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Self-Inflicted Injuries Surge Among Tween & Early Teen GirlsEmergency room visits for non-fatal, self-inflicted injuries surged in recent years among US girls between the ages of 10 and 14, according to a new study.
Study: Children Who Are Spanked Are More Likely To Have Behavior ProblemsMost Americans say that spanking is sometimes necessary to discipline a child, but there's even more evidence that spanking not only doesn't work, in fact it may be making matters worse.
Researchers Say Many People Diagnosed With Cancer Suffer From PTSDMany people diagnosed with cancer suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD.
Want To Live Longer? Scientists Say You Should Get A DogA new study in Sweden says owning a dog is the best medicine for cardiovascular health, especially if you're single.
Spit Test May Diagnose, Predict Duration Of Concussion In KidsA saliva test may someday be able to diagnose a concussion and predict how long symptoms last, according to a study published Monday in the JAMA Pediatrics.
Healthwatch: The Impacts of Pre-Participation Cardiac Screenings, A Visit To Grandma'sA new study says pre-participation cardiac screening is ineffective and a visit to grandma may be unhealthy for your child.
HealthWatch: New Hope For Autism; Too Much TV Could Lead To Blood ClotsA new study is offering some hope to parents of children with autism and watching to much TV could lead to blood clots.
Volunteers Wanted To Knit Red Hats For Babies"Little Hats, Big Hearts" aims to give out thousands of red hats to babies to raise awareness about heart health and congenital heart defects.
Kratom Herbal Supplement Can Lead To Addiction, Death Says FDAThe herbal supplement kratom has been promoted as an alternative to opioid painkillers and other prescription drugs.
HealthWatch: New High Blood Pressure GuidelinesFor the first time in more than a decade, the American Heart Association is changing the guidelines for high blood pressure.

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