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Health News for 05/13/14

May 13, 2014

Health Tip: Which SPF Do I Need?

Sunscreen helps protect your skin from sun damage. And assessing the appropriate sun protection factor (SPF) in your sunscreen can ensure you've got the appropriate coverage.
Health Tip: Take Steps to Cut Cholesterol

There are dietary and lifestyle changes you can make that may help you lower your cholesterol numbers.
College Students' Unhealthy Habits Can Mark Their Future

College students tend to have unhealthy lifestyles that could increase their risk of cancer and other health problems later in life, a new study warns.
Music May Benefit Your Brain

Musical training may increase blood flow to the left side of the brain, new research suggests.
Intensive Insulin Therapy Might Aid Diabetics After Heart Attack

Intensive insulin therapy may boost survival in people with type 2 diabetes who've suffered a heart attack, a new study suggests.
Pets Can Carry Same 'Superbug' Strains as Their Owners: Study

A new study may provide the best evidence yet that the superbug known as MRSA can travel between humans and their pets, although researchers caution that people shouldn't worry too much about the germ lurking in their cats and dogs.
Lung Cancer Not on Many Women's Radar: Survey

U.S. women still see breast cancer as a bigger killer than lung cancer, despite the fact that lung cancer kills more Americans each year -- women and men -- than any other cancer.
People With Mental Health Issues More Likely to Turn to E-Cigarettes: Study

People with mental health disorders are more likely to use electronic cigarettes, a new study finds.
Health Highlights: May 13, 2014

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



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