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Drug Beats Steroids for Controlling Blood Vessel Inflammation in Study

With tocilizumab's approval, there's an alternative treatment for giant cell arteritis

Health Highlights: July 26, 2017
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Health Tip: Encouraging Your Kids to Brush

Here's how some dentists do it

Health Tip: Help Kids Sleep Better

Here's what may be keeping them awake

In Mice, Brain Cells Discovered That Might Control Aging

These stem cells might hold valuable clues to time's effects on the body

Noninvasive Brain Test May Pinpoint Type of Dementia

In small study, electrical currents helped distinguish Alzheimer's from another form of brain trouble

Robotic Device May Help Gait in Kids With Cerebral Palsy

Those with condition known as 'crouch gait' had better posture and balance after 15 training sessions

Teaching an Old Brain New Tricks

Do's and don'ts for brain health

The Couple That Lives Together Shares Skin Bacteria Together

Similarities allowed researchers to pinpoint which folks were partners 86 percent of the time

Time to Catch Up on Reading, Writing … and Routine Shots

Before kids head back to school, make sure they're up-to-date on their vaccines

$100 Sweetens the Pot for a Colonoscopy

Study found those who were offered cash to get cancer screening were twice as likely to do so

Bacteria May Explain Why Uncircumcised Face Higher HIV Risk

Learning to reduce these germs might help prevent transmission of disease, researcher says

Health Tip: Conserve Energy

Do your part to save power

Health Tip: Identifying Varicose Veins

Here's what to look for

HIV Treatment Protects Uninfected Partner From the Virus

Study of gay couples duplicates findings of earlier research

More U.S. Airports Offer Hands-Only CPR Training

Kiosks that provide 5-minute sessions are now in 7 air travel hubs, heart association says

Nearly All Autopsied NFL Players Show Trauma-Linked Brain Disease

No position on the football field seemed to confer protection, study says

Noise Pollution a Problem in Black Urban Neighborhoods

Biggest differences seen between black and white areas, study finds

Sperm Counts Continue to Decline in Western Nations: Review

How this might affect male fertility isn't clear, researchers say

Walking the Dog, All the Way to Better Health

Even in bad weather, seniors get about 30 minutes of daily activity by taking care of their pet

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