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8/25/2014

Pediatricians' Rx for schools: Later start times for teens

Pediatricians' Rx for schools: Later start times for teens

Posted 12:12 AM 8/25/2014 by Hunter Robinson

CHICAGO, IL - Pediatricians are sending a back-to-school message: Let teenagers sleep in a bit. In a new policy statement in the journal Pediatrics, the American Academy of Pediatrics says delaying the start of the school day until at least 8:30 a.m. for teens would help curb their (More)

8/22/2014

American Ebola doc urges help fighting outbreak

Posted 4:54 AM 8/22/2014 by Kathleen Foody

ATLANTA, GA - An American doctor who was released from an Atlanta hospital after surviving the Ebola virus says he's glad for any attention his situation brought to African countries fighting an epidemic. Dr. Kent Brantly spoke to reporters briefly Thursday after spending three weeks (More)

8/21/2014

Recognizing the early signs of autism in children

Posted 3:32 PM 8/21/2014 by Brock Sues

BATON ROUGE - Dr. Mindy Calandro, a pediatrician at The Baton Rouge Clinic, visited the station Thursday afternoon to discuss the signs, symptoms and statistics that accompany Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in children.

From a statistical standpoint, 1 in 68 child have the disorder and ASD (More)

8/19/2014

WHO says Ebola has killed more than 1,200

WHO says Ebola has killed more than 1,200

Posted 2:48 AM 8/19/2014 by Hunter Robinson

GENEVA - The U.N. health agency says the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has now killed more than 1,200 people. The World Health Organization says the death toll has risen to 1,229 from among the 2,240 reported cases in Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone. The latest (More)

8/18/2014

4 at slaughterhouse behind beef recall indicted

4 at slaughterhouse behind beef recall indicted

Posted 3:43 PM 8/18/2014

PETALUMA, Calif. - A federal grand jury has indicted four officials at a Northern California slaughterhouse, alleging they slaughtered diseased cows while inspectors were on their lunch breaks and distributed the cattle. The Petaluma-based slaughterhouse was at the center of massive (More)

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