Pediatricians update digital media recommendations for kids

It's not so bad to hand your child an iPad once in a while depending on how it's used. Playing a game together or Skyping with Grandma? That's OK. Helping your little one calm down or trying ...

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Swiss doctors report success of using cells from the nose to repair damaged knee joints

Writing in The Lancet, Swiss doctors report that cartilage cells harvested from patients' own noses have been used to successfully produce cartilage transplants for the treatment of the knees ...

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Cigna ends preauthorization requirement to treat opioid addiction

Health insurer Cigna Corp has discontinued its policy of requiring doctors to seek authorization before treating opioid addicts, as part of a fight against an epidemic of opioid abuse, New York ...

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Snakebites a rising danger for U.S. children

(HealthDay)ŚMore than 1,300 U.S. kids suffer snakebites each year on average, with one in four attacks occurring in Florida and Texas, a new study reveals.

Thu 20 Oct 16 from Medical Xpress

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Algorithm could help analyze fetal scans to determine whether interventions are warranted

Researchers from MIT, Boston Children's Hospital, and Massachusetts General Hospital have joined forces in an ambitious new project to use magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to evaluate the health ...

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Blast of thin air can reset circadian clocks

We might not think of our circadian clock until we are jetlagged, but scientists continue to puzzle over what drives our biological timepiece. Now, a study published October 20 in Cell Metabolism ...

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Lawmakers demand answers on leukemia drug price hikes

Two top lawmakers on Thursday demanded information from a drug company that has raised prices on a leukemia drug, calling increases of tens of thousands of dollars a sign the company puts profits ...

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Raising a vegan baby: There's a right way and a wrong way

There's a right way and a wrong way to raise a baby on vegan food. Those who get it wrong, parents say, give the responsible ones a bad name.

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Polio vaccine makers failing to make enough doses: WHO experts

Two companies making vaccines to help the world eradicate polio are failing to produce enough, so many countries should prepare to give lower doses to make stocks last, a group of experts has ...

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Wonder Woman to champion gender equality for the United Nations - CNET

Actors Lynda Carter and Gal Gadot attend the world organization's designation of the character as the Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls.

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