Health Highlights: April 26, 2016

  • Letters Alerting Women About Dense Breast Tissue Often Tough to Understand: Study

  • Gold Emblem Tea Recalled by CVS

  • FDA Panel Votes Against Approval of Drug for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Health Tip: Help Prevent High Blood Pressure

Check your readings often

Health Tip: Managing Varicose Veins

Take steps to improve leg circulation

Night Shift Work May Be Tough on a Woman's Heart

But study found the effect waned after nurses stopped working odd hours

Norovirus a Costly Bug

It sickens nearly 700 million people worldwide each year, costs $4 billion to treat, study says

Omega-3 Fish Oil Supplements Might Boost Antidepressants' Effects

Data from 8 randomized clinical trials suggests a benefit, but consult with your doctor first, experts say

Rates of Severe Obesity Among U.S. Kids Still Rising: Study

Treatment for these 4.5 million children is urgently needed, researcher says

Skateboarding Mishaps Send 176 U.S. Kids to ERs Every Day

Protective gear is essential for preventing injuries, experts say

Statins Might Not Lower Colon Cancer Risk: Study

But cholesterol levels may be associated with reduced chance of disease

Trouble With Sense of Direction May Be Linked to Early Alzheimer's: Study

It's hoped virtual testing could predict disease long before symptoms develop