Misc. Kid's Health News

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12/15/2009
Puberty May Trigger Sleep Apnea in Overweight Kids

Obesity combined with developmental changes increases risk in teens, study suggests

12/15/2009
Boosting Kids' Stroke IQ May Save Lives

Children taught to recognize symptoms will call for help, experts say

12/15/2009
Health Tip: Preventing Burns on Baby's Skin

Suggestions to keep your youngster safe

12/15/2009
Playground Surface Plays a Role in Kids' Injuries

Landing on granite sand is deemed safer than wood fiber

12/14/2009
Marijuana Use No Longer Dropping Among U.S. Teens

Federal report cites lower rates for meth and smoking, but concerns about prescription abuse

12/14/2009
Health Tip: Prevent Diaper Rash

Keep baby's bottom clean and dry

12/14/2009
Half of U.S. Kids With Mental Issues Are Getting Help

Depression and anxiety often go unrecognized, experts say

12/13/2009
Hardship in Childhood May Affect Long-Term Health

Age-related diseases stem from adverse events in first decade of life, study suggests

12/11/2009
Swine Flu Infection Rates Continue to Fall

Just 14 states reporting widespread H1N1 activity, down from 25 states last week, CDC says

12/10/2009
Swine Flu Has Infected 1 in 6 Americans: CDC

Children, young adults still bear the brunt of H1N1, with the most hospitalizations and deaths

12/10/2009
Bad Behavior as a Kid Linked to Early Death in Men

Troubled boys more likely to die or be disabled by midlife, study finds

12/10/2009
When It Comes to Toys, Shop Smart, Shop Safe

Common sense this holiday season can help you avoid gifts that might pose a risk to children

12/9/2009
General Mills to Cut Sugar in Kids' Cereals

Food maker responds to calls for more nutritious breakfast food

12/9/2009
Caffeine Doesn't Sober You Up

Finding suggests alcoholic 'energy' drinks could boost risks from intoxication

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
School Violence Drops With Federal Program

Participating districts report safer campuses and communities