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More ADHD cases diagnosed at younger ages

One-third of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in the United States have been found to be diagnosed before 6 years old, according to a new report.

While there's concern about possible misdiagnosis at a such a young age,…

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Healthy foods that cause problems when mixed with...

Cardiologist Dr. Ari Soffer explains some of the combinations that cause the most frequent problems.

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307,000 vets may have died awaiting VA care, report says

Hundreds of thousands of veterans listed in the Department of Veterans Affairs enrollment system died before their applications for care were processed, according to a report issued Wednesday.

The VA's inspector general found that out of about…

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Study: Gun control leads to fewer suicides

State laws that restrict access to guns could reduce the rate of firearm-related suicide, according to new research.

Researchers examined suicide rates in Connecticut and Missouri, two states that changed their permit-to-purchase handgun laws in…

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What your sleep says about your health

Do you sleep between seven to nine hours per night? According to the experts this is the amount needed, on average, to keep our minds alert and our bodies healthy -- but many people aren't getting enough.

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Bill would ban smoking in all New York hotel rooms

Welcome to New York, no smoking.

Hotels and motels in New York may no longer offer smoking rooms if a bill proposed by state lawmaker Ken Zebrowski passes.

The measure, which was introduced last week, was brought about by Zebrowski's personal…

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Asthma peaks at start of school year for children,...

Asthma is the leading cause of chronic illness in children, affecting as many as 10 to 12 percent of kids in the U.S.

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Two KC Royals players have chickenpox

The Kansas City Royals will be missing All-Star reliever Kelvin Herrera and right fielder Alex Rios for the next two weeks as they fight the chickenpox.

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FDA warns distributors of powdered caffeine

Coffee, sodas and energy drinks -- many of us drink caffeine everyday.

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CDC: 69M people not as young at heart as they think

About 69 million Americans are not as young at heart as they believe they are, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found.

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