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The Road To Curing HIV In South Dependent On Tackling Racism, Poverty And Homophobia

Mar 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Drugs already exist to prevent and contain the virus. But there are formidable social obstacles that have to be conquered before there can be meaningful headway made. In other public health news: depression, having children, terminal illnesses, immunotherapy, Ebola, antibiotics, TV's effect on the aging brain, and...
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State Highlights: Advocates Push For Better Health Care Access For Transgender Patients In Md., Va.; Oregon Houses Nearly 400 Foster Children In Institutional Settings

Mar 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Maryland, Virginia, Oregon, Connecticut, Colorado, Texas, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Louisiana, Georgia, Florida, Massachusetts, Minnesota and...
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Young Child Goes to ER for Medicine Poisoning Every 10 Minutes: Report

Mar 19, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Young Child Goes to ER for Medicine Poisoning Every 10 Minutes: ReportCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/18/2019 12:00:00...
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Early Food Exposure May Cut Baby's Allergy Risk

Mar 19, 2019 , WebMD
Although experts had advised parents in the past to avoid highly allergenic foods early in their child’s life, more recent research has suggested that early exposure to these foods might be a better...
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There's new advice to prevent food allergies in children

Mar 19, 2019 , CNN Health
Giving a baby a new food to try is fun, and it should be. The only concerns parents should have: finding their phones fast enough to document the funny faces and cleaning up the mess that might follow. Yet in recent years, scientific evidence has accumulated quickly on what foods to introduce when and how to best prevent allergies -- leaving parents to keep track of it all....
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One In Three Preteens Screens Positive For Suicide Risk, Study Finds

Mar 18, 2019 , Forbes
A small NIH study found that 1 in 3 children between the ages of 10-12 screened positive for risk of suicide during emergency department (ED)...
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'Definitely not an anti-vaxer': Some parents push back against recommended vaccine schedule

Mar 16, 2019 , CNN Health
The renewed squabble over vaccinations obscures a large group of parents who aren't anti-vaxers but spread out their children's vaccines at a more gradual pace than doctors recommend. Pediatricians warn that could leave small children vulnerable to disease....
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Study Shows Prevalence Of Back Pain In Children And Adolescents, And Increased Rates Associated With Increasing Age

Mar 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new study presented at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) highlights the frequency of back pain in children and adolescents and suggests there is a significant linear increase in back pain, specifically in the lower back as kids age from 10 to 18-years-o......
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AI And MRIs At Birth Can Predict Cognitive Fevelopment At Age 2, UNC Study Finds

Mar 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine used MRI brain scans and machine learning techniques at birth to predict cognitive development at age 2 years with 95% accuracy. “This prediction could help identify children at risk for poor cognitive development shortly after birt......
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Getting kids into college poses ethical quandary for many

Mar 16, 2019 , CNN Health
The Justice Department's recent indictment of dozens of parents for lying, cheating and bribing their way to a spot for their children in college laid bare many layers of societal dysfunction....
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Judge rules 40 unvaccinated children can't go back to school

Mar 15, 2019 , CNN Health
A federal judge has turned down a request to let more than 40 unvaccinated children return to classes in a suburban New York school, while there's a measles outbreak in the area....
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These sports are most likely to send kids to ER with brain injuries

Mar 15, 2019 , CNN Health
Almost 2 million children and teens -- an average of 283,000 each year -- were seen in emergency rooms across the United States for traumatic brain injuries between 2010 and 2016, according to a new government report....
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Some parents overlook dangers of medicines, sending thousands of children to ER

Mar 15, 2019 , CNN Health
Nearly 52,000 children under age 6 were treated at emergency rooms across the United States in 2017, according to a new report. Although that's a decline since 2010, the report identifies some reasons why children may continue to be poisoned by medicines, offering key lessons for other parents....
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Some Children Can 'Recover' From Autism, But Problems Often Remain

Mar 13, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Research in the past several years has shown that children can outgrow a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), once considered a lifelong condition. In a new study, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Health System have found that the vast majority of such childr......
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The African Childhood Cancer Specialists Lost On Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302

Mar 13, 2019 , Forbes
Among the 32 Kenyans onboard Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 were three women on their way back home after a conference focused on improving the lives of children with cancer in...
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Skin Patch For Children With Peanut Allergy Shows Benefit In Phase 3 Trial

Mar 13, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
After one year of wearing a peanut patch as immunotherapy for their peanut allergy, 35% of participating children (aged 4 to 11 years) were able to tolerate a significantly higher dose of peanuts before experiencing an allergic reaction, according to results from an international Phase 3 randomized ......
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Kids' Concussion Recovery Like Snakes And Ladders Game

Mar 13, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
New guidelines that reduce the amount of rest required for children recovering from a concussion have been developed by CanChild, a McMaster University research institute. “For children, recovering from a concussion is like a snakes and ladders game, as there are times where they may have rapid imp......
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National Poison Prevention Week Is March 17-23; Tips For Parents And Caregivers On Avoiding A Trip To The Emergency Department

Mar 13, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Ann Slattery, DrPH, RN, RPh, DABAT, is director of the Regional Poison Control Center at Children’s of Alabama. She is available for interviews about posion prevention tips for parents and caregivers. The Regional Poison Control Center at Children’s of Alabama celebrated its 60th year in 2018. Foun......
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Poor Sleep A Problem For Foster Children

Mar 13, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Children living in foster care may have a higher risk of developing insomnia, and this can lead to long-term mental and physical health problems, according to a study led by researchers at the University of Georgia. The researchers conducted in-depth interviews with 24 adults who lived in foster ca......
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Smile Train Partners With UC Santa Cruz Researchers On Speech Therapy Game

Mar 13, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers at UC Santa Cruz have developed a speech therapy game for children with cleft lip or cleft palate and are now partnering with the international charity Smile Train to make the game, called SpokeIt, a resource for affected children worldwide. Globally, one in every 700 babies is born wit......
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