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Alarming Number of Crib Injuries Spurs Call for Improvements

More than 9,500 infants and toddlers are treated in emergency rooms each year for injuries related to cribs, bassinets and playpens, according to a new study. Researchers at ...
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College Students May Be More Protective of Intoxicated Female Friends Than Previously Thought

Despite common perceptions, college students are less willing to let their female friends engage in risky sexual behavior after a night of drinking alcohol, according to a new ...
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Risk of Uncommon, Aggressive Breast Cancer Rises with Having More Children: Study

The more times a woman gives birth, the higher her risk of developing a relatively uncommon but particularly aggressive type of breast cancer, according to a new study. ...
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Risk of Uncommon, Aggressive Breast Cancer Rises with Having More Children: Study

The more times a woman gives birth, the higher her risk of developing a relatively uncommon but particularly aggressive type of breast cancer, according to a new study. ...
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Lifestyle Choices Can Help Youngsters Grow Into Low-Cholesterol Adults

While having an unhealthy lifestyle as a child can make it difficult to be fit as an adult, it doesn’t destine you to a lifetime of disorders, according ...
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Lifestyle Choices Can Help Youngsters Grow Into Low-Cholesterol Adults

While having an unhealthy lifestyle as a child can make it difficult to be fit as an adult, it doesn’t destine you to a lifetime of disorders, according ...
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Soda is Actually Spicy, Says Your Tongue

You may not think the fizz in your cherry soda is spicy, but your tongue does, a new study suggests. The carbon dioxide in fizzy drinks sets off ...
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Mandatory Salt Curb Most Effective For Health, Study Finds

A mandatory curb on the amount of salt allowed in processed foods could be 20 times more effective than a voluntary industry curb, a new Australian study suggests. ...
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The Healthy Geezer: Can You Really Get Legionnaires’ by Drinking Water? Yes

Question: Is it true that you can get Legionnaires’ disease from gagging on a drink of water? This has got to be bogus. Answer: While this sounds like ...
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For Babies, Low Vitamin D Boosts Respiratory Infection Risk

Newborn babies with low levels of vitamin D face an increased risk of respiratory infections during infancy and wheezing episodes during early childhood, according to a new study. ...
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