Children and Childhood

School-Aged Children Commonly Take Melatonin for Sleep Problems

1 hour ago   |   Medscape

School-aged children commonly take melatonin to treat sleep problems, according to findings from the Generation R Study in the Netherlands. Reuters Health Information
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New moms may be vulnerable to 'sharenting'

4 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

Two related studies found evidence that women's feelings of vulnerability about being a mother are linked to their posting on social media - and those posts sometimes include...
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I Had A Social Hangover

I Had A Social Hangover

4 hours ago   |   Scary Mommy

Introverts have a bad rap for incessantly talking about being introverts. We can be annoying, but there is power in understanding and respecting one's own temperament. And when...
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Actress Lake Bell opens up about "scary" moments of her children's home births

5 hours ago   |   NBC News

"Your child is there, and the entire room is trying to resuscitate him, and they can't."
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Extreme Eating Could Be an Early Clue to Autism

Extreme Eating Could Be an Early Clue to Autism

6 hours ago   |   Web MD

A new study finds atypical eating behaviors - such as hypersensitivity to food textures or pocketing food without swallowing - in 70% of kids with autism. That's 15 times the...
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Midwives vs Doctors - What's the Best Childbirth Option for You

7 hours ago   |   Living Smart Girl

Midwives vs Doctors - What's the Best Childbirth Option for You Childbirths under the supervision of qualified midwives are increasingly growing popular. For someone who is...
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New analysis quantifies how stimulant treatment reduces serious outcomes of ADHD

8 hours ago   |   News Medical

An analysis of three previous studies of children and young adults with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder quantifies for the first time the extent to which stimulant...
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What It Means to Be a Bad Mom

10 hours ago   |   The Atlantic

The Vermont lake was the perfect setting for a mother-daughter day. The mother packed water and towels. The daughter, an excitable young girl, shoved cheese sticks into a...
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I Found the Key to the Kingdom of Sleep

10 hours ago   |   The Atlantic

In order to fall asleep at night, I must run a gauntlet of bedtime rituals. I must be marinating in overnight skin-care products from head to toe. One of my legs must be hooked...
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European Pediatricians: Speaking with One Voice to Advocate for Children and Their Health

12 hours ago   |   The Journal of Pediatrics

In May of 2019 the European Paediatric Association, which is the Union of National European Paediatric Societies and Associations , and the European Confederation of Primary...
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Pro Baseball Players Live Longer, Healthier Lives

Pro Baseball Players Live Longer, Healthier Lives

Athletes in Major League Baseball tend to live about 24% longer than the average American guy, according to a century's worth of mortality rates among nearly 10,500 pro... Read more ...

Air pollution has lowered US life expectancy, study finds

Air pollution has lowered US life expectancy, study finds

A new study led by Imperial College London has found that emissions from tiny PM2.5 particles has lowered life expectancy in the US by 0.15 years for women and 0.13 years for men. Read more ...

FDA commits to early fall update on CBD while it reaffirms enforcement stance

FDA commits to early fall update on CBD while it reaffirms enforcement stance

FDA said today it will have an update on a new regulatory structure for CBD by early fall. The announcement came via a press release on another warning issued to a CBD marketer... Read more ...

Mothers-to-be on Mediterranean diet 'are less likely to suffer gestational...

Mothers-to-be on Mediterranean diet 'are less likely to suffer gestational diabetes or gain weight'

The risk of diabetes during pregnancy reduced by 35% in British women following a Mediterranean diet compared to a diet recommended by health officials. Read more ...

Oregon Students Are Now Allowed To Take Mental Health ‘Sick Days'

Oregon Students Are Now Allowed To Take Mental Health ‘Sick Days'

Mental health will finally be treated like physical health in Oregon schools this upcoming year Schools in Oregon will now treat mental health like any other physical ailment... Read more ...

Death rates are soaring among young Americans

Death rates are soaring among young Americans

The uptick, shown in a CDC report today, was so sharp that deaths hit 10-year records for young Hispanic Americans and young African Americans, and a 20-year record for young... Read more ...

'Inadequate info sources' add to elite athletes' sparse supplement...

'Inadequate info sources' add to elite athletes' sparse supplement awareness, researchers say

Dietary supplementation appears to be widely used in sport with athletes relying on inadequate sources of information and may be largely unaware of sources to detect supplement... Read more ...

Testosterone Therapy May Threaten the Heart

Testosterone Therapy May Threaten the Heart

Those who took testosterone replacement therapy had a 21% higher risk of cardiovascular events such as heart attack, stroke or mini-stroke than those who did not take the... Read more ...

US diplomats exposed to 'sonic attack' in Cuba DID suffer brain damage, new...

US diplomats exposed to 'sonic attack' in Cuba DID suffer brain damage, new study finds 

Analyzing the brain scans of 40 diplomats, the team at Penn State identified differences in the grey matter compared to healthy individuals, leading them to believe something... Read more ...

New public school "history" book teaches students that President Trump is...

New public school "history" book teaches students that President Trump is "mentally ill," supporters "racist"

The government indoctrination racket known as the public school system recently became a little more “progressive” with the addition of a new “American History” textbook... Read more ...