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South highest, Northeast lowest for child auto fatalities

The number of motor vehicle fatalities involving children under age 15 varies widely by state, but occurrences are more common in the South, and are most often associated with improperly or unused restraints and crashes on rural roads, a new review of child-related auto fatalities shows.

DNA vaccine protects against toxic proteins linked to Alzheimer’s

A new DNA vaccine when delivered to the skin prompts an immune response that produces antibodies to protect against toxic proteins associated with Alzheimer’s disease – without triggering severe brain swelling that earlier antibody treatments caused in some patients.

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Minorities less likely to get heart device

Cardiologist Dr. Mark Link says that disparities may be rooted in cultural factors related to race and ethnicity or factors related to income and education.