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Kids Paying The Price For Distracted Parents, Research SaysResearchers say kids now feel they have to compete with technology for their parent's attention.
Studies: Millions Could Benefit By Taking Cholesterol-Lowering MedicationsMillions more Americans could benefit from treatment with popular cholesterol-lowering medications, according to two new studies.
Screen Addiction May Lead To Behavioral, Health Problems For KidsAccording to the New York Times, Chinese doctors say children who spend hours and hours staring at screens could be suffering from a clinical disorder
CDC Study: Some Antidepressants Linked To Birth DefectsThere’s more evidence that women who take certain popular antidepressants may be at higher risk for having a baby with birth defects.
ADHD Online Application Proves Helpful To DoctorsMehealth for ADHD is an online application developed by a company in Marlborough.
Hemp-Infused Dog Biscuits May Help Pets In PainWe hear a lot about medicinal marijuana and its ability to relieve pain in people. Now, some pet owners are saying something similar might be able to help their dogs and cats.
Experimental Drugs May Help Migraine SufferersThere is a new class of drugs which are showing promise in preventing migraines.
Doctors Perform First Partial Skull And Scalp TransplantSurgeons have used plastic implants and bone grafts to close large defects in patients’ skulls before but now doctors at MD Anderson Cancer Center and Houston Methodist Hospital say they have performed the world's first partial skull and scalp transplant.
FBI Investigating Johnson & Johnson Hysterectomy DeviceA company that manufactured the device is now being investigated by the Feds.
Partners Connected Health To Consider Using iThermonitorsThe iThermonitor records a child's temperature every four seconds.
Study: MMR Vaccine Does Not Trigger AutismNew information that some doctors say could end concerns about the link between vaccines and autism.
Antibiotics Over-Prescribed For Sinus Infections In The USAntibiotics are over prescribed in this country and as it turns out, 20 percent of them are used to treat sinusitis.
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