Health Tip: Some Fats Are Healthier

(HealthDay News) -- Including healthier fats in your daily diet can offer many benefits. They're found in fatty fish, nuts, seeds, avocados, vegetable oils and more.

Health Tip: Strengthen Your Bones

(HealthDay News) -- Working to build up bone strength will benefit you later in life, especially into your senior years when bone density naturally decreases.

Guideline Changes Have Asperger's Community on Edge

THURSDAY, April 18 (HealthDay News) -- People with Asperger's syndrome -- mild autism with normal or sometimes superior verbal ability and intelligence -- are at a crossroads: Their diagnosis is about to disappear.

The 'Learning Curve' of Living With Asperger's

THURSDAY, April 18 (HealthDay News) -- Asperger's syndrome is disappearing as an official diagnosis, but people who live with its symptoms will continue to struggle.

Clinical Trials Helped One Woman's Fight Against Cancer

THURSDAY, April 18 (HealthDay News) -- Monica Barlow, a 35-year-old from Maryland, was training for a half-marathon when she noticed she couldn't shake a bad cough and ongoing fatigue. After a couple of rounds of antibiotics from an urgent care clinic didn't work, she sought another opinion.

Man Arrested in Tainted Letter Case, Officials Report

THURSDAY, April 18 (HealthDay News) -- A Mississippi man has been arrested in connection with the sending of letters suspected of being tainted with the deadly toxin ricin to President Obama and a Republican senator, federal agents said Wednesday night.

Alzheimer's Patients May Face Looming Shortage of Neurologists

THURSDAY, April 18 (HealthDay News) -- For patients with Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis (MS) and other brain disorders, finding a specialist to treat their condition may be increasingly difficult, according to a new study.

People Happier When They Get More Sex Than Their Friends: Study

THURSDAY, April 18 (HealthDay News) -- A hefty chunk of your happiness may depend on whether you believe you're having as much sex as your peers are, new research suggests.

Health Highlights: April 18, 2013

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: