Today's Health News

With Pence as Tie-breaker, Senate Votes to Debate Obamacare Overhaul

As the GOP contemplates next move, health organizations call for a bipartisan health solution

Senate Prepares for Health Care Vote

It's a pivotal step in GOP's seven-year goal to dismantle Obamacare

HIV Treatment Protects Uninfected Partner From the Virus

Study of gay couples duplicates findings of earlier research

New Surgery May Fix Tough-to-Treat Rotator Cuff Tears

Procedure could offer option for otherwise irreparable shoulder injury, surgeons say

Nearly All Autopsied NFL Players Show Trauma-Linked Brain Disease

No position on the football field seemed to confer protection, study says

Sperm Counts Continue to Decline in Western Nations: Review

How this might affect male fertility isn't clear, researchers say

More U.S. Airports Offer Hands-Only CPR Training

Kiosks that provide 5-minute sessions are now in 7 air travel hubs, heart association says

$100 Sweetens the Pot for a Colonoscopy

Study found those who were offered cash to get cancer screening were twice as likely to do so

Bacteria May Explain Why Uncircumcised Face Higher HIV Risk

Learning to reduce these germs might help prevent transmission of disease, researcher says

U.S. Kids Overdosing on Dietary Supplements

Children under age 6 most often affected, study finds

Is the 'Anti-Statin' Trend Threatening Lives?

Internet-fueled movement has heart experts concerned about potential consequences

Walking the Dog, All the Way to Better Health

Even in bad weather, seniors get about 30 minutes of daily activity by taking care of their pet

Noise Pollution a Problem in Black Urban Neighborhoods

Biggest differences seen between black and white areas, study finds

'Diet Foods' to Skip

Lighten up on these substitutes

Many Primary Care Docs May Miss Prediabetes

Fewer than 1 in 10 surveyed named all risk factors identified by the American Diabetes Association

Even a One-Minute Run Might Help a Woman's Bones

Study suggests brief bursts of intense physical activity lowered risk for bone loss

Does Your Child Really Have a Food Allergy?

Food sensitivity and intolerance may be mistaken for allergic reaction, even by doctors

Is Kissing Etiquette 'Hardwired?'

Study finds most people turn their head to the right before they pucker up

One Stroke Raises Risk for Another, Even Years Later: Study

Ongoing care is essential to prevent recurrence, experts say

Videotaping Sleepers Raises CPAP Use

Viewing the tapes helped convince patients to stick with the sleep apnea treatment, study found