Eye Doctors Offer Fireworks Safety Tips

THURSDAY, July 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- If you and your family like fireworks, the best way to enjoy them is by watching displays staged by professionals, according to eye doctors.

Grill Safely This Holiday Weekend

THURSDAY, July 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- July Fourth is nearly here, and chances are your weekend plans include at least some grilling.

Health Tip: Eating for Energy

(HealthDay News) -- Food is fuel for your body, and filling up on nutritious offerings can really rev up your energy.

Health Tip: Take it Easy on Chemical Cleaners

(HealthDay News) -- Using harsh chemical cleaners can be irritating for people who have asthma, especially children.

Aerobic/Strength Training Combo May Be Best Workout for Diabetics

WEDNESDAY, July 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A combination of aerobic and resistance training may work better than either type of exercise alone in helping people with diabetes control their blood sugar, a new review finds.

Teen Drinkers Risking Their Lives: Study

THURSDAY, July 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Teen drinkers who also use drugs run a greater risk for serious health problems and death, a new U.S. government study shows.

Change Bad Habits Early, Save Your Heart Later

THURSDAY, July 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Young adults who drop their bad health habits can reduce their risk of heart disease as they age, new research suggests.

Insulin Pumps May Outperform Daily Injections for Type 2 Diabetes: Study

WEDNESDAY, July 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Insulin pumps provide better blood sugar control for adults with diabetes than multiple daily insulin injections, a new study says.

One Tick Bite Can Equal Two Infections

THURSDAY, July 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- If you're planning to spend quality time outdoors this summer, new research may give you another reason to guard against ticks.

Researchers Discover How 'Magic Mushrooms' Affect the Brain

THURSDAY, July 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When people take the drug known as "magic mushrooms," their brain shows a pattern of activity that is similar to that seen with dreaming, new research reveals.

Health Highlights: July 3, 2014

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

Hurricane Season Has Begun: Are You Ready?

THURSDAY, July 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- As Hurricane Arthur threatens the East Coast of the United States, people are getting an important reminder about safety preparations they need to make for hurricane season.

Beleodaq Approved for Aggressive non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

THURSDAY, July 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Beleodaq (belinostat) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat peripheral T-Cell lymphoma (PTCL), a rare and aggressive form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (cancer of the lymph nodes).