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As Halloween nears and families begin planning costumes, these tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics will help keep kids safe:

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The recently released 2014 U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) self-reported obesity maps illustrate a less than healthy picture, especially for the Midwest, which at 30.7 percent had the highest prevalence of obesity in the nation.

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Tai chi, an ancient Chinese exercise, has been found to improve the physical capacity of older adults suffering from four long-term conditions, the British Journal of Sports Medicine reported.

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Every year, researchers study the effectiveness of the current flu vaccine, but how long does the vaccine provide protection?

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A backpack injury might sound like something that might be incurred during a long-distance trek in the mountains, but last year, thousands of children were treated in hospitals and doctors’ offices for injuries due to their school backpacks.

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For some men, the misuse of legalized, over-the-counter bodybuilding supplements is contributing to what has been described as “an emerging eating disorder,” according to new research.

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Consumers who make a practice of reading nutrition information on packaged foods may be happy to hear that the percent daily value for added sugars soon may be listed on labels.

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Each year in the U.S., about 395,000 people suffer cardiac arrest outside of a hospital setting, and fewer than 6 percent of them survive.

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More than half of the nation’s young people are under-hydrated, according to a first-of-its-kind study from Harvard School of Public Health.

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