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Guidelines issued on managing infants exposed to HIV

In a clinical report from the American Academy of Pediatrics, published online Oct. 19 in Pediatrics, guidelines are presented for the evaluation and management of infants exposed to HIV. Ellen

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How to fill the crucial need for more black cardiologists

Dontrez Johnson Jr. is a success story in the making. A first-generation college student, he earned a biology degree from Tennessee State University and is on a fellowship helping improve

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Salt-based mosquito-control products are ineffective, study shows

A new study by a bevy of expert mosquito researchers offers an important warning to consumers: Products claiming to reduce mosquito populations with salt-water solutions are simply ineffective. In a

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Study shows active older adults have better physical and mental health

Older adults with higher physical activity and lower sitting time have better overall physical and mental health, according to a new study from the American Cancer Society (ACS). The study,

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Cognitive behavioral therapy reduces insomnia symptoms among young drinkers

More than half of young adults at risk for alcohol-related harm report symptoms of insomnia. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is one of the first-line treatments for insomnia, but it’s never

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Study reveals role of sleep deprivation in unwanted thoughts

Lack of sleep significantly impairs our ability to stop unwanted and unpleasant thoughts from entering our mind, a new study reveals. The authors of the study say the findings could

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Mammography screening saves lives also in older age

Mammography, which is an X-ray picture of the breast, is efficient also for women over the age of 70. For women invited to regular mammography screening over the age of

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