Tag Archives: Childs

TV in Child’s Bedroom Tied to Weight Gain

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By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Children who have a TV in their bedroom are likely to gain weight. But kids who play active video games might lose unwanted pounds, according to two new studies. “In an age of widespread childhood and adolescent obesity, technology …

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How Siblings’ Gender Can Affect a Child’s Development

How Siblings’ Gender Can Affect a Child’s Development

“It’s the longest-lasting relationship that most people have,” said Susan M. McHale, a professor at Penn State University whose research focuses on siblings. Although there are not many studies of siblings in later life, she said, those that we have show that people who have closer relationships with their siblings …

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Family Conflicts Can Impair Child’s Brain Development: Study

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FRIDAY, Feb. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Exposure to common family problems early in life can impair a child’s brain development, according to new research. Tension between parents, arguments and lack of affection or communication between family members can affect growth of the cerebellum, a brain area involved in skill …

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Green Space Good for Your Child’s Mental Health

News Picture: Green Space Good for Your Child

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Living near a park, forest or other green space may protect your children’s mental health later in life, a new Danish study suggests. Children who grow up in these natural surroundings have up to a 55 percent lower risk …

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Could a Dishwasher Raise Your Child’s Allergy, Asthma Risk?

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By Tara HaelleHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Hand washing dishes instead of using a machine to wash dishes may reduce children’s risk of developing allergic conditions, such as asthma or eczema, according to a new study. These findings are the latest to lend support to the …

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Home-Visit Program May Improve Child’s Asthma

Home-Visit Program May Improve Child's Asthma

THURSDAY, Feb. 23 (HealthDay News) — A home-visit program for children with asthma reduced hospitalizations and emergency department visits, improved patient outcomes and saved $1.46 for every dollar spent, according to a new study. Researchers examined the impact of the Community Asthma Initiative, a community-based asthma care program for low-income …

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