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Wheezing Other Than Asthma - Should Your Child See a Doctor

   
 
Wheezing Other Than Asthma Should Your Child See A Doctor?
Seattle Children’s Hospital
Symptoms, When to Call Doctor, Care Advice for Mild Wheezing...
 

Protect your child from obesity - North Coast Courier


North Coast Courier

Protect your child from obesity
North Coast Courier
“The last two decades have witnessed a 54 percent increase in childhood obesity, which indicates that environmental factors are playing an increasing role. Increased dependence on fast foods and convenience foods is a major contributor. In addition ...

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Is Your Child Being Bullied Because of Food Allergies? 5 Tips - Health Essentials from Cleveland Clinic (blog)


Health Essentials from Cleveland Clinic (blog)

Is Your Child Being Bullied Because of Food Allergies? 5 Tips
Health Essentials from Cleveland Clinic (blog)
The doctor's question is routine: Has anyone bothered or bullied you because of a food allergy? The children's answers are disturbing. They describe being chased around the playground by classmates waving threatening food in their face or hiding it in ...
New Food Allergy Guidelines Recommend Introducing Peanuts At 4 ...Huffington Post

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AAP: Provide Emergency Plan for Children with Severe Allergies ... - MedPage Today


MedPage Today

AAP: Provide Emergency Plan for Children with Severe Allergies ...
MedPage Today
Clinicians should help develop a plan for families and schools to use in the case of allergy-related emergencies, said the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Needed: An 'Action Plan' for Kids Prone to Severe Allergic ReactionsHealthDay

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Can parental education improve effectiveness of school-based BMI screening? - EurekAlert (press release)


EurekAlert (press release)

Can parental education improve effectiveness of school-based BMI screening?
EurekAlert (press release)
New Rochelle, NY, February 8, 2017--Parents of elementary school children who received body mass index (BMI) screening results together with educational material were significantly more likely to express their intent to change at least one obesity ...

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Tips for parenting your kid during puberty - WRAL.com


WRAL.com

Tips for parenting your kid during puberty
WRAL.com
My mom once told me that you have your kids all to yourself until they are about 10 years old, and then you slowly start losing them. As my daughter nears that threshold, I can't help but feel a sense of impending doom as the dreaded puberty years inch ...

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Flu can be serious for children with asthma - Orange County Breeze


Flu can be serious for children with asthma
Orange County Breeze
Asthma triggers are often harmless to most people, but certain substances, weather conditions or even other diseases, like the flu, can make life difficult for a child with asthma. Though triggers don't cause asthma, triggers can lead to asthma ...

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Parents View New Peanut Guidelines With Guilt and Skepticism

   
 
Parents View New Peanut Guidelines With Guilt and Skepticism
New York Times
For starters, food allergies disproportionately affect children, and the risk of making the wrong decision about a food is immediate and potentially.

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New Rules May Curb Classroom Junk Food - New York Times


New York Times

New Rules May Curb Classroom Junk Food
New York Times
Federal school nutrition rules from the Department of Agriculture approved this past summer now require school districts participating in federal lunch or breakfast programs to come up with a nutritional standard for all foods and drinks offered to ...

Puberty, Pressure Lead to Less Exercise for Teen Girls - Women's eNews


Women's eNews

Puberty, Pressure Lead to Less Exercise for Teen Girls
Women's eNews
New York City high school senior Keira Wright explained that puberty could be instrumental in making exercise less desirable for girls, since it “definitely makes exercise awkward…I know I'm definitely not as comfortable with my body as I was when I ...

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