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How to Relieve the Growing Shortage of Stroke Specialists

December 17, 2014 – 5:10 PM |
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Although stroke is the No. 4 cause of death and a leading cause of disability in the United States, there’s an increasing shortage of neurologists …

Fatal Case of Legionnaires’ in Infant Following Water Birth

December 17, 2014 – 4:52 PM |
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WEDNESDAY, Dec. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) — A Texas infant has died from Legionnaires’ disease after being born in a whirlpool tub. The report of …

E-Cigarette Flavors Use Chemical That Has Caused Lung Disease

December 17, 2014 – 4:06 PM |
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Cherry Crush, Chocolate Treat, Snappin’ Apple, and Vanilla Dreams: Those flavors sound awesome! And that’s exactly why record numbers of teens are experimenting with, and …

Yoga May Cut Heart Disease Risk Factors

December 16, 2014 – 3:06 PM |
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TUESDAY, Dec. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Yoga has long been believed to improve overall health, but a growing body of evidence shows the ancient …

Medication Linked to Fewer Injuries in Kids With ADHD

December 15, 2014 – 6:12 PM |
ADHD

MONDAY, Dec. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) –Taking medication for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) might reduce the risk of young patients accidentally injuring themselves, new research …

Is Gun Trafficking A Pediatric Health Issue?

December 12, 2014 – 5:45 PM | 2 Comments
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The discussion of physicians and guns often turns to a privacy issue or things more dangerous to children than firearms.  The best-selling book Freakonomics famously …