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Docs should screen kids' daily physical activity as a 'vital sign' for health

Nov 13, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - More than half of U.S. children may not be getting the recommended amount of physical activity and doctors can help by making exercise one of the "vital signs" assessed in routine health checks, researchers say....
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Acute Flaccid Myelitis: The Investigation Continues

Nov 13, 2018 , American Journal of Nursing
The headlines of the past several weeks about kids with a polio-like illness have been pretty scary. The idea that a healthy child could suddenly be sidelined with extreme muscle weakness is a nightmare scenario for the parents of young children. While frustratingly little is known about acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), the good news is [...] The post Acute Flaccid Myelitis: The Investigation Continues appeared first on Off the...
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Perspectives: Lessons On Strategies Preventing Legal Abortions; Make HPV Vaccine Part Of Mandatory Childhood Schedule

Nov 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers express views on several women's health...
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New Physical Activity Guidelines For Americans: This Is What You Need To Do

Nov 13, 2018 , Forbes
The second edition of the guidelines includes these recommendations for pre-schoolers, children and adolescents, adults, older adults, pregnant women, and those with chronic...
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Parents accuse CDC of not reporting children's deaths from polio-like AFM

Nov 13, 2018 , CNN Health
Parents of children who had a horrifying polio-like illness are accusing the Centers for Disease Control of hiding the deaths of two children who suffered from the condition....
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Harmful Effects Of Childhood Trauma On Later Life Call For New Public Health Policies, Researchers Say

Nov 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
A large study published in JAMA examines the wide-ranging health problems -- from depression to drug use -- that flare up in adulthood in people who experience early trauma compared to those who do not and raises ways to address it. Other reports on children's health focus on the negative impacts of spanking, ways to comfort a child in pain, and...
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Migraine Headache in Children

Nov 11, 2018 , eMedicine Health
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Most Child Tonsillectomies Unnecessary, Study Finds

Nov 10, 2018 , WebMD
Recurrent or chronic sore throat is the most common reason for getting a tonsillectomy. Evidence shows that the surgery results in modest, short-term reductions in recurring, severe sore throats in children aged 3 to 15, but not in those with milder...
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Whole Blends partners with Mandy Moore, UNICEF on donation campaign

Nov 10, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Whole Blends, actress and Garnier Brand Ambassador, Mandy Moore and UNICEF are joining forces to raise funds for children living in emergency situations. Read More...
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Mother sues facility after 10 children died in adenovirus outbreak

Nov 10, 2018 , CNN Health
After her 15-year-old son ended up "in critical and life-threatening condition" from an adenovirus outbreak at a New Jersey health care facility, one mother is suing those who she believes allowed her son to end up in the ICU, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday....
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Companies Embark On Initiative With Hospitals To Chart Ways For Lowering High Costs Of Childbirth

Nov 09, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Few details have been worked out, but one approach is to recommend hospitals to workers where fewer complications and better outcomes occur. In other industry news, the CEO of Kaiser Permanente discusses the quality of care and its...
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Study Could Help Explain How Childhood Stress Contributes To Anxiety, Depression

Nov 09, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
New research could help explain why stress early in life can create vulnerabilities to mood and anxiety disorders later on. The study, led by researchers at The Ohio State University, was presented Nov. 5 in San Diego at the annual Society for Neuroscience meeting, and highlights the important rol......
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Going Their Separate Ways: How A Qatari Children's Hospital Has Coped With The Economic Boycott

Nov 09, 2018 , Forbes
The experiences of a modern hospital on the outskirts of Doha offer insights into what the country at large has been going through since a trade boycott was launched by four of its neighbours in June...
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More Americans are meditating than ever before, as mindfulness goes mainstream

Nov 08, 2018 , CNBC Health
Meditation is on the rise among both adults and children, a new report from the CDC shows. Apps such as Headspace and Calm have helped raise awareness and teach people how to...
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U.S. companies team up with hospitals to reduce employee maternity costs

Nov 08, 2018 , Reuters
General Electric Co and other large companies are trying to chip away at rising childbirth costs for U.S. employees, working directly with hospitals to reduce cesarean sections and related complications....
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Falls from soft furniture are leading cause of toddler injuries

Nov 08, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Accidents on sofas and beds are now the leading cause of injury for children aged 4 years and younger in the U.S. and a leading cause of trauma for infants, new research suggests....
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Villager Goods intros Little Villager beverages

Nov 08, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Little Villager is a low-sugar organic beverage line for children that comes in such varieties as apple, pink lemonade and fruit punch, the company said. Read More...
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These children have a high risk of being stabbed on way home from school

Nov 08, 2018 , CNN Health
Children are most likely to become victims of stabbings as they walk home from school, a London study has found, as its authors warn of the "endemic" nature of knife crime among youths in the UK capital....
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In Pediatrics, What’s the Best Way to Assess for Pressure Injury Risk?

Nov 08, 2018 , American Journal of Nursing
The evolution of a scale. In children, most hospital-acquired pressure injuries are related to medical devices rather than immobility. A device that can’t be repositioned, such as this cast, presents additional risk. Photo by Rafael Ben-Ari/Alamy Stock Photo. Pressure injury prevention has always been a top nursing priority. Do you know about the latest [...] The post In Pediatrics, What’s the Best Way to Assess for Pressure Injury Risk? appeared first on Off the...
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EMR lessons from Stage 7 EMRAM hospital

Nov 08, 2018 , Mobile Health News
Jane Miller, COO of Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne, Australia, says her organization, which reached the elite stage 7 EMRAM, treated EMR implementation as a clinical transformation project, not an IT...
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