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2871 Articles Matching "kids"

New Healthy Drinks Guidelines for Kids: Skip the Soy, Avoid Sugars

Sep 20, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: New Healthy Drinks Guidelines for Kids: Skip the Soy, Avoid SugarsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/2019 12:00:00...
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New Kids' Drink Guidelines: Avoid Plant-Based Milks

Sep 20, 2019 , WebMD
The take-home message from the new "Healthy Drinks, Healthy Kids" guidelines:  Cut down on sugary sodas, juices and the like, and favor breast milk or cow's milk for youngsters instead of trendy plant-based...
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Childhood behavior problems linked to insomnia in adulthood

Sep 19, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Treating kids' behavior problems might have the additional benefit of reducing their risk of insomnia as adults, a recent study suggests....
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Most parents say their kids have ridden with a risky teen driver

Sep 18, 2019 , Reuters
Nearly two-thirds of parents worry that their children have been in unsafe situations as passengers traveling with a teen driver, a new survey finds....
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'Off-Label' Drugs for Kids Raises Concerns

Sep 17, 2019 , WebMD
The study found that doctors prescribed one or more off-label drugs for children in almost 1 out of every 5 office...
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Cluster Of Autism Cases All Linked To Same Sperm Donor Could Provide Genetic Insight Into Diagnosis

Sep 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Donor H898 was blond and blue-eyed, 6-foot-1, 240 pounds, and appeared to be smart and accomplished. Now it turns out that many of the kids conceived with his sperm have autism. Experts are intrigued by the genetic clues the cluster of cases could offer. In other public health news: gene-editing, hospital care, maternal mistreatment, lead levels in water, heart attacks in women, and more....
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Kids Often Prescribed Drugs 'Off-Label,' Raising Concerns

Sep 17, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Kids Often Prescribed Drugs 'Off-Label,' Raising ConcernsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/16/2019 12:00:00...
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FDA to Assess First Peanut Allergy Drug

Sep 17, 2019 , WebMD
In one clinical trial, kids who took Palforzia for a year were eventually able to tolerate the equivalent of two peanuts, the Washington Post...
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Don't Let Kids Wander Alone in Parking Lots

Sep 17, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Don't Let Kids Wander Alone in Parking LotsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/16/2019 12:00:00...
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Virtual reality helps kids getting X-rays

Sep 14, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - A virtual reality program with cartoon characters may reduce children's fear before imaging procedures, a South Korean study suggests....
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High schools embrace 'vape detectors' in fight against bathroom vaping

Sep 13, 2019 , CNN Health
The sensor devices, which resembled smoke or carbon monoxide detectors, can detect vaping in places such as bathrooms or closets -- the kind of places where kids have tried to smoke for decades....
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Ex-FDA chief on vaping: Hooking new generation of kids not worth benefits to addicted adults

Sep 13, 2019 , CNBC Health
"The unfortunate thing is these products can be helpful in currently addicted adult smokers" transition from cigarettes to something less harmful, says Dr. Scott...
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Protesters Swarm Calif. Capitol In Last-Ditch Effort To Stop Governor From Signing Controversial Vaccination Bill

Sep 11, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
But despite some 11th-hour hesitations over the past week, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed the legislation cracking down on medical exemptions into law. Protesters forced delays in both the Assembly and Senate. They unfurled an upside-down American flag from the Senate's public gallery in a traditional signal of distress and chanted "My kids, my choice" and "We will not...
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Men Do Get Breast Cancer, But There’s Little Research To Show What Treatments Are Safe, Effective

Sep 11, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Often times it's women who get cut out of clinical trials for innovative drugs, but when it comes to breast cancer it's men who are getting the short shrift. In other public health news: obesity, malaria, snacking, the siblings of sick kids, and a fungal...
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Most kids can manage pain after surgery without opioids

Sep 11, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - About one in five kids are prescribed opioids after common pediatric surgeries, but a new study suggests they may do just as well with alternative pain relievers like acetaminophen or ibuprofen....
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Back-to-School Tips for Kids on the Autism Spectrum

Sep 10, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Back-to-School Tips for Kids on the Autism SpectrumCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/6/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/9/2019 12:00:00...
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Back-to-School Sports Test

Sep 10, 2019 , WebMD
Kids are getting ready for a new school year. When after-school activities include sports, they may need a pre-participation physical examination, which is different from the yearly physical exam you might be used to for your...
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Positive childhood experiences tied to better adult mental health

Sep 10, 2019 , Reuters
Kids who have more supportive experiences with family, friends, and people in their school and community may be less likely to have psychological or relationship troubles in adulthood, a new study suggests....
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Kids in Poor Neighborhoods Face Higher Odds for Obesity as Adults

Sep 07, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Kids in Poor Neighborhoods Face Higher Odds for Obesity as AdultsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/6/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/6/2019 12:00:00...
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With parents in prison, kids at risk for lasting psychiatric problems

Sep 06, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Children who have a parent in prison may be more than twice as likely as other kids to have depression, attention problems and conduct disorders by the time they reach adolescence, a U.S. study suggests....
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