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April 14, 2016

Health Tip: Getting Your Beauty Sleep

(HealthDay News) -- Beauty sleep is real. When you're rested, you usually look and feel better.

Health Tip: Are Your Feet Getting Enough Blood?

(HealthDay News) -- When blood circulation to your feet is poor, your feet may be at real risk of damage.

Hunger Sending Some Americans to the Hospital

WEDNESDAY, April 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- More than half of Americans with high rates of hospitalization either don't have regular access to healthy food or are at risk of not having enough food at home, a small study suggests.

Hepatitis C Therapy May Reduce Need for Liver Transplants

THURSDAY, April 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Treatment with antiviral drugs may reduce the need for a liver transplant for people with severe liver damage and hepatitis C, a new study suggests.

Hepatitis C-Infected Liver Transplants May Work Well for Those With the Virus

THURSDAY, April 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Here's some potentially good news for people with hepatitis C who are waiting for liver transplants: Hepatitis C-infected livers seem to do as well as healthy livers in these patients, a new study indicates.

Radiation May Help After Surgery for 'Soft-Tissue' Cancers

THURSDAY, April 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Older patients with a type of cancer called soft-tissue sarcomas may benefit more from radiation therapy after surgery than younger patients do, a new study suggests.

Health Highlights: April 14, 2016

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

Thyroid Cancer Cases in U.S. Level Off, Perhaps Reflecting Diagnostic Changes

THURSDAY, April 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Fewer thyroid cancers are diagnosed in the United States now than in the recent past, perhaps signaling a change in physician practices, a new study says.

Makers of Corn Mesa Flour Can Add Folic Acid

THURSDAY, April 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Makers of corn mesa flour can voluntarily add up to 0.7 mg. of folic acid per pound of corn mesa flour under a new approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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