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    1. Young Children, Energy Drinks a Dangerous Mix

      By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter SUNDAY, Nov. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The potential dangers of energy drinks, those highly caffeinated beverages that promise to stave off sleepiness, are well known, but a new study suggests that even young children are at risk. Although the target markets

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    2. Falls Leading Cause of Serious Head Trauma for Kids

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Nov. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new study of more than 43,000 children finds that falls are the most common cause of head injuries among younger kids. For children under the age of 2, falls accounted for 77 percent of head injuries. For kids aged

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    3. 5 Serious Symptoms in Children to Never Ignore

      Runny noses. Stomach aches. An itchy rash. These are a few of the typical ailments that occur in children everywhere. But what if something more serious develops, like a fever above 103 degrees or a stiff neck? You may not know whether to rush to the emergency room, call the doctor, or simply wait i

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    4. Laundry Detergent Pods Pose Poisoning Risk to Kids

      By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Nov. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Laundry detergent "pods" seriously sickened more than 700 U.S. children and killed at least one in a recent two-year period, a new report reveals. Poison control centers across the country logged more than 17,000 calls abo

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    5. Kids Obese at Young Age Often Stay That Way: Study

      By Maureen Salamon HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Nov. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The vast majority of children who are obese at age 11 are still far too heavy at age 16, new research suggests. Tracking nearly 4,000 children in three U.S. metropolitan areas over five years, researchers found that 83 p

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    6. School Lunches More Nutritious Than Home-Packed

      By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Nov. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Lunches packed at home are generally not as nutritious as school lunches, a new study shows. Researchers compared more than 750 school meals with more than 560 packed meals given to pre-K and kindergarten students in thre

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    7. FDA Approves New Meningitis Vaccine

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Oct. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new vaccine that could help prevent some cases of life-threatening meningococcal disease was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday. Trumenba is approved to protect people between the ages of 1

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    8. Study: Ibuprofen Over Morphine for Kids' Fractures

      By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Oct. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- For children with broken bones, ibuprofen is a better choice for pain relief than morphine, researchers report. Although both medications are effective in easing the pain associated with these injuries, oral morphi

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    9. Type 1 Diabetes Increasing Among White U.S. Kids

      By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Oct. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The rate of type 1 diabetes has increased substantially among elementary school-age white children in the United States, a new study shows. The study of young white people found nearly 6,000 new cases diagnosed in

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    10. Virus Present at Birth Causes Hearing Loss in Kids

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Oct. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- More than 10 percent of babies born with an infection called cytomegalovirus will suffer permanent hearing loss, a new study reports. But only one in 10 children with the virus shows symptoms, and screening is not routin

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