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Adult bones healthier when kids participate in organized sports

Oct 19, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Young adults who played in organized sports as children and teens have stronger bones than peers who were less active as kids, a new study suggests...
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A young mom's powerful obituary is shedding light on opioid addiction

Oct 18, 2018 , CNN Health
A young Vermont mother who died as a result of opioid addiction is being memorialized by her family in a fearless obituary calling for a more open understanding of the illness that took her life....
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Study: Blows Without Concussion May Not Hurt Brain

Oct 17, 2018 , WebMD
A small new study suggests that repeated impacts to the head that were not as severe as concussions did not result in brain damage to young athletes. The researchers say they need to follow the kids...
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Do Not Give Decongestants To Young Children For Common Cold Symptoms

Oct 16, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Decongestants should not be given to children under 6 -- and given with caution in children under 12 -- as there is no evidence that they alleviate symptoms such as a blocked or runny nose, and their safety is unclear, say experts in The BMJ today. Instead, they advise doctors to reassure patients ......
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Half Of Parents Say Their Preschooler Fears Doctor's Visits

Oct 16, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A trip to the pediatrician’s office can be a nerve-wracking experience for both children and their parents, especially when efforts to calm young patients down dominate the visit. And half of parents of toddler and preschool-aged children can relate, saying their child is afraid of going to the doc......
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Young survivor of rare polio-like illness now thriving

Oct 16, 2018 , CNN Health
Lydia Pilarowski had a fever and cough that developed into intense pain, she had unusual weakness, and she couldn't move her left arm....
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Australia gives $37-million boost to spending on youth mental health

Oct 14, 2018 , Reuters
Australia will spend an extra A$51.8 million ($37 million) on support to young people with mental health issues, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Sunday....
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Up & Comers 2018: What's past is prologue for the next generation of leaders

Oct 14, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Where there's a need, there's an Up & Comer. Whether it's lifesaving operations or trouble obtaining insurance, the delivery system plays a dramatic role in people's lives. This rings true for this year's class of dynamic young...
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Upswing In Vaccine Skepticism Has Spawned Communities Of Vulnerable Children Over Past Two Decades

Oct 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The percentage of very young children who haven't received any vaccination has quadrupled in the past 17 years, a new survey says. But a separate CDC study finds that overall vaccination rates for older, kindergarten-age children continue to hold about steady, with close to 95 percent fully...
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Obesity Doubles Odds for Colon Cancer in Younger Women

Oct 13, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Obesity Doubles Odds for Colon Cancer in Younger WomenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/11/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/12/2018 12:00:00...
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Rates of unvaccinated and exempted children on the rise, says CDC

Oct 13, 2018 , CNN Health
The percentage of young kids in the US who received no vaccine doses has continued to rise, as have vaccine exemption rates, according to two reports published Thursday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
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Skip the Cold Meds for Kids Under 6, Experts Say

Oct 12, 2018 , WebMD
Decongestants should not be given to children younger than 6 because there's no evidence that they do any good, according to a new review published online Oct. 10 in the...
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‘Grossly Unfair’? Widower Takes Ban On Military Injury Claims To Supreme Court

Oct 12, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
When a young Navy lieutenant died following low-risk childbirth, her husband claimed military doctors botched her care. But his wrongful death claim was dismissed because of a 1950 ruling that bars active-duty service members from suing the U.S. government — for any...
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Obesity Doubles Younger Women's Colon Cancer Odds

Oct 12, 2018 , WebMD
Women aged 20 to 49 who were overweight or obese had up to twice the risk for colon cancer before age 50, compared with normal-weight women, in a new...
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Texas-based Children's Health pilots Proteus' ingestible sensor pills for heart transplant patients

Oct 11, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
The ingesitble sensors will let providers look at adherence habits, activity levels and resting heart rate within a younger patient...
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UK millennials are drinking less alcohol, study finds

Oct 11, 2018 , CNN Health
Young British people are drinking less alcohol than a decade ago, with abstinence becoming "mainstream" among teenagers and young adults, a new study reveals....
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The Forbes 30 Under 30 Guide To Starting A Healthcare Company

Oct 10, 2018 , Forbes
Young entrepreneurs give a crash course in what it takes to break the age barrier and found a healthcare...
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How we chose the 2018 CNBC Upstart 100

Oct 10, 2018 , CNBC Health
There are hundreds of companies around the world with the potential to become acquisition targets, unicorns or public companies. CNBC's second annual list of promising young start-ups highlights the ones to keep an eye...
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‘They Want To Steal My Daughter’: Flawed System Could Let Judges Grant Full Custody Of Migrant Children To American Families

Oct 10, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The decisions can be made by state judges without notifying the biological parents, and the cases are hard to track at a federal level. Meanwhile, the number of young children forced to have a day in court is ever-increasing....
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Hand sanitizer helps cut back on children's sick days more than washing hands with soap and water

Oct 09, 2018 , CNN Health
Young children inevitably have a lot of runny noses and sore throats, but how they clean their hands could cut back on how often they miss day care, according to a study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics....
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