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Stimulant drugs may carry risk of sudden death in children

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Stimulant drugs are widely prescribed to children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and they are proven to help kids focus. But a new study suggests the medications may also carry a slight risk for sudden death in kids and teens. Full story...
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Hormone-suppression therapy benefits prostate cancer treatment

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Men who have prostate cancer, that has begun to spread, can benefit from hormone-suppression therapy. A new study shows the survival odds are greater for patients who have long-term treatment. Full story...
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Is television time hurting your child?

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If you want healthy kids, doctors warn limiting the amount of time they spend in front of the television, computer and video games. Full story...
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Studying the effects of menopause relative to memory

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Does menopause lead to memory loss? Researchers studied the verbal memory, working memory, and brain processing speed of over 2000 women at four different points before and during their transition to menopause. Full story...
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Free health screenings at Wilmington Walgreens Thursday

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Those in need of a health check are in luck. Thursday the Health Bus is stopping in Wilmington to give out free health screenings. Full story...
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