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September 21, 2015

Exercise May Help Keep an Aging Mind Agile

MONDAY, Sept. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Regular exercise may help seniors' minds stay as agile as their bodies, a new study finds.

Health Tip: Eating Well at Work

(HealthDay News) -- It can be challenging to eat healthier foods during a busy work day. But with some preparation, you can stay fueled and fit.

Health Tip: Find Time to Stretch

(HealthDay News) -- Stretching is an essential part of a fitness plan, but sometimes it can be tough to find the time.

Racial Differences in Breast Cancer Linked to Genes

MONDAY, Sept. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Black women are more likely to develop aggressive forms of breast cancer than white women because of genetic differences in the tumors, a new study suggests.

Apples Are American Kids' Favorite Fruit

MONDAY, Sept. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Apples are the favorite fruit of U.S. kids and young people, accounting for almost 20 percent of all fruit consumed, a new study finds.

Though Rare, Some Disabilities Seen Long After Newborn Heart Surgery

MONDAY, Sept. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Some newborns who undergo complex heart surgery may be more likely to have neurological or motor disabilities -- such as cerebral palsy -- as they grow older, a new study suggests.

Tonsillectomy for Sleep Apnea Carries Risks for Some Kids: Study

MONDAY, Sept. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children who have their tonsils removed to treat sleep apnea are more likely to suffer breathing complications than kids who have the procedure for other reasons, a new review shows.

Tighter Gun-Control Laws May Lower Chances That Teens Carry Firearms

MONDAY, Sept. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teenagers may be less likely to tote firearms if they live in a state with strong gun control laws, a new study says.

Health Highlights: Sept. 21, 2015

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