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Does Diet Affect a Child’s ADHD?

Does Diet Affect a Child’s ADHD?

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News MONDAY, April 29, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Parents of kids with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may change their child’s diet in the hope it might ease the disorder’s symptoms. But a new study suggests it might not be worth the effort. The researchers found that while kids […]

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How Much Does Your Kid Weigh? Chances Are, You’re Underestimating

How Much Does Your Kid Weigh? Chances Are, You’re Underestimating

Latest Healthy Kids News SUNDAY, April 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Parents and doctors often overlook how overweight kids are, which could leave youngsters at increased risk for health problems linked to excess weight, British researchers say. They reviewed 87 studies that included nearly 25,000 children, age 19 and younger, and their parents. The researchers […]

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Parents, Protect Your Kids as Measles Outbreaks Spread

Parents, Protect Your Kids as Measles Outbreaks Spread

Latest Infectious Disease News MONDAY, April 29, 2019 (HealthDay News) — As measles outbreaks spread across the United States, there are a number of things parents need to know, a leading pediatricians’ group says. The most important is to make sure your children are fully protected against the disease, which can be deadly, the American […]

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VA Doctors Prescribing Unnecessary Antibiotics, Study Says

VA Doctors Prescribing Unnecessary Antibiotics, Study Says

Latest Infectious Disease News FRIDAY, April 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Antibiotic overuse is a major problem throughout the world. Now a new study finds four in 10 outpatients were inappropriately prescribed antibiotics at a major U.S. Veterans Affairs health system. That rate is higher than in previous studies on outpatient antibiotic use. Improper use […]

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Food Poisoning Cases Rise in U.S.

Food Poisoning Cases Rise in U.S.

Reported cases of several types of food poisoning rose last year in the United States, but it’s likely that the actual rates have remained largely unchanged, the U.S. Centers Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. Latest Infectious Disease News Increases in reported illnesses could be due to new diagnostic tools that detect more cases, the […]