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More Evidence Contact Sports Can Affect the Brain

August 22, 2017. 4:00 PM EST. Some changes in structure, chemistry seen in college athletes who take hits during play By Steven Reinberg
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Kids’ Cases of High Blood Pressure May Rise Under New Guidelines

August 21, 2017 Simplified tables from American Academy of Pediatrics likely to raise detection rates

Majority of U.S. Parents Would Support Teen Switching Gender: Survey

August 21, 2017 Findings indicate growing acceptance of gender transition

Sitting Could Be Big Health Risk for Frail Folks

August 21, 2017 Being sedentary not linked to early death in people who are generally healthy, study finds

Too Many Babies Still Placed on Stomach to Sleep: Study

August 21, 2017 Pediatric experts recommend infants always sleep on their backs to avoid SIDS

Back-to-School Tips … for Parents

August 20, 2017 First few weeks require patience and support, educators say

‘Weekend Warriors’ Tend to Wear White Collars

August 18, 2017 Desk jobs keep them seated all week, but they catch up on exercise on Saturday and Sunday, study finds

Less is More for the Adult Cholera Vaccine

August 18, 2017 Giving just one shot instead of two may be better way to control outbreaks, researcher suggests

Gun Access May Drive Higher Suicide Rates in Rural Areas

August 18, 2017 Study findings are based on 12-year review of deaths in Maryland

Anti-Vaccine Family Members, Friends Spur Many Moms to Delay Baby’s Shots

August 18, 2017 Study found even if pregnant women later hear better info from docs, they may still wait on immunizations

6 Out of 7 Teens Slip Up on Contact Lens Guidelines: CDC

August 17, 2017 Infections most common for kids who skip steps or ignore rules for sleeping, swimming

Young Breakfast Skippers Lack Vital Nutrients

August 17, 2017 Calcium, iron and folate may be shortchanged when morning meal is missed

‘Herd Immunity’ May Be Curbing U.S. Zika Numbers

August 16, 2017 But smaller future outbreaks are likely, scientists warn

Pricey Wines Can Trick Your Brain

August 16, 2017 Are you responding to cost rather than quality?

Fatal Opioid ODs on the Rise Among U.S. Teens

August 16, 2017 And heroin led to the most deaths among 15- to 19-year-olds, CDC says

A Violent Environment Can Wreck Kids’ Grades

August 15, 2017 Researchers find link between kids' sleep, stress hormones and academic performance