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Boys with ADHD twice as likely to grow up obese A long-term study released Monday finds men diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder as children are twice as likely to be overweight or obese as those who never had the disorder. The results may surprise some parents since ADHD medications
MSNBC | May 20, 2013 07:20 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Breast milk compound may avert preemie infection Georgia Cullen was born four months early and developed a potentially deadly condition called necrotizing enterocolitis. Now doctors think they found a way to prevent it - in breast milk.
MSNBC | May 6, 2013 9:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Why it's good to spit-clean your baby's binkie If you suck your child's pacifier clean, theres no need to be embarrassed. You may actually be helping your kids avoid eczema and asthma, Swedish researchers say.
MSNBC | May 6, 2013 09:42 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Carry on: Study finds it's good to hold your baby A new study from Japan confirms what many mothers may know instinctively: Picking up and carrying a fussy baby usually calms down and relaxes the child, making the move a good one for both moms and infants.
MSNBC | Apr 18, 2013 7:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
LA cops urged to restrict energy drink sales to kids A Los Angeles City councilman is asking the police department to crack down on kids buying energy drinks, saying the buzz-worthy beverages contain far more caffeine than recommended by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
MSNBC | Apr 15, 2013 08:26 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How to help kids get a good night's sleep Poor sleep in kids has been linked to problems later in life, including obesity, learning difficulties, and the risk of anxiety disorders and depression. But there are warning signs every parent should look for.
MSNBC | Mar 27, 2013 6:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
More kids diagnosed with autism as they get older Two percent of U.S. schoolkids or about a million children have been diagnosed with some sort of autism, according to the latest government report released on Wednesday.
MSNBC | Mar 20, 2013 08:44 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Panel: Thumbs-down on anthrax vaccine tests in kids A presidential commission says the government would have to take multiple steps including more safety research in young adults before it would be ethical to consider anthrax vaccine tests in children.
MSNBC | Mar 19, 2013 3:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bioethicist: No chance of anthrax trial in kids A top-level commission has just released a new report on the morality of studying the safety of an anthrax vaccine in children, with an eye toward treating kids in the event of a terror attack. But bioethicist Art Caplan says few parents would subject the
MSNBC | Mar 19, 2013 3:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Most parents don't follow doctors' orders Two-thirds of parents say they don't always follow the advice they get from their child's doctor, according to a new poll.
MSNBC | Mar 18, 2013 7:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend