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Gym Class Injuries Sending More Kids to the ER
Children these days are more likely to get hurt in gym class than they were a decade ago, a new study published in Pediatrics shows.
CDC: Summer Camp Flu Outbreaks Presage Fall Surge
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says outbreaks of the H1N1 flu (swine flu) among children attending U.S. summer camps foreshadow a surge in cases this fall as students return to school.
Study: Freshman 15 Weight Gain Is Real
A new study shows that nearly one in four freshmen gain at least five percent of their body weight during their first semester.
Couch-Potato Lifestyle Affects Children's Sleep
Young children take an extra three minutes to fall asleep for every hour of the day that was spent physically inactive according to new research.
Kids Still Pumping Up the Volume
A new survey has found that children and their parents who like to crank up the volume on their music would turn down the sound level or use ear protection if they were told to do so by a health-care professional.
Internet May Be Newest Area for Teen Tobacco Exposure
No matter how much control you exercise over your teen's TV and movie watching, they may still be receiving positive tobacco messages via the Internet.
Team Sports Can't Compete With Films to Keep Kids From Smoking
Taking part in team sports lowers the odds of children smoking.
Cheerleading Still Most Dangerous Sport
Cheerleading continues to cause more serious and deadly injuries by far than other sports.
Pediatricians Take on Bullies
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) wants doctors to take an active role in preventing bullying in schools and violence among dating teenagers.
Stimulant Chewing Gum Can Be Dangerous For Kids
Stimulant chewing gum can be dangerous for children if used excessively warn doctors.
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