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Parents Can Help Their Sleep-Deprived Teens

Parents Can Help Their Sleep-Deprived Teens

Latest Healthy Kids News WEDNESDAY, Jan. 15, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Mom and dad may be key in curbing the epidemic of drowsy teens, a new study suggests. American teens aren’t getting enough sleep, which can lead to anxiety, depression and suicidal thoughts. Sleepy teens also are more likely to get into car crashes and […]

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Aicardi syndrome: Everything you need to know

Aicardi syndrome: Everything you need to know

Aicardi syndrome is a very rare condition that usually affects girls. Depending on its severity, it can cause developmental delay, epilepsy, problems with vision, and a shortened life expectancy. In this article, learn more about Aicardi syndrome, including its risk factors, symptoms, and treatments. Aicardi syndrome is a rare condition that almost exclusively affects females, […]

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Sports Coaches Recruited to Help Stop Dating Violence

Sports Coaches Recruited to Help Stop Dating Violence

Latest Healthy Kids News By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Jan. 13, 2020 (HealthDay News) — So-called “locker-room talk” among boys can actually be used to promote respect toward girls, a new study reports. Teenage boys are less likely to be abusive or sexually violent in a relationship after they’ve taken part in Coaching Boys Into […]

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Health Tip: What Your Child Can do About Bullying

Latest Healthy Kids News (HealthDay News) — Bullying can be physical, verbal or through virtual spaces including the internet and social media, says KidsHealth. Regardless of the medium, bullying can make young people afraid, stressed, depressed and anxious. KidsHealth advises what your child can do about bullying: Tell a trusted adult, such as a parent, […]

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TV Can Be a Good Influence on Kids’ Eating Habits

TV Can Be a Good Influence on Kids’ Eating Habits

Latest Healthy Kids News WEDNESDAY, Jan. 8, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Can television teach kids how to eat healthy? Maybe, suggests new research. Watching cooking shows that featured healthy recipes seemed to encourage healthy eating in children, the study showed. “The findings from this study indicate cooking programs can be a promising tool for promoting […]

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U.S. Doctors Often Test, Treat Kids Unnecessarily

U.S. Doctors Often Test, Treat Kids Unnecessarily

Latest Healthy Kids News TUESDAY, Jan. 7, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Regardless of their family’s insurance status, many children get medical care they don’t need, a new study suggests. One in 11 publicly insured and 1 in 9 privately insured children in the United States were given what the researchers called unnecessary, “low-value” care in […]

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Whole Milk May Lower Children’s Obesity Risk

Whole Milk May Lower Children’s Obesity Risk

Latest Healthy Kids News TUESDAY, Jan. 7, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Children who drink whole milk may have a lower risk of overweight and obesity than those who drink low-fat milk, a new review suggests. Canadian investigators analyzed 14 studies that included nearly 21,000 children who drank either whole milk (3.3% fat) or milk with […]