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June 26, 2017
Immunizations for High Flyin' Travelers
MONDAY, June 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Nothing spoils a trip faster than getting sick. And a good way to protect yourself is by getting certain vaccinations before you leave home.
Health Tip: Get Fit Without the Gym
(HealthDay News) -- Even though you may not have the time or budget for a gym membership, you can still be fit and healthy.
How to Dodge Summertime Threats
MONDAY, June 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- During the summer, poison centers get an increase in the number of calls about bites, stings, plants and pesticides.
Health Tip: Basic Beach Safety
(HealthDay News) -- Make sure a day at the beach stays fun by taking precautions to keep the family safe.
Study Challenges Touted Link Between Eczema and Heart Disease
MONDAY, June 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- There's no evidence of a link between eczema and increased risk of heart disease, researchers report.
Workers Unprepared for Heart Emergencies on the Job: Survey
MONDAY, June 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- If your heart stops suddenly while you're on the job, would your co-workers be able to help?
Early Care by Cardiologist May Lower Stroke Risk for A-Fib Patients
MONDAY, June 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Patients with a common heart rhythm disorder who receive a cardiologist's care soon after diagnosis are less likely to suffer a stroke, a new study finds.
Boozing Can Age You Right Down to Your Cells
MONDAY, June 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The more you booze it up, the more your cells age, increasing your risk for age-related health problems like heart disease, diabetes, cancer and dementia, a new study suggests.
What Men Need to Know About ED Drugs and Anesthesia
MONDAY, June 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Men who take erectile dysfunction drugs need to alert the anesthetist before having surgery or other medical procedures, hospital experts say.
Gene Sequencing May Reveal Risks for Rare Diseases
MONDAY, June 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- "Genome sequencing" of healthy people reveals that some are at risk for rare genetic diseases, a new study shows.
Medicaid Cuts Tied to Delayed Breast Cancer Diagnoses
MONDAY, June 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- As Congress takes aim at replacing "Obamacare," a new study says Medicaid cuts could boost the number of women diagnosed with late-stage breast cancer.
When Is an Opioid Safe to Take?
MONDAY, June 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Many people in pain are apprehensive about taking an opioid painkiller to ease their suffering, and rightfully so.
Health Highlights: June 26, 2017
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Childhood Poverty May Predict Heart Failure in Adulthood
MONDAY, June 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Growing up poor might put you at risk for heart failure in adulthood, a new study suggests.
Study Highlights the Beauty Industry's Ugly Side
MONDAY, June 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- When you purchase a new eye shadow or shampoo, you expect those products will be safe and that they won't cause skin breakouts -- or worse.
Persistent Stress May Hasten Death in Heart Patients
MONDAY, June 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- If you have heart disease, unrelenting stress might hasten your death, researchers report.
Senate Health Bill Would Leave 22 Million More Uninsured by 2026: CBO
MONDAY, June 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The Senate Republican plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act would leave 22 million more Americans uninsured by 2026, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) said Monday.
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