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Train Your Brain to Choose Fruit Salad Over French Fries

Study found program seemed to make low-cal fare an easy choice for a small group of overweight people

Preterm or Small Birth Tied to Long-Term Risks to Heart, Brain

But researchers say exercise, education may help overcome deficiencies

Health Tip: Take it Easy After Blood Donation

And drink extra fluids

Outdoor Enthusiasts Need a Lightning Plan

Athletic trainers’ group urges heightened awareness of deadly strikes

Drug Gives ‘New Hope’ Against Heart Failure, Expert Says

Experimental medication beat standard treatment at reducing hospitalizations, cardiovascular deaths

Spaceflight Might Weaken Astronauts’ Immune Systems

NASA studies suggest a heightened risk for illness or allergy for crew members

Take Steps to Control Bunions

Ignoring these painful bumps will only make them worse, foot doctor says

Monkey Trial Supports Ebola Drug That May Have Helped 2 Stricken Americans

All 18 rhesus monkeys infected with the virus survived after getting the experimental medication, researchers report

Faced With Prostate Cancer, It Helps to Know the Enemy

Men with little knowledge of the disease have trouble deciding on treatment, study finds

Biggest Ever Weekly Rise in Ebola Cases, U.N. Agency Says

About 500 new infections reported across West Africa, including first case in Senegal

Scientists Find Differences in Brains of Those With Dyslexia

Scans showed less connectivity in regions linked to reading

Encouraging Your Baby’s Babbling May Speed Language Development

Researchers found that when parents responded, infants began to form more complex sounds

Study Counters Critics of Plainer Cigarette Packaging

Tobacco industry claims change would harm small businesses, but Australian experience refutes that

European MRSA Originated in Sub-Saharan Africa, Study Finds

Trends in tourism, migration may have contributed to its spread, researchers say

‘Doctor-Shopping’ for Painkillers Common After Broken-Bone Surgery, Study Finds

1 in 5 patients sought narcotics from multiple physicians

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