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Child abuse is a growing epidemic around the globe. It's hard to rationalize, but statistics show a child is abused every 10 seconds in the United States and today, 5 children will die from abuse or neglect .
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4 hrs ago | EDGE
After 24 years, the health care charity Miracle House has announced they will shutter operations after one final fundraising drive for closing costs.
9 hrs ago | Navarre Press
On July 11, 1914, Babe Ruth made his Major League baseball debut, pitching the Boston Red Sox to a 4-3 victory over Cleveland.
13 hrs ago | Fox News
Washington state health officials reported on Thursday the highest number of measles cases since 1996 and urged residents to seek vaccinations against the preventable disease during the state's third outbreak of the virus this year.
17 hrs ago | Reuters
The first vaccine against dengue fever, from France's Sanofi, provided moderate protection in a large clinical study, but questions remain as to how well it can help fight the world's fastest-growing tropical disease.
18 hrs ago | Iol.co.za
Ebola continues to rage in Sierra Leone, Liberia and to a lesser extent in Guinea, with a combined 44 new cases and 21 deaths between July 6-8, the World Health Organisation said on Friday.
One of the things that changes you, when you become a parent, is the body of knowledge you acquire to protect your spouse and children including things like knowledge of infectious diseases in public schools.
Both lack of exercise and consuming too many calories can certainly contribute to gaining extra pounds, but a new study suggests that the former may be the main culprit in the obesity epidemic in the U.S. And women younger than 40 appear to be particularly vulnerable to the risks of a sedentary lifestyle.
Small-screen fare has steadily been pushed into bolder, even brilliant territory by cable and, now, online offerings, and it's enticing the TV academy to recognize programs that are more emotionally and dramatically complex - as well as sexually explicit and, for better or worse, much more violent.
The widely accepted figure of 1 in 5 female college students being victims of sexual assault has come under fire by a think tank criticizing Democratic intentions to seek legislation to combat a rape epidemic that may not exist.
The latest massacre of a family-this time in the Houston suburbs-is another brutal reminder that guns in the home leave a trail of devastation.
France's health minister warned Thursday of a serious epidemic in the Antilles and French Guiana after 33 deaths were reported in connection with the chikungunya virus.
As a pediatrician, there are certain injuries I would like to see on more kids: skinned knees, poison ivy and blisters.
A worker weighs out one-gram packets of a variety of recreational marijuana named "Space Needle," during packaging operations at Sea of Green Farms in Seattle, July 1, 2014.
On July 8, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that vials containing smallpox were discovered in a cold storage room in an unauthorized National Institutes of Health facility in Maryland.
After analyzing data from more than 16,300 Hispanics in Chicago, Miami, New York City and San Diego, the researchers found that 18 percent of women and 12 percent of men had a body mass index over 35. BMI is a measurement based on height and weight.
She is crafting and proposing a bill in California that would allow adult children to petition probate courts to obtain an order granting visitation rights to ailing parents.
Updated: Fri Jul 11, 2014 08:54 pm
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