Tips for Healthy Nails

THURSDAY, Feb. 21, 2019 — Want to have attractive, well-groomed hands? Here’s a guide to the right way to trim your nails.
The American Academy of Dermatology notes that short, manicured nails not only look great, but are less likely to trap dirt…
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Kratom-Related Poisonings Are Soaring, Study Finds

THURSDAY, Feb. 21, 2019 — Calls to U.S. poison control centers related to the herbal drug kratom have skyrocketed, increasing more than 50-fold in a matter of six years, a new study shows.
Back in 2011, poison centers received about one call a…
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Toxins in Home Furnishings Can Be Passed on to Kids

THURSDAY, Feb. 21, 2019 — Children who live in homes with vinyl flooring and flame-retardant furniture have higher levels of potentially harmful chemicals in their blood or urine, researchers have found.
The new study included 203 children from 190…
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FDA Aims to Strengthen Sunscreen Rules

THURSDAY, Feb. 21, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration took steps Thursday to tighten regulation of over-the-counter sunscreen products.
Included in the proposed rule are updates on sunscreen safety, sun protection factor (SPF)…
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Brain Condition CTE Seen in H.S. Football Players: Study

THURSDAY, Feb. 21, 2019 — Crippling brain injury from football can start early, even among high school players, a new study suggests.
And its effects can last over time, even without additional head impacts, researchers report.
Football players can…
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Payments for Research Can Lead to Lies: Study

THURSDAY, Feb. 21, 2019 — People who are paid to take part in research may be more likely to lie about their eligibility than those who aren’t paid, a new study finds.
It included nearly 2,300 people who were surveyed on whether they’re received a…
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