Screen Women for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Experts Say

MONDAY, Sept. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- All sexually active women should be screened for two of the most common sexually transmitted infections: chlamydia and gonorrhea, according to new recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.

Study: Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors May Prevent 80 Percent of Heart Attacks

MONDAY, Sept. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Five recommended health behaviors may prevent four out of five heart attacks in men, a new study suggests.

Health Woes to Worsen Due to Climate Change, Study Warns

MONDAY, Sept. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Coupled with worldwide marches demanding action on climate change, a new study warns that rising temperatures and altered weather patterns in the United States may soon exacerbate many existing health risks.

Study Suggests Why Pregnant Women Get Sicker From Flu

MONDAY, Sept. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnant women appear to have an unusually strong immune response to the flu, according to a new study.

Noninvasive Devices May Help Migraines, FDA Says

MONDAY, Sept. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Two new prescription devices approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) may provide some relief for people with migraine headaches who don't tolerate migraine medications well, according to a new study.

Health Highlights: Sept. 22, 2014

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

Could Low Iron Intake During Pregnancy Raise Autism Risk?

MONDAY, Sept. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- It's something every pregnant woman wonders: What can I do to help ensure a healthy baby?

E-Cigarettes Don't Help Cancer Patients Quit Smoking: Study

MONDAY, Sept. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- New research raises doubts about the possible benefits of e-cigarettes for people with cancer.

Pediatricians Urge Flu Vaccine for All Kids 6 Months and Older

MONDAY, Sept. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Pediatricians are urging that all children aged 6 months and older be vaccinated for the upcoming flu season.

Health Tip: Scrub Hands Thoroughly

(HealthDay News) -- To get rid of germs on your hands, you should make sure you're washing properly.