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Study: Whooping cough resurgence due to vaccinated people not knowing they're infectious?

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 04:00
Whooping cough has made an astonishing comeback, with 2012 seeing nearly 50,000 infections in the U.S.

Study looks at antibiotic choice for treating childhood pneumonia

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 03:00
New Vanderbilt-led research shows hospitals are doing a better job of using antibiotics less commonly associated with antibiotic resistance to treat children hospitalized with community-acquired...

Getting children to embrace healthy food

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 03:00
Researchers at the University of Bonn: attractive packaging makes identical products taste betterIf the packaging has an appealing design, primary school children also reach for healthy foods.

Resiliency training program helps teens deal with today's stresses

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 00:00
Amid reports that rank today's teens as the most stressed generation in the country, a new study offers hope for helping them effectively manage stress and build long-term resiliency.

Adolescents uncertain about risks of marijuana, e-cigarettes, Stanford study finds

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 00:00
Teenagers are very familiar with the risks of smoking cigarettes, but are much less sure whether marijuana or e-cigarettes are harmful, according to a new study by researchers at the Stanford...

Study shows importance of cause of kidney failure when planning future treatment

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 23:00
As a new physician in Galway, Ireland, and then as a nephrology fellow at the Stanford University School of Medicine, Michelle O'Shaughnessy, MD, began to wonder whether similar treatment plans for...