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November 08, 2013
Health Tip: Get Exercise Every Day
(HealthDay News) -- Daily exercise needn't feel like a burden. It can be as simple as taking a daily stroll with the family.
Health Tip: Keep Kids Safe Around Animal Exhibits
(HealthDay News) -- Petting zoos are fun for children and a great way to expose them to different animals. But parents should take precautions to protect against germs.
Gelatin Allergy May Mean Extra Care Is Needed With Flu Shot
FRIDAY, Nov. 8 (HealthDay News) -- If you're allergic to gummy bears or marshmallows, you may need to be careful when getting a flu shot.
Cat Allergies Double Among Asthma Sufferers, Study Reveals
FRIDAY, Nov. 8 (HealthDay News) -- The number of people with asthma who are allergic to cats is on the rise -- it's doubled over 18 years, a new study finds.
Study: Women at Higher Risk for Allergies, Asthma
FRIDAY, Nov. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Women are more likely than men to have asthma, allergies and autoimmune diseases, a new study says.
Kids in Southern U.S. More Likely to Have Hay Fever: Study
FRIDAY, Nov. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Hay fever is more common among children in the southern and southeastern United States than in other regions, according to a large new study.
Did Bone Marrow Transplant Cure Peanut Allergy?
FRIDAY, Nov. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Bone marrow transplants may help cure peanut allergies, a new case study suggests.
What Happens When a Child With Autism Refuses Most Foods?
FRIDAY, Nov. 8 (HealthDay News) -- The life-threatening health problems that a 9-year-old boy with autism faced recently shed light on an issue that is rarely discussed.
Non-Delivery Hospital Stay May Raise Clot Risk During Pregnancy
FRIDAY, Nov. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnant women are at an increased risk for blood clots if they're admitted to the hospital for reasons other than delivery, a new study finds.
Could Mothers' Allergy Shots in Pregnancy Lower Kids' Risk?
FRIDAY, Nov. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Women who get allergy shots before or during pregnancy may lower the odds that their offspring will suffer from asthma, food allergies or eczema, a preliminary new study suggests.
Study Probes Why Exercise Leaves Women More Breathless Than Men
FRIDAY, Nov. 8 (HealthDay News) -- It's widely known that women find it harder to breathe during exercise than men of a similar age -- even among those with heart and lung disease. And now researchers say they've discovered why.
Poor Diet May Spur Inflammation-Related Health Problems
FRIDAY, Nov. 8 (HealthDay News) -- People with diets that promote inflammation -- such as those high in sugar and saturated fats -- are at increased risk for early death from all causes, including gastrointestinal tract cancers, a new study suggests.
Nutritionists: FDA Trans Fat Ban Good for America's Heart Health
FRIDAY, Nov. 8 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's proposal to ban trans fats from the food supply will trigger some scrambling by manufacturers and restaurant chains, but ultimately it will be a boon to the nation's health, dietitians say.
Certain Allergies Plus Blood Pressure Meds Could Be Bad Mix
FRIDAY, Nov. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors are warning people who take certain drugs for high blood pressure to watch out for a rare but sometimes serious side effect.
Health Highlights: Nov. 8, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
White House Boosts Insurance Coverage for Mental Illness
FRIDAY, Nov. 8 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. health officials unveiled long-awaited rules Friday that require insurance companies to cover treatment for mental illnesses and addiction the same way they cover physical illnesses.
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