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Updates in Health News:

Too many parents still put babies at risk of SIDS

CBS News - 3 hours ago
Despite years of public health campaigns, many American parents are still putting their babies to sleep in an unsafe position, a new study finds. The study found that just half of mothers surveyed...

A zoo thought a storm made a gorilla stop eating. She had terminal cancer.

Washington Post - 1 hour ago
When Tiffany's handlers first noticed something off with her this month, they thought, too hopefully, that a storm from the night earlier had spooked her. When the gorilla didn't eat right...

Many more children will suddenly be diagnosed with high blood pressure

CNN - 9 hours ago
(CNN) More children and teens are likely to be categorized as having abnormal blood pressure during their annual wellness visits, based on new recommendations released Monday by the American Academy...

Matt Dawson: I had to have heart surgery after a tick bite

BBC News - 18 hours ago
When former England rugby player Matt Dawson was bitten by a tick in a London park early last year, it caused a bacterial infection to spread through his body. "I had two days where I felt...

Chinese man has gecko removed from ear canal

Channel3000.com - 3 hours ago
A Chinese man who was suffering from a severe headache ended up having a live gecko removed from his ear. Chinese man has gecko removed from ear canal joel st/freeimages.com. A Chinese man who was...

Home Visits Help Parents Overcome Tough Histories, Raise Healthy Children

NPR - 9 hours ago
Rosendo Gil, a family support worker with the Imperial County, Calif., home visiting program, has visited Blas Lopez and his fiancée Lluvia Padilla dozens of times since their daughter was born...

Asian American doctor: White nationalist patients refused my care over race

Washington Post - 3 hours ago
Esther Choo, an emergency room doctor in Portland, Ore., had all the right credentials. A medical degree from Yale University. A master's degree from Oregon Health & Science University. A...

Study: Annual mammograms could save 1000s of lives

WebMD - 4 hours ago
MONDAY, Aug. 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- How frequently should women get a mammogram? Guidelines differ, but a new study estimates thousands of U.S. lives could be saved if mammograms were done...

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