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Health Tip: Diarrhea in Kids

Health Tip: Diarrhea in Kids

(HealthDay News) — Diarrhea typically is not a sign of a serious illness in children, says KidsHealth. Latest Healthy Kids News Kids of Opioid-Using Parents Attempt Suicide How Does Room Temperature Affect Test Scores? Cholesterol Levels Improving Among U.S. Kids Best Place for Your Child’s Sports Physical Exam? Putting Child to Sleep in a Car […]

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Bullying

Bullying

REFERENCES: American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Facts for Families: Bullying. No. 80; 2011 March. Bazelon, E. “Defining bullying down.” The New York Times Mar. 11, 2013. Brescia, H. “Time to catch-up: the states that are behind on cyberbullying laws.” 2014. Analysis of Policy Regarding Cyberbullying. <http://www.sites.duke.edu>. DiMarco, J.E., and M.K. Newman. When Your […]

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Teens&#8217; Opioid Abuse May Be Gateway to Heroin

Teens’ Opioid Abuse May Be Gateway to Heroin

Latest Healthy Kids News FRIDAY, July 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Teens who take prescription opioid painkillers to get high could be taking a step toward heroin use, researchers say. “Prescription opioids and heroin activate the brain’s pleasure circuit in similar ways,” said senior author Adam Leventhal. He’s director of the Institute for Addiction Science […]

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Swimming Lessons a Must for Everyone

Swimming Lessons a Must for Everyone

Latest Healthy Kids News SUNDAY, July 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Swimming lessons can lower the risk of drowning, but black kids often miss out on learning this lifesaving skill, a leading pediatricians group says. “Everyone should have the opportunity to learn to swim,” said Dr. Kyle Yasuda, president of the American Academy of Pediatrics […]

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Niemann-Pick Disease

Niemann-Pick Disease

Niemann-Pick disease facts* *Niemann-Pick disease facts medical author: William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR Niemann-Pick disease is classified into types based upon symptoms and genetic causes. Niemann-Pick disease is a genetic disease that leads to the accumulation of fatty products in cells, eventually causing their death. Symptoms of Niemann-Pick disease are related to the […]