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TEEN HEALTH  The latest national survey on teen health behaviors finds that fewer teens are having sex than at any time since 1991, the first year the survey was conducted. But condom use has recently gone down, putting more teens at risk for sexually transmitted infections.

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FOOD ALLERGY LINK  A large population-based study finds a connection between allergies, including those to foods, and autism spectrum disorder in kids. But having such an allergy doesn’t mean a child will develop autism, scientists say.

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HIGH SEASON  Last January, hospital staff saw patients in Bend, Ore., in a waiting area converted to manage more people coming in with the flu. The flu killed more than 170 children this season, the CDC reports.

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