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    31
    Smog Threatens Visitors to US National Parks Report
    (HealthDay News) -- Air pollution afflicts many national parks across the United States, a new study suggests. Air quality in some of the parks is as bad or worse than in some major cities because of pollution from sources such as coal-fired power stations, the National Parks Conservation Associa Read Article »
    Jul
    31
    Mountain Biker Survives After Neck Impaled by Tree Branch
    (HealthDay News) -- A day out mountain biking went terribly wrong for one middle-aged man in New Mexico: He ended up with a tree branch impaled in his neck. Fortunately for the unnamed man, he had the good sense to leave the branch where it was and quickly seek help, according to a new case stud Read Article »
    Jul
    31
    Many Older Americans Feel Prepared for Aging
    (HealthDay News) -- Most older Americans feel they are prepared for the process of aging, but many have concerns about maintaining their physical and mental health as they get older, a new survey finds. The 2015 United States of Aging Survey of 1,000 adults 60 and older found that 86 percent felt Read Article »
    Jul
    31
    Kids Hemophilia Drugs a Big Part of State Medicaid Spending
    (HealthDay News) -- Treatment costs for one childhood illness, hemophilia, may use up a big chunk of a state's Medicaid budget, a new study out of California shows. The researchers found that treatments for hemophilia -- a rare, inherited disorder in which blood does not clot normally -- account Read Article »
    Jul
    31
    Effective Ebola Vaccine May Be Here Health Officials
    (HealthDay News) -- An experimental Ebola vaccine appears highly effective against the deadly infectious disease, according to an interim analysis of findings from a clinical trial being conducted in the West African nation of Guinea. So far, the vaccine has been 100 percent effective in individu Read Article »
    Jul
    31
    Regular Moderate Coffee Drinking Tied to Better Brain Health in Seniors
    (HealthDay News) -- A study of more than 1,400 Italian seniors finds links between patterns of coffee consumption and their risk for "mild cognitive impairment" -- declines in memory and thinking that are often a precursor to dementia. The study could only point to associations, not cause-and-eff Read Article »
    Jul
    31
    More Progress Needed To Get Stroke Patients Rapid Care
    (HealthDay News) -- Stroke victims still aren't getting treated soon enough, a new study suggests. Treating strokes quickly is critical, because the more time that elapses, the less effective stroke treatment may be, the researchers explained. A number of factors have reduced the time it takes Read Article »
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