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U.S. Pediatricians to Add Poverty to Well-Visit Checklist

One simple question might help families avert serious health risks, American Academy of Pediatrics says.

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3D Printing of Complex Human Tissue Moves Forward

Scientists say they created tissue with blood vessels that survived for weeks in lab.

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Body Fat May Be Bigger Health Danger Than Body Size

Study finds fat levels a better indicator of early death than commonly used BMI measure.

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Loose-Fitting Football Helmets Tied to Worse Concussions in Teens

High schools should have athletic trainers check players' head gear for proper fit, doctor says.

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Inducing Labor May Not Boost C-Section Risk

Study also found that prompting delivery in 39th week did not affect health of baby or mother.

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Study Questions Link Between Multiple Moles, Risk for Melanoma

Research suggests people with many of the blemishes not necessarily at higher risk for the cancer.

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A Daily Cup of Tea May Soothe Your Heart

Regular drinkers had fewer heart attacks, less calcium buildup in their arteries, study finds

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Lawn Mowers Can Cause Severe Injuries to Kids

Study found that more than half of accidents required amputation.

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Cyberbullying and Violence Linked to PTSD in Teens

Researcher says post-traumatic stress is underreported and undertreated in this age group.

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Lyme Disease "Biofilm" Eludes Antibiotics

Germ forms slimy layer that makes it up to 1,000 times more resistant than other bacteria, researchers say.

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Vaccine Has Cut HPV Infection Rate in Teen Girls by Two-Thirds

Still, too few girls and boys getting vaccinated, researchers say.


Fatal Overdoses Rising From Sedatives

When combined with narcotics, these drugs can be lethal, researcher says

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Study Sees Possible Link Between Antibiotics and Delirium in Patients

Temporary confusion often caused by drugs, including common antimicrobials, research suggests.

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More College Students Misusing ADHD Med as Study Aid

Nonmedical use of Adderall and ER visits are up, study says.

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Study Finds Organic Milk and Meat Have Higher Nutrient Levels

Research suggests these products have more omega-3s and other healthy fatty acids.