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Health Tip: Healthy Grilling Options
Choose from a variety of meats, veggies and fruit

Health Tip: Incorporating Flexibility Training
Stretching, for example, can help improve range of motion

Health Highlights: Aug. 22, 2014

Counseling Does Little to Deter Youth Drinking, Review Finds
Technique commonly used for problem drinkers only lowered consumption slightly, didn't change behaviors

Low-Nicotine Cigarettes May Not Lead to More Smoking
Concerns about inhaling more toxic chemicals weren't borne out in study

Many U.S. Workers on Disability Use Narcotic Painkillers, Study Finds
Experts worry about addiction, drug misuse

Cosmetic Eye Procedure May Ease Migraines, Small Study Says
Eyelid surgery may help treat severe headaches, but not everyone's convinced

Simple Steps Make Shots Less Scary for Kids, Nurse Says
Parents can help their children handle the sting of getting vaccinated

Food Allergies More Common Among Inner City Kids, Study Finds
10 percent of children tracked had allergy to peanuts, eggs or milk

College Prep 101
Expert offers tips on how to help students adjust to life on their own for the first time

Many Americans Harbor Unfounded Fears About Ebola Outbreak: Survey
Misconceptions surround how the virus is transmitted, likelihood of disease spreading in United States

With Kids in School, Parents Can Work Out
Include exercise in your weekly calendar of commitments, fitness expert says

Neutering Project Curbed Feral Cat Population
Rates of impoundment, euthanasia dropped dramatically in targeted area, study says

One Part of the Brain Doesn't Age, Study Suggests
Spatial attention skills don't seem to decline over time

Read Food Labels to Combat Childhood Obesity
Dietitian shares shopping guidelines

Administration Offers New Rules for Religious Objections to Health Care Law
Employees of companies opposed to contraception coverage would get products through a 3rd party

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