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Health Tip: Reducing Risk of Salmonella
From fruits and vegetables to chicken and pork, salmonella bacteria can make their way to a variety of foods. However, because contaminated foods often look and smell normal, detection can be difficult.

AHA News: Overweight Kids at Higher Risk for Blood Clots as Adults
Overweight children may be more likely than normal-weight children to develop life-threatening blood clots as adults, a new Danish study suggests. The good news is, getting to a healthy weight by age 13 eliminated the extra risk.

Early-Onset Menstruation Linked to Later High Blood Pressure Risk
Older women who started menstruating at an early age have an increased risk of high blood pressure, new research suggests.

One-Third of U.S. Kids Have Back Pain, Study Says
As American kids pack on the pounds, the number of those with back pain is on the rise.