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Most Medical Devices for Kids Only Tested on Adults

By Steven Reinberg
HealthDay Reporter

THURSDAY, April 17 (HealthDay News) — Most medical devices approved for use in children are not tested on pediatric patients before they are marketed, a new Harvard study finds. 734 more words

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Low Birth Weight, Lack of Breast-Feeding Tied to Inflammation Later On

THURSDAY, April 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Years later, people who were underweight at birth, and those who were breast-fed only a short time or not at all, could be at increased risk for chronic inflammation and related health problems, a new study suggests. 231 more words

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17-Day Leech Treatment Helps Save Woman's Ear After Dog Attack

By Alan Mozes
HealthDay Reporter

WEDNESDAY, April 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) — A savage pit bull attack results in the total dismembering of a teenage girl’s ear. 770 more words

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Why Spending Time on Hobbies Makes You a Better Person

THURSDAY, April 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Creative activities outside of work may help boost your job performance, a new study suggests.

Personal endeavors after-hours help employees recover from on-the-job demands and improve skills such as problem-solving, the researchers report in the April 17 issue of the Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology. 265 more words

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Move of the Week: Army Crawl Leg Extension

This week, celebrity trainer Tracy Anderson shows us how to do the army crawl leg extension. This exercise targets your shoulders, back, chest, abs, glutes, and inner thighs. 108 more words

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Star Wars here we come

This week, Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad’s favorite trading partner — Chinese President Xi Jinping — made perhaps the most startling announcement any head of state has made in the past 75 years. 276 more words

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5 Upgrades to Your Favorite Body Weight Moves

Body weight workouts are a convenient, inexpensive way to burn calories and build muscle fast. If you’re no longer getting your desired results, however, chances are your routine has become a bit too easy. 552 more words

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