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2462 Articles Matching "kids"

Which Came First: Cannabis Use Or Psychotic Disorders? Scientists Weigh In On Dangers, Myths

Jan 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Top scientists who specialize in marijuana research are divided over whether the drug can lead to disorders like schizophrenia. “I’ve been doing this research for 25 years, and it’s polarizing even among academics,” said Margaret Haney, a professor of neurobiology at Columbia University Medical Center. Other public health news focuses on climate change's dangers; pain's origins in the brain; the race for health apps; a video game for kids with ADHD; a new way to tell if patients take...
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FDA looking how to get nicotine-addicted teens to quit vaping as e-cigarette 'epidemic' grinds on

Jan 19, 2019 , CNBC Health
The FDA says doctors need more information about treating kids for nicotine use since most cessation products are only for...
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Study: Movie Violence Doesn't Make Kids Violent

Jan 19, 2019 , WebMD
Researchers found that as PG-13 movies became more violent between 1985 and 2015, overall rates of murder and violence actually...
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Junk food ads disproportionately target black and Hispanic kids: report

Jan 18, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Television advertising in the U.S. for candy, fast food, sugary drinks and other unhealthy treats continues to target mostly black and Hispanic youth, according to a new report that suggests this contributes to health disparities....
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FDA Clears Epilepsy Smartwatch for Use in Kids

Jan 18, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: FDA Clears Epilepsy Smartwatch for Use in KidsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/16/2019 12:00:00...
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Wearable Sensor Can Detect Hidden Anxiety, Depression In Young Children

Jan 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Anxiety and depression are surprisingly common among young children – as many as one in five kids suffer from one of them, starting as early as the preschool years. But it can be hard to detect these conditions, known as “internalizing disorders,” because the symptoms are so inward-facing that paren......
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Junk Food Ads Target Minority Kids: Study

Jan 17, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Junk Food Ads Target Minority Kids: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/15/2019 12:00:00...
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Parents Often Unaware of Kids' Suicidal Thoughts

Jan 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Parents Often Unaware of Kids' Suicidal ThoughtsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/14/2019 12:00:00...
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Study: Junk Food Ads Target Minority Kids

Jan 16, 2019 , WebMD
Fast food, candy, sugary drinks and unhealthy snacks accounted for 86 percent of food ad spending on black-targeted TV programming, and 82 percent of ad spending on Spanish-language TV, according to a new...
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FDA Clears Epilepsy Smartwatch for Use in Kids

Jan 16, 2019 , WebMD
The Embrace detects patterns in motion and physiological signals that may be associated with seizures, and immediately alerts...
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Are TV Cereal Ads Making Your Kids Fat?

Jan 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Are TV Cereal Ads Making Your Kids Fat?Category: Health NewsCreated: 1/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/14/2019 12:00:00...
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Vaccines: Not Just for Kids

Jan 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Vaccines: Not Just for KidsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/14/2019 12:00:00...
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Friends' Vaping Could Pose Danger to Kids With Asthma

Jan 11, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Friends' Vaping Could Pose Danger to Kids With AsthmaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/8/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/9/2019 12:00:00...
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Health Tip: Foster Healthy Hair Habits for Kids

Jan 11, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Health Tip: Foster Healthy Hair Habits for KidsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/9/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/9/2019 12:00:00...
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U.S. fast food chains offering more healthy options for kids

Jan 10, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Healthier sides and drinks were added to U.S. fast-food restaurant kids' menus in the past decade, but healthy combinations are still rarely offered as the default option, researchers say....
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PAC1R Mutation May Be Linked To Severity Of Social Deficits In Autism

Jan 10, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A mutation of the gene PAC1R may be linked to the severity of social deficits experienced by kids with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), finds a study from a multi-institutional research team led by Children's faculty. If the pilot findings are corroborated in larger, multi-center studies, the researc......
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Even `non-problem' drinking by parents tied to mental health problems in kids

Jan 09, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Kids may be more likely to develop depression and anxiety when their parents are regular drinkers, even when neither parent drinks enough to be considered an alcoholic, a Norwegian study suggests....
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Use of Common Epilepsy Drug in Pregnancy Tied to ADHD in Kids

Jan 09, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Use of Common Epilepsy Drug in Pregnancy Tied to ADHD in KidsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/4/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/7/2019 12:00:00...
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Flu shot may be more effective than nasal vaccine

Jan 08, 2019 , CNN Health
When it comes to vaccinating yourself -- or your kids -- against the flu, there are two options in the United States: a traditional shot or a nasal spray....
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Flavored tobacco use rising in U.S. kids as vaping takes off

Jan 08, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - The growing popularity of e-cigarettes among U.S. youth may be associated with increased use of potentially dangerous flavored tobacco products, a new study suggests....
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