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How Would Your Family Weather a Disaster?

SATURDAY, Sept. 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- News coverage of Hurricanes Irma and Harvey have made one thing abundantly clear: Planning for disasters could save your life. "The biggest issue ...
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‘Off-Roading’ Threat May Lurk in the Air

FRIDAY, Sept. 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Falls aren't the only danger for kids who ride an off-road vehicle. In many parts of the United States, riders may also inhale ...
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Body Gestures Aid Conversation

FRIDAY, Sept. 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Talking with your hands has taken on a new level of importance in communication, researchers report. They found that hand and body gestures ...
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McCain Says No to Latest Effort to Replace Obamacare

The bill, which would give states more flexibility in health care spending, is now in jeopardy FRIDAY, Sept. 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Sen. John McCain dealt a body blow ...
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Clock running out on health program for 9 million kids

Close to 9 million children could be affected if funding for health insurance for them expires. Billion Photos/www.shutterstock.comSince the inauguration of President Trump, health care has been front and center ...
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When It Comes to Exercise, Quality Trumps Quantity

FRIDAY, Sept. 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- You've probably heard that you need to get at least 150 minutes of moderate exercise every week. But a study published in the ...
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IUD Won’t Interfere With Breast-Feeding

FRIDAY, Sept. 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Women who have a hormonal intrauterine device (IUD) implanted immediately after childbirth can still breast-feed, according to a new study. There's no reason ...
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Workers Without Paid Sick Leave Suffer Ill Effects

FRIDAY, Sept. 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Lack of paid sick leave can cause mental distress for workers when they're ill because they're afraid of losing wages or their jobs, ...
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More Teen Dads?

FRIDAY, Sept. 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The number of teen mothers in the United States remained stable over two generations, but the number of teen fathers increased, new research ...
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Yoga May Bring Better Sleep to Breast Cancer Patients

FRIDAY, Sept. 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A certain type of yoga may provide lasting benefits for breast cancer patients who have trouble sleeping, researchers report. The study included 227 ...
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