New Drug Combo Shows Promise Curbing Tough-to-Treat Breast Cancer

THURSDAY, Dec. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- In women with a certain form of tough-to-treat breast cancer, treatment with a combination of two drugs appeared to keep the cancer at bay longer -- from about five months to 10, a new study says.

Benign 'Toothlet' Tumor Found in 255 Million-Year-Old Fossil

THURSDAY, Dec. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A fossil of a distant ancestor of today's mammals -- which include humans -- shows evidence of a benign tumor of the jaw, scientists report.

Heart Docs: Never Expose Kids to Cigarette Smoke

MONDAY, Sept. 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A new American Heart Association statement recommends a "zero tolerance" approach for children's exposure to secondhand smoke.

Study Bolsters Role of Angioplasty, Stents in Heart-Attack Survival

TUESDAY, Aug. 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Patients who suffer a heart attack live longer now than they did before, and invasive procedures such as angioplasty, stents and bypass get a lot of the credit, a new study suggests.

Survey Finds Support for Limits on Indoor Tanning

FRIDAY, Aug. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- While supporting new rules to make indoor tanning salons safer, most young women who frequent the salons oppose a total ban, a new study finds.