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The American Academy of Pediatrics offers important tips to keep your kids safe and healthy when they're trick-or-treating.
In a HealthDay Now interview, we spoke to two experts to discover why 1.3 million Americans, including Britney Spears, are currently under a conservatorship — a legal arrangement that allows a court-appointed guardian to take control of another individual's daily life and decisions.
More than 46,000 cancer cases could be prevented annually if Americans got 5 hours of moderate exercise per week, researchers say.
As COVID-19 continues to grip the United States, parents need to plan ahead to keep their children safe on Halloween, experts say.
Kids aged 12 and older are eligible for COVID shots, but many haven't been vaccinated. Those under 12 aren't yet eligible for vaccination.
"Some families organized a family movie night, held virtual costu...
Two doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is nearly 91% effective in preventing symptomatic illness in young children and brings no unexpected safety issues, according to a study posted Friday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Late Friday, the agency posted its analysis of data from Pfizer's pediatric study and said that in...
Your Jack-o'-Lantern may be more than scary — it could be dangerous.
Pumpkin carving is the leading cause of injuries associated with Halloween, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.
Between October and November 2018 in the United States, 44% of Halloween-linked injuries were connected with pumpkin-carving acti...
A lower dose of Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine is 90.7% effective in preventing symptomatic COVID-19 in children aged 5 to 11, according to new clinical trial data from the company.
The data was given to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday, and the agency is ...
FRIDAY, Oct. 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Gun violence sky-rocketed by more than 30% across the United States during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Almost 39,000 injuries and deaths nationwide involved a gun in the year starting in February 2019 — and that number shot up to more than 51,000 between March 2020...
- Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter
- October 22, 2021
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The notion of biting into a bug or chewing on a cricket might make some people a bit squeamish.
Don't squash the idea until giving this food some thought.
Some 2 billion people around the world already eat insects to supplement their diet, according to the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization. The practice is known as en...
- American Heart Association News
- October 22, 2021
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