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An estimated 25 percent are -- and the signs can be tricky for parents to detect. That's why the American Academy of Pediatrics has developed a new policy that recommends doctors discuss bullying during checkups.

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Who will live to 100? Genes may tellupdated: Thu Jul 01 2010 15:20:00

If celebrating triple-digit birthdays sounds appealing, scientists may be able to determine if you're likely to live that long.

Drinking habits spread in social networksupdated: Tue Apr 06 2010 10:53:00

If a friend or relative starts drinking more heavily--or decides to drink less or give up alcohol entirely--you're more likely to do the same, according to a new study that found heavy drinkers, moderate drinkers, and teetotalers tend to cluster within social networks.

Hard lessons, humility for big-city doctors in Haitiupdated: Tue Jan 26 2010 19:37:00

Dr. Roberto Feliz and Dr. Hiba Georges were quickly jolted from the most modern of medical care in Boston, Massachusetts, to the most rudimentary of care when they flew to Haiti last week to work at a hospital housed in two tents run by the University of Miami.

Tough choices in Haitiupdated: Tue Jan 26 2010 19:37:00

CNN's Elizabeth Cohen talks about her experience in Haiti and how doctors there make decisions.

Doctor's practice is an open bookupdated: Tue Dec 20 2005 12:25:00

Here is one doctor whose prescriptions are easy to read, good for what ails you and last a lifetime.

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