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Living at Higher Elevations Linked to SIDS Risk

Living at Higher Elevations Linked to SIDS Risk

Study found odds were doubled, though still very rare even at greater altitudes

Living at Higher Elevations Linked to SIDS Risk

Study found odds were doubled, though still very rare even at greater altitudes

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Living at Higher Elevations Linked to SIDS Risk

Living at Higher Elevations Linked to SIDS Risk

Study found odds were doubled, though still very rare even at greater altitudes

Dyslexia Unrelated to Vision Problems: Study

Eye therapies will not cure reading disorder, experts say

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Dyslexia Unrelated to Vision Problems: Study

Dyslexia Unrelated to Vision Problems: Study

Eye therapies will not cure reading disorder, experts say

Too Many Women Who Need Bone Screening Aren't Getting It

California study found that patients at highest risk for fractures often miss out on tests

Tips for Preventing Dog Bites

Even a friendly pooch may overreact when startled

Raw Tuna Suspected as Source of Salmonella Outbreak: CDC

At least 53 people in nine states have fallen ill, while 10 have been hospitalized, agency reports

Low-Income Southerners at Highest Risk for Vision Loss

Restricted access to eye and health care likely to blame, study authors suggest

Do You Need a Doctor for Bug Bites and Bee Stings?

Most can be treated at home, but learn signs of emergency, expert advises

Smoking Rates Continue to Drop in Many States: CDC

But some people are using alternative tobacco products in addition to cigarettes

Go Take a Hike -- Safely

Proper footwear, first-aid kit and extra food are must-haves, experts say

Young Athletes With ACL Injuries Often Need Repeat Surgery: Study

Starting athletics early, focusing on just one sport contribute to risks

Fish Oil Tied to Better Brain Function in Older Adults

But small study doesn't prove omega-3 fatty acids boost mental flexibility

Breath-Holding Games Are Killing Swimmers, CDC Warns

Even seasoned athletes are drowning because of dangerous underwater behaviors, agency says

Diet and Exercise May Not Stave Off Age-Related Muscle Loss

Review finds current research is inconclusive

Animals May Ease Social Anxiety in Children With Autism

Playing with guinea pig in stressful situation was calming, study finds

Treating Gum Disease Might Help Prostate Symptoms: Study

Periodontal problems linked to inflammation throughout the body, researcher says

Can Asthma Protect Men From Prostate Cancer?

New research finds an association, but doesn't prove cause and effect

Depression May Intensify Anger in Veterans With PTSD: Study

Aggressive outbursts can unleash harm to others or to soldiers themselves, researchers say

More Babies Born to Mothers Addicted to Pain Meds

Also rising are costs to treat infants' withdrawal symptoms, study says

Rugby Player's Head Injuries Linked to Brain Decline

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy was diagnosed after his death at age 57