HealthDay News - July 23, 2019

A Fresh Look at Celery and Celery Root

TUESDAY, July 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Crave more crunch in your meals but want to avoid calories? Don't overlook low-cal celery.

Pec Moves That Go Beyond Pushups

TUESDAY, July 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- If you're looking for simple yet effective exercises to work chest muscles, put the pec press and pec fly on your list.

Health Tip: Controlling Oily Skin

(HealthDay News) -- Skin that is too oily can clog pores and lead to acne breakouts, says the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD).

Health Tip: Signs of Heat Stroke

(HealthDay News) -- Heat-related illness is preventable, says the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Extreme Eating Habits Could Be an Early Clue to Autism

TUESDAY, July 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Lots of kids are picky eaters. But when eating habits in young children are extreme, it could be a sign of autism, researchers say.

Screen Every Pregnant Woman for Hep B: Task Force

TUESDAY, July 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- All pregnant women should be screened early for hepatitis B, to prevent the viral infection from being passed to newborns.

Testosterone Therapy May Threaten the Heart

TUESDAY, July 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Taking testosterone might sound like a good idea for an older man, but a new study suggests the treatment might be bad news for his heart.

ADHD Meds Help Keep Kids Out of Trouble

TUESDAY, July 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Some parents may be reluctant to give their kids powerful stimulants to treat the symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), but a new review shows the medications bring significant benefits.

A Health Home Run: Pro Baseball Players Live Longer, Healthier Lives

TUESDAY, July 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- It can look like a less strenuous sport than football or soccer, but professional baseball players might be the healthiest athletes out there, a new study finds.

Health Highlights: July 23, 2019

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

Drug Experimentation and Summer a Dangerous Duo

TUESDAY, July 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- It's summer, a time of music festivals and rock concerts. And drug experimentation?

More Clues to Mysterious Illness Among Staff at U.S. Embassy in Cuba

TUESDAY, July 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly three years ago, U.S. diplomats in Cuba began experiencing hearing loss, dizziness and memory problems -- in what the Trump administration attributed to an attack of unknown origin.

AHA News: Early Pregnancy May Be a Prime Time to Promote Heart Health

TUESDAY, July 23, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Improving cardiovascular health during the early stages of pregnancy can lead not only to a healthier pregnancy, it also can greatly improve a woman's long-term heart health, new research shows.