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Food Allergies Have Nearly Doubled Among Black Children

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MONDAY, March 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Over the past two decades, reports of food allergies have nearly doubled among black children, a new study reveals. Although childhood food allergies are on the rise overall, the spike in these allergies among black children is alarming, according to researchers from Johns …

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Pot Use Among U.S. Seniors Nearly Doubled in 3 Years

News Picture: Pot Use Among U.S. Seniors Nearly Doubled in 3 Years

Latest Senior Health News By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Americans may want to rethink the stereotype of the pot-loving teen: More U.S. seniors are using the drug now than ever before. The proportion of folks 65 and older who use pot stands …

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Screen Time for the Very Young Has Doubled in 20 Years: Study

News Picture: Screen Time for the Very Young Has Doubled in 20 Years: Study

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The electronic babysitter is alive and thriving in the new digital age. A new study says it all: Children under the age of 2 spend twice the amount of time in front of a screen each day — almost …

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Pot Use Among Seniors Nearly Doubled in 3 Years

No Reason for 45% of Antibiotic Prescriptions

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Americans may want to rethink the stereotype of the pot-loving teen: More U.S. seniors are using the drug now than ever before. The proportion of folks 65 and older who use pot stands at 4.2%, up …

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U.S. Heroin Use Nearly Doubled Over Two Decades

No Reason for 45% of Antibiotic Prescriptions

By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 11, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Nearly twice as many people in the United States used heroin in 2018 as did in 2002, a new government study shows. “I think the rise in heroin use is probably precipitated by prescription opioid abuse. …

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