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Heavy bookbags hurt students, physical therapists urge safety

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School has started or is starting soon and physical therapists are trying to make sure kids don't hurt themselves by having too much in their backpacks. Full story...
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Schools try to fight childhood obesity problem

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There's been a lot of talk on how schools can fight the childhood obesity problem: from fewer vending machines to healthier lunches and more PE classes. But as millions of kids go back to classes over the next few weeks will they see any of these changes? Full story...
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Researchers discover possible relief from itchiness

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If the mosquito bites and sunburn that come with the summertime have you itching and scratching some relief may be on the way. Researchers have uncovered a potential relief for itchiness. Full story...
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Do your children have high blood pressure?

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Do your children have high blood pressure? If they do chances are good you might not know it. A new study finds high blood pressure is often missed in kids. Full story...
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Study: Antioxidants could increase skin cancer risk in women

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Researchers in France have evidence that proves there are risks to taking antioxidants. The study, published in the Journal of Nutrition, indicates that vitamins E and C taken to help repair skin cells may actually increase the risk of skin cancer in women. Full story...
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