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Health Tip: Addressing Your Child’s Biting Habit

Health Tip: Addressing Your Child’s Biting Habit

(HealthDay News) — From wanting attention to communicating their feelings, children bite for a variety of reasons, says the National Association for the Education of Young Children. Latest Healthy Kids News When addressing your child’s biting habit, the association suggests: Watch your child to learn where, when and in what situations biting occurs. Pay attention […]

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Pet Turtles Linked to Salmonella Outbreak: CDC

Pet Turtles Linked to Salmonella Outbreak: CDC

THURSDAY, Oct. 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A salmonella outbreak linked to pet turtles has sickened 21 people in 13 states, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says. Latest Infectious Disease News Seven people have been hospitalized, but no deaths have been reported, the CDC said in an update about the ongoing investigation. […]

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Mumps Outbreaks Hit Florida and North Carolina

Mumps Outbreaks Hit Florida and North Carolina

By Karina Lichtenstein on 10/12/2019 11:59 AM Latest Infectious Disease News Source: MedicineNet Health News A student at Broward County middle school in Cooper City, Florida, has contracted mumps, according to school officials. Parents received a letter Friday informing them of the case and warning them to monitor their children for symptoms of the viral […]

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Implant Approved for Patients With Phototoxic Reactions From Rare Disorder

Implant Approved for Patients With Phototoxic Reactions From Rare Disorder

Latest Heart News WEDNESDAY, Oct. 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Scenesse (afamelanotide), a melanocortin-1 receptor agonist, for adult patients with a history of phototoxic reactions from erythropoietic protoporphyria, the agency announced yesterday. Scenesse is a subcutaneous implant designed to increase pain-free light exposure in this rare patient […]

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Losing Your Job Can Be a Real Heart Breaker

Losing Your Job Can Be a Real Heart Breaker

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter Latest Heart News WEDNESDAY, Oct. 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Money may not buy happiness, but a bigger paycheck is good for your heart. And new research suggests the reverse is also true: When income drops, your risk for heart attack, stroke and heart failure goes up. “One could argue that […]

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Could Eating Healthier Be a Natural Antidepressant?

Could Eating Healthier Be a Natural Antidepressant?

By Elizabeth HeubeckHealthDay Reporter Latest Depression News WEDNESDAY, Oct. 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Kids have long heard the refrain: Eat your vegetables to grow up big and strong. But a healthy diet may make you happier, too, according to Australian researchers. That was the effect eating healthier had in a small study of young […]

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Pain Relief: When to Use Cold, When to Use Heat

Pain Relief: When to Use Cold, When to Use Heat

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Chronic Pain News THURSDAY, Oct. 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Sore from a workout? You don’t have to reach for pain relief medicine when ice or heat will help. But when should you go cold and when should you go warm? Ice is the go-to therapy when an injury first […]