October 17, 2011
Too Many Kids Injured in ATV Crashes, Study
Fast speeds, lack of helmet
use and multiple riders piling into the same vehicle are among the
reasons why thousands of American children are injured in
all-terrain vehicle (ATV) crashes annually, according to new
Profanity on TV Linked to Foul-Mouthed Kids
Is TV turning our kids into
fountains of four-letter words? Maybe so, says a new study that
finds a link between foul-mouthed inner-city children and
profanity-ridden shows and video games.
It's Easy to Mistake Medicine for Candy
When it comes to telling the
difference between candy and some medications, teachers are almost
as likely to make an error as kindergartners, according to new
research conducted by two enterprising elementary schoolers.
New ADHD Guidelines Include Preschoolers, Older
In new guidelines released
Sunday, the American Academy of Pediatrics has expanded the age
range for the diagnosis and treatment of attention-deficit
hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to children as young as 4 and as old
Social Phobia in Teens Goes Beyond Shyness
Social phobia is not simply
shyness that has been exaggerated by psychiatrists and drug makers,
according to a new study that compared rates of shyness and social
phobia among American teens.
Skin Cancer Check May Come With New Hairdo
A trusted hairdresser may be
privvy to your deepest secrets -- your age, your
real hair color and maybe even the name of your plastic
surgeon. Your stylist also may be the first to spot the telltale
signs of deadly skin cancer.