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How Libraries Have Become Public Health Hubs In The Middle Of Rural Health Deserts

Sep 20, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Public libraries are offering things like yoga and diabetes prevention courses that help improve the health of those they serve who may struggle to access such resources elsewhere. But the libraries struggle with funding as well. In other public health news: tainted drugs, social determinants, children's drinks, gliomas, and more....
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State Highlights: North Carolina Children’s Hospital Set To Resume Heart Surgeries After High Death Rates; California Anti-Vaccine Protesters Co-Opt Civil Rights Mantle

Sep 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from North Carolina, California, Massachusetts, Iowa, Ohio, Missouri, Georgia, and...
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More evidence supports helmet use by cyclists

Sep 18, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Most Americans who are injured in cycling accidents don't wear helmets, and this is especially true of men, children, and black and Hispanic riders, a new study suggests....
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Most parents say their kids have ridden with a risky teen driver

Sep 18, 2019 , Reuters
Nearly two-thirds of parents worry that their children have been in unsafe situations as passengers traveling with a teen driver, a new survey finds....
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This Institute Created By Coca-Cola Exec Has Been Quietly Infiltrating Government Nutrition Groups Around The World

Sep 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The institute was funded almost entirely by Goliaths of the agribusiness, food and pharmaceutical industries nearly four-decades ago. “What could possibly go wrong?” Amit Srivastava, the coordinator of the advocacy group India Resource Center, asked sarcastically. “To have a covert food lobby group deciding public health policy is wrong and a blatant conflict of interest.” In other public health news: the fading measles outbreak; thoughts and prayers; deaths among children; pregnancy...
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Potentially harmful carbon pollution reaches fetal side of placenta: study

Sep 18, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Airborne carbon particles that can cause health problems in adults and children are getting into the placenta as it nourishes a developing fetus, a new study has found....
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'Off-Label' Drugs for Kids Raises Concerns

Sep 17, 2019 , WebMD
The study found that doctors prescribed one or more off-label drugs for children in almost 1 out of every 5 office...
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California governor acts to stem 'epidemic' of youth vaping

Sep 17, 2019 , Reuters
California's governor on Monday ordered a public awareness campaign on health risks posed by a "youth epidemic" of vaping, but said he lacked authority to unilaterally ban flavored e-cigarettes that he said were deliberately marketed to children....
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Babies born with deformed hands spark investigation in Germany

Sep 17, 2019 , CNN Health
Authorities in Germany are investigating the birth of three children with hand deformities in a city in the west of the country....
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This Dental Technique Saving Teeth And Money In Sudan Could Be Used Worldwide

Sep 17, 2019 , Forbes
A low-tech method of capping children’s cavities appears to be just as good as the conventional method, and doesn't require...
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U.S. records no new measles cases for first week since January

Sep 17, 2019 , Reuters
Health officials recorded no new cases of measles in the United States last week, marking the first week without new cases of the disease since January, amid an outbreak largely linked to parents who declined to vaccinate their children....
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Health Tip: Helping Children Adjust to a Move

Sep 17, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Health Tip: Helping Children Adjust to a MoveCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/16/2019 12:00:00...
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Kenya becomes third African nation to introduce malaria vaccine

Sep 14, 2019 , Reuters
Kenya on Friday began adding a malaria vaccine to its routine immunization schedule for babies and toddlers, becoming the third African country to roll out the vaccine for a disease that threatens children across the continent....
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New York City health chief sounds alarm on vaping rates among middle-school children

Sep 14, 2019 , CNBC Health
New York City Health Commissioner Oxiris Barbot, a pediatrician, said 1 in 15 middle-school students in the city said they currently use electronic...
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Virtual reality helps kids getting X-rays

Sep 14, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - A virtual reality program with cartoon characters may reduce children's fear before imaging procedures, a South Korean study suggests....
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Parsing Policy: Since When Did Vaping Become The Biggest Threat To Children?; The Threat To Roundup Homeless Is Just Another Attack On Democratic-Run Urban Areas

Sep 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editoral writers express about these public health issues and...
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FDA takes major step toward approving first peanut allergy treatment

Sep 14, 2019 , CNN Health
The US Food and Drug Administration's Allergenic Products Advisory Committee on Friday voted in favor of approving a treatment for peanut allergies in children....
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Sep 13, 2019 , CNN Health
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Alisyn Camerota fact-check the president of the American Vaping Association, Gregory Conley, about the detrimental impact of vaping products among children....
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Road rage is on the rise. Here's how to survive these dangerous encounters.

Sep 12, 2019 , CNN Health
Just last week, a Wisconsin woman teaching her teenage son to drive was shot to death in a road rage incident after a minor car crash. In late August, an Atlanta man allegedly ran over another man he thought was throwing golf balls at his car. In July, a road-raging Alabama woman tried to shoot another vehicle but shot her husband instead. And that same month in Houston, two young children and their parents were injured in an apparent road rage incident when a driver fired a gun at their car,...
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Trump administration seeks ban on flavored e-cigarettes to combat youth addiction

Sep 12, 2019 , Reuters
The Trump administration announced plans on Wednesday to remove all flavored e-cigarettes from store shelves in a widening crackdown on vaping, as officials warned that sweet flavors had drawn millions of children into nicotine addiction....
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