Posted 5:00 PM 5/23/2013 by Mary Elizabeth Dallas
THURSDAY, May 23 (HealthDay News) -- People who eat at fast-food restaurants are consuming significantly more calories than they realize -- and teens are the worst offenders, a new study found.
"Teens underestimate the number of calories in their meals by as much as 34 percent, parents of (More)More Stories from Yesterday
Posted 3:00 PM 5/22/2013 by By Barbara Bronson Gray
WEDNESDAY, May 22 (HealthDay News) -- The success of an imaginative and resourceful device used to save an infant born with a serious airway malformation sheds light on new technology created by the marriage of bioengineering and surgery.
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Posted 2:00 PM 5/21/2013 by By Steven Reinberg
TUESDAY, May 21 (HealthDay News) -- Swollen tonsils and adenoids are a major cause of sleep apnea in children, and while removing them did not improve attention, memory or learning for these kids, it did help them with sleep, behavior and quality of life, a new study finds.
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Posted 3:00 PM 5/20/2013 by Mary Elizabeth Dallas
MONDAY, May 20 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to the care of your children's teeth, dentists aren't the only experts who can help.
New recommendations from a government advisory panel urge primary care doctors to play a part in preventing tooth decay in the young.
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