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Children with Autism Respond Differently to Smells: Study

Kids with ASDs didn't change their sniff response when odors were unpleasant

Migraine's Link to Higher Heart Disease Risk May Not Be Genetic

Study suggests non-genetic factors may be what increases risk

Americans' Risk of Dying From Cancer Is Falling, CDC Finds

But, due to aging population, actual number of cancer deaths is rising

Could Blue Eyes Raise Odds for Alcoholism?

Study finds genes that determine eye color line up along ones tied to alcohol abuse

FDA Reviewing Safety of Codeine in Kids Under 18

The FDA is investigating the safety of using medicines containing codeine to treat coughs and colds in children under 18, because of the potential for serious problems like slowed or difficult breathing.

Naps May Boost Worker Productivity

Hour of rest during the day seemed to ease impulsiveness and frustration, researchers report

Summer Danger: BBQ Grill Brush Wires Causing Big Health Woes

If ingested, stray wire bristles can pierce throat, intestines, public health experts warn.

Patients with Low-Grade Brain Tumors Living Longer

Chemo improvements have likely played a role, researchers say

Menopausal Women at Lower Heart Risk Than Men of Similar Age

Study found little difference between menopause types, but black women had less advantage than white

Unapproved Ear Drops Targeted by FDA

These prescription meds have been available for years, but safety, quality are concerns

Yuck! What’s Really in Your Pool?

That sparkling blue water looks cool and inviting on a scorching summer day. But do you really know what you’re getting when you dive in the pool?

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