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Health News for 04/02/13

April 02, 2013

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Health Tip: Take a Hike -- In the Right Shoes

Choosing the proper shoes for a hike can protect your feet and help ward off injury.
Health Tip: Poor Sleep Can Hurt Your Heart...

When you're not sleeping well, your whole body can suffer -- including your heart.
Child's Cancer Often Causes Parents Severe Distress: Study

Many parents of children with advanced cancer have high to severe levels of psychological distress, a new study finds.
Chickenpox Shot Provides Long-Term Protection, Study Finds

The chickenpox vaccine is very effective at preventing the disease, and its protection doesn't wane over time, new research finds.
Cartilage Gives Early Warning of Arthritis, Study Finds

Exercise-related damage in cartilage can help identify people with the earliest stages of osteoarthritis, a new study reveals.
Study Pinpoints Women at Risk for Blood Clots From Pregnancy

Several factors that increase the risk of blood clots in women during or after pregnancy are outlined in a large new study.
Got Asthma? Odds Are You Have an Allergy Too

Most American adults with asthma also have an allergy, according to a new study.
Antihistamines Adding to Drug Pollution in Streams

Antihistamines and other medicines disrupt the ecosystems of streams, a new study finds.
Obama Unveils Vast Brain-Mapping Project

The Obama administration unveiled plans Tuesday for a mammoth and unprecedented study of the mysterious inner workings of the human brain.
Health Highlights: April 2, 2013

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Repeat Births by Teen Girls Still Too High: CDC

Nearly 20 percent of American teens who give birth have already had one or more babies, a federal study released Tuesday says.

 

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