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June 28, 2013

Health Tip: Considering an Oral Piercing?

(HealthDay News) -- Before you agree to an oral piercing, experts say you should consider some of the possible health risks.

Acute Migraines More Apt to Turn Chronic With Poor Treatment

FRIDAY, June 28 (HealthDay News) -- People who receive inadequate treatment for acute migraine headaches are more likely to develop chronic migraines, according to a new study.

Migraine Doctors in Short Supply Across U.S.

FRIDAY, June 28 (HealthDay News) -- There are too few migraine headache specialists in the United States, a new study finds.

Health Tip: Watch Kids Closely at the Playground

(HealthDay News) -- Children should be closely supervised at the playground to help reduce their risk of injury.

Health Tip: Drive Safely as You Age

(HealthDay News) -- As we get older, our vision tends to worsen and our reflexes aren't what they used to be.

South Asian Men May Need More Exercise to Stay Healthy: Study

FRIDAY, June 28 (HealthDay News) -- Lower fitness levels and higher amounts of body fat are major reasons why middle-aged men of South Asian origin living in Scotland have higher blood sugar levels and a greater risk of diabetes than white men, according to a new study.

Trees May Save a Life Each Year in Big Cities

THURSDAY, June 27 (HealthDay News) -- Parks and tree-lined streets may give city dwellers more than shade. They may also save some lives, a new study from the U.S. Forest Service suggests.

PTSD May Raise Heart Risks for Vietnam Vets

FRIDAY, June 28 (HealthDay News) -- Vietnam veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are much more likely to develop heart disease, a new study finds.

Older, Cheap Drug May Cut Suicide Risk for People With Mood Disorders

THURSDAY, June 27 (HealthDay News) -- A new review of data suggests than an old and inexpensive drug, lithium, may help lower suicide risk in people with mood disorders such as depression or bipolar disorder.

Genetic Risks for Asthma May Persist Into Adulthood

FRIDAY, June 28 (HealthDay News) -- People with more genetic risks for asthma are not only more likely to develop the disease in childhood, but also more likely to continue to have asthma into adulthood, according to a new study.

U.S. Women Delay Motherhood, Teen Births Historically Low: CDC

FRIDAY, June 28 (HealthDay News) -- As American women continue to delay parenthood, rates of teenage births and births for women in their early 20s are at all-time lows, federal health officials reported Friday.

As Cheerleading Evolves, Injuries Mount

FRIDAY, June 28 (HealthDay News) -- Cheerleading is definitely not your grandmother's pastime anymore, injury experts warn, but rather a highly competitive activity that's light on the pom-poms and heavy on risky daredevil acrobatics.

Fish Habit May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk, Study Suggests

THURSDAY, June 27 (HealthDay News) -- Regularly eating oily fish such as salmon, tuna or sardines may help reduce the risk of breast cancer, a new report suggests.

Medicare Savings Coming for Diabetic Supplies

FRIDAY, June 28 (HealthDay News) -- Starting July 1, seniors with diabetes should be able to save some money when they buy the blood sugar testing supplies they need to monitor their disease.

Health Highlights: June 28, 2013

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

Melanoma May Return Years Later in Some

FRIDAY, June 28 (HealthDay News) -- New research shows that melanoma can recur decades after initial treatment in roughly 9 percent of patients.

White House Unveils Final Plan on Coverage for Contraception

FRIDAY, June 28 (HealthDay News) -- The Obama administration on Friday issued what it called final rules that let religious organizations opt out of providing contraception coverage in their health insurance plans, as mandated by the 2010 Affordable Care Act.

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