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Children, Too, Need Flu Shots

From NY Times, on October 28, 2013 By Nicholas Bakalar Seasonal flu killed 830 children from 2004 to 2012, and 43 percent of them had no high-risk medical conditions. The … Continue reading

October 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Weight loss, breathing devices still best for treating obstructive sleep apnea

From Harvard Health Publications, on October 2, 2013 By Stephanie Watson New guidelines from the American College of Physicians (ACP) emphasize lifestyle modifications—especially weight loss—for treating obstructive sleep apnea. Though the … Continue reading

October 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Naps May Aid Young Children’s Learning

From NY Times, on September 26, 2013 By Nicholas Bakalar A preschooler’s nap may be an important tool for learning, a new study of 3- to 5-year-olds suggests. Researchers tested … Continue reading

October 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hot chocolate may prevent memory decline

from Medical News Today on August 8, 2013 Scientists at Harvard Medical School suggest drinking two cups of hot chocolate a day may keep the brain healthy and prevent memory … Continue reading

September 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dieter, beware: Weight-loss fads can be bad for your health

From the LA Times, on September 20, 2013 By Alene Dawson There’s something about fall — with its back-to-school, new-start feeling — that compels many of us to revisit our … Continue reading

September 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

190 pounds lost, she finished a triathlon

by Annette Miller, from CNN on Thursday, September 12, 2013 (CNN) — In March 2010 I found out my twin sister, Bobbette, needed a kidney transplant. With a body mass index … Continue reading

September 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

New safety rule for car seats

Car safety for children seems to be ever-changing.  In 2002, federal mandate stated that child seats must be secured to anchor points, known as the Latch system which stands for … Continue reading

August 14, 2013 · Leave a comment