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April 26, 2016
Health Tip: Help Prevent High Blood Pressure
(HealthDay News) -- High blood pressure is sometimes called "the silent killer" because it can be deadly, and affected people may not know they have it.
Health Tip: Managing Varicose Veins
(HealthDay News) -- Varicose veins are swollen, visible veins that pop up in the legs and elsewhere. They are commonly triggered by veins that don't support adequate blood flow, allowing blood to pool.
With Flu Shot, Timing May Be Everything
TUESDAY, April 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Flu shots may be more effective when people get them in the morning than in the afternoon, a new study suggests.
Rates of Severe Obesity Among U.S. Kids Still Rising: Study
TUESDAY, April 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Obesity continues to plague American kids, with a new study finding rates of severe obesity climbing over a 15-year period.
Day Care Babies Catch Stomach Bugs Earlier, But Get Fewer Later
TUESDAY, April 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Babies in day care catch their first stomach bug earlier than home-based infants, but end up getting fewer of these gastrointestinal illnesses during their preschool years, new research suggests.
Health Highlights: April 26, 2016
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Night Shift Work May Be Tough on a Woman's Heart
TUESDAY, April 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women who work rotating night shifts may face a slightly increased risk of heart disease, a new study suggests.
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