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Wednesday, Mar 11, 2015 at 11:36 AM EDT

Maker of Children's Tylenol Pleads Guilty Over Recall

Maker of Children's Tylenol Pleads Guilty Over Recall

A subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson pleaded guilty Tuesday to a federal criminal charge that it sold over-the-counter infant's and children's liquid medicine containing metal particles. McNeil Consumer Healthcare,

Thursday, Mar 12, 2015 at 11:32 AM EDT

Blood Test May Spot Autism in Infants: Study

Blood Test May Spot Autism in Infants: Study

A blood-based measure could lead to a clinical test that could spot signs of autism in boys just 1 or 2 years old, a new study has found, a finding that could help children with autism get the help they...

Wednesday, Mar 11, 2015 at 03:22 PM EDT

How Much Praise Is Too Much for Kids?

How Much Praise Is Too Much for Kids?

A recent study shows that too much praise may be harmful to child development. Dr. Joshua Weiner explores healthy ways to increase their self-esteem.

Tuesday, Mar 10, 2015 at 12:26 PM EDT

Burger King Drops Soft Drinks From Kids' Meals

Burger King Drops Soft Drinks From Kids' Meals

Burger King is no longer promoting soft drinks on its kids' meal menus. "We have removed fountain drinks from our kids' menu boards and they are no longer merchandised as part of kids' meals," the company...

Monday, Mar 9, 2015 at 01:58 PM EDT

Connecticut Teen in Remission After Forced Chemotherapy

Connecticut Teen in Remission After Forced Chemotherapy

A teenage girl taken into Connecticut state custody and forced by the state to get chemotherapy treatment for Hodgkin's lymphoma is now in remission. "It's true, I am in remission; and it would mean the world to...

Friday, Mar 6, 2015 at 06:15 PM EST

Local Scientists, NFL, GE Team Up to Prevent Concussions

Local Scientists, NFL, GE Team Up to Prevent Concussions

More than 170,000 kids visit the emergency room every year for sports-related traumatic brain injuries, including concussions. But now, local scientists are working to protect young brains.

Friday, Mar 6, 2015 at 01:16 PM EST

Dunkin' Drops Food-Coloring Additive

Dunkin' Drops Food-Coloring Additive

Dunkin’ Donuts is removing a food-coloring ingredient from their powdered sugar goods, the brand announced Thursday.

Thursday, Mar 5, 2015 at 03:47 PM EST

"Wake-Up Call": Study Reveals Magnitude of Memory Loss

"Wake-Up Call": Study Reveals Magnitude of Memory Loss

A new study from the federal CDC shows that about 4 million American households include at least one adult with worsening memory loss

Thursday, Mar 5, 2015 at 03:44 AM EST

Extra Oxygen Could Help Fight Cancer, Study Suggests

Extra Oxygen Could Help Fight Cancer, Study Suggests

A provocative study in mice suggests something as simple as breathing in extra oxygen might give immune cells a boost in attacking cancer. The immune system often can spot and destroy abnormal cells before they...

Wednesday, Mar 4, 2015 at 02:48 PM EST

Trouble With Self-Injury: How to Cope

Trouble With Self-Injury: How to Cope

The occurence of self-injury appears to be on the rise. Dr. Joshua Weiner discusses causes, characteristics, signs and treatment.

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