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November 22, 2013

Health Tip: Stay Fit in Your 30s

(HealthDay News) -- You're in your 30s, but you're not too young to start protecting yourself from heart attack and stroke.

Health Tip: Cooking Your Thanksgiving Turkey Safely

(HealthDay News) -- Eating a bad Thanksgiving bird can ruin your holiday in a hurry.

'Mixing' of Senses More Common in Autism: Study

FRIDAY, Nov. 22, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- People with autism are more likely to have a condition called synesthesia -- a "mixing of the senses" -- a small new study finds.

Healthy Lifestyle May Mean Healthy Pregnancy

FRIDAY, Nov. 22, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Certain lifestyle factors may improve women's chances of having a healthy pregnancy, according to a new study.

How to Slash Heart Risks Tied to Obesity

FRIDAY, Nov. 22, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Obese or overweight people who lower their blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels could cut their risk of heart disease and stroke by more than half, a new study indicates.

Blacks Less Likely to See Cancer Specialists, Study Finds

FRIDAY, Nov. 22, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Black Americans with advanced colorectal cancer are less likely than white patients to see cancer specialists or to receive cancer treatments, according to a new study.

50 Years Later, the Kennedy Assassination Still Haunts a Generation

FRIDAY, Nov. 22, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Alan Hilfer remembers precisely where he was when he heard the news 50 years ago today.

Cash Incentives Spur Poor To Buy Healthier Foods

FRIDAY, Nov. 22, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- A recent program encouraged healthy eating by offering extra spending power to poor people who get government assistance to buy food. The only catch: They had to purchase healthier types of food at farmers' markets.

Health Highlights: Nov. 22, 2013

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