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Health Highlights: Nov. 14, 2022​

By Ernie Mundell HealthDay Reporter

Does your child have a cold or severe RSV? Most cases of RSV will just look like a cold, and then improve over time. But in some cases, labored breathing can be a sign a child needs hospital care. Read more

Damage to health mounts with each new COVID infection. Warding off any new case of COVID is important, new research shows, because harm to organs increases with each new infection. Read more

More teens are getting weight-loss surgery, if families can afford it. The procedures can ease obesity in kids, but new research shows that most surgeries are being performed on teens from white, affluent homes. Read more

Colorado approves medical use of 'magic mushroom' drug. Voters in the state approved a ballot measure legalizing the use of psilocybin and psilocin, two years after Oregon passed a similar measure. The decision is not without controversy, however. Read more

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