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Heavy Backpacks Can Spell Chronic Back Pain for Children
By In Uncategorized Posted July 18, 2015 0 Comments
New York Times – April 23, 2012   My 11-year-old grandsons, Stefan and Tomas, weigh about 80 pounds each. On the 20-minute walk to their middle school and the uphill walk home, they carry backpacks that weigh about 12 pounds each, or 15 percent of their body weight. When extra books or clothing, a musical […]
FDA Issues Warning on Controversial MS Treatment
By In Uncategorized Posted July 18, 2015 0 Comments
HealthNews Daily – May 10, 2012   Doctors and patients need to be aware of the potential risk of injuries and death associated with an experimental treatment for multiple sclerosis called liberation therapy, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said in an alert issued Thursday. Liberation therapy is used to treat chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency […]
Recognize Early Signs of Autism
By In Uncategorized Posted July 18, 2015 0 Comments
HealthDay – May 4, 2012    Symptoms of autism can be difficult to recognize in very young children, especially in mild cases or in instances when a child has other mental or physical conditions. The U.S. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke mentions these possible early symptoms of autism: No pointing or babbling by age 1, or the absence of saying […]
Whooping Cough Epidemic Declared in Washington State
By In Uncategorized Posted July 18, 2015 0 Comments
AP – May 10, 2012   Washington state’s worst outbreak of whooping cough in decades has prompted health officials to declare an epidemic, seek help from federal experts and urge residents to get vaccinated amid worry that cases of the highly contagious disease could spike much higher. It’s the first state to declare a whooping […]
Is Sunscreen Flammable?
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New York Times – June 6, 2012   News that a Massachusetts man suffered severe burns while using a backyard grill — just after applying sunscreen spray — has raised new fears about sunscreen products. But dermatologists and burn experts called it a freak occurrence caused not by the sunscreen itself, but by the fact […]

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