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August 05, 2015
Health Tip: Smoking Can Lead to Bone Injury
(HealthDay News) -- Most people know that smoking is bad for your lungs and heart, but experts say it also may take a toll on your bones and muscles.
Health Tip: Spot the Signs of Heat Stroke
(HealthDay News) -- Heat stroke occurs when the body's heat-regulating system fails to work properly due to high temperatures.
Boy, Girl Newborns Show Spinal Differences: Study
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The spines of boys and girls aren't the same size at birth, a new study shows.
Hysterectomy at Younger Age Tied to Heart Disease Risks
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Hysterectomy is associated with an increased likelihood of cardiovascular risk factors and disease, especially among younger women, a new study suggests.
Smoking, Early Menopause May Shorten Life Span: Study
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking and early menopause are a dangerous combination that might shorten life span, a new Swedish study warns.
Birth Control Pills May Cut Women's Odds for Uterine Cancer
TUESDAY, Aug. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests that birth control pills may also help shield women from uterine cancer.
People With Type 2 Diabetes Do Benefit From Blood Sugar Checks
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Personalized blood sugar self-monitoring benefits people with type 2 diabetes even if they're not taking insulin, a new small study shows.
Spicing Up Your Meals Might Extend Your Life
TUESDAY, Aug. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Some like it hot, and a new study finds that folks who favor spicy foods might also have a lower risk of premature death.
Common Weight-Loss Surgery May Lower Tolerance for Alcohol
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who have the most popular type of weight-loss surgery are far less able to handle alcohol after their procedure, a small, new study suggests.
Health Highlights: Aug 5, 2015
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Weight-Loss Surgery's Benefits May Fade With Time, Study Suggests
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Although weight-loss surgery may produce initial dramatic weight loss and improve type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests that in the long run, many people regain weight and see their diabetes return.
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