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Stark social inequalities in children's body mass index

1 hour ago   |   ScienceDaily

Researchers have found that socioeconomic inequalities in children's body mass index emerge during the preschool years and widen across childhood and into early adolescence. By...
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Share a story about an amazing kid in your life with us here

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Your child may be featured on our "Kids in the Spotlight" wall of fame!
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If You Could Learn Every Disease Your Child Could Possibly Develop in Life, Would You?

2 hours ago   |   UNC Healthcare

Adding genomic sequencing results to traditional newborn screening means a baby could potentially test positive for numerous conditions that might not develop within their...
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Reading with Toddlers can Reduce Harsh Parenting, Improve Child Behavior

Reading with Toddlers can Reduce Harsh Parenting, Improve Child Behavior

11 hours ago   |   Medindia Health

Reading tips for parents of toddlers: Reading together can reduce harsh parenting, and also help improve child's behavior. So, parents start increasing your toddler reading...
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Embedding child psychiatric care in urban clinic improves access and treatment

15 hours ago   |   News Medical

A novel method of embedding child psychiatric care in an urban pediatrics clinic was found to be feasible and a promising way to increase access to and engagement in...
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After placing her child for adoption, this mom yearned to be reunited some day

17 hours ago   |   NBC News

“I hope you can forgive me. I hope one day we can meet.”
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'Our child might be the reason you drink' wine: Perfect teacher gift?

17 hours ago   |   NBC News

Here's a gift for your teacher friends with a sense of humor.
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Moms secretly infiltrate online groups that promote feeding children BLEACH to 'cure' them of autism

Moms secretly infiltrate online groups that promote feeding children BLEACH to 'cure' them of autism

18 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Melissa Eaton and Amanda Seigler, mothers of autistic children, have been infiltrating Facebook groups and reporting cases of child abuse after parents post about how bleach...
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I've Helped 600 Families With Transgender Children - Here's What You Need To Know

I've Helped 600 Families With Transgender Children - Here's What You Need To Know

19 hours ago   |   Scary Mommy

“My son is saying he is a girl because a friend at school recently transitioned and he thinks it's cool to be transgender now. ” “My kid thinks she's a he because of the...
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Gun Deaths Are The Second Leading Cause Of Death For Kids

Gun Deaths Are The Second Leading Cause Of Death For Kids

19 hours ago   |   Scary Mommy

Three-year-old Truman Scott loved pancakes for breakfast, which his mother Tiffany says he called “pan-takes.” He loved running outside on the family farm in the sunshine...
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Research shows doctors avoid talking to elderly patients about their mental...

Research shows doctors avoid talking to elderly patients about their mental health and just throw meds at them instead

There is nothing easy about getting older. Limited mobility, cognitive decline and the death of loved ones can leave the elderly feeling depressed and lonely. Studies have... Read more ...

Stay Safe and Well from the Summer Heat

Stay Safe and Well from the Summer Heat

Summer Health Tips: While summer months are fun and exciting, it can also lead to a few seasonal health concerns like dehydration, sunburn, heat stroke, etc. So, stay safe and... Read more ...

Weighing Yourself Daily May Help Cut Holiday Weight Gain

Weighing Yourself Daily May Help Cut Holiday Weight Gain

Stepping on the scales every day may be the key to weight loss. Engaging in daily self-weighing can help prevent people from gaining extra weight during holidays, finds a new... Read more ...

Is Bipolar Disorder Linked to Parkinson's Disease?

Is Bipolar Disorder Linked to Parkinson's Disease?

People with bipolar disorder were nearly seven times as likely to develop Parkinson's disease as people who did not have bipolar disorder, stated new study. Read more ...

Early Antiretroviral Treatment may Preserve Key Immune Responses to HIV...

Early Antiretroviral Treatment may Preserve Key Immune Responses to HIV, Says Study

Limiting the amount of HIV virus the immune system encounters can stimulate much more potent CD8 T cell responses, leading to the development of long-term immune memory... Read more ...

Dog owners are suffering hand injuries because they're holding their leads wrong

Dog owners are suffering hand injuries because they're holding their leads wrong

A single hospital - Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust - treated 30 serious hand injuries caused by 'dog lead or collar misuse' in just one year, the British Society for... Read more ...

Doctors dismissed Spanish flu as being a 'minor infection' before the 1918...

Doctors dismissed Spanish flu as being a 'minor infection' before the 1918 pandemic

Research from Queen Mary University in London found doctors were seeing Spanish flu for years before it exploded into a pandemic which infected a third of the world's population. Read more ...

New Gene Variations for Type 2 Diabetes Found

New Gene Variations for Type 2 Diabetes Found

The genes identified in the study and the proteins they encode are potential targets for new diabetes medicines, and may help improve understanding and treatment of the... Read more ...

Does Sleep Quality Really Decline With Age?

Does Sleep Quality Really Decline With Age?

One of the most common complaints people have as they age is poor quality sleep. They get less sleep than younger people, and, despite what you may have heard, their sleep... Read more ...

62,000 pounds of beef recalled over E. coli concerns days before Memorial...

62,000 pounds of beef recalled over E. coli concerns days before Memorial Day weekend

The recall, issued on Wednesday, involves short ribs, brisket, ribeyes, and more. It comes days after a top hot dog vendor recalled 2,000 pounds of frankfurters after finding... Read more ...