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Half of U.S. Kids With a Mental Health Disorder Don't Get Treatment
MONDAY, Feb. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- If you're worried that your child may suffer from a mental health condition, such as anxiety, depression or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), you have plenty of company.
About one in every six American kids has at least one mental health di...
The 'Choking Game,' the 'Bird Box Challenge': Which Kids Are Most at Risk?
MONDAY, Jan. 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The "choking game" -- and other clearly ill-advised and dangerous internet challenges -- leave many parents wondering what drives teens to take the bait and participate.
Now, a new study suggests that an underlying psychological disorder may be one reason...
Health Tip: Things to Consider Before Allergy Shots
(HealthDay News) -- Allergy shots help ease symptoms for people who have chronic allergies.
The shots contain small amounts of allergens to which the recipient reacts. After repeated exposure to the allergens, the immune system is better able to fight the things that make the person sneeze, wheez...
(HealthDay News) -- Scarlet fever, also known as scarlatina, is a bacterial infection caused by "group a" streptococcus. There is no vaccine, and the disease is typically treated with a round of antibiotics.
Possible symptoms to watch for are a red rash, fever, sore throat, redness in the underar...
Allergens widespread in largest study of U.S. homes
Allergens are widespread, but highly variable in U.S. homes, according to the nation’s largest indoor allergen study to date. Researchers from the National Institutes of Health report that over 90 percent of homes had three or more detectable allergens, and 73 percent of homes had at least one al...
MONDAY, Nov. 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Getting kids to drink water with their school lunches could help keep their weight in check and save the United States billions in obesity-related costs, a new study contends.
Researchers calculated the effects of going nationwide with a program piloted...
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- As if the idea of teen cyberbullying isn't harrowing enough, a new study warns of a strange twist in which kids anonymously post hurtful messages -- to themselves.
The worry is that this digital self-harm -- like traditional self-harm -- may be a harbi...