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February 15, 2017

5 Ways Women Can Cut Their Heart Attack Risk

TUESDAY, Feb. 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Heart disease is the leading killer of American women, but lifestyle changes can reduce the risk, a heart expert says.

Health Tip: Maintain Posture for Step Training

(HealthDay News) -- Step training is a great way to burn fat and build muscle, but it's important to use the right technique.

Health Tip: Enjoy Beans

(HealthDay News) -- Beans are easy to prepare, inexpensive and packed with nutrients.

Germs, Mold Found in Some Medical Pot

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Medical marijuana carries infectious bacteria and fungi that can pose a life-threatening risk to cancer patients who use pot to help with side effects of chemotherapy, a new study suggests.

Student-Athletes Don't Have to Be Hit By Injuries

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Most injuries to student-athletes occur during routine practices, but only about a third of public high schools have a full-time trainer, according to the U.S.-based National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA).

Teens May Go Hungry as Poorest Families Struggle to Feed Kids

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- In extremely poor American families, teens go hungry more often than younger children, a new study finds.

Small Study Uncovers Brain Disease in Former Soccer Players

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- For the first time, researchers have confirmed evidence of the devastating brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in retired soccer players.

America in 2017: Pass the Prozac, Please

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Many Americans are stressed about the future of the country, and politics and terrorism are key reasons why, a new survey finds.

Shocks From Implanted Defibrillators Trigger Health Costs of Their Own

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- While implanted defibrillators can deliver a potentially lifesaving shock to a heart that's beating erratically, patients often wind up in the emergency room or the hospital needing medical procedures afterwards, a new study shows.

More 'Extreme Preemies' Are Surviving

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Babies born very early -- between 22 and 24 weeks of pregnancy -- are more likely to survive now than a decade or so ago, new research shows.

Experimental Test Can Spot Autism in Infancy

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- In what they call a first, researchers say they can predict whether some infants under the age of 1 will actually develop autism in their second year.

Health Highlights: Feb. 15, 2017

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

Rude, Disrespectful Surgeons May Also Be More Error-Prone: Study

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Surgeons with a history of patient complaints regarding their personalities or attitude are also more likely to make mistakes in the operating room, a new study finds.

Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Obese Patients Beat Diabetes

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- There's more evidence that obese patients with type 2 diabetes can control the disease better with weight-loss surgery, compared to medication alone.

Some Docs May Help Fuel Opioid Abuse Epidemic

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- You may be more likely to wind up a long-term user of opioid painkillers if you're treated by a doctor who frequently prescribes those drugs, a new study reports.

Trump Administration Rolls Out New Obamacare Rules

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Seeking to calm the nerves of jittery health insurance companies, the Trump administration on Wednesday rolled out tougher enrollment rules for the health care reform program known as Obamacare.

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