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October 25, 2016

Polio Nearly Vanquished: CDC But small pockets of world still have cases of crippling disease, officials add

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Oct. 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Polio is almost a thing of the past, but it still exists in small pockets on the planet,…

October 25, 2016

Old Blood as Good as New for Transfusions, Study Finds Little difference seen in patient survival rates

MONDAY, Oct. 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Using the freshest blood for transfusions does not appear to boost patient survival, a new Canadian study indicates. "It's been a contentious issue,…

October 25, 2016

Docs: Infants Should Share Parents’ Room to Help Prevent SIDS Sleeping nearby — but not in same bed — advised for first year, pediatricians’ group says

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Oct. 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Infants should sleep in the same room as their parents -- but not in the same bed --…

October 25, 2016

Stronger Muscles May Pump Up Your Memory Seniors saw lasting changes from weight-lifting twice a week for 6 months, researchers report

MONDAY, Oct. 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Boosting muscle strength may boost brain function in people with mild memory and thinking problems, a new study finds. The research included 100…

October 25, 2016

Brain Changes Seen in Kids After One Season of Football Not yet clear if those changes are lasting or meaningful

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Oct. 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Just one season of competitive football may cause changes in some young players' developing brains, even if they…

October 24, 2016

More Kids and Teens Heading to ER With Headaches Study finds hospital admissions for head pain also up; reasons are unclear

FRIDAY, Oct. 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A growing number of American children with headaches are being seen at pediatric emergency departments and admitted to the hospital, researchers report. The…

October 24, 2016

Kids’ Media Time Adds Up, Subtracts From Homework Interest in learning new things also shrinks with greater screen time, pediatricians find

FRIDAY, Oct. 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- For parents, it's probably obvious: Plugged-in kids are less likely to get their homework done. The more time kids devote to smartphones, tablets,…

October 24, 2016

Pediatricians: Kids Need ‘Media Use Plan’ From Parents Suggestions include no screen time for those under 18 months, not using media as ‘soothing tool’

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Oct. 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Children and teenagers are immersed in an environment saturated with electronic media, ranging from the TV on the…

October 24, 2016

Be Aware of What You Share Online About Your Kids New review offers parents advice on how to be more careful with postings that could affect their children

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Oct. 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Parents often keep a close eye on their kids' use of social media, but they also need to…

October 24, 2016

Many Adults Unaware That Using E-Cigarettes Can Hurt Kids Indoor use promotes harmful nicotine exposure, researchers say

FRIDAY, Oct. 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Many Americans don't know that indoor use of electronic cigarettes exposes children to nicotine and leaves nicotine deposits on surfaces, a new survey…

October 24, 2016

State Laws May Be Key to Lowering Kids’ Car Crash Deaths Study found more accidents happened in states with less stringent safe-driving regulations

FRIDAY, Oct. 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Traffic crash death rates for American children vary widely among states, and safety regulations are a major reason why, a new study suggests.…

October 24, 2016

Coffee’s Impact a Matter of Genes? Study seeks to explain why some can enjoy a cup before bed and then sleep, while others can’t

FRIDAY, Oct. 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Why can some people enjoy a cup of coffee just before bed and sleep peacefully, while others lie awake for hours? A new…
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