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HealthDay News - March 10, 2016

Health Tip: Warding Off the Flu When You Have Asthma

(HealthDay News) -- People with asthma are at greater risk of flu-related complications. So what can they do?

Triggers for Hyperglycemia

(HealthDay News) -- Some people with diabetes may wonder what causes elevated blood sugar, medically called hyperglycemia.

The High Price of Untreated Insomnia

THURSDAY, March 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Most people appreciate the value of a good night's sleep. But a new review has put a dollar amount on untreated insomnia in the United States, and found that it costs about $100 billion a year.

Smoothing the Transition to Daylight Saving Time

THURSDAY, March 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Be prepared to lose a bit of sleep this weekend with the switch to Daylight Saving Time, but one doctor offers some tips for a smooth transition.

Another Neurological Disorder Tied to Zika

WEDNESDAY, March 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The list of neurological disorders potentially associated with the Zika virus continues to grow, health officials reported Wednesday.

Half of Americans' Calories Come From 'Ultra-Processed' Foods

WEDNESDAY, March 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- More than half of the average American diet is composed of so-called ultra-processed foods, a new study finds.

Certain Biopsy Method Tied to Better Outcomes After Kidney Cancer

THURSDAY, March 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A type of lab test called a "core-needle biopsy," performed on tissue taken from a mass on a kidney, may be better for certain kidney cancer patients, new research suggests.

Health Highlights: March 10, 2016

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