Kids’ Severe Respiratory Virus Confirmed in Northeast

The severe respiratory virus believed to have sickened hundreds of U.S. children in Midwestern and Western states has now spread to the Northeast, health officials report.

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The Most Dangerous Drugs for Accidental Poisonings in Children

A relatively small number of medications are responsible for sending thousands of young children to the hospital for accidental ingestion, a U.S. government study finds.

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Kids Prescribed Antibiotics Twice as Often as Needed

Pediatricians prescribe antibiotics about twice as often as they’re actually needed for children with ear and throat infections, a new study indicates.

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Spotting, Treating Autism Symptoms in Infancy May Prevent Developmental Delays

Among infants as young as 6 months old who exhibited symptoms of autism, therapy provided by parents seemed to prevent developmental delays by age 3 in most of the tots, a small new study suggests.

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This One Thing Predicts Whether Parents Will Refuse Vaccines for Kids

Doctors are still struggling to find effective ways to convince wary parents of the importance of vaccinating their infant children.

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Parent’s Smoking Affects Children’s Health for Years

Smoking while pregnant or around an infant has long been linked to development of asthma and allergies in young children. Now, researchers have found that the risk may persist into the teen years.

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What Co-Workers Really Think About Women Who Request Flex Time

Women seeking a better work-life balance are less likely than men to be viewed positively by their colleagues, a new study finds.

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Julia Roberts’ Take on ‘Doing it All’ Will Make You Feel Better About Yourself

A healthy dose of realism from the Oscar-winning, 46-year-old mom of three.

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6 Tips for Packing Children’s Lunches Safely

Each year, about one in six Americans suffers from foodborne illness, resulting in about 128,000 hospitalizations and 3,000 deaths, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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The Surprising Role Parents Play in Teens Phone Use Behind the Wheel

Up to half of teens talking on cellphones while driving are speaking with their mother or father, according to new research.

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