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    1. Ikea Recalls Dressers Due to Tip-Over Danger

        At least 27 million "Malm" chests and dressers have been recalled by Ikea because they can easily tip over onto children, causing serious injuries or death. Three children have been killed after Malm furniture fell on them, NBC News reported. Consumers with the recalled chests and dressers can get

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    2. Looks-Conscious Teens Trying Risky Supplements

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, June 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Many teens are turning to risky, unregulated supplements to boost their looks, warns a leading group of U.S. pediatricians. These products -- including protein powders, steroids and diet pills -- are often useless at bes

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    3. Baby 'Milestones' May Have Longer-Term Importance

      By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, June 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Babies who learn to stand up relatively early may also do a bit better with attention, memory and learning by the time they are preschoolers, a new study suggests. Experts have known that significant delays in reaching moveme

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    4. Hovering Parents May Harm Kids

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter SATURDAY, June 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Children with "intrusive" parents who push too hard for good grades may be more prone to become highly self-critical or anxious and depressed, a new study suggests. "When parents become intrusive in their children's live

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    5. Behavior Woes Hamper More Boys vs. Girls in School

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, June 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Behavior problems are more likely to hold boys back in school than girls, a new study shows. "When I compared 4- and 5-year-old boys and girls who had the same levels of behavior problems -- including difficulty sustain

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    6. Drowning Myths: What to Know Before You Dive In

      June 20, 2016 -- More than 10 people a day die from drowning in the U.S. As more of us spend time around pools, lakes, and oceans this summer, experts say the numbers could be minimized with a better understanding of how drowning happens, who is most at risk, and why. WebMD asked four experts to deb

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    7. Doctors' Group Backs Later School Start Times

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, June 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- To help ease sleep deprivation among teens, the American Medical Association recommends that middle and high school classes should not start until 8:30 a.m. The new policy, adopted at the annual meeting of the American M

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    8. Breastfeeding a Boon to Preemies' Hearts: Study

      By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, June 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Breast-feeding premature babies appears to increase the likelihood that those infants will have healthier hearts in young adulthood, new research suggests. The finding was based on an analysis involving just over 200 men and

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    9. E-Cigarettes a Gateway to Smoking for Teens: Study

             By Randy Dotinga                  HealthDay Reporter               MONDAY, June 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Teens in the United States who use electronic cigarettes are six times more likely to move on to traditional cigarettes compared to kids who never use the devices, a new study reports.

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    10. Kids Gain From More 'Dad Time'

      By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter                 MONDAY, June 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Fathers play a unique and important role in their children's development, a new report shows.         Just in time for Father's Day, the American Academy of Pediatrics report says U.S. dads are more involved i

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