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Obesity may lead to early onset of puberty in girls
Increasing rates of childhood obesity and overweight in the United States may be contributing to an earlier onset of puberty in girls, say researchers at the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital. In a new study published in the March issue of the journal Pediatrics, the researchers reveal that a higher body mass index (BMI) score in girls as young as age 3, and large increases in BMI between 3 years of age and first grade are associated with earlier puberty, defined as the presence of breast development by age 9. This longitudinal study is unique in that it included girls younger than age 5 to examine the association between weight status and timing of puberty. (06-03-2007)
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Reality stars dominate Mum of the Year nominees

The ten final contestants of the 14th annual Celebrity Mum of the Year 2015 have been released. Six of the ten finalists of this year’s competition, hosted by the holiday price comparison website www.icelolly.com, are reality T.V. show mothers.
(25-02-2015)

BBC Good Food Show dates announced for 2015

The BBC Good Food Show will be held this year on 10-12 April at the HIC in Harrogate. At the event, there will be food shows and demonstrations by celebrity chefs and experts.
(25-02-2015)

Children also need adequate health care, nutrition

Advocacy organizations are currently requesting U.S. investments of $235 million for vaccinations, $850 million for maternal and child health, and $200 million for nutrition.
(15-02-2015)

We are sitting on children's mental health 'timebomb' after £50m government ... - Mirror.co.uk

Lucie Russell, campaigns director at charity YoungMinds, said: “We are sitting on a mental health timebomb. Every day we hear about the toxic climate children and young people face in a 24/7 online culture where they can never switch off.
(15-02-2015)

Health campaigners angry as review fails to stop online junk food ads

The IndependentHealth campaigners described it as a major disappointment and accused CAP of “lagging ever further behind” technological developments.
(15-02-2015)

All children should receive weekly 'happiness' lessons from the age of five

The study by Prof Lord Darzi, a former Health Minister, and Prof Lord Layard, an economist and former Government advisor, calls for sweeping changes in the education of all children, so that “life skills” are given the same attention as reading and ...
(14-02-2015)

Teachers and health workers must report child abuse fears or face being charged - Mirror.co.uk

Teachers and health workers who fail to report suspected child abuse may face criminal charges under new plans. 
(14-02-2015)

Health beat: Delay children's vaccines? Bad idea

Reaction to last week's Star Tribune story on the anti-vaccine movement was intense — reflecting the frustration of scientists whose overwhelming evidence on vaccine safety is being disregarded.
(14-02-2015)

Costa Rican health officials worry that children traveling to US will bring ... - The Tico Times

The Costa Rican Social Security System, or Caja, which oversees the country's socialized health care system, released a warning Friday asking parents of young children to bump up their vaccination schedule before traveling to popular U.S. destinations.
(14-02-2015)

Children in Essex as young as 11 detained in police custody under the Mental

Essex Police detained a total of 64 children under Section 136 of the Act since 2011, according to figures released following a Freedom of Information request. 
(14-02-2015)

Putting the Health of Mothers and Children First

According to the African Regional Health Report 2014, data confirms that newborns represent about 40 percent of children who die before their fifth birthday in the African region.
(14-02-2015)

Children's mental health program at Tulsa hospital to close

A children's mental health program at Hillcrest Medical Center is shutting down and some say the move will put kids at risk. Hillcrest officials told FOX23 they average about 40 young, mentally ill patients each day.
(14-02-2015)

Hillary Clinton, Bill Frist: Reauthorize children's health insurance program

Hillary Clinton joined forces with former Senate Republican leader Bill Frist on Thursday to push Congress to reauthorize the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) well ahead of a late September deadline.
(13-02-2015)

Children's Health Care opens in new location Monday

The Greensburg office of Children's Health Care will move to a new larger location in order to better serve patients in Southeast Indiana.
(13-02-2015)

NHS: Number of children in A&E suffering from mental health problems DOUBLES - Mirror.co.uk

Our probe triggered a House of Commons health select committee inquiry into the scandal last year. And earlier this week, our serious of campaigning articles on children's mental health was shortlisted for the Cudlipp Award at the British Press Awards.
(13-02-2015)


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