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Kentucky governor says he exposed his children to chickenpox rather than getting vaccine

Mar 21, 2019 , CNN Health
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With ADHD, amphetamine has double the psychosis risk of methylphenidate

Mar 21, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Children and young adults with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) who are treated with the stimulants amphetamine or methylphenidate face a small but significant risk of developing psychosis, with amphetamine products twice as likely to spark at problem, researchers say....
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University Of Illinois At Chicago Acknowledged Failure To Catch Warnings Signs Over Child Psychiatrist Who Violated Research Protocols

Mar 21, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
According to new documents, the University of Illinois at Chicago Institutional Review Board, the committee responsible for protecting research subjects, improperly fast-tracked approval of Dr. Mani Pavuluri’s clinical trial, didn’t catch serious omissions from the consent forms parents had to sign and allowed children to enroll in the study even though they weren’t eligible. Still, UIC officials have continued to blame only Pavuluri, and have downplayed the institution's role in the...
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Can Some Kids Outgrow Autism?

Mar 20, 2019 , WebMD
Doctors have known for decades that a small number of young children diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder seem to outgrow it. The vast majority continue to face challenges and need support, said lead researcher Dr. Lisa...
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Joseph M. Sanzari Children's Hospital Gives Patients A Dose Of Virtual Reality

Mar 20, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital at Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center is offering its pediatric patients an escape from potentially painful or uncomfortable procedures and to relieve anxiety to create a positive experience. In an effort to reduce stress and......
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Using Pre-Ejaculation Sperm May Help Infertile Men

Mar 20, 2019 , WebMD
The study shows that on its path from the testicles to ejaculation, sperm DNA can suffer major damage. Researchers said it may be possible to use sperm taken directly from the testicles to fertilize eggs so that infertile men can have...
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Flinn Foundation Funds NAU Microbiologist's Study To Address Health Disparities Through Novel Therapeutic For Asthma

Mar 20, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
According to the National Institutes for Health, asthma is a chronic lung disease affecting more than 300 million people worldwide—25 million in the U.S. alone, including 7 million children. Because it inflames and narrows the airways, the disease significantly affects quality of life, causing recur......
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Asthma medication use varies among Latino youth

Mar 20, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - A new U.S. study of groups of Latino youth with asthma sheds light on potential health disparities. Puerto Rican children were less likely than Mexican kids to use asthma inhalers regularly, researchers found....
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One in five Chinese children is overweight or obese, and the booming economy may be to blame, study reveals

Mar 20, 2019 , CNN Health
One in five Chinese children is overweight or obese, a new study has found, up from just 1 in 20 in 1995....
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Schools Tap Students To Help Fight Vaping Epidemic So That Message Is Coming From A Friend Instead Of An Adult

Mar 20, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
"It's more effective to have students themselves who live in those areas, who go to those schools, who are part of the community to share their voice, share their story and to share why it's harmful," said Sonia Gutierrez, a supervisor with the Santa Clara County Office of Education in California. In other news on children's health: professional hair removal for pre-teens and fighting food allergies....
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The Road To Curing HIV In South Dependent On Tackling Racism, Poverty And Homophobia

Mar 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Drugs already exist to prevent and contain the virus. But there are formidable social obstacles that have to be conquered before there can be meaningful headway made. In other public health news: depression, having children, terminal illnesses, immunotherapy, Ebola, antibiotics, TV's effect on the aging brain, and...
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State Highlights: Advocates Push For Better Health Care Access For Transgender Patients In Md., Va.; Oregon Houses Nearly 400 Foster Children In Institutional Settings

Mar 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Maryland, Virginia, Oregon, Connecticut, Colorado, Texas, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Louisiana, Georgia, Florida, Massachusetts, Minnesota and...
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There's new advice to prevent food allergies in children

Mar 19, 2019 , CNN Health
Giving a baby a new food to try is fun, and it should be. The only concerns parents should have: finding their phones fast enough to document the funny faces and cleaning up the mess that might follow. Yet in recent years, scientific evidence has accumulated quickly on what foods to introduce when and how to best prevent allergies -- leaving parents to keep track of it all....
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One In Three Preteens Screens Positive For Suicide Risk, Study Finds

Mar 18, 2019 , Forbes
A small NIH study found that 1 in 3 children between the ages of 10-12 screened positive for risk of suicide during emergency department (ED)...
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'Definitely not an anti-vaxer': Some parents push back against recommended vaccine schedule

Mar 16, 2019 , CNN Health
The renewed squabble over vaccinations obscures a large group of parents who aren't anti-vaxers but spread out their children's vaccines at a more gradual pace than doctors recommend. Pediatricians warn that could leave small children vulnerable to disease....
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Study Shows Prevalence Of Back Pain In Children And Adolescents, And Increased Rates Associated With Increasing Age

Mar 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new study presented at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) highlights the frequency of back pain in children and adolescents and suggests there is a significant linear increase in back pain, specifically in the lower back as kids age from 10 to 18-years-o......
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AI And MRIs At Birth Can Predict Cognitive Fevelopment At Age 2, UNC Study Finds

Mar 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine used MRI brain scans and machine learning techniques at birth to predict cognitive development at age 2 years with 95% accuracy. “This prediction could help identify children at risk for poor cognitive development shortly after birt......
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Getting kids into college poses ethical quandary for many

Mar 16, 2019 , CNN Health
The Justice Department's recent indictment of dozens of parents for lying, cheating and bribing their way to a spot for their children in college laid bare many layers of societal dysfunction....
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Judge rules 40 unvaccinated children can't go back to school

Mar 15, 2019 , CNN Health
A federal judge has turned down a request to let more than 40 unvaccinated children return to classes in a suburban New York school, while there's a measles outbreak in the area....
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These sports are most likely to send kids to ER with brain injuries

Mar 15, 2019 , CNN Health
Almost 2 million children and teens -- an average of 283,000 each year -- were seen in emergency rooms across the United States for traumatic brain injuries between 2010 and 2016, according to a new government report....
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