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Are Kids' Playgrounds Really Safe?

Dec 09, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Are Kids' Playgrounds Really Safe?Category: Health NewsCreated: 12/7/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/7/2018 12:00:00...
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‘No Illusion of Forever’: A Mother and Nurse Makes Every Day Count

Dec 07, 2018 , American Journal of Nursing
As a nurse in my early twenties, I worked with kids with cystic fibrosis (CF). At that time, we were just beginning to see some teens and young adults in our CF clinic. I was close to them in age, and friendships naturally developed. Some never even reached their twentieth year. I had never seen [...] The post ‘No Illusion of Forever’: A Mother and Nurse Makes Every Day Count appeared first on Off the...
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Infections in kids tied to subsequent mental illness risk in new study

Dec 07, 2018 , CNN Health
Serious infections during childhood have been tied to a subsequent increased risk of mental disorders in a new study....
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Scientists urge ban of insecticides tied to brain impairment in kids

Dec 07, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - - Pregnant women should not be exposed to even low levels of a group of chemicals associated with a wide range of neurodevelopmental disorders in children, scientists argue....
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Graphic Warnings Snuff Out Cigarettes' Appeal To Kids

Dec 06, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
New research from Cornell University suggests graphic warning labels on cigarette ads have the same anti-smoking effect as similar warning labels on cigarette packs. The labels – which contain images such as bleeding, cancerous gums and lips – also cancel out the effect of ads that prompt children ......
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Doctors More Cautious Now When Prescribing Opioids to Kids

Dec 06, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Doctors More Cautious Now When Prescribing Opioids to KidsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/3/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/4/2018 12:00:00...
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Old-Fashioned Play Beats Digital Toys for Kids, Pediatricians Say

Dec 05, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Old-Fashioned Play Beats Digital Toys for Kids, Pediatricians SayCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/3/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/3/2018 12:00:00...
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For gifted kids, better to be hands-on or -off?

Dec 05, 2018 , CNN Health
For every child, there's an optimal growth zone depending on their knowledge and abilities, one expert says. Push them too much or too little, and they won't learn....
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Many Cases of Polio-Like Illness in Kids May Be Misdiagnosed

Dec 05, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Many Cases of Polio-Like Illness in Kids May Be MisdiagnosedCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/30/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/3/2018 12:00:00...
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Mysterious ‘Havana Syndrome’ Strikes Another Canadian Diplomat As Experts Remain Flummoxed

Dec 04, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The newest case marks the 13th time a Canadian officer or family member has reported these “unusual health symptoms," while more than 20 Americans have also been affected. In other public health news: cancer treatment, the placenta, Christmas gifts for kids, suicide, gun violence, and more....
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Polio-Like Illness in Kids Often Misdiagnosed?

Dec 01, 2018 , WebMD
Some children diagnosed with acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) actually have some other neurological disorder, a new study...
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Small Changes To Cafeteria Design Can Get Kids To Eat Healthier, New Assessment Tool Finds

Dec 01, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
While a growing body of research suggests that small changes to a school environment can help reduce childhood obesity and improve nutrition, 80 percent of school-aged children still fall short of national dietary guidelines for fruit and vegetable intake. New research from the University of Notre ......
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FDA warns e-cigarette liquid maker against products resembling food for kids

Nov 30, 2018 , Reuters
The U.S. health regulator on Thursday warned a California-based manufacturer and retailer against advertising its e-cigarette liquids with nicotine in a way that may cause the products to resemble kid-friendly food like juice boxes and cookies....
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Number Of Uninsured Kids in U.S. 'Going Backward'

Nov 30, 2018 , WebMD
About 276,000 more children are among the uninsured, a new report finds. Though the uptick is statistically small, it is striking because uninsured rates usually decrease during periods of economic...
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Under Trump, Number Of Uninsured Kids Rose For First Time This Decade

Nov 29, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
About 276,000 more children are among the uninsured, a new report finds. Though the uptick is statistically small, it is striking because uninsured rates usually decrease during periods of economic...
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Music Therapy Helps Kids With Autism Connect to Others

Nov 28, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Music Therapy Helps Kids With Autism Connect to OthersCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/23/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/26/2018 12:00:00...
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Overweight, obese kids have higher asthma risk

Nov 27, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Children and teens who are overweight or obese may be more likely to develop asthma, a U.S. study suggests....
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One in 40 U.S. kids have autism, parent survey finds

Nov 27, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Roughly one in 40 U.S. children has been diagnosed with autism, and a national survey of parents suggests these kids have a harder time getting mental health services than youth with other emotional or behavioral issues....
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State Highlights: Number Of N.J. Kids Infected With Virus Continues To Climb; Inspection Reports, Code Violations Paint Grim Picture Of Pa. Nursing Home

Nov 27, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from New Jersey, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Florida, Washington, Ohio, California, Maryland, Kansas and Louisiana....
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Autism prevalence now 1 in 40 US kids, study estimates

Nov 27, 2018 , CNN Health
A survey of parents across the United States estimates that one in 40 children has autism spectrum disorder, according to a study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics....
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