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Health News for 07/15/14

July 15, 2014

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Health Tip: Watch for Warning Signs of Choking

Some foods, small toys and objects can be choking hazards for babies and young children. That's why it's important to quickly recognize the warning signs of choking.
Health Tip: Considering High-Intensity Interval Training?

High-intensity interval training (HIIT) combines short periods of intense exercise with recovery periods.
Alzheimer's Rate Falling in the United States, Studies Show

The number of new cases of dementia has been declining in recent decades in the United States, Germany and other developed countries, a trio of new studies shows.
Graphic Cigarette-Label Warnings Work, Study Finds

Cigarette warning labels help convince smokers to quit, and the bigger the label, the better, a new study shows.
Blood Thinners May Not Be Needed for Kids' Back Surgery

Most children who have spinal surgery don't require anti-clotting drugs because blood clots occur so rarely in these procedures, a new study says.
Omega-3s in Diet May Help Ward Off Lou Gehrig's Disease

A diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids may help cut your risk for the fatal neurodegenerative disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, a new study suggests.
Organic Foods May Be Healthier, Review Finds

Organic produce and grains contain more protective antioxidants, less pesticide residue and lower levels of the toxic metal cadmium than food raised in traditional ways, a new review finds.
Gays, Lesbians Face Certain Health Challenges, U.S. Report Says

Health behaviors and challenges often vary depending on a person's sexual orientation, a new U.S. report finds.
Health Highlights: July 15, 2014

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