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Health Highlights: Sept. 24, 2020

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

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9 in 10 Americans Not Yet Immune to COVID, CDC Director Says

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THURSDAY, Sept. 24, 2020 (Healthday News) -- The head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told a Senate committee on Wednesday that 90% of Am...

FDA Adds Abuse Warning to Labels for Xanax, Valium


THURSDAY, Sept. 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Reacting to an upsurge in abuse of benzodiazepine sedatives such as Valium, Xanax and Ativan, U.S. officials on Wednesd...

Americans Are Cutting Back on Sugary Drinks


THURSDAY, Sept. 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Drinking lots of sugary beverages can wreak havoc on your health, but new research finds more Americans are turning awa...

COVID Bites: Cracked Teeth Another Coronavirus Scourge


THURSDAY, Sept. 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Dentists are drilling down on another worrying trend related to the coronavirus: more cracked teeth.

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Kids Who Need Steroids Face Risk of Diabetes, Other Ills


THURSDAY, Sept. 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Children who need to take oral steroids for chronic or life-threatening conditions can experience serious side effects,...

After COVID-19 Exposure, When Can Young Athletes Resume Play?

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THURSDAY, Sept. 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Young athletes who've had moderate COVID-19 symptoms should be symptom-free for 14 days and get their doctor's OK befor...