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2581 Articles Matching "children"

Ancient Mesopotamians may have sacrificed children to show power

Jul 15, 2018 , CNN Health
Human remains have been found in Turkey, which are believed to show evidence of child sacrifice some 5,000 years ago in an area known an as "the cradle of civilization."...
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Children and PTSD: Health risks linger long after acute psychological trauma ends

Jul 14, 2018 , CNBC Health
The Thai boys rescued from the flooded cave complex have survived the extreme physical duress, but now they may face a daunting mental challenge: post-traumatic stress disorder. Children with PTSD are at risk of lifelong health...
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Editorial: Caring about children's health after they're born

Jul 14, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
As we hunker down for months of culture wars over abortion, here's a question worth pondering: Wouldn't it be nice if the governing party in Washington cared as much about the well-being of children and their mothers during and after birth as...
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Too Few Kids Screened For Developmental Delays

Jul 14, 2018 , WebMD
Fewer than one-third of U.S. children under 3 years old receive recommended screening for developmental problems, researchers at John Hopkins University...
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Under New Guidelines, More Kids Have Hypertension

Jul 13, 2018 , WebMD
New hypertension guidelines issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics in 2017 lowered the threshold for a diagnosis of high blood pressure in those under 19 years of age, and that means 795,000 more children are now classified as having the condition than...
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New Research Finds About Half Of Parents Use Cell Phones While Driving With Young Children In The Car

Jul 13, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new study from a team of researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing) found that in the previous three months, about half of parents talked on a cell phone while driving when their children between the ages of 4 and 1......
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The greatest family travel scavenger hunt

Jul 13, 2018 , CNN Health
What is the point of travel? Why do we spend our time and money seeing new places -- or old places in new ways? And why bother bringing our children along? What's in it for us, and them?...
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AOTA Raises Critical Concerns About Effects of Separating Children From Families

Jul 12, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) and the profession of occupational therapy have a longstanding commitment to the health and well-being of children and families. An important part of this commitment is supporting the humane, safe, and proper treatment of children in the context o......
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Keto's Fans Boost Controversial Diet's Profile

Jul 12, 2018 , WebMD
Nearly a century after Mayo Clinic physicians developed it as a last-ditch therapy for epileptic children, the ketogenic diet is back and hitting the mainstream, lauded as everything from a quick way to drop pounds to a promising therapy for neurological...
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Peers and parents may have influenced drop in childhood smoking

Jul 12, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Two consecutive generations of children in the UK had dramatically different rates of smoking at an early age, and one major reason may be the changing socioeconomic status and behaviors of their parents and friends, researchers say....
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Viewpoints: Stop Harming Development Of Children, Reunite Them With Their Parents; Breast-Feeding Saves Lives, So Why Cripple It?

Jul 12, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
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How Tech As Therapy Can Be Big Business

Jul 11, 2018 , Forbes
How a speech therapy app is helping children to overcome speech impediments, and have fun in the...
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New Pediatric Asthma Yardstick Has Treatment Guidance For Children Of Every Age

Jul 11, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Although about 10% of school-aged children in the United States have asthma, there are few comprehensive U.S. guidelines for treating pediatric asthma. The Pediatric Asthma Yardstick, a new guideline from the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI), offers a user-friendly “operati......
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Your Tough Childhood Can Hurt Your Kids Later

Jul 11, 2018 , WebMD
If you were abused or had other hard times as a child, your children are more likely to have ADHD or a mental health issue, new research has...
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Parents Who Had Severe Trauma, Stresses In Childhood More Likely To Have Kids With Behavioral Health Problems

Jul 11, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new study finds that severe childhood trauma and stresses early in parents' lives are linked to higher rates of behavioral health problems in their own children. The types of childhood hardships included divorce or separation of parents, death of or estrangement from a parent, emotional, physical......
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Paul Ryan's Budget Cuts Children's Hospitals At The Wrong Time

Jul 11, 2018 , Forbes
U.S. children’s hospitals would see drastic reductions in funding for their patients if the Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives’ proposed budget passes, pediatric facilities...
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Dairy Industry Trumps Infant Health With U.S. Rejection Of Breastfeeding Resolution

Jul 11, 2018 , Forbes
The administration's refusal to support restrictions on formula marketing shows its willingness to prioritize industry economic interests over the health and wellbeing of...
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'So Much Guilt' After Daughter Breaks Leg on Slide

Jul 11, 2018 , WebMD
A study found children under the age of 3 particularly at risk of broken bones from playground slides. They were 12 times more likely than older kids to be identified as riding on a lap at the time of their...
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South Carolina Governor Cuts $16M In Health Funding From Budget To Limit Money Going To Abortion Providers

Jul 10, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Critics, however, say that Planned Parenthood receives less than $100,000 from what was cut. Even some Republicans called the move shortsighted since so little goes to the organization in the first place and removing it from the spending plan could mean less money for things like law enforcement or help for families with children with...
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Daunting Realities Of Reuniting Young Children With Parents An Obstacle As Deadline Ticks Closer

Jul 10, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Government attorneys have asked U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw to grant them more time to bring together about 100 toddlers with parents who may be scattered across the country or the...
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