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Health isn't always about medicine. Here at US Health Today, we support healthy living as both preventative and curative measures. From alternative medicine approaches to details on what your body needs at your stage in life, our Living Well news focuses on what you can do to live better and happier. Diet and exercise form a core for a healthy lifestyle, but there are many options out there with false sources and false claims. We back our research with studies and fact to ensure that our readers receive only the highest-quality tips and tricks.

For a Colicky Baby, You Might Give Acupuncture a Try

Treatment with 1 to 5 needles might stop the excessive crying, Swedish researchers sayFor beleaguered parents desperate to soothe a colicky baby, Swedish researchers...

Parents Have Mixed Views on When to Keep Sick Kids Out...

Most agree those with diarrhea should stay home, but about half would send a child who had thrown upAmerican parents don't always agree when...

Kids Born to Opioid-Addicted Moms Seem to Fare Poorly in School

By 7th grade, 4 out of 10 failed to meet standards in at least one academic area, study findsChildren exposed to addictive drugs in...

Pediatricians Offer Heads-Up for Preventing Soccer Injuries

Sprains and strains are common on the fieldAs children's soccer has become more popular in the United States, soccer-related injuries have also become more...

Brain Deficits in Preemies May Start Before Birth

Study links weak brain wiring connections in fetuses with preterm deliveryProblems with brain wiring in premature babies appear to arise months before they are...

‘Stress Ball’ in Your Brain May Be Key to Heart Risks

New brain-scan study helps pinpoint a neurological link between anxiety, cardiovascular diseaseDoctors have long known that a stressed life does no favors for the...

Medical Experts Alarmed at Trump’s Reported Support of Vaccine Skeptic

Robert Kennedy Jr. has backed widely disproved claim that childhood inoculations can cause autismThe U.S. medical community is responding with reactions ranging from apprehension...

PG-13 Movies Show More Gun Violence Than R-Rated Films: Study

Though scenes are less bloody and more cartoon-like, the effect on young viewers needs scrutiny, researchers sayThe most popular PG-13 movies now depict more...

Kids’ Care May Suffer When Parents Clash With Medical Staff

Doctors, nurses made worse decisions when confronted by 'an angry mother,' study findsRude parents can rattle medical staff enough to compromise the quality of...

Obamacare Boosts Breast Cancer Screening, Study Finds

Waiving costs appears to improve mammography rates, but not colonoscopy, even among the poorAmericans with lower levels of income are less likely to get...
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