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Food labels with caloric costs in exercise could lead to healthier choices

10:12pm GMT

(Reuters Health) - Consumers might make healthier choices if food labels showed how many minutes of walking or running was needed to burn off calories, instead of just a calorie number, a new study suggests.

Major political events depress young doctors' moods

11 Dec 2019

(Reuters Health) - - Major political events, such as the 2016 presidential election and inauguration, were linked with declines in the moods of young U.S. doctors in training, a new study suggests.

Children conceived from frozen embryos at increased risk for certain cancers

11 Dec 2019

(This October 10 story is refiled to correct spelling to Copperman, from Cooperman, in paragraphs 10-12)

U.S. kids not getting measles shots before international travel

09 Dec 2019

(Reuters Health) - Even with measles outbreaks common in many parts of the world, doctors and parents are often not opting to have children vaccinated before international travel, a new study suggests.

Ice bath after workout may not improve fitness

06 Dec 2019

(Reuters Health) - New research throws cold water on a popular exercise recovery regimen, finding that ice baths after a workout may actually impede muscle building.

Even in big cities, mobile stroke units save time and brain cells

04 Dec 2019

(Reuters Health) - Special ambulances that carry equipment to treat stroke on the spot make a difference even when there are lots of hospitals nearby, a new study suggests.

U.S. authorities confiscate migrant kids' medications at the southern border

03 Dec 2019

(Reuters Health) - Doctors on Long Island say two migrant children showed up at their hospital in seriously ill condition at least in part because their asthma medication had been taken away by immigration authorities at the southern border.

Firearms most lethal suicide method by far in the U.S.

02 Dec 2019

(Reuters Health) - Firearms are by far the most lethal suicide method, with nearly nine out of 10 attempts being fatal, a new study finds.

Slight hearing loss may affect kids' behavior, school performance

02 Dec 2019

(Reuters Health) - Children with slight hearing loss may do a little less well in school and may be a bit more likely to develop behavior problems, a new study suggests.

Deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's might disrupt swimming ability

27 Nov 2019

(Reuters Health) - A small study finds that some people lose their ability to swim when their Parkinson's disease is treated with deep brain stimulation.

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