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HealthDay News - May 25, 2016

Health Tip: Swaddle Baby Safely

(HealthDay News) -- Swaddling baby snugly in a blanket can help provide a feeling of security, but parents should make sure they're swaddling properly.

Health Tip: When a Child Complains of Back Pain

(HealthDay News) -- Back pain is not typical in children, and can signal something more serious.

Pot While Pregnant May Raise Premature Birth Risk: Study

WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking pot while pregnant may increase the risk of premature delivery, a new study suggests.

Kids' Grades May Suffer When Families Move

WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Moving to a new home may harm young children's school performance, a study suggests.

Doctors Spot New Vision Problems in Babies Struck by Zika

WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- New eye problems in babies born with a Zika-related birth defect have been identified by researchers.

Air Pollution Tied to Stillbirth in Small Study

WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- "Suggestive evidence" of a link between air pollution and increased risk of stillbirth is growing, according to a new review.

Predeployment Riskiest Time for Military Suicide Attempts

WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Suicide attempts in the military aren't necessarily combat-driven. At the height of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the U.S. Army soldiers most likely to try to kill themselves were never deployed, new research shows.

Common Abnormal Heart Rhythm Linked to Cancer Risk

WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women with a common heart rhythm abnormality may be at an increased risk of developing cancer, particularly of the colon, a new study suggests.

Health Highlights: May 25, 2016

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