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July 10, 2014

Health Tip: Be Safe at the Beach

(HealthDay News) -- Before you head out for summer fun at the beach, brush up on some basic safety guidelines to make sure you enjoy the day without injury.

Health Tip: Measuring Your Waist

(HealthDay News) -- Along with calculating your body-mass index, measuring your waist is a good way to determine if you're at a healthy weight.

Will a Warmer Climate Mean More Kidney Stones?

THURSDAY, July 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Add another possible woe to the growing list of consequences of climate change: Kidney stones.

Don't Blame Bad Weather for Your Aching Back

THURSDAY, July 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The notion that lower back pain flares up during certain kinds of weather may be all in your head, a new study suggests.

Lung Groups: Governments Should Limit or Ban Use of E-Cigarettes

THURSDAY, July 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Governments should ban or limit the use of electronic cigarettes until more is known about their health effects, say experts from the world's leading lung organizations.

Are You Tweeting Your Marriage Away?

THURSDAY, July 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Forget about the Twitter wars that break out regularly between outspoken celebrities or loudmouth pundits -- too much Twitter can be bad for your own relationship, a new study suggests.

Young Pro Pitchers May Face Higher Risk of 'Tommy John' Surgery: Study

THURSDAY, July 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Pitchers who start playing Major League Baseball at a young age may be at increased risk for requiring elbow surgery later in their career, according to a new study.

New Eczema Drug Shows Promise in Early Trials

THURSDAY, July 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new drug that scientists hope will relieve the debilitating itching of chronic eczema has shown promising results in early trials.

Health Highlights: July 10, 2014

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

Study Links Vasectomy to Aggressive Prostate Cancer

THURSDAY, July 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Men who have a vasectomy may be at increased risk for aggressive prostate cancer, a new study suggests.

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