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August 02, 2016
Health Tip: Opt for Healthier Beverages
(HealthDay News) -- Some drinks can be a significant source of unnecessary calories and sugar. But there are healthier ways to quench your thirst.
Health Tip: If You Have Pain in Your Shins
(HealthDay News) -- Pain in the shins, commonly called shin splints, often is caused by trying to exercise too much, too soon.
Ban on Indoor Tanning by Minors Not Working: Study
MONDAY, Aug. 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- New Jersey's ban on the use of indoor tanning salons by children and teens appears to have had little effect, a new study finds.
Job Seekers, Employers Agree: Face-to-Face Interviews Are Best
TUESDAY, Aug. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- If you're trying to snag a job, new research suggests your best bet may be to make your pitch in person.
Study Dashes Millennials' Reputation as Hookup Generation
TUESDAY, Aug. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A new study contradicts the common perception that young American adults -- so-called Millennials -- are having more casual sex than previous generations.
High Doses of Fish Oil Might Help Healing After Heart Attack
MONDAY, Aug. 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Heart attack patients who took high doses of fish oil supplements for six months showed improved heart function and less scarring, researchers report.
Tell-Tail Clues to Dog 'Wagging' Disorder
TUESDAY, Aug. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Several factors may increase a dog's risk of a condition that causes its tail to become painful and limp, British researchers report.
Diabetes Drug Victoza Might Not Help Advanced Heart Failure Patients
TUESDAY, Aug. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The diabetes drug liraglutide (Victoza) doesn't appear to improve heart function in patients with advanced heart failure, a new study finds.
Health Highlights: Aug.2, 2016
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
CDC Awards $16M in Fight Against Zika
TUESDAY, Aug. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Health officials are urging pregnant women to avoid a Miami neighborhood where mosquitoes are apparently infecting people with the Zika virus.
Is All That Flossing Really Worth It?
TUESDAY, Aug. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Your mom told you to floss from an early age, and you try your best to keep up the habit because it saves gums and teeth.
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