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Fluoride And IQ? What Is The Link, What This Study Says

Aug 21, 2019 , Forbes
A study just published in JAMA Pediatrics found an association between mothers drinking fluoridated water during pregnancy and the child's subsequent IQ...
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The US won't vaccinate migrant children against the flu at border detention camps

Aug 21, 2019 , CNBC Health
At least three children held in detention centers at the Mexican border have died, in part, from the flu, a group of doctors...
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New Survey Shows Many People Think Their Doctors Should Refuse To See Unvaccinated Children

Aug 21, 2019 , Forbes
Three out of ten people think that parents of unvaccinated children should be asked to find a new doctor, according to a new survey of over 2,000 American...
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Children Can Make You Happier, But Only After They've Left Home: Study

Aug 21, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Children Can Make You Happier, But Only After They've Left Home: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/20/2019 12:00:00...
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ATENTIV, Children's Specialized Hospital look to infuse digital behavioral therapy into primary care

Aug 21, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
A new 10-year partnership between the two groups will investigate how best to deploy the ATENTIVmynd video game therapy to young ADHD patients receiving...
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Teva launches generic version of EpiPen for young children

Aug 21, 2019 , Reuters
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd on Tuesday made its generic version of Mylan's EpiPen for young children available in most retail pharmacies at $300 for a 2-pack....
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Long-Sought Safety Changes In Car Seats For Side Impact Crashes Hit Multiple Road Bumps. Federal Agency, Industry Can’t Agree On New Rules.

Aug 21, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
While car crashes are a leading killer of children, seats have only been tested for head-on crashes. Since the early 2000s, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has pushed for new seats that also protect children from side-impact crashes as well. ProPublica reports on what's taking so long and how the industry is dragging its heals. Public health news looks at dementia, measles, vaccines, diets and telemedicine, as...
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Weight Watchers under fire for selling diets to children as young as age eight

Aug 20, 2019 , CNBC Health
Some Weight Watchers loyalists applaud Kurbo by WW. But nutritionists worry Kurbo promotes an unhealthy relationship with food during an especially impressionable...
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Study prompts call for lower fluoride consumption by pregnant women

Aug 20, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Adding fluoride to the water supply prevents tooth decay, but women who drink fluoridated water during pregnancy may also trim the IQs of their male children by a few points, according to a Canadian study that suggests a serious drawback to a long-established public health intervention....
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Different Takes: No Wonder So Many Of Our Children Are Depressed; Encourage Kids To Play Outside, Get As Dirty As They Want

Aug 20, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on health care topics impacting...
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Good Sleep Plus Limits on Screen Time Help With Impulse Control

Aug 20, 2019 , RxList
Adequate sleep paired with limits on screen time helps reduce impulsivity in children, a study...
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Weight Watchers eyes a new clientele: Children

Aug 18, 2019 , CNBC Health
Some Weight Watchers loyalists applaud Kurbo by WW. But nutritionists worry Kurbo promotes an unhealthy relationship with food during an especially impressionable...
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First two Ebola cases confirmed in Congo's South Kivu: officials

Aug 17, 2019 , Reuters
A woman and her child were the first two cases confirmed with Ebola in Congo's South Kivu region this week, opening a new front in the fight against the outbreak....
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Breast Cancer Gene Mutation Also Increases Risk Of A Type Of Childhood Cancer, Says New Study

Aug 17, 2019 , Forbes
Hereditary BRCA mutations have long been known to increase the chance of developing breast and several other types of adult cancer, but new research has shown that they might also increase the risk of developing childhood...
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School Shootings and Lockdowns: How do Kids Cope?

Aug 17, 2019 , WebMD
School shootings have become much more common occurrences in the 21st century. What affect are these events -- and the drills designed to protect kids from them -- having on America's...
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Surgical training programs not supportive of new parents

Aug 16, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Surgical residents say it's tough to have children during their five years of intensive training due to a lack of flexibility in program requirements and lack of support from peers and faculty....
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Doctors Suspect Vaping Is Linked To Dozens Of Lung Illnesses In Teens Who Had To Be Hospitalized

Aug 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Some patients appear to have suffered severe lung damage that required weeks of treatment in intensive care units, and all reported vaping in the weeks leading up to the illnesses. “We have no leads pointing to a specific substance other than those that are associated with smoking or vaping,'' said Dr. David D. Gummin, medical director of the Wisconsin Poison Center. News on e-cigarettes looks at conversations to have with children and companies' battling Food and Drug Administration review...
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New York Aims To Give Medicaid To Some Inmates Suffering From Substance Abuse Before Jail Release

Aug 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
CMS would have to grant the first-of-a-kind waiver designed to save lives and keep inmates out of ERs soon after release. Other news on Medicaid looks at a failure to follow up on children who receive ADHD...
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Kurbo by WW takes on contentious childhood obesity challenge by stressing holistic health

Aug 15, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The app and coaching service has been relaunched with new tools that address kids' and teens' stress and sleep habits alongside their...
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Israeli Flight Attendant Dies of Measles

Aug 15, 2019 , WebMD
Like many people her age worldwide, Amitai was vaccinated against measles as a child but received only one dose of the...
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