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Statins Might Reduce Complications After Major Lung Surgery

June 26, 2015 But it's too soon to change standard practice, researchers say

Health Tip: Swimming Safely

June 26, 2015 Make sure pool is enclosed

School Coaches Often Ill-Equipped to Spot, Manage Concussions

June 26, 2015 Better education recommended, especially at youth and middle school levels

Many Doctors Underestimate Risks of Prescription Painkillers: Survey

June 26, 2015 Nearly half questioned were misinformed about potential for abuse

'Overwhelming' Evidence That Same-Sex Parenting Won't Harm Kids

June 26, 2015 Review of thousands of studies on the issue finds broad consensus among experts

Common Antidepressants Linked to Higher Fracture Odds in Menopausal Women

June 26, 2015 Drugs like Celexa, Prozac could undermine bone, research suggests

Could Brain Scans Help Guide Treatment for OCD?

June 26, 2015 Small study suggests neural activity can point to patients who'll benefit most from psychotherapy

Fat No Longer the Focus of New U.S. Dietary Guidelines

June 26, 2015 Nutrition experts endorse decision to drop restrictions, focus on quality of food instead

Health Highlights: June 26, 2015

June 26, 2015 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:

Health Tip: Dealing With a Bee Sting

June 26, 2015 Use tweezers to remove stinger

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