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Parents still lose sleep worrying about grown children
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Parents still lose sleep worrying about grown children

February 17th, 2017 | by Contributor
Most parents don’t need a study to tell them that they lose sleep worrying about their kids when they’re young, but new research shows many older adults with grown children still feel the stress, as well. The study,...
MRIs suggest why political beliefs are hard to change
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MRIs suggest why political beliefs are hard to change

February 17th, 2017 | by Contributor
LOS ANGELES — When it comes to politics, it can be difficult to accept the other side. Some friendships have even ended as a result of opposing political views. Last November’s presidential election is a prime example...
Is it safe to rinse your sinuses with a neti pot?
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Is it safe to rinse your sinuses with a neti pot?

February 17th, 2017 | by Contributor
As cold and flu season continues, Americans turn to all sorts of remedies to stifle their symptoms. Among them is the neti pot – a small teapot-like vessel with a long spout used to flush out clogged nasal passages....
Would you let someone who’s not a dentist pull your teeth?
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Would you let someone who’s not a dentist pull your teeth?

February 16th, 2017 | by Contributor
BOSTON — Need a tooth pulled or a cavity filled? Forget the dentist. A number of states are allowing or considering letting “dental therapists,” professionals with a lower level of training, do the job. In...
Study offers encouraging news for “extreme preemies”
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Study offers encouraging news for “extreme preemies”

February 16th, 2017 | by Contributor
Babies born very early — between 22 and 24 weeks of pregnancy — are more likely to survive now than a decade or so ago, new research shows. These extremely premature infants are also slightly more likely to avoid...
MRI scans reveal brain differences in kids with ADHD
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MRI scans reveal brain differences in kids with ADHD

February 16th, 2017 | by Contributor
LONDON — Children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder have several brain regions that are slightly smaller than usual, more evidence that the disorder should be considered a neurological condition, a new study...