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1825 Articles Matching "young"

Exercise, sleep, screens: New guidelines for children under 5

Apr 25, 2019 , CNN Health
For the greatest health benefits, how much play time, screen time and sleep should your baby or young child have in a given day? The World Health Organization has some answers....
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WHO recommends one-hour maximum screen time per day for under-5s

Apr 25, 2019 , Reuters
Young children should not spend more than an hour a day watching television and videos or playing computer games and infants less than one year old should not be exposed to electronic screens at all, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday....
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Amid FDA Crackdown, Walgreens Will Raise Age To 21 For Tobacco Purchases

Apr 24, 2019 , Forbes
Walgreens will require tobacco purchasers to be at least 21 years old effective Sept. 1 of this year in a move to prevent young people from purchasing cigarettes and related tobacco products....
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Drinking water might help kids limit soda

Apr 24, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - One in five U.S. children and young adults don't drink any water at all on a typical day, and a new study suggests they consume almost twice as many calories from sodas and sugary drinks as young people who do drink water....
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Almost Half of Young Asthma Patients Misuse Inhalers

Apr 24, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Almost Half of Young Asthma Patients Misuse InhalersCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/22/2019 12:00:00...
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Axe puts new spin on masculinity perception

Apr 19, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Axe is partnering with actor and comedian Lil Rel Howery to help consumers embrace “Bathsculinity,” which it defines as the characteristic of young men who take pride in their appearance and feel confident in expressing themselves. Read More...
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Many young cancer patients regret initial treatment decisions

Apr 19, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Most teens and young adults with cancer want a voice in how their tumors are treated, but almost one in four express regret about the initial treatment decisions made, a small study suggests....
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Sexual harassment common in surgical training programs

Apr 17, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - About seven in 10 young female surgeons say they have experienced at least one form of sexual harassment during their training, according to a new survey....
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Young Athletes Need to Be Sidelined After Bout of Mono

Apr 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Young Athletes Need to Be Sidelined After Bout of MonoCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/15/2019 12:00:00...
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Helping the Young Mind Grow

Apr 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Helping the Young Mind GrowCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/15/2019 12:00:00...
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Why More Kids Are Going To The ER For Swallowing Objects

Apr 13, 2019 , Forbes
In two decades, the rate of young kids visiting emergency departments for swallowing non-food items more than...
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This 20-year-old is raising her five younger siblings after their parents died. The sheriff's office just bought her a car

Apr 12, 2019 , CNN Health
The young woman walked into a room filled with law enforcement officers. She had been invited to the suburban Orlando sheriff's office but was confused about why she was there....
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Childhood HPV vaccination 'profoundly' cuts cervical disease in young women

Apr 11, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - - Young women who received human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines as adolescents had significantly lower rates of a condition that's a precursor to cervical cancer, in a nationwide study in Scotland....
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Suicidal thoughts, attempts sending more U.S. kids to emergency rooms

Apr 11, 2019 , Reuters
The number of kids and teens visiting U.S. emergency rooms after considering or attempting suicide has almost doubled in recent years, according to a new study, suggesting these young patients may not be getting the mental health care they need....
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Robots Created With 3D Printers Could Be Caring For Those In Golden Years

Apr 10, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The world's elderly population is booming. The number of older people -- those age 60 years or older -- is expected to more than double by 2050 and is growing faster than all younger age groups across the globe. This trend comes with an increasing demand for caregivers capable of providing 24-hour ......
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Nearly 1 in 13 US males reported having sex before age 13, study says

Apr 09, 2019 , CNN Health
The percentage of boys who start having sex at a young age can vary based on factors such as where they live and their mothers' education level, according to a new study. Yet among those boys, only about half described their first time as something they fully "wanted."...
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Another Study Says HPV Shot Cuts Cervical Cancer

Apr 09, 2019 , WebMD
The younger the age at vaccination, the more effective the vaccine, the findings...
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Brain 'Zap' Might Rejuvenate Aging Memory

Apr 09, 2019 , WebMD
The results show that the negative effects of aging on memory aren’t necessarily permanent. "We can bring back the more superior working memory function you had when you were much younger," the lead author...
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Electrical brain stimulation can boost memory function in older people

Apr 09, 2019 , Reuters
Electrical brain stimulation using a non-invasive cap can help boost older people's mental scores to those of people 20 to 30 years younger, according to a study published on Monday....
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Children who live near major roads are more likely to have developmental delays, study says

Apr 09, 2019 , CNN Health
Highways often cause parents to worry about their children's physical safety, yet there may be other important concerns. Young children who live near a major roadway are twice as likely to score lower on tests of communications skills than those who live farther away, new research indicates....
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