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Quit Smoking For Kids: Exposure Damages Arteries Quit Smoking For Kids: Exposure Damages Arteries

“Think of the children,” has been an argument in many a morality campaign. While some dangers were imaginary and kids provided a convenient prop for concern trolls, smoking has been seen as one area containing legitimate reasons for health concerns. …

Children Are Eating More Magnets, Shows Study Children Are Eating More Magnets, Shows Study

Young children eating random objects is nothing new, but a new study has now shown that children are now eating far more magnets than they were a decade ago. The study, published in the journal Annals of Emergency Medicine, found …

Cholesterol and Obesity in Kids Linked to Bedroom TV Viewing Cholesterol and Obesity in Kids Linked to Bedroom TV Viewing
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A new study has shown a correlation between kids who have TVs in their bedroom and childhood obesity. Previous studies have shown that poor TV viewing habits during childhood carry on into adulthood, leading to obesity and elevated total cholesterol. …

Inactivity Health Risk Concerns Greatest For Children, Survey Says Inactivity Health Risk Concerns Greatest For Children, Survey Says
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A survey released this week indicates that U.S. adults rate “not enough exercise” as their leading concern for children’s health. The survey, the National Poll on Children’s Health, was conducted by the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital at the University of …