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  1. Can Fast Food Hinder Learning in Kids?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | HON

    Kids who frequently ate fast food in fifth grade lagged behind by eighth grade, said researchers who reviewed questionnaires and test scores of more than 8,500 U.S. students. "The largest effects were found for the kids who reported daily consumption of fast food," said study leader Kelly Purtell, assistant professor of human sciences at Ohio State University.

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  2. Drug Interactions Common Among Hospitalized Kids, Study SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | HON

    When children land in the hospital, they are often given multiple drugs that could interact with each other in potentially harmful ways, a study of U.S. hospitals finds. Researchers found that among nearly 500,000 children and teenagers who were hospitalized in 2011, nearly half were given combinations of drugs that could have potential interactions.

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  3. Mom, Put Down That Smartphone at DinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | HON

    Harried mothers who want to stay close with their kids should put aside their smartphones and tablets at the dinner table, a new study suggests. Researchers found that mothers who are regularly distracted by mobile devices at mealtimes fare worse at connecting with their children.

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  4. Prenatal Exposure to Common Chemicals Linked to Lower IQs in StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | HON

    Children exposed in the womb to higher amounts of two chemicals commonly found in plastics may be at higher risk for lower IQ, a new study suggests. The two compounds, di-n-butyl phthalate and di-isobutyl phthalate , are part of a class of chemicals called phthalates and are found in a variety of household goods.

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  5. Scientists May Have Spotted Genetic Cause of 'Gigantism'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | HON

    Researchers say they've honed in on the possible genetic cause of a rare condition called gigantism that causes excessive growth in children. "Gigantism is a disease in childhood that characterized by excessive growth, resulting from an excess of growth hormone production" by the pituitary gland, explained Dr. Patricia Vuguin, a pediatric endocrinologist at Cohen Children's Medical Center in New Hyde Park, NY.

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  6. Full-Day Preschool Beats Part-Day for School PreparednessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | HON

    Children who attend a full-day preschool program are better prepared for elementary school success than children who attend a part-day program, a new study has found. Chicago preschoolers who went the whole day rather than a half-day had higher scores on measures of school readiness skills, including language, math, social development and physical health, researchers from the University of Minnesota reported.

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  7. Think You're Allergic to Penicillin? Maybe NotRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | HON

    Many Americans may check the box "allergic to penicillin" on medical forms, but new research suggests that most of them are mistaken. Follow-up testing revealed that most people who believed they were allergic to penicillin were actually not allergic to the antibiotic, according to two new studies.

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  8. Kids: An Rx for Menopause's Hot Flashes?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | HON

    Women who live with young children may be less likely to suffer hot flashes after going through surgical menopause, a new study suggests. The finding, published recently in the journal Menopause , followed a small group of women who had their ovaries removed because they were at high genetic risk of ovarian cancer.

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  9. Medication Errors Occur Every 8 Minutes in U.S. ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | HON

    A child receives the wrong medication or the wrong dosage every eight minutes in the United States, according to a recent study. Nearly 700,000 children under 6 years old experienced an out-of-hospital medication error between 2002 and 2012.

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  10. Spacing Between Sibling Births Tied to Autism Risk in StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | HON

    Children conceived either less than one year or more than five years after the birth of a sibling could be at increased risk for autism, a new study suggests. However, both the study's lead author and an outside expert agree that the research can't prove that birth spacing has any causative role in autism.

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  11. Pediatricians Urge Flu Vaccine for All Kids 6 Months and OlderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | HON

    The American Academy of Pediatrics updated their influenza vaccine recommendations to advise that the youngest kids should have two initial doses of vaccine to build immunity. The AAP also wants parents of children aged 2 to 8 to consider getting their kids the nasal spray vaccine instead of the flu shot if it's readily available.

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  12. Prenatal Exposure to Chemicals in Plastics Linked to Asthma Risk in KidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | HON

    Exposure in the womb to household chemicals known as phthalates might increase a child's future risk of developing asthma, Columbia University researchers reported in a new study. Children had nearly an 80 percent increased risk of developing asthma between age 5 and 11 if their mothers were exposed during pregnancy to high levels of two phthalates , the researchers found.

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  13. Give Aspirin to All Pregnant Women at Risk of Preeclampsia: U.S. ExpertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | HON

    Women at high risk for the pregnancy complication known as preeclampsia should take low-dose aspirin daily after 12 weeks of pregnancy, a panel of U.S. health experts recommends. The recommendation came after the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force reviewed previous research and found that a daily low-dose aspirin could reduce the risk of preeclampsia by 24 percent in women with a high risk of developing the condition.

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  14. Worker Layoffs Tied to Rise in Teen Suicides, Study FindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | HON

    When large numbers of workers lose their jobs, suicide attempts increase among certain groups of teens, a new study finds.

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  15. Fewer Unmarried Women Having Children, CDC ReportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | HON

    Fewer unmarried America women are having babies, with the notable exception of those who are over 35, federal health officials reported Wednesday.

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  16. Is the PSA Test Worth It? Major Study Is InconclusiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2014 | HON

    The value of the PSA test to screen men for prostate cancer has long been debated, and a new study of 162,000 men may not resolve the issue.

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  17. Gardens a Center of Calm for People With DementiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | HON

    Spending time in a garden might help soothe the agitation that commonly strikes people with dementia, a new review suggests.

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  18. 'Love Hormone' Oxytocin May Help Some With AutismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2014 | HON

    Treating certain adult autism patients with just a single dose of the hormone oxytocin quickly improved their ability to judge facial expressions and emotions, Japanese researchers report.

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  19. Dangerous Use of Growth Hormone Surges Among U.S. TeensRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 | HON

    A growing number of U.S. teens are using synthetic human growth hormone to boost their muscles and athletic ability, a new study finds.

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  20. Gene Study Gives New Insight Into Puberty in GirlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 | HON

    The timing of a girl's first menstrual period may be determined by hundreds, and possibly thousands, of gene variations, a new study suggests.

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