Early Trial Promising for Ebola Vaccine

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental Ebola vaccine appears to be safe and produces an immune system response that could protect people against the deadly virus, according to early clinical trial results reported by the U.S. National Institutes of Health.

Steer Clear of Cold Meds for Babies, FDA Advises

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Most babies and young children don't need medicines if they have a cold, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says.

Harm From Baseball Concussions May Linger, Study Finds

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Even after they're cleared to play following a concussion, baseball players' batting skills are worse than normal, which suggests they may not be fully recovered, a new study suggests.

Don't Let High Altitude Ruin Your Holiday Trip

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When you're planning your holiday get-away, don't forget to factor high altitude into your vacation sports -- such as skiing or hiking, a sports medicine specialist cautions.

Your Dog Really Is Listening to You

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- While people have long believed their dogs understand what they're saying, a new study suggests they are processing the meaning and emotion of words in a human-like way.

EPA Issues Tougher Rules on Ozone Emissions

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- New regulations to reduce emissions of the smog-causing pollutant ozone from power plants and factories were issued Wednesday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Health Highlights: Nov. 26, 2014

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

Health Tip: Plan a Healthy Thanksgiving Menu

(HealthDay News) -- While Thanksgiving usually is a time of indulgence, there are plenty of nutritious traditional foods.

Health Tip: Kick Unhealthy Eating Habits

(HealthDay News) -- Healthy habits are key to a healthier lifestyle and weight loss, but it's not always easy.

Parents Need to Take Lead on Teen Concussion Prevention

TUESDAY, Nov. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Parents need to take an active role in protecting their children from sports concussions, an expert warns.