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Jun 03, 2020

Meds Like Valium, Xanax Linked to Higher Risk of Ectopic Pregnancy

Taking benzodiazepines -- drugs such as Xanax, Valium, Klonopin, Halcion or Ativan -- to treat anxiety or insomnia before pregnancy boosts the risk of an ectopic pregnancy, new research suggests. Ec ..

Jun 03, 2020

Similar to Adults, Obesity Raises Kids' Odds for Severe COVID-19

If a child is infected with the new coronavirus, being obese appears to greatly raise the odds for developing a severe form of COVID-19, a new study finds. The report was based on 50 cases of pediatr ..

Jun 03, 2020

When a Handgun Is in the Home, Suicide Risk Quickly Rises

Handgun owners are at substantially heightened risk of suicide in the years after buying their first gun, a large new study finds. The study of more than 26 million California residents found that fi ..

Jun 03, 2020

Living Near Oil, Gas Wells Tied to Low Birth Weight Infants

Pregnant women who live near active oil and gas wells may be at risk for having low birth weight infants, a new study suggests. Researchers analyzed nearly 3 million births to Californians living wi ..

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Colorectal Cancer Risk Assessment

Cancer of the colon or rectum (colorectal cancer) usually develops slowly, over several years. Exclu...

Toilet Training Quiz

Answer this one: Which behaviors indicate that your child may be ready to learn to use the toilet? L...