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Childhood obesity may boost MS risk Very obese children and teens may be at risk for multiple sclerosis, a new study suggests.
MSNBC | Jan 31, 2013 12:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Placebo as good as drugs for kids' migraines A drug-free placebo pill prevents migraines in kids and teens just as well as most headache medicines, according to a new review of past evidence.
MSNBC | Jan 28, 2013 11:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
1 in 25 U.S. teens attempts suicide A new national study of 6,500 teens and their parents found that one in 25 has attempted suicide, and one in eight has thought about it.
MSNBC | Jan 9, 2013 9:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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EPA report on chemicals, kids is sidetracked A landmark Environmental Protection Agency report concluding that children exposed to toxic substances can develop learning disabilities, asthma and other health problems has been sidetracked indefinitely amid fierce opposition from the chemical industry.
MSNBC | Dec 24, 2012 01:54 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Girl, 6, shot by Taliban gets free surgery in US A 6-year-old girl -- shot and left for dead by the Taliban in Afghanistan earlier this year -- received free reconstructive surgery at a hospital in the U.S. Friday.
MSNBC | Dec 22, 2012 08:48 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Bedroom TVs may boost kids' risk of fat, disease Kids who have TVs in their bedrooms are twice as likely to be fat and nearly three times as likely to be at risk for heart disease and diabetes as those who dont, according to a new study that renews concerns about health and screen time.
MSNBC | Dec 11, 2012 05:23 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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CPSC sues infant seat maker after baby deaths Makers of the Nap Nanny popular infant recliner seats tied to the deaths of five babies have failed to adequately address the products' potential hazard, said federal consumer officials who voted Wednesday to sue Baby Matters LLC of Berwyn, Pa.
MSNBC | Dec 5, 2012 8:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Teens with mental disorders not on meds Despite concerns that too many U.S. youth use prescription psychiatric drugs, a new study suggests just one in seven teens with a mental disorder has been prescribed medication, and far fewer without a diagnosis are on treatment.
MSNBC | Dec 3, 2012 11:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Simple formula predicts child obesity at birth Researchers say a simple formula, available as an online calculator, estimates a child's obesity risk based on its birth weight, the body mass index of the parents, the number of people in the household, the mother's professional status and whether she sm
MSNBC | Nov 28, 2012 11:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Experts call for mental illness screening for children LONDON (Reuters) - Leading mental health experts are calling for school children to be screened for risk of mental illnesses such as depression and have devised a test that reliably identifies those at high risk.
MSNBC | Nov 28, 2012 10:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend