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HealthDay News - October 07, 2016

Health Tip: Enjoy a Heart-Healthy Football Meal

(HealthDay News) -- Tailgating or watching a football game at home often means eating lots of unhealthy snacks.

Health Tip: Exercise Safely With Diabetes

(HealthDay News) -- Exercise is a great way to help manage diabetes, but it needs to be done with safety in mind.

How 'Mindful Eating' Can Keep Kids Slim

FRIDAY, Oct. 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Most childhood obesity-prevention programs stress calorie counting and exercise. But one pediatrician likes to emphasize an approach called "mindful eating" instead.

How to Help Keep Your Kids Safe This Fall

FRIDAY, Oct. 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- With the arrival of fall, the days get shorter and the weather changes, which can bring special risks for kids.

Study Suggests Genetic Link to Middle Ear Infections

FRIDAY, Oct. 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they've found a potential genetic link to a child's higher risk of middle ear infections.

Healthy Living May Mean More Healthy Years for Seniors

FRIDAY, Oct. 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Seniors who eat healthy, exercise regularly, keep a trim waistline and stay away from smoking can look forward to more disability-free years, a new study finds.

Most Low-Income Dads Stay Involved With Their Kids: Study

FRIDAY, Oct. 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Contradicting a widely held stereotype, most low-income fathers are at least somewhat involved with their children, a new study shows.

Target Fast-Food Combo Meals to Cut Sugary Drinks for Kids: Study

FRIDAY, Oct. 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Children and teens are more likely to have sugary drinks if they get fast-food combo meals that come with a beverage, a new study suggests.

Study Questions the No-Sex-Before-Big-Game Advice

FRIDAY, Oct. 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- No matter what your coach tells you, having sex before competition doesn't appear to harm an athlete's performance, Italian researchers say.

Study IDs Effective Rx for Burned-Out Doctors

FRIDAY, Oct. 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors who feel burned out don't have to suffer, researchers report.

Males Conceived Via Fertility Treatment May Have Weakened Sperm: Study

FRIDAY, Oct. 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Males who were conceived using an infertility treatment where sperm is injected into an egg may themselves have lower sperm quantity and quality than those conceived naturally, Belgian researchers report.

Health Highlights: Oct. 7, 2016

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

Matthew Battering Florida Coast

FRIDAY, Oct. 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Even as Hurricane Matthew battered the central Florida coast with wind gusts in excess of 100 miles per hour Friday morning, the major concern has become storm surge and widespread flooding along the coasts of northern Florida, Georgia and South Carolina.