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June 28, 2016
Walking: The Cheap, Easy Workout
MONDAY, June 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Walking is a simple and inexpensive exercise that has been shown to offer numerous benefits for bones, muscles and joints.
Health Tip: Toddlers Should Get Vitamins From Diet
(HealthDay News) -- It's disheartening when toddlers skip the vegetables and fruits you lovingly prepare.
Health Tip: Exercising After Joint Replacement
(HealthDay News) -- Having joint replacement surgery doesn't mean exercise is out of the picture.
Giving OD Antidote to Those Using Powerful Painkillers Might Save Lives
MONDAY, June 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- In the wake of the musician Prince's death from a painkiller overdose, a new study suggests some opioid-related deaths could be prevented by routinely prescribing an antidote for certain patients who take the medications.
Success in Mice Shows Zika Vaccine 'Feasible'
TUESDAY, June 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Studies involving mice support the effectiveness of two vaccine candidates against the Zika virus, scientists say.
Old Drug Boosts Brain's Memory Centers
TUESDAY, June 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A long-used drug called methylene blue may rev up activity in brain regions involved in short-term memory and attention, a small study suggests.
Programs to Spot Painkiller Abuse Work, But Are Underused
TUESDAY, June 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Programs to reduce prescription painkiller abuse are effective but underused, a new study suggests.
Doctors Swamped by 'E-Medicine' Demands
TUESDAY, June 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors say they're drowning in electronic paperwork, feeling burned out and dissatisfied with their jobs thanks to countless hours spent filling out computerized medical forms, researchers report.
Health Highlights: June 28, 2016
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Epclusa Approved for Chronic Hepatitis C
TUESDAY, June 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The combination drug Epclusa has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat the six major strains of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV).
Basketball Legend Pat Summitt's Death Points to Ravages of Early Alzheimer's
TUESDAY, June 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Legendary coach Pat Summitt stared down myriad challenges as she thrust women's college basketball onto the world stage. But her greatest foe wasn't on the court -- it was Alzheimer's disease.
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