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FAQ: Kids and Picky Eating

Children's picky eating, often dismissed by parents and doctors as just a phase, can sometimes signal more serious issues such as anxiety or depression.

Vitamin D Supplements Won't Strengthen Older Women's Bones: Study

No increases seen in bone density, muscle mass or mobility, no matter the dose

Urine Test Might Find Pancreatic Cancer Early, Study Suggests

But expert says whether it will improve outcomes not proven yet

FDA Approves New Rosacea Treatment

When applied to skin, foam helps heal pimples, bumps of common skin condition

Head Injury Tied to Long-Term Attention Issues in Kids

Study says brief lapses in attention can persist, even if brain injury is mild

Advocates Say Mental Health ‘Parity’ Law Is Not Fulfilling Its Promise

A landmark federal law requiring insurers to cover mental illness as they would any other disease is not being followed or enforced, say patient advocates and attorneys. Insurers say they have taken tremendous steps.

Experimental Treatment Uses Nitric Oxide for Acne

Researchers test slow-release nanoparticles on frustrating skin condition

Noninvasive Stimulation Gets Legs Moving After Spinal Cord Injury

Device compares favorably to surgically implanted option, researchers say

Too Much Facebook, Twitter Tied to Poor Mental Health in Teens

Study found those on social media sites more than 2 hours a day were more likely to have problems

Regular, Moderate Coffee Drinking Tied to Better Brain Health in Seniors

But those who upped daily intake actually had higher odds for a precursor to dementia, researchers say

Scientists Identify 5 Types of Prostate Cancer

Scientists in the U.K. say there are five distinct types of prostate cancer, and they've found a way to distinguish between them.

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