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When caring for a sick pet becomes burdensome
Caring for a chronically or terminally ill pet could be putting your own mental health at risk, a new paper suggests. Here are strategies that might help alleviate pet caregiver burden.
19 Sep 2017 at 11:59am

Nerf guns can pose serious eye risk, doctors warn
Just about everyone who's played with a projectile toy has gotten a version of the warning "You'll shoot your eye out!"
19 Sep 2017 at 11:08am


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The New Old Age: Alcohol Abuse Is Rising Among Older Adults
The elderly still drink less on average than younger Americans, but the number who report problems with alcohol is increasing fast.
17 Sep 2017 at 9:42pm

A Stress Link to Lupus
Women exposed to trauma, including serious car crashes or sexual assaults, were at increased risk of developing the autoimmune disorder lupus.
20 Sep 2017 at 12:01am

The Fatal Toll of Cheap Cigarettes
The availability of cheaper, off-brand cigarettes is associated with an increase in infant mortality.
19 Sep 2017 at 6:00am

The Checkup: When Adolescents Want Tattoos or Piercings
Chipped teeth from tongue piercings or infected cartilage are among the health risks parents and pediatricians should watch for.
18 Sep 2017 at 7:12am


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The New Old Age: Alcohol Abuse Is Rising Among Older Adults
The elderly still drink less on average than younger Americans, but the number who report problems with alcohol is increasing fast.
17 Sep 2017 at 9:42pm

A Stress Link to Lupus
Women exposed to trauma, including serious car crashes or sexual assaults, were at increased risk of developing the autoimmune disorder lupus.
20 Sep 2017 at 12:01am

The Fatal Toll of Cheap Cigarettes
The availability of cheaper, off-brand cigarettes is associated with an increase in infant mortality.
19 Sep 2017 at 6:00am

The Checkup: When Adolescents Want Tattoos or Piercings
Chipped teeth from tongue piercings or infected cartilage are among the health risks parents and pediatricians should watch for.
18 Sep 2017 at 7:12am


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