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HealthDay News - March 15, 2016

Health Tip: Managing a Fever at Home

(HealthDay News) -- While fever is part of the body's defense against illness, it doesn't mean having one is a comfortable experience.

Health Tip: Make Grocery Shopping Faster and Cheaper

(HealthDay News) -- Grocery shopping for the healthy foods you need doesn't have to be a lengthy or expensive experience.

Could Too Much Cellphone Time Signal Anxiety, Depression?

TUESDAY, March 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Some young adults who constantly reach for their smartphones might be anxious or depressed, preliminary research suggests.

Anxiety, Depression May Reduce Women's Success With IVF: Study

TUESDAY, March 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Depression and anxiety -- but not necessarily antidepressants -- are associated with a lower chance of becoming pregnant through in vitro fertilization (IVF), a new study suggests.

Good Sleep Habits Ready Kids for School Success

TUESDAY, March 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Children who have good sleep habits by age 5 do better at school, a new study finds.

Nitrogen From Fertilizers Poses Long-Term Threat to Drinking Water: Study

TUESDAY, March 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Even if farmers stopped using nitrogen fertilizers today, levels of dangerous nitrates in rivers and lakes would remain high for decades, researchers report.

'Difficult' Patients May Tend to Get Worse Care, Studies Find

TUESDAY, March 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- What happens to medical care when the patient is a jerk?

Health Highlights: March 15, 2016

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

Vaccine Refusal a Driving Force Behind Measles Outbreaks, Study Finds

TUESDAY, March 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A look at recent measles outbreaks in the United States finds more than half of the cases involved unvaccinated children.

Mom's Weight, Blood Sugar Levels May Affect Newborn's Size

TUESDAY, March 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Being overweight or obese during pregnancy may mean higher weights in newborns, a new study suggests.