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Health Highlights: Feb. 24, 2015
Health Highlights: Feb. 24, 2015 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: 'Bionic Eye' Enables Man to See Wife for First Time in Years A new "bionic eye" enabled a 68-year-old American man...
Health Tip: Preparing for Joint Replacement Surgery
Health Tip: Preparing for Joint Replacement Surgery (HealthDay News) -- Having joint replacement surgery can mean a long recovery. But taking a few steps to get healthier before your operation can speed up the process. The American Academy of Orthopae...
Health Tip: Maintaining Healthy Habits
Health Tip: Maintaining Healthy Habits (HealthDay News) -- Losing those extra pounds represents only half of the challenge -- the other half is keeping the weight off. The Weight-control Information Network offers these maintenance tips: Make sure you...
Heart Failure Patients Who Struggle With Daily Tasks at Greatest Risk
Heart Failure Patients Who Struggle With Daily Tasks at Greatest Risk WEDNESDAY, Feb. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Heart failure patients who struggle to perform daily tasks are at increased risk for hospitalization and death, a new study shows. The s...
Health Tip: Avoid Overdosing on Pain Medication
Health Tip: Avoid Overdosing on Pain Medication (HealthDay News) -- An over-the-counter pain reliever can offer relief from common aches and pains, but it's important not to exceed the dose recommended on the label. The American Academy of Family Phys...
Health Tip: How Smoking Affects Your Heart
Health Tip: How Smoking Affects Your Heart (HealthDay News) -- Most people realize that smoking causes cancer, but it can also wreak havoc on your heart, experts say. The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute says smoking: Damages blood cells, hear...
Health Highlights: Feb. 25, 2015
Health Highlights: Feb. 25, 2015 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Lawsuit Launched Over Beneful Kibble Dog Food A popular dog food brand contains toxins that can poison and even ki...
Health Highlights: Feb. 26, 2015
Health Highlights: Feb. 26, 2015 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Task Force Recommends Major Changes to VA Health System Major changes to the Veterans Affairs health system are be...
Health Tip: Protect Against Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Health Tip: Protect Against Carbon Monoxide Poisoning (HealthDay News) -- Carbon monoxide is a poisonous, colorless, odorless gas that can quickly cause deadly illness. The Colorado State University Extension suggests how to prevent carbon monoxide po...
Health Tip: Eat Right to Get Through Winter
Health Tip: Eat Right to Get Through Winter (HealthDay News) -- Short days, low temperatures and being stuck inside can take a toll on anyone's mood, including a child's. But the right diet can help boost energy, mood and focus during the winter doldr...