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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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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