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February 17, 2016

Many Suicidal People Make Long-Term Recovery, Study Shows

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly four in 10 people who seriously consider suicide end up recovering long-term, achieving a mental state that's free of suicidal symptoms or thoughts, a new Canadian study finds.

Health Tip: Protect Your Heart

(HealthDay News) -- Your lifestyle plays a key role in determining your heart health. And it's never too early or too late to begin protecting your heart.

Health Tip: Feel Full With Fewer Calories

(HealthDay News) -- Low-calorie foods that help you feel full can promote weight loss and prevent too much snacking.

'Stroke Camp' Seems to Help Caregivers Cope

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Caring for a loved one who's suffered a stroke can be stressful, to say the least. Now, a specially designed "stroke camp" may provide caregivers with support, relief and education, researchers say.

More Evidence Smog May Raise Stroke Risk

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- As levels of air pollution rise, so too does the risk for stroke, a new study suggests.

Extremely Small Preemies May Face Bullying, Mental Health Risks

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Extremely low birth weight infants face higher odds of being bullied in childhood. And, this raises the risk for depression and other mental health problems when they are adults, a new study suggests.

Pot Smokers Susceptible to Other Addictions, Study Finds

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Pot smokers may be at significantly greater risk for developing an addiction to other drugs or alcohol, a new study suggests.

Health Highlights: Feb. 17, 2016

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

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