Some Kids' Genes Might Make Food Ads More Tempting
MONDAY, Dec. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Children with a
genetic trait linked to obesity may be more likely than other kids
to respond to fast-food commercials on TV, a new study
Teens May Not Heed Health Warnings on Cigars
FRIDAY, Dec. 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests
that warnings on cigars may need to be improved to dissuade young
people from smoking.
Down Syndrome May Not Be Big Financial Burden on Families
FRIDAY, Dec. 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Although families with
a child with Down syndrome do face extra medical expenses, they
probably won't be deeply burdened financially, a new study
Health Tip: If Your Child is Cyberbullied
(HealthDay News) -- In this age of social media, parents should
be prepared to help kids through episodes of cyberbullying.
Health Tip: Help Toddlers Develop Stronger Hands
(HealthDay News) -- Between the ages of 1 and 2, toddlers begin
strengthening the muscles in their hands and using the hands in new
FDA Issues Anesthesia Warning for Pregnant Women, Kids Under 3
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Repeated or lengthy
use -- longer than three hours -- of general anesthetic and
sedation drugs may harm the developing brains of fetuses and
children younger than 3 years old, the U.S. Food and Drug
Administration warned Wednesday.
Child Abuse Cases in Army Families May Be Under-Reported
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Child abuse within
U.S. Army families may be significantly under-reported, a new study
Emergency Surgery Riskier for Kids in Poorer Countries
TUESDAY, Dec. 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Children in poorer
countries are much more likely to die after emergency abdominal
surgery than those in wealthy nations, a new study finds.
Fewer Babies in Poor Families Are Overweight: CDC
TUESDAY, Dec. 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The percentage of
overweight babies in poor families in the United States may be on
the decline, a new study suggests.
Drug Use by U.S. Teens Drops to All-Time Low
TUESDAY, Dec. 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Drug use among U.S.
teens is at an all-time low.