Mary Bates

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  1. Health & Medicine

    Excess weight alters results of blood tests in kids and teens

    Carrying extra weight could affect many routine blood tests in kids, new data show. Knowing this might help doctors better interpret lab results.

  2. Health & Medicine

    New risk from too much screentime

    Americans of all ages are sitting more, according to a new national survey. And health experts find that worrisome.