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May 16, 2018

Big Rise Seen in U.S. Kids, Teens Attempting Suicide

WEDNESDAY, May 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — In a troubling sign that anxiety and depression are taking hold of America’s youth, new research shows a doubling […]
May 15, 2018

Scientists Are Targeting the Common Cold

TUESDAY, May 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — British researchers have developed a molecule they claim could make colds a thing of the past. In lab tests, […]
May 15, 2018

Fewer Antibiotics for Kids, But More ADHD Drugs

TUESDAY, May 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — American kids are taking fewer prescription medications these days — but certain drugs are being prescribed more than ever, […]
May 15, 2018

America's Fittest City: Arlington, Va.

TUESDAY, May 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Arlington, Va. is the “most fit city in America.” So says the American College of Sports Medicine. Among the […]
May 14, 2018

Dirty Air in Pregnancy May Raise Kid's Blood Pressure Risk

MONDAY, May 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Breathing polluted air is never wise for anyone, but pregnant women may pay an especially unwanted price. “The findings […]
May 14, 2018

Take Time Out Now for School Sports Physicals

MONDAY, May 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Most states require school athletes to have a sports physical, and now is the time to book it, doctors […]
May 14, 2018

More U.S. Parents Smoking Pot Around Kids

MONDAY, May 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Progress made in limiting kids’ exposure to secondhand smoke could be undermined by the increasing popularity of pot, a […]
May 11, 2018

Hair Care Products for Black Women May Disrupt Hormones

FRIDAY, May 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Many black women use a plethora of hair care products that contain chemicals that can interfere with their hormones, […]
May 11, 2018

AHA: Take It From an Olympian, The Healthiest Mother's Day Gift Is Self-Care

FRIDAY, May 11, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Motherhood. Career. Fitness. For many women, it doesn’t always feel like all of these can coexist, much less […]