All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘child health’

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. Particularly the potential negative impact on the health of children. Now researchers claim that there is one very strong and …

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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 that “foreigh body injuries” in children due to magnets was at a rate of 0.57 for every 100,000 children between …

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Cholesterol and Obesity in Kids Linked to Bedroom TV Viewing

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. According to the study’s authors, the average U.S. child from age 8 to 18 watched 4.5 hours of TV each …

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Inactivity Health Risk Concerns Greatest For Children, Survey Says

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 Michigan. The results are culled from a nationally representative household survey and reflect health concerns that Adults have for children …

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