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January 15, 2013

Health Tip: If You're Always Tired

(HealthDay News) -- If you're plagued with chronic fatigue syndrome, it may seem natural to want to avoid exercise. But physical activity is a great treatment, experts say.

Health Tip: Eat Right on Vacation

(HealthDay News) -- It's easy to derail your diet plan while you're on vacation. But experts say you can enjoy the local fare without packing on the extra pounds.

Doctors Often Miss Signs of Problem Drinking in Patients, Study Finds

TUESDAY, Jan. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors fail to diagnose most patients with alcohol problems when they rely solely on their suspicions, rather than using proven screening methods, a new study finds.

Mussels' Stickiness Inspires Surgical Adhesive

TUESDAY, Jan. 15 (HealthDay News) -- The lowly -- but very tenacious -- mussel has helped researchers develop new medical adhesives for sealing surgical incisions and other wounds.

Got Nobel? Milk-Guzzling Countries Win More of the Esteemed Prizes

TUESDAY, Jan. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Nations whose people consume the most milk and dairy products have a lot of Nobel Prize winners, research shows.

Study Finds Low Flu Vaccine Rates in U.S. Kids

TUESDAY, Jan. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Flu vaccination rates among U.S. children were lower than expected over a recent five-year period, a new study reports.

U.S. Minorities Less Likely to Get Colon Cancer Screening: Study

TUESDAY, Jan. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Minority patients in the United States are less likely than whites to be screened for colorectal cancer, a new study finds.

Many More Doctors Using Electronic Health Records

TUESDAY, Jan. 15 (HealthDay News) -- More than two-thirds of family doctors now use electronic health records, and the percentage doing so doubled between 2005 and 2011, a new study finds.

No Link Between Low Birth Weight, Asthma: Study

TUESDAY, Jan. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Low birth weight does not increase the risk of asthma in young children, a new study suggests.

Health Highlights: Jan. 15, 2013

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

U.S. Gives States More Time to Set Up Health Insurance Exchanges

TUESDAY, Jan. 15 (HealthDay News) -- The Obama administration is giving states additional time to set up so-called health insurance exchanges, a key element of the 2010 health reform law designed to bring coverage to an estimated 30 million Americans who don't have insurance.

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