(Damian Dovarganes — the associated press)
Doctor group seeks to clear confusion in cancer screening

05/22/2015 01:00 PM EDT
WASHINGTON >> Mammograms at 40 or 50? Every year or every other year? What's the best colon check? 
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Ask Dr. K: Eating cholesterol-rich foods is OK in moderation
05/22/2015 12:59 PM EDT - DEAR DOCTOR K >> Does the amount of cholesterol you eat affect the cholesterol levels in your blood? Full Story

Study: More kids getting mental health help
05/22/2015 12:59 PM EDT - Contrary to public perception and horrific cases that make headlines, serious mental problems are declining among the nation's youth, and there has been a big rise in how many are getting help, a new study finds. Full Story

When spending time outdoors, beware of ticks
05/15/2015 12:28 PM EDT - With spring comes hiking, and with hiking often comes ticks, and with ticks, unfortunately, can come a number of communicable diseases, including Lyme disease. Full Story

Ask Dr. K: Surgery needed for kids' colon polyps
05/15/2015 12:27 PM EDT - DEAR DOCTOR K >> My young son had rectal bleeding caused by a colon polyp, which the doctor surgically removed. Full Story

Food poisoning report finds E. coli cases declining
05/15/2015 12:27 PM EDT - NEW YORK >> Fewer Americans are getting sick from a nasty germ sometimes found in undercooked hamburgers, the government reported last week. Full Story

Ask Dr. K: First step in treating chronic fatigue
05/08/2015 01:23 PM EDT - DEAR DOCTOR K >> For the past few months I just haven't had my usual energy. Full Story

High-tech sensors help kids keep eye on aging parents
05/08/2015 01:23 PM EDT - Each time 81-year-old Bill Dworsky or his 80-year-old wife Dorothy opens the refrigerator, closes the bathroom door or lifts the lid on a pill container, tiny sensors in their San Francisco home make notes on a digital logbook. Full Story

Study: Vaccination against measles may have other benefits
05/08/2015 01:23 PM EDT - LOS ANGELES >> A new study suggests the measles shot comes with a bonus: By preventing that disease, the vaccine may also help your body fight off other illnesses for years. Full Story

National Skin Cancer Awareness Month: Time to think about skin cancer
05/01/2015 01:07 PM EDT - If skin cancer isn't already on your mind when you step outside or into a tanning bed, it should be. Full Story