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April 29, 2015

Health Tip: Promoting Independence in Children

(HealthDay News) -- Independence is fostered in childhood and can set the stage for a lifetime of learning, growing and exploring.

Health Tip: Fitting a Bicycle Helmet

(HealthDay News) -- Wearing a helmet while biking can offer significant protection against head injury, but the helmet must fit properly.

COPD Tied to Raised Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death

WEDNESDAY, April 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is already the third leading cause of death in the world, and a new European study finds the respiratory illness might also raise a person's odds for sudden cardiac death.

Experimental AIDS Vaccine Targets Hidden Virus

WEDNESDAY, April 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Preliminary research suggests that an AIDS vaccine in development can ramp up the body's immune system, boosting the response to medications HIV-positive patients take.

Company to Destroy 265 Tons of Ice Cream Over Listeria Concerns

TUESDAY, April 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams said Tuesday that it will destroy more than 265 tons of ice cream because of possible contamination with listeria.

Health Highlights: April 29, 2015

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