Worries About Colonoscopy Unfounded: Study

SUNDAY, Feb. 19 (HealthDay News) -- Even though a colonoscopy is an important colorectal cancer screening procedure that can save lives, many people have unfounded worries about the test and avoid it, an expert says.

Gene Might Boost Risk for Obesity

SUNDAY, Feb. 19 (HealthDay News) -- A new animal study suggests that a genetic mutation could put certain people at higher risk for becoming obese if they eat high-fat diets.