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'Safer' Plastics Linked to Health Problems in Kids

Posted by External 23 days ago General — Two chemicals found in common household products are linked to health problems in children and teens, new research finds. Read More
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Roughhousing and Climbing Trees: Some Risks May Be Good for Kids

Posted by External 38 days ago General — Risky play — such as climbing a tree, wandering far from home and getting lost — may be good for kids' development, new research shows. Read More
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Kids need green open spaces

Posted by External 42 days ago General — Is it coincidence that Isaac Newton discovered gravity while sitting under a tree? Or that Albert Einstein said, “Look deep into nature and then you will understand everything better.”A study was just released that says outdoor green spaces make kids smarter.The study assessed whether exposure to green space improved the cognitive development in children. Researchers tested the cognitive de Read More
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Marijuana Exposure Among Kids Under 6 Rises Sharply

Posted by External 52 days ago General — The rate of marijuana exposure in young children increased significantly from 2003 to 2013. Read More
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Why Parents Shouldn't Ignore Their Kids' Behavioral Issues

Posted by External 74 days ago General — Parents with concerns about their kids' behavior do not always talk about their worries with their child's doctor, but they should, researchers say. Read More
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Pausing Puberty with Hormone Blockers May Help Transgender Kids

Posted by External 86 days ago General — Going through puberty is hard for transgender kids, but hormone blockers can delay puberty while both the youth and the parents decide the best path forward. Read More
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Kids with 'Night Terrors' More Likely to Sleepwalk

Posted by External 88 days ago General — Young children with "night terrors" could be at greater risk for sleepwalking later in life, a new study from Canada suggests. Read More
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Lice Shouldn't Keep Kids from School, Doctors Say

Posted by External 95 days ago General — Head lice are annoying, but they don't make people sick, and so children with lice should not be kept away from school, according to new guidelines from a leading group of pediatricians. Read More
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