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Why Some Kids With Eczema Are at Higher Allergy Risk

Why Some Kids With Eczema Are at Higher Allergy Risk

Latest Skin News FRIDAY, May 31, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A common type of skin bacteria may put young children with severe eczema at increased risk for food allergies, British researchers report. This type of bacteria, Staphylococcus aureus, is found in the nose and skin of healthy people, but it’s more common in people with […]

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Health Tip: Wildlife Safety

Health Tip: Wildlife Safety

(HealthDay News) — Both national and local parks afford visitors excellent opportunities to see animals in their natural habitats. Latest Prevention & Wellness News But these situations come with risks and responsibilities. Wild animals can be dangerous and unpredictable, says the National Park Service. It urges park-goers to follow these guidelines: Observe wildlife from a […]

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Birth Control Pills vs. Condoms

Birth Control Pills vs. Condoms

How do you use birth control pills vs. condoms? Birth Control Pills Many of the birth control pills come in easy-to-use dispensers in which the day of the week or a consecutive number (1, 2, 3, etc.) is written on the dispenser with a corresponding tablet for each day or number. For example, some Ortho-Novum […]

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‘Controlled Burns’ Better for Kids’ Health Than Wildfires: Study

‘Controlled Burns’ Better for Kids’ Health Than Wildfires: Study

Latest Healthy Kids News THURSDAY, May 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Recent forest fires in the western United States have put a spotlight on a fire-management approach called controlled burning. Health researchers are weighing in, too, saying controlled burns pose less of an air pollution risk to children than wildfires. Controlled, or prescribed, burns are […]

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Teasing Kids About Weight Linked to More Weight Gain

Teasing Kids About Weight Linked to More Weight Gain

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News THURSDAY, May 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) — New research illustrates a heartbreaking, vicious cycle: Teasing kids about their weight not only bruises their self-esteem, it also appears to trigger more weight gain. In fact, middle schoolers who reported high levels of weight-related teasing had a 33% higher […]