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Suicide Rates Fall When States Raise Minimum Wage: Study

Suicide Rates Fall When States Raise Minimum Wage: Study

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News TUESDAY, April 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The link between paychecks and mental health just got a little stronger. New research suggests that raising the minimum wage might slow the rate of suicides in the United States. The review of all 50 states found that between 2006 […]

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How to Cut Your Kids’ Sugar Intake

How to Cut Your Kids’ Sugar Intake

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News WEDNESDAY, April 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The concerns about sugar and kids go far beyond the risk of cavities. An extensive research review by the American Heart Association (AHA) found that kids who consume a lot of foods and drinks with added sugar could develop heart […]

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Health Tip: Treating an Infant’s Fever

Health Tip: Treating an Infant’s Fever

(HealthDay News) — A baby’s first fever can be scary for parents. However, most fevers are relatively harmless, says MedlinePlus. Latest Healthy Kids News When treating your child’s fever, MedlinePlus suggests: If a newborn has a fever of more than 100.4 degrees F, contact a doctor without delay. Copyright © 2019 HealthDay. All rights reserved.

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NYC Declares Public Health Emergency Over Brooklyn Measles Outbreak

NYC Declares Public Health Emergency Over Brooklyn Measles Outbreak

By E.J. MundellHealthDay Reporter Latest Infectious Disease News TUESDAY, April 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A public health emergency has been declared in New York City as it grapples with one of the largest measles outbreaks in decades, which is centered in the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community in Brooklyn. Unvaccinated people living in certain ZIP codes in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, […]

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Hunt’s Tomato Paste Recalled for Mold Danger

Hunt’s Tomato Paste Recalled for Mold Danger

Possible mold contamination has led to the recall of 6-ounce cans of Hunt’s Tomato Paste No Salt Added, Conagra Brands Inc. says. Latest Infectious Disease News After the canning process, some cans might have been damaged, creating the potential for mold. The recalled products were sold in the United States. Consumers with the recalled products, […]

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Pros, Cons to Multiple Meds for Nursing Home Residents

Pros, Cons to Multiple Meds for Nursing Home Residents

Latest Heart News TUESDAY, April 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — There’s an upside and a downside to prescribing nursing home residents a long list of medicines, new research confirms. Taking multiple meds can boost a resident’s odds of survival after a heart attack, for example, but it may also lower their ability to safely perform […]

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Expert Tips for Reducing Running Injuries

Expert Tips for Reducing Running Injuries

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News TUESDAY, April 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Most runners are enthusiastic about their sport and take steps to work out safely. But injuries like stress fractures and muscle strains, among others, are common and can sideline you, sometimes for weeks if not months. Researchers point to […]