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Be a Responsible Camper

Tips for minimizing your impact on the environment

Mow With Safety in Mind

Expert offers tips on avoiding injury when cutting the grass

911 Best Call for Heart Attack Victims in Rural Areas: Study

But many drive or are driven to hospital, losing precious time before treatment starts, researchers note

ADHD Tied to Higher Risk of Eating Disorder in Kids and Teens

Study links attention disorder and a form of binge-eating syndrome

Can Statins Help Lower Lung Cancer Death Risk?

Small reduction seen with cholesterol-lowering drugs, but study couldn't prove cause-and-effect link

Cat Health Problem Might Be Linked to Flame Retardants

Researchers search for causes of feline hyperthyroidism

Fitness May Help Lower Odds for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Intense physical activity throughout life was linked to a 30 percent reduction in risk, study suggests

Health Highlights: May 1, 2015
  • Medicare Data Breaks Down Spending on Generics, Brand Name Drugs

  • German Measles Eliminated From the Americas: WHO

Health Tip: Preventing Health Problems in Seniors

Get regular vaccinations and screenings

Health Tip: Spotting Signs of Urinary Tract Infection

You may have pain in the side or lower back

How to Lower Your Stroke Risk

Neurologist suggests healthier lifestyle, treatment of heart conditions to help prevent brain attack

Kids' Eye Injuries From Air, BB and Paintball Guns on the Rise

Study found a 511 percent jump between 2010 and 2012

Mars-Bound Astronauts May Face Danger From Cosmic Rays

Rodent study suggests long-term exposure diminishes brain function

Moms' Pre-Pregnancy Obesity Tied to ADHD, Other Issues in Kids

Nature of connection between the conditions isn't clear, however, experts say

Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy as Good as Full Breast Removal: Study

No differences in survival or recurrence in women who chose to keep nipple, researcher says

Raplixa Approved to Control Surgical Bleeding

Spray-dried product promotes clotting when other methods are 'ineffective or impractical'

Routine Heart Care Similar From Nurse Practitioners, Doctors: Study

No differences seen in basic measurements for those with chronic cardiac disease

Unsupervised Home Births on the Rise: Study

Not having either doctor or midwife present is risky, researcher warns

When Restaurants Offer Healthy Kids' Fare, Children Eat It

After menu makeover, more nutritious items were ordered more often, study found

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