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Woman with Terminal Brain Cancer Dies One Day Before Her Wedding

Courtesy of Inside My Head(NEW YORK) — A British woman who was undergoing treatment for a brain tumor died just one day before her wedding.Anna Swabey met her fiance Andrew Bell on the online dating app Tinder in January 2015, one month after being di…

 

Miami Neighborhood Declared Free of Zika Transmission

iStock/Thinkstock(MIAMI) — The Miami neighborhood where a local outbreak of Zika was first detected has been declared free of ongoing Zika transmission.The first locally-acquired Zika cases in the Wynwood neighborhood of Miami were reported in July. T…

 

How to Cope with the Trauma of Terror Events

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — An explosion in New York City, bombs found in New Jersey and the ensuing manhunt for the suspected perpetrator have put many on the East Coast and throughout the country on edge. The explosion comes after months of terror…

 

 

 

Why Young Kids (and Which Young Kids) Commit Suicide

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Suicides in young kids appear to have important differences from suicides in adolescents and teens, a new study published in Pediatrics finds, shedding light on the need for special approaches to this group of young peopl…

 

Codeine For Kids? Not Any More, Some Physicians Say

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Clinicians should avoid prescribing the painkiller/cough medicine codeine to children, according to a new editorial published by a group of physicians in Pediatrics.
The authors argue that because of the way codeine is me…