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Cutting children’s screen time

Parents who want to cut the amount of time their children spend in front of screens—from televisions, computers, smartphones, and video games—should start by…

High formaldehyde exposure linked with ALS

Men exposed to high levels of formaldehyde on the job—mostly funeral directors—may have triple the death risk from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known…

Making medical records more accessible

Patients’ medical records are typically scattered about—in doctors’ scribbled notes, in treatment histories, or in hospital computer systems. But integrating this information could help…

Citrus may raise skin cancer risk

A new study by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health researchers and colleagues found that consuming 1.6 ounces or more of citrus fruit…