Children's eating patterns seem set in infancyCBC.caChildren who don't eat fruits and vegetables as babies are less likely to eat the healthy foods at age six, according to a new series of U.S. nutritional studies on infant feeding. Tuesday's supplement to the journal Pediatrics includes 11 U.S ...
Country fair celebrates 85 years of Children's Health StampsScoop.co.nz (press release)A country fair with a focus on healthy eating marked 85 years for Children's Health Stamps when the new issue was launched today by Stand Children's Services and NZ Post. The 2014 Health Stamps were launched by East Coast MP Hon Anne Tolley at ...and more »
INSIDE TRACK: Child mental health services are missing targetsHerald ScotlandThese can include serious mental health problems, self-harming or eating disorders, or other common mental health issues such as ADHD, anxiety or depression. New figures show that about 3,400 children started treatment at CAMHS services in Scotland in ...and more »
Counsel & HealChildren who skip breakfast might raise diabetes riskNew Scientist... talked about kids and breakfast before, it has tended to be more about cognitive outcomes and classroom behaviour," she says. "But now we're moving more towards something that could also potentially have effects on the long-term future health of kids.Youngsters who don't eat morning meal more likely to be insulin dependentDaily MailBreakfast linked to Reduced Risk of Type 2 Diabetes for ChildrenCounsel & HealStudy hints at breakfast's importance in diabetes preventionNew Zealand Doctor Onlineall 13 news articles »
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan ups the ante on children's health with ...Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)DETROIT, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Michigan continues to confront the health challenge of having one in three of its young people considered statistically overweight, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is launching a series of high-profile ...and more »
UConn Advance (blog)Child Anxiety Expert Golda Ginsburg Joins UConn Health FacultyUConn Advance (blog)Internationally recognized child psychologist Golda S. Ginsburg joins the faculty at the University of Connecticut this semester, bringing wide-ranging expertise in the study of anxiety in children to the Child Division of the Department of Psychiatry ...
Dr. Mom: Here's how to watch over your child's health.Washington PostAs I turn in my stethoscope — I dropped off my just-turned-18 son at college last weekend — I've been thinking about what I discovered during the years I traveled with my children through the health-care system. Here are a few lessons I picked up ...and more »
Letter: Health Alliance makes a difference for childrenWausau Daily HeraldEDITOR: During 2014, Children's Health Alliance of Wisconsin is celebrating its 20-year anniversary as Wisconsin's voice for children's health. In 20 years, the Alliance has developed more than 1,000 partnerships throughout the state and is making a ...
TheHealthSiteNow a blood test to detect TB in childrenTheHealthSite'This rapid and reliable test has the great potential to significantly improve the diagnosis of active tuberculosis in children,' said Klaus Reither from the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) in Switzerland who coordinated the ...New tuberculosis blood test in children is reliable and highly specificEurekAlert (press release)New blood test to detect TB in kidsHindu Business LineNew simple blood test to diagnose tuberculosis in kidsZee Newsall 14 news articles »
BBC NewsChildhood Obesity Warning: Junk Food 'Destroying Health Of A Generation', Say ...Huffington Post UKThe health of an entire generation of children could be "destroyed" by a diet of junk food and lack of exercise, doctors have warned. As a result, GPs have called for an emergency taskforce to tackle childhood obesity and reduce the risk of future ...Health leaders call for emergency taskforce on obesityBBC NewsExtra GP obesity training needed to combat child health risks, says RCGPGP onlineObese children six times more likely to have high blood pressure, study findsTelegraph.co.ukNetdoctor -Nursing in Practice -Public News Serviceall 46 news articles »
Daily MailFat children have up to six times more high blood pressure riskDaily MailDoctors, nurses, midwives, dieticians, dentists and schools would collaborate to try to prevent obesity and improve treatment services to stop children developing health problems in later life. Dr Richard Roope, RCGP clinical lead for cancer, said ...Obese kids have six times greater risk of high blood pressureTheHealthSiteObese children face 6 times more risk of high blood pressureDaily News & AnalysisObese Children have an increased risk of HypertensionCounsel & Healall 45 news articles »
Medical News TodayExperient Health Launches Children's Health Series On BlogDigitalJournal.comExperient Health has recently begun a series that highlights children's health. Several of the topics are listed below and cover a range of matters that are important to parents for the health of their children-- childhood obesity, Attention Deficit ...ADHD drugs 'do not stunt children's growth,' say AAPMedical News TodayMore evidence that ADHD drugs don't curb ultimate height89.3 KPCCall 36 news articles »
Daily MailFat children have up to six times more high blood pressure risk: Figures lead ...Daily MailDoctors, nurses, midwives, dieticians, dentists and schools would collaborate to try to prevent obesity and improve treatment services to stop children developing health problems in later life. Dr Richard Roope, RCGP clinical lead for cancer, said ...
WalesOnlineSo, is it REALLY safe for your child to play rugby?WalesOnlineRugby must change “completely” to keep children safe, a leading public health guru has warned. Allyson Pollock has urged the doctors' union, the British Medical Association (BMA) to campaign against the sport, arguing its “violence is not ancillary”.and more »
Kristen Grimes: Fully fund the CDC to aid child healthCapital TimesDear Editor: During 2014, Children's Health Alliance of Wisconsin is celebrating its 20-year anniversary as Wisconsin's voice for children's health. In 20 years, the alliance has developed more than 1,000 partnerships throughout the state and is making ...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...
Today I am planning a few lessons which I am taking to my local childrens centre...The first one is Healthy packed lunches..... that's quite easy... I have taught one already which was a success......
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