Today's Health News

FDA Approves Eye Implant for Aging Boomers

June 30, 2016 Tiny lens reshapes cornea to improve focus on small print, objects close to you

FDA Says 'No' to Eating Raw Cookie Dough

June 30, 2016 Illness-inducing germs such as E. coli can lurk in uncooked flour, agency warns

New Test Help Detect Drug-Resistant Bacteria

June 30, 2016 Uses specimens taken directly from patients

Handle Fireworks With Care on the Fourth

June 30, 2016 Take steps to avoid injury while celebrating independence

Malaria Vaccine Protection Short-Lived in Young Children

June 30, 2016 Kids in study were given 3 doses, but manufacturer now says 4 doses needed

Jobs With the Highest Suicide Rates

June 30, 2016 Farmers, fishermen and foresters have more than 5 times the average odds, CDC says

3 Treatments Seem to Help Combat Binge-Eating Disorder

June 30, 2016 Review finds these methods may aid those with the most common eating disorder in the U.S.

E-Cigs May Damage Cells in Mouth

June 30, 2016 Findings suggest a possible increase in the risk of oral disease, researchers say

Gene Tied to Breast Cancer Raises Uterine Cancer Risk Too

June 30, 2016 Women with BRCA1 may want to consider preventive removal of uterus, researcher says

Health Highlights: June 30, 2016

June 30, 2016 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:

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