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Health Tip: Getting Nutrition on the Go

When you're traveling, especially for an athletic competition, you don't have to rely on fast food to fuel your body.
Health Highlights: Feb. 14, 2015

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
FDA Approves Drug for Advanced Thyroid Cancer

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a new drug to treat progressive thyroid cancer that continues to worsen despite radioactive iodine therapy.
Beware the Bitter Cold

As frigid temperatures send much of the northern half of the United States into a deep freeze, doctors say people need to take steps to avoid dangerous drops in body temperature, or hypothermia.
Flu Sending Record Numbers of Elderly to the Hospital: CDC

While the flu season continues to show signs that it has peaked, it is hitting those over 65 the hardest, sending record numbers of older Americans to the hospital, U.S. health officials reported Friday.
Pollution Exposure Peaks at Stop Lights, Study Finds

Drivers are exposed to very high levels of air pollution when they stop at red lights, a new study shows.
Lenvima Approved for Common Thyroid Cancer

Lenvima (lenvatinib) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC) that has progressed despite radioactive iodine therapy, the agency said Friday in a news release.
Device Approved for Female Fecal Incontinence

The Eclipse System has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat fecal incontinence in adult women aged 18 to 75, the agency said in a news release.
Health Highlights: Feb. 13, 2015

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Health Tip: Vary Your Exercise Regimen

Repeating the same exercises day after day can lead to an overuse injury, and cause you to miss exercise when you're not feeling well.

 

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