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Add Asthma, Allergy Plans to Your Back-to-School List

From students to teachers to school nurses, everyone needs to be on the same page to prevent problems


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: Aug 1, 2015
  • NYC Legionnaires' Disease Outbreak Claims 4th Victim


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


Health Tip: Easing Neck Pain at Night

Change pillows


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