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Preventing stroke in kids: Good and bad news

Posted: 04/14/2009 - The good news is more children with a condition that puts them at risk for stroke are undergoing ultrasound screening. The bad news is only a limited number of labs offer this test.

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More kids with bad teeth?

Posted: 04/14/2009 - More and more children are being admitted to the hospital for tooth decay and other dental conditions, according to a new study.

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Coffee and colorectal cancer

Posted: 04/14/2009 - Doctors now say coffee consumption does not decrease your risk of getting colorectal cancer.

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Treating macular degeneration

Posted: 04/14/2009 - As the baby boomers age and live longer, a severe sight problem called macular degeneration is becoming more common.

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Women, blood pressure, pregnancy & heart disease

Updated: 04/13/2009 - Women who have an increase in blood pressure during pregnancy are likely to develop heart disease at an earlier age than women with normal blood pressure.

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New device helps diabetics monitor blood sugar

Posted: 04/09/2009 - For Type 1 diabetics, life often seems to revolve around monitoring blood sugar levels, but a new device is making it a little easier to manage the disease.

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Get aggressive to beat smoking

Posted: 04/09/2009 - Doctors who really want to help their patients kick the habit need to get aggressive.

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