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More Advanced Emergency Care May Be Worse for Cardiac Arrest Victims: Study
Good CPR, getting to hospital fast resulted in better outcomes than using sophisticated methods

Kids' Bag Lunches Not Meeting Nutrition Guidelines: Study
Second study found that providing classroom breakfast didn't improve grades, though longer-term studies are needed

Adult-Sized ATVs Deadly for Kids, Report Shows
Study highlights risks associated with all-terrain vehicles

Obese Employees Miss More Work, Study Finds
Additional missed days cost U.S. economy more than $8 billion a year, researchers report

Most Seniors Could Use Statins Under New Guidelines
Many eligible for cholesterol-lowering drugs based on age alone, study finds

FDA Adds 'Boxed Warning' to Devices Used to Remove Uterine Fibroids
Risk of spreading unsuspected cancers prompted new warnings, agency says

Rx for Better Health Care: Kindness and Compassion
Data suggests that gentler, thoughtful approach helps boost patient outcomes, experts say

Jogging May Help Seniors Walk Better
Study found that the high-aerobic activity of running helped people walk more efficiently

Childhood Obesity Brings Host of Health Problems, Researchers Report
High blood pressure, liver problems and heart disease risk upped in heavy kids

Young Guys in Large Vehicles Most Likely to Survive Crash
Study found that in head-on collisions, lowest death rate was seen among those aged 15-24

Researchers Find Stem Cells That Help Nails Regenerate
Normal function helps with growth, but if nail is damaged, cells focus on repair

Some Newly Insured Under 'Obamacare' May Have Trouble Finding Doctors
In certain markets, wary physicians, narrow provider networks pose obstacles to care

Eczema Cases Rising Among U.S. Children: Report
For most, proper skin care and topical treatments help, experts say

Talk Therapy Linked To Lower Suicide Risk
Danish study finds multiple sessions help prevent repeat attempts at ending life

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