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Fire Up the Grill Safely This Holiday Weekend

Some expert tips on avoiding trouble with gas and charcoal barbecues


5 Food Groups to Jump-Start Nutrition

It's OK to take baby steps to improve your diet


Adults Who Love Exercise May Gain 9 'Biological' Years

Regular jogging and other pursuits delay cellular aging, study finds


Bystander CPR Helps Save Brain Function After Near-Drowning

Heart compressions were even more effective than automatic defibrillator, study finds


Could a Century-Old Drug Help Ease Autism Symptoms?

Small study produced positive results with the sleeping sickness medication suramin, but more research needed


Depression Often a Precursor to Falls in Elderly People

But study found proper dose of psychiatric drugs might erase that danger


Diesel Pollution May Damage the Heart

Try to avoid exercising during heavy pollution times, such as rush hour, researcher says


Gut Bacteria Changes After Some Weight-Loss Surgeries

Better diversity seen after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, researchers say


Health Highlights: May 26, 2017
  • German Parents Who Don't Have Children Vaccinated Will Face Fines


Health Tip: Exercise Your Brain Every Day

Here's what seniors can do


Health Tip: Is Your Backyard Safe?

Here's how you can improve safety


Hospital 'Baby Boxes' May Help Prevent SIDS in Newborns

The innovative take-home gift helped curb the dangerous practice of bed-sharing, study found


One Man's Trash Is Another's Fiber

Wasted food in U.S. would reduce nutritional shortfalls, researchers say


Promising Results for Drug to Fight Arthritis Linked to Psoriasis

Psoriatic arthritis causes painful joint swelling, but new medication Taltz might help


Scientists Report Progress on Genetic Test for Anal Cancer

But research is still in early stages


Warming Climate, More Sleepless Nights?

Poor and elderly will feel the heat the most, study predicts


Health Tip: Eat More Mediterranean Foods

Favorites that are kid-friendly


Health Tip: Warm Up Before You Work Out

You'll thank yourself later


Kidneys From Deceased Diabetics Might Ease Organ Shortage: Study

More than 100,000 people are on the U.S. kidney transplant wait-list


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