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Health News for 06/09/14

June 09, 2014

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Health Tip: Worried About a Child's Back Pain?

Back pain in children can be a warning sign of a more serious medical condition.
Health Tip: Follow Instructions on Insect Repellent

An insect repellent can help keep bugs at bay, reducing the risk of illness associated with insect bites.
New Approaches to Acne Treatment

No cure exists for acne yet, but new treatments make this common scourge of adolescence easier to manage, dermatologists say.
Many Women With Breast Cancer Get Too Little Exercise

The majority of women with breast cancer get too little exercise for optimum health, a new study suggests.
Did Violence Shape Evolution of the Human Face?

New research suggests that the human face evolved to minimize injuries from punches during fights between males.
Measles Journey Highlights Risk to Unvaccinated Kids

A measles outbreak in Minnesota offers a case study of how the disease is transmitted in the United States today: An unvaccinated person travels abroad, brings measles back and infects vulnerable people -- including children who are unprotected because their parents chose not to vaccinate them.
Vaccine for Infant Tummy Bug Cuts Hospitalizations: CDC

Since the introduction of rotavirus vaccine in 2006, the number of kids hospitalized for severe diarrhea has dropped dramatically, a new study finds.
Combo Vaccine Raises Risk of Fever-Related Seizures in Toddlers: Study

Toddlers who get a newer vaccine that fights four infections in one jab have a slightly increased risk of fever-induced seizure, a large new study confirms.
Health Highlights: June 9, 2014

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
New Hemophilia Remedy Offers Potential for Fewer Injections

Eloctate, Antihemophilic Factor Fc Fusion has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for people with Hemophilia A. It's designed to require less frequent injections than standard therapies used to reduce the frequency of bleeding episodes in people with the disorder, the FDA said in a news release.

 

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