Slightly Premature Babies At Risk For Cerebral Palsy

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Study: Concussions Soar Among Youth Athletes

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Birth control pills are often marketed as doing much more than prevent pregnancy. The drugs also claim to treat acne, moodiness and bloating. But some researchers caution that these benefits do not outweigh the health risks known to accompany taking the pill. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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With Birth Control Pills, New Isn't Always Better

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Listeners Sound Off On Moms Mistaken As Nannies

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CDC: Teen Vaccination Rates Rising

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There's a debate among scientists about whether to immunize boys for HPV. Sanofi Pasteur MSD/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Should Boys Also Get Vaccinated For HPV?

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Study: Hearing Loss Increases In U.S. Teens

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Drowning Risk More Acute For Minorities

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"I still have, on some days, a wonderful relationship with my daughter," Taryn Cregon says of Zoe, 13. "But it goes from this really back-and-forth, loving relationship to almost seeming like that person looks at you like you're enemy No. 1." Courtesy of Taryn Cregon hide caption

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Experiencing Teen Drama Overload? Blame Biology

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Cholera Follows Pakistan Floods; Six Million Face Crisis

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First Spill Studies Show Gulf Kids Are At Risk

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