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Batteries Shown to Pose Risk for Kids

Anna Wilde Mathews Wall Street Journal The proliferation of electronic gadgets in American homes may have an unwelcome side effect: a rising number of emergency-room visits by children who have stuck batteries in their mouths, ears or noses. Of particular … Continue reading

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Possible causes of sudden onset OCD in kids broadened

Jules Asher EurekAlert Criteria for a broadened syndrome of acute onset obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) have been proposed by a National Institutes of Health scientist and her colleagues. The syndrome, Pediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome (PANS), includes children and teens that … Continue reading

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More children now living with ‘life-limiting’ conditions

Paula Gould EurekAlert The number of children with conditions such as muscular dystrophy, neurodegenerative disorders or severe cerebral palsy who are surviving into adulthood has been underestimated, a new study shows. Research led from the University of Leeds, has shown … Continue reading

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Kids’ abnormal breathing during sleep linked to increased risk for behavioral difficulties

Kim Newman EurekAlert Risk of problems later in childhood can double with snoring and apnea. March 5, 2012 — (BRONX, NY) — A study of more than 11,000 children followed for over six years has found that young children with … Continue reading

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Kids have been sleep-deprived for more than 100 years: study

Karen Kaplan Baltimore Sun Worried that your children aren’t getting enough sleep? You’re not alone. As one prominent educational psychologist put it, “physicians and writers on school hygiene agree that children are likely to receive less sleep than is needful … Continue reading

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