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June 15, 2015

Health Tip: A Trip to the Sandwich Shop Can Be Healthy

(HealthDay News) -- A trip to the sandwich shop is a great choice for a healthy meal on the go, assuming you make the right menu choices.

Health Tip: Prepare for Illness if Traveling Abroad

(HealthDay News) -- Getting sick while traveling doesn't have to lead to disaster.

Breast-Feeding May Have Dental Benefits, Study Suggests

MONDAY, June 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The more babies breast-feed, the less likely it is that they will develop any kind of misalignment in their teeth later on, a new study shows.

Many U.S. Women Live Far From Gynecologic Cancer Care

MONDAY, June 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of American women have poor access to gynecologic cancer care, a new study finds.

U.S. Hospitals Seeing More Kids With Self-Inflicted Injuries

MONDAY, June 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A growing number of U.S. kids are landing in the ER because of self-inflicted injuries, a new study finds.

Pot 'Dabbing' Poses Risk of Serious Burns, Study Warns

MONDAY, June 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A potentially hazardous form of marijuana use called "dabbing" is growing in popularity across the United States, researchers warn.

FDA Ban on Harmful Trans Fats Expected Soon

SUNDAY, June 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Harmful trans fats may soon be banished from America's food supply, following a U.S. Food and Drug Administration announcement expected any day now.

FDA Approves Brain Stimulation Device for Parkinson's Disease

FRIDAY, June 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a device that can be implanted into the brain to help people battling Parkinson's disease.

Health Highlights: June 15, 2015

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

Smoking Blamed for Half of Deaths From Major Cancers in People Over 35

MONDAY, June 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- About half of U.S. deaths caused by certain cancers -- including lung, colon and pancreatic tumors -- can be attributed to smoking, a new American Cancer Society study estimates.

Most Americans Back Ban on Powdered Alcohol, Poll Finds

MONDAY, June 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Most Americans support banning powdered alcohol because of its potential misuse by teens, a new survey finds.

Brain Stimulation Device Approved for Parkinson's and Essential Tremor

MONDAY, June 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The Brio Neurostimulation System has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat tremors, difficulty walking and other symptoms of Parkinson's disease and essential tremor.

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