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HealthDay News - July 07, 2016

Health Tip: Getting Rid of Mold and Mildew

(HealthDay News) -- Ridding your home of any mold or mildew can help keep you and your family healthier.

Health Tip: Protect Your Child's Sandbox

(HealthDay News) -- A sandbox is a fun way for your child to get creative outdoors. But it also can harbor germs.

Repaired ACL More Likely to Tear Again in Young Women

THURSDAY, July 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Female athletes younger than 25 have the highest risk for a repeat tear of the knee's anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) after surgery to repair it, a new study says.

U.S. Teens Less Sweet on Soft Drinks

THURSDAY, July 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- American teens are turning their backs on soft drinks, says a new government survey that shows soda consumption among youth declined by almost a third in just two years.

How to Stay Safe When the Power Goes Out

WEDNESDAY, July 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Sudden power outages can be frustrating, but what if your power is knocked out for a prolonged period? Would you be ready?

Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer Might Consider Gene Test

WEDNESDAY, July 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Men with prostate cancer that has spread to other parts of their body should be considered for genetic testing, a new study suggests.

New Drug Eases Huntington's Disease Symptoms: Study

THURSDAY, July 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental drug may help control the involuntary, sudden muscle movements associated with Huntington's disease, with fewer side effects, according to the results of a small trial.

Innovative Trials Produce Promising Breast Cancer Drugs

THURSDAY, July 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- An innovative set of clinical trials have identified two drugs that could provide a fighting chance for women with advanced breast cancer.

Depression Strikes Nearly 3 Million U.S. Teens a Year

THURSDAY, July 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- In just one year, almost 3 million U.S. teens suffered a major bout of depression, a new government report shows.

Health Highlights: July 7, 2016

Congressional legislators are meeting Wednesday to hash out new rules to fight the ongoing opioid addiction epidemic, but Democrats could oppose any legislation that doesn't include more funds for addiction treatment.