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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

Experimental Treatment Uses Nitric Oxide for Acne

Researchers test slow-release nanoparticles on frustrating skin condition

Many Older Americans Feel Prepared for Aging

But are concerned about physical, mental challenges, survey finds

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

Mineral Supplement: Wild Chimps May Eat Clay for Health

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

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

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

Noninvasive Stimulation Gets Legs Moving After Spinal Cord Injury

Device compares favorably to surgically implanted option, researchers say

Health Tip: When a Child Sucks the Thumb

Suggestions to help break the habit

Health Tip: Easing Neck Pain at Night

Change pillows

Health Highlights: July 31, 2015

Stay Safe When Temperatures Rise

Expert offers tips on avoiding heat-related illness

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

Investigators found unhealthy ozone levels, haze plague many natural sanctuaries

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

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