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Can Children Inherit Alcoholism From Their Parents?

Parents pass a number of traits onto their children such as height, temperament or eye color.  A new study suggests parents also may be...

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The Power of Speech: Easy Tips for Learning How to Persuade Others

Persuasion can be a powerful thing.  Day to day, we find ourselves either on the giving or receiving end or compelling (or not-so-compelling) arguments...
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Toy Safety – Keeping Your Children Safe

We never thought about toy safety when you found the toy treasures in childhood, however, we remember these treasures all our lives. This is one...

Firstborn Children At Greater Risk of Certain Allergies, Study Says

Theories already exist that birth order affects personality – but could it also affect health? Results from a new study indicate that firstborn children may...
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FDA: Kids’ medical tests need child-size radiation

The FDA is proposed guidelines Wednesday urging manufacturers to design new scanners to limit the dose of radiation small children receive from CT scans...

How to Know it’s Time to Take the Test- Initial Signs of Pregnancy

When planning for pregnancy the “two week wait,” also known as the time between ovulation and your expected period, can feel never ending. It...
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Can a Simple Blood Test Prevent Certain Birth Defects?

A simple blood test could help prevent neural tube birth defects such as spina bifida, new research finds. The test would measure the concentration of...
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The Benefits of Banking Your Newborn’s Cord Blood

Cord blood saved Harlow Page, the 3 month old with a grapefruit-sized tumor in her...

The Top Baby Names of 2014!

There are many sources of baby names that people will often consult when trying to...

No Creepy Crawlies Here: Morgellons Disease is a Mental, Not Physical, Disorder

Sufferers of Morgellons disease complain of crawling...
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Dr. Manny Asks: What is the Government Doing to Prevent Food Borne Illnesses?

Can anyone tell me with a degree of certainty how many Americans get sick each...

Fetal Heart Monitor 101

See how doctors will be watching your baby's heart during delivery

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Newer birth control pills may raise blood clot risk

Blood clots have been a known risk of oral contraceptives since the 1990s, but for most women, the chances seemed small enough to justify...

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Tailbone Pain and Pregnancy

Pregnancy Causing Tailbone Pain During pregnancy, there are substantial changes in the anatomical and mechanical forces within the mother’s body. Pregnant women typically gain a...
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The “Female” Disease That Heightens Cancer Risk in Men

Until now, human papilloma virus (HPV) has been viewed as a "female" disease.  That's no surprise...

Do you fear becoming a father?

In many ways, Josh Kraft of Billings, Montana, had perfect training for fatherhood. As the oldest of nine children, he was already an expert...
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Should Birth Control be offered Over-the-Counter?

  No prescription. No doctor’s exam. No insurance. Should birth control be sold over- the-counter (OTC) at your local pharmacy? That’s the latest suggestion from...