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August 19, 2016

Health Tip: Eating Healthy on a Family Trip

(HealthDay News) -- Vacation shouldn't be an excuse to load up on junk food. Parents should help kids make healthy food choices, whether at home or away.

Health Tip: Squash Stress Before Bed

(HealthDay News) -- Stress can keep you awake at night, even if you feel tired.

Survey Finds Support for Limits on Indoor Tanning

FRIDAY, Aug. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- While supporting new rules to make indoor tanning salons safer, most young women who frequent the salons oppose a total ban, a new study finds.

Early to Bed, Early to Rise a Back-to-School Challenge

FRIDAY, Aug. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- It's time to start getting children and teens into their school-year sleep routine, an expert says.

'Business Diet' a Bad Deal for the Heart

FRIDAY, Aug. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The typical "social business diet" -- heavy on red meats, sweet drinks, processed snacks and booze -- takes a toll on the heart, a new study finds.

Kitchen Cooking Burns a Real Danger for Kids

FRIDAY, Aug. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The day she ended up with second- and third-degree burns on her back, 4-year-old Giuliana Maggio was just busy doing what 4-year-olds do: running around the house, playing hide-and-seek during a family gathering.

Genes Might Explain Hispanics' Added Longevity

FRIDAY, Aug. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Hispanics might carry genetic advantages that allow them to age at a slower rate than other ethnic groups, a new study finds.

Health Highlights: Aug. 19, 2016

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

Possible Cases of Local Zika Transmission in Miami Beach

FRIDAY, Aug. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Federal and state officials are considering an advisory that pregnant women not travel to Miami Beach, or potentially all of Miami-Dade County, after a cluster of Zika infections that were most likely transmitted locally were detected there.

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