Getting inadequate sleep has negative effects on children's social and emotional well being, increases risk of being overweight, obese and school performance.
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The Steps initiative to reduce the burden of obesity, asthma and diabetes in the school community by implementing nutrition and wellness programs.
Ensuring that kids get immunized so they can avoid serious, but preventable infections and reach their full potential.
While national guidelines urge pediatricians to address discipline, many don't know what leads parents to use different discipline approaches.
Money donated by The Sheffield Hospitals Charitable Trust means that young patients will now be treated with minimally invasive keyhole surgery.
Although most are infants and toddlers, thousands of older children are also adopted. Typically, these older children loose their birth language rapidly and become fluent speakers of their new language.
Their research may lead to new drug targets for Eosinophilic esophagitis, which appears to be allergy-driven in some patients.
Nurses with higher levels of hopefulness are more likely to report feeling confident and competent in their ability to care for dying children and their families.
Mothers with more income and education may be less likely to keep their children's immunizations high.
Parents are urged to err on the side of caution when deciding to send their children to school when they are exhibiting signs of respiratory illness.
Watching television, eating family meals and the safety of the neighborhood all play a role in children's weight.
Boys and girls who have better motor abilities are more physically active and less likely to be sedentary than children with poorer coordination.
Children who watch TV are at risk of getting fatter but not at a higher risk of heart disease.
Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) have particular difficulty understanding numbers and sequences.
Reducing the intake of sugar sweetened beverages during childhood may lessen the risk of chronic disease in later life.
IQ in childhood and vegetarianism in adulthood is discussed in this new UK school study.