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    1. Warning Labels May Help Parents Skip the Soda

      By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Jan. 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Health warning labels on sugary beverages -- similar to those on cigarette packs -- might make parents less likely to buy such beverages for their kids, according to new research. Growing concerns about the health effe

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    2. Acetaminophen Tops for Accidental Infant Poisoning

      By Tara Haelle HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Jan. 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Infants are just as susceptible to accidental poisonings as older children are, especially when it comes to medication errors, new research reports. A decade of poison control center calls in the United States showed that

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    3. Overdose Risk Prompts Kids' Cough Syrup Recall

      Jan. 12, 2016 -- Two flavors of over-the-counter children's liquid cold medicine are being recalled across the United States because the dose cups that come with the medicine have incorrect markings and could lead to overdosing. The grape and cherry-flavored products were made by Perrigo Company, bu

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    4. Illegal Hits Play Role in Youth Hockey Concussions

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Jan. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Concussions in youth ice hockey are as common as in youth football and soccer, and often occur when players break the rules of the game, a new study finds. While the concussion rates in youth ice hockey are no greater tha

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    5. Child Asthma Rates Leveling Off, Except Among Poor

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Dec. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Rates of childhood asthma appear to have plateaued, except among the poor and kids aged 10 to 17, U.S. health officials report. Researchers found that childhood asthma rates increased from 2001 to 2009 -- a trend that be

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    6. Pot Chemical May Help Prevent Epileptic Seizures

      By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Dec. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A pill containing cannabidiol (CBD), a key ingredient in marijuana, may reduce seizures for children and young adults with epilepsy, new research suggests. However, the researchers and outside experts agreed that more inves

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    7. Computer Time May Be Causing Kids' Nearsightedness

      By Julianne Cuba HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Dec. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children who spend lots of time indoors and on computers and other electronic devices may be raising their risk for nearsightedness, a panel of U.S. ophthalmology experts suggests. The prevalence of Americans with nearsi

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    8. Tiny Turtles Carry Salmonella Threat

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Dec. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Although they've been banned as pets in the United States since 1975, small turtles are still causing salmonella infections, mostly in children, researchers report. The turtles, less than 4 inches long, remain popular

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    9. Child Paralysis Cases Spiked During Virus Outbreak

      By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Dec. 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors have learned more about a "polio-like" mystery illness that has stricken dozens of American children, but its exact cause remains elusive, according to a new report. At least 120 children in 34 states have falle

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    10. Slight Brain Damage Seen in Youth Post-Concussion

      By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Dec. 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Young children may suffer minor, but lingering, brain damage from a single concussion, a small study suggests. The findings don't prove that a single concussion caused the differences that were revealed in brain scans and

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