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Nail polish can lower a baby's IQ

Nail polish can lower a baby's IQColumbia University study links Phthalates to lower IQ
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Back-to-school means back to regular sleep schedule

Back-to-school means back to regular sleep scheduleA rude awakening is just ahead for kids who've been staying up late and sleeping past noon all summer.
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  • 1 year, 4 months ago
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Couple tries to save lives through Ray Ray's Pledge

Couple tries to save lives through Ray Ray's PledgeAn Austin couple is raising awareness about children left behind in hot cars as the new school year rolls around. Parents are more likely to forgot a child when their schedules change. Texas leads the nation in children dying in hot cars.
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  • 2 years, 3 months ago
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Head lice 101

Head lice 101<body>It's back-to-school time, which means more cases of head lice are going to start cropping up in kids, and it's apparently getting trickier to treat.</body>
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  • 4 years, 3 months ago
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Childhood illnesses

Childhood illnesses<body>Dr. Art Mollen gives Tara Hitchcock the lowdown on some common childhood illnesses, including RSV, ear infections, pink eye and croup.</body>
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  • 4 years, 4 months ago
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What's the best fever medication for your child?

What's the best fever medication for your child?<body>Acetaminopen, Ibuprofen, aspirin - what to give and when. It's an issue parents have wondered about for years.</body>
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  • 4 years, 4 months ago
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Teen hearing loss on the rise

Teen hearing loss on the rise<body>A lot of parents complain their teens don't listen. A new study finds there may be some truth to that statement: teenagers really aren't hearing as well as they used to.</body>
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  • 4 years, 4 months ago
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Babies may show signs of autism

Babies may show signs of autism<body>While most children with autism spectrum disorder are diagnosed around age 2 or 3 -- a new study suggests it may someday be possible to flag these children as young as just a few months old. </body>
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  • 4 years, 4 months ago
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Girls hitting puberty as early as 7, says study

Girls hitting puberty as early as 7, says study<body>Girls are hitting puberty earlier than ever - a trend that could have harmful short and long-term consequences.</body>
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  • 4 years, 4 months ago
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Pet food could be cause for salmonella outbreak

Pet food could be cause for salmonella outbreak<body>A new government report out Monday states tainted pet food may be making children sick.</body>
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  • 4 years, 4 months ago
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Plastic surgeon gives teens second chance after tattoo mistakes

Plastic surgeon gives teens second chance after tattoo mistakes<body>Nearly 15 years ago, a San Antonio plastic surgeon made a discovery that would change thousands of lives by removing a mistake.</body>
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  • 4 years, 4 months ago
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The truth about ticked-off teens

The truth about ticked-off teens<body>How to get through to your angry adolescent.</body>
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  • 1 year, 1 month ago
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Insurer buckles under pressure; agrees to cover infant vaccine

Insurer buckles under pressure; agrees to cover infant vaccine<body>Despite months of complaints from doctors, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas would not fully cover the costs for the infant vaccine Prevnar 13, which prevents deadly cases of bacterial pneumonia and meningitis. Now they have changed their minds.</body>
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  • 4 years, 5 months ago
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Children's neck thickness could be better measure of obesity

Children's neck thickness could be better measure of obesity<body>A trip to the doctor's office can be pretty tough for some kids, especially when it comes time to measure body fat. But a new study says taking measurements a new way might be more accurate and less embarrassing.</body>
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  • 4 years, 5 months ago
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Higher risk of early death for perfectionists, study says

Higher risk of early death for perfectionists, study says<body>It seems that being highly critical of yourself and others may cause such high levels of stress and anxiety that you are at a higher risk of early death than people who take it easy.</body>
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  • 4 years, 5 months ago
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Music and stress reduction

Music and stress reduction<body>Times are tough. A lot of people are looking for ways to cut down on their stress. But what if we said you could relax your body with one click of a button or the turn of a dial.</body>
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  • 4 years, 5 months ago
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New dietary guidelines are out

New dietary guidelines are out<body>Every five years the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Council updates their guidelines on ways Americans can make their diets healthier. And the new recommendations are out. Will it change the way you grocery shop? </body>
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  • 4 years, 5 months ago
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A new outreach for parents of premature babies

A new outreach for parents of premature babies<body>Post traumatic stress disorder affects about 76 percent of parents of preemies. There's been little support for these Moms and Dads, until now. A group called Hand to Hold is launching today.</body>
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  • 4 years, 6 months ago
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How to prevent heat exhaustion

How to prevent heat exhaustion<body>Now that we are officially into summer it's the best time to review one of the most common health problems that impact people and that is heat exhaustion.</body>
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  • 4 years, 6 months ago
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Oh Happy Day!

Oh Happy Day!<body></body>
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  • 9 months ago
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New Study: Child Passenger Safety

New Study: Child Passenger Safety<body></body>
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  • 2 years, 4 months ago
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Spider Bite or MRSA

Spider Bite or MRSA<body>Is it a spider bite or staph infection?</body>
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  • 3 years, 8 months ago
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The Classroom and Children’s Mental Health

The Classroom and Children’s Mental Health<body>First-grade classrooms with poor environments -- not enough resources, teachers who feel disrespected by colleagues -- have been linked to a higher number of mental health problems in students, according to a new study.</body>
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  • 3 years, 9 months ago
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Bumbo Baby Seats Recalled for Repair

Bumbo Baby Seats Recalled for Repair<body></body>
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  • 2 years, 4 months ago
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Are Little Girl’s Toys Too Sexy?

Are Little Girl’s Toys Too Sexy?<body>Peter Pan may never have grown up, but Tinker Bell and her fairy friends definitely have. The Disney Fairies boast hourglass figures, coy glances and barely-there mini dresses. In short, these girls aren’t your mama’s pixies.</body>
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  • 3 years, 9 months ago
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No Need for Stitches

No Need for Stitches<body>Got a child with a cut? Try this.</body>
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  • 3 years ago
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What’s Cooking with Chef Dad?

What’s Cooking with Chef Dad?<body>A healthy afterschool snack.</body>
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  • 4 years, 3 months ago
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How To Mess Up Your Kids –Not!

How To Mess Up Your Kids –Not!<body>Want to avoid "messing up your kids" as you go through life? Pediatrician, Dr. Sue Hubbard, gets you started with 2 steps that can have a positive effect on your family.</body>
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  • 3 years, 4 months ago
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Kids With Only One Kidney Can Still Play Sports

Kids With Only One Kidney Can Still Play Sports<body></body>
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  • 2 years, 5 months ago
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Recall: PeaPod and PeaPod Plus Travel Kits

Recall: PeaPod and PeaPod Plus Travel Kits<body></body>
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  • 2 years ago