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Doctors: Teenagers Should Have Better Access To Condoms

Researchers from the Committee on Adolescence at the American Academy of Pediatrics said that condoms should be made more available to teenagers.

10/28/2013

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Report: ‘Cinnamon Challenge’ Can Lead To Collapsed Lungs

Don’t take the cinnamon challenge. That’s the advice from doctors in a new report about a dangerous prank depicted in popular YouTube videos but which has led to hospitalizations and a surge in calls to U.S. poison centers.

04/22/2013

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Study: Bounce Houses A Party Hit But Kids’ Injuries Soar

They may be a big hit at kids’ birthday parties, but inflatable bounce houses can be dangerous, with the number of injuries soaring in recent years, a nationwide study found.

11/26/2012

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Study Shows Child Obesity Can Be Fought Successfully With School Snack Laws

A recent study shows childhood obesity can successfully be curbed with laws that limit the sale of junk food and sweet drinks.

08/13/2012