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  • Does the rotavirus vaccine prevent type 1 diabetes?
    on October 16, 2019 at 3:00 pm

    Scientists present a link between rotavirus infection and type 1 diabetes and suggest vaccination as a method to prevent the condition.

  • What to know about milia under the eyes
    on October 15, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Milia are small bumps of trapped keratin. They are common on the face, especially under the eyes and on the cheeks and forehead. Learn more in this article.

  • What to know about bronchiolitis
    on October 7, 2019 at 10:00 pm

    Bronchiolitis is a lung infection that primarily affects infants but can also occur in adults. We look at the symptoms, causes, and treatment options. With early intervention, people usually recover well from […]

  • What to do when baby temperature is low
    on October 4, 2019 at 7:00 pm

    A baby with temperature that is low may be healthy, but it is important to take steps to return their temperature to a normal range. Learn about causes of low temperatures in babies, and how to treat it.

  • What to know about viral rash in adults and babies
    on September 26, 2019 at 5:00 pm

    A range of viral infections, including shingles, chickenpox, and measles, can cause a skin rash. Learn more about the types, symptoms, and treatment of a viral rash here.

  • Adult obesity: Is childhood sugar intake in the '70s to blame?
    on September 25, 2019 at 10:00 am

    Are adult obesity rates in the United States today the result of childhood sugar consumption in the 1970s and 1980s? New research suggests so.

  • What to know about chickenpox in babies
    on September 25, 2019 at 4:00 am

    Chickenpox in babies is often mild and resolves without treatment, although there are possible complications. Learn about the symptoms and treatment of chickenpox in babies here. This article includes pictures of babies […]

  • What is the average weight for a 13-year-old?
    on September 24, 2019 at 12:00 am

    The average weight for 13-year-olds is different for boys and girls, and puberty and genetics can also factor in. Learn about the average weight and BMI for a 13-year-old here.

  • Safe home remedies for toddler cough
    on September 10, 2019 at 5:00 pm

    Many cough medicines are not safe for toddlers. However, gentle home remedies such as honey and ivy leaf can help ease a cough. Learn more here.

  • How to stop or reduce a stutter
    on September 10, 2019 at 12:00 am

    There is no cure for a stutter, but there are several steps that can help a person reduce stuttering. These steps include quick tips and long term treatment. Learn about them here.

These  health news headlines  are provided courtesy of Medical News Today.