Simple Fix Freed This Boy's Tongue Trapped in Bottle

THURSDAY, Oct. 31, 2019 — When a 7-year-old’s tongue got stuck in a juice bottle, one savvy doctor used an old trick to release it.
The boy was trying to get the last drop of juice when his tongue created a vacuum and he couldn’t get it out of the…
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Still Way Too Much Smoking in Movies Aimed at Kids

THURSDAY, Oct. 31, 2019 — Despite repeated calls from public health groups to cut smoking scenes on the silver screen, the number of “tobacco incidents” in PG-13 movies has risen by 120% over the past decade, a new report finds.
Much of the rise…
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Deep Sleep May 'Rinse' Day's Toxins From Brain

THURSDAY, Oct. 31, 2019 — The deep stages of sleep may give the brain a chance to wash itself free of potentially toxic substances, a new study suggests.
Researchers found that during deep sleep, the “slow-wave” activity of nerve cells appears to…
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Could Tissue-Sealing Tape One Day Replace Stitches?

THURSDAY, Oct. 31, 2019 — Double-sided tape that quickly binds tissues shows promise in animal tests and may eventually offer an alternative to surgical sutures, researchers report.
“There are over 230 million major surgeries all around the world…
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Make a Plan for Gardening Next Spring With Your Kids

THURSDAY, Oct. 31, 2019 — Are you still having a hard time getting your kids to eat their fruits and vegetables? Studies, including one in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, show that a successful solution is to grow your…
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