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What to do if a baby, child or adult is choking?  Here's what the experts recommend.

What to do if a baby, child or adult is choking? Here’s what the experts recommend.

The risk of choking is highest in the elderly and children under 5 years old. (Getty Images) Chances are you’ll see someone choking at some point in your life: choking is the fourth leading cause of unintentional injury death, according to the National Safety Council. You’ve been warned about the risk of choking since you …

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Monkeypox case identified in Boston public school community

Monkeypox case identified in Boston public school community

Health and school officials are advising families of a diagnosed case of monkeypox in an “adult member” of the Boston Public School District community. Officials said the affected school building was disinfected over the weekend. Statements sent to families and provided to NewsCenter 5 did not identify the school where the infected person worked or …

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Monkeypox case identified in Boston public school community

Monkeypox case identified in Boston public school community

Health and school officials are advising families of a diagnosed case of monkeypox in an “adult member” of the Boston Public School District community. Officials said the affected school building was disinfected over the weekend. Statements sent to families and provided to NewsCenter 5 did not identify the school where the infected person worked or …

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Adult ADHD linked to high risk of cardiovascular disease

According to a large observational study conducted by researchers at Karolinska Institutet and Örebro University in Sweden, adults with ADHD are at greater risk of developing a range of cardiovascular diseases than those without. The researchers say the results, published in the journal Global Psychiatryemphasize the need to monitor the cardiovascular health of people with …

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