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Health News for 07/08/13

July 08, 2013

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Health Tip: Check for Ticks

Ticks can spread Lyme disease and other germs that can make you sick, so it's important to take measures to help prevent tick bites.
Health Tip: Ease the Itch of Poison Ivy

Poison ivy rash usually isn't dangerous, but it sure is uncomfortable.
Struggles With Motor Skills Compound Social Problems in Autism

Problems with motor skills such as throwing and catching can add to the social struggles faced by children with autism, a new study says.
Even With Equal Care, Racial Disparity Persists in Blood Cancer, Study Finds

Black Americans with blood cancer do not live as long as white patients with the disease, a new study finds, even when they receive equal levels of care.
Boys With Guns at High Risk of Assault: Study

Many violent young people carry guns, a new study shows.
Nearly Half of Infants Have Flat Spots on Their Heads: Study

Putting babies on their backs to sleep has sharply cut the rate of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), but it has also left nearly half of infants with a flattened heads, a new Canadian study estimates.
Health Highlights: July 8, 2013

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