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November 01, 2018
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Vaccines Still Critical, But More Children in the U.S. Are Not Getting Them

In the last 17 years, the percentage of children age 2 and younger who are not getting all of their vaccinations has quadrupled....more»
November 01, 2018
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Could a Hormone Produced in Breastfeeding Protect Women Against Type 2 Diabetes?

November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and a new study recently released in the journal Diabetologia indicates that the hormone prolactin, a multi-function hormone related to pregnancy and breastfeeding but also important in many other functions like metabolism, immune regulation, and even the balance of water in the body, may also impact insulin secretion and sensitivity....more»
October 01, 2018
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Why My Ponytail Is So Important to My Son

I caught a glimpse of my tattered ponytail in the neon sign as I entered the barbershop, where I’d taken my son on many occasions....more»
October 01, 2018
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How to Juggle Work and Breast Cancer Treatment

Age is a risk factor for breast cancer, and the organization Susan G. Komen notes that the older a woman is, the more likely she is to get breast cancer....more»
October 01, 2018

Kids Conquer Cocci

Valley Fever Americas Foundation presents a special fundraising event, Kids Conquer Cocci, at Camelot Park, 1251 Oak Street, on Saturday, October 20, from 10 a....more»
October 01, 2018
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Stem Cells from Baby Teeth Can Regrow Dental Tissue

For those of you who worry incessantly about what could happen if your child sustains a massive injury to the mouth through sports or a fall, recent clinical trials on stem cells extracted from children’s baby teeth bring good news....more»
October 01, 2018

American Heart Association's Annual Heart Walk

More than 2,000 Kern County residents are expected to participate at the Annual American Heart Association Heart Walk on Saturday, October 20, beginning at 8 a....more»
October 01, 2018
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Miscarriage Risk May Be Increased by Higher Blood Pressure Before Pregnancy

October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness month. One in four women in the United States will experience the loss of a pregnancy or an infant....more»
October 01, 2018

There is No One-Size-Fits-All Breast Cancer

There is No One-Size-Fits-All Breast Cancer

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September 01, 2018
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New Research Links Refrigerator Staple to Teenage Height

Study finds drinking more milk growing up is associated with increased height at 17

Drinking real dairy milk is especially important for growing kids, and new research suggests regularly drinking more milk throughout childhood is associated with an increase in teenage height, according to a new study in "The Journal of Nutrition....more»
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