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August 15, 2016

Health Tip: Do Your Homework Before Dining Out

(HealthDay News) -- Eating out is fun for the entire family, but the temptation to over-indulge sometimes makes you want to stay home.

Health Tip: Know Your Risk of Stress Fracture

(HealthDay News) -- Stress fractures are small breaks in a bone caused by overuse from exercise.

Blood Pressure-Lowering Diet May Help Treat Gout

MONDAY, Aug. 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A diet that helps people reduce high blood pressure may also offer a non-drug treatment for gout -- a type of inflammatory arthritis, a new study suggests.

This Key Neighborhood Factor May Help Smokers Quit

MONDAY, Aug. 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The inconvenience of having to walk farther to the nearest cigarette vendor might be enough to help smokers quit, a new study suggests.

Cancer Now Leading Killer in 12 European Nations

MONDAY, Aug. 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Cancer has overtaken heart disease and stroke as the leading cause of death in 12 European countries, a new study reports.

Babies Often Put to Sleep in Unsafe Positions

MONDAY, Aug. 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Despite decades of warnings from the "Back to Sleep" campaign, many parents are still putting their babies to sleep in ways that raise the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), a new study finds.

Acetaminophen During Pregnancy May Up Risk of ADHD in Kids

MONDAY, Aug. 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnant women who take acetaminophen -- best known as Tylenol -- might raise the risk that their child will develop behavioral problems such as attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a new study suggests.

Health Highlights: Aug. 15, 2016

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

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