Stressed Parents Could Mean More Self-Harm by Kids

Teens have a higher risk of self-injury — deliberately cutting or burning themselves — if they have a fraught relationship with a struggling parent, a…

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Using Marijuana to Ease Stress? Focus on CBD, not THC

Folks hoping to quell their anxiety would do best to use cannabis products that don’t get them high, a new clinical trial has found. The…

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Number of Abortions Performed Per Month in U.S. Unchanged Since Fall of Roe v. Wade

The historic overturning of Roe v. Wade in 2022 has not had any significant effect on the number of abortions performed each month in the…

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Mom’s Grief During Pregnancy Could Pass Heart Trouble to Her Child

Babies born to mothers who experience profound grief during pregnancy may be vulnerable to heart failure much later in life, new research suggests. “If future…

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Yoga Brings Brain Benefits to Women at Risk for Alzheimer’s

In a new study, yoga appears to have bolstered the brain health of older women who had risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease. The study can’t…

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Lab Study Questions Safety of Tattoo Ink Ingredients

Tattoos are a trendy way to decorate your body, but a new study reveals that the inks used in the process often contain unlisted substances…

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How to Calm Your Child After a Nightmare

Most parents have experienced it: Your young child wakes up distraught, sure that the nightmare they’ve just suffered through is real. Dr. Anis Rehman, an…

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Cyberattack Stalls Prescription Dispensing at UnitedHealth

For nearly a week, prescription drug orders have been disrupted at thousands of pharmacies as the largest health insurer in the United States tries to…

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One Way to Reduce Child Obesity: Get Kids Moving More in Class

Regular standing and walking activities in the classroom can aid in the fight against childhood obesity, a new study shows. Children who took part in…

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Which Families Are Less Likely to Get Teens the HPV Vaccine?

Well-to-do American families are more likely than poorer families to increase their children’s risk of cervical cancer by skipping the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, a…

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A Warming World May Mean More Premature Births

Surging temperatures caused by climate change could lead to more premature births worldwide, a new study reports. Researchers found a strong association between exposure to…

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Mental Health Issues a Prime Driver of Deaths for New Moms: Study

Data from dozens of studies supports the notion that mental health crises are a big factor behind rising rates of maternal deaths during and around…

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