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Hungry children and youth have more health problems

Children and youth who experience hunger appear more likely to have health problems, and repeated episodes of hunger may be particularly toxic, according to a report in the August issue of Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent ...

dateAug 02, 2010 in Health
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The Medical Minute: Pediatric eye safety

Yes, the dog days of summer are upon us; for most families that signals the longstanding tradition of back to school preparation. It’s time to begin the search for the perfect backpack and notebook, shop for new clothing ...

dateJul 29, 2010 in Health
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Mental health woes grow while spending declines

As the current global economic crisis drives up the demand for mental health care services, cash-strapped agencies are slashing mental health budgets, according to a new Brandeis University study out this month in the International ...

dateJul 15, 2010 in Health
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Not what the doctors order

A Northeastern University faculty researcher said the elderly often fail to take their medications as prescribed, creating quality-of-life issues, especially for older people with multiple chronic diseases.

dateJul 07, 2010 in Health
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