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Kenya becomes third African nation to introduce malaria vaccine

Sep 14, 2019 , Reuters
Kenya on Friday began adding a malaria vaccine to its routine immunization schedule for babies and toddlers, becoming the third African country to roll out the vaccine for a disease that threatens children across the continent....
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New York City health chief sounds alarm on vaping rates among middle-school children

Sep 14, 2019 , CNBC Health
New York City Health Commissioner Oxiris Barbot, a pediatrician, said 1 in 15 middle-school students in the city said they currently use electronic...
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Virtual reality helps kids getting X-rays

Sep 14, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - A virtual reality program with cartoon characters may reduce children's fear before imaging procedures, a South Korean study suggests....
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Parsing Policy: Since When Did Vaping Become The Biggest Threat To Children?; The Threat To Roundup Homeless Is Just Another Attack On Democratic-Run Urban Areas

Sep 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editoral writers express about these public health issues and...
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FDA takes major step toward approving first peanut allergy treatment

Sep 14, 2019 , CNN Health
The US Food and Drug Administration's Allergenic Products Advisory Committee on Friday voted in favor of approving a treatment for peanut allergies in children....
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Sep 13, 2019 , CNN Health
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Alisyn Camerota fact-check the president of the American Vaping Association, Gregory Conley, about the detrimental impact of vaping products among children....
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Road rage is on the rise. Here's how to survive these dangerous encounters.

Sep 12, 2019 , CNN Health
Just last week, a Wisconsin woman teaching her teenage son to drive was shot to death in a road rage incident after a minor car crash. In late August, an Atlanta man allegedly ran over another man he thought was throwing golf balls at his car. In July, a road-raging Alabama woman tried to shoot another vehicle but shot her husband instead. And that same month in Houston, two young children and their parents were injured in an apparent road rage incident when a driver fired a gun at their car,...
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Trump administration seeks ban on flavored e-cigarettes to combat youth addiction

Sep 12, 2019 , Reuters
The Trump administration announced plans on Wednesday to remove all flavored e-cigarettes from store shelves in a widening crackdown on vaping, as officials warned that sweet flavors had drawn millions of children into nicotine addiction....
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Viewpoints: Ban Candy-Flavored E-Cigs To Protect Children From Dangers Of Big Tobacco; Lessons On Taking Care Of Refugees In Border Camps

Sep 11, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and...
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Civil Rights Groups Sue To Block ‘Unconscionable’ Policy That Would Allow Sick Immigrant Children To Be Deported

Sep 07, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The Trump administration policy sparked national outrage when stories emerged about how children with cancer and other life-threatening diseases would be impacted. Advocates say that for immigrants seeking medical deferments, deportation could very well equal a death...
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With parents in prison, kids at risk for lasting psychiatric problems

Sep 06, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Children who have a parent in prison may be more than twice as likely as other kids to have depression, attention problems and conduct disorders by the time they reach adolescence, a U.S. study suggests....
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State Highlights: With NYC Hate Crimes Rising, Mayor Opens Office To Combat Them; ‘Hot Spots’ Initiative Lowers Hospitalization Rates For Children From Poor Ohio Areas

Sep 05, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from New York, Ohio, Florida, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Oregon, Kansas, New Hampshire, Iowa and California....
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Tuberculosis rates down in most U.S. children, but still high in some groups

Sep 03, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Over the past decade, the number of children and teens in the U.S diagnosed with tuberculosis has decreased by nearly half, according to a new study....
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Surgeon General Warns of Marijuana Risk in Pregnancy, Youth

Aug 31, 2019 , RxList
The United States surgeon general wants to counter what he calls a "false perception" of the safety of marijuana, emphasizing the risk to a fetus' developing brain — and the growing brains of children and teens — as a result of the more potent forms of the drug often sold...
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New Policy To Deport Sick Children Receiving Medical Care In U.S. Provokes Outrage: ‘It’s Absolutely Immoral’

Aug 31, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Critics have blasted the Trump administration, calling the policy a "death sentence" for the kids and other patients seeking care that would not be available to them in their home countries. “There is no national security justification for further traumatizing sick kids at their most vulnerable,” former Vice President Joe Biden said on Twitter. “Like all bullies, Trump is purposefully targeting the little...
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North Carolina sues 8 e-cigarette companies, alleging marketing to children

Aug 30, 2019 , CNN Health
North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein filed eight lawsuits against eight separate e-cigarette companies on Tuesday, alleging that the companies are "unlawfully targeting children" and not requiring appropriate age verification when selling products....
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Millions of Contigo water bottles recalled because of the risk kids will choke on detachable spout

Aug 30, 2019 , CNN Health
Millions of Contigo Kids Cleanable Water Bottles have been recalled because a silicone spout can detach and pose a choking hazard for children, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission stated Tuesday....
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Global measles cases three times higher than last year: WHO

Aug 29, 2019 , Reuters
Every region in the world, expect the Americas, is experiencing an increase in the number of cases of measles, a vaccine-preventable disease that can kill or disable children, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday....
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Recall: 5.7 Million Contigo Kids Water Bottles

Aug 29, 2019 , WebMD
About 5.7 million Contigo Kids Cleanable Water Bottles have been recalled in the United States because the clear silicone spout can detach and pose a choking hazard to children, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission...
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Hard to tell how common sesame allergy may be

Aug 29, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Roughly half of children and adults who say they're allergic to sesame don't have a history of convincing symptoms, a U.S. study suggests....
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