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Signs of Depression Noted in Second Graders

... FRIDAY, Aug. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Screening children as early as second grade for symptoms of ... of the mental disorder by following nearly 1,000 children through their elementary and middle-school years. ... of the U.S. Pacific Northwest. "Some children are reporting that they don't have as many ...

Cholesterol Screening Shouldn't Rely on Kids' Weight

... Guidelines focusing on heavier children may miss the target, study finds ... News) -- U.S. cholesterol testing guidelines for children may have to be revised, say researchers who found ... that recommended a cholesterol check for children at increased risk of heart disease, mainly those ...

Red Cross Poll Shows Parents Still Lack H1N1 Information From Schools

... ) "With children going back to school and another flu season on ... regarding plans for the H1N1 virus and teach children how to lessen the spread of the virus. Teaching children simple things such as good hand washing practices ...

DuPage Community Foundation Awards $15,000 Grant to Marianjoy Pediatric Continuing Care Program

... Care Program, which offers group classes for children with physical or developmental disabilities or delays. These classes are used to help children gain and improve their motor, sensory, play, ... the registration fees, especially for underserved children from low income families. The Marianjoy ...

Courage Center Presents 2009 National Courage Award to Jordan Thomas

... Foundation to raise money for disadvantaged children with traumatic injuries who needed prosthetics ... int e rview features Noah Parton, one of the children his Foundation is helping. Jordan Thomas ... and resource center that advances the lives of children and adults experiencing barriers to health and ...

Steroid Can Ease Severe Sore Throat

... of corticosteroids to placebo in adults or children with severe sore throats. In total, the studies ... was only observed in adult patients and not in children receiving corticosteroids. In addition, other ... Wei said. "Also, people in the emergency room or children admitted for throat abscess usually get a single ...

The Dannon Company Awards The I.J. & Jeanne Wagner Jewish Community Center the Fourth Annual Dannon Next Generation Nutrition Grant

... to expand our nutrition and fitness offerings to children in our community-at-large," said Andrea Alcabes, ... & Healthy! will directly reach more than 275 children in Salt Lake County between the ages of 2 to 12 ... often read that obesity is a critical issue among children and the best way for our communities to address ...

Delays in UK child brain tumor diagnosis

... Significant numbers of children in the UK are suffering from preventable levels ... to 10 times more likely to suffer disability. 450 children in the UK are diagnosed with a brain tumour every ... between the onset of symptoms and diagnosis in children in the UK is between two and three months, that's ...

Photo: New Survey Results Show Most Moms Are Aware Their Pre-teens and Teens Need Vaccines

... -- A new survey reports that most moms know their children need additional vaccines beyond those received ... have all the vaccinations that it recommends. As children approach adolescence they can develop risks for ... for the Child Protection Unit, serving at-risk children and families in Northeast Ohio. She is an ...

Wrongful Death Lawsuit for Tyler R. Hill Against Ambassadors Group, docleaf, et al., Officially Settled

... third parties, especially during travel programs. children have been denied health care, died, hurt, ... complaints about other travel agencies from children and their parents about supervisors being intoxicated, molestations, children being denied health care when they are sick, ...

Shatters Guinness Book of Records Mark

... Y.D. Grossman founded Migdal Ohr in 1972 with 18 children in a small one-story building in Northern Israel. ... University campus, where each day thousands of children from all over the world are fed, clothed, housed, ... studies while integrating new immigrant children into Israeli society through specialized ...

Is it Exam Time for Georgia's School Children Already?

... Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Although many children and teens are enjoying the remaining days of ... it needs and deserves. "As parents prepare their children and teenagers for the transition back to school, ... There are many recommended vaccines for children and teens, including influenza, which should be ...

Food Allergy Facts Need More Focus

... and awareness is critical to the safety of children with food allergy, especially since 76 percent of ... affecting an estimated 6 percent to 8 percent of children in the United States," study author Dr. Ruchi S. ... schools should have plans to keep food-allergic children safe, according to the report in the July issue ...

