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With high blood pressure, light to moderate drinking may protect heart

Drinking alcohol has been tiedin the past to a higher risk of high blood pressure, but in anew analysis of past studies,...

Fatal heroin overdoses on the rise in New York City

The number of deaths from drugoverdoses in New York City has steadily risen since 2010, inpart because of an apparent resurgence...

Santa Fe city council votes to decriminalizes marijuana

Santa Fe on Wednesday becamethe latest U.S. city to decriminalize small amounts ofmarijuana, with lawmakers in the New Mexico...

Death certificates would reflect gender identity under California bill

Death certificates inCalifornia would be changed to reflect the gender identity ofpeople at the time of their death rather...

Shift work linked to greater diabetes risk

People who work night shifts, orconstantly changing shifts are more likely to develop type 2diabetes compared to non-shift...

Tricking memory in lab animals stokes hope for PTSD

The frailty of remembrance might havean upside: When a memory is recalled, two research teamsreported on Wednesday, it can...

CORRECTED-Travel with medications, medical devices can be daunting

For international travelers whoneed to carry medical devices and medications with them, it'snot easy to find out the travel...

Adding therapy to meds may speed depression recovery for some

For about a third of people withdepression, adding cognitive therapy to treatment withantidepressant medication helps them...

Obama plans executive steps to boost veterans' mental health care

President Barack Obama, weeks aftersigning legislation to fix delays in veterans' healthcare, willunveil a series of executive...

Happiness study draws frowns from critics

A high-profile 2013 study thatconcluded that different kinds of happiness are associated withdramatically different patterns...

After men, lesbians report the most orgasms during sex

Single lesbians report havingorgasms more often than heterosexual women but both gay andstraight men still come out on top...

Delay morning school start for teens: pediatricians

Middle and high schools shoulddelay their start times to at least 8:30 a.m. to benefit thehealth and welfare of students,...

Demanding, low-control jobs linked to type 2 diabetes

Even without classic riskfactors for type 2 diabetes, people with high-stress,low-control jobs were over 60 percent more...

AA can help young adults, but mechanisms unclear: study

Alcoholics Anonymous can helppeople, young and old, recover from drinking problems, but youngadults seem to benefit mainly...

Knee replacement may go poorly for people who think life isn't fair

People who tend to blame othersfor their suffering and think setbacks in their lives areirreparable tend to report more pain...

Researchers reverse autism symptoms in mice by paring extra synapses

Although many things have gone wrong inthe autistic brain, scientists have recently been focusing onone of the most glaring:...

California law aims to protect rights of sperm donors, surrogates

A bill aimed at protectingthe parental and adoptive rights of non-traditional families inCalifornia was sent to Governor...

Foreign assisted suicide cases in Switzerland double in 4 years

The number of foreigners traveling toSwitzerland to commit assisted suicide doubled over a four-yearperiod, a study published...

Motivational interviewing may not curb drinking among young adults

Young people may not seemeaningful benefits from a counseling approach designed to curbtheir alcohol use, according to a...

Amid Afghanistan's escalating war, a battle to beat polio

Tens of thousands of volunteers fanned outacross Afghanistan this week, braving deteriorating security anddistrusting parents...

Pennsylvania psychologist charged with sexual assault

A Pennsylvania psychologist was arrested oncharges of sexual assault for treating patients with a specialbrand of "touching...

REFILE-Travel with medications, medical devices can be daunting

For international travelers whoneed to carry medical devices and medications with them, it'snot easy to find out the travel...

Travel with medications, medical devices can be daunting

For international travelers whoneed to carry medical devices and medications with them, it'snot easy to find out the travel...

Hundreds rally in Ireland after rape victim says denied abortion

Hundreds of people rallied in Dublin tocall for a change to Ireland's abortion laws on Wednesday aftera rape victim said...

Pennsylvania coroner says starvation contributed to boy's death

Starvation was a factor in thedeath of a 9-year-old Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, boy whose bodywas found partially decomposed...

Heavy pot use in teen years may predict later-life disability

A long-term study of Swedish menfinds that those who smoked marijuana at age 18, especially theheaviest users, were more...

CORRECTED-California may have paid millions for fraudulent drug treatment -audit

A California program that covers addictiontreatments for the poor may have paid $93.7 million infraudulent claims, a state...

Ebola fears slowing tourist flow to Africa

The Ebola outbreak in West Africais putting off thousands of tourists who had planned trips toAfrica this year, especially...

California may have paid millions for fraudulent drug treatment -audit

A California program that covers addictiontreatments for the poor may have paid $93.7 million infraudulent claims, a state...

More evidence adult daycare eases stress on dementia caregivers

The stress of caring for afamily member with dementia may take a toll on health over time,but a new study suggests that even...

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