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October 28, 2014

Health Tip: Seniors Shouldn't See Exercise as a Chore

(HealthDay News) -- Exercise is healthy at any age, particularly to seniors. Making exercise fun can help you stick with your program.

Health Tip: Cooking Can Be Challenging With Arthritis

(HealthDay News) -- Arthritis can make cooking difficult, but there are things you can do to ease the strain.

'Social Host' Laws May Help Curb Underage Drinking, Study Says

TUESDAY, Oct. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- "Social host" laws, which hold adults accountable for any underage drinking that takes place on their property, may help curb teenage drinking, according to the preliminary findings of a new study.

Metformin Beats Other Type 2 Diabetes Drugs for First Treatment: Study

TUESDAY, Oct. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes who are initially given the drug metformin are less likely to eventually need other drugs to control their blood sugar, a new study suggests.

Very Special Delivery: Unused U.S. Surgical Supplies

TUESDAY, Oct. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Unused medical supplies from American hospitals could improve the safety of surgeries around the world, a new report says.

Health Highlights: Oct. 28, 2014

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

Second Dallas Nurse With Ebola to Be Released From Hospital

TUESDAY, Oct. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The second Dallas nurse who became infected with Ebola while caring for a Liberian man -- the first diagnosed case of the disease in the United States -- has recovered and will be released Tuesday from the hospital.

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