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Severe lead poisoning in children: Causes and risk factors

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 05:00:00 PDT

Although national and local policies have reduced the prevalence of lead poisoning in the United States, severe cases still occur....Full Story

Shorter-time between bariatric surgery and childbirth associated with increased risk of complications for infants

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 05:00:00 PDT

Infants who were born less than two years after a mother's bariatric surgery had higher risks for prematurity, neonatal intensive care unit admission, and small for gestational age status compared......Full Story

Childhood cancer survivors with poor diet at risk of chronic illness

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:00:00 PDT

A new study has found that adults who had childhood cancer are likely to have poor nutrition, which could increase the risk of chronic disease....Full Story

CDC recommends only two HPV shots for younger adolescents

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Fewer shots offer more incentive to prevent HPV cancers.CDC has recommended that 11- to 12-year-olds receive two doses of HPV vaccine at least six months apart rather than the previously......Full Story

New guidelines for kids' media use help families balance digital, real life

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT

The American Academy of Pediatrics have released a new statement with recommendations of healthy digital media use for infants, children, and adolescents....Full Story

Milia: Types, Symptoms, and Treatment

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 06:00:00 PDT

Milia are common in newborn children but can also affect adults. What are milia, what are the symptoms to look out for, and how is it treated? ...Full Story

Early return to play after concussion may be harmful for young athletes

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:00:00 PDT

Young athletes ignore safety regulations by returning to play on the same day after a head injury, new study finds. This may lead to serious complications....Full Story

Sudden infant death syndrome: New safe sleep guidelines issued

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT

The American Academy of Pediatrics have issued updated safe sleep recommendations to help parents protect their infants against sudden unexpected death....Full Story

Children born to parents with bipolar disorder or schizophrenia more likely to suffer mental health issues by age 7 years

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT

New research presented at this year's International Early Psychosis Association (IEPA) meeting in Milan, Italy (20-22 October) shows that children born to one or both parents with schizophrenia or......Full Story

Youth football players show brain changes after just one season

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Researchers have identified changes in white matter in the brains of youth football players after just a single season, despite no diagnosed concussions....Full Story




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