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HealthDay News - June 16, 2016

Baby Your Baby With Sunscreen

WEDNESDAY, June 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Be sure your summer plans include a big dose of sun protection for your baby's thinner and more delicate skin, a pediatrician recommends.

Easing Your Child's Allergies

WEDNESDAY, June 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Up to 40 percent of children in the United States have nasal allergies, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says.

Health Tip: Use Safety Belts Properly on Kids

(HealthDay News) -- When a child is big enough to be restrained with a safety belt, you should make sure he or she is strapped in safely.

Health Tip: Are You Losing Your Vision?

(HealthDay News) -- Some age-related vision loss is common. But because it tends to happen gradually, you may not be aware that your sight is ebbing.

Want New Knowledge to Stick? Head Straight to a Workout

THURSDAY, June 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Exercising after you learn new things might help you remember them, a small study suggests.

For Better Heart Care, Get a Pharmacist on Your Team

WEDNESDAY, June 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People with poorly controlled risk factors for heart disease could cut their chances of future trouble by having pharmacists help manage their care, new Canadian research suggests.

Painkiller That Killed Prince Part of Dangerous Wave of New Synthetic Drugs

THURSDAY, June 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The recent overdose death of rock legend Prince has brought renewed focus on the dangers posed by synthetic opioids -- laboratory-created narcotics tweaked by chemists to produce potentially lethal highs while skirting U.S. drug laws.

1 in 13 Young Adults in U.S. Considered Suicide in Past Year

THURSDAY, June 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- About one in 13 young adults in the United States had serious thoughts of suicide in 2013-2014, federal officials reported Thursday.

Doctors' Group Backs Later School Start Times

THURSDAY, June 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- To help ease sleep deprivation among teens, the American Medical Association recommends that middle and high school classes should not start until 8:30 a.m.

Health Highlights: June 16, 2016

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