To Tell the Truth: Kids' Edition

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 28, 2018 — Teaching kids about telling the truth is a critical life lesson. And your approach can determine how motivated your kids are to be honest.
Younger children are more likely to tell the truth because they want to please…
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1 in 14 Pregnant Women Still Smokes

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 28, 2018 — Though the dangers of smoking during pregnancy to both mother and baby are well-known, just over 7 percent of women still light up while pregnant, a new government report shows.
Younger and less educated moms-to-be were…
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Health Highlights: Feb. 28, 2018

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
There May Be a Better IV Fluid Than Saline, Studies Find
Patients who receive balanced fluid intravenous (IV) solution instead of more widely…
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Health Tip: If You're Diabetic and Vegetarian

– A vegetarian diet is safe for a person with diabetes, the American Diabetes Foundation says.
In fact, a vegetarian diet is naturally higher in fiber, and much lower in saturated fats and cholesterol than the typical American diet.
These factors,…
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Health Tip: What You Can Learn From Genetic Testing

– Genetic testing is a laboratory analysis of the DNA instructions that you inherit from your mother and father.
According to the National Human Genome Research Institute, here’s what you can learn from genetic testing:

Information that can help…
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Diesel Exhaust Might Raise Truckers' Odds for ALS

TUESDAY, Feb. 27, 2018 — Truckers and others who are routinely exposed to diesel fumes while on the job might face a greater chance of developing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a new study suggests.
The increased risk hit a high of 40 percent…
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Tackling Menopausal Sleep Problems From Other Angles

TUESDAY, Feb. 27, 2018 — Menopause can bring on a host of complaints, including sleep disruptions. Now, researchers say that hot flashes and depression are strongly tied to sleep woes.
Treating those two problems may help improve sleep for…
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