Monthly Archives: September 2015

Parents Find 6-Year-Old Son’s Touching Note After His Tragic Death: ‘Still … – People Magazine

People Magazine Parents Find 6-Year-Old Son's Touching Note After His Tragic Death: 'Still …People MagazineLeland Shoemake, who died Friday after a month-long battle with an amebic infection, left behind a touching note for his parents to find. The Atlanta, Georgia,

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Calcium From Supplements or Dairy Doesn’t Strengthen Bones, Study Finds – NBCNews.com

Calcium From Supplements or Dairy Doesn't Strengthen Bones, Study FindsNBCNews.comA new study should put the final nail in the coffin for any lingering beliefs that calcium supplements are good for you. The new study finds that people over 50 don't

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Can drastically reduced nicotine take the ‘hook’ out of cigarettes? – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times Can drastically reduced nicotine take the 'hook' out of cigarettes?Los Angeles TimesFinding a way to wean America's 42.1 million adult smokers from their deadly habit is one of the great challenges in public health. But a new

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Could vaccines protect kids from stroke, too? – Reuters

Reuters Could vaccines protect kids from stroke, too?Reuters(Reuters Health) – Stroke is rare in children, but the risk of it happening is increased when a child has a cold or the flu, and reduced when kids are fully vaccinated, according

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Burned by flaming water-skis? Bitten by a macaw? There’s a medical code for that. – Washington Post

West Texas News Burned by flaming water-skis? Bitten by a macaw? There's a medical code for that.Washington PostSo you've been burned by flaming water skis? Attacked by an orca? Sucked into a jet engine? Try to remember the details for

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The genes behind malaria resistance may reveal an intriguing evolutionary history – Washington Post

Medical Xpress The genes behind malaria resistance may reveal an intriguing evolutionary historyWashington PostScientists have identified new sets of genes that may make people resistant to malaria. Caused by a mosquito-transmitted parasite, malaria kills over half a million people each

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Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Awareness Week: 9 studies in the spotlight – Healio

Fortune Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Awareness Week: 9 studies in the spotlightHealioAn estimated 750,000 American women harbor an inherited BRCA mutation, which elevates their risk for developing breast and ovarian cancers. Featured. ASCO · AACR · HemOnc Today Melanoma

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Kid couch potatoes court long-term health risk – WMTV

Kid couch potatoes court long-term health riskWMTV(CNN)—Telling children to sit still might be exactly the wrong message to give. Long periods of inactivity could cause changes in blood circulation even in young children, which may increase risk of heart disease

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Study: Good gut bacteria may affect babies’ risk of asthma – Washington Post

Wall Street Journal Study: Good gut bacteria may affect babies' risk of asthmaWashington PostWASHINGTON — Gut checks suggest that not having enough of certain “good” intestinal germs early in life may increase babies' risk of developing asthma, according to a

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Study Finds Psychotherapy’s Effectiveness for Depression Is Overstated – New York Times

Vanderbilt University News Study Finds Psychotherapy's Effectiveness for Depression Is OverstatedNew York TimesMedical literature has overstated the benefits of talk therapy for depression, in part because studies with poor results have rarely made it into journals, researchers reported on Wednesday.

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New study shows prolonged sitting can hurt kids – CBC.ca

CBC.ca New study shows prolonged sitting can hurt kidsCBC.caA new study shows that children's bodies can be seriously affected after sitting down for long periods of time. Ali McManus, a professor at the University of British Columbia's School of Health

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Flavored Tobacco Lures Kids, CDC Says – NBCNews.com

USA TODAY Flavored Tobacco Lures Kids, CDC SaysNBCNews.comKids who smoke, vape or chew tobacco are flocking to the flavored varieties, a new government report shows. Seventy percent of middle and high school students who say they've used tobacco are going

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Pink-Inspired Lovingkindness Practice – Huffington Post

DenverBroncos.com Pink-Inspired Lovingkindness PracticeHuffington PostAs October rolls around, so does the pink frenzy of Breast Cancer Awareness month. This will be my third year experiencing Breast Cancer Awareness month through the lens of being a survivor. The first year I

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Parents Find 6-Year-Old Son’s Touching Note After His Tragic Death: ‘Still … – People Magazine

People Magazine Parents Find 6-Year-Old Son's Touching Note After His Tragic Death: 'Still …People MagazineLeland Shoemake, who died Friday after a month-long battle with an amebic infection, left behind a touching note for his parents to find. The Atlanta, Georgia,

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Ozzie, famous bald eagle, dies – USA TODAY

USA TODAY Ozzie, famous bald eagle, diesUSA TODAYIt's the end of an eagle era. Ozzie, one-half of internet sensation couple Ozzie and Harriet, died Wednesday, according to the Center for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife on Sanibel Island, Fla. Ozzie and

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