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April 21, 2015

Health Tip: Have a Happy Family Meal

(HealthDay News) -- The rules of the dinner table are changing, including the standard "clean plate rule." A positive, happy family dinner table should encourage kids to acknowledge their body's cues, including hunger and fullness.

Health Tip: Manage Allergies in the Bedroom

(HealthDay News) -- Allergies can hurt sleep quality, so it's important to make sure your bedroom is as allergen-free as possible.

Study Supports HPV Vaccination Guidelines

TUESDAY, April 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research finds that young women who get the HPV vaccine gain significant protection against infection in three parts of the body if they haven't already been exposed to the human papillomavirus.

For Earth Day, Turn Off the Faucet and the Ignition

TUESDAY, April 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- To mark Earth Day on Wednesday, experts suggest you consider making lifestyle changes that will reduce your impact on the planet.

Babies May Be More Sensitive to Pain Than Adults

TUESDAY, April 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Babies feel pain in much the same way as adults, says a new study that challenges some experts' beliefs that babies don't feel pain.

Some Arthritis Meds Cost Seniors Thousands Annually

TUESDAY, April 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Arthritis medications known as biologic disease-modifying drugs can cost Medicare patients more than $2,700 in co-payments a year, a new report finds.

More Kids With Type 1 Diabetes Facing Dangerous Complication

TUESDAY, April 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A growing number of American children and teens with type 1 diabetes are experiencing a life-threatening complication at the time of their diagnosis, a new study finds.

Ice Cream Maker Pulls All Products After Listeria Outbreak

TUESDAY, April 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Blue Bell Creameries said Monday that it will pull all of its frozen dessert products off the market because they might be contaminated with a bacteria that can cause stomach illness.

Health Highlights: April 21, 2015

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

Another Study Finds No Vaccine-Autism Link

TUESDAY, April 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Yet another study finds no evidence that the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine raises the risk of autism -- even among children who are at increased genetic risk.

5.3 Million Chickens To Be Killed After Bird Flu Outbreak at Iowa Farm

TUESDAY, April 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Bird flu has been detected on an Iowa farm with a flock of about 5 million chickens, bringing the total number of chickens and turkeys affected by the virus to nearly 8 million nationwide.

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