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Playground Equipment May Be Too Hot To Handle

ALLEN (CBSDFW.COM)- Summer heat can cause outside equipment very hot and putting children at risk while playing.

Parents know that heat can be dangerous at the playground. 297 more words


Sports Drinks Causing Serious Dental Problems For Young Athletes

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) –- All those sports drinks kids are downing to keep themselves hydrated are ruining their teeth. Dentists are seeing serious tooth and mouth problems at much younger ages. 400 more words


Simple, Do-At-Home Test Could Save Your Life

By KYW Medical Editor Dr. Brian McDonough

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A new, simple test that can be done at home might help save the lives of people with irregular heartbeats. 219 more words


Review on Healthwatch Southwark "Social Care" Event

Welcome to another blog post from my carers blog site. As usual I sometimes check out events to do with Mental Health, wellbeing events and carer’s events. 1,886 more words

Event Reviews

SSM Parting Ways With Neurosurgeon Who Operated on Wrong Side of Woman's Brain

ST. LOUIS (AP) - A suburban St. Louis health care company is parting ways with a neurosurgeon who operated on the wrong side of a woman’s brain last year. 186 more words


Conn. Officials Say Mosquitoes In East Haven Test Positive For West Nile

EAST HAVEN, Conn. (CBSNewYork) – Officials in Connecticut are warning residents after mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile virus in East Haven.

The mosquitoes, which were trapped earlier this month, are the first ones to test positive for the virus this year, the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection said. 265 more words


LA Students Undergo 'Baseline' Tests To Measure Concussion Effects

PICO UNION DISTRICT (CBSLA.com) — As concerns grow over brain injuries in teenagers and their relation to team sports, a landmark program aims to increase sport safety. 243 more words