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Another Study Sees No Vaccine-Autism Link

Another Study Sees No Vaccine-Autism Link

Experts say finding should reassure parents of young children. Although some parents worry about the sheer number of vaccines babies typically receive, a new U.S. government s continue reading »

7,000 Patients of OK Dental Practice Warned of Possible HIV, Hepatitis Exposure

7,000 Patients of OK Dental Practice Warned of Possible HIV, Hepatitis Exposure

Oklahoma officials are reporting approximately 7,000 dental patients of Dr. W. Scott Harrington of Tulsa and Owasso, Oklahoma could have been exposed to either the HIV or hepatitis virus. continue reading »

STUDY: Hispanics Living Longer on Dialysis Than Whites

STUDY: Hispanics Living Longer on Dialysis Than Whites

Hispanics and blacks on dialysis live longer than whites, study found. Among kidney dialysis patients, Hispanics tend to live longer than blacks and whites, a new study finds. continue reading »

Study: Poor Americans in South Less Likely to Get Medical Care

Study: Poor Americans in South Less Likely to Get Medical Care

Researchers found states in that region imposed strictest eligibility requirements for Medicaid. Poor people in the southern part of the United States are more likely to delay getting needed continue reading »

Same-Sex Parents May Face Harsher Criticism Than Others

Same-Sex Parents May Face Harsher Criticism Than Others

Study examined onlookers' response to parenting behaviors. Bystanders judge same-sex parents more harshly than straight parents, according to a new study. continue reading »

Chili’s Sets Example for Serving Customers with Autism

Chili’s Sets Example for Serving Customers with Autism

Chili's Grill and Bar did an amazing job reacting to a child with autism. Arianna is a nine-year-old girl who was served a cheeseburger at a Chili's Grill and Bar in Midvale, Utah. Seeing that the burger was cut in half, she deemed it "broken" and refused to eat it. The staff, aware of the girl's autism, reacted amazingly and made the girl feel welcome with a "fixed" burger. continue reading »

Study: Too Much TV May Make Kids Antisocial

Study: Too Much TV May Make Kids Antisocial

Spending hours in front of the tube at age 5 linked to bad behavior at age 7, researchers say. Five-year-olds who watch television for three or more hours a day are a bit more likely to fight, continue reading »

FDA Warns of the Dangers of Temporary Tattoos

FDA Warns of the Dangers of Temporary Tattoos

Spring break is on the way, or maybe summer vacation. Time to pack your swim suit, hit the beach, and perhaps indulge in a little harmless fun. What about getting a temporary tattoo continue reading »

U.S. Agency Puts Poison Prevention in Spotlight

U.S. Agency Puts Poison Prevention in Spotlight

EPA urges adults to keep pesticides and disinfectants locked away from children. Parents and caregivers can help reduce the risk of accidental poisonings by storing pesticides continue reading »

Teen Moms More Likely to Have Been Neglected, Abused

Teen Moms More Likely to Have Been Neglected, Abused

Study found childbirth rate 5 times higher than national average. Girls who are sexually abused or neglected during adolescence are more likely to become teen moms, continue reading »