Misc. Kid's Health News

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11/6/2013
Stomach Troubles Common for Kids With Autism, Study Confirms

Digestive distress often accompanied by irritability, social withdrawal

11/4/2013
Childhood Obesity Again Tied to Earlier Puberty in Girls

Study compared onset age of breast development in 1997 and now

11/4/2013
Kids Who Add Sleep Can Subtract Pounds, Study Suggests

But other lifestyle factors also influence weight control, experts say

10/31/2013
Try Talking More to Boost Your Toddler's Vocabulary

Study compared number of words spoken in households, children's language skills

10/31/2013
Halloween Safety Tips for Kids With Food Allergies

Specialist tells parents how to avoid trick-or-treating hazards

10/31/2013
Health Tip: When Baby Confuses Days With Nights

Here's how to help reverse the schedule

10/31/2013
10/30/2013
Can Hearing Music in the Womb Boost Babies' Brain Development?

Study showed the effects of the learning was still apparent at 4 months of age

10/30/2013
Young Athletes' Concussions Often Unreported: Report

Helmets provide no protection from these serious head injuries, experts say

10/30/2013
Think You Know What Your Child's Up to Online? Think Again

Parents underestimate exposure to bullying, sexual content, survey finds

10/30/2013
Halloween Treats Can Spook Kids' Teeth

Dentists offer cavity-prevention tips

10/29/2013
Trick-or-Treating Safety Tips From an ER Doc

Flashlights, reflective tape and large groups can help keep kids safe

10/29/2013
Overuse Injuries May Rise When Kids Specialize in One Sport

Spending more time in free play reduces injury odds, study finds

10/28/2013
More Weight Gain in Pregnancy Tied to Higher Autism Risk for Kids: Study

However, this doesn't mean more weight causes neurodevelopmental disorder, authors stress

10/28/2013
Help Your Children Manage Media Use, Experts Urge

Smartphones, social media and TV take up large chunks of most kids' days

10/28/2013
Childhood Gun Injuries, Deaths on Rise in U.S., Study Finds

Researchers find link between firearms in the home and gunshot wounds among kids

10/28/2013
There Is No Safer Football Helmet for Kids: Study

Researchers compared high-tech helmets to standard gear for concussion protection

10/28/2013
Flu Can Kill Even Healthy Children, Study Finds

Unvaccinated kids are at greater risk, CDC researcher says

10/28/2013
Antibiotic-Resistant Infections Up Among Hospitalized Kids: Study

More cases seen of children affected by musculoskeletal MRSA

10/28/2013
Too Few Kids Follow Bike Helmet Laws, Study Finds

In L.A. County over 5-year period, 8 of 9 children who died in bike accidents weren't wearing helmets

10/28/2013
'Super-Magnets' Pose Rising Threat to Kids, Study Finds

Ingestion of these magnets in desk toys, other items continues, pediatricians say

10/25/2013
Are Today's Artsy Kids Tomorrow's Business Leaders?

Study suggests arts and crafts participation in childhood raises odds of becoming inventor, entrepreneur

10/25/2013
Kids With Head Injuries May Be Prone to Depression

Study found they were more likely to be diagnosed with mood disorder, but reason for link is unclear

10/24/2013
Gene Mutation Tied to Higher Obesity Risk in Kids

A type of DNA appears to be linked to bigger appetites, slower metabolism, study found

10/24/2013
Health Tip: Avoid Bathseats for Toddlers

American Academy of Pediatrics discourages use

10/22/2013
Low Vitamin D Tied to Anemia Risk in Kids

Large study also found racial differences in anemia, vitamin levels

10/22/2013
Many Kids With Autism on Multiple Medications, Study Finds

Experts say parents should be cautious about their use

10/22/2013
Kids Who Exercise More May Get Better Grades

U.K. study looked at math, science and English performance

10/21/2013
Kids With ADHD Often Prone to Bowel Problems: Study

Bodily cues often overlooked, experts say

10/21/2013
Kids Still Spanked, to Their Detriment, Study Finds

Poorer language skills and behavior found at age 9 for children physically punished years earlier

10/21/2013
10/18/2013
Stutterers Show Different Brain Development, Study Says

Less gray matter seen in areas responsible for speech

10/17/2013
10/15/2013
Children Benefit From Early Dose of Measles Vaccine, Study Finds

Kids vaccinated at 1 year to 15 months of age have lower risk of fever, seizures, researchers say

10/14/2013
Overweight Teen Years Tied to Later Cancer Risk

Study found too much weight may be connected to esophageal disease

10/14/2013
Irregular Bedtimes Lead to Behavior Problems in Kids: Study

But, setting a consistent bedtime can get children back on track, researcher says

10/14/2013
Bullet Wounds Kill 8 Percent of U.S. Kids Treated at ERs

That's a higher level of serious injury and death than any other cause, even car accidents, study finds

10/11/2013
Cafeteria Debit Cards Linked to Less-Healthy School Lunches

Study found kids consume more calories when cash isn't a lunch-line option

10/11/2013
Health Tip: Is Your Child Sleep-Deprived?

Here are typical warning signs

10/11/2013
Health Tip: Keep Baby Safe in a Carrier

Make sure it's used properly and fits well

10/10/2013
High Blood Pressure Common Among Overweight Kids

Pediatricians should be vigilant about screening, researcher says

10/10/2013
Health Tip: Help Children Quit Thumb Sucking

Praise them when they don't do it

10/9/2013
Depression During Pregnancy May Raise Risk of Psychiatric Trouble in Kids

Researcher says finding suggests the condition should be treated in expectant moms

10/8/2013
Smog, Stressed Mom May Raise Risk of Behavior Woes in Kids

Exposure to a combination of the two in the womb is worse than either alone, study suggests

10/7/2013
U.S. Panel Rejects Blood Pressure Screening for Kids, Teens

Despite calls for routine testing, task force finds lack of evidence it would help

10/7/2013
Star Athletes Often Endorse Junk Food, Study Says

Sugar-packed 'sports drinks' among products hawked in lucrative ad campaigns

10/7/2013
Health Tip: Toddler-Proof Baby's Bed

Remove most objects from the crib

10/4/2013
Cold, Abusive Parenting May Set Child Up for Health Woes as Adult

'Toxic' stress takes physical toll, study says

10/4/2013
Egg Allergy No Obstacle to Child's Flu Shot, CDC Says

New guidelines say special precautions aren't needed

10/4/2013
Junk Food Makers Target Kids With Free Online Games, Study Says

Experts call for regulation of 'advergames' while industry says it polices itself