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College Women Can Use Food Strategies, Study Finds

Young women starting college understand the benefits of a healthy diet and know which foods they should eat. But they aren't confident they can follow through on these wise nutritional choices, according to a new study.
Get a Flu Shot During Checkup, Doctor Says

As flu season approaches, the best way to stay healthy and avoid infection is to get a flu shot and a checkup, according to an infectious disease specialist.
Avian Flu In Harbor Seals Could Infect People

The avian flu that killed 160 harbor seals in New England in 2011 could be spread through respiratory drops and therefore poses a potential threat to humans, according to a new study.
Trulicity Approved for Type 2 Diabetes

Trulicity (dulaglutide) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat type 2 diabetes, which accounts for 90 percent of diabetes cases in the United States.
Some U.S. Troops May Face Greater Skin Cancer Risk

U.S. military troops deployed to sunny climates may have an increased risk of skin cancer, according to a new study.
FDA Approves Another Weekly Injectable Drug for Type 2 Diabetes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a new type 2 diabetes drug, Trulicity, on Thursday. Trulicity is part of a class of once-a-week injectable drugs that help manage blood sugar levels in adults with type 2 diabetes.
Adults Over 45 Not Meeting U.S. Muscle Strengthening Guidelines, Study Says

Although there is mounting evidence that muscle-strength training provides key health benefits, most middle-aged and older adults in the United States don't engage in this type of exercise, according to new research.
U.S. Gun Deaths Lowest in Hawaii, Highest in D.C.

When it comes to firearm deaths, Hawaii has the fewest gun deaths in the United States, while the District of Columbia has the highest, according to new research.
More Schools Stocking Shots That Counter Serious Allergic Reactions

More states are passing legislation permitting or requiring schools to stock the medication epinephrine to use for any child having a severe allergic reaction.
Health Highlights: Sept. 19, 2014

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