HealthDay News: Kids
Bowel Illnesses Sometimes Coincide in Kids
Children suffering from irritable bowel syndrome are four times more likely than other kids to have a condition called celiac disease -- an allergy to gluten -- Italian researchers report.
Too Much Codeine Still Prescribed to U.S. Kids: Study
physicians still hand out hundreds of thousands of codeine
prescriptions for children every year, despite warnings that kids'
responses to codeine vary wildly and the drug can cause an
accidental overdose, a new study finds.
Health Tip: If Your Child is Constipated
Constipation among children often isn't
worth worrying about, and resolves on its own. But you shouldn't
ignore signs that the problem may be serious, and that your child
should be examined by a doctor.