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Another Foe for the U.S. Military: Skin Cancer - 2018-05-24
"For U.S. military personnel, deployment carries many dangers. And besides the well-known threats they face, these men and women are also at a higher-than-average risk for skin cancer, including potentially deadly melanoma, a new research review suggests." More

Closed Cars Can Become Deathly Hot in Minutes - 2018-05-24
"It only takes 60 minutes for a car parked in the sun to become a death trap for a 2-year-old child, a new study finds." More

Study Affirms What Many Know: Antidepressants May Lead to Weight Gain - 2018-05-24
"If you're taking an antidepressant, you're likely to gain weight, a new study out of Britain reports." More

'Religious Refusal Laws' May Take Mental Health Toll on LGBT Americans - 2018-05-23
"Laws in a dozen U.S. states say it's okay to deny services to same-sex couples due to religious objections. But new research finds such legislation could lead to mental distress to lesbians and gays living in those states, not just those personally discriminated against." More

Treatment for Teething Pain Poses Serious Health Threat: FDA - 2018-05-23
"Consumers should stop using over-the-counter teething products that contain benzocaine because they pose a serious health threat to infants and young children, U.S. health officials warned Wednesday" More

Can Excess Weight in Toddlers Cause Brain Drain? - 2018-05-23
"Extra pounds in early childhood may do more than put a child's physical health at risk -- they might result in a slightly lower IQ, new research suggests." More

Early Life Trauma May Affect an Adult Man's Sperm - 2018-05-23
"There's preliminary research suggesting that abuse or neglect in childhood might have an effect on the quality of a man's sperm." More

Preventing Child Maltreatment Not Yet Feasible in Primary Care - 2018-05-22
"The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concludes that the evidence is inadequate for primary care interventions to prevent maltreatment. These findings form the basis of a draft recommendation statement published online May 22 by the USPSTF." More

Increase in Pediatric ADHD Meds Exposures from 2000 to 2011 - 2018-05-22
"From 2000 through 2011 there was an increase in pediatric attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder medication exposures reported to U.S. poison control centers, according to a study published online May 21 in Pediatrics." More

Race May Play Role in Kids' Suicide Risk - 2018-05-21
"It's generally assumed that suicide is more common among white kids in the United States than their black peers. But that's not the case among 5- to 12-year-olds, new research shows." More

Banned Pregnancy Drug Linked to ADHD Generations Later - 2018-05-21
"A pregnancy drug that has been banned for decades may increase the risk for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) generations later, new research suggests." More

Overdoses on ADHD Drugs May Be Rising - 2018-05-21
"The number of U.S. kids accidentally or intentionally overdosing on ADHD medications may be on the rise, a new study suggests." More

Health Tip: How to Help Your Child Develop Healthy Relationships - 2018-05-21
"As a child grows older, while parents can no longer select a child's friends, they can arm the child with tools to choose friends wisely." More

Many Parents Say Restaurant Fare Has Made Kids Sick: Poll - 2018-05-21
"American moms and dads work hard to prevent food poisoning at home, but 10 percent say their kids have gotten sick after eating bad food elsewhere." More

Screening May Miss Signs of Autism, Especially in Girls: Study - 2018-05-21
"An important checklist used to screen for autism can miss subtle clues in some children, delaying their eventual diagnosis." More

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