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Deaths Prompt CPSC, FDA warning on Infant Sleep Positioners

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today warned consumers to stop using infant sleep positioners. Over the past 13 ...
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Kids with Asthma Found To Be Worse Off from Alternative Medicine

The trend toward alternative therapies for children who have asthma is leaving those kids worse off, according to a study of their parents’ practices. For parents who reported ...
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Scientists Take New Approaches After Melanoma Drug Falters

The promise of a new treatment for deadly, late-stage melanoma — heralded by the finding that 80 percent of otherwise-untreatable patients saw their tumors shrink in early trial ...
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Teens Who Sleep Less Eat More Fatty Food

Teens who sleep less than eight hours on a weeknight are more likely to eat a high proportion of fatty foods than teens who get eight or more ...
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Older People Like to Read Bad News About Young People

Older people choose to read negative news about young adults rather than positive news when given a choice, at least in Germany. It gives the seniors a boost ...
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New Pets May Help Autistic Kids Socially

Getting a pet may help children with autism to develop their social skills, if the furry friend is brought into the home when the child is about 5 ...
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Which Repulsive Images Will Be Going on Cigarette Packs?

Cigarette packs could be covered with images of a man smoking out of a hole in his neck or a mother blowing cigarette smoke into her child’s face, ...
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Supreme Court Case Could Significantly Change Vaccine Lawsuits

The Supreme Court is set to hear the first arguments Tuesday in a vaccine injury case that pediatricians and medical malpractice lawyers worry will drastically change how patients ...
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Doctor Urges New Moms Toward Cow’s Milk

Feeding cow’s milk formula to a baby during the first 15 days of his or her life greatly decreases the chance that the baby will ever develop a ...
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The Healthy Geezer: What’s Radiation Sickness?

Question: I’ve been reading about “dirty bombs” that spread radiation. They can kill by giving you radiation sickness. What exactly is this? Answer: Radiation sickness is an illness ...
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