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Wednesday, June 19, 2013
The articles below are provided by the Cleveland Plain Dealer and are written by their reporters about health topics currently in the news.
Title: How much candy is OK for kids? NetWellness
Summary: Children should limit candy and other foods like these that are not necessary. But as a parent, you already know that it may be difficult, especially during holidays and other special occasions.
Published: 2013-06-19 - Updated: 2013-06-19; Source: Cleveland Plain Dealer
Title: Know the warning signs of stroke and act fast: NetWellness
Summary: Call 9-1-1 if you or someone around you has symptoms of a stroke for any length of time.
Published: 2013-06-05 - Updated: 2013-06-05; Source: Cleveland Plain Dealer
Title: Understanding the new strain of bird flu: NetWellness
Summary: The new H7N9 virus has not been detected in people or birds in the United States.
Published: 2013-05-23 - Updated: 2013-05-23; Source: Cleveland Plain Dealer
Title: Early intervention can make a difference for autistic kids: NetWellness
Summary: Research shows that early intervention can greatly improve your child's development. The earlier a child is diagnosed as having autism, the better chance an appropriate treatment can be prescribed to improve your child's quality of life. When a child receives the right treatment, they can have improvements in most areas of life. Acting early can make a big difference.
Published: 2013-05-15 - Updated: 2013-05-15; Source: Cleveland Plain Dealer
Title: Should boys get the HPV vaccine? NetWellness
Summary: While prevention of some of these cancers is still unproven with use of Gardasil, there is evidence that the vaccine does prevent anal pre-cancers as well genital warts.
Published: 2013-05-08 - Updated: 2013-05-08; Source: Cleveland Plain Dealer
Title: Thyroid nodules usually not cancerous, but should be treated: NetWellness
Summary: Most thyroid nodules are not cancers. In fact, only about 5 to 10 percent of thyroid nodules are malignant. The rest are fluid filled sacks or cysts, benign tumors that are not cancers, or outgrowths of otherwise basically normal thyroid tissue called colloid nodules.
Published: 2013-05-01 - Updated: 2013-05-01; Source: Cleveland Plain Dealer