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December 29, 2015

Is the 'No-Shampoo' Trend a Healthy One?

TUESDAY, Dec. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new trend in beauty is based on the idea that less is more -- at least when it comes to shampooing your hair.

Thyroid Cancer Survivors: Good Prognosis, Gloomy Outlook?

TUESDAY, Dec. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Thyroid cancer survivors report lower quality of life than people who survive deadlier cancers, a new study finds.

Safe to Use Blood Thinner Before Major Cancer Surgery, Study Finds

TUESDAY, Dec. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News)-- Blood-thinning drugs can safely be given to certain patients before major cancer surgery, a new study suggests.

Health Tip: Gathering Your Family Health History

(HealthDay News) -- Your family's health history is a key predictor of your own health, now and in the future.

Health Tip: When New Moms Lose Their Hair

(HealthDay News) -- Changes in estrogen levels can lead to loss of hair in new moms. Most women return to a full head of hair by the time baby turns one.

New Rules for Mammograms, Tanning Beds Top Health News of 2015

MONDAY, Dec. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- While no one health story dominated in 2015, the year did mark some milestones and important trends, with news in cancer screening and prevention topping the list.

Prescriptions Continue for Most Who Survive Painkiller ODs: Study

MONDAY, Dec. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Even as overdoses from narcotic prescription painkiller reach record levels in the United States, a new report finds that most people who survive such events continue to be prescribed the drugs by their doctors.

Health Highlights: Dec. 29, 2015

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

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