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Greening Vacant Land Improves Neighborhood Mental Health (Fri, 20 Jul 2018)
FRIDAY, July 20, 2018 -- Fixing up blighted physical environments, particularly in resource-limited urban settings, may improve the mental health of residents living nearby, according to a study published in the July issue of JAMA Network...
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Unfavorable Prepregnancy Lipid Levels Linked to Low Parity (Fri, 20 Jul 2018)
FRIDAY, July 20, 2018 -- The risk of having no or only one child is elevated for women with an unfavorable prepregnancy lipid profile, according to a study published in the June issue of BMJ Open. Aleksandra Pirnat, from the University of Bergen in...
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C.S. Mott Poll Addresses Child Safety at Amusement Parks (Fri, 20 Jul 2018)
FRIDAY, July 20, 2018 -- One in five parents say they have not made plans with their children about what to do if they became separated at an amusement park or carnival, according to the C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's...
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Increased Coverage in States With Medicaid Expansion (Fri, 20 Jul 2018)
FRIDAY, July 20, 2018 -- Coverage rates and access to care are significantly higher in states with Medicaid expansion, compared with non-expansion states, according to a study published in the July issue of Health Affairs. Benjamin D. Sommers, M.D.,...
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Bayer Stops U.S. Sale of Essure Birth Control Implant (Fri, 20 Jul 2018)
FRIDAY, July 20, 2018 -- Amid lawsuits and plummeting sales for its Essure birth control device, Bayer announced Friday that it would cease U.S. sales of the product by the end of 2018. The announcement comes after years of claims by thousands of...
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Visual Function Deficits Up in Developmental Dyslexia (Fri, 20 Jul 2018)
FRIDAY, July 20, 2018 -- School-aged children with developmental dyslexia (DD) more frequently have visual function deficits than typically developing (TD) children, according to a study published online July 19 in JAMA Ophthalmology. Aparna...
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Lyme-Bearing Ticks More Widespread in U.S. Than Thought (Fri, 20 Jul 2018)
FRIDAY, July 20, 2018 -- Ticks capable of transmitting Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses have been identified in dozens of places across the United States where the pests had never previously been recorded, according to a study published...
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