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October 25, 2012

Health Tip: Enjoy a Healthier Halloween

(HealthDay News) -- If you're planning a Halloween party for the neighborhood kids, candy and other "junk food" aren't your only options.

Health Tip: Exercise for People Who Have Had Breast Cancer

(HealthDay News) -- Exercise is always important for good health, but it's especially beneficial for women who have had breast cancer.

Partisanship Guides Americans' Attitudes on Health-Care Reform Law: Poll

THURSDAY, Oct. 25 (HealthDay News) -- Two years after it was signed into law, Americans' views on the Affordable Care Act continue to track along party lines, even among those who say they've personally been affected by the controversial health-reform legislation, a new Harris Interactive/HealthDaypoll finds.

Secret of Anesthesia Revealed, Study Says

THURSDAY, Oct. 25 (HealthDay News) -- General anesthesia drugs really do put patients to sleep, suggests research conducted in mice.

Harmful Chemicals Found in Day Care Centers, Study Says

THURSDAY, Oct. 25 (HealthDay News) -- Levels of formaldehyde and several other contaminants in some California day care centers exceed state health guidelines, according to a new study.

Supplement of Red Wine Ingredient Won't Help Healthy Women: Study

THURSDAY, Oct. 25 (HealthDay News) -- Healthy middle-aged women do not benefit from taking resveratrol supplements, new study shows. Resveratrol is the ingredient in red wine thought to improve insulin sensitivity, reduce the risk of heart disease and increase longevity.

Health Highlights: Oct. 25, 2012

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

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