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2801 Articles Matching "kids"

Obesity May Boost Odds for MS in Kids

Jul 18, 2019 , WebMD
Obese children may be twice as likely to develop multiple sclerosis, a new study...
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Study: Tough State Gun Laws Help Keep Kids Safe

Jul 18, 2019 , WebMD
When states have stricter gun laws, fewer children die from gun violence, new research...
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Can Autistic Kids Use Computerized Eyewear To Recognize Facial Expressions? Google Glass Researchers Say It Holds Promise.

Jul 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Research is being performed to see if children can learn to identify emotions and interact with people by using technology. Other advances like Alexa could also help, researchers claim, adding that rigorous testing needs to take place. Public health news also looks at: simple ways to avoid heat wave deaths; Elon Musk's experiments for paralyzed patients; the link behind fewer children's deaths and universal background checks; a new way to manage menstrual cycles; Latin America's TV ad redo to...
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Obesity May Boost Odds for MS in Kids

Jul 18, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Obesity May Boost Odds for MS in KidsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/17/2019 12:00:00...
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Opioid Epidemic Doubled Number of U.S. Kids Sent to Foster Care

Jul 17, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Opioid Epidemic Doubled Number of U.S. Kids Sent to Foster CareCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/16/2019 12:00:00...
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Mothers' work with solvents tied to higher autism risk for kids

Jul 17, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Women who are exposed to solvents on the job may be more likely to have children with autism than mothers without this occupational exposure, a recent study suggests....
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Kids Sent to Foster Care Doubles Due to Opioids

Jul 17, 2019 , WebMD
The number of kids placed in foster care in the United States due to parental drug use has more than doubled over the past two decades, rising to nearly 96,700 in 2017 from about 39,100 in...
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Health Tip: Diarrhea in Kids

Jul 17, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Health Tip: Diarrhea in KidsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/16/2019 12:00:00...
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Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids slams Juul's 'fake apology'

Jul 16, 2019 , CNBC Health
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids slammed Juul's "fake apology," saying it's "a blatant attempt to deflect attention from the company's wrongdoing" in "creating the youth e-cigarette...
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For Kids With Rare Condition, 'Restricted' Diets Can Turn Dangerous

Jul 13, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: For Kids With Rare Condition, 'Restricted' Diets Can Turn DangerousCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/12/2019 12:00:00...
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CPR Less Likely for Poor Black Kids Study Finds

Jul 13, 2019 , WebMD
The findings suggest there's a crucial need for CPR training programs in poor, non-white, lower-education neighborhoods, said study lead researcher Dr. Maryam...
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Meet Rosie: She Inspires Other Kids With Hair Loss

Jul 12, 2019 , WebMD
Rosie Quinn was 2 when she started losing her hair. Now at age 8, she’s embraced being bald, and she helps other kids who’ve lost hair due to medical...
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Neighborhood and race tied to odds kids will receive CPR from bystanders

Jul 12, 2019 , Reuters
African American children from poor neighborhoods who suffer a cardiac arrest are among the least likely to receive CPR from a bystander, according to a new study that finds both neighborhood characteristics and race may play a role in who gets the life-saving intervention....
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CDC Warns of Start to 'Season' for Mysterious Paralyzing Illness in Kids

Jul 11, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: CDC Warns of Start to 'Season' for Mysterious Paralyzing Illness in KidsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/9/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/10/2019 12:00:00...
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Have Kids, Buy More Produce?

Jul 11, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Have Kids, Buy More Produce?Category: Health NewsCreated: 7/9/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/10/2019 12:00:00...
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Parent Who Listens Can Help Kids Thrive Despite Trauma

Jul 10, 2019 , WebMD
Traumatic events in a kid's life can cause the child to neglect school work and increase the odds that they'll wind up repeating a grade, researchers...
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Parent Who Listens Can Help Kids Thrive Despite Trauma

Jul 10, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Parent Who Listens Can Help Kids Thrive Despite TraumaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/9/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/9/2019 12:00:00...
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CDC: Polio-like Illness in Kids May Be On Its Way

Jul 10, 2019 , WebMD
The largest recorded outbreak of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) occurred last year, with the illness debilitating 233 people in 41 states across the nation, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...
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Parents talking to kids may blunt negative impact of adversity on schoolwork

Jul 09, 2019 , Reuters
Children who suffer adverse experiences tend to do worse in school than kids who don't, but a U.S. study suggests parents may still help improve academic outcomes by simply talking to their kids....
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Health Tip: Ear Piercing For Kids

Jul 06, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Health Tip: Ear Piercing For KidsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/4/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/5/2019 12:00:00...
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