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September 24, 2013

Health Tip: Troubled by an Ingrown Toenail?

(HealthDay News) -- An ingrown toenail occurs when a toenail, usually one that's trimmed too short, begins to grow into the toe's skin.

Health Tip: When Kids Are Home Alone

(HealthDay News) -- Children may need to be home alone for short periods while waiting for parents to get home from work or an errand. So it's important to make sure kids are prepared while they're on their own.

Drinking Locations Factor Into Partner Violence, Study Says

TUESDAY, Sept. 24 (HealthDay News) -- Specific drinking locations and situations are linked with different types of partner violence, a new study finds.

Concussion Symptoms May Not Differ in Teen, Young Adult Athletes

TUESDAY, Sept. 24 (HealthDay News) -- Whether injured athletes are teens or young adults does not affect the severity of their concussion symptoms, according to a new study. However, differences may still exist in the concussion's aftermath, the researchers say.

Health Highlights: Sept. 24, 2013

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:

Bed-Sharing With Babies Tied to More Breast-Feeding

TUESDAY, Sept. 24 (HealthDay News) -- Mothers who sleep with their babies are more likely to breast-feed them and breast-feed them longer, a new study finds. Even so, the authors advise against co-sleeping.

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