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Certain antipsychotic drugs may raise the risk of developing diabetes when used in children and teens.
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A new study has identified a single test that can help predict if a child will become nearsighted by eighth grade.
Shares Apr 02, 2015 04:46 PM EDT
The CDC has publised a national study on the use of therapy, medications and supplements for ADHD.
Shares Apr 03, 2015 11:52 PM EDT
A new study says that obese children are less able to detect fats in food than leaner kids.
Shares Mar 31, 2015 11:12 PM EDT
Autistic children may be more likely than other children to have problems with their gastrointestinal system while they are young.
Shares Mar 31, 2015 10:10 PM EDT
About 89 million women worldwide have endometriosis, but it is often overlooked in teen girls.
Shares Mar 30, 2015 07:27 PM EDT
Giving kids the wrong amount of medicine may mean you aren’t giving enough medicine to help them, or far worse, giving them enough to hurt them.
Shares Mar 27, 2015 11:58 PM EDT
Researchers have found a new genetic cause of autism that appears to cause a severe type seen in girls.
Shares Mar 26, 2015 10:56 AM EDT
A new study says that involving professional chefs in cooking school lunches and meals will help kids love healthy food choices.
Shares Mar 24, 2015 06:53 PM EDT
In Africa, half a million people died from malaria in 2013. Most of them were children. Researchers have learned that swelling of the brain is often the way malaria kills children infected with a severe form of the disease.
Shares Mar 23, 2015 06:46 PM EDT
A child has five times the risk of dying from Rocky Mountain spotted fever, but doctors may not be using the best antibiotic against it when they treat children, according to the CDC.
Shares Mar 20, 2015 06:40 PM EDT
Testing turned up 27 students or staff at Olathe Northwest High School tested positive for tuberculosis out of more than 300 people.
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