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Lynparza Approved for Advanced Ovarian Cancer

Associated with genetic defect

Cocaine, Amphetamines May Up Injection Drug Users’ Suicide Risk

These substances doubled the likelihood of an attempt, study says

System Approved to Remove Germs From Blood Platelets

Lowers chances of infected donation

Could Bacteria Play a Role in Colon Cancer?

Bacterial ‘bunches’ were prevalent on colon polyps, cancers, study found

FDA Approves First in New Class of Drugs for Advanced Ovarian Cancer

Agency also gives OK to genetic test used to identify eligible patients

Health Highlights: Dec. 19, 2014

Crohn’s, Colitis May Have Genetic Underpinnings, Study Finds

Scientists find evidence that genes influence the mix and make-up of gut bacteria

Preschoolers Need Eye Screening, Experts Say

Testing recommended annually from age 3 to 6

E. Coli Germs Found on Farmers Market Herbs

Nearly one-quarter of samples from West Coast vendors tested positive, study says

Cancer Treatment Costs Weigh Heavily on Patients, Study Finds

Researchers say half of people treated struggle to pay medical bills

CDC Warns of Listeria Danger From Caramel Apples

Outbreak has sickened 28 people in 10 states; 4 have died and 26 have been hospitalized, agency says

Health Tip: 12 Ways to a Healthier Holiday

‘Tis the season to stay well

Health Tip: Bake a Healthier Holiday Treat

Cut calories and boost nutrition

Older Cars a Bad Choice for Younger Drivers

Study found nearly half of teen crashes involved cars more than a decade old

Loss of Teeth Linked to Physical, Mental Decline in Study

Researchers say association was strongest among 60- to 74-year-olds

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