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November 05, 2015
Health Tip: Giving Toddlers Needed Playtime
(HealthDay News) -- Playtime is essential for children of all ages. Is your child getting enough?
Health Tip: When a Stomach Bug Hits
(HealthDay News) -- When you or your child is taken down by a stomach bug, waiting for symptoms to subside can be miserable.
U.S. Gets a 'C' Grade on Preterm Births
THURSDAY, Nov. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. preterm birth rate of nearly 10 percent -- one of the highest among wealthy nations -- has earned the country a "C" on the new March of Dimes Premature Birth Report Card.
People Have Less Faith in Generic Drugs, Study Suggests
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Brand-name drugs may offer more value, but not in the way you'd expect, a new study from New Zealand suggests.
Think You're Allergic to Penicillin? Maybe Not, Researchers Say
THURSDAY, Nov. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many people who've been told they're allergic to penicillin may be able to safely take the drug, a small study suggests.
Don't Assume Siblings Will Have Food Allergies, Too
THURSDAY, Nov. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Only about one in 10 siblings of children with food allergies also has such allergies, a new study finds.
Complications From Tummy Tucks Exceed Other Cosmetic Surgeries
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Tummy tucks cause more major complications than other types of cosmetic surgery, researchers report.
Doctors Who Order More Tests Sued Less Often
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The more tests and treatments U.S. doctors order for patients, the less likely they are to be sued for malpractice, a new study finds.
Poll: Americans Want Bold Action to Keep Health Care Costs Down
THURSDAY, Nov. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Most Americans now support aggressive regulation to keep health care costs in check -- including price caps on drugs, medical devices and payments to doctors and hospitals, a new HealthDay/Harris Pollhas found.
Breast-Feeding May Not Help Prevent Allergies in Kids, Study Claims
THURSDAY, Nov. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Breast-fed children are just as likely to develop allergies as children who were formula-fed, preliminary new research suggests.
Your DNA May Explain High-Calorie Food Cravings
THURSDAY, Nov. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Can't resist high-fat, sugary foods? Your genetic makeup may be to blame.
Junk Food Not to Blame for America's Obesity Epidemic: Study
THURSDAY, Nov. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Despite their bad reputation, junk food, fast food and soda aren't the root cause of America's obesity epidemic, Cornell University researchers contend.
'Balloon-in-a-Pill' May Be New Weight-Loss Weapon
THURSDAY, Nov. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Could losing weight ever be as easy as swallowing a pill? Preliminary research suggests the answer may very well be yes.
Health Highlights: Nov. 5, 2015
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Illegal Toad Venom 'Aphrodisiac' Linked to NYC Man's Death
THURSDAY, Nov. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- "Stone," an illegal aphrodisiac that contains substances derived from toad venom, may have claimed the life of a New York City man and should be avoided, city health officials warned.
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