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HealthDay News - June 10, 2016

Health Tip: Recognizing Toenail Fungus

(HealthDay News) -- Tiny fungi can creep under your toenails and cause an infection, leading to a number of unpleasant symptoms.

Health Tip: Fight Inflammation With Diet and Exercise

(HealthDay News) -- Inflammation may behind everything from pain to heart disease. But there are ways to fight it.

Are 'Workaholics' Prone to OCD, Anxiety?

FRIDAY, June 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Some workaholics may be prone to mental health disorders, compared to folks with greater work-life balance, new research suggests.

Parents Often Using TVs, Tablets as 'Electronic Babysitters'

FRIDAY, June 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- For some families, moments where parents spend time playing, reading or conversing with kids may be a thing of the past, new research suggests.

3 Popular Diet Plans May Help Ease Type 2 Diabetes, Too

FRIDAY, June 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People with type 2 diabetes may get some help with blood sugar control from a few commercial weight-loss programs, but conclusive evidence on most plans is lacking, a new review finds.

Irregular Heartbeat May Be Deadly in Car Crash

FRIDAY, June 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Having the common heart rhythm disorder atrial fibrillation might be risky if you get into a car accident, a new study suggests.

'Hidden' Brain Injury a Challenge for Military Doctors

FRIDAY, June 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Soldiers who survive explosive blasts may suffer from a distinctive pattern of "hidden" brain injury, a small study finds.

MS Stem Cell Therapy Succeeds But Poses Risks

THURSDAY, June 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A treatment combining chemotherapy and a stem cell transplant could represent a major advance against aggressive multiple sclerosis, experts say.

Health Highlights: June 10, 2016

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

Couples Living in Zika Areas Should Delay Pregnancy, WHO Advises

FRIDAY, June 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Couples who are trying to have children and live in Zika-affected areas should consider delaying pregnancy to avoid having babies born with birth defects, U.N. health officials now recommend.