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Health Highlights: June 26, 2015
Health Highlights: June 26, 2015 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: California Passes Tough Vaccination Bill The California Assembly on Thursday passed a bill that toughens its curre...
Health Tip: Swimming Safely
Health Tip: Swimming Safely (HealthDay News) -- Having a swimming pool or hot tub in the back yard can pose a drowning danger for young children. The American Red Cross offers these safety tips: Protect your pool with a barrier, ideally a 4-foot-high ...
Health Tip: Dealing With a Bee Sting
Health Tip: Dealing With a Bee Sting (HealthDay News) -- Most bee stings involve less-than-severe allergic reactions that don't require emergency medical care. To treat most bee stings, the Mayo Clinic advises: Use tweezers to remove the stinger from ...
Heart Association's Stroke Guidelines Support Clot-Removing Device
Heart Association's Stroke Guidelines Support Clot-Removing Device MONDAY, June 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A device that grabs and drags a blood clot out through the blood vessels should be used to treat certain stroke victims, according to new guid...
Health Tip: Sunburn May Cause Permanent Damage
Health Tip: Sunburn May Cause Permanent Damage (HealthDay News) -- Sunburn is more than a short-term discomfort, as it can permanently damage your skin and eyes. The Mayo Clinic says potential effects of sun exposure include: Premature skin aging, inc...
Health Tip: Exercising With Heart Problems
Health Tip: Exercising With Heart Problems (HealthDay News) -- Exercise often promotes better heart health, but it's still important to take precautions. The American Council on Exercise recommends: Getting permission from your doctor to start a regul...
Health Highlights: June 29, 2015
Health Highlights: June 29, 2015 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Calif. Vaccine Bill Heads to Senate for Final Vote A highly controversial bill that would mandate vaccinations for...
Health Highlights: June 30, 2015
Health Highlights: June 30, 2015 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: California Governor Signs Tough Vaccination Bill Into Law California Governor Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed a high...
Health Tip: Get Enough Vitamin D
Health Tip: Get Enough Vitamin D (HealthDay News) -- Vitamin D is an essential nutrient that helps the body absorb calcium and build stronger bones. To ensure that you're getting enough, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics advises: Get some sun, bu...
Health Tip: Teach Your 5-Year-Old About Safety
Health Tip: Teach Your 5-Year-Old About Safety (HealthDay News) -- By age 5, children begin to realize just how many activities they can participate in. But with many of these newly discovered pursuits comes the danger of injury. So the American Acade...