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HealthDay News - May 12, 2016

Health Tip: Monitoring Your Child's Development

(HealthDay News) -- As a parent, you want to be sure that your child is developing appropriately -- physically, socially and emotionally.

Health Tip: Keep Your Head in the Game

(HealthDay News) -- Too much pressure takes all of the fun out of playing sports.

Could Canine Research Offer Clues to Human Brain Cancer?

THURSDAY, May 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Dogs may help scientists unleash the secrets to a malignant brain tumor in humans.

Don't Blame Kids' Behavior on Full Moon

THURSDAY, May 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Many parents swear their children's behavior changes when the moon is full, but new research suggests otherwise.

Teens Who Eat Lots of Fruit May Lower Their Breast Cancer Risk: Study

WEDNESDAY, May 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Teenage girls who consume large amounts of fruit may lower their future risk for breast cancer, a new study suggests.

How Your Car Side Window May Be Harming Your Skin, Eyes

THURSDAY, May 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The front windshield of your car probably shields you from the sun's UV-A rays as you drive, but the same may not be true for side windows, a new study finds.

Severe Asthma in Childhood Linked to COPD Risk Later

THURSDAY, May 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Though many children with persistent asthma get better as they get older, some may go on to develop chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in early adulthood, a new study suggests.

Stroke Hospitalization Down for Many in U.S.

WEDNESDAY, May 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- While Americans suffered fewer strokes overall from 2000 to 2010, stroke rates climbed substantially among younger adults and blacks, a new study found.

Even Mild Football Head Hits Can Harm Vision

THURSDAY, May 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Repeated blows to the head can cause near vision to blur slightly, even if the individual impacts aren't strong enough to cause a full-fledged concussion, a new study says.

Many Breast Cancer Patients Try Alternative Medicine First: Study

THURSDAY, May 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women with early stage breast cancer who turn to alternative medicine may delay recommended chemotherapy, a new study suggests.