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Medical News Today: Pediatrics

  • New blood test marks progress in battle against sepsis
    A new blood test that groups sepsis patients into those at low, medium, and high risk of death could save lives by enabling earlier precision treatment.
    - 5 days ago, 14 Nov 19, 12:00pm -
  • Does childhood cognition predict dementia risk later in life?
    New research examines the cognitive ability of children in the hope that markers of cognitive decline will predict dementia later in life.
    - 9 days ago, 10 Nov 19, 6:00am -
  • Hair loss in children: What to know
    Hair loss is not uncommon in children. Common causes include fungal infections, stress, and hair pulling. Learn about causes, treatments, and when to see a doctor, here.
    - 10 days ago, 9 Nov 19, 2:00am -
  • What are the best home remedies for fever?
    A fever is an uncomfortable symptom of infection or illness. Learn about the best home remedies for fever in children and adults here.
    - 12 days ago, 7 Nov 19, 2:00pm -
  • How to help a teen with depression
    Depression affects many teens. Many signs and symptoms of teen depression are similar to those of depression in adults, but it can be more difficult to identify. Learn about the signs to look for and how to help a teen with depression.
    - 18 days ago, 1 Nov 19, 2:00pm -
  • Nocturnal seizures: Everything you need to know
    Nocturnal seizures occur when a person is asleep. As well as typical seizure symptoms, they may increase the risk of other complications. Learn more in this article.
    - 18 days ago, 31 Oct 19, 9:00pm -
  • Acute cerebellar ataxia: Everything you need to know
    Acute cerebellar ataxia is a disorder in children that causes a loss of coordination and movement control. Learn about the causes and treatments in this article.
    - 19 days ago, 31 Oct 19, 3:00am -
  • Ewing sarcoma: What to know
    Ewing sarcoma is a rare form of bone cancer that most commonly affects children and teenagers. In this article, learn about the symptoms, causes, and treatment options.
    - 26 days ago, 24 Oct 19, 1:00am -
  • What is apraxia?
    Apraxia is a neurological disorder that affects a person’s ability to perform everyday movements. Learn more about the symptoms, causes, and types in this article.
    - 27 days ago, 23 Oct 19, 5:00pm -
  • Gut microbiota may 'prevent and cure' rotavirus
    Scientists have found gut bacteria in mice that could cure rotavirus infections, which cause the death of hundreds of thousands of children each year.
    - 30 days ago, 20 Oct 19, 4:00am -

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The Pew Charitable Trusts: Children

  • Pew Commends Maine for Authorizing Dental Hygiene Therapists
    The Pew Charitable Trusts today commended the Maine legislature and governor for authorizing midlevel dental practitioners. These providers, who function similarly to a nurse practitioner or physician’s assistant on a medical team, allow dentists a…
    - 29 Apr 14, 9:05am -
  • Is Your State a Winner When It Comes to Federal Support for Oral Health?
    Twenty-one states received cooperative agreement grants and technical assistance from the CDC. States can save money by using these funds to operate programs that prevent cavities and promote oral health.
    - 9 Apr 14, 12:43pm -
  • Testimony of the Pew Children’s Dental Campaign Regarding Fiscal Year 2015 Appropriations
    The Pew children’s dental campaign submitted this written testimony on funding priorities for federal fiscal year 2015.
    - 4 Apr 14, 12:25pm -
  • Expanding the Dental Team
    Expanding the Dental Team looks at two private dental practices that employ dental therapists to increase access to dental care for underserved populations.
    - 12 Feb 14, 10:55am -
  • Fluoridation By the Numbers
    In 2012, 74.6% of the U.S. population on public water systems, or a total of 210,655,401 people, had access to fluoridated water, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. See how your state ranks in terms of access to fluoridated…
    - 4 Feb 14, 3:20pm -
  • Star Tribune: Health Beat: Dental Therapists Have CEO Smiling
    On Saturday, December 14, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune (MN) published a story about how dental therapists have helped a community health clinic in Minnesota provide dental services to low-income people and lower costs. The story noted Pew’s involve…
    - 14 Dec 13, 3:10pm -
  • Community College Daily: A Plan to Provide Affordable Dental Care
    On Thursday, November 21, the Community College Times published an article about how community colleges can help increase access to care by developing educational programs for midlevel dental providers. The story cited Pew’s 2013 “Growing the Den…
    - 21 Nov 13, 3:15pm -
  • Growing the Dental Workforce
    This report examines how community colleges and workforce investment boards can help to expand the dental team and improve access to care for millions of Americans. It also offers guidance on how these institutions can cultivate support and leverage…
    - 21 Nov 13, 10:45am -
  • CNN: Dental Crisis Could Create 'State of Decay'
    Obamacare expands access to health insurance for tens of millions of people come January 1. Dental care for adults, however, is not included, and experts say we've got a potential oral health care crisis coming.
    - 9 Oct 13, 1:20pm -
  • Tampa Bay Times: Brooksville City Council Votes to Restore Fluoride to Water Supply
    The Brooksville City Council's 4-1 decision to resume fluoridation reversed a unanimous vote two years ago to end the city's 25-year-old fluoride program, a vote that came as the city attempted to balance its budget.
    - 8 Oct 13, 10:40am -

