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Health News for 06/27/13

June 27, 2013

Health Tip: Running in Hot Weather

If you're planning to run in hot weather, the Road Runners Club of America offers these safety tips before you start:
Health Tip: Packing Your Hospital Bags Before Baby Comes

When you're packing your bags before the birth of your baby, don't forget to pack essentials for the new arrival.
Stroke Prevention Tips for Women

Nearly half a million women in the United States will have a stroke this year, but there are many ways for them to reduce their risk.
Migraine Sufferers Face Significant Stigma, Study Finds

Those who get migraines have to deal not only with the pain, which can be disabling, but the stigma caused by others who tend to discount the impact of the debilitating headaches, a new study shows.
Many 8-Year-Olds in U.S. Have Tasted Alcohol: Study

Many 8-year-olds in the United States have already tasted alcohol, according to a new study.
Sept. 11 Attacks Drove Nearly 1 Million Americans Back to Smoking

In a hidden health effect of terrorism, about 1 million former smokers in the United States started smoking again after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, a new study finds.
Color of Cutlery Could Change How Food Tastes

The size, weight, shape and color of your cutlery can affect how food tastes, a new study suggests.
Two-Pronged Anxiety Treatment Aids Older Adults

A combination of antidepressant therapy and counseling is an effective way to treat anxiety in older adults, a new study finds.
Rural Women Less Likely to Get Preferred Breast Cancer Treatment: Study

Breast cancer patients in rural areas of the United States are less likely than those in cities to receive recommended radiation therapy after having a lumpectomy, a new study finds.
Speed a Factor in One-Third of Deadly Crashes Involving Teen Drivers

Speeding is a factor in a third of fatal crashes involving teen drivers in the United States, according to a new report.
Think You're Stressed? Maybe You Should Have Your Heart Checked

People who think stress is affecting their health may be setting themselves up for a heart attack, a new study contends.
C-Sections in U.S. Stable After 12-Year Rise: CDC

Cesarean deliveries in the United States have leveled off for the first time in 12 years, although they still account for almost one-third of live births, U.S. health officials report.
Health Highlights: June 27, 2013

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:



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