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New Exercise Guidelines Include Kids as Young as Age 3

Recently updated physical activity guidelines from federal health officials are aiming at even younger Americans than ever before. What parents need to know.

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6 Simple Goals to Get You On the Path Toward Better Health

We have to start somewhere in our journey to enhance the quality and quantity of our life. How about focusing on numbers?

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Self-Harm Rising Among Younger Children, Study Finds

Emergency room visits for deliberate self-harm among 10- and 11-year-olds have nearly doubled, according to national data analyzed by UH Rainbow physician-researchers.

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What to Do For Your Baby's Stuffy Nose

When cold and flu season hit, you may be wondering what to do for your baby's stuffy nose. Here are some newborn stuffy nose remedies to help your family breathe easy again.

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A Less-Invasive, Safer Glaucoma Treatment That Can Help Restore Vision

Lynette Hoehn had glaucoma in both of her eyes. After trying several different therapies, she underwent a special procedure that helped restore her vision.

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How You (or Your Child) Can Avoid Common Hockey Injuries

Keep your hockey player safe and injury-free this season by following these tips from the experts at UH Sports Medicine.

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How Small Amounts of Activity Can Reap Big Health Benefits

Recently released recommendations say physical activity has immediate health benefits, and can reduce blood pressure and anxiety and improve sleep quality and insulin sensitivity.

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When CPAP Doesn't Work: Another Option for Sleep Apnea

Many people find a CPAP machine too noisy or too uncomfortable for sleep. A recently approved treatment called Inspire therapy may help people who want to avoid surgery for sleep apnea.

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