With more than one-third of American adults classified as obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, national programs and initiatives have sprouted to address weight issues earlier in life.
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Babies born small or prematurely go on to develop autism at higher rates, although the risk is still small, according to a new study from Finland.
The research is part of a global push to identify the culprits behind the developmental disorder and the recent uptick in its occurrence, which has had scientists scratching their heads for years.
Source: Journal of Pediatrics Read More
There's more evidence that people with type 2 diabetes may have an increased risk of bladder cancer, and taking the diabetes drug Actos may raise that risk even higher.
Source: Canadian Medical Association Journal
Half of patients hospitalized for a heart attack or heart failure will make a mistake with their medications within a month of checking out of the hospital, new research shows.
Source: Annals of Internal Medicine Read More
When you get too much of some-thing, you often take it for granted. And when something is rare, you learn to appreciate and even cherish it.
Source: Canadian Skin Cancer Foundation Read More