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NICARAGUA: Dengue Fever Puts 5 Children in Critical Condition

Five children are hospitalized in critical condition after being infected with dengue fever in Nicaragua, where on the weekend a Cuban epidemiological delegation arrived to help fight the epidemic, a top government official said. continue reading »

Study Finds Alcohol Dominates in Pop Music Lyrics

Hit songs celebrate 'getting wasted,' with none of the downside, researchers say. Today's popular music often celebrates excessive drinking as a fun, beneficial pastime, even highlighting select booze bran continue reading »

Readmission Rates for Kids May Not Reflect Hospital Performance

Study suggests that parents should base decisions on other factors. Unlike the case with adult readmissions, higher hospital readmission rates for children may not necessarily continue reading »

Good Nutrition Can Boost School Performance

Start the day with grains, fruit and dairy. A healthy diet can help students excel in school, a registered dietitian says. One of the best ways to jump-start a successful school day continue reading »

STUDY: “Prediabetes” More Likely With Family History of Diabetes

However, the effect was strongest for people who were not obese. Before full-blown diabetes sets in, people typically develop a syndrome known as continue reading »

Genes for Eating Disorders and Alcoholism May be Linked

Twin study found ties between alcohol dependence and binge eating or purging. Alcoholism and certain types of eating disorders share common genetic risk factors, according to a new study. continue reading »

Being Bullied as a Child Can Leave Scars in Adults

The judge investigating last month's deadly train crash in northwestern Spain plans to question the officials responsible for railway safety as possible defendants. Highlighting the harm caused by bullying, a new study continue reading »

Skin Allergies Can Flare Up in Summer Heat

Seasonal pitfalls include poison ivy, worsening eczema and hives, expert warns. Summer can be a particularly bad time for skin allergies such as eczema and continue reading »

STUDY: Heavy Coffee Drinking Tied to Shorter Lives for Younger Adults

But experts say research has many limitations. Hold the java and listen up: A new study suggests that people under 55 who drink four or more cups of coff continue reading »

Is Facebook Making You Unhappy?

Life satisfaction dropped as use increased among young adults, study found. Despite all the virtual socializing and "liking" involved, using Facebook is actually associated wit continue reading »

Company Tied to Stomach Bug Outbreak Stops Shipments to U.S.

Salad mix from Mexico has been implicated in Iowa, Nebraska cases; source of other infections is unclear - The Mexican company that distributes a salad mix tied to a U.S. outbreak of cyclospora illnesses said Monday that it was suspending shipments of the product to the United States. continue reading »

Boys and Girls May Have Different Obesity Risk Factors

Playing team sports, even drinking milk affected kids differently in study. While some behaviors increase the risk of obesity for both boys and girls, continue reading »

Salmonella Outbreak: 307 Sick in 37 States

More than 300 people in 37 states have been sickened to date in a major multistate outbreak of salmonella infection linked to baby poultry, U.S. government health officials reported Friday. continue reading »

Early Discipline Tied to Less Use of Drugs, Alcohol in Teens

A program to help correct disruptive behavior at ages 7 to 9 seemed to make a difference through age 17. Correcting disruptive behavior in young children could help prevent t continue reading »

Health Tips for College Freshmen

Advice for freshmen - For many young men and women, college is the first chance to assume responsibility for their own health. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers continue reading »

High Blood Sugar Levels Tied to Small Increases in Dementia Risk

Elevated blood glucose may harm the brain, even in people without diabetes, researchers say. Elevated blood sugar levels, even among people who don't have diabetes continue reading »

STUDY: U.S. Troops’ Suicide Risk Tied to Mental Illness, Not Combat

Psychiatric screening would help identify soldiers at greatest risk, experts say. The suicide rate in the U.S. military has risen in recent years, but a large new stu continue reading »

Teens More Likely to Smoke if Parents Have EVER Smoked

Study also shows influence of older siblings. Teens of a parent who smoked -- even if the mother or father quit before the teen was born -- are more likely to smoke than those whose parents ar continue reading »

STUDY: 1 in 3 American Youths Experience Dating Violence

Problem isn't getting better, expert warns. More than one-third of U.S. teens and young adults say they've suffered abuse during dating and about one-third say they've been perpetrators of abuse, new research finds. About one-quarter say they've been both an abuser and a victim. continue reading »

STUDY: Odds of Smoking Higher for Those Who Grow Up Poor

Study suggests kids in poor families may have less self-control when it comes to healthy behaviors. Poor children are more likely than their wealthier counterparts to smoke cigarettes, continue reading »