Aging Can Be Tough to Swallow

MONDAY, March 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — It’s thought that one-quarter of U.S. adults will develop a swallowing problem at some point. But researchers hope insight from a new study may help lead to improved treatment. Their study looked at the changes that occur in your ability to swallow as you age. The Johns Hopkins…

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Anti-Vaccine Movement Affecting Kids With Autism

MONDAY, March 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Vaccine skeptics appear to be swaying many parents of children with autism to forgo critical childhood vaccines, a new study suggests. And the hesitation to fully immunize includes the children’s younger siblings, the researchers added. This means that “children with autism spectrum disorder, and their siblings, may be…

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Sports 'Sponsorships' Hawk Junk Food to Kids

MONDAY, March 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Far from trying to keep kids fit and trim, America’s biggest sports leagues are actually pushing junk food at them, a new study contends. Multimillion dollar “sponsorships” forged between professional sports organizations — like the National Football League — and food companies often end up marketing high-calorie foods…

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