Check Up Archive: March, 2010

Cholesterol lowering drug linked to increased risk of infection

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Millions of Americans take cholesterol lowering drugs known as statins. But a new study by Italian researchers suggests that at least one of... Read more

Little Einsteins?

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Ok, my 6-month-old daughter won’t be watching any so-called “educational” DVDs when she gets a bit older. Researchers from... Read more

Can cell phones help save lives?

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Researchers from the Philadelphia VA Medical Center and the University of Pennsylvania studied whether instructions delivered via cell phone... Read more

Preventing teen suicide

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The tragic deaths of Gina Gentile, 16, and Vanessa Dorwart, 15, who were struck by an Amtrak Acela train in Norwood at 10:28 a.m. Thursday... Read more

Nearly 1 in 8 parents refuse vaccines for their kids

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As the parent of two young children – one who is three-and-a-half and another who just turned six months – I am hypersensitive... Read more