Worldwide Gap Between Vision Care Attitudes & Behavior

... and perception of eye exams for adults and children around the world. Globally, survey ... also a cause for concern because many adults and children are not seeing an eye care professional for a ... three-in-ten (28%) parents/caregivers say their children use some form of vision correction. ...

Coastal Contacts Helps Students Set Sights on Good Grades with $19.95 Glasses

... is offering a wide range of eyeglasses for children and teens for $19.95 including lenses, ... COO, Steve Bochen. Vision problems in children and teens can affect learning and it is very ... and embarrassing for students. One in four children is likely to need vision correction while they ...

Orphanage Receives Nearly $1 Million from Private Donor

... he's giving back to millions of underprivileged children who spend their childhoods in orphanages and ... scene. Throughout the world, millions of children without parents are crammed into underfunded ... life on an assembly line. In fact, many of these children spend 23 ½ hours in a crib with little or ...

YMCA of the USA Announces 16 Communities Selected for Statewide Policy Change Initiative to Reverse the Childhood Obesity Epidemic

... communities will be important towards helping children and their families lead healthier lives," said ... people each year, including nearly 10 million children under the age of 18. YMCAs respond to critical ... services focused on the holistic development of children and youth, family strengthening, and health and ...

MultiVu Video Feed: SCIELE PHARMA ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF ULESFIA(TM), FIRST AND ONLY FDA-APPROVED NON-NEUROTOXIC HEAD LICE TREATMENT

... nationwide in time for peak head lice season as children will shortly be headed back to school. Each year, approximately 6 to 12 million children between the ages of 3 and 12 years are infested ... Hospital B-ROLL INCLUDES: * children at camp and school - Head lice images - Young ...

Fox 11 News Anchor Christine Devine to Co-Host 2nd Annual "An Evening for Autism" Event

... 90 years, we have been offering help and hope to children and adults living with disabilities, and to the ... can live, learn, work and play. Support children and adults with disabilities at ... who are touched by autism. One in every 150 children in the United States has autism. TACA provides ...

National Courage Award Winner Jordan Thomas to Participate in PGA Adapted Youth Golf Clinic

... Founder, Jordan Thomas Foundation, for children recovering from traumatic injury ... Jordan Thomas Foundation to raise money for children with traumatic injuries who were not as fortunate ... and resource center that advances the lives of children and adults experiencing barriers to health and ...

No Link Found Between Birth Anesthesia and Learning Issues

... of learning disabilities was equal between children who were delivered vaginally and those who were ... the medical and school IQ records of 5,320 children born between 1976 and 1982 to mothers in Olmsted ... risk was reduced by about 40 percent compared to children delivered vaginally and those delivered via ...

Certain Arthritis, Crohn's Drugs May Raise Kids' Cancer Risk: FDA

... that the medicines may boost cancer risk in children and adolescents, the U.S. Food and Drug ... cancers associated with the use of these drugs in children and adolescents," according to FDA spokeswomen ... move last year to review several dozen reports of children who developed cancer while taking the ....

Back-to-School Parents Earn an A+ in Safety: Backpacks, Cheerleading, Football

... are beginning to think about getting their children back to school in the weeks ahead. Shopping for ... reported the following statistics on injuries to children under 18: Football is the leading cause ... of pain and discomfort in children, and teach children to be aware of those signs as well. Let them know ...

Make Eye Exams Part of the Back to School Routine

... ST. LOUIS, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- children across the country are gearing up for a new ... daily. However, studies show that 86 percent of children start school without ever having an eye ... many Americans underestimate the number of children affected by eye and vision problems. According to ...

Are kids today truly more autonomous?

... the magazine articles showed greater autonomy for children in some areas, they also depicted children as having become more constrained in others. ... found evidence of a historical trade-off: while children appear to have gained autonomy in private spaces ...

Medicines Top Source of Kids' Poisonings

... Over 70,000 children per year take painkillers, other drugs and end up ... cause of accidental poisonings among American children can be found in the family medicine cabinet, a ... Each year in the United States, more than 71,000 children aged 18 and younger are seen in emergency rooms ...

