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Keep Your Teens Safe on the Road This Summer

Parents should limit car use, point out unsafe driving behaviors, be a good role model, set ‘carfews’

Tips for Beating BBQ Burns

Seek immediate medical help for burns on the face, and large or deep burns

American Red Cross Issues Urgent Call for Blood Donations

‘Emergency situation’ could arise in weeks if shortages continue

Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in Kids

Threat of respiratory disease may be up to 30 percent higher, study suggests

2 Courts, 2 Different Decisions on Key Obamacare Provision

Rulings conflict over subsidies for people who bought insurance through HealthCare.gov, the federal website

High-Salt Diets Could Double Risk of Heart Woes for Diabetics

Risk even greater for people whose diabetes isn’t well-controlled, study finds

Injuries on the Increase in High School Lacrosse, Study Shows

More than 22 percent of injuries are concussions, researchers call for better player protections

Study Casts Doubt on Costly Treatment for Leg Clots

Catheter-directed thrombolysis may carry higher risk of bleeding than conventional treatment, researchers say

Obamacare Dealt Setback by Federal Appeals Court

Ruling invalidates subsidies for people who bought insurance through HealthCare.gov, the federal website

Technique Used in Some Hysterectomies May Help Spread Cancer: Study

Cutting uterus into smaller fragments for minimally invasive removal can disperse undetected malignancy

Gene Discoveries Could Shed New Light on Schizophrenia

Suspect DNA often tied to neurological ‘pathways’ centered on brain cell communication, experts say

Sleepless Nights After Divorce May Be Tied to Blood Pressure Rise

Small study finds delayed reaction among those who had trouble resting for more than 10 weeks

Health Highlights: July 22, 2014

Parents of Children With Autism Need Help, Too

Study found mothers who were taught stress-reduction skills had less depression, anxiety

Blood Test Might Help Predict Survival With Lou Gehrig’s Disease

Study findings may also help researchers test new ALS drugs, researchers suggest

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