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September 02, 2015

Health Tip: Can't Sleep?

(HealthDay News) -- If you're struggling to fall asleep or stay asleep, keeping a sleep diary can help you figure out why.

Health Tip: Athletes Are at Risk for Skin Problems

(HealthDay News) -- Athletes are especially prone to skin conditions, such as infections.

Acupuncture Might Help Ease High Blood Pressure

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Can acupuncture benefit people with mildly or moderately elevated blood pressure?

Younger Women With Diabetes More Vulnerable to Heart Attack: Study

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Young women with diabetes are much more likely to have a heart attack than those without the blood sugar disease, new research says.

Heart Doctors May Have Hard Time Spotting Valve Problems

TUESDAY, Sept. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Heart specialists can't always identify heart valve problems through the sound of heart murmurs, but additional training improves their abilities, a new study shows.

More Men With Breast Cancer Having Second Breast Removed

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There has been sharp rise in the number of American men with cancer in one breast who have surgery to remove their cancer-free breast, a new study said.

Health Highlights: Sept. 2, 2015

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

More Americans Getting Knees Replaced, And at Younger Ages

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Aging baby boomers are getting bum knees replaced at a greater rate, and at a younger age, than ever before, a new U.S. study confirms.

Anti-Nausea Drug Approved

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Varubi (rolapitant) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat nausea and vomiting among adults undergoing cancer chemotherapy.

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