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- Researchers Study How Action Movies Can Impact Eating Habits Is what you eat... what you watch?
- Primary Care Providers Can Help Teens Find, Manage Treatment For Depression PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- About 11 percent of adolescents in the United States have an episode of depression by age 18. "A combination of medicine and therapy can be effective, and in certain circumstances, either medicine alone or therapy alone can...
- Parents, State Sen. Fight For Legalization Of Pot To Treat Epilepsy Parents of children with different types of epilepsy explained how medical marijuana could help their kids without the serious side effects of other drugs, at a town hall meeting in Export Tuesday night.
- Sleep Drunkenness Condition Can Have Disastrous Consequences So sleepy, it's like you're drunk?
- Lone Star Tick Can Cause Beef Allergy It was just a small tick on her foot - just part of working in the woods, September Norman thought. However, that tick bite left her completely unable to eat red meat.
- Study Shows Later Start Time For Teens Improves Their Performance The American Academy of Pediatrics says that the school bell should ring at 8:30AM for middle school and high school students. A later start to the day will produce higher G.P.A.'s for those students.
- Doctors Treating More Athletes For Atrial Fibrillation He went out for a team run when suddenly his chest felt funny and his vision closed down for a few minutes.
- Clarithromycin Linked To Increased Risk Of Cardiac Death New research finds the antibiotic clarithromycin is associated with an increased risk of heart deaths.
- Identity Thieves May Be After Your Health Insurance In the wrong hands your insurance card is worth a fortune. It’s actually the largest target of identity thieves who want it to obtain free health care.
- Vitamin D: Good For Pregnancy? Vitamin D is thought to be good for the bones, and good for the heart.