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Health Highlights: Oct. 16, 2014
Health Highlights: Oct. 16, 2014 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Two New Drugs Approved for Fatal Lung Disease Two newly-approved drugs can slow the progression of a deadly lung d...
Healthy Lifestyle May Boost Breast Cancer Survival
Healthy Lifestyle May Boost Breast Cancer Survival THURSDAY, Oct. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Exercise, healthy eating and good weight control may help improve survival of breast cancer patients, according to a large-scale review. Researchers analyze...
Health Tip: Teach Kids About Pedestrian Safety
Health Tip: Teach Kids About Pedestrian Safety (HealthDay News) -- To help keep kids safe while they're walking to school, a friend's house or just around town, be sure to discuss pedestrian safety. The Safekids.org website offers this advice: Explain...
Health Tip: Pain in the Foot?
Health Tip: Pain in the Foot? (HealthDay News) -- Symptoms of foot arthritis, including painful inflammation and swelling, can make it difficult to take even a few steps. The American Podiatric Medical Association says you should see a doctor if your ...
Health Highlights: Oct. 17, 2014
Health Highlights: Oct. 17, 2014 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Joan Rivers Died of Brain Damage Caused by Low Oxygen: Medical Examiner Joan Rivers died of complications while ha...
Health Tip: Enjoy Your Coffee, But ...
Health Tip: Enjoy Your Coffee, But ... (HealthDay News) -- Coffee contains beneficial nutrients, but fattening sweeteners can dampen these benefits. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers this advice when it comes to drinking coffee: Beware of ...
Health Tip: Watch Your Family's Portion Sizes
Health Tip: Watch Your Family's Portion Sizes (HealthDay News) -- Limiting you and family members to appropriate portion sizes can help maintain healthy weights and avoid overeating. The Letsmove.gov website offers these suggestions: Use smaller bowls...
Herceptin Boosts Survival for Breast Cancer, Study Reports
Herceptin Boosts Survival for Breast Cancer, Study Reports MONDAY, Oct. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Adding the drug Herceptin to chemotherapy for certain breast cancer patients increases overall survival and reduces the risk of recurrence compared to...
Health Highlights: Oct. 20, 2014
Health Highlights: Oct. 20, 2014 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Ban Most Edible Marijuana Products: Colorado Health Officials Edible forms of marijuana such as brownies, cookies,...
Health Tip: Listen to Your Child About Food Allergies
Health Tip: Listen to Your Child About Food Allergies (HealthDay News) -- If a young child has an allergic reaction to food, the child may not know how to clearly communicate what's happening. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says c...