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HealthDay News - June 29, 2016

Health Tip: Fuel Up for a Day at the Beach

(HealthDay News) -- A day at the beach is a great way to enjoy the outdoors and some exercise, but it's easy to end up dehydrated or snacking on unhealthy food.

Health Tip: Avoiding Insect Stings

(HealthDay News) -- Mosquito bites may be an itchy nuisance, but allergic reactions to the bites of other bugs can make them downright dangerous.

Not Kidding: Childless Couples Happier

TUESDAY, June 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Parents in the United States are not quite as happy as their childless peers, a new report reveals.

Allergists: Daily Bath OK for Kids With Eczema

WEDNESDAY, June 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Although some doctors advise against giving a daily bath to kids with the skin condition eczema, a new paper says a daily soak is fine as long as it's followed by plenty of moisturizer.

Concussions Strike 1 in 3 Water Polo Players

WEDNESDAY, June 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Add water polo to the list of sports where concussions are common.

For Better Skin Cancer Checks, Partner Up

WEDNESDAY, June 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Check this out: Getting a partner trained to spot potential skin cancers can be a lifesaver for melanoma survivors, a new study shows.

Health Highlights: June 29, 2016

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

Progress Against Heart Deaths Starting to Wane, Report Warns

WEDNESDAY, June 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- America's war on heart disease and stroke may have suffered a setback.

FDA Asks How Safe Is That Hand Sanitizer?

WEDNESDAY, June 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of Americans use hand sanitizers every day, believing they safely kill bacteria. Now, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration wants to find out if that's really true.