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HealthDay News - August 11, 2016

Infertility Patients' Mental Health Problems Often Unaddressed

THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People undergoing fertility treatment often suffer symptoms of depression or anxiety, but few get any formal help, a new study suggests.

Health Tip: Buy the Right Running Shoes

(HealthDay News) -- Using the correct running shoes can help your feet feel great and protect against injury.

Health Tip: Young Men Shouldn't Scrimp on Nutrition

(HealthDay News) -- Starting healthy habits during early adulthood may not be something many young men think about, but it's important.

Keep Illicit Drugs, Booze Out of the Home to Lower Teens' Addiction Risk: Study

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Easy access to alcohol and drugs at home can raise the odds that teens will become drinkers and drug users as young adults, a new study suggests.

AAA: Road Debris a Mounting Danger on U.S. Highways

THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- If you've ever swerved to avoid hitting road debris (and who hasn't?), the chilling results of a new traffic safety study may make you shudder.

Would Weaker Beer Help Reduce Alcohol's Harms?

THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Lowering the alcohol content in beer and other drinks may help reduce their harmful health effects, researchers say.

Study IDs 2 Zika Virus Proteins Linked to Microcephaly

THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they've identified two proteins in the Zika virus linked to the severe birth defect microcephaly.

Surgery Effective Against Immune Disorder That Weakens Muscles

THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Removing the thymus gland is an effective treatment for myasthenia gravis, an autoimmune disorder that causes life-threatening muscle weakness, researchers report.

Health Highlights: Aug. 11, 2016

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