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August 13, 2014
Health Tip: Keep Takeout Meals Safe
(HealthDay News) -- Even if you've taken a night off from cooking and have called for takeout, it's still important to practice food safety.
Health Tip: Warm Up Before Exercise
(HealthDay News) -- If you're hesitant to spend a few extra minutes warming up before a workout, you may be missing out on major health benefits.
Many Shift Workers Use Drugs to Sleep, Stay Awake, Study Finds
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many shift workers take drugs to sleep or stay awake despite lingering questions about their benefits and risks, researchers report.
Researchers Unlock Clues to How Ebola Disarms Immune System
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they've discovered how the deadly Ebola virus disables the immune system. They hope the findings will prove valuable in efforts to find treatments for the disease taking hundreds of lives in Africa.
Fewer Unmarried Women Having Children, CDC Reports
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Fewer unmarried America women are having babies, with the notable exception of those who are over 35, federal health officials reported Wednesday.
Many Expectant Moms Don't Get Steroids That Protect Preterm Babies
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Only half of eligible women in low- and middle-income countries at risk for preterm birth receive an inexpensive drug that seems to help prevent complications and deaths in premature infants, a new study shows.
40 Percent of Americans Will Develop Diabetes, CDC Projects
TUESDAY, Aug. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Approximately two out of every five Americans will develop type 2 diabetes at some point during their adult lives, according to new U.S. government estimates.
Health Highlights: Aug. 13, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Malnutrition Threatens Many U.S. Seniors Seen at ERs
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- More than half of American seniors seen at emergency departments are either malnourished or at risk for malnutrition, a new study reveals.
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