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Marketing OK’d for Device to Help Reduce IBS Symptoms in Adolescents

Marketing OK’d for Device to Help Reduce IBS Symptoms in Adolescents

Latest Healthy Kids News TUESDAY, June 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The IB-Stim has received marketing approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as the first medical device used to help alleviate functional abdominal pain in 11- to 18-year-old patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), the agency announced Friday. The prescription-only device is composed […]

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‘Dad Shaming’ Is Real, Survey Shows

‘Dad Shaming’ Is Real, Survey Shows

Latest Healthy Kids News WEDNESDAY, June 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — It’s not just Moms: Just ahead of Father’s Day, a new survey finds that about half of American dads say they’ve been criticized about their parenting styles. The way they enforced discipline topped the list of things naysayers called them to task on, with […]

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Normal time between poops

Normal time between poops

Pooping regularly is a sign of a healthy digestive tract. Everyone’s bowel habits are slightly different, but going too long without pooping can be a sign of an underlying health condition that may require medical attention.There is no specific number of times a person should poop per day, since everyone’s bowel habits are different. Many […]

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Chickenpox Vaccine Shields Kids From Shingles, Too

Chickenpox Vaccine Shields Kids From Shingles, Too

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News MONDAY, June 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Shingles isn’t usually considered a kids’ disease, but children can get this painful condition. Fortunately, the chickenpox vaccine can also protect them against it, a new study finds. “The virus that causes chickenpox also causes shingles. It’s pretty uncommon in […]

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Having an Extra Finger Can Come in Handy

Having an Extra Finger Can Come in Handy

Latest Healthy Kids News FRIDAY, June 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Though rare, some children are born with an extra finger, a condition known as polydactyly. Now, for the first time, a team of researchers set out to see whether having this extra appendage is somehow beneficial. The answer is yes. The bottom line: Having […]