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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
U.S. kids are getting enough sleep, study finds While there has been concern that U.S. children are getting too little sleep, with insufficient sleep tied to issues ranging from behavior problems to heart health risks, a new study finds that isn't so.
MSNBC | Nov 27, 2012 12:34 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New advice could prevent preemie births -- a little For all the miracle stories of tiny preemies who survive, the sad reality is that scientists know far too little about what triggers premature birth and how to prevent it. And despite some recent progress, the U.S. has a far higher rate of preterm births
MSNBC | Nov 16, 2012 5:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
When babies eat fish could be link to asthma Babies who first ate fish between the ages of six months and one year had a lower risk of developing asthma-like symptoms later on than babies who ate fish before six months or after their first birthdays, according to a Dutch study.
MSNBC | Nov 14, 2012 12:57 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Even 5 year olds know to protect their reputation A new study finds that children are more generous when they know their actions will be seen.
MSNBC | Oct 31, 2012 11:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Closing schools during flu outbreaks may lessen ER visits A new U.S. government study suggests that during a serious flu epidemic, closing schools can keep people - especially kids - out of the ER. Now, researchers say, the big questions include, When is it best to close schools?
MSNBC | Oct 30, 2012 11:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Kids who get migraines may do worse in school A new study finds that kids who suffered episodic migraines were 1.3 times more likely perform below average in school, compared to kids who didn't have any type of headache.
MSNBC | Oct 29, 2012 10:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend