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October 08, 2015

Health Tip: Stop Late-Night Snacking

(HealthDay News) -- Those pre-bedtime munchies can quickly derail the benefits of healthier eating.

Health Tip: Is Your Baby's Crib Safe?

(HealthDay News) -- As crib safety standards have changed, parents should always check to be sure cribs are up to date and safe.

Surgeon's Experience Tied to Success of Thyroid Removal: Study

THURSDAY, Oct. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Patients who undergo thyroid removal may be less likely to suffer complications if their surgeon performs many such surgeries each year, a new study says.

Whistle … and Walk … While You Work

THURSDAY, Oct. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- If you have to sit almost all day while you work, take a short walk whenever you can.

Sensitive Blood Test May Help Rule Out Heart Attack

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new, highly sensitive blood test may help doctors quickly rule out heart attack for almost two-thirds of people who seek emergency room treatment for chest pain, a new study suggests.

Risk of Bladder Cancer Rising for Workers in Many Industries

THURSDAY, Oct. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Despite efforts by lawmakers and manufacturers to protect workers and provide safe working environments, the risk of bladder cancer is still rising in certain industries, a new study finds.

Elephants' Cancer-Crushing Secrets May Someday Help People

THURSDAY, Oct. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- What weighs upwards of 14,000 pounds, can live well past 70 years, and almost never gets cancer? The elephant.

Carrots Do Help Aging Eyes, Study Shows

THURSDAY, Oct. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Your parents may have told you, "Eat your carrots, they're good for your eyes," and a new study suggests they were on to something.

Health Highlights: Oct. 8, 2015

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

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