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Health News for 04/28/14

April 28, 2014

Health Tip: Why Am I Overweight?

Eating too much is an obvious factor for being overweight, but it's not the only one.
Health Tip: Running on a Trail

The next time you head out for a run, consider using a trail for a change of pace and a new physical challenge.
Laughter May Work Like Meditation in the Brain

Laughter triggers brain waves similar to those associated with meditation, according to a small new study.
Pediatricians Should Plan for Anthrax Attack, U.S. Experts Say

Children may require different treatment than adults after exposure to anthrax, says a new report from leading U.S. pediatricians and health officials.
Training Programs Protect Young Athletes From ACL Tears: Report

Certain training methods can greatly reduce young athletes' risk of serious and potentially debilitating knee injuries, a new report says.
Induced Labor May Lower Risk for C-Section, Study Finds

Pregnant women whose labor is induced are 12 percent less likely to need a cesarean delivery than those whose doctors take a "wait-and-see" approach, a new review of the data shows.
A Memory Aid for Seniors: Laughter

Humor and laughter may help combat memory loss in the elderly, a new study suggests.
Joblessness an Unwanted Side Effect of Chemo for Breast Cancer

Women with breast cancer who undergo chemotherapy are more likely to end up unemployed than patients who get other treatments, a new study reports.
Pot-Booze Combo More Dangerous for Teen Drivers Than Alcohol Alone

Teenagers who mix alcohol and marijuana are more likely to be dangerous on the road than teens who use one or the other drug, a new study suggests.
Gastro Woes More Common in Kids With Autism: Review

What many parents of children with autism have long suspected -- that autism and gastrointestinal complaints often go together -- is now supported by a new study.
Health Highlights: April 28, 2014

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Y Chromosome Loss Linked to Higher Cancer Risk in Men

As men age, the Y chromosome can start to disappear from some of their body cells -- something scientists have seen as normal. But a new study suggests that "loss of Y" might signal an increased risk of cancer.



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