Handle Fireworks With Care on the Fourth

THURSDAY, June 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Americans love fireworks, especially on the Fourth of July, but experts warn they can be dangerous if not used safely.

E-Cigs May Damage Cells in Mouth

THURSDAY, June 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Many people think electronic cigarettes are a safer alternative to tobacco cigarettes, but a new study suggests that's not the case.

Jobs With the Highest Suicide Rates

THURSDAY, June 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Can the type of job you choose affect your risk of suicide? Possibly, according to a new U.S. report that found for certain occupations, the odds of suicide were significantly higher.

New Test Help Detect Drug-Resistant Bacteria

THURSDAY, June 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The Xpert Carba-R Assay diagnostic, which tests patient specimens for genetic markers associated with drug-resistant bacteria, has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

FDA Approves Eye Implant for Aging Boomers

THURSDAY, June 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- An implant that helps the aging eye focus on small print and nearby objects has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Malaria Vaccine Protection Short-Lived in Young Children

THURSDAY, June 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The world's most promising malaria vaccine appears to offer short-lived protection, fading away within a matter of years, a new clinical trial reveals.

FDA Says 'No' to Eating Raw Cookie Dough

THURSDAY, June 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Before you lick that raw cookie dough off your spoon, know that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning against it.

Health Highlights: June 30, 2016

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

Health Tip: When Your Blood Glucose Rises

(HealthDay News) -- Blood glucose is supposed to be regulated by the pancreatic hormone insulin. But for various reasons, the process doesn't work correctly among people with diabetes.

Zika Brain Damage May Occur in Babies With Normal-Sized Heads

WEDNESDAY, June 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- In the ongoing crisis around Zika-linked birth defects, attention has been largely focused on infants born with too-small heads, or microcephaly.