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December 10, 2014
Health Tip: Get Active This Winter!
(HealthDay News) -- To offset all of those holiday feasts, don't forget to get plenty of exercise.
Health Tip: Does Your Bike Helmet Fit?
(HealthDay News) -- A bicycle helmet can help protect you from serious head injury, but only if it fits properly.
Press Releases Blamed for Exaggerated Health News
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Exaggerated news reports about health research often can be traced back to press releases issued by universities, a new British study suggests.
Anti-Smoking Campaign Successful and Cost-Effective, CDC Says
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A national anti-smoking campaign featuring tips from former smokers was highly successful and cost-effective, a new study reports.
Many Breast Cancer Patients Get Too Much Radiation Therapy, Research Suggests
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many studies have affirmed that a newer, shorter course of radiation therapy for early-stage breast cancer works just as well as a longer course.
Preliminary Studies Target Advanced Breast Cancers
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Two preliminary studies into medications under development may offer some hope for women with advanced breast cancer.
Fewer Bars and Liquor Stores, Less Domestic Violence: CDC
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Restricting the number of locations where alcohol can be sold in a community may help reduce domestic violence, researchers say.
Does High-Fructose Corn Syrup Make People Hungrier?
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Fructose -- a kind of sugar found in a wide variety of foods and beverages -- may encourage overeating, new research suggests.
Brain Inflammation a Hallmark of Autism, Study Shows
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Brain inflammation, triggered by an overactive immune system, is common among people with autism, a new study finds.
Health Highlights: Dec. 10, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
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