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HealthDay News - March 10, 2017

Health Tip: Washing Baby Bottles

(HealthDay News) -- Your baby is already at heightened risk of infection, so why compound the problem with poorly-washed bottles?

Health Tip: Too Much Sugar May Impact Sleep

(HealthDay News) -- Shedding extra sugar from your diet may help you get a more restful night's sleep.

Mediterranean Diet May Ease Chronic Pain of Obesity

FRIDAY, March 10, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- People who are overweight and plagued by chronic pain may find relief in a Mediterranean diet, new research suggests.

Smart Food Pricing Could Bring Healthier Choices

FRIDAY, March 10, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Governments could boost the consumption of healthy food by making it cheaper, as well as requiring that unhealthier food be more expensive, a new review suggests.

Genes Plus Erratic Sleep May Raise Odds for Obesity

FRIDAY, March 10, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Yet more evidence of a link between poor sleep and excess weight: A new study finds that people who are genetically prone to obesity are more likely to be overweight if they have unusual sleep habits.

Sinus Trouble Can Lead to Depression, Lost Work

FRIDAY, March 10, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- People who are depressed due to chronic sinus infections are less productive, according to a new study.

The Secret to a Good Sex Life Is …

FRIDAY, March 10, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Couples who regularly have sex tend to be happier, and now a new study suggests one reason why: affection.

Dizzy Spells in Middle-Age Tied to Dementia Risk Later

FRIDAY, March 10, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Middle-aged adults who get dizzy when they stand due to a temporary drop in blood pressure may be at increased risk for dementia when they're older, new research suggests.

Severe Low Blood Sugar Episode May Up Death Risk in Those With Type 2 Diabetes

FRIDAY, March 10, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Just one episode of dangerously low blood sugar might increase the risk of death, heart disease and stroke in people with type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests.

How to Keep a Spring in Your Step With Daylight Saving Time

THURSDAY, March 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Clocks will spring ahead one hour with the time change on Sunday morning, but medical experts have plenty of advice on how to weather that lost hour of sleep.

Mite-Proof Bedding May Help Curb Asthma Attacks: Study

FRIDAY, March 10, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Children with asthma have fewer flare-ups when their beds have mite-proof covers, a new study suggests.

Cure Found for Cancer Killing Endangered Tasmanian Devils

FRIDAY, March 10, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Immunotherapy seems to cure endangered Tasmanian devils of a deadly disease, a new study indicates.

Short, Bald Men May Have Their Genes to Blame

FRIDAY, March 10, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Mother Nature may hit some men with a double whammy, as new research suggests genetic links between short stature and premature baldness.

7 in 10 U.S. Workplaces Hit by Opioid Abuse: Survey

FRIDAY, March 10, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Prescription drug abuse has seeped into the American workplace, with 70 percent of businesses saying it affects their workers, a new survey reveals.