HealthDay News: Kids
Measles Still a Threat, U.S. Health Officials Warn
Although measles has been virtually eliminated in the United States, outbreaks still occur here. And they're usually triggered by people infected abroad, in countries where widespread vaccination doesn't exist, federal health officials said Thursday.
Health Tip: Limit Lead Exposure for Kids
Lead poisoning can lead to behavioral
problems, hearing problems, kidney damage and lowered IQs in
children, so it's important for kids to avoid any sources of
Ecstasy Use on Rise Again Among U.S. Teens: Report
The number of U.S.
teens who wind up in the emergency room after taking the club drug
Ecstasy has more than doubled in recent years, raising concerns
that the hallucinogen is back in vogue, federal officials