Health

Generic drugmaker to sell alternative to EpiPen injectors

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The EpiPen injector is used to halt life-threatening allergic reactions to insect bites, nuts and other foods.Read more

Two more blood pressure medications recalled over cancer concerns

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Patients taking either of the recalled drugs are advised to stop taking them immediately.Read more

What's Going Around: Bronchiolitis

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This week babies are suffering from a viral infection that sounds like bronchitis but is called bronchiolitis. It triggers labored breathing and should be taken...Read more

How many kids have autism? US government measures 3 ways

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The true occurrence of autism likely ranges from about 1 in 59 kids to 1 in 40 kids, researchers say, taking into account information from all three surveys.Read more

California could be source of romaine lettuce tainted with E. coli, FDA says

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The FDA is looking at California as a potential source of...Read more

Families given technology to keep in touch with healing children

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Technology has been a saving grace for the Donovans.Read more

Free lung cancer screenings help central Ohio community detect early

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Ross County’s rate of death for those with lung cancer is much higher than the rate for Ohio and startlingly 44 percent higher than the rate in the U.S. Read more

New treatment "a breakthrough" for kids with peanut allergies

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After nine to 12 months of treatment, two-thirds of those who received it were able to tolerate the equivalent of two peanuts per day.Read more

Colder weather highlights importance of indoor air quality

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What many people don’t realize is that factors inside the home can also lead to poor air quality, causing potentially serious health risks. Read more

Juul halts store sales of some flavored e-cigarettes

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The nation's leading e-cigarette maker says it has halted store sales of some flavors to deter use by kids.Read more

More U.S. kids get paralyzing illness, cause is still unknown

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This year's count could surpass the tallies seen in similar outbreaks in 2014 and 2016, officials said.Read more

New guidelines count short bursts of activity, housework as exercise

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Move more, sit less and get kids active as young as age 3, say new federal guidelines that stress that any amount and any type of exercise helps health.Read more

FDA approves return of popular Primatene Mist asthma inhaler

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The Food and Drug Administration approved the over-the-counter aerosol inhaler late Wednesday.Read more

Don't spank: Pediatricians warn parents of long-term harms

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The nation's leading pediatricians' group has strengthened its advice against spanking and other physical punishment because of the potential for long-term harm.Read more

Online beauty tricks that can do more harm than good

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No matter the platform, millions of Americans are scrolling through the latest in hair, skin, nails and even fitness.Read more