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ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A review of past research finds that fever-reducing drugs have no effect on the speed of children's recovery from an infection, contrary to the fears of some doctors and parents. Researchers have debated for decades whether...
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Sitting at a table in a downtown Lafayette coffee shop, four mothers, all experienced in home births, talked about what they consider a long-overdue law — House Bill 1135 — concerning midwife-assisted home births....
The emergency call came from Minnesota, but it could have come from anywhere in the country. A new mother, at work and away from her baby, was pumping milk to give him later. Five minutes in, the pump quit. Her call was answered in McHenry, about 50...
Many parents wonder how to cope with an older child’s busy digital lifestyle. With TV, tablets and mobile phones, it seems like they’re always texting, chatting on Facebook, playing games or watching videos. But it’s important for...
Beneath a cloudless blue sky, a simulated fatal car crash was depicted in horrifying detail at Lake Zurich High School. The deadly post-prom tragedy included a lifeless teenage girl wearing a blood-splattered dress splayed over the hood of a...
Re "Too young for solitary," Editorial, May 12 Your editorial had such a promising beginning. Unfortunately, rather than saying the cruel solitary confinement of juveniles should be banned, the editorial recommend that it "should at the very least be...
Newborns arrive in this world somewhat half-baked or, in the more measured words of evolutionary anthropologist Wanda Trevathan of the University of New Mexico, "a little unfinished, if you will." Parents declare them beautiful, these wailing bundles of...
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends Plan B for all sexually active adolescents, giving tacit approval to promiscuous lifestyles. The Centers for Disease Control estimates that there are 700,000 new cases of gonorrhea in the U.S. annually, with...
After the American Academy of Pediatrics announced its support for equal marriage rights for same-sex partners "as the best way to guarantee benefits and security for their children," advocates for the unmarried, while applauding the move, took...
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One of the first warnings new mothers hear is that offering babies formula soon after birth can lead to problems with breast-feeding. Sating infants' hunger with formula can prevent them from nursing vigorously, interfering with milk production;...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Men circumcised either as children or adults report less intense sexual pleasure and orgasm than their uncircumcised counterparts, according to a new study from Belgium. "We're not saying less sexual activity or satisfaction,...
The Hartford CourantThe city's three trauma centers, law enforcement and now the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association are urging gun owners to hand over their unwanted firearms in exchange for grocery money. The latest event for the growing Capitol Region Gun Buy-Back...
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