More Than One in Five 12 to 17-Year-Olds Have Trouble Seeing in Class

... noted even though nearly half (45 percent) of the children in this age group reported wearing some type of ... of why regular eye exams are so important as children progress in school," said Gary Brooks, VSP Vision ... advance academically. The headaches the older children are experiencing may be a natural result of their ...

Families With Special Needs Children Need Special Financial Strategies

... U.S. Census Bureau. Parents with special needs children know they need to create a long-term strategy to provide care for those children after the parents are gone, but less than 20 ... who work with the families of special needs children - doctors, dentists, and social security experts ...

Five Questions About Eczema

... like asthma or hay fever. More than half of the children who develop eczema will continue to have it as ... disorders such as asthma or hay fever, their children are more likely to develop it. (12) In addition, about 75 percent of children with eczema also develop hay fever or asthma. ...

Kefir, a Probiotic-Rich Drink, May Benefit Specific Groups of Children

... reducing antibiotic-induced diarrhea in certain children experiencing health problems. In the study, the sickest children got the most potential benefit from drinking ... if Kefir, rich in probiotics, could benefit children who were being affected. 125 children, ...

Massachusetts Warns: Bisphenol A Toxic

... of Public Health cautions pregnant women and children to avoid BPA exposure SAN FRANCISCO, ... BPA, warning pregnant and breastfeeding women and children up to two years old to avoid exposure to the ... BPA from food and drink containers designed for children under three. This spring, Minnesota banned BPA ...

Young Kids' Screen Time May Raise Blood Pressure

... MONDAY, Aug. 3 (HealthDay News) -- Young children who spend too much time in front of the ... and girls, 3 to 8 years old. For seven days, the children wore a special device that recorded their ... using a TV, video, computer or video game. The children were sedentary an average of five hours a day and ...

Lots of Schoolkids Squint to See Chalkboard

... new national survey shows. Of the nearly 1,500 children in the survey, more than 25 percent of the teen ... of prescription eyewear. About 25 percent of children aged 6 to 11 wear prescription glasses, according ... America and VSP Vision Care. Eye problems among children increase with age. The most common vision ...

Parents Lose Sleep Too When Students Begin School, Says Atlanta Sleep Medicine Clinic

... With school starting soon, parents and children should begin transitioning to an earlier sleep ... the time for parents to begin transitioning their children to an earlier bedtime. The National Sleep ... sleep deprived." So how can you and your children transition successfully? Laura McHan from ...

U.S. Fund for UNICEF and Major League Soccer Kick-Off Partnership to Save Children's Lives

... UNICEF's work to save and improve the lives of children worldwide," said Caryl Stern, President and CEO, U.S. Fund for UNICEF. "Every day 25,000 children die from preventable causes; we believe that ... service, educate them about issues facing children in other parts of the world and empower them with ...

Gym Class Injuries Up 150 Percent

... During the 11 years of the study, 405,305 children and adolescents were treated in emergency ... gym class injuries are increasing because young children are being taught how to play sports rather than ... body awareness in elementary school. Before children start playing sports, he said, they need to ...

Photos: Balance Nutrition and Taste, Reduce Food Waste!

... SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- children who eat nutritious foods do better in school, but ... up with healthy back-to-school lunch ideas that children will actually eat can be a challenge for many ... Council of California. "At home or at school, children who help select and prepare their meals are more ...

New national study finds increase in P.E. class-related injuries

... and fractures (14 percent). Middle school-aged children (11-14 years of age) accounted for the majority ... injuries (52 percent). Elementary school-aged children (5-10 years of age) had almost double the odds of ... 70 percent of PE-related injuries occurred while children were participating in six activities (running, ...

Millions Of U.S. Children Low In Vitamin D

... /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seven out of ten U.S. children have low levels of vitamin D, raising their risk ... that vitamin D deficiency could place millions of children at risk for high blood pressure and other risk ... Associations of 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Deficiency in children and Adolescents in the United States: Results ...

Study finds increased 'sibling risk' of obstructive sleep apnea in children

... 1 issue of the journal SLEEP indicates that children have an increased risk of developing obstructive ... 1986, and the study included hospital data on all children in Sweden 2.7 million individuals - during the study follow-up period between 1997 and 2004. children 18 years of age and younger were divided into ...
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