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July 13, 2015
Health Tip: Seek Shelter During a Thunderstorm
(HealthDay News) -- When a thunderstorm develops, it's important to seek the nearest safe shelter to be out of harm's way.
Health Tip: Controlling Diabetes During Hot Weather
(HealthDay News) -- Hot weather can affect your blood sugar, so your diabetes may need a little extra management when temperatures rise.
Cancer Survivors May Face More Challenges When Adopting
MONDAY, July 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Cancer survivors may face roadblocks when trying to adopt children, a new study finds.
What's In a Name? For Newborns, Maybe Fewer Medical Errors
MONDAY, July 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Using more specific names for newborns may reduce hospital mix-ups by roughly a third, a new study suggests.
U.S. Hospitals May Often Miss Signs of Child Abuse
MONDAY, July 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many U.S. hospitals may miss an opportunity to detect physical abuse in babies and toddlers, a new study reveals.
1 in 6 Americans Too Far From Lifesaving Heart Centers
MONDAY, July 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Tens of millions of rural, poor and Hispanic Americans do not have timely access to a lifesaving heart procedure, a new study finds.
Climate Change May Already Be Costing American Lives
MONDAY, July 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that U.S. climate change, and the unpredictable temperature swings it can bring, may boost death rates in seniors.
Health Highlights: July 13, 2015
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Wild Mushrooms Might Be Your Last Meal
MONDAY, July 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A healthy 52-year-old woman who ate wild mushrooms growing in a Canadian park nearly died from her error.
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