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New health campaign targets uninsured kids in the U.S.

New health campaign targets uninsured kids in the U.S.

Breastfeeding babies past 12 months

Breastfeeding babies past 12 months

Drug use among Indiana youth sees biggest drop in years

Drug use among Indiana youth sees biggest drop in years

Countries throughout the Americas are joining together to observe World Breastfeeding Week

Countries throughout the Americas are joining together to observe World Breastfeeding Week

South African Department of Health celebrating World Breastfeeding Week

South African Department of Health celebrating World Breastfeeding Week

Evaluation of sexual abuse in children takes special skills

Evaluation of sexual abuse in children takes special skills

Teen binge drinking out of control

Teen binge drinking out of control

Visceral obesity may be an important risk factor for insulin resistance syndrome in children

Visceral obesity may be an important risk factor for insulin resistance syndrome in children

Nationwide survey reports a high rate of concern about body image in both boys and girls

Nationwide survey reports a high rate of concern about body image in both boys and girls

Babies born at night have a greater risk of dying in their first month

Babies born at night have a greater risk of dying in their first month

Mental-state reasoning is universal milestone in child development

Mental-state reasoning is universal milestone in child development

Steady upward climb in child vaccinations

Steady upward climb in child vaccinations

Illnesses associated with pesticide exposure at schools increased significantly in children from 1998 to 2002

Illnesses associated with pesticide exposure at schools increased significantly in children from 1998 to 2002

Proportion of health spending on asthma highest for children

Proportion of health spending on asthma highest for children

17 percent of infants living near "stop and go" traffic suffer from wheezing

17 percent of infants living near "stop and go" traffic suffer from wheezing

Wealthy kids are not always healthy kids

Wealthy kids are not always healthy kids

Wealth doesn't always equal health

Wealth doesn't always equal health

Maintaining a healthy weight in children may be one good way to keep a healthy blood lipid profile and a happy heart

Maintaining a healthy weight in children may be one good way to keep a healthy blood lipid profile and a happy heart

America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being 2005

America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being 2005

Children enrolled in kid-oriented diet and exercise programs are likely to adopt healthier eating and activity patterns

Children enrolled in kid-oriented diet and exercise programs are likely to adopt healthier eating and activity patterns