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Rare Transplant Gives B.C Youngster 4 New Organs

A rare transplant at TG Hospital gave a B.C. youngster a bowel, liver, pancreas and stomach. Lori MacIver of Prince George, B.C. was told to prepare// for the death of her son. She said, "They were telling me to prepare and to accept, but I still wasn't on that page." Her son Gairett, 18, is ...

Dove and Early Canada Goose Seasons to Begin Sept. 1; Game Commission Posts Avian Influenza Information on Website

...hunting on Saturday, Sept. 19. The Youth Waterfowl Day will be open to those 12- to 15-years-old who hold a junior hunting license. To participate, a youngster must be accompanied by an adult, who may assist the youth in calling, duck identification and other aspects of the hunt. During this special day-long...

Survey finds that cosmetic ear surgery has the youngest age of patients

...teen is of appropriate psychological and physical maturity, then the teen can reap the benefits of an early age otoplasty. In my experience, it is the youngster who comes in adamantly requesting the procedure." Generally, ears reach their full growth potential by age 6 which is drastically earlier than ot...

Survey Finds That Cosmetic Ear Surgery Has the Youngest Age of Patients

...teen is of appropriate psychological and physical maturity, then the teen can reap the benefits of an early age otoplasty. In my experience, it is the youngster who comes in adamantly requesting the procedure." Generally, ears reach their full growth potential by age 6 which is drastically earlier than ...

Breathe Easier Knowing Spring's Pollen Triggers

...ay News) -- Spring can be challenging if your child is one of the more than 35 million Americans with hay fever. But a bit of preparation can help the youngster enjoy being outside, one expert says. This involves three steps, explained Dr. Clay Stallworth, a pediatrician with MCG Pediatric Primary Care Ass...

Work May Not Be Best for Young Kids

... lawn mowing could spell trouble WEDNESDAY, Feb. 25 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests it's possible that too much work might turn a youngster into a juvenile delinquent. Researchers found that fifth-graders who worked the most at jobs such as baby-sitting and newspaper routes were the mos...

Not Many U.S. Kids Need Statins

...nsidered for children with no risk factors other than cholesterol readings 190 or higher. Statins are also suggested for a 130 or higher reading for a youngster with diabetes or a 160 reading with other risk factors, such as obesity or smoking. Running the numbers through the computer, Ford and his colleagu...

Almost Half of 10-Year-Olds Have Tasted Alcohol

...dy taken a few sips of alcohol, a new study shows. However, one in three parents whose child reported having tasted alcohol was unaware that their youngster had done so, the researchers noted. The number of 8-to-10-year-olds who've downed a whole drink are much lower, however. "Nearly 40 percent of c...

Premier Children's Charity Sets Fundraising Record With Back-to-Back Events

...r puppy, jewelry, watches and wine lots. During the live auction excitement, the room fell silent when seven-year-old Lisa Linares took the stage. The youngster spoke about life with a cancerous brain tumor and the impact Starlight MidAtlantic events and programs have on her days in the hospital. "Besides my...

AIDS No Longer a Death Sentence for South Africa's Children

...hate having AIDS because I get very sick and I get very sad when I think of all the other children and babies that are sick with AIDS," the diminutive youngster told 10,000 delegates from around the world. Nkosi, who was at the time the country's longest-living HIV positive child, died the following year but h...

Exposure to Computer Games can Be 'good' for Kids, Says New Study

.... The study by researchers from Brunel University found that gaming enhances kids' imagination. Through computer games kids meet other youngster of their age from different ethnicities, which they do not come across otherwise. "Multi-player online games give children a freedom to explor...

Fear of Needles, Greedy Dealer 'saved' Lennon and Ono from Heroin Addiction

...hat saved us actually," the Daily Mail quoted her, as saying. She also revealed that if Lennon had not insisted on seeing his son Sean before the youngster went to sleep on December 8, 1980, he might have escaped the deranged fan who shot him outside the couple's apartment in New York. "We were retur...

ADHD Problem in Children – a Risk Factor for Alcohol Problems in Later Lif

...rrently or in the past, the child will have an increased risk for alcohol problems himself or herself." "In other words," added Hinshaw, "when a youngster has ADHD, he or she is more likely to either provoke higher rates of drinking in parents, exacerbating overall stress levels; or be more confused and ...

Fish Oils Supplements Could Cool Violent Children

...in omega-3 fish oils and omega-6 evening primrose oil. The biggest impact was on pupils who had been involved in the most violent incidents. One youngster had to be restrained 10 times prior to the trial but recorded no incidents while taking the capsules, the researchers claimed. The study suggests...

'Copycat Attitude' Pushes Kids to Commit Suicide

...is family refused to buy him a cell phone. According to Jitendra Nagpal, a leading psychiatrist at VIMHANS, "When the psychological problem of a youngster goes unnoticed, it leads to complexity. And in a fit of anger they take the extreme step without even knowing the consequence. Here similar cases play...

Thalidomide for Tumor Treatment

...ors’ hoped that the drug would prevent blood circulation and thereby prevent the growth of the brain tumor. Doctors are using it in a trial round on a youngster Robert Wadsworth who is 12 years old to shrink his brain tumor. He is been taking the treatment for three months and he said that he is tired and suff...

Reverse Heart Transplant Surgery On A Little Girl Makes History

... A 12-year-old schoolgirl Hannah Clark from Mountain Ash in South Wales has undergone an astonishing 'reverse' heart. // The youngster had her first heart transplant ten years ago, carried out by transplant pioneer Sir Magdi Yacoub. The girl then enjoyed good health with the donor h...

Condoms May not be safe Enough

...is enough research from reputable organizations to indicate that condoms do not provide full protection against STDs. More worrying is the aspect that youngster today do not practice proper condom use and these studies may further result in their dumping the use of condoms. This growing confusion is likely to ...

Baby Talk Better Than Adult Speech

... The way you talk to your baby may be more than just cute -- scientists say it could be helping the youngster master the language.There has been some controversy swirling around about whether baby talk is good for your little one.// Some have suggested that no...
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