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Health Highlights: June 25, 2015
Health Highlights: June 25, 2015 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: FDA Panel to Discuss Safety of Contraceptive Device Essure The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday anno...
Health Tip: Treating Poison Ivy
Health Tip: Treating Poison Ivy (HealthDay News) -- If you've been exposed to poison ivy, a few suggestions can help ease the itch, prevent the rash's spread and reduce your risk of skin infection. The American Academy of Dermatology suggests: Immedia...
Health Tip: Eat Veggies at Breakfast
Health Tip: Eat Veggies at Breakfast (HealthDay News) -- Make the first meal of the day healthier by adding veggies to your breakfast fare. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics suggests: Bulk up scrambled eggs or an omelet with any veggie, including...
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...