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Kids' Severe Respiratory Virus Confirmed in Northeast
Kids' Severe Respiratory Virus Confirmed in Northeast MONDAY, Sept. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The severe respiratory virus believed to have sickened hundreds of U.S. children in Midwestern and Western states has now spread to the Northeast, health ...
Kids Prescribed Antibiotics Twice as Often as Needed, Study Finds
Kids Prescribed Antibiotics Twice as Often as Needed, Study Finds MONDAY, Sept. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Pediatricians prescribe antibiotics about twice as often as they're actually needed for children with ear and throat infections, a new study i...
Kidney and Thyroid Cancer Rates Up Among U.S. Children, Study Finds
Kidney and Thyroid Cancer Rates Up Among U.S. Children, Study Finds MONDAY, Sept. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Although the overall rate of cancer in American children and teens remained stable during the last decade, rates of thyroid cancer and kidney...
Keytruda Approved for Advanced Melanoma
Keytruda Approved for Advanced Melanoma THURSDAY, Sept. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Keytruda (pembrolizumab) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat advanced melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer. Melanoma, accounting for ...
Kids With Autism Have Extra Brain Connections, Study Says
Kids With Autism Have Extra Brain Connections, Study Says THURSDAY, Aug. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers report that children with autism appear to have excess synapses -- cellular connections -- in their brains compared with typical children...
Kids' Lunch Boxes Often Fall Short on Nutrition
Kids' Lunch Boxes Often Fall Short on Nutrition THURDAY, July 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A home-packed lunch isn't necessarily healthier than school cafeteria fare, a new study suggests. The new research found that just 27 percent of the lunches thi...
Kids Will Pass on 'Healthy' Foods
Kids Will Pass on 'Healthy' Foods TUESDAY, July 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Want young children to embrace a more healthful diet? Don't tell them something that's healthy is good for them. Doing so will actually make them think it won't taste good, a...
Keep Your Teens Safe on the Road This Summer
Keep Your Teens Safe on the Road This Summer TUESDAY, July 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Car crashes are the leading cause of accidental death among American teens, and parents need to take steps to keep their teens safe when they're on the road this s...
Kids From Dairy Farms Have Lower Allergy Risk, Study Finds
Kids From Dairy Farms Have Lower Allergy Risk, Study Finds TUESDAY, July 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Children raised on dairy farms are much less likely to develop allergies than other youngsters, a new study finds. Researchers tracked children who l...
Kids Still Getting Too Much 'Screen Time': CDC
Kids Still Getting Too Much 'Screen Time': CDC WEDNESDAY, July 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. teenagers are still spending hours in front of the TV and computer every day -- despite years of expert advice that kids' "screen time" should be limited, ...