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Young Teenagers Not Having Sex As Often As Public Believes
2013-04-02 10:15:45

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When it comes to teenagers and sex, several studies have shown teen sex and pregnancy is on the decline. One recent study has shown teenagers are finding safer alternatives to intercourse. And another had seen a recent decline in the number of teens engaging in oral sex. Some previous research has also looked at sexual activity among teens 14 and younger, but most of those studies date from the 1990s and none have shown...

2013-03-29 23:02:19

More than 25,000 people die every year in the United States from preventable diseases, according to a recent study released by Harvard´s School of Public Health and made public by multiple media outlets, including USA Today, in March 2013. In his latest article, “A Big Gulp of Death” attorney Richard P. Console Jr. digs into the data involving obesity in the United States and the occurrences of chronic disease. Marlton, NJ (PRWEB) March 29, 2013 More than 25,000 people die...

Allergy Drops Present Good Alternative to Shots
2013-03-27 18:15:27

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Given the choice, most people would opt for drops under the tongue over a needle in the arm. Yet the Food and Drug Administration hasn't yet approved the delivery method, which is widely available and has been well studied in Europe. A report compiling findings from 63 published studies involving 5,131 participants finds allergy drops are safe, convenient and potentially more effective than injections. USA Today reported on the...

Flu Season Was Tough On Kids, Over 100 Deaths Reported
2013-03-23 05:25:14

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online US health officials are reporting that this year´s flu season is winding down, but in its wake, it has resulted in more than 100 deaths among children — most of whom had not been vaccinated against the illness. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) statistics, influenza has claimed the lives of 105 youngsters so far this season. That´s more than triple the number of children who died...

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