Health Highlights: Sept. 15, 2015

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
NYC Mandates Salt Warnings on Chain Restaurant Menus
Sit down at a chain restaurant in New York City and you’ll soon see warnings about the…
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Health Tip: When a Couple Becomes Parents

– Becoming parents can mean big changes in your lives, but it doesn’t mean your bond has to weaken as your relationship evolves.
The American Academy of Family Physicians recommends that couples:

Share child care responsibilities as much as…
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Health Tip: Skip the Frying Pan

– Nothing can sink heart-healthy food faster than frying it in oil and breading.
The American Heart Association suggests these alternatives:

Stir fry your favorite veggies and meat in a little broth or oil. Avoid high-sodium seasonings, such as…
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Diabetes Takes a Toll on Women's Hearts

MONDAY, Sept. 14, 2015 — Diabetes may be harder on women’s hearts than it is on men’s.
Two new studies have found an increased risk of heart problems, such as heart attack and chest pain, in women with diabetes compared to men with the blood sugar…
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Jumbo Portions Lead to Overeating, Study Confirms

MONDAY, Sept. 14, 2015 — Larger portions and oversized tableware do contribute to overeating, a new study reports.
Eliminating jumbo servings of foods and beverages could reduce caloric intake among Americans by 29 percent, British researchers…
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