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November 05, 2013

Health Tip: Run Safely in Cold Weather

(HealthDay News) -- When the weather gets cold, you can take the temperature change in stride as long as you take a few precautions.

Health Tip: Caring for a Minor Burn

(HealthDay News) -- If you've suffered a minor burn, you may be able to care for it at home.

Two Pesticides Tied to Higher Risk of Gynecological Disorder

TUESDAY, Nov. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Two pesticides are associated with an increased risk of endometriosis, a common health problem that occurs in up to 10 percent of reproductive-age women, according to a new study.

Snoring in Pregnancy Tied to Possible Health Concerns

TUESDAY, Nov. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnant women who snore three or more nights a week are more likely to have a cesarean section and smaller babies, a new study finds.

HPV Vaccine Rates Lagging in Southern U.S., Study Finds

TUESDAY, Nov. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Young women living in the South have much lower rates of vaccination against the human papillomavirus (HPV) than women in other parts of the United States, a new study reveals.

Statin Use Linked to Lower Prostate Cancer Death Risk

TUESDAY, Nov. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Prostate cancer patients who take the cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins appear to face a lower risk of death from their disease, new Canadian research suggests.

Brain Scans Show Fibromyalgia Patients Process Pain Differently

TUESDAY, Nov. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Brain scans reveal that people with fibromyalgia are not as able to prepare for pain as healthy people, and they are less likely to respond to the promise of pain relief.

Experimental Hepatitis C Drug May Treat the Untreatable

TUESDAY, Nov. 5 (HealthDay News) -- A new combination pill could provide hope for hepatitis C patients who can't take or don't respond to currently available treatments, researchers say.

History of Prostate Cancer Tied to Higher Odds for Melanoma

TUESDAY, Nov. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Men with prostate cancer may face an increased risk for developing melanoma skin cancer down the road, new research suggests.

Health Highlights: Nov. 5, 2013

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

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