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Journal of the American Medical Association

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Study: Acetaminophen During Pregnancy Linked To Childhood ADHD

If you don’t recognize the name acetaminophen it’s the active ingredient listed on the back of every bottle of Tylenol and it is the drug most commonly used by pregnant women. A new study may have some women thinking twice about taking the medication.

CBSDFW.COM–02/24/2014

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More Gun Laws = Fewer Deaths, 50-state Study Says

States with the most gun control laws have the fewest gun-related deaths, according to a study that suggests sheer quantity of measures might make a difference.

03/07/2013

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Docs At Odds Over Kids’ Cholesterol Test Guidelines

Should all U.S. children get tested for high cholesterol? Doctors are still debating that question months after a government-appointed panel recommended widespread screening that would lead to prescribing medicine for some kids.

07/23/2012

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Study Shows Cell Phones Alter Brain Activity

Hundreds of millions of Americans have a cell phone. But are they safe? A new study, showing changes in the brains of cell phone users, is fueling concerns about the effect of the phones on people’s health.

CBSDFW.COM–02/23/2011

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Study: Parents Should Be Mindful Of Proper Dosage For Children’s Meds

A new study released Tuesday by the Journal of the American Medical Association found pharmaceutical companies can make it difficult to find the right dosage for a child. As such, authors of the new study are calling on the FDA to create a standard unit of measurement for liquid medications.

CBSDFW.COM–11/30/2010