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.
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
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
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
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
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
... 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
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.
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.
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 ...