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June 02, 2016
Health Tip: Get a Stress Test
(HealthDay News) -- A stress test measures your heart's response when it's under stress during exercise. The test can help identify serious heart problems, such as coronary artery disease.
Health Tip: Diabetes Can Harm Your Feet
(HealthDay News) -- Foot problems are common among people with diabetes. Even a simple injury can turn into a big problem if you don't catch and treat it quickly.
'Hard' Tap Water Linked to Eczema in Babies
WEDNESDAY, June 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- "Hard," mineral-laden water may increase the risk of a baby getting the skin condition eczema, a new British study suggests.
Clean Pools Can Still Pose Health Hazards
THURSDAY, June 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Nothing seems better on a hot day than hopping into a cool swimming pool.
Delays in Spotting Dementia Can Bring Dangers
THURSDAY, June 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A delay in diagnosing dementia can put people at risk, a new study suggests.
Base Quit-Smoking Day on Menstrual Cycle?
WEDNESDAY, June 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Certain weeks of a woman's menstrual cycle may be better than others for quitting smoking, a small study suggests.
Florida's Tougher Laws May Be Cutting Opioid Prescriptions
THURSDAY, June 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The top prescribers of opioid painkillers in Florida wrote far fewer prescriptions for those drugs the year after the state implemented tough new drug policies, a new study reveals.
U.S. Teen Birth Rate Continues to Fall, Hits New Record Low
THURSDAY, June 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The number of babies born to American teenaged girls fell another 8 percent in 2015, reaching a new record low.
Mindfulness Meditation Seems to Soothe Breast Cancer Survivors
THURSDAY, June 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Mindfulness meditation seems to help breast cancer patients better manage symptoms of fatigue, anxiety and fear of recurrence, a new study suggests.
Health Highlights: June 2, 2016
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
15.5 Million Americans Now Surviving Cancer: Report
THURSDAY, June 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Cancer survivors in the United States reached record numbers this year -- 15.5 million -- and the American Cancer Society predicts they'll total more than 20 million in another decade.
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