Bones, Joints and Muscles in the News

Scientists Spot How Bacterial Pneumonia Damages the Heart

09/19/2014 - A vaccine, and the right antibiotic, may guard against a direct attack on heart cells, researchers say

FDA Approves Another Weekly Injectable Drug for Type 2 Diabetes

09/19/2014 - Trulicity helps lower blood sugar levels when used alone or with other medications, agency says

Adults Over 45 Not Meeting U.S. Muscle Strengthening Guidelines, Study Says

09/19/2014 - Less than one-quarter follow recommendations

U.S. Gun Deaths Lowest in Hawaii, Highest in D.C.

09/19/2014 - Decade-long study also finds firearm death rates twice as high in black people compared with whites

Oral Health in Women of Childbearing Age Needs Improvement

09/19/2014 - Large disparity in dental care, U.S. government research shows

More Schools Stocking Shots That Counter Serious Allergic Reactions

09/19/2014 - Having epinephrine auto-injectors on hand can save lives, advocates say

Health Highlights: Sept. 19, 2014

09/19/2014 -

Health Tip: Getting More Whole Grains

09/19/2014 - Include one in your breakfast menu

Health Tip: Beware of Household Chemicals

09/19/2014 - Store them safely

Family Squabbles Can Derail Recovery From Cancer Surgery

09/19/2014 - Study finds infection, other complications more likely for patients with difficult lives

Rising Atlantic Ocean Temperatures Could Pose Threat to Reefs

09/18/2014 - Warmer waters could increase the range of invasive fish species, study shows

Grief Can Weigh on Immune System in Older Folks, Study Says

09/18/2014 - Those who are bereaved may be more likely to develop infections, researchers suggest

Study: Exposure to Diversity Might Boost Baby's Social Skills

09/18/2014 - Hearing different languages early in life could help reduce bias, researchers say

Almost Everyone Needs a Flu Shot: CDC

09/18/2014 - Vaccine is safe, effective for those 6 months and older, experts say

Vitamin E, Selenium Supplements Don't Seem to Prevent Cataracts

09/18/2014 - Nutrients also have little effect on rates of cataract removal, study involving men over 50 finds

Obama Calls for National Plan to Fight Antibiotic Resistance

09/18/2014 - Task force created to craft a strategy to track, vanquish superbugs

Scientists Studying Sickle Cell Trait

09/18/2014 - Condition has killed 9 collegiate football players since 2000, researchers say

Mentors May Steer Young People Toward More Rewarding Careers

09/18/2014 - The result: Greater authority, responsibility likelier early on, study says

New Ebola Cases Top 700 in Just One Week, Officials Report

09/18/2014 - Latest count suggests outbreak in West Africa is starting to spread as fast as health experts had feared

One Dose of Antidepressant Changes Brain Connections, Study Says

09/18/2014 - Researchers eventually hope to predict who will respond to a drug and who won't