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Archive - Feb 14, 2012

Juvenile arthritis affected kids are at a high risk of cancer: Study

A new study shows that kids with juvenile idiopathic arthritis develop cancer four times more often than children without the disease, but the treatments they receive - including biologic treatments l
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Babies could be understanding more than we think: Study

New research shows that although babies do not more than babble for the first six to nine months of life, they understand the meaning of many spoken words.
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What is the optimum amount of sleep for kids?

New research shows that children are getting less sleep than they need.
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Flight Medical Innovations Ltd. Provides Update on Recall of Ventilator Remote Alarm Cable

Flight Medical Innovations Ltd.
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Gaming and technology may help control weight and promote health in children

Children are naturally drawn toward gaming and other types of technology, creating an ideal opportunity to design interactive media tools to encourage physical activity and promote healthy eating habi
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National Library of Medicine acquires papers of sickle cell disease expert

The National Library of Medicine of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the world's largest medical library, announced recently the acquisition of the papers of Charles F.
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Unstructured free play, recess need to be reinstated in schools

Evaluating the Let's Move! Initiative, Dr.
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Oxygen deprivation disrupts insulin and glucose regulation in rat pups

Premature infants' immature lungs and frequent dips in blood pressure make them especially vulnerable to a condition called hypoxia in which their tissues don't receive enough oxygen, sometimes leadin
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Children living near coal-tar-sealed pavement likely to ingest PAHs

Children living near coal-tar-sealed pavement are likely to receive a far higher dose of carcinogenic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) from incidental ingestion of house dust than do children l
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Second and third generation Mexican-Americans more likely to be obese

A University of South Carolina study shows that Mexican-American youth gain pounds as they move away from the dietary habits of their native country, a move that is putting them at risk for serious he
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