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3220 Articles Matching "children"

Screen time for kids under 2 more than doubles, study finds

Feb 19, 2019 , CNN Health
Screen time has more than doubled for children under 2 years old since 1997, a study published Monday in the journal JAMA Pediatrics found, with time spent in front of a TV as the main driver despite a changing screen landscape....
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Brief general anesthesia appears safe for children's brains

Feb 19, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - In infants, an hour of general anesthesia - long enough for most minor surgeries done in babies - doesn't increase the risk of impaired brain development compared to an hour of regional anesthesia, a study suggests....
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Why are some countries making a vaccine U-turn?

Feb 18, 2019 , CNN Health
More than a century before Facebook, anti-vaccination campaigners had another method for spreading their message -- an eye-catching march through town with tiny children's coffins emblazoned with the words: "Another victim of vaccination."...
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Parents were protesting compulsory vaccinations 150 years ago. Some are still angry

Feb 17, 2019 , CNN Health
More than a century before Facebook, anti-vaccination campaigners had another method for spreading their message -- an eye-catching march through town with tiny children's coffins emblazoned with the words: "Another victim of vaccination."...
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Hypnosis Through Virtual Reality AIDS In Medical Recovery

Feb 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Anesthesiologists at UT Southwestern Medical Center are helping to explore the use of hypnosis through virtual reality to lessen postoperative pain and anxiety in children. The European-based pilot study involved 21 young patients and found that virtual reality hypnosis (VRH) reduced anxiety, total......
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'Everything is a fight to get medications': How the quest for lower drug prices is hurting children with asthma

Feb 16, 2019 , CNN Health
Debarrin Norman is 15 years old and loves basketball. He plays every day. But over the past two years, his mom, Toya Lacey, has seen him more and more often on the sidelines, wheezing and gasping for air. His current medication is just not doing the trick, she says....
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Nearly 1,000 Madagascar children dead of measles since October: WHO

Feb 16, 2019 , Reuters
At least 922 children and young adults have died of measles in Madagascar since October, despite a huge emergency vaccination program, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday....
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Asthma classes in school may help reduce attacks

Feb 16, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - School-age children with asthma who receive education on managing the condition may have fewer attacks, emergency room visits and hospitalizations than those who don't get such classes, a recent study suggests....
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CIOs focus on proving IT's usefulness to drive adoption

Feb 16, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
After spending billions of dollars on new technology solutions, healthcare leaders must figure out ways to ensure a solid return investment. Children's Health CIO Pamela Arora and Centura Health CIO Ken Lee explain their IT strategies for...
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Does Bullying Start at Home?

Feb 15, 2019 , WebMD
Bullying was more likely to occur in families with three or more children, and the eldest child or older brothers were more often the bullies. Female children and younger children were more often...
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What to Do When Adult Children Want to Move Back In

Feb 15, 2019 , WebMD
How do you handle it when your millennial adult child wants to move back home? See what a psychologist has to say about house rules and...
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Nearly 1,000 Madagascar children dead of measles since October - WHO

Feb 15, 2019 , Reuters
At least 922 children and young adults have died of measles in Madagascar since October, despite a huge emergency vaccination program, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday....
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Opioids Overprescribed for Common Children's Fracture, Study Says

Feb 14, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Opioids Overprescribed for Common Children's Fracture, Study SaysCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/12/2019 12:00:00...
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State Highlights: Liver Donor Malpractice Case Goes To Trial In Massachusetts After Both Men Die; Facility In Texas Proposed For Immigrant Children Contains Toxins, Group Says

Feb 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Massachusetts, Texas, California, Ohio, Kansas, Nevada, Minnesota, and...
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Winn-Dixie announces community donation program

Feb 14, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Winn-Dixie is launching a community donation program in Louisiana, benefiting the Ochsner Hospital for Children by inviting shoppers to make donations at checkout. Read More...
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Ohio State First To Identify Hearing And Deaf Infants Process Information Differently

Feb 13, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Differences in cognitive development between hearing and deaf children start in infancy, according to new research by The Ohio State University College of Medicine published recently in the journal PLOS ONE. While there is a growing body of research in preschool and school-age children that provide......
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Migrant Families Separated By U.S. Government File Claims For Millions In Damages

Feb 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Eight separated families submitted claims to the departments of Homeland Security and Health and Human Services, saying that their children were traumatized by the experience. Stanton Jones, a lawyer for the families, said, “The government was harming children intentionally to try to advance what it viewed as a policy objective. It’s heinous and immoral, but it’s also a civil wrong for which the law provides a claim for relief.” In related news, 70 detainees condemn the conditions at a...
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Nearly 8 million US Kids Have Mental Issues

Feb 13, 2019 , WebMD
Mental health problems in U.S. children are common, according to a new survey, with about 1 in 6 children of school age affected. The survey asked parents about anxiety, depression and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder or ADHD—because they are the most prevalent and pose the greatest risk for long-term...
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Congo Ebola Outbreak Has Claimed Nearly 100 Children's Lives, Cases on the Rise

Feb 13, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Congo Ebola Outbreak Has Claimed Nearly 100 Children's Lives, Cases on the RiseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/11/2019 12:00:00...
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Nearly 100 children dead from Ebola in DRC as crisis worsens

Feb 12, 2019 , CNN Health
Nearly one hundred children have died since the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo started last year -- and the crisis is gathering pace, with the number of new cases doubling last month, according to charity Save the Children....
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