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HealthDay News - April 27, 2016

Health Tip: Choose Energy-Boosting Foods

(HealthDay News) -- If you feel too tired to hit the gym despite your commitment to exercise, your diet may need an energy boost.

Health Tip: Use a Mouthguard

(HealthDay News) -- A mouthguard protects your smile when you play contact sports. It's important to take care of the device and to keep it clean when not in use.

Skateboarding Mishaps Send 176 U.S. Kids to ERs Every Day

TUESDAY, April 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Skateboarding can be a fun and challenging activity, but it also comes with a significant risk of injury, researchers report.

Kids From Poorer Families May Have Worse Food Allergy Care

WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A family's income may play a big role in the type of care a child with food allergies receives, a new study suggests.

Type 2 Diabetes May Damage Hearing, Study Finds

WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Type 2 diabetes may raise the risk of hearing loss, say researchers who recommend hearing tests for patients with the blood sugar disease.

Mindfulness Therapy May Help Ease Recurrent Depression

WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Mindfulness therapy may help reduce the risk of repeated bouts of depression, researchers report.

Young Gay, Bisexual Men May Be at Higher Risk for Suicide, Study Finds

TUESDAY, April 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Young gay and bisexual men may be much more likely to attempt suicide or harm themselves than their older counterparts, and blacks are at greater risk than whites, British researchers report.

U.S. Health Report Card Finds Racial, Ethnic Disparities Persist

WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A report card on Americans' health finds that racial and ethnic disparities persist, with significant gaps in obesity, cesarean births and dental care.

The 7 Deadliest Emergency General Surgeries

WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Seven types of operations, including appendectomy and gall bladder removal, account for four out of five emergency general-surgery deaths in the United States, a new study reports.

Spanking: More Harm Than Good?

WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Spare the rod and spoil the child?

Health Highlights: April 27, 2016

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