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Health Tip: When Kids Walk to School

August 31, 2015 Make sure they follow safety rules

Doctors Rarely Discuss Religion With Critically Ill, Study Says

August 31, 2015 Researchers find a significant need goes unfulfilled

Seniors Often Underestimate Their Frailty, Study Finds

August 31, 2015 Nearly one-quarter had trouble getting out of hospital bed, walking 10 feet and getting back in bed

Cold Weather May Up Risk of Stroke, Severe Heart Attack for Some

August 31, 2015 But more study needed to determine what strategies might cut those risks

Could Lots of Coffee Up Heart Risks for Young Adults With High Blood Pressure?

August 31, 2015 Study finds an association, but can't prove cause and effect

Hate Hangovers? Then Don't Drink Too Much

August 31, 2015 Researchers say supposed cures don't chase away that woozy morning-after misery

Health Highlights: Aug 31, 2015

August 31, 2015 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:

Health Tip: GERD Shouldn't Interrupt Sleep

August 31, 2015 Watch what you eat before bed

Impulsive, Agitated Behaviors May Be Warning Signs for Suicide

August 31, 2015 New study of more than 2,800 people with depression might give clearer clues to state of mind, experts say

Knee, Hip Replacement Surgeries Linked to Heart Risks

August 31, 2015 Odds are highest in the month following the procedure, study finds

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