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July 22, 2016

Health Tip: Help Your Underweight Child Gain Safely

(HealthDay News) -- If your kids are underweight, it doesn't mean you should fill them with junk food to put on extra pounds.

Health Tip: Get Fit While Watching TV

(HealthDay News) -- You can fit exercise into your daily routine, even while you're watching TV.

'Walking Meetings' May Boost Employee Health, Productivity

FRIDAY, July 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Here's an idea that might make staff meetings less boring andmore healthful: New research suggests you walk while you talk business.

Menopause: Not All Hot Flashes Are Created Equal

FRIDAY, July 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The hot flashes and night sweats of menopause don't play out the same for all women, new research shows.

Smoke Less, Drink Less?

FRIDAY, July 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Smokers who try to give up tobacco drink less alcohol than other smokers, a new study suggests.

FDA Renews Call to Reduce Salt in Processed Foods

FRIDAY, July 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Americans eat way too much salt, and one reason why is that processed and prepared foods have a lot of hidden salt, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says.

Some Pregnant Women Still Travel to Zika-Affected Areas

FRIDAY, July 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Despite warnings, an increasing number of pregnant women from New York City are traveling to Zika-affected areas and then getting tested when they come home, the city's health department says.

Coming to a Brew Near You: Calorie Counts, Carbs Info

THURSDAY, July 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Calorie counts and carbs might be the last thing on your mind as you tip back a cold beer on a steamy summer evening. But that information and more will soon be easy to find, thanks to a new coalition of U.S. beer makers and importers.

'Heat Dome' Heats Up United States

FRIDAY, July 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- As a massive "heat dome" stretches across the United States this week, sending temperatures and humidity levels soaring, experts offer advice on how to keep cool as the mercury rises to possibly record levels.

Pain Raises Risk of Opioid Addiction

FRIDAY, July 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The more pain they have, the more likely people are to become addicted to powerful prescription opioid painkillers, a new study suggests.

Health Highlights: July 22, 2016

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

Florida Investigates 2nd Possible Local Transmission of Zika Virus

FRIDAY, July 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Florida health officials say they're investigating a second possible case of locally transmitted Zika infection.

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