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July 29, 2016

Health Tip: If You Have a Lot of Moles

(HealthDay News) -- Having lots of moles may mean you're worried about skin cancer. Checking your skin often for changes and certain warning signs can help alleviate those fears.

Health Tip: Get More Omega-3 Fatty Acids

(HealthDay News) -- Omega-3 fatty acids may improve your heart health and help you ward off heart disease.

Almost 3 in 10 Women Get Pregnant Naturally After Fertility Treatments

FRIDAY, July 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly one-third of women who have infertility treatments get pregnant naturally within a few years of stopping treatment, a new study suggests.

New Guidelines Issued for Cancer Patients' Post-Treatment Pain

FRIDAY, July 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- More people are surviving cancer, but many are left with persistent pain after treatment. New guidelines from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) recommend that doctors routinely screen for such pain.

Pregnancy Problems More Likely With Baby Boys, Study Suggests

FRIDAY, July 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Serious pregnancy complications are more likely when women are carrying baby boys, new research suggests.

Eczema's Effects More Than Skin Deep

FRIDAY, July 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People dealing with the itchy skin condition known as eczema may have other medical conditions to cope with as well, including heart disease, a dermatologist says.

The English Bulldog's Health Has Gone to the Dogs

FRIDAY, July 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- They may be adorable, but English bulldogs are sicker than almost any other breed of dog. And, a new study says their genes don't offer much opportunity to boost their health.

Weight-Loss Surgery Doesn't Boost Bone Health: Study

FRIDAY, July 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Weight-loss surgery helps severely obese patients shed pounds and can even reverse diabetes, but a new Canadian study suggests it can't erase an existing higher risk of broken bones.

Is Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity Real?

FRIDAY, July 29, 2016, (HealthDay News) -- Gluten sensitivity appears to be a real medical problem, and not a figment of the popular imagination conjured up by the gluten-free craze, a new study contends.

Archeological Finds Push First Known Cancer Back 2 Million Years

FRIDAY, July 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers report that they have unearthed the earliest evidence of bone tumors and cancers, dating back almost 2 million years.

Health Highlights: July 29, 2016

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

Florida Reports First Locally Transmitted Zika Infections in U.S.

FRIDAY, July 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The United States is apparently experiencing its first local outbreak of the Zika virus, with four human infections reported in south Florida very likely caused by mosquito bites, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Friday.

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