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July 3, 2015

Childhood Trauma Tied to Migraine Risk as Adult

FRIDAY, July 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Experiencing a traumatic event during childhood may raise the risk for migraines as an adult, new Canadian research suggests.

Plane Passengers' Near-Death Experience Gives Clues to Trauma's Effect on Brain

FRIDAY, July 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A study involving people who thought they were about to die in a plane crash reveals new clues to the long-term impact that traumatic events have on the brain.

Noise From Fireworks Threatens Young Ears

FRIDAY, July 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The Fourth of July weekend is a time for celebrations and beautiful fireworks displays. But, parents do need to take steps to protect their children's ears from loud fireworks, a hearing expert cautions.

Many New Teen Drivers 'Crash' in Simulated Driving Task

FRIDAY, JULY 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Around four in 10 newly licensed teen drivers "crashed" in a simulated driving test, suggesting that many adolescents lack the skills they need to stay safe on the road, according to a new study.

Health Tip: Should I Bandage a Wound?

(HealthDay News) -- Proper wound care can promote healing and ward off infection.

Health Tip: Keep Kids Safe Outdoors

(HealthDay News) -- A few rules from parents or guardians can help keep children safe while they get exercise and enjoy the great outdoors.