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Try Small 'Bites' to Get Kids to Exercise - 2018-10-19
"Kids take their cues from mom and dad, so it only makes sense to participate with them when teaching them the merits of exercise." More

Experts Sound Warning About 'Baby Boxes' - 2018-10-18
"Cardboard baby boxes are gaining fans, but are they as safe as cribs and bassinets?" More

Take 10 for Mindfulness - 2018-10-17
"Feel yourself being pulled in a million directions and losing track of what's really important? The meditative practice called mindfulness can help you get centered and re-focus on what's meaningful to you." More

Number of Autism Genes Now Tops 100 - 2018-10-17
"The number of genes known to be associated with autism now stands at 102, researchers report." More

Xanax, Valium Tied to Higher Suicide Risk in COPD Patients With PTSD - 2018-10-16
"People suffering from two common conditions -- post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and the breathing disorder known as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) -- may be increasing their risk for suicide if they take benzodiazepine drugs, a new study suggests." More

Bigger Family, Lower Cancer Risk? - 2018-10-16
"If you come from a large family, you may have a lower risk of cancer, a new study suggests." More

CDC Warns of Polio-Like Virus Striking More U.S. Kids - 2018-10-16
"A rare but devastating polio-like virus appears to have made itself at home in the United States, partially paralyzing hundreds of children." More

Facebook Posts May Hint at Depression - 2018-10-15
"People may rely on social media such as Facebook to showcase the highlights of their lives, like vacations. But new research suggests the language they use in posts might also help predict depression." More

Countries That Ban Spanking See Less Teen Violence: Study - 2018-10-16
"In countries that have a complete ban on corporal punishment (spanking and slapping), the rates of physical fighting among teens are as much as 69 percent lower than in countries without such a ban, the study found." More

Preteens' HPV Shot Won't Encourage Early Sex, Study Says - 2018-10-15
"Despite some parents' fears, girls who get vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV) do not see it as permission to have sex, a new study finds." More

Health Tip: Know the Risks of Chicken Pox - 2018-10-15
"Chicken pox used to be a rite of passage for young children. But with the development of the chicken pox vaccine, the vast majority of kids avoid this itchy and painful illness." More

What Kids -- and Parents -- Fear Most at the Doctor's Office - 2018-10-15
"Fear of doctors is common among American preschoolers, and a trip to the pediatrician's office can cause equal anxiety for Mom and Dad." More

Kids' Concussion Symptoms May Persist for a Year - 2018-10-15
"A year after a concussion, up to one-third of kids still have symptoms such as headache and irritability that may affect school performance, a new study finds." More

Add Asthma to List of Possible Causes of Childhood Obesity - 2018-10-12
"Children with asthma are at increased risk for childhood obesity, a new study suggests." More

Many Supplements Contain Unapproved, Dangerous Ingredients: Study - 2018-10-12
"U.S. health officials have issued more than 700 warnings during the last decade about the sale of dietary supplements that contain unapproved and potentially dangerous drug ingredients, new research reveals." More

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