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March 13, 2015

Recovery From Bunion Surgery Faster Than in Past

FRIDAY, March 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Improvements in bunion surgery have led to faster and less painful recovery, according to foot doctors.

Health Tip: Sleep With Fresh-Smelling Sheets

(HealthDay News) -- Making sure that your bedsheets smell nice may help you drift into a sweeter sleep.

Health Tip: Choose Healthier Fast Food for Kids

(HealthDay News) -- When you're constantly on the go, fast food may be the only option for your children.

Could the Future Be Finger-Stick Free for Diabetics?

FRIDAY, March 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A lot of excitement surrounded the announcement from Apple that its new watch will be able to monitor blood sugar levels. Has Apple figured out a way for folks with diabetes to check their blood sugar without the dreaded finger stick?

Pregnancy Weight Has Lasting Effect on Child, Study Finds

FRIDAY, March 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Being overweight or obese before pregnancy, or gaining too much weight during pregnancy, may put children at increased risk for obesity, a new study says.

How to Get a Man to Open His Wallet for Charity

FRIDAY, March 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Changing the message of charitable appeals could help close the gender gap in giving, researchers suggested.

E-Cigarette Use in College Tied to Other Risky Behaviors

FRIDAY, March 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- College students who use tobacco, marijuana and/or binge drink are more likely to use electronic cigarettes, researchers report.

More Sex, Better Testosterone Levels?

FRIDAY, March 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Experts have long assumed that as a man's testosterone level declines, so does his sex life. But a new study suggests the reverse may be true.

Salt May Be Bad for More Than Your Blood Pressure

FRIDAY, March 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Even if you don't develop high blood pressure from eating too much salt, you may still be damaging your blood vessels, heart, kidneys and brain, a new study warns.

Restraining Order Often Costly for Women

FRIDAY, March 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Asking a judge for a restraining order against an abusive partner can lead to lower earnings for women, a new study suggests.

Health Highlights: March 13, 2015

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