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October 20, 2017

Exercising With Asthma or Allergies

FRIDAY, Oct. 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Allergies and asthma can make exercise more challenging. But if your condition is well managed and you take a few precautions, you should be able to work out without worry.

Health Tip: Recognize Symptoms of Latex Allergy

(HealthDay News) -- An allergy to latex is quite common. So much so that your doctor or dentist may ask you if you have one before you have any type of examination.

Health Tip: Finding Safe Shoes for the Elderly

(HealthDay News) -- As you age, you are at greater risk of falling. To compensate, you should wear shoes that can minimize your risk.

Kidney Failure Can Isolate Young Patients

FRIDAY, Oct. 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Kidney failure takes an especially tough toll on young adults, affecting their employment and relationships, researchers report.

Pollution Tied to 9 Million Deaths Worldwide in 2015

FRIDAY, Oct. 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Pollution led to more than 9 million deaths worldwide in 2015, or 1 in 6 deaths that year, a new report reveals.

Yoga + Aerobics Doubles Heart Benefits

FRIDAY, Oct. 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A combination of yoga and aerobic exercise may benefit people with heart disease, according to a new study.

Textured Breast Implants Linked to Rare Cancer

FRIDAY, Oct. 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A particular breast implant may be associated with a rare type of cancer, researchers report.

How Many Mutant Genes Drive Cancer?

FRIDAY, Oct. 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Depending on the cancer, between one and 10 genetic mutations are needed to trigger the development of tumors, a new study reports.

Hepatitis C Screening May Boost Opioid Treatment Success

FRIDAY, Oct. 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Opioid abuse therapy may be more effective if patients are screened for hepatitis C as part of the program, a new Canadian study says.

Can Aspirin Stop Liver Cancer in Hepatitis B Patients?

FRIDAY, Oct. 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Daily aspirin may reduce the risk of liver cancer for people with hepatitis B infection, a new study suggests.

Smartphones, Tablets Sabotaging Teens' Sleep

FRIDAY, Oct. 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Teens sleep less than they used to, sacrificing shuteye to spend more time on their phones and tablets.

Oral Sex Plus Smoking a Cancer Danger for Men

FRIDAY, Oct. 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking and oral sex may be a deadly combo that raises a man's risk for head and neck cancer, a new study suggests.

Drug OD Rate Now Higher in Rural U.S. Than Cities: CDC

FRIDAY, Oct. 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Drug overdose death rates in rural areas of the United States are now higher than in cities, a trend that worries federal health officials.

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