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Cinnamon challenge hospitalizing kids 
Cinnamon challenge hospitalizing kids
At least 30 teens nationwide have ended up in the hospital after taking a risky cinnamon dare. Here’s alarming new information parents need to know.
Do you really need a gynecologist? 
Do you really need a gynecologist?
For women, an annual visit to the primary care doctor may not be enough. Find out why you should see a gynecologist regularly, too.
Stressed out? Read this  Featured
Stressed out? Read this
Life’s pressures can lead to stress. In the short term, stress might not be a bad thing, but chronic stress can be dangerous. Getting a handle on it is essential, physicians say.
Dangers of overscheduling your child  Featured
Dangers of overscheduling your child
Parents may think their children benefit from endless activities, but an overloaded schedule with no unstructured free time may lead to a host of other physical and behavioral health issues for children.
Sign of the times: Can garbled text msgs signal stroke? 
Sign of the times: Can garbled text msgs signal stroke?
A new study points to strong evidence that, in some instances, a mixed-up text message could be a sign that your friend or loved one may be having a stroke.
Alzheimer’s patients can now get treatment earlier 
Alzheimer’s patients can now get treatment earlier
The Food and Drug Administration says it will ease regulations regarding the use of experimental drugs for Alzheimer’s patients in the earliest stages of the disease.
Sugary drinks may lead kids to overeat 
Sugary drinks may lead kids to overeat
Sweet drinks can drive kids to consume more calories than they need, researchers say—giving parents another reason to help their kids think twice before they hydrate.