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Avian Flu In Harbor Seals Could Infect People

Mutations to the virus might allow it to spread, researchers say.

Trulicity Approved for Type 2 Diabetes

New drug helps regulate blood sugar

Cyberbullying Seems to Ramp Up in Middle School

Effective prevention strategies must not be ‘one-size-fits-all,’ researcher says

Tight Blood Sugar Control Doesn’t Prevent Strokes in Diabetics: Study

But keeping blood pressure in check does, researchers say

Some U.S. Troops May Face Greater Skin Cancer Risk

Soldiers might not have regular access to sunscreen, research reveals

Brain Structure Might Help Predict Risky Behavior

Study finds people with greater volume in one brain region are more likely to take risks involving money

Do Greener Neighborhoods Produce Healthier Babies?

Fewer preemies and small babies delivered when moms live near trees, grass, study says

FDA Approves Another Weekly Injectable Drug for Type 2 Diabetes

Trulicity helps lower blood sugar levels when used alone or with other medications, agency says

Scientists Spot How Bacterial Pneumonia Damages the Heart

A vaccine, and the right antibiotic, may guard against a direct attack on heart cells, researchers say

Adults Over 45 Not Meeting U.S. Muscle Strengthening Guidelines, Study Says

Less than one-quarter follow recommendations

Oral Health in Women of Childbearing Age Needs Improvement

Large disparity in dental care, U.S. government research shows

U.S. Gun Deaths Lowest in Hawaii, Highest in D.C.

Decade-long study also finds firearm death rates twice as high in black people compared with whites

More Schools Stocking Shots That Counter Serious Allergic Reactions

Having epinephrine auto-injectors on hand can save lives, advocates say

Health Highlights: Sept. 19, 2014

Health Tip: Beware of Household Chemicals

Store them safely

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