Misc. Kid's Health News

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12/9/2009
Kids Who Beat Cancer Still Face Heart Risks

Chance of cardiovascular problems stays high for 30 years, study finds

12/8/2009
Health Tip: Taking Care of Your Preemie

Suggestions for new parents

12/7/2009
When Parent Is Deployed, Kids Struggle

The longer the absence, the worse children fare, study finds

12/7/2009
Urine Sample May Reveal Sleep Disorder in Kids

Procedure could negate need for more complicated testing, expert says

12/4/2009
Certain Childhood Cancers More Likely to Recur

Research and surveillance urged for at-risk patient groups

12/3/2009
12/1/2009
Health Tip: Prevent Poisoning

Protect your child from household dangers

11/30/2009
Working Intensely Early on May Help Autistic Kids

Language, social skills improve with specially designed program, study finds

11/30/2009
Health Tip: Buying a Baby Gate

Suggestions for choosing one that's safe

11/30/2009
Beverage Can Tabs Remain a Risk for Kids

Though designed to stay on, tabs still end up being swallowed, study finds

11/26/2009
Health Tip: Caring for Baby's Umbilical Cord

Recommendations may vary by doctor

11/25/2009
Mom's Depression May Worsen Child's Asthma

Fatigue, forgetfulness could lead mothers to overlook needed care, study finds

11/24/2009
Dangerous Toys Still on Store Shelves, Report Finds

Focus on toys that pose choking hazard, are too loud, or contain dangerous chemicals

11/24/2009
Family Financial Status Affects Child-Care Injury Rates

Kids from less-affluent families are at higher risk, study finds

11/24/2009
Parents Worry About Their Kids' Safety on the Internet

Many are concerned with online predators, but few fear cyberbullying, survey finds

11/23/2009
Health Tip: Bonding With Your New Baby

Suggestions to connect with your newborn

11/21/2009
Stunts Raise Injury Risks for Cheerleaders

Type of flooring, greater heights increase potential for trauma, study finds

11/20/2009
Swine Flu May Hit Kids With Asthma Harder

Canadian study finds more severe cases than with seasonal flu

11/20/2009
Health Tip: Determining Migraines in Children

Is it a migraine, or another type of headache?

11/19/2009
Health Tip: When Infants Get Diarrhea

Here's what parents should know

11/19/2009
Parental Monitoring Can Curb Teen Marijuana Use

Those who keep an eye on their kids help stave off unwanted behavior, study says

11/18/2009
Toddlers, Obese Kids Suffer Most From Smoke

Secondhand exposure damages cardiovascular systems of children, study finds

11/17/2009
Viagra Helpful for Children With Heart Defect

Pumping ability improved with sildenafil in study group

11/17/2009
Could Plastics Chemicals 'Feminize' Boys' Play?

Small study suggests a link, but others question a connection

11/17/2009
Health Tip: When Baby Is Teething

Ways to offer some relief

11/17/2009
'Fearless' 3-Year-Olds Might Be Tomorrow's Criminals

20-year study finds adults with records were more likely as tots to not be afraid

11/16/2009
Experts Urge School Screening of Athletes' Hearts

Inexpensive EKGs would reduce risk of sudden death, study finds

11/13/2009
Many Kids Feel Threatened in the Classroom

Intimidation often takes place during the school day, survey finds

11/10/2009
Health Tip: Sources of Childhood Stress

Parents can help limit exposure

11/9/2009
Hot-Tub Injuries on the Rise

One-quarter of those hurt are under 16, researchers say

11/9/2009
11/7/2009
Bad-Behaving Teens May Be Living Up to Expectations

Parents should not assume that all youth will rebel, expert says

11/6/2009
Trauma Deadlier for Kids Without Insurance

Finding emphasizes need to fix U.S. health care, expert says

11/6/2009
Wood Fires Can Harm the Youngest Lungs

Exposed infants more susceptible to bronchiolitis, study finds

11/5/2009
Gene Therapy for Fatal Brain Disorder 'Just the Beginning'

Pioneering work may offer hope for patients with adrenoleukodystrophy

11/5/2009
Health Tip: Create Baby's Bedtime Routine

Better habits usually mean a better night's sleep

11/5/2009
School Violence Drops With Federal Program

Participating districts report safer campuses and communities

11/3/2009
Folate Levels in Pregnancy Tied to ADHD in Offspring

Prenatal nutrition seems to affect child's nervous system, brain growth, researchers say

11/2/2009
One Dose of Swine Flu Vaccine Works for Pregnant Women

Young children need two doses, spaced several weeks apart, U.S. health officials say

11/2/2009
Food Stamps Help Stave Off Hunger in Many U.S. Homes

Over 30-year period, nearly half of American children received nutrition assistance, analysis shows

10/30/2009
At Least 114 U.S. Kids Dead From Swine Flu

Two-thirds had chronic health problems, CDC says

10/29/2009
17,000 Child Deaths Linked to Lack of Insurance

Kids without coverage are more apt to die while hospitalized, study finds

10/28/2009
1 Million More Doses of Swine Flu Vaccine on Hand

Gap between supply and demand starting to close, U.S. officials say

10/28/2009
Even Light Smoking Affects Young Adults' Arteries

Damage makes it harder to run and climb steps, researcher says

10/27/2009
Antipsychotic Drugs Spur Dramatic Weight Gain in Kids

Researchers urge other alternatives, close monitoring of patients

10/26/2009
Sebelius: There Will Be Swine Flu Vaccine for All Who Want It

But the HHS secretary admits that delays are limiting supplies so far

10/25/2009
Obama Declares Swine Flu a National Emergency

Action allows hospitals to better handle large numbers of patients as outbreak spreads

10/23/2009
Swine Flu Vaccine Still in Short Supply

Goal of 40 million doses by end of October won't be met, CDC says

10/23/2009
Health Tip: Warning Signs of Scoliosis

An abnormal curvature of the spine that rarely causes pain

10/23/2009
Production Problems Plague Delivery of Swine Flu Vaccine

Despite significant shortfall, CDC says all Americans who want shot will be able to get one, eventually