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Smoke + hot temperatures = increased SIDS risk

Researchers are a step closer to understanding why cigarette smoke exposure during pregnancy may increase the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). SIDS is the unexplained, sudden death of a child younger than one ...

Nov 16, 2016
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Anal cancer rates rising in many parts of the world

(HealthDay)—Anal cancer rates are on the rise in many countries. But vaccination against human papillomavirus (HPV)—a virus linked to the development of anal cancer—may help curb rates of the disease, a new study suggests.

Nov 02, 2016
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