Children's Health

Parents Have Mixed Views on When to Keep Sick Kids Out...

Most agree those with diarrhea should stay home, but about half would send a child who had thrown upAmerican parents don't always agree when...

Pediatricians Offer Heads-Up for Preventing Soccer Injuries

Sprains and strains are common on the fieldAs children's soccer has become more popular in the United States, soccer-related injuries have also become more...

Brain Deficits in Preemies May Start Before Birth

Study links weak brain wiring connections in fetuses with preterm deliveryProblems with brain wiring in premature babies appear to arise months before they are...

Medical Experts Alarmed at Trump’s Reported Support of Vaccine Skeptic

Robert Kennedy Jr. has backed widely disproved claim that childhood inoculations can cause autismThe U.S. medical community is responding with reactions ranging from apprehension...

PG-13 Movies Show More Gun Violence Than R-Rated Films: Study

Though scenes are less bloody and more cartoon-like, the effect on young viewers needs scrutiny, researchers sayThe most popular PG-13 movies now depict more...

Kids’ Care May Suffer When Parents Clash With Medical Staff

Doctors, nurses made worse decisions when confronted by 'an angry mother,' study findsRude parents can rattle medical staff enough to compromise the quality of...

Exercise: An Antidote for Behavioral Issues in Students?

Study found use of 'cybercycles' reduced classroom problems for kids with autism, ADHD, other concernsChildren with serious behavioral disorders might fare better at school...

Weight-Loss Surgery Offers Long-Term Benefit to Very Obese Teens

Studies show most maintained significant weight loss over 5 years, but complications emerged for someWeight-loss surgery helps severely obese teens keep extra pounds off...

New Guidelines Urge Early Intro to Peanut Products in High-Risk Infants

Change in recommendations based on results of groundbreaking trialBabies at increased risk for peanut allergy should have peanut-containing foods added to their diets as...

Many Poor Asthma Sufferers Stuck in Settings That Make Their Disease...

Study finds them living with smokers, mold, rodent and cockroach infestations, and few support systemsPoor Americans with asthma face constant challenges in managing their...
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