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Health Alert: Health Impact of Sexting

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(CBS) - The first ever study on the "public health impact of sexting" shows close to 30 percent of teens send nude pictures of themselves via email or text.

Researchers looked at nearly 1,000 students in Texas and say nearly all the girls and half the boys who sent photos, sent them even though they really didn't want to. The study also found teens who sent nude photos were more likely to have had sex compared to teens who don't participate in sexting.

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(CBS) - Researchers say there's an increased risk of autism if a parent or sibling suffers from schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. The study analyzed patients in Sweden and Israel.

Autism is estimated to affect 1 in every 88 children.

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(CBS) - New findings show many heart attack patients are usually re-hospitalized within a month for other health issues.

The study of Internal Medicine looked at about 3,000 patients and found conditions, including diabetes and anemia, were behind about 60 percent of the re-hospitalizations. More than 750,000  people are hospitalized every year after suffering their first heart attack.

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