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Anti-Vaccine Trend Has Parents Shunning Newborns' Vitamin Shot

Doing so can lead to dangerous internal bleeding, experts say

Best Friends May Help Poor Kids Succeed

Study found having just one confidant helped teens find ways to cope with problems

Health Highlights: July 6, 2015
  • Stella & Chewy's Pet Products Recalled

  • Measles Death First in U.S. in 12 Years

  • Cheap Generic Drug Is Top-Selling Diet Pill, Despite Concerns

Health Tip: Coping With Disaster

Here's how you might show it

Health Tip: Risk Factors for Back Pain

The older you are, the more likely you'll have a sore back

Hormones May Spur Rash Choices on Stock Exchange

Study found high levels of testosterone, cortisol linked to traders making riskier financial decisions

Keeping Fit May Halve Seniors' Heart Failure Risk

Study suggests health choices still make a difference in old age

Less Chemo for Obese Ovarian Cancer Patients Linked to Worse Survival Rates

Study found getting what amounted to lower doses per pound of body weight meant poorer outcomes

Many Doctors Work While Sick, Survey Shows

But practice puts patients at risk, researchers note

Regular Mammograms Might Lead to 'Overdiagnosis' of Breast Cancer

Study found counties with higher screening, detection rates had no significant difference in deaths

Watch Out for Disease-Carrying Insects This Summer

Expert recommends being aware of surroundings, checking for ticks after being outdoors

Childhood Trauma Tied to Migraine Risk as Adult

Study found witnessing parental domestic violence produced most powerful association

Health Tip: Keep Kids Safe Outdoors

Always make sure they're supervised

Health Tip: Should I Bandage a Wound?

Severity, size and location will help determine answer

Many New Teen Drivers 'Crash' in Simulated Driving Task

Study suggests despite getting licenses, adolescents lacked key skills to stay safe

Noise From Fireworks Threatens Young Ears

Expert advises families to sit at least 500 feet from launch area

Plane Passengers' Near-Death Experience Gives Clues to Trauma's Effect on Brain

Interviews, brain scans of people who thought they might die in crash show impact lasts for years

Health Tip: Pack Food and Water for Camping

Suggestions for safe storage

Naps May Boost Worker Productivity

Hour of rest during the day seemed to ease impulsiveness and frustration, researchers report

Summer Danger: BBQ Grill Brush Wires Causing Big Health Woes

If ingested, stray wire bristles can pierce throat, intestines, public health experts warn.

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