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Don't Rely on Just One BP Test for Kids: Study

Jan 18, 2018 , WebMD
They found that nearly 25 percent of children and teens who had their blood pressure checked by their primary care doctor had readings in the high range, but less than half of those readings were confirmed when their blood pressure was checked...
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Don't Rely on Just One Blood Pressure Test for Kids: Study

Jan 18, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Don't Rely on Just One Blood Pressure Test for Kids: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/17/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2018 12:00:00...
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Most states don’t require that kids be checked for health issues

Jan 18, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - - Most U.S. states don’t require that children be screened for health conditions that can affect learning, according to new research supported by the Children’s Health Fund (CHF)....
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How to talk to kids about sexual abuse

Jan 17, 2018 , CNN Health
It was a typical PTA meeting at my daughters' elementary school with talk of budgets, fundraisers and the upcoming school calendar, until a guest speaker stood up to talk, shattering the banality of the meeting with a story no parent wants to hear....
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What happens when you give your kids a 'Yes Day'

Jan 17, 2018 , CNN Health
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Childhood bullying linked to suicide risk for teens

Jan 17, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Adolescents who experienced severe bullying by their peers earlier in childhood may be more likely to suffer from depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts than teens who weren’t routinely victimized by other kids, a Canadian study suggests....
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For Kids, Chronic Illness May Trigger Mental Health Issues

Jan 17, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: For Kids, Chronic Illness May Trigger Mental Health IssuesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/15/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/16/2018 12:00:00...
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Hospitals, Doctors Brace For Loss Of Children's Health Funds

Jan 16, 2018 , Forbes
More than 20 states face Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) funding shortfalls if Congress doesn’t act this month to fund the coverage for 9 million kids, a Georgetown University report...
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As CHIP Money Runs Out, Millions of U.S. Kids May Lose Health Care

Jan 13, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: As CHIP Money Runs Out, Millions of U.S. Kids May Lose Health CareCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/11/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/12/2018 12:00:00...
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Viewpoints: Reversing The Downward Trend In U.S. Life Expectancy; Who Is Responsible For Kids’ Smartphone Use, Addiction?

Jan 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
A selection of opinions on health care from news outlets around the...
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Medicaid payment increases tied to greater pediatrician participation

Jan 13, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - - When state Medicaid programs increased physician payment rates, more pediatricians agreed to treat low-income kids covered by the health insurance program for the poor, a U.S. study suggests...
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FDA Bans Use of Opioid-Containing Cough Meds by Kids

Jan 13, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: FDA Bans Use of Opioid-Containing Cough Meds by KidsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/11/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/12/2018 12:00:00...
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Time with grandparents may impact how kids view the elderly

Jan 12, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - - Children and teens who spend a lot of time with their grandparents may be less likely than peers who don’t to have negative and stereotypical ideas about the elderly, a recent study suggests....
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FDA Bans Use of Opioid-Containing Cough Meds by Kids

Jan 12, 2018 , WebMD
These prescription medicines involve any that include codeine or oxycodone, the FDA...
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Women Living In Rural Areas Tend To Have Sex Earlier, Birth More Kids Than Those Living In City

Jan 11, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Researchers also look at differences in marriage rates and contraception methods between the two populations. In other public health news today: clinical trials, the global drug industry, CRISPR, a "mini-pillbox," infant mortality, medical pot for cancer patients, anti-aging facial exercises and an astronaut's tall...
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Mom’s age at birth linked to daughter’s later childlessness

Jan 11, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - - Moms who have children later in life are more likely to have daughters who don’t have kids, according to a new study....
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Study: Telemedicine combined with in-school care could help kids manage asthma

Jan 11, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Preventative telemedicine could play a key role in helping school-aged children with asthma manage their condition. A recent study published in JAMA Pediatrics, reported that kids who used telemedicine and in-school care for their asthma had fewer visits to the ER than children who used enhanced usual...
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For City Kids With Asthma, Telemedicine And In-School Care Cut ER Visits In Half

Jan 11, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Children with asthma in the Rochester City School District who received a combination of telemedicine support and school-based medication therapy were almost half as likely to need an emergency room or hospital visit for their asthma, according to new research from the University of Rochester Medica......
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CES 2018: Running list of digital health products

Jan 11, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
CES has begun and innovators from all over the globe have flocked to Las Vegas to show off their latest products. While news of smart cities and self driving cars seems to be taking over the Internet coverage of the event, digital health innovators have a few tricks up their own sleeves hoping to disrupt the industry. From a mouthguard that can detect concussions to a cuddly AI duck that comforts kids with cancer, digital health innovators have a myriad of products to...
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Tough Policy Talk: Azar Takes To The Hill – With Lots Of Questions To Answer; Congress Should Step Up For Kids’ Insurance

Jan 10, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers offer strong thoughts, advice on a number of health policy issues now in the news....
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