Health Tip: Minimizing Food Allergies

(HealthDay News) -- The way you feed your child has a significant impact during the child's early years on the child's risk for developing a food allergy, experts say.

Health Tip: Taking Pressure Off Parents

(HealthDay News) -- Some parents strive to be perfect, a goal they will never achieve.

Possible Advance for Some Late-Stage Lung Cancer Patients

MONDAY, July 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Surgical biopsy is safe for certain late-stage lung cancer patients and could improve their chances of getting treated with newer types of drugs that target cancer-related genetic mutations, a new small study reveals.

Many Obese Women Face Stigma Every Day, Study Finds

MONDAY, July 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women who are overweight and obese are likely to experience frequent, daily insults and humiliation from strangers, family and friends, according to a new study.

Hookah Smoking Popular Among Well-Heeled Teens: Survey

MONDAY, July 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- While American teenagers have increasingly been saying "no" to cigarettes over the past decade, almost one in five high school seniors now say they have smoked a hookah pipe, a new survey shows.

Around the Globe, Mom's Health Key to Newborn's Size

MONDAY, July 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Well-nourished, healthy and well-educated mothers who receive prenatal care have babies of similar size - regardless of differences in their race, ethnicity or where they live, a new study finds.

Health Highlights: July 7, 2014

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