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Poverty Might Raise Black Kids' Health Risks as Early as Age 5 - 2020-10-23
"Kids growing up in poverty show the effects of being poor as early as age 5 -- especially those who are Black, a new study suggests." More

Most Americans Want to End Seasonal Time Changes: Survey - 2020-10-23
"As most of America prepares for the Nov. 1 return of standard time, 63% want one fixed, year-round time, a new survey finds." More

Heart Conditions Could Raise Risk of Torn Aorta During Pregnancy - 2020-10-22
"Pregnancy can increase the risk of a rare, dangerous heart condition called aortic dissection, researchers report." More

Could Hospital Visit Records Help Docs Spot ADHD, Autism Early? - 2020-10-22
"Kids with autism or attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) go to the hospital more in their first year of life than children without these conditions, according to a new study." More

COVID-19 More Common in Pregnant Hispanics Than Other Moms-to-Be: Study - 2020-10-22
"Hispanic mothers-to-be in the southern United States are almost twice as likely to have COVID-19 as non-Hispanic women, a new study finds." More

Fewer Painful Procedures Could Help Preemies' Brain Development: Study - 2020-10-21
"Giving fewer needle sticks to premature newborns in the intensive care unit may improve growth of a key brain area, a new study suggests." More

Nurses Can Make the Difference for New Moms' Breastfeeding - 2020-10-21
"One key to breastfeeding success? Having enough hospital nurses to ensure that new moms get top-notch care." More

Could Mom's Thyroid Levels Influence ADHD in Kids? - 2020-10-21
"Low levels of thyroid hormone during pregnancy may contribute to the development of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in the child, new research suggests." More

One Big Reason Women May Be Less Prone to COVID-19 - 2020-10-21
"One of the reasons women may be less vulnerable to COVID-19 is because they're more likely to adhere to social distancing policies, a new survey suggests." More

Older Adults Turning to Pot for Common Health Problems - 2020-10-20
"Marijuana is fast becoming a favorite medication among older Americans, a new study finds. Cannabis is being used to ease problems such as pain, sleep disturbances and psychiatric conditions like anxiety and depression, researchers say." More

Smog Tied to Raised Risk for Parkinson's, Alzheimer's Disease - 2020-10-20
"As the air people breathe gets dirtier, their odds for serious neurological disorders such as Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's and other dementias rises, new research shows." More

Most U.S. Women Under 50 Use Contraception: Report - 2020-10-20
"Most American women between 15 and 49 years of age use birth control, according to a new U.S. government report." More

What Will Convince Americans to Get a COVID-19 Vaccine? - 2020-10-20
"Promoting any emerging COVID-19 vaccine to a skeptical public could be tough. But a new survey finds vaccine uptake might rise if the shot is promoted by medical experts, not politicians, and if it's been proven safe and effective through a rigorous approval process." More

Pandemic Putting Americans Under Great Mental Strain: Poll - 2020-10-20
"COVID-19, health care, the economy, systemic racism and the presidential election are a threat to the nation's mental health, according to an American Psychological Association (APA) poll." More

Is There a Better Therapy for Hospitalized Anorexia Patients? - 2020-10-20
"It may seem counterintuitive, but when someone with the eating disorder anorexia nervosa is hospitalized, treatment often begins by cutting calories. Now, new research suggests that those eating restrictions can be safely relaxed in the hospital." More

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