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2010-05-04 14:52:20

Research carried out by the University of Warwick in collaboration with the Federico II University Medical School in Naples, Italy, has found that people who sleep for less than six hours each night were 12% more likely to die prematurely than those who get the recommended 6-8 hours.

2010-04-09 14:28:00

Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids WASHINGTON, April 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- We applaud the U.S. Navy for acting to protect sailors' health by adopting a new policy that bans smoking below decks aboard all Navy submarines.

2010-02-25 16:47:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Matthew L.

2010-02-15 08:22:44

In a new study, infants averaging six months of age who exhibited positional plagiocephaly (flat head syndrome) had lower scores than typical infants in observational tests used to evaluate cognitive and motor development.

2010-02-03 12:40:59

Preliminary research indicates that decreased levels in the brainstem of serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine [5-HT]; a neurotransmitter involved in several brain functions) and tryptophan hydroxylase (TPH2; an enzyme involved in the synthesis of serotonin) are associated with an increased risk for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).

2010-02-03 12:35:18

Doctors closing in on mysterious cause of death in infants.

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2010-02-03 08:50:00

NIH-funded study finds abnormalities in brain region that regulates breathing, sleep.

2009-12-31 11:06:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L.

2009-12-11 19:48:35

The advice of a pediatrician to place infants on their backs to sleep appears to be the single most important motivator in getting parents to follow these recommendations and a key reason that the rate of sudden death syndrome (SIDS) has plummeted since the "Back to Sleep" campaign was launched in 1994.

2009-12-10 16:53:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Matthew L.


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  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
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