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WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court Tuesday weighed the constitutionality of requiring large graphic photos on cigarette packs to show that smoking can disfigure and even kill people, with two of the three judges questioning how far the government could go.
Risks of the ‘cinnamon challenge’ and other games can include choking, lung collapse, and even death.
NEW YORK (AP) — Teen births fell again in the United States in 2010 with the highest rate once more in Mississippi, according to a new government report.
ATLANTA (AP) — More than $1 billion has been spent over the past decade researching autism. In some ways, the search for its causes looks like a long-running fishing expedition, with a focus on everything from genetics to the age of the father, the weight of the mother, and how close a child lives to a freeway.
A child’s washing-machine drowning draws attention to unexpected risks at home.
Medical study abroad can broaden clinical, procedural, and cultural skills.
CHICAGO (AP) — Obesity during pregnancy may increase chances for having a child with autism, provocative new research suggests.
It’s OK to embrace, not avoid, these foods.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — When their patient became ill from a buttocks enhancement injection, unlicensed caregivers Ruben Dario Matallana-Galvas and his wife, Carmen Olfidia Torres-Sanchez, fled to McCarran International Airport. They were arrested trying to board a flight home to Colombia.
CHICAGO (AP) — One child doesn't talk, rocks rhythmically back and forth and stares at clothes spinning in the dryer. Another has no trouble talking but is obsessed with trains, methodically naming every station in his state.