Health Tip: Wash Hands for Food Safety

(HealthDay News) -- Washing hands before and after preparing food is one of the most important ways to help prevent foodborne illness.

Health Tip: Signs That You've Become Ill on a Trip

(HealthDay News) -- Few things can ruin a vacation faster than getting sick. But knowing the warning signs can help you recognize the problem and recover faster.

Eye 'Training' May Help Restore Some Vision Lost to Glaucoma

TUESDAY, April 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new computerized eye-training program could upend the long-held belief that glaucoma-related vision loss is irreversible, a small study suggests.

Majority of Americans Support Obamacare Birth Control Provision: Survey

TUESDAY, April 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly 70 percent of Americans support the new health care law's mandated coverage of birth control, a nationwide study finds.

Could Cow Fertilizer Help Spread Antibiotic Resistance?

TUESDAY, April 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Manure from dairy cows contains a surprisingly high number of antibiotic resistance genes from the animals' gut bacteria, a new study shows.

Mental Illness Not a Driving Force Behind Crime: Study

TUESDAY, April 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Less than 10 percent of crimes committed by mentally ill people are directly linked to the symptoms of their disorders, a new study shows.

Fear Won't Boost Exam Scores: Study

TUESDAY, April 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Students can't be scared into doing well on final exams, a new study shows.

Health Highlights: April 22, 2014

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