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Watch Out for Disease-Carrying Insects This Summer

Expert recommends being aware of surroundings, checking for ticks after being outdoors

Plane Passengers’ Near-Death Experience Gives Clues to Trauma’s Effect on Brain

Interviews, brain scans of people who thought they might die in crash show impact lasts for years

Childhood Trauma Tied to Migraine Risk as Adult

Study found witnessing parental domestic violence produced most powerful association

Health Tip: Should I Bandage a Wound?

Severity, size and location will help determine answer

Health Tip: Keep Kids Safe Outdoors

Always make sure they’re supervised

Noise From Fireworks Threatens Young Ears

Expert advises families to sit at least 500 feet from launch area

Many New Teen Drivers ‘Crash’ in Simulated Driving Task

Study suggests despite getting licenses, adolescents lacked key skills to stay safe

Gene Therapy for Cystic Fibrosis Shows Some Promise in Study

Lung function benefit was slight, but even keeping lungs stable would be improvement, experts say

Behind Many High-Achieving Children…

Is a parent who nurtured their development, study suggests

Orkambi Approved for Cystic Fibrosis

When disease caused by mutated gene from each parent

Rapid Response Guidelines May Improve Children’s Stroke Care

Researchers report treatment recommendations got kids evaluated faster in ER

Many Americans Trying to Cut Their Salt Intake: CDC

Overall, half of adults surveyed recently said they were trying to avoid sodium

Americans’ Risk of Dying From Cancer Is Falling, CDC Finds

But, due to aging population, actual number of cancer deaths is rising

Mass Killings, School Shootings in U.S. May Be ‘Contagious’

These events appear to inspire similar tragedies afterward, study suggests

Migraine’s Link to Higher Heart Disease Risk May Not Be Genetic

Study suggests non-genetic factors may be what increases risk

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