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January 28, 2016

Health Tip: Getting Healthier After Cancer

(HealthDay News) -- A recurrence of cancer and other chronic health conditions, such as weight or heart problems, are common concerns after cancer treatment.

Health Tip: Protect Your Pets During a Snowstorm

(HealthDay News) -- While you're warm and cozy in your home during the cold winter months, remember that your pets may be freezing outdoors without proper precautions.

Study Finds No Proof of 'Seasonal' Depression

THURSDAY, Jan. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A new study cast doubts on the existence of seasonal depression -- a mood disorder linked to reduced sunlight in the winter months.

Bedbugs Biting Back Against Insecticide

THURSDAY, Jan. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Bedbugs in some American cities have developed resistance to the key insecticides used to control them, according to a new study.

Eating Certain Fruits, Veggies May Help a Bit With Weight Control

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Eating fruits and vegetables that have high levels of substances called flavonoids may help a bit with weight control over time, a new study suggests.

More Women Killed by Someone They Know in States With High Gun Rates

THURSDAY, Jan. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- American women living in states with high rates of gun ownership are more likely to be shot and killed by someone they know than those residing in states with fewer firearms, a new study finds.

Prenatal Antidepressant Use Not Linked to Infant Heart Defects: Study

THURSDAY, Jan. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Taking antidepressants during pregnancy does not appear to increase the risk of having a baby with heart birth defects, a new British study suggests.

Did Studies Lack Key Data on Link Between Antidepressants, Youth Suicides?

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Antidepressants appear to be much more dangerous for children and teens than reported in medical journals, because initial published results from clinical trials did not accurately note instances of suicide and aggression, a new study suggests.

Wearable Electric Patch May Ease PTSD

THURSDAY, Jan. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Can a small electrical patch that jolts the brain while patients sleep offer significant relief from the debilitating effects of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)?

Health Highlights: Jan. 28, 2016

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

Hepatitis C Reported at 19 Dialysis Clinics: CDC

THURSDAY, Jan. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Reports of hepatitis C infections among dialysis patients in the United States are rising, largely because of poor infection control practices, health officials say.

Exercise Has Its Limits for Losing Weight, Study Finds

THURSDAY, Jan. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- That daily 5-mile run may not be burning as many calories as you think, a new study suggests.

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