|1 in 3 Adults Diagnosed With Asthma May Not Have It: Study
Almost half did not get objective breathing test, researchers in Canada found
|1 in 5 U.S. Gun Owners Avoided Background Check: Study
In most cases, firearms were bought privately or online, transactions that more than 30 states don't regulate
|17 Million U.S. Adults May Have Tough-to-Spot High Blood Pressure
'Masked' hypertension doesn't show up in a doctor's office, so home monitoring is needed, researchers say
|8 People Infected in Rare U.S. Outbreak of Rat Virus
Those handling rodents in breeding facilities in 2 states contracted Seoul virus, CDC reports
|Airway Differences May Explain Why Asthma Can Be More Serious for Blacks
Condition is 2 to 3 times deadlier than for whites, researchers say
|Antipsychotic Drugs May Up Risk of Early Death in Alzheimer's Patients
Increased odds were nearly doubled if two antipsychotic medications were taken, study says
|Are Heartburn Meds During Pregnancy Linked to Asthma in Kids?
Analysis suggests, but doesn't prove, that these children were one-third more likely to see a doctor for asthma
|Are U.S. Med Schools Skimping on Obesity Training?
Content of licensing exams suggests doctors may be unprepared to tackle this crisis: study
|Are Your Gifts Always Getting Returned?
Think about how the recipient will use the gift, study suggests
|Artificial 'Voice Box' Implant Helps Cancer Patient Speak
New device has improved long-term quality of life for man who had larynx removed