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Most Child Tonsillectomies Unnecessary, Study Finds

Nov 14, 2018 , RxList
Seven out of 8 children in the United Kingdom who have their tonsils removed are unlikely to benefit from the surgery, a study...
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As more cases confirmed, CDC says evidence suggests 'viral association' for AFM

Nov 14, 2018 , CNN Health
There are 10 more confirmed cases of acute flaccid myelitis, a polio-like illness that mostly affects children, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 90 in 27 states this year....
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New Concussion Recommendations For Kids

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has updated its concussion recommendations to support children and teens engaging in light physical activity and returning to school as they recover. The report, revised for the first time in eight years, also advises against complete removal of electronic de......
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Children With Autism Thrive In Mainstream Pre-Schools

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In a world first, breakthrough research from La Trobe University has shown that toddlers with autism are just as capable of learning important life skills through early-intervention delivered in mainstream pre-schools as in specialised settings. Over a period of three years, 44 children aged betwee......
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Obese kids less often demonstrate coping skills, academic interest

Nov 14, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Obese children may be less likely to meet a set of five markers for childhood flourishing that include academic and emotional skills, a new analysis of U.S. survey data suggests....
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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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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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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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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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