HealthDay News: Pediatrics
Swallowing Magnets Can Be Fatal for Children
SATURDAY, May 18 (HealthDay News) -- Children who swallow high-powered magnets often need surgery and other invasive procedures to remove the objects, according to a new study.
Teen Bullies May Turn to Crime as Adults
FRIDAY, May 17 (HealthDay News) -- Teen bullies are more likely to be criminals when they're adults, a new study finds.
Adult Children of Substance Abusers More Prone to Depression
THURSDAY, May 16 (HealthDay News) -- The adult children of parents who were addicted to alcohol or drugs are at increased risk for depression, a new study finds.
Most Americans Say 'No' to Smoking in Their Homes, Cars
THURSDAY, May 16 (HealthDay News) -- Drop by for a visit or share the drive -- but please, no smoking.
1 in 5 U.S. Kids Has a Mental Health Disorder: CDC
THURSDAY, May 16 (HealthDay News) -- As many as one in five American children under the age of 17 has a diagnosable mental disorder in a given year, according to a new federal report.
Many Public Pools Contaminated With Human Waste: CDC
THURSDAY, May 16 (HealthDay News) -- There are few things more inviting than a cool, clear pool on a hot summer day. But a new federal report will have you thinking twice before dipping a toe in the water.
Health Tip: Pay Attention to Baby's Communication
(HealthDay News) -- Young infants may not be able to speak, but that doesn't mean they're not trying to communicate.
Kids With Autism May Perceive Movement More Quickly
TUESDAY, May 14 (HealthDay News) -- Children with autism see simple movement much more quickly than other children, a small new study finds.
Even Low Levels of Lead Hamper Kindergartners' Reading Skills: Study
TUESDAY, May 14 (HealthDay News) -- Even children with low levels of lead in their blood score lower on reading-readiness tests when they begin kindergarten, a new study found.
Health Tip: Schedule Baby's First Dental Visit
(HealthDay News) -- It's never too early to begin caring for the teeth, so your baby should visit the dentist soon after the first tooth emerges.