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World is currently facing a twin epidemic of obesity and type 2 diabetes in young people

World is currently facing a twin epidemic of obesity and type 2 diabetes in young people

Eating fish during pregnancy produces children with better language and communication skills

Eating fish during pregnancy produces children with better language and communication skills

Fewer high school students are smoking these days

Fewer high school students are smoking these days

Pollution kills more than three milion children under the age of five every year

Pollution kills more than three milion children under the age of five every year

Answers to childhood asthma may be in herbal medicine

Answers to childhood asthma may be in herbal medicine

Doctors failing to identify smoking in adolescents

Doctors failing to identify smoking in adolescents

Sports medicine may help the national fight against pediatric obesity

Sports medicine may help the national fight against pediatric obesity

Tommy G. Thompson today approved a plan by New York State to streamline the State Children's Health Insurance Program

Tommy G. Thompson today approved a plan by New York State to streamline the State Children's Health Insurance Program

Twice as many children are suffering strokes than was previously believed

Twice as many children are suffering strokes than was previously believed

Australian childhood immunisation incentives to continue

Australian childhood immunisation incentives to continue

Children at sports camps this summer may not be properly hydrated

Children at sports camps this summer may not be properly hydrated

Seasons affect rates of asthma and eczema

Seasons affect rates of asthma and eczema

Parents often forget they consented to their babies taking part in trials

Parents often forget they consented to their babies taking part in trials

Cooking with gas increases risk of respiratory illness in young children

Cooking with gas increases risk of respiratory illness in young children

Higher incidence of SIDS at weekends, especially in younger infants

Higher incidence of SIDS at weekends, especially in younger infants

Fairfax student dies after a four-day hospitalization for meningitis/encephalitis

Fairfax student dies after a four-day hospitalization for meningitis/encephalitis

100,000 child deaths ever year caused by outdoor and indoor air pollution, unsafe water, lead and injuries

100,000 child deaths ever year caused by outdoor and indoor air pollution, unsafe water, lead and injuries

Exposure to excess hormones in the womb increases risk of heart disease and diabetes

Exposure to excess hormones in the womb increases risk of heart disease and diabetes

Urgent action needed across Europe to tackle childhood disease related to environmental conditions

Urgent action needed across Europe to tackle childhood disease related to environmental conditions

Undernutrition is the cause of more than 53 percent of all child deaths

Undernutrition is the cause of more than 53 percent of all child deaths