Exploring Local Data Helps Develop Targeted Approaches to Fight Childhood Obesity
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  July 11, 2018  
  Children's Health  
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 Exploring Local Data Helps Develop Targeted Approaches to Fight Childhood ObesityExploring Local Data Helps Develop Targeted Approaches to Fight Childhood Obesity
 
Childhood and adolescent obesity are alarming nearly everywhere in Europe. However, a closer look reveals telling differences in regional, local and socio-economic patterns.
 
   Severe Childhood Trauma, Stresses in Parents' Lives Linked to Behavioral Health Problems in ChildrenSevere Childhood Trauma, Stresses in Parents' Lives Linked to Behavioral Health Problems in Children
 
A new study finds that severe childhood trauma and stresses early in parents' lives are linked to higher rates of behavioral health problems in their own children.
 
   The Pediatric Asthma Yardstick' Offers Guidance to Treat Children of All AgesThe Pediatric Asthma Yardstick' Offers Guidance to Treat Children of All Ages
 
Although about 10 percent of school-aged children in the United States have asthma, there are few comprehensive U.S. guidelines for treating pediatric asthma.
 
 Unique Childhood-obesity Prevention Program Focuses on Teaching Parenting Skills
 
Unique Childhood-obesity Prevention Program Focuses on Teaching Parenting SkillsResearchers in Arizona State University's Department of Psychology received a five-year grant for just under $2.5 million from the USDA to implement an intervention program that targets childhood obesity in a novel way: by teaching parenting skills.
 
 
 Obesity Risk Appears to Be Lower in Children Whose Mothers Followed Healthy Lifestyle
 
Obesity Risk Appears to Be Lower in Children Whose Mothers Followed Healthy LifestyleChildren of mothers who follow a healthy lifestyle have a substantially lower risk of developing obesity than children of mothers who don't make healthy lifestyle choices, finds a study published in The BMJ.
 
 
 Children with Rare Skin Conditions Often Get Inconsistent and Costly Treatments
 
Children with Rare Skin Conditions Often Get Inconsistent and Costly TreatmentsResearchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago are the first to conduct a large-scale analysis of treatments and outcomes for children with Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis, rare skin conditions caused by medications and infections.
 
 
 Infants Have Less Severe Food-induced Anaphylaxis Unlike Older Children
 
Infants Have Less Severe Food-induced Anaphylaxis Unlike Older ChildrenSymptoms of food-induced anaphylaxis in infants are much less severe than in toddlers and older children, according to a study from Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago published in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.