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HealthDay News - March 09, 2016

Health Tip: Dealing With Stress

(HealthDay News) -- Everyone has stress, but some people deal with it better than others. Are you one of them?

Health Tip: Stuff Your Salad With Nutritious Ingredients

(HealthDay News) -- A salad seems like a healthier choice, but there are ways to make it even more healthy.

U.S. Pediatricians to Add Poverty to Well-Visit Checklist

WEDNESDAY, March 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Pediatricians in the United States already ask parents about their child's sleep, diet and developmental milestones. Soon, they'll add poverty to the well-visit checklist.

Special Infant Formulas Don't Shield Against Asthma, Allergies: Study

TUESDAY, March 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Many parents who worry that their baby is at risk of asthma, allergies or type 1 diabetes may turn to special cow's milk formulas touted to lower the risk.

Doctors May Be Missing Chances to Treat Prediabetes

WEDNESDAY, March 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A large number of Americans with prediabetes aren't being treated for the condition, which suggests that doctors are missing opportunities to prevent diabetes, researchers report.

Short Men, Heavy Women at Lifelong Disadvantage?

TUESDAY, March 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- In terms of getting ahead in life, are small men and heavy women shortchanged?

Health Care Apps Often Offer Little Privacy Protection: Study

WEDNESDAY, March 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- If you're relying on your smartphone to share medical information with your doctor, you may be risking the privacy of your health records, a new study warns.

With Early Breast Cancer, Targeted Radiation Shows Promise

WEDNESDAY, March 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- For women with early stage breast cancer, targeted doses of radiation therapy may be as effective as standard radiation treatment of the entire breast, a new British study suggests.

Health Highlights: March 9, 2016

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