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Carolyn Crist

U.S. vehicle crashes involving child pedestrians declining

18 Oct 2019

(Reuters Health) - Although motor vehicle crashes remain a leading cause of death for U.S. children, rates of crash fatalities involving kids on bikes or on foot continue to decline each year, researchers say.

Heavy-resistance training can help running performance

17 Oct 2019

(Reuters Health) - It's a myth that low-resistance, high-rep workouts that promote endurance are the best form of strength-training for runners, researchers say.

E-cigarette, tobacco, cannabis 'litter' studied at Bay-area high schools

16 Oct 2019

(Reuters Health) - High schools in the San Francisco Bay area are being littered with disposable pods and other trash from e-cigarettes, cannabis products, cigarettes and cigarillos, according to a new study.

Healthier diet may help lift depression symptoms

10 Oct 2019

(Reuters Health) - Young adults who eat poorly and feel blue might be able to perk themselves up by switching to a healthier diet, a small study suggests.

Stroke rates continue decline in the U.S.

09 Oct 2019

(Reuters Health) - Rates of stroke among U.S. adults over age 65 have steadily decreased over the past 30 years, according to a study that tracked participants from the 1980s through December 2017.

Rising heart infections tied to U.S. opioid epidemic

08 Oct 2019

(Reuters Health) - As the opioid epidemic continues in the U.S., more cases of an infection that damages the heart are being seen, researchers say.

'Clean' beauty products not always safe, dermatologists say

02 Oct 2019

(Reuters Health) - "Clean" skin care products that are free of certain chemicals are not always safer than their traditional counterparts, dermatologists warn.

Bystanders may hesitate to perform CPR for fear of causing harm

02 Oct 2019

(Reuters Health) - People who witness a cardiac arrest may be reluctant to perform CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation), and their reasons shed light on how CPR training and public awareness can be improved, researchers say.

Occupational pesticide exposure may raise heart risk

30 Sep 2019

(Reuters Health) - On-the-job exposure to high levels of pesticides might raise the risk of developing heart disease or having a stroke, according to a long-term study in Hawaii.

Doctors often reluctant to attend patients' funerals

26 Sep 2019

(Reuters Health) - Although hospitals and medical practitioners may follow a few bereavement practices after a patient dies, funeral attendance is uncommon, according to a review of research on the subject.

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