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Mineral Supplement: Wild Chimps May Eat Clay for Health

07/31/2015 - Biologists say the animals may be boosting minerals in diet or 'detoxing'

Do Sporty Teen Girls Live Longer, Healthier Lives?

07/31/2015 - Exercise from 13 to 19 cut odds for early death from cancer and all causes, researchers say

Stay Safe When Temperatures Rise

07/31/2015 - Expert offers tips on avoiding heat-related illness

Effective Ebola Vaccine May Be Here: Health Officials

07/31/2015 - Initial trials in Guinea show 100 percent effectiveness, larger trials are planned, WHO says

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

07/31/2015 - Investigators found unhealthy ozone levels, haze plague many natural sanctuaries

Health Highlights: July 31, 2015

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Stand, Don't Sit, to Get Healthier, Researchers Say

07/31/2015 - Even if you exercise, sitting for long periods linked to higher blood sugar, cholesterol levels

Health Tip: Easing Neck Pain at Night

07/31/2015 - Change pillows

Health Tip: When a Child Sucks the Thumb

07/31/2015 - Suggestions to help break the habit

1 in 5 U.S. Adults Has a Physical, Mental Disability: CDC

07/30/2015 - Race, poverty and less education linked to increased odds of having a disability

Older Smokers With Migraines May Face Added Stroke Risk

07/30/2015 - Study finds no increased risk among nonsmokers

Just 1 in 3 Seniors With Diabetes Has Disease Under Control

07/30/2015 - Blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol levels key to managing disease, experts say

Too Few U.S. Teens Getting HPV Vaccine: CDC

07/30/2015 - 4 out of 10 girls, 6 out of 10 boys haven't started series that helps prevent some cancers, survey finds

New Stem Cell Tactic Shows Promise for Heart Failure

07/30/2015 - Approach is 'simpler and probably safer' than earlier attempts, expert says

Targeted Workouts May Strengthen Men's Bones in Middle Age

07/30/2015 - Weight-lifting regimen tied to increased bone mass in the whole body, lumbar spine and hip, study finds

Foreign Fungus Threatens U.S. Salamanders: Study

07/30/2015 - Researchers warn a ban is necessary to keep infection from entering United States

Drones Might Fly Blood Samples to Clinics, Study Finds

07/30/2015 - Machines could be used for medical testing in remote areas

Job Stress Might Make You Sick, Study Says

07/30/2015 - High levels linked to more leave for mental health problems

Knee Replacement May Ease Pain for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

07/30/2015 - Procedure can 'turn back time' on the joints, at least temporarily, study finds

Study Finds Drinking May Ease Fibromyalgia Pain, But Doctors Wary

07/30/2015 - U.S. specialists say alcohol is the wrong approach