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Kids, Parents & Mental Health: It's Time to Talk
More teenagers and young adults die from suicide than from cancer, heart disease, AIDS, birth defects, stroke, pneumonia, influenza, and chronic lung disease combined. i. More teenagers and young adults die from suicide than from cancer, heart disease, ...

Relay For Life to be held at Joliet Memorial Stadium
Survivors, caregivers and sponsors all walk together to raise money and awareness for cancer research and cures at the 2015 Relay For Life in Joliet. By FELIX SARVER - [email protected] JOLIET – An event to fight cancer will be held at Joliet ...

CU study: Narcotic painkillers cause chronic pain
The study, published Monday, showed opioid treatment intensified the release of pain signals from specific immune cells, leading to prolonged pain. By Natalie Munio | [email protected] May 30, 2016 | UPDATED: 2 hours ago. Although reports of ...

Don't let summer fun lead to skin cancer
Summer brings longer daylight hours, lighter clothing and many outdoor activities. However, parents need to remember that extra time in the sun causes damage to their kids' skin. There are a number of common myths regarding basic skin care protection; ...

28.9% of all breast cancers can be prevented by controlling 4 risk factors
According to a study published on JAMA Oncology last Thursday, 28.9% of all breast cancers diagnosed on white women from the United States can be prevented by taking into account 4 risk factors. The results only apply for invasive breast cancer which ...

New test helps identify rare genetic diseases in newborns
MONDAY, May 30, 2016 -- New gene screening methods may greatly improve doctors' ability to quickly diagnose rare genetic diseases in newborns, researchers say. The new test includes all of the more than 4,800 genes currently known to be linked with ...

We're late on plain cigarette packs - Turia
New Zealand should have had the courage to introduce plain tobacco packaging legislation years ago, says the architect of the law, Dame Tariana Turia. Cigarette smoking. Photo: AFP. Plain packaging legislation has been on hold after tobacco companies ...

Dr. Henry Heimlich, 96, uses his maneuver to save choking woman
The 96-year-old retired chest surgeon credited with developing the namesake Heimlich maneuver has used it to save a woman choking on food at his senior living center. (AP Photo/Al Behrman). Embed. <iframe width="476" height="267" ...

How Zika Virus Hides To Move From Mother To Baby
While the Zika virus often causes disease without symptoms in adults, it has become notorious for its link to microcephaly — a birth defect where infants have an abnormally small head. Women infected with Zika can transmit it to their unborn child ...

The Dirt On Swimming Pools And Hot Tubs
Ready to dive into swimming pool season? Well, you may want to consider the recent Center For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study that found 80 percent of public swimming pools had health and safety violations. The study covered 2013 ...


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