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September 28, 2015

Health Tip: Keep a Stress Journal

(HealthDay News) -- Keeping a journal of stressful situations and your responses may help you better cope with the next stressful problem that comes along.

Health Tip: Choosing the Right Bedtime Snack

(HealthDay News) -- It's not easy to fall asleep with a growling belly, so satisfying bedtime hunger becomes important.

Lower Drinking Age May Bring More High School Dropouts

MONDAY, Sept. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Lowering the legal drinking age from 21 to 18 might lead to a surprising consequence -- more high school dropouts.

News Coverage of Angelina Jolie's Breast Surgery Boosted Awareness of Options

MONDAY, Sept. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Media coverage of actress Angelina Jolie's breast removal and reconstruction improved awareness about breast reconstruction, a new study suggests.

Most of World's People Lack Access to Safe Cancer Surgery: Report

MONDAY, Sept. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Most cancer patients worldwide don't have access to needed surgeries, a new study finds.

New Immune-Focused Drug Shows Promise Against Advanced Kidney Cancer

FRIDAY, Sept. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new drug that harnesses the power of the immune system to fight tumors appears to help people battling advanced kidney cancer, a new study finds.

New Drug May Give Small Survival Boost to Some With Advanced Lung Cancer

SUNDAY, Sept. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study finds that the cancer drug nivolumab (Opdivo) extends the lives of some patients with advanced lung cancer for several months.

Differences Found in Smokers, Nonsmokers Who Develop Lung Cancer

SUNDAY, Sept. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study has identified significant differences between lung cancer patients who smoke and those who don't.

Children in Foster Homes Need Better Health Care

MONDAY, Sept. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. foster care system needs to do a better job of providing consistent, quality health care to children living in foster homes, a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) says.

Computer-Aided Mammograms May Not Be Worth the Cost: Study

MONDAY, Sept. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A commonly used computer-aided mammography tool may not improve breast cancer detection, a new study contends.

Health Highlights: Sept. 28, 2015

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

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