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Parents Should Set Good Example to Keep Kids Slim, Pediatrics Group Says
Parents Should Set Good Example to Keep Kids Slim, Pediatrics Group Says MONDAY, June 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- As rates of childhood obesity continue to climb in the United States, parents should embrace healthy eating habits and behaviors to help...
Parents, Stop Hovering: 'Risky' Play May Have Benefits for Kids
Parents, Stop Hovering: 'Risky' Play May Have Benefits for Kids MONDAY, June 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children may benefit, physically and socially, from being allowed to play with less monitoring from mom and dad, a new research review finds. The...
Patients with Low-Grade Brain Tumors Living Longer
Patients with Low-Grade Brain Tumors Living Longer WEDNESDAY, JuLY 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Survival has improved for adults with low-grade brain tumors, known as gliomas, a new study finds. Low-grade gliomas grow slowly but are deadly. Because the...
Promise From a New Weight-Loss Drug
Promise From a New Weight-Loss Drug WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The injectable drug Saxenda may be a helpful tool in the battle against excess weight and obesity, a new study suggests. People who injected Saxenda (liraglutide) every da...
Parents' Genetic Similarities Could Affect Kids' Height, Intellect
Parents' Genetic Similarities Could Affect Kids' Height, Intellect WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The less alike two parents are genetically, the taller and mentally sharper their kids tend to be, according to a new study of populations a...
Plane Passengers' Near-Death Experience Gives Clues to Trauma's Effect on Brain
Plane Passengers' Near-Death Experience Gives Clues to Trauma's Effect on Brain FRIDAY, July 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A study involving people who thought they were about to die in a plane crash reveals new clues to the long-term impact that trauma...
Poor Health as Teen, Poor Job Prospects Later, Study Suggests
Poor Health as Teen, Poor Job Prospects Later, Study Suggests MONDAY, June 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Mental or physical health problems during the teen years may make it harder to get a good job or to complete higher education later on, a new resea...
Pregnancy Results Good for Women With Controlled Lupus: Study
Pregnancy Results Good for Women With Controlled Lupus: Study MONDAY, June 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Not long ago, women with lupus were often told pregnancy was too risky. But new research confirms that when the disease is under control, women usu...
Pregnancy May Conceal Ebola
Pregnancy May Conceal Ebola WEDNESDAY, June 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Ebola infection continues to surprise scientists. The latest twist: The deadly virus may hide in pregnant women without obvious symptoms. A new case report describes a 31-year-ol...
Pesticide Used Decades Ago May Raise Breast Cancer Risk: Study
Pesticide Used Decades Ago May Raise Breast Cancer Risk: Study TUESDAY, June 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Although the pesticide DDT was banned in the United States in 1972, women exposed to the chemical while they were still in the womb may be more l...