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August 04, 2015

Health Tip: Binge Eating Can Harm Health

(HealthDay News) -- Binge eating involves eating large amounts of food very quickly, and having no apparent control over this behavior.

Health Tip: Know Your Risk for Deep Vein Thrombosis

(HealthDay News) -- A dangerous condition called deep vein thrombosis (DVT) occurs when a blood clot develops in a vein deep inside the body.

Scientists Discover How 'Bad' Fat Can Turn Into 'Good' Fat

TUESDAY, Aug. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Unhealthy white fat can be transformed into calorie-burning brown fat, researchers report.

More Evidence That Kids of Gay Parents Do Just Fine

TUESDAY, Aug. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- On the heels of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that legalized same-sex marriage nationwide, new research suggests that children raised by gay parents are well-adjusted and resilient.

U.S. Violent Crime Rate Drops Significantly Since 1980s

TUESDAY, Aug. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Violent crime rates have decreased dramatically over the past three decades, largely due to crime prevention efforts that focus on the root causes of violence, researchers say.

Health Highlights: Aug 4, 2015

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

Mindfulness Therapy Might Help Ease PTSD

TUESDAY, Aug. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Mindfulness therapy seems to help veterans cope with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a new study suggests.

FDA Approves First Pill Made by 3D Printing

TUESDAY, Aug. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The age of 3D printing has come to the drug industry, with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday approving the first pill made with the technology.

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