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Children's Health

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  1. Children in Foster Homes Need Better Health Care

    By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Sept. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. foster care system needs to do a better job of providing consistent, quality health care to children living in foster homes, a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) says. Children in foster care h

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  2. Childhood Trauma May Boost Heart Disease Risk

    By Tara Haelle HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Sept. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Experiencing high levels of mental stress at any point in life -- even if only in childhood -- may raise the risk for heart disease, stroke or diabetes in adulthood, a new study suggests. "The most striking and perhaps sobe

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  3. Want Your Kids to Exercise? Skip the Guilt

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Trying to "guilt" kids into exercise may not work, a new study suggests. Researchers from the University of Georgia found that middle school students were less likely to be physically active if they didn't feel in cont

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  4. Tonsillectomy for Sleep Apnea Risky for Some Kids

    By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Sept. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children who have their tonsils removed to treat sleep apnea are more likely to suffer breathing complications than kids who have the procedure for other reasons, a new review shows. Researchers found that across 23 studies,

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  5. Hand Sanitizers Poisoning More Kids

    Sept. 15, 2015 -- Poison center officials are warning parents and school officials about a troubling trend -- small children becoming intoxicated after drinking alcohol-based hand sanitizer. “A doctor called us about a week and a half ago about two cases he saw the same day at the ER,” says Gaylord

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  6. Can More Outside Time Help Kids' Eyesight?

    TUESDAY, Sept. 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More time outdoors may reduce the odds your young child will need eyeglasses, new research from China suggests. In a three-year study, adding 40 minutes of outdoor activities daily was associated with lower rates of nearsightedness among school-aged Chines

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  7. Home Pesticide Use Tied to Child Cancer Risk

    By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Sept. 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children exposed to insecticides at home may have a slightly increased risk of developing leukemia or lymphoma, a new review finds. The analysis, of 16 studies done since the 1990s, found that children exposed to indoor inse

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  8. One-Third of Kids With ADHD Diagnosed Before Age 6

    By Tara Haelle HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Sept. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Almost a third of U.S. children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) were diagnosed before the age of 6, even though there aren't many valid tests to support diagnosis in children that young, a new federal

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  9. Smartphones, Tablets May Lower Kids' Sleep Hormone

    By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research offers a compelling reason for parents to ban smartphones, tablets and laptops in their children's bedrooms at night: The bright light of these devices may lower levels of melatonin, a hormone that prompts sle

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  10. Many Parents Unaware of E-Cig Dangers to Kids

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many parents don't understand that the liquid nicotine used in electronic cigarettes poses a serious danger to young children, a new survey indicates. The liquid nicotine used in e-cigarettes is often fruit-flavored, which

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