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EPA Won't Ban Pesticide Linked to Harm in Children

Jul 20, 2019 , WebMD
Even though the pesticide chlorpyrifos has been linked to brain harm in children, it will not be banned in the United States, the Environmental Protection Agency announced...
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Better health care marketing through storytelling

Jul 20, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
These tips will help you tell powerful stories and connect better with your audiences. Think about how many times in your life you’ve heard someone say, “Man, I’ve got a good story about that.” Or heard a child ask, “Can you tell me a story?” Telling a really good story is a gift, a strength, […] The post Better health care marketing through storytelling appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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EPA Rejects Ban On Common Pesticide Linked to Brain Damage in Children

Jul 20, 2019 , Forbes
On Thursday the EPA decided not to ban a controversial pesticide that has been linked to health risks in children....
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Trump EPA allows use of controversial pesticide

Jul 19, 2019 , Reuters
The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday said it will not ban the use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos, which has been linked to health issues in children, from use on U.S.-grown fruits and vegetables....
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Mothers Separated From Children At Border To Sue Trump Administration: ‘To Have Us Separated Was An Injustice.”

Jul 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Lawyers for the families are set to argue that the U.S. government intended to inflict emotional distress on them. They plan to make that assertion under a law that allows individuals to sue the U.S. government for negligence and misconduct. “The government clearly intended to inflict emotional distress,'' said Erik Walsh, a lawyer with the Washington, D.C.-based law firm Arnold & Porter. News on the border crisis also looks at: how an asylum ban could worsen overcrowding; many teens in...
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How to Make Your Child's Hospital Stay Safer, Less Stressful

Jul 19, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: How to Make Your Child's Hospital Stay Safer, Less StressfulCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/18/2019 12:00:00...
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Obesity May Boost Odds for MS in Kids

Jul 18, 2019 , WebMD
Obese children may be twice as likely to develop multiple sclerosis, a new study...
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Above And Beyond The Usual Apps: New Ways Apps Are Helping People

Jul 18, 2019 , Forbes
wo Group is developing mobile apps that leverage capabilities of phones in new ways to interact with their environments for better mental and physical health outcomes for children and the blind including motion detection, beacons, augmented reality, gamification, working with health care...
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Study: Tough State Gun Laws Help Keep Kids Safe

Jul 18, 2019 , WebMD
When states have stricter gun laws, fewer children die from gun violence, new research...
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Can Autistic Kids Use Computerized Eyewear To Recognize Facial Expressions? Google Glass Researchers Say It Holds Promise.

Jul 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Research is being performed to see if children can learn to identify emotions and interact with people by using technology. Other advances like Alexa could also help, researchers claim, adding that rigorous testing needs to take place. Public health news also looks at: simple ways to avoid heat wave deaths; Elon Musk's experiments for paralyzed patients; the link behind fewer children's deaths and universal background checks; a new way to manage menstrual cycles; Latin America's TV ad redo to...
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State Highlights: Rhode Island’s Laws On 911 Calls Hide Important Facts From Public; Hundreds Of Colorado Child Neglect Cases Sent To Wrong Email Account

Jul 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Rhode Island, Colorado, Minnesota, Missouri, Georgia, Connecticut, Nevada, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania and...
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Mothers' work with solvents tied to higher autism risk for kids

Jul 17, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Women who are exposed to solvents on the job may be more likely to have children with autism than mothers without this occupational exposure, a recent study suggests....
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How The Department Of Homeland Security Found Itself At The Heart Of Deep Moral Dilemmas

Jul 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The New York Times takes a look inside the agency that so often is the face of President Donald Trump's immigration strategy that has led to national outrage over how it is being implemented. Meanwhile, Border Patrol is investigating those involved with a secret Facebook group that included posts joking about migrant deaths. Other news from the border crisis focuses on the companies running the shelters, pediatricians' concerns over the health of children, and the conditions at the facilities....
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Infographic: Help patients separate pregnancy fact from fiction

Jul 16, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Here’s a look at common myths about prenatal mood swings, diet, postpartum emotions and other factors before, during and after childbirth. What should we expect during those crucial months leading up to the birth of a child? If you associate pregnancy with pickles, expletive-laced tirades and dramatic birthing scenarios, you’ve probably been getting your information […] The post Infographic: Help patients separate pregnancy fact from fiction appeared first on Health Care...
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Babies As Young As 3 Months Old Are Being Held In U.S. Custody Without Any Parents At The Facilities

Jul 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
A Center for Investigative Reporting report finds that a dozen children arrived at Child Crisis Arizona starting in mid-June, after it garnered a $2.4 million contract to house unaccompanied children through January 2022. It's unclear where the children's parents are. In other news from the crisis at the border: a momentary reprieve in arrests, a commemorative coin's connection to a toxic culture within Border Patrol, ICE raids, and more....
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20 million children miss out on life-saving vaccines, U.N. warns

Jul 16, 2019 , Reuters
More than one in 10 children - or 20 million worldwide - missed out last year on vaccines against life-threatening diseases such as measles, diphtheria and tetanus, the World Health Organization and the UNICEF children's fund said on Monday....
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Stricter gun laws tied to fewer childhood gun deaths

Jul 16, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - U.S. states with tighter restrictions on the purchase and use of guns and ammunition may have fewer children die from shootings, a new study suggests....
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Viewpoints: Failure To Take Care Of Children In Detention Centers Is A National Disgrace; Opioid Epidemic Requires Effective Addiction Treatment Not Just Temporary Fixes

Jul 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on these health care issues and...
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Training A Generation Of Gun Safety Advocates: Johns Hopkins Holds Intensive Course For High Schoolers From Around The Country

Jul 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Inspired by the Parkland students who started a global movement after the mass shooting at their high school, Daniel Webster, director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research, said he wanted to tap into that activist base and help more teenagers become advocates. Public health news focuses on childhood malnutrition, breastfeeding, a new talc trial, caregiving, stillbirths, therapy cows and healthy hearts, as...
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Trump administration agrees to independent investigation of health conditions for children at border facilities

Jul 13, 2019 , CNN Health
The Trump administration has agreed to allow a Stanford University pediatrician to conduct an independent investigation into health conditions for migrant children at US Customs and Border Protection facilities....
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