‘Moving Forward’: Battling Parkinson’s, He’s Rowing His Way to Paralympic Games

For decades, Todd Vogt has been dedicated to the sport of rowing, believing he was in peak physical condition. Then, a series of symptoms began…

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Parents’ Vaping Might Help Spur Eczema in Kids

A mom or dad who vapes at home might be setting their child up for eczema, new research suggests. In a study involving data from…

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TikTok: Ground Zero for Vaping Sales to Kids

TikTok is full of fun memes, pranks, dances and challenges — and illicit vaping product sales targeting teenagers, a new study reports. Advertising and sales…

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Tips for Traveling With a Loved One With Alzheimer’s

Experts are expecting this Memorial Day weekend to be the busiest yet, with nearly 44 million Americans projected to travel between Thursday and Monday. A…

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Use of GLP-1 Meds Have Risen 7-Fold Among Young Americans

The number of American teens and young adults who’ve been prescribed one of the new GLP-1 weight-loss drugs soared nearly seven-fold between 2020 and 2023,…

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Teen Cannabis Users’ Risk for Psychosis May Be Stronger Than Thought: Study

Doctors have long known that excessive marijuana use can trigger psychosis, especially in the young. But new research suggests the link is stronger that ever…

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Pedestrians Twice as Likely to Be Hit by Electric Cars Versus Gas-Powered Ones

Many people have been caught by surprise when an electric-powered car has smoothly and silently crept up on them as they walked. But such an…

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‘Hungry Gut’ Gene Test Shows Who’ll Benefit Most From Wegovy

You’ve watched others shed pounds in a matter of weeks after taking one of the new blockbuster weight-loss drugs, so you decide to try one…

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For Pregnant Women, Fluoridated Drinking Water Might Raise Risks for Baby: Study

Fetal exposure to fluoride from a mom-to-be’s drinking water might raise the odds for physical and mental health issues in toddlers, new research suggests. The…

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Tracking Exercise by Steps or Minutes? Study Finds Either Method Boosts Health

Some folks like to count their daily steps, while others prefer exercising for a certain amount of time during a day or a week. Luckily,…

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Stomach Paralysis Risk May Rise in People Taking Ozempic and Similar Drugs

New, real-world research confirms that the blockbuster weight-loss drugs that millions of Americans have been taking to shed pounds can trigger stomach paralysis in some…

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In a Shift, Pediatricians’ Group Says Breastfeeding Safe When HIV-Positive Mom Is Properly Treated

The nation’s top pediatrics group has reversed its decades-old position on HIV-positive mothers breastfeeding their infants. The American Academy of Pediatrics now says it’s generally…

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