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Average child may get 7 radiation scans by age 18

(AP) -- The first large study to examine the use of X-rays, CT scans and other medical radiation in children estimates the average child will get more than seven radiation scans by age 18, a potentially worrisome trend.

dateJan 03, 2011 in Health
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Video: Teen body image -- reality versus perception

For many, the topic of teen body image conjures thoughts of overweight adolescents battling the scale, peer separation and depression, but a recent study conducted by Michelle Frisco and Jason Houle of Penn State's Department ...

dateDec 15, 2010 in Health
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More ear infections in teens with smoker at home

Family members who smoke are more apt to feel it is OK to smoke indoors as their children get older. But in households with secondhand smoke, children between 12 and 17 are 1.67 times more prone to have recurrent ear infections ...

dateDec 07, 2010 in Health
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