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Health News for 10/17/13

October 17, 2013

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Health Tip: Know the Signs of a Hip Strain

The muscles supporting the hip may become strained from overuse or an injury. You're more likely than the average person to develop a strained hip if you've already had a similar injury, if you don't warm up before exercise, or if you overdo it and injure your hip.
Health Tip: Don't Get Lost During a Camping Trip

Camping is a fun family activity, and a great way to enjoy the outdoors. But parents should teach their children about what to do if they get lost.
Parents Who Used Donor Eggs Often Struggle Over Decision to Tell Kids

Many people who used donor eggs to become parents are grappling with the issue of whether they should tell their children how they were conceived, according to a new study.
Multiple Egg Donations May Not Affect Women's Future Fertility: Study

Undergoing multiple egg donations does not have a negative effect on women's future fertility, according to a preliminary new study.
Meds That Prevent HIV Infection Don't Spur Risky Behavior: Study

HIV-negative heterosexuals who take drugs that protect them from contracting the AIDS virus from their HIV-positive partners don't engage in more risky sexual behaviors, according to a new study.
Children of Teen Mothers Don't Have Mental Disadvantage, Study Suggests

Children born to teen mothers may have a slight language delay compared to children born to mothers in their late 20s and 30s, but they are not disadvantaged intellectually, a new British study suggests.
U.S. Teens More Vulnerable to Genital Herpes, Study Suggests

Today's teens may be at higher risk than ever of contracting genital herpes because they don't have enough immune system antibodies to shield them against the sexually transmitted virus, a new study suggests.
Donor Eggs Increasingly Used for IVF, With Rising Success

The use of donor eggs -- whether from family, friends or strangers -- by infertile patients undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) has risen in the last decade, and results have been favorable, with an increasing number of healthy babies born at term.
Men With Deep Voices Attract More Women, Study Finds

Men with deep voices have a leg up on those who don't, a new Canadian study suggests, at least when it comes to finding a mate.
Health Highlights: Oct. 17, 2013

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Sebelius Admits: Health Exchange Launch 'Rockier Than We Would Have Liked'

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius admitted Wednesday that the troubled launch of the federal government's new health insurance exchange hasn't gone as planned.

 

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