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Evidence to waist: new links between obesity and health risks revealed
There is overwhelming evidence that abdominal obesity is a major clinical and public health issue and therefore there is a strong case for routine measurement of waist circumference to screen for individuals at high risk of cardiovascular disease. (20-10-2006)
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Colorado health dept. says 12 children stricken with partial paralysis - The Denver Post

The Denver PostColorado health dept. says 12 children stricken with partial paralysisThe Denver PostA 12th case of partial paralysis in a child treated in Colorado for viral respiratory illness was confirmed Monday by the state Department of Public Health and Environment. The latest case was reported by Denver Health Medical Center. The first 11 ...Toronto doctors testing three children with muscle weakness for enterovirus D68Vancouver SunStanford doctor is reviewing the partial paralysis cases in children for the ...abc7news.com12th child has paralysis-like symptoms; experts work hard to find causeFOX31 DenverHNN Huntingtonnews.net -National Postall 41 news articles »
(06-10-2014)

Is rugby too dangerous for children to play? - The Independent

The IndependentIs rugby too dangerous for children to play?The IndependentIn autumn 2007, I sent the results of the school audit and a brief literature review to the Chief Medical Officer, the SRU, the Health and Safety Executive, the Local Education Authority and the Children's Commissioner. There followed a flurry of phone ...and more »
(06-10-2014)

Child Health Day: Freedom in a Backpack - The Epoch Times

The Epoch TimesChild Health Day: Freedom in a BackpackThe Epoch TimesWhile lying in a hospital bed, Alivia Heinzerling wasn't thinking about herself or her seizure disorder. Instead, the daughter of Andrea and Jason Heinzerling was pondering how to help others, according to the Monroe News. During an overnight stay Aug.Hospital stay sparks drive for backpacksColumbus Ledger-Enquirerall 12 news articles »
(06-10-2014)

Competition could make children eat more fruit and vegetables, researchers find - The Independent

The IndependentCompetition could make children eat more fruit and vegetables, researchers findThe Independent... many parents use incentives to encourage positive behaviour from their children. Our research shows that certain incentives do work, and in particular work for groups of children that typically respond little or not at all to other health-promoting ...Harness children's competitive streak to drive healthy eating habitsHealthCanal.comall 19 news articles »
(06-10-2014)

Harness children's competitive streak to drive healthy eating habits - Medical Xpress

Medical XpressHarness children's competitive streak to drive healthy eating habitsMedical XpressIntroducing incentives at school meal times can increase the number of children eating fruit and veg by up to a third, according to the latest IPR Policy Brief. Introducing a competitive edge at school meal times could increase the number of children ...
(06-10-2014)

Solving child obesity is a family affair in Islington - Islington Gazette

Islington GazetteSolving child obesity is a family affair in IslingtonIslington GazetteParents and siblings of overweight children have been undergoing 10-week programmes as a family, where they exercise and learn about healthy lifestyles. The service, run by More Life, is designed to tackle the root of the problem and ensure that ...
(06-10-2014)

Haldiman: CHIP changes child health outcomes - Roanoke Times

Haldiman: CHIP changes child health outcomesRoanoke TimesToday is National Child Health Day. A day to bring awareness to the need to protect and develop programs that promote children's health in the United States. Coolidge was the first president to issue a proclamation for Child Health Day in 1928, and it ...
(06-10-2014)

Instil good oral health care in children, Hanna urges parents - Jamaica Observer

Instil good oral health care in children, Hanna urges parentsJamaica ObserverMINISTER of Youth and Culture, Lisa Hanna, is encouraging parents to instil good oral health practices in their children from the earliest age possible. She contended that if proper oral care is encouraged at an early stage, it is likely that this will ...Māori Party welcomes oral health collaborationScoop.co.nz (press release)all 5 news articles »
(06-10-2014)

Nasal spray flu vaccine extended to two million children - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukNasal spray flu vaccine extended to two million childrenTelegraph.co.ukDr Paul Cosford, Director for Health Protection and Medical Director at Public Health England said: “The nasal spray is quick, easy and painless way to help prevent preschool age children catching flu and the vaccine also helps to reduce the spread of ...Flu jab drive launched ahead of winterBBC NewsFluenz to be given to 700k pupils as children are virus superspreaders, say ...Daily MailChildren, pregnant women and long-term sick should have flu vaccine now ...The Bolton NewsCBC.caall 470 news articles »
(06-10-2014)

Asylum seeker children health issues little known - Radio New Zealand

The GuardianAsylum seeker children health issues little knownRadio New ZealandA recent medical report has revealed Australian paediatricians are not fully aware of issues surrounding their asylum seeker child patients. Canberra has been holding dozens of children in its detention centre in Nauru. Less than half of the ...Mandatory detention of children 'abusive', say Australian paediatriciansThe GuardianPaediatricians say mandatory detention is child abuseThe Conversation AUAustralian Paediatricians Agree That Detaining Refugee Kids Is Child AbuseBusiness Insider Australiaall 12 news articles »
(06-10-2014)

Conference on mothers and childrens health set for this week - The Albany Herald

Conference on mothers and childrens health set for this weekThe Albany HeraldThe first Mother's and Children's Health, or MACH conference, is slated for Thursday and Friday at the Merry Acres Conference Center at 1500 Dawson Road as a way to increase awareness among those in the health care field on issues pertaining to ...
(06-10-2014)

Poor children 50% more likely to have health problems - Irish Times

Irish IndependentPoor children 50% more likely to have health problemsIrish TimesOne in six three-year-olds, or 11,000 children, have a serious long-standing health condition, according to a report from the Institute of Public Health in Ireland to be published today. It found boys were more likely to have such conditions than girls ...16% of three-year-olds have at least one long-standing health conditionRTE.ieOne in six toddlers has health problemsIrish IndependentSerious health issues for 11000 3-yr-oldsIrish ExaminerSchool Days -thejournal.ieall 5 news articles »
(06-10-2014)

Queensland four-year-olds missing out on health programs - The Sunshine Coast Daily

The Sunshine Coast DailyQueensland four-year-olds missing out on health programsThe Sunshine Coast DailyBut the analysis of the Healthy Kids Check program, published on Monday in the Medical Journal of Australia, has revealed that the majority of problems identified by general practitioners either went untreated or had uncertain treatment outcomes.and more »
(05-10-2014)

Competition could be key to kids' healthy eating - Scotsman

ScotsmanCompetition could be key to kids' healthy eatingScotsman“Yet many parents use incentives to encourage positive behaviour from their children. Our research shows certain incentives do work, and in particular for groups of children that typically respond little to other health-promoting interventions, such as ...
(05-10-2014)

Is Enterovirus D68 Behind The Mysterious Paralysis In Children? - NPR (blog)

NPR (blog)Is Enterovirus D68 Behind The Mysterious Paralysis In Children?NPR (blog)Enterovirus D68 is itself a bit of a mystery. Until this year EV-D68 only rarely caused illness in the United States. Public health types don't know why it's suddenly making many children ill. Some have developed breathing problems and required ...
(05-10-2014)


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