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Daily serve of veg during childhood vital to health

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If you needed any more proof that eating your veggies was important, researchers have found it. According to a study of over 2,000 children, kids who eat just one serving of vegetables a day significantly...
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Infants exposed to specific molds have higher asthma risk

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In the United States, one in 10 children suffers from asthma but the potential environmental factors contributing to the disease are not well known. Cincinnati-based researchers now report new evidence that exposure to three...
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Doctors give advice to parents on selecting a good backpack for their children

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Most children and teenagers carry their schoolbooks and other supplies in backpacks during the school year. “When used correctly, backpacks are the most efficient way to carry a load and distribute the weight among some...
A child peers over his mother's shoulder.

‘Helicopter parenting’ makes for anxious children

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In a recently published study, researchers have shown that mothers who are overinvolved or overprotective during the early stages of a child's development - often referred to as helicopter parents - can increase the risk for...
A child peers over his mother's shoulder.

'Helicopter parenting' makes for anxious children

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In a recently published study, researchers have shown that mothers who are overinvolved or overprotective during the early stages of a child's development - often referred to as helicopter parents - can increase the risk for...
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Atopic dermatitis and psoriasis in children and adolescents

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Early intervention for young patients with skin conditions is important in reducing the risk for potentially serious medicalconditions For the millions of children and adolescents affected by chronic skin conditions such as atopic dermatitis and...
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Persistent and loud snoring in young children linked with problem behaviors

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Persistent and loud snoring in young children is associated with problem behaviors, according to a new study published online in Pediatrics. These behaviors include hyperactivity, depression and inattention, according to Dean Beebe, PhD, director of...
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Cough and cold medicine alert for parents

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Parents have been alerted to take note of important changes in the latest advice on dispensing cough and cold medicines to their young children. Federal Parliamentary Secretary for Health and Ageing, Catherine King, said a...
A little girl in pink looks at her arm as a gloved hand gives her an injection. For a toddler, she is very well composed.

Hepatitis A vaccination in children under two remains effective for ten years

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Vaccination against the hepatitis A virus (HAV) in children two years of age and younger remains effective for at least ten years, according to new research available in the August issue of Hepatology, a...
A woman a little girl sit on the steps of a building. The little girl is crying.

Parents get physical with unruly kids

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Parents get physical with their misbehaving children in public much more than they show in laboratory experiments and acknowledge in surveys, according to one of the first real-world studies of caregiver discipline. The study, led...
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