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Most Child Tonsillectomies Unnecessary, Study Finds

Nov 14, 2018 , eMedicine Health
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Most Child Tonsillectomies Unnecessary, Study Finds

Nov 14, 2018 , RxList
Seven out of 8 children in the United Kingdom who have their tonsils removed are unlikely to benefit from the surgery, a study...
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Health Tip: Limit Fat, Sugar and Salt in Your Child's Diet

Nov 14, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Health Tip: Limit Fat, Sugar and Salt in Your Child's DietCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/12/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/12/2018 12:00:00...
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As more cases confirmed, CDC says evidence suggests 'viral association' for AFM

Nov 14, 2018 , CNN Health
There are 10 more confirmed cases of acute flaccid myelitis, a polio-like illness that mostly affects children, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 90 in 27 states this year....
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Most Child Tonsillectomies Unnecessary, Study Finds

Nov 14, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Most Child Tonsillectomies Unnecessary, Study FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/10/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/12/2018 12:00:00...
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New Concussion Recommendations For Kids

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has updated its concussion recommendations to support children and teens engaging in light physical activity and returning to school as they recover. The report, revised for the first time in eight years, also advises against complete removal of electronic de......
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Children With Autism Thrive In Mainstream Pre-Schools

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In a world first, breakthrough research from La Trobe University has shown that toddlers with autism are just as capable of learning important life skills through early-intervention delivered in mainstream pre-schools as in specialised settings. Over a period of three years, 44 children aged betwee......
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Bringing Baby in a Lyft, Uber? Child Car Seats Are Rarely Included

Nov 14, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Bringing Baby in a Lyft, Uber? Child Car Seats Are Rarely IncludedCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/9/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/12/2018 12:00:00...
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Obese kids less often demonstrate coping skills, academic interest

Nov 14, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Obese children may be less likely to meet a set of five markers for childhood flourishing that include academic and emotional skills, a new analysis of U.S. survey data suggests....
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Docs should screen kids' daily physical activity as a 'vital sign' for health

Nov 13, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - More than half of U.S. children may not be getting the recommended amount of physical activity and doctors can help by making exercise one of the "vital signs" assessed in routine health checks, researchers say....
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Acute Flaccid Myelitis: The Investigation Continues

Nov 13, 2018 , American Journal of Nursing
The headlines of the past several weeks about kids with a polio-like illness have been pretty scary. The idea that a healthy child could suddenly be sidelined with extreme muscle weakness is a nightmare scenario for the parents of young children. While frustratingly little is known about acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), the good news is [...] The post Acute Flaccid Myelitis: The Investigation Continues appeared first on Off the...
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Perspectives: Lessons On Strategies Preventing Legal Abortions; Make HPV Vaccine Part Of Mandatory Childhood Schedule

Nov 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers express views on several women's health...
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New Physical Activity Guidelines For Americans: This Is What You Need To Do

Nov 13, 2018 , Forbes
The second edition of the guidelines includes these recommendations for pre-schoolers, children and adolescents, adults, older adults, pregnant women, and those with chronic...
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Parents accuse CDC of not reporting children's deaths from polio-like AFM

Nov 13, 2018 , CNN Health
Parents of children who had a horrifying polio-like illness are accusing the Centers for Disease Control of hiding the deaths of two children who suffered from the condition....
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Harmful Effects Of Childhood Trauma On Later Life Call For New Public Health Policies, Researchers Say

Nov 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
A large study published in JAMA examines the wide-ranging health problems -- from depression to drug use -- that flare up in adulthood in people who experience early trauma compared to those who do not and raises ways to address it. Other reports on children's health focus on the negative impacts of spanking, ways to comfort a child in pain, and...
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Migraine Headache in Children

Nov 11, 2018 , eMedicine Health
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Most Child Tonsillectomies Unnecessary, Study Finds

Nov 10, 2018 , WebMD
Recurrent or chronic sore throat is the most common reason for getting a tonsillectomy. Evidence shows that the surgery results in modest, short-term reductions in recurring, severe sore throats in children aged 3 to 15, but not in those with milder...
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Whole Blends partners with Mandy Moore, UNICEF on donation campaign

Nov 10, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Whole Blends, actress and Garnier Brand Ambassador, Mandy Moore and UNICEF are joining forces to raise funds for children living in emergency situations. Read More...
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Mother sues facility after 10 children died in adenovirus outbreak

Nov 10, 2018 , CNN Health
After her 15-year-old son ended up "in critical and life-threatening condition" from an adenovirus outbreak at a New Jersey health care facility, one mother is suing those who she believes allowed her son to end up in the ICU, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday....
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Companies Embark On Initiative With Hospitals To Chart Ways For Lowering High Costs Of Childbirth

Nov 09, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Few details have been worked out, but one approach is to recommend hospitals to workers where fewer complications and better outcomes occur. In other industry news, the CEO of Kaiser Permanente discusses the quality of care and its...
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