seniors: Study Homeless Babies Face Lasting Health Risks Barriers to Doctor-Nurse Communications Thwart Care Recognizing Early Childhood Speech Problems Too Much Screen Time May Pile on the Pounds Study Forecasts Dramatic Floods in Western U.S. Due to Climate Change Better Blood Test May Spot Heart Attack Faster Health Highlights: August 6, 2018 Health Tip: When Small Children Play Near Water Health Tip: Things to Remember About Acne What Makes a Better Baseball Batter? How to Keep Foodborne Illness at Bay Too Little Fish for Mom Linked to Higher Preemie Birth Risk Better Sleep During Pregnancy May Cut Odds of Preemie Birth Why Seniors Can Struggle With Swallowing Why Choo-Choo is Better for Baby's Language Skills Than Train Scientists Trace Link Between Head Injuries and Parkinson's Hiccups for a Month? It Can Happen AHA: Air Pollution Exposure Linked to Enlarged Hearts Home Check: Electrical Safety, Room-by-Room The Dark Side of Sunless Tanning Health Highlights: August 3, 2018 Health Tip: Eat Safely at Outdoor Fairs Health Tip: Heeding Motorcycle Safety Opioid Addicts Turning to Unapproved Antidepressant to Get High Google Glass Helps Kids With Autism Navigate Emotions of Others Scans Help Spot Heart Trouble Early in People With Lupus How to Get Your Kids to Eat Better AHA: Heart Problem Forced Her Baby to Be Delivered Early. Then Came a Steeper Challenge. 'Moderate' Drinking May Be a Brain Buffer Moon Dust a Health Hazard? Steer Clear of Obese Friends With the Flu Naked Mole-Rats May Give Clues to Human Longevity Can Arthritic Dogs (and Their Owners) Benefit From Stem Cell Injections? How Much Daily Exercise Do You Really Need? AHA: Common Virus Causes Heart Defects in Mice Health Highlights: August 2, 2018 Health Tip: Ear Tubes May Help Prevent Ear Infections Health Tip: Warmer Weather Triggers Rashes Smart Decisions. Smart Health. Browse A-ZSearchBrowse A-ZABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ0-9 Your CareYour Symptoms Self Care Diseases & Conditions Surgeries & Procedures Injuries Tests Alternative Medicine Drug Information Drug Interactions Multimedia Library Your SymptomsHealth Navigator Hip Pain SmartSite Knee Pain SmartSite Back Pain SmartSite Your HealthWellness Tools My Checkups Health Risk Assessments Cardiovascular Validated Risk Score Assessment Health CentersPregnancy Center © 1997- All rights reserved. A.D.A.M. content is best viewed in IE9 or above, Firefox and Google Chrome browser.