Diabetes More Common Among Kids

Type 2 diabetes used to be rare among children and teens younger than 18.  But as a study highlighted in the Journal of the American Medical Association, that is no longer…

Major Change Coming for Cardiac Imaging

In an effort to cut down on the number of unnecessary cardiac imaging procedures being done in the United States, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) is going to…

E-cigarettes: Bad for your heart?

Habitual e-cigarette use has been found to increase risk factors linked to negative cardiovascular effects, according to a study published in the journal JAMA Cardiology. Most e-cigarettes, or electronic cigarettes,…

Teen Depression On A Rise In US

Depression is rising among teenagers in the United States, especially among girls, a new study finds. Between 2005 and 2014, the percentage of teens (ages 12 to 17) who reported…

Fall Can Trigger Asthma and Allergy Symptoms

The leaves are beginning to turn, the cooler days of fall are upon us and that could trigger asthma and allergy symptoms, especially for children who have returned to the…

Subtle Signs of Vision Problems for Kids

Parents, have you been noticing your child struggling in school these past weeks, but you can’t point to a reason why? It could be that your child is having trouble…
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