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Small Babies Have High Risk for Heart-Lung Weakness as Adults: Study

Small Babies Have High Risk for Heart-Lung Weakness as Adults: Study

Latest Healthy Kids News TUESDAY, Feb. 18, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Being small at birth after a full-term pregnancy could leave you gasping for breath later on in life. Swedish researchers report that babies with low birth weights are more likely to have poor heart-lung (cardiorespiratory) fitness when they reach adulthood. Cardiorespiratory fitness — the […]

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Keep Your Kids Safe, Warm in Wintertime Fun

Keep Your Kids Safe, Warm in Wintertime Fun

Latest Healthy Kids News SATURDAY, Feb. 15, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Sledding, skiing and ice skating are big fun in the winter, but can lead to big injuries, too. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) reminds parents to take steps to help their kids avoid injury and make sure they’re dressed appropriately for the cold […]

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1 in 4 Opioid ODs Involves Kids and Teens

1 in 4 Opioid ODs Involves Kids and Teens

Latest Healthy Kids News By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 17, 2020 (HealthDay News) — More than a quarter of all opioid overdoses in the United States involve teenagers, and a full fifth of those cases were likely suicide attempts, new research shows. The findings follow an in-depth analysis of nearly 754,000 American opioid poisoning […]

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Parents, Grandparents to Blame for Many Child Drug Poisonings, CDC Warns

Parents, Grandparents to Blame for Many Child Drug Poisonings, CDC Warns

Latest Healthy Kids News THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2020 (HealthDay News) — If you are sometimes less than careful with your prescription medications and have young kids at home, a new study shows how easily tragedies can occur. Researchers found that young children getting into medicines leads to about 400,000 poison center calls and 50,000 emergency […]