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HealthDay News - July 14, 2017

4 Ways to Look Younger Longer

FRIDAY, July 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- There's no escaping the fact that there'll be another birthday candle on your cake this year, but that doesn't mean your skin has to give away your age.

Sound Sleep May Help You Junk the Junk Food

FRIDAY, July 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Get a good night's sleep and junk food may have less appeal at the end of a tough day.

Health Tip: Boosting Your Memory

(HealthDay News) -- Feeling forgetful? There are steps you can take to help boost your memory.

Health Tip: At Risk of Heat Illness?

(HealthDay News) -- Everyone's prone to heat-related illness, but you may have risk factors that make you more vulnerable to heatstroke, heat exhaustion or heat cramps.

After Couples Fight, Making Up Differs for Him and Her

FRIDAY, July 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- When couples hit a rough patch, men and women want different things from their partner before they make up, new research suggests.

Timing Is Everything With Heart Attacks

FRIDAY, July 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Times of high stress -- Mondays and winter holidays -- seem to be especially hard on the heart, according to new research that suggests these periods are when heart attacks are most likely to occur.

Despite Warnings, Kids Are Still Dying in Hot Cars

FRIDAY, July 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- On July 2, a 7-week-old baby boy died after being left in his grandmother's van for almost eight hours on a hot summer day in Mary Esther, Fla.

Lower Back Injuries Plague Many Athletes

FRIDAY, July 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Back injuries are common, especially among competitive athletes.

New Diabetes Treatment Teaches Rogue Immune Cells to Behave

FRIDAY, July 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A treatment targeting wayward immune cells in people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes may help even years later, a new study finds.

Working Too Much Might Tip Heart Into Irregular Rhythm

FRIDAY, July 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Working long hours might do more than exhaust you -- it could also raise your risk of a common and potentially dangerous heart rhythm disorder, a new British study finds.

Our Gorilla Cousins Harbor Mono-Like Virus, Too

FRIDAY, July 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say a herpes virus similar to the Epstein-Barr virus that infects people has been found in mountain gorillas.

Asthma Control Essential in Pregnancy, Study Suggests

FRIDAY, July 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Children whose mothers had uncontrolled asthma during pregnancy are at increased risk of developing the disease at a young age, a new study finds.

Health Highlights: July 14, 2017

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