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Don't Let Kids Drink Pool Water

July 26, 2014 Expert offers tips for spotting chlorine poisoning, bacterial infection, secondary drowning in kids

Lift U.S. Ban on Blood Donations by Gay Men, Experts Say

July 25, 2014 American Red Cross, other groups also urge easing restrictions due to better blood screening

Health Tip: Pack Safety Essentials for a Long Hike

July 25, 2014 Don't forget a map

Study Links Shift Work to Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

July 25, 2014 Researchers cite many possible reasons for the effect, including hormonal changes

Human Brain Has Coping Mechanism for Dehydration

July 25, 2014 The mind preserves oxygen to protect itself from the effects of too little fluid, research shows

Anal, Throat Cancers on the Rise Among Young Adults, Study Finds

July 25, 2014 HPV is the main culprit, but vaccination can reduce the risk, experts say

Diet Changes Can Alter Gut Bacteria, Study Says

July 25, 2014 Researchers monitored stool samples of two people for a year

Health Highlights: July 25, 2014

July 25, 2014 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:

Health Tip: Easing Headache Pain

July 25, 2014 Use an ice pack or heat wrap

IRS Caps Fines on Uninsured Americans at $12K for Family of 5

July 25, 2014 Maximum payment set at nearly $2,500 for individuals

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