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Let Them Sleep! Doctors Say Teens Need Later School Start Time

Have you ever wondered why elementary school students — who are awake and watching television by 6AM — don’t start school until 8:45AM while their …

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Study: Medical Marijuana Decreases Drug Overdose Deaths

By Brad Broker
The legalization of medical marijuana has led to a decrease in drug overdose deaths, according to a new study.
Chronic pain is so common …

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E-Cigs Can Help Smokers Quit, But Heart Assoc. Still Worries About Youths

By Alan Lyndon
E-cigs are booming and more research and regulation is needed — quickly — before a new generation becomes addicted or potentially harmed, according …

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Doctor’s View: Keep Your Guns Out Of My Practice

“Physicians who genuinely wish to offer safety information can simply hand out firearms safety and safe storage brochures to all patients.” That was the advice of …

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Middle School Female Soccer Players At Greatest Risk For Concussions

By Alan Lyndon
Concussions have become synonymous with sports.  Most of the research has focused on adults, particularly college football players.  But it appears that a …

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Why Do People Become Suicidal?

By Alan Lyndon
Comedian Robin Williams died from asphyxia due to hanging, according to Lt. Keith Boyd of the Marin County, California Sheriff’s Office. The actor was found …

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