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3077 Articles Matching "children"

How to maintain your weight during the holidays

Dec 12, 2018 , CNN Health
The average person gains 1 to 2 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day, and those who are overweight often gain more, including children. Research shows that holiday weight gain is a major contributor to total yearly weight gain, so why not resolve to maintain your weight this holiday season? Here are 10 tips that may help....
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Johns Hopkins removes All Children's Hospital leaders after patient surgery deaths

Dec 12, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
John Hopkins Medicine has removed four top leaders at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg, Fla., following dramatic increases in the hospital's death rates for pediatric heart...
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Women Who Have Children More At Risk For Breast Cancer For 23 Years, But Then It Flips And Becomes Protective

Dec 12, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Experts say that women should not worry overall, though, and that the risk is small. Meanwhile, a study found that the current guidelines for genetic testing of breast cancer patients is out of...
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Younger siblings of kids with autism and ADHD have higher risk of these disorders

Dec 12, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - - Children who have an older brother or sister with autism or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be more likely to develop these conditions than kids who don't have an older sibling with these neurological problems, a new study suggests....
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Number Of Cases Of Mysterious Polio-Like Illness In Children Climbs To Record High, Well Above Previous Years

Dec 12, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
What's more, CDC officials say many children have lasting paralysis, and close to half the kids diagnosed with it this year were admitted to hospital intensive care units. In other public health news: CRISPR and gene editing ethics; screen time for kids; telemedicine; suicide; and...
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Study Finds Higher Risk Of Breast Cancer For Women After Giving Birth

Dec 12, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Younger women who have recently had a child may have a higher risk of breast cancer than their peers of the same age who do not have children, according to a large-scale analysis co-led by a University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researcher. The findings, published in t......
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Siblings Of Children With Autism Or ADHD Are At Elevated Risk For Both Disorders

Dec 12, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Later-born siblings of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at elevated risk for both disorders, a new study led by Meghan Miller, assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and at the UC Davis MIND Insti......
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'Sesame Street' Muppet becomes first to experience homelessness

Dec 12, 2018 , CNN Health
For the first time, a resident of "Sesame Street" is experiencing homelessness -- and the hope is that her story can help sweep the clouds away for the growing number of young children in the United States without homes to call their own....
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Maintaining your weight through the holidays

Dec 11, 2018 , CNN Health
The average person gains 1 to 2 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day, and those who are overweight often gain more, including children. Research shows that holiday weight gain is a major contributor to total yearly weight gain, so why not resolve to maintain your weight this holiday season? Here are 10 tips that may help....
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Congress to pass children's health home legislation by year-end

Dec 11, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Congress is considering a revised bill to establish provider-coordinated health homes for chronically ill children during its lame duck session. The U.S. House of Representatives has cut the amount of federal Medicaid money that would fund the...
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Autism, ADHD Tied to Raised Risk in Siblings

Dec 11, 2018 , WebMD
Younger siblings of children with autism have a 30-fold increased relative risk they'll be diagnosed with autism themselves. They're also nearly four times as likely to be diagnosed with ADHD, researchers...
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Voice tech: Tool to unburden physicians, improve patient experience

Dec 11, 2018 , Mobile Health News
Boston Children's Hospital chief innovation officer John Brownstein shares insights about the benefits and challenges and evolution with voice technologies amid the growing number of apps and interest from major companies and health...
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New Rehabilitation Device For People With Leg Injuries

Dec 11, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Uniqueness of SUSU scientists’ development consists in the fact that this device unlike other analogous devices allows involving all the joints of lower limb. Patented know-how can be applied not only for rehabilitation after serious injuries or teaching children with infantile cerebral palsy to wal......
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Increased breast cancer risk might last decades after childbirth, study says

Dec 11, 2018 , CNN Health
Compared with women who have never had children, women who have given birth may have an increased breast cancer risk that continues for up to 23 years after their most recent birth, according to a new study published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine on Monday....
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Sedative addiction and anxiety on the rise among children, reports show

Dec 08, 2018 , CNN Health
An apparent rise in anxiety among British children has prompted concern from mental health experts, as two reports reveal an alarming surge in medication addiction and the number of young people seeking counseling for the disorder....
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Child-Friendly Prison Visits Help Moms In Washington Stay Connected, Reduce Trauma Of Separation

Dec 08, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
States are experimenting with programs that allow low-risk, incarcerated mothers to spend quality time with their children. Women are the fastest-growing prison population and states have varying policies on how often they can see their children. Prison news comes out of Washington, New York, Oklahoma, Missouri and...
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Scientists urge ban of insecticides tied to brain impairment in kids

Dec 07, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - - Pregnant women should not be exposed to even low levels of a group of chemicals associated with a wide range of neurodevelopmental disorders in children, scientists argue....
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Nestle recalls batch of Alfamino infant formula in Germany

Dec 07, 2018 , Reuters
Nestle has recalled a batch of its Alfamino amino acid specialist infant formula in Germany, saying a number of the products have a substantially increased dose of minerals that could make children sick....
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Ebola cases surge in Congo, with women and children disproportionately sick

Dec 07, 2018 , CNN Health
There have been 18 more cases of illness and five more deaths reported in just two days in the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to the Ministry of Health. Since the outbreak began, the total number of probable cases is now 471, including 273 deaths, the ministry reported Thursday....
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Graphic Warnings Snuff Out Cigarettes' Appeal To Kids

Dec 06, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
New research from Cornell University suggests graphic warning labels on cigarette ads have the same anti-smoking effect as similar warning labels on cigarette packs. The labels – which contain images such as bleeding, cancerous gums and lips – also cancel out the effect of ads that prompt children ......
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