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April 28, 2016

Health Tip: Got Eczema?

(HealthDay News) -- Bleach bath therapy may be an effective way to manage eczema, if it's approved by the patient's dermatologist.

Health Tip: Enjoy a Healthier Plane Ride

(HealthDay News) -- Planning a plane trip? There are steps you can take for a better, healthier excursion.

Got Unwanted Pills? Drug Take-Back Day Is April 30

THURSDAY, April 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Have you ever wondered how to get rid of an unfinished bottle of prescription drugs?

Two Genes May Raise Odds for Fraternal Twin Pregnancies

THURSDAY, April 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Although it's long been known that fraternal twins run in families, researchers say they've just pinpointed two genes that seem to be associated with having such twins.

Hearing Aids May Help Keep Seniors' Minds Sharp

WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A hearing aid may do more than help you hear better: New research suggests that the devices might also help prevent mental decline in elderly people with hearing loss.

Could a Cellular Tweak Someday 'Switch Off' Gray Hair?

THURSDAY, April 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers who pinpointed two cellular signals that control skin and hair color say their findings might lead to new drugs to treat skin and hair conditions, possibly even gray hair.

Births of Triplets, Quadruplets on Decline in U.S.: Report

THURSDAY, April 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Since 1998, births of three or more babies at once have fallen by more than 40 percent in the United States, new government statistics reveal.

Mild Air Pollution of Concern in Pregnancy

THURSDAY, April 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Being exposed to just a small amount of air pollution during pregnancy ups the risk of a pregnancy complication that can cause long-term health problems in children, a new study warns.

'You've Got Cancer' Can Take Devastating Mental Toll

THURSDAY, April 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A cancer diagnosis is dreaded by all, and a new study details the psychological damage it often leaves in its wake for patients.

Are People With Rosacea at Higher Risk for Alzheimer's?

THURSDAY, April 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Rosacea, the facial redness affecting millions of Americans, may be linked to a higher risk for dementia and Alzheimer's disease, new research suggests.

Health Highlights: April 28, 2016

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

'Freckle' Gene Might Make You Look Older

THURSDAY, April 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Variations in a particular gene may help explain why some people appear more youthful than others, researchers say.

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