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McDonald's 'Healthy' Kids' Drinks Packed With 12 Teaspoons of Sugar
Health & Wellness  (tags: fast food, children's health, children, diet, health, nutrition, children's diet, sugar, junk food, McDonald's )

- 2594 days ago -
Fruitizz, McDonald's new 'healthy' kids' drink, has been criticised for containing more sugar than a can of Fanta. A 500ml cup of the fizzy fruit juice has been found to contain 12 teaspoons of sugar.
Two Boston Children With Rare Blood Disease Featured in Documnetary
Health & Wellness  (tags: nationalgeographicchannel, blood disorder, children's health, venous malformation, Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome )

- 3383 days ago -
Two brave child patients are featured in a National Geographic documentary, Rare Anatomy: Blood. Son Pham suffers from extensive venous malformation on the left side of his face, and Michael Politzer has Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome.
Obsessive Clean Freak Parenting Can Be Bad for Your Children's Health
Health & Wellness  (tags: Obsessive clean freak, parenting, children's health, heart )

- 3483 days ago -
Obsessive parents who insist on keeping their children super clean could be damaging their hearts, scientists have claimed.
Health Guidelines for Kids Are Skipped
Health & Wellness  (tags: Children, health, children's health, Health Guidelines, Kids, up2date treatment, outpatient medical care, american children, treatment )

- 4273 days ago -
Study Shows Children May Not Always Get Up-to-Date Treatment,,Less than half of the outpatient medical care delivered to American children is in line with recommendations for the best treatment..poor-quality care for our kids.
Heart Attacks in Kids Documented
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, children's health, heart attack risks, rare diseases, heart spasms, blood supply )

- 4283 days ago -
A report from Ohio doctors documenting nine cases over 11 years in kids as young as 12 says heart attacks in children are a rare but under-recognized problem. The cause of their heart attacks was most likely a heart spasm that briefly cut off blood supply
Inbreeding And Infant Mortality
Health & Wellness  (tags: anthropology, infant's Health, children's health, pregnancy and childbirth, staying healthy, down's syndrome, birth defects, interesting, research, study, risks )

- 4289 days ago -
Among populations with a high level of isolate familial endogamy, there may also be a relatively high risk of recessive disorders which develop in childhood.
UNICEF: Fewer Children Dying Worldwide
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, UNICEF, children's health, death, vaccination )

- 4299 days ago -
The number of children dying worldwide has dropped below 10 million a year for the first time, UNICEF said. Global child deaths fell to 9.7 million in 2005, down from nearly 13 million in 1990...increased vaccination, vitamin A supplementation helps

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