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Healthful Grilling Is as Simple as 1, 2, 3, 4

SUNDAY, June 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- While some might be wary about the cancer risks of searing a steak on a flaming grill, a few simple changes can lower that risk, a nutritionist advises.

Beach, Boating and Booze Add Up to Summer Injuries

SATURDAY, June 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- You'd better think twice before taking booze to the beach or out on a boat. Alcohol increases the risk of injury and death in and on the water, safety experts warn.

Human Brain Hard-Wired to Love Fat-Carb Combo: Study

THURSDAY, June 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Fast food and processed foods trigger deep-seated instincts in the human brain that likely promote overeating, a new study suggests.

Low-Nicotine E-Cigs May Raise Toxin Risks

THURSDAY, June 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Ex-smokers who use low-nicotine liquid in electronic cigarettes breathe more deeply and more often when using the devices than those who use high-nicotine liquid, a small British study suggests.

Obesity's a Larger Problem in Rural America

THURSDAY, June 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- City folks are leaner than their country cousins, a new U.S. study finds.

Lack of Paid Sick Leave Linked to Poverty

THURSDAY, June 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Workers without paid sick leave are three times more likely to have incomes below the poverty line, two new studies find.

Who Will and Who Won't Get the Flu?

THURSDAY, June 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors can't yet predict if someone exposed to the flu will become sick. But such predictions may be getting closer to reality, new research hints.

Health Highlights: June 14, 2018

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

Kitchen Towels Laden With Bacteria

MONDAY, June 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Is your kitchen towel making you sick?

Strict Handgun Laws Lower Gun-Murder Rates in Cities

MONDAY, June 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. states that require police background checks for a handgun license see 14 percent fewer gun murders in their urban counties, a new study found.

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