Subscribe: WebMD Health
Preview: WebMD Health

WebMD Health

WebMD Health - Trustworthy, Credible and Timely Health Information. The content of this feed is confidential and proprietary. It may not be distributed, copied or otherwise reproduced without express written permission from WebMD.

Published: Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:13:52 EST

Last Build Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:13:52 EST

Copyright: ©2005-2012 WebMD, LLC. All rights reserved.

Aaron Hernandez Had Advanced CTE

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:30:00 EST

Former football player Aaron Hernandez had advanced stages of CTE, a brain disease often found in football players, when he died.

Media Files:

Asthma Drug Tied to Nightmares, Depression

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:42:38 EST

But experts stress Singulair also has lifesaving benefits

Media Files:

Stay Safe in the Sun After Skin Cancer

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:15:53 EST

Are beach days and baseball games a thing of the past when you've had skin cancer? They don't have to be. Follow these tips to protect yourself from UV rays.

Media Files:

Booze Often Glorified On YouTube Videos

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:15:13 EST

Kids typically see images that boost the drinking culture, study finds

Media Files:

Mom Pushes for Bed Rail Safety After Son’s Fall

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:26:43 EST

Clark Jacobs fell from his college loft bed. After emergency brain surgery, his recovery was difficult, and lengthy.

Media Files:

As Men's Weight Rises, Sperm Health May Fall

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:15:10 EST

But shedding pounds may bring them back to normal, researcher says

Media Files:

Gun Laws Help Women With Domestic Violence Threats

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:15:13 EST

Fewer are killed in states that mandate that firearms be removed when restraining orders filed

Media Files:

Health Care Anxiety: Three Families Share Stories

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:28:56 EST

As Congress debates the fate of the Affordable Care Act, three families share how uncertainty over health care is affecting their lives.

Media Files:

Youth Football Increases Odds of Brain Problems

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:15:09 EST

Researchers say greater risk of behavior issues, depression in those who played tackle before age 12

Media Files:

9 of 10 Docs Unprepared to Prescribe Marijuana

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:15:12 EST

The burgeoning practice isn't discussed in medical schools, research shows

Media Files:

Girl Soccer Players Take Chances After Concussions

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:15:11 EST

They're more likely than boys to return to play, research shows

Media Files:

Caring for a Sick Pet Can Really Drain You

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:15:07 EST

Emotional burden is steep, study shows, but vets can help owners cope

Media Files:

Are Today's Teens Putting the Brakes on Adulthood?

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:15:09 EST

They're often postponing traditional 'milestones' to growing up, study suggests

Media Files:

New Tests Could Offer Early Alzheimer's Warning

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:50:33 EST

Doctors see promise in the use of vision, smell, and other tests to find out how likely it would be for a patient to get Alzheimer's later.

Media Files:

Fibromyalgia Forces Lady Gaga to Delay Tour

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 09:15:08 EST

Pop star says pain forced her to postpone European appearances until next year.

Media Files:

Suicidal Thoughts Common for Transgender Youth

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:15:13 EST

Higher rates of depression and victimization may be why, researchers say

Media Files:

Golf Carts' Use Is Spreading, As Is Danger to Kids

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:15:15 EST

Study of more than 100 kids treated at trauma centers reveals serious injuries

Media Files:

Joining Your Kid on Playground Slides? Think Again

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:15:14 EST

It seems like fun but can be a quick trip to a broken limb, study authors warn

Media Files:

Young Kids With Cellphones Face Cyberbullying

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:15:22 EST

Study finds elementary school children with phones are more likely to be cyberbullied

Media Files:

State Laws Have Big Impact on Kids' Gun Injuries

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:15:09 EST

Locale matters, too, with firearm violence affecting urban, rural teens differently, studies find

Media Files:

One Behavior Best Prevents High Blood Pressure

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 19:19:08 EST

One critical trait emerged when researchers reviewed smoking and drinking habits, weight, diet and exercise

Media Files:

U.S. Cancer Death Rate Continues to Fall

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 13:15:06 EST

But more cases are expected as baby boomers age, report says

Media Files:

Could Artificial Sweeteners Raise Diabetes Risk?

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 09:15:08 EST

Small study suggests these products might somehow inhibit blood sugar control

Media Files:

Traces of Tattoo May Reach the Lymph Nodes

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 17:15:13 EST

If you're getting tattooed, find out what's in the ink the artist is using, researcher advises

Media Files:

Semen Harbors Wide Range of Viruses

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 15:15:06 EST

Researchers find 27 infectious agents, but it remains unknown how many can be transmitted sexually

Media Files:

Does Mother's Mental Health Affect Pregnancy?

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 13:15:13 EST

Having depression, panic disorder or anxiety disorder won't hurt your baby, researcher says

Media Files:

Testing the Healing Potential of Light

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 11:53:17 EST

From migraines to psoriasis to depression, researchers are looking at new ways to use light therapy.

Media Files:

Regular Use of Bleach Linked to COPD

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 09:26:30 EST

Study finds risk of lung disease from prolonged exposure to some disinfectants.

Media Files:

Diabetes Threatens Kidneys, Vision of Millions of Americans

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 09:15:11 EST

Untreated type 2 disease can lead to serious complications, diabetes experts say

Media Files:

Screen For Cervical Cancer Over 30 With HPV Test

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 13:15:13 EST

New advisory says women can get the screen once every 5 years, in lieu of Pap tests every 3 years

Media Files:

Could Hormone Supplements for Menopause Return?

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 13:15:12 EST

New study suggests the therapy won't increase risk of early death

Media Files:

Is an Occasional Drink OK During Pregnancy?

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 13:15:10 EST

Evidence isn't yet clear, but a new review says there's a slight chance of possible harm

Media Files:

When Is Snoozing With Your Dog Ok?

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 09:15:22 EST

New study reveals that sharing sleeping space with your dog may disrupt your shut-eye

Media Files:

Take a Stand Against Sitting Too Much

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 19:15:07 EST

Couch potatoes might help cut their risk of early death by getting up every 30 minutes, study finds

Media Files: