Misc. Kid's Health News

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3/26/2015
3/25/2015
Ebola May Hit Young Children Hardest, Study Finds

Babies, toddlers get sick faster and die sooner than older children and adults, study finds

3/25/2015
3/24/2015
Tips to Make Healthy School Lunches Kids Will Actually Eat

Expert says keep loose teeth and time constraints in mind when choosing foods

3/24/2015
School Dismissal a Dangerous Time for Kids Getting Hit By Cars

Study authors and expert say better supervision, less smartphone use might cut the risk

3/24/2015
Health Tip: Help Prevent Baby's Spit-Up

Avoid playtime just after feedings

3/23/2015
Secondhand Smoke May Put Kids at Risk for Heart Disease as Adults

Children of smokers nearly twice as likely to have plaque buildup in carotid arteries years later, study says

3/23/2015
Adopted Kids' Average IQ Higher Than Non-Adopted Siblings: Study

Parents' education levels may account for difference, researchers suggest

3/23/2015
ADHD Children May Gain More From Family-Centered Care

Study found teaching positive parenting skills in compassionate way improved outcomes

3/20/2015
When to Keep Kids Home From School

Pediatrician offers advice on common childhood ailments

3/18/2015
Recess: An Essential Part of the School Day

Study shows supervised play boosts teamwork, friendships and positive attitudes

3/17/2015
Kids' Bad Diets May Mean Worse Health as Adults

Cholesterol levels, weight results troubling for many children, study finds

3/17/2015
Child Sex Trafficking Victims Easily Missed by Doctors, Social Workers: Study

Victims 'hide in plain sight,' experts say, and survey finds more training is needed

3/17/2015
Health Tip: Help Your Child Adjust to a Sibling

Suggestions to smooth the transition

3/16/2015
Could Your Child Have Migraines?

Symptoms can include nausea, abdominal pain, experts say

3/13/2015
Health Tip: Choose Healthier Fast Food for Kids

Here are some better selections

3/12/2015
Ebola Outbreak Disrupted Routine Medical Care in West Africa

Many childhood vaccinations missed, putting hundreds of thousands at risk for measles, other diseases, study says

3/10/2015
Divorce May Mean Kids Down More Soft Drinks

Study found children whose parents had split or were separated consumed more sugary beverages

3/10/2015
Black Children May Fare Worse With Crohn's Disease

They're more likely to be readmitted to hospital than white kids with the digestive illness, study found

3/10/2015
Unituxin Approved for Deadly Pediatric Cancer

Neuroblastoma typically strikes children under age 5

3/10/2015
Health Tip: Easing Your Child's Allergies

Close the windows to help keep pollen out

3/9/2015
Don't Delay School for Summer-Born or Premature Kids: Study

Holding children back linked to lower scores on standardized tests later

3/9/2015
Depression During Pregnancy Linked to Child's Asthma Risk

Older, but not newer, antidepressants showed similar increased odds for respiratory condition, study found

3/6/2015
Pneumonia in Early Childhood Tied to Higher Odds of Asthma

Lung problems before age 3 may have enduring impact, study says

3/6/2015
Health Tip: Teach Children About Dental Hygiene

Show them how to brush and floss properly

3/5/2015
Minorities More Likely to Gain Weight in Childhood, Report Shows

Puts them at greater risk for being overweight, obese adults than whites, researcher says

3/5/2015
Seniors Bear Brunt of This Flu Season

CDC says 60 percent of hospitalizations, 79 percent of deaths were among those 65 or older

3/4/2015
Decrease in Air Pollution Tied to Healthier Lungs in Children

Long-term Los Angeles-area study finds kids' lungs develop better with less smog

3/4/2015
14 Percent of Toddlers May Be Drinking Coffee

Boston survey also found that 2.5 percent of 1-year-olds get a java jolt

3/4/2015
3/3/2015
Kids May Be More Likely to Exercise When Friends Do

Study suggests that activity with peers might benefit overweight children

3/2/2015
Very Obese Kids May Face Higher Heart Risks Than Thought

Study found half had high blood pressure, half had high cholesterol and 15 percent were diabetic

2/26/2015
ADHD May Raise Odds for Premature Death

Risk is small, but a sign the disorder is a serious problem, experts say

2/25/2015
Viruses Increasingly Behind Child Pneumonia Cases

Bug that causes common cold, other infections often to blame, study finds

2/23/2015
Exposing Babies to Peanuts May Help Curb Allergy Risk

Many high-risk infants should be given peanut products starting at four months, researchers say

2/23/2015
Cat, Dust Mite Allergies Linked to Childhood Asthma

Study findings reveal possible early risk factors for asthma

2/23/2015
Reminders From States May Boost Timely Vaccination Rates

Centralized notification systems might be more effective than doctors' office messages, study suggests

2/23/2015
Could a Dishwasher Raise Your Child's Allergy, Asthma Risk?

Study found children from homes that hand-washed dishes had less allergic disease

2/23/2015
A Little Fat, Sugar OK for Kids If Diet Is Healthy: Study

Do what's necessary to make nutrient-rich foods palatable, pediatricians say

2/23/2015
Health Tip: Take Seven Steps for Heart-Healthy Kids

From food to exercise, promote heart health in children

2/23/2015
Controlled Exposure to Peanuts at Early Age Shows Promise as Allergy Treatment

When given to toddlers, therapy helped them shed sensitivity, researchers report

2/20/2015
Health Tip: Prepare Your Child for Reading

Make the experience enjoyable for both of you

2/19/2015
Mental Health Woes Common Among Homeless Kids, Study Finds

Exposure to poverty, violence and poor health care may up the odds

2/19/2015
Health Tip: If Your Child Has Trouble Hearing

Here are common warning signs

2/18/2015
Eczema Cream for Children Not a Cancer Risk, Study Finds

Company-funded research followed nearly 7,500 kids over 10 years

2/18/2015
Preschoolers May Not Need Naps, Review Reports

Enforcing naps after children naturally outgrow them leads to less sleep overall

2/17/2015
Sleep Group Updates Shuteye Guidelines

Biggest changes for babies and seniors

2/17/2015
Kids Can Get Migraines Too

Tracking pain patterns and getting treatment can help, experts explain

2/17/2015
Minority Kids Less Likely to Get Latest Type 1 Diabetes Care, Study Finds

Experts aren't sure what's causing differences in insulin pump use, blood sugar levels

2/16/2015
Parents Split on Later School Start Time for Teens

Many were concerned about logistics, impact on after-school activities, survey finds