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Year-Round Baseball Leads to More Youth Injuries

April 6, 2015 – 11:46 AM |
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(HealthDay News) — Being able to play baseball year-round puts young pitchers in the southern United States at increased risk for an overuse injury in …

Violent Video Games Have No Effect on Kids’ Behavior: Study

April 6, 2015 – 11:25 AM |
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By Randy Dotinga, HealthDay
(HealthDay News) — A small study offers a mixed view on whether video games may make kids more aggressive.
Those children who spend more time …

Man’s Iced Tea Habit May Have Caused Kidney Failure

April 1, 2015 – 9:01 PM |
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By Kathleen Doheny, HealthDay
(HealthDay News) — Drinking too much iced tea might be surprisingly hard on your kidneys, a new case report contends.
After conducting a kidney biopsy …

Too Much Homework May Hurt Student Test Scores

March 27, 2015 – 10:47 AM |
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(HealthDay News) — More isn’t necessarily better for teens when it comes to homework, a new study finds.
About an hour a day is ideal, and …

Colorado’s Marijuana is 3X Stronger (and a Little Dirty)

March 23, 2015 – 3:13 PM | 4 Comments
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(HealthDay News) — New lab tests on Colorado’s legal marijuana suggest that the state’s weed supply is more potent than ever, and also a little …

Recess is Vital to Students’ Success in the Classroom

March 18, 2015 – 11:44 AM |
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Recess is an essential part of children’s school days that can help set students up for success once they head back to the classroom, a …