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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

Experimental Treatment Uses Nitric Oxide for Acne

Researchers test slow-release nanoparticles on frustrating skin condition

Health Highlights: July 31, 2015
  • FDA Warns of Name Mix-Ups Between Antidepressant, Blood Thinner

Health Tip: When a Child Sucks the Thumb

Suggestions to help break the habit

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

Many Older Americans Feel Prepared for Aging

But are concerned about physical, mental challenges, survey finds

Mineral Supplement: Wild Chimps May Eat Clay for Health

Biologists say the animals may be boosting minerals in diet or 'detoxing'

More Progress Needed To Get Stroke Patients Rapid Care

Study finds transport time to specialized center was sometimes longer than two hours

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

Noninvasive Stimulation Gets Legs Moving After Spinal Cord Injury

Device compares favorably to surgically implanted option, researchers say

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

Smog Threatens Visitors to U.S. National Parks: Report

Investigators found unhealthy ozone levels, haze plague many natural sanctuaries

Stay Safe When Temperatures Rise

Expert offers tips on avoiding heat-related illness

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

Health Highlights: July 30, 2015
  • FDA Warns of Name Mix-Ups Between Antidepressant, Blood Thinner

  • Obama Marks 50th Anniversary of Medicare, Medicaid

  • Five Distinct Groups of Prostate Cancer Identified

  • Legionnaire's Disease Outbreak Investigated in New York City: Health Officials

Health Tip: Enjoy Berries

They're good for you

In Rare Cases, Infection May Be at Root of Back Pain

New guidelines alert doctors to this possibility

Study Finds Drinking May Ease Fibromyalgia Pain, But Doctors Wary

U.S. specialists say alcohol is the wrong approach

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