Tips to Keep From Overeating at Party Time

THURSDAY, June 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Dieting can be hard on your social life.

Health Tip: Regain Your Appetite

(HealthDay News) -- Eating can be a chore if you don't have the appetite.

Health Tip: Understanding Mono

(HealthDay News) -- Once you contract mononucleosis, the virus behind it stays in your body, the Nemours Foundation says.

More Evidence That Vaping May Help Some Smokers Quit

THURSDAY, June 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- There's new research suggesting that a switch over to e-cigarettes can help cigarette smokers kick their habit -- even if initially they didn't intend to.

Raise the Bar on CPR, Heart Group Says

THURSDAY, June 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Improved CPR instruction would increase the number of people who survive cardiac arrest.

Could Antidepressants During Pregnancy Slow a Child's Motor Skills?

THURSDAY, June 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Babies exposed to antidepressants during their mother's pregnancy may face a slightly higher chance of having problems with their motor skills, a new review suggests.

Many With Severe Allergies Don't Carry an EpiPen: Study

THURSDAY, June 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Issues with cost or lack of training mean that more than half of U.S. adults at risk of a severe allergic reaction didn't use a lifesaving EpiPen or other epinephrine auto-injector during a recent attack.

Parents Must Ask: 'Is There an Unlocked Gun in Your House?'

THURSDAY, June 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Before your child goes to a friend's home to play, find out if there are guns in that home, a leading U.S. medical group advises.

TB Vaccine Linked to Better Type 1 Diabetes Control

THURSDAY, June 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Could a vaccine from the early 1900s be the key to preventing serious diabetes complications? Maybe, say researchers from Harvard University and Massachusetts General Hospital.

More Body Fat Might Lower Odds of Breast Cancer in Younger Women

THURSDAY, June 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A new international review suggests that having more body fat may protect premenopausal women from developing some types of breast cancer.

Health Highlights: June 21, 2018

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

Pot Still a Drug of Choice for Many U.S. Adults

THURSDAY, June 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Fewer American teens may be smoking pot, but the same can't be said for older adults, a new study finds.

Massive Study Finds Same Genes Drive Many Psychiatric Conditions

THURSDAY, June 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Mental illnesses ranging from depression to schizophrenia show a great degree of overlap in the genes that may contribute to them, a large, new study shows.

2.5 Million U.S. High School Students Had a Concussion in Past Year

THURSDAY, June 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The damaging effects of a concussion are well-known, and new research finds the injuries are common among U.S. high school students.

Could Herpes Virus Play a Role in Alzheimer's?

THURSDAY, June 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Viruses could play a key role in the development of Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests.