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Health News for 05/23/14

May 23, 2014

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Health Tip: Stay Cool to Prevent Heat Rash

Young children may be most susceptible to red, itchy heat rash, but it can strike anyone at any age.
Health Tip: Caring for Foot Arthritis

The pain and stiffness of arthritis, America's leading cause of disability, can be a real pain in the foot.
Fewer Americans Believe E-Cigs Safer Than Tobacco Cigarettes: Study

As they learn more about electronic cigarettes, American smokers are becoming less likely to believe that the devices are a safer choice than tobacco cigarettes, a new study finds.
Mental Illness Linked to Shortened Life Spans

Serious mental illness can take between seven and 24 years off a person's life, which is similar to or worse than the impact of heavy smoking, researchers report.
Cyberbullying Knows No Socio-economic Bounds

Even though they have less access to online technologies, poor teens are as likely as middle-class and rich teens to be victims of cyberbullying, according to a new study.
Diabetes May Be Bigger Threat to the Female Heart: Study

Diabetes appears to pose a greater risk to heart health for women than men, a new analysis of current research contends.
Brain Changes May Accompany Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis in Kids

A serious complication of type 1 diabetes called diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) can cause temporary changes to the brain matter of children newly diagnosed with the disease, researchers say.
New Dialysis Machine Treats Tiniest of Newborns

Italian researchers have successfully used a small kidney dialysis machine they invented to treat newborns with kidney failure.
Size of Brain Aneurysm Doesn't Predict Chances of Rupture: Study

The size of a brain aneurysm does not play a major role in its risk of bursting, a new study finds.
New Campaign Seeks to Help Sleep-Deprived Americans

Everyone knows that to be healthy you should eat right and exercise. But now a new campaign is adding one more thing to that list: get a good night's sleep every night.
Health Highlights: May 23, 2014

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