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Roseola

Roseola

Roseola Symptoms and Signs Roseola is a mild viral illness of childhood. It is characterized by high fever that typically comes on suddenly and lasts for three to five days. Other symptoms of roseola are mild nasal congestion, eye redness, and a rash that appears after the fever has resolved. Learn more about signs and […]

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Health Tip: Your Changing Voice

Health Tip: Your Changing Voice

(HealthDay News) — Puberty can be a confusing and frustrating time for boys as their voices change. The larynx, also known as the voice box, grows during puberty because of bursts in testosterone. The growth and strengthening of the vocal cords help make the voice deeper. Latest Healthy Kids News As your body adjusts to […]

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Don’t Let Kids Wander Alone in Parking Lots

Don’t Let Kids Wander Alone in Parking Lots

Latest Healthy Kids News FRIDAY, Sept. 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Many children walk through parking lots without adult supervision, putting them in great danger, a new study warns. Researchers watched 124 kids, ages 2 to 10, and their adult companions as they crossed a parking lot at a community recreation center. The team found […]

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Experts’ Guide to Trampoline Safety

Experts’ Guide to Trampoline Safety

Latest Healthy Kids News SUNDAY, Sept. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you own or use trampolines, you need to take steps to prevent injuries, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) says. While trampolines are fun and can help improve coordination and strengthen the musculoskeletal system, serious injuries can occur without proper safety measures. […]

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Health Tip: Helping Children Adjust to a Move

Health Tip: Helping Children Adjust to a Move

(HealthDay News) — Job loss, promotion, a transfer and other life changes can force families to move. For children, a move can be stressful and accentuate negative aspects of their personalities, says the American Academy of Pediatrics. Latest Healthy Kids News To help a child adjust to a move, the academy encourages parents to: Emphasize […]

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More U.S. Teen Girls Are Victims of Suicide Than Thought, Study Finds

More U.S. Teen Girls Are Victims of Suicide Than Thought, Study Finds

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News FRIDAY, Sept. 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The gender gap in teen suicide is smaller than previously estimated, with more girls dying by suicide each year, a new study contends. Suicide death rates among 10- to 19-year-old girls have been systematically underestimated, while rates among boys have […]