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Deaths May Be Linked with Enterovirus: Why Some Kids Recover, Others Don't

Posted by External 21 days ago General — A child in Rhode Island passed away last week after having complications with the enterovirus D68, according to a report from the Rhode Island Department of Health. The virus has sickened hundreds of people across the United States. Read More
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Do Your Kids' Brown-Bag Lunches Have Enough Calcium?

Posted by External 36 days ago General — Kids' lunches may lack one important nutrient: calcium. Here are some ideas for getting more calcium into a brown-bag lunch. Read More
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Flu Vaccine: Should Your Kids Get the Nasal Spray?

Posted by External 36 days ago General — In a new recommendation this flu season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that the nasal spray is the preferred flu vaccine for kids ages 2 to 8. Here's what you need to know. Read More
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Flu Shot Rate Up in Kids, But Adults Fall Short on Vaccination

Posted by External 37 days ago General — More U.S. children and adults are getting vaccinated against the flu, but public health officials say there's room for improvement in vaccination rates. Read More
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Thousands of Kids Hospitalized Every Year After Ingesting Parents' Meds

Posted by External 40 days ago General — Every year, more than 34,000 U.S. children go to the emergency room for accidentally ingesting prescription drugs such as opioid painkillers and anti-anxiety pills, and about 9,500 of these kids get hospitalized, a new study estimates. Read More
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7 Awesome Discoveries Made by Kids

Posted by External 53 days ago General — These seven kids prove that grown-ups aren't the only ones who can discover cool stuff. Read More
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Does Kids' Sipping a Parent's Drink Harm Them?

Posted by External 59 days ago General — A young child's sipping or tasting alcohol may not be an early signal that they will have drinking problems or behavior problems later. Rather, sipping may reflect their parents' attitudes toward children drinking alcohol, according to a new study. Read More
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Kids' Responses to Infections Linked with Depression Risk

Posted by External 73 days ago General — Kids with immune systems that react strongly to infections could have a higher risk of depression, a new study suggests. Read More
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