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Focus on Just One Sport Risks Burnout for Teens

Focus on Just One Sport Risks Burnout for Teens

Latest Healthy Kids News THURSDAY, June 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Student athletes who specialize in one sport year-round could lose out in academics and other fields, a new study finds. “Today’s students have so many responsibilities and when you add specializing in a sport — with participation in school and club teams, practices, tournaments […]

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Smart Steps for a Safe Nursery

Smart Steps for a Safe Nursery

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News WEDNESDAY, June 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Getting a nursery ready for a new baby can be a lot of fun, but keep in mind these important considerations to make it a safe haven. For crib safety, choose a new crib that meets the latest standards — […]

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How to Head Off an Ice Cream Headache

How to Head Off an Ice Cream Headache

Latest Healthy Kids News WEDNESDAY, June 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Slow down and savor your ice cream sundae or smoothie — it’s the best way to prevent the dreaded head pain commonly known as “brain freeze.” “When you consume cold foods or drinks too fast, it cools down the carotid artery located just behind […]

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Families Need Summertime Sleep Schedules

Families Need Summertime Sleep Schedules

Latest Healthy Kids News MONDAY, June 25, 2018 (HealthDay News) — For many families, summer means longer days, less routine and more time outside. That’s not all good news, one expert says, because it could jumble a family’s sleeping habits. Even without the rigorous and often hectic school-year schedule, it’s important to ensure that everyone […]

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Heavy Teens Are Less Likely Now to Try and Lose Weight

Heavy Teens Are Less Likely Now to Try and Lose Weight

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News MONDAY, June 25, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The obesity epidemic among American teens is being fed by a waning desire to lose weight, a new report suggests. Among many adolescents, being overweight or obese may increasingly seem “normal,” so they don’t feel the urgency to shed pounds, […]