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A new study found that even mild sleep issues could cause high blood pressure in women. (Photo: Getty Images)

Get Your Zzzzzs

Lack of Sleep Can Raise Blood Pressure, Cause Other Problems in Adults and Kids It is well known that chronic sleep deprivation can affect cardiovascular health. But according to a new study from Columbia University Irving Medical Center, even mild sleep problems, such as having
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Both girls and boys should be vaccinated against HPV at age 11. (Photo: asiseeit/Getty Images)

HPV Vaccine

Early Vaccination Is Key to Preventing HPV Nearly half of adolescents aren’t receiving a pair of vaccines to prevent a virus many of them will get. Guidelines released more than a decade ago recommend that all children receive a two-shot vaccine against human papillomavirus, or
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Newborns should sleep alone on their backs with nothing else in their cribs to help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. (Photo: freestocks-photos/Pixabay)Newborns should sleep alone on their backs with nothing else in their cribs to help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. (Photo: freestocks-photos/Pixabay)

Safe Sleep

Unsafe Infant Sleep Practices Persist When the weather is cold and the nights are long, new parents can be tempted to put extra blankets in a crib or bring their infant into bed with them. Both practices can lead to death for children under a year old, who do not have the ability
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