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Stay Safe When Temperatures Rise
Expert offers tips on avoiding heat-related illness
Smog Threatens Visitors to U.S. National Parks: Report
Investigators found unhealthy ozone levels, haze plague many natural sanctuaries
Stand, Don't Sit, to Get Healthier, Researchers Say
Even if you exercise, sitting for long periods linked to higher blood sugar, cholesterol levels
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
Effective Ebola Vaccine May Be Here: Health Officials
Initial trials in Guinea show 100 percent effectiveness, larger trials are planned, WHO says
Mineral Supplement: Wild Chimps May Eat Clay for Health
Biologists say the animals may be boosting minerals in diet or 'detoxing'
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
More Progress Needed To Get Stroke Patients Rapid Care
Study finds transport time to specialized center was sometimes longer than two hours
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
Noninvasive Stimulation Gets Legs Moving After Spinal Cord Injury
Device compares favorably to surgically implanted option, researchers say
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
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
Experimental Treatment Uses Nitric Oxide for Acne
Researchers test slow-release nanoparticles on frustrating skin condition
Many Older Americans Feel Prepared for Aging
But are concerned about physical, mental challenges, survey finds
School's Out, Fattening Behaviors Are In
Kids eat more sugar, watch more TV over summer vacation, study says
Low-Nicotine Cigarettes Won't Necessarily Help Smokers Stop
Study finds two years of less addicting tobacco didn't increase quit rates
Climate Change May Be Pushing 'Brain-Eating' Amoeba to Northern Lakes
Deadly organism prefers warmer waters, expert says
Certain Generic Meds May Help Older Patients With Early Breast Cancer
Study found benefit from drugs known as aromatase inhibitors and bisphosphonates
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
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