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HealthDay News - November 22, 2017

An Exercise Game Plan for Boomers

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- If you're a member of the baby boom generation, don't think you're too old to exercise.

Health Tip: Identify Risk Factors for Anorexia

HealthDay News) -- Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder that's triggered by the misperception that a person is overweight. This causes the person to eat less, triggering dangerous weight loss.

Health Tip: Travel Safely With a Child

(HealthDay News) -- Long-distance travel is worrisome enough. But add a child to the mix, and stress levels can only rise.

Spread Joy, Not Foodborne Illness, for Thanksgiving

TUESDAY, Nov. 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Though foodborne illness can put a quick end to Thanksgiving festivities, that need not be the case, food safety experts say.

Easy Ways to Keep Holiday Eating in Check

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- For many Americans, Thanksgiving kicks off a season of high-calorie eating. The trick this time of year is to enjoy the goodies without packing on extra pounds.

Medicaid Tied to Better Addiction Treatment in Pregnancy

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnancy and opioid addiction are an all-too-common problem in the United States. And where you live may affect your treatment.

How to Stay Out of the ER This Thanksgiving

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Taking some simple precautions can help keep you and your family healthy over the Thanksgiving holiday, says an emergency medicine expert.

It's the Latest Diet Craze, But Is It Safe?

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- What if you could have your cake, eat it, too, andlose weight?

Smoggy Air May Spawn Weaker Sperm

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Men who have trouble conceiving may have the air they breathe to blame, a new study by Chinese researchers suggests.

Health Highlights: Nov. 22, 2017

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

1 in 4 U.S. Seniors With Cancer Has Had It Before

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- For a quarter of American seniors, a cancer diagnosis signals the return of an old foe, new research shows.

The Booze You Choose Can Sway Your Mood

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The booze you choose can frequently steer your mood, according to a new global survey.