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September 09, 2014

Health Tip: Limit Foods That Can Damage Teeth

(HealthDay News) -- Some foods can damage your teeth, and avoiding them can help to protect your smile.

Health Tip: Keeping Your Child Safe in a Car Seat

(HealthDay News) -- The correct car seat can protect your child in an accident, so make sure you're using the right seat for your child.

E-Cigarette Refills Pose Danger to Kids, Experts Say

TUESDAY, Sept. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Nicotine refill cartridges used in e-cigarettes can be opened by young children, putting them at risk for nicotine poisoning, doctors warn.

Small Study Hints Fish Oil Might Ease Tough-to-Treat Epilepsy

MONDAY, Sept. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Low doses of fish oil may help reduce the number of seizures experienced by people with a form of tough-to-treat epilepsy that no longer responds to drugs, a small new study suggests.

Can Prediabetes Raise Risk of Certain Cancers?

MONDAY, Sept. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Having prediabetes may increase a person's risk for cancer, researchers report.

Spotting, Treating Autism Symptoms in Infancy May Prevent Delays

TUESDAY, Sept. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Among infants as young as 6 months old who exhibited symptoms of autism, therapy provided by parents seemed to prevent developmental delays by age 3 in most of the tots, a small new study suggests.

Breast Milk May Protect Against Deadly Newborn Disease

TUESDAY, Sept. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A protein in breast milk that is not found in infant formula may protect newborns from a potentially deadly gastrointestinal disease, a new study suggests.

Study Questions Link Between Antidepressants, Miscarriage

TUESDAY, Sept. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Some studies have found that women who use common antidepressants early in pregnancy face a raised risk of miscarriage, but new research suggests the link might be better explained by the depression, rather than the drugs that treat it.

Short Walks Can Offset Long Stretches of Sitting

TUESDAY, Sept. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Taking really short but frequent walks can counteract the harm caused by sitting for long periods of time, a new study suggests.

4th U.S. Ebola Patient Airlifted to Atlanta Hospital

TUESDAY, Sept. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A fourth American medical worker infected with the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa was brought back to the United States Tuesday morning for treatment at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.

Health Highlights: Sept. 9, 2014

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

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