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HealthDay News - August 10, 2016

Health Tip: Learn About Salmonella

(HealthDay News) -- Salmonella bacteria is a common source of foodborne illness, but there are things you can do to protect yourself and your loved ones.

Health Tip: Use Cold Therapy to Ease Arthritis

(HealthDay News) -- If you're struggling with arthritis, cold therapy can help ease swelling and pain.

5 Tips to Help Teens Get Needed School-Year Zzzzzs

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- When a new school year begins, many teens have a hard time readjusting their sleeping habits.

After-Hours Work Email No Friend of the Family

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Picture this: It's Saturday morning. You're in the bleachers watching your kid play soccer. But, instead of enjoying the game, you're bracing for a barrage of emails from the boss, because that's her style.

Drivers Take Care! Kids Are Heading Back to School

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- As more than 50 million kids across the United States return to school, drivers are reminded to be vigilant on the roads.

For Aging Blacks, 'Golden Years' Often Marred by Disability

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- While Americans are living longer than ever, a new study finds there's still an important racial gap in health: Older black people are more likely than older white people to live their final years with disabilities.

Regular Exercise: Antidote for Deadly Diseases?

TUESDAY, Aug. 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Getting lots of exercise may reduce your risk for five common diseases, a new report suggests.

Depression Can Stalk Families Through Generations

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People whose parents and grandparents suffered from depression are at much higher risk of developing the illness, a new study suggests.

Addiction Risk Low for Seniors Taking Post-Op Opioids: Study

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- With abuse of opioid painkillers a major public health threat in the United States, many worry that post-surgical use might trigger addiction.

Tougher U.S. Air Standards Would Be Lifesavers: Study

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Curbing two types of air pollution could save thousands of lives in the United States every year, a new study contends.

Zika Linked to Deformed Limbs in Newborns

TUESDAY, Aug. 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The Zika virus has already been linked to serious birth defects in the brain, and now it looks as if the virus may also cause deformities of joints in the arms and legs of newborns, a new Brazilian study suggests.

Health Highlights: Aug. 10, 2016

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

4 More Cases of Local Zika Infection Reported in Miami Area

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Four more cases of Zika infection that were likely spread through mosquito bites have been reported in the Miami area, bringing the total count of cases to 21, Florida Gov. Rick Scott said Tuesday.