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2599 Articles Matching "kids"

Gun Deaths Up Sharply Among America's Schoolkids

Mar 23, 2019 , WebMD
"It is sobering that in 2017, there were 144 police officers who died in the line of duty and about 1,000 active duty military throughout the world who died, whereas 2,462 school-age children were killed by firearms," the study’s senior author...
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Middle-school screening uncovers diabetes, high cholesterol

Mar 23, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health - In a small pilot study that screened 45 Ohio middle school students for cardiovascular risk factors, a third of the children had abnormal levels of cholesterol or blood sugar, and two kids were found to have undiagnosed diabetes....
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‘A Huge Step Forward’: Research Breakthrough Sparks Hope For Preserving Fertility Of Young Boys With Cancer

Mar 23, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
"Fertility issues for kids with cancer were ignored" for years, said University of Pittsburgh reproductive scientist Kyle Orwig. "Many of us dream of growing up and having our own families. We hope our research will help these young patients to do that." Until now, boys hadn't had a realistic option to preserve their fertility, but that may be...
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Childhood anxiety tied to school absences

Mar 23, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Kids with school attendance or truancy problems might be suffering from anxiety, a research review suggests....
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Amid Vaccination Controversy, Ky. Governor Fondly Recalls Chicken-Pox Parties, But Experts Call The Practice Antiquated

Mar 22, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The practice of letting kids get chickenpox from sick friends or neighbors is a holdover from the days before the vaccination became widely available, and doctors say the method can lead to dangerous complications or death. Meanwhile, experts are using actual examples of social media activists attacking doctors and others advocating for vaccinations in order to better understand the...
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Doctor Group: Changed Nasal Flu Vaccine OK for Kids

Mar 22, 2019 , WebMD
Changes to the nasal spray appear to have improved its effectiveness, and the American Academy of Pediatrics is now endorsing it as well as flu shots to protect...
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Gov. Exposed Kids to Chickenpox

Mar 22, 2019 , WebMD
Republican Governor Matt Bevin’s actions of deliberately exposing his children to a disease are "unfortunate and not an example for any of us," infectious disease expert Dr. William Schaffner told the associated...
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Can Some Kids Outgrow Autism?

Mar 20, 2019 , WebMD
Doctors have known for decades that a small number of young children diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder seem to outgrow it. The vast majority continue to face challenges and need support, said lead researcher Dr. Lisa...
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Asthma medication use varies among Latino youth

Mar 20, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - A new U.S. study of groups of Latino youth with asthma sheds light on potential health disparities. Puerto Rican children were less likely than Mexican kids to use asthma inhalers regularly, researchers found....
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AHA News: Overweight Kids at Higher Risk for Blood Clots as Adults

Mar 19, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: AHA News: Overweight Kids at Higher Risk for Blood Clots as AdultsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/18/2019 12:00:00...
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More Teens, Kids Seeking Mental Health Care in ERs

Mar 19, 2019 , WebMD
Between 2011 and 2015 alone, there was a 28 percent jump in psychiatric visits among Americans between the ages of 6 and...
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How to Keep Your Kids Safe From Cyberbullying

Mar 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: How to Keep Your Kids Safe From CyberbullyingCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/15/2019 12:00:00...
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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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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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How to Protect Your Kids From Drowning

Mar 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: How to Protect Your Kids From DrowningCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/15/2019 12:00:00...
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She lost her dad when she was 14. Now, she's helping kids learn how to grieve.

Mar 16, 2019 , CNN Health
Mary Robinson founded the Imagine center for kids to provide what she didn't have after her father died....
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FDA Acts to Limit Kids' Access to Flavored E-Cigs

Mar 15, 2019 , WebMD
Because of the new restrictions, "we expect that some flavored e-cigarette products will no longer be sold at all," outgoing FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb...
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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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New FDA policy could get some flavored e-cigarette products pulled off the market

Mar 14, 2019 , CNN Health
The US Food and Drug Administration released a policy draft Wednesday aimed at preventing e-cigarette products from getting into kids' hands. The result could be that some flavored products are taken off the market....
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When Can Kids Return to Play After a Concussion?

Mar 14, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: When Can Kids Return to Play After a Concussion?Category: Health NewsCreated: 3/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/13/2019 12:00:00...
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