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January 20, 2014
Health Tip: Eat Breakfast
(HealthDay News) -- Considering skipping breakfast?
Health Tip: Coping With Strep Throat
(HealthDay News) -- Strep throat is a bacterial infection that is treated with antibiotics to kill the germs and prevent complications.
Scientists Explore Effect of Exercise on Prostate Cancer Patients
MONDAY, Jan. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new study offers a possible explanation of how exercise may improve outcomes for prostate cancer patients.
Testing for Smoke Exposure May Predict Rehospitalization for Asthma
MONDAY, Jan. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Children exposed to secondhand smoke at home or in the car are more likely to return to the hospital within 12 months of hospitalization for asthma, a new study finds.
Extra Zzz's in Morning May Help Teens Stay Alert in Class
MONDAY, Jan. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Delaying the morning school bell might help teens avoid sleep deprivation, according to a new study. Later school start times appear to improve teens' sleep and reduce their daytime sleepiness.
U.S. Children's Hospitals Vary Widely In Tonsillectomy Care
MONDAY, Jan. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A tonsillectomy is one of the most routine surgeries for children, but what medication kids get during and after the procedure varies widely among U.S. hospitals, a new study finds.
Sunlight Might Be Good for Your Blood Pressure: Study
MONDAY, Jan. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Sunlight is known to lower blood pressure, but now a team of British researchers has figured out why.
'Sleep Hormone' Tied to Possible Lower Prostate Cancer Risk
MONDAY, Jan. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A link may exist between the sleep hormone melatonin and prostate cancer, according to a new study. But experts say it's too early for men to start popping melatonin supplements to help prevent the disease.
Zest for Life Can Be a Moving Experience
MONDAY, Jan. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Happier seniors can look forward to greater mobility as they age than their gloomier peers, new research suggests.
Health Highlights: Jan. 20, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
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