Misc. Kid's Health News

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11/16/2012
Does Eating Fish During Infancy Cut Asthma Risk?

Researchers say timing is key, but one expert advises against seafood for babies

11/16/2012
Kids With Autism and Child Prodigies May Share Certain Traits

Study found high attention to detail, working memory scores

11/16/2012
Health Tip: Caring for Baby's Cradle Cap

Use baby shampoo when needed

11/15/2012
Diabetes Prevention: Start Small, Experts Say

Here are some simple ways to keep type 2 diabetes at bay

11/14/2012
Kids' Generosity May Depend on Who's Watching: Study

By age 5, children motivated much like adults

11/14/2012
11/13/2012
Can Playing Soccer Lead to Brain Damage?

Small study sees changes in white matter; parents shouldn't worry about their kids, experts say

11/13/2012
Kids' Headaches Rarely Due to Vision Problems, Study Finds

Findings refute common belief that eyeglasses will cure recurring headaches in children

11/13/2012
Doctors Need Better Ways to Spot, Treat Concussion in Kids

Survey suggests need for improved training, quicker response

11/13/2012
11/12/2012
Many Smokers Light Up With Kids in Car: Study

Smoke-free campaigns should target parent drivers, researchers say

11/9/2012
Some Kids May Overcome or Outgrow Egg Allergy, Study Suggests

Children were able to tolerate baked eggs during food challenges in controlled setting

11/9/2012
Better Economic Status Tied to Peanut Allergy in Kids: Study

For children aged 1 to 9, living in affluent household may raise risk, researchers say

11/7/2012
Parents' Social Anxiety May Raise Kids' Risk for Anxiety Disorder

Parental behaviors linked to risk include a lack of affection and too much criticism, study shows

11/6/2012
Health Tip: Protect Your Child From Abduction

Keep close eye on the child while you're out

11/5/2012
For Kids, Eating Out = More Calories

Healthier restaurant choices and eating at home are ways to keep calories under control, experts say

11/2/2012
Dirty Pacifiers May Make Infants Sick: Study

But some experts say concerns about germs are overstated and parents should not be worried

11/2/2012
Migraines May Hurt Kids' Grades Too

Chronic headaches linked to poorer school performance in study

11/2/2012
Food Allergies Can Make Kids Targets for Bullies

Some children reported that other kids intentionally contaminated their food with allergens

11/1/2012
Obese Children Struggle With Joint Pain: Study

Experts say vicious cycle of inactivity, poor diet set overweight kids up for arthritis as adults

11/1/2012
Fewer U.S. Kids Dying of Diabetes: CDC

More than 60 percent decline over 4 decades is likely due to better treatment, awareness

10/31/2012
New Treatment For Head Lice?

Topical ivermectin lotion kills most lice with single application, study shows

10/31/2012
Crohn's Disease in Children May Start From Bacteria

Study found highest 'proteobacteria' levels in kids newly diagnosed with condition

10/31/2012
Play-Focused Program Might Help Kids With Autism

Success of intensive interactive therapy highlights value of early intervention, researchers report

10/31/2012
Help Kids Breathe Easier on Halloween

Doctor tells how to avoid allergy, asthma triggers

10/30/2012
Homelessness, Frequent Moves Affect How Kids Do in School

Study finds some children show 'academic resilience' and keep up with peers

10/29/2012
Obese Teens Face Higher Risk for Kidney Disease: Study

Extra weight has real health consequences, but losing pounds can lower chances, expert says

10/29/2012
Mothers' Weight-Loss Surgery Linked to Kids' Heart Health

Siblings born after procedure had changes in genes related to obesity, disease in study

10/29/2012
Docs Make Push to Lower Kids' Pain, Stress in ER

Pediatric group recommends ways to better manage distress

10/26/2012
Swallowing Nasal Sprays, Eye Drops Can Harm Kids, FDA Warns

Even ingesting tiny amounts of over-the-counter drops, sprays can have serious effects

10/25/2012
Foster Kids Adopted by Same-Sex Parents Make Big Gains, Study Says

Children progressed as quickly as those placed in heterosexual homes

10/25/2012
Harmful Chemicals Found in Day Care Centers, Study Says

High levels of formaldehyde detected in California facilities

10/25/2012
Health Tip: Enjoy a Healthier Halloween

You don't have to serve up 'junk food'

10/24/2012
Antibiotics Don't Ease Coughs in Kids With Common Cold: Study

No treatment is sometimes the best option, experts say

10/24/2012
Lax Parents, Dealers May Lead to ATV Crashes, Study Suggests

Licensing, training needed to restrict use by children, researcher says

10/24/2012
Exercise Boosts School Performance for Kids With ADHD: Study

20-minute activity sessions helped them focus on classwork

10/24/2012
Health Tip: Stay Safe This Halloween

Avoid trick-or-treating hazards

10/23/2012
'Off-Label' Use of Meds Routine in Pediatric ICU

But not enough is known about their safety and effectiveness in children, researcher says

10/23/2012
Is Perfect Pitch Genetic?

Study suggests this form of musical know-how is not simply training-related

10/23/2012
Health Tip: Don't Take the Wrong Medication

Suggestions to prevent accidental ingestion

10/22/2012
Kids With Stressed-Out Parents Eat More Fast Food: Study

Child obesity was more likely as parental stress scores rose

10/22/2012
More Antibiotic Use Tied to Rise in Diarrheal Infections in Hospitals: Study

Kids, elderly especially vulnerable to serious consequences from C. difficile bacteria

10/22/2012
Cheerleading Needs Safety Guidelines, Pediatricians Say

American Academy of Pediatrics says more complex stunting, acrobatics call for greater surveillance

10/22/2012
Bullying May Be Linked to Mental Disorders

Depression triples the odds of becoming a bully, study says

10/22/2012
Many High School Football Players Ignore Signs of Concussion: Survey

Although they're aware of the dangers, they say they don't want to be banned from playing

10/22/2012
10/22/2012
Boys Hit Puberty Sooner Now, Study Finds

Findings mirror research on girls, but study doesn't pinpoint why

10/19/2012
A Parent's Grief Highlights Flu Shot's Importance

General good health is no protection from infection or death, CDC study shows

10/19/2012
Texas-Mexico Border Violence May Harm Kids' Mental Health

Behavior problems reflect continuing crime in Mexico, study shows

10/19/2012
'Plugged-In' Teens Vulnerable in Traffic: Study

Research shows they're more likely to be hit by cars while using electronic devices