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September 28, 2016
Health Tip: Add Veggies to Most Any Meal
(HealthDay News) -- If your family doesn't eat enough vegetables, there are ways to sneak them into almost any meal.
Health Tip: Let Kids Make Breakfast
(HealthDay News) -- Want kids to eat a healthy breakfast? Let them make their own, experts say.
Food Flavors May Come From Surprising Sources
TUESDAY, Sept. 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- When is a lemon not a lemon? When it's "lemon flavor" in a processed food or drink.
Homeless, Mentally Ill Youth Benefit From Housing Program
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A subsidized independent-living intervention appears to help homeless young people with mental illness get and keep a roof over their heads, a new Canadian study indicates.
Your Biological Clock: Why Some Age Faster Than Others
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Some adults age faster biologically than others, and may die early even if they have healthy lifestyles, researchers report.
A Happy Spouse May Keep You Healthy
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Having a happy spouse seems to be good for your health, a new study suggests.
Hot Flashes, Mood Woes?
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women who believe they have a lot of hot flashes during the night may be more likely to experience mild depression during menopause, a new study suggests.
Secondhand Smoke More Insidious Than Thought
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Nonsmokers can be exposed to secondhand cigarette smoke without realizing it, and be unaware that they are at increased risk for lung cancer and heart disease, a new study suggests.
Doctors Often Neglect Their Own Mental Health
TUESDAY, Sept. 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Wary of the stigma of a mental health diagnosis and its toll on their careers, physicians often avoid getting help for depression and other mental illnesses, a new survey suggests.
FDA's Cancer-Drug Reviewers Often Join Industry Later: Study
TUESDAY, Sept. 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Among federal employees who review new cancer-drug applications for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, about half who leave to work elsewhere end up working for the industry they once regulated.
Study Links Pot Use to Relapse in Psychosis Patients
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A British study says it provides new evidence that marijuana use may boost the risk that people who struggle with psychosis will relapse.
Health Highlights: Sept. 28, 2016
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
U.S. Teen Births Hit Another Record Low: CDC
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Births to U.S. teens reached a record low last year, continuing a dramatic two-decade decline, federal health officials reported Wednesday.
FDA Asks Public: What Is 'Healthy Food'?
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration wants Americans to help it clarify the meaning of "healthy" on food labels.
Congress Agrees to More Zika Funding: Reports
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Long-delayed funding to combat the Zika virus is included in an emergency spending bill designed to keep the U.S. government running through mid-December, according to published reports on Wednesday.
Hurdles Ahead for Zika Vaccine: Experts
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Work is progressing on developing a vaccine that can thwart the Zika virus, but it will take years to get one to market, experts warn.
'The Pill' May Raise Depression Risk
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women who use hormonal methods for birth control, such as "the pill," may have a slightly higher risk of developing depression -- and teenagers may be most vulnerable, a large study suggests.
Could Prescribed NSAID Painkillers Raise Heart Failure Risk?
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Use of prescription-strength ibuprofen, naproxen and other commonly used pain relievers may be tied to a higher risk of heart failure, researchers report.
'Artificial Pancreas' Approved for Type 1 Diabetes
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The first automated insulin delivery device for type 1 diabetes has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for people aged 14 and older.
Zika May Be Passed on Through Tears, Sweat: Report
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The Zika virus might be able to pass from person to person through bodily fluids like tears or sweat, doctors reported Wednesday.
FDA Approves 1st 'Artificial Pancreas' for Type 1 Diabetes
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved the first automated insulin delivery system -- a so-called "artificial pancreas" -- for people with type 1 diabetes.
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