Most Medical Devices for Kids Only Tested on Adults

Most medical devices approved for use in children are not tested on pediatric patients before they are marketed, a new Harvard study finds.

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Low Birth Weight, Lack of Breast-Feeding Tied to Inflammation Later On

Years later, people who were underweight at birth, and those who were breast-fed only a short time or not at all, could be at increased risk for chronic inflammation and related health problems, a new study suggests.

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17-Day Leech Treatment Helps Save Woman’s Ear After Dog Attack

A savage dog attack results in the total dismembering of a teenage girl’s ear. And though the ear remains fully intact, complications during the initial reattachment process raise the real risk she could lose her ear forever. So a Rhode Island doctor turned to leeches.

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Why Spending Time on Hobbies Makes You a Better Person

Creative activities outside of work may help boost your job performance, a new study suggests.

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Move of the Week: Army Crawl Leg Extension

This exercise from trainer Tracy Anderson targets your shoulders, back, chest, abs, glutes, and inner thighs.

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5 Upgrades to Your Favorite Body Weight Moves

Body weight workouts are a great way to burn calories and build muscle fast. But If you’re no longer getting your desired results, your routine is probably too easy. Try these 5 variations on basic body weight moves next time you work out.

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6 Fascinating Things a Food Journal Can Teach You About Your Eating Habits

Here are some key insights you may gain from tracking your intake, plus how each one can affect your ability to slim down.

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Doctors’ Free Drug Samples Can Mean Pricier Prescriptions for You

Dermatologists who receive free drug samples are more likely to give their patients prescriptions for expensive medicines, a new study says.

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5 Yoga Mistakes Even Non-Newbies Make

It’s sometimes challenging to stay committed to the practice and to keep improving. If you feel like you’re not making any progress lately, one of these 5 things could be holding you back.

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Obesity Linked to Increased Odds of Losing Baby, Study Finds

Women who are overweight or obese when they get pregnant may be at increased risk for miscarriage, stillbirth or infant death, researchers say.

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Sleep Apnea May Be Linked to Poor Bone Health

People with sleep apnea, a common sleep disorder, may be at increased risk for the bone-thinning disease osteoporosis, especially women and older people, a new study suggests.

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Cook This! Snapper With Zucchini and Tomato

This nutrition-packed, low-calorie dish is ready in 20 minutes.

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How the Family Dog Can Help Kids With Autism

Children with autism may find the “unconditional” love of the family dog a real help, a small new study finds.

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Can You Prevent Wrinkles with Eggs?

Turns out there may be some truth behind this old beauty myth.

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Which States Are the Most Into Alternative Medicine?

A new government report on complementary and alternative medicine trends in the United States (like yoga and chiropractic care) shows clear regional trends in the way Americans choose to use these health approaches.

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Gaining Too Much or Too Little Weight During Pregnancy May Influence Child’s Obesity Risk

Children born to mothers who gain either too much or too little weight during their pregnancy are more likely to be overweight or obese, a new study has found.

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Even Occasional Marijuana Use Can Change Your Brain, Study Says

Young people who occasionally smoke marijuana may be rewiring their brains, with their pot use causing structural changes to brain regions related to motivation, emotion and reward, a small study says.

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