Health Tip: Why Babies Wake at Night

(HealthDay News) -- Many babies and young children struggle to sleep all night, which makes for tired parents.

Health Tip: Is Baby Eating Enough?

(HealthDay News) -- New moms often worry if baby is getting enough to eat. Experts say baby may offer signs of malnutrition if you pay attention.

VA Program Reduces MRSA Germ Cases at Long-Term Care Centers

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The number of infections with dangerous antibiotic-resistant bacteria at VA long-term care centers has dropped since a program to combat the problem was launched in 2009, a new report shows.

Fitness in Teen Years May Guard Against Heart Trouble Later

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People who are aerobically fit as teenagers are less likely to have a heart attack in middle age, a study of nearly 750,000 Swedish men suggests.

Just 1 in 4 U.S. Teens Gets Enough Exercise: Report

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Although U.S. health experts recommend that kids engage in moderate-to-vigorous physical activity for at least 60 minutes daily, only one in four actually does so, according to a report released Wednesday.

Health Highlights: Jan. 8, 2014

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