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Screen time for kids under 2 more than doubles, study finds

Feb 19, 2019 , CNN Health
Screen time has more than doubled for children under 2 years old since 1997, a study published Monday in the journal JAMA Pediatrics found, with time spent in front of a TV as the main driver despite a changing screen landscape....
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The argument for playing video games with our kids

Feb 19, 2019 , CNN Health
There is, inevitably, a gap between the parents we are and the parents we think we are. Not unlike algorithms, we rely on the past to inform our parenting decisions in the present. But this world keeps on turning, and the parenting present is never quite like the past....
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Lifelab adds to Kids HoneyWorks line

Feb 16, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Lifelab Health, which makes HoneyWorks Adult Soothing Throat Spray Plus Zinc and HoneyWorks Adult Honey Cough Syrup Plus Dextromethorphan, is adding the Kids HoneyWorks line. Read More...
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AI-based newborn eye disease screener closes $1.5M Series A round

Feb 15, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Pr3vent's non-invasive tool looks to catch ophthalmic conditions when kids are still...
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To our kids, after tragedy: 'People are good, not bad'

Feb 15, 2019 , CNN Health
Every mass shooting, act of terrorism and hate crime I read/watch/hear about in the news chips away a piece of my heart and makes me want to pull my daughters close, as if my hugs can protect them. But ultimately, none of these tragedies reduces my faith in humanity....
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Why Do Parents Hesitate To Vaccinate Kids? A Look At Anti-Vaccination Community Upends Some Common Myths

Feb 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
"One common idea would be that they're all absolutely looney-tunes, crazy people wearing tinfoil hats and reading all these conspiracy theories on crazy blogs on the Internet," said medical anthropologist Elisa Sobo. "And that is absolutely not the case." Sobo talks about what she learned from interviewing families at a school with low vaccination rates in California. In related news, what Facebook is doing to cut down on vaccine conspiracies and a look at vaccinations abroad....
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Half of U.S. Kids With a Mental Health Disorder Don't Get Treatment

Feb 14, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Half of U.S. Kids With a Mental Health Disorder Don't Get TreatmentCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/12/2019 12:00:00...
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Robots can improve care for kids with neurologic conditions — with some risk of dependency

Feb 14, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Georgia Tech Professor Ayanna Howard talks robotics and how gamifying therapies could help kids living with cerebral palsy and autism spectrum...
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There's no 'right way' to spank a child

Feb 13, 2019 , CNN Health
I think it's safe to assume that most parents who spank their kids love them very much. I've never met one who said otherwise. However, that does not mean that spanking is an act of love or that there is such a thing as a "right way" to do it....
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Nearly 8 million US Kids Have Mental Issues

Feb 13, 2019 , WebMD
Mental health problems in U.S. children are common, according to a new survey, with about 1 in 6 children of school age affected. The survey asked parents about anxiety, depression and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder or ADHD—because they are the most prevalent and pose the greatest risk for long-term...
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Robots can improve care for kids with neurologic conditions, with some risk of dependency

Feb 13, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Georgia Tech Professor Ayanna Howard talks robotics and how gamifying therapies could help kids living with cerebral palsy and autism spectrum...
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Boy Scout Motto – Be Prepared – Works For Parents Of Campers With Allergies And Asthma

Feb 13, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The idea of summer camp looms large for many kids who wonder: Will I make any friends? What if I get lost in the woods? And for campers with allergies and asthma, “What if I have an allergic reaction or an asthma attack?” “When kids head off to summer camp, especially for the first time, they have ......
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Poor Sleep Plagues Many Kids With Autism

Feb 13, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Poor Sleep Plagues Many Kids With AutismCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/11/2019 12:00:00...
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One in six U.S. kids have mental health disorders

Feb 12, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Roughly in six U.S. kids have at least one mental health disorder, and only about half of them receive treatment from a mental health professional, a new study suggests....
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Evidence Emerges That Promising Flu Killer Drug Doesn’t Work Well For Some Patients

Feb 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
A mutant viral strain can stop the anti-flu medication Xofluza from working. Other public health news reported over the weekend covers depression, mental health struggles, gene-edited babies, anti-aging research, medication dosages for kids, hospital toxic waste, multiple sclerosis and...
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Poor Sleep Plagues Many Kids With Autism

Feb 12, 2019 , WebMD
Researchers found that kids with autism spectrum disorder were more than twice as likely to have serious problems getting quality sleep as kids without autism...
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Even During A Measles Outbreak, Hundreds Of Protesters Flock To Hearing On Tighter Vaccination Requirements

Feb 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Washington state health officials urged lawmakers to pass the bill to eliminate personal or philosophical exemptions, noting the current measles outbreak, which has sickened at least 56 people in Washington and Oregon, is more alarming than the state’s three previous ones. But parents and other advocates turned out in droves to protest. Meanwhile, a teenager whose parents are antivaccination activists staged a defection from the beliefs in a new trend of kids seeking out vaccines for...
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Nearly 1 in 7 US kids and teens have a mental health condition -- half go untreated, study says

Feb 12, 2019 , CNN Health
Half of children with a mental health condition in the United States go without treatment, according to a new study published Monday in the journal JAMA Pediatrics....
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Health Tip: Talk to Your Kids Early About Alcohol Use

Feb 10, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Health Tip: Talk to Your Kids Early About Alcohol UseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/7/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/8/2019 12:00:00...
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Treating kids’ sleep apnea may keep them safer on the street

Feb 09, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Kids with obstructive sleep apnea may be at lower risk of accidents with oncoming vehicles during the day if they use positive airway pressure, or PAP, therapy at night, a new study suggests....
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