News tagged with health issues

Hundreds die from extreme heat each summer, CDC warns

(HealthDay)—It's only early June, but already soaring temperatures have hit some parts of the United States. So government health officials are reminding the public that while hundreds die from heat exposure ...

Jun 06, 2013
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Website all about child health—in Spanish

(HealthDay)—Language difficulties may prevent Hispanic parents living in the United States from learning all they can about child health. Now they have a new option: a Spanish-language website launched ...

Jun 03, 2013
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New genetic tests, more information

Our ability to analyse the genetic make-up of the human body has rapidly improved over the last few decades. The genetic basis of different diseases is gradually being deciphered through scientific research ...

May 29, 2013
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App helps parents talk to tweens about sex

A new app that helps parents discuss confronting sexual issues with their tweens (10-13 year olds) has been developed in a collaboration between psychologist and Swinburne University of Technology alumna ...

Apr 12, 2013
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