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RSV hospitalization rate for seniors is 10 times higher than usual for this point in the season

The respiratory virus season has started early in kids this year and flooded children's hospitals in many parts of the country -- especially with respiratory syncytial virus, known as RSV.

Covid-19 boosters could keep thousands of kids out of hospitals, but uptake remains low

Higher Covid-19 vaccination rates among US children could prevent thousands of pediatric hospitalizations and millions of missed school days, according to an analysis published Tuesday by the Commonwealth Fund and the Yale School of Public Health.

Experimental therapy gantenerumab fails to slow or improve Alzheimer's memory loss in clinical trials

An experimental treatment, gantenerumab, failed to help people at high risk of memory loss from Alzheimer's or those who were in the early phases of the disease, the manufacturer said Monday.

US gets D+ grade for rising preterm birth rates, new report finds

The rate of premature birth in the United States is climbing, according to the infant and maternal health nonprofit March of Dimes.

Desperate for heart surgery for their baby, a family feels the effects of pediatric hospital shortages

Even before their daughter was born in June, Aaron and Helen Chavez knew she would need heart surgery. Doctors expected her to have an operation around 6 months of age.

Does having a teen feel like living with a chimp? You may not be far off

Chimpanzee teens may not be so different from the ones living in our homes, a new study says.

Live longer with these dishes from 'blue zones' in America

In a few, unique communities around the globe, people live long and heathy lives, up to and past 100. Dubbed "blue zones," residents of these areas share a common environment and lifestyle that scientists believe contribute to their longevity.

Weight loss surgery greatly reduces risk of death

Weight loss surgery reduces the risk of premature death, especially from such obesity-related conditions as cancer, diabetes and heart disease, according to a new 40-year study of nearly 22,000 people who had bariatric surgery in Utah.

Use a single dumbbell for a total-body workout 

When you think about working out with dumbbells, you probably picture using a set of two, one in each hand. There are many exercises you can do with two dumbbells, but as a strength and conditioning coach, I can tell you there are just as many - if not more - you can do using just one. In fact, you can effectively train your entire body using a single dumbbell in about 10 minutes.

Newly discovered asteroid made a close approach

An asteroid the size of a box truck made one of the closest passes of planet Earth ever recorded.

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Covid-19 'baby bump' brought an increased US fertility rate in 2021 -- but also record high preterm births


US spends most on health care but has worst health outcomes among high-income countries, new report finds


Your child's academic success may start with their screen time as infants, study says


FDA proposes new levels for lead in baby food, but critics say more action is needed


To cope with release of violent videos, manage stress and know your own limits


WHO says Covid-19 remains a global health emergency, but pandemic is at a 'transition point'


Covid-19 is a leading cause of death for children in the US, despite relatively low mortality rate


Does having a teen feel like living with a chimp? You may not be far off, study shows


Children lost about 35% of a normal school year's worth of learning during the pandemic, study suggests


Surgeon General says 13 is 'too early' to join social media


Live longer with these dishes from 'blue zones' in America


Weight loss surgery extends lives, study finds


Sleep disorders are associated with more parental stress


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