Mar 6, 2014 — A second child seems to have been cleared of the AIDS virus, thanks to heavy-duty drugs started just hours after birth. This spring researchers plan to test that approach in 60 more newborns.
Mar 6, 2014 — One of the big arguments for cigarettes is that they are a safer alternative to smoking tobacco. But an analysis of teens finds that the rise of vaping hasn't led to a big drop in tobacco use.
Mar 5, 2014 — The Food and Drug Administration is still figuring out what to do about electronic cigarettes. But to reduce the odds kids will get hooked on nicotine, some cities are moving to restrict them.
Mar 3, 2014 — Division I athletes may be at the top of their game in college, but by their 40s they often have more health problems than people who never played sports, researchers say.
Mar 3, 2014 — As electronic cigarette companies get bold with advertising, anti-smoking groups fear the ads will lure teens and get them hooked on nicotine.
Mar 3, 2014 — Studies show regular marijuana use by teens — once a week or more — affects areas dealing with memory and problem solving. That can hurt cognition and academic performance.
Mar 3, 2014 — Infant sleep machines, used to mask outside noise, can exceed recommended noise limits when played at high volume and placed close to a baby's sensitive ears.
Feb 28, 2014 — Narcotic painkillers are risky for small kids. But so are some popular pills to treat diabetes, high blood pressure and irregular heartbeats.
Feb 28, 2014 — Cookbook author Sally Sampson and pediatric endocrinologist David Ludwig discuss the Picky Eater Project, which aims to learn why some children have picky eating habits and what some remedies may be.
Feb 26, 2014 — A pregnant woman's blood contains enough fetal DNA for doctors to check whether the baby would be born with Down syndrome. A new blood test is safe and accurate, but it raises ethical concerns.