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Stop Starting School Days So Early, Doctors Say

Updated: 08/25/2014 - U.S. high schools and middle schools should start classes later in the morning to allow kids some much-needed sleep, a leading group of pediatricians is urging.

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New York City Aims To Slim Down Happy Meals

Updated: 08/22/2014 - The McDonald's kids meals, as well as those from Burger King and Wendy's, are in the cross hairs of the New York City Council, which is considering restrictions on any fast food meals that includes a toy.

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3D-Printed Vertebra Used In Spine Surgery

Posted: 08/22/2014 - Surgeons in Beijing, China, have successfully implanted an artificial, 3D-printed vertebra replacement in a young boy with bone cancer.

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Running Dry | Targeting Toxins And Other Emerging Issues

Updated: 08/21/2014 - The toxins produced by blue green algae are turning up in the Kansas River, creating an emerging issue for public utilities, like Topeka, to ensure current treatments keep them out of the public water supply.

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Is This The Future Of Parenting?

Posted: 08/15/2014 - Ankle monitors are typically associated with criminals on house arrest, but the latest gadget for this generation of tech-saturated parents mimics the shackles of old -- in much friendlier colors.

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8 Delicious Summer Foods That Are Good For You, Too

Posted: 08/15/2014 - Farmers markets are brimming with beautiful, ripe produce for the picking, local foods are flooding the supermarket, and it's finally time for juicy berries and stone fruits to take center stage.

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What Is Parkinson's Disease?

Updated: 08/14/2014 - Williams was found dead in his Northern California home Monday after what investigators suspect was a suicide by hanging.

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Feeling Sick? People Bypass Doctor For Smart Phone

Posted: 08/08/2014 - Medical phone apps that allow patients to text or video-chat with doctors are quickly growing in popularity. One million people had virtual appointments in the past year.

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A Tick Bite Can Make You Allergic To Red Meat

Posted: 08/08/2014 - A bug can turn you into a vegetarian, or at least make you swear off red meat. Doctors across the nation are seeing a surge of sudden meat allergies in people bitten by a certain kind of tick.

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How Eating Out Costs You 200 Calories

Updated: 08/07/2014 - We've been warned frequently about the dangers of fast food. But skipping the drive-thru for that "healthier" sit-down meal at a restaurant isn't a good option either, a new study suggests.

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