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December 24, 2014

Health Tip: Preparing Fruit and Veggies

(HealthDay News) -- Preparing fresh fruit and vegetables isn't always as simple as peeling and eating. Many require preparation to get rid of harmful bacteria and pesticides.

Health Tip: Soothe Sore Muscles

(HealthDay News) -- If you push your body hard during exercise, you may have sore muscles the next day.

Expert Offers Tips for Preventing Holiday Migraines

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The holidays can be a challenge for people who suffer migraines, which can be set off by certain foods and drinks.

Scientists Get Closer to Producing Egg, Sperm From Stem Cells

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they have used human embryonic stem cells to create cells that develop into eggs and sperm.

ADHD May Raise Teens' Odds for Smoking, Drinking

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Teens are more likely to start smoking or drinking with each additional symptom they have of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or conduct disorder, new research suggests.

Coordinated Care Through 'Medical Home' Best for Chronically Ill Kids: Study

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Very sick children with complex chronic illnesses can receive effective, less expensive care from a clinic that functions as a "medical home," with easy access to a team of dedicated health care professionals, a new study shows.

FDA Approves New Weight-Loss Drug

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new, injectable weight-loss drug has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Health Highlights: Dec. 24, 2014

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

Saxenda Approved for Weight Loss

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Saxenda (liraglutide) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat chronic obesity.

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