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Legalized Pot May Lead to More Traffic Crashes June 22, 2017

But auto accident deaths aren't on the rise in states where recreational pot is allowed, researchers say

OCD May Be Linked to Inflammation in the Brain: Study June 22, 2017

Breakthrough could spur better treatments for anxiety disorder, researchers say

When is Tourette Syndrome Actually Autism? June 22, 2017

Repetitive behaviors, restricted interests occur in both disorders, make correct diagnosis tricky, researchers report

Most U.S. Teens Aren't 'Doing It' June 22, 2017

By 18, more than half of adolescents were still virgins, new CDC survey reveals

Breast-Feeding Tied to Lower Heart, Stroke Risk for Mom June 21, 2017

Study finds the longer a woman does it, the lower her risk drops

Extreme Heat in Southwest a Deadly Threat June 21, 2017

Here's how to protect yourself as temperatures top 120 degrees

Do Older Dads Produce Brainy Boys? June 21, 2017

Study finds their sons score high in intelligence and focus

Could You Raise a 'No-Diaper' Baby? June 21, 2017

Physician couple found it's possible, but daycare workers and babysitters may not want to give it a go

Health Tip: Become an Active Family June 21, 2017

Small changes add up

Vaccine Curbs High Cholesterol in Mice June 20, 2017

Cardiologists call the results 'exciting,' but stress that only research in humans can confirm the findings

Childhood Chemo May Have Lasting Effects on Memory June 20, 2017

Study found timing of treatment seemed to play a role

Major Heart Group Says Doctor-Patient Talks Are Key June 19, 2017

Info needs to be tailored to patient's needs, level of understanding

Most Mothers Have Been Victims of 'Mommy-Shaming,' Poll Finds June 19, 2017

Criticism of parenting skills usually comes from family members, on topics from discipline to diet

Opioid Abuse Jumps 6-Fold for U.S. Youth, Too Few Get Treated: Study June 19, 2017

Many don't receive medications recommended to beat these dependencies, researchers say

Raise the Smoking Age to 21? Most Kids Fine With That June 19, 2017

Study found two-thirds of U.S. teens endorse such a move by states

Health Tip: Considering Bed Sharing? June 19, 2017

What the experts say

Guns Kill or Wound 7,000 U.S. Kids a Year: Report June 19, 2017

It's a 'uniquely American problem,' one pediatrician says

Time for Some Summer Sun Safety Tips June 18, 2017

Pediatricians offer advice on preventing sunburns, other warm weather problems

Helmets for Motorcyclists a No Brainer: Study June 16, 2017

Skull and facial injuries much more likely without head protection

Give Dad the Gift of Health on Father's Day June 16, 2017

Exercise with him, let him get some extra sleep, men's health expert says

Summer Fun Is Not Without Hazards June 16, 2017

Accidental deaths peak in July and August; here's how to avoid dangers

Study Cites Top Reasons Young Autism Patients Are Hospitalized June 16, 2017

Mood disorders, sleep problems and having a single caregiver raise odds of in-patient psychiatric care

Many Tanning Salons Defy Legal Age Limits on Users June 16, 2017

Some also make false claims about the health effects of tanning, researchers find

Are U.S. Teens Now as Inactive as 60-Year-Olds? June 16, 2017

The lack of exercise more evident among females than males, study says

Health Tip: Children and Thumbsucking June 16, 2017

It may affect dental health

Pot Plus Booze: A Deadly Mix Behind the Wheel June 15, 2017

Study found odds of a fatal auto accident jumped 5 times if both substances were used

First Decline Seen in 'Vaping' Among U.S. Teens: CDC June 15, 2017

Drop fueled a decrease in use of all tobacco products, report finds

Higher Pregnancy Weight Tied to Raised Odds for Birth Defects June 15, 2017

But researchers say absolute risk is low

Medical Costs Soar for U.S. Babies Born Addicted to Opioids June 15, 2017

Yearly price tag for their care now tops $300 million, researchers report

Are You at Risk for Metabolic Syndrome? June 15, 2017

Protect yourself from 'pre-diabetes'

When Parents Focus on Smartphones, Kids' Misbehaving Can Rise June 15, 2017

Little ones can feel snubbed by the devices and consequently act out, study suggests

Health Tip: Applying Sunscreen on Children June 15, 2017

Suggestions for correct use

Fever During Pregnancy Tied to Autism in Study June 14, 2017

But absolute risk is low, researcher says

Helping Your Kids Cope With Your Divorce June 14, 2017

Things Mom and Dad should agree on

It's a Tough Flu Season … for Dogs June 14, 2017

Humans can't catch it, but new canine virus can make your pet 'sick as a dog'

Health Tip: Inspect Your Child's Playground June 14, 2017

Look for hidden dangers

Flu Shot Falls Short More Often for Obese People: Study June 13, 2017

Immune cells that guard against the virus don't function properly, researchers say

Women More Likely to Remember Plus-Size Models June 13, 2017

It pays to use more realistic body types, small study suggests

Who Looks Obese to You? June 13, 2017

White women are expected to be thin, blacks not so much, study finds

Health Tip: Teach Teens About Dangerous Driving Habits June 13, 2017

And help keep them safe

Could Your Breakfast Cloud Your Judgment? June 12, 2017

Responses to unfair financial offer differed after high-carb versus high-protein meal, study found

Nearly 10 Million U.S. Adults Suffer From Mental Illness June 12, 2017

More than a third aren't getting help, federal study says

Stay Safe as Summer Temps Soar June 12, 2017

ER physician offers advice on avoiding heat health problems

2 Billion Worldwide Are Obese or Overweight June 12, 2017

Study shows it's not only an American problem, but an international health crisis

Patient's Education Level May Be Key to Heart Risk June 12, 2017

As the number of diplomas rose, odds of cardiovascular issues declined, study found

Many Preemies Don't Struggle in School June 12, 2017

Two-thirds of the tiniest infants were ready for kindergarten, study says

Teens With ADHD Face a Higher Crash Risk June 12, 2017

Study found they were 36 percent more likely to get in an accident than other adolescents

Poor Sleep Habits = Poor Grades June 12, 2017

Study of college students finds regular slumber schedule a key to success

Experimental Zika Vaccine Protects Mice Against Virus: Study June 09, 2017

Just one dose provided 100 percent protection, researcher says

Even Your Bones Can Get Fat, Mouse Study Suggests June 09, 2017

But running rodents improved their bone quality in just weeks, researchers say

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