Misc. Kid's Health News

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9/10/2016
Play to Win When It Comes to Kids and Sports Pain

Take injuries seriously, and if no improvement in a few days, see a doctor, specialist says

9/9/2016
Child Health Improves When Caregivers Get One-on-One Help

Family 'navigators' provide resources to help with basic needs, such as food, housing and utilities

9/9/2016
Strides Made in Treating Childhood Cancer: Report

But more needs to be done to battle tougher tumors, guard the health of survivors

9/9/2016
New 'Superlice' Resist Most Over-the-Counter Remedies

But prescription medications can still send the parasites packing

9/8/2016
9/6/2016
Cesarean Birth Linked to Risk of Obesity in Childhood

Odds even greater when compared to siblings who were born vaginally, study finds

9/5/2016
Few Young U.S. Burn Patients Transferred to Specialized Centers

Researchers call for clearer guidelines on treatment, follow-up

9/3/2016
Kids Make Better Food Choices Online Than in School Lunch Lines

Study found some high-tech help brings balance to kids' plates, but do they eat it?

9/2/2016
Doctors' Decision-Making Tool Could Cut Unnecessary Antibiotic Use

A drop of about 10 percent is possible, study authors suggest

9/1/2016
Laser Pointers Can Cause Serious Eye Damage in Kids

Although uncommon, vision impairment from these devices can be permanent, study reports

8/30/2016
Health Tip: Don't Fret About a Fever

It's not concerning in these scenarios

8/26/2016
Teach Your Kids to Pick, Prepare and Pack Their School Lunch

Getting them involved boosts the odds they will actually eat it, experts say

8/26/2016
Health Tip: Make Sure Kids' Shoes Fit Well

Suggestions to keep their feet happy

8/25/2016
Health Tip: Help Kids Get Enough Exercise

Make sure they're meeting these guidelines

8/24/2016
Youth Football and Head Trauma Risk

Football tackling/blocking drills pose highest injury risk, study finds.

8/23/2016
Young Football Players Tackle Greatest Concussion Risk at Practice

But experts disagree about whether certain collision drills should be curtailed

8/22/2016
No More Than 6 Teaspoons of Added Sugars a Day for Kids

New guidelines aim to help improve children's overall diet, health

8/22/2016
Truth or Fib? When Kids Say They're Too Sick for School

An expert's advice on when to keep your child home

8/22/2016
TV Ratings for Parents Let Violence, Drinking Slip Through

Industry guidelines often misleading, study finds

8/22/2016
8/22/2016
Health Tip: When Kids Walk to School

Here's what you should teach them

8/19/2016
Put Vaccines on Kids' Back-to-School List

Immunizations protect against potentially devastating childhood illnesses: FDA

8/19/2016
Think Safety When Picking, Packing School Backpacks

Heavy, unbalanced loads can cause injury that is easy to avoid, experts say

8/19/2016
Does Your Child Need Eyeglasses?

Kids' eye problems often go undetected. Here's what to look for

8/19/2016
Early to Bed, Early to Rise a Back-to-School Challenge

Sleep expert offers parents some advice

8/19/2016
8/17/2016
7 Ways to Avoid Serious Injury From School Sports

Know how to reduce the risk of getting hurt so you'll be able to help your team compete

8/17/2016
Kids With Mild Asthma Can Take Acetaminophen: Study

Finding counters past research suggesting popular over-the-counter remedy worsens symptoms

8/17/2016
Child Abuse May Shorten Some Women's Lives

Extreme stress may affect the way the body's cells function

8/17/2016
8/16/2016
Injuries at Indoor Trampoline Parks Jump

Researchers say finding shows need for safety standards

8/12/2016
Keep Your Kids Active and Injury-Free

What you should know before children participate in youth sports

8/12/2016
Sending Kids Off to College Doesn't Have to Be Tearful

Discuss money, expectations beforehand, then let go, experts say

8/12/2016
Health Tip: Locking Your Child in a Hot Car

Remind yourself of the dangers

8/11/2016
How to Get Your Child Ready for a Successful School Year

Good sleep, ample exercise and sound nutrition are keys, doctor says

8/11/2016
U.S. Kids Don't Make the Grade on Heart Health

Most don't eat right or get enough exercise, and the American Heart Association warns of problems ahead

8/11/2016
Health Tip: Young Men Shouldn't Scrimp on Nutrition

Good choices promote better health

8/10/2016
Young People With Epilepsy Struggle on Many Fronts

New review finds children, young adults citing discrimination, lack of privacy, exclusion

8/10/2016
5 Tips to Help Teens Get Needed School-Year Zzzzzs

Avoid late nights, bright lights, noise and worry to get your rest and have a successful year, expert advises

8/10/2016
Drivers Take Care! Kids Are Heading Back to School

The hours just before and after school are most dangerous for young pedestrians

8/9/2016
Task Force Calls for More Study Into Risks, Benefits of Kids' Cholesterol Screening

Panel does recommend screening kids for obesity starting at age 6

8/8/2016
Online Video Games May Boost High School Students' Academic Skills

But teens who use social media daily posted lower test scores, Australian study finds

8/7/2016
The Safest Way to Get to School Is a Big Yellow Bus

National Safety Council recommends this method over riding with parents or friends

8/6/2016
How to Have Fun -- and Stay Safe -- at the Beach or Pool

These water-safety tips from the American Red Cross could save a life

8/5/2016
Brief Return of Concussion Symptoms Normal Part of Recovery: Study

It's not a setback, pediatric specialist says

8/5/2016
Timing of Autism Diagnosis Tied to Choice of Treatment

Kids diagnosed before age 4 more likely to receive behavior therapy shown to improve outcomes, study says

8/5/2016
Health Tip: Limit Kids' Exposure to 'Virtual Violence'

Shows and games don't have to be violent

8/2/2016
Study Dashes Millennials' Reputation as Hookup Generation

Only people born in the 1920s reported having less sex between the ages of 20 and 24

8/1/2016
4 Out of 5 Kids With Epilepsy Have Other Health Problems: Study

Digestive disorders, headaches, attention-deficit disorder among the common issues

7/30/2016
Summer Days Shouldn't Be Lazy for Kids

Physical education expert says children should stay active during school vacation