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Google Compiles List of Most Searched-For 'How-To' Questions
The number one most looked up question is "how to get rid of stress?"
Lottery Fraud Investigation Across 3 States Involving Millions
Former lottery employee accused of rigging the numbers and then arranging for someone else to collect the prize money.
Former Olympian Suzy Favor Hamilton Reveals Secret Life
The three-time Olympic athlete speaks out live about her mental illness and life as a high-priced Las Vegas escort.
Law Enforcement Makes Aircraft Laser Attacks a Priority
There were over 4,000 laser attacks last year on aircrafts across the nation.
Instant Index: LA Clippers Fined for Chris Paul's Female Referee Comment
about Prevnar 13® today. Straight to the index. Starting with a fine for L.A. Clippers star Chris Paul. He set off a firestorm for his postgame comments about a female referee who slapped him with a technical foul for arguing about a call. Paul suggested the ref may not be up for the job. But
'Watchful Waiting' Best for Ear Infections, Pediatricians Say
In an effort to rein in antibiotic use , the American Academy of Pediatrics has issued stricter guidelines on diagnosing and treating ear infections in kids . The updated guidelines, published in the March issue of the journal Pediatrics, also added a recommendation against prophylactic antibiotic
Japan Continues Vaccine Suspension
After a preliminary review, Japanese health officials decided on Tuesday to continue the suspension of two pediatric vaccines following the deaths of four young children shortly after immunization. An expert panel convened by Japan's Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare did not find evidence of a
Antibiotics Being Prescribed Less for Respiratory Infections
TUESDAY, Aug. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Prescribing antibiotics to treat respiratory tract infections has dropped significantly in recent years, a new study has found. That's mainly the result of fewer young children being seen for ear infections, according to the researchers. But despite a decline
Fewer Shots Could Still Protect Kids From Pneumonia
TUESDAY, July 7 (HealthDay News) -- Parents and babies alike will be relieved by new findings that show a reduced-dose schedule for the pneumococcal vaccine can protect infants against pneumonia and other infections. The current recommended dose schedule for 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
More Low-Income Kids Are Getting Vaccinated
The immunization gap between wealthier, poorer children is shrinking, study finds