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June 16, 2014

Health Tip: Dining on Dairy Foods

(HealthDay News) -- Dairy foods are an important part of a balanced diet, but some dairy products are healthier than others.

Health Tip: Keep Your Nails Healthier

(HealthDay News) -- Your nails may be a good indicator of general health, so it's important to keep them looking good and strong.

Scientists Reverse Type 1 Diabetes in Mice

SATURDAY, June 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists who reversed type 1 diabetes in mice say their results might lead one day to new ways to help people with the blood sugar disease.

Caffeine Affects Teen Boys, Girls Differently, Study Says

MONDAY, June 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Kids appear to process caffeine -- the stimulant in coffee, energy drinks and soda -- differently after puberty. Males then experience greater heart-rate and blood-pressure changes than females, a new study suggests.

Delinquent Teens More Likely to Die Violently as Adults: Study

MONDAY, June 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Delinquent youth face a significantly increased risk for a violent death when they're adults, a new study finds.

'Bionic Pancreas' Improves Blood Sugar Control for People With Type 1 Diabetes

MONDAY, June 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The "bionic pancreas" -- a device that uses a sophisticated computer program working in concert with several diabetes management devices -- successfully managed blood sugar levels in its first real-world trials on adults and children with type 1 diabetes.

Younger Blacks on Dialysis Fare Worse in Poor Neighborhoods: Study

MONDAY, June 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Young black adult dialysis patients who live in poor neighborhoods are much more likely to die than their white counterparts, according to a new study.

Diabetes Distress Is Distinct From Depression, Researchers Say

MONDAY, June 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Although diabetes distress is often mistaken for depression, the good news is that simple interventions appear to help significantly reduce this distress, according to new research.

Health Highlights: June 13, 2014

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