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Climate Change May Translate Into More Fatal Injuries

MONDAY, Jan. 13, 2020 (HealthDay News) — If climate change continues unabated, the United States should prepare for an increase in deaths from injuries, a new study claims. Looking at data on injury deaths and temperature over 38 years, researchers found a correlation between unusually high temperatures and increased rates …

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Sports Coaches Recruited to Help Stop Dating Violence

Sports Coaches Recruited to Help Stop Dating Violence

MONDAY, Jan. 13, 2020 (HealthDay News) — So-called “locker-room talk” among boys can actually be used to promote respect toward girls, a new study reports. Teenage boys are less likely to be abusive or sexually violent in a relationship after they’ve taken part in Coaching Boys Into Men, a prevention …

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Could Your Fitbit Help Detect the Flu?

Jan. 17, 2020 — Wearable activity monitors that also measure your heart rate could one day warn people they might be getting sick with an infection like the flu. Doctors have long known that a higher resting heart rate — the number of times each minute the heart beats while …

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N.J. Lawmakers Vote to Ban Flavored Vape Products

N.J. Lawmakers Vote to Ban Flavored Vape Products

A bill that would ban the sale of flavored vaping products was passed Monday by New Jersey lawmakers. The bill — which forbids the sale and distribution of vaping products with a “distinguishable flavor, taste or aroma” and is meant to protect children — was passed in the Senate and …

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