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    Earlier Is Better When it Comes to Plastic Surgery for Children

    Mark Urata, MD, chief, Division of Plastic & Maxillofacial Surgery at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, as well as chief, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Keck School...

    • October 31, 2014
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    BMI Impacts Response to Chemo in Obese Youths

    Obese youths with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) are known to have worse outcomes than their lean counterparts. To find out why, investigators at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles studied patients...

    • October 31, 2014
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    Infants Respond to Social Cues from Sclera

    Humans are the only primates with large, highly visible sclera – the white part of the eye. The eye plays a significant role in the expressiveness of a face,...

    • October 31, 2014
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    Stomach Bacteria May Protect You from Obesity

    The germ Helicobacter pylori is the cause of most stomach ulcers, but new research in Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics suggests that treating the bacteria is linked to weight gain....

    • October 30, 2014
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    2014 Allergy Review and Tips for the Holidays

    The Gottlieb Allergy Count pollen and mold reporting season ended on October 15, 2014 and founder Joseph Leija, MD, retired allergist at Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, offers a look back...

    • October 30, 2014
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    Autism After High School: Making the Transition

    Melanie Tyner-Wilson is facing one of her toughest battles yet. She wants nothing more than to help her son Jay Tyner-Wilson, who is a person with autism, land his...

    • October 30, 2014
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  • Aggressive Blood Pressure Goals May Not Help People with Diabetes

    Many people with diabetes also have high blood pressure. Clinical guidelines have suggested blood pressure levels in people with diabetes should be kept lower than the standard for people...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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    Hypoglycemia Common in Older Patients with Diabetes

    Study findings indicate that among older adults who had diabetes for a shorter duration (9 years or less), nonfatal cardiovascular complications had the highest incidence (coronary artery disease, congestive...

    • October 29, 2014
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    A Healthy Diet May Help Prevent Dementia

    Healthy dietary choices in midlife may prevent dementia in later years, according a doctoral thesis published at the University of Eastern Finland. The results showed that those who ate...

    • October 29, 2014
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    Anxious Children Could Possibly Find Help in a Video Game

    Queen’s University psychologist Dr. Tom Hollenstein is running a two-year trial to see if the video game MindLight can help youth cope with and eventually conquer their anxiety. The...

    • October 28, 2014
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