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Health News for 07/29/14

July 29, 2014

Kids Will Pass on 'Healthy' Foods

Want young children to embrace a more healthful diet?
Heart Attack Patients Treated at Night, Weekends May Have Worse Outcomes

TUESDAY, July 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The time at which heart attack patients arrive at the hospital may affect their chances for survival, new research suggests.
Wider Face May Give You an Edge in Negotiations

Successful negotiations may depend on more than diplomacy. When it comes to negotiating, men with wider faces may have an advantage, according to a new study.
Extra Exercise Could Help Depressed Smokers Quit: Study

Quitting smoking is harder for people with depression, according to a new review.
It's 'Buyer Beware' for Decorative Contact Lenses, FDA Says

Decorative contact lenses may seem like a fun accessory, but if you're not careful, they can cause serious eye damage.
Less Flexibility Seen in Brain Wiring of Kids With Autism: Study

When most children take on a task, various brain connections fire up. But scans showed less of this neuro-boosting activity in kids with autism, according to a small new study.
Health Highlights: July 29, 2014

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
'Love Hormone' Oxytocin May Help Some With Autism

Treating certain adult autism patients with just a single dose of the hormone oxytocin quickly improved their ability to judge facial expressions and emotions, Japanese researchers report.
Healthy Habits May Slow Cellular Signs of Aging, Study Finds

Exercise, a healthy diet and good sleep can protect the body against the negative effects of stress and slow down the aging process at a cellular level, researchers report.
Health Tip: Grill Fruits and Veggies

Want to enjoy some warm-weather grilling while eating food that's healthy? Grill up some fresh summer fruits and vegetables for a delicious twist to your menu.
Health Tip: Encourage Kids to Exercise

You know you need to get your kids off the couch for some exercise, but do you know why physical activity is so essential?
Early Hormone Therapy May Be Safe for Women's Hearts

Healthy women at low risk of cardiovascular disease may be able to take hormone replacement therapy soon after menopause for a short time without harming their hearts, according to a new study.
Healthy School Lunches Get Thumbs Up From Students

Elementary school students seem to be satisfied with the healthier school lunches being offered to them, according to a new study of school officials.

 

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