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Among high risk kids, both boys and girls are victims of dating violence

By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) – For kids & teens exposed to violence at home or in the community, boys are just as likely to be seriously injure by a…

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More evidence HIV/AIDS fight requires multiple approaches

By Andrew M. Seaman A currently available pill could significantly curb new HIV infections among gay & bisexual men in the UK, if prevention & treatment programs are moreover expanded,…

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E-cigarettes tied to reduced odds of quitting smoking

By Andrew M. Seaman People who use electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, are less likely to quit traditional cigarettes than people who don't use the devices, suggests a fresh look at…

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Delayed deaths declining among pediatric cancer survivors

By Gene Emery It's long been known that cancer survivors — people alive five years after diagnosis — face a higher risk of premature death, & doctors have made efforts…

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Paroxetine in early pregnancy once again linked to birth defects

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) – Women who take the antidepressant paroxetine (Paxil, Seroxat) early in pregnancy may be more likely to have babies with birth defects, a review of…

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Secondhand smoke common for U.S. teens

By Kathryn Doyle Close to half of U.S. middle & high school students who never used tobacco themselves were exposed to secondhand smoke in 2013, often at home or in…

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Preemies may have weaker muscles as young adults

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) – Young adults who were born prematurely may have weaker muscles than their peers born at full term, a Finnish study suggests. These young adults…

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Weight loss surgery may increase fracture risk

By Shereen Lehman (Reuters Health) – – Certain types of weight loss surgery may weaken bones, increasing the risk of breaks, according to a recent study from Taiwan. Weight loss…

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Hazing still common in collegiate and youth sports

By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) – There is greater awareness of the dangers of hazing, yet hazing itself is still usual in U.S. youth & collegiate sports, & many involved…

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Unhappiness may lead to bad choices, but it probably won’t kill you

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) – Even though poor health is a known cause of unhappiness, & offensive lifestyle choices often follow offensive moods, misery alone probably won’t kill you,…

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