Children's Health

Babies Often Put to Sleep in Unsafe Positions

About 3,500 U.S. infants still succumb to sudden infant death syndrome each year: CDCDespite decades of warnings from the "Back to Sleep" campaign, many...

Excess Weight Linked to Blood Clot Risk in Kids

One in three children with a clot was obese, study findsTHURSDAY, Jan. 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Obese children and teens may have an...

Better Sleep May Boost Young Students’ Grades

Elementary school program designed to improve sleep habits led to improved report cards, study foundFRIDAY, April 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Improving elementary school...

Teen Cyberbullies More Apt to Be Friends Than Strangers

Competition for status, hurt feelings over breakups provoke wave of aggression via texts, FacebookCyberbullying among teens is highly likely to involve current or former...

Sticks, Not Carrots, May Work Best to Boost Employees’ Health

Monetary penalties beat rewards in motivating workers to get healthier, study findsMONDAY, Feb. 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Financial penalties work better than cash...

Parents and Social Media: Do as I Say, Not as I...

Study finds kids often mirror what mom and dad do when it comes to technology useTUESDAY, May 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Despite concerns...

Most Americans Don’t Want Tobacco on Drug Store Shelves

Even half of current smokers think pharmacies should be tobacco-freeTwo-thirds of American adults think tobacco products don't belong on pharmacy shelves, including half of...

Fitness in Youth May Be Key to Diabetes Risk Decades Later

Study tracked 1.5 million people from age 18 to 62 and found fitter teens had lower lifetime riskMONDAY, March 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) --...

Fatty Foods, Drowsy Days

Study found men who preferred fat-filled fare were more likely to be habitually sleepyTUESDAY, May 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Men who eat a...

Few Young U.S. Burn Patients Transferred to Specialized Centers

Researchers call for clearer guidelines on treatment, follow-upFew American children with significant burns are transferred to burn centers, despite current recommendations, a new study...
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