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Teens with autism spectrum disorders getting driver’s licenses

Getting a driver's license is a rite of passage for most American teens. For the first time, a landmark study looked at driver's licenses...

Adolescent Girls and Opportunities for Physical Activity

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Getting more girls into sports activities may take some work. Girls were found to have fewer opportunities for physical activity compared to boys, a Deakin...

For Young Smokers, Cigarettes Paired Best with Alcohol

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Findings on co-use of cigarettes and alcohol could have implications for smoking cessation efforts. When it comes to health, cigarettes are never a good thing....

Night Owls – It Might be Your Genes

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Gene mutation may cause longer circadian cycle and “night owl” behavior. For those who struggle out of bed in the morning because they like to...

Chiropractic Adjustments Reduce Stress Markers In the Body

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You have said it many times yourself: It’s probably just stress. Yet, blaming our struggles and pains on something as abstract as stress is...

Beer, Hot Dogs and Stomach Cancer

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Alcohol, processed meats like hot dogs and excess weight linked to increased risk of stomach cancer. When it comes to stomach cancer apparently, you are...

Death from Diabetes: Three Times More Likely Than Once Thought

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About 12 percent of Americans might be dying from diabetes, despite what has been reported on death certificates, Boston University study finds. Diabetes is a...

How A Checklist Affected Surgical Death Rates

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Surgical checklist reduced surgery deaths in South Carolina hospitals. Pilots have long used pre-flight checklists to decrease the risk of accidents. Now that strategy is...

As Americans’ Mental Health Suffers, So Does Access to Care

The number of Americans suffering from psychological stress is increasing, while access to care is declining, according to the NYU Langone Medical Center. Gaining access...