Serious Reactions to Vaccines Rarely Recur

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MONDAY, Aug. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News)—When a child has a serious reaction to a vaccine, the chances of it happening again are slim, a...

Not Enough Women Are Doing This to Prevent Birth Defects

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FRIDAY, Oct. 13, 2017 (HealthDay News)—Only a third of women are taking a multivitamin containing folic acid—a nutrient known to prevent serious birth...

Most Prescription Meds Lack Dosing Guidelines for Obese Kids

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TUESDAY, Jan. 30, 2018 (HealthDay News)—Obesity can change how prescription drugs work, but many medications used to treat children don't say so on their...

What to Know About Being an Older Parent

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George Clooney is a dad—to twins—at 56. Janet Jackson is a mother at 50. In today's day and age of adoption, fertility treatments, career before...

Communication Problems Not at Root of Tantrums in Kids With Autism

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WEDNESDAY, May 31, 2017 (HealthDay News)—Children with autism spectrum disorders probably aren't throwing more tantrums because of a lack of ability to communicate,...

Many Parents Not Happy With Later School Start Times

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TUESDAY, Aug. 29, 2017 (HealthDay News)—Only about half of U.S. parents are in favor of later start times for high school students—possibly because they...

Probiotic Supplements Failed to Prevent Babies' Infections

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MONDAY, July 3, 2017 (HealthDay News)—Probiotic supplements may not protect babies from catching colds or stomach bugs in day care, a new clinical...

Medical Costs Soar for U.S. Babies Born Addicted to Opioids

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THURSDAY, June 15, 2017 (HealthDay News)—The number of U.S. newborns hospitalized for opiate withdrawal has spiked sharply in recent years—and so has the cost...

Cookies, Apples or Yogurt? Not Always a Simple Choice for Kids

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FRIDAY, Aug. 25, 2017 (HealthDay News)—Kids are driven mostly by food preferences—not healthy eating—in choosing their snacks. But some can be swayed by food...

Elimination Communication: Raising a 'No-Diaper' Baby

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:WEDNESDAY, June 21, 2017 (HealthDay News)—Environmentally conscious parents have long struggled with the fact that their baby's dirty diapers wind up in landfills, but...