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HealthDay News - June 07, 2016

Health Tip: Control Asthma

(HealthDay News) -- Asthma medications can tame your symptoms and greatly improve your quality of life.

Health Tip: Use Dandruff Shampoo Correctly

(HealthDay News) -- If you have a dry, flaky scalp, a dandruff shampoo used correctly can help stem those flakes.

Double Stem Cell Transplant May Help Fight a Childhood Cancer

TUESDAY, June 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Young children with a rare and often deadly cancer of the nervous system might have a better chance of survival if they receive two stem cell transplants, a new study reports.

Cutting Back on Wine? Try a Smaller Glass

TUESDAY, June 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Like wine just a little toomuch sometimes? You may sip a little less over an evening if it's served in smaller goblets, a new British study finds.

Healthy Fats in Mediterranean Diet Won't Boost Weight

MONDAY, June 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- An eating plan that includes healthy fats such as olive oil and nuts isn't likely to cause weight gain, a new study finds.

Do Big Bottles Kickstart Infant Weight Issues?

TUESDAY, June 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Feeding babies formula from a big bottle might put them at higher risk for greater-than-normal weight gain and weight-for-length size, a new study suggests.

Health Highlights: June 7, 2016

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

Obesity Rates Rising Among Women: CDC

TUESDAY, June 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- More American women than ever are obese, while the number of men carrying around far too many pounds has held steady, new research shows.