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Childrens Health

Vitamin supplements could save children from measles and diarrhea deaths

According to UNICEF, about two million children die each year from diarrhea. And according to the World Health Organization (WHO), around 200,000 people -- mostly children -- also die annually from measles.

When Given Low-Sugar Cereals, Children Will Eat More Fresh Fruit

If you give children low-sugar cereals and place some fresh fruit and sugar on the table, most of them will add a good portion of fresh fruit, researchers from the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, wrote in the medical journal Pediatrics.

Obama administration urges armed forces, public school children to eat as much Gulf seafood as possible

that seems that no matter how many times government officials try to convince the public that Gulf seafood is safe to eat, Americans simply are not buying it.

UK to boost vaccination rates by pumping babies with six vaccines at once

Apparently drug companies are no longer satisfied with a tiered vaccine schedule, and would rather have babies receive their shots all at the same time in order to ensure full compliance.

Younger schoolchildren more likely to be falsely diagnosed with ADHD

Children born during the summer are more likely to be diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) than children born later in the school year, according to a study conducted by researchers from North Carolina State University and published in the Journal of Health Economics.

Thousands of Indonesian children and babies are chain smokers

Aldi Rizal was just 11 months old when he smoked his first cigarette, and by the time he turned two years old, the Indonesian baby boy was smoking four packs of cigarettes a day.

Attention All Pregnant Women: Is Your Doctor Neglecting This Test?

Pregnancy can be tough on your body, mind and sometimes your physical health. It is crucial to give your body all of the tools it requires while your baby grows. A simple vitamin D test can help eliminate some of the risks associated and help you have a healthier pregnancy.