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Advice for Lessening Your Pandemic Anxiety

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 31, 2020 — The COVID-19 pandemic is an experience that is unprecedented in our lifetime. It is having a pervasive effect due to how mysterious, potentially dangerous, and sustained it is. We don’t know how bad it’s going to get …

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COMMENTARY: NYU Med Student Joins COVID Fight: ‘Time to Step Up’

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 02, 2020 — On the evening of March 24, I got the email. When the bolded letters “We ask for your help” flashed across my screen, I knew exactly what was being asked of me: to graduate early and join the …

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Under 25s With Diabetes Not Hospitalized Due to COVID-19

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 26, 2020 —  Reports from pediatric endocrinologists in COVID-19 hotspots globally indicate that children, adolescents, and young adults with diabetes have so far not shown a different disease pattern with the virus compared to children and younger people who do …

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Managing Children’s Fear, Anxiety in the Age of COVID-19

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 11, 2020 — With coronavirus disease (COVID-19) reaching epidemic proportions, many US children are growing increasingly anxious about what this means for their own health and safety and that of their friends and family. The constantly changing numbers of …

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Clinicians Petition Government for National Quarantine

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 18, 2020 — Clinicians across the United States are petitioning the federal government to follow the lead of South Korea, China, and other nations by imposing an immediate nationwide quarantine to slow the inevitable spread of COVID-19. Without federal action, the …

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Could Childhood Nightmares Foreshadow Mental Ills as Teen?

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FRIDAY, Feb. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Many young kids will have an occasional bad dream, but frequent nightmares or episodes of night terrors over a long period of time could be an early warning sign of mental illness, according to a new study. British researchers found children who experience …

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Secondhand Smoke in Childhood Thickens Arteries

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WEDNESDAY, March 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Secondhand smoke causes irreversible damage to children’s arteries and puts them at increased risk for heart attack and stroke later in life, a new study says. Researchers looked at more than 3,700 adults in Australia and Finland, and found that those exposed to …

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Almost Half of Global Cases of Childhood Cancer Go Undiagnosed

News Picture: Almost Half of Global Cases of Childhood Cancer Go Undiagnosed

TUESDAY, Feb. 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The actual number of childhood cancer cases worldwide is nearly double the recorded number, a chilling new study finds. “Our model suggests that nearly one in two children with cancer are never diagnosed and may die untreated,” said study author Zachary Ward. He …

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Childhood Bullying Can Leave Lifelong Scars

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By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 20 (HealthDay News) — Children who are bullied often carry the scars of their experience into adulthood and suffer from anxiety, depression and suicidal thoughts, a new study indicates. Even bullies themselves are at risk for psychological problems when they grow up, the researchers …

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Start Heart-Healthy Lessons in Childhood, Expert Says

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SUNDAY, Feb. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Teaching your children about heart health will pay dividends in their older years, a heart expert says. Youngsters with heart-healthy behaviors are less likely to develop heart disease later in life, said Dr. Susan Haynes, an assistant professor in the cardiology division at …

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