UQ NewsResearch centre marks a new era for child health in QueenslandUQ NewsQueensland's first centre dedicated to child and adolescent health research opened at South Brisbane today. The Centre for Children's Health Research, next to the Lady Cilento Children's Hospital, is the result of more than five years of planning and ...
WSB AtlantaChildren's Healthcare of Atlanta patients say what they're thankful forWSB AtlantaThe staff at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta says these brave kids and their families teach us an important lesson: If you can count good health among the things you're grateful for this year, the rest of your worries are just the small stuff. After ...and more »
CBC.caSyrian refugee children tend to be resilient but face unique health issuesCBC.caRefugee children and young people from Syria and Iraq could present with a variety of health issues, says a pediatrician who is already treating some of them. Dr. Anna Banerji is a pediatric infectious disease specialist who works with refugees in Toronto.
The Sunshine Coast DailySand mine boss vows to protect children's health, safetyThe Sunshine Coast DailyMaroochydore Sands director Michael Mullins said he held a "deep personal commitment to children's health and safety" and was trying to allay community concerns about the project. "It was through a personal tragedy that I came to truly understand the ...
TV NewsroomPet Dogs May Help Lower Anxiety Risk In ChildrenTV NewsroomThe study titled Pet Dogs and Children's Health: Opportunities for Chronic Disease Prevention was released on Wednesday. Parents of the children involved were also required to participate and help aid the researchers by undergoing a comprehensive ...Pet dogs may help anxiety in childrenCBC.caHere's a Reason to Get a Puppy: Kids With Pets Have Less AnxietyNBCNews.comCan Dogs Prevent Anxiety in Kids?Daily BeastFood World Newsall 50 news articles »
BBC NewsOne in five children obese leaving primary schoolBBC NewsOne in 10 children was obese at the start primary school in England last year but one in five was obese by the end, according to the Health and Social Care Information Centre. Although figures for Reception children have fallen slightly, the figures ...HSCIC data shows poor children are more likely to be obese than wealthier ...Daily MailFewer obese children starting school, but third leave overweightThe GuardianRegional differences in childhood obesity rates - reportexpressandstar.comExpress.co.ukall 40 news articles »
The GuardianFewer obese children starting school, but third leave overweightThe GuardianIn the last year, 9.1% of children starting reception were obese, compared with 9.5% in 2013-14, according to the health and social care information service that collects the data from the national school measurement programme. In 2005-6 when ...One in five children obese leaving primary schoolBBC Newsall 4 news articles »
Daily MailHSCIC data shows poor children are more likely to be obese than wealthier ...Daily Mail'This would support parents and families to protect their children's health,' he said. 'We hope these figures act as a wake up call to the Government as they prepare to release their childhood obesity strategy in the New Year.' Weight was also found to ...One in five children obese leaving primary schoolBBC NewsFewer obese children starting school, but third leave overweightThe Guardianall 6 news articles »
CBC.caPet dogs may help anxiety in childrenCBC.caResearch on adults who have a pet dogs suggest the companion animals are associated with better health, such as improved physical activity and mental health. But less is known about the possible relationships between pet dogs and children's health.Here's a Reason to Get a Puppy: Kids With Pets Have Less AnxietyNBCNews.comPet Dogs May Help Lower Anxiety Risk In ChildrenScience World ReportCan Dogs Prevent Anxiety in Kids?Daily BeastHuffington Post -KCEN-TV -Today.com -Centers for Disease Control and Preventionall 27 news articles »
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) InternationalPakistan: Delivering healthcare to women and children in the communitiesMédecins Sans Frontières (MSF) InternationalAmy Le Compte is a midwife from Gisborne in New Zealand. She has just returned from a six-month assignment in MSF Women's Hospital in Peshawar, in the north of Pakistan where, along with daily maternity work, she supported the launch of a new ...
ScotsmanHealth boards failing Scotland's vulnerable childrenScotsmanVulnerable children are facing a postcode lottery for mental health treatment, with eight out of Scotland's 14 health boards failing to see patients within the Scottish Government's 18-week target. More than 4,200 children and young people started ...Children with mental health problems in Tayside waiting six months for treatmentThe CourierChildren with mental health problems waiting too long for treatmentThird Force Newsall 6 news articles »
NPRCommon ADHD Medications Do Indeed Disturb Children's SleepNPRFor a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, meeting the daily expectations of home and school life can be a struggle that extends to bedtime. The stimulant medications commonly used to treat ADHD can cause difficulty falling and staying ...ADHD Medications Linked to Sleep Problems in KidsU.S. News & World Reportall 265 news articles »
Third Force NewsChildren with mental health problems waiting too long for treatmentThird Force NewsChildren's mental health services desperately need additional funding to stop young people waiting months for potentially live-saving treatments. The Scottish Children's Services Coalition (SCSC) has made the call after new figures show eight out of ...and more »
RTNHS children's services privatized as healthcare budget deficit balloonsRTChildren's health services in parts of western England have been privatized under a £64-million deal with Richard Branson's Virgin Care, the Western Daily Press reports. The sale comes as a £2.2-billion black hole threatens the future of public healthcare.NHS England » The NHS Five Year Forward View – executive summaryNHS Englandall 228 news articles »
CTV NewsCanadian health care workers preparing to treat refugee children, familiesCTV NewsCanadian hospitals and clinics are preparing for the first arrivals of 25,000 Syrian refugees, many of them children and youth who may need everything from vaccinations to trauma counselling. In Ottawa, the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario is ...and more »
There has been an increase in the number of online companies offering a match making service for parents to find and offer reciprocal childcare. On the surface it seems a great idea, free childcare so...
HiThis Sunday I am running a 5k run for the CHernobyl Children's Project. My twin sister Frances, my younger sister Linda and my two daughters Bex (16) and Amy (11) and myself are running dressed as...
This is an important celebration for the Sikh community where in 1699 the identification of the Sikh community was made known as the Khalsa. Vaisakhi this year is Monday 14th April, but many towns and...
Yesterdays news story about School Caterer’s concerns over the introduction of Nutritional standards for secondary schools which will be introduced in September made complete sense to me.The...
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