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  • Measles is back: a mother's warning

    Measles is back: a mother's warning
    I know that parents worry about whether vaccines are safe for their children. But they should also consider the dangers of not vaccinating, which is why I'm telling my family's story. In 1970, on a Fulbright cultural exchange, my husband and I moved...
  • Volcano watch in Russia

     Volcano watch in Russia
    Russia: With at least four volcanoes in the far eastern region of Kamchatka continuing to show signs of increased activity, officials have warned of possible eruptions. Because ash plumes from the volcanoes could pose a risk to air traffic, the...
  • Breastfeeding tied to fewer ear, sinus infections in children

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Breastfeeding is known to help ward off infections among infants, but a new U.S. study suggests that protection may be much longer lasting. Among thousands of 6-year-olds followed from birth, those who were breastfed as...
  • Reducir el sedentarismo evita la muerte

    Reducir el sedentarismo evita la muerte
    BUENOS AIRES - La reducción de sólo un 25 % del sedentarismo evitaría al año 1,3 millones de muertes en el mundo, cerca de 679.000 en América, afirmó hoy el experto estadounidense Michael Pratt, en el Simposio Vida Activa y Saludable de la Serie...
  • ‘The Strain': Richard Sammel relishes evil role as Thomas Eichhorst

     
    It takes a certain mind-set to want to bring about the end of the world. For Richard Sammel, the German […]...
  • Child Passenger Safety Week raises awareness for what most parents get wrong

    Child Passenger Safety Week raises awareness for what most parents get wrong
    Buckling children in and age- and size-appropriate car seats, booster seats and seat belts can reduce the risk of serious and fatal injuries by anywhere from 45 percent for grade school children to 71 percent for infants, according to the Centers for...
  • Poverty rate posts 1st notable drop since '06; Latinos show big strides

    Poverty rate posts 1st notable drop since '06; Latinos show big strides
    The poorest Americans, particularly those who are Latino, finally are showing signs of joining in the economic recovery as the nation's poverty rate dropped significantly last year for the first time since 2006. The improving labor market drove the...
  • Group pressures Foster Farms to address antibiotics

    Group pressures Foster Farms to address antibiotics
    Foster Farms had just re-opened its main plant in Central California after a cockroach infestation, but federal inspectors were already writing-up new violations at the sprawling poultry-processing facility. “I observed one carcass with visible...
  • ER Visits And Hospitalizations For Asthma On The Rise

    Ava Passley covered her nose and giggled as Dr. Jacob Hen walked into an examination room at his pediatric pulmonology office in Trumbull recently. Ava, 3, of Bridgeport, knows what to expect from a visit with Hen, having dealt with asthma since she was...
  • Ebola: Discovery, ABC study outbreak

    Discovery and ABC News have teamed for "Ebola: Inside the Deadly Outbreak," which features Dr. Richard Besser of ABC leading the hour report. The program debuts at 10 p.m. Thursday on Discovery Channel and Discovery Fit & Health. During the premiere,...
  • Obama to detail plans on Ebola offensive on Tuesday: report

    President Barack Obama is expected to detail on Tuesday a plan to boost his country's involvement in mitigating the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday. The plan would involve a greater involvement of the U.S....