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HealthDay News - December 26, 2016

Wiser, But Fatter, by Graduation

MONDAY, Dec. 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Over four years of college, students gain more than knowledge -- they also gain about 10 pounds, on average, a new study finds.

Home Visits Can Help New Parents

MONDAY, Dec. 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A home visit program for new parents helped reduce their use of medical services for their infants, a new study finds.

For Better Results From Customer Service, Don't Make It Personal

MONDAY, Dec. 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Gifts will be exchanged and returned this week for all sorts of reasons. Wrong size, bad color, maybe missing parts.

Health Tip: Before Baby Arrives

(HealthDay News) -- There's so much to do before baby arrives. So if you find a little extra time before the big day, take care of a few necessary to-dos.

Health Tip: When a Child Is Sick

(HealthDay News) -- The common cold and a mild flu don't usually require a trip to the doctor. But parents should look for warning signs that your child needs a checkup.

'Emotional Hangover' Is Real and Affects Future Experiences: Study

MONDAY, Dec. 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Experiences that tug at our feelings create emotional "hangovers" that affect future events and make them easier to remember.