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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, ...
Kids on Tight Schedules May Lose Out, Study Says
Kids on Tight Schedules May Lose Out, Study Says MONDAY, July 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Which approach to parenting is best: tiger mom or free range? A new study suggests that kids may need a little more latitude with their free time instead of havi...
Kids With ADHD More Likely to Abuse Drugs: Analysis
Kids With ADHD More Likely to Abuse Drugs: Analysis MONDAY, June 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Children suffering from attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more than twice as likely to try and abuse drugs, a new analysis finds. However, ...
Knee Replacement Surgeries Rising With Obesity Rates
Knee Replacement Surgeries Rising With Obesity Rates FRIDAY, June 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The number of total knee replacement surgeries in the United States are on the rise, a new study shows. What's more, the demand for this surgery seems to par...
Kids' Obesity Risk Rises With Parents' Divorce: Study
Kids' Obesity Risk Rises With Parents' Divorce: Study WEDNESDAY, June 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Kids face many challenges when their parents divorce, and their struggles often include excessive weight gain, new research suggests. Boys are especially...
Kids More Likely Than Adults To Be Resistant to HIV Meds: Study
Kids More Likely Than Adults To Be Resistant to HIV Meds: Study TUESDAY, May 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Children born with HIV face a greater risk of developing resistance to life-saving antiretroviral drugs than HIV-infected adults do, according to...
Kids' Snacking Gets Less Nutritious as They Age
Kids' Snacking Gets Less Nutritious as They Age TUESDAY, May 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The nutritional quality of children's snacks declines as they get older, a new study finds. The researchers found that for younger children, each snack they ate ...
Kidney Transplant Beats Intensive Dialysis, Study Says
Kidney Transplant Beats Intensive Dialysis, Study Says THURSDAY, May 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Despite short-term risks, kidney transplant patients are less likely to die prematurely than kidney failure patients receiving the most advanced dialysis...