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New guidelines call for mostly milk and water in early years

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Phys.org

It is one of the great unsolved mysteries of anthropology. What killed off the Neanderthals, and why did Homo sapiens thrive even as Neanderthals withered to extinction? Was it some sort of plague specific only to Neanderthals? Was there some sort of cataclys…

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Seattletimes.com

More smoke and heat in the Pacific Northwest could lead to heat stroke, dehydration, increased pollen allergies and cancer risk. And while local scientists have a plan to fix it, they say they are concerned that no one is carrying...

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CNN

Waking up foggy and groggy is a pain in the brain when you need to get up and moving. Here's how to rev up your mental moxie in the morning.

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The Washington Post

The Michigan man reportedly contracted Eastern equine encephalitis, or "sleeping sickness," a rare, mosquito-borne virus.

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Vox.com

Flu, Ebola, Lyme, Zika — the Global Preparedness Monitoring Board asks what it’ll take for us to get serious about prevention.

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Npr.org

The high ER charge for treating one Colorado groom's hangover the day before his wedding illustrates how emergency room bills have become major headaches for many Americans.

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Madison.com

Low vaccination rates in black and American Indian children, poor control of diabetes in Latinos, and decreased screening for cancer and depression in people on Medicaid or without insurance are

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Wate.com

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – The Knox County Health Department is preparing to spray two areas of Knoxville tonight after confirming the presence of West Nile virus in mosquitoes. The virus has …

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CNN

A 25-year-old woman walked into an emergency department in Providence, Rhode Island, complaining of generalized weakness, fatigue, shortness of breath... and an unusual symptom you don't see every day.

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Wcvb.com

With summer winding down, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said now is the time to get the flu shot.

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The New York Times

The country’s health secretary said that government scientists had confirmed one case in the southern province of Lanao del Sur and were looking at another suspected case.

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Mashable

Meet the Harvard genetics genius who says we can stop growing old today  – even without futuristic drugs.

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NBC News

All of Iceland's glaciers are expected to melt within 200 years. But environmentalists are hopeful that an innovative carbon-capture technique developed there could help mitigate global warming

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CNN

Explosive outbreaks of dengue fever have rapidly spread in countries across Asia, killing more than 1,000 people, infecting hundreds of thousands and straining hospitals packed with sick families.

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Bmj.com

Objective To examine the design characteristics, risk of bias, and reporting adequacy of pivotal randomised controlled trials of cancer drugs approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA). Design Cross sectional analysis. Setting European regulatory docum…

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Medicalxpress.com

When does childhood end? That's the question international researchers are asking as they chart age cut-offs for paediatric services around the world.

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The New York Times

Infants and toddlers should not be given soda, chocolate milk or other sweetened drinks, according to strict new guidelines.

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Wtop.com

On Aug. 16, a rabid groundhog was killed on Brofferton Court in Herndon, Virginia; on Sept. 13, a rabid raccoon was killed on Pinecrest Road, also in Herndon.

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