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September 08, 2015

Health Tip: Enjoy Sushi the Healthier Way

(HealthDay News) -- Sushi is a great way to eat heart-healthy, nutrient-rich fish. But it's easy to overdo it on calories if you go for fancy rolls slathered in sauces.

Health Tip: Avoiding the Weight-Loss Rollercoaster

(HealthDay News) -- Losing weight then gaining it back is a familiar rollercoaster ride for many people. But there are things you can do to better your chances of losing weight for good.

Most Americans View Access to Health Care as a Moral Issue...

TUESDAY, Sept. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An overwhelming majority of Americans believes that access to health care is a moral issue, and that the United States should be able to afford universal health care if other developed nations can do the same.

New Guidelines Call for Kids, Health Care Workers to Get Flu Shots

MONDAY, Sept. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- All eligible children and health care workers should get flu shots, according to new policy statements from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).

Sleep Apnea May Hurt Kids' Grades

TUESDAY, Sept. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When children have sleep troubles due to breathing problems -- such as sleep apnea -- they may struggle in school, new research suggests.

Quitting Smoking After MS Diagnosis May Delay Disease Progression

TUESDAY, Sept. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Multiple sclerosis progresses faster in people who continue to smoke compared to smokers who quit after their diagnosis, a new study finds.

Survival Rates Improve for Extreme 'Preemie' Babies

TUESDAY, Sept. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Advances in treatment are boosting survival and lowering complication rates for babies born extremely premature in the United States, a new study shows.

When Clock Springs Forward, Teen Brain May Fall Behind

TUESDAY, Sept. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teens lose much-needed sleep after the time change in spring, raising concerns about their driving safety, a new study shows.

Siblings Now Main Source of Infants' Whooping Cough: CDC

MONDAY, Sept. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When babies come down with whooping cough, the odds are good that a sibling is the source, new research reveals.

Teens Using E-Cigarettes to 'Vape' Pot, Survey Finds

MONDAY, Sept. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There's new reason for parents to be concerned about e-cigarettes: nearly one in five kids who uses e-cigarettes may be using the devices to get high, a study finds.

Trying E-Cigarettes May Lead to Smoking, Study Suggests

TUESDAY, Sept. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Young people who use e-cigarettes are much more likely to become smokers than those who don't, a new study reports.

Health Highlights: Sept. 8, 2015

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

Half of U.S. Adults Have Diabetes or High Risk of Getting It: Report

TUESDAY, Sept. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Close to half of all American adults have type 2 diabetes or prediabetes, a new study finds.

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