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Newswise: Parent confidence is key to keeping kids from unhealthy foods

Parent confidence is key to keeping kids from unhealthy foods

University of South Australia

As the countdown to a new school year begins, many parents will soon find themselves facing the often-arduous task of filling the school lunchbox which, despite the best of intentions, often ends up containing more junk food than nutrition. Cutting kids’ consumption of unhealthy food is the focus on a new study by the University of South Australia and Flinders University, where lead researcher and PhD candidate Brittany Johnson says there is clear connection between parents’ motivations, and their children’s intake of unhealthy foods.

Channels: All Journal News, Children's Health, Family and Parenting, Food Science, Nutrition, Obesity,

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20-Jan-2020 11:05 PM EST
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Newswise: Most Youths Surviving Opioid Overdose Not Getting Timely Treatment to Avoid Recurrence

Most Youths Surviving Opioid Overdose Not Getting Timely Treatment to Avoid Recurrence

Johns Hopkins Medicine

A study of more than 4 million Medicaid claims records during a recent seven-year period concludes that less than a third of the nearly 3,800 U.S. adolescents and young adults who experienced a nonfatal opioid overdose got timely (within 30 days) follow-up addiction treatment to curb or prevent future misuse and reduce the risk of a second overdose.

Channels: Addiction, All Journal News, Drugs and Drug Abuse, Pharmaceuticals, Children's Health, JAMA,

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16-Jan-2020 11:00 AM EST
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Rise in serious harm to children caused by powerful painkillers, says study

Taylor & Francis

The proportion of high-strength painkiller poisonings among children which result in emergency hospital admissions has increased, according to research published in the peer-reviewed journal Clinical Toxicology.

Channels: Addiction, All Journal News, Children's Health, Pain, Pharmaceuticals,

Released:
20-Dec-2019 11:05 AM EST
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Number of Youth Who Start Vaping at 14 or Before Has Tripled

University of Michigan

The number of e-cigarette users who began vaping at age 14 or younger has more than tripled in the last five years, say University of Michigan researchers.

Channels: Addiction, All Journal News, Children's Health, Public Health, Smoking, Staff Picks,

Released:
19-Dec-2019 4:05 PM EST
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Newswise: The rare genetic disorder identified in only three people worldwide

The rare genetic disorder identified in only three people worldwide

University of South Australia

An extremely rare genetic disease that causes severe degeneration in infants has been identified for the first time.

Channels: All Journal News, Children's Health, Genetics, Neuro,

Released:
15-Dec-2019 5:05 PM EST
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Newswise: Do summer holidays undo the good work of school?

Do summer holidays undo the good work of school?

University of South Australia

As thousands of Aussie kids start summer holidays this week, there’s no doubt parents will see an increase in kids’ screen time, snack time and general relaxation. After a busy school year, it’s well-deserved, but could this change in activity have an adverse impact on their health?

Channels: All Journal News, Behavioral Science, Children's Health, Exercise and Fitness, Obesity,

Released:
11-Dec-2019 7:05 PM EST
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Newswise: How sand fly mating habits are helping tackle tropical disease in £2.5M project
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11-Dec-2019 8:15 AM EST
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Newswise: Autism Study Tracks Musical Rhythm as Possible Treatment

Autism Study Tracks Musical Rhythm as Possible Treatment

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Researchers from the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center and the Marcus Autism Center at Emory University School of Medicine are partnering to study musical rhythm synchronization as a part of social development and how it’s disrupted in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in hopes of developing music interventions for improving social communication.

Channels: Autism, Behavioral Science, Children's Health, Neuro, National Institutes of Health (NIH),

Released:
21-Nov-2019 10:05 AM EST
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