Tots to Teens Nutrition

  • The five most absurd fad diets

    The five most absurd fad diets

    You have been gorging on just about everything that you could get your hands on for time immemorial. And one fine day, you realize that your clothes no longer fit. … Read More "The five most absurd fad diets"
    - 3 May 18, 4:05am -
  • Lose weight without a depriving diet

    Lose weight without a depriving diet

      Just when you thought that the day was going to be a great one, you pass by an eatery and the aroma of freshly baked pizza wafts through the … Read More "Lose weight without a depriving diet"
    - 12 Apr 18, 3:56am -
  • Staying motivated through your weight loss plan

    Staying motivated through your weight loss plan

    The biggest challenge in following a weight loss plan lies in being motivated enough to stick to it. Sometimes people start on a high note but lose motivation midway. It … Read More "Staying motivated through your weight loss plan"
    - 31 Mar 18, 4:03am -

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    • newTrump Backs Off Flavored E-Cigarette Ban

      Trump Backs Off Flavored E-Cigarette Ban

      President Donald Trump, who pledged in September to ban the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes, says that he wants to study the issue before taking any action.
      - 15 hours ago, 18 Nov 19, 3:03pm -
    • newStudies Confirm HPV Shot Is Safe

      Studies Confirm HPV Shot Is Safe

      New studies included millions of doses of Gardasil 9 vaccine, the only vaccine currently used in the United States for the prevention of HPV-related cancers.
      - 16 hours ago, 18 Nov 19, 1:47pm -
    • newRecall: Frozen Cat Food for Salmonella Concerns

      Recall: Frozen Cat Food for Salmonella Concerns

      GoRaw LLC, doing business as Steve’s Real Food, has recalled its 2-pound bags of frozen Quest Beef Cat Food.
      - 18 hours ago, 18 Nov 19, 11:48am -
    • newDiabetes Tougher on Women's Hearts

      Diabetes Tougher on Women's Hearts

      Heart disease occurs an average of 15 years earlier in people with diabetes, and is their main cause of illness and death. In women, the connection between diabetes and heart disease is particularly strong.
      - 19 hours ago, 18 Nov 19, 11:29am -
    • newStudy Casts Doubt on Angioplasty, Bypass for Many Heart Patients

      Study Casts Doubt on Angioplasty, Bypass for Many Heart Patients

      However, the results of a large and long-awaited clinical trial suggests that, in most cases, these procedures may not have provided any benefit over medications and lifestyle changes.
      - 19 hours ago, 18 Nov 19, 11:23am -
    • newCheap, Older Gout Drug Could Be a Lifesaver After Heart Attack

      Cheap, Older Gout Drug Could Be a Lifesaver After Heart Attack

      In the new trial, colchicine reduced by as much as 34% a heart attack survivor's combined risk of either dying from heart disease or having cardiac arrest, a heart attack, a stroke or angioplasty.
      - 20 hours ago, 18 Nov 19, 9:56am -
    • Not Getting Enough Shut-Eye? You Have Plenty of Company

      Not Getting Enough Shut-Eye? You Have Plenty of Company

      Their analysis of data from nearly 165,000 adults nationwide showed that the number who reported difficulty falling asleep at least once a week was up 1.4% between 2013 and 2017, and those who had trouble staying asleep rose 2.7%.
      - 4 days ago, 15 Nov 19, 3:23pm -
    • Almost Half of Older Americans Fear Dementia, Try Untested Ways to Fight It

      Almost Half of Older Americans Fear Dementia, Try Untested Ways to Fight It

      In a survey, researchers found that almost half of Americans in their 50s and 60s believed they were at least "somewhat likely" to develop dementia. Yet few -- 5% -- said they had talked to their doctor about ways to lower their risk.
      - 4 days ago, 15 Nov 19, 3:17pm -
    • Juul Delivers More Nicotine Than Other E-Cigarettes: Study

      Juul Delivers More Nicotine Than Other E-Cigarettes: Study

      In the new study, researchers from Penn State University College of Medicine analyzed blood samples from six Juul users who were asked to puff on their device every 20 seconds for 10 minutes -- a total of 30 puffs.
      - 4 days ago, 15 Nov 19, 3:11pm -
    • Are Vaping Bans the Way to Go?

      Are Vaping Bans the Way to Go?

      More and more states are trying to enact some type of ban on e-cigarettes -- but are meeting resistance.
      - 4 days ago, 15 Nov 19, 1:18pm -
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