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January 07, 2016

Health Tip: Dealing With Feelings of Loneliness

(HealthDay News) -- People who are lonely struggle with feelings of isolation and emptiness.

Health Tip: Checking Your Child's Toys for Lead

(HealthDay News) -- Lead in toys and other sources can cause significant developmental problems in children.

Mexico's Soda Tax Linked to Reduced Consumption

THURSDAY, Jan. 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A tax on sugary drinks in Mexico may have led to a significant decrease in sales of the beverages, a new study says.

Cancer Death Rates Down 23 Percent Since 1991: Study

THURSDAY, Jan. 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Deaths from cancer continue to decline in the United States, according to a new report from the American Cancer Society.

Exercise to Boost Spine Muscles Can Ease Back Pain, Study Suggests

THURSDAY, Jan. 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- An exercise program meant to boost coordination of muscles that control and support the spine can help reduce lower back pain, a new study suggests.

No Link Between 'the Pill' and Birth Defects: Study

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Becoming pregnant while taking birth control pills doesn't seem to increase the risk of birth defects, a new study suggests.

New Imaging Technique 'Lights Up' Cancer Cells in Early Trial

THURSDAY, Jan. 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A new imaging technique that "lights up" cancer cells may eventually help surgeons remove all of a cancer the first time, according to a preliminary study.

Organ Recipients at Raised Risk of Cancer Death, Study Finds

THURSDAY, Jan. 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People who've received an organ transplant are almost three times more likely to die from cancer than the general population, a new study reports.

High Ozone Levels Dangerous for Critically Ill: Study

THURSDAY, Jan. 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Long-term exposure to high levels of ozone may increase the risk of a deadly lung condition among critically ill patients, a new study finds.

Regular Mammograms Worthwhile for Elderly Women

THURSDAY, Jan. 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Regular mammograms benefit elderly women, a new study indicates.

Health Highlights: Jan. 7, 2016

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

New U.S. Dietary Guidelines: Limit Sugar and Salt, Boost Fruit and Veggie Intake

THURSDAY, Jan. 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Americans need to cut back on added sugars, saturated fats and salt if they want to eat a diet that can improve their health, according to the federal government's latest version of its Dietary Guidelines.

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