Misc. Kid's Health News

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3/24/2017
3/24/2017
3/23/2017
Older Mothers May Raise Better-Behaved Kids, Study Suggests

Tendency of moms to mellow with age may play role in children having fewer social, emotional problems

3/23/2017
Fruit Juice for Kids: A Serving a Day OK

Review of studies finds 1 glass of 100-percent juice a day not linked with weight gain

3/23/2017
Fruit Juice and Weight

Does drinking 100 percent fruit juice cause kids to gain unhealthy amounts of weight?

3/23/2017
Health Tip: Check Your Child's Temperature

Suggestions based on the child's age

3/22/2017
Foods Labeled 'Healthy' May Hide Unhealthy Secrets

Low-fat foods may be filled with sugar, study finds

3/22/2017
'Eraser Challenge' Latest Harmful Social Media Trend for Kids

Burns, abrasions the result as youngsters 'erase' their skin away

3/22/2017
'Heads Up' Football Program Tackles Concussion Danger in Kids

Players learn safer moves, reducing head injury rate and recovery time, study suggests

3/22/2017
Health Tip: Choosing a Baby Carrier

Make sure it includes these features

3/21/2017
Autism Greatly Boosts Kids' Injury Risk, Especially for Drowning

Swimming lessons are essential -- even before other therapies, researcher says

3/20/2017
Parents Don't Always Head to Child's Doctor When Illness Strikes

Poll says many would turn to urgent care centers, thinking it's faster than seeing usual physician

3/20/2017
Fewer U.S. Kids Overdosing on Opioids

But suicides involving these drugs are up more than 50 percent, study finds

3/20/2017
Opioids and Children

The number of children exposed to opioid drugs is falling, according to new study.

3/17/2017
Injury Risk May Rise When Kids Play Just One Sport

Those under 12 shouldn't specialize in any one activity, researchers say

3/17/2017
3/17/2017
Health Tip: Prepare Homemade Baby Food

Follow these safety guidelines

3/16/2017
Savvy Marketing Gets Schoolkids to Eat Their Greens

Signs throughout school, on school's website made students 3 times more likely to use the salad bar

3/15/2017
Obese Moms May Fail to Spot Obesity in Their Own Kids

Finding may reflect shifting attitudes about how much weight is too much, researcher suggests

3/15/2017
Health Tip: Promote Peace in a Shared Bedroom

How to help kids work it out

3/14/2017
Skip the Antibiotics for Mild Eczema in Kids

Skin condition cleared up just as well without use of the drugs, study found

3/14/2017
Too Much Screen Time May Raise Kids' Diabetes Risk

Study finds 3-plus hours each day linked to increased body fat and insulin resistance

3/14/2017
Kids Start Moving Less After Age 7, Study Finds

Activity levels drop off equally among boys and girls, and continue dropping steadily through adolescence

3/13/2017
Refugees Deserve Health Care, Compassion, U.S. Pediatricians Say

New policy statement urges government to keep families together, not place kids in detention centers

3/13/2017
Health Tip: Help Kids Maintain Healthy Cholesterol

Foods to eat, and those to avoid

3/10/2017
Health Tip: Washing Baby Bottles

Suggestions to protect your infant

3/9/2017
Alcohol, Pot and GPA

Using alcohol and marijuana in college leads to a lower grade point average, study finds.

3/9/2017
3/8/2017
More Folic Acid in Pregnancy May Protect Kids From High Blood Pressure

If mothers have heart disease risk factors, nutrient benefits children, study suggests

3/8/2017
3/7/2017
City Tax on Cars Cut Pollution, Kids' Asthma Risk

Traffic measure in Sweden reduced rates of wheezing disease by 50 percent, researchers report

3/7/2017
Health Tip: Make Sure Kids' Shoes Fit Well

Helpful shopping suggestions

3/7/2017
Kidney Transplant Survival Up Among Babies, Kids

Patients under age 10 now have the best long-term chances of not rejecting organ, study finds

3/6/2017
Obesity May Raise Girls' Risk of Asthma, Allergies

But same was not true for boys, study found

3/6/2017
Disabilities and Risk of Neglect

Children with intellectual, mental and behavioral problems at increased risk of neglect, new study finds.

3/6/2017
Nasal 'Nerve Block' May Help Ease Kids' Migraines

But one headache expert says procedure not without risks, pain relief not significantly better than meds

3/2/2017
Could Common Insecticides Be Tied to Behavior Issues in Kids?

Study can't prove cause-and-effect, but children exposed in utero to pyrethroids had more problems

2/28/2017
Who's Top Dog When It Comes to 'Social Intelligence'? Kids or Pets?

Toddlers and pups are near equals, study suggests, with evolution favoring 'survival of the friendliest'

2/28/2017
Do Early Dental Visits Really Prevent Kids' Cavities?

Study found preventive care didn't help Medicaid toddlers in one state, but more research is needed

2/28/2017
Kids Should Be Screened for Lazy Eye by Age 5

Waiting later could lead to permanent vision problems, U.S. panel says

2/28/2017
Childhood Cancer Survivors Living Longer

Decline parallels reduced use of radiation, at lower doses, researchers say

2/28/2017
Health Tip: Encouraging Picky Eaters

Suggestions to cope with their behavior

2/27/2017
Motherhood and Sleep

Are women with children in the house more sleep deprived than men with kids?

2/27/2017
Kids Mean Less Shuteye for Mom, While Dad Slumbers On

Study finds big differences in how youngsters affect parents' sleep

2/27/2017
As Pot Legalization Advances, Pediatricians Warn of Dangers

Marijuana isn't benign, child health experts contend

2/24/2017
Health Tip: Babysitter Safety

Make sure your sitter knows the basics

2/22/2017
Headaches Often Strike Before Strokes in Kids: Study

But, brain attacks are still very rare in children

2/22/2017
ACL Tears on the Rise Among Kids, Especially Girls

Sports that involve cutting or pivoting are the riskiest, doctors say

2/20/2017
Kids Born to Older Moms Score Higher on Thinking Tests

Children with younger moms once had the advantage, but that trend has reversed, study finds

2/20/2017
There's Fun and Fitness in the Pool for Asthmatic Kids

High humidity in indoor pools can also help keep airways open and prevent attacks, doctor says