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MAY 09, 2016 - Yahoo! News

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Adolescent health neglected worldwide: report

Decades of neglect and underinvestment have damaged the health of 10-to-24-year olds worldwide and could hold back future generations, according to a major report published Tuesday. The fastest-growing health risk from 1990 to 2013, the period covered by the study published in medical journal The Lancet, is unsafe sex. "Two-thirds of young people are growing up in countries where preventable ...

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MAY 09, 2016 - Health Canal

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Infant swaddling for sleep associated with sudden infant death syndrome

The risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) appears to increase when infants are swaddled while sleeping on their stomachs or sides, new research has found.

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MAY 09, 2016 - UPI

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Pesticides linked to raised risk of ALS

Kathleen Doheny, HealthDay News Exposure to pesticides and other chemicals may increase the risk for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, a fatal neurological disease, researchers say.

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MAY 09, 2016 - UPI

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Blood pressure patterns may predict stroke risk

Steven Reinberg, HealthDay News Instead of relying on individual blood pressure readings, doctors should review the pattern to predict risk of stroke or early death, new research suggests.

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MAY 09, 2016 - Yahoo! News

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Swaddling tied to increased risk of SIDS

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - Swaddling infants may increase their risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) during sleep, an analysis of previous research suggests. Overall, babies wrapped in light cloth or blankets, a practice known as swaddling, were about 38 percent more likely to die of SIDS than infants who didn’t get swaddled, researchers report in the journal ...

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