Health Tip: If You Have Braces
(HealthDay News) -- Eating healthy is especially important when
you have braces. That means avoiding sugary foods, which could lead
to plaque build-up and tooth decay.
Health Tip: At Greater Risk for Obesity?
(HealthDay News) -- Overeating can be a sure ticket to gaining
weight and eventually becoming obese.
Skipping Breakfast May Raise Diabetes Risk
SUNDAY, June 16 (HealthDay News) -- Eating breakfast every day
may help overweight women reduce their risk of diabetes, a small
new study suggests.
Gene Variants May Play Role in Obesity
MONDAY, June 17 (HealthDay News) -- Two new studies offer some
solace to those who can't control their weight despite diet and
exercise by providing more evidence that genetics may play a role
Tobacco Laws for Minors May Cut Adult Smoking as Well
MONDAY, June 17 (HealthDay News) -- Strict controls on the sale
of cigarettes to youth may also reduce adult smoking, a new study
Sibling Bullying Can Lead to Depression, Anxiety in Victims
MONDAY, June 17 (HealthDay News) -- Being picked on by your
brother or sister may seem like a normal part of growing up, but
for some kids the bullying may be a source of depression and
anxiety, a new study suggests.
Minority Kids With Autism Less Likely to Use Specialty Services: Study
MONDAY, June 17 (HealthDay News) -- Black and Hispanic children
with autism are markedly less likely than children from white
families to receive specialty care for complications tied to the
disorder, a new study finds.
BPA Exposure Tied to Undescended Testicles in Boys
MONDAY, June 17 (HealthDay News) -- Fetal exposure to the
chemical bisphenol A (BPA) has been linked to low levels of a key
developmental hormone in newborn boys with undescended testicles,
according to an early new study.
Health Highlights: June 17, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
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