Kids on Tight Schedules May Lose Out, Study Says

MONDAY, July 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Which approach to parenting is best: tiger mom or free range?

Health Tip: Debunking Myths About Weight Loss

(HealthDay News) -- If you want to lose weight, it's important to understand what's really needed to shed extra pounds the healthy way.

Health Tip: Preparing Leftovers

(HealthDay News) -- Taking food home from a restaurant or storing the excess from last night's dinner isn't worth it if the food makes you sick.

Teens Drawn to Heavily Advertised Alcohol Brands: Study

TUESDAY, July 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The brands of alcohol favored by underage drinkers are the same ones that are heavily advertised in magazines read by young people, a new study reveals.

1 in 6 Teens Treated in ER Has History of Dating Violence: Study

TUESDAY, July 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- One in six American teens seen at emergency departments has experienced dating violence, new research finds.

Study: Recalled Yogurt Tied to Fungus Infections

TUESDAY, July 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A fungus that triggered a yogurt recall last year poses a health risk to all consumers, according to a new study.

Inactivity May Be Main Culprit in Obesity Epidemic: Study

TUESDAY, July 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Lack of exercise -- and not a tendency to eat too much -- may explain why an increasing number of Americans are obese, a new study suggests.

Health Highlights: July 8, 2014

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