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More exhaust inhaled by kids inside school buses than by others in the area, says new UC study
...mulative mass of pollution inhaled by the 40 or so kids
on that bus is comparable to, or in many cases lar...ger vehicles and that parents shouldn't yank their kids
from bus ridership. "School buses are built like a tank, and the chances of children getting killed...
Pediatricians must confront community-based threats to health
...s. "The health problems that we are confronting in kids
today, such as obesity, mental health concerns, drug use and violence, are the result of the conditions in their communities." The supplement focuses on socioeconomic, environmental, and lifestyle impacts on the health of children and the need for pe...
Vigorously active adolescents are leaner, fitter
... researchers have shown. "The leanest and fittest kids
are the ones who have the most vigorous activity for longer periods of time," says Dr. Bernard Gutin, exercise physiologist at the Medical College of Georgia and lead author on the study published in the April American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. ...
Little evidence found for IVF as most effective infertility treatment
...wed as a whole; and what we see so far is that the kids
are fine," says Dr. Robert Rebar, executive director of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine....
Kids at risk for lead poisoning don't get necessary testing
...n essential component of secondary prevention, and kids
aren't making it to that necessary next step." Usi...ting, Kemper says. "Based on this study, we know kids
are not getting the care they need to prevent lead poisoning, but it doesn't tell us the specific re...
OHSU study says national injury prevention program working
...rst Oregon's VIP program. "Research has shown when kids
know someone who sustained an injury or was impacted by a traumatic event, they're more likely to take lessons learned and apply them to their own lives," Rosenberg said. "It makes them think." Burns agreed, adding, "It's a matter of getting good spe...
NIEHS press conference for the environmental solutions to obesity in America's youth conference
...ms that create safe, healthy communities that help kids
make better choices and have active lifestyles. In...ong preschoolers and adolescents and tripled among kids
between the ages of 6 and 11. Conference Highlights: Government and community leaders will share...
Teenage depression can be enduring, but is more often short-lived
... depressions will be short-lived and most of these kids
will not go on to have further depression. "Many t...at the risk for recurring depression occurs in the kids
who had early depression and social difficulties," Hammen said. "Kids depressed by 15 who function ...
New NHLBI-sponsored study shows programs can teach children to eat healthier
...le, when it's your turn to bring the snack for the kids
on the soccer team, instead of chips or candy, how about having orange slices and strawberries instead? Children can learn to say 'no thanks' to a sugar-sweetened soda and to request water or skim milk instead, but those foods have to be available t...
NIEHS brings researchers and leaders together to find environmental solutions to childhood obesity
... and getting plenty of physical activity will help kids
maintain a healthy weight. But how can kids
make the right choices if they live in communities where they can't walk to school or play in a park...
Newly published summer camp health guideline advises parents, camp directors
.... And parents shouldn't see camp as a time to give kids
a "holiday" from drugs for behavior issues or ment... computer practice. If an activity raises risk for kids
with certain medical conditions, for instance scuba diving and asthma, camps should tell parents abo...
TV confuses children about which foods are healthy, new study finds
... food that they consume while watching television, kids
are getting the wrong message about healthy eating. A study has found that the more television kids
watch, the more confused they are about which foods are -- and which aren't -- going to help them gr...
Arthritis of the spine often overlooked in children
or teens experience aching joints and stiffness it may be more than growing pains. It may be arthritis of the spine and other joints (ankylosing spondylitis), which researchers report can often go undiagnosed for years and years, leading to serious ...
Only transplant center that developed comprehensive protocol for liver transplants in kids with MSUD
... their lives forever. "When I saw other parents of kids
with MSUD grieving over the loss of their child, I knew then I could not bear to lose Jakob. I could not watch him suffer brain damage because he accidentally ate one too many french fries, or because he got a little cold," said Susan Jasin, Jakob's ...
Seven deadly sins: A new look at society through an old lens
...issues of modern life: religious conflict, rage in kids
and adults, sexual behaviour, corporate greed, binge drinking, rising personal debt and political apathy. Exploring these issues afresh and often questioning conventional wisdom demands a look at the evidence, drawing on the wealth of information n...
Jimmy Buffett hosts event to benefit NYU Child Study Center
...reschoolers and their families. "ParentCorps keeps kids
out of jail and that benefits everyone," said Jimmy Buffett. "This event will allow the Center to provide ParentCorps to more families and work toward making ParentCorps a national program that provides all children an equal opportunity to succeed in...
Young athletes' post-concussion migraine may signal greater neurocognitive impairment
...h younger athletes has increasingly suggested that kids
are particularly at risk for neurocognitive decline following concussion, and this group also appears to be particularly vulnerable to post-traumatic migraine," said study co-author Mark Lovell, Ph.D., a neuropsychologist and director of the Universi...
Snoring now, hyperactive later?
...n March 2002 in the journal Pediatrics, found that kids
who snored regularly were twice as likely as non-snorers to have hyperactivity or attention issues at the same time. Among boys under the age of 8, the rate was four times. "To our knowledge, this new study is the first long-term, prospective resear...
Kids with bedroom TV sets have lower standardized test scores, Stanford/Packard study shows
...ed to spend more time on homework and reading than kids
with more limited exposure, perhaps because they t...Robinson. "From the parent's perspective, it keeps kids
amused and out of trouble. But with this arrangement parents are giving up any control of how much a...
Television in the bedroom may hurt child's school performance
...wer test scores, it adds to accumulating data that kids
shouldn't have TVs in their bedrooms. It also suggests that investing in a home computer for a child to use may be an additional strategy to help your child's test scores. The best combination was having both: no TV in the bedroom and also a home com...
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