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Health News Brief

September 3. 2013   

The Habit That Puts Kids At Risk For Bullying
Nearly a third of children are watching more TV than they should—and it’s negatively affecting their brain development and social skills, suggests a new study from the University of Montreal.
Source: University of Montreal Read More

Less Than 6 Hours Of Sleep Ups A Woman’s Heart Attack Risk
A lack of sleep -- less than 6 hours a night -- increases a woman's risk of heart attack, but not a man's, U.S. researchers say.
Source: Journal of Psychiatric Research Read More

Reverse Vaccine For Type 1 Diabetes Seems To Pass Human Test
A "reverse vaccine" that allows people with Type 1 diabetes to produce their own insulin has passed its first test with human subjects.
Source: Science Translational Medicine Read More

Back To School: How To Bag A Better Lunch
It's that time again—summer is drawing to a close and school bells are ringing once again. As you prepare your child for back-to-school, in addition to notebooks and markers for the new backpack, here are some tasty ideas for the lunch bag that will help you add variety and nutritional value to everybody’s important midday meal.
Source: John Hopkins University Read More

Are Blueberries The Ultimate Superfood
Their bright color and delicious flavor alone may be tempting, but the health benefits of blueberries are astounding. From heart disease to memory loss, blueberries may help you fight off illness, while adding sweetness to your life.
Source: Harvard Health Letter Read More



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