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American Academy of Pediatrics Sets the Groundwork for a Safe and Healthy Camp

American Academy of Pediatrics Sets the Groundwork for a Safe and Healthy Camp

Nation’s pediatricians recommend advance preparation for medical emergencies ranging from homesickness to disease outbreaks to improve camp safety.

American Academy of Pediatrics Updates Recommendations to Prevent Drowning in Children

American Academy of Pediatrics Updates Recommendations to Prevent Drowning in Children

Pediatricians are partnering with families who suffered a tragic loss of a child to inform drowning prevention campaign

American Academy of Pediatrics Encourages Organized Sports – For the Fun of It

American Academy of Pediatrics Encourages Organized Sports – For the Fun of It

Experts recommend finding ways to include all kids in organized sports, no matter the skill level, in an updated clinical report.

Ceviche

Ceviche

Ceviche is a dish that is prepared with fish or raw seafood cut into pieces with lemon juice, chopped onions, chili and salt added. It is accompanied with sweet potato,...

Save Your Skin From the Ravages of Cold Weather

Save Your Skin From the Ravages of Cold Weather

Winter can be hard on your skin, but you can take steps to keep it soft and supple, dermatologists say.

Too Much Screen Time a Damper on Child's Development

Too Much Screen Time a Damper on Child's Development

Young children spend a lot of time fiddling with smartphones, tapping away at tablets and staring at TV screens.

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Another Reason Breast Is Best for Fragile Preemie Babies

Another Reason Breast Is Best for Fragile Preemie Babies

Breast milk provides many benefits for babies. And now researchers say mother's milk contains an antibody that protects premature infants from an often-deadly intestinal bacterial disease called necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC).

Earlier Bedtimes Help Kids Fight Obesity

Earlier Bedtimes Help Kids Fight Obesity

With childhood obesity rates high, many studies have investigated lifestyle factors that can make a difference -- which ones increase the risk and which ones reduce it.

Later School Start Time Pays Off With More Attentive Students

Later School Start Time Pays Off With More Attentive Students

It's a no-brainer -- not getting enough sleep makes it harder for kids to learn. And a new study finds that starting school later in the morning can help teens...

Exercise Rates Rising for Urban, Rural Americans: CDC

Exercise Rates Rising for Urban, Rural Americans: CDC

The trend towards Americans getting off their couches and into gyms is hitting city and country folk alike, according to a new report.

Your Guide to a Healthier Home for Better Asthma Control

Your Guide to a Healthier Home for Better Asthma Control

If you or a family member has asthma, your doctor has most likely mapped out the steps you need to take to treat an asthma flare.

Chickenpox Vaccine Shields Kids From Shingles, Too

Chickenpox Vaccine Shields Kids From Shingles, Too

Shingles isn't usually considered a kids' disease, but children can get this painful condition. Fortunately, the chickenpox vaccine can also protect them against it, a new study finds.

Sports

21
Nov2017
What It Takes to Get Teens Moving

What It Takes to Get...

Teens with friends are active teens, a new study suggests.

02
Oct2017
Overuse Injuries Don't Impact Young Football Players

Overuse Injuries Don...

Overuse injuries do not appear to be a major problem among young football players, according to a new study.

21
Ago2017
Hydration for Athletes

Hydration for Athlet...

Whether you’re a serious athlete or simply exercise for recreation, it’s important to stay hydrated. Good hydration means getting the right amount of water before, during, and after exercise. Water regulates...

12
Jul2017
Common Sports Injuries

Common Sports Injuri...

If you play sports, you already know the benefits of getting exercise while doing something you love. But even though you are doing something good for your body, you could be putting it at risk, too. Sports injuries side...

Education

18
Ene2019
Strike Up the Band for Better Grades

Strike Up the Band for Be...

Not every budding musician will become a rock star, but studying music has brain bonuses for kids, even those who don't take up an instrument until their teen years.

03
Oct2017
Bilingual Kids Learn New Languages Better

Bilingual Kids Learn New...

Bilingual children have an easier time learning additional languages later in life than those who speak only one language, researchers report.

06
Sep2017
STATEMENT ON DACA FROM PRESIDENT MARK SCHLISSEL

STATEMENT ON DACA FROM PR...

Dear Students: We are deeply disappointed in today’s announcement that the administration will end DACA, the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals program. We want to assure everyone in the University of Michigan f...

14
Ago2017
Calming Those Back-to-School Jitters

Calming Those Back-to-Sch...

Many children look forward to heading back to school, but an expert in child psychology notes that the new school year can cause anxiety for some kids.

Health

21
Jun2019
Cell Mapping Provides New Insights About Asthma

Cell Mapping Provides New Insi...

In an effort to improve the lives of millions of people with asthma, researchers say they've completed the first mapping of lung and airway cells, which may lead to new therapies for the common l...

31
May2019
Blood Test Could Spot Multiple Cancer Types, Researchers Say

Blood Test Could Spot Multiple...

A gene-based blood test can accurately detect breast, colorectal, lung, ovarian, pancreatic, gastric or bile duct cancers in patients, researchers report.

16
May2019
Strict Blood Pressure Limits for Kids Tied to Heart Health Later

Strict Blood Pressure Limits f...

Tighter high blood pressure guidelines for children might better spot those at risk for heart disease in adulthood, a new study suggests.

14
May2019
Can Some Children Outgrow Autism?

Can Some Children Outgrow Auti...

Some toddlers thought to have mild autism "outgrow" the diagnosis, but most continue to struggle with language and behavior, new research suggests.

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American Academy of...

Nation’s pediatricians recommend advance preparation for medical emergencies ranging from home...

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Pediatricians are partnering with families who suffered a tragic loss of a child to inform drowning...

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May2019

American Academy of...

Experts recommend finding ways to include all kids in organized sports, no matter the skill level, i...

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Mar2019

Ceviche

Ceviche is a dish that is prepared with fish or raw seafood cut into pieces with lemon juice, choppe...