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April 07, 2015
Health Tip: Wash Your Face Correctly
(HealthDay News) -- Washing your face correctly can lead to healthier, more radiant skin.
Health Tip: Should I Worry About My Child's Weight?
(HealthDay News) -- Maintaining a healthy weight and establishing healthy habits are essential, even in childhood.
Are Heart Surgery Patients Losing Too Much Blood to Tests?
TUESDAY, April 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Heart surgery patients often undergo dozens of blood tests while they're hospitalized, potentially losing half a liter of blood or more over time, a new study reports.
In Rare Cases, Kids Can Get Food Allergies From Donated Blood
TUESDAY, April 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The case of an 8-year-old Canadian boy suggests that it's possible, but still rare, for children to get food allergies from blood transfusions.
Placenta Test Measures Babies' Exposure to Arsenic
TUESDAY, April 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A pregnant woman's placenta can reliably measure exposure to the toxic metal arsenic in both the mother and her unborn baby, new research finds.
Many Very Ill Patients Choose 'Next of Kin' Who Aren't, Study Finds
TUESDAY, April 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly one out of 10 veterans in Connecticut younger than 65 have chosen someone who is not part of their immediate family as their next of kin, a new study reports.
Physical Therapy Equals Surgery for Certain Lower Back Pain, Study Says
TUESDAY, April 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Physical therapy may be just as good as surgery for older adults with a type of chronic lower back pain, new research suggests.
Health Highlights: April 7, 2015
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
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