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March 14, 2016

Health Tip: Can You Tell if a Toe Is Broken?

(HealthDay News) -- If your toe is broken, you may not be able to tell unless you know the warning signs. You may still be able to walk on a broken toe.

Health Tip: When Dentures Need Adjusting

(HealthDay News) -- While dentures are made to fit your mouth, natural changes often signal that your dentures should be adjusted.

Long Hours at the Office May Raise Your Heart Disease Risk: Study

MONDAY, March 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Working long hours may raise your risk of heart disease, a new study suggests.

Many Cancer Survivors Struggle to Make Ends Meet

MONDAY, March 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Many cancer survivors struggle with money problems that can affect their mental health and quality of life, a new study suggests.

Condom Use Falls When Teen Girls Opt for IUDs vs. The Pill

MONDAY, March 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- High school girls who use long-acting contraception -- such as IUDs or implants -- are less likely to focus on condom use than girls who are on the Pill, a new study finds.

Two-Dose Chickenpox Shot Gets the Job Done, Study Shows

MONDAY, March 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Among school children, two doses of the chickenpox vaccine is better than one, a new study finds.

Seniors Often Bring Drug-Resistant Germs to Rehab Centers

MONDAY, March 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Seniors transferred from a hospital to a rehabilitation facility often bring dangerous germs with them, a new study suggests.

Obese Women on Birth Control Pills May Face Higher Risk of Rare Stroke

MONDAY, March 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Obese women who take oral contraceptives may have a higher risk for a rare type of stroke, a new study suggests.

Health Highlights: March 14, 2016

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

Siri, Other Smartphone 'Assistants' May Fall Short in a Crisis: Study

MONDAY, March 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Smartphone "personal assistants" like Siri and Google Now can send your messages, make dinner reservations or give you a stock market update. But they may let you down during a crisis, a new study finds.

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