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  1. Too Few Kids Use Fast-Food Calorie Info: Study

    By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, May 23 (HealthDay News) -- While some fast-food chains are required to provide calorie and other nutritional information to help customers make informed choices, kids who eat fast food at least twice a week are 50 percent less likely to use this

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  2. Removing Tonsils Helps Kids With Sleep Apnea: Study

    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, May 21 (HealthDay News) -- Swollen tonsils and adenoids are a major cause of sleep apnea in children, and while removing them did not improve attention, memory or learning for these kids, it did help them with sleep, behavior and quality of life, a new

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  3. 1 in 5 U.S. Kids Has a Mental Health Disorder

    By Brenda Goodman HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, May 16 (HealthDay News) -- As many as one in five American children under the age of 17 has a diagnosable mental disorder in a given year, according to a new federal report. Released Thursday, the report represents the government's first comprehensive l

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  4. Mom's Flu Linked to Bipolar Risk for Children

    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, May 8 (HealthDay News) -- Women who come down with the flu during pregnancy may be at increased risk of having a child who develops bipolar disorder, a new study suggests. The chance of a child eventually developing the mental health disorder was near

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  5. More Kids Diagnosed With Mental Disabilities

    By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter SUNDAY, May 5 (HealthDay News) -- Significantly more U.S. children have a neurodevelopmental or mental health disability than did a decade ago, according to new research. Disabilities that impair a child's day-to-day living have risen 16 percent, with the greatest

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  6. Food, Skin Allergies on the Rise Among Children

    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, May 2 (HealthDay News) -- The number of American children who suffer from food and skin allergies has increased dramatically in recent years, a new government report shows. Interestingly, the prevalence of food and respiratory allergies rose with incom

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  7. 4,000-Plus Kids Hurt Each Year on Amusement Rides

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, May 1 (HealthDay News) -- More than 4,000 American children are injured on amusement rides each year, according to a new study that calls for standardized safety regulations. Between 1990 and 2010, nearly 93,000 children under the age of 18 were treated

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  8. Are 2 HPV Shots as Good as 3 for Preteen Girls?

    By Brenda Goodman HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, April 30 (HealthDay News) -- Preteen girls may get the same immune response against human papillomavirus (HPV) with two doses of vaccine as young women get with the full three-shot series, a new study suggests. HPV is a sexually transmitted infection tha

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  9. Allergies: As American as Apple Pie?

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, April 29 (HealthDay News) -- Children living in the United States who were born elsewhere are less likely to have allergies than those born in the United States, a new study shows. However, the risk of certain allergies among foreign-born children increase

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  10. Poor Parenting Styles Linked to Bullying

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, April 26 (HealthDay News) -- Parents may think they can keep their kids safe by hovering over them, but a new study finds that children of overprotective parents are more likely to be bullied. And on the other end of the spectrum, having abusive or neglect

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