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2708 Articles Matching "kids"

Too much screen time tied to school problems even in little kids

May 18, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Kindergarteners who get more than two hours of screen time a day may be more likely to have behavior and attention problems in school than their classmates who spend less time in front of televisions, smartphones and tablets, a Canadian study suggests....
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Bullied kids more likely to use painkillers

May 17, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Children and teens who are bullied are more than twice as likely as peers who are not victimized to take painkillers, a study of school kids in Iceland suggests....
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Lead measured in teeth of kids living near former battery-recycling plant

May 16, 2019 , Reuters
Children living near a former car-battery recycling plant in Los Angeles have lead in their baby teeth at levels that track with neighborhood contamination, according to a study of exposure to the toxic metals in the womb and during early childhood....
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App Could Spot Kids' Ear Infections

May 16, 2019 , WebMD
Researchers studied an app that uses a smartphone's microphone and speaker and a piece of paper to detect fluid behind the...
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More Than 600,000 Opioid Abusers Raising Kids in U.S.

May 15, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: More Than 600,000 Opioid Abusers Raising Kids in U.S.Category: Health NewsCreated: 5/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/14/2019 12:00:00...
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Q: Am I a bad parent if my kids don't eat 5 servings of fruit and vegetables every day?

May 14, 2019 , CNN Health
I went to my son's annual checkup last week. He's 5. The doctor stressed how important it is for him to eat five servings of fresh fruit and vegetables a day. Short of force-feeding or hiding spinach in brownies Jessica Seinfeld-style, this is not happening. So we're falling way short on the fruits/veggies guidelines -- every single day. Am I a bad mom?...
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With Measles Crisis, Washington State Now Limits Vaccine Exemptions

May 13, 2019 , Forbes
On Friday, Washington Governor Jay Inslee (D) signed House Bill 1638 into law that would no longer allow parents to cite their personal and philosophical objections when trying to not vaccinate their kids against measles, mumps, and...
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Can Medical Marijuana Help Kids With Autism?

May 11, 2019 , WebMD
Parents of kids with autism should wait for more data before trying to treat them with medical marijuana, warned the lead researcher on the...
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Middle schoolers may be the secret weapon in fight against climate change

May 11, 2019 , CNN Health
Teaching middle-school children about climate change may be one of the most important things we can do to save the planet. Yes, the same ones doing those funny "Fortnite" dances while waiting for the bus in the morning. It's those kids who have the most potential, according to a new study....
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Can Medical Marijuana Help Kids With Autism?

May 11, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Can Medical Marijuana Help Kids With Autism?Category: Health NewsCreated: 5/10/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/10/2019 12:00:00...
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Health Tip: Safe Crafting for Kids

May 10, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Health Tip: Safe Crafting for KidsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/9/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/9/2019 12:00:00...
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E-Cigarettes Used in 5% of U.S. Homes With Kids

May 08, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: E-Cigarettes Used in 5% of U.S. Homes With KidsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/6/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/7/2019 12:00:00...
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Rubber playground surfaces may contain high lead levels

May 08, 2019 , Reuters
Rubber playground surface material may protect kids from some injuries but be harboring a different source of harm, a study in Boston suggests....
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'The new secondhand smoke': Adults more likely to vape if they live with kids, study says

May 07, 2019 , CNN Health
Adults living with children are more likely to vape than those without, putting kids at risk for what the authors of a new study describe as "the 'new' secondhand smoke."...
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Study: Many Chronically Ill Kids Happy With Life

May 07, 2019 , WebMD
Researchers said the findings highlight an important point: Kids aren't "defined" by their medical...
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Parents vape around kids, even kids with asthma

May 07, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - American adults are more likely to use e-cigarettes when they have children at home, especially when kids have asthma, a U.S. study suggests....
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Many Kids With Chronic Illness Are Still Happy: Study

May 07, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Many Kids With Chronic Illness Are Still Happy: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/6/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/6/2019 12:00:00...
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As Finals Draw Near, College Kids' Diets Worsen

May 05, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: As Finals Draw Near, College Kids' Diets WorsenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/3/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/3/2019 12:00:00...
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Diet Sodas May Not Help Kids Cut Calories

May 05, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Diet Sodas May Not Help Kids Cut CaloriesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/2/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/3/2019 12:00:00...
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Developmental Tests Might Spot Autism Earlier

May 04, 2019 , WebMD
In the study, young children whose normal development started to slip behind that of other kids appeared to be more likely to be later diagnosed with...
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