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HealthDay News - September 04, 2017

Get the Veggies, Skip the Starch

MONDAY, Sept. 4, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Who doesn't love a big serving of creamy mashed potatoes or a side of steamy rice with their chicken? They're delicious, but it's easy to overindulge in these starchy, higher-calorie foods while falling short on healthy vegetables.

Back to School, Back to Planning for Kids With Autism, ADHD

MONDAY, Sept. 4, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The start of a new school year isn't always easy, especially for kids with developmental and behavioral issues, such as autism and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

Health Tip: Diet and Activity May Help Prevent Cancer

(HealthDay News) -- Multiple studies have shown a correlation between diet and physical activity on your risk of developing cancer.

Health Tip: Avoid These Beverages to Fight Insomnia

(HealthDay News) -- Traveling between time zones can create havoc with your ability to fall asleep and stay asleep.

Marching Band Members Can Use a Physical Tuneup

MONDAY, Sept. 4, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- School marching band members are athletic performers who must be physically fit to manage their routines and fancy footwork, experts say.

Antibacterial Scrubs for Nurses No Match for Germs

MONDAY, Sept. 4, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Special antibacterial scrubs for nurses don't fend off germs any better than traditional nursing garb, a new study finds.