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July 10, 2015

Health Tip: Prevent Boating Accidents

(HealthDay News) -- Boating is one of summer's finer pleasures, and there's no reason not to take the kids along. But make sure they're protected.

Health Tip: Help Prevent Traumatic Brain Injury

(HealthDay News) -- A violent blow to the head can lead to traumatic brain injury, which can permanently damage the brain. Serious cases can lead to permanent complications or death.

Celiac Disease in Family May Up Your Risk for Related Disorders

FRIDAY, July 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Close relatives and even the spouses of people with celiac disease appear to face a raised risk for other types of autoimmune disorders, a new analysis suggests.

In Some Ways, Fast Food No Worse for Health Than Full-Service Meals: Study

FRIDAY, July 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Eating on the run might not be so bad after all: A new study finds diners consume more salt and cholesterol in sit-down restaurants than they do in fast-food joints.

Extreme Weather May Raise Risk of Salmonella Infection, Study Says

FRIDAY, July 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Extreme heat and rainfall are associated with rising rates of salmonella infections, a new study says.

Second Severe Allergic Reaction Isn't Uncommon

FRIDAY, July 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- About 15 percent of children who have a severe allergic reaction (anaphylaxis) can have a second one within a few hours, a new study shows.

Diabetes Drug Given to Obese Moms-to-Be Won't Keep Baby's Weight Down

FRIDAY, July 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Taking the diabetes drug metformin during pregnancy doesn't reduce an obese woman's risk of having an overweight baby, a new study finds.

Marijuana Study Counters 'Gateway' Theory

FRIDAY, July 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Marijuana may not be the "gateway drug" some believe it to be, a new study contends.

Cost of Hospital Birth Varies by Nearly $10,000 Across U.S.

FRIDAY, July 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The cost of having a baby in a hospital varies by nearly $10,000 across the United States, a new study finds.

FDA Strengthens Heart Attack, Stroke Warning for Popular Painkillers

THURSDAY, July 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S Food and Drug Administration on Thursday strengthened the warning labels for widely used painkillers like ibuprofen and naproxen, saying they can increase the risk of heart attack or stroke.

Health Highlights: July 10, 2015

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