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Vitamin D Levels Tied to Survival in Seriously Ill Cats

Finding may eventually lead to test that helps determine a pet’s prognosis

Weight Training’s Benefits May Depend on Genetics

Study shows muscle-building exercise not as effective in women with high risk for obesity

That Lingering Cough Could Be Bronchitis

See a doctor if symptoms worsen or persist more than a week, physician advises

Smoking Rates Continue to Drop in Many States: CDC

But some people are using alternative tobacco products in addition to cigarettes

Quadriplegic Uses Thoughts to Control Robotic Arms

Research is still preliminary, but implants have worked for several patients

Breath-Holding Games Are Killing Swimmers, CDC Warns

Even seasoned athletes are drowning because of dangerous underwater behaviors, agency says

Dog-Human Bond May Go Back 40,000 Years

Researchers find new DNA evidence in ancient Siberian wolf bone

Pet Geckos May Pose Health Risk

Researchers detect antibiotic-resistant bacteria in lizards from Indonesia

Too Few Younger, High-Risk Americans Get a Colonoscopy: Study

Those with a family history of disease should have screening at age 40, but only 38 percent do

Coffee May Help Men Keep Impotence at Bay

Study suggests caffeine may help maintain healthy blood flow and sexual function

Does Botox Actually Rejuvenate Skin?

Elasticity, pliability improve after toxin injections, study finds

Health Tip: Wear Baseball Gear

And make sure it fits correctly

Health Tip: Choosing Healthier Poultry

Avoid eating the skin

Health Highlights: May 21, 2015

Cold Weather a Bigger Killer Than Heat, Study Finds

But moderate, not extreme, temperatures more deadly, researchers say

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