Health Tip: Enjoy a Healthier Pizza

(HealthDay News) -- You can still enjoy pizza as part of a healthy diet, as long as you make a few smart substitutions to boost nutrition while cutting calories.

Health Tip: Avoiding Dry Skin

(HealthDay News) -- Dry skin may be itchy and even painful, but with proper care, it can be managed and even prevented.

A Good Mood May Boost Seniors' Brain Power

MONDAY, Feb. 4 (HealthDay News) -- When older people's mood improves, so does their brain power, new research suggests.

Living Near Equator May Boost Your Risk for Allergy, Asthma

MONDAY, Feb. 4 (HealthDay News) -- People who live close to the equator may be more likely to have allergies and asthma than those in other parts of the world, a new study suggests.

For Most Bullied Gay Kids, Things Do 'Get Better,' Study Finds

MONDAY, Feb. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Many gay and bisexual teenagers are bullied in school, but the problem does ease substantially as they get older, a new study out of England suggests.

Mistaken Infection 'On The Prairie'?

MONDAY, Feb. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Fans of the pioneer tales known as "Little House on the Prairie" are familiar with the ravages of scarlet fever.

Health Highlights: Feb.4, 2013

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

Beware Fake Flu Treatments, FDA Warns

MONDAY, Feb. 4 (HealthDay News) -- With the height of flu season here, the U.S Food and Drug Administration warns consumers to avoid fraudulent products that claim to prevent, treat or cure the flu.