Fido a Friend to Parents of Kids With Autism

SUNDAY, July 31, 2016 — Raising a child with autism can be fraught with stressful days, but new research suggests the family pooch might bring parents some relief.
For more than two years, British researchers followed families of children with…
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Summer Days Shouldn't Be Lazy for Kids

SATURDAY, July 30, 2016 — Kids love the unstructured days of summer, but parents need to be sure children get moving during their summer holidays, a physical education expert says.
“I always encourage students to keep active in the summer,” Martin…
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Cancer Surgeons Advise Against Removal of Healthy Breast

FRIDAY, July 29, 2016 — Only certain women with cancer in one breast should have their healthy breast removed in an attempt to prevent cancer, a leading group of breast surgeons maintains.
The new position statement from the American Society of…
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Fentanyl-Laced 'Norco' Is Lethal, Report Warns

FRIDAY, July 29, 2016 — A street drug sold illegally as the prescription painkiller Norco is much stronger and more dangerous than the real medication, researchers warn.
“Street Norco is almost indistinguishable from brand-name Norco in appearance,…
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Florida Reports 1st Locally Transmitted Zika Infections in U.S.

FRIDAY, July 29, 2016 — The United States is apparently experiencing its first local outbreak of the Zika virus, with four human infections reported in South Florida very likely caused by mosquito bites, federal health officials announced…
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Humans Can Pass Staph Germs to Monkeys

FRIDAY, July 29, 2016 — A new study finds that monkeys can acquire Staphylococcus aureus bacteria from people.
Many deadly diseases in people originally came from animals, but this study shows that dangerous pathogens can also move from people to…
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Treating Psoriasis May Reduce Risk for Other Ills

FRIDAY, July 29, 2016 — Treating the skin disease psoriasis might reduce your risk for other health problems as well, a dermatology expert says.
About 7.5 million people in the United States have the chronic skin disease. The inflammatory effects…
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Archeological Finds Push First Known Cancer Back 2 Million Years

FRIDAY, July 29, 2016 — Researchers report that they have unearthed the earliest evidence of bone tumors and cancers, dating back almost 2 million years.
The discoveries challenge the belief that cancer is a disease of modern life, the study…
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Florida Reports First Locally Transmitted Zika Infections in U.S.

FRIDAY, July 29, 2016 — The United States is apparently experiencing its first local outbreak of the Zika virus, with four human infections reported in south Florida very likely caused by mosquito bites, the federal Centers for Disease Control and…
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Pregnancy Problems More Likely With Baby Boys, Study Suggests

FRIDAY, July 29, 2016 — Serious pregnancy complications are more likely when women are carrying baby boys, new research suggests.
After analyzing more than half a million births in Australia, researchers said the baby’s gender could be linked to…
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