Misc. Kid's Health News

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6/11/2015
Underage Drinking Down in Past Decade

U.S. report finds fewer than one in four teens recently had alcohol

6/10/2015
Woman Gives Birth Using Ovary Tissue Frozen in Childhood

Transplant led to functioning ovary and then normal pregnancy, researchers say

6/10/2015
6/9/2015
Like Mother, Like Child: Study Hints at Why Obesity May Run in Families

Cells might be programmed in the womb to accumulate extra fat, researchers suggest

6/9/2015
More Young Children Exposed to Marijuana, Study Finds

Kids younger than 3 may eat the drug when it's baked into brownies and cookies

6/8/2015
More Evidence That General Anesthesia May Affect Young Brains

Anesthesia and surgery still safest for necessary procedures, experts say

6/8/2015
Health Tip: Check for Children in the Driveway

Walk a lap around the car before you drive

6/5/2015
Safety Precautions Help Prevent Summer Camp Injuries

Accidents often happen during supervised activities, experts warn

6/5/2015
Cyberbullying Less Stressful Than In-Person Bullying, Study Claims

Face-to-face aggression coupled with online harassment seems most distressing to kids

6/5/2015
Health Tip: If Your Child Is Always Eating

Hunger may not be the only reason

6/4/2015
Falls Are Leading Cause of Childhood Injuries, Expert Says

Parents should be particularly careful about windows

6/4/2015
Fewer Young Men Fathering Children Outside of Marriage: CDC

Rate of first-time dads having child out of wedlock fell from 1980s to 2000s, research shows

6/4/2015
Health Tip: Prevent Dog Bites

Don't approach one that's sleeping, eating or playing with a toy

6/3/2015
Pesticides Linked to ADHD, Study Says

Research found greater exposure tied to more hyperactivity and impulsivity in boys

6/3/2015
Bullied Teens at Risk for Later Depression, Study Finds

Getting picked on at age 13 tied to raised odds of poor mental health at 18, U.K. researchers report

6/2/2015
Melanoma Rates Way Up Among Young People in U.S.

Women account for two-thirds of cases, likely due to unsafe tanning, researchers say

6/1/2015
Tougher Alcohol Laws for Adults May Also Lower Teen Drinking

Study found states that limited access for all had lower teen drinking rates

6/1/2015
6/1/2015
Improved Therapies Have Extended Life Spans of Childhood Cancer Survivors

Fewer die of 'late effects' from radiation, chemotherapy, study finds

5/29/2015
Health Tip: Don't Use Food as a Reward

Here are suggested alternatives

5/26/2015
Heed the Warning Signs of Teen Suicide, Experts Say

Withdrawal, changes in daily habits can signal trouble

5/26/2015
Health Tip: Be Safe Around Lawn Mowers

Don't let kids play nearby while mowing

5/25/2015
Dyslexia Unrelated to Vision Problems: Study

Eye therapies will not cure reading disorder, experts say

5/25/2015
Health Tip: Keep Your Child at a Healthy Weight

Promote healthier eating and activity

5/22/2015
Young Athletes With ACL Injuries Often Need Repeat Surgery: Study

Starting athletics early, focusing on just one sport contribute to risks

5/20/2015
More U.S. Kids Getting Mental Health Treatment

But most of that increase has been among patients who have less serious illness

5/20/2015
Bullied as a Kid, Obese as a Grown-up?

Study finds link between childhood victimization and adult health problems

5/19/2015
Health Tip: Discourage Too Much Screen Time

Avoid couch potato children

5/19/2015
Health Tip: When to Call the Pediatrician About Tantrums

If the angry bouts last longer than 10 minutes

5/18/2015
Suicide Rate Up Among Young Black Children in U.S.

But fewer white kids aged 5 to 11 are taking their own life, study shows

5/18/2015
Many Kids With Asthma Also Sensitive to Peanuts: Study

Parents may not realize that wheezing, shortness of breath could be allergy

5/18/2015
Health Tip: Set Regular Eating Times for the Family

And don't skip meals because it can lead to overeating

5/18/2015
Preschoolers Get Too Little Physical Activity in Child Care

At least two hours recommended every day, study authors say

5/14/2015
CDC: 1 in 10 Children Diagnosed With ADHD

Numbers remain unchanged since 2007; boys still twice as likely to have the condition as girls

5/14/2015
Local Anesthesia May Be Best for Infants During Surgery

Study found not putting young patients to sleep tied to fewer breathing problems afterwards

5/13/2015
Autism May Differ in Brains of Boys and Girls

Finding might lead to improvements in how disorder is diagnosed, treated based on sex, researcher says

5/12/2015
Expectant Mothers' Lifestyle May Influence Child's Later Weight

Smoking, gaining too much weight in pregnancy linked to obesity in children

5/11/2015
Many Parents Blind to Their Child's Weight

Even as U.S. youngsters get heavier, moms and dads think they look about right, surveys find

5/11/2015
Study Links Sleep Troubles to Children's Mental Health

Some of the problems included anxiety, depression and ADHD, researchers say

5/11/2015
5/11/2015
Concussion May Hurt School Performance for a While

Several weeks of academic accommodations might be needed, experts say

5/7/2015
Measles May Weaken Immune System for Up to 3 Years, Study Contends

Findings highlight importance of measles vaccine for preventing damaging infection, doctors say

5/7/2015
Canadian Teens Trying E-Cigarettes as Often as Cigarettes: Study

Findings mirror what's happening in the United States

5/5/2015
Is It a Cold or an Allergy?

How parents can help relieve kids' hay fever symptoms

5/5/2015
Health Tip: Help Kids Succeed at School

Healthy habits are a good foundation

5/4/2015
Sleepwalking Parents Likely to Have Sleepwalking Kids

Nighttime wandering passed down to as many as 60 percent of children, study finds

5/4/2015
Many Young Football Players Get Concussions at Practice, Study Says

Limiting player-to-player contact may reduce risk of head trauma, experts say

5/4/2015
Health Tip: Understanding Eye Injuries in Kids

Don't touch an injured eye. Seek immediate treatment.

5/1/2015
Kids' Eye Injuries From Air, BB and Paintball Guns on the Rise

Study found a 511 percent jump between 2010 and 2012

5/1/2015
When Restaurants Offer Healthy Kids' Fare, Children Eat It

After menu makeover, more nutritious items were ordered more often, study found