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Childhood Obesity Is Associated With Just A Single Hour Of TV A Day

Huffington Post

A new study has found that children in kindergarten and first grade who watch at least 60 minutes of television a day are more likely to be overweight or obese than those less exposed to the tube. Currently, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends a ...

U.S. lowers fluoride in water; too much causing splotchy teeth

Florida Times-Union

Fluoride in drinking water, credited with dramatically cutting cavities and tooth decay, may now be too much of a good thing. It's causing spots on some kids' teeth. The federal government announced Monday, April 27, 2015, that it is lowering the ...

Farmers Offered Preventive Bird Flu Medication

U.S. News & World Report

Approximately 300 people in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa and South Dakota should begin taking an antiviral medication after being exposed to a strain of bird flu, U.S. public health officials told Reuters Health. The H5N2 influenza virus has infected turkeys ...

Medical device maker Medtronic reaches settlement with FDA

Reuters

(Reuters) - Medical device maker Medtronic Plc said it reached a settlement agreement with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration over one of the company's drug delivery systems. The consent decree places some restrictions on the company and outlines ...

First home HIV test goes on sale

The Indian Panorama

The first HIV home testing kit to be approved for use in the UK has gone on sale today. The kit, made by the company BioSure UK, can provide results within 15 minutes and does not require a laboratory to check results. Available online for £29.95, the ...

Is your snoring a health hazard? How to find out

USA TODAY

A loud snorer can wake up a whole household without having a clue. "There's always a certain level of denial," says Kathleen Bennett, a Cincinnati dentist who specializes in treating sleep breathing problems. "People come in all the time and say, 'I have no ...

Some Kids 'Outgrow' Autism Diagnosis, Yet Some Symptoms Persist

Psychiatry Advisor

While about 7% of toddlers who are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) will “outgrow” the diagnosis while they are in elementary school, they will still have some behavioral symptoms and will also require special education support. Lisa Shulman ...

Pediatrics Group Advises Doctors on How to Spot Child Abuse

Philly.com

MONDAY, April 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has just released new guidance to help primary care doctors recognize the signs of child abuse. "Minor injuries in children are incredibly common, and most are not the ...

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