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HealthDay News - April 07, 2016

Health Tip: Freezing Your Food

(HealthDay News) -- Freezing can help perishable foods last longer.

Health Tip: Need a Time-Out From Athletic Training?

(HealthDay News) -- Training for an athletic event can push your body to its limits, so it's important to know when to back off.

Too Much Sitting May Shorten Your Life, Study Suggests

WEDNESDAY, April 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Get off your duff: A new study finds that sitting less may extend your life.

Preschoolers' Diets Improved After Federal Food Voucher Changes: Study

THURSDAY, April 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A change to a U.S. government nutrition program improved the diets of millions of young children in low-income families, a new study says.

Delaying 2nd Shock After Cardiac Arrest Won't Boost Survival: Study

THURSDAY, April 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Delaying a second shock to the heart in hospital patients with cardiac arrest doesn't improve their chances of survival, suggests a new study that challenges current recommendations.

Short Gap Between Pregnancies Tied to Higher Autism Risk?

THURSDAY, April 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Spacing pregnancies in close succession may increase the risk of autism in children, a large new research review suggests.

Earplugs Help Prevent Hearing Loss Tied to Loud Concerts: Study

THURSDAY, April 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A new study confirms a common-sense notion: Earplugs can shield you from the temporary hearing loss that can happen after a high-decibel music concert.

Hearing Loss Tied to Bigger Medical Bills for Late Middle-Aged

THURSDAY, April 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Hearing loss is associated with higher medical costs for late middle-aged adults, a new study finds.

A Few Key Steps Can Protect Your Heart andKidneys

THURSDAY, April 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Taking care of your heart may also help your kidneys, a new study suggests.

FDA Approves First Wire-Free Pacemaker

THURSDAY, April 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The first leadless, wire-free heart pacemaker has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Health Highlights: April 7, 2016

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

Stimulant, Banned From Sports, Found in Dietary Supplements in U.S.

THURSDAY, April 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A stimulant banned from competitive sports has been found in more than a dozen dietary supplements marketed for "burning" body fat.