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Is creatine safe for teens?

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 10:57am
My 17-year-old son is interested in taking creatine. Is it safe?
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Woman shares chilling photos of daughter to warn against underage drinking

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 10:32am
A Massachusetts mother who received the phone call every parent fears is sharing photos of her hospitalized teen daughter to warn others about the dangers of underage drinking.
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Reports of paralysis spike in countries hit by Zika

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 10:28am
Earlier this month, Puerto Rico announced its first death from Guillain-Barre syndrome, a condition causing temporary paralysis that, in this case, was linked to the Zika virus.
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Physician accused of offering pills in exchange for escorts

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 9:48am
Federal officials charge a Mississippi physician offered to illegally trade prescriptions for escort services and later sold prescriptions for money to the escort and an undercover agent.
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Teacher's aide accused of assaulting 5-year-old autistic boy

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 9:35am
Police say a South Carolina teacher's aide grabbed a 5-year-old autistic child by the arm, pulled him down the steps and threw him on his back across the school hallway.
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Annual report sees adult obesity rates increase in 4 states

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 9:10am
Despite obesity rates in American adults increasing in two states between 2014 and 2015, the period marked the first time in a decade that obesity rates decreased in four states.
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New York mom posts viral photo of herself working while breastfeeding twins

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 8:25am
A New York artist with twins has a powerful response for a peer who recently said publicly that having children would have derailed her career, and her message is starting to go viral.
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Women are mad about Italy's planned fertility day

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 7:46am
The Italian Ministry of Health is in hot water after launching a campaign for a Fertility Day, which is exactly what it sounds like.
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Pothead rats are up to the task, but just don't feel like it

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 7:43am
Marijuana can have many effects, some of them less desirable than others.
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The science of timeouts: How to make them work for your kids

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 7:33am
For centuries, spanking and other forms of corporal punishment were the main disciplinary tools of parents in America.
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South Africa to give free HIV treatment to all infected

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 7:30am
South Africa said Thursday it will now provide free treatment to all people infected with HIV, regardless of the condition of their immune system.
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Cover up, stay in: Singaporeans wary as Zika spreads

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 7:20am
Many of Singapore's 5 million people are covering up and staying indoors to avoid mosquito bites as health experts warned that the outbreak of the Zika virus in the tropical city-state would be difficult to contain.
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US fights Zika mosquitoes with limited arsenal

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 7:19am
Over Wynwood, the Miami neighborhood where Zika gained a foothold in the continental United States, low flying planes have been spraying naled, a tightly controlled pesticide often used as a last resort.
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15 common supplement ingredients that could make you seriously sick

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 5:00am
From omega-3s to prenatal vitamins, supplements can provide major benefits.
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Drug shows promise in reducing abnormal brain proteins linked to Alzheimer’s

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 12:15am
In what some experts are hailing as a major breakthrough in the field of Alzheimer’s research, a new investigational drug was found to reduce the disease’s hallmark plaques— potentially hinting to a slowing of cognitive decline.
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