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German kindergartens must report parents for refusing vaccine advice under new law 4:02am EDT

BERLIN Germany will pass a law next week obliging kindergartens to inform the authorities if parents fail to provide evidence that they have received advice from their doctor on vaccinating their children, the health ministry said on Friday.

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Alcohol, drug, violence and self harm among teens need similar attention

It's obvious that youngsters who harm themselves need psychiatric care, but drugs, alcohol, and violent injuries should set off similar mental-health alarm bells, researchers say.

May 25 2017

Red meat tied to higher risk of dying from many diseases

Eating more red meat is associated with an increased risk of dying from eight common diseases including cancer, diabetes and heart disease, as well as “all other causes” of death, according to a recent U.S. study.

May 25 2017

Does telling patients of possible side effects make them more likely?

Patients who are told their medication can have certain side effects may report these symptoms more often than patients who aren't aware their treatment carries these risks, a study of popular cholesterol pills suggests.

May 25 2017

How good are activity trackers at counting calories burned?

People who wear activity trackers to count the calories they're burning are probably not getting accurate estimates, suggests a new study.

May 25 2017

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