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7/31/2015
Stay Safe When Temperatures Rise
Expert offers tips on avoiding heat-related illness
7/31/2015
Smog Threatens Visitors to U.S. National Parks: Report
Investigators found unhealthy ozone levels, haze plague many natural sanctuaries
7/31/2015
Stand, Don't Sit, to Get Healthier, Researchers Say
Even if you exercise, sitting for long periods linked to higher blood sugar, cholesterol levels
7/31/2015
Do Sporty Teen Girls Live Longer, Healthier Lives?
Exercise from 13 to 19 cut odds for early death from cancer and all causes, researchers say
7/31/2015
Effective Ebola Vaccine May Be Here: Health Officials
Initial trials in Guinea show 100 percent effectiveness, larger trials are planned, WHO says
7/31/2015
Mineral Supplement: Wild Chimps May Eat Clay for Health
Biologists say the animals may be boosting minerals in diet or 'detoxing'
7/31/2015
Too Much Facebook, Twitter Tied to Poor Mental Health in Teens
Study found those on social media sites more than 2 hours a day were more likely to have problems
7/31/2015
More Progress Needed To Get Stroke Patients Rapid Care
Study finds transport time to specialized center was sometimes longer than two hours
7/31/2015
Regular, Moderate Coffee Drinking Tied to Better Brain Health in Seniors
But those who upped daily intake actually had higher odds for a precursor to dementia, researchers say
7/31/2015
Noninvasive Stimulation Gets Legs Moving After Spinal Cord Injury
Device compares favorably to surgically implanted option, researchers say
7/31/2015
Mountain Biker Survives After Neck Impaled by Tree Branch
He traveled 20 miles to hospital with object in place, doctors say injury missed major blood vessels and airway
7/31/2015
Kids' Hemophilia Drugs a Big Part of State Medicaid Spending
California-based study finds drugs for the blood disorder take up large share of budget
7/31/2015
Experimental Treatment Uses Nitric Oxide for Acne
Researchers test slow-release nanoparticles on frustrating skin condition
7/31/2015
Many Older Americans Feel Prepared for Aging
But are concerned about physical, mental challenges, survey finds
7/26/2015
School's Out, Fattening Behaviors Are In
Kids eat more sugar, watch more TV over summer vacation, study says
7/25/2015
Low-Nicotine Cigarettes Won't Necessarily Help Smokers Stop
Study finds two years of less addicting tobacco didn't increase quit rates
7/24/2015
Climate Change May Be Pushing 'Brain-Eating' Amoeba to Northern Lakes
Deadly organism prefers warmer waters, expert says
7/24/2015
Certain Generic Meds May Help Older Patients With Early Breast Cancer
Study found benefit from drugs known as aromatase inhibitors and bisphosphonates
7/24/2015
Well-Off, Active, Over 50? You May Be at Higher Risk for Problem Drinking
British study finds this demographic may often indulge more than is good for them
7/24/2015
New Gene Test Speeds Diagnosis of Stomach Bug That Strikes Kids
Enterovirus D68 sickened more than 1,000 U.S. children last year, 14 deaths reported