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April 21, 2016

Health Tip: Start Changing Your Lifestyle

(HealthDay News) -- Making healthy lifestyle changes may involve a big commitment. But there are easy steps that can help you get going.

Health Tip: At Risk for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

(HealthDay News) -- Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when tissues in the wrist swell and put pressure on nearby nerves, causing pain and discomfort.

Anatomy May Be Key to Female Orgasm

THURSDAY, April 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Despite what's often portrayed in movies and on TV, most women can't orgasm with penetration alone during sexual intercourse.

People With HIV May Age Faster, Study Suggests

THURSDAY, April 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People with HIV may age prematurely, putting them at increased risk for an earlier death, a new study indicates.

Teen Moms May Ignore Advice for Helping Babies Sleep Safely

THURSDAY, April 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Teen mothers may not be following recommendations meant to reduce the risk of SIDS in their infants, a small study finds.

Nagging Your Kids About Weight Might Backfire

THURSDAY, April 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- When parents believe their children are overweight -- regardless of whether they are or not -- those kids are likely to gain weight, a new study suggests.

Eating Disorders Seem More Common in Schools Where Girls Predominate

WEDNESDAY, April 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Eating disorders may be more prevalent at schools where a greater portion of the student body is female, a new study suggests.

Alcohol, Processed Meats May Raise Stomach Cancer Risk

WEDNESDAY, April 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Alcohol, processed meats -- such as hot dogs, ham and bacon -- and excess weight all may raise a person's risk of stomach cancer, a new review finds.

Climate Change May Mean More Smoggy Days to Come: Study

THURSDAY, April 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Climate change could cause many major American cities to experience more days with heavy ozone pollution in the coming decades, a new study predicts.

Health Highlights: April 21, 2016

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