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April 10, 2013

Health Tip: Keep Food Cravings at Bay at the Office

(HealthDay News) -- The office can be full of temptations that can derail your healthy eating plan, but if you're prepared you don't have to give in to those temptations.

Health Tip: Clean Out Your Refrigerator

(HealthDay News) -- Cleaning out your refrigerator can help wipe out germs and bacteria growing in spilled food and messes.

Calcium May Cut Risk for Precancerous Colon Lesions in Some People

WEDNESDAY, April 10 (HealthDay News) -- Consuming higher amounts of calcium may lower the likelihood of precancerous colon and rectal lesions in people who are at increased risk due to variations in two genes, a new study suggests.

Study Hints of Links Between HPV and Lung Cancer

WEDNESDAY, April 10 (HealthDay News) -- Human papillomavirus (HPV), the virus that can cause cervical and head and neck cancers, may also trigger some cases of lung cancer, according to a small new study.

Tick-Borne Meat Allergy May Have Affected Virginia Kids

WEDNESDAY, April 10 (HealthDay News) -- A red meat allergy linked to certain tick bites has affected some Virginia children, researchers strongly suspect.

Bedbug Remedy Based on Kidney Bean Leaves?

WEDNESDAY, April 10 (HealthDay News) -- A centuries-old bedbug remedy has scientists full of beans -- kidney beans to be precise.

Newly Created Rats Designed to Speed Alzheimer's Research

WEDNESDAY, April 10 (HealthDay News) -- Everyone wants to build a better mousetrap, but researchers working to uncover the secrets of Alzheimer's disease have taken that a step further: They've built a better rat.

Drug Company Reps Don't Tell Docs Enough About Side Effects: Survey

WEDNESDAY, April 10 (HealthDay News) -- Drug company salespeople provide family doctors with little or no information about the harmful effects of medicines they are promoting, a new study says.

Smoking in Youth-Rated Movies Doubles: Report

TUESDAY, April 9 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking scenes in youth-rated movies doubled in number between 2010 and 2012, and have returned to the same level as a decade ago, according to a new report.

Health Highlights: April 10, 2013

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

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