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'Crack baby' scare overblown, teen research says

Research in teens adds fresh evidence that the 1980s "crack baby" scare was overblown, finding little proof of any major long-term ill effects in children whose mothers used cocaine during pregnancy.

May 27, 2013
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Hazards in homes and gardens a major injury cost

(Medical Xpress)—A significant proportion of injuries in the home, costing millions of dollars a year, are related to how a house is built and maintained, according to new research from the University of ...

Apr 30, 2013
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Weight loss programs via virtual reality

Weight loss is a topic of concern for nearly 36% of Americans who are considered obese. There are many barriers that can interfere with weight loss. For those attending face-to-face weight loss programs, barriers can include ...

Apr 26, 2013
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