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8.5 percent of youth gamers addicted to video games

8.5 percent of youth gamers addicted to video games

Low lead levels in children can affect cardiovascular responses to stress

Low lead levels in children can affect cardiovascular responses to stress

Children as young as five with life threatening anorexia

Children as young as five with life threatening anorexia

Canadian study finds immigrant women may be at greater risk of having a baby with a birth defect

Canadian study finds immigrant women may be at greater risk of having a baby with a birth defect

Enforcing bans on cigarette sales to kids reduces youth smoking

Enforcing bans on cigarette sales to kids reduces youth smoking

Mehamphetamine use during pregnancy causes abnormal brain development in children

Mehamphetamine use during pregnancy causes abnormal brain development in children

Valproate exposure during pregnancy can impair a child's cognitive development

Valproate exposure during pregnancy can impair a child's cognitive development

No evidence to support practice of extracting baby canine teeth

No evidence to support practice of extracting baby canine teeth

Screening to help prevent stroke in kids increases, but limited access a problem

Screening to help prevent stroke in kids increases, but limited access a problem

Baby's first dreams

Baby's first dreams

Vitamin E during pregnancy puts babies at risk of heart defects

Vitamin E during pregnancy puts babies at risk of heart defects

Sharp increase in hospital admissions for children's dental care

Sharp increase in hospital admissions for children's dental care

Tips to maintain a safe environment for children in home with pets

Tips to maintain a safe environment for children in home with pets

Children can add problems and stress to a marriage

Children can add problems and stress to a marriage

Youth as young as 12 engaging in risky sexual activity

Youth as young as 12 engaging in risky sexual activity

Teasing can be a positive experience for children

Teasing can be a positive experience for children

Review of underage drinking laws in U.S.

Review of underage drinking laws in U.S.

Two major obesity studies involve kids, teens and their families

Two major obesity studies involve kids, teens and their families

Classroom-based intervention reduces children's viewing of violent TV

Classroom-based intervention reduces children's viewing of violent TV

Digital photo album puts focus on kids' health

Digital photo album puts focus on kids' health