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Pediatricians Urge Flu Vaccine for All Kids 6 Months and Older

Pediatricians Urge Flu Vaccine for All Kids 6 Months and Older

Nasal spray vaccine can be considered for many kids 2 to 8, doctors say

Pediatricians Urge Flu Vaccine for All Kids 6 Months and Older

Nasal spray vaccine can be considered for many kids 2 to 8, doctors say

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Pediatricians Urge Flu Vaccine for All Kids 6 Months and Older

Pediatricians Urge Flu Vaccine for All Kids 6 Months and Older

Nasal spray vaccine can be considered for many kids 2 to 8, doctors say

Newborn ICUs With Private Family Rooms Benefit Preemies: Study

More close contact with mothers may explain greater weight gains, fewer procedures, less stress

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Newborn ICUs With Private Family Rooms Benefit Preemies: Study

Newborn ICUs With Private Family Rooms Benefit Preemies: Study

More close contact with mothers may explain greater weight gains, fewer procedures, less stress

E-Cigarettes Don't Help Cancer Patients Quit Smoking: Study

Long-term safety, effectiveness of the devices still unclear, researchers caution

More Schools Stocking Shots That Counter Serious Allergic Reactions

Having epinephrine auto-injectors on hand can save lives, advocates say

Tight Blood Sugar Control Doesn't Prevent Strokes in Diabetics: Study

But keeping blood pressure in check does, researchers say

Scientists Spot How Bacterial Pneumonia Damages the Heart

A vaccine, and the right antibiotic, may guard against a direct attack on heart cells, researchers say

College Women Can Use Food Strategies, Study Finds

Freshmen unsure that they'll make the right choices

Family Squabbles Can Derail Recovery From Cancer Surgery

Study finds infection, other complications more likely for patients with difficult lives

Get a Flu Shot During Checkup, Doctor Says

Vaccination in October may give you the best chance of avoiding influenza this season

FDA Approves Another Weekly Injectable Drug for Type 2 Diabetes

Trulicity helps lower blood sugar levels when used alone or with other medications, agency says

Adults Over 45 Not Meeting U.S. Muscle Strengthening Guidelines, Study Says

Less than one-quarter follow recommendations

Cyberbullying Seems to Ramp Up in Middle School

Effective prevention strategies must not be 'one-size-fits-all,' researcher says

U.S. Gun Deaths Lowest in Hawaii, Highest in D.C.

Decade-long study also finds firearm death rates twice as high in black people compared with whites

Avian Flu In Harbor Seals Could Infect People

Mutations to the virus might allow it to spread, researchers say.

Do Greener Neighborhoods Produce Healthier Babies?

Fewer preemies and small babies delivered when moms live near trees, grass, study says

Oral Health in Women of Childbearing Age Needs Improvement

Large disparity in dental care, U.S. government research shows

Brain Structure Might Help Predict Risky Behavior

Study finds people with greater volume in one brain region are more likely to take risks involving money

Some U.S. Troops May Face Greater Skin Cancer Risk

Soldiers might not have regular access to sunscreen, research reveals

Almost Everyone Needs a Flu Shot: CDC

Vaccine is safe, effective for those 6 months and older, experts say