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HealthDay News - November 24, 2017

The Right Way to Use Resistance Bands

FRIDAY, Nov. 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Stretchy resistance bands go anywhere and can be used by almost anyone. They're also as effective as they are inexpensive.

Health Tip: Prevent Respiratory Infections

(HealthDay News) -- Our lungs have a natural defense system that protects them from dirt and germs. But that isn't enough to prevent all cases of lung disease.

Health Tip: Is Stress Interfering With Your Child's Sleep?

(HealthDay News) -- Even young children have stress. If it's bad enough, it may interfere with your youngster's sleep.

Who's Most Distracted Behind the Wheel?

FRIDAY, Nov. 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Texting, talking on cellphones, eating, drinking -- distractions such as these are a driving hazard, and are more likely to occur among young men, new research shows.

The Silver Lining Behind Household Chores

FRIDAY, Nov. 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Like it or not, a little housework is good for you.

For Seniors, Any Physical Activity Is Better Than None

FRIDAY, Nov. 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Don't try saying you're too or too busy to exercise, especially after that calorie-laden Thanksgiving dinner.