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2369 Articles Matching "kids"

Helping children process hate: A Jewish perspective

Nov 16, 2018 , CNN Health
Having children tends to increase our agony during moments of violence. I don't know a parent who, after hearing about innocent people being hurt or killed, doesn't instinctively reach for their kids and long to never let go....
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Assisted reproduction tied to risk of intellectual disabilities in kids

Nov 16, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Parents who use reproductive technologies like in vitro fertilization (IVF) may be more likely to have children with intellectual disabilities than those who conceive without help, an Australian study suggests....
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FDA Ban On E-Cigarette Flavors: A Showdown Between Protecting Kids And Reducing Harm

Nov 16, 2018 , Forbes
The FDA announced multiple new regulations to reduce youth use of e-cigarettes. But will it reduce teen vaping or make it harder for adults to quit smoking--or...
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Kids Get Caught in Deadly Cross-Fire of Domestic Violence

Nov 16, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Kids Get Caught in Deadly Cross-Fire of Domestic ViolenceCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/14/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/14/2018 12:00:00...
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Rise In Polio-Like Illnesses In Kids Comes At A Time When States’ Public Health Systems Are Already Stretched

Nov 16, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
"Insufficient funding has hampered the ability of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state and local health departments to keep pace with the new and continuing threats to the health of the American people and to fully fund prevention initiatives,” according to the Trust for America’s Health, a nonpartisan, Washington, D.C.-based research organization. In other public health news: the flu, salmonella, suicide, Ebola, ticks, genetic testing, and...
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CDC Probe Continues as Cases of Polio-Like Illness Rise in Kids

Nov 16, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: CDC Probe Continues as Cases of Polio-Like Illness Rise in KidsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/13/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/14/2018 12:00:00...
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Drkids aims to take guesswork out of children’s doses

Nov 15, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based Unipharma is launching Drkids, a six-SKU line of pediatric products featuring measured single-use vials that eliminate the need for a measuring cup. Read More...
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Science Again Says Spanking Hurts Kids Long Term

Nov 15, 2018 , WebMD
The American Academy of Pediatrics says new evidence and research not only show that spanking affects a child’s brain development and increases aggression in young children as they get older, but that it isn’t a good way to teach children responsibility and...
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State Highlights: Texas Activists Want To Put Stop To Day Cares Rejecting Unvaccinated Kids; Bronx School Shuttering Some Bathrooms To Try To Curb Vaping

Nov 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Texas, New York, New Hampshire, Mississippi, Kansas, Missouri and...
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As Dangerous Food Allergies Skyrocket In Kids, Scientists Wonder If Hypoallergenic Peanuts Could Be The Answer

Nov 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
“One kid in every classroom has some sort of food allergy,” said Dr. Scott Commins, an allergist and immunologist at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. “You put it on that sort of scale, you realize that we’re dealing with a huge issue that doesn’t seem to be going away.” Meanwhile, the FDA is considering adding sesame to the list of possible allergens that labels have to...
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Some Activity Fine for Kids Recovering From Concussions, Docs Say

Nov 14, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Some Activity Fine for Kids Recovering From Concussions, Docs SayCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/12/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/12/2018 12:00:00...
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New Concussion Recommendations For Kids

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has updated its concussion recommendations to support children and teens engaging in light physical activity and returning to school as they recover. The report, revised for the first time in eight years, also advises against complete removal of electronic de......
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How to talk to your kids about online hate speech

Nov 14, 2018 , CNN Health
Hate speech is all over the internet. Fueled by trolls, extremists, false information, and a group mentality, this kind of cruelty against a religion, ethnicity, sexual identity, gender, race has reached a fever pitch. And while some kids will be attacked, and some may be swept up in the powerful rhetoric, the vast majority of kids will be victims of everyday, casual exposure....
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Dead End for Treatment of Polio-Like Disorder Striking Kids

Nov 14, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Dead End for Treatment of Polio-Like Disorder Striking KidsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/9/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/12/2018 12:00:00...
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Obese kids less often demonstrate coping skills, academic interest

Nov 14, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Obese children may be less likely to meet a set of five markers for childhood flourishing that include academic and emotional skills, a new analysis of U.S. survey data suggests....
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Docs should screen kids' daily physical activity as a 'vital sign' for health

Nov 13, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - More than half of U.S. children may not be getting the recommended amount of physical activity and doctors can help by making exercise one of the "vital signs" assessed in routine health checks, researchers say....
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Acute Flaccid Myelitis: The Investigation Continues

Nov 13, 2018 , American Journal of Nursing
The headlines of the past several weeks about kids with a polio-like illness have been pretty scary. The idea that a healthy child could suddenly be sidelined with extreme muscle weakness is a nightmare scenario for the parents of young children. While frustratingly little is known about acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), the good news is [...] The post Acute Flaccid Myelitis: The Investigation Continues appeared first on Off the...
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Smartphones, Summer Birth Could Raise Kids' Odds for Nearsightedness

Nov 09, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Smartphones, Summer Birth Could Raise Kids' Odds for NearsightednessCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/6/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/7/2018 12:00:00...
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Reanalyzing Gene Tests Prompt New Diagnoses In Kids

Nov 09, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Lori Fullen recalls waking to screams from her little boy’s room. She remembers rushing in and seeing the terror in his eyes, wondering if he was having recurring nightmares. She later realized the severity of the situation when her 7-year-old started shaking uncontrollably during an afternoon nap ......
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Yoga and meditation on the rise among US adults and kids

Nov 09, 2018 , CNN Health
More Americans are turning to forms of complementary medicine such as yoga, meditation and chiropractors, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics....
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