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Calcium supplements within recommended levels should be considered safe for healthy adults, according to new study.
Infants should sleep in the same bedroom as their parents for at least 6 months, according to new AAP policy.
The American Academy of Pediatrics Releases New Recommendations for Media Use by Kids.
TUESDAY, Oct. 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Close to three-quarters of American teenagers believe e-cigarettes are less harmful or addictive than real cigarettes, a new study finds.
The same can't be said for their notions about the safety of cigars and smokeless tobacco. And the perception of the safety of these products is directly re...
- Steven Reinberg
- October 25, 2016
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TUESDAY, Oct. 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Certain brain cells in adults may be vulnerable to damage from Zika infection, research with mice suggests.
These stem cells replace lost or damaged neurons throughout adulthood. And they are believed to be critical to learning and memory, according to the scientists at The Rockefeller Univers...
TUESDAY, Oct. 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Prices of health plans sold under the Affordable Care Act are rising by double-digit rates, and the number of choices available to consumers in many markets is shrinking for 2017, the Obama administration has confirmed.
The announcement Monday comes on the brink of a Presidential election that...
- Karen Pallarito
- October 25, 2016
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TUESDAY, Oct. 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors should provide breast-feeding support and guidance to new mothers and pregnant women, an expert panel says.
This includes education about the benefits of breast-feeding, encouragement and practical help on how to breast-feed, according to the new U.S. Preventive Services Task Force rec...
TUESDAY, Oct. 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The brains of children with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have structural differences not seen in the brains of typical kids, a new study finds.
PTSD is a mental health problem that occurs in some people who've lived through a shocking or dangerous event. The damaging effects associate...
TUESDAY, Oct. 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Infants who ride in an adult's lap on airline flights are at greater risk for injuries than other children, a new study finds.
"Pediatric medical events on commercial airlines are relatively infrequent given the amount of passenger traffic, however unrestrained children, especially lap infants...
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