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November 13, 2015

Health Tip: You May Not Have to Give Up Dessert

(HealthDay News) -- Dessert is a expected part of the holidays in many homes. And if you have diabetes, you may not have to completely avoid your favorite sweets.

Health Tip: Enjoy Heart-Healthy Holiday Foods

(HealthDay News) -- Fat- and calorie-laden dishes abound during the holidays, but you can enjoy the fruits of the season in a healthy way.

Arm Artery Access Safer for Angioplasty, Review Finds

FRIDAY, Nov. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- For patients experiencing heart attacks or severe chest pain, it is safer to access blocked vessels through an arm artery rather than a groin artery, a new analysis finds.

Lung Cancer Surgery Rates Differ Widely Between States

FRIDAY, Nov. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Rates of surgery to cure lung cancer vary greatly across the United States, a new study finds.

Healthy Diet May Lower Black Women's Risk of Ovarian Cancer

FRIDAY, Nov. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Black women may be able to reduce their risk of ovarian cancer by eating a healthy diet, a new study suggests.

Type 1 Diabetes: An Unrelenting Disease

FRIDAY, Nov. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Although more than one million Americans have type 1 diabetes, most people don't understand the toll it can take on daily living.

CDC: Child Autism Rate Now 1 in 45 After Survey Method Changes

FRIDAY, Nov. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- About one in 45 children has an autism spectrum disorder, according to a new U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention survey of parents.

Kitchen Utensils Can Spread Bacteria, Study Finds

THURSDAY, Nov. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Kitchen utensils such as knives and graters can spread bacteria between different types of produce, a new study finds.

Vitamin D Deficiency Might Be Tied to Erectile Dysfunction

FRIDAY, Nov. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Low levels of vitamin D may be associated with erectile dysfunction, a new study suggests.

Health Highlights: Nov. 13, 2015

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

First Uterus Transplant Planned in U.S.

FRIDAY, Nov. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Crossing new frontiers in infertility treatment and organ transplantation, Cleveland Clinic doctors hope to transplant a uterus from a deceased donor into a woman without one.

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