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CDC Confirms First Patient Diagnosed With Ebola in United States

Unidentified man at Dallas hospital developed symptoms days after flying from West Africa

Gene Study Finds No Proof Vitamin D Guards Against Type 2 Diabetes

Some past research had suggested a possible benefit against the disease

Head Injuries May Raise Chances of Risky Behavior by Teens

Study found adolescents were more likely to smoke, drink, have poor grades after bad concussion

Spacing Between Sibling Births Tied to Autism Risk in Study

But authors, expert stressed that couples shouldn’t base family planning on this finding

Could a ‘Fat Tongue’ Be a Factor in Sleep Apnea?

In study, obese people with the disorder tended to have more fat at base of tongue

Acupuncture May Not Help Chronic Knee Pain, Study Finds

Laser, needle treatment worked no better than ‘sham’  procedure

Social Support May Be Key to Heart Attack Recovery

Study found younger patients fared worse if they did not have family, friends to help afterwards

Groups Call for Medicare Coverage of Lung Cancer Screening

CT scans for high-risk seniors covered by private insurers, but Medicare not required to do so

Obesity Tied to Higher Cancer Risk for Colon Cancer Survivors

Finding is yet another reason to maintain a healthy weight, experts say

Recessions May Thwart a Woman’s Motherhood Plans Forever: Study

Research found initial impact was most pronounced among women in their 20s, and lasted until they were in their 40s

Herceptin Best for Certain Breast Cancer Patients, Study Says

Drug should remain standard of care for HER2-positive tumors, doctors say

Fish Oil Supplements Have Little Effect on Irregular Heartbeat: Study

Atrial fibrillation increases the risk for stroke, researchers note

Can Exercise Prevent Type 2 Diabetes? Your Genes May Be Key

Some obese people have DNA that makes it tougher for workouts to fend off the disease, study suggests

When It Comes to Sex Partners, Men Prefer Younger Women: Study

Researchers found women likelier to seek mates around their own age

Health Highlights: Sept. 30, 2014

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