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July 19, 2016

Health Tip: Help Prevent Falls

(HealthDay News) -- Falling and potentially hurting yourself isn't a foregone part of getting older.

Health Tip: Don't Ignore Acne

(HealthDay News) -- Acne is more than just a nuisance and a blow to someone's good looks. Letting acne run its course is not the best advice, the American Academy of Dermatology says.

College Linemen Larger Than Ever, Study Finds

MONDAY, July 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Offensive linemen who play college football -- even at small Division III schools -- are getting bigger than ever, a new study shows.

Radiologists Don't Face Higher Risk of Radiation-Related Death: Study

TUESDAY, July 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Radiologists who graduated from medical school after 1940 are not at greater risk of death from chronic exposure to low levels of radiation, a new study reports.

IVF Won't Raise Risk for Breast Cancer

TUESDAY, July 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women who undergo in vitro fertilization (IVF) to boost their odds of having a baby aren't at increased risk of breast cancer, according to Dutch researchers.

Cutting Down on Sweets Can Help Kids' Hearts

TUESDAY, July 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Cutting sugar -- not calories -- is the key to reducing the risk of heart disease among obese children, a new study suggests.

Number of Advanced Prostate Cancer Cases Soars: U.S. Study

TUESDAY, July 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- New cases of advanced prostate cancer in the United States have skyrocketed 72 percent in the past decade, a troubling new study shows.

Mixed Progress in Worldwide Fight Against HIV/AIDS

TUESDAY, July 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The number of HIV/AIDS deaths worldwide each year has fallen since peaking in 2005, but the number of new HIV infections is up in 74 countries, according to a new study.

Even High-Fat Mediterranean Diet Good for You: Review

TUESDAY, July 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Even a high-fat Mediterranean diet may protect against breast cancer, diabetes and heart disease, a new review finds.

Health Highlights: July 19, 2016

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