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2174 Articles Matching "kids"

Kids Who Lived With Smokers Face Greater COPD Risk

Aug 18, 2018 , WebMD
People who said they had lived with a daily smoker throughout childhood were 31 percent more likely to die of COPD than those who did not grow up in a smoking household, new research from the American Cancer Society...
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BACK TO SCHOOL Navigating Speech and Language Services in Schools: What Parents Should Know

Aug 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
As kids all over the country begin heading back to school, some parents may have concerns about their child’s ability to communicate. These may include concerns with speaking, listening, reading, writing, and social interactions. Children may be eligible for treatment in schools by a speech-language......
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EpiPen shortage has parents struggling during back-to-school season

Aug 18, 2018 , CNBC Health
The lifesaving allergy medicine has had manufacturing disruptions since May, but allergy sufferers and caregivers may find it especially hard to find now, as parents try to stock up to send their kids back to...
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How Doctors Are Expanding Access To The Earned Income Tax Credit For Families With Kids

Aug 18, 2018 , Forbes
How some pediatricians are helping families apply for the Earned Income Tax Credit, and perhaps improving their children's...
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State Highlights: Illinois’ Psychiatric Facilities For Kids So Bad Some Teens Chose Jail, Advocates Say; D.C. Failed To Provide Mental Health Services For Troubled Children, Suit Claims

Aug 16, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Illinois, D.C., Ohio, California, Tennessee, Maryland, New Jersey, Arizona, Louisiana, Georgia, New Hampshire, Minnesota and North...
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How Forests Improve Kids' Diets

Aug 16, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A first-of-its-kind global study shows that children in 27 developing countries have better nutrition--when they live near forests. The results turn on its head the common assumption that improving nutrition in poorer countries requires clearing forests for more farmland--and, instead, suggest that......
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How to build a better butt

Aug 16, 2018 , CNN Health
As a 48-year-old, fairly fit, working mother of two young boys (I had both kids in my 40s), I try to avoid mirrors as much as possible when I'm in a bathing suit. Recently, however, I happened to catch a glance of my backside, and let's just say I wasn't too thrilled with the sagging specimen reflecting back at me....
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Secondhand Smoke Exposure as Kids Tied to Women's Arthritis

Aug 16, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Secondhand Smoke Exposure as Kids Tied to Women's ArthritisCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/15/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/15/2018 12:00:00...
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A Weak Grip May Signal Future Health Trouble -- Even in Kids

Aug 14, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: A Weak Grip May Signal Future Health Trouble -- Even in KidsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/13/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/13/2018 12:00:00...
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Heart doctors recommend less screen time, sedentary behavior for kids

Aug 14, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - When it comes to childhood obesity, sedentary behavior may be the most influential and controllable factor that parents can change, especially through managing screen time, according to a new American Heart Association Science Advisory....
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'Back-and-forth' conversations with young kids may aid brain development

Aug 14, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - For decades, doctors have told parents to talk to kids as often as possible to help build speech and language skills. Now, a new study suggests that how parents talk to children may matter just as much as how much time they spend talking....
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Weak Grip May Signal Health Trouble Even in Kids

Aug 14, 2018 , WebMD
In a new study followed children from 4th grade through 5th grade, children with weak grips were over three times more likely to remain in poor health or to have declines in health than those with strong...
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Study: Tdap Vaccine Doesn't Boost Autism Risk

Aug 14, 2018 , WebMD
Children born to women who had a Tdap vaccination during pregnancy had no higher risk of autism than kids whose mothers were not vaccinated, a new study...
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Kashi unveils cereal line co-created by kids

Aug 11, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The Kashi by Kids cereal line contains swirls and filled pillows shapes, honey and berry flavors and superfood ingredients including chickpeas and lentils, the company said. Read More...
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Obesity, diabetes in pregnancy may raise kids' risk of psychiatric disorders

Aug 10, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Pregnant women who have both severe obesity and diabetes may be more likely to have children with autism, ADHD and other psychiatric disorders than mothers who don't have either condition during pregnancy, a new study suggests....
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Boston Children’s Hospital investigating Alexa skills for doctors in the clinic

Aug 10, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
In early 2016, Boston Children’s Hospital was among the first healthcare organizations to leverage Amazon Alexa with KidsMD, a skill that helps parents understand their child’s symptoms, seek basic medication dosing guidance, or decide whether an in-person visit is...
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Parents' spirituality or religion tied to lower suicide risk in kids

Aug 10, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Kids are less likely to think about suicide or attempt to kill themselves if religion or spirituality is important to their parents, a small study suggests....
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Raising white kids to be racially sensitive -- and proactive

Aug 10, 2018 , CNN Health
Parenting in the current political climate isn't for the faint of heart. Recently, my 9-year old daughter asked me, "Mama, I know it's really bad they're putting people in jail, but do those people think, 'Well, at least I'm safe from war?' "...
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Boston Children's, Buoy Health embark on 'learning partnership' to teach Buoy's AI about kids

Aug 09, 2018 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
Online AI-powered healthcare chatbot Buoy has announced a new, deep partnership with Boston Children’s Hospital. Buoy will create a white-labeled version of its product for Boston Children’s website, use data from that version to improve its product’s pediatric expertise, and even get help from doctors at the Boston health center to evaluate its...
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'Are we there yet?' A road trip with kids is itself a destination

Aug 09, 2018 , CNN Health
I'm writing this on a road trip, the longest we've taken with our two daughters. It is nine hours according to the phone's GPS, which means 11 hours in actual time with stops, which equates to 24 hours in perceived time....
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