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Autism Genes Vary, Even in Affected Siblings, Study Finds

Mon, 2015-01-26 11:00
Only one-third of siblings with autism shared similar genetic variations, researchers say
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Family History, Genes and Gene Therapy
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Childhood Neglect May Affect Brain Development, Study Says

Mon, 2015-01-26 11:00
Changes in white matter seen in institutionalized children
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Abuse, Child Development
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Could Premature Birth Affect Adult Relationships, Self-Esteem?

Mon, 2015-01-26 11:00
Young people who were born preemies start having sex later than their peers, study finds
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Mental Health, Premature Babies, Sexual Health
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How to Stay Safe When Riding Out a Blizzard

Mon, 2015-01-26 11:00

Tips for protecting you, your family and your home



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Winter Weather Emergencies
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Natpara Approved for Hormone Disorder Causing Low Blood Calcium

Mon, 2015-01-26 11:00
Drug is for people with insufficient parathyroid hormone
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Medicines, Parathyroid Disorders
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New Bacterial Meningitis Vaccine Approved

Mon, 2015-01-26 11:00
Bexsero prevents deadly infection of spinal cord lining
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Immunization, Meningitis
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Breast Cancer Knowledge

Mon, 2015-01-26 08:21
Source: HealthDay -
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer, Talking With Your Doctor
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Menu Calorie Counts May Mean Less Fattening Meals for Kids

Mon, 2015-01-26 08:00

Study suggests certain calorie information might also prompt parents to encourage more exercise



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Nutrition, Obesity in Children
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Morphine After Tonsillectomy Tied to Breathing Problems in Study

Mon, 2015-01-26 08:00
Motrin, Advil a safe option for children, researchers say
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Sleep Apnea, Tonsils and Adenoids
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Reducing Work-Family Conflict May Improve Sleep

Mon, 2015-01-26 08:00

When managers and employees got more support in workplace, everyone got more rest, study says



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Occupational Health, Sleep Disorders
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Troubled Boys, Girls Have Sex Earlier, Study Finds

Mon, 2015-01-26 08:00
Disruptive behavior at age 5 was predictive in boys, age 10 for girls
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Behavior Disorders, Teen Sexual Health
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FDA Permits Marketing of First System of Mobile Medical Apps for Continuous Glucose Monitoring

Mon, 2015-01-26 06:56
Source: Food and Drug Administration
Related MedlinePlus Page: Blood Sugar
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FDA Approves Natpara to Control Low Blood Calcium Levels in Patients with Hypoparathyroidism

Mon, 2015-01-26 06:53
Source: Food and Drug Administration
Related MedlinePlus Page: Parathyroid Disorders
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Pediatricians' Group Opposes Legal Marijuana

Mon, 2015-01-26 06:00
American Academy of Pediatrics says drug has potential to harm children
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Marijuana
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78 People Now Infected in U.S. Measles Outbreak

Mon, 2015-01-26 06:00

Most patients hadn't been vaccinated against the disease, officials say



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Childhood Immunization, Immunization, Measles
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Watch Out for Falling Icicles

Sun, 2015-01-25 08:00

Winter's hazards aren't all underfoot, doctor warns



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Winter Weather Emergencies
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Looking to Boost Your Exercise Level? Here Are Some Helpful Tips

Sat, 2015-01-24 08:00

Start slowly and allow for time to rest and recover, trainers recommend



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise and Physical Fitness, Sports Fitness, Sports Safety
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Keep Allergies in Mind When Planning Valentine's Day

Fri, 2015-01-23 15:00

Expert offers allergen-avoiding advice for buying gifts and planning a night out



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Allergy, Food Allergy
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Diabetes-Related Foot Condition Often Missed

Fri, 2015-01-23 13:00

Charcot foot can lead to deformity, disability if not treated in time, experts say



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Complications, Diabetic Foot, Foot Injuries and Disorders
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With Healthy Foods, Taste Matters, Researchers Say

Fri, 2015-01-23 13:00

Study finds that people ignored nutritional information if they thought yogurt didn't taste good



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Carbohydrates, Dietary Fats, Nutrition
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