Misc. Kid's Health News

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8/10/2009
Health Tip: Staying Safe on the Playground

Suggestions to prevent injury

8/8/2009
Good Planning Paves Way for Kid's Operation

Before your child undergoes surgery, follow these helpful tips

8/7/2009
Signs of Depression Noted in Second Graders

Researchers identified early risk factors and patterns of development

8/7/2009
Cholesterol Screening Shouldn't Rely on Kids' Weight

Guidelines focusing on heavier children may miss the target, study finds

8/7/2009
When Kids Are Hospitalized, Parents Fret About Errors

Expert describes families as untapped resource in prevention efforts

8/6/2009
Food Allergy Facts Need More Focus

Many U.S. adults unaware there is no cure, survey finds

8/5/2009
Autism May Hinder Ability to Read Body Language

Trouble seems to lie in visual processing, researchers say

8/4/2009
Health Tip: Buying Baby's First Bathtub

Guidelines on what to purchase

8/3/2009
Young Kids' Screen Time May Raise Blood Pressure

Watching TV raises risk more than other low-level activities, such as painting, study finds

8/3/2009
Lots of Schoolkids Squint to See Chalkboard

Experts urge parents to get their kids' eyes checked regularly

8/3/2009
Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Heart Risk Factors in Kids

Studies find many U.S. children not getting enough

8/3/2009
Gym Class Injuries Up 150 Percent

Lack of movement skills increase the risk of trouble, expert says

7/31/2009
More Kids Becoming Severely Obese

Expert urges additional programs, and coverage, for health effects

7/31/2009
Homelessness Tied to Kids' Mental Health

Doctors should be on the alert for problems, expert warns

7/31/2009
Health Tip: If Your Diabetic Child Gets Sick

What to do when another illness strikes

7/31/2009
Even 9-Year-Olds Can Learn CPR

Students should be taught basic life-support skills, researchers say

7/30/2009
Researchers Discover the Tale Behind Short Dogs

Dachshunds, corgis and others may trace their height to an evolutionary event

7/29/2009
Resistance to Malaria Drug Reported in Cambodia

Millions at risk if artemisinin treatment becomes ineffective, study says

7/27/2009
Health Tip: Baby Diapering 101

How to get started

7/26/2009
Giving Statins to Kids Provokes Debate

Cholesterol-lowering drugs may help young hearts, but long-term use raises concerns

7/23/2009
Sedentary Kids May Take Longer to Fall Asleep

But active kids need more sleep and get it more easily, expert says

7/23/2009
1 in 7 Low-Income Preschoolers Is Obese

CDC stats do show the epidemic might be slowing down among poor families

7/23/2009
Health Tip: Preventing Pinworms

The infections are common in young children

7/23/2009
E-Cigarettes Pose a Health Hazard, FDA Warns

Agency says testing shows devices contain carcinogens, other toxins

7/22/2009
Gene Mutation Could Be Key to Rare Blood Vessel Disease

Finding may lead to new treatments, researcher says

7/22/2009
Infanticide of 19th Century: Was It SIDS?

Study finds patterns of baby deaths mirror sudden infant death syndrome

7/21/2009
Parental Stress Boosts Kids' Asthma Risk

When combined with air pollution, smoking, it raises chances of condition, study finds

7/20/2009
Internet May Be Newest Venue for Teen Tobacco Exposure

Social networking sites latest place to view smoking-related content, study shows

7/20/2009
Health Tip: Keep Kids Safe Around Pets

Help prevent illness from handling animals

7/18/2009
Guard Against Swine Flu at Summer Camp

Before sending off your kids, take some precautions, expert says

7/17/2009
Health Tip: Managing Your Child's Asthma

Suggestions to keep symptoms under control

7/16/2009
Cars Are No Place for Kids to Be Alone

Heat stroke just one of many dangers for children in unattended vehicles, experts warn

7/15/2009
Many Kids Outgrow Chronic Headaches

Those with migraines more likely to struggle in adulthood, study finds

7/15/2009
U.S. Students' Academic Interests Tend to Wane in Middle School

Chinese teens more likely to keep education a priority, research finds

7/15/2009
Number of Underweight Kids in U.S. Continues to Fall

Recent survey finds 3.3 percent of children aged 2 to 19 are below normal weight

7/15/2009
Rare Cells Linked to Pediatric Cancers

Discovery could pave the way for future targeted treatment

7/14/2009
Repair ACL Injuries in Young Athletes Quickly

Postponing surgery can lead to more problems, study finds

7/14/2009
Germs Hold Court in Sand Castles

It's safer to keep beach underfoot than to dig in it, survey finds

7/14/2009
Health Tip: Burping Baby

And help relieve tummy pain

7/13/2009
Health Tip: Keep Baby's Nails Trimmed

And help prevent scratches

7/13/2009
Bathtub Accidents Injure 43,000 U.S. Kids Each Year

Manufacturers need to make tubs more slip-resistant, experts say

7/10/2009
Health Tip: Understanding ADHD

Information for parents

7/10/2009
Health Tip: Easing Earache Pain

Suggestions to help your child

7/9/2009
Stroke in Children Rare But Costly

U.S. study finds pricetag hits $42 million a year

7/9/2009
For Kids, Two Languages Can Be as Easy as One

Bilingual youngsters become 'more flexible learners,' researcher says

7/9/2009
Vaccine May Someday Thwart Ear Infections

Tested on animals, liquid would be administered externally

7/7/2009
Fewer Shots Could Still Protect Kids From Pneumonia

Reduced-dose schedule for PCV-7 vaccine supported by study findings

7/7/2009
New Weapon Emerges to Fight Kids' Cavities

Xylitol syrup may protect baby teeth from decay, much like fluoride, study finds

7/6/2009
Team Sports Can't Compete With Films to Keep Kids From Smoking

Tobacco use in movies has pervasive influence on kids, researchers say

7/5/2009
Kids May 'Learn' to Tolerate Food Allergens

Experiments show it's possible to develop resistance to peanuts, eggs and more