4 Steps Could Quell Ebola in West Africa, Researchers Say

THURSDAY, Oct. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A full-court press involving all public health tactics known to prevent Ebola transmission will be required to quell the current West African epidemic, a new study reports.

Health Tip: Why People Seek Counseling

(HealthDay News) -- Counseling can be an effective way to deal with life's many problems and challenges.

Many U.S. Colleges Have Indoor Tanning Salons On, Near Campus: Study

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many U.S. colleges have indoor tanning salons on or near campus, even though tanning increases the risk for skin cancer, researchers report.

Sleep Woes Common Among Troubled Young Children, Study Says

TUESDAY, Oct. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Sleep difficulties, particularly problems falling asleep, are common among toddlers and preschoolers with mental health issues, according to a new study.

More Clues to Spotting Autism in Siblings of Those With Disorder

TUESDAY, Oct. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Brothers and sisters of children with autism can show signs of the disorder as early as 18 months of age, a new study says.

After Breast Cancer, Depression Risk Lingers

TUESDAY, Oct. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women who survive breast cancer face a higher risk of depression that can linger and require antidepressants, a new study finds.

Even Depression May Not Dim Thoughts of Bright Future

MONDAY, Oct. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Even adults with depression are generally optimistic about the future, a new study shows.

More Kids Harmed by Drinking in Pregnancy Than Expected, Study Reports

MONDAY, Oct. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Although drinking during pregnancy has long been considered taboo, new research suggests that as many as one in 20 U.S. children may have health or behavioral problems related to alcohol exposure before birth.

Dark Days Here for Folks With Seasonal Depression

FRIDAY, Oct. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- October's shorter, darker days can trigger a type of depression, known as seasonal affective disorder, according to an expert.

Teens Who Dine With Their Families May Be Slimmer Adults

FRIDAY, Oct. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- For those teens who try to avoid spending time with their parents and siblings, new research suggests that sitting down for family meals might help them stay slim as adults.