Vitamin D May Not Prevent Return of Women's Infection After All

TUESDAY, Oct. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests that high doses of vitamin D may not help prevent the return of vaginosis, a vaginal infection that's especially common in younger women.

Health Tip: When Your Child Needs to Lose Weight

(HealthDay News) -- If your child is overweight, be sure to teach him or her about the importance of a nutritious diet and regular exercise. You also should offer plenty of support and avoid pressuring your youngster.

Dieters May Be Thwarted by Absence of Healthy Foods

SATURDAY, Oct. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Even determined dieters can fail if they don't have a good selection of healthy foods nearby, researchers say.

Vitamin D Might Help Kids With Eczema

FRIDAY, Oct. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Daily vitamin D supplements might help children with eczema that gets worse in the winter, a new study suggests.

Frequent Dining Out Might Widen Your Waistline, Study Finds

FRIDAY, Oct. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Love to dine out? You could be at higher risk for becoming overweight and having poorer cholesterol levels than people who prefer to eat at home, a new study suggests.

Is 'Slow and Steady' Weight Loss Really the Best Approach?

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An Australian study throws doubt on the notion that a more gradual approach to weight loss is always the most effective route to take.

Could Vitamin D Make Childbirth Less Painful?

TUESDAY, Oct. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Low vitamin D levels could make childbirth more painful, according to a new study.

Healthy Lifestyle Choices May Cut Women's Stroke Risk

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women who follow five healthy habits can cut their stroke risk in half, new research suggests.

Laxative Type Might Influence Colon Cancer Risk, Study Finds

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests that the type of laxative a person takes might be a factor in their odds for colon cancer.

Steep Drops in Weight May Raise Risks After Body-Contour Surgeries

SATURDAY, Oct. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- While the big loss in excess pounds that follows weight-loss surgery is a boon in many ways, there may be a downside.