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October 17, 2019

How to Make Your Own Healthy Chicken Tenders

THURSDAY, Oct. 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Are you a chicken finger fanatic, but worried about what might be lurking in the take-out versions? The solution is simple: Do it yourself.

 
A Workout to Shape Your Shoulders

THURSDAY, Oct. 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Don't shrug off working your delts, the muscles of your shoulders. Besides assisting with good posture, strong shoulders help you lift and carry items with ease, and create excellent upper body definition for men and women alike.

 
Health Tip: Baby's First Tooth

(HealthDay News) -- For most babies, the two front teeth appear first, says the American Academy of Pediatrics. Though babies won't develop teeth for months, it's important for parents to know how to care for them.

 
Health Tip: 10 Ways to Reduce Injury Risk

(HealthDay News) -- Injuries at home and at play are preventable, says the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

 
Mercury in Creams, Feces in Cosmetics: Beware Bargain Beauty Products

THURSDAY, Oct. 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Stocking up on the latest beauty products can be costly. Is it possible to save money and still put your best face forward?

 
More Patients With Heart Disease Die at Home Than in Hospital

THURSDAY, Oct. 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly a third of U.S. heart patients die at home, which is more than the number who die in the hospital, according to a new study.

 
Unyielding Stress Plays Role in Blacks' Blood Pressure Woes

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Chronically high levels of stress may increase black Americans' risk of high blood pressure, a new study suggests.

 
Why Maintaining a Healthy Weight Is Important in Adulthood

THURSDAY, Oct. 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Adults who pack on pounds between their mid-20s and middle age have an increased risk of premature death -- and the same is true of those who lose weight from middle to late adulthood, according to a new study.

 
Is That Statin Doing You Any Good?

THURSDAY, Oct. 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Many people who take cholesterol-lowering statins may not benefit from them, researchers say.

 
Surgery Helps Tough-to-Treat Acid Reflux

THURSDAY, Oct. 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- For people with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) that doesn't respond to the usual treatments, a complex surgery may help, a new study finds.

 
Your Noisy Knees May Be Trying to Tell You Something

THURSDAY, Oct. 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Ever hear your joints clicking, creaking or crunching? Now, researchers say a new technique that listens closely to knees may help doctors diagnose and monitor osteoarthritis.

 
PTSD Linked to Increased Risk of Stroke in Younger Adults

THURSDAY, Oct. 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Young and middle-aged adults with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have an increased risk of stroke, new research suggests.

 
Your Personality as a Teen May Predict Your Risk of Dementia

THURSDAY, Oct. 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Could your personality as a teen forecast your risk for dementia a half-century later?

 
Health Highlights: Oct. 17, 2019

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

 
AHA News: He Used CPR in an Emergency – Then He Became the Emergency

THURSDAY, Oct. 17, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Joe Farrell went to retrieve an errant golf ball when he came upon another player on the ground not breathing. The man's golfing partner was attempting CPR but not performing it properly.

 
Certain Blood Pressure Meds Tied to Suicide Risk in Study

THURSDAY, Oct. 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- A common type of blood pressure medication might be associated with an increased risk of suicide, a new study suggests.

 
Deaths Due to Suicide, Homicide on the Rise Among U.S. Youth

THURSDAY, Oct. 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The anger and fear seething throughout the United States could be having a fatal impact on some of the nation's youngest citizens.

 
Juul Halts Sale of Fruit, Dessert Flavors of E-Cigarettes

THURSDAY, Oct. 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Juul, which makes the top-selling brand of electronic-cigarettes in the United States, said Thursday it will no longer sell fruit or dessert flavors of its products.

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