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Swallowing Pills? Children Can Learn How

Five strategies were identified that help get the medicine down.

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Higher Altitude States Have Fewer Kids With ADHD

Low-lying states have rates up to 16 percent versus 6 percent in mountain regions.

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Here's Why Your Knuckles Crack

Space forms between joints, causing popping sound, scans reveal.

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Doctors Often Ignore Parents' Concerns About Autism in Young Kids

Research suggests that needless delays in diagnosis, treatment, occur as a result.

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Is Gestational Diabetes Linked to Autism?

Research shows pregnancy-related diabetes was linked to a moderately increased risk for autism


Recalls of Ice Cream, Hummus Spur Listeria Warnings

CDC recommends safe handling, storage of foods.

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Stem Cells, Fecal Transplants Show Promise for Crohn's Disease

Early research proves promising, but more is needed to see if there are lasting benefits.

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Work-Related Asthma Affects Millions of U.S. Adults

If you can't give up the job, try to minimize contact with irritants.

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Family Stress Linked to Teen Obesity in Study

Efforts to keep childhood weight in check need to take home environment into account.


Be Careful With That Eyeliner

Applying it to the inner lid raises risk of particles getting into eye, which could cause possible vision problems.

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Breast Milk Bought Online Might Contain Cow's Milk

Parents with babies who have cow milk allergies or intolerance will want to be especially cautious.

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More TV Time May Mean Higher Diabetes Risk

People with prediabetes were 3.4 percent more prone to get full-blown disease for every hour watched daily.

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High-Tech Skin Maps Show Chemicals From Clothes, Beauty Products

Experts are still unclear on whether or not those residues are harmful.

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Night Owls Run Higher Risk of Health Problems

Even with the same amount of sleep as early risers, they were more prone to diabetes, muscle loss.

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Clues to 'Brain Fog' in Chronic Fatigue Patients Found in Spinal Fluid

Study reveals evidence that it's 'not made up,' researcher says.