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Several physicians at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital are working on novel methods for minimizing scarring in children. There's good reason for their efforts. Children with …

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Listening to Mozart could help premature babies gain weight more quickly and go home from the hospital faster, suggests a study published in the January …

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The right drug regimen might ameliorate some of the cognitive problems of Down syndrome, making it easier for children with Down syndrome to learn and …

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It's not OK to use caffeine as an additive in alcoholic drinks, the FDA told 30 beverage manufacturers last week. About time. During the five-year …

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"Don't kiss the cat, don't put beans in your nose, and don't go through the neighbors' garbage." I can't count the number of times my …

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Big news this week for pregnant women, moms, babies and kids who receive food vouchers from the federal Women, Infants and Children program. For years, …

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The back-to-school rush and impending flu season have many parents worried about a possible resurgence of H1N1 flu, a.k.a. swine flu. In a new video, …

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The New York Times is previewing a fascinating story from its magazine called "The Women's Crusade," about the interaction between global poverty and the oppression …

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Check out this gorgeous image - a colorized scanning electron micrograph - of a blood clot. Red blood cells are shown in red; leukocytes are …

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Drug manufacturer Roche announced yesterday (6/09/09) that for financial reasons it will stop marketing Accutane, a medication for treating severe acne. Roche's patent on the …

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