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Allergies Linked to Low Vitamin D Levels in Kids

February 28, 2011, 3:54 pm

Allergies: Children with low vitamin D levels may be more likely to develop allergies, according to a study recently published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.

Allergy Season Could Lengthen due to Climate Change: Study

February 22, 2011, 10:07 pm

Allergy season may lengthen due to recent latitudinal warming in Central North America, which has increased the length of ragweed (Ambrosia spp.) pollen season, according to a [...]

Melanoma Skin Cancer: Family Members’ Risk is High, Study Says

February 22, 2011, 5:53 pm

People at-risk for melanoma skin cancer are not protecting themselves from high levels of sun exposure, according to a recent study published on Monday.

Cannabis Use Linked With Psychosis Onset, Study Finds

February 8, 2011, 5:45 am

Cannabis use at a young age has been linked to causing psychotic illnesses such as schizophrenia, say researchers.

Eye Damage From Laser Pointers

February 6, 2011, 1:19 pm

Laser pointers can be dangerous.

The Drug Store in Your Tap Water

February 2, 2011, 2:09 pm

You don’t have to see a doctor to imbibe a witch’s brew of prescriptions.

Soap to Brush Your Teeth?

January 30, 2011, 8:33 pm

Why use soap to clean your teeth?

I Told My Son, ‘Don’t Let Them Do It!’

January 16, 2011, 2:34 pm

“Backscatter” devices use low-energy X-rays to produce a picture of the body. These are not so safe.

High Blood Pressure Linked to Smoking Parents

January 12, 2011, 5:52 pm

High blood pressure is higher among young children who are exposed to a parent’s secondhand smoke, a new study found.

Toothpaste Can Be Bad for Teeth and Gums

December 24, 2010, 12:26 pm

Bar soap may be better for our teeth and gums than toothpaste.


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