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Recessions May Thwart a Woman's Motherhood Plans Forever: Study

September 30, 2014 Research found initial impact was most pronounced among women in their 20s, and lasted until they were in their 40s

Acupuncture May Not Help Chronic Knee Pain, Study Finds

September 30, 2014 Laser, needle treatment worked no better than 'sham' procedure

Can Exercise Prevent Type 2 Diabetes? Your Genes May Be Key

September 30, 2014 Some obese people have DNA that makes it tougher for workouts to fend off the disease, study suggests

Could a 'Fat Tongue' Be a Factor in Sleep Apnea?

September 30, 2014 In study, obese people with the disorder tended to have more fat at base of tongue

Fish Oil Supplements Have Little Effect on Irregular Heartbeat: Study

September 30, 2014 Atrial fibrillation increases the risk for stroke, researchers note

Groups Call for Medicare Coverage of Lung Cancer Screening

September 30, 2014 CT scans for high-risk seniors covered by private insurers, but Medicare not required to do so

Health Highlights: Sept. 30, 2014

September 30, 2014 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:

Health Tip: Curbing Nighttime Nursing

September 30, 2014 Feed baby more during the day

Health Tip: Get Physical Activity

September 30, 2014 From sports to cleaning, there are many ways to burn calories

Herceptin Best for Certain Breast Cancer Patients, Study Says

September 30, 2014 Drug should remain standard of care for HER2-positive tumors, doctors say

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Regular exercise, such as walking, playing tennis, weight lifting, yoga or using a rowing machine can reduce the likelihood of bone fractures in people with osteoporosis.