Many Kids Vaccinated Late or Not at All

Many Kids Vaccinated Late or Not at All

About half of infants and young children in the United States receive vaccinations late or not at all, a new study suggests. Between ...
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Nurses Exposed to Toxic Cancer Drugs, Study Finds

Nurses Exposed to Toxic Cancer Drugs, Study Finds

Nurses treating cancer patients risk being exposed to chemotherapy drugs and their toxic effects, according to a new study. The results show that ...
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California Beats Rest of Country in Reducing Smoking, Lung Cancer

California Beats Rest of Country in Reducing Smoking, Lung Cancer

The number of heavy smokers in the United States has decreased significantly over the decades, with the greatest decline occurring in California. That ...
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Firefighters’ Parasites Came from Barn Fire, Report Finds

Firefighters’ Parasites Came from Barn Fire, Report Finds

Twenty firefighters in the Midwest became infected with a gastrointestinal parasite after responding to a fire in a barn where 240 week-old calves ...
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Folic Acid Won’t Reduce Heart Disease Risk

Folic Acid Won’t Reduce Heart Disease Risk

Folic acid supplements don’t seem to make a difference when it comes to reducing the risk of heart disease and cancer, according to ...
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Interactive Video Games More Likely to Cause Shoulder, Foot Injuries

Interactive Video Games More Likely to Cause Shoulder, Foot Injuries

Interactive video games may get couch potatoes up on their feet, but watch where you swing that Wii remote controller. Games in which ...
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Low Serotonin in Moms Linked to ADHD in Kids

Low Serotonin in Moms Linked to ADHD in Kids

Women with low levels of serotonin — a brain chemical associated with positive feelings — are at an increased risk of having a ...
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Most Medications for Kids Have Inaccurate Dosing

Most Medications for Kids Have Inaccurate Dosing

When buying over-the-counter medications for their children, parents may expect a quick solution to their child’s ailment, but a new study shows that ...
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Large Vitamin D Doses May Not Reduce Frailty Risk in Women

Large Vitamin D Doses May Not Reduce Frailty Risk in Women

Taking large doses of vitamin D supplements may not reduce women’s risk of frailty later in life, according to a new study. In ...
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