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Poll Finds 40 Percent of American Adults Fear US Ebola Outbreak

A poll published today by Harvard School of Public Health found that four in 10 U.S. adults are concerned that there will be a large Ebola outbreak here. The higher a person’s education level, the less likely they were to worry US Health Official: Ebola Has 'Upper Hand' What if There Was an Ebola Case in Boston? Two Americans Who Had Ebola Released This Week From Emory Hospital

Why We All Need to Rise and Dine

This is the first part of a three-part, Back-To-School nutrition series. If your child wants to ace school, acing breakfast may help. Study: Kids’ Backpack Lunches Flunk the Nutrition Test The Best Back-to-School Plan for Teens: A Later Start Time 8 Tips to Improve Your Kid’s Diet

UN health agency urges crackdown on e-cigarettes

Governments should have tougher rules for electronic cigarettes — banning their use indoors and putting them off limits for minors — until more evidence can be gathered about their risks, the U.N. health agency said Tuesday. American Heart Association Says E-Cigarettes Might Help Smokers Quit Logan Airport Wants to Crack Down on E-Cigarettes

MD Mama: Back-to-School Plan for Teens? A Later Start Time

Anybody who has or knows a teeenager knows that getting them up early is a really bad idea. And yet, we get them up early for school all the time. Pediatricians are advocating against it. Doctors Need to do More to Encourage HPV Vaccine for Teens Teen Pregnancy Rates Hit Historic Lows Teens With Cancer Have a Prom to Remember

Can Medical Marijuana Reduce the Opioid Abuse Epidemic?

Research publised today found that states with medical marijuana laws before 2010 had a 24.8 percent reduction in annual opioid overdose deaths on average. But Massachusetts might be an outlier. Massachusetts Adds Drug Courts Amid Opiate Crisis Gov. Deval Patrick Unveils State Plan to Address Opioid Abuse The New Heroin User: White, Young, Suburban

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