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March 21, 2016

Crash Risk Soars When Truck Drivers Don't Treat Sleep Apnea: Study

MONDAY, March 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Truck drivers with sleep apnea who don't regularly follow their treatment program are much more likely to crash, a new study finds.

Health Tip: Factors That Affect Fullness

(HealthDay News) -- Ever wonder why sometimes you feel more full than at other times, even if you haven't eaten as much?

Health Tip: If Something's in Your Eye

(HealthDay News) -- If you have something in your eye, rubbing it could cause a scratch called a corneal abrasion.

Gene Tests May Help Predict Outcomes in Advanced Ovarian Cancer

SATURDAY, March 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A special genetic test might help gauge outcomes for women diagnosed with ovarian cancer, a new study suggests.

Most Families Cherish a Child With Down Syndrome, Survey Finds

MONDAY, March 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Families of children with Down syndrome face challenges, but by and large their experiences are positive ones, a new study suggests.

Men, Avoid Impotence Drugs Before Surgery

MONDAY, March 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Men should not take erectile dysfunction drugs such as Viagra and Cialis just before surgery, experts say.

CDC: 116 Cases of Zika in U.S. Residents in First 2 Months of Year

SUNDAY, March 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- During the first two months of this year, 116 U.S. residents have tested positive for infection with the Zika virus, and all but one were linked to travel to regions endemic for the virus.

Health Highlights: March 21, 2016

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

1 in 6 Seniors Takes Dangerous Combos of Meds, Supplements: Study

MONDAY, March 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- More seniors than ever are taking supplements alongside their medications, a practice that puts them at risk for dangerous drug interactions, researchers report.

Rosacea Might Boost Parkinson's Risk: Study

MONDAY, March 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Rosacea, a chronic skin condition that causes marked redness in the face, may be linked to an increased risk for Parkinson's disease, a large, new study suggests.

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