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Cancer-associated chemicals in baby shampoo, asthma and pollution in California's Central Valley, and good news for kids on ADD drugs, plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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Children's hospitals and McDonald's, a new home for MRSA, measles on the rise and more from our Daily Briefing.

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Everyone worries about whether medical residents are getting enough rest to safely care for patients. But why aren't hospitalized patients — especially children — allowed to get the sleep they need to recover?

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Deep cuts forecast to California's SCHIP program, the link between pesticides and diabetes, the rise of promotoras and more in our Daily Briefing.

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A vaccine success story, making money of Medicare patients, cholera on the rise in Haiti and more from our Daily Briefing.

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Bad air on school buses, the benefits of Medicaid, concerns over hospice care and more from our Daily Briefing.

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Developmental trauma disorder is based on the theory that early childhood experiences literally shape the brain—and therefore the mind, behavior and personality of children into adulthood. Will the field of psychiatry recognize developmental trauma as a legitimate diagnosis?

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Finally, Germany's E. coli mystery solved, new Medicaid protections for gay couples, parents' vaccine worries and more from our Daily Briefing.

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Connecting cell phones to cancer, HIV/AIDS at 30, hospital drug shortages and more in today's Daily Briefing.

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A California HMO dramatically improves blood pressure control, Americans oppose Medicaid overhaul, and an update on kids' access to dental care, plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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