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Autism Screenings Missing Some Children

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    Doctors say some tests not identifying children with autism. In Your Health News, A new study looks at why some children with autism are not diagnosed in early screenings. Researchers in Norway followed more than 69 thousand 18 months olds who tested negative for autism. They found several differences in behavior between children who were later diagnosed with…

Teen Sexual Identity

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LGBT teens say they are afraid. In Your Health Minute, A new study reveals may gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender teens also live with the fear of being harassed. Nearly three-quarters of LGBT teens said they have been verbally threatened because of their sexual identity 95-percent reported having trouble sleeping. Transgender teens were the most likely to feel unsafe at…

Too Much Exercise at Work

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  Some people might be getting a little too much exercise on the job. In Your Health News, There might be such a things as getting too much exercise on the job. Researchers in the Netherlands tracked nearly 200-thousand adults. They found men with highly physical jobs had an 18 percent higher risk of early death than those who were…

Gun Violence in the Movies

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    Many parents concerned about violence in movies. In Your Health News, Gun violence in PG-13 movies if more intense than many parents would like. University of Pennsylvania researchers asked 600 parents to view four movie clips depicting violent gun use. Most parents thought the content was not appropriate for adolescents under age 15. However, if the violence seemed…

Plain Old Ginger is Good as Some Medicine

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Researchers say one of the best ways to help kids with stomach aches is not in the prescription isle. In Your Health Minute, You might want to stock up on ginger, especially if you have kids . If your little one comes down with a stomach bug give him  ginger. Researchers in Italy found ginger helped reduce vomiting in children…

Kids, Antibiotics and Kidney Stones

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Small children are prescribed antibiotics more than any other group.   In Your Health News, Antibiotics could increase the risk of painful kidney stones. That’s according to a new study form Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. It showed patients who took oral antibiotics were more likely to develop kidney stones up to fie years later. And that risk was highest among…

Depression can Affect Your Memory

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  Depression has been linked to memory problems. In Your Health Minute, Depression may be connected to memory problems in older adults. A University of Miami study assessed more than one thousand healthy seniors over a five year period. Patients with more symptoms of depression were more likely to develop memory issues than those who were not depressed. Depression was…

A Walking Test Uncovers Memory Problems

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Doctors say  your walk can tell him about your memory if you have heart problems.   In Your Health Minute, A simple walking test could help predict a patient’s risk of memory problems after a heart operation. Researchers in Japan studied nearly 200 older adults undergoing  non emergency heart surgery. Before the procedure they were asked to walk as far…

Americans said to be More Anxious

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  Are you feeling more anxious these days? In Your Health Minute, Americans are more anxious than they were last year. That’s according to a new poll from the American Psychiatric Association. It shows anxiety has increased for men and women of all ages but especially among baby boomers. The biggest concern was being able to pay bills followed by…

Diabetics Should Eat Fewer Carbs

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  Eating fewer carbs could help regulate blood sugars. In Your Health Minute, Another new study reveals type one diabetes patients may benefit from a very low carb diet. Researchers with Boston Children’s Hospital surveyed nearly 500 children and adults with the disease. Those who average just 36 grams of carbs a day had blood sugar levels in the exceptional…