|HIV Vaccine May Be on the Horizon
Exciting research suggests that a shot every one to three months of an experimental drug may someday give an alternative to the daily pills that some people take now to cut their risk of getting HIV.
|Painkiller Abuse: Blame Friends
Most people who abuse prescription painkillers get them for free from friends or relatives, while drug dealers are a relatively uncommon source for those at highest risk for deadly overdoses.
|Marriage Is Good for Blood Pressure
Constantly quarreling couples may disagree, but researchers at Harvard say they've discovered a distinct correlation between married people, especially men, and healthy blood pressure levels.
|Some Lessons on Salt for Dietitians
Snack and soda makers that often are blamed for fueling the nation's obesity rates also often play a role in educating the dietitians who advise Americans on healthy eating habits and nutrition.