Physician groups call for taxes and regulations on kids’ access to sugary drinks – KSL.com

NEW YORK (CNN) — Physicians’ groups have long taken a stand against high consumption of sugary drinks in the United States — and now they are calling for several policies to limit access to sugar-sweetened beverages among children and teens.The American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Heart Association released policy recommendations on Monday targeted…

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Shocking toll of young patients admitted to hospital with mental disorders linked to cannabis – Daily Mail

Children as young as nine are being admitted to hospital with severe disorders caused by cannabis, figures reveal.More than 3,400 patients under the age of 19 were admitted last year because of mental and behavioural illnesses triggered by the drug. Doctors are seeing a ‘whole new generation’ with serious problems, who are increasingly buying cannabis via…

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LAX travelers warned of possible measles exposure again after 2nd case confirmed at airport – KABC-TV

LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Los Angeles International Airport travelers are being warned of possible measles exposure again after a second confirmed case traveled through the airport. A person with the viral infection passed through the airport in Terminal 7 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on March 5, arriving on United Airlines Flight 240. That…

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F.D.A. Approves First Drug for Postpartum Depression – The New York Times

The medication works quickly, within 48 hours. But it’s an expensive infusion and requires a stay in a medical center. ImageStephanie Hathaway with her daughters Brenley, left, and Hadley, in South Windsor, Conn.CreditCreditMonica Jorge for The New York TimesThe first drug for women suffering postpartum depression received federal approval on Tuesday, a move likely to…

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