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Workplace Ladder Falls a Major Cause of Deaths, Injuries: CDC

There were 113 ladder-related deaths, more than 34,000 ER-treated injuries in 2011 alone

Genetic Code of Tsetse Fly May Help Fight Sleeping Sickness

Scientists spent a decade sequencing its genome, and hope to find new targets for pest control

Internet May Help Seniors Avoid Depression

Social connections lessen loneliness, especially for older adults living alone, researcher says

Bullying Rates Drop Among American Teens: Study

Surveys taken over 10-year period showed roughly half as many kids were instigators

Health Highlights: April 24, 2014

FDA Proposes E-Cigarette Regulations

Opponents of the increasingly popular devices worry about their impact on children

1 in 13 U.S. Schoolkids Takes Psych Meds: Report

More than half of parents said the drugs are helpful

Kids’ Genetic Risk for Obesity Rises With Age, Study Finds

Between ages 4 and 10, genes seem to play increasing role in how big kids will grow

FDA Reconsiders Behavior-Modifying ‘Shock Devices’

Agency meets Thursday to discuss outlawing tools used on emotionally disabled kids

Vitamin D May Not Lower Seniors’ Fall Risk

Researchers conclude there isn’t enough evidence to support supplement use

Frozen as Good as Fresh for Fecal Transplants for Diarrhea: Study

Researchers looked at recurring infections caused by C. difficile bacteria

Health Tip: Eat Healthy

Use your plate as a blueprint

Health Tip: Keep Your Kitchen Clean

Wash countertops frequently

Religious Music a High Note for Older Christians

Reduced anxiety, other mental health benefits noted in survey

People With More Education May Recover Better From Brain Injury

Study looked at adults hurt in motor vehicle crashes, falls

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