MONDAY, May 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Lupus is difficult to diagnose and treat, but scientists are working to learn more about its genetic causes and to develop better treatments.

MONDAY, May 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- New gene screening methods may greatly improve doctors' ability to quickly diagnose rare genetic diseases in newborns, researchers say.

MONDAY, May 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are often treated with medications, such as Adderall or Ritalin. But a new study suggests that parents can also help their kids by promoting healthy lifestyle habits.

MONDAY, May 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Just a few inches of water in a kiddie pool are enough to drown a child.

(HealthDay News) -- When arthritis strikes your hip, the pain and stiffness can make it difficult to get through the day.

(HealthDay News) -- Being a wife and mother are important, but women need to take care of themselves, too.

SUNDAY, May 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- As folks start baring more skin at the beach, pool or barbecue this Memorial Day weekend, that means it's time to start covering up with sunscreen.

SATURDAY, May 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Picnics and barbeques are a big part of Memorial Day weekend, but keeping foods safe to eat at these events can be a challenge.

FRIDAY, May 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Listening to relaxing music before eye surgery reduces patients' anxiety and their need for sedation, a new French study suggests.

FRIDAY, May 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Dogs may be more than best friends for military veterans struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a small study suggests.

FRIDAY, May 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Asthma symptoms increase in spring, making it especially important for people with the lung disease to be aware of triggers and risk factors, an expert says.

FRIDAY, May 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Experts at the U.S. National Institutes of Health are questioning the validity of a widely reported study in rats that linked cellphone radiation to tumors.

FRIDAY, May 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking during pregnancy may increase the risk that a child could develop schizophrenia, new research suggests.

FRIDAY, May 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. researchers have identified the nation's first patient with an infection resistant to all existing antibiotics.

FRIDAY, May 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- New research seems to shed light on how the Zika virus infects, but doesn't kill, placenta cells.

FRIDAY, May 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The Friday before Memorial Day has been designated "Don't Fry Day" by the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention, to remind Americans about the importance of sun safety.

FRIDAY, May 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- When you head to the grocery store to select your steaks for grilling this Memorial Day weekend, you might notice a new safety label on the package.

FRIDAY, May 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- As Americans fire up their grills this Memorial Day weekend, experts note that while there isn't enough evidence to conclude that barbecued meat increases cancer risk, it's still a good idea to take some precautions.

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FRIDAY, May 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Inhaled steroid therapy is commonly used to treat asthmatic children with persistent, daily wheezing episodes.

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(HealthDay News) -- Aspirin therapy may help reduce the risk of heart attack by thinning the blood and preventing clots. But it's not safe for everyone.

(HealthDay News) -- To help prevent breathing problems, keep the air inside your home clean.

THURSDAY, May 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Knee surgery patients are usually instructed to wait two weeks after surgery to take a shower to reduce the risk of infection. But a small new study suggests this may not be necessary.

THURSDAY, May 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first-ever buprenorphine implant to treat opioid dependence, the agency said Thursday in a news release.

THURSDAY, May 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A new long-acting implant that can help treat people addicted to heroin and prescription painkillers was approved Thursday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

THURSDAY, May 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Half as many babies and preschoolers in the United States are dying from abusive head trauma as in 2009, federal health officials reported Thursday.

THURSDAY, May 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Infants fed directly from the breast are less likely to develop ear infections than those who are fed pumped breast milk from a bottle, a new study suggests.

THURSDAY, May 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Heavy drinking may fuel the risk of suicide among men when the economy is sinking, new research suggests.