Prenatal Vitamins Tied to Lower Autism Risk in Kids, Study Finds

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HealthDay News : 03-Jan-2018

Taking folic acid and multivitamins during pregnancy could reduce your child's risk of autism, a new study suggests.

Kids were less likely to be diagnosed with autism if their moms took supplements before pregnancy and while they were expecting, according to a study of just over 45,000 Israeli children.

"Reduced risk

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Stem Cell Transplant Shows Promise for Immune Disorder Scleroderma

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HealthDay News : 03-Jan-2018

Stem cell transplants could offer new hope for people with a severe form of scleroderma -- a debilitating and deadly condition that affects the immune system, a new study suggests.

"Scleroderma hardens the skin and connective tissues and, in its severe form, leads to fatal organ failure, most often the lungs,"

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Health Tip: Ways to Bond With Baby

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HealthDay News : 02-Jan-2018

Early encounters between parents and a newborn help the infant feel more secure. The time it takes to bond varies from a few hours to a few weeks.

The U.S. National Library of Medicine suggests how to promote bonding between you and baby:

  • If you chose to breast-feed, your baby
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Health Tip: Get Your Family Moving

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HealthDay News : 02-Jan-2018

Everybody needs the right amount of exercise, but it may be difficult for you and family members to fit physical activity into a busy schedule.

The U.S. National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute suggests:

  • Identify common free time that you could use for family activity.
  • Schedule exercise after dinner with
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How to Kick the Smoking Habit for Good

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HealthDay News : 01-Jan-2018

If one of your New Year's resolutions is to quit smoking, there are a number of ways to improve your chances of success, an expert in tobacco treatment says.

Ask yourself why you want to quit; remove tobacco products from your home and car; and set a quit date and stick

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Health Tip: Make Your Doctor's Appointment Successful

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HealthDay News : 01-Jan-2018

Preparing for a doctor's appointment doesn't have to be an undue burden.

The U.S. National Institute on Aging suggests how to make the most of your time at the doctor's office:

  • Do not lie to your doctor when he or she asks about your diet, exercise plan or alcohol use.
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