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Teaching Kids the Importance of an Apology

Teaching Kids the Importance of an Apology

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News WEDNESDAY, April 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) — “Say you’re sorry.” It’s almost a natural reflex to ask this of your child when he or she hurts or wrongs someone. But at what age do kids really understand the meaning of an apology, and should you make a […]

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Health Tip: Celebrate Graduation Responsibly

Health Tip: Celebrate Graduation Responsibly

(HealthDay News) — College and high school graduations are around the corner. While graduations are a time to celebrate, safety principles should not be forgotten. Latest Healthy Kids News The legal drinking age across the United States is 21. Adults should not host parties for underage drinkers or buy alcohol for minors, says the Rhode […]

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Americans’ Pets Help Ease the Aging Process, Poll Finds

Americans’ Pets Help Ease the Aging Process, Poll Finds

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Senior Health News WEDNESDAY, April 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Richard McIntosh hadn’t had any pets since his childhood farm dogs, but then he started a relationship with a competitive dog trainer and found his life filled with Golden Retrievers. Now McIntosh, 59, of Cornelius, Ore., can’t imagine growing old […]

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Paralyzing Illness Could Become More Common in the U.S.

Paralyzing Illness Could Become More Common in the U.S.

A rare, mysterious paralyzing illness called acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) could become more common in the United States, according to the head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). Latest Infectious Disease News Dr. Anthony Fauci said AFM may bear similarities to polio, which affected tens of thousands of U.S. children a […]

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Severe ‘Mono’ Infection May Raise Risk for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Severe ‘Mono’ Infection May Raise Risk for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Infectious Disease News TUESDAY, April 2, 2019 (HealthDay News) — As if having the exhausting “kissing disease” — also known as mononucleosis, or “mono” — isn’t bad enough, about 1 in 10 people with this infection will develop chronic fatigue syndrome in six months, researchers report. To better predict which […]

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Mick Jagger to Have Heart Valve Surgery

Mick Jagger to Have Heart Valve Surgery

Mick Jagger will have surgery to replace a valve in his heart this week. The Rolling Stones singer will have the operation Friday in New York City and is expected to make a full recovery and return to touring this summer, according to the Drudge Report, Rolling Stone magazine said. Latest Heart News The band […]

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How HIV Might Influence HPV Vaccination Rates

How HIV Might Influence HPV Vaccination Rates

Latest HIV News TUESDAY, April 2, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Does being at high risk for HIV mean you’re less likely to get the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine? New research suggests that’s so. HIV is the virus that causes AIDS, while HPV can cause cervical, anal and other cancers. HPV infection is common, and healthy […]