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Health Tip: Relieving Itchy Skin

Health Tip: Relieving Itchy Skin

(HealthDay News) — From skin conditions like eczema to contagious diseases like ringworm, there are many reasons for itchy skin. Latest Skin News Regardless of the cause, the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) says it’s important to avoid scratching, which will irritate the skin further. To soothe itchy skin, the academy suggests: Apply a cold, […]

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How to Keep Your Feet on a Sound, Pain-Free Footing

How to Keep Your Feet on a Sound, Pain-Free Footing

Latest Skin News SATURDAY, Sept. 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Don’t let foot problems hobble your autumn activities, a foot surgeon says. “Foot health contributes to your overall health. From beginners to advanced athletes, proper foot care is important to keep your body healthy,” said Dr. John Giurini, chief of podiatric surgery at Beth Israel […]

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Experts’ Guide to Trampoline Safety

Experts’ Guide to Trampoline Safety

Latest Healthy Kids News SUNDAY, Sept. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you own or use trampolines, you need to take steps to prevent injuries, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) says. While trampolines are fun and can help improve coordination and strengthen the musculoskeletal system, serious injuries can occur without proper safety measures. […]

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Don’t Let Kids Wander Alone in Parking Lots

Don’t Let Kids Wander Alone in Parking Lots

Latest Healthy Kids News FRIDAY, Sept. 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Many children walk through parking lots without adult supervision, putting them in great danger, a new study warns. Researchers watched 124 kids, ages 2 to 10, and their adult companions as they crossed a parking lot at a community recreation center. The team found […]

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More U.S. Teen Girls Are Victims of Suicide Than Thought, Study Finds

More U.S. Teen Girls Are Victims of Suicide Than Thought, Study Finds

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News FRIDAY, Sept. 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The gender gap in teen suicide is smaller than previously estimated, with more girls dying by suicide each year, a new study contends. Suicide death rates among 10- to 19-year-old girls have been systematically underestimated, while rates among boys have […]