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HealthDay News - April 20, 2016

Health Tip: How You Change During Early Pregnancy

(HealthDay News) -- Shortly after you become pregnant, you can plan for a host of significant physical and emotional changes.

Health Tip: Practice Tornado Drills

(HealthDay News) -- You certainly don't relish the thought of a tornado approaching your home, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't prepare.

Laser Pointers Probably Won't Damage Pilots' Eyes …

WEDNESDAY, April 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Lasers aimed at airplane cockpits likely won't damage pilots' eyes, but could lead to disaster by distracting them, eye experts warn.

How the Brain Reads Other People's Faces

WEDNESDAY, April 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- One area of the brain appears to be responsible for recognizing facial expressions, a new study finds.

Sexual Trauma in Military May Lead to Homelessness: Study

WEDNESDAY, April 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. veterans have a higher risk of homelessness if they suffered sexual trauma while in the service, and the odds are worse for men than women, a new study finds.

Lonely, Isolated People May Be Prone to Heart Disease, Stroke

TUESDAY, April 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Lonely and isolated people may face a higher risk of heart disease and stroke, researchers report.

Study Ties Certain Mouth Germs to Pancreatic Cancer Risk

WEDNESDAY, April 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests a possible link between certain germs found in the mouth and a heightened risk of pancreatic cancer.

Talk Therapy May Help Depressed Teens Who Shun Antidepressants

WEDNESDAY, April 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Depressed teens who refuse antidepressants may benefit from counseling, a new study suggests.

Health Highlights: April 20, 2016

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

Breast Cancer Gene Might Lower Women's Fertility: Study

WEDNESDAY, April 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A gene mutation that is linked to a greater risk of breast cancer may also be tied to potential fertility problems, researchers report.