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Fri, 30 Sep 2016 13:40:00 -0400Men who may have Zika should wait at least six months before having unprotected sex with partners trying to conceive, regardless of whether the men ever developed any symptoms, the CDC now says.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 12:03:00 -0400Sometimes going to the dentist can make you sick. It's rare, but nearly two dozen children near Los Angeles have been hospitalized after developing infections traced to contaminated water.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:16:00 -0400A voucher awarded to a company that finds a treatment for a rare childhood disease can be sold to the highest bidder and then used to fast-track the review of another drug. Are the prizes worth it?
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:23:00 -0400There's plenty of vaccine available this year, and the sooner people get vaccinated the better, federal health officials say. A recent drop in vaccination, especially among the elderly, concerns them.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 15:14:00 -0400But that doesn't mean no child in the region will ever catch measles again.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:27:00 -0400The New York-based doctor has sparked praise and criticism by going to Mexico and using DNA from three adults to create a child for a couple from Jordan who lost two children to a genetic disorder.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 08:47:00 -0400The Food and Drug Administration approved a muscular dystrophy drug despite deeply flawed evidence. Was the decision a dangerous precedent or flexible pragmatism reflecting patients' values?
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:30:00 -0400The goal of curing all diseases "in our children's lifetime" sounds a lot like hype. But is it? It's the goal of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his pediatrician wife, Priscilla Chan.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:45:00 -0400Grønland har verdens højeste selvmordsrate. Og teenagedrenge er i højeste risikogruppe.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 13:52:00 -0400One Nigerian man saw a big problem in his community: too many women were dying in childbirth. So he turned to the region's Islamic leaders for help.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 05:07:00 -0400The biggest mistake parents make is over dosing. Part of the problem is the spoons and measuring cups the parents use are not accurate, and researchers suggest using a syringe instead.
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 07:49:00 -0400They're often poor women, lured by the money they'll receive. But are they being exploited? The government is considering a law that would end commercial surrogacy.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 12:11:00 -0400The aim is to make clinical trial data available to volunteers and scientists, even if a drug or therapy being tested turns out to be a failure. That could help identify serious side effects.
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 13:21:00 -0400Natalie Hampton knows what it's like to have no one to sit with during school lunch. So she created Sit With Us, an app that helps kids find friendly harbors in the crowd.
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 11:37:00 -0400Doctors have long thought that cat-scratch disease is no big deal, but an analysis finds that more people are getting sicker from it. Small children are especially at risk, as are people in the South.