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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...