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AAP Approves 2015 Vaccine Schedule for Children, Teens

January 27, 2015 – 10:59 AM |
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TUESDAY, Jan. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) — The 2015 recommended childhood and adolescence immunization schedules have been approved by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) …

Prostate Cancer Patients Who Smoke Double Risk of Death

January 27, 2015 – 10:27 AM |
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By Alan Mozes
HealthDay Reporter
TUESDAY, Jan. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Smoking doubles the chances that a prostate cancer patient will see his disease spread and that …

Certain Allergy, Depression Meds Tied to Higher Odds for Dementia

January 26, 2015 – 4:44 PM |
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MONDAY, Jan. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Long-term and/or high-dose use of a class of medications used for hay fever, depression and other ills has …

Pediatric Oncologist Learns About Loss The Hard Way

January 26, 2015 – 3:50 PM |

Pediatric oncology can be one of the most emotionally draining specialties for doctors and health care providers.  On one hand, the sight of a child …

Viruses May Play Role in Crohn’s Disease

January 23, 2015 – 10:15 AM |
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FRIDAY, Jan. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Viruses may play a role in inflammatory bowel diseases, including the two most common types, Crohn’s disease and …

‘Video Feedback’ Therapy May Help Curb Autism

January 22, 2015 – 4:17 PM |
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THURSDAY, Jan. 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) — A therapy involving “video feedback” — where parents watch videos of their interactions with their baby — might …