Is my kid too young for contact sports? Advice still unclear
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Is my kid too young for contact sports? Advice still unclear

New concussion guidance shows there isn't enough solid evidence to answer some of parents' questions about contact sports

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Cholesterol levels dropping in US, but many still need care

New research shows cholesterol levels are dropping in U.S., but more people need care

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Study: Native Hawaiians have fewer healthy years than others

Public health study: Native Hawaiians have fewer good health years than state's other ethnic groups

Adams County Health Department celebrates 75 years
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Adams County Health Department celebrates 75 years

An Adams County department focused on the public's health is celebrating its 75th anniversary.

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Lawmakers to hold forum on reducing high health care costs

Connecticut lawmakers are holding an informational hearing on ways to reduce health care costs

US officials identify 'strong culprit' in vaping illnesses
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US officials identify 'strong culprit' in vaping illnesses

US health officials identify 'strong culprit' in outbreak of vaping illnesses

More than 2,000 in US diagnosed in vaping illness outbreak
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More than 2,000 in US diagnosed in vaping illness outbreak

U.S. health officials say the number of vaping illnesses has surpassed 2,000

Judge strikes down new Trump rule on religious objections
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Judge strikes down new Trump rule on religious objections

A federal judge in New York has struck down a new Trump administration rule that could open the way for more health care workers to refuse to participate in abortions or other procedures on moral or religious grounds

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US veteran 'feeling whole' year after penis transplant

Doctors say US veteran has recovered and reports "feeling whole" again more than year after penis transplant

Doctors try CRISPR gene editing for cancer, a 1st in the US
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Doctors try CRISPR gene editing for cancer, a 1st in the US

1st attempt in US to use a gene editing tool called CRISPR against cancer seems safe in 3 patients who have had it so far