Health News:Stroke May Not Mean Language Loss for Newborns Flu Season Shows First Signs of Slowing Pets Good Medicine for Those Battling Mental Ills Sibling Bullying Could Have Mental Health Effects How to Put Mass Shooting Tragedies in Perspective for Kids Fentanyl Test Strips May Help Stem OD Deaths After Another Shooting Tragedy, 'Stop the Bleed' Kits Urged for Schools Dad Can Pass on Ovarian Cancer Genes, Too How to Spare Family and Coworkers Your Flu Misery Kids Who Need Sickle Cell Meds Don't Always Get Them Hey Runners, Be Sure to Choose the Right Shoes Health Highlights: Feb. 16, 2018 Health Tip: Manage Stress Health Tip: Ski and Snowboard Safely With Your Kids CDC Says Flu Vaccine Just 25 Percent Effective Against Leading Strain Could a Blood Thinner Actually Raise Stroke Risk for Some? Household Products May Pollute the Air as Much as Your Car Does: Study When One Teen Vapes, Others Often Follow 1 in 10 Worldwide Gets Wound Infection After Abdominal Surgery Another Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise In Mice Researchers Probe Mystery of Illnesses in U.S. Cuba Embassy Personnel Short as a Child, Stroke Risk as an Adult? Your Tax Dollars Fund Research on Hundreds of New Meds Obesity May Give Men With Melanoma a Survival Advantage Booze Beats Pot at Being Unhealthy: Oregon Poll Here's to a Healthy Pregnancy Health Highlights: Feb. 15, 2018 Health Tip: Balance Moves for Older Adults Health Tip: When Arthritis Strikes Your Feet Highly Processed Foods Tied to Higher Cancer Risk FDA Approves Drug to Help Curb a Tough-to-Treat Prostate Cancer It's Not Your Imagination: You're Hungrier After Losing Weight FDA Approves First Blood Test to Detect Concussions More Wild Weather to Come If Climate Change Goals Not Met One Hidden Culprit Behind Weight Gain: Fruit Juice Obamacare Helped More Young Women Get Prenatal Care: Study Shedding Pounds Before Weight-Loss Surgery a Smart Move Parents Find Kids' Weight Report Cards Hard to Swallow Drug Might Be Safer Alternative to Ease Dementia Psychosis Money Can Buy You Happiness, But Only So Much Therapy Reverses Alzheimer's Brain Plaque Buildup -- in Mice Does Your Valentine Have a Roving Eye? Watch Out Asthma Doesn't Have to Ruin Your Valentine's Day Food Allergies: To Test or Not to Test Being a Single Dad Can Take a Big Toll on Health First Blood Test to Evaluate Potential Concussions Approved New Treatment Approved for Prostate Cancer That Resists Hormone Therapy Health Highlights: Feb. 14, 2018 Health Tip:Living with Pulmonary Fibrosis Health Tip: Sleep's Effects on Diabetes Do Common Household Chemicals Affect Your Weight? Therapy Helps Those With Autism Navigate Adulthood Vaccines Can Stem Poverty, Not Just Disease, Study Suggests Many Patients Know Too Little About Their MRI, CT Scans: Study Depression Common in U.S., Women Hit Hardest Widely Used COPD Meds Tied to Increased Fracture Risk Ovarian Cancer Screening Still Ineffective, Not Recommended: Panel Want to Keep the Weight Off? Eat More Slowly Kidney Stones on the Rise Among Women The Right Way to Weigh Yourself Health Highlights: Feb. 13, 2018 Health Tip :Preparing for Surgery Health Tip: Heart Disease Risk Factors You Can Control No Proof At-Home 'Cranial Stimulation' Eases Depression Ick! Oregon Woman Is First-Ever Case of Human 'Eye Worm' Another Downside to Opioid Use: Pneumonia? Unsafe Water Found in Faucets Across the U.S. Valentine's Day Coping Tips When Loved One Is Gone Think Extermination Ends Your Bedbug Woes? Think Again Driving May Be Risky Business on 4/20 Pot Holiday Babies Face Higher SIDS Risk in Certain States Preemies Get a Slow Start on Friendships Shining a Deadly New Light on Airborne Flu Virus Who Gets Unneeded Antibiotics Most Often? Heart Defects May Raise Odds for Dementia Keeping in Touch With Your Kids in College Health Highlights: Feb. 12, 2018 Health Tip: Online Pharmacies You Should Avoid Health Tip: Prevent Exposure to Lead The Purrfect Diet for Your Fat Cat It May Be Winter, But Keep That Sunscreen Handy A Bad Flu Season Keeps Getting Worse Pain of Acne More Than Skin Deep Don't Count on an American to Do CPR Fidget Spinners May Be Dangerous in the Wrong Hands Head Injuries Hit 1 in 14 Kids, CDC Reports You, Too, Can Eat Like an Olympian Make a Bucket List -- Then Share It With Your Doc Hey Kids, Just Say No to Energy Drinks Making Food Less Important in Your Life Health Highlights: Feb. 9, 2018 Health Tip: Controlling Pinkeye Health Tip: Signs You Need Rotator Cuff Surgery Two Drugs Offer Hope Against a Tough-to-Treat Prostate Cancer Most Say Health Workers Shouldn't Refuse Care on Moral Grounds: Poll Low Blood Sodium Tied to Impaired Thinking in Older Men More Norovirus Infections at Olympics in South Korea FDA Says U.S. Will Now Produce Critical MRI Component Many With Depression Delay, Avoid Treatment Autism, Bipolar and Schizophrenia Share Genetic Similarities Women Fare Worse Than Men After a Stroke MS Drug Poses Hard Choices for Women Wanting Children Sleepy Drivers May Be Causing More Crashes Than Thought Are Germs Falling From the Sky? Women Who Are Most at Risk of Stroke Picking a New Primary Care Doctor Health Highlights: Feb. 8, 2018 Youth Violence in U.S. Declines -- but the War's Not Over Health Tip: Handle a Child's Traumatic Stress Health Tip: Use Contact Lenses Safely It's a Century Since the 1918 Flu Pandemic - Could It Happen Again? Long-Term Opioid Use Down Among U.S. Vets: Study Did Robin Williams' Suicide Spur 'Copycat' Acts? Cancer-Causing HPV Can Hide in the Throat Your Attitude About Aging Might Affect Odds for Dementia Impotence Among Heart Patients Not the Fault of Meds, Study Finds Herbal Drug Kratom Contains Opioids, FDA Says Looking to Bats for Clues to Longevity Fewer Americans Are Getting Herpes Uber, Lyft Rides May Not Help Boost Doc Visits for Poorer Patients Defibrillators May Not Help Kidney Patients With Bad Hearts Exergaming: Workouts That Work for All Ages Health Highlights: Feb. 7, 2018 Health Tip: Sleep Better Health Tip: Symptoms of Iron-Deficiency Anemia Asthma Attacks on the Decline Among U.S. Kids Do Over-the-Counter Painkillers Alter Emotions, Reasoning? Losing Weight Eases Obesity-Related Pain. But How Much Is Enough? Crash Diets Might Derail Your Heart Health As Newborn Syphilis Cases Rise, Maternal Screening Urged Fetal Alcohol Cases More Common Than Thought: Study 'Hole in Heart' Defect May Raise Stroke Risk After Surgery A Hidden Source of 'Superbugs' in Hospitals? Kids Can Roll Up Their Sleeves -- Again -- for Mumps Protection Going for a Walk Not So Easy for Many Pugs Easing Your Child's Asthma Health Highlights: Feb. 6, 2018 Health Tip: Common Signs of Sinusitis Health Tip: Quiet Your Cough Got a Pet Rat? Watch Out for This Scary New Virus Melanoma Rates Rising for Boomers, Falling Among Young New Treatment Could Be 'Breakthrough' for Vitiligo Skin Condition Menopause May Worsen Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms Babies With Normal Head Size Might Still Have Zika-Linked Brain Damage Cellphones Pose Little Cancer Risk, Studies Suggest Bugs for Dinner? Think of Them as Cheap, Nutritious Lobsters Could Your Colonoscopy Raise Your Risk for Appendicitis? Pregnancy-Linked High Blood Pressure May Mean Similar Trouble After Delivery If You Suspect a Child Is Being Abused or Neglected, Report It Tips for Choosing Frozen Fruits & Veggies Health Highlights: Feb. 5, 2018 Health Tip: X-Ray Suggestions for Parents Health Tip: Prevent the Spread of Scarlet Fever How to Protect Against Heart Disease Good Deeds Soothe Stress 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.