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FRIDAY, Oct. 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A growing number of American children with headaches are being seen at pediatric emergency departments and admitted to the hospital, researchers report.
The researchers at the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh looked at headache-related visits made to their ER between 2007 and 2014. The childre...
FRIDAY, Oct. 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Social media publicity about a teen's suicide wasn't a driving factor in the rise of emergency department visits by Canadian teens for suicidal thoughts and attempts, a new study suggests.
Researchers looked at the rates of suicide attempts and suicidal thoughts before and after the October 201...
FRIDAY, Oct. 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Many Americans don't know that indoor use of electronic cigarettes exposes children to nicotine and leaves nicotine deposits on surfaces, a new survey shows.
"E-cigarettes primarily emit a toxic aerosol, not harmless water vapor," said Robert McMillen, an associate professor of psychology at Mi...
FRIDAY, Oct. 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Traffic crash death rates for American children vary widely among states, and safety regulations are a major reason why, a new study suggests.
Researchers examined 2010-2014 federal government data and found that crash deaths among children are 12 times more common in some states than others.
FRIDAY, Oct. 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Why can some people enjoy a cup of coffee just before bed and sleep peacefully, while others lie awake for hours?
A new study suggests genes may hold the answer.
"Each of us could be potentially responding to caffeine differently, and it's possible that those differences can extend be...
FRIDAY, Oct. 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Trick-or-treating, bobbing for apples and costume parties are just a few things kids love about Halloween, but holiday fun can put them at risk, health experts warn.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services offers parents these tips to help keep Halloween safe and fun:
- Mary Elizabeth Dallas
- October 21, 2016
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