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Doctor’s note for sunscreen at school? Some states push to change the law
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Doctor’s note for sunscreen at school? Some states push to change the law

May 20th, 2017 | by Contributor
May 19, 2017, 6:50 PM| In most states, kids need a note from the doctor to apply sunscreen while they’re at school. Sunscreen is considered an over-the-counter drug, much like cough syrup. Now, some states are starting to...
Doctor’s note for sunscreen at school? Some states push to change law
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Doctor’s note for sunscreen at school? Some states push to change law

May 20th, 2017 | by Contributor
NEW YORK — On sunny days, Susan Grenon and her 10-year-old son Paul enjoy spending time in the backyard of their Smithfiled, Rhode Island, home. But before they head out, they always lather on the sunscreen. Susan and Paul...
No fruit juice for babies, new guidelines say
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No fruit juice for babies, new guidelines say

May 20th, 2017 | by Contributor
Kids love their juice, but new recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) advise parents to pull back on fruit juices of all kinds for children of all ages. It’s the first update to the group’s...
Full-fat dairy may offer surprising health benefits
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Full-fat dairy may offer surprising health benefits

May 19th, 2017 | by Contributor
Like many Americans trying to stay healthy, Sarah Stubbs spent most of her life drinking skim or two-percent milk, but she recently switched to full-fat milk after her son was born. “Whole milk lattes, whole just if...
Botulism outbreak tied to unlikely source
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Botulism outbreak tied to unlikely source

May 19th, 2017 | by Contributor
Nacho cheese sauce sold at a small mom-and-pop gas station in Walnut Grove, California is the likely source of the current botulism outbreak in the small town. CBS Sacramento California health inspectors have linked last...
Age-old fertility treatment may help some couples
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Age-old fertility treatment may help some couples

May 19th, 2017 | by Contributor
A 100-year-old medical treatment could help infertile women get pregnant without undergoing pricey in vitro fertilization (IVF), a new study suggests. The method was first used in 1917 and involves flushing a woman